Top colleges in India to study MBA

With many reputed MBA institutes such as IIMA, IIMB, IIMC and XLRI, India is becoming a hub of MBA institutes for students who would like to take up MBA as part of their higher studies.

With unique pedagogy, highly qualified faculty, and updated course structure, these MBA colleges offer best placement to MBA students every year. To make it easier for you while searching for the best colleges for MBA in India, we have prepared a list of colleges and institutes most preferred by the candidates for MBA admissions.

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Established in 1961, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is the second top Indian Institute of Management (IIM) to be established after IIM Calcutta. This institute offers post graduate diploma programmes in management and agri-business management, a fellowship programme and a number of executive training programmes.

This well-known MBA school has affiliations with 78 leading business schools across the world. This institute has a Dual Degree programme arrangement with a few business schools such as HEC Paris, Bocconi University, ESSEC Business School in Paris, University of Cologne and ESCP Europe.

Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur

Founded in 1949 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the Xavier School of Management is a management school based in Jamshedpur. The institute offers courses such as Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, Post Graduate Diploma in General Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management.

It was ranked ninth among management schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2017 and fourth by Business Today’s ‘India’s best B-schools 2016’. It was also ranked third in India by Outlook India’s ‘Top 100 Management Schools’ of 2016.

The institute has partnership with many well-known foreign universities such as Tulane University, ESADE Business School for student/ faculty exchange, research and training. It offers many courses in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for development of education and employability.

Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

Established in 1973 by Industrial Finance Corporation of India, the Management Development Institute (MDI) is a well-known business school in India. This institute offer a number of management courses such as Post Graduate Programme in Management, Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management, Post Graduate Programme in International Management and National Management Programme.

MDI was ranked 16 among management schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2017.

Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi

Established in 1954 under the aegis of the University of Delhi, the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) is a famous business school and is often called as the best business school in India owing to its high placement statistics.

The FMS offers many management courses such as full-time MBA, an executive MBA, an executive MBA in health care administration and doctoral programmes.

The admission to these courses is done based on the score in Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management.

Institute of Management and Technology, Ghaziabad

Established in 1980, the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad is a well-known business school. This institute is

Consistently ranked as one of the best business schools in the country, the IMT is a fully autonomous university and offers several management courses in post graduate, doctorate and executive category.

The admission procedure to IMT takes place in a three-step model. Students having the maximum combined score in GD and PI – conducted by the IMT — are called to take admission to the institute.

Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong

With the objective to offer quality management education and research in Northeast region of the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong was established in 2007. The institute offers postgraduate, doctoral, and executive programmes in management education, and Management Development Programmes (MDPs) spanning different streams of management. It is the seventh Indian Institute of Management to be established in the country. Admissions to the institute are done on the basis of scores obtained in the Common Admission Test (CAT).