The MBA (Weekend Program) is designed for professionals who want to pursue a managerial career, while keeping their weekday engagements intact, and build their managerial capabilities and leadership character for career advancement. Professionals who are currently on a career break and are aspiring a transition back into full-time roles can also apply.

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Who Should Apply

The MBA (Weekend Program) is designed for professionals who want to pursue a managerial career, while keeping their weekday engagements intact, and build their managerial and leadership capabilities for career advancement. Professionals who are currently on a career break and are aspiring a transition back into full-time roles can also apply.


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Duration of Program: Two years, comprising 7 terms.

Instruction days: On weekends - Sundays and Second Saturdays.

Mode of Instruction: Classes will be conducted using both modes, in-person and online simultaneously.

Venue for Classes: Plot No.49, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta. For one weekend during each term classes will be held in the IFHE Campus at Donthanapally, Hyderabad

Program Structure: The program comprises 21 courses (84 credits) and two business research projects (10 credits), totaling to 94 credits.

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The students can pursue elective courses in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Operations and Information Technology & Systems. Each student must choose eight electives. Students need to choose five electives in the Semester III and three in the Semester IV.

  1. Actuarial principles
  2. Advanced Topics in FinTech
  3. Banking and Financial Services Analytics
  4. Banking Management
  5. Behavioral Finance
  6. Commodity and Commodity Derivatives
  7. Corporate & SME Banking
  8. Finance, Society and Civilization
  9. Financial Analytics
  10. Financial Econometrics
  11. Financial Risk Management
  12. Financial Services
  13. Financial Statement Analysis
  14. General Insurance
  15. Global Capital Markets
  16. Health Insurance
  17. Insurance Analytics
  18. Insurance Law and regulations
  19. Insurance Operations
  1. International Banking
  2. International Finance and Trade
  3. Introduction to FinTech
  4. Investment Banking
  5. Life insurance
  6. Mergers and Acquisitions
  7. Microfinance and Self Help Groups
  8. Portfolio Management and Mutual Funds
  9. Project Appraisal and Finance
  10. Quantitative Finance and Financial Modelling using SAS
  11. Retail Banking
  12. Risk & Insurance
  13. Risk Management in Banks
  14. Security Analysis
  15. Strategic Cost Management
  16. Strategic Financial Management
  17. Treasury Management
  18. Wealth Management
Human Resource Management
  1. Agile HRM
  2. Competency Mapping and Assessment
  3. Corporate Communication
  4. Employee Relations & Employment Law
  5. Global HRM
  6. HR Analytics
  7. HR Planning
  8. Industrial Relations & Employment Laws
  1. Leadership Skills and Change Management
  2. Managerial Psychology
  3. Managing Knowledge Workers
  4. Organization Development: Diagnosis and Intervention
  5. Performance Management & Reward Systems
  6. Positive Psychology for Managers
  7. Strategic HRM
  8. Training and Development
  1. B2B Marketing
  2. Brand Management
  3. Consumer Behaviour
  4. Customer Relationship Management
  5. Digital Marketing
  6. Entrepreneurial Development
  7. Integrated Marketing Communication
  8. Managing Platform Business (MAP)
  9. Managing the Family Business
  10. Marketing Analytics
  1. Marketing Research
  2. Marketing Technology
  3. Product Management
  4. Retail Management
  5. Rural Marketing
  6. Sales & Distribution Management
  7. Services Marketing
  8. Strategic Marketing Management
Operations & Information Technology
  1. Artificial Intelligence
  2. Business Analysis
  3. Business Intelligence and Analytics
  4. Business Modelling and Simulation
  5. Prescriptive Analytics
  1. Project Management
  2. Quality Management: Principles, Systems, Tools and Practices
  3. Service Operations Management
  4. Supply Chain Analytics
  5. Supply Chain Management
  • Business, Politics and Government
  • Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
HealthCare Management
  • Health Insurance Management
  • Health Services Informatics
  • Health Systems
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Healthcare Quality Management
  • Medical Records Management
  • Patient care management

Note: The University reserves the right to revise/modify courses offered or the curriculum of a course.

Program Calendar

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Admission Process


Graduation: In any discipline with 50% and above marks. An applicant should have completed a minimum of 15 years of education (10+2+3 or 10+2+4).

Medium of instruction: English.

Candidates with professional work experience will be preferred.

Selection Process

Shortlisted applicants, based on their academic qualifications, work experience and Statement of Purpose, will be required to attend a personal interview. Candidates selected for admission will be informed through email.

Admission Calendar

Commencement of Classes: January 29, 2023

How to apply

Application for the “MBA (Weekend Program)" can be made online along with registration fee of Rs.900/- payable through net banking.


For any clarification on program, Eligibility, Selection Process, the candidates may contact,
Rafik - 8142101428
Chandrasekhar - 9032530492

Program Fee

The Program fee of Rs.5.25 lakhs is payable in seven equal instalments as per following schedule:

MBA (Weekend Program) Fee Payment Schedule
Installment Due Date Amount ₹
I January 29, 2023 75,000
II May 7, 2023 75,000
III September 2, 2023 75,000
IV December 2, 2023 75,000
V February 18 , 2024 75,000
VI May 12, 2024 75,000
VII August 4, 2024 75,000

Admission Fee

Selected candidates are required to pay an Admission Fee of Rs.75,000/- by January 29, 2023.

Caution Deposit

A refundable Caution Deposit of Rs.10,000/- is to be paid along with the 1st instalment of Program Fee. The Caution Deposit will be refunded without interest, after adjusting for dues if any, on completion of the program.

Membership in Alumni Association

Graduates of the MBA (Weekend Program) are eligible to become members of the IBS Alumni Federation as per the institutional norms.

Bank Loans

The institution shall provide assistance in arranging bank loans, subject to the candidate fulfilling all requirements of the bank.


The institute is committed to promote merit. In line with this, deserving students will be receiving merit scholarship based on their performance in each term.

About IBS

ICFAI Business School (IBS) Hyderabad was established in 1995 with the vision to offer high-quality management education in India. Since then, it has grown to achieve widespread recognition, nationally and internationally, for its innovative program design and delivery, quality courseware, personalised instruction, strong industry interface, research, consultancy and publications.

  • IBS Hyderabad is accredited by AACSB International, Florida, USA (recognized worldwide by top employers and universities. It is granted to the best business schools in the world) and South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS), Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), India. It is ranked A*** by CRISIL India and ‘Excellent’ by ICRA. The Institute is ranked 32nd in India by NIRF in 2022. It is also ranked by India Today, Business Today, Education World and Careers360 among the top business schools in the country. The IBS Case Research Center is a global benchmark with a repository of thousands of cases, several of which are international award winners.
  • The Case Centre at UK has placed the IBS in an elite group of Harvard Business School, INSEAD at France and IMD at Lausanne, in its latest rankings of Case authors and outputs for the 7th consecutive year.” This is unparalleled in India. IBS will provide a most unique learning experience in the program.
  • IBS, Hyderabad is a constituent of The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), a deemed-to-be-University, established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. IFHE is one of the largest multidisciplinary universities in India. The Faculty of Management (ICFAI Business School), Faculty of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law and School of Architecture are the pillars of the University.
  • The University is accredited by the NAAC with A++ Grade with a CGPA of 3.59 on a scale of 4.0. . The University has also received an E-LEAD certificate from QS I-GAUGE.
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    The Program Advantage

    Cutting-Edge Industry-Centric Curriculum

    The curriculum is designed to impart conceptual and practical knowledge on the latest business techniques in a way that not only develops the participants’ management skills but also enhances their critical and strategic thinking capabilities, helping them identify and pursue new growth opportunities and make more informed business decisions.

    Flexible Learning Environment

    The program is structured taking into account the demands of those students who would be unable to pursue a full weekday program.

    Expert Management Teachers

    Learn from expert faculty members who bring to their classes their rich and varied, national and international industry and research experience.

    Diverse Peer Group

    The class comprises a diverse mix of accomplished participants creating a highly interactive and collaborative environment to learn from peers and gain real-time insights into business and management practices.

    Innovative Pedagogy

    Courses are delivered using innovative pedagogies such as case studies, simulations, gamification, modelling, etc. The IBS Case Research Centre develops case studies on contemporary topics, which are used extensively not only in the programs at IBS Hyderabad, but by over 890 institutions in 80 countries. Select Harvard Business School cases are also used in the program to infuse international perspectives.

    Project-Based Learning

    Project-based learning methodologies create an environment for experiential and enriching learning opportunities. Students can pursue projects in their workplaces. The program also allows students to find solutions to real time problems in their workplaces through live research projects supervised by expert faculty members.

    Immersive Classroom Experience

    Experience the IBS Hyderabad sprawling 91 acres of a clean and green campus with state-of-the-art, enviable academic infrastructure.

    Strong Institute-Industry Collaboration

    IBS has forged strong collaborative relations with business, industrial and government organizations over the past 27 years. Large numbers of national and multi-national companies support, collaborate and participate in various programs/initiatives of IBS.

    Placement Assistance and Career Development Support

    Every graduate of our MBA program gains access to personalised career resources and the support of a proven placement team that helps and guides the participants in meeting their placement and career aspirations.

    IBS Alumni Federation (IBSAF) Membership

    Grow your professional network by connecting to the IBS Alumni network. It is one of the largest alumni networks of practising managers with around 62,000 professionals spread across the Asia-Pacific region, the USA, Europe and the Middle East.

    Merit-Based Scholarships

    To reward and recognise high performers, the school offers merit-based scholarships to deserving students of the program based on academic performance in each semester.

    Mentorship Program

    The institute provides mentorship by accomplished professionals.


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