List of Top MBA Colleges in India 2021

This article will help you to explore the Top 100 MBA colleges in India along with details on their fees structure, entrance exam accepted, intake, placement statistics etc.

City-wise MBA Colleges

Mumbai Delhi Pune
Kolkata Hyderabad Bangalore


The MBA Colleges or B-schools in India can be broadly divided into the following categories:

  1. IIMs – Indian Institute of Management
  2. Non-IIMs

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There are 20 IIMs in India that can be further differentiated as Old IIMs, New IIMs and Baby IIMs.


The Non-IIMs has further differentiation into a different league of colleges as follows:

  1. MBA/PGDM colleges under brands like Xavier, IMT, MDI, IIFT, NMIMS, ISB, Symbiosis, Great Lakes, etc.
  2. MBA Colleges under universities like Pune University, Mumbai University, etc.
  3. IITs and NITs institutes that provide MBA program

Let’s begin with the list of Top 100 B-Schools in India

IIM League

Associated exam: CAT – Common Admission Test


Indian Institute of Management – The dream B-school of all the MBA aspirants. The first IIM was established in Calcutta, which is one of the oldest B-schools in India. IIM Ahmedabad & IIM Bangalore joined the league after IIM C.


Today there are 20 IIMs distributed across India that provide world-class management education. They are further divided into 3 categories – Old IIMs, New IIMs & Baby IIMs.


List of IIMs in India

(₹. Lakh)
Average Salary
(₹. LPA)
IIM Ahmedabad400+23+25+
IIM Bangalore430+23+27+
IIM Calcutta440+22.5+27+
IIM Lucknow440+19+26+
IIM Kozhikode400+19+23+
IIM Indore500+16+22+
IIM Shillong200+15+19+
IIM Rohtak250+14+13+
IIM Kashipur250+15+14+
IIM Ranchi240+16+15+
IIM Trichy170+16+14+
IIM Raipur200+14+15+
IIM Nagpur240+13+13+
IIM Jammu55+14+10+
IIM Sambalpur180+13+11+
IIM Bodh Gaya35+12+9+
IIM Amritsar90+13+12+
IIM Visakhapatnam120+15+12+
IIM Udaipur200+15+12+
IIM Sirmaur90+11+11+


Old IIMs New IIMs Baby IIMs
IIM Ahmedabad

IIM Bangalore

IIM Calcutta

IIM Lucknow

IIM Kozhikode

IIM Indore

IIM Shillong

IIM Raipur

IIM Kashipur

IIM Rohtak

IIM Trichy

IIM Udaipur

IIM Ranchi

IIM Sambalpur

IIM Sirmaur

IIM Jammu

IIM Bodh Gaya

IIM Nagpur

IIM Amritsar

IIM Visakhapatnam


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IIT MBA League

The Indian Institute of Management, known for engineering courses also provides MBA courses.

  1. DOMS, IIT Delhi
  2. SJMSOM, IIT Mumbai
  3. DOMS, IIT Roorke
  4. VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur
  5. DOMS, IISc Bangalore
  6. DOMS, IIT Madras
  7. DIME, IIT Kanpur
  8. DMS, IIT Dhanbad

List of IIT MBA Colleges

IIT CampusSeatsFees (₹. Lakh)Average Salary(₹. LPA)
SJSOM IIT Bombay120+10+ 20+
DMS IIT Delhi110+10+22+
VGSOM IIT Kharagpur110+10+18+
DOMS IIT Roorkee75+8.8+10+
IME IIT Kanpur75+6+12+
DOMS IIT ISM Dhanbad90+3+No records
DOMS IIT Madras45+8+14+
SME IIT Jodhpur80+8+No records

Xavier League

Associated exam: XAT – Xavier Aptitude Test

XLRI Jamshedpur was established in the year 1949, considered the oldest B-school in India

  1. XLRI Jamshedpur
  2. XLRI Delhi
  3. XIM Bhubaneshwar
  4. XISS Ranchi
  5. XIME Bangalore, Kochi, Chennai
  6. XIMR Mumbai

Xavier MBA League

Institute SeatsFees
(₹. lakh)
Average Salary
(₹. LPA)
Entrance Test Accepted
XLRI Jamshedpur, Delhi350+23+25+XAT, GMAT
XIM Bhubaneshwar360+20+15+CAT, XAT, X-GMT, NMAT, GMAT
XISS Ranchi3309+5.3+CAT, XAT, CMAT
XIME Bangalore18013+7+CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT,
XIME Chennai12010+6+CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT,
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IIFT League

Associated exam: IIFT

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade was established in 1963 by the Government of India. It provides a 2 year MBA program in International Business.


The 2 major campuses are:

  1. IIFT Delhi
  2. IIFT Kolkata

Symbiosis League

Associated Exam – Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

The Symbiosis University is well recognized in India and hosts the SNAP exam, a gateway to 16 MBA colleges.

Symbiosis MBA League.

(₹. lakh)
Average Salary
(₹. LPA)
SIBM Pune18021+20+
SCMHRD Pune30020+16+
SIIB Pune21017+10.5+
SCIT Pune18013.5+9.5+
SIDTM Pune15014.5+9+
SSBF Pune6015.5+7+
SIMC Pune12013+5.5+
SICSR Pune90+12-
SIOM Nashik120+16+11+
SIBM Bengaluru24016+10+
SIBM Hyderabad125+16+7+
SIBM Nagpur18016+-
  1. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune (SIBM, Pune)
  2. Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research, Pune (SICSR, Pune)
  3. Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune (SCMHRD, Pune)
  4. Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune (SIIB, Pune)
  5. Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management, Pune (SITM, Pune)
  6. Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune (SIMS, Pune)
  7. Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune)
  8. Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM, Nashik)
  9. Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune (SCIT, Pune)
  10. Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, Pune (SIHS, Pune)
  11. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)
  12. Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)
  13. Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance, Pune (SSBF, Pune)
  14. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)
  15. Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Pune (SSSS, Pune)
  16. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Nagpur (SIBM, Nagpur)

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NMIMS League

Associated Exam: NMAT – NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies)

  1. NMIMS Mumbai
  2. NMIMS Hyderabad
  3. NMIMS Bangalore
  4. NMIMS Navi Mumbai


(₹. lakh)
Average Salary
(₹. LPA)
NMIMS Mumbai(MBA)54020+18.45
 NMIMS Mumbai(MBA HR)6020+15.09
NMIMS Mumbai(Pharma)12012+8
NMIMS Bengaluru24018+10.75
NMIMS Hyderabad12016+9.3
NMIMS Indore6014+8.6
NMIMS Navi Mumbai6016+10.2
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MDI League

Management Development Institute

  1. MDI Gurgaon
  2. MDI Murshidabad

IMT League

Institute of Management Technology

  1. IMT Ghaziabad
  2. IMT Nagpur
  3. IMT Hyderabad
  4. IMT Dubai

ISB League

Indian School of Business

The Indian School of Business was established in 2001.

  1. ISB Hyderabad
  2. ISB Mohali

GLIM league

Great Lakes Institute of Management

The Great Lakes Institute of Management was established in the year 2004.

  1. Great Lakes Chennai
  2. Great Lakes Gurgaon

Welingkar league

WE School

  1. Welingkar Mumbai
  2. Welingkar Bangalore

There are many league institutes in India, we have included some in the above data.

List of Non-IIMs in India

  1. FMS Delhi
  2. DBE DU Delhi
  3. DSE DU Delhi
  4. DFS DU Delhi
  5. IMS BHU Varanasi
  6. FORE Delhi
  7. SRCC GBO Delhi
  8. UBS Chandigarh
  9. LBSIM Delhi
  10. BIMTECH Noida
  11. IMS Ghaziabad
  12. BIT Ranchi
  13. KIIT Bhubaneshwar
  14. IISWB Kolkata
  15. GIM Goa
  16. SP Jain Mumbai
  17. TISS Mumbai
  18. JBIMS Mumbai
  19. NITIE Mumbai
  20. MICA Ahmedabad
  21. IRMA Anand
  22. IIFM Bhopal
  23. NIRMA Ahmedabad
  24. Sydenham Mumbai
  25. KJ Somaiya Mumbai
  26. SIES Mumbai
  27. NL Dalmia Mumbai
  28. IES Mumbai
  29. MET Mumbai
  30. Chetana Mumbai
  31. PUMBA Pune
  32. NIBM Pune
  33. NIA Pune
  34. Balaji PGDM league Pune
  35. Indira league Pune
  36. IFMR Chennai
  37. LIBA Chennai
  38. Christ University
  39. GITAM
  40. IBS Hyderabad and IBS league
  41. Jaipuria
  42. Woxen
  43. DY Patil league Pune
  44. IIEBM Pune
  45. IMT league

List of IIMs in India

There is a total of 20 IIMs that are further divided into Old IIMs, New IIMs and Old IIMs. The top 3 IIMs includes IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta.

Read More: IIMs in India


MBA Colleges in South India

IIM Bangalore, ISB Hyderabad, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Trichy, IIT Madras, IIM Visakhapatnam, Great Lakes etc. are some of the top MBA colleges from South India

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MBA Colleges in Mumbai

There are many MBA/MMS/PGDM colleges in Mumbai like SP Jain, NITIE, JBIMS, TISS, SJSOM etc.

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MBA Colleges in Delhi

FMS, IIFT, SRCC GBO, IMI, LBSIM, DOMS IIT Delhi etc. are some of the top MBA colleges in Delhi.

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MBA Colleges in Pune

The list of MBA/PGDM colleges in Pune like SIBM Pune, SCMHRD, PUMBA, NIBM, NIA, SIIB etc.

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MBA Colleges through SNAP Exam

SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIIB Pune, SIOM Nashik etc are some of the MBA colleges through SNAP exam.

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MBA Colleges through CMAT Exam

The list of MBA Colleges through CMAT exam includes Goa Institute of Management, KJ Somaiya, Great Lakes, etc.

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MBA Colleges through MAH-CET Exam

The MAH-MBA CET exam is the gateway to top MBA colleges like JBIMS, Sydenham, Welingkar, PUMBA, etc.

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