Top 50 Management Colleges In India

On 29th September 2015, the National Institutional Ranking Framework was approved by the MHRD and was been launched by Honorable Minister of Human Resource Development. The methodology to rank the Institutes draws the overall recommendation that was arrived at by Core Committee set up by MHRD. The broad parameters for the ranking covered are Teaching, Learning and Resources”, “Research and Professional Practices”, “Outreach and Inclusivity” “Graduation Outcomes”, and “Perception”. With these parameters, the Institutions have been ranked across the country. The list of the best Management colleges is mentioned below.


IIM Bangalore has marked its position on the top of the list. These reliable rankings have been given taking careful considerations like the Student: Regular teacher ratio, the number of faculties who have a doctoral degree, library facilities like annual expenditure and library resources, metric for teaching and innovation, etc.

Further, the aspirant can check the IIM Selection Criteria and CAT cut-offs for individual IIMs from the linked article.

The top MBA colleges in India according to the latest NIRF ranking 2019-20 is given below in the table.

Top 50 MBA Colleges in India 2019-20:


Institute Name

City and State


1 Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM B) Bangalore, Karnataka 81.34
2 Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM A) Ahmedabad, Gujarat 80.61
3 Indian Institute of Management- Calcutta (IIM C) Kolkata, West Bengal 79.05
4 Indian Institute of Management- Lucknow (IIM L) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 67.29
5 Indian Institute of Management Indore Indore, Madhya Pradesh 67.01
6 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur, West Bengal 66.64
7 Xavier Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 65.33
8 Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode Kozhikode, Kerala 64.82
9 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi New Delhi 62.89
10 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai,Maharashtra 62.74
11 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee, Uttarakhand 62.11
12 Management Development Institute Gurugram, Haryana 61.89
13 Indian Institute of Management Udaipur Udaipur, Rajasthan 60.79
14 Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 59.15
15 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai, Tamil Nadu 55.85
16 S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research Mumbai, Maharashtra 55.67
17 National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 55.57
18 Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai, Tamil Nadu 55.09
19 Indian Institute of Management Raipur Raipur, Chhattisgarh 53.86
20 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Pune, Maharashtra  53.56
21 SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Mumbai, Maharashtra  53.56
22 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 53.37
23 Indian Institute of Management Rohtak Rohtak, Haryana 53.11
24 Indian Institute of Management Shillong Shillong, Meghalaya 53.01
25 Indian Institute of Management Kashipur Kashipur, Uttarakhand 52.76
26 ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education Hyderabad, Telangana 52.74
27 International Management Institute New Delhi New Delhi 52.17
28 Indian Institute of Management Ranchi Ranchi, Jharkhand 51.02
29 National Institute of Industrial Engineering Mumbai, Maharashtra 50.96
30 Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneswar, Odisha 50.95
31 Indian Institute of Foreign Trade New Delhi 50.56
32 Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad Dhanbad, Jharkhand 49.94
33 T. A. Pai Management Institute Manipal, Karnataka 48.55
34 Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi 48.42
35 Faculty of Management Studies New Delhi 48.29
36 Loyola Institute of Business Administration Chennai, Tamil Nadu 48.26
37 PSG College of Technology Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 47.58
38 Fore School of Management New Delhi 47.44
39 Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 47.27
40 Nirma University Ahmedabad, Gujarat 47.22
41 Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 46.81
42 Alliance University Bengaluru, Karnataka 46.53
43 Anna University Chennai, Tamil Nadu 45.75
44 Xavier University Bhubaneshwar, Odisha 45.70
45 International Management Institute Kolkata Kolkata, West Bengal 45.44
46 Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore, Tamil Nadu 45.13
47 Institute for Financial Management and Research Satyavedu, Andhra Pradesh 45.00
48 Panjab University Chandigarh 44.99
49 Amity University Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh 44.93
50 Goa Institute of Management Sanquelim, Goa 44.72


These rankings can help the MBA aspirants to select their preferred Institute and prepare for the respective exams accordingly. As most of the colleges require the CAT scores, it is very important for the candidates to properly focus on the CAT exam to ace the exam and get admission in their preferred B-School.

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