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MBA Program: FAQs

What is the legal status of the ICFAI University, Tripura? 

The ICFAI University, Tripura was established in 2004 through an Act of State Legislature (Tripura Act 8 of 2004). It is recognized by UGC.

What is the difference between a Private University and a Government University?

All universities, whether private or government, are established in the same manner, through legislation and recognized by UGC. Private universities are funded by the educational trusts / societies whereas government universities are funded by the government. Degrees granted by both are equally valid for seeking jobs or pursuing higher education.

Are the degrees issued by the ICFAI University, Tripura recognized by UGC?

Yes, the degrees issued by the ICFAI University, Tripura are recognized by UGC.

Are the Programs of the ICFAI University, Tripura recognized by AICTE?

As per the AICTE Act, Universities do not need approvals from AICTE. Only affiliated colleges of Universities need AICTE approvals.

Is the MBA Program recognized by DEC?

Yes. The Distance Education Council (DEC) has accorded recognition to the ICFAI University, Tripura for its distance education programs. The relevance of DEC recognition is limited only for seeking jobs in central government.

Where is the campus of the ICFAI University, Tripura?

The ICFAI University, Tripura has a campus based at Kamalghat Sadar, Agartala. It has over 6 lakhs sq. ft. of built-up area with academic blocks, workshops, laboratories, faculty rooms, auditorium, seminar halls, computer labs with latest computing facility, well equipped library, canteen, hostel, sports and recreation facilities. The campus also provides latest teaching aids and is Wi-Fi enabled.

What are the unique advantages of pursuing the MBA Program from the ICFAI University, Tripura?

The following are the advantages: 

  • The curriculum is contemporary and updated periodically.

  • The courseware is comprehensive and of high quality.

  • The program is structured in a flexible manner so that working executives can pursue this program while pursuing their careers.

  • Option to undergo Internships at Stage II & after Stage III with Cygnus Business Consulting and Research. Internships lead to applying knowledge to work, developing application skills, and gaining practical hands-on work experience.

  • Exposure to Indian and international management practices with a case-study orientation.

  • Examinations are conducted four times a year. Examinations are also conducted on time and results are declared promptly, saving precious time of the students.

I do not have a bachelor’s degree, but have completed a Diploma Course in management. Can I enroll for the MBA Program?

No. The eligibility for enrolling into the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (any discipline) with 45% and above aggregate marks.

Do you provide any online learning kit along with the study material package for MBA Program?

Yes, we will provide an E-learning package CDs to all the enrolled students of the MBA Program. This will help students study in a convenient computer-based environment. The learning experience becomes more in-depth, flexible, personalized and above all enjoyable. 

Do you offer dual specialization in the MBA Program?

No, we do not offer dual specialization.

How much time in a day / week should I spend to study to complete the program?

If you wish to be a successful MBA graduate and want to complete the program within the stipulated time-frame of 2 years, you should put in around 2-3 hours a day as study time regularly and about 4-5 hours on weekends.

Are there any negative marks in the MCQ section of the examinations?

No, there are no negative marks for the MCQ section of the examinations.

Do companies consider MBA-Flexible Learning Program graduates for employment?

Employers do not discriminate against any candidate based on whether they have done MBA on full-time or flexible learning mode. The degree awarded by the University under either mode is equally valid. The past track record of the candidates as well as their experience and soft skills are also considered by the employers for recruitment.

The MBA Program of IUT is designed to prepare men and women with the skills, knowledge and strategic perspectives essential to the leadership of business anywhere in the world. It is designed to provide both a portfolio of strong functional skills and the ability to apply, adapt and integrate those skills into different management settings.