MBAUniverse.com Rankings 2021

Update on
January 1, 2021

Regarded as one of India’s most credible B-school Ranking, the 11th edition of MBAUniverse.com Rankings 2021 was released on January 1, 2021. This prestigious ranking documents the changing landscape of management education and offers plenty of surprises. In a significant result from the survey, IIM Calcutta has secured the No 1 Rank, while IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore have earned number 2 and 3 position respectively. The Ranking underscores the rapid rise of new IIMs into the top league table even as top private B-schools like SPJIMR, XLRI, MDI and NMIMS have steadfastly held on to their leadership, despite rising competition. 

 

Key Highlights of MBAUniverse.com Ranking 2021 are:

  • IIM Calcutta is the new No 1 B-school in India, closely followed by IIM Ahmedabad at #2 Rank and IIM Bangalore #3 Rank.
  • Despite stiff competition from IIMs, elite private B-schools like SPJIMR, XLRI, MDI have held on to their leadership by successfully differentiating their management programs in a highly cluttered market.
  • New IIMs like IIM Udaipur, IIM Trichy and IIM Rohtak have shown significant all-round improvements. It is highly creditable that within a decade of their establishment, they are ranked amongst Top B-schools 20 B-schools in India.
  • Other top PGDM B-schools like IMT Ghaziabad, IMI New Delhi, TAPMI managed to hold on to their rankings.
  • Public institutions FMS Delhi, IIFT Delhi and IIT B-schools also continue to get high rankings on MBAUniverse.com rankings.
  • Private University B-schools like NMIMS, SCMHRD (New Entrant at #20) and SIBM Bangalore have demonstrated that business education can thrive in a university set up in India but needs investments and sustained nurturing.
  • Many of Non-IIM B-schools in the coveted Top 30 list are PGDM B-schools. GIM, KJ Somaiya, IRMA, Welingkar, BIMTECH, LBSIM, LIBA and a few others continue to consolidate their positions.
  • New IIMs are fast breaking into the top league. As many as 4 IIMs -- IIM Nagpur, IIM Amritsar, IIM Sambalpur and IIM Bodh Gaya -- are part of the Top 40 B-schools in India, according to MBAUniverse.com 2021 Ranking

Since 2010, MBAUniverse.com Ranking has championed the use of only ‘Objective Data’, without any ‘Perception Survey’ data to ensure transparency and authenticity. Designed exclusively for MBA aspirants, this Ranking is based on 360-degree assessment that balances the three pillars of a B-school: Input (student quality & diversity), Processes (faculty, academics, research, international accreditation) and Outcomes (placements, startups). .Read complete Research Methodology

 

MBAUniverse.com B School Rankings 2021

B-school
Rank
Score
(Total 1000
)
1
962
2
958
3
952
4
915
5
892
6
846
7
837
8
812
9
773
10
749
11
733
12
717
13
661
14
653
15
648
16
634
17
623
18
605
19
598
20
581
21
568
22
543
23
525
24
515
25
510
26
503
27
496
28
488
29
482
30
474
31
464
32
459
33
450
34
448
35
440
36
417
37
412
38
405
39
401
40
398
41
396
42
389
43
385
44
381
45
376
46
370
47
367
48
364
49
362
50
358
51
355
52
351
53
346
54
344
55
340
56
334
57
331
58
326
59
324
60
320
61
315
62
310
63
304
64
297
65
293
66
289
67
282
68
275
69
269
70
263
71
209
72
202
73
189
74
187
75
184
76
182
77
175
78
169
79
163
80
160
81
159
SASMIRA'S INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND RESEARCH MUMBAI
82
155
REGIONAL COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT BHUBANESWAR
83
151
84
148
85
144