B-schools refer to Business schools. Here we want to throw light on the Business schools in India. India has emerged greatly in providing academic knowledge to its students. This may be in any field. But the field of management has surpassed many heights. It’s achieving greatly and producing students who are turning out to be exuberant and arduous managers. These very institutes named as B-Schools have a high level selection criteria. Students who want to get admission in them have to pass the difficult entrance tests like CAT,MAT,XAT etc.IIM’s have no competition in terms of top management institutes or B-schools in India. May it be quality education, placements or recruitments; they are extremely dazzling and thereby produce gleaming stars in the field of Business. But at present Symbiosis-Pune, XLRI, FMS- Delhi, and ICFAI –Hyderabad etc are competing well with the IIM’s and in this competition; the beneficiaries are the talented students or the upcoming chain of gladiators produced by these institutes.Top Indian Management Institutes for MBA, PGDM
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 test: CAT
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM C) @ Kolkata Ranked amongst the most prestigious business schools in India and Asia. The institute offers three full time programs. The PGDM - Post Graduate Program in Management (equivalent to MBA), the FPM - Fellowship Program in Management, the PGDCM - Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management. The institute also offer part time PGDBM - Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management for managers with relevant work experience. In addition, MDP- Management Development Programs are held in regular intervals for middle and top level managers.
Admission test: CAT
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM L) IIM Lucknow offers a two year full time residential PGP - Post Graduate Program in Management and a four year FPM program. The institute also has an interesting student exchange program where students of this B-School go to premier B-Schools the world over and do part of their education. Students and faculty from these internationally reputed B-Schools in turn visit IIM Lucknow.
Admission test: CAT
XLRI - Xavier Labour Research Institute, 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).
Admission test: XAT
ISB - Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
The ISB has created a unique and sustainable visiting faculty model with some of the world's leading academicians from Wharton, Kellogg, Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, Duke and Texas among others. The school offers a one year Post Graduate Program in Management.
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.
Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM I) 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. 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) an 18-months programme, designed for working executives.
Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM K - Calicut) Established in 1996, The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, IIMK is the fifth Indian Institute of Management. Its academic programmes encompass a range of long term full time diploma programmes such as the Post Graduate Programme in Management, and a number of short duration executive education programmes. The institute also offers an "Interactive Distance Learning Programme”.
Other Top B-Schools in India
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (NMIMS)