Telecom Management

Telecom Management

Degrees offered: MBA, P.G.D

What is Telecom Management

Telecom Management is a part of Business Management that deals with the area of telecommunications. It deals with the resources, infrastructure, and services of telecom such as reception antennae, microwave towers, wireless transmission, radiofrequency, and many more. The students who will qualify the telecom management course will have many career opportunities in the future such as telecom managers plan, radio frequency engineer, packet core design engineer, telecommunication engineer, telecom field engineer.

Telecom Management Course - Highlights

Telecom Management Course can be pursued as an MBA in Telecom Management. The course teaches many things related to telecommunication and networking. Telecom Management Course offers specialisation in mainly three areas: Systems and Finance, Marketing and Finance, Analytics and Finance. 

Telecom Management Overview:

Telecom Management Course Duration

Two Years course divided into four semesters


Should have a bachelor’s degree in the relevant domain

Selection Process

On the basis of the marks scored in All India Level Entrance Examination (CAT/XAT/MAT/GMAT)/University Level Entrance Examination

Average Courses Fee

Rs 51,000 - Rs 13,00,000 per year

Average Salary 

Rs. 3.5 lakhs per annum - Rs 6.5 lakhs per annum

Top Recruiters

Ericsson, MindTree, Tech Mahindra, 3HD Media, Accenture Services, EY     

Eligibility Criteria (UG & PG) of Telecom Management

To get admission to Telecom Management Courses, aspirants should fulfill the eligibility criteria specified by the institute. If the candidates failed to fulfill the eligibility criteria then they will not be able to get admission in the institute. Eligibility criteria are different for different institutes/universities. The common eligibility criteria for Telecom Management Course is given below:

  • Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree with at least 50 per cent marks in the relevant domain from a recognised institute/university.

  • Candidates should qualify the CAT/XAT/MAT/GMAT examinations.

  • Candidates who have completed MCA course in the relevant field are also eligible for telecom management course.

Top Entrance Examinations of Telecom Management Course

For admission to Telecom Management Course, some institutes/universities conduct their individual entrance examination. Every year thousands of students take entrance exams to get admission to telecom management institutes. Further, the shortlisted candidates have to appear for an interview at the respective institutes. Some of the popular entrance examinations are given below: 

  • Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP): SNAP is conducted by the Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM). For admission to the telecom management course, the candidates have to appear in the SNAP examination, group exercise, personal interaction, and written ability test.

  • Amity Written Test: Amity Written Test is conducted by the Amity School of Engineering and Technology for the admission to the telecom management course. Aspirants should qualify either All India Level Entrance Examination or the examination conducted by the university.

  • Common Entrance Test (CET): CET is conducted by the MIT School of Telecom Management. The students who want to get admission to MITSOM should qualify the Common Entrance Test conducted by the university.

Scope of Telecom Management in India and Abroad

According to the future perspective, there is a wide range of opportunities in India and Abroad for telecom engineers. The demand for telecom engineers are all over the world as the new technologies are growing faster and more. 4G service has already been introduced in the market and 5G service is about to be introduced soon so there will be an abundance of job opportunities in the market. Companies like (Airtel, Jio, AT & T, Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei) are working on a 5G network. Students completing telecom management courses can work from anywhere in the world as it has many job opportunities outside India as well.

Countries like Europe, Africa, Singapore, United States of America offer many job opportunities to telecom engineers with a good job profile and salary package. So, it means a telecom engineer can work in any part of the world.

In today’s era, as the people are staying away from their families for studies and jobs, there is more usage of telecommunication through video calls, conference calls with friends and colleagues, voice calls. Due to the high usage of these services, the companies want to grow their businesses and provide good services to their clients. 

Course Fees Telecom Management

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
1.80 Lakhs
MBA in Telecom Management at University of Technology, Jaipur
8.80 Lakhs
MBA in Telecom Management at Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
12.50 Lakhs
MBA in Telecom Management at Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management, Pune
8.80 Lakhs
MBA in Telecom Management at Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Course Subjects

Before getting admission to Telecom Management Course, aspirants can check the syllabus of the course to get the ideas about the subjects that are covered in the Telecom Management Course. Syllabus of Telecom Management is given below:

Semester 1:

  • Essentials of Marketing Management

  • Principles and Practices of Management

  • Business Communication

  • Business Statistics

  • Operations Research

  • Research Methodology

  • Managerial Economics

  • Financial Accounting

  • Cost Accounting

  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions 

  • Introduction to Telecom Technologies

  • Information Systems for Telecom Business

  • Network Concepts and Component

  • Internet-of-Things

  • Spreadsheets for Managers

Semester 2:

  • Strategic Management

  • Business Analytics

  • Wireless Technologies

  • Macroeconomics for Managers

  • Governance Risk and Compliance

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence

  • Management Accounting

  • Basics of Financial Management

Specialisation: Systems & Finance:

  • Information Storage Management

  • Telecom Networks Management

  • Convergence of Telecom Networks

Specialisation: Marketing & Finance:

  • Product Management

  • Brand Management

  • Digital Marketing

Specialisation: Analytics & Finance

  • Data Mining for Decision Making

  • Telecom Analytics

  • Descriptive Business Analytics in Telecom

Generic Electives:

  • Project

  • R Programming

Semester 3:

  • Operation Support Systems and Business Support Systems Frameworx (OSS/BSS)

  • Services and Technology Trends in Telecom

  • Legal and Taxation Aspect

  • Managing Pre-Sales

  • Cloud Management

  • Project

  • Management of Financial Technologies

  • Business Modeling and Planning

Specialisation: Systems & Finance:

  • Mobile Operating Systems and Applications 

  • Network Design

  • Regulatory Aspects of Telecom (RAT)

Specialisation: Marketing & Finance:

  • SalesForce and Channel Management 

  • Consumer Behaviour

  • Services Marketing

Specialisation: Analytics & Finance

  • Visual Analytics

  • Social Media

  • Predictive Business Analytics in Telecom

Generic Elective Course:

  • Development Operations (DevOps) 

  • ITIL Foundation

  • Information Security Management

  • BPF - eTOM(L2

  • Internal Audit

  • Ethical Hacking and Cyber Crime 

Semester 4:

  • Digital Transformation

  • Project

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Advanced Corporate Finance

Specialisation: Systems & Finance:

  • IT Strategy

Specialisation: Marketing & Finance:

  • Supply Chain Management

Specialisation: Analytics & Finance

  • Advanced Big Data Analytics Telecom

Careers in Telecom Management

Telecom Management is a good career path for the future as new technologies are coming to the market. The importance of telecom management is increasing rapidly in the global markets. So, the students who have completed the telecom management course have many career opportunities such as telecom managers plan, radio frequency engineer, packet core design engineer, telecommunication engineer, telecom field engineer, NOC engineer. Various job  opportunities with their roles and responsibilities are given below:

  • Telecom Managers Plan: The role of telecom managers is to configure, build and commission telecommunications networks, and systems, including microwave, voice, satellite, digital data systems, and data. They also determine the overall cost of the devices, equipment, and services according to the needs.

  • Radio Frequency  Engineer: Radiofrequency engineer maintains the overall network of the system, and provides services to the operator (Airtel, Jio, Vodafone, Idea) according to their needs. They are also responsible for designing and improving the wireless networks.

  • Packet Core Design Engineer: Packet core design engineer is responsible for the development of the future network. The main role of packet core design engineers is to add or change, design, or increase the networks services and resources for capacity, and functionality.

  • Telecommunication Engineer: The responsibility of telecommunication engineer is to design and oversee the installation of telecommunications tools and facilities like optical fiber cabling, electronic switching systems, IP networks, & microwave transmission systems.

  • Telecom Field Engineer: Telecom field engineers play an important role in  maintaining the communication system. The main role of field engineer is to install and test several tools like base transceiver stations (GSM PCS) to run wireless systems.

  • NOC Engineers: Network Operations Centre (NOC) Engineers are responsible for troubleshooting and monitoring any issues related to the networks, servers and telecommunications.

Job Profiles and Top Recruiters

There are a number of job opportunities for the candidates who have qualified telecom management courses. There are a number of multinational companies that require telecom engineers for different roles. Some of the top recruiters are given below:



Tech Mahindra

3HD Media    



Markets & Markets    

Tejas Networks

Accenture Services    


6D Technologies    


Aditya Birla Group    


Mu Sigma    

Times Internet




Frost & Sullivan    

Netcore Solutions    

Alepo Technologies        



NETS International    

Average Salary

The salary of a pass out student depends on many factors such as from which institute/university the students have completed their studies, how well the students have performed in their academic sessions, which company they are looking for, how much relevant experience they have. The average salary of a telecom engineer is Rs. 5 lakhs per annum. As the experience of the students gets more, then the payscale also gets increased. A person with more than 8 years of experience can get more than Rs. 12 lakhs per annum and could go up to 15 lakhs per year or even more. Salary division according to the experience of a person is given below in a tabular format:

Salary after Telecom Management Course

Years of Experience

Salary Starting from

Up to

Entry Level

INR 3.5 lakhs per annum

INR 6.5 lakhs per annum

Mid Level

INR 6.6 lakhs per annum

INR 10 lakhs per annum

Top Level

INR 10 lakhs per annum

INR 15 lakhs per annum

Questions related to Telecom Management

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What is the scope of Telecom management at Sri Balaji University?

ginnisachdeva02_9364270 Student Expert 28th Mar, 2020

Hi Saswat!

Sri Bala Ji University is one of the best business school. It offers around 95% placements (according to reviews) and ROI of college is fabulous. Most reputed companies such as Infosys, TCS, Amazon, HCL, Wipro, HDFC, Deliotte, etc. Visits the campus for recruitment. Lowest package offered is 6 lakhs per annum and highest package is 14 lakhs per annum.

Hope it helped to clear your delimma.

Thank you.


I have got admission letter for Symbiosis Institue Of Digital & Telecom Management( SIDTM), Pune , Is it worth taking admission in it?

hrithik jain 29th Feb, 2020


SIDTM is a very good College to take admission into in terms of infrastructure, placements, education, campus life etc. The Institute offers a good ROI. The quality of teaching is also very good and engaging. There are a lot of events that happens in Symbiosis making your College life enjoyable. The placements scenario is like the highest international package was of 20L and the domestic is of 16.5L. The average package is about 11L. Tgis scenario are for the years 2018-2020. The total number of recruiters related to these figures are 13. Other information related to placements can be find out here

Also, if you need other information and reviews for the College you can go on to this link


I am going to appear for MBA in Telecom Management at Amity University Noida. can you tell me what will be the exact step by step process?

abhirami 1st Aug, 2019

Hello Adish,

For admission to Mba at Amity university, you should write CAT/CMAT/MAT. You should get minimum of 50% in b.e/ (ECE/E&T/electrical/IT/CS/Instrumentation/Aerospace) or in IT/Telecom/Physics/Electronics/SOftware or BCA.You should get a good score in management aptitude exams like mat cat or cmat. Then if your score is good enough you can go for an interview and group discussion. All the best.


Which college provide this course in Ap and India

Amita Verma 24th Jul, 2019
Hi there,
Colleges which provide the course telecom management In andhra pradesh are listed down below:-

  • Gitam institute of management
  • Sun international institute ofTechnology and management
  • Risali institute of management
  • Integral institute of advance management
  • Institute of financial management and research

College that provide telecom management in India are listed down below. I am listing some best colleges for this particular course

  • Swami Vivekanand subharthi university
  • Maher university
  • MIT
  • Anna University
  • Symbiosis institute of telecom management

I hope it helps

    • Thankyou!!!

Is doing Telecom Management in SITM a good option? Can I join any IT sector after doing this course?

Syedarooj805_8367737 Student Expert 24th Mar, 2019

SITM is one of the few colleges offering Dual Specialisation. They offer 'Analytics and Finance', 'Marketing and Finance' and 'Systems and Finance' as specialisations. For the year 2017-19, the highest package was 21 lakhs per annum and the average package for a fresher is 9.43 lakhs per annum. Telecom sector bagged 57% of the placements in SITM. SITM offers Summer Placements, Final Placements and also International Placements. There are more than 100 companies which recruit from SITM. You can check the list here:

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