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Most Updated Top B-School Rankings in India
Rank 1) Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)
Indian Institute of Management Ahemedabad has consistently been ranked as the number one management school in the country year after year in the last several years. In its latest ranking, The Economist has ranked IIMA at 56 among the top 100 international B-schools in the world that offer full time MBA. The Financial Times (FT) has ranked the two-year post graduate programme in management (PGP) of IIMA in the top ten programmes in the category of Masters Programmes in Management that do not require work experience as pre-requisite for admission. FT reported that this was the first time that any Indian B-school was not only included in the survey but also achieved such high ranking.
The Financial Times has also ranked the one-year post graduate programme in management for executives (PGPX) among the top MBA programmes globally. The two post graduate programme in management with specialization in agri-sector (PGP-ABM) is ranked at number one among comparable programmes globally by Eduniversal.
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry.
Over the years, IIMC has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalising Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.
XLRI – Xavier School of Management is a leading management school based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Established in 1949 as the Xavier Labor Relations Institute, XLRI is acknowledged as India’s oldest business management school. The Jesuit managed school’s main programs include a full-time 2-year post graduate program in Business Management, Personnel Management & Industrial Relations (re-christened as Human Resources Management in 2011) and Global MBA, 15 months full-time General Management program (PGDM-GM), doctoral fellow programs (FPM) and many executive education programs.
Faculty of Management Studies (Commonly known as FMS Delhi), established in 1954 under the aegis of the University of Delhi, offers management education to the professional managers as part-time and full-time MBA programmes. It is one of the oldest business schools in India which started offering a Full Time MBA programme.
FMS is known for its academic programmes, training programmes, research and consultancy, but its primary aim is long-term academic programme leading to a Degree Certification.
Currently, FMS conducts the following long-term programmes:
- MBA (Full Time)
- MBA(Executive)Health Care Administration
- Doctoral Programmes
- Bachelor of Management Studies
In addition to all these programmes, FMS also regularly conducts Management Development Programmes.
The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode is one of the 13 Indian Institutes of Management set up by the Government of India. The Institute, founded in 1996 in collaboration with the State Government ofKerala, was the 5th IIM to be established.
IIMK offers following academic programs:
- Post Graduate Programme in Management
- Fellow Programme in Management
- Executive Post Graduate Programme
- Social Development Initiatives
- International Exchange
Rank 6) Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIMI)
The Indian Institute of Management Indore (often abbreviated as IIM-I) is an autonomous public business school located in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Instituted in 1996, IIM Indore is the sixth addition to the prestigious Indian Institute of Management (IIM) family of management schools.
IIMI offers following academic programs:
- Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)
- Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
- Executive Post-Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)
- Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPMX)
- Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) is a constituent of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and is recognised as one of the premier business schools of India. The Institute grew rapidly in eminence from one of the three B-schools in Mumbai in 1981 to one of the top ten B-schools in the country by 1994-1995.
S.P. Jain offers following academic programs:
- Post Graduate Diploma in Management
- Post Graduate Programme in Management
- Executive Management Programme
- Family Managed Business programme
Management Development Institute (MDI) is one of the premier business schools in India. It was established in 1973 and is located in Gurgaon, a commercial hub near the Indian capital of New Delhi. Its second campus has come up near Murshidabad, West Bengal.
MDI offers following academic programs:
- Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)
- Post Graduate Programme – Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM)
- Post Graduate Programme in International Management (PGPIM)
- National Management Programme (NMP)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management
- Fellow Programme in Management
- Executive Fellow Programme in Management
- Part Time Post Graduate Programme in Management (PT-PGPM)
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is an autonomous public business school established in 1963 by the Government of India to help professionalize the country’s foreign trade management and increase exports.
Its flagship program is the Master of Business Administration inInternational Business (MBA-IB). It is the only institute among the top-10 business schools of India that offers this program.
Apart from the MBA(IB) Course, IIFT provides various Management Development Programs, Executive Programs and Certificate Programs catering to the requirements of aspiring International Business executives and mid-career professionals alike.
International Management Institute, New Delhi, popularly known as IMI New Delhi is a Private Business School located in New Delhi, India. Established in the year 1981, IMI New Delhi was India’s first corporate sponsored business school.
IMI offers following academic programs:
- Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
- Post-Graduate Diploma in Management – Human Resources (PGDHRM)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Banking and Financial Services (PGDM – B&FS)
- Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (EXPGDM)
- Fellow Program in Management (FPM)
Rank 13) Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad
Rank 14) Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai
Rank 16) Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB)
Rank 18) Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP)
Rank 20) Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management (SJSSoM), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
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