Top MBA Colleges in India 2018: List & Rating

The seventh largest country in the world, India has made rapid progress in its primary and higher education systems, achieving a literacy rate of around 74%. India is the home of many prestigious management colleges’ including IIMs, Xavier School of Management, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) and many more. In this article, we list the top MBA colleges in India in 2018.

List of Management Colleges

Here at, we provide the list of the top MBA colleges in India in 2018. The list comprises of Indian Institute of Management (IIMs), private colleges, state, and central government colleges.

How we have rated the institutions

In our list, we have rated the colleges on the basis of national importance, faculty status, college infrastructure, facilities, placement, student’s feedback, and education quality.

Admission Procedure

In India, admission in MBA programme is done through entrance tests such as the CATMATXAT, CMAT, SNAPATMA etc.

Common Admission Test (CAT) is the national level entrance examination conducted on a rotation basis by the IIMS. Top business schools and universities in India consider the CAT score for providing admission to MBA programmes. Many management institutions also accept the scorecard of Management Aptitude Test (MAT) for MBA admission. Besides these exams, there are many State level & University level exams which are also conducted, through which students are admitted to other postgraduate management courses.

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MBA Admission in India 2018

Top MBA Specializations

MBA is one of the most popular postgraduate courses among students. It is available in various disciplines. The most sought MBA specializations are FinanceHuman Resource ManagementMarketing, Information Technology, and International Business.

College Established
Affiliated To
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad  1961  Autonomous
 Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta  1961  Autonomous
Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur  1949   Society of Jesus
 Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi  1954  University of Delhi
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai  1981  Autonomous
Uttaranchal University, Dehradun  2002 State Private University
 Management Development Institute, Gurgaon  1973  Autonomous
 Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow  1984  Autonomous
 International Management Institute, Delhi  1981  Private
 Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode  1996  Autonomous
 Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi  1963  Autonomous
 Indian Institute of Management, Indore  1996  Autonomous
 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore  1909  Autonomous
 NMIMS University School of Business Management, Mumbai  1981  Private University
 National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai  1963  Autonomous
 Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar  1987  Autonomous
 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune  1978   Symbiosis International University
 Department of Management Studies – Indian Institute of Technology Delhi  1961  Autonomous
 Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai  1965  University of Mumbai
 Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad  1990  UPTU
 Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad  1980  Private University
 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee  1847  Autonomous
 Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong  2008  Autonomous
 TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal  1980  Autonomous
 Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak  2010  Autonomous
 Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi  2010  Autonomous
 Indian Institute of Management, Raipur  2010  Autonomous
 Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur  2011  Autonomous
 Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai  1979  University of Madras
 Institute of Rural Management, Anand  1979  Autonomous
 Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad  2003  Private University
 Goa Institute of Management, Goa  1993  Autonomous