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Study at a Top Indian School

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Management education in India is undergoing radical change. 

Because India will remain a young nation with a growing workforce and economy over the next few decades, the demand for graduate management business degrees will only increase.

Did you know? From 2010 to 2030, India’s total working-age population is poised to rise to 962 million from 749 million, according to a November 2010 report, “Skilling India: The Billion People Challenge,” published by CRISIL’s Centre for Economic Research.

Why Study at a Top Indian School?

Top schools offer the best faculty, high-quality infrastructure, an unmatched learning environment, and excellent career prospects. These schools have already obtained or are initiating the process of gaining global accreditation. 

Top Schools in India

Management institutions in India can be classified into three tiers. The top tier is made up of the top 25 business schools in India. Although rankings differ, schools in this tier often include:

  • ISB Hyderabad
  • IIM Bangalore
  • IIM Lucknow
  • IIM Kozhikhode
  • XLRI Jamshedpur
  • SPJIMR Mumbai
  • NMIMS Mumbai
  • MDI Gurgaon
  • TISS Mumbai
  • ICFAI Hyderabad
  • SCMHRD Pune
  • IMT Ghaziabad
  • XIME Bangalore
  • DMS at the IITs in Delhi, Mumbai, and Kharagpur
  • IIM Ahmedabad
  • IIM Calcutta
  • IIM Indore
  • IIM Shillong
  • FMS Delhi
  • Great Lakes Chennai
  • LIBA Chennai
  • SIBM Pune
  • XIM Bhubaneswar
  • NITIE Mumbai
  • IIFT Delhi
  • SIBM Pune
  • XIM Bhubaneswar
  • NITIE Mumbai
  • IIFT Delhi

The second tier includes 75 business schools in India, which, again differ by ranking but often include:

  • IMI Delhi
  • Goa Institute of Management
  • BIM Trichy
  • VIT Business School Vellore
  • Amity Business School
  • Alliance Business School
  • Amrita School of Business
  • IRMA Anand
  • LBSIM Delhi
  • L N Welingkar Mumbai
  • KJ Somaiya, Mumbai
  • IILM Delhi
  • Punjab University Business School
  • Apeejay School of Management
  • TAPMI Manipal
  • MICA Ahmedabad
  • Chetna's RKIMR Mumbai
  • NIRMA Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • IFMR Chennai
  • XISS Ranchi
  • MFC & MBE at South Campus Delhi University
  • Fore School of Management Delhi

Schools in this second tier are growing from regional players to national leaders and are investing heavily in faculty, infrastructure, corporate relationships, and international partnerships. As a result, they are greatly improving the return on investment for their students.

Other Business School Options

The remaining business schools are working to surmount the challenges faced in building a quality management education experience.