Overview On Top Business Schools In India
Top Business Schools in India
India, in the twenty first century, is securely composed at the verge of excellence when it comes to business education. However, one should strive for sustained excellence at all times rather than some moments of excellence coming through by chance. Management education sector in India is a constantly surfacing one and it is still not at its permeation point. The following is the list of some of the top business schools in India considering factors like placement, eminence of faculty, of students, of infrastructure, industry brand image and fees etc.
Regarded to be the top business schools in India, IIM Ahmedabad offers four programs in Management. The PGP – Post Graduate Program (equivalent to MBA), the FPM – Fellowship Program in Management(equivalent to Ph.D.), the FDP – Faculty Development Program for Management teachers and Trainers and the MDP – Management Development Program – a refresher for middle and top level managers
IIM Bangalore offers two year full time PGP – Post Graduate Program in Management (equivalent to MBA) and a FPM – Fellowship Program in Management. Both these programs require the candidate to take CAT. The institute also offers part time non-residential PGSM – Post Graduate Program in Software Enterprise Management.
The oldest of the IIMs, established in Kolkata, IIM Calcutta is amongst the top three B schools in India. The institute offers three full time programs. The PGDM – Post Graduate Program in Management (equivalent to MBA), the FPM – Fellowship Program in Management, the PGDCM – Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management. The institute also offer part time PGDBM – Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management for managers with relevant work experience. In addition, MDP – Management Development Programs are held in regular intervals for middle and top level managers.
Xavier Labour Research Institute, Jamshedpur Xavier Labour Research Institute, popularly known as XLRI was established in 1949 at Jamshedpur. The institute offers two courses at the post-graduation level in management – a post graduate diploma in Business administration and a post graduate diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PMIR). Online version of the brochure is also available.
Indian School of Business, Hyderabad is emerging as a preferred choice for MBA aspirants who want to pack in the program into a one year course. As it gradually builds up its permanent faculty base, the ISB has created a unique and sustainable visiting faculty model with some of the world’s leading academicians from Wharton, Kellogg, Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, Duke and Texas among others. The school offers a one year Post Graduate Program in Management
The Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIMI) is the newest addition to the IIM community. IIMI has a two-year post-graduate program emphasizing on experiential learning, IT orientation, and Social Sensitivity. IIM-I offers the following programs viz., (a) The Post Graduate Program (PGP), a two year program (b) Management Development Program. These are held throughout the year. (c) Faculty Development Program (FDP) is designed to assist in the development of teachers, researchers, and trainers for management education and (d) Executive Post-Graduate Program (Exe-PGP) a 18-months program, designed for working executives.
- P. Jain Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (SPJIMR)The Institute’s PGDM program amongst the best in the country offers the following specialization in the second year (fourth and fifth trimester).Finance Management, Marketing Management, Information Management and Manufacturing & Operations Management. Core subjects normally focus on the basic aspects relating to a particular area of specialization.In addition, each participant can take courses from another specialization as a ‘Minor Specialization’.
FMS – Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi FMS is amongst the top 10 B-Schools in the country and probably one of the two attached to a university amongst the top ten. The full time program of FMS started in 1967.Generally the demand for students is very high where most of the times students being placed within a day or two.
Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (MDI) Amongst the top management institutes in India, MDI offers a two year Post Graduate Program in Management. The curriculum is spread over six terms of about three months each. The core curriculum is spread over four terms with the bulk of it covered in the first three terms. MDI has student exchange arrangements with Aarus School of Business, Denmark, CBPA, USA; Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; EDHEC, France; ESCP-EAP and Sciences Po, France; Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Germany; McGill University, Canada; Norwegian School of Management, Norway; Queensland University of Technology, Bangkok; Solvay Business School, Belgium; Universita Carlo Cattaneo (LIUC), Italy and Warsaw School of Economics, Poland.
IIM Lucknow offers a two year full time residential PGP – Post Graduate Program in Management and a four year FPM program. Both these programs require a candidate to take CAT. The institute also has an interesting student exchange program where students of this B-School go to premier B-Schools the world over and do part of their education. Students and faculty from these internationally reputed B-Schools in turn visit IIM Lucknow.