Top Business Schools in India

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With the uninterrupted growth of the Indian economy, the significance of Indian B Schools has been increasing at a fast pace over the years. These B schools in India provide undergraduate and postgraduate degree and diploma courses in management, with secured employment to the students. The attractiveness of an MBA degree and diploma has augmented the demand for good Business Schools in India. That is why, every passing day, the government of India and the private sector have been participating in enhancing the quality of education and other infrastructural facilities..

List of Top B Schools In India

Listing down the top Indian B schools can be done based on different parameters like placement, education, faculty, intellectual capital etc

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Placement Scenario of top Indian B Schools

Institute City Placement Average (Rs. Lakhs p.a.)
IIM, Ahmedabad Ahmedabad 100.00 12.17
XLRI, Jamshedpur Jamshedpur 100.00 12.12
FMS, Delhi Delhi 100.00 11.47
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies Mumbai 100.00 10.72
Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management Mumbai 100.00 10.28
NITIE Mumbai Mumbai 100.00 10.27
NMIMS University Mumbai 100.00 10.20
S P Jain IMR Mumbai 100.00 10.00
MDI, Gurgaon Gurgaon 100.00 9.55
IIM Kozhikode Kozhikode 100.00 9.47

The main criteria for all budding MBA students to select a business school nowadays are the placement trend. Though global crisis had hit the placement scenario to a certain extent, yet the scenario has improved of late. The top Indian B-schools saw impressive placements; IIM-A, for example, recorded a maximum domestic salary offer of Rs 60 lakh per annum which, along with bonus and other perks, went up to Rs 1 crore. In other top management institutes, the average salary grew by 20-30%. Therefore it is the best time to gather an MBA degree from one of the top Indian B schools and grab the best offer.

  • Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM A) – It has been ranked as the top most business schools in the entire Asian region. With four management programmes, viz, PGP - Post Graduate Program (equivalent to MBA), the FPM - Fellowship Program in Management (similar to that of Ph.D), the FDP - Faculty Development Program for Management teachers and Trainers and the MDP - Management Development Program - a refresher for middle and top level managers. Take the Common Admission Test (CAT), be a part of the group discussion followed by personal interviews (only for the short listed candidates) and be a part of the world-acclaimed course curriculum and run in the best-job league.
  • Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM C) – it is one of the most prestigious business schools in the Asian region. Offering three full time management programs - the PGDM, Post Graduate Program in Management (equivalent to MBA), the FPM - Fellowship Program in Management, the PGDCM - Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management, IIM C has been placed in the top slot for its placement record and curriculum. They also offer part time PGDBM - Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (for managers with relevant work experience).
  • Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM B) – IIM Bangalore offering two year full time PGP - Post Graduate Program in Management (equivalent to MBA) and a FPM - Fellowship Program in Management, has been keeping up its shine every year with respect to the course curriculum and placement track record. Eligibility is for students who qualify the CAT. They also offer part time non residential PGSM - Post Graduate Program in Software Enterprise Management, with a separate entrance test. They have been featured in the top three business schools in India over the years.
  • Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM L) – With a two year full time residential PGP - Post Graduate Program in Management and a four year FPM program, IIM Lucknow has made it in the top list for an interesting student exchange program. Through this program, students of IIM L visit a premier B-School across the globe and a part of the curriculum is based there. On the flip side, students and faculty from these globally acclaimed B-Schools visit IIM Lucknow. Being ranked among the top five B-Schools in India, IIM L fulfills all the basic parameters that have made gain the top slot.
  • XLRI - Xavier Labour Research Institute, Jamshedpur – Xavier Labour Research Institute, widely known as XLRI is a Jamshedpur based management institute with two courses at the post graduation level in management - a post graduate diploma in Business administration and a post graduate diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PMIR).The compensation package in XLRI has always been lucrative and that is why MBA aspirants try hard to clear the entrance exam for this institute.