With the growing boom of MNCs in India, the MBA institutes have been growing hand in hand. Providing international standards and quality education is compulsory when it comes to post-graduation. These Top MBA colleges have more than one international accreditations. They have a skilled and highly qualified faculty team, students at these top colleges get better placement and the placements are increasing yearly. These colleges not only include IIMs but more other universities which are on par with the IIMs, The IIMs are still occupying the top positions, they are IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Calcutta, there are many other B schools in the non-IIM category, they have similar fees structure but the IIMs placements, admission and process lag behind in number of these Best MBA colleges Besides the best IIMs in India, the best MBA colleges are university departments like FMS Delhi; IIFT Delhi; NMIMS Mumbai; Management departments in IITs; JBIMS Mumbai; SPJIMR Mumbai; MDI Gurgaon, IMI New Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad among others.

These are a few colleges most preferred by the MBA graduates

20 IIMs: Preferred MBA destination

IIMs still occupy the top positions, there are 20 IIMs in India. CAT (Common Admission Tests) is conducted by the IIMs and the IIMs and the admissions are largely based on the CAT scores, CAT is also taken into account by many other reputed colleges in India, Other then the 4 major IIMs i.e While IIM Calcutta, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore which are the most preferred ones other IIMs are also getting the status of top colleges in India as their average salary in placement over the years, faculty-student ratio, ranking positions have gradually improved and they are gradually occupying the position of best MBA colleges.

Out of the 20 IIMs, 13 IIMs are getting higher and higher placement packages over the years.

  1. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) AHMEDABAD
  2. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) CALCUTTA
  3. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) BANGALORE
  4. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) LUCKNOW
  5. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) INDORE
  6. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) KOZHIKODE
  7. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) TRICHY
  8. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) KASHIPUR
  9. RAJIV GANDHI INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) SHILLONG
  10. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) ROHTAK
  11. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) RANCHI
  12. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) RAIPUR
  13. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) UDAIPUR
  14. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) NAGPUR
  15. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) VISAKHAPATNAM
  16. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) BODH GAYA
  17. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) AMRITSAR
  18. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) SAMBALPUR
  19. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) SIRMAUR
  20. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIM) JAMMU

Top AICTE Approved PGDM B-schools

Other than the IIMs, there are private B-schools among the best MBA colleges who are offering AICTE approved PGDM programmes. Many of them are preferred to IIMs as the learning and placement at these PGDM colleges is very high.

The great part of these PGDM institutes is that they have lower fee structure compared to IIMs but their average placement is higher than many IIMs. A few of the Best MBA colleges who are AICTE approved and offer best PGDM equivalent to MBA are listed below-

  1. XLRI JAMSHEDPUR
  2. MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (MDI) GURGAON
  3. S. P. JAIN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH (SPJIMR) MUMBAI
  4. INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (IMI) NEW DELHI
  5. INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (IMT) GHAZIABAD
  6. T A PAI MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (TAPMI) MANIPAL
  7. GOA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (GIM) GOA
  8. K J SOMAIYA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND RESEARCH (KJSIMSR) MUMBAI
  9. INSTITUTE FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH (IFMR) CHENNAI
  10. FORE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (FSM) NEW DELHI
  11. LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (LBSIM) NEW DELHI
  12. INSTITUTE OF RURAL MANAGEMENT ANAND (IRMA)
  13. BHARATHIDASAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (BIM) TRICHY
  14. LOYOLA INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (LIBA) CHENNAI
  15. IFIM BUSINESS SCHOOL (IFIM B SCHOOL) BANGALORE
  16. BALAJI INSTITUTE OF MODERN MANAGEMENT (BIMM) PUNE
  17. XAVIER INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ENTREPRENEURSHIP (XIME) BANGALORE
  18. INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (IMT) NAGPUR
  19. INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & MEDIA (ISB&M) PUNE
  20. JAIPURIA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (JAIPURIA) LUCKNOW
  21. INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES (IMS) GHAZIABAD
  22. SDM INSTITUTE FOR MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT (SDMIMD) MYSURU
  23. INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC INTERPRISE (IPE) HYDERABAD
  24. N. L. DALMIA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND RESEARCH, MUMBAI
  25. CHETANA’S INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH – CIMR MUMBAI

Top 10 University B-schools

  1. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES (FMS) NEW DELHI
  2. JAMNALAL BAJAJ INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES (JBIMS) MUMBAI
  3. DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES UNIVERSITY OF PUNE (PUMBA)
  4. SYDENHAM INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND RESEARCH AND
  5. ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION (SIMSREE) MUMBAI
  6. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE (IIFT) DELHI
  7. K J SOMAIYA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND RESEARCH, MUMBAI
  8. NMIMS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (NMIMS) MUMBAI
  9. SYMBIOSIS INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (SIBM) PUNE
  10. XAVIER INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (XIM) BHUBANESWAR
  11. UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, CHANDIGARH UNIVERSITY

IIT B-schools

  1. VINOD GUPTA SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (VGSoM) IIT KHARAGPUR
  2. DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES (IIT DELHI) NEW DELHI
  3. SHAILESH J MEHTA SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (IIT BOMBAY) MUMBAI
  4. DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, IIT(ISM) DHANBAD
  5. DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, IIT ROORKEE
  6. DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL & MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, IIT KANPUR
  7. DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES IIT MADRAS