Pursuing an MBA Degree in India: An Analysis of Barriers and Motivations for Men and Women

Across the globe, graduate management education is known for providing a competitive edge in a variety of industries for both men and women. India, in particular, is an area in which management education is becoming increasingly popular (Mahajan, 2006).


The increasingly progressive nature of modern India may explain the annual increases in prospective MBA students of Indian citizenship registering to take the GMAT® exam, as reported from the mba.com Registrants Survey (Schoenfeld, 2005a; 2005b).