Suresh Gyan Vihar University Distance MBA

Introduction to Suresh Gyan Vihar University Distance Education

Over the last decade, the needs and requirements of modern workplaces have become more advanced. Management roles have become a need of the hour.

This has resulted in a manifold increase of recruiters who are looking to hire talent in leadership and management roles. To meet this high demand for business professionals in the competitive job market, Suresh GyanVihar University is offering an MBA degree through distance learning.

Established in 2008, with a mission to transform students into world-class leaders, managers, change-makers, and entrepreneurs, Suresh GyanVihar University has bridged the gap between academia & the industry by guiding the students through the topsy-turvy world of business management.

Located in the outskirts of the Pink City, Suresh GyanVihar University is the only private university in Rajasthan to have ‘A’ grade accreditation from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

With an increase in demand for its programs, the university launched its distance education wing; Suresh Gyan Vihar University – Distance Education (SGVU-DE) in 2012.

It is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and has been recognized by the Distance Education Bureau (DEB) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) for offering distance education management programs.

SGVU-DE offers graduate and postgraduate courses in industry-oriented areas with updated inputs from experts in the specialized field.

The courses are all approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

SGVU-DE programs have been vetted by EMAS Business School, Russia, and students who have completed or are pursuing a distance MBA from SGVU can seek higher education programs with EMAS Russia.

In this article, we are going to write about the admission procedure, eligibility criteria, fee structure, etc.

You will also have a chance to know all the various MBA specializations that SGVU-DE offers through its distance learning program. 

The Suresh Gyan Vihar University Distance MBA Program

The MBA program is perfect for professionals like you who are looking to advance careers in the increasingly interconnected, rapidly-changing, global ecosystem of the digital age.

The entire course structure is industry-relevant and designed to help the learners to become employable and also a dynamic entrepreneur.

Apart from the subject papers, the course will equip you with various soft skills, professional communication expertise, and logical and analytical skills.

The program is designed to strengthen and sharpen your skills to achieve quick growth and success in the corporate world.

Course Structure

The MBA program is taught in four (4) semesters.

The first two semesters are quite interesting as the course emphasizes the key areas of management.

It imbibes students with skills and concepts that play an important role in everyday business environment.

The next two semesters focus exclusively on the concepts about your specialization.

The fourth semester introduces the concept of the project proposal. You will be allowed to choose a project which shall be approved by the project council within thirty days of submission. 

Specializations

The Two Year MBA program covers twenty two industry-oriented specializations to accomplish the professional goals of graduates and working professionals.

  1. Digital Marketing
  2. Ecommerce Marketing & Management
  3. International Marketing
  4. Investment Banking and Wealth Management
  5. Strategic Management
  6. Business Leadership
  7. Entrepreneurship
  8. Foreign Trade and Global Business Management
  9. Operation & Production Management
  10. Financial Planning & Analysis 
  11. Insurance and Risk Management
  12. Banking Management
  13. Branding & Advertising
  14. Project Leadership and Management
  15. Business Analytics and Intelligence
  16. Media and Entertainment Management
  17. Mass Communication
  18. Healthcare Management
  19. Marketing Management
  20. Finance Management
  21. Human Resource Management
  22. Information Technology

You can also change your specialization, however, change requests need to be done within 1 month from the date of enrolment. The University shall not accept any verbal requests.

Duration

The duration of SGVU-DE distance MBA course is Twenty-four (24) months. 

Eligibility Criteria

For you to be eligible for this course, you must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of total marks from a recognized University.

If you have secured less than 50% marks in graduation, a minimum of two years experience is required for you to be eligible for the program. However, your work experience should not exceed four years.  

Fee Structure

Depending upon your convenience, the university has provided three modes for payment of fees. These include semester installments, EMI, and no-cost EMI.

S.NOMODES  TOTAL FEES
1INSTALLMENTRs. 21,500 (At the Time of Admission)Rs. 21,000 (Within 6 Months)  Rs. 21,000 (Within 12 Months)  Rs. 21,000 (Within 18 Months)Rs. 84,500
2NO COST EMIRs. 21,500 (Down Payment)12 Months  x Rs. 5250Rs. 84,500
3EMIRs. 9347 (Down Payment)18 Months x Rs. 4890Rs. 97,367

Other Fees:

S.NO.PARTICULARS  FOR INDIAN STUDENTS  
1Duplicate ID CardRs 200  
2Cost Per Additional Book  Rs 500  
3Provisional & Degree Certificate  Rs 1800  
4Second Copy Provisional Certificate  Rs 600  
5Duplicate Marksheet  Rs 500  
6Specialization Change Fees (within 1 month from admission)    Rs 2500  
7Course Change Fees  Rs 2500  
8Second Copy Degree Charges  Rs 1800  
9Exam Re-Appearing Fees (per paper)  Rs 300  
10Project EvaluationRs 300  
11Cheque Bounced ChargesRs 500  
12TranscriptsRs 1200
13Validation Extension Fees (1 year)  Rs 5000

Fee Payment Schedule

  1. The program fees have to be cleared at the beginning of every semester, in January and July respectively.
  2. The failure to deposit the fee would debar you from attending sessions and examination and a continued failure would result in getting debarred from the programs.
  3. Fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

 Payment Options

  1. You can pay the fees on the website using Net Banking or Debit Card or Credit Card.
  2. It can also be paid through a Demand Draft in favor of IMT CDL, payable at Jaipur.
  3. The draft may be couriered to SGVU-DE, Jagatpura, Head Office.
  4. No one is allowed to pay the fee in cash.

Admission Procedure: How to Apply?

The admissions are done once a year.

STEP 1:

Purchase the form along with the prospectus

STEP 2:

You can submit the duly filled forms along with the draft for the fee or can be done on the SGVU-DE website.

Here are the documents (self attested photocopy) you’ll need to include with the application form;

  1. Student Signature on Admission Form has to match with ID Card Submitted
  2. Degree Certificate 
  3. All year/All Semester Mark sheets 
  4. 10th Std. Mark sheet & Certificate 
  5. 12th Std. Mark sheet & Certificate 
  6. Passport size color Photo-3 copies/or Soft Copy
  7. Govt. Photo ID Proof (e.g. PAN card, Voter’s ID, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, Passport, etc.)
  8. In Case of Name Change, need Name Change document
  9. Fees as per the university policy. Cheque/DD/Online Payment Receipt.
  10. In case of Installments Post Dated Cheques are mandatory to be submitted at the time of admission)
  11. Letter of Undertaking, if Required as per case requirement and norms of university

Admission Policy:

  1. Once you have completed and sent the document with applicable fees the documents are scrutinized by the course administrators. It is then forwarded to the enrolment department for final verification and processing the admission for the generation of enrolment numbers.
  2. Your student support shall be initiated and you will receive study material within 21 working days from date of generation of enrolment number.
  3. Your admission will be treated as enrolled only after Enrollment / Registration Number has been generated by University.
  4. If you are paying fees via installment, post-dated cheques shall be attached with the admission form.

Course Curriculum: Syllabus

The university facilitates quality learning as the curriculum is regularly reviewed by industry legends who have years of experience. Apart from the subject papers, the course equips you with various skills needed in the corporate work sphere. The syllabus of first and second semesters is common among all twenty-two (22) specializations. 

Semester 1

  1. Modern Business Organization and Management
  2. Global Business Environment & Economics
  3. Accounting & Financial Management
  4. HR & OB
  5. Business & Corporate Law

Semester 2

  1. Business Research Methodology
  2. Modern Marketing Management
  3. Information Technology for Business
  4. Production Operations & SCM
  5. Business Communication Skills

For the third and fourth semesters, you will have the subjects based on the specialization and electives selected by you. If you want to know the complete course curriculum along with the list of electives, please check the MBA Program prospectus available on their website.

Examination Structure

SGVU-DE has a two-tier system of evaluation to assess the performance of its students.; assignments and end-term examinations. 

Assignments have a 30% weightage while exams have a 70% weightage for the final scorecard.

Assignments:

  1. You will be provided with an Assignment Response Sheet along with your study material. You would have to submit 2 hard copies written assignments per subject in the assignment response sheet one month before the exams.
  2.  A questionnaire for the assignments would be provided to you. The assignments consist of a variety of questions such as essay, short answer, problem-solving exercises, etc.
  3.  You must score 40% in every assignment to pass in each assignment as assignment marks are considered in the final mark sheet generated by the university.
  4.  Hard copy assignments for all subjects of every semester must be submitted one month before the respective semester exam to the University address. 

End Term Examinations:

  1. Examinations are usually conducted between 15th – 30th January and July, depending upon the semester. The timetable would be communicated to you in advance.
  2.  You can give a backlog examination for the previous semester, in the next exam cycle, or with the fresh subjects of the subsequent semester as per university guidelines.
  3. The examination shall be conducted at an exam center. You must be present at the allotted exam center along with ID Card fifteen (15) minutes before the exam starts.
  4. If you have any past due payments or any pending document as required by the university will not be allowed to give their examinations.
  5. There would be no negative marking in the term-end examination.

Apart from the above two, the final semester is devoted to project work reports.

You will prepare a project proposal under the guidance Program Coordinator, which shall be approved within 30 days of submission.

After three months of approval of the project proposal, you have to submit a project report in bound form to the Director of School. Viva-voice shall be conducted in July / January by the Board of Examiners consisting of an external examiner and project guide acting as an internal examiner.

Evaluation Methodology

Your academic performance shall be graded on a ten-point scale.

The letter Grades awarded to you shall be converted into a semester and cumulative performance index called the Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) respectively.

If you want to know the complete structure of grading of academic performance together with the concerned grade points, they are available on the university’s website. 

Special Students Services

  • Digital Campus provides an enriched, exciting, and significantly enhanced learning environment whereby students can connect, communicate, and collaborate for holistic development. It is a platform that provides complete information solutions to students. All the information related to Projects, Assignments, Examinations, Marksheets, Academic & Fee Record, etc. is systematically available here which can be accessed through user-specific login details.
  • Mobile Learning an innovative and evolving method for you to personalize learning and unlock new learning resources. Through the Learning Management System (LMS), you can access all information related to Projects, Assignments, Examinations, Marksheets, Academic & Fee Record, etc. on one portal. You can access your online classes, video lectures, quizzes, and much more interactive sessions on the go.
  • Instant Student Support: This portal is dedicated to addressing any concerns that you might have. On a click of a button, send an email or via call, you shall receive advice and support for any issue be it related to admissions, or exams, or study material. This committed student support team is for you to complete your student life effortlessly and seamlessly. 
  • Live Online Learning Sessions are conducted by faculty to facilitate learning. You will get the opportunity to interact with the faculty and peer-groups. The platform enables the dissemination of real-life videos, conducting polls, screen sharing for problem-solving, and other software to enable a comprehensive understanding by the learner.
  • Career Advisory: It is a highly interactive portal that offers advice, guidance, and counseling on career for several purposes, such as job hunting, building career skills, and overall professional development. It creates intensive and focused training programs that will prepare you for interviews and recruitment processes.

Apart from the above-mentioned services, SGVU-DE also offers innovative student services like e-library, e-books, e-journals, case studies, message boards, online faculty interaction, placement assistance, exam guidance, mentoring, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are students required to appear in an entrance test to get admission to SGVU-DE MBA?

No, Students are not required to appear in an entrance test for getting an admission. 

What will be the medium of instruction for all programs?

English is the preferred language for all the programs/courses

Is the University recognized?

Yes, the university is recognized by UGC, AICTE, DEB, AIU, NAAC.

Are the courses provided by SGVU-DE approved by UGC and AITEC?  

Yes, SGVU-DE has the approval to offer these courses from UGC and AITEC.

Are there any discounts/scholarships for fees?

The fee structure is designed as per University norms, it is the same for everyone and it is non-negotiable.

Are the fees refundable in case of withdrawal from the program?

No, the University does not refund any amount.

Where are the exams conducted?

An examination sub-center will be provided to you in your city. You will be intimated a month before your exam about the center as the center gets changed every time based on the strength of the students in your city. 

Contact Details

Suresh Gyan Vihar University (SGVU-DE)

 Directorate of Distance Education Main Campus,

 Library Building, Mahal, Jagatpura, Jaipur, 

Rajasthan – 302017