Emerging MBA Specialisations in India: Colleges, Jobs and Salary Scope

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiPublished On: January 18, 2021 | CAT

MBA is a very dynamic field and keeping the requirements of different industries in mind, different MBA specialisations have been introduced. Find out about new MBA specialisations within the industry and their scope.

Emerging MBA Specialisations in India: Colleges, Jobs and Salary Scope

MBA is a very dynamic field and the requirement of managers changes with the fields. Different businesses have emerged in the past few years and with this, the qualification requirement has also changed. Managers who are competent and well-versed with the most recent business dynamics are required in the industry across all sectors.

In light of the above, different MBA specialisations have been introduced in many MBA colleges in India. These specialisations are industry-specific and their aim is to prepare the aspirants for the upcoming challenges of the industry so that they will go on to become decision enablers. This article covers such new specialisations within the industry and their scope.

Table of Contents
  1. List of Emerging MBA Specialisations in India
  2. Salary Packages of Emerging MBA Specializations
  3. Emerging MBA Colleges in India

List of Emerging MBA Specialisations in India

Here are some of the Emerging Specialisations in MBA.

Name of the Course

Popular Area of Study

Job Opportunities

Salary (Fresher)

Top Colleges

MBA in Liberal Arts
(Post Graduate Programme in Liberal Studies)

  • Social Development
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
MBA in Liberal Arts provides a birds-eye view of socio-political contexts thus expanding the overall understanding of a student. Students can find job opportunities in the areas related to political management, social development project, policy building etc.--

MBA in Infrastructure and Real Estate Management

  • Regulatory Process
  • Technique Involved
  • Infrastructure Service Delivery
  • Competition Policy Strategy and Finance
  • Marketing

There are various job opportunities after this course in construction management domain, infrastructure finance, real estate finance and investment business.

Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh p.a.

See All MBA Infrastructure and Real Estate Management Colleges in India

MBA in Industrial Management

  • Production Systems
  • Statistics
  • Management Principles
  • Operations Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Managerial Accounting

Since Industrial Management is a broad field, you can choose a field of your preference within which you want to work. Some of the domains where jobs are available are electronics, automobile, plastic, pharmaceuticals, chemical, printing, etc.

Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh p.a.

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MBA in Oil and Gas Management

  • Refinery Technology
  • Natural Gas Business
  • Oil Economy
  • Strategic Management
  • Operations
  • Finance & Marketing
  • HR Management

Jobs after pursuing this course are available in power generation sector, oil marketing & exploration, energy sector consulting, power transmission and other similar fields

Rs. 4.5 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh p.a.

See All MBA Oil and Gas Management Colleges in India

MBA in Dairy Management

  • Milking Management
  • Quality Management
  • Feeding Management
  • Animal Management
  • Manure Handling
  • Cooling Management

India is an agriculture and farming based economy and despite the rapid urbanisation, there are various job options in this field after completing graduation. Farm management and dairy management opportunities are offered by the government as well.

Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 4.5 lakh p.a.

MBA in Energy Management

  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Econometrics
  • Project Management and Contract Administration
  • Operations and Material Management
  • E-enterprises

After pursuing this programme, you can pursue jobs in power transmission, manufacturing, finance, power generation, the energy sector, consulting services and NGOs.

Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh p.a.

MBA in Brand Management

  • Principles of Brand Management
  • Market Trend Analysis
  • Brand Launch and its Unique Selling Point (USP)
  • Brand Promotion
  • Brand Research and Valuation

Every brand requires individuals who can devote themselves in consumer and product research in order to help the brands improve business. Jobs after this course are also available with consultancies.

Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 5.5 lakh p.a.

See All MBA Brand Management Colleges in India

MBA in Facility Management

  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Finance and Business
  • Project Management
  • Leadership and Strategy

As a facility manager you will have options in manufacturing units, production plants, warehouses, etc. You will be required to manage the resources and facilities of the respective site.

Rs. 4.5 lakh to Rs. 6.5 lakh p.a.


MBA in Business Process Management

  • Process Modelling, Analysis and Design
  • Advanced Facilitation Skills
  • Service-Oriented Integration
  • Methodologies and Approaches for BPM
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Business Information Semantics & Rules

There are majorly four fields where you can look for jobs after completing this course. These are process, software, function and architecture. You can work with industries that require individuals to boost business efficiency.

Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 6.5 lakh p.a.


MBA in Tea Management

  • Tea Selection and Breeding
  • Pruning, Plucking and Shade Management
  • Manufacturing Techniques
  • Tea Tasting and Blending
  • Marketing and Sales Management

After pursuing this course, you can pursue a career in tea tasting, plantation management, consulting, branding, auctioning and marketing. Jobs are also available in the field of tea brokering and research profiles within the industry.

Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 4.5 lakh p.a.

  • NITM Darjeeling
  • Assam Agricultural University
  • Indian Institute of Plantation Management Bangalore

Also Read:Planning to Join a Start-up after MBA? Consider these Pros & Cons

Salary Packages of Emerging MBA Specializations

Salary packages after this course will vary from organisation to organisation. Usually, MNCs pay better packages than start-ups and other organisations. Also, since these specialisations have just been introduced in India, getting a package of more than Rs. 5 lakh per annum at the starting of your career will be difficult. 

Emerging MBA Colleges in India

Given below are some of the MBA colleges in India that are well-known in their region but have overall lesser popularity than many top MBA colleges. These colleges offer the advantage of low MBA fee and easy admissions. Check these out in the table below.

CollegeLocationFee (approx. in Rs.)
Bhai Gurdas Group Of Institutions (BGGI)Sangrur8,50,000
Rayat Bahra University (RBU)Mohali3,00,000
Graphic Era University (GEU)Dehradun4,14,000 - 4,86,000
Rajarambapu Institute of Technology (RIT)Islampur2,08,000
Marwadi University (MU)Rajkot1,20,000 - 2,40,000
Suryadatta Group of Institutes (SGI)Pune5,00,000
BM Group of Institutions (BMGI)Gurgaon1,70,000
Sir Padampat Singhania University (SPSU)Udaipur3,86,000
Indus University (IU)Ahmedabad1,64,000
Genesis Business School (GBS)Pune1,49,000 - 5,90,000

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Also Read:Distance Learning MBA Vs Part-Time MBA - Check Which is Better for You

Since all these specialisations are highly industry-specific, make sure that you are sure about the courses that you want to pursue before taking admission. If you have any doubts or queries, please ask our experts on the CollegeDekho QNA Zone.

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