M.B.A. is a management course with its full name as Master of Business Administration. M.B.A. is a postgraduate level course and it can be done in many different subjects. Rural management is one among them which focuses on preparing candidates to work for managerial positions in various institutions working and implementing the plans related to rural development. Candidates with knowledge and awareness about development needs, plan idea, ground realities of rural areas are in demand in respective organizations.
Candidates having problem-solving skills, if they can work with clients with different interest, can understand the problems related to farming, planning, etc should pursue this course.
Being a Master level course, it requires and accepts candidates holding graduation degree from a recognized institute. There is no restriction about the specialization in graduation. Prior knowledge about the field is preferred.
Many institutes even do not have any age restriction for this course and candidates can pursue the same as per their suitability.
For admissions, candidates need to submit the application before the last date of submission. One candidate can apply in multiple institutes depending upon his or her suitability and availability. It is because; no institute guarantees the admission.
Admissions can be direct, on a merit basis or through entrance examinations. These entrance examinations are conducted to validate the knowledge of applicants.
The duration of this course is 2 years or 4 semesters.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, candidates become eligible for getting a good job but still a candidate wants to study further, Ph.D. in Rural development is a suitable option. Double mater’s degree can also be done like Masters in Rural Studies, Master of Planning and management, etc.
The course starts with basics of management and candidates learn about essentials of management, human resource management, Quantitative methods in business, managerial economics, etc during the initial phase of the course. Then they also study the specific topics like rural society and institutions, management of social empowerment, rural development, their concepts, and programs, etc.
A part about E-commerce, Financial management, research methodology, Indian Financial System, rural markets, management of NGOs and Financial and managerial accounting is also included in the course.
These candidates are ideal for working in Insurance companies, banks, Academic institutes, NGOs, Rural and Agriculture Financing firms, research and consultancy firms, etc.
The designations like rural development manager, Sales officer, national sales development manager, etc are suitable for them.
M.B.A. Rural Management Admissions for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year
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