India’s Top 50 Business School Survey 2024

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In the rapidly evolving landscape of corporate culture, staying attuned to societal shifts is imperative. Success hinges on navigating transitions seamlessly, a journey often illuminated by the paths of visionary entrepreneurs and billionaires. Central to their narratives lies a common thread: a robust education in management. As the business world morphs daily, aspiring professionals recognize the pivotal role of top-tier business education in sculpting their futures.
Enter the quest for admission into esteemed business schools, where young talents vie for academic prominence and a platform to showcase their prowess. Yet, amidst the proliferation of B-schools nationwide, discerning the ideal institution becomes a daunting task for students and parents alike. Recognizing this dilemma, Academic Insights presents “India’s Top 50 Non IIMs B Schools Survey 2024”, spotlighting institutions that epitomize excellence in management education.
Curated by a panel of seasoned experts, our selection process scrutinizes each contender against four pillars: Academic Excellence, Infrastructure-Facilities, Industry-Interface, and Placements. These chosen few not only nurture academic prowess but also cultivate real-world acumen and coveted skills requisite for 21st-century business leaders.
We believe that perusing our curated list empowers students to chart their course towards a fulfilling future, be it entrepreneurial endeavors or professional pursuits. These institutions pledge to furnish every resource a business aspirant envisions, fostering a generation poised for success in an ever-evolving global economy.

Parameter weightage breakdown:

Establishment & Approvals:  (17%) AICTE Approval, Institute Affiliation/ Association, Collaboration/Association with International Universities/Institutes, Collaboration/Association with Industry Bodies/ Companies, No. of graduating batches etc.
Faculty, Research & Publications: (25%) Faculty Strength, Faculty qualifications and experience (teaching + Industry), Course Curriculum, Publications by Faculty, national and international journals, No. of titles in library and e-journals.
Current Students & Admissions: (8%) Specializations, No. of students, Entrance exams and cut off score, eligibility criteria, batch strength, student profile, student ratio, eligibility criteria
Infrastructure & Facilities (20%): Total Campus Area, Built-up area, College Facilities, No. of classrooms, computing facilities in classrooms, Internet accessibility.
Placements & Salary Statistics (30%): Pre-placement Exercises, Placement Week, Companies’ participation, Total percentage of graduates in final placements, Salary Statistics (average & Highest salary packages offered). We sincerely hope that the HER Survey will help the student community to broaden their horizons and grasp opportunities beyond the IIMs while helping them select the right colleges. The following pages contain select features of colleges included in the survey.

Rank College Name City Composite Score (1000)
1 XLRI - Xavier School of Management Jamshedpur 980.5
2 Management Development Institute Gurugram, NCR 978.5
3 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Pune, MH 967.25
4 S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai, MH 965.55
5 School of Business Management SVKM's NMIMS Mumbai, MH 959.54
6 Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) New Delhi 958.84
7 Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai, TN 958.5
8 Goa Institute of Management Goa, GA 957.85
9 T. A. Pai Management Institute Manipal, KA 957.65
10 K. J. Somaiya Inst. of Mgmt. Studies and Research Mumbai, MH 955.44
11 Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar, OR 955.11
12 Institute of Rural Management Anand, GJ 954.12
13 School of Business and Management, Christ University Bengaluru, KA 953.08
14 Athena School of Management Mumbai, MH 875.46
15 ABV Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior, MP 874.45
16 Loyola Inst. of Business Administration Chennai, TN 861.12
17 International Management Institute Bhubaneswar, OR 860.12
18 International Management Institute Kolkata, WB 859.75
19 University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun, UK 859.7
20 Fortune Institute of International Business Delhi. Dl. 859.65
21 Lead College of Management Palakkad, KI. 859.45
22 Ramaiah Institute of Management (MSRIM) Bengaluru, KA 848.25
23 International Institute of Business Study Bengaluru, KA 845.22
24 Institute of Health Management Research, IIHMR Bangalore Bengaluru, KA 845.12
25 Vivekanand Educational Society's Institute of Management Mumbai,MH 845.06
26 Rajalakshmi School of Business Chennai, TN 841.75
27 Xavier Inst. of Mgmt. and Entrepreneurship Chennai, TN 841.25
28 Thiagarajar School of Management Madurai, TN 840.88
29 Prestige Institute of Management and Research Bhopal, MP 840.81
30 Kirloskar Institute of Advance Management Studies Harihar, KA 816.7
31 Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Management Studies and Research Navi Mumbai 815.56
32 Sasmira's Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai, MH 815.5
33 Kochi School of Business Kochi, KI. 815.45
34 Aurora's Business School Hyderabad, TS 779.5
35 NCRD's Sterling Institute of Management Studies Mumbai, MH 779.1
36 VIT Business School Vellore, TN 778.22
37 School of Mgmt. Studies, MNNIT Allahabad, UP 778.12
38 Xavier Institute of Social Service Ranchi, JH 778.1
39 IBSAR Management College Navi Mumbai,MH 776.5
40 IMM Business School New Delhi,DL 745.15
41 National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management Hyderabad, TS 741.25
42 Faculty of Management Studies, MRIIRS Faridabad, UP 741.11
43 RVS College of Arts and Science Coimbatore,TN 740
44 School of Mgmt., Pondicherry University Pondicherry 731.6
45 Dept. of Business Mgmt, University of Calcutta Calcutta, WB 726.55
46 Faculty of Management Studies, BHU Varanasi UP 726.11
47 Institute of Engineering & Management Kolkata,WB 725
48 AAM Business School Chennai,TN 724.12
49 Dr. V. N. Bedekar Institute of Management Studies Thane,MH 723.33
50 The Business School, University of Jammu Jammu, JK 723.25
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