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The IGNOU provides specialisations in a variety of disciplines in Management. Most of the time, specialisation in a certain subject in an MBA is helpful since it allows you to focus on a core sector. It allows you to have a deeper understanding of your subjects.

People who specialise are more likely to acquire the employment they want. Even the firm seeks workers with a certain set of skill set who can master the task assigned to them in their sector of employment.

Here are some of the best Specialization offered by IGNOU: 


MBA in Human Resource Management is a prominent specialization in the Management field. A Human Resources Manager is responsible for everything from hiring new employees to managing current ones. In the market, the Human Resource MBA has a variety of career prospects. HR Managers staff the company's personnel and also have the power to promote working employees.

MBA Marketing Management

MBA Marketing Management focuses on using management and business concepts to advertise and sell goods or services, which includes advertising, market research, and planning. Consumer behaviour, advertising management, company marketing, digital marketing, and service marketing are among the key disciplines covered in an MBA in Marketing Management.

MBA in Finance Management

MBA in financial management is also a highly sought-after field among fresh graduates. Finance is a vast and constantly expanding area, with new technologies such as e-Cash, e-Shares, BitCoin, e-Tax, and many others on the horizon. An MBA in Finance graduate can find work in a variety of industries, including financial services, banks, stock exchanges, and world trade centres.

MBA in Information Technology Management

MBA in Information Technology is one of the most diversified disciplines and may ensure a well-paying career. Students with technical backgrounds, such as engineers in IT, CS, and EC, tend to select an MBA in IT Management. An MBA in IT management can assist a firm in bridging the gap between technical and non-technical staff and clients. 

IGNOU Admission Procedure and Eligibility

Admission to any of IGNOU MBA specialisations is dependent on the results of the OPENMAT exam.For admission to management courses, the OPENMAT (OPEN Management Aptitude Test) is administered twice a year. It is a three-hour pen-paper test with 200 questions from the sections of Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Reasoning, and General Awareness.

The following are the IGNOU eligibility requirements:

Graduation in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks in the general category (45% in the reserved category) and 3 years managerial/supervisory/professional experience is required. OR

Any professional degree (engineering, medical, accounting, etc.) with a minimum of 50% marks (45 percent for reserved category)


Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), commonly known as the People's University, was founded by an Act of Parliament in 1985. It is a distance learning university in New Delhi, located in Maidan Garhi.

IGNOU is the world's biggest university, with over 40 lakh students enrolled and 67 regional centres scattered across the country. It offers high-quality education in over 226 programmes and courses at various levels via the ODL (Open and Distance Learning) method. MBA became available as an IGNOU programme for the first time in 1987. MBA programmes from IGNOU ODL, commonly known as distance education programmes, may be completed in 2 to 5 years.

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