MBA Rankings

Update on
December 14, 2019

MBA College Rankings help you to decide which MBA college or MBA program you should apply when there are hundreds of options available to you.  Although there are dozens of B-school rankings which are published in India, the creditability and track record of the ranking is most important to get reliable guidance. The reputed rankings are objective rather than subjective.    

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The top four MBA Rankings or B-school Rankings in India are published by HRD Ministry, Government of India, NIRF Ranking Framework; MBAUniverse.com; reputed Magazines Business Today, Outlook. All these rankings help you make an informed choice.  These MBA College Rankings attempt to arrive at the most accurate ranking order so as to give a true picture of management education in India.  This article will let you know the latest top four MBA Rankings - MBAUniverse.com, NIRF, Business Today and Outlook.

 

Top MBA Rankings in India

Ranking Agency
Research Methodology (Facts or Perception or Both)
Key Focus/Weigthage
NIRF 2019
(Released on April 8, 2019 by Hon’ble President of India)
Both with Higher weightage to Teaching & Research
Teaching, Learning & Resources, Research & Professional Practice – Max Marks/500
MBAUniverse.com Rankings 2020
(Published December 14, 2019)
Fact Based on Input-Process-Output score
Faculty, Accreditation, Academic Infrastructure, Placements- Max Marks/1000
Business Today India’s Best B-schools 2019
(Print Edition: November 3, 2019)
Both – Higher weightage to Perception
Learning & Living Experience and Future Orientation-  Max marks/1000
Outlook 2019
(Published October 4, 2019)
Both with higher weightage on Perception
Academic Excellence & Personality Development – Max Marks/1000

Published on 14.12.2019

 

MBAUniverse.com B School Rankings 2020
Designed exclusively for MBA Aspirants, the 10th edition of MBAUniverse.com Rankings 2020, regarded as one of India’s most credible B-school Ranking, was released on December 14, 2019. The ranking is based on 360-degree assessment that fairly balances the three pillars of a B-school: Input (Class Mix), Processes (Academics, Research, International Accreditations & Physical Infrastructure) and Outcomes (Placements).

 

IIM Bangalore is ranked No 1 B-school in India. IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta are ranked No 2 & 3 respectively. Inspite of stiff competition from IIMs, Top PGDM B-schools XLRI, SPJIMR, MDI, NMIMS, IMT and IMI have held on to their leadership.

B-school

Rank

Score (Total 1000)

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT BANGALORE

1

943

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, AHMEDABAD

2

939

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM), CALCUTTA

3

933

XLRI XAVIER SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, JAMSHEDPUR

4

896

S. P. JAIN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH (SPJIMR), MUMBAI

5

889

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, INDORE

6

827

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT LUCKNOW

7

818

MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, GURGAON

8

793

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM), KOZHIKODE

9

754

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, NEW DELHI

10

730

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE NEW DELHI

11

714

SVKM’S NMIMS, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, MUMBAI

12

698

INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY, GHAZIABAD

13

642

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, NEW DELHI

14

634

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT UDAIPUR

15

629

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, TIRUCHIRAPPALLI

16

615

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, IIT DELHI

17

604

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, ROHTAK

18

586

T A PAI MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, MANIPAL

19

579

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BOMBAY

20

562

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, KASHIPUR

21

549

KJ SOMAIYA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES & RESEARCH, MUMBAI

22

524

GOA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, GOA

23

506

INSTITUTE OF RURAL MANAGEMENT ANAND (IRMA)

24

496

PRIN. L. N. WELINGKAR INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT & RESEARCH, MUMBAI

25

491

BIRLA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY, GREATER NOIDA

26

484

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT SAMBALPUR

27

477

LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, NEW DELHI

28

469

LOYOLA INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, CHENNAI

29

463

SYMBIOSIS INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, BENGALURU

30

455

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MHRD-NIRF B School Ranking 2019
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is approved and released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The first NIRF Ranking was released in 2016 followed by NIRF 2017, NIRF 2018 and NIRF 2019 was released on April 8, 2019 by Hon’ble President of India Ram Nath Kovind. This in fact is the last year’s ranking, the next updated NIRF Ranking 2020 is expected in the month of April 2020 and will be published on this page when released.

 

IIM Bangalore was awarded #1 Rank in the NIRF MBA Ranking 2019 and replaced IIM Ahmedabad which was ranked #1 in last two NIRF Rankings. The NIRF MBA Ranking 2019 contained 100 MBA colleges, PGDM Institutes and Management departments of universities.

 

There were 500 maximum marks awarded in NIRF Ranking 2019 on different parameters which included Teaching, Learning & Resources, Research & Professional Practice, Placements, Peer Perception among others.

 

Top Institutes in NIRF MBA College Ranking 2019
Top 20 management Institutes in MHRD NIRF MBA Ranking 2019 are:

Rank
Name
City
State
Score
1
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Bengaluru
Karnataka
81.34
2
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
Gujarat
80.61
3
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Kolkata
West Bengal
79.05
4
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh
67.29
5
Indian Institute of Management Indore
Indore
Madhya Pradesh
67.01
6
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur
West Bengal
66.64
7
Xavier Labour Relations Institute
Jamshedpur
Jharkhand
65.33
8
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
Kozhikode
Kerala
64.82
9
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
New Delhi
Delhi
62.89
10
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mumbai
Maharashtra
62.74
11
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee
Uttarakhand
62.11
12
Management Development Institute
Gurugram
Haryana
61.89
13
Indian Institute of Management Udaipur
Udaipur
Rajasthan
60.79
14
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli
Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu
59.15
15
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
58.40
16
S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research
Mumbai
Maharashtra
55.67
17
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli
Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu
55.57
18
Great Lakes Institute of Management
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
55.09
19
Indian Institute of Management Raipur
Raipur
Chhattisgarh
53.86
20
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management
Pune
Maharashtra
53.56
20
SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
Mumbai
Maharashtra
53.56

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Business Today India’s Best B-schools 2019   
Leading Business magazine Business Today India's Best B-schools 2019 Ranking was published on November 3, 2019. The Ranking weightages are partly fact based and partly opinion based. Total marks that a B-school could score in this Ranking are 1000. Here are the Top 25 B-schools as per ranking survey of Business Today India's Best B-schools 2019

Institute
Ranked
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, AHMEDABAD
1
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM), CALCUTTA
2
XLRI XAVIER SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, JAMSHEDPUR
3
S. P. JAIN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH (SPJIMR), MUMBAI
4
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, INDORE
5
MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, GURGAON
6
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM), KOZHIKODE
7
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, NEW DELHI
8
SVKM’S NMIMS, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT MUMBAI
9
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE (IIFT), NEW DELHI
10
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, MUMBAI
11
INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY, GHAZIABAD
12
INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE NEW DELHI
13
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, SHILLONG
14
SYMBIOSIS INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (SIBM), PUNE
15
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, TIRUCHIRAPPALLI
16
DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, IIT DELHI
17
T A PAI MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, MANIPAL, KARNATAKA
19
XAVIER INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, BHUBANEWAR
20
INDIAN INSTITUTE MANAGEMENT (IIM), UDAIPUR
21
SYMBIOSIS CENTER FOR MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, PUNE
24
KJ SOMAIYA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES & RESEARCH
25

Outlook MBA Rankings 2020
Outlook-ICARE India MBA Rankings 2020 survey was released on October 4, 2019. The rankings have been analysed and produced by the Indian Centre for Academic Rankings and Excellence (ICARE), a government-approved academic audit and ratings agency. 150 top MBA colleges in India are included in Outlook MBA India Rankings 2020.

 

The ranking methodology and parameters are based on Faculty-Student Ratio (FSR), Research Productivity and Quality, Faculty with PhD, Faculty Experience (Teaching/Corporate), Gender Diversity, Regional Diversity, Median Salary and Employability.  The Rankings are assigned based on the scores obtained on each parameter and overall score obtained out of 100.

 

The Outlook MBA Rankings 2020 have separately categorized the institutes into public and private management institutes and have diversified them into Institutes of National Importance;  University Constituent Colleges; Affiliated Colleges; Standalone Institutions and the  North, South, East, West and Central Zone institutes.

 

MBAUniverse.com Research and Analysis team has merged both public and private MBA institutes based on their scores awarded by ICAR-Outlook MBA India Rankings 2020 and share below the top 25 ranked B-schools 

Overall Rank
INSTITUTION
OVERALL SCORE
1
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
91.77
2
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
91.2
3
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
89.85
4
Indian Institute of Management Indore
88.25
5
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
87.96
6
XLRI Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur
87.16
7
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
85.86
8
S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai
81.01
9
Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
79.24
10
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli
78.53
11
Indian Institute of Management Udaipur
77.16
12
SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
76.64
13
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
75.45
14
Indian Institute of Management Raipur
74.14
15
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune
73.74
16
T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal
71.67
17
ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad
71.15
18
Indian Institute of Management Shillong
70.76
19
International Management Institute, New Delhi
70.4
20
Indian Institute of Management Rohtak, Rohtak
69.32
21
Birla Institute of Technology and Science,Pilani
69.1
22
Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi
68.29
23
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur
67.72
24
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies,Mumbai
67.31
25
Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi
67.31

Source: Outlook MBA India Ranking 2020

 

India Today B-School Ranking 2019
Here is the list of 20 Best Business Schools in India as per India Today B-School Ranking: 

Rank 2019
Institute
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20