B-School Profile

There are more than 3000 Business Schools in India, that offer variety of management (Post-Graduate) programmes.

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi

Established in 1954, the B-School has good reputation for its marketing and finance programmes. It is situated in the North and South Campuses of the University of Delhi.

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KJ Somaiya Mumbai

The K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (KJ-SIMSR) is an autonomous business school located in Somaiya Vidyavihar, Mumbai. It was established in 1981 as a part of the K. J. Somaiya Trust.

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IMI Delhi

International Management Institute (IMI), Delhi was established in 1981 in collaboration with IMI Geneva (now IMD, Lausanne). IMI is India's first corporate sponsored Business School with sponsorship from corporate houses like RPG Enterprises, Nestle, ITC, SAIL, Tata Chemicals, BOC and Williamson Magor.

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GIM - Goa Institute of Management

The Goa Institute of Management (GIM) is a premier business school of India located in the state of Goa. The institute offers its flagship course in Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). Startting from 2013 academic year, GIM offers PGDM in Healthcare Management (HCM). GIM, Sattari aims to impart a high sense of ethics and values to all the students. The institute is committed to the process of globalization by maintaining and growing appropriate linkages through several exchange programs and to enhance these over the years.

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XIME Bangalore - Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship

PGDM is a flagship programme of XIME. AICTE has approved the two-year full-time, residential programme with an annual intake of 180 students at XIME Bangalore campus, 120 students in XIME Kochi campus for the PGDM programme.

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IIM Kashipur - Indian Institute of Management, Uttarakhand

The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur is a new entrant in the elite league of IIMs. The objective of the institute is to provide quality management education while sensitizing students towards the needs of the society. IIM Kashipur was commenced in July 2011 under the mentorship of IIM Lucknow. This IIM offers Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM), a two year full time residential programme.

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IIM Indore - Indian Institute of Management, Madhya Pradesh

Indian Institute of Management, Indore (abbreviated as IIM-I) is an autonomous public business school located in Indore in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Instituted in 1996, IIM Indore is the sixth addition to the IIM family of management schools.

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LIBA Chennai

Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai


Website: http://liba.edu

Tuition Fees: Rs.2.47 Lakh p.a.

Size of Incoming Class: 120

Entrance Test Required: XAT

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ISB Hyderabad

Indian School of Business, Hyderabad


Website: http://www.isb.edu/

Tuition Fee: Rs 19,50,000

Size of incoming class: 560

Entrance test required: GMAT

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Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM), Delhi

Established by the Lal Bahadur Shastri Educational Society in 1995, LBSIM has emerged as one of the top business schools in the country.

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NIRMA University, Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Dr Karsanbhai K Patel, the founder of the Nirma Group of Industries, established the Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF) in 1994 with a vision to promote higher education and provide excellent educational facilities to the youth in India. In 1995, Nirma Institute of Technology, affiliated to Gujarat University, was established by the NERF. It was followed by the establishment of Nirma Institute of Management in 1996.

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XIM Bhubaneswar - Xavier Institute of Management

XIMB was established in 1987 and since then the institute has been offering quality management education. During the short span of its existence, XIMB has established an identity of its own. This institute focuses on quality and rigorous education, academic infrastructure, technology and innovation.

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JNU Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship (ABVSME)

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi offers two-year MBA programme from 2019 onwards. Its new business school is called the Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship (ABVSME). It has been set up to impart management training to MBA aspirants.

Eligibility Criteria

For admission in the MBA programme, the candidates must have the following qualifications: 

  • Candidates must have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification must entail a minimum of 3 years of education after completing higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent.

  • General Category candidates must have obtained a minimum of 60 per cent aggregate marks (of all the years or semesters) or equivalent CGPA in the qualifying degree is required.

  • OBC candidates need to have a minimum of 55 per cent marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) or equivalent CGPA in the qualifying degree is required.

  • SC / ST / PWD candidates require a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) or equivalent CGPA in the qualifying degree is required.

  • Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. 

Admission Process

  1. Filling the online application form of JNU.

  2. Submit CAT Registration Number.

  3. Upon getting shortlisted on the basis of CAT score, candidates will be summoned for interview.

  4. Generation of final merit list of students who have qualified for admission in JNU MBA, followed by payment of programme fees.

How to Fill JNU MBA Application Form

  1. You should first fill in the online application form on the JNU website.

  2. Submit your CAT Registration Number.

  3. On the basis of CAT scores, JNU will shortlist the candidates for the MBA programme. 

  4. Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview. At least three times the number of intake in each category would be shortlisted for interviews.

Application Fees: The following application fees (non-refundable) must be paid for the MBA programme at Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship, JNU, while filling the application form.

  • General Category and OBC applicants - Rs. 2000 
  • SC / ST / PwD applicants - Rs. 1000

The final list of selected candidates is based on CAT scores and the marks obtained in the interview. The weightage for selection in MBA at ABVSME, JNU is as follows:

  • CAT scores - 70% 
  • Marks obtained in the interviews - 30%


The institute admits 50 students on the basis of their CAT score.


The fee structure for Indian citizens for admission in the MBA programme at ABVSME, JNU is as follows:

Category Fees (in Rs. Lakhs)
General 12
OBC Students (Non-Creamy Layer) 8
SC / ST / PWD 6

Fees for the entire MBA Full-Time Programme is payable in equal instalments (4 Semesters) for all the category of students. 

The University fee structure for MBA programme of ABV School of Management and Entrepreneurship, JNU for all categories of students, who are Indian citizens is as follows:

Fees for University

S. No. Head of Fee In Rupees
1. Student Activity Fee (per semester) 2500
2. University Development Fund (per semester) 1000
3. Admission Fee (One Time) 1000
4. Examination Fee (per semester) 1000
5. Medical Insurance (per year) 500
6. Alumni Fee (One Time) 1000
7. Registration Fee (One Time) 1000
8. Security Deposit (Refundable: One Time) 5000
9. Medical Fee (Annual) 9
10. Medical Booklet 12

Selection Process

For the admission in MBA at JNU, you need to clear the two-stage selection process.

1. CAT Score

You must have appeared for the Common Admission Test (CAT). It is essential for the students to submit CAT registration Number and score card at the time of filling the application form of JNU. 

Weightage for admission

Rounds Weightage
Performance in CAT 70%
Interview 30%

2. Interview

As this is the first batch of MBA programme, the cut-off for the admission is not known yet. Selected students have to attend the interview round to compete for the 50 seats offered in JNU MBA programme.

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IIM Bodh Gaya - Indian Institute of Management, Bihar

Established in 2015, IIM Bodh Gaya is setup under the mentorship of IIM Calcutta. Building on the grand heritage of the IIM brand, IIM Bodh Gaya aspires to promote a culture which can create socially responsible managers and emotionally mature leaders.

IIM Bodh Gaya is the 16th IIM to be established.

Established: 2015

Entrance Test Required: CAT

Website: http://iimbg.ac.in/

Number of seats for PGP programme is 120.


The total IIM Bodh Gaya fees amount to Rs. 10,60,000 lakhs to be paid term-wise at the beginning of each term (six terms).

Selection Procedure

Stage Weight-age
CAT score 40 percent
Personal Appearance (WAT & PI) 30 percent
Profile (Academic Performance + Work Experience + Diversity) 30 percent
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IIM Raipur - Indian Institute of Management, Chhattisgarh

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur was set up by the Government of India in 2010 at Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. This institute believes in preparing ethical leaders who are not only committed to business, commerce and industry but are also socially conscious towards their contribution in nation building and bring in name for the country globally.

The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) is the flagship programme of IIM Raipur. 

Website: http://www.iimraipur.ac.in

Established: 2010

Number of seats in IIM Raipur pertaining to the PGP programme is 210.

Courses at IIM Raipur

  • Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  • Graduate Programme in Management for Working Executive (PGPWE)
  • Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)
  • Executive Education Program

Selection Process

You should appear for CAT and meet certain other IIM Raipur admission criteria:

  • CAT score to shortlist candidates

  • Shortlisted candidates for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI)

  • Final Selection is based on CAT Score, Profile Score which includes Academic Performance, and Work Experience.


The IIM Raipur fees amounts to Rs. 12,31,200 to be paid term-wise at the beginning of each term. Apart from this, you need to pay Rs. 30,000 as the caution deposit (refundable) in the first year.

The fees include tuition fees, course materials, computer charges, library fees, lodging charges, development fees, medical insurance charges, students’ association fees, alumni activities.

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IIFT Delhi - Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

The Delhi campus is located in Qutab Institutional Area. The campus spread over 6.5 acres of land houses two academic blocks and two residential blocks for students and visiting faculty. At the initiative of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up on 2 May, 1963 as an organization with objective to train human resource for the external sector and carry out research concerning export potentials of India.

The full-time MBA programme in International Business offered by IIFT is its flagship programme and the other programmes offered are the part-time programmes for working executives and training programmes for corporates, PSUs and Government officers.

Website: http://www.iift.edu

Established: 1963

Entrance Test Required: IIFT conducts its own entrance test

Number of seats offered by IIFT for its flagship programme (MBA-IB) across campuses are:

  • Delhi Campus - 220 seats
  • Kolkata Campus - 200 seats
  • Total number of Seats - 420


Apart from the popular MBA (IB) programme, IIFT offers other postgraduate management courses:

  • Two-year six months MBA (International Business) - Weekends
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (EPGDIB)
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Marketing  (EPGDIM)
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Financial Strategies (EPGDIFS)
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma In International Business (through VSAT)


The fee structure of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi, is different for domestic and international students. The IIFT tuition fees for two years amounts to Rs. 16,70,000/- for Indian national candidates, whereas the NRI and Foreign Nationals need to pay US$ 60,000 as their tuition fee for two years. Apart from this, you need to pay hostel fees, mess fee, security deposit, and other related charges.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You should obtain a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline from a recognised college or university.

  • Final year graduate students can also apply.

  • No age limit - There is no limit pertaining to the age of the candidate.

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NITIE Mumbai

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai was established in 1963. It is dedicated to help Indian businesses to make their presence felt globally. NITIE has decided to act as driving force not only in manufacturing sector but all dynamic sectors of the Indian economy. It has its own distinct profile in certain strong niche areas. It has strong linkage with private and public sectors, national research institutes, other academic institutions, universities, government organizations, and communities.

NITIE Mumbai offers Postgraduate residential programmes - PGDIE, PGDIM, PGDISEM, PGDMM and PGDPM. Out of the five programmes, CAT score is accepted for the PGDISEM (Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management) and PGDIM (Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management) programmes. Rest of the three programmes accept valid GATE scores as a part of the admission process.

Website: http://www.nitie.edu

Established: 1963

Size of Incoming Class: 127

Entrance Test Required: GATE, CAT


The cutoff of pertaining to CAT percentile varies in PGDIM and PGDISEM programmes. 

Cutoff for CAT 2019-21 - PGDIM

Category CAT Percentile
General 97
Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe 65
OBC 75
Differently Abled 75

Cutoff for CAT 2019-21 - PGDISEM

Category CAT Percentile
General Above 90
Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe 65
OBC 75
Differently Abled 75

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates appearing for the final year of Engineering or Technology are also eligible to apply.

Selection Process

After the candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the cutoff, they need to appear for a group discussion followed by personal interview for the final admissions.

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IIT Delhi (DMS) - Department of Management Studies

Department of Management Studies (DMS), IIT Delhi, offers two-year full-time MBA programme and accepts CAT (Common Admission Test) score for the admissions. The institute accepts CAT score for domestic students and GMAT score for international students.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 60% marks in aggregate or 6.00 CGPA on a 10 point scale or equivalent in the qualifying degree. There is a relaxation of 5% in marks (minimum 55%) or equivalent in CGPA (minimum 5.50 on a 10-point scale) for the SC/ST candidates. Relaxation in criteria for Physically Handicapped candidates may be as per the Institute rules.

  • Final year students and the ones have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if she/he submits a certificate by a certain date.

DMS IIT Delhi Cutoff for CAT: 96+

Programs at DMS, IIT Delhi

1. Masters in Business Administration, MBA Full Time

With the unique features of systems orientation and a blend of creativity and analytical problem-solving skills, MBA Full Time is aimed to develop holistic managers who internalize a synthesis of conventional and modern management thinking and who can comfortably adapt to changing business requirements. The program provides the students with various routes to the industry, matching its requirements with their skills and predispositions. Every student gets the opportunity to take courses in major-streams: Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, Strategic Management and Operations Management. Along with the functional areas of specialization, the students also get a cross functional perspective.

2. MBA - Telecommunication Systems Management

The MBA Full Time Program with focus in Telecommunication Systems Management is a hallmark of techno-managerial excellence imparted to the scholars at DMS. This programme is comprehensive in nature, involving all the business functions – Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, Strategic Management, Human Resources Management, with an emphasis on Telecommunications Systems Management, which provides a strong foundation in Telecom Technology, Business and Regulation. This programme draws Telecom technology inputs from Bharti School of Telecom Technology and Management of IIT Delhi. The inclusive nature of the program fosters creation of effective managers across different domains, equipping them with holistic skills and a strategic advantage when it comes to leading business in the Telecom sector.

3. Executive MBA - 3 years MBA in Technology Management

For the Indian industry to gain global competitiveness, effective management of technology is crucial. This would mean using technology as a strategic variable to gain competitive advantage and would require an organization to critically understand processes of technology planning and strategy, management of technology transfer and absorption, and more. The Executive MBA programme with focus on ‘Technology Management’ is aimed at fulfilling these requirements so as to enable the managers to effectively contributes in evolving core competencies in Indian industry. This programme is designed to impart management education to working executives.

4. Doctoral - PhD Program

The department of Management Studies has a full-fledged PhD programme in Management. With its liberal multidisciplinary approach, the department provides excellent ambiance for research amidst the world class infrastructure at IIT Delhi.

Institute Details

Entrance Test Required: CAT

Website: http://dms.iitd.ac.in/

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IRMA Anand - Institute of Rural Management

The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) was established in 1979 by the father of white revolution Dr Verghese Kurien. it is a pioneering academic institution in rural management education and research. The unique strength of IRMA is its concern with integrating development and management in all its endeavours and activities. This perspective sets IRMA apart from other management and rural development institutions, which are largely concerned with either management or development but not both.

Website: https://www.irma.ac.in/

Established: 1979

Entrance Test Required: CAT/XAT and IRMA Admission Test

Post Graduate Programme in Rural Management

IRMA's Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) prepares talented young managers to assume challenge-filled responsibilities in rural cooperatives and development organisations. PGDRM is a two-year fully residential programme. The PGDRM is recognized as equivalent to Master's degree in Rural Management by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

The PGDRM curriculum provides a wide spectrum of high quality courses with a greater focus on experiential learning. The curriculum comprises four distinct yet mutually supportive segments - classroom, village field work, development internship and management internship. The curriculum is highly acclaimed and approved by the reputed assessors and accreditation bodies. Furthermore, PGDRM graduates are known to carve a distinct reputation in their professional environment for their empathy, brilliance, commitment and integrity.

Fellow Programme in Rural Management

The FPRM is a doctoral programme of minimum three years and maximum seven years duration. It is meant for students and professionals seeking careers in Research, Teaching and specialized knowledge-based positions in Rural Management Institutions. A strong coursework and doctoral thesis are the two major components of the programme. As a corollary, the Programme has a requirement of at least 3 years’ residency in the Campus. After completion of coursework every participant has to pass the comprehensive qualifying examination prior to embarking on thesis research.

Certificate in Rural Management

IRMA’s designated organisations can sponsor their employees (executives and officers) for Certificate in Rural Management (CRM) or Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PRM). PRM offers flexibility to working executives and officers who are sponsored by IRMA’s designated organisations. The sponsored applicants can complete the programme in two years, or they can opt for a Certificate in Rural Management (CRM) at the end of the first year.

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IIM Rohtak - Indian Institute of Management, Haryana

In continuance of the Government’s vision of promoting excellence in managerial education, the eighth Indian Institute of Management was established in Rohtak on November 16, 2009. IIM Rohtak aspires to impart knowledge of business disciplines with a unique cross-functional perspective to prepare ethical and innovative leaders for the good of not just the nation, but the world.

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IIM Lucknow - Indian Institute of Management, Uttar Pradesh

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow was established in 1984 by the Government of India as a national level school of excellence in management science. IIML’s mission is to be a global, socially conscious and integrated school of management, towards management development, both in India and abroad.

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IIM Ahmedabad - Indian Institute of Management, Gujarat

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad or IIM-A) is a public business school located in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat. It was the second Indian Institute of Management (IIM) to be established, after IIM Calcutta. It is consistently ranked as one of the best business schools in India and in the Asia-Pacific region. Established as an autonomous body in 1961, the institute offers Post Graduate Diploma Programme (PGDP) in Management and Agri-Business Management, a Doctoral (Fellowship) Programme and a number of Executive Training Programmes.

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IIM Sirmaur - Indian Institute of Management, Himachal Pradesh

The institute has started its operations under the guidance and mentorship of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. The first batch of the Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management at IIM Sirmaur started in September, 2015.

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IIM Bangalore - Indian Institute of Management, Karnataka

Established in 1973, IIM Bangalore has since then built on its base of highly accomplished faculty, world class infrastructure and motivated student body to emerge as one of the premier institutes for management education and research promoting managerial excellence in the country. IIMB strives to achieve excellence through partnerships with industry, and leading academic institutions, the world over. IIMB's mission is to "build leaders through holistic, transformative and innovative education.Located in India's high technology capital, IIMB is in close proximity to some of the leading corporate houses in the country, ranging from information technology to consumer product companies, giving it the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience.

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MICA Ahmedabad

MICA is India’s premier management institute renowned for creating leadership in strategic marketing and communication. MICA was established in 1991 by A. G. Krishnamurthy of Mudra Communications, as an autonomous post graduate academic institute.

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IIM Amritsar - Indian Institute of Management, Punjab

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar is the 15th IIM set up by the Ministry of Human Resources Development with the support of the Government of Punjab. IIM Amritsar is being set up under the direction and mentorship of IIM Kozhikode. The first program being offered by IIM Amritsar is the Post Graduate Program in Management. The program has been conceived to provide world-class management education to meet the requirements of enterprises across sectors by producing highly skilled management professionals.

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XLRI Jamshedpur

Established in 1949, XLRI is the oldest business school in India and is regarded as amongst the top 5 business schools of the country. The school offers a full-time 2 year post graduate programme in Business Management and Personnel Management & Industrial Relations, one year General Management programme, doctoral programmes and many executive education programmes.

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IIT Kharagpur (VGSoM) - Vinod Gupta School of Management

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) was set up as the first school of management within the IIT system in 1993 at a time when India had just opened its doors to economic liberalization. The school was established with an aim to develop managers with a strong technological background who would lead tomorrow’s corporate behemoths on the path of success. The concept was to start a business school along the lines of Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, that is, a business school within a renowned technical institute.

Programmes at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur


Master of Business Administration (MBA), the flagship programme of the Institute is a full-time four-semester (2 year) residential programme for graduate engineers and Masters' degree holders in science, economics and commerce, intending to pursue management careers in India and abroad.

Executive MBA

Recognizing this need, over the years VGSoM moved beyond the sphere of the regular MBA programme. In 2010, the school initiated a unique 3 year programme (spread over 12 trimesters) for working executives, termed aptly as the Executive MBA Program or EMBA. This program is conducted in the IIT Kharagpur campuses in Kolkata and Bhubaneswar. Students enrolled in this programme earn the degree of Master of Business Administration from IIT Kharagpur.


The School offers an advanced programme in management leading to the award of a Ph.D. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. The programme requires each candidate to take courses recommended by the Doctoral Scrutiny Committee in the first and second semesters after they join the programme. This is followed by a rigorous comprehensive examination that tests their ability to integrate various areas of management, and their readiness for independent research. Upon successful completion of the comprehensive examination, the candidates propose a topic for the research project they plan to undertake.

Institute Details

Website: http://www.som.iitkgp.ernet.in/

Entrance Test Required: CAT

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IIT Roorkee (DMS) - Department of Management Studies

The MBA programme was launched by the Institute to reflect the needs of present-day dynamic business and economic scenario and to enable its students to face the challenges of corporate world. The purpose behind this is to give the student a sustainable competitive advantage. It takes the onus to prepare a breed of managers who have the courage, skills and resilience to excel in the corporate world.

Programmes at DMS, IIT Roorkee

Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) at IIT Roorkee is a 4 semester residential regular program spread over two academic years. The course structure is designed to impart knowledge of the core management concepts and techniques in the first year which are, thereafter, upgraded to advanced knowledge and practising skills in the areas of specialization opted for by the students in the final year.


The Department of Management Studies is involved with in-depth research work in the different functional areas of management. The Department has facilities for Doctoral research for aspiring and meritorious students both under full time and part time modes.

Institute Details

Website: https://www.iitr.ac.in/departments/DM/pages/_en_Introduction__en_.html

Entrance Test Required: CAT

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IIT Kanpur (DMS) - Department of Industrial & Management Engineering

The Department of Industrial & Management Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur offers a 21 month full time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. The 21 month full-time program spreads over four semesters and a summer term. To apply, you must appear for the CAT examination conducted by IIMs.

Website: http://www.iitk.ac.in/ime

Entrance Test Required: CAT

Academic Eligibility Criteria

B. Tech. or B.E. or B. Arch. (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in Class XII), or four year degree program leading to B. Sc. Engineering (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program), or four year degree program leading to Bachelor of Science degree (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program), or Master of Science (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program), or Master of Arts in Economics (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program) with aggregate of 65% or a CPI of 6.5 on a scale of 10 from any AICTE recognized institute/university, IITs, NITs, and IIITs.

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IIT Chennai - Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras

Programmes at DMS, IIT Madras

1. MBA

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) at IIT Madras is a two-year, full-time, seven quarter program aimed at training graduates to become capable managers. Students are provided a well-rounded learning experience in terms of management theory and actual practice. The program involves classroom teaching, case discussions, hands-on management internship in industry and project work. The program comprises seven quarters of course work, with four quarters for first year and three quarters for second year.

2. Post Graduate Programme for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM)

It is joint Program of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) and Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM). The program is meant for promising engineers drawn from the manufacturing sector, who have the potential for top management positions.

3. Research Programmes at DoMS

DoMS offers three academic research programmes:

  • MS (by Research)
  • MS (Entrepreneurship)
  • PhD

MS (by Research): The MS (by Research) program is best suited for students who want to kick-start their research career. The program emphasizes the use of logical, analytical, experimental and intuitive thinking skills in pursuit of research. Provision is also available to meritorious candidates to upgrade their registration to the PhD programme.

MS (Entrepreneurship): The MS (Entrepreneurship) exposes students to challenges and opportunities in entrepreneurship and requires them to design, develop, test and prove the techno-commercial viability of products/processes/business models that could eventually be commercialized by them.

Institute Details

Website: http://www.doms.iitm.ac.in

Entrance Test Required: CAT

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IIT Bombay - Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management

IIT Bombay, founded in 1958, has established itself as a premier world class teaching and research institution in technology and interdisciplinary programmes. To promote interdisciplinary learning and to keep up with the changing environment, IIT Bombay established its management school in 1995 with the objective of transforming professionals with technological background to "Renaissance Leaders" of tomorrow.

Keeping with its goal to achieve excellence in management education, the school’s academic curriculum is designed to provide the students with a platform for an all round development. The curriculum is a rigorous one with an emphasis on the internalization of various pertinent topics by the students, and helping them derive invaluable insights into the industry practices. The idea is to develop the students into informed leaders of tomorrow.

Programmes at SJMSOM

1. Master of Management Programme

The School Of Management through its flagship Master of Management (M.Mgmt) programme seeks to develop managers for an integrated understanding of all business functions. The rigorous curriculum of the Master of Management programme has a judicious blend of courses that provide an in-depth understanding of the operational and strategic aspects of management.

2. IIT Bombay-Washington University Executive MBA

A partnership between Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM) at the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay and Washington University in St. Louis, the Executive MBA program is the only one in the world to confer a degree from both an Indian and an American university.

3. Doctoral Programme

The Doctoral Programme prepares the students for careers in teaching and research. The academic programme leading to the PhD degree is broad-based and involves a minimum course credit requirement and research thesis.

4. Management Development Programme (MDP)

The Management Development Programmes (MDPs) are aimed at enhancing competencies amongst managers and executives working at different levels. MDPs offered by the School Of Management cover different areas like Finance, Marketing, HRM, Operations, Project Management, Information Systems, Technology Management and Corporate Strategy.

Institute Details

Website: http://www.som.iitb.ac.in/

Established: 1995

Entrance Test Required: CAT

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BIMTECH - Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida

The Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), NCR is one of the top rated graduate private business school located in NCR. BIMTECH is a part of the B.K.Birla Group of Institutions.

Website: http://bimtech.ac.in

Established: 1988

Entrance Test Required: CAT (Common Admission Test)

Courses at BIMTECH

BIMTECH offers five different AICTE approved PG Diploma courses in Management

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (equivalent to MBA)
  2. Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Management
  3. Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management
  4. Post Graduate Diploma in Insurance Business Management
  5. Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Development Practices
  6. Doctoral and Fellowship study programmes under its Academic Centres


Academic, experiential and transformational learning environment of two-year full time programme is provided through 6-trimester system with six to eight weeks internship project at the end of the first year followed by a viva. The structure is designed to provide choice to select specialisation in the discipline of marketing, finance, human resources and operations.

Under the ’Thought Leadership Series’, eminent guest speakers from different domain space are invited to share their experiences with the students. The programme offers the great learning experience of students’ participation in conferences, seminar, summits & workshops.

In order to assess the knowledge & skill of each student “Comprehensive Viva-Voce’ (CVV) is conducted at the end of I & II trimesters just before the examinations.


In an era where all businesses are global, the gradual integration of Indian economy with the global economy is now an irreversible process. This calls for professionals who are well equipped to handle the new demands of industry in leading their businesses towards this direction successfully.The International Business programme in BIMTECH strives to prepare the students for a successful and rewarding career in the field of international business and groom them so that they eventually develop into credible international business professionals.

The course content and the activities have been so designed as to help the students understand the complexities of international business operations and equip them with the knowledge base to deal with these complexities. Students are also trained on identifying opportunities in the area of international business and explore them. Mandatory study visits to national/international ports/ airports is an integral part of the course.

The International Business Programme is spread over six terms to impart the ability and skill to communicate, analyze business situations and take decisions. The programme offers specialization in three areas: Marketing, Finance and Operations.

PGD in Insurance Business Management

The aim of the Centre for Insurance and Risk Management (CIRM) of BIMTECH is to turn out insurance management executives who can, so to say, hit the track running. Dual specialization in life and general insurance equips the students with knowledge of both streams of insurance and allows them to opt for either of the sectors as per their choice.

PGD in Retail Management

The Centre for Retail is an initiative to educate future managers and empower them with the knowledge to contribute substantially to the retail industry’s growth in India. It strives to create a new generation of smart retail professional of international caliber and aims to equip them with the best practices being followed across the globe.

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IIM Calcutta - Indian Institute of Management, West Bengal

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry. Over the years, IIMC has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.

Website: https://www.iimcal.ac.in

Established: 1961

Entrance Test Required: CAT; GMAT for overseas candidates

Courses at IIM Calcutta

PGP - Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Designed to train students to become excellent general managers and high-level-decision-makers with broad strategic vision, this full-time two year residential program views management as an integrated process and helps students develop a global view and respond effectively to changes in the economic, technological, cultural and political environments. Specific skills in areas such as accounting, finance, marketing, operations, and management lie at the heart of the course.

PGPEX - Post Graduate Programme for Executives

PGPEX (Post Graduate Programme for Executives) is IIM Calcutta's One Year Full Time Residential Programme meant for Executives with more than five years of professional experience. It provides mid-career professionals the ideal platform to augment their existing skill sets as they endeavour to armour themselves for senior and top management roles in the industry. IIM Calcutta is the first management institute in the country to be Triple Crowned - to be accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, i.e., accredited by all the three major accreditation agencies in the world for management education.

PGPEX-VLM - Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing

PGPEX-VLM is a unique program that fulfils the current industry’s growing demand for techno-managerial leaders who shape the neo-industrial revolution. Laden with latest management skills and cutting-edge technology knowledge, these vanguards are being readied for meeting the challenges offered by the new wave of business enterprises. This one year full time residential program has a built in manufacturing focus that helps to appreciate an industry’s metamorphosis in competitive times. The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras.

Fellow Programme

The Fellow Programme of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was started in 1971. It is a full-time doctoral programme that offers students opportunities for advanced studies and research in different specializations related to Management Science. The Programme aims to prepare students for careers in teaching and research in management studies and in related disciplines, and for careers in the government, in industry, and in other organizations that require advanced analytical and research capabilities.

Executive Education

IIM Calcutta’s Executive Education programmes have been designed to effectively spread quality management education among practicing managers, across all levels. These programmes equip experienced professionals with powerful knowledge, tools and resources to tackle the most complex business challenges.

PGDBA - Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

Students will visit the three institutions - ISI, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta. Each of the three institutes will focus on a separate area of business analytics, in accordance with its expertise and competence. While coursework at IIM Calcutta will focus on the application of analytics in functional areas, ISI will bring to the table its expertise in statistical and machine learning theories for analytics, and faculty at IIT Kharagpur will engage with the technology aspects of analytics. In addition, the students will be required to do an internship of six months duration on an analytics project in a business organization. The programme being residential, each institute will make suitable arrangements for hostel accommodation for the students.

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IIM Jammu - Indian Institute of Management, J&K

IIM Jammu is the 20th Indian Institute of Management. The temporary campus of IIM Jammu is at Government College of Engineering and Technology, Old University Campus, Kanal Road in Jammu in J&K. Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM Lucknow) is mentoring IIM Jammu.

Established: 2016

Courses at IIM Jammu

The institute offers Post Graduate Diploma Programme (PGDP) in Management which is equivalent to MBA. The student intake for 2016-17 year was 54.

Admission Policy of IIM Jammu

Admission Policy for the PGP Programme for Academic Year 2017-19 (CAT-2016)

Stage 1: Shortlisting based on CAT-2016 percentiles 

Candidates are shortlisted for Stage-2 on the basis of CAT percentiles.

Stage 2: Generation of merit list for final selection

Only the Candidates securing the minimum percentile in each category in CAT are considered for calculation of their composite score in Stage 2. Candidates will be offered admission in the order of the merit list based on this composite score.

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IIM Visakhapatnam - Indian Institute of Management, Andhra Pradesh

IM Visakhapatnam was set up in 2015. The institute is being mentored by IIM Bangalore. The temporary campus of the institute is being run at Andhra Bank School of Business Building in Andhra University premises. Necessary renovation was done to provide state-of-the-art facilities such as Seminar Room with Video Conferencing, Class rooms, discussion rooms, library, student lounge and cafeteria, etc. The transit campus was inaugurated in September, 2015 with one section of students in the two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management under the mentorship of IIM Bangalore.

Established: 2015

Website: http://iimv.ac.in

Courses at IIM Visakhapatnam

Post Graduate Programme in Management

The two-year, full-time, residential Post Graduate Programme, leading up to Post Graduate Diploma in Management, is designed to equip students to take on leadership roles in a rapidly changing global scenario. It has been accorded equivalence with Master’s degree of an Indian University by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) for the purpose of admission to higher studies.

With three terms in a year and summer internship on completion of first year, the Programme lays foundation for conceptual and analytical reasoning, and gives students an insight into the dynamics of the business environment. Guest lectures, by various academicians, industrialists, and eminent personalities, also enrich student experience.

Courses are delivered and evaluated through a combination of lectures, classroom discussions, case studies, individual and group projects, term papers, role plays, business games etc.

Core Courses: The first-year students are exposed to basic concepts in the areas of Behavioural Sciences, Economics, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Quantitative Methods & Information Systems, Operations, Public Policy, and Strategy, through the 'core courses'. These compulsory courses are aimed to develop problem-solving skills and lay foundation for all the functional areas of management. During the first year, a student is required to do 41 core credits and 9 elective credits.

Elective Courses: In addition to core courses, students also get to choose courses from a list of electives which enable them to get in-depth knowledge. There is greater emphasis on the application of knowledge gained through projects, group exercises and case discussions. IIMV provides an opportunity to select electives in the first year in Term 3. In the second year, students are required to do a minimum of 45 elective credits.

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IIM Sambalpur - Indian Institute of Management, Odisha

IIM Sambalpur was set up by the Government of India in 2015. It is mentored by IIM Indore. The present campus of IIM Sambalpur has been setup at Silicon Institute of Technology, Sason, Sambalpur in Odisha. IIM Sambalpur has been allotted a piece of land measuring over 237 acres in Basantpur, for the permanent campus by the Government of Odisha.

Established: 2015

Website: http://www.iimsambalpur.ac.in/

Courses at IIM Sambalpur

Post Graduate Programme (PGP)

The Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management at IIM Sambalpur is a two-year, full-time, residential programme. The programme aims to groom participants into competent professional managers.

The PGP in Management is spread over two years, each year consisting of three terms. While transiting from the first to the second year, the participant spends eight weeks on a summer project in a business organization. The academic year begins in June/July and ends in March/April of the following year.

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IIM Nagpur - Indian Institute of Management, Maharashtra

Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur started functioning in 2015 under the guidance and mentorship of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. IIM Nagpur is located within the campus of VNIT Nagpur till it moves to its own campus of approx 135 acres later. The institute started its first batch of Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management from July 2015.

Established: 2015

Website: http://iimnagpur.ac.in/

Courses at IIM Nagpur

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

The Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management at IIM Nagpur, leading to a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (equivalent to MBA) is a two year, full time, residential programme. It aims to create leaders, managers and entrepreneurs with strong conceptual foundations and analytical rigour rooted in a sound understanding of the socio-economic context, regardless of the sector they work in, be it business, not-for-profit, government-related or social change.

Two years of the programme are divided into six terms with a summer internship in-between the two years.

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IIM Ranchi - Indian Institute of Management, Jharkhand

IIM Ranchi was established in 2010 as the 9th management institute in the IIM Family. It is the only IIM offering a specialized PGDHRM course. The B-school offers a two year PGDM in General management and another two year full time programme on Human Resources Management (PGDHRM), Fellow Program in Management and 18 month part time Diploma in Management (PGEXP).

Website: www.iimranchi.ac.in

Established: 2010

Batch Size (2013-15): 194 (152 for PGDM and 42 for PGDHRM)

Entrance Test Required: CAT

IIM Ranchi Placements

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IIM Udaipur - Indian Institute of Management, Rajasthan

In 2009, the Indian Government approved the creation of IIM Udaipur. The institute was opened in 2011. In October 2016, IIMU moved to its permanent campus on 300 acres of land in the Balicha area of Udaipur.


IIMU pulses with the energy of a start-up while building on the prestigious accomplishments and traditions of the IIM network. It aims to set a new benchmark in the field of management education by combining excellence in both teaching and research. The Institute strives to make a real difference to the region, forging strong relationships with local NGOs and government and working closely with industry on live projects, internships, guest lectures, faculty research, and many events throughout the academic year.

Location: Udaipur, Rajasthan

Established: 2011

Website: https://www.iimu.ac.in/

Courses at IIM Udaipur

  1. Post Graduate Program (PGP)
  2. Post Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX)
  3. Fellow Program in Management
  4. MDP for Women Entrepreneurs
  5. Summer School for Future Leaders in Development

The two year full-time Post Graduate Program (PGP) is the flagship program of IIMU.

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