Top 10 MBA Colleges In India

Master Of Business Administration

Shruthi Paladugula

12 months ago|5 min read


Before going into the main topic, let me ask you a question that are you here to know about the top colleges for MBA in India? 

Yes, if it is the case then stay here, wait! It is the perfect blog you are searching for. This article comprises the list of the top 10 Colleges for MBA in India along with their details and facilities.

Hope all of you are doing well in this pandemic situation. So, before starting with the main topic let me tell you something about MBA. It is necessary to know about the course before joining them. 

Without any late, let’s get started!

About MBA:

MBA stands for Master of Business Administration. It is a Postgraduate course with a duration of 2 years. The candidates who successfully completed their undergraduate and are willing to join in the Business sector, then no other course can beat this. 

MBA is one of the most popular postgraduate courses in India and abroad too! It has a plethora of job opportunities and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Irrespective of the student's background, the candidates from science, commerce, and humanities can join MBA. 

The students who are in MBA should have the skills such as leadership, communication skills, problem-solving, management, research-oriented, mathematical skills, analytical thinking, eye detail on everything.

There are approximately 5,200 MBA colleges in India. Different colleges provide different timings for MBA such as full time, part-time, distance learning, online. 

MBA classes include theory classes, practical classes, practical projects, and internships. They provide degree, diploma, and certificate courses.

Some specializations in MBA are:

  • General Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Event Management and PR
  • Finance Management
  • Finance and Marketing
  • Industrial Engineering

Top 10 MBA Colleges In India:

Top MBA Colleges In India

India has become the home of the top MBA colleges. Students from all over the world show interest to pursue in Indian MBA Colleges. 

Now, this section gives you all the details and lists the top 10 colleges for MBA in India.

1. Indian Institute Of Management- IIM Ahmedabad:

Campus location: Vastrapur, Ahmedabad

Type of institute: Public/Autonomous

Rankings as per 2020: National: 1 for MBA by NIRF and 2 for IIMs by Outlook.

International: 61st by Financial Times Global MBA Rankings and 58th by Financial Times Executive Education rankings.

Number of courses offered: 5+

Types of programs: PG, doctoral-level

Exams conducted: CAT

Gender intake: Coeducation

Faculty members: 108

Application mode: Online

Exams accepted: For PG(CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE), For Ph.D. (GATE/UGC NET).

Students intake: 385

Total scholarships offered: 10+

Highest package as per 2019: 70LPA

Average package as per 2019: 25.83 LPA

Top recruiters: Accenture, Amazon, Aditya Birla, TATA, Nokia, HSBC, Citi Bank, and many more

Type of scholarships offered: Merit-based and need-based.

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2. Indian Institute Of Management, Karnataka- IIM Bangalore:

Establishment year: 1973

Campus location: Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

Type of institute: Public

Accreditations: EQUIS

Rankings: 1st for MBA by outlook, 2nd for IIMs by NIRF, 35th in Global MBA Ranking by Financial Times.

Campus area: 100 acres

Gender intake: Coeducation

faculty members: 110

courses offered: 5+

Types of programs: PG, Doctoral, Certificate, and Executive

Admission criteria: Entrance based

Exams Accepted: CAT, GMAT, GRE, GATE

Partner institutes and universities: 80+

Median salary: 25 LPA

Recruiters: Amazon, Accenture strategy, Goldman Sachs, Kearney, and many more.

Types of scholarships: Merit-based and For reserved category students.

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3. Indian Institute Of Management- IIM Calcutta:

Establishment year: 1961

Type of institute: Public

Accreditations: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS

Rankings: 3rd for IIMs by NIRF, 3rd for IIMs for outlook

Campus area: 135 acres

Gender intake: Coeducation

Faculty members: 80+

Courses offered: 5+

Type of programs: PG, Doctoral, and Executive

Exams accepted: GMAT

Admission criteria: Entrance based

Partner institutes: Bocconi University(Italy), Ivey Business School(Canada), Olin Business School(USA)

Highest salary: 80LPA

Top recruiters: Mahindra, Tata Administrative Service(TAS), Vedanta, Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries, True North and Hindustan Unilever.

Type of scholarships: Merit-based, reserved category students.

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4. Indian Institute Of Management- IIM Lucknow:

Establishment year: 1984

Ownership: Public/Autonomous

Rankings: 4th for IIMs by NIRF, 5th for IIMs by Outlook

Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Faculty members: 90+

Membership and accreditations: AACSB, AMBA

Types of courses offered: PG, Doctoral, Short term courses

Exams Accepted: CAT, GATE, GRE

Scholarships: Need-based, Fellowship grants

Recruiters: Accenture, Amazon, Asian Paints, Deloitte, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, ITC, and many more.

Gender intake: Coeducation

Highest salary: 54 LPA(domestic), 58.47 LPA(International)

Average salary: 24.25 LPA

Mode of education: Full time, Part-time

Modes of application: Online

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5. Vinod Gupta School Of Management- Vgsom IIT Kharagpur:

Establishment year: 1993

Campus: Kharagpur

Rankings: 6th best Management institute in India by the MHRD under NIRF Rankings, 6th position in Indian Business and Management study University by QS World University Rankings.

Modes of education: Full time

Courses offered: 4 courses in 1 stream

Number of seats: 170

Salary offered: 22.11 LPA

Affiliation: IIT Kharagpur

Gender intake: Coeducation

Application mode: Online

Total faculty: 6

Official website:

6. Indian Institute Of Management, Kerala- IIM Kozhikode:

Establishment year: 1996

Also known as IIM K

Location: Calicut, Kerala

Rankings: 6th position by NIRF and Outlook India ICARE

Exams accepted: CAT/GRE/GMAT

Popular courses: PGP, PGPX

Ownership: Autonomous

Number of faculty: 83

Scholarships: 10

Highest CTC offered: 58 LPA

Mean CTC offered: 20.8 LPA

International collaborations: 37

Official website:

7. Indian Institute Of Management- IIM Indore:

Establishment year: 1996

Ownership: Public/Autonomous

Ranking: 4th for IIMs by Outlook, 7th for MBA by NIRF

Location: Indore

Faculty members: 106

Membership and accreditations: AACSB, AMBA, EMFD EQUIS

Number of courses: 10+

Types of courses: UG, PG, Doctoral, Certificate, PG Certificate

Exams Accepted: CAT, GRE, GATE

Scholarships: Merit-based, Need-based

Recruiters: Accenture, Amazon, ACG, Asian paints, Capgemini, Flipkart, HP, Deloitte

Gender intake: Coeducation

Highest salary: 50 LPA

Average salary: 22.9 LPA

Mode of education: Full time, weekend classes

Modes of application: Online

Official website:

8. Department Of Management Studies- IIT Delhi:

Establishment year: 1993

Campus size: 320 acres

Recognized by: UGC, AICTE, NBA

College rankings: 39th by NIRF, 13th by The Week for MBA, 17th by Business Today.

Modes of education: Full time

Number of courses offered: 5

Salary: 18.47 LPA, 32 LPA

Collaborations: Bharti School of Telecom Technology and management

Gender: Coeducation

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9. Xlri Xavier School Of Management:

Establishment year: 1949

Ownership: private

Campuses: Delhi- NCR and Jamshedpur

Approved by: The AICTE

Rankings: 1st by The Week 2020, 5th all India Ran.

Exams Accepted:  XAT, GMAT, GRE, GATE, UGC NET

Faculty: 113

Courses: 7

Number of students: 480

Scholarship criteria: Merit-based, Merit cum need basis

Highest package: 58.5 LPA, 24.30 LPA

Average package: 24.30 LPA

Mode of education: Full time/part-time

Application mode: Online

Official website:

10. Management Development Institute- MDI Gurgaon:

Establishment year: 1973

Accredited by: AICTE, NBA, AMBA, SAQs

Type of institute: Private

Ranking: 3rd for private MBA by Outlook, 10th for private MBA by NIRF, 6th for MBA by Times

Number of courses offered: 10

Courses offered: PG, Executive PG, Doctoral, MDP

Gender intake: Coeducation

Faculty members: 65+

Application mode: Online

Exams accepted: GATE, GRE, CAT, GMAT

Highest package: 40.5 LPA

Average package: 22.05 LPA

Recruiters: Amazon, Airtel, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, Castrol, Flipkart, and many more

Type of scholarships: Merit-based for PGPM, Fellowships for FPM.

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Finally, we came to an end to this list of best MBA colleges in India. 

If you are willing to join an MBA course, do research and open your hearts and minds, throw all your fears and doubts in a dustbin. 

Have a great career ahead with lots of success! Do not compromise in education and adjust your life.

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