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MBA in Accounting: Course Details, Admission, Fees, Eligibility, Syllabus, Jobs & Salary

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 21 Oct, 2021
Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
27 K-4.16 L INR annual
Exams Accepted

About MBA in Accounting

MBA in Accounting is a two-year postgraduate degree available for the candidates who have completed a bachelor's degree in any stream. The program train students for the managerial position in any organisation or company with a strong focus on accounting. MBA in Accounting also helps develop the managerial and problem-solving skills of candidates. Some important topics which are covered in this two year MBA in Accounting program are Management Accounting, Managerial Economics, Financial Management, Human Resource Management and Research Methodology. Besides this, the program also has a six-month training cum internship program which will be mandatory for all students.

MBA in Accounting also trains students for the Uniform CPA exam for CPA certification. Candidates who are good in mathematics and calculation are ideal candidates for this program. Also, those who have completed BBA in Accounting and are looking to advance their skills and knowledge may also opt for this course.

MBA in Accounting Highlights

Check all the important details about  MBA in Accounting from the table given below.




2 Years

Exam Type


Minimum Qualification Requirement

Bachelor Degree 

Average Initial Salary

INR 4 to 10 lacs per annum

Selection Process

Entrance Exam

Minimum Aggregate Score Requirement


Major Recruiters

Wipro Technologies Ltd., Tata Motors, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Genpact, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, WNS Global Services, Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC Ltd) and National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC).

MBA in Accounting Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are seeking admission to the MBA in Accounting programme need to satisfy the eligibility criteria decided by the college. All the colleges will have different eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria for MBA in Accounting is given below.

  • Candidates must have cleared a bachelor's degree in any discipline. 
  • They must have scored at least 45% to 50% marks in the bachelor's degree to get eligible for admission.

MBA in Accounting Admission Process

Admission to the two year MBA In Accounting course will be done on the basis of the scores in the qualifying degree. Colleges will prepare a selection list on the basis of candidates'individual scores in bachelor degree. Selected candidates will be called for a personal interview and group discussion. Candidates will have to perform well in both the rounds to get admission to any college offering an MBA in Accounting. Once the candidate has been selected, he/she can visit the college to confirm his/her admission.

MBA in Accounting Entrance Exam

Most of the colleges will include the scores of Common Admission Test (CAT) while providing admission to this course. There are many other entrance exams which are conducted for admission to the programme. Candidates can check the admission process of the college to know the details about the entrance exam accepted by the college. Some of the entrance exams for admission to MBA In Accounting are listed below. 


Type of Colleges Accepting the Exam

UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam)

Institutes affiliated under Uttar Pradesh Technical University

TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test)

MBA colleges in Tamil Nadu

MAH CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test)

MBA colleges in Maharashtra

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)

SPIJMR, LIBA, TAPMI, Great Lakes Institute of Management and many other colleges.

MAT (Management Aptitude Test)

MBA colleges in India

CAT (Common Admission Test)

IIMs and other top management colleges in India

MBA in Accounting Syllabus

Candidates can check the table provided below to know all the topics which will be taught to them in two years. The syllabus of  MBA in Accounting includes the following topics:

Basics of Marketing

Management Information Systems

Financial Management

Entrepreneurship Development & Project Management

Human Resource Management

International Business Management

Information Technology

Research Methodology

Legal Aspects of Business

Materials & Logistics Management

Management Accounting

Financial Management

Management Information Systems

Business & Environmental Management

Managerial Communication

Economic Environment of

Managerial Economics

Human Resource Management

Manufacturing & Operations Management

Current Trends in Management

Marketing Management

Business & Environmental Management

Materials & Logistics Management

Economic Environment of

Organizational Behavior & Principles & Practices of Management

Marketing Management

Research Methodology

Manufacturing & Operations Management

Statistical & Quantitative Methods


MBA in Accounting Career Options and Job Prospects

After completing an MBA in Accounting, candidates can search for opportunities in areas such as corporate accounting, government and non-profit organizations, taxation,  government and non-profit organizations and finance. There are many job opportunities available after MBA in Accounting. Besides this, those who are interested in applying for a job can pursue further studies in accounting. 

Candidates can expect an average salary of 4 to 5 lakh per annum after completing the program. Some of the major profiles where they can apply are listed below.

  • Equity Analyst
  • Forensic Accountants
  • Audit Manager
  • Accounting Firm Partner
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Associate
  • Accounting Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Financial Analyst

Some employment areas where candidates may apply are 

  • Public Accounting
  • Tax
  • Audit
  • Budget Analysis
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial
  • Real Estate Finance

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