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NIRF MBA Rankings (2021, 2020, 2019): Check Top Management Colleges Here

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiPublished On: June 18, 2021

The NIRF Rankings 2021 for management colleges will be released soon. Check the NIRF Rankings for 2020, 2019 and 2018 of the top private and government management colleges in India here.

NIRF Rankings for Management Colleges

NIRF Rankings 2021 for MBA Colleges: Ministry of Education (MoE) will announce the NIRF Rankings 2021 for MBA colleges soon. The NIRF Rankings seem to be delayed this year as they are usually released in April, and last year they were released in June due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are expected to be released in July or August 2021. NIRF MBA Rankings 2020 featured top management colleges such as the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other top private management colleges in India. The trend is expected to be repeated in this year's rankings as well.

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NIRF MBA Rankings 2021 -Top Private & Government Management Colleges

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NIRF MBA Rankings 2020, 2019, 2018 - Top Colleges for MBA/PGDM

Given below are the top 20 colleges for MBA/PGDM as per the NIRF Rankings 2020, score and also the NIRF rankings for 2019 and 2018.


CityState2020 Score2020 Rank2019 Rank2018 Rank

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad


Indian Institute of Management Bangalore


Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

KolkataWest Bengal80.39333

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

LucknowUttar Pradesh73.85444

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

KharagpurWest Bengal70.43567

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode


Indian Institute of Management Indore

IndoreMadhya Pradesh69.047511

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

New DelhiDelhi67.19898

Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)


Management Development Institute


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay


Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


National Institute of Industrial Engineering


Indian Institute of Technology Madras

ChennaiTamil Nadu61.771415-

Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli

TiruchirappalliTamil Nadu60.79151415

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

KanpurUttar Pradesh60.53162217

Indian Institute of Management Udaipur


S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research


Indian Institute of Management Raipur


Indian Institute of Management Ranchi


Indian Institute of Management Rohtak


Symbiosis Institute of Business Management


Great Lakes Institute of Management

ChennaiTamil Nadu55.8231816

SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies


ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

New DelhiDelhi55.01263123

T. A. Pai Management Institute


International Management Institute

New DelhiDelhi54.65286625

Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines)


Indian Institute of Management Shillong


Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB)


Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology


Indian Institute of Management Kashipur


Jamia Millia Islamia

New DelhiDelhi51.41343434

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli

TiruchirappalliTamil Nadu50.493517-

Banaras Hindu University

VaranasiUttar Pradesh49.51363939

Institute of Management Technology

GhaziabadUttar Pradesh48.27374131

BML Munjal University


Alliance University

Indian Institute of ManagementNagpurMaharashtra47.3840--

Amity University Noida

Gautam Budh NagarUttar Pradesh47.35414948

Panjab University


FORE School of Management

New DelhiDelhi47.11433837

Nirma University


Aligarh Muslim University

AligarhUttar Pradesh46.71455949

PSG College of Technology

CoimbatoreTamil Nadu46.69463733

Birla Institute of Management Technology

Greater NoidaUttar Pradesh46.65475745

Goa Institute of Management


Lovely Professional University


Loyola Institute of Business Administration

ChennaiTamil Nadu46.51503632

Chandigarh University


International Management Institute

KolkataWest Bengal46.225266-

Institute for Financial Management and Research

Sri City, ChittoorAndhra Pradesh46.16534734

Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology


Vellore Institute of Technology

VelloreTamil Nadu45.89554629

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research


Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

New DelhiDelhi45.225762-

Birla Institute of Technology


Anna University

ChennaiTamil Nadu44.81594328

Institute of Management Technology


Institute of Management Technology


Indian Institute of Forest Management

BhopalMadhya Pradesh44.26626041

International Management Institute


Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development


IIHMR University


University of Petroleum and Energy Studies


Jagan Institute of Management Studies


Principal L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research


Jaipuria Institute of Management

NoidaUttar Pradesh43.386963-

Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University

VaddeswaramAndhra Pradesh43.3705846

Visvesvaraya Technological University


Institute of Rural Management Anand


Jaipuria Institute of Management

LucknowUttar Pradesh42.567363-

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University


Chitkara University


About NIRF

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was introduced by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in order to assess the performance of the institutes in India across various parameters. Following are a few of the top b-schools, their rank and scores evaluated according to NIRF Rankings for Management for 2020 and the previous years. NIRF ranks are released every year according to the yearly data collected by the framework. The ranks and score are calculated on the basis of five parameters including graduation outcome, research and professional practices, teaching and learning resources along with the general perception of the institute.

NIRF Rankings 2021 for Other Streams

NIRF Rankings 2021 for all streams are expected to be released soon. The 2020 Rankings for different streams can be checked in the following articles.


NIRF Rankings 2021 for Top Engineering Colleges


NIRF Rankings 2021 for Top Architecture Colleges


NIRF Rankings 2021 for Top Medical Colleges


NIRF Rankings 2021 for Top Pharmacy Colleges


NIRF Rankings 2021 for Top Law Colleges

Private Universities

NIRF Rankings 2021 for Top Private Universities

These ranks help MBA aspirants choose colleges wisely after analyzing the investment and ROI factors of the institutes. The ranks will also help students recognize other colleges and universities that have been performing well in the management field.

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hey i want to pursue MBA but in Punjab only so which college is best for me that assure me best job after pursuing MBA? please suggest me.

-Gurpreet KaurUpdated on July 14, 2021 11:31 AM
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Dear Student,

Placements in your MBA course largely depend on various factors including your performance in the course, reputation of college etc. Hence, when choosing an MBA course from a placement point of view, it is best to check their previous year placement records to get an idea.

There are a number of colleges in Punjab that offer good placements in the MBA course. Some of the popular ones that you can consider include:


Dear Sir,I just wanted to ask that is entrance exam necessary to take admission in a reputed college (like IMT ,NMIMS) for distance MBAOr one can get direct admission ?More than 8 year of work ex in banking sector

-Vivek BhartiUpdated on July 14, 2021 10:29 AM
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Dear Student,

It depends on the institute you are applying for. Some institutes may accept scores of top MBA entrance exam for admission to their Distance MBA course while others may conduct their own entrance exam. However, some institutes such as the NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education may offer direct admission on the basis of the graduation score of the candidate. For more info, check our article on Distance MBA in India.

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I want to pursue MBA from LPU. If I did not appear for any entrance exam like CAT, MAT or XAT then can I get admission?

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Dear Student

Yes, you can apply for MBA admission at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara even if you have not appeared for CAT, MAT or any other entrance examination. However, you will have to appear for the University's own entrance examination (LPUNEST). The entrance examination will help you get a scholarship based on your bachelor scores and performance in the entrance examination. The college will also conduct a personal interview round. Once you have cleared all the rounds, you will have to submit an amount of INR 10,000 as the initial amount for admission. Besides this, you will have ...


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