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MBA destinations in India - Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Capital of Andhra Pradesh, is the fifth largest city of India. The city is a developed one, though it maintains its traditional essence. The city holds a royal flavor as it was once the kingdom of the Nizams, yet it has become the hub of Information Technology and is popularly known as ‘Cyberabad’.


The culture of Hyderabad is a diverse one. Not only does it have a mixture of different cultures, Hyderabad owns a rich cultural heritage too. The city constitutes with a blend of unique cultures with the touch of a modern lifestyle. Besides being the capital of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, is also known as one of the fastest growing cities of India. The educational facility of the city has seen tremendous growth in past few years.


If you are an MBA aspirant and want to pursue the lessons of management from the hi tech city, there are some reputed B-schools in Hyderabad. Some of the leading B-school in Hyderabad are:


Indian School of Business (ISB) – This B-School in Hyderabad is ranked high not only in Indian rankings but global ranking as well. Recently it has been ranked 13 in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2011. It is a unique institute as it offers MBA of one year duration for working executives. It is one of the present choice of aspirants, who want to pursue MBA in Hyderabad. This B-School in Hyderabad, has definitely met the vision to be an internationally top-ranked, research-driven, independent management institution that grooms future leaders for India and the world. The institute is a good destination for aspirants to pursue MBA in Hyderabad.


Institute of Management Technology (IMT) - IMT Hyderabad will be functional from June 2011. After IMT Ghaziabad, Nagpur and Dubai, IMT aims to make its mark in Hyderabad as well. IMT Hyderabad is looking forward to provide esteemed MBA in Hyderabad.


Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) - IPE was established for the study of issues and policies relating to public enterprises. Established with this purpose, IPE is one of the reputed B-school in Hyderabad. Over the last 40 years, this B-School in Hyderabad has widened the area of its work. The institute serves one among the top options for MBA in Hyderabad for aspirants. Starting with research, this B-School in Hyderabad, soon found itself having to undertake consultancy for PEs and responding to the training needs of the executives of PEs and various educational programmes.


ICFAI Business School - Since its establishment, this B-School in Hyderabad has grown immensely and has achieved a lot of recognition from business and industry. This institute is one of the many choices for MBA in Hyderabad.

ITM Business School - The Institute for Technology and Management, popularly known as ITM, is one of the leading B-School in India. This B-School in Hyderabad was founded with an academic association with The Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), USA and is one of the premier choices for the aspirants to pursue MBA in Hyderabad.


Others: Some of the other top B-School in Hyderabad are Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad, IITM Hyderabad, Institute of Insurance and Risk Management and many more, which provide varied options for MBA in Hyderabad.


Universities like Osmania University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Telengana University, JNT University, Andhra University etc. also offer programs of MBA in Hyderabad.


The presence of a good number of B-School in Hyderabad has also attracted the varied industrial sectors.


Industries based in Hyderabad
IT- Infosys, Microsoft, CSC, Oracle, Wipro, Kanbay, GE, Value labs, ADP, Dell, Deloitte, iGATE, HSBC, Sum Total, Intergraph, Analog Devices, IBM, Keane, Satyam, Baan, InMage, SatNav Technologies, Tata Consultancy Services, Amazon, Google, etc.


Telecom- Nokia, VSNL, Samsung, etc.


Media - Hyderabad is home to the second largest film industry in India by sheer number of films it produces, Telugu Cinema, also known as Tollywood, which produces approximately three hundred movies every year. The city has the largest film studio in the world, which is located on the outskirts of the city.


Hyderabad has innumerable media organizations placed in its heart and around. Some of them are: Doordarshan, The Times of India, The Hindu, The Economic Times and many more.


The regional channels are also present in the city, namely, Andhra jyothy News, URDU TV, ABN, TV9,ETV, HMTV, and many more.


Health Sector
Hyderabad is also a hub of Health Sector organisations. Some of the reputed hospitals of the city are:


Apollo Cancer Hospital, Heritage Hospital, The Indo-American Cancer Institute and Research Centre, J.J.Hospital, Medwin Hospital, Care Hospital, among the others.


Bank & Finance – BAJAJ Capitals, LIC of India, The Hyderabad Stock Exchange Ltd., etc.


Consulting Firms- Accenture, Alliance Consulting, etc.


FMCG- Agro Tech Foods Ltd, Bajaj Hindustan Ltd, Nirma Ltd, and many more.

Hyderabad can spell its charm on you through the various monuments and places of entertainment. Charminar, Golconda Fort, Paigah Tombs, Hussain Sagar Lake are a must visit for everyone visiting or staying in Hyderabad. Ramoji Film City is one of the biggest film production facility is also a must visit. Besides having a delightful number of monuments, the city also has some lovely parks, lakes and gardens, which are of great delight to visit.


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    Location: Hyderabad / Secunderabad

    Contact No.: 0-8763127020, 0-9040884628, 0674-2744881, 0674-2744882

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    Hyderabad City Office :
    E - 4, Backside of KFC, Vikrampuri, Secunderabad

    Hyderabad Campus:
    Shiksha Vihar, Jagganguda Village, Shamirpet Mandal, Greater Hyderabad, R. R. District

    Corporate Office:
    8, Sai Anandam Complex, Patia Square, Bhubaneswar-751024

    Bhubaneswar Campus:
    Shiksha Vihar, Baranga - Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar-751012

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    Asian School of Business Management (ASBM) is approved and recognized by AICTE, New Delhi. PGDM of ASBM has been declared as equivalent to MBA by Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The PGDM Programme is also accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. In addition to this, ASBM has also received International accreditation by SAQS of Association of Management Development Institutions of South Asia, recognized by SAARC Council.

    It has been established by well known management guru and former Professor of IIM, Indore & Lucknow Prof. Biswajeet Pattanayak. He is well-known in the country as Lagaan Professor for introducing the Oscar nominated Amir Khan starrer movie Lagaan to the classrooms of IIM Indore and bringing a revolution in the Indian management education. ASBM has been awarded with many prestigious awards. Some being-Top Institute of India award by Competition Success Review, Top 20 b-school in India by Deccan Herald, A++ rank by Business India b-school survey in 2011.


    Location: Hyderabad / Secunderabad

    Contact No.: 040 - 30162000

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    Address: Behind HUDA Oxygen Park, Medchal, Hyderabad-501 401

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    Since its establishment, fifteen years ago, Dhruva College of Management has made a formidable presence in the world of management academia across the country. Dhruva College of Management is recognized for pragmatism in producing management graduates suitable for todays corporate world. The B-School follows the vision to create an outstanding facility that inspires and transforms young minds, there-by creating an abundant and enriched managerial pool to propel India as global leader. The programmes offered by the institute are so designed so as to prepare the best of management outputs in the Corporate world.

    Location: Hyderabad

    Contact No.: 08417-236660 / 61 / 62

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    Address: Dontanapalli, Shankarpally Road Hyderabad - 501504 (AP)

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    IBS Hyderabad
    A picturesque campus near India Cyber City, with world class facilities and cutting-edge training, means IBS Hyderabad students come out as some of Indias best trained managers.

    About IBS:
    Since its inception in 1995, IBS has been one of the best B-Schools in the country, providing excellent academic delivery and infrastructure to its students. At IBS, we offer innovative and globally accepted programs and great opportunities for all-round development. 100% case-based learning is unique to IBS. IBS transforms its students into leaders of the future.

  • Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad

    Location: Hyderabad

    Contact No.: 91-40-30461661

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    Address: Survey No. 38, Cherlaguda Village, Shamshabad Mandal, RR District, Hyderabad 501218

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    `These are exciting times. The Indian economy is growing at a healthy pace and opportunities in the business world are abound. At a time when the world needs creative leadership, IMT Hyderabad dedicates itself to creating the next generation of business leaders.

    IMT Hyderabad has global perspective in all its academic activities. The curriculum has been so designed that the students are not only job ready but are able to forecast future trends and innovate to successfully meet the requirements. Integrative courses, diverse learning opportunities and interaction with industry professionals differentiate IMT Hyderabad from other business schools.

    Aspects of leadership that IMT Hyderabad instills in its students are:

    - The desire to succeed translated into ambition, execution and persistence
    - A good understanding of all the drivers of business along with domain expertise
    - Adaptability, the simple ability to deal with change
    - Perception towards failure, ability to rebound from failure and using setbacks as learning
    - Looking beyond pre-conceived notions and achieving the unbeatable combination of intellect with humility.
    - So alongside intellect, goals, and numbers, what sets us and our students apart are the softer aspects of character, value system, and a mindset to think of our role in business in the larger society.

    With our state of art infrastructure, innovative curriculum, cutting edge courses, highly qualified and committed faculty supported by the leadership, assistance and participation of leading personalities of the corporate world, IMT Hyderabad is sure to achieve its aim of pioneering business ideas and practice.`


    - State of the art campus

    - Innovative and industry relevant curriculum

    - 30% of every course taught by experts from the corporate world

    - Student centric, participative and team based pedagogic approach

    - Faculty with international experience in teaching and research

    - Business Orientation Program involving business leaders from different industries

    - A 14-16 week faculty supervised Industry Internship Program


    International student and faculty exchange programs bring in diversity and add the global element to our programs at IMT-Hyderabad. In the academic year 2012-13, we collaborated with Columbia University and Portland State University to host graduate students for short course in "Social Enterprise and Sustainable Development in India."


    Location: Hyderabad / Secunderabad

    Contact No.: 91 - 40 - 2709 8938/ 7445 / 8145

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    Address: Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad - 500007, Andhra Pradesh, India

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    The Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) was established in 1964. Mr SS Khera, the then Cabinet Secretary,Government of India, conceived the idea of a research institution that would undertake a systematic and sustained study of issues relevant to the formulation of policies pertaining to Public Enterprises.

    Dr VV Ramanadham, the then Professor and Head, Department of Commerce, Osmania University, with the active support and guidance provided by Dr DS Reddy, the then Vice Chancellor, Osmania university, translated Mr Khera`s concept into a reality that is IPE, as an autonomous, non-profi t society.

    Dr P Rama Rao, a distinguished scientist, is the President of the Institute. He was formerly Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India; Secretary, Department of Ocean Development, Government of India; Chairman, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board and former Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad. He has recently been appointed a Member of the Atomic Energy Commission, Government of India. He brings with him varied and rich experience to guide the destination of IPE committed to excellence, be it in management education, consultancy,research and training.

    Over the last 46 years, the Institute has widened the area of its work. Beginning with research, today it is a pioneer in Consultancy, Executive Training and Management Education.

  • ITM Business School, Hyderabad

    Location: Hyderabad

    Contact No.: 1800 209 9727

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    Address: Hyderabad

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    Established in 2011 The ITM Business School, Hyderabad campus is well equipped with modern amenities and facilities that are built to create business leaders of the Future In addition, a Corporate Campus located in the heart of Hyderabad enables students to get better access to distinguished visiting faculties, workshops and corporate interface.


    Location: Hyderabad / Secunderabad

    Contact No.: - 040-24016702-709,

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    Address: National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE)

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    About the Institute
    MANAGE was established in 1987, as the National Centre for Management of Agricultural Extension at Hyderabad, by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India as an autonomous Institute, from which its acronym `MANAGE` is derived. In recognition of its importance and expansion of activities all over the country, its status was elevated to that of a National Institute in 1992 and re-christened to its present name i.e., National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management. MANAGE is the Indian response to challenges of agricultural extension in a rapidly growing and diverse agriculture sector. The policies of liberalization and globalization of the economy and the level of agricultural technology becoming more sophisticated and complex, called for major initiatives towards reorientation and modernization of the agricultural extension system. Effective ways of managing the extension system needed to be evolved and extension organizations enabled to transform the existing set up through professional guidance and training of critical manpower. MANAGE is the response to this imperative need.

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    MANAGE offers its services in the following five streams viz.,
    1. Management Training
    2. Consultancy
    3. Management Education
    4. Research
    5. Information Services

    Location: Hyderabad

    Contact No.: 040-27165450-54/09391115085

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    Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM), located in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh was established in 1992. Today, it is one of the largest AICTE approved Autonomous Business Schools in India with diversified and specialized full time management programs. SSIM is consistently ranked amongst the top B-Schools in the country and occupies a place of prominence in the national scene with students from across the length and breadth of the country, showcasing a mini India on the campus.

    SSIM offers diversified Two-year fulltime PGDM programs. The pedagogy at SSIM is in tune with the latest practices in the world. There is a heavy emphasis on self learning and the strong team of highly experienced faculty plays the role of facilitators. The faculty is a blend of academicians and managers with industry experience which results in balanced delivery of course curriculum. The large contingent of faculty with corporate experience helps in bringing in a variety of real life experiences and perspectives into the classroom, thus enriching the knowledge of students. Some of the faculty possess international working/ teaching experience in countries like USA, UK, South Africa and Middle East and some of the faculty have IIT, IIM, XLRI, TAPMI work experience. Befitting the faculty of a B-School, the institute`s faculty possess diverse academic qualifications and backgrounds ranging from CFAs, management graduates from IIMs/ XLRI, MBAs with engineering, economics, statistics and other allied backgrounds.

    There would be a judicious mix of lectures, case studies, simulations, role plays, assignments, group work, live projects, specialization projects, etc. Students are exposed to international practices through an international study tour. Students are also trained in foreign languages such as Spanish, French and German. All the students are given ERP as part of the program.

    To hone the soft skills of students, SSIM has many innovative and indigenously planned activities such as book review sessions, article review sessions, company review sessions, accent neutralization, presentations, group discussion sessions, panel discussions and many such activities. The institute also encourages students to organize various co-curricular, extracurricular activities, management meets, cultural meets, etc., in order to acquire the required experience; as a training ground to demonstrate their leadership capabilities and managerial qualities. Additionally, various clubs like Finance Club, Marketing Club, HR Club, etc., provide outlet to the creative talents of the students.


    Location: Hyderabad

    Contact No.: 040-65555596, 040-23044901/902, 09849800819, 09346696287

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    Address: Bachupally,(Via) Kukatpally, Hyderabad 500090.

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    Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM) was set up by the Vignana Jyothi educational society in 1992. Vignana Jyothi is registered as a non-profit educational society under the Societies Act. Vignana Jyothi manages five educational institutions including VJIM. The society has eminent personalities like Padmasree Dr. Karkarla Subba Rao, Dr. Rama Naidu, film producer, Dr. D. N. Rao, promoter of X-Design Ventures, Sri. Narne Prabhakar, Sri K. Harish Chandra Prasad, who were former presidents of FAPCCI, Sr. D. Ashok, Chairman, Navbharat Ventures, Sri. Raja Rama Mohana Rao, Chairman, SEW Constructions and many other successful industrialists and philanthropists as members. The institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

    VJIM, Hyderabad is actively engaged in repositioning business education. We at VJIM have redefined business education as a perfect mix of global width with local depth. We seek to achieve the global width by adopting the international curriculum, pedagogy and best practices, which are applied in the local business settings. The local depth is explored through developing industry-specific skills, while meeting the needs of Indian businesses. By repositioning business education, VJIM is committed to producing locally fit and globally sensitive managers

    It is an autonomous institute approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)& Ministry of HRD, Government of India for awarding a two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management(PGDM), PGDM(Marketing), PGDM(General Management). Our PGDM program is equivalent to MBA Degree of Indian University granted by Association Indian Universities. The institute is reputed for its rigorous academic standards and quality of interactive methods of education, structured in world-class patterns. The approved intake is 300 students for full-time programmes per year.

    College ranking: VJIM Ranks A1 position in the South India and A2 in all India Best B-School Survey in the "Indian Management" 2013 published by AIMA & Business Standard.


    Location: Hyderabad / Secunderabad

    Contact No.: 040-27000163/ 27000164 / 09246882233 / 09246582244.

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    Address: Boston House, Thumkunta (P.O.), Hakimpet (via), Hyderabad 500078

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    Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems and Management, a Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems and Management, a premier Business School, was established in the year 1998 with the objective of developing competent and responsible managers for tomorrow`s India Inc., and promoted by Grahambell Educational Academy Hyderabad, VVISM is built on the strong spirited commitment and passion of four young Management Graduates from reputed Business Schools.

    Vishwa Vishwani, with established credentials of over a decade of Business Management Education is situated in a picturesque sprawling 15 Acres Campus in the happening city of Hyderabad. Vishwa Vishwani offers unsurpassed Management education with a very high focus on shaping the candidate and securing a bright career.

    VVISM is approved by "All India Council for Technical Education" New Delhi and Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Two Years Full Time Regular MBA PGDM & PGDM (Marketing) programs.

    VVISM boasts of the best of full time faculty with loads of experience in both industry and academics thus providing application oriented teaching in classrooms. The pedagogy comprises of effective tools like case analysis, case development and learning through movies, role plays, workshops, multi faculty teaching. This in turn creates more value addition to the quality inputs to the students.

    Apart from the strong full time faculty pool, the institute invites industry captains; professors from premier business schools like IIM and IITs every week to enlighten the students with the latest and live inputs.

    The academic advisory board which comprises of stalwarts from academics and industry adds on to the academic strength of the institution.

  • Woxsen School of Business

    Location: Hyderabad

    Contact No.: 91-9985233141/91-40-44448888

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    Address: Plot No 1267, 2nd Floor, Gateway Jubilee, Road No 36, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, INDIA

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    Woxsen School of Business is the result of one burning ambition - inspiring individuals to become highly able, astute, socially responsible entrepreneurs. Here at Woxsen we would inculcate entrepreneurial thinking to transform a ideas into tomorrows global, societal & economic change-agents.

    In fact, we pride in calling ourselves the pioneer in introducing Asias first Post Graduate Program (equivalent to MBA) exclusively for Entrepreneurs.

    What makes us different ?

    -- Exclusive focus on developing and strengthening entrepreneurial attitude and skills as a key outcome.

    -- Woxsen Entrepreneur Fund, which is a dedicated fund exclusively created for the Woxsen students to access.

    -- Woxsen Indiafrica 2014 Business Venture Contest with prize money worth INR 15 lacs for 2 best business plans.

    -- Academic Advisory Council consisting of leading individuals like Prof Mohanbir Sawhney (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University), Dr Rob Wolcott (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University), Dr James Doty (Stanford University), Steven Rogers (Harvard Business School), Mr Resse Jones (Venture Strategist), to name a few.

    -- Multiple merit-based funding options like the Deans Merit Scholarship, Woxsen Indiafrica 2014 Scholarship & Woxsen South-Asia Scholarship.

    -- Bank Loan available for the complete tuition fee from Credila at affordable terms and conditions for all selected applicants.

    Who is the right candidate for the PGPED ?

    -- Aspiring student entrepreneurs seeking skills/funds/experiential learning to ramp up their product/service ideas into successful commercialization.

    -- Practicing entrepreneurs seeking retooling of skills to scale up their startup revenues from X to futuristic 10X levels.

    -- Working professionals seeking Entrepreneurial Leadership as a core of their MBA program.