Distance Learning Program
The ICFAI University, Sikkim is established under Section 4(2) of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Sikkim Act 2004 (Act 9 of 2004) passed by Legislative Assembly of Sikkim. The University has been notified under Notification No. 9/LD/2004 Dated 15th October, 2004.
The University is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London and the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
The MBA Program
The Master of Business
Administration (MBA) Program is
offered on flexible learning mode by
the ICFAI University, Sikkim.
The Program aims to impart knowledge and understanding of the different aspects of management. The program prepares the students with the skills, knowledge and strategic perspectives essential to the leadership of business around the world.
Bachelor's Degree (any discipline).
Duration: Two years.
Medium of instruction: English.
Validity of Enrollment
The students are required to complete
MBA Program within a period of four
years from the date of enrollment.
Students who are unable to
complete the program within the
validity period of four years, but still
keen on continuing the program,
are required to register de novo by
paying the requisite fee.
The program is based on self-study and examinations.
The University provides prescribed books specially designed for the programs meant for self study. Counselling classes will be organised.
The program includes 20 subjects, divided into four modules. Each module is of five subjects.
|Module I||Module II|
|Module III||Module IV|
Electives are offered in Marketing, Finance, HRM, Operations, IT & Systems, International Business, Investment Management and General Management streams. Students are required to choose any one stream of electives.
Students with prior qualifications are eligible to get waivers from certain subjects of the MBA Program as indicated below:
Eligibility for Waiver
|Economics for Managers||MA (Economics)|
|Accounting & Finance||CA, CWA, M.Com|
|IT & Systems||MCA, B.Tech|
What the qualifications refer to:
CA means a person, who has passed the final examinations conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
CWA means a person, who has passed the final examinations conducted by the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.
MA (Economics) from any University.
MCA from any University.
B.Tech from any University.
The following Diplomas/Degree are issued by the ICFAI University, Sikkim to the successful students:
On successful completion of
|Certificate in Business Basics||Module I|
|Diploma in Management||Modules I & II|
|PG Diploma in respective discipline||Modules I, II & III|
|Master of Business Administration Degree||All 4 Modules|
The examinations are offered through Computer Based Test (CBT).
Online exam registration
All students are required to register and book the slots for each subject for their CBT (including payment of fee) using the online facility only, as the operations of examinations department are entirely computerized.
The CBTs are held at test centers, as indicated on the website www.iusikkim.edu.in/dlp.
Eligibility for appearing in
Students are eligible to appear for
the examinations for module I (all
five subjects) six months after the
date of enrollment, provided all due
postdated cheques are honored on
time. Subsequently, students can
complete each module once every
Students will be required to progress in the program module-wise, sequentially. In order to advance to the next module, students should not have more than one backlog in the ongoing module. The student can appear for the backlog in the subsequent examination. However, a backlog subject cannot be carried forward beyond one module. For example a backlog subject of module I cannot be carried to module III. Within a module students can appear for examinations in any order of the subjects and for any/all subjects at a time.
Examinations are conducted fourtimes in a year in the months of January, April, July and October.
In order to become eligible to appear for the examinations, the students are required to enroll into the program on or before the dates given in the following table.
|Examinations||Enroll into the program on or before|
|April 2015||Sept. 30, 2014|
|July 2015||Dec. 31, 2014|
|October 2015||March 31, 2015|
|January 2016||June 30, 2015|
Mock practice questions to
familiarize with computer based
examinations will be provided to all
I, II, III & IV
MCQ, CBT Pattern
The list of test centers and the time slots will be on display during the registration process on logging to the website www.iusikkim.edu.in/dlp. Students can select the convenient center and time slot and register for their examinations.