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MBA in USA after B.Tech. in India

An Engineering student asked: 'I am doing B.E. (Computer Science Engineering) and I would like to do MBA in US. Do the International students have good job opportunities after pursuing MBA from US? Is it worthwhile to do MBA in US in the present job scenario? How much score do I need in GMAT to get a seat in good B-Schools in USA?'

Answer: Pursuing MBA education from a good B-School in USA is an appreciable decision. It opens up a plethora of lucrative career opportunities. USA has some of the top business schools in the world. In the US, B-schools fall under two broad categories- public (state supported), and private (autonomous) institutions. The pedagogy, facilities and fee vary depending on the school. Students can opt for either a state supported or a private B-School in US.

Some of the top US based B Schools are run by the Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Duke University, Columbia University, University of Chicago, etc.

For most US universities the eligibility criteria for admission in to the MBA program is 16 years of undergraduate education. This includes four years of education after completion of 10+2. Candidates with a 3- year degree will not be eligible for admission to most MBA programs in USA. They would need to have a professional four-year degree like Engineering or any such courses or undergo an additional one year full time educational program.

Most B-Schools in USA recommend or demand a minimum of two to three years of work experience. Though some US universities accept students without any work experience, preference is generally given to candidates having work experience.

Job markets are dynamic and managers need to continuously update their knowledge and skills to prosper. The demand for MBAs would be good as businesses are expanding and human resources are required to manage them. Hence the future is bright for MBA graduates from a good institution. The opportunities after MBA degree depend on a student’s knowledge, skills, aptitude, academic background, work experience, area of specialization and performance in the selection process. At an entry level, it also depends on the placement support offered by the Campus.

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1 thought on “MBA in USA after B.Tech. in India

  1. bhargav rali

    I have completed my in electronics and communication engineering in an affiliated College in 2010 with 62.7 %(had some back logs during my engineering and completed during the period,one backlog subject left as we can leave 2 subjects in choice).
    In 2011 , I went to finishing school in Advanced computing and done with it successfully with 68%.
    Now I got placed in A Good company and everything is fine.But, I wish to go further ahead with my career by doing a post graduation in a very well reputed institution as mentioned above in USA. So, can I get seat in those institutions if I got 2 or 3 years of job experience and have performed extremely well with the respective entry tests.

    Please help me with your valuable suggestions.


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