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Top 10 Business Schools in India, 2020

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) India

MBA is one of the most popular and opted courses in India where the country also features innumerable top-notch B-Schools for the same. Students from any stream may opt for MBA programs that lead them to a plethora of job opportunities. Some of the top B-schools of the country are mentioned below.

Top 10 Business Schools in India, 2020

  1. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  2. Faculty of Management Studies at the University of Delhi
  3. Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  4. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  5. Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  6. Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
  7. SDA Bocconi School of Management – Asia Center
  8. Indian Institute of Management Indore
  9. Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)
  10. Indian Institute of Management Shillong

IIM Calcutta: It is proudly claimed to be the first Indian Institute of Management that got established. Moreover, it is recognized as an Institute of National Importance in the year 2017. It is the first triple-accredited business school in India. A Doctor of Business Administration program, a one-year MBA for experienced executives, and two-year full-time MBA programs are organized by the institute. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was ranked No. 25 globally among the Best Business Schools In The World For 2020, according to the CEOWORLD magazine.

IIM Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is the country’s leading business school which was established way back in the year 1961 and was given the status of an Institute of National Importance a couple of years ago in 2017. The campus, spread over a hundred acres of land, houses all the possible facilities. The institute offers a master’s degree in management in accordance with the Indian Institute of Management Bill, 2017. To award a degree of Master of Business Administration, two programs are organized by the institute- one being a two-year full-time residential program and the other one one-year full-time residential program for experienced professionals.  Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad was ranked No. 35 globally among the Best Business Schools In The World For 2020, according to the CEOWORLD magazine.

IIM Bangalore: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore offers a plethora of courses for Master of Management Studies in Public Policy, Master of Business Administration, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Three full-time MBA programs, one full-time program in Public Policy, one full-time doctoral program, and an executive MBA program are just to name a few. Apart from the aforementioned ones, the institute also offers innumerable on-campus short-duration certificate programs. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore was ranked No. 56 globally among the Best Business Schools In The World For 2020, according to the CEOWORLD magazine.

IIM Lucknow: Indian Institute of Management Lucknow is the fourth IIM established in the year 1984. Just like other IIMs, this one also offers various post-graduate diploma, fellowship, and executive programs in management and is claimed by India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development to be an ‘Institution of Excellence’. Students need to clear the Common Admission Test (CAT) which are conducted every year to get admission in this institute. Academic performance and work experience are also accounted for. Indian Institute of Management Lucknow was ranked No. 62 globally among the Best Business Schools In The World For 2020, according to the CEOWORLD magazine.

IIM Indore: The Indian Institute of Management Indore was founded in the year 1996 and named and famed as an institute that perceived national importance in the year 2017. This public business school offers a few programs like a two-year full-time residential MBA program (Post Graduate Program in Management), a one-year full-time residential Executive MBA program (Executive Post-Graduate Program in Management), a five-year integrated course in management consisting of BBA and MBA (Integrated Program in Management), etc. Indian Institute of Management Indore was ranked No. 95 globally among the Best Business Schools In The World For 2020, according to the CEOWORLD magazine.

Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur: Established in the year 1949, the Xavier School of Management is the oldest business school in India. It is a private business school that is run by the Society of Jesus in the steel city of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. For admission, the students need to clear Xavier Aptitude Test for the two-year degree programs in business management PGDM and human resources management PGDM and GMAT or XAT score are used for fellowship and general management PGDM. Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) was ranked No. 100 globally among the Best Business Schools In The World For 2020, according to the CEOWORLD magazine.


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Sophie Ireland

Sophie Ireland

Contributors Editor
Sophie Ireland is the Contributors Editor at for CEOWORLD magazine, where she covers hiring trends, money, the future of work, and lists and rankings, and all things related to professional success for readers. She has ten years of experience in research, spanning market research, data analytics, macroeconomics, and financial services. She can be reached on email sophie-ireland@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.