Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2019: One Year MBA Programs from ISB, IIMB, IIMA, IIMC in Global Top 100

Monday, January 28 2019
FT Global MBA Rankings 2019
The one year PGP of the Indian School of Business (ISB) has been ranked at #24 worldwide in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2019 while IIM Bangalore’s One Year MBA Program EPGP has overtaken IIM Ahmedabad’s One Year MBA Program PGPX at #33. Now IIM Ahmadabad’s PGPX is ranked at #47 and IIM Calcutta’s PGPEX is ranked at #49. The FT Rankings were released on January 28, 2019.

The One Year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) of the Indian School of Business (ISB) has been ranked at #24 worldwide in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2019 released on January 28, 2019. The school has improved by four positions from its 2018 rankings. One year MBA programs by IIMB, IIMA, IIMC are also ranked amongst Top 100 MBA programs in the World.

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It is important to note here that since FT Global MBA Rankings 2019 ranks only those MBA programs that have prior-work experience as a necessary requirement for admissions, it ranks only the One Year Full Time MBA Programs by ISB, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta as they require between 3 to 7 years of prior work-ex for application. IIMs 2 year MBA programs are not ranked in this MBA ranking as they don’t require work-experience to apply. Read more about One Year MBA programs in India.

FT Global MBA Rankings 2019 Key Highlights are:

  • Stanford Graduate School of Business is ranked No 1 while Harvard Business School is ranked No 2 in the World
  • China Europe International Business School CEIBS Shanghai is ranked No 5 in the World, up from eighth in 2018
  • ISB’s PGPM is ranked amongst Top 25 Global B-schools in the World at #24
  • IIM Bangalore’s one year MBA EPGP has overtaken IIM Ahmedabad to be the next best one Year MBA Program in India at #33
  • IIM Ahmadabad’s one year MBA PGPX is ranked at  #47
  • IIM Calcutta’s one year MBA PGPEX is ranked at #49
  • No other B-school or MBA program has been ranked in FT Ranking

51 B-Schools of U.S. Figure in Rankings
Out of top 100 Schools ranked, 51 Schools are from US and 11 Schools are from UK. This is followed by China with 8 Schools in the Top 100. France has 5 Schools which are ranked under top 100 while India has 4 Schools under top 100 rankings. Singapore has 3 Schools.. Read more about One Year MBA programs in India.

Table 1: FT MBA Rankings 2019 – Top MBA Programs from India

Rank in 2019
3 yr. rank
School name
Country
Weighted salary($)
Salary increase(%)
24
26
Indian School of Business
India
156,122
187
33
39
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
India
178,774
124
47
36
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
India
186,170
100
49
74
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
India
158,138
139

Source: FT.com

Table 2: FT MBA Rankings 2019 – Top 10 MBA Programs Worldwide

Rank in 2019
3 yr. rank
School name
Country
Weighted salary($)
Salary increase(%)
1
1
Stanford Graduate School of Business
US
228,074
129
2
4
Harvard Business School
US
205,486
112
3
2
Insead
France / Singapore
179,661
104
4
3
University of Pennsylvania: Wharton
US
197,267
114
5
8
Ceibs
China
174,115
183
6
5
London Business School
UK
169,675
102
7
7
University of Chicago: Booth
US
185,861
126
8
10
MIT: Sloan
US
188,173
107
9
8
Columbia Business School
US
184,099
114
10
11
University of California at Berkeley: Haas
US
188,746
104

Source: FT.com

Table 3: FT MBA Rankings 2019 – Top 10 MBA Programs in Asia

Rank in 2019
3 yr. rank
School name
Country
Weighted salary($)
Salary increase(%)
5
8
Ceibs
China
174,115
183
17
20
National University of Singapore Business School
Singapore
153,216
131
18
16
HKUST Business School
China
156,202
108
24
26
Indian School of Business
India
156,122
187
30
25
Nanyang Business School, NTU Singapore
Singapore
134,036
126
33
39
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
India
178,774
124
34
-
Fudan University School of Management
China
110,062
195
41
38
University of Hong Kong
China
131,386
116
42
49
Sungkyunkwan University GSB
South Korea
131,166
100
43
-
Singapore Management University: Lee Kong Chian
Singapore
118,415
133

Source: FT.com

FT Global MBA Ranking 2019: Methodology
FT Global MBA ranking 2019 ranking features the world’s best 100 full-time MBA programmes. A total of 150 schools took part in the 2019 edition. All participating schools meet the FT’s entry criteria, including being accredited by Equis or the AACSB.

The ranking has 20 different criteria. Alumni responses inform eight criteria that together contribute 61 per cent of its weight. Eleven criteria are calculated from school data, accounting for 29 per cent of the ranking. The remaining criterion, the research rank, counts for 10 per cent... Read more about One Year MBA programs in India.

ISB Post Graduate Program (PGP)
Indian School of Business (ISB) is a global business school offering world-class management education across its two campuses – Hyderabad and Mohali. The School has grown at a rapid pace over the past eighteen years since its inception and already has several notable accomplishments to its credit – it is the youngest school ever to consistently rank among the top Global MBA programmes, one among the select 100 global b-schools to have AACSB and EQUIS accreditation, one of the largest providers of Executive Education in Asia, and the most research-productive Indian management institution. A vibrant pool of research-oriented resident faculty, strong academic associations with leading global b-schools and the backing of an influential Board, have helped the ISB fast emerge as a premier global business school in the emerging markets.

IIM Bangalore EPGP - One year MBA
IIM Bangalore one year MBA is the full-time Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP). IIM Bangalore offers an intensive one-year residential MBA programme created specifically for professionals with remarkable track records and 5 to 12 years of work experience in a wide range of industries.

IIM Ahmedabad PGPX – One Year MBA
The Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) at IIM Ahmedabad is a One Year MBA programme defined as one of the finest one-year, full-time, residential programmes. Carefully designed by the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad the PGPX programme is meant for bright, enthusiastic, and aspirational executives with substantial professional experience.. Read more about One Year MBA programs in India.

IIM Calcutta PGPEX - One Year MBA
IIM Calcutta one year MBA is its PGPEX programme. IIM Calcutta offers Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX) which is IIM Calcutta's One Year Full Time Residential MBA Programme meant for Executives with more than five years of professional experience.

Up by 29 places from 78th to 49th, IIM Calcutta made the biggest leap this year.

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