Top Private MBA Colleges in India 2021: Fees, Rank, Cutoff, Entrance Exams and Courses

Simran Saini
Simran SainiPublished On: November 27, 2020 | CAT

A large number of private MBA colleges in India offer specialized MBA and PGDM courses. Check out the list of top private MBA colleges in India, courses offered, entrance exam accepted and the estimated fee structure here. 

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Master of Business Administration (MBA) is regarded as one of the most popular degrees in India. As there are many students who apply for MBA admissions in India year after year, a lot of private MBA colleges have come up in the country in the last decade. Many of these are considered as the top private MBA colleges in India and offer different MBA specializations to students. Admissions to MBA courses at these private MBA colleges of India are on the basis of the entrance exam score, group discussion and personal interview rounds.

While you are preparing yourself for the next MBA admission season in India, we are sure you would be going through a list of colleges to target. With so many MBA colleges to choose from, we have prepared a list of the top private MBA colleges in India which you can consider if you are not targetting government-owned colleges such as the IIMs. Since the CAT selection process for IIMs is a tough nut to crack, it is a good idea to shortlist some of the best private MBA colleges in India and apply for the MBA admission process 2021 accordingly.

Before shortlisting your preferred colleges, we suggest you carefully understand the fee structure, number of seats, specializations offered and the overall review and accreditation of each of these private MBA colleges.

Also Read:List of MBA Specializations - How to Choose, Scope, Differences & Top Colleges

Top Private MBA Colleges in India

Following is a list of the best MBA private colleges in India that are well-known for their academic excellence, faculty, training and placement opportunities, and have received recognition from and are recognized by management and academic experts for their dedication towards providing quality management education.

Name of the College/ Institute LocationCourses Offered Entrance Exams Accepted Course Fees Range (Approx)
Xavier School of Management (XLRI)JamshedpurXAT, GMATRs. 8,50,000 - Rs. 20,00,000
Indian School of Business (ISB)HyderabadGMAT, GRERs. 30,41,000 - Rs. 47,55,000
S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR)Mumbai
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • Executive Management Program i.e. EMP

  • Post Graduate Program in Family Managed Business (PGPFMB)

  • Global Management Program (GMP)

  • Post Graduate Management Programme for Women (PGMPW)

  • Fellow Program in Management (FPM)

  • Post Graduate Program in General Management (PGPGM)

  • Women Management Program (WMP)

CAT, XAT, GMATRs. 7,50,000 - Rs. 19,60,000
Management Development Institute (MDI)Gurgaon
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

  • PGP in International Management (PGP-IM)

  • PGP in Energy Management (PGP-EM)

  • PGP in Human Resource Management (PGP-HR)

  • National Management Programme (NMP)

  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

  • PGP in Public Policy and Management (PGP-PPM)

  • PGPM – Part-Time

  • Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)

CAT, GMAT, MDI TestRs. 9,73,000-Rs.25,00,000
Institute of Management Technology (IMT)Ghaziabad
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management Dual Country Programme (DCP)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Part Time)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Executive Management

  • Post Graduate Programme in Accelerated Career Enabler (PGP-ACE)

CATRs. 6,00,000 - Rs. 17,50,000
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)Mumbai
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

  • MBA in Social Entrepreneurship

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management (PGBM)

  • Executive MBA (EMBA)

  • Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Management (PGCPM)

NMAT by GMACRs. 5,50,000 - Rs. 9,25,000
International Management Institute (IMI)Delhi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource and Management (HRM)

  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Financial Services (B&FS)
    Executive PGDM

XAT, CAT, GMATRs.11,00,000 - Rs. 16,49,000
T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)Manipal
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management

  • PGDM in Human Resource (HR)

  • PGDM in Healthcare

  • PGDM - Banking and Financial Services

CAT, XAT, GMAT, MATRs.16,90,000
Institute of Rural Management (IRMA)

Jaipur

  • Post Graduate Programme in Rural Management

  • Executive Post Management Diploma in Management - Rural

  • Fellow Programme in Rural Management

IRMA, MAT, CAT, ATMARs. 10,10,000 - Rs. 11,60,000
FORE School of ManagementDelhi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Full Time)

  • PGDM in International Business (IB)

  • PGDM in Financial Management (FM)

  • Executive PGDM

GMAT, XAT, CATRs. 13,00,000 - Rs. 14,98,000
Goa Institute of ManagementGoaCAT, XAT, GMATRs. 11,96,000 - Rs. 15,98,000
Great Lakes Institute of ManagementChennai
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM)

CAT, GMAT, CMAT, XATRs. 16,65,000 - Rs. 18,94,000
Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA)Chennai
  • Full-time PGDM

  • Part-time PGDM

  • Executive Diploma Programmes

CAT, XATRs. 6,01,000 - Rs. 12,70,970
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and ResearchMumbai
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • PGDM in Media & Entertainment

  • PGDM in Retail Management

  • PGDM in Business Design

  • PGDM in e-Business

  • PGDM in Research and Business Analytics

  • PGDM in Rural Management

  • Master in Management Studies (MMS)

CAT, XAT, ATMA, CMAT, GMATRs. 11,00,000
Symbiosis Institute of Business ManagementPuneSNAPRs. 6,10,000 - Rs. 17,06,000
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of ManagementDelhi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • PGDM (Finance)

  • PGDM (Research & Business Analytics)

  • PGDM (Logistics & Supply Chain Management)

  • PGDM (Executive)

  • PGDM (Part-Time)

CATRs. 3,25,000 - Rs. 10,89,200
Jagan Institute of Management StudiesDelhi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • PGDM in International Business (IB)

  • PGDM in Retail Management

CAT, CMAT, XAT, MATRs. 7,15,000
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)Pune
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Ex-PGDM)

  • Post Graduate Advance Diploma in Management (PGADM) - Real Estate & Construction Management

  • MBA Executive

SNAPRs. 4,06,000 - Rs. 13,97,050
ITM Business SchoolNavi Mumbai
  • Executive MBA

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

CATRs. 8,00,000 - Rs. 10,25,000
PSG Institute of ManagementCoimbatore
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • MBA (Part-Time)

MAT, CAT, TANCET

Rs. 8,00,000 (approx.)

Note: The colleges and management institutions mentioned above have the discretion to make changes in the fees. Candidates are advised to cross-check the fees and other important information on the official website of the respective website of the college.

Other Popular Private MBA Colleges in India

Here are some other private colleges that are well known for their MBA programmes.

Name of College

Courses Offered

Entrance Exams Accepted

Course Fee
(Approx.)

Chandigarh University (CU), Chandigarh

C SAT, CAT, MAT, CMAT

Rs. 3,20,000 - Rs. 4,50,000

KIIT School of Management (KSOM), Bhubaneswar

  • MBA

KIITEE MGT, CAT, CMAT, XAT, MAT

Rs. 3,00,000

SAGE University, Bhopal

SAGE JEE, CAT, CMAT

Rs. 1,90,000

Ansal University, Gurgaon

  • Executive MBA

  • MBA (Healthcare Management)

  • MBA (Capital Markets)

  • MBA (Marketing)

  • MBA (Global Financial Markets and Instruments)

  • MBA (International Hospitality Management)

  • MBA (Logistics Management)

BAT, CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT

Rs. 5,82,000 - Rs. 7,96,000

GITAM, Hyderabad

  • PGDBM

  • PGD (Risk and Insurance Management)

  • MBA

  • MBA (International Business)

  • MBA (Human Resource Management)

  • MBA (Global Logistics and SCM)

  • MBA (International Banking & Finance)

GITAM Online Test, CAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, XAT

Rs. 3,98,000 - Rs. 8,50,000

KL University, Guntur

  • MBA (Digital Marketing)

  • MBA (Health Care & Hospital Management)

  • MBA (Supply Chain Management)

  • MBA (Business Analytics)

  • MBA (Marketing)

  • MBA (Finance)

KLUBSAT, CAT, ICET, MAT, XAT

Rs. 5,00,000 - Rs. 5,30,000

Alliance University, Bangalore

  • Executive PGDBM
  • MBA (Operations)

  • MBA (Finance)

  • MBA (Organisational Leadership)

  • MBA (Marketing)

Alliance-AMAT, CAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, XAT, KMAT

Rs. 2,45,000 - Rs. 13,50,000

Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar

  • PGD in Advertising & Public Relations

  • PGD in TV Production

  • PGD in Cyber Forensics

  • PGD in Computer Applications

  • PGD in Guidance and Counselling

  • MBA (Financial Markets)

  • MBA (International Business)

  • MBA (Business Analytics) etc.

LPUNEST, CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT

Rs. 1,16,000 - Rs. 8,00,000

JIMS Rohini

  • MBA (Human Resource)

  • MBA (Marketing)

  • MBA (Industry Integrated)

  • MBA (Correspondence)

  • MBA (Part-Time)

CAT, CMAT, XAT, MAT, ATMA

Rs. 1,60,000 - Rs. 5,34,000

Amity University, Manesar

  • MBA (Business Analytics)
  • Executive MBA

  • MBA (3 Continent)

  • MBA (e-Commerce)

  • MBA (Marketing & Sales)

  • PGD in Data Science etc.

Amity Test, CAT, XAT, NMAT, GMAT, MAT

Rs. 1,02,000 - Rs. 8,64,000

Top Private MBA Colleges in India 2020: Application Form

Candidates who are looking for admission at any private college in India need to submit the application form of the college along with the application fee before the last date. They can either download the application form from the official website of the college or they can directly fill the application form available on the college website. Candidates must note that they can also apply for admission to any MBA college in India, by filling our Common Application Form.

The admission process for MBA colleges has already started. Before applying for the admissions, aspirants should check the eligibility criteria, selection procedure, and Management entrance exams required.

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Some of the well known private MBA colleges in India are Amity University, Manesar, Alliance University, Bangalore and KL University, Guntur.

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Some of the documents required for admission in any private MBA college in India are 12th mark sheet, 10th mark sheet, Graduation certificate and Passport sized photographs.

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The eligibility criteria of all the private MBA college in India will be different. You can check the eligibility criteria form the college website.

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You can fill the application form of the college in order to apply for admission. You can check the detailed application process and admission process from the official website of the selected college.

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There are many well know private MBA colleges in India. Some of them are XLRI Jamshedpur, IBS Hyderabad, SPJIMR Mumbai and MDI Gurgaon

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