Top PGDM Colleges in India

Master of Business Administration or MBA is one of the most famous post-graduate projects in India and abroad. The two-year program is a passage to plenty of openings in the corporate world. What makes MBA such a vivid course that candidates from any foundation – Science, Commerce, and Humanities – can pursue it. An ordinary MBA/PGDM is commonly a two-year course divided into four or six trimesters. Be that as it may, several private organizations offer one-year PGDM programs too. One can pursue MBA in different modes, for example, regular, online, and distance education. Students can likewise discover programs altered dependent on their expert experience, for example, people with work experience can enhance their skills by pursuing a part-time MBA program which is known as executive MBA.

Top PGDM Colleges in India

The prime difference between MBA and PGDM is that MBA is a degree course whereas PGDM is a diploma program that a candidate can pursue from any affiliated university or college. Numerous administration organisations offer PGDM and MBA courses across India. There are a total of 4432 MBA colleges in India which includes many governments as well as private colleges. There are 3,787 private colleges and 645 public MBA colleges in India. There are several bodies that rank these colleges based on many parameters such as Economic Times, Business Today and NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework).

Top PGDM Colleges Rankings as per NIRF

COLLEGE NAME NIRF RANK 2019 NIRF RANK 2018 CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE
IIM Bangalore 1 2 +1 INR 10,70,000
IIM Ahmedabad 2 1 -1 INR 11,50,000
IIM Calcutta 3 3 0 INR 27,00,000
IIM Indore 5 11 +6 INR 8,00,000
XLRI Jamshedpur 7 10 +3 INR 4,26,000
IIT Bombay 10 5 -5 INR 4,24,000
MDI Gurgaon 12 12 0 INR 9,43,000
SPJIMR Mumbai 16 19 +3 INR 9,30,000
Symbiosis Pune 20 18 -2 INR 5,90,000
NMIMS Mumbai 20 24 +4 INR 9,25,000

Top PGDM Colleges Rankings as per Economic Times

COLLEGE NAME ECONOMIC TIMES RANK 2019 ECONOMIC TIMES RANK 2018 CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE
IIM Ahmedabad 1 1 0 INR 11,50,000
XLRI Jamshedpur 2 (Not Mentioned) INR 4,26,000
IIM Bangalore 3 3 0 INR 10,70,000
Symbiosis Pune 4 4 0 INR 5,90,000
IIM Calcutta 5 5 0 INR 27,00,000
NMIMS Mumbai 6 6 0 INR 9,25,000
IMT Ghaziabad 7 7 0 INR 10,35,000
IIM Lucknow 8 8 0 INR 7,13,000
MDI Gurgaon 9 9 0 INR 9,43,000
Amity Business School Noida 10 14 +4 INR 6,40,000
ISB Hyderabad 12 12 0 INR 34,64,000
SPJIMR Mumbai 13 13 0 INR 9,30,000
JBIMS Mumbai 14 10 -4 INR 50,000
FMS Delhi 15 15 0 INR 10,500

Top PGDM Colleges Rankings as per Business Today

COLLEGE NAME BUSINESS TODAY RANK 2019 BUSINESS TODAY RANK 2018 CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE
IIM Ahmedabad 1 1 0 INR 11,50,000
IIM Calcutta 2 2 0 INR 27,00,000
XLRI Jamshedpur 3 4 +1 INR 4,26,000
SPJIMR Mumbai 4 6 +2 INR 9,30,000
IIM Indore 5 7 +2 INR 8,00,000
MDI Gurgaon 6 5 -1 INR 9,43,000
IIM Kozhikode 7 8 +1 INR 8,75,000
FMS Delhi 8 9 +1 INR 10,500
NMIMS Mumbai 9 11 +2 INR 9,25,000
IIFT New Delhi 10 10 0 INR 7,85,000

Cracking the CAT exam and getting admissions in the IIMs is not a child’s play. However, there are many other private institutes other than the IIMS that ranks among the top PGDM colleges in India and have a very high success and placement rate.

1. XLRI, Jamshedpur

Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) which is also known as Xavier School of Management, was established in 1949 and approved by AICTE and is accredited by NBA, AMBA, and AACSB. It is one of the top PGDM Colleges across India. The admissions in the b-school are taken on the basis of XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) and GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) scores. It is situated in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. XLRI plans to empower basic reasoning and persistent improvement and to advance a culture of development and business enterprise. XLRI offers a perfect space for pensive learning. It has been placed on the second-best PGDM college in India by the Economic Times.

Entrance Test: XAT, GMAT
PGDM Course Fee: 10.72 Lakh

2. Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

MDI Gurgaon is a very renowned MBA Institute in India. It was established in 1973 by Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI), and it has one more campus in West Bengal. It was one of the first MBA colleges to be accredited by the internationally coveted Association of MBA’s (AMBA) London. MDI Gurgaon has been ranked as the top B-School by Times Rankings and third by Outlook 2019.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: 18.48 Lakh

3. SPJIMR, Mumbai

S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research is a leading management school in Mumbai. It was established in 1981 and also been in the top B-schools of the Asia Pacific region. SPJIMR has three international campuses viz Singapore, Sydney, and Dubai. It is AICTE and the NBA approved.

Entrance Test: CAT, MAT, XAT
PGDM Course Fee: 16 Lakh

4. Great Lakes Institute of Management

GLIM was founded in 2004 by Bala V. Balachandran and is accredited by AMBA, SAQS, NBA, and AICTE and approved by AICTE. It was on the 1st rank in the top b-schools of India as per analytics by Analytics India Magazine. It is situated in Manamai Village Chennai in Tamil Nadu. It has one more campus in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, MAT, GMAT, Great Lakes Aptitude Test (GLAT).
PGDM Course Fee: 17.15 Lakh

5. TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal

It was established in 1980 and is the first institute to have dial accreditation. Other than this it has AICTE, AMBA, AIU approvals. It was ranked as 2nd Best College in Karnataka Region by NIRF rankings in 2019. It is situated in Manipal city, Karnataka. The course at TAPMI is appropriately intended to encourage the learning of future administrators. TAPMI changes its educational program each year, dependent on the feedback from the business.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, GMAT
PGDM Course Fee: 14 Lakh

6. Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

IMT was established in 1980 by Dr. K Nath Public Trust. Other than the main campus which is in Ghaziabad, it has three more campuses in Nagpur, Hyderabad, and Dubai. It has been approved by AICTE and also offers distance learning and collaborative programs.

Entrance Test: XAT, CAT
PGDM Course Fee: 65K

7. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

NMIMS is a very renowned b-school in India and has been ranked many times in the top b-school lists in India. It received the Best College Award for BBA Program by India Today (2018). There are 6 campuses NMIMS viz NMIMS Mumbai, NMIMS Shirpur, NMIMS Indore, NMIMS Bangalore, NMIMS Hyderabad, and NMIMS Navi Mumbai. NMIMS has a brilliant placement record throughout the years, picking up the trust of companies and making them come again and again for enrollments.

Entrance Test: NPAT
PGDM Course Fee: 8 Lakh

8. Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development

SCMHRD was established in 1993 and is one of the best B-schools in India and has been accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC. It has been ranked in the top 10 b-schools in India according to Times B-school Survey Rankings.

Entrance Test: SNAP
PGDM Course Fee: 10.72 Lakh

9. Accurate Institute of Management and Technology, Noida

AIMT, Noida was founded in 2006 in Noida, UP to provide courses such as MBA, MCA, and PGDM at PG level and Diploma course in engineering and B.Tech., and B.Arch courses at the UG level. It is an autonomous college and has highly qualified faculties from the world’s renowned institutions like IIMs and other top B-Schools of India.

Entrance Test: XAT, CAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,60,000

10. Acharya School of Management, Bangalore

ASM was established by the Acharya Group of Institutions to provide unparalleled training and education in the domain of management. ASM focuses on entrepreneurship, invention, and guidance to renovate the lives of students.

Entrance Test: GMAT, MAT, XAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,50,000

11. Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad

It started in 1996 as a joint venture by the government of India along with the pioneers of the industry as an autonomous institute to provide world-class education in the field of management. It is located in Bella Vista at Hyderabad

Entrance Test: GMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,00,000

12. Amity Global Business School, Noida

AGBS, Noida is ranked as one of the best management colleges in the Delhi NCR region. They offer BBA and MBA programs to inculcate in students the expertise and proficiency, which is a must in the business world today.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 3,90,000

13. Apeejay School of Management, Dwarka

ASM, Dwarka is NBA Accredited, and AICTE approved B-school which offers various MBA and PGDM programs. It has a placement rate of over 95% with more than 145 companies visiting it for campus placements. It was established in 1993.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,50,000

14. Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi

Asia pacific institute of management is ranked as one of the top b-schools in India. It was established in 1996 under the guidance of a non-profitable autonomous body called All India Asian Education Foundation. It offers various PGDM courses approved by AICTE.

Entrance Test: GMAT, CAT, CMAT, GMAT, ATMA
PGDM Course Fee: INR 9,65,000

15. ASM’s Institute of Management & Computer Studies, Mumbai

Located in Mumbai, IMCOST was established in 2004. They provide various courses like CMA, CFA, CSCA along with CC, MC, BA, DM, and LM and have a great placement rate as it has a solid placement team.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, GMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,50,000

16. Balaji Institute of Management and Human Resource Development, Pune

Instituted in 2004, BIMHRD provides two-year full-time PGDM programs in PM & HRD and has emerged as one of the most popular business-schools in a very short span. Some of the popular recruiters at BIMHRD are Amazon India, Accenture, AO Smith, Deloitte, HDFC Bank, Vedanta, First Naukri, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,70,000

17. Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune

Formerly known as the Indian Institute of Modern Management, Balaji Institute of Modern Management is a management institute situated in Pune and is established under Sri Balaji University. It is affiliated by the Ministry of HRD and AICTE. Dr. (Col) A Balasubramanian established it in the year 1999. BIMM was ranked as one of the top eleven business schools in India by the Times of India Business-School Survey.

Entrance Test: CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH-CET
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,10,000

18. Balaji Institute of Telecom and Management, Pune

Sri Balaji Society, Pune administrates the BITM Pune which has an ‘A++’ Grade from the AICTE. It is an autonomous, telecom business management school.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,10,000

19. Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida

Established in 1988 under the umbrella of the Birla Academy of Art and Culture, with the guidance of Birla Group of Companies, BIMTECH is a renowned management institute located in Greater Noida with ‘A+’ grade by NAAC and AICTE approved PG programs in Insurance Business, General Management, Retail Management, and International Business.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 9,00,000

20. Calcutta Business School, Kolkata

CBS is an autonomous institute that provides admissions in various PGDM courses approved by the AICTE. It was awarded the “Asia’s fastest-growing private educational institute” in the year 2004. It was established in 1920 by Shikshayatan Foundation.

Entrance Test: CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, ATMA
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,85,000

21. Delhi School of Business, New Delhi

Times of India B School Rankings awarded DSB as the “India’s No. 1 emerging Business School in Delhi.” It offers various PGDM courses approved by the AICTE. It is accredited by NAAC, Association of Indian University, and NBA. HDFC, E & Y, Yes Bank, Bajaj FinServ Limited, Moodys, Care Ratings, Marriott Group are some of its top recruiters.

Entrance Test: CAT, CMAT, XAT, MAT, GMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,00,000

22. Department of Management, BITS, Pilani

Established in the year 1971, the management group at BITS, Pilani offers various MBA and PGDM programs along with 6 months of internship. The main subjects of BITS MBA are structured around the cross-practical way in which contemporary associations work. All through the program, students, along with their teachers, approach issues by looking to the broadest conceivable hover of aptitudes and assets to mold creative arrangements.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 3,99,975

23. Development Management Institute, Patna

Established in 2014 to establish a High Performing Knowledge Institution (HPKI) with the dynamic support of the Rural Development Department, Government of Bihar, DMI is an autonomous management institute and offers two-year full-time PDM program approved by AICTE.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, GMAT, MAT, CMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,60,000

24. Don Bosco School of Management, Bangalore

Outlook-ICARE India MBA Rankings of 2020 ranked the DBSOM 3rd in the list. It is a pioneer institute in offering education with cutting-edge technologies and provide programs in the domain of management and data science at the PG level. They also encourage global exposure and give the students opportunities to study in a foreign university and explore their culture via the student exchange programs. It is also known to have a 100% placement rate.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 11,00,000

25. Doon Business School, Dehradun

It is established in 2007, DBS, Dehradun is one of the premier management institutes in Northern India. It is known for including a subjective learning condition. Speaking to a fine mix of mechanical and administrative abilities, this is the foundation that prepares the candidate to confront the serious edge very well. Even its campus is well-furnished with all facilities needed to supplement learning. Additionally, profoundly developed strategies, for example, contextual investigations examination, detailing and venture the board, are utilized by its recognized staff to guarantee a sound connection with the students.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,50,000

26. Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies was established in 2010 and offers various postgraduate courses like MBA/PGDM and MMS. It is a unit of the Rajasthani Sammelan Education Trust, and numerous well-known companies visit the institute for placements.

Entrance Test: MH-CET, CAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,50,000

27. Ewing Christian College, Allahabad

Formerly known as the Allahabad Christian College, Ewing Christian College is an autonomous college of Allahabad University. It was awarded as the ‘College with Potential for Excellence’ by the UGC and is accredited by NAAC.

Entrance Test: Ewing Entrance Test
PGDM Course Fee: INR 1,18,000

28. Fore School of Management, New Delhi

Ranked 31st in India by NIRF (GO) and 28th all over the country by NIRF (TLR) FORE School Of Management is a very renowned B-School in Delhi NCR. It has a total of 260 seats and all the courses provided by it are AICTE approved. It provides PGDM in the Future Managers Group program, International Business Management program, and Financial Management program.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 15,20,000

29. Fortune Institute of International Business, New Delhi

Ranked 4th in Delhi in the category of overall B-Schools in India by GHRDC and 6th in Top B-School in Delhi by Business Today, FIIB offers PGDM courses in Marketing, Business Analytics and Human Resource Management. It was also awarded as the “Best Educational Institute for Industry Interface in India” by ASSOCHAM, India, “Best Institute for Innovation in Skill Development in India” by ET Now, and “Best Institute for Excellence in Employability Skills Development in India” by BusinessWorld.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,30,000

30. GIBS Business School, Bangalore

Awarded as “28th Best B School by CSR for Outstanding B-Schools of excellence in India” in 2019, “Best Emerging B-School in Bangalore” by Worldwide Achievers in World Education Summit and Award 2018, “MBA College of the Month – March 2015 and April 2016” by Higher Education Review, it is a proven name in the b-schools across the country. It also has an excellent record of 100% Summer Internships & placements to all the eligible candidates.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,75,000

31. GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research, Noida

GLBIMR is a very well-known management college in Noida and MBA and PGDM courses in various streams like marketing, finance, and human resources. It was ranked 8th by Business Today in 2018 and by The Week in 2019 in the best college ranking in Uttar Pradesh. The average placement rate of this institute is 90%

Entrance Test: CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, ATMA
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,50,000

32. GNVS Institute of Management, Mumbai

Established in 2010 and approved by AICTE and DTE, the GNVS Institute of Management works under Guru Nanak Vidyak Society Trust. GNVS-IOM energizes and supports a solid research culture by urging students to direct research studies and adding to the most recent updates in the business which is apparent by its pioneer PGDM course in Research and Business Analytics. GNVS-IOM students have been perceived for their accomplishments and have been granted exceptional research paper grants in national and worldwide meetings like Jamnala Bajaj, IBS, Amity, to give some examples.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, ATMA, CMAT, MHT CET, GMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,00,000

35. Goa Institute of Management, Goa

Established in 1993, GIM is an autonomous institute accredited by AICTE, approved by NBA and Affiliated to Goa University. It offers various management courses like PGDM, PGDM HCM, PGDM-BDA, and PGDM – PT.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT. It is located in Ribandar.
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,70,450

36. Godavari Institute Of Engineering & Technology

Established in 1988, accredited by NAAC -A+ Grade and NBA and certified by ISO, GIET is one of the best engineering and management colleges in Andhra Pradesh. It is affiliated by JNTUK and is a Private Autonomous Institute. It offers various courses in the streams of engineering and management.

Entrance Test: APICET
PGDM Course Fee: INR 39,400

37. Government Arts and Commerce College, Indore

Also known as Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government Arts and Commerce College, Indore GAAC was established in 1960 and is affiliated to Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya. It has been accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade and approved by AICTE and UGC. It offers management courses in various domains.

Entrance Test: CMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 19,202

38. Greater Noida Institute of Technology, Greater Noida

Awarded as the “Top Private Institute in North India” by Jagran Josh, GNIOT is a renowned management college. It was established in 2000 by Shri Ram Educational Trust. Its top recruiters are Airtel, Accenture, American Express, Infosys, HCL, HDFC Bank, Reliance Tata Consultancy Services, State Bank of India, and Genpact.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT, UPSEE
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,04,000

39. Himalayan Garhwal University, Uttarakhand

Himalayan Garhwal University was shaped under the Government of Uttarakhand Act No. 33. The University is situated in the Garhwal scopes of the Shivalik Hills. The University is perceived by UGC and is affirmed by top administrative assemblages of the nation. HGU was built with the point of offering great academics and is advanced by people who are exceptionally knowledgeable about the business condition and instruction. Scholarships are additionally offered by the college.

Entrance Test: CAT, MAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 90,000

40. IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai

The organization has a record of 100% position with 160+ selections. IES Management College and Research Center goes under the umbrella of the Indian Education Society (IES). It is known to be India’s one of the most seasoned Charitable Public Trusts, around 67 establishments are running under IES. IES MCRC is positioned eighth by The Week, seventh for by MBAUniverse and eighth by Business World in Mumbai under the top b-schools in India.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, CMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,00,000

41. Indian Institute of Management, Ahemdabad

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is one of the best universities that offer various programs in management. It was established in 1961 and is governed by the IIMA Society. In 2008, it became the only management institution in the country to be given EQUIS accreditation. IIMA also provides executive education which has over 200 programs on it. Raghuram Rajan, Ajaypal Singh Banga, Harsha Bhogle, Deep Kalra, and K. V. Kamath are some of the notable alumni of IIT-A

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 25,00,000

42. Indian Institute of Management, Banglore

Ranked as the number 1 institute by NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) in 2019 and 26th by the ‘QS Master in Management Ranking for 2020’, it is one of the best b-schools in the world and indeed the best one in India. It offers the students with the PGP program, which is the most sought after course around the world.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 21,39,000

43. Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata

Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata is the first institute to be recognized as an IIM. Its PGDBA course has been ranked as 14th in the world by the QS Masters of Business Analytics survey and leads in the employability rate. Ajit Balakrishnan, Indra Nooyi, Sunil Duggal, Ramachandra Guha, and Gopal Vittal are some of the notable alumni of IIM Calcutta.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee:
INR 27,00,000

44. Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

Awarded as an “Institution of Excellence” by India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development and as of 1st in the EduVidya ranking, IIM Lucknow. There are a total of 1100 seats in IIM-Lucknow, and it has a record placement of 100%. Amazon, Deloitte, Flipkart, Accenture are some of its top recruiters. It was established in 1984 and was the 4th b-school to be recognized as an IIM.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,13,000

45. Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata

It was founded in 1983 and was the first institute in Asia to provide the MBA degree to students. Due to its exceptional legacy and time-proven results, it is often regarded as one of the best management colleges in Eastern India. It was ranked 34th by Business today, 23rd by Business World and 33rd by the Economic Times B-School Survey. Its syllabus is in accordance with UGC and periodically updated by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 2,55,000

46. Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

It is established in 2001 by a group of businessmen and academics, ISB is regarded as one of the finest private management colleges/b-schools in the Hyderabad region. ISB has two campuses, one is in Hyderabad, and the other one is in Mohali. It is accredited by AACSB and ranks 7th worldwide and 1st in Asia as per Forbes.

Entrance Test: GMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 34,63,240

47. Indira Institute of Management, Pune

Indira institute on Management or IIMP provides MBA courses in various streams like Marketing Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Operations & Supply Chain Management, and Business Analytics. It is a private organization located in Pune.

Entrance Test: GMAT, CAT, CMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,70,000

48. Indore Indira Business School, Indore

Established in the year 2009, Indore Indira Business School is a private, co-ed management college. It has a campus spread across 5 acres and is situated in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

Entrance Test: MAT, XAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 3,50,000

49. Indus Business School, Pune

Formerly known as the Indian Institute of Education and Business Management, this institute is accredited by AICTE and provides various management courses to 180 students across two shifts. However, it couldn’t make its way to the MHRD ranking that enlists the top 75 Indian b-schools.

Entrance Test: MAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,40,000

50. Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

IEM, Kolkata is the 2nd Best NIRF ranked colleges and best among Times World ranked colleges in Kolkata in 2019. It is a private college that was established in 1989 and is affiliated to Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Technical University. It is accredited by AICTE and UGC.

Entrance Test: MAKAUT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 3,00,000

51. Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad

IMS, Ghaziabad is a pioneer foundation for the business and management education in Northern India for the last 30 years; the establishment offers full-time AICTE affiliated PGDM Programs. IMS additionally has worldwide accreditations and participations, for example, Accreditation Services for International Colleges (U.K), AACSB Business Education Alliance, National Assessment and Accreditation Council – ‘A’ Grade.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,80,000

52. Institute of Management Studies, Noida

It was established in 1998 and enrolled overs 1060 students in various PGDM and MBA courses like International Business, Entrepreneurship, Banking and Finance, Insurance, etc. The college keeps the primary focus on practical learning.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 4,08,000

53. Institute of Marketing and Management, New Delhi

Established in the year in the year 1980 by Mahendra Nath, Institute Of Management Technology Ghaziabad is renowned for its proficiency in management studies. It has been ranked 4th in private colleges by NHRDN-Shine.com B School ranking 2018-19 and 2nd in Private in Times of India B School ranking 2019.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,50,000

54. Institute of Rural Management, Anand

IRMA is an autonomous management college situated in Anand Gujarat, India with the command of adding to the expert administration of provincial associations. IRMA was established with the conviction, borne out by Verghese Kurien’s work in the dairy co-agents which reformed the dairy business in the nation (Operation Flood), that the way to compelling provincial improvement is proficient management

Entrance Test: IRMASAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,83,400

55. International Institute of Business Studies, Bangalore

IIBS is one of the most renowned b-schools in Bangalore. All India Survey­ 2018 by Silicon India ranked it 3rd in terms of placements. ISB has three branches, namely, ISB Banglore, ISB Noida, and ISB Kolkata. It has been placed 2nd among Southern B-Schools and 6th among India’s Top B-School in 2018.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,45,000

56. International Institute of Business Studies, Kolkata

IIBS, Kolkata comes under the umbrella of Srimati B. Devi Educational & Charitable Trust and is approved by AICTE. It was established in the year 2001. ISB has three branches, namely, ISB Banglore, ISB Noida, and ISB Kolkata.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,00,000

57. International Institute of Business Studies, Noida

IIBS Noida furnishes world-class management training with the best-in-class framework and well-eminent faculties. Likewise, the establishment offers financial support to talented candidates who can’t manage the cost of the course through loans from banks. IIBS MBA is very economical contrasted with other b-schools in the nation. Its joint effort with blue-chip organizations and business undertakings permit pragmatic reenactment of management training for its students.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,00,000

58. International Institute of Management Studies, Pune

Ranked 22nd among top 75 Private B-School in India, 33rd among top 100 Management Institute by Times B-School IIMS Pune has a groundbreaking placement record. It was established in 2005 and is a private management institute. It is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University and is accredited by NAAC with ‘A+++’ grade.

Entrance Test: MAT, CAT, CMAT, ATMA, GMAT, CET, XAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,99,000

59. International Management Institute, New Delhi

It was established in 1981 and has a campus area of 3 acres. It offers various PGDM and FPM courses. Niketan Madhok, Jitin Prasada, Raghav Lakhanpal, and Denys Gurak are some of the notable alumni IMI, New Delhi.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,69,500

60. International School of Business and Media, Pune:

India Today has placed it on #40 and Business Today has placed it at #82 in the top management colleges in India. It was established in the year 2000 and offers 6 MBA and PGDM courses across 3 streams,

Entrance Test: MAT, CAT, CMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,50,000

61. International School of Business and Research, Bangalore

Established in the year 1990 by Bangalore Educational Trust, ISBR is approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD Government of India. It is listed among the Top b-schools of the country and offers courses in a wide variety of specialization in marketing, Finance, HR, IT, Systems, Banking, Insurance, Retail, Health Care Service, and Telecom.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 9,00,000

62. International School of Management Excellence, Bangalore

ISME was established in 2006 and is a private institute. It has been ranked as one of the top b-schools in the country and offers degree courses in the discipline of Commerce, Business Administration, and Management. It is placed on the 39th position by the Times B-School Ranking, 3rd in the top b-schools of eminence and 8th amongst top B schools of Karnataka by Competition Success Review.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: 7,40,000

63. ITM Business School, Chennai

ITM Business School was established in 2006 and is a private institute.It is one of the leading management institutes in India and offers MBA/PGDM courses with a specialization in finance, marketing, supply chains and operation management, human resources management, and business analytics.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, GMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,60,000

64. ITM Business School, Mumbai

Established in 1991, ITM Business School, Mumbai has been providing class-apart business management education which has enabled them to expand across the country. It has several branches which include Bengaluru, Chennai, Warangal, and Dombivili.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 2,70,000

65. Jagan Institute of Management Studies, New Delhi

It was established in 1993 and is located in Northern India. It offers MBA/PGDM and BBA in 7 courses across 4 streams. It has been accredited an ‘A’ grade by NAAC. It has a total of 180 seats in PGDM courses.
Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,15,000

66. Jagannath International Management School, New Delhi

It was established in 1997 under the JIIMS group and offers 2 courses across 1 stream. It has been ranked 32nd in the Best private management colleges in India as per the Times of India Survey. The institute also falls in the A+++ Category in the Business India Survey.

Entrance Test: CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, ATMA
PGDM Course Fee: INR 13,50,000

67. Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow offers a PGDM course and two other PGDM degrees in the domains of Financial Services and Retail Management. It was established in 1995 and is a private institute located in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,15,000

68. JK Business School, Gurgaon

JKBS was established in 2006 and is an industry-anchored b-school accredited by AICTE. It falls under the umbrella of JK organization and works towards preparing the upcoming business leaders and making them proficient in responding to trials in the emerging markets.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 3,42,000

69. Karthikeyan Institute of Management Sciences, Warangal

Karthikeyan Institute of Management Sciences was established in 2010 and is located in Adilabad in Telangana. It offers various PGDM courses in domains like Marketing, Finance, and Human Resource Management along with highly Elective specializations such as Banking, Infrastructure, Pharma, etc. which are approved by the AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 3,40,000

70. Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies was founded in 1991 as a training institute for Kirloskar managers to share their awareness and knowledge and catch up with the latest trends in the field of business management. It turned into a full-fledged b-school in the year 1996

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,25,000

71. KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology, Mumbai:

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 2,60,000

72. Kohinoor Business School, Mumbai

SIMSR was established in 1981 and is a part of KJ Somaiya Trust and Somaiya Vidhyavihar. It turned into an autonomous university in the year 2013. It offers various PG diploma courses in international business, retail management, financial services, communications, and health care management.

Entrance Test: CMAT, GMAT, MAH MBA CET
PGDM Course Fee: INR 2,75,000

73. Koustuv Group of Institutions, Bhubaneswar

Koustuv Group of Institutions was established in 2005 as is one of the most well-known b-schools in the region. It is accredited by the University of Mumbai and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and has been ranked 10th in Mumbai by Times B-School. It has also been ranked in A+++ category all India by IIRF 2018 by the Educatiopost.

Entrance Test: CAT, MAT, XAT, C-MAT, OJEE, AIMA
PGDM Course Fee: INR 1,50,000

74. Kristu Jayanti College, Banglore

It was established in 1999 and is handled by “Bodhi Niketan Trust”. It is affiliated to Bangalore University and has been recognized by UGC under category 2(f) & 12(Bit gained the autonomous status in the year 2013.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 32,000

75. Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi

LBSIM, New Delhi was founded by the ‘Lal Bahadur Shastri Educational Trust’ in the year 1995. It offers 6 PGDM courses and 1 Master’s program in Computer Applications. It holds a record of 100% placements and has been constantly ranked as one of the best B-schools in India.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 10,89,000

76. Lloyd Business School, Greater Noida

Lloyd Business School, Greater Noida was established in the year 2004 and is an autonomous, coeducational, privately endowed institute. It offers various MBA/PGDM courses in the domains of business and data analytics, human resource management, supply chain management, and business administration.

Entrance Test: CAT, MAT, CMAT, LMAT, XAT, UPSEE, GMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 3,00,000

77. Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

Lovely Professional University was founded in 2005 and has made many tie-ups with leading global organizations like IAU, Association of Commonwealth Universities and IIE, New York. It has a large international demographic, with candidates applying from all around the globe. It offers a total of 418 courses across 19 streams.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 2,32,000

78. Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai

It is established in the year 1979 by the Society of Jesus, LIBA is a private b-school in Chennai. It was ranked 32 by the NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework)and has been approved by AICTE. It is also accredited by SAQS. It offers a full-time MBA (PGDM) program, part-time MBA program along with various executive diploma programs, and certificate courses in various management domains.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 15,26,000

79. Management Institute for Leadership and Excellence, Pune

LEXICON MILE or Management Institute for Leadership and Excellence, Pune was established in 2009 d falls under the umbrella of Sukhdev and Kamal Sharma Education Trust’s Lexicon Group of Institutes. It offers 2 courses across 1 stream (MBA/PGDM).

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,15,000

80. MET Institute of Management, Mumbai

Established in 19889 by the Mumbai Educational Trust, the MET Institute of Management aims at developing students to become better citizens and professionals. It is a private institute and has been approved by AICTE and is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. It has also been ranked 5th in the ‘Best Communication Management Institute’ by The Edutainment Show in 2016.

Entrance Test: MAHCET
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,02,000

81. MS Ramaiah Institute of Management, Bangalore

Now known as the Ramaiah Institute of Management, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Management is an autonomous private b-school which was established in 1995. It was ranked 6th in The Week ranked colleges in Bangalore and 7th Best among Times World ranked colleges in Bangalore in 2019.

Entrance Test: CAT, MAT, CMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 4,00,000

82. Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad

This institute is now known as MICA The School Of Ideas. It was established in 1991 and is known for its interdisciplinary two-year PG diploma courses. It offers various courses in specializations such as Marketing Research, Digital Communication Management, and Brand Management.

Entrance Test: MICAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 20,00,000

83. NL Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

NL Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research was founded in 1995 and offer specialization courses in the field of Finance, Marketing, HR, Business System, Wealth Management and Software Engineering. It was ranked among the finest business schools in India in a survey conducted by CNBC in 2013.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,70,000

84. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Shekhawati University, Sikar

Formerly known as Shekhawati University, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Shekhawati University, Sikar is a public state university established in the year 2012 by Rajasthan Legislative Assembly. It has a vast campus spread in an area of 61 acres.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, NMAT, GMAC
PGDM Course Fee: INR 1,35,000

85. Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai

Instituted by the S.P. Mandali Trust, this college is one of the most recognized trusts in India and is known as a torchbearer for dynamic, advanced education today. It is positioned among the best 100 B-Schools according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) led by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India and positioned sixteenth in the Private B-School Category broadly by the Outlook Business School Survey. WeSchool offers PGDM programs in the control of E-Business, Business Design, Research, and Business Analytics, and so on.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 11,00,000

86. Pune Institute of Business Management, Pune

Founded in the year 2007, PIBM is one of the most well-known business schools in the country. It is affiliated with Savitribai Phule Pune University and approved by AICTE. It has also received many significant awards and recognitions like the “Best Emerging Institute of India” by BBC Knowledge and the “Best Education Brands” 2018 by The ET.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,95,000

87. Regional College of Management, Bangalore

The Regional College of Management was founded in 1982 and offers various UG and PG programs. It has been approved by AICTE and has been accredited by NAAC and NBA. It was also ranked 14th all over India Year by Silicon India in 2018. It is one of the first colleges in the country to introduce Happiness Class.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,45,000

88. Regional College of Management, Bhubaneswar

RCM was the first b-school in the state of Orissa and was established in 1982. It is also Eastern India’s first autonomous b-school approved by UGC. It is accredited by NAAC(National Assessment and Accreditation Board), AICTE(All India Council of Technical Education), as well as CHEA (Council of Higher Education America). Business Today ranked it 12th in the Zonal Ranking of India’s best b-schools in 2018.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 3,40,000

89. REVA University, Bangalore

The REVA University was established in 2002 and is managed by the Rukmini Educational Charitable Trust. It has been ranked 3rd in “The Most Promising B- Schools” category in National Survey conducted in 2018 and 4th in India’s emerging B-School by Times B-School Annual Ranking in 2019.

Entrance Test: REVA-MAT, CAT, MAT, CAT, CMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 3,20,000

90. Sai Balaji International Institute of Management Sciences, Pune

SBIIMS was established in 2009 and is a Flagship college of SaiBalaji Group of Institutes. It has been accredited by AICTE and is affiliated to SavitriBai Phule Pune University. It was also ranked 46th in the Private B Schools in India by Times B School ranking. It has also been recognized as Top 10 Management Institutes in Maharashtra by “The Knowledge Review” in 2018.

Entrance Test: MAT, CAT, CMAT, ATMA
PGDM Course Fee: INR 8,10,000

91. SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai

South Indian Educational Society College of Management Studies was established in 1995 and is one of the oldest business management colleges in Mumbai. It has received the ISO 9001:2008 Certification for providing quality management education to the students. It has been placed at #3 among all B-Schools in Mumbai by Times of India in a B-School survey in 2018.

Entrance Test: XAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 5,90,000

92. SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

It was established in 1981 and is affiliated by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. It is a private b-school and sits on a 45-acre campus in Mumbai. Rajesh Jejurikar, Siddharth, Sunil Lulla, Pradeep Kar, and Girish Wagh are some of the notable alumni of S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research. It has been ranked consistently amongst the top 10 Indian management institutes

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 18,65,000

93. St. Joseph’s Institute of Management, Bangalore

It is a private and autonomous b-school located in Bangalore. It was established in 1968 and functions under the Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society. It has been approved by AICTE, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi.

Entrance Test: CAT, XAT, MAT, GMAT, ATMA, CMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,50,000

94. Thakur Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

It was established in 2002 under the aegis of Thakur Education Group (TEG). It offers degree and postgraduate diploma courses in the discipline of Management, HRM, Financial Management, etc. It has been approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Government of Maharashtra, accredited by NAAC with ‘A+’ grade and is affiliated to University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 9,60,000

95. Universal Business School, Karjat

It was established in the year 2009 and is funded entirely by private individuals. It is accredited by AICTE to give postgraduate MBA and Executive MBA degrees in India. It was also awarded as “Five Star University” by India Today Magazine in 2013.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 15,72,805

96. VES Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management Studies & Research was established in 1994 and offers postgraduate diploma and research program in the discipline of Management and Research. It was ranked 13th Mumbai by Times of India B-School Survey and 76th by NIRF.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 6,80,000

97. Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management was established in 1983 by Vignana Jyothi Educational Society. It is an autonomous institution approved by the AICTE and accredited by NAAC, NBA and AIU. It offers 3 courses across 1 stream.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 7,00,000

98. Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur

It was formerly known as Xavier Labor Relations Institute and was established in 1949 by the Society of Jesus and based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. It is approved by AICTE and is accredited by NBA, AMBA, and AACSB. XLRI expects to empower basic reasoning and ceaseless improvement and to advance a culture of development and business enterprise. XLRI offers a perfect space for insightful learning.

Entrance Test: XAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 20,00,000

99. Sona School of Management, Salem

It was established in 1998 and is an ISO certified B-School in Tamil Nadu. It is a unit of Sona College of Technology. This college offers 2 courses in 1 stream and 5 specializations.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 41,000

100. Anugrah Narayan College, Patna

It was established in 1956 and is a co-educational institution. It offers a total of 45 courses. It is a constituent unit of Magadh University Bodh Gaya. It has been accredited by AICTE and NAAC.

Entrance Test: CMAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 80,000

101. Indus Business Academy, Banglore

It was established in the year 2001 and is spread in an area of more than 3 Lakhs Sq.ft. It is a very well known institute of Banglore and the average package of the year 2019 was 6.7 LPA.

Entrance Test: CAT
PGDM Course Fee: INR 4,31,000

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