MOOC is an area that has been growing at an exponential rate since its introduction. With this advent, the age of distance learning programs began. The distance learning MBA programs provide opportunities to working professionals, fresh graduate, budding entrepreneur, a homemaker, a doctor or anyone in any profession with a bachelor\'s degree to train their management skills and be able to employ in a field of their choice. Candidates who wish to pursue the distance learning based MBA programs at their own pace can now in the comfort of their own homes. However, with the rise in the number of institutions offering distance learning programs, the institutions have begun to enforce an entrance test which will ensure that the candidates who do want to pursue the course are genuine or not. Although, the country has many aspirants who wish to earn an MBA, many of the Indian business schools are not able to stand in the higher end of global management education aspects such as quality of curriculum, infrastructure and placement records.
In this issue, Higher Education Review presents the second edition of the \'10 Distance learning Institutes in India for MBA\' to guide the candidates who wish to pursue their MBA through this maze. Our objective is to arm professionals with extensive information that will facilitate their quest to identify the best institute to pursue distance management education. We sincerely hope that our initiative will assist the future MBA aspirants\' educational journey and broaden their horizons and grasp better opportunities, while helping them select the right institute. Following are 10 premier distance learning institutions in the country listed out in alphabetical order.