• Overview
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  • Program Structure
  • Electives
  • Fees Structure
  • Curriculum
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Program offered by School of Management (SOM)

School of Management established in 1994 and celebrated Silver Jubilee in 2019, has a legacy of renowned Alumni with a global spread. The MBA offered by SOM equips the learners with managerial capabilities, innovative leadership, strategic creative problem solving and decision making.

The changing paradigms of industry and businesses have redefined the management education. Business leaders of the digital age have a new set of challenges with the blurring boundaries in the digital world. In this fast-pace of transition, the business education also has to be redefined to suit the emerging challenges. With its rich experience in building business leaders for 25 years, the HITS School of Management is proud to launch the MBA programme in Open digitalmode. This digital learning experience will be an enriching journey which is intended to equip the learners to discover the leaders in themselves and expose them to the strategies across the management domains to lead businesses in the digital era. The Electives provide ample career opportunities.

The MBA program offered by SOM is

  1. Based on Outcome based Industry Aligned Organic Curriculum.
  2. Spans Multi-disciplinary environment.
  3. Extensive Industry – Institute Interaction.
  4. Excellent placement Assistance and vibrant start up ecosystem with TiE Chennai, CII & MMA.
  5. HITS provide a golden opportunity to select from 800+ courses offered by the best Universities in the World. In every semester student can choose relevant subject and earn a credit point of two per semester.
  6. Global exposure with 120 + Academic collaboration with reputed Institutions.
  7. School of Management is an active member of the Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS BRICS) which provides opportunities to compete with BRICS Business Schools. Our students have won prizes in Students meets held in Russia, China and India in the past.
  8. Electives are offered in various fields enhancing career opportunities suiting learners’ interests.

The program is offered by Open Distance Learning(ODL).

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Entitled by AICTE and offered through ODL mode


Graduates / Bachelor’s Degree holders of any discipline from a recognized University who have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate are eligible to apply. As an inclusive initiative, the percentage for students belonging to reserved category is reduced to 45% aggregate.


Duration of MBA is 2 years and the registration period is valid for 4 academic years.

Program Structure

Overall Course Structure of MBA program with Electives

Semester System is followed with the entire course covered in four semesters.

Every Semester has theory subjects and a project work at the fourth Semester

I & II Semester subjects are common for all Electives

  • I Semester – Foundation Courses
  • II Semester - Professional Core Courses
  • III & IV Semester subjects are different and specific to each Electives containing theory subjects with the final project also relating to the Electives.
  • Electives offered:
    Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Tourism Management, Aviation Management, Hospital Management, Logistics & Supply Chain management and Operations Management

Detailed Course Structure - Semester wise

I & II Semester subjects are common for all Electives

Semester I – Foundation Courses ( Credits 20)
Organizational Behaviour
Managerial (Micro) Economics
Legal & Business Environment
Corporate Governance & Business Ethics.
Financial Reporting Statements and Analysis
Semester II – Professional Core Courses (Credits 20)
Analytics Foundations for business
Operations Management
Marketing Management
Human Resources Management
Corporate Finance


Human Resource Management (HRM)+
Tourism Management+
Aviation Management+
Hospital Management+
Logistics and Supply Chain Management+
Operations Management+
Sports Management+

Total Credits for MBA Programme – 84

Learners can earn additional Credits by taking courses offered by MOOC / Coursera


Application Fee

Anyone who is eligible may apply by filling in the application form, uploading required documents and paying the application fee of INR Rs.1000 + Applicable bank charges

Examination Fee

Examination fees will be charged annually INR Rs.3000/-

Course Fee

Particulars I Year (Rs.) II Year (Rs.)
MBA BY ODL 60,000 60,000

Learners have the option to pay the Fee Semester wise.

Fee Payment Semester wise plan:

Program Details I Sem (Rs.) II Sem (Rs.) III Sem (Rs.) IV Sem (Rs.)
MBA 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000

For Scholarships and concessions to Armed Forces, Police and front line health care professionals contact admissions office.

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Chennai - 600 016. India.
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MBA Curriculum & Syllabus