Top Business schools

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM A)
Ranked amongst the top most business schools in India and Asia. The institute offers four programmes 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. Admission process for PGP and FPM involves taking the Common Admission Test (CAT) followed by group discussion and interviews for short listed candidates.


Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM B)
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. There is a separate entrance test for this program. This business school is ranked amongst the top three business schools in the country.


Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIMI)
The Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIMI) is the latest addition to the IIM community. IIMI has a two-year post graduate programme emphasizing on Experiential learning, IT orientation, and Social Sensitivity. The construction of the new campus is progressing at a rapid pace and IIMI plans to operate out of the new campus from June 2003. IIM-I offers the following programs viz., (a) The Post Graduate Programme (PGP), a two year programme (b) Management Development Programme. These are held throughout the year. (c) Faculty Development Programme (FDP) is designed to assist in the development of teachers, researchers, and trainers for management education and (d) Executive Post-Graduate Programme (Exe-PGP) a 18-months programme, designed for working executives.

Indian Institute of Management, Shillong (RGIIM - Shillong)
A seventh IIM at Shillong, the capital of the north eastern state of Meghalaya. The institute is named as Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (RGIIM), Shillong. This IIM started it operations in the year 2008 and with admissions through the CAT 2007. The temprory campus has been set up at the Mayurbhanj complex (the erstwhile summer palace of Mayurbhanj kings) of the North Eastern Hill University for the new IIM. A sprawling permanent campus will come in new Shillong township later. The Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (RGIIM) offers a comprehensive two years Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Programme (PGDM).


Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak (IIM - Rohtak)
Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak has launched its PGDM programme and commenced the first session from June-July 2010. IIM Lucknow shall be its mentor in its initial years. the fee structure shall be lower then the existing existing IIMs: only 3 lakhs per year.


XLRI - 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. In 2001, the average salary (including foreign offers) soared by 70% (over last year) to a whopping Rs.8.06 lakhs per annum. The offers in the Business Management program averaged at an awe-inspiring Rs.9.71 lakhs and in the Personnel Management program at Rs. 6.5 lakhs. And these exclude ESOPs and other means of compensation.


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. The whole outgoing batch of 2002 was placed within a span of 2 days. There were 8 foreign offers including British American Tobacco (BAT), OLAM and QAI among others.

Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management Ahmedabad (AIIM)
AIIM is launching a One-Year, full time, residential, Post Graduate Programme in Infrastructure Management (PGPIM) from September, 2009. The school also organises international study visits to china & Indonesia for global exposure in large infrastructure projects. The Institute has ensured a 100% placement for the first batch. Average job offers exceeded 1.6 per participant.


Birla Institute of Technology & Science(BITS), Pilany
The Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. BITS is located in the Vidya Vihar campus adjacent to the town of Pilani in Rajasthan. BITS also has campuses in Dubai, United Arb Emirates, Goa, Hyerabad, and an extension centre in Bangalore. BITS enrolls students on the basis of merit and not through any kind of reservations. The institute is privately supported and fully residential. BITS Pilany is the first Indian institution to set up a campus outside india.


Fortune Institute of International Business(FIIB), New Delhi
FIIB is an exciting place to study and grow. It is a place where thinkers become leaders. Accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), equivalence of PGDM to MBA by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), ranked among the best B-schools in India, awards by major business school academies, are a further testimony to the quality education being imparted at Fortune Institute. FIIB has built a reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year Full-time PGDM Program designed to educate business leaders, Three-year Part Time PGDM Program for mid-career executives, Executive Education for experienced managers, Faculty Research program.


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analysing and disseminating data; and conducting research. Today it is one of India's most prestigious business schools.

Institute of Management Technology(IMT), Ghaziabad
The Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad is rated among the top 10 business schools in India. It is widely recognized as a centre of excellence in management education, having moulded itself according to the fast changing business and social environment over the last 30 years. The institute’s PGDM Programme is committed to providing the learning and application of skills relevant in the global context.