Indian MBA Vs Foreign MBA

Without any doubt, MBA is one of the most popular and in-demand degrees. MBA is considered more of an investment than an academic study since it can give a good return on investment after completion of the course. Business schools are gaining new insight, tools, and information, making the learning process intangible. However, in order to ensure a good return of investment through placement and exposure to the industries, choosing a good business school is a must. And with so many institutions all around, choosing the best place to do ab MBA has become more challenging than ever. One of the best aspects of MBA course is its ability to evolve with time and include the latest developments by upgrading its curriculum and study requirements.



Indian students often face the dilemma of whether to do an MBA from India or foreign. Even though the total intake of MBA course throughout the past few years has been consistently around 400,000 students[1], the students are often confused as to whether Indian or international MBA could be better for their career growth.


Let’s understand the key features of doing an MBA from India and abroad, along with their pros and cons.


Entrance Exams

To get into top businesses schools such as IIMs, aspirants must give the Common Admission Test (CAT). Based on the student’s percentile in the CAT exams, they get the call from the businesses schools that later require GD and interview to get into college. Other than CAT, there are other big exams such as XAT, NMAT, GMAC, IIFT, etc.


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