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Top 50 Management institutes in India: NIRF Ranking 2017

From the Last couple of years, it became a trend to pursue MBA after Graduation.Every year Lakhs of aspirants apply for various Management Courses offered by Different state and private level Top Management colleges in India.Students always inquire about various parameters and ranking of a particular college before taking admission to their favourite courses. Like every year this year too NIRF updated a list of Top 50 MBA Colleges in India on its official Website.

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

The main Idea behind the NIRF Ranking of Top 50 MBA Colleges in India is to guide students to some of the best-known management courses and colleges centred around the very prestigious field of Management. This year Ahmedabad-based Indian Institute of Management (IIM) bagged the number 1 Ranking followed by IIM Bangalore and IIM Kolkata in 2nd and 3rd Position. Let us now first check out the Admission procedure and Ranking methodology of NIRF before going to Top 50 MBA Colleges in India.

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Top 50 MBA Colleges in India

How NIRF Rank the college?

To outline the Brand value of a specific College in India, the Concept of NIRF Ranking was introduced by the Ministry of Human Resource & Development(MHRD) on 29th September 2015. The main Idea behind the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is to outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country.

NIRF Ranking Parameters
NIRF Ranking Parameters 2017

NIRF Ranking methodology of ranking various institutions across the country is made by a Core Committee that Consist of High order Thinkers, Professor and Other Reputed Think Tanks of India. The major aim of NIRF Lies in identifying the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. The parameters broadly cover mainly five things “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.

How NIRF Rank a College? NIRF Ranking Parameters 2017

Admission Procedure

Admission into these Elite groups of Top 50 Management Institutes in India is made through Certain Aptitude Tests like Common Aptitude Test (CAT), Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) and Management Aptitude Test (MAT) etc. CAT is regarded as the most important MBA Entrance Examination in India as to get shortlisted for AWT & PI for IIM is made on the basis of their CAT percentiles.

Indian Institute of Management, Indore
Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Some of the other Popular Management Entrance Examination in India are as followed.

  • Common Management Admission Test (CMAT):  It is one of the largest management entrance examinations of the country after CAT. The CMAT score card is accepted by more than 500 MBA institutes across the country.
  • Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT):  Conducted by Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur.
  • Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP): Conducted by Symbiosis International University.
  • Management Aptitude Test (MAT):  It is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams as more than 600 institutes accept MAT scores for admission to management programmes.

Based on these MBA Entrance percentile, candidates are shortlisted for Personal interview and a round of aptitude performance test to finally get selected to these Top level MBA colleges in India.

Courses Offered

These Elite Management colleges in India offers a wide range of career option in Management and Managerial Studies. Minimum Educational Qualification required to apply for various MBA Courses offered by Top MBA Colleges in India is Graduation. Some of the most popular Management courses offered in India are as followed.

  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Banking and Finance
  • International Business
  • General Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Market
  • Administrative Management

List of Top 50 MBA Colleges in India

Here is the Complete Updated list of Top 50 MBA Colleges in India with the Cumulative Marks Scored in NIRF Ranking Parameters 2017.

Name of Institution City State  Score Rank
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Ahmedabad Gujarat 78.96 1
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka 78.82 2
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Kolkata West Bengal 76.60 3
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 71.58 4
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode Kozhikode Kerala 65.41 5
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi New Delhi Delhi 64.51 6
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur West Bengal 63.12 7
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee Uttarakhand 62.46 8
Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur Jharkhand 61.08 9
Indian Institute of Management Indore Indore Madhya Pradesh 59.59 10
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur Uttar Pradesh 57.19 11
National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra 55.74 12
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu 55.46 13
Indian Institute of Management Raipur Raipur Chhattisgarh 54.80 14
Indian Institute of Management Udaipur Udaipur Rajasthan 53.77 15
Management Development Institute Gurgaon Haryana 53.12 16
Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore Tamil Nadu 51.83 17
S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research Mumbai Maharashtra 51.42 18
Indian Institute of Management Rohtak Rohtak Haryana 51.16 19
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur Kashipur Uttarakhand 51.07 20
Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong Meghalaya 50.44 21
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubneshwar Odisha 50.43 22
Anna University Chennai Tamil Nadu 49.81 23
Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh 48.77 24
Indian Institute of Management Ranchi Ranchi Jharkhand 48.70 25
PSG College of Technology Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 48.32 26
International Management Institute New Delhi Delhi 48.23 27
Banaras Hindu University Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 47.96 28
Institute of Rural Management Anand Anand Gujarat 47.83 29
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade New Delhi Delhi 46.79 30
Nirma University Ahmedabad Gujarat 45.81 31
Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 44.96 32
Xavier University Bhubaneswar Odisha 44.85 33
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies -Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra 44.81 34
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Dwarka Delhi 44.51 35
Fore School of Management New Delhi Delhi 44.51 35
Goa Institute of Management Poriem, Sattari Goa 44.06 37
Institute for Financial Management and Research Chitoor Chennai 43.60 38
Tezpur University Tezpur Assam 43.29 39
Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development Pune Maharashtra 42.85 40
K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research Mumbai Maharashtra 42.17 41
Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 42.08 42
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida Noida Uttar Pradesh 41.92 43
Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) Thanjavur Tamil Nadu 41.90 44
Birla Institute of Management Technology Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh 41.76 45
Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research Mumbai Maharashtra 41.27 46
MIT School of Telecom Management Pune Maharashtra 40.94 47
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior Madhya Pradesh 40.51 48
International Management Institute, Kolkata Kolkata West Bengal 40.40 49
Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship Bengaluru Karnataka 40.07 50

 Though the NIRF Ranking is the most trusted methodology to decide between a good and the Best one Just because the college is “highly-ranked” or “prestigious” doesn’t mean it’s the right College for you. Always keep in mind that one person’s dream college could be another’s nightmare. It’s always better to visit and experience the college.

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