Business Administration

Business Administration



An Overview of MBA Program

The Department of Business Administration under the Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship (FBE) at DIU offers the world’s best known and most widely recognized MBA degree in the field of business for the students willing to serve in different organizations at executive, managerial, and administrative positions. MBA is one of the most sought degrees after graduation in the world because of its value to people in business and administration. The goal of the program is to produce quality graduates who are competent enough to meet the contemporary and emerging needs of business enterprises and societies, and provide the nation with knowledgeable and skilled managers who are able to meet the changing needs of 4th industrial revolution in the business environment today and days to come.

The MBA program of DIU involves rigorous teaching, field-works, industry attachment, reports, presentation and teams projects, all of which give students the necessary abilities to handle real-life business situations. This helps set them apart from those who do not have such expertise and can make them leaders in their chosen fields.


Minimum Passing  grade

The minimum Passing grade in the MBA Program in each course is “C”. Therefore to earn an MBA degree a student must ensure that his/ her grade in each course is C or above and Total minimum CGPA is 2.50. 

 Major Area(s):

A student pursuing an MBA Degree can do in the following Seventeen(17) areas:

  • Accounting 
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Banking
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Insurance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Islamic Finance
  • Social Business
  • Leadership
  • Agribusiness
  • Project Management

Summary of the Program

Credit Hours Program Duration Admission Fee Average Semester Cost for 12 Credits Total Tuition Fee Total cost
39-60 1-2 Years TK 34,500 TK 50,750 TK 135,000-213,750 TK 179,750-270,000


Admission Requirements

Students having graduation degree from any discipline are allowed to apply for admission to MBA program. For admission to MBA program a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Students having minimum 2.5 GPA or 2nd division both in SSC/Dakhil/Vocational and HSC/Alim/BA/Diploma In Commerce/Diploma in Business Studies and 3 or 4 years graduation from any group may apply for admission.
  • Students completing five O-level subjects and at least two A-level subjects may apply. Out of these 7 subjects applicants must have minimum 4 “B” grade 3 “C” grade and 3 or 4 years graduation from any group may apply for admission.
  • For MBA (Executive), an applicant must have minimum 3 years job experience in executive level after graduation.

Detailed Cost Structure of MBA Program

Items of the Fees 39 Credit Hours (3 Semester) 48 Credit Hours (4 Semester) 60 Credit Hours (5 Semester)
Admission Fee 12,000 12,000 12,000
Library Development Fee 2,000 2,000 2,000
Rover Scout and BNCC Fee 500 500 500
Student Smart Card (in Balance 200 Tk.) 1,000 1,000 1,000
Student and Guardian Group Life Insurance 2,000 2,000 2,000
Tuition Fees (36 cr. hr. @ Tk. 3750) 135,000 168,000 213,750
Semester Fee (Per Semester @ Tk.3000) 9,000 12,000 15,000
Development Fee (Per Semester @ Tk. 2000) 6,000 8,000 10,000
Extracurricular Activities Fee (Per Semester @Tk.750) 2,250 3,000 3,750
Internship/Dissertation Fee (3 cr.) 10,000 10,000 10,000
Total payable (for 39/48/60) 179,750 219,250 270,000

 Performance Evaluation Rubrics

Evaluation Criteria Marks
Class Attendance 07
Class Tests 15
Assignment 05
Presentation 08
Mid-term Test 25
Final Examination 40
Total 100

Grading of MBA Program

Marks Grade Grade Point Remarks
80% and above A+ 4.00 Outstanding
75% to less than 80% A 3.75 Excellent
70% to less than 75% A- 3.50 Very Good
65% to less than 70% B+ 3.25 Good
60% to less than 65% B 3.00 Satisfactory
55% to less than 60% B- 2.75 Above Average
50% to less than 55% C+ 2.50 Average
45% to less than 50% C 2.25 Below Average
40% to less than 45% D 2.00 Pass
Less than 40% F 0.00 Fail

Scholarships and Waiver Opportunities

DIU provides meritorious and poor students with financial aid. Every year 25% poor and meritorious students of the total students receive 10% to 100% financial aid. It is remarkable that more than 2,000 students of the university avail themselves of the waiver and scholarship facilities. Scholarships are provided in four categories.

i. Daffodil International University Scholarship
ii. Lutfar Rahman Scholarship
iii. Razia Begum Scholarship
iv. Akij Group Scholarship

To enjoy scholarship and tuition fee waiver, students of MBA program must take at least 09 credits. Students who will apply for a tuition fee waiver in other different quotas (Need-based quota, Freedom Fighters quota, Tribal quota, DIC students quota, Sports quota, 1st batch quota, etc.) should maintain a minimum GPA 3.00 (4) in each semester. Among the students, each of the husband and wife, two brothers, brother & sister and two sisters of the same parent will get a waiver of 20% of their tuition fee. For continuation, they will have to maintain a GPA of 3.00. The benefit will be withdrawn if any of the two drops from the program. The students who are already enjoying waiver benefit in any category should not apply for further waiver benefit. Newly admitted students can apply for waiver benefit under Need-based category through the Prescribed Financial Aid Form after completion of at least one semester. Waiver benefit is applicable only for tuition fee and not applicable for Admission fee, Semester fee, Library fee, Lab fee, Extra-Curricular activities fee, Improvement, Retake, Project/Dissertation/Internship, etc.

DIU offers the tuition fee waiver for the students on the basis of results in Graduation or equivalent including the fourth subject in the following categories.

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Why to Study MBA at DIU?

“The learning that I achieved during my MBA at DIU, helped me a lot in my career in different companies in the country. The teaching staffs of DIU are excellent, very caring and experienced in their relevant fields. I still feel my university life at DIU as one of the golden periods I ever enjoyed and try to keep contact with my classmates of DIU. The green and spacious permanent campus along with the golf course of the university is so beautiful that it attracts me over and over again.” Major Khaled Saifullah (Retd)
Executive Vice President, Bangladesh Finance Limited
“I am really happy to hold my today’s position in my career direction. As an alumnus of Business Administration, DIU; I did successfully catch the teaching terms of international corporate market’s knowledge and capacities that’s why today I can hold myself in a country’s leading position. Thanks to DIU.” Ms. Tania Sharmin
Managing Director and CEO, CAPM Advisory Limited
“When I admitted into MBA at Daffodil International University (DIU), I wasn’t sure whether I made the right choice or not. But as the semester went by I came to realize I made the right decision. DIU gave me all the tools needed to unlock my potentialities. All the faculty members are very helpful and supported me from the very first day till the end of the program.

The course curriculum of this degree are very practical and relevant to current market needs. What I learned during my time with DIU certainly helped me to reach where I am now. What I like most about DIU is, students are not just a number but a human being who gets every support for a better future.”

Mr. Monjurul Alam Jewel
Head of Human Resources, Eastern Bank Limited

This is a 60-credit MBA program and a regular student has to complete 60 credits to earn an MBA degree. However, a student may get waiver of some courses depending upon his/her results at Bachelor and/ Master levels and managerial/professional experience. The minimum credit requirements for an MBA degree is 39 credits. 

Only the students having adequate professional experience and outstanding academic records will be allowed to earn an Executive MBA degree. The total credit requirements for a particular student and the courses s/he needs to take will be evaluated and determined by the academic advisor(s) of the program or the Dean of the Faculty based on his/her results at Bachelor and/ Master levels and managerial experience. It is to note that students doing MBA major in Textile & Apparel Management & Merchandising will complete 66 credits. They have to take 7 major courses instead of 5.

The general credit requirements for a student pursuing an MBA degree are given in the following.

  Categories of Courses No. of Courses Credits
1. Core Courses 11 33
2. Functional Courses 02 06
3. Capstone Course 01 03
4. Major Courses 05 15
  Internship   03
  Total 19 60

A student pursuing an MBA degree with a single major has to complete 60 credits. And, a student pursuing an MBA degree with a double major has to complete 72 credits. The break-down of the credits will be as follows:

  Categories of Courses No. of Courses Credits
1. Core Courses 09 27
2. Functional Courses from 1st Major area 02 06
3. Capstone Course 01 03
4. Major Courses from 1st Major area 05 15
5. Functional Courses from 2nd Major area 02 06
  Major Courses from 2nd Major area 04 12
  Internship   03
  Total 23 72

A student pursuing an MBA degree can major in any of the following 21 (Twenty one) areas.