ICFAI University Distance Education

About ICFAI Distance Education

icfai university distance education

ICFAI was established in 1984 with a vision of empowering quality education in this competitive world.

In 1985, the institute successfully announced the launching of CFA program.

ICFAI group’s business school IBS has been ranked amongst the top ranked B-Schools of India. It had successfully introduced the chain of Indian Business School (IBS) in 1995 across India.

Their contribution in Indian education system is remarkable and now their educational centers are available in PAN Indian network.

The achievement of Indian Business School (IBS) is also significant as they provide innovatively excellent education and infrastructure to their students. They act as a backbone for transforming their student's future and help them in becoming successful leaders in future.

ICFAI Group has been classified into 3 units - the ICFAI Business School, the ICFAI Universities and the Flexible Learning Programs.

The Flexible Learning Programs is a distance mod of learning.

This advancement requires meticulous focus of students so that they can develop their skills and earn other world best opportunities in their career growth.

Their focus is of delivering quality education with effective learning patterns.

The institute invests in important areas of research like banking, agriculture, economics, finance, intellectual property, health and environmental sustainability.


There are total 11 universities established by ICFAI Group across India. The foundation has successfully developed it's infrastructures in Jaipur, Hyderabad, Tripura, Mizoram, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Raipur, Nagaland, Jharkhand, Dehradun, and Meghalaya.

Courses Offered by ICFAI University

ICFAI University offers Bachelor and Master degree in Science & Technology, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Law and Information & Technology.

ICFAI Flexible Learning Mode is a distance learning PG program, which has designed and developed for mainly working professionals.

There are many professionals who want to pursue higher education but because of their regular working schedule they fail in continuing their studies.

Considering this fact, ICFAI has come up with new concepts of education, which would be flexible from many points of view. It makes the student understand the compact and structured aspect of management studies in a professional way.

The programme will develop problem-solving skills and improve decision-making capabilities. It is also very helpful in developing soft skill, provides moral values and an ethical attitude. ICFAI Business School (IBS) offers business management programs at PG level and enhances leadership power in students. Following are the programs offered by ICFAI Group:

PG Degree Programs PG Diploma Programs Certificate Programs UG+ Programs
Executive MBAPGDFAStrategic FinanceBBA
MBAInvestment ManagementInvestment Management
MBA FinanceDerivative & Risk ManagementRisk Management
MBA MarketingGlobal Financial MarketRisk Management (BFSI)
MBA Human Resource & ManagementTalent ManagementTreasury Management
MBA Telecom ManagementInnovation ManagementGlobal Markets
MBA Pharma ManagementRetail ManagementInformation System
MBA Hospital ManagementInternational BusinessDigitization
Business Intelligence
Strategic Marketing
Global Marketing
Retail Marketing
Technology Marketing
Recruitment, Training & Development
HR Operations

PG Degree Courses

Executive MBA is an innovative package designed and developed for working professionals. The programme gives the core detailing of management functions in all major areas like Human Resources, Finance, Marketing and Operations. They make students learn from real time case studies. ICFAI Flexible MBA course is best suitable for working professionals but learners need to make sure that they are giving proper time to their studies along with their full time job schedule. For working professionals, earning professional degree through distance learning is like a blessing because it will increase their career growth in a far better way. ICFAI Provides PG Degree in the following programs:

  • MBA Finance
  • MBA Marketing
  • General MBA
  • MBA Telecom Management
  • MBA Hospital Administration
  • MBA Pharma Management
  • Executive MBA
  • MMS

PG Courses & Fee Structure

Below is the fee structure for Executive MBA, 2-years MBA & MBA specializations

​ICFAI Executive MBA Fee Structure
Particulars Amount in Rupee
Admission Fee10,000
Program Fee1,40,000
Option I1,50,000
Option II
Initial Payment20,000
Balance Amount to be paid through 15 equated monthly instalments9,850
ICFAI MBA (2 Years) Fee Structure

Particulars Amount in Rupee
Admission Fee5,000
Programme Fee - Module I58,000
Lump-sum Payment63,000
EMI Facility
Initial Payment (by Demand Draft/ Credit Card)10,000
Balance amount to be paid through EMI (including bank charges) by post-dated cheques3,850
Number of EMI's16
Fee structure of MBA Specializations (HR, Marketing, Finance, Pharma, Hospital Management, Telecom Management)
Particulars Amount in Rupee
Admission Fee10,000
Programme Fee - Module I65,000
Lump-sum Payment75,000
EMI Facility
Initial Payment (by Demand Draft/ Credit Card)10,000
Balance amount to be paid through EMI (including bank charges) by post-dated cheques5,025

PG Diploma Courses

PG Diploma in Global Financial market program is designed for professionals who deal in foreign market. Investment Management program is developed for professionals who manage various securities like shares, bonds, etc. Talent Management program is for HR Professionals. PGDFA program offers knowledge and understanding of different aspect in human resource, marketing, financial analysis, portfolio management, etc. The PG Diploma programme in Derivatives and risk management gives exposure in financial instrument technique and explains strategies at global financial level. These programs will give students abundant knowledge in management field, which will be helpful for them in real time experience. Those who clear these exams successfully can apply for various positions as professionals:

  • Investment Banker
  • Fund Manager
  • Innovation Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Financial Analyst

ICFAI PG Diploma Courses Fee Structure

Particulars Amount in Rupee
Admission Fee5,000
Programme Fee - Module I13,500
Lump-sum Payment18,500
EMI Facility
Initial Payment (by Demand Draft/ Credit Card)5,000
Balance amount to be paid through EMI (including bank charges) by post-dated cheques2,980

Certificate Courses

Certificate programs have their own advantages. Certification in any specific field has its extemporary effects. It is not just a source of knowledge and understanding in short but also proves advantageous when you look ahead in your career growth graph. ICFAI Certification programs give you the confidence of being a good mentor. ICFAI provides certification programs in risk management and financial management, which gives a professional a better understanding of companies’ derivative in market. Global Marketing is another certificate program designed for execution of solutions for global audience. Detailed view of certification program in ICFAI:

  • Business Environment & Business Law
  • Marketing Management
  • International Marketing
  • Principle & Practice of Management
  • Financial Management
  • Derivative Instruments
  • Risk Management I
  • Risk Management II
  • Financial Markets
  • Portfolio Management & Mutual Funds
  • Marketing of Financial Products
  • Investment Management - Equity & Bonds
  • IT & System
  • Business Intelligence
  • Software Design & Architecture

Fee Structure for Certificate Courses

Particulars Option A Without Exam Fee Option B With Exam Fee
Admission Fee2,0002,000
Program Fee8,0008,000
Exam Fee2,000
Total Fee10,00012,000

Refund Policy: Course fee will be refunded within 30 days of enrolment after deducting admission fee and cost of courseware supplies fee. After 30 days of enrolment, no request for withdrawal will be entertained.

Admission Procedure

Students seeking admissions into ICFAI distance education courses can fill up the application form available on ICFAI official website.

​Students can make the payment through credit/debit card or Internet banking facility.

Awards & Recognition

ICFAI Group has been awarded for many awards for empowering excellent education. Sudhakar Rao said that he is honoured to receive such recognised awards on behalf of ICFAI Universities. Following are the awards earned by ICFAI Group so far:

  • Most Promising Brand Professional Education 2014-15
  • SkillTree Great Place to Study in India 2014-16
  • Leading Private University in India 2014-15
  • Education Evangelist of India 2013-14

Self-study is very much important and this particular programme is particularly based on self-study, although counselling classes are also organised for betterment of learning. University is responsible for providing prescribed books and study materials specially designed for the programme. Every year Exams are schedule in the month of April, July, October and January.

The examinations are offered through Computer Based Test (CBT).​

The CBTs are held at test centers. The details of Test Centers will be available at the official website of ICFAI for every program. Students can choose centers as per their own convenience. Before applying for any of the courses, check all the related details properly.