List of Top MBA Colleges in India 2021

This article will help you to explore 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
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Exams Accepted Last Date to Apply
LBSIM Delhi 15 9.9 CAT, GMAT 22nd Dec 2020
GIM Goa 16+ 11+ CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT 12th Jan 2021
TAPMI Manipal 17+ 11+ CAT, XAT, GMAT Jan 2021
GLIM Chennai 17+ 10+ CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT 22nd Nov 2020(Cycle 1)
KJ Somaiya Mumbai 16+ 10+ CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT 7th Feb 2021
IMI Delhi 18+ 13+ CAT, GMAT 7th Dec 2020
NIA Pune 12+ 7.7+ CAT. CMAT 15th Mar 2021

*TBA – To be announced

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 which 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, 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 Colleges 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, 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.


Old IIMs

The following list is referred to as Old IIMs

  1. IIM Ahmedabad
  2. IIM Bangalore
  3. IIM Calcutta
  4. IIM Lucknow
  5. IIM Kozhikode
  6. IIM Indore
  7. IIM Shillong


New IIMs

The following list is referred to as New IIMs

  1. IIM Raipur
  2. IIM Kashipur
  3. IIM Rohtak
  4. IIM Trichy
  5. IIM Udaipur
  6. IIM Ranchi


Baby IIMs

The Baby IIMs are the youngest and taken care by mentors – Old IIMs.

  1. IIM Sambalpur
  2. IIM Sirmaur
  3. IIM Jammu
  4. IIM Bodh Gaya
  5. IIM Nagpur
  6. IIM Amritsar
  7. IIM Visakhapatnam

Read More: The IIM league in India

Xavier League

Associated exam: XAT – Xavier Aptitude Test

XLRI Jamshedpur was established in the year 1949, considered as 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

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.


  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)

Read More: SNAP MBA Colleges

IIT MBA League

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

NMIMS League

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

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

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

Read More: MBA Colleges in South India


MBA Colleges in Mumbai

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

Read More: MBA Colleges in Mumbai


MBA Colleges in Delhi

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

Read More: MBA Colleges in Delhi


MBA Colleges in Pune

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

Read More: MBA Colleges in Pune


MBA Colleges through SNAP Exam

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

Read More: SNAP MBA Colleges in India


MBA Colleges through CMAT Exam

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

Read More: CMAT MBA Colleges


MBA Colleges through MAH-CET Exam

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

Read More: 40 MBA/MMS Colleges through MBA CET


B-School Battle

In this segment, we compare different MBA colleges in India on various parameters and suggest the best to choose.

Read More: Comparison between MBA Colleges

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