Can I do DBA through distance education?

Can I do DBA (Doctorate in Business Administration), the Ph.D equivalent of Management, through distance learning? which all universities in India provide DBA course?

0 70 Views | Posted 2011-10-11 12:50:03
Asked by Amit Saluja

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    Govind Sharma HR, startup entrepreneurs, career blogger | Guide-Level 14

    2011-10-11 12:54:44
    No, in India Ph. d programme through distance learning is discontinued. However, if you are working somewhere and has more than 5 years work experience, you can do it as industry Ph.D
    Still around 2 months every year, you need to attend classes
    almost every university offer this programme
    You can check with following institute
    IIM Indore (Only IIM Indore)
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    Pooja Kohli | Guide-Level 11

    2011-10-12 12:12:12
    Hi Amit,As PhD is a research based programme which would require you to work under the professors and be in continues touch with them so, it becomes difficult to do such a program through correspondence and that is the reason why, there are not many Universities which provide PhD through Distance education. Another thing which I would like to add here is that some time back UGC had banned degrees like M.Phil & PhD through correspondence, so it would be better that you plan PhD through regularHowever, few of the Universities which may give you PhD through Distance Education are:IGNOUKota Open UniversityPondicherry UniversityYCMOUI would again ... view more

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