Top 10 MBA Colleges in India 2020 - Check Top 10 Private & Govt B-Schools in India

Janvi Bhambri
Janvi BhambriPublished On: July 27, 2020

Taking admission to a top MBA college in India is the dream of many students as well as working professionals. These colleges are known for their stringent educational standards, stellar campuses as well as jaw-dropping placements. Take a look at the top 10 government & private MBA colleges in India.

Top 10 MBA Colleges in India 2020 - Check Top 10 Private & Govt B-Schools in India

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a popular course in India. It is offered in over 6,500 colleges across the country. Common Admission Test (CAT), which is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams in India, sees over 2 lakh aspirants every year. And there are many more who have aspirations to join MBA courses through many other exams that are conducted for MBA admissions in India.

While the high number of MBA colleges in India do offer variety, not all maintain the same quality of teaching, campus facilities and placements. In these and many other factors, some colleges emerge better than the others and simply offer a higher quality of education and related services. It is evident in the fact that the alumni of top Indian MBA colleges can be found in leadership roles across the world. 

Why You Should Care About Top MBA Colleges

While going for an MBA course, experts advise that students should always try for a reputed b-school. This is because experts understand that the reputation of your college carries weight when you are looking for career opportunities after MBA. Thankfully, NIRF has made this task easier for all students. Students now can refer to the NIRF ranking of top colleges and universities as a trustworthy source to make their choice.

In this article, we have also covered the top private and government MBA colleges in India. These are the colleges that have made a name for themselves in the management education sector through their dedication to quality education. One important point to note before we go on, it is not always the NIRF rank that will matter. Factors such as location, availability of courses and fees will also influence your decision. Weight in every point and then apply.

Table of Contents
  1. Top 10 Govt MBA Colleges in India

  2. Top 10 Private MBA Colleges in India

  3. Other Popular Private MBA Colleges in India

  4. How to Apply to Top MBA Colleges in India

Top 10 Govt MBA Colleges in India 2020

If we see the past trends, the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have always crowned the list of top MBA colleges in India with IIM Ahmedabad leading the pack. The trend has continued in 2020 and government colleges including IIMs still occupy the top spots in NIRF rankings.

One major shift, however, that was seen this year was of more Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) climbing the ranks of top MBA colleges. The BTech + MBA combination does work, apparently. Jokes apart, here are the top 10 government b-schools in India.

College

Location

NIRF 2020 Ranking

Fee (approx. in Rs.)

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

1

23,00,000

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)

Bangalore, Karnataka

2

23,00,000

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC)

Kolkata, West Bengal

3

23,00,000

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML)

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

4

19,00,000

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITK)

Kharagpur, West Bengal

5

9,22,400

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK)

Kozhikode, Kerala

6

19,00,000

Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIMIDR)

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

7

17,07,000

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)

Delhi

8

3,13,500

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

11

5,31,000

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR)

Roorkee, Uttarakhand

12

5,41,000


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Top 10 Private MBA Colleges in India 2020

While government colleges do lead the ranks of the top business schools in India, private MBA colleges are also not far behind. Many reputed private colleges in India have a global reputation that is at par with the IIMs. Take a look at the top private MBA colleges in India, given in the table below.

College

Location

NIRF 2020 Ranking

PGP / MBA Fee (approx. in Rs.)

Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)

Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

9

20,95,000 - 23,60,000

Management Development Institute (MDI)

Gurugram, Haryana

10

21,34,000 - 25,00,000

S P Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

18

17,87,500

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM)

Pune, Maharashtra

22

20,72,200

Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM)

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

23

11,76,000

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

24

10,50,000 - 18,00,000

T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

Manipal, Karnataka

27

14,30,000

International Management Institute (IMI)

New Delhi

28

17,15,000

Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB)

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

31

12,00,000 - 16,90,000

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT)

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

32

13,60,000


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Popular Private MBA Colleges in India

While top MBA colleges in India do offer the best placements and facilities, there is one very important factor that makes them impractical for many MBA aspirants. That is the ease of admission. There is a tough competition for the top MBA colleges and only the best of the bunch often manage to get admission to their flagship course.

Many talented management aspirants are unable to get a seat into these colleges. However, there are many other popular private MBA colleges that offer quality education, solid placement support and world-class facilities to their students. Given below are some of the other popular private b-schools in India that you can consider to admission.

College

Location

PGP / MBA Fee (approx. in Rs.)

The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE)

Hyderabad, Telangana

14,00,000

BML Munjal University

Gurugram, Haryana

10,50,000

Alliance University

Bangalore, Karnataka

13,50,000

Amity University

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

11,96,000

Lovely Professional University (LPU)

Jalandhar, Punjab

5,80,000 - 8,00,000

Chandigarh University

Chandigarh, Punjab

3,60,000 - 4,50,000

IIHMR University

Jaipur, Rajasthan

5,24,000 - 9,60,000

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

9,70,000 - 13,34,000

Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS)

Rohini, Delhi

8,40,000

SP Jain School of Global Management (SPJSGM)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

31,40,000 

How to Apply to Top MBA Colleges in India

Candidates who are interested in applying to these top private MBA colleges in India can do so easily by filling our Common Application Form (CAF). We also have free student counselling available for the students who wish to discuss their admission requirements. Just call our helpline number 18005729877 for the complete information and assistance regarding admission to top private MBA colleges in India.

Management counsellors and experts used to regard Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore as the only cities that had good MBA colleges. This was mostly true. However, taking a look at the top MBA colleges given above will tell you that this is no longer the case.

Good quality of management education is now not only limited to the metropolitan cities. Good management colleges can now be found in many different states and cities of India, making quality MBA education accessible to a wider range and larger number of students.

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