Top 10 MBA Colleges in South India | Top B Schools in South India

Top 10 MBA Colleges in South India

1.IIM, Ahmedabad

IIM Ahmedabad was established in 1961. It is ranked 2 in NIRF 2019 ranking. IIM A offers Post Graduate Programme (PGP), PGPX (Post Graduate Programme in Management Executives) and Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) and Ph.D. courses. It also offers some other courses such as the Faculty Development Programme, Armed Forces Programme, PGD in Advanced Business Analytics and Executive Education Programme.

2. IIM-Bangalore  

The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (also known as IIMB) is a public business school located in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Founded in 1973, it was the third IIM to be established, after IIM Calcutta and IIM Ahmedabad. It is consistently ranked as one of the best business schools in India and the Asia Pacific region.

It offers a Doctoral and several Post Graduate programmes, as well as a bouquet of Executive training programmes. IIM Bangalore awards only Diplomas, and not degrees. In addition to its main academic programmes, IIMB is also engaged in facilitating research, offering consultant services, conducting seminars and academic conferences and publishing journals.

3. IIM, Calcutta

IIM Calcutta was established in 1961. It is ranked 3 in NIRF 2019 ranking. IIMC offers MBA, MBA Executive, PGP Executive – Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (VLM), PGD – Business Analytics, and Ph.D. courses.

4. IBS, Hyderabad  

Indian School of Business (ISB) is a private business school in India with campuses at Hyderabad and Mohali. ISB is a not-for-profit organization funded entirely by corporate, foundations and individuals from around the world. The school was founded by two senior executives of McKinsey & Company and is governed by a board comprising both Indian and non-Indian businessmen.

ISB is among the best business schools in India. The school’s flagship program, the Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM), was ranked 34th in the world in the 2013 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings. ISB is the first business school in South Asia to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

However, ISB has chosen not to apply for accreditation by All India Council of Technical Education as according to the recent judgment passed by the Supreme Court of India under the jurisdiction of Justice Gowda: “The role of AICTE universities is only advisory, recommendatory and one of providing guidance and (it) has no authority to issue or enforce any sanction by itself.”

5. PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore

The PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore (PSGIM) is an institute of management education located in Coimbatore, India. It’s one of the top b-schools located around Tamilnadu. It’s been accredited with A*** (State) and A** (Nation) rating by CRISIL. Recently in Education world it’s been honored with 24th rank. It accepts MAT and TANCET scores. And also provides great opportunities to the students through placements with good CTC.

6. Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai

Loyola Institute of Business Administration or LIBA is a business school in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It was established in 1979. LIBA is a jesuit institution of the Loyola College, Chennai. Both these institutions are run by the Loyola College Society.

The autonomous school is governed by a Board, and offers a full-time MBA (PGDM) program (2 years), part-time MBA (PGBM) program (3 years) and various executive diploma courses and also is a resource center for PhD programs offered in affiliation with the University of Madras. Current full-time MBA classes have a size of approximately 120 students. LIBA secured the 9th rank in the Business Today-Nielsen Survey 2009 which ranks Management Institutes in India annually

7. T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal 

TAPMI – Manipal (popularly known by its acronym TAPMI) is a business school in India. It was established in 1980 and is located in the university town of Manipal, near the temple town of Udupi. It is the second B-School in India to get accreditation to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) after Indian School of Business.

8. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

Great Lakes Institute of Management (also known as Great Lakes) is a business school with campuses in two metros Chennai and Gurgaon (Delhi NCR)

The institution, a brain-child of the US-based management guru Dr Bala V. Balachandran, aims to fill the vacuum for a top-flight business school in Tamil Nadu and put it on par with the three other southern states that boast of top-rung management institutions: Indian Institutes of Management in Bangalore and Kozhikode and Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.

9. The Oxford Educational Institute, Bangalore 

The Oxford Educational Institutions under the aegis of Children’s Education Society headed by the visionary educationist Vidyashree Shri. S Narasa Raju has 32 educational institutions from KG to PG courses including Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Engineering, Computer Education, Management, Life Science and Law. The Oxford Group is rightly situated in Bangalore, beckoning knowledge seekers from all over the world, promising them a learning home. The aim of the institution is to rank among leading universities globally.

10. Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai 

The Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai, India, is a business school located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It was established in 1970. IFMR is recognized as an Institution of National Importance by the Ministry of Finance. IFMR is an approved institution by the University of Madras for pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Finance and Economics.

11. Indian Maritime University (IMU), Chennai 

The Indian Maritime University (IMU) is a Central University that was established by an Act of the Indian Parliament namely the Indian Maritime University Act 2008, on 14 November 2008. It is the only university in the country, dedicated to imparting quality education in the maritime field. It has an All- India jurisdiction and the head quarter is located at Chennai. It has campuses at Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Cochin and Kandla Port.

12. ITM Business School, Chennai

ITM Business School is located at Old Mahabalipuram Road, Chennai. The institute was set up in 1993. The major facilities are computer labs, campus is inter-connected through a 200 port LAN which brings the network to every desk, with a second layer of wireless networking comprising of over 20 Wi-Fi access points, enabling connections anywhere on the campus, online archive containing over 2000 business and management journals, news and research content, library with 50,000 books, over 250 journals and subscribes to 45 specialized journals in different functional areas, recreational facilities, sports facilities etc.

The major recruiters are Altor Executive Search, HCL Infosystem Ltd, Par Excellence Ltd, NYK Logistics, GMC Software, Hindustan Pencils Pvt Ltd, Safexpress etc. The major student clubs are Marketing Club, Finance Club, and HR Club etc.

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