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Diploma/Degree: Degree

Course: Post Graduate

Course Duration: Two years four semesters full-time programme

Description: MBA (HRD) programme of the Department of Commerce has been designed to cater to the growing needs of industry and business for professionally qualified young man and women in the area of Human Resource and Organisational Development. In liberalized framework of the Indian economy, corporate experts in HRD will be amongst the key resource personnel needed for corporate strategic planning and control. Further, existing personnel specialists will need to develop fresh perspectives in order to cope with the changing role of personnel and industrial relations departments of corporate organisations. MBA (HRD)’s objective is to provide quality education to highly motivated, bright young men and women so that they can provide professional expertise to business and industry in the area of human resource and organisational development.

M.B.A.(HRD) is taught at Department of Commerce, Faculty of commerce & Business, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.


 Numbers of seats for MBA (IB) and MBA (HRD) is 73 (62+11) for each Program (General -31, OBC – 17, SC – 9, ST – 5 = 62). As per University rules, the seats for PH, CW, and foreign students (FS) categories are supernumerary. Over and above 62 seats, there are 11 supernumerary seats (2 PH, 3 CW, and 6 FS seats = 11).

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Admission for MBA (HRD):

Eligibility for Admission:

Indian Students

 i. Passed Bachelor’s Degree examination of the University of Delhi or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto in any discipline, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent thereto in the grading system. Relaxation in eligibility for students of reserved category would be as per university rules.

ii. Appeared for CAT 2014 conducted by Indian Institute of Management(IIMs).

Note: Candidates appearing in the final year examination of Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply. If selected, candidates will be eligible for admission only when they submit the result meeting the minimum eligibility criteria at the time of admission.

Foreign Students

The Foreign Nationals seeking admission in the University shall have to get themselves registered with the Foreign Students Registry (FSR) in compliance with the schedule notified by the FSR. No Foreign students will be admitted directly by the Department. (Vide University circular no.Aca.I/UG-PG: Admissions/2014 dated May 22, 2014)


There will be reservation for SC, ST, PWD, OBC, CW, and FS categories as per University of Delhi rules. Further, the students claiming reservations must upload copies of relevant documents/ certificates from the competent authority along with the application form.

Reservation in admissions for Wards/ wives / Widows of the Defense personnel

(a)As per the Academic Council Resolution No. 5 dated 23nd May, 2007, and Resolution No. 70 dated 09.11.2009, 5% seats already reserved for admission to various courses in the University may be made in the following order of priorities:-

(i)Widows/Wards of Defence personnel killed in action;

(ii)Wards of serving personnel and ex-servicemen disabled in action;

(iii)Widows/Wards of Defence personnel who died in peace time with death attributable to military service;

(iv)Wards of Defence personnel disabled in peace time with disability attributable to military service.

(v)Wards of ex-servicemen personnel and serving personnel including police personnel who are in receipt of Gallantry Awards;

(Above categories are also applicable for Para military personnel)

Relaxation to the extent of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility requirement in the aggregate or in the subject, as the case may be, will be given to the candidates of the above mentioned categories while determining their eligibility for admission/or to appear in admission test.

This concession is also extend to the children of those disabled officers and men of the Armed Forces including Para-Military personnel, who are invalidated out of service during the hostilities and who were unmarried at the time of disablement from service but subsequently got married and had their children.

In order to become eligible for the above concession, children/widows/wives of officers and Jawan, etc. are required to produce the entitlement card issued by any of the following:

(a) Secretary, Kendriya Sainik Board, Delhi

(b) Secretary, Rajya/Zila Sainik Board

(c) Officer-in charge, Record Office

(d) 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate

(e) Ministry of Home Affairs ( For Police Personnel in receipt of Gallantry Awards)

Reservation for Other Backward Classes

(i) As per communication received by the University from the UGC, the OBC status is to be determined on the basis of the Central list of OBC’s notified by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment on the recommendations of the National Commission for Backward Classes available at the website of the commission ( The documents in evidence of the OBC Non-Creamy Layer status are required from the students at the time of admission.

(ii) All OBC Category students are to be given relaxation of 10% (in full) in the minimum eligibility conditions.

Note: In all the cases the decision of the Admission Committee shall be final.

Selection Procedure

A three-layered selection procedure, i.e., the CAT Percentile, the Group Discussion and the Personal Interview is followed for admission to both the programmes. This is done with a view to identify and process the interpersonal skills in addition to the overall knowledge of the students.

Candidates are required to submit their CAT score after appearing in the Common Admission Test conducted by IIMs. Thereafter, the candidates which are short-listed on the basis of their CAT percentile will be called for GD and interview

NOTE : The PG Courses M.Com,M.B.A.(IB) & M.B.A.(HRD) are in the process of revision and the revised course may get implemented w.e.f July, 2014


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