The Top 10 MBA Colleges in India

1. Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad  

The IIM Ahmedabad has been one of the leading institutes for management for the past 40 years.It started in 1961 as an autonomous body in collaboration with the Indian Government. The institute boasts about its initial collaboration with the prestigious Harvard School.

Courses offered

  • Two-year Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Two-year Post-Graduate Programme in Agri-business Management (PGP-ABM)
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  • One-year Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)
  • One-year Post-Graduate Programme in Management in Public Management and Policy (PGP-PMP)
  • Faculty Development Programme for Teachers in Universities and Colleges


  • Gender resource centre
  • IIMA Idea Telecom Centre of Excellence
  • Centre for Infrastructure Policy and Regulation
  • Doctoral colloquium
  • Centre for innovation incubation and entrepreneurship
  • Centre for Electronic Governance
  • Vikram Sarabhai library

2. Indian institute of Management Kolkata

Being one of the oldest IIM( established in 1961) , it is spread across 135 acres and is one of Asia’s finest business schools.

Programs offered

  • Post Graduate Program in Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management
  • Post Graduate Program for Executives
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management
  • Fellow Program in Management

Infrastructure/facilities offered

  • Tata Room – Accommodation for the students of the Executive Management Programme  consisting of 56 rooms, 4 suites,3 conference rooms and a dining hall.
  • Efficient Finance Lab
  • Spacious Management Centre
  • Well equipped computer labs
  • ATM facilities
  • Café

3. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

IIM Bangalore was established in 1973the third to set up after the one in Ahmedabad and Calcutta.Located in the silicon valley , it caters to the public sector as opposed to the other IIMS.It is an all stone architecture surrounded by lush scenic beauty and consists of an excellent teaching faculty and resources.It also has a well established international exchange programme with business schools across Europe , America and Australia.

Programmes offered

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Software Enterprise Management (PGSEM);
  •  Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM); Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP),
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM),
  • Executive Education Programme (EEP)


  • NS Raghavan Centre for Enterpreneurial Learning
  • Centre for Public Policy
  • Centre for Software Management
  • Centre for Insurance Research and Education
  • ERP Research Centre
  • Centre for Development of Cases and Teaching Aids
  • Centre for Corporate Governance and Citizenship
  • Centre for Capital Market & Risk Management
  • Centre for Financial Markets and Institutions / Microfinance Group
  • Supply Chain Management Centre

4. IIM Lucknow

The IIM Lucknow has a well reputed name for its case based methodology and keeping the students in pace with the latest technology and techniques in management.

Programmes offered

  • PGP in management
  • PGP in agribusiness management
  • International Programme in Management for Executives (IPMX)
  • PGP in business management ( for employees)
  • Fellow programme

Facilities and resources

  • Chintan (the Faculty Block),
  • Bodhgriha (the PGP Block),
  • Manthan (the MDP Block),
  • Gyanodaya (Library: The Rich Learning Resource Centre),
  • Computer Centre (with state of the art computing facilities),
  • Samadhan (the Administrative Block)
  • mini Departmental Stores
  • STD/PCO Communication Centre,
  • Uniquely designed medi-care facilities

5. Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode      

TMK started in 1997 with a batch of 42 students  but is right now one of the fastest growing management institutes in the country. With a highly qualifies and experienced permanent and visiting faculty, the institute aims at nurturing the finest management thinking  and creating innovative leaders for the future.

Programmes offered

  • PGP Management
  • Management Development programmes
  • Executive Post Graduate Programmes
  • Fellow ( Doctral ) programmes
  • Faculty Development Programme


  • Well equipped library
  • High tech computer facilities
  • Spacious Auditorium
  • Indoor and outdoor sports area
  • Hostel and mess facilities

6. Indian Institute of Management Indore

Being 6th in the IIM family , IIMI has a strong infrastructure with a scenic backdrop and was set up to provide impetus to the management scenario in Central India.

Programmes offered

  • PG Management
  • Fellow programme in management
  • Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management


  • state-of-the-art classrooms
  • Hybrid library
  • Campus wide IT infrastructure
  • Hostel
  • Sports facilities

7. Faculty of Management Studies Delhi  

FMS is situated in the North campus of the University of Delhi. Featured amongst one of the top notch business schools in the country, it was the first institute to offer a full time MBA programme.

Programmes offered

  • MBA Full time
  • MBA Part time
  • MBA ( MS Full time )
  • MBA ( HCA Part time )
  • Management Development
  • Doctoral programme

Facilities offered

  • State-of-the-art computer facilities
  • 6 hostels for men and 3 hostels for women
  • Well equipped library
  • Shanti Prasad Jain Advanced Research Centre

8. Indian School of Business , Hyderabad  

Being just 10 years old , not only does the ISB  have innovative programmes and a remarkable faculty, but has a diverse mix of students and is internationally recognized.It has academic alliances with the Kellog school of management, the Wharton school , University of Pennsylvania,The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy , Tufts etc.

  • Post Graduate Programme
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellowship programme
  • Post graduate programme in management for senior executives

Facilities offered

  • Learning resource centre
  • Well developed IT infrastructure
  • Fully serviced residential facilities
  • Gymnasium , Swimming pool, sports areas
  • Day care centr
  • ATM
  • Travel desks

9. Xavier Labor Research Institute , Jamshedpur  

Established in 1949, XLRI provides an excellent educational environment  and through research focuses on creating frontiers of knowledge in the field of management.


  • Business Management
  • Personnel management and industrial relations ( PM and IR)
  • Fellow Programme in Management
  • Executive Post Graduate Programme
  • General Management Programme
  • Satellite programme
  • Management Development Programme
  • Student exchange programmes

Facilities offered

  • Book library and e-library
  • E-Business centre and hi-tech infrastructure
  • 2 spacious auditoriums
  • Student residencies
  • S.C Sarkar gymnasium
  • Sport grounds

10. Management Development Institute , Gurgaon

MDI is one of the most prominent colleges in North India and has always managed to secure a rank amongst the top 10 colleges for the last 10 years.The MDI campus spreads across 37 acres and includes a 6 hole golf lawn.It aims to incorporate the world’s best academic practices  for the top management of the corporate world.

Programmes offered

  • Post Graduate programme in management
  • Post Graduate programme in HR
  • National management programme
  • Part time post graduate programme in Management
  • Fellowship programme in management
  • Executive PGPM
  • PGP in International management

Facilities offered

  • MDI centre for entrepreneurship
  • Sport clubs
  • Unnati – India’s first ever student mutual fund




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