Difference between MBA and PGDBM | Which is best MBA or PGDBM

Difference between MBA and PGDBM


This is the Question? which arises in all students and the parents mind. Most of the students has no idea regarding the difference between MBA and PGDBM.

MBA, Master of Business Administration is the Pursuing of Masters Course in Business Administration, in this the major subjects like Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Operations Management the students will come across.

PGDBM, Post Graduate Diploma Course Business Management. This PGDBM course is offered in AICTE recognised Colleges only.

One more main difference between MBA and PGDBM is that after pursuing the MBA once can able to do Ph.D but for PGDBM this will be not applicable for many organizations.

PGDBM and MBA differ in accredition. Most of the universities and colleges affiliated to universities award MBA degree. However, PGDBM is a course of similar, if not exactly same curriculum, awarded by autonomous institutions. The trend was started by the IIMs( all IIMs award PGDBM and not MBA) and soon all private institutions joined the fray ................. All India Council for Techincal Education (A.I.C.T.E.) accredits the PGDBM courses. However, several colleges run PGDBM courses without accredition from A.I.C.T.E.

It doesn't make a difference whether you do an MBA or a PGDBM..the placements of PGDBM courses at good institutes is equally good to MBA courses. Keep in mind that before joining a PGDBM course, you should check whether the PGDBM course is accredited by AICTE. This accredition makes you eligible for all government jobs which require a master's degree.

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