India has thousands of institutes that offer management degrees. Few among this bunch offer quality faculty, and are worth your money.
Given that a lot of schools make tall claims, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to make the right decision about what is a ‘top B-School’.
You need information on several parameters before you can come to a conclusion about the right MBA School. Here is a list of India’s top B-Schools that will help you make the right decision this admission season.
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.
IIMA stands at 56 among the top 100 international B-schools in the world that offer full time MBA. It’s two-year post graduate programme in management (PGP) is among the top ten programmes in the category of Masters Programmes in Management that do not require work experience as pre-requisite for admission.
Its one-year post graduate programme in management for executives (PGPX) is also among the top MBA programmes globally.
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC)
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. Its well known for placing students in consulting and finance roles.
XLRI Xavier Institute of Management, Jamshedpur
XLRI – Xavier School of Management is a management school based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. 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 (FMS), Delhi
Faculty of Management Studies (aka FMS Delhi), established in 1954 under the University of Delhi. It 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
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK)
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 of Kerala, 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