Anna University Chennai Online MBA Business Analytics course

Looking for an AICTE-approved online MBA course in business analytics? This article provides complete information on the MBA Business Analytics course offered by the CDE Cell of Anna University, Chennai. Details of the course duration, fee, curriculum, and online application procedure have been provided.

The Online Cell, Centre for Distance Education (CDE) of Anna University, Chennai has launched an online management course that is aimed at creating professional managers. The MBA in Business Analytics is an AICTE-recognized program. For the 2021 batch, the last date is 9th December 2021.

About the MBA Business Analytics course

The MBA in Business Analytics is of two years' duration and will be in English medium only. The online course must be completed within a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of eight semesters. The total number of credits is 90. You must have a minimum participation of 75% in all the activities of the online program before the semester-end exam or the term-end exam. To pass the course, you need to secure min. 50% marks in the semester-end/term-end exam in both the theoretical modules and in the project work. There may be viva-voce exams as well, and the exams may be conducted in Proctored mode.

Mark sheets will be issued for each semester, and the Degree awarded on successful completion of the course. First Class with Distinction is awarded if you score not less than 75% of total marks (continuous assessment + semester-end exam), First Class if it is not less than 60%, and Passed in the case of less than 60%.

Learning modules

Each semester's curriculum will be covered within about 700 hours, with the four semesters divided into four Quadrants. The First Quadrant has e-Tutorials with audio-visual content, such as illustrations and graphs, animations, videos, etc with transcriptions of the videos. The Second Quadrant with digital self-learning material includes case studies, relevant links to open source content, research papers, e-books, etc. The Third Quadrant has a general interactive forum where you can discuss aspects of the course with the course coordinator and other team members who are part of the online program. The Final Quadrant has assessment lessons in objective or subjective format, such as MCQs, quizzes, assignments, etc.

The expertise of eminent academicians and management professionals has been drawn upon to prepare the curriculum. The curriculum includes-
Semester 1: Management concepts, HR, Financial, Marketing management, R Programming, etc

Semester 2: Data Mining and Analysis, Python Programming, Legal aspects of business, etc.

Semester 3: Block Chain Technology, Cloud Computing, Operations and Supply Chain Analytics, etc.

Semester 4: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Project work.

About the project work: As per the university rules, the project will be done under the supervision of a qualified guide(s). Subsequently, the project report has to be duly signed by the guide(s) and submitted to Online Cell, CDE. You must also submit the final project report online in PDF format to the Director, Online Cell, Centre for Distance Education on or before the specified date.

MBA Business Analytics Online Course Fee

Refer to the table below to know the course fee for Indians and international learners-
Anna University online MBA Business Analytics Course Fee
[Source- official program brochure]

Eligibility requirements

You need to have a Degree in any stream to be eligible for the MBA Business Analytics program. This could be a three-year or a four-year program after passing the 10+2 exam or an equivalent exam under the Indian Board or a foreign board or 8+4 or 9+3 under a foreign board. Additionally, you must pass the Anna University Online Education Entrance Test (OEET).

Application procedure

Those who wish to pursue the online MBA Business Analytics course have to register and apply at the Anna University admission portal. Ensure that you check all the details that you have entered, as once you apply, you will not be able to edit/correct any information.

The application fee also has to be made online via Credit Card/Debit Card/Net banking. Once you have made the payment successfully, the application will be automatically generated with an application number, and you should download the application for future reference.

In case there are problems with the online payment, do not needlessly make multiple payments. Instead, immediately contact the CDE Cell via email at and state the issue that you faced.

Contact information

Online Cell - Centre for Distance Education
Anna University,
Chennai- 600025,
Tamil Nadu,
Ph: 044-22357210 / 044-22357224,
Email: /

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