There is a rapid increase in the number of students taking up management courses. Even IITians are opting for MBA, which makes this the most desired field of study across the globe. Today, let us have a look at the top business schools in India.
- Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A)IIM-A is one of the leading business schools in the world and is customarily ranked number one in India in many surveys. It was initially mentored by Harvard Business School (HBS). ‘Vidya Viniyoga Vikas’ is IIM-A’s motto, which can be translated as ‘Education should be utilized for development and enlightenment.’
Location: Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Notable Alumni: Chetan Bhagat, Raghuram Rajan, Harsha Bogle, Rashmi Bansal, Mallika Sarabhai, Salil Shetty, etc.
- Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi
FMS Delhi was established under the endorsement and guidance of the University of Delhi and offers management education to professional managers. FMS Delhi is among the top 10 business schools in India. The students here are allowed to implement their knowledge in various social and cultural activities.
Location: Prof ND Kapoor Marg, Opp Kirorimal College, University Enclave, New Delhi.
Notable Alumni: Anupama Verma, Sat Parashar, Bikramjit Sen, etc.
- Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C)
IIM-C was the first established Institute for PG in management in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT). During its initial years, esteemed faculties formed a part of its structure, such as Paul Samuelson, Jagdish Sheth, and J. K. Sengupta. Over the years, this institute has carved a niche in the management world.
Location: Diamond Harbour Road, Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal.
Notable Alumni: Indra Nooyi, Ajit Balakrishnan, Ramachandra Guha, Amish Tripathi, Krishna Palepu, Sunil Duggal, etc.
- Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B)
IIM-B was established after IIM-A and IIM-C as an outgrowth of increased demand of the former two and need for management graduates in the country. This college was set up to cater to the needs of public enterprises exclusively. The motto of IIM-B is ‘tejasvina madhitamasthu’ which can be translated as ‘Let our studies be rigorous and fruitful’.
Location: Bannerghatta Rd, Bilekahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
Notable Alumni: Vega Tamotia, Aswath Damodaran, K.Radhakrishnan, Ravi Subramanian, Karan Bajaj, B.S.Bhalla, etc.
- Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
It was the 5th IIM established by the government of India to provide better education to management students in the country. IIM Kozhikode is a famous B-school known for its scenic beauty. Present in God’s country, the campus is said to be God’s campus. This institute provides post-graduate programs, a fellow programme in management, and executive post-graduate programs.
Location: Konnamangalam, Kozhikode, Kerala.
Location: Circuit House Area, Sonari, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
Notable Alumni: Leena Nair, Vineet Nayar, Akash Khurana, K.Pandiarajan, Ananth Vaidyanathan, Abhijit Bhaduri, etc.
If you are a business aspirant, make sure you look at these colleges and their courses for inspiration. If you really like them, you can also prepare to get into one of them.