Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore has bagged 19th rank in the Financial Times (FT) Masters in Management 2016 ranking. The institute has been ranked for its Post Graduate Programme in Management. Last year, the institute secured 26th rank. This year, due to the steps which were taken by the Institute to promote gender diversity in the classrooms made the Institute jump seven places in the rankings list.
IIM-Bangalore is the only management school in India which consists of 28 percent of women in the two-year management programme. Around 25% of women are the members of school advisory board. The institute comprises of 21 percent of women faculty. It reveals that the Institute had worked consistently to promote gender diversity.
This year, IIM-Ahmedabad is down to 16th position. The institute had secured 15th rank last year. However, the institute is continuing to be the top ranked B-School of India followed by IIM-Bangalore and Calcutta. IIM-Calcutta achieved 23rd position this year. The institute is down by seven positions where it bagged 16th rank last year.
Raghavan Srinivasan, Director Incharge of IIM-Bangalore said that the rankings reiterate the efforts of the Institute towards achieving global excellence.