MBA (Rural Management) Program

About the Program

The University is offering MBA (Rural Management) program for imparting focused knowledge, skills and broad understanding to students in all the core areas of Management subjects like Marketing, Finance, Operations, HR, Quantitative Techniques, Economics and Rural Management. The program is being structured in such a way that students will be exposed in the areas of Rural Development, Food & Agri-Business Management where a number of job opportunities are available.


2 Years

Eligibility Program-Icon

Pass in Graduation in any discipline with 45% (5% relaxation will be given to SC, ST, OBC candidates) and above aggregate marks. Final year students awaiting results can also apply. Candidates fulfilling the above mentioned eligibility need to appear for the ‘ICFAI University Tripura Admission Test’ followed by a ‘Personal Interview’ for their final selection. Candidates having valid scores of CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT are exempted from appearing in the ‘ICFAI University Tripura Admission Test’. Preference will be given to students having qualification from agriculture and allied subjects.


Program Structure

The program structure consists of 31 courses covered in 4 semesters spread over two years. The students are also required to do summer internship after completion of first year.

Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
  • Marketing Management I
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Financial Management I
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Managerial Economics
  • Information Systems for Managers
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Business Communication
  • Marketing Management II
  • Financial Management II
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Macroeconomics and Business Environment
  • Business Research Methods
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Soft Skills Lab I
Summer Internship Program
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Introduction to Agri Business Management
  • Agricultural Marketing System in India
  • Digital Inclusion in rural economy
  • Management Thesis
  • Elective-I
  • Elective-II
  • Elective-II
  • Elective-IV
  • Agri Supply Chain & Warehousing
  • Infrastructure for rural & Social Sector
  • Personal Effectiveness Lab
  • Elective-V
  • Elective-VI
  • Elective-VII

Specialization in Agri-Business Management

  • Rural Finance
  • Micro-finance & Micro-insurance
  • Marketing of Agricultural Inputs
  • Rural Marketing
  • NGO Management
  • Food Processing and Technology
  • Farm Business Management
  • Rural Finance and Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects
  • Impact Assessment of Projects
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Rural Planning
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Intellectual Property Rights and its Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Social Audit
  • Rural Health Management.

Admission Modalities

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campus-based MBA offered by the ICFAI University, Tripura at Agartala. The medium of instruction is English.


  • Pass in Graduation in any discipline with minimum 45% (40% in case of SC/ST/ OBC) aggregate marks. Preference will be given to the students having academic qualification in agriculture and allied subjects
  • Final year students in respective qualifying examinations awaiting results can also apply.
  • Final year students who have not received the original certificates from the Universities/Boards by August 27, 2021 will be admitted provisionally. Their admission will be confirmed subject to their passing the qualifying examination and obtaining minimum required marks mentioned above. The registration of the applicants not meeting the eligibility criteria by October 22, 2021 will be cancelled. In such cases, admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

The selection of applicants for all programs is on the basis of merit through application and interview. However, for MBA Programs, students need to appear for the “ICFAI University Tripura Admission Test”. For details please refer prospectus. While evaluating applicants for admission, due weightage is given to academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra co-curricular activities.

  • The applicants will have to go through a personal interview at the campus. This is to determine the applicants’ attitude and motivation to pursue the program.
  • Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of interview. The original certificates will be returned after verification.
  • The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process. All the selected applicants will be required to pay the admission fee after selection.

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of applicants belonging to the State of Tripura in any course of ICFAI University, Tripura or in a constituent college, affiliated college, regional centre or study centre within the State of Tripura, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the applicants meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.
  • Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to applicants belonging to Open Category.
  • Guidelines to Complete the Application Form: The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  • Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • Provide all available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  • Cost of the Application material is ₹ 500.

Applicants have to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates

  • Date of Birth Certificate /Class X Certificate
  • Marks sheets of Class XII/ Degree certificate (as may be applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities

The completed Application Form for Admissions may be submitted or sent to the University at:

The Admissions Officer, The ICFAI University Tripura,
University Campus, Agartala-Simna Road, P.O.
Kamalghat, Mohanpur, Agartala-799 210, Tripura (West),
Phone: 0381-2865752/62, Fax: 0381-2865754,
Toll-free: 1 800 345 3673
WhatsApp : 91-8415952506
E-mail :
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Fee Schedule

Fee comprises of Admission Fee, Program Fee, Caution Deposit (Refundable) and Hostel fee as per the details mentioned below:

Admission Fee

All students have to pay an Admission Fee of Rs. 20,000 towards the confirmation of admission.

Program Fee

Students should pay the fee mentioned in the table below at the beginning of each semester as per the due dates indicated in the Student Handbook.

Fee Particulars MBA(Rural Management)
Domicile Non - Domicile
Fee per semester (Rs.) 60,000 70,000
Total program fee (Rs.) 2,40,000 2,80,000
Domicile: Students belonging to the North-East States@;
Non-Domicile: Students from States other than North-East States.
@ (North East States: (North East States: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura

* NOTE : N J Yasaswy Memorial Merit Scholarships are offered to the students pursuing BBA program.

All students are required to pay a caution deposit of Rs. 10,000 along with the first semester fee. The caution deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the program.

Transportation facility is provided from city to campus on payment basis.

Hostel facility is available within the campus. Students will be required to pay the hostel fee as mentioned in the following table:

Hostel Accommodation per semester  Rs. 12,000 per semester for 1st year. Subsequent years fee will be communicated before the commencement of the academic year.
Hostel Deposit (Refundable)  Rs. 10,000
Mess Charges Actual cost will be work out in consultation with Mess Committee.

All payments can be made by using Credit/Debit card or by Internet Banking. Students can also pay by way of Bank Demand Draft drawn on Scheduled Bank in favor of “The ICFAI University, Tripura - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Agartala, Tripura

Admission Calendar

MBA (Rural Management) Program
Particulars Dates
Last Date for submission of completed application forms Aug 27, 2020
Last date of Admission/ Registration Aug 31, 2020
Commencement of regular classes Sept 01, 2020