MBA Degree: Such A Waste !!! Less Than 10% Of Indian MBA Graduates Are ‘Employable’ [Study]

Must Read

Hands-Free Resources: How Businesses Are Using AR to Make Workplaces Safe and Productive

The role of efficiency and ease in the modern world has become forefronted when it comes to technology, particularly...

Top Countries by App Downloads Q2 2021: India Dominates With 7 Billion+ Downloads [REPORT]

As the adoption of smartphones and the Internet has increased over the last decade, so has the number of...

3 Most Common Mistakes Social Media Marketers Are Committing In 2016

In their quest for greater sales and increased ROI, the self-appointed “digital marketing guru” has lost touch with what...

MBA in IndiaIn a awful disclosure by a recent study, around 3,300 B-Schools of India produces over tens of  thousands of management graduates every year out of which only 10% are ‘Employable’. This fact has resulted in an immense frustration among MBA graduates in India. Interestingly  hardly 10% are employable or possess basic necessary skills required to work in sectors like marketing, finance, HR, etc.

The test quizzed graduates on topics including grammar and quantitative analysis. The result was negative in terms of basic English grammar skills, the foremost requirement for working in the corporate world, particularly in fields where they have to face clients directly, as in consulting, banking, marketing and sales. Also, less than 50% of the students were unaware of key industry terms and concepts in their areas of specialty itself.

On the other hand, a study (August 7, 2012 ), which covered 2,264 MBA students from 29 cities and 100 B-Schools, unveils that the employability of management graduates in India has declined in the past five years, as only 21% of MBA students surveyed are ‘employable’, it’s shocking to note that 11% drop down is observed, in gap of just  5 months.


Surprisingly, the number of MBA seats in India has grown almost four fold, from 94,7049 (2006-07) to 3,52,571 (2011-12), resulting in a five-year astounding annual growth rate of 30%, but their employability rates have dropped down greatly, the study noted. (On the contrary, the MBA degree is slowly losing its luster in Karnataka with 50% of the government seats remaining vacant this year)

Well, these findings are evident that India’s MBA curriculum is flawed because of its emphasis on rote learning rather on hands-on experience. The MBA schools invent new labels but teach old stuff, enhanced curriculum with increase in hands-on experience is required.

Indeed, increasing complexity of business makes the need of management graduates imperative, who are equipped professionally in strategic thinking. Moreover, It is quality and the excellence which matters, great majority of MBA graduates from quality programs are employed within a few months of graduation. Superior quality MBA education still has same market value. There is always a demand for good professionals but educational institutions are unable to provide it. Education should not be a business but a platform to feed resource of information.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Zomato To Give Booster Shot To Grofers Now: Eyes On A Big Chunk Of Grocery Delivery Market

After the historic performance with IPO, Zomato is now gearing up for another milestone - to grab a sizeable...

In-Depth: Dprime

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded and unparalleled...

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter, with a...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one of the...

More Articles Like This