The IIRF’s top 100 MBA B Schools in India are here. A mix of knowledgeable sample respondents comprising of B-School faculty and industry representatives from all over the country rate India’s best 100 private B-Schools based on 7 broad parameters. The ranking of top MBA Colleges in India 2021 is based on data collected from B-Schools directly, from some secondary sources, and the perceptual survey conducted amongst faculty and industry.

The 19-year old Indian School of Business, promoted by the patrons of India Inc with over 200 crores of capital investment, spread over a state-of-art 265-acre campus in Hyderabad retained its leading private B-School rank. ISB’s path-breaking ways helped secure top scores in the parameters of curriculum, pedagogy, the competence of faculty, and research capability.

ISB’s response to the challenges due to the closure of all educational institutes following the Covid-19 outbreak too has been satisfying. Quick decisions were taken regarding pending classes, campus evacuation, logistics, and various other issues. The remaining classes were offered online to the students to complete their programmes. Every faculty member took the call on how their online content was structured and divided into pre-recorded sessions and live sessions. And, it hosted its first-ever e-graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020. This class is most definitely equipped to take on any challenge and shall be a catalyst in nation-building and global transformation of industry and business in the post-Covid-19 era.

XLRI-Jamshedpur follows at number 2 in the list of top 100 private B-Schools in India 2021. Check out the other colleges featuring in the list of top 100 MBA schools in India below!

Rank* Business SchoolsWeighted Index (Out Of 1000)
1Indian School Of Business, Hyderabad890.5
2Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur873
3Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon865.3
4S P Jain Institute Of Management And Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai855.7
5Symbiosis Centre For Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune824.1
6Mudra Insitute Of Communications (MICA), Ahmedabad820.6
7Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management, Pune816.3
8NMIMS School Of Business Management, Mumbai799.9
9Instutite Of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad777.2
10International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi776.6
11Xavier Institute Of Management, Bhubaneswar773.4
12Goa Institute Of Management (GIM), Goa762.2
13Great Lakes Institute Of Management, Chennai761.2
14FORE School Of Management, New Delhi758.3
15WOXSEN School Of Business, Hyderabad758.1
16Management Development Institute (MDI), Murshidabad757.7
17Institute Of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur757.3
18International Management Institute (IMI), Kolkata757.1
19International Management Institute (IMI), Bhubaneswar755
20T.A.PAI Management Institute (TAPMI), Bengaluru738.6
21Symbiosis Centre For Information Technology, Pune728.2
22Birla Institute Of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida725.2
23IFIM Business School/Jagdish Sheth School Of Management, Bengaluru724.8
24Institute Of Management Technology (IMT), Hyderabad719.6
25Loyola Institute Of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai715.1
26Indian Insitute Of Social Welfare & Business Management (IISWBM), Kolkata702.8
27VIT Business School, Vellore701.9
28TAXILA Business School, Jaipur694
29Amrita School Of Business, Coimbatore691.9
30Institute Of Management, NIRMA University, Ahmedabad690.3
31Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute Of Management (LBSIM), New Delhi685.5
32Bharati Vidyapeeth University/Institute Of Management And Research (BVIMR), New Delhi684.9
33CHITKARA Business School, Rajpura-Patiala684.6
34Jindal Global Business School (JGBS), Sonipat681
35University School Of Business (USB), Chandigarh University, Mohali679.5
36Institute Of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad675.3
37Institute Of Management And Entrepreneurship Development (IMED), Pune673.5
38Bharath Institute Of Higher Education And Research (BIHER), Chennai671.1
39ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad669.1
40AMITy Global Business School, Noida668.7
41Jaipuria Institute Of Management (JIM), Noida662.4
42Institute Of Rural Management, Anand662.1
43KIIT University-School Of Management, Bhubaneswar661.4
44Dr. MGR Educational And Research Institute, Chennai661
45AIMS Institute, Bengaluru660.7
46SDM Institute For Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysuru658.9
47Manipal Institute Of Management/Manipal University, Manipal658.6
48Meenakshi Academy Of Higher Education And Research (MAHER), Chennai655.1
49ABBS School Of Management, Bengaluru655.1
50REVA University (School Of Management Studies), Bengaluru654.3
51International School Of Business And Media, Pune654.2
52Institute Of Management Studies (IMS), Ghaziabad651.1
53Institute for Technology And Management, Navi Mumbai650.5
54Indian Institute Of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal649.7
55School Of Management And Entrepreneurship, SHIV NADAR University, Greater Noida647
56PES University, Bengaluru646.3
57Symbiosis Institute Of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune642.3
58Jagan Institute Of Management Studies (JIMS), Rohini/ Delhi633.7
59MIT School Of Business, Pune628.4
60ARMy Institute Of Management, Kolkata627.7
61Justice KS Hegde Institute Of Management, NITTE/ Udupi625.4
62K.J. Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai622.2
63Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management, Bengaluru621.1
64RV Institute Of Management, Bengaluru617.5
65Welingkar Institute Of Management Development & Research, Mumbai617.1
66Xavier Institute Of Social Services (XISS), Ranchi614.2
67Vidyavardhaka College Of Engineering (Dept. Of Management), Mysuru613.1
68Eastern Institute For Integrated Learning In Management (EIILM), Kolkata609.2
69Xavier Institute Of Management & Enterpreneurship (XIME), Bengaluru607
70Chandragupt Institute Of Management (CIMP), Patna600.8
71GIBS Business School, Bengaluru595.1
72Bharathidasan Institute Of Management, Tiruchirappalli592.3
73Training And Advanced Studies In Management (TASMAC), Pune588.7
74CMR Institute Of Management Studies, Bengaluru585.4
75SCMS Cochin School Of Business, Kochi585.3
76ASM’s Institute Of Business Management & Research Centre, Pune584.3
77Prestige Institute Of Management And Research, Indore583
78CHRIST University, Institute Of Management, Bengaluru582
79ICFAI Business School (IBS), Dehradun577.6
80Mittal School Of Business, Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar575
81SDM PG Centre For Management Studies And Research, Mangaluru573.8
82Global Business School And Research Centre, Bengaluru573.4
83Rajagiri Centre For Business Studies, Kochi572.1
84Indore Management Institute (IMI), Indore570.3
85MyRA School Of Business, Mysuru566.4
86Symbiosis Institute Of Operations Management, Nashik557.6
87Presidency University, Bengaluru555.8
88Dayananda Sagar University (School Of Commerce & Management), Bengaluru553.8
89KLE Technological University (School Of Management Studies And Research), Hubli551.3
90ITM University Gwalior545.8
91Faculty Of Management Studies (Manav Rachna Institute Of Research And Studies), Faridabad544.9
92Indus Business Academy (IBA), Bengaluru544.3
93Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management, Hyderabad543
94St. Joseph’s Institute Of Management, Bengaluru522.8
95Kirloskar Institute Of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS), Pune522.8
96Institute Of Management Studies, Noida522.5
97KLS Institute Of Management Education And Research, Belgaum521.8
98JSS Centre For Management Studies, Mysuru518.3
99JK Business School, Gurugram513.1
100PSG Institute Of Management, Coimbatore503.4
100+Indira School Of Business Studies, Pune502.9
100+Apeejay School Of Management, New Delhi502.9
100+Ramaiah Institute Of Management Studies, Bengaluru500.7
100+Suryadatta Institute Of Management And Mass Communication, Pune499.3
100+Gitam School Of International Business, Visakhapatnam498
100+G H Raisoni School Of Business Management, Nagpur485.9
100+G.L. Bajaj Institute Of Management And Research, Greater Noida459.8
100+MODy University Of Science and Technology (School Of Management Studies), Lakshmangarh457.1
100+Siva Sivani Institute Of Management, Hyderabad452.9
100+IILM Graduate School Of Management, Greater Noida452.6
100+Indian Institute Of Cost And Management Studies And Research (IICMSR), Pune435.6
100+New Delhi Institute Of Management (NDIM), New Delhi433.8
100+Hindustan Institute Of Technology, Coimbatore430.8
100+International School Of Management Excellence (ISME), Bengaluru429.2
100+Fortune Institute Of International Business (FIIB), New Delhi429
100+Hindustan College Of Arts And Science (Department Of Management Studies), Coimbatore428.6
100+Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute Of Management & Research, Kanpur428.5
100+Harlal Institute Of Management Technology (HIMT), Greater Noida422.7

Rank*
Business Schools
Placement Performance (PP)
Teaching Learning & Pedagogy (TLRP)
Research (RS)
Industry Income And Integration
Placement Strategies & Support (PSS)
Future Orientation (FO)
External Perception & International Outlook (EPIO)
1 Indian School Of Business, Hyderabad 92.6 88.68 78.2 95.2 93.95 88.2 90.7
2 Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur 88.68 87.68 78.2 94.2 93.95 85.2 84.53
3 Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon 89.8 87.68 78.2 87.2 93.95 85.2 88.28
4 S P Jain Institute Of Management And Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai 86.44 82.98 77.2 93.2 93.95 85.2 90.03
5 Symbiosis Centre For Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune 79.72 77.55 77.2 93.15 93.9 85.15 81.48
6 Mudra Insitute Of Communications (MICA), Ahmedabad 80.84 82.95 71.15 93.15 93.9 75.15 81.48
7 Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management, Pune 80.82 72.35 80.15 94.2 85.15 84.15 81.48
8 NMIMS School Of Business Management, Mumbai 79.72 81.15 69.15 93.13 81.4 75.15 78.46
9 Instutite Of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad 78.58 86.53 68.13 82.13 63.88 75.13 81.48
10 International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi 78.58 81.13 69.13 85.13 63.88 86.13 75.46
11 Xavier Institute Of Management, Bhubaneswar 78.58 81.13 68.13 85.13 63.87 86.13 72.3
12 Goa Institute Of Management (GIM), Goa 83.04 75.72 70.12 83.12 60.12 75.12 68.95
13 Great Lakes Institute Of Management, Chennai 78.58 81.12 67.12 83.12 63.87 75.12 71.95
14 FORE School Of Management, New Delhi 74.08 79.32 70.12 88.12 60.12 75.12 71.95
15 WOXSEN School Of Business, Hyderabad 74.08 81.13 70.12 82.13 60.12 85.12 71.95
16 Management Development Institute (MDI), Murshidabad 78.58 77.52 69.12 82.12 60.12 83.12 71.95
17 Institute Of Management Technology (IMT), Nagpur 78.58 73.93 69.13 88.13 63.88 75.13 70.46
18 International Management Institute (IMI), Kolkata 74.08 77.52 70.18 83.13 72.62 75.12 77.96
19 International Management Institute (IMI), Bhubaneswar 74.08 77.53 69.13 88.13 63.88 75.13 71.95
20 T.A.PAI Management Institute (TAPMI), Bengaluru 69.62 75.72 69.12 83.12 63.88 86.12 72.46
21 Symbiosis Centre For Information Technology, Pune 66.24 79.33 69.13 77.12 63.88 86.13 72.46
22 Birla Institute Of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida 69.62 72.12 70.13 77.12 63.87 85.12 80.87
23 IFIM Business School/Jagdish Sheth School Of Management, Bengaluru 68.48 77.52 69.12 77.12 66.37 75.12 72.46
24 Institute Of Management Technology (IMT), Hyderabad 62.88 81.12 62.12 83.12 63.87 86.12 70.7
25 Loyola Institute Of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai 62.88 72.12 68.12 83.12 63.87 86.12 78.99
26 Indian Insitute Of Social Welfare & Business Management (IISWBM), Kolkata 59.52 82.92 57.12 83.12 63.87 86.12 63.95
27 VIT Business School, Vellore 74.08 72.12 55.12 83.12 60.12 75.12 66.95
28 TAXILA Business School, Jaipur 62.88 77.52 55.12 83.12 63.87 75.12 77.95
29 Amrita School Of Business, Coimbatore 66.24 73.92 70.12 77.12 53.87 50.12 77.95
30 Institute Of Management, NIRMA University, Ahmedabad 61.76 77.52 59.12 88.12 63.87 51.12 70.37
31 Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute Of Management (LBSIM), New Delhi 66.24 72.12 70.12 77.12 53.87 50.12 71.95
32 Bharati Vidyapeeth University/Institute Of Management And Research (BVIMR), New Delhi 61.76 70.33 67.13 77.12 63.88 75.13 66.95
33 CHITKARA Business School, Rajpura-Patiala 57.28 75.72 61.12 83.12 63.87 75.12 67.95
34 Jindal Global Business School (JGBS), Sonipat 66.24 72.12 69.12 77.12 53.87 50.12 65.62
35 University School Of Business (USB), Chandigarh University, Mohali 61.76 75.72 69.12 77.12 53.87 50.12 68.95
36 Institute Of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad 60.64 73.92 69.12 77.12 53.87 50.12 74.95
37 Institute Of Management And Entrepreneurship Development (IMED), Pune 58.4 73.92 68.12 82.12 63.87 50.12 50.2
38 Bharath Institute Of Higher Education And Research (BIHER), Chennai 53.92 73.92 60.12 83.12 63.87 76.12 67.95
39 ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad 60.28 73.92 67.13 77.12 53.87 50.12 71.62
40 AMITy Global Business School, Noida 55.04 75.72 67.12 77.12 63.87 50.12 74.62
41 Jaipuria Institute Of Management (JIM), Noida 54.8 66.72 61.12 81.12 63.87 84.12 71.87
42 Institute Of Rural Management, Anand 60.64 75.72 61.12 77.12 57.62 50.12 65.62
43 KIIT University-School Of Management, Bhubaneswar 55.14 70.3 59.1 71.1 63.85 86.1 97.47
44 Dr. MGR Educational And Research Institute, Chennai 60.28 68.52 54.12 83.12 63.87 75.12 65.62
45 AIMS Institute, Bengaluru 55.04 73.92 61.12 83.12 57.62 50.12 79.95
46 SDM Institute For Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysuru 60.28 72.12 59.1 83.12 53.87 50.12 70.62
47 Manipal Institute Of Management/Manipal University, Manipal 55.8 72.12 64.14 83.12 53.87 50.12 71.62
48 Meenakshi Academy Of Higher Education And Research (MAHER), Chennai 58.04 72.12 57.12 83.12 63.87 50.12 66.95
49 ABBS School Of Management, Bengaluru 56.92 68.52 55.12 83.12 63.87 75.12 65.95
50 REVA University (School Of Management Studies), Bengaluru 53.18 83.6 50.8 71.8 60.8 86.8 61.13
51 International School Of Business And Media, Pune 58.78 72.12 59.12 83.12 53.87 50.12 67.95
52 Institute Of Management Studies (IMS), Ghaziabad 58.02 66.7 53.1 81.1 60.1 78.1 80.35
53 Institute for Technology And Management, Navi Mumbai 55.14 72.12 56.12 77.12 63.87 75.12 65.95
54 Indian Institute Of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal 53.18 77.52 61.12 63.12 63.87 86.12 63.95
55 School Of Management And Entrepreneurship, SHIV NADAR University, Greater Noida 55.04 75.72 61.12 77.12 53.87 50.12 67.95
56 PES University, Bengaluru 55.04 72.12 59.1 83.12 53.87 50.12 70.62
57 Symbiosis Institute Of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune 51.3 70.32 57.12 79.12 63.87 75.12 64.95
58 Jagan Institute Of Management Studies (JIMS), Rohini/ Delhi 56.92 72.12 56.12 63.12 63.87 75.12 72.7
59 MIT School Of Business, Pune 59.14 63.1 56.1 71.1 63.85 75.1 61.93
60 ARMy Institute Of Management, Kolkata 55.8 70.32 65.12 71.12 43.87 50.12 67.95
61 Justice KS Hegde Institute Of Management, NITTE/ Udupi 56.92 64.92 56.12 79.12 37.62 75.12 69.62
62 K.J. Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai 60.26 72.1 56.1 65.1 63.85 45.1 60.93
63 Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management, Bengaluru 55.8 68.52 57.12 65.12 57.62 75.12 65.29
64 RV Institute Of Management, Bengaluru 62.52 72.12 56.12 65.12 41.37 50.12 66.95
65 Welingkar Institute Of Management Development & Research, Mumbai 56.92 70.32 57.12 65.12 41.37 75.12 66.95
66 Xavier Institute Of Social Services (XISS), Ranchi 60.28 68.52 60.12 65.12 43.87 50.12 67.62
67 Vidyavardhaka College Of Engineering (Dept. Of Management), Mysuru 58.78 59.52 57.12 77.12 63.87 50.12 52.45
68 Eastern Institute For Integrated Learning In Management (EIILM), Kolkata 58.78 66.72 56.12 71.12 47.62 50.12 61.95
69 Xavier Institute Of Management & Enterpreneurship (XIME), Bengaluru 57.66 67.4 47.8 65.8 60.8 76.8 60.63
70 Chandragupt Institute Of Management (CIMP), Patna 65.5 62 36.8 66.8 60.8 85.8 65.05
71 GIBS Business School, Bengaluru 60.28 52.32 56.12 71.12 43.87 75.12 65.95
72 Bharathidasan Institute Of Management, Tiruchirappalli 62.5 61.3 55.1 57.1 43.85 75.1 60.93
73 Training And Advanced Studies In Management (TASMAC), Pune 68.1 63.1 39.1 65.1 60.1 50.1 63.56
74 CMR Institute Of Management Studies, Bengaluru 62.5 64.9 56.1 57.1 41.35 50.1 60.93
75 SCMS Cochin School Of Business, Kochi 53.18 63.1 51.1 60.1 63.85 75.1 61.93
76 ASM’s Institute Of Business Management & Research Centre, Pune 51.3 69.2 36.8 71.8 60.8 76.8 61.63
77 Prestige Institute Of Management And Research, Indore 51.3 66.72 57.12 65.12 47.62 50.12 61.95
78 CHRIST University, Institute Of Management, Bengaluru 54.66 70.3 56.1 41.1 63.85 75.1 60.93
79 ICFAI Business School (IBS), Dehradun 53.18 79.3 34.1 51.1 60.1 88.1 63.69
80 Mittal School Of Business, Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar 55.78 64.9 52.1 47.1 63.85 75.1 60.93
81 SDM PG Centre For Management Studies And Research, Mangaluru 62.52 70.3 40.1 57.1 53.85 50.1 60.27
82 Global Business School And Research Centre, Bengaluru 54.66 64.9 56.1 61.1 41.35 50.1 60.93
83 Rajagiri Centre For Business Studies, Kochi 55.78 73.9 36.1 51.1 60.1 76.1 72.18
84 Indore Management Institute (IMI), Indore 62.52 63.1 48.1 57.1 63.85 50.1 33.43
85 MyRA School Of Business, Mysuru 63.62 54.1 41.1 64.1 57.6 65.1 60.27
86 Symbiosis Institute Of Operations Management, Nashik 64.74 59.5 36.1 63.1 53.85 50.1 60.27
87 Presidency University, Bengaluru 73.7 63.1 36.1 39.1 35.1 88.1 59.93
88 Dayananda Sagar University (School Of Commerce & Management), Bengaluru 58.02 61.3 40.1 45.1 63.85 85.1 67.77
89 KLE Technological University (School Of Management Studies And Research), Hubli 67.74 72.8 41.8 18.8 60.8 84.8 48.97
90 ITM University Gwalior 55.14 61.3 40.1 61.1 35.1 75.1 62.27
91 Faculty Of Management Studies (Manav Rachna Institute Of Research And Studies), Faridabad 61.38 46.9 40.1 59.1 63.85 75.1 59.93
92 Indus Business Academy (IBA), Bengaluru 68.86 65.6 46.8 20.8 48.3 85.8 51.22
93 Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management, Hyderabad 62.5 63.1 41.1 51.1 43.85 50.1 60.93
94 St. Joseph’s Institute Of Management, Bengaluru 51.3 63.8 38.8 38.8 60.8 75.8 69.3
95 Kirloskar Institute Of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS), Pune 51.3 68.5 41.1 31.1 63.85 75.1 60.27
96 Institute Of Management Studies, Noida 54.66 59.5 40.1 57.1 41.35 50.1 60.27
97 KLS Institute Of Management Education And Research, Belgaum 66.62 69.2 44.8 20.8 17.05 83.8 56.3
98 JSS Centre For Management Studies, Mysuru 65.5 65.6 36.8 40.8 42.05 33.8 60.3
99 JK Business School, Gurugram 51.3 63.8 35.8 48.8 38.3 76.8 55.3
100 PSG Institute Of Management, Coimbatore 58.78 67.4 35.8 40.8 42.05 33.8 58.47
100+ Indira School Of Business Studies, Pune 67.74 67.4 36.8 28.8 35.8 33.8 60.3
100+ Apeejay School Of Management, New Delhi 51.3 62 38.8 36.8 48.3 75.8 59.72
100+ Ramaiah Institute Of Management Studies, Bengaluru 62.5 46.9 40.1 51.1 37.6 50.1 60.27
100+ Suryadatta Institute Of Management And Mass Communication, Pune 51.3 62 47.8 14.8 60.8 86.8 60.97
100+ Gitam School Of International Business, Visakhapatnam 55.42 69.2 35.8 40.8 42.05 33.8 55.3
100+ G H Raisoni School Of Business Management, Nagpur 55.42 60.2 35.8 52.8 32.05 33.8 40.97
100+ G.L. Bajaj Institute Of Management And Research, Greater Noida 57.66 60.2 35.8 19.8 17.05 82.8 55.3
100+ MODy University Of Science and Technology (School Of Management Studies), Lakshmangarh 55.78 60.2 31.8 40.8 29.55 33.8 42.05
100+ Siva Sivani Institute Of Management, Hyderabad 57.66 63.8 38.8 14.8 42.05 33.8 54.3
100+ IILM Graduate School Of Management, Greater Noida 65.5 58.4 35.8 14.8 10.8 78.8 38.3
100+ Indian Institute Of Cost And Management Studies And Research (IICMSR), Pune 55.78 62 35.8 26.8 10.8 33.8 50.8
100+ New Delhi Institute Of Management (NDIM), New Delhi 57.66 62 35.8 14.8 29.55 33.8 53.3
100+ Hindustan Institute Of Technology, Coimbatore 55.14 60.2 35.8 14.8 35.8 33.8 59.72
100+ International School Of Management Excellence (ISME), Bengaluru 54.66 62 35.8 14.8 29.55 33.8 59.72
100+ Fortune Institute Of International Business (FIIB), New Delhi 51.3 53 35.8 15.8 29.55 83.8 49.55
100+ Hindustan College Of Arts And Science (Department Of Management Studies), Coimbatore 54.66 62 35.8 14.8 29.55 32.8 59.72
100+ Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute Of Management & Research, Kanpur 55.14 62 35.8 14.8 29.55 30.8 59.72
100+ Harlal Institute Of Management Technology (HIMT), Greater Noida 54.66 60.2 35.8 14.8 29.55 33.8 53.3