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MBA Human Resource Management: Courses, Eligibility and Scope

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiUpdated On: July 15, 2022 04:09 pm IST | CAT
  • Human resource management is one of the most desired fields of management due to the level of exposure it offers.
  • An MBA or PGDM in this field can help you target some of the most reputable jobs in the corporate sector.
MBA Human Resource Management: Courses, Eligibility and Scope

It is a widely known fact that Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a globally accepted degree and can be very beneficial for individuals who wish to foray into the management sector. One of the most popular fields of master of business administration is Human Resource Management.

Human resource management is the center of almost all the corporate firms as it is directly in contact with all the employees and manages their work as well as expectations. MBA in human resource management (HRM) is a good option for candidates who are outspoken and have good communication skills.

Aspiring candidates can also pursue PGDM in human resource management to get lucrative job offers after completion of the course. Check out the details of HRM below:

Type of Courses in Human Resource Management:

Name of the Programme

Type of Programme


Total Fees (Approx.)

MBA in Human Resource Management

Postgraduate Degree

2 years

Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh

PGDM in Human Resource Management

PG Diploma Programme

2 years

Rs. 7 lakh to Rs 15 lakh

Integrated BBA-MBA in Human Resources

Postgraduate Degree

2 years

Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh

M.A. in Human Resource Management & Labour Relations

Postgraduate Degree

2 years

Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 4 lakh

M.A. in Human Resource Management

Postgraduate Degree

2 years

Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 4 lakh

B.A. in Human Resource Development

Undergraduate Degree

3 years

Rs. 22,000 to Rs. 2 lakh

Diploma in Human Resource Development

Diploma Programme

1 year to 3 year (depending on the institute)

Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 50,000

Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management

Diploma Programme

1 year

Rs. 14,000 to Rs. 30,000

Ph.D. in Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management

Doctoral Programmes

3 years to 5 years

Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh

About MBA in Human Resource Management:

Human resource management, as the name suggests, teaches you about strategies that improve quality and increase the human output in corporate, private as well as public sectors. Education is imparted through case studies and with the help of problems that exist in companies.

Apart from that, the programme is also closely related to the employee welfare schemes and ensuring that labour welfare rights are followed in the place of work. HR managers also ensure the retention of employees, their compensation and reward them whenever deserved.

Popular Subjects in Human Resource Management:

  • Organizational Behavior
  • HR Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Finance Management
  • Cost Management and Accounting
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Information Systems

Eligibility Criteria for Human Resource Management:

Type of Programmes

Eligibility Criteria

Diploma Programmes

  • Candidates must have completed 10+2 in order to apply for diploma courses in Human Resource Management.
  • Admissions are done on the basis of merit in class 10 and 12 board exams.

Undergraduate and Dual-Degree Programmes

  • Candidate must have at least 60% marks in class 12 board exams for B.A. and BBA-MBA dual-degree programmes.
  • For dual-degree courses, you will have to appear for entrance exam of the respective university where you want to take admission.

Postgraduate Programmes

  • Graduation in any field with at least 60% aggregate marks is required for admission in Human Resource Management programmes offered by decent colleges.
  • Apart from that, you will have to clear entrance exams like CAT, MAH-CET, TISSNET, XAT, SNAP, MAT, CMAT, etc.

Doctoral Programmes

  • Candidates must have pursued graduation with excellent marks as well as master’s degree in Human Resource Management.
  • Admissions are done on the basis of entrance exams, applications and personal interviews.

Popular Human Resource Management Firms:

In the corporate world, each firm has a Human Resource division to manage the employees. However, some of the companies outsource their human resource work to professional companies. Some of the popular firms in this field are as follows:

  • SutraHR
  • ABC Consultants
  • Adecco India
  • AON Hewitt (previously Hewitt Associates)
  • CareerNet
  • Global InnovSource
  • IKYA Human Capital
  • Kelly Services India
  • ManpowerGroup India
  • Randstad India (previously Ma Foi Randstad)

Salary Scope in Human Resource Management:

The starting salary after pursuing bachelor’s degree in HR varies from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 25,000 per month. However, after pursuing PGDM or MBA in Human Resource Management, the salaries can vary from Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh per annum depending on your skills and caliber.

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