Completing your graduation gives you a good feeling. A feeling of having achieved something, having reached somewhere in life. And a feeling of having taken your first step towards financial and social independence. You have certain goals in life. You either take up a job or ponder over other possibilities. Once you enter the job world and look around, you find that your current education level is not enough to take you to your goals. On another level, even if you don't take up a job, you realize that simple graduation will not get you the career you have always wanted to have. So what is the alternative? Go for a higher qualification. Do a master's degree. So you decide to do an MBA course. But again you are confused. There are so many master's courses. Which one is right for you?

After all, it is a question of your career. You can't randomly choose any MBA course. There is a process for choosing the right MBA course, which if you follow, will give you the best available option. MBA has become a very popular choice these days. Most of the people have firm belief that an MBA degree is a step in the right direction to give their career a kickstart or accelerate it. But that will happen only if you choose the right course. Whether you want to do MBA in Vadodara or anywhere, you must make a well-informed decision. You will be spending time and money, so must know all the facts available before you arrive at any decision.

Here is a list of factors that you must essentially consider before deciding on a particular MBA program.


The first step is choosing the right institution. And by right institution, we mean the one which has the right accreditation. You must check whether the courses offered by them are recognized by the authorized national or international bodies. In the case of India, the right body to accredit any graduate or postgraduate courses is the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). So find out if the courses offered by the institution you are planning to take admission in, are accreditated by AICTE. 

Check your eligibility for the particular course in which you are planning to take admission. Check out the admission statistics of previous years. You will know what has been the merit list level or entrance exam score level of the previous years in different MBA courses in Vadodara and elsewhere and that will enable you to decide whether you would be eligible for that course or not. All this data for different institutions is usually available online so you don't have to run around to get it.

The location of the institution is another very important factor you that you should keep in mind before finalizing an MBA course. For example, if you are living in Vadodara, you might prefer doing MBA in Vadodara or nearby. Although MBA courses are available worldwide, you must choose a location that will save you time and money. There is no point in selecting an institution in a remote location where you will not feel comfortable.

The course curriculum is one more essential factor to be considered for choosing the right MBA course. Each college and institute has their own specialization. But you must choose the one that aligns with your goals. So you should have a close look at the course curriculum to see if it fulfills your requirements. You know what you want to achieve after doing an MBA course. So see if the particular course covers the areas that will help you in getting to your goal.

The best first-hand information about the course and the institution can be had from the alumni of that institution. They have experienced both and are in the best position to offer you the right advice. So talk to the alumni of the institution in which you are seeking admission. Ask them questions about the college and the courses. It will be still better if you can talk to those previous students who have done the same course that you want to do.

Once you complete your MBA from Vadodara or anywhere, the most important task is to get a job. This is where the placement record of the institution comes into play. Find out if the college offers placement assistance. What kind of placement opportunities do they bring? It is a very crucial factor in deciding the right MBA course. It is so because if the college provides the placement assistance, then you can find out the previous years' statistics about the placements done in the course you are opting for.

The factors listed above will help you in deciding the MBA course that is right for you.


The ITM Group of Institutions offers an MBA course in Vadodara with innovative pedagogy. It is an AICTE approved two years full-time program that has an innovative curriculum. This course also offers project opportunities with leading corporates.