Forbes International MBA Rankings: ISB Hyderabad’s MBA Programme Bags 7th Rank

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: September 23, 2019 | Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

ISB Hyderabad and SP Jain are the only B-Schools from India to feature in the list of top 15 International MBA colleges as per Forbes MBA Rankings. Check the list of top B-Schools globally as per Forbes International MBA Rankings.

Forbes International MBA Rankings

The Indian School of Business, also known as ISB and SP Jain Global have bagged the 7th rank and 12th rank respectively in the best B-Schools list of Forbes. ISB has been ranked seventh globally in the category, i.e., Best International MBAs: One-Year Programmes. On the other hand, ISB is the top-ranked B-School from Asia as per the Forbes MBA Rankings. For the first time, ISB participated in the Forbes MBA rankings.

Forbes Best Business School Rankings are announced once in every two years, and the participating institutes are ranked on their ‘Five-Year MBA Gain’. In simple words, the net cumulative salary or amount that an alumnus earned after graduating from the respective B-School versus their pre-MBA career. As per the Forbes Best Business School Rankings, ISB Hyderabad’s five-year gain is $90,500.

According to the survey conducted by Forbes, a management degree from a top business school is valuable, and a graduate can expect ROI (Return on Investment) within four years. The survey also revealed that 2014 graduates from top US B-Schools witnessed ab increase in their average earnings from $73,000 in 2014 to $193,000 in 2018. The average earnings of graduates have increased by 10% annually.

Forbes International MBA Rankings

Here is the list of top B-Schools across the world that featured in Forbes International MBA Rankings -

Name of the B-School


International Institute of Management Development (Switzerland)




Judge B-School (University of Cambridge)


SDA Bocconi School of Management


Said Business School (Oxford University)


IE Business School


Indian School of Business (ISB - Hyderabad)


Warwick Business School


Manheim Business School


European School of Management and Technology (Berlin)


Also Read: Rankings of Karnataka State Universities 2019

ISB Hyderabad and SP Jain Global are the only top B-Schools from India to feature in the list of top 15 International MBA colleges as per Forbes MBA Rankings.

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