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Deadline :  December 30,2023


The Amrita AHEAD Online MBA in Artificial Intelligence (Elective) is a prestigious offering from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the 5th top-ranked university in India. This program is supported by a curriculum that aligns with industry needs and is delivered by globally recognized faculty. The specialization in Artificial Intelligence is meticulously crafted to stay abreast with the latest trends and practices in the AI industry.

Students will gain insights into machine learning, data visualization, deep learning algorithms, and natural language processing, among other relevant topics. They will develop and refine their skills and knowledge to identify and formulate machine learning problems, understand supervised and unsupervised learning problems, pre-process data, train multiple models for testing using Python, and evaluate the performance of different models. This program will empower students to leverage AI technologies to improve business strategies, build robust AI models, conduct high-dimensional analysis, manage targeted web advertising, and use data analytics to enhance AI performance.


Industry Mentors:

Our students are guided by industry experts who actively participate in their learning journey, starting from the first semester. This mentorship is facilitated through various courses, industry projects, and certifications. Our online MBA in Artificial Intelligence courses are structured to provide real-world experience and insights into the AI industry.

Job Prospects

Enhance your career opportunities across various industry sectors like IT, Data Science, Tech Startups, E-commerce, and High-Tech Companies. Our online MBA in Artificial Intelligence can pave the way to rewarding roles in diverse sectors.

Alumni Network:

Become a part of a large and continually expanding network of Amrita alumni. Our alumni network comprises graduates from our online MBA programs in India and abroad.

World Class Faculty

Learn from leading faculty members and industry experts

Dr. Shekar Babu
Dr. Shekar Babu

Founding Head, AMRITA School of Business, Bengaluru.Dr. Shekar has 15 years of experience in academia and 15 years in Industry. Dr. Shekar Babu is the founding head of AMRITA School of Business, Bangalore. He started AMRITA School of Business, Bangalore in 2007 in collaboration with State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, USA. He was also an Adjunct Faculty at School of Management, University at Buffalo, NY, USA. He worked for 10 years as a Director of Hewlett-Packard’s Software Division, California, USA. He was responsible for managing the $1Billion revenues. He worked 5 years as a Management Consultant at Price Waterhouse (PWC), Los Angeles, California, USA.rn

Jay Misra
Jay Misra

Professor, School of Business.Mr Jay Misra is Co-Director of the Amrita Center for Sustainable Future and the Program Manager of the Amrita Center for International Programs. Mr. Misra has an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a Dual B.S. and M.S. in Engineering / Operations Research with honors from the University of Pittsburgh, USA .He began his career at IBM and moved on to working in the Executive management for notable investors such as George Soros. In the world of academia he has guest lectured at Harvard, Stanford, etc, and has published several books and journals.

Dr. Nava Subramaniam
Dr. Nava Subramaniam

Deputy Dean – Research and Innovation at School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain; RMIT University

Master of Business Administration Degree

Obtain a prestigious AICTE Approved degree from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the 7th top University in India. Our online MBA with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence is acknowledged and esteemed by employers across various sectors.

As per UGC regulations, Online degrees at the undergraduate and the postgraduate levels are treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels offered through traditional mode.

Become a part of a rapidly expanding global network of accomplished Amrita alumni.

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Course Curriculum

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies and projects.

Semester 1


Business Communications
Managerial Economics-Micro and Macro
Organisational Behaviour
Accounting for Managers
Marketing Management
Business Statistics
Education for Life-1
Semester 2


Operations Management
Technology Transformation for Business
Human Resource Management
Financial Cost Management
Consumer Behaviour
Business Analytics
Education for Life – 2
Semester 3


Strategic Management
International Business
Legal Aspects and Business Ethics
Education for Life – 3
Elective 1
Elective 2
Elective 3
Semester 4


Entrepreneurship and Innovation
CSR and Sustainability
Education for Life – 4
Elective 4
Elective 5
Elective 6
Elective 7
Foundations of Computer Systems
Introduction to Machine Learning
Data Visualization
Deep Learning
Advanced Machine Learning
Artificial Intelligence and its Applications
Natural Language Processing

Minimum Eligibility

Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in UG.

  • Candidates must have passed 10 + 2
  • Candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree(minimum 3 years)
  • Students in their final year can apply with the last completed semester results

Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

Course Duration

Minimum 2 years
Maximum 4 years

The Amrita
Accreditations & Rankings

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC),Government of India accredited our University with the topmost ‘A++’ grade. The Schools under the aegis of Amrita University have over 108 programmes in disciplines as diverse as Biotechnology, Engineering, Management, Medicine, Dentistry, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, Nanotechnology, Communication, Arts & Science and Education, providing our students with an outstanding training in our several campuses across multiple states. Needless to add, this multi-disciplinary character of our University facilitates a laudable synergy within our midst greatly enabling us all to derive maximum benefit from the expertise of each other. The Amrita AHEAD programs are WES accredited in the United States and Canada.
Amrita ranked 7th Best University in India- NIRF, Govt. of India

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No 1 Private University in India
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Govt of india, 2023, 7th best university in India
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No 1 International Faculty in India
NAAC A++ Grade

Admission Process

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Job Titles

  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • AI Application Developer
  • AI Architect
  • Natural Language Processing Scientist
  • Deep Learning Engineer
  • AI Systems Analyst
  • AI Data Analyst
  • Artificial Intelligence Consultant
  • Machine Learning Researcher
  • AI Product Manager
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Programme Fee*

Per Semester Fee: INR 60,000 Total fee (per semester fee*4 semesters): INR 2,40,000


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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the MBA Program (Elective: Artificial Intelligence)?

The MBA Program (Elective: Artificial Intelligence) at Amrita is a 2-year online postgraduate program designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in high management positions over time. This program is particularly beneficial for those looking to refocus their career and grow professionally. It covers all crucial concepts, practices, and trends in areas like Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Operations, Statistics, and HR, with a special focus on machine learning, data visualization, deep learning algorithms, and natural language processing, among other AI-related topics.

Is the program approved by AICTE?

Yes, the MBA Program is approved by AICTE.

How long can I take to complete my program?

The online MBA Program (Elective: Artificial Intelligence) is a 2-year program. However, we offer flexibility for learners to complete it within a maximum duration of 4 years.

How will you conduct the online program?

For working professionals, we have built tremendous flexibility in the program allowing up to 4 years to earn your degree, allowing for self-paced, anytime learning.

• Reading materials and video lectures will be uploaded into our learning management system

• Every week, there will be a live interactive session with faculty to clear doubts and they will also be recorded and posted.

• There will also be a discussion forum to encourage peer learning. Faculty and teaching assistants will also participate in these discussion forums and help with the overall learning experience. Practice quizzes will be given every week so that you are continuously preparing for exams.

What is the format of an online course?

Our online courses follow the UGC guidelines and are divided into four quadrants: e-Tutorial, e-Content, Discussion forum, and Assessment. Each quadrant is designed to enhance the learning experience with a variety of educational materials and activities.

Each course will be in 4 quadrants, fully following the UGC guidelines.

Quadrant-I is an e-Tutorial, which shall contain: Video and Audio Content in an organized form, Animation, Virtual Labs, etc, along with the transcription of the video.

Quadrant-II is e-Content, which shall contain; self-instructional material (digital Self Learning Material), e-Books, case studies, presentations, etc., and also contain Web Resources such as further references, Related Links, etc.

Quadrant-III is the Discussion forum for raising doubts and clarifying the same by the Course Coordinator

Quadrant-IV is Assessment, which shall contain; Problems and Solutions, which could be in the form of Multiple Choice Questions, Fill in the blanks, Matching Questions, Short Answer Questions, Long Answer Questions, Quizzes, Assignments, and Solutions.

Will the Online degree be equivalent to the conventional degree offered by Amrita?

Yes. As Per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels offered through conventional mode. The following things will be mentioned on the backside of the degree and mark sheets – Mode of delivery; Date of admission; Date of completion.

Do you offer interactive sessions with the faculty?

Yes, we offer weekly live doubt-clearing sessions with the faculty for every course. These sessions are also recorded and available for later viewing.

In order to accommodate working professionals, these sessions will be held on weekends or after working hours.

How are the exams conducted in online mode?

Examinations are conducted as per the new regulations through the Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode.

Why should one study for an MBA Program (Elective: Artificial Intelligence)?

An MBA Program (Elective: Artificial Intelligence) creates business leaders and managers with leadership and problem-solving skills specifically tailored for the global business environment. It provides valuable business acumen, expands your professional network, and creates new opportunities. The program covers a broad range of topics, including a thorough foundation in traditional management disciplines and specialized topics in AI.

What are the Job Opportunities Post-Completion?

After successfully completing the program, graduates can anticipate a variety of job roles such as Artificial Intelligence Specialist, Machine Learning Engineer, Data Scientist, AI Application Developer, AI Architect, Natural Language Processing Scientist, Deep Learning Engineer, AI Systems Analyst, AI Data Analyst, Artificial Intelligence Consultant, Machine Learning Researcher, AI Product Manager.

Why Choose Amrita AHEAD’s Online Degrees?

Our online degrees provide numerous advantages, including the flexibility to study at your own pace, programs approved by AICTE, a world-class learning environment, experienced faculty, assistance with career development, industry-related projects, interactive sessions with industry professionals, and multiple industry certifications.


What is the eligibility criteria?

Candidates are required to have a minimum of 50% marks in their undergraduate degree, must have passed 10 + 2, and must have completed an undergraduate degree (minimum 3 years). Students in their final year can apply with the results of their last completed semester. Candidates with work experience, especially in fields related to Artificial Intelligence, will have an added advantage for admissions.

Is there an admission fee?

No, there is no admission fee when you apply. The application process is free of charge.

How do I apply?

You can apply by filling out our application form.

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How do I contact you?

You can reach us via Email, Call, or WhatsApp. You can also chat with us through the chat window present on our website.

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We are always here to help you and make your journey as easy as possible.

Can international students apply?

Yes, we welcome applications from International Students, especially those with a keen interest in Artificial Intelligence.

What is Amrita AHEAD Online Degree Program’s Refund Policy?

For the July 2023 season, as per new UGC regulations, we will provide a full refund to all students till September 2023 and a deduction of Rs. 1000 as a processing fee for refunds till October 2023.

For all admissions beyond October 2023, the following policy will be followed.

We follow UGC Regulations for a Refund :

  • 15 days or more prior to admissions closing date – 100% refund*
  • Within 15 days prior to the admission closing date – 90% refund
  • Within 15 days after the admission closing date – an 80% refund
  • 15 days after the admission closing date – 50% Refund
  • 30 days after the admission closing date – No Refund

A processing fee of Rs. 1000 will be deducted

Students Testimonials

Emad Ashers MBA
Emad Ashers
Online MBA

AHEAD online MBA program from Amrita University is structured and executed to suit working professionals who must balance work and studies. For each subject, there is a designated course coordinator who will help resolve any issues we face with any particular matter. I am happy with how the course is structured and taught to us, and I appreciate all the team members and faculty of Amrita Ahead for making it possible to pursue this Online MBA degree.

Jamshi K J
Online MBA

Amrita AHEAD online MBA degree is a unique program offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, an institution well-known for its value u0026 excellence. This flexible online course is helping me to get back to my career and my dreams, along with handling my other responsibilities in life. Apart from the subject knowledge, the education u0026 value that Amrita is giving to my Life is priceless. Choosing the Amrita AHEAD Online program to resume my learning was one of my best decisions. Always proud and grateful to be an Amritian!

Midhun Antony MBA
Midhun Antony
Online MBA

Amrita AHEAD online MBA program creates a remarkable achievement in working professionals by getting used to the industry-relevant course and upskilling program for one’s career. Despite learning, it helps to keep the challenges of present-day needs. Amrita Ahead Online MBA program is the new age mantra and qualification needed by an individual in the competitive world.

Nithyasree MBA
Online MBA

As a working professional in HR, an online MBA degree is vital. Amrita Ahead has given me a very flexible learning platform with my schedule. The courses are crafted to impart managerial skills and develop interpersonal skills necessary for growth. We are exposed to current industry and market scenarios through webinars and online courses. When I relate my experience and the amount of exposure I received through my regular Bachelor’s course, this Online Learning Programme has given me a similar experience.”

Resmi Gopi Mohan MBA
Resmi Gopi Mohan
Online MBA

I was drawn to the Online MBA program at Amrita AHEAD because I have been living abroad for the past few years and needed an MBA program from a renowned and trusted University, which would allow me to have the flexibility to learn on my own time while living and working full-time. I highly recommend the Amrita AHEAD MBA program to those looking to go further in their career with applied skills and knowledge gained throughout the program.

Shyju TC MBA
Online MBA

For quite some time, I have been looking for a regular MBA program for working professionals like me to help me gain knowledge on the latest topic and trends in business and provide the impetus to accelerate my professional growth. That is when Amrita AHEAD was introduced, and I didn’t have to think twice about grabbing the opportunity. Now one year into the online MBA program, I am glad that I chose Amrita AHEAD – with its state-of-the-art learning platform, top-class faculty, and reliable support team at an affordable cost, it has ticked all the boxes for me.

Online MBA

Amrita AHEAD gave me a chance to pursue online MBA degree without leaving my job. After researching several colleges, I chose Amrita AHEAD’s online MBA program not only because it is one of India’s top universities but also the flexibility and versatility it offers. Unlike other distance education programs, Amrita ahead offers me campus placement opportunities and a chance to learn from several industry experts. I suggest you to choose Amrita AHEAD if you are looking to pursue higher studies without the worry of quitting your dream job!

Subhiksha A
Online MBA

This Amrita AHEAD Online MBA Program is one of the most excellent opportunities to get your degree while working when you dream of pursuing an MBA and don’t want to quit your job either. This Online program gives the same Content and Knowledge what we get from Offline classes. Adds the benefit of learning from Anywhere, Anytime. Even If We Miss the Live session, recorded sessions are always available in the portal. Thanks AMRITA AHEAD, for this initiative.

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