What is MBA in HR (Human Resource)?

MBA in Human Resource or MBA HR programme imparts knowledge and training in managing the workforce of the organization. It is known that every organisation has its unique set of values, visions, ideals, norms, working language, systems and methodology. The role of an HR professional is to develop and manage their company’s culture, hire best of the talents and retain them.

MBA in HR: Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Eligibility criteria of MBA in HR is same as MBA General i.e. Graduation in any stream or equivalent from a recognised university

Final year Graduation candidates are also eligible to apply for the programme.

Admission Process

To pursue MBA HR the candidates have to participate in the admission process of MBA programme of their chosen B-School, which generally includes entrance exam, group discussion and personal interview. Take a look at the top MBA entrance exams you can take for MBA in HR admission. 

  • CAT
  • XAT
  • CMAT
  • MAT
  • SNAP
  • NMAT by GMAC

MBA in HR Syllabus

Given below is the list of subjects and topics taught in MBA HR specialization. In most of the institutes, the course is divided into four semesters during which these subjects are taught along with summer projects and industrial trainings which provide the candidates opportunities to put their theoretical knowledge to use and gain practical experience in the field.

  • Management Process and Organization Theory
  • Fundamentals of Industrial Relations
  • Individual Behaviour in Organization
  • Strategic Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Human Resource Information System
  • Business Environment
  • Human Resource Planning and Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Training and Development

Top companies hiring MBA in Human Resources

To get hired by the top companies, you should first complete your master’s degree in HR from the best HR institutions/B-schools in India. Here is the list of top companies recruiting MBA in HR. However, do not limit yourself to these companies as the scope for MBA in HR is huge. There is also a number of international job opportunities waiting for you.

  • Reliance
  • Larsen & Turbo
  • KPMG
  • Infosys
  • Wipro
  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Makemytrip
  • L’Oreal
  • Pepsico