If you are interested in studying business and management, then a Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the most popular postgraduate degree to choose from. The top MBA colleges in India offer a myriad of general and modern age courses.
You will get degrees from the best MBA colleges in India:
1. Provide the right know-how
2. Make you a strategic thinker
3. They enable you to solve problems
An MBA can enable you to start your own business or take on management roles and change the world
There are 3000 MBA colleges in India with more than 8500 MBA courses.
India has some of the best MBA colleges in the world. They are either private institutions or state institutions.
To get into MBA colleges in India, you need to appear for entrance tests. Many institutes accept common entrance test scores like CAT, CMAT, MAT, XAT, NMAT, SNAP, ATMA, and GMAT. While many others conduct their entrance tests to grant admission.
Here is a list of the best private MBA colleges in India for you. Many famous faces in the business world have their roots in these institutes.
Best Indian MBA Colleges in India - Private Institutes
Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB) – Bhubaneswar
Established in 1987, XIM-B was ranked sixth among the top 100 private MBA colleges in India in 2020 by Education World.
The college offers the highest number of electives (fifty-three) in MBA – Business Management of any B-school in the country. It also offers executive MBA programs for working professionals.
Indian School of Business (ISB) – Hyderabad & Mohali
ISB was established in 2001 in Hyderabad as a global business school in Asia. ISB was ranked 28th in the Financial Times Global MBA list.
It offers courses such as Post Graduate Program
- under management (PGP)
– For working professionals (PGP Pro)
– For a family business (PGP MFAB).
Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) – Chennai & Gurgaon
This institute was established in 2004 in Chennai. Its Gurgaon campus was established in 2010. It is ranked 1st among stand-alone business schools in India by Outlook and 9th best undergraduate school in the country by the Business India survey.
The Institute offers:
– Two-year PGDM – for all
– PGPM – Flex for working professionals
It also offers e-learning programs in new-age fields such as analytics and data, science, strategic digital marketing, and management.
T.A. Pai Institute of Management (TAPMI) – Manipal
This private, autonomous college was established in 1980. In 2020, it was ranked #6 among private MBA institutions by Outlook. The institute offers two-year postgraduate diploma programs (PGDM), spread over six semesters:
– Healthcare management
– Banking and financial services.
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Institute of Management Technology (IMT) – Ghaziabad
IMT Ghaziabad was established in 1980 and ranked 2nd in the Supreme B-School category in 2020 by Competition Success Review.
It offers MBA programs in:
– Full-time PGDBM
– Marketing of PGDBM
– PGDBM Finance
– PGDBM BFS (Banking and Financial Services)
– PGDBM DCP (Program for two countries
ICFAI Business School (IBS) – Hyderabad
IBS Hyderabad was established in 1995. This institute is one of the few management schools in India which has a 100% case method. It has been ranked as the 8th best private MBA institute in the country by Outlook 2020.
It offers one of the largest MBA programs in Asia with an intake of over 1000 students annually. The institute also offers a PGPA program in Business & Data Analytics.
WeSchool (Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research) – Mumbai
This Mumbai-based institute was established in 1977. It offers two-year full-time programs such as:
Postgraduate Diploma in:
– Business Design
– Rural administration
The college also offers a master's in Management and part-time distance learning in marketing, finance, human resources, operations, and healthcare.
International Management Institute (IMI) – It is India's first corporate-sponsored business school with support from RPG Enterprises, Nestle, ITC, SAIL, Tata Chemicals, Williamson Magor, etc.
IMI now has campuses in Kolkata and Bhubaneswar as well. IMI Delhi is ranked 9th in Best Private MBA Colleges in India by the Outlook survey.
The institute currently offers PGDBM in:
- Human Resources
– Banking and financial services
Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) – Anand
Established in 1979, IRMA was established to train management professionals for the backward segments of the economy. IRMA was ranked 8th in the UTD Top 10 Indian Business School Ranking for Research.
IRMA offers a postgraduate diploma in rural management.