M.B.A. stands for Masters in Business Administration. It is a Postgraduate Degree Course. The area of expertise is to study the various aspects of a Business Set-Up. Business Administration is the process of managing all the aspects of a business to enhance and/or improve the growth and stability of a Business Enterprise. It is normally a 2 years program with 2 or more semesters varying as per the institute’s policy. The general MBA courses provides study on all aspects of management and is as such often referred to as ‘Holistic Management Science’. A candidate can take up a specialization of his choice and understanding in the Second Year. General M.B.A. provides a much wider base of knowledge and enables one to shift in other sectors as well.
Admission to any of the IIM schools requires passing Common Admission Test (CAT), however other business schools requires passing either CAT, XAT, GMAT, JMET or MAT each of which qualifies candidates for entrance into any management institutions in India, apart from these entrance tests there are a few business schools which conducts aptitude test individually which qualifies candidates for that particular business school.