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Which is the Top MBA College in India for my requirement?

Which is the Top MBA College in India for my requirement?

Not sure which is the best MBA institution for you? Don’t worry, you are not alone in making this choice. Choosing the right MBA College is very important as MBA is an expensive course and is a one-time investment for most students.

Knowing about the MBA entrance exams is not enough! To make the most of the score secured by you in exams such as CAT, XAT and NMAT, it is important to know which the best MBA College in India are. Another important aspect is knowing the selection criteria of these colleges. CollegeDekho has composed a list of MBA colleges based on various parameters to help you shortlist colleges where you can apply for MBA programmes.

There are over 20 IIMs across the country including the new ones. Since the old IIMs are the most aspired B-Schools in India, they certainly overpower the list of best MBA colleges in India. However, there are various other colleges that offer quality business education and campus placements.

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Keeping in mind the Pegasus's B-School Rankings compiled by Career Launcher, the prominent B-schools in India can be divided into eight clusters. There are various other colleges that offer MBA programmes in India apart from the ones that are mentioned below.

To find out more about these MBA colleges, you can check: M.B.A. colleges in India

The colleges have been ranked considering their performance in various domains such as quality of education, infrastructure, campus placements, faculty, entrance exams, geographical location and interaction with alumni.

Sometimes factors like quality of programmes offered by an institution are given more weightage than other factors. The clusters will give you an idea about the colleges that you can apply to on the basis of specialisation, location and other preferences.

However, it is advised that one must find out about the college from official sources and alumni so that making the right choice becomes easier.

Following are the eight Clusters of top MBA colleges in India:

Cluster 1

Name of the Institute Location
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) Bangalore, Karnataka
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) Kolkata, West Bengal
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Xavier Labour Research Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

Cluster 2

Name of the Institute Location
Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM-I) Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) Kozhikode, Kerala
Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University New Delhi
SP Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) Mumbai, Maharashtra
Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, Haryana
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai, Maharashtra
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) New Delhi
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai, Maharashtra
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai, Maharashtra
Institute of Rural Management (IRMA) Anand, Gujarat
Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad (MICA) Ahmedabad, Gujarat

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Cluster 3

Name of the Institute Location
Indian Institute of Technology - Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management Mumbai, Maharashtra
Indian Institute of Technology - Department of Management Studies New Delhi
Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Pune, Maharashtra
TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) Manipal, Karnataka
International Management Institute (IMI) Delhi
Xavier Institute of Management (XIM) Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) Mumbai, Maharashtra
Goa Institute of Management (GIM) Ribandar, Goa

Cluster 4

Name of the Institute Location
Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) Pune, Maharashtra
Indian Institute of Technology - Vinod Gupta School of Management Kharagpur, West Bengal
Indian Institute of Technology - Department of Management Studies Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
University Business School (UBS) Chandigarh
Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics Mumbai, Maharashtra
Welingkar Institute of Management Mumbai, Maharashtra
K.J.Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (SIMSR) Mumbai, Maharashtra
ICFAI Business School Hyderabad
Indian Institute of Technology - Department of Management Studies Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM) Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

Cluster 5

Name of the Institute Location
SDM Institute for Management Development (SDM IMD) Mysore, Karnataka
FORE School of Management New Delhi
Nirma University - Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Master of Finance & Control (MFC), University of Delhi Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology - Department of Management Studies Roorkee, Uttrakhand
Master of Business Economics (MBE), Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi Delhi
ICFAI Business School Gurgaon, Haryana
Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBS) Delhi
Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Cluster 6

Name of the Institute Location
Amity Business School Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Institute of Technology & Management (ITM) Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
Alliance Business Academy (ABA) Bangalore, Karnataka
ICFAI Business School Tripura, Andhra Pradesh
Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM) Kolkata, West Bengal
Chetana's Ram Prasad Khandelwal Institute of Management & Research Mumbai, Maharashtra
NL Dalmiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai, Maharashtra
Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) Ranchi, Jharkhand
Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIM Tech) Delhi
Institute of Financial Management & Research (IFMR) Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Cluster 7

Name of the Institute Location
Apeejay School of Management Delhi
Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi, Global Business Operations (SRCC GBO) Delhi
Masters in International Business (MIB) Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics Delhi
Master of Human Resource and Organisational Development (MHROD) Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics Delhi
Institute of Technology & Management (ITM) Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Warangal
Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University (FMS BHU) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Army Institute of Management (AIM) Kolkata
Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME) Bangalore, Karnataka

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Cluster 8

Name of the Institute Location
New Delhi of Institute of Management (NDIM) New Delhi
Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (IILM) New Delhi
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Delhi
Globsyn Business School (GBS) Kolkata, West Bengal
Asia Pacific Institute of Management (APIM) New Delhi
Entrepreneurship & Management Processes International (EMPI) New Delhi
Skyline Business School Delhi

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