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Top 10 Private MBA Colleges in India | Best Private Business Schools

Top 10 Private MBA Colleges / B-schools

1. XLRI (Jamshedpur)

XLRI is India's leading private, business management school based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Established in 1949 as the Xavier Labor Relations Institute, XLRI is acknowledged as India's oldest business management school.

The Jesuit managed school's flagship programs include a full-time 2-year post graduate program in Business Management and Personnel Management & Industrial Relations, 15 months full-time General Management program (GMP), doctoral fellow programs (FPM) and many executive education programs.

2. S.P. Jain Institute (Mumbai)

S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) is a private graduate business school located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Founded by the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in 1981, SPJIMR is situated in the Andheri suburb of Mumbai. The institute is consistently ranked among the top 10 business schools in India.

SPJIMR offers two Post-Graduate Diploma programmes equivalent to an MBA degree: A Two-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program and a One-year Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) program. Other programmes include Family Managed Business (FMB) and Executive Management Program (EMP). The institute also offers short-term courses for specialised needs. The institute has opened international campuses, in Dubai (2004), Singapore (2006) and Sydney (2012), managed under the names S P Jain School of Global Management and S P Jain Center of Management.

3. MICA (Ahmedabad)

Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA) is an academic institution for communications management skills in India. Established in 1991, it is located on the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.

4. Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (Pune)

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (popularly SIMS) is a Business School situated in Range hills, Khadki in Pune city, Maharashtra, India. The institute was established under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Defence, Government of India and Symbiosis International University in 1993. It offers management education primarily for the dependents of defence personnel of the Indian Defence Services.

5. IMT (Ghaziabad)

Institute of Management Technology is a Business School with its main campus at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is rated as one of the Top-10 B-Schools in India by Careers360 Survey 2013.

6. Narsee Monjee (Mumbai)

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS University) is a private university located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. This institute was established in 1981 by the parent body Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal. The university hopes to contribute to strengthening the corporate foundation by imparting training in the latest techniques and know-how.

It has been awarded "Five Star" rating and "A" grade by the NAAC and UGC respectively. NMIMS has also been awarded the ISO 9001:2000 Certification by ICL in 2004. The institute was granted "Deemed University" status by the UGC in 2003 and can hence grant full academic degrees on its students. It has campuses in Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

7. ICFAI Business School (Hyderabad)

The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) was established in 1984 as a not-for-profit educational society in Andhra Pradesh, India. The institution has been offering quality education to students across the country through its various programs in the field of higher education. The institution was founded by pioneers in private education - N.J. Yasaswy, Besant C. Raj and Dr. Prasanna Chandra, the Director of Centre for Financial Management.

8. XIM (Bhubaneshwar)

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) is a business school in India, located in Bhubaneswar, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Odisha. The school is on a 20-acre campus in Bhubaneswar’s institutional area, with classrooms, hostels, studio apartments, gym, a sports club and a multi-purpose auditorium. It is managed by a board of governors, consisting of representatives of the governments of India and Odisha, the Jesuit Society, industrialists and educationists.

9. Welingkar Institute (Mumbai)

Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research is a business school with branches in Mumbai and Bangalore, India. Mumbai is the older center.

The autonomous Welingkar Institute of Management offers distance learning programs. It is one of the few institutions whose distance learning programs have been accredited by Distance Education Council (DEC), a body of the Central Govt. of India.

Distance Education Council (DEC) has been set up by the Govt. of India under the IGNOU Act for assessment and accreditation of distance education institutes in India. DEC stringently appraises institutes with regard to its content, quality of education and its delivery systems.

A Joint Committee of Nominees from AICTE, UGC, IGNOU and DEC thoroughly inspects the program before granting recognition. The DEC is a stamp of approval which assures students of quality education.

10. IMI (New Delhi)

International Management Institute (IMI) is among the Top 10 Business Schools in India. Established in the year 1981, IMI holds the privilege of being India's first corporate sponsored business school. IMI is located in Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi, India. It is one of only five B-schools in India to get accreditation from the accreditation agency, AMBA.