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Is MBA Valid for UGC NET?

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) or NTA UGC NET has been oragnising in 83 subjects for arts, commerce and science students. Candidates who want to teach as Assistant Professor or JRF in Indian universities and colleges have to qualify UGC NET Examination in their concerned subjects.

Candidate pursuing MBA courses always get confused about the UGC subjects in which subject they should appear. Here we are going to clear candidate doubts regarding UGC NET Subjects for MBA, Is MBA Valid for UGC NET?

What is MBA Course?

MBA is postgraduate degree course which will be held for 2 yr. An MBA degree can have a general focus or a specific focus in fields such as accounting, finance, or marketing, and relationship management. MBA (Master of Business Administration) course which is a management and marketing focused academic degree which covers all essential topics like:- Organization behavior, Marketing, Management principles, Supply chain management, Operations management and so on. MBA is a professional master degree in business administration and management.

UGC NET Subjects for MBA Students

The candidates having MBA is considered to be valid for appearing for the exam. But normally, a question comes in mind that in which subject an MBA candidate needs to choose for UGC NET. The answer here is that if the candidate has done MBA in any of the following subjects is eligible to apply for UGC NET Management or UGC NET Commerce

UGC NET Subjects Course Eligibility
Commerce MCom
Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing / Marketing Mgt. / Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt. / Personnel Mgt. / Financial Mgt. /Co-operative Management)
  • MBA
  • Master of Financial Management
  • MBA in Marketing/ Marketing Mgt.
  • MBA in Operations
  • MBA in Industrial Relations
  • MBA in Personnel Mgt. / Personnel Mgt. / Financial Mgt. /Co-operative Management
Labour Welfare / Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare / Human Resource Management
  • MBA in Human Resource Management
  • Master of International Business

The candidate having above degree can surely apply UGC NET in Management whether has commerce background but he or she can’t apply for UGC NET in commerce

UGC NET MBA Eligibility Criteria:

For being eligible to apply for the UGC NET exam a candidate needs to satisfy below eligibility criteria:

  • Masters’ degree (MBA- Master of Business Administration) with minimum 55% marks.
  • There is a relaxation of 5% marks for the candidates belonging to SC, ST and OBC (Non Creamy Layer ) candidate
  • The students who are pursuing MBA and are in final year can also apply for the UGC NET exam.

UGC NET Management vs UGC NET Commerce

Commerce Stream is having wider scope and has many specialized fields. The candidates having any specialized MBA or general MBA can apply for UGC NET in Management. On the other hand, candidates having M.Com (Masters in Commerce) is eligible to apply for UGC NET Commerce. To prepare for above exams, candidates should have a thorough understanding of the syllabus and must also practice solving previous year question papers and mock tests. They can also refer to various books and study materials available in the market.

Is MBA valid for UGC NET?

Finally, from all the discussion above it become apparent that candidates having MBA in any specialization can apply for UGC NET Management. Only, commerce students having Masters in commerce (M.Com) can apply for UGC NET in Commerce. Indeed, there is one more opportunity for MBA candidates having specialization Human Resource Management that they can apply for UGC NET in Labour laws. So, candidate having MBA is surely eligible for appearing for this highly competitive exam.



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Is MBA Valid for UGC NET: FAQs

Can a commerce student apply for UGC NET Management?

Yes , M.Com in economics can appear the NTA UGC NET in commerce.

Can a MBA give UGC NET commerce?

To read the detailed eligibility criteria for MBA candidates, read the above article in details

Who can give UGC NET exam Management?

To read the detailed eligibility criteria for UGC NET exam Management , read the above article in details

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