The craze for joining in management courses is increasing day by day. Even IITians are opting for MBA, which makes this the most desired field of study across the globe. So, let us have a look at the top business schools in India.
- Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A)IIM-A is one of the leading business schools in the world and is customarily ranked number one in India in many surveys. It was initially mentored by Harvard Business School (HBS). ‘Vidya Viniyoga Vikas’ is the caption of IIM-A, which can be translated as ‘Education should be utilized for development and enlightenment.’
Location: Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Notable Alumni: Chetan Bhagat, Raghuram Rajan, Harsha Bogle, Rashmi Bansal, Mallika Sarabhai, Salil Shetty, etc.
- Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi
FMS Delhi was established under the endorsement and guidance of the University of Delhi and offers management education to professional managers. FMS Delhi is among the top 10 business schools in India. Here, students are given the opportunity to participate in various social and cultural activities.
Location: Prof ND Kapoor Marg, Opp Kirorimal College, University Enclave, New Delhi.
Notable Alumni: Anupama Verma, Sat Parashar, Bikramjit Sen, etc.
- Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C)
IIM-C was the first established Institute for PG in management in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT). During its initial years, esteemed faculty formed part of its structure, such as Paul Samuelson, Jagdish Sheth, J. K. Sengupta, among others. Over the years, this institute has carved a niche in the management world.
Location: Diamond Harbour Road, Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal.
Notable Alumni: Indra Nooyi, Ajit Balakrishnan, Ramachandra Guha, Amish Tripathi, Krishna Palepu, Sunil Duggal, etc.
- Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B)
IIM-B was established after IIM-A and IIM-C as a consequence of increased demand to the former two and need for management graduates in the country. This college was set up to cater exclusively the needs of public enterprises. The motto of IIM-B is ‘tejasvina madhitamasthu’ which can be translated as ‘Let our studies be rigorous and fruitful’.
Location: Bannerghatta Rd, Bilekahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
Notable Alumni: Vega Tamotia, Aswath Damodaran, K.Radhakrishnan, Ravi Subramanian, Karan Bajaj, B.S.Bhalla, etc.
- Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
It was the 5th IIM established by the government of India to provide better education to management students in the country. IIM Kozhikode is a famous b-school known for its scenic beauty. Present the God’s country makes it God’s campus. This institute provides post-graduate programme, a fellow programme in management and also executive post graduate programme.
Location: Konnamangalam, Kozhikode, Kerala.
- Xavier School of Management (XLRI)
Xavier School of Management was established by Society of Jesus, Jesuits. XLRI initially offered courses for management and trade unions before starting a two-year, full-time program in industrial welfare. It is also ranked among top ten business schools in India. This school provides two-year full-time courses in Business Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM), and Global MBA.
Location: Circuit House Area, Sonari, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
Notable Alumni: Leena Nair, Vineet Nayar, Akash Khurana, K.Pandiarajan, Ananth Vaidyanathan, Abhijit Bhaduri, etc.