Top Ten MBA colleges Bangalore for Master in Business Administration & Post Graduate Diploma Management courses.
Here in this article, I want to tell You about “Top 10 MBA colleges in Bangalore” with complete details on admission procedure, fees structure, MBA programs, B.Schools Ranking and tons of other useful information.
Best 10 B-Schools in Bangalore for MBA Admission 2018 Batch among all Private, Autonomous, Deemed, Government Institution.
Bangalore is the It Capital of India with more the 2000 top companies and organization which employs some of the best HR, Marketers, MBA Degree Holders.
There are more than 200 MBA College in Bangalore Under Bangalore University, Deemed University & Private Institutions.
It becomes extremely difficult to compare all the colleges and choose the best one for MBA/PGDM courses depending on Budget, Placements, Cut-off Marks & Admission Criteria.
To overcome this problem I have done complete research and analysis on top websites and selected some of the best B-Schools as Per latest Rankings.
Top Ten MBA Colleges Bangalore [Updated 2018]
- Indian Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore [IIMB]
- Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management & Research [WE School]
- SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies [NMIMS]
- Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship [XIME]
- Institute Of Management Christ University [ICMU]
- Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangalore [SIBM]
- St. Joseph’s Institute of Management [SJIM]
- MP Birla Institute of Management [MPBIM]
- Alliance University of Management Studies
- Institute of Finance & Management Studies [IIFM]
For Admission to all of the above colleges you must apply and appear for CAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT, NMAT, XAT, SNAP Entrance exams.
Now, let us dive deep into how to get admission in Bangalore top 10 B-Schools, Fees Structure, Cut-off Marks, Colleges Type, MBA Programs, Placements & Selection procedure & Rankings
Rank No 1: Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore [IIMB]
IIMB is the No 1 Management College in Bengaluru founded in 1973 and is the 3rd IIM college after IIM Ahmedabad & IIM Calcutta.
The campus is spread over 100 Acer of land located at Bannerghatta Road, South Bangalore.
IIMB is EQUIS Accredited by European Foundation for Management Education [EFMD].
Ranked among top 3 management school by NIRF, India.
Ranked among Top 50 B School in 2016 by World University Ranking.
IIMB’s Postgraduate Programme in Management [PGP] is ranked Top 25 in the World by QS Masters in Management Rankings 2018.
IIMB’s Executive Postgraduate Programme in Management [EPGP] is ranked among top 10 in Asia Pacific region by Ouest Global MBA Rankings 2018.
IIMB has been ranked as the Best Management B-School for the 9th consecutive year in Central Asia by Eduniversal, Paris.
It has been honored with Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2017 for Innovative HR Practices.
It also took the third spot among top 45 technology incubators in India by the Magazine & Entrepreneur India.
IIMB’s Incubation hub [NSRCEL] has been selected by NITI Aayog to recieve INR 10 Crore support under Atal Innovation Mission in 2017.
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGP], Full time 2 years.
Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management [EPGP], Full time 1 year for Working Profession.
Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy & Management [PGPPM]
Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management [PGPEM], Part time 2 years.
Apply for Common Admission Test [CAT], GMAT, GRE Entrance exam.
Rank No 2: Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management & Research [We School]
We school was established in 1977 is one of the oldest, the best private business school in India with branches in Bangalore & Mumbai.
It is run by Shikshan Prasarak Mandali Trust in Pune.
We School Bangalore was established in 2008 in Bangalore in order to expand the campus.
We School Bangalore is spread over 1.5 Acer of Land located at Electronics City, Bengaluru.
It is surrounded by more than 200 It companies with a unique campus to nurture Innovation & Creativity.
Accredited by South Asian Quality Assurance System [SAQAS] & National Board of Accreditation [NBA].
Approved by AICTE, New Delhi & Under Mumbai University.
Applied for EFMD Quality Improvement System [EQUIS].
Top 50 B-Schools in India as per NIRF Rankings by Ministry of Human Resource Development [MHRD].
Ranked No 12th among all private B-Schools nationally by the Times of India Survey in 2017.
We School is an ISO Certified Autonomous Institute by Mumbai University.
Best Innovative Institute by Associated Chamber of Commerce of India [ASSOCHAM] 2016.
Won National Award for best Industry linked B-School in India in 2015 by AICTE.
Awarded “BMA Outstanding Management Institute” by Bombay Management Association in 2015.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], 2 years Program in Marketing, Human Resources, Finance & Operations.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management E- Bussiness [PGDM E-Biz], 2-year program in Sales, Consulting, Business Analysis & Project Management.
PGDM Business Design, 2 years Full Time.
PGDM Research & Business Analytics, 2 years Full Time.
Apply for CAT, CMAT, XAT, MAT, GMAT for Interview and admission based on personal interview.
Rank No 3: SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies [NMIMS]
NMIMS was established in 1891 by Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal under Mumbai University.
It has campuses in Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Indore, Shirpur for teaching Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Commerce, Economics, Science, Law, Aviation, Design & Distance learning.
NMIMS 1st campus at Bengaluru is located at Koramangala
NMIMS Bangalore new campus is spread 8.5 Acer of Land at Electronic City near to IIM Bangalore.
Fully Air Conditioned Classroom equipped with computers & projectors connected with Hi-speed Internet, Conference room, library, computer center, communication lab & cafeteria.
Approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
Accredited by NAAC & AMBA, UK.
MHRD Ranked NMIMS Bengaluru among top 5 emerging B-Schools in India.
Ranked among top 14 Management School in Central Asia by Eduniversal France
Top 10 B-Schools in India with specialization in Finance, Marketing, Operation & HR.
Provides Holistic development by bringing out inherit skills of students through Wecareprogramme, Community & Clubs.
Collaborations with International Colleges from Switzerland, Mexico, Australia, France & Germany.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], 2 Years Full Time.
PGDM for Working Executives with 3+ years of Experience, 20 months weekend program.
Certification in Business Analyst, 12 months weekend program.
Apply for NMAT by GMAC 2018 for NMIMS, Bangalore Admission.
Rank No 4: Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship [XIME]
XIME was established in 1991 by Prof. J. Philip with fully residential campuses in Bangalore, Chennai & Kochi.
XIME, Bangalore is spread over 1.65 Acer of land located at Electronics City, Bengaluru.
A unique Digital Library with a wide range of books, Magazines, Newspaper, Audio & Video Cds.
Fully Wifi enabled campus with latest servers & 200 PC’s equipped with business analytics software, Video Conference facility, Modern Classrooms equipped with projectors.
Hostel, Gym, Sports, Indoor games facilities at inside campus.
XIME, Bangalore campus is Accredited by NBA for 2 years till 2019.
Approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
Accredited for quality by Accreditation Council for business schools & programs [ACBSP], USA.
NIRF Ranked XIME at No 50 among all management colleges in India for 2017.
XIME has signed Mou’s on academics collaboration with more than 15 B-Schools abroad.
XIME Incubation Center at was inaugurated in 2015 to help accelerate start-ups & provide favorable entrepreneurship environment.
Postgraduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] in Finance, Operations, Marketing, Human Resource & Business Analytics.
Minimum test score of (75% & above or 600 Marks) in CAT, GMAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA to apply for Group Discussion & Personal Assesment test at XIME College campus.
Based on performance in entrance exams, interview & graduation marks will be the final selection process.
Rank No 5: Institute of Management Christ University [IMCU]
Christ University was established in 1969 by St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara under Carmelites of Mary Immaculate [CMI].
Christ University has 3 campuses in Bangalore
The 1st campus is spread over 100 Acer of land located on Hosur road.
2nd campus established in 2009 is spread over 75 Acer of land located at Kengeri & 3rd campus was inaugurated in 2016 located at Bannerghatta road.
A Deemed Institution under UGC approved by MHRD, New Delhi.
Accredited by NAAC with A grade.
Christ Institute of Management has been ranked among best B-Schools in India.
Ranked No 2 by India Today & Ranked No. 8 by the Week higher education rankings.
Christ University has been honored by Bangalore Urban Arts Commision for best institutional building & garden award for 3 consecutive years.
It provides specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources through organization structure study, Outbound training, Summer internships, weekly presentations & seminars.
Academic & Industrial Collaborations with the foreign university of USA, UK, Australia, France, Germany & South Korea for students exchange.
Masters in Business Management in Marketing, Finance, Human resources, Lean operations & systems, Business Analyst.
Dual Degree Programs:
MBA from FHWS Germany & MBA in Finance, Marketing, Operation from Christ University.
MBA from Christ University & M.S from Virginia Commonwealth University [USA]
MBA from Christ University & MBA from Western Michigan University [USA].
MAT Score must be 600 or more to apply for admission in Christ Institute of Management.
MAT Score must be 500 or More to apply for Dual Degree Foreign MBA Programs.
Eligible students in MAT will be selected on basis of Group discussion, Written & Verbal Assesment, Academic performance held at the college campus.
Rank No 6: Symbiosis Institute Of Management [SIBM Bangalore]
SIBM, Bangalore was established in 2008 by Dr. Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar under Symbiosis International University.
SIBM-B is spread over 10 Acer of Land located at Electronics City surrounded by Top MNC’s Companies.
The College campus is Wifi enabled with sports, gymnasium, health center, hostel, library, computer labs facilities.
Deemed Private University approved by UGC, New Delhi.
NAAC Accredited as A grade college by MHRD, India.
Recognized by AICTE, New Delhi.
QS World University Rankings ranked SIBM at No. 246 in Asia and No. 147 among BRICS nations in 2018.
Ranked No. 20 among all B-Schools in India by Business Today magazine in 2016.
Ranked No 7 among Top 100 Management Schools in India by the Outlook India in 2016.
SIBM has 28 Academic Institutions in Bangalore, Pune, Nashik, Noida & Hyderabad.
SIBM is under Symbiosis International University which has collaboration with foreign universities for students exchange & Internships programs.
Full time 2 years residential programs with specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Operations Management.
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test [SNAP] is the only entrance exams you must apply for admission in SIBM Bangalore for Post Graduate programs.
Minimum eligibility to apply for SNAP entrance exams is 50% marks in graduation [ 45% for SC/ST students]
Students from a foreign university must obtain certification from Association of Indian University [AIU] before applying for SNAP entrance exams.
Final selection for admission in SIBM, Bangalore will be done on marks scored in SNAP and Interviews conducted at the college campus.
Rank No 7: St. Joseph’s Institute of Management [SJIM]
SJIM was established in 1968 under the society of Jesus called Jesuits.
This trust runs SJIM Bangalore, XLRI Jamshedpur, XIMB Bhubneshwar & Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai.
SJIM is located at MG Road, Bangalore.
The college has well-designed classrooms equipped with projectors, wifi & sound systems.
Also, campus has sports, gymnasium, library, hostel & computer labs facilites.
Approved by All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE], New Delhi.
Accredited by NAAC as A Grade college.
Member of International Association of Jesuits Business School [IAJBS], USA & Xavier Association of Management Institutions [XAMI].
SJIM was awarded an A grade college by Business India.
It is also the first B-School in Bangalore since 1968.
SJIM moved to its new campus located at MG Road in 2016 and was inaugurated by Cricketer Rahul Dravid [ Alumni student of SJIM].
It has also signed an MOU [Memorandum of Understanding] with Albers School Seattle University for students exchange, Internships advanced learning.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management, 2 years program with Dual Specialization in Finance, Marketing, Operation & Human Resources.
Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management [E-PGDM], 15 months program for working professionals with 2 years of experience.
Post Graduate Certificate in Management [PGCM], 12 months program for working professionals with weekend evening classes.
50% Marks in Graduation is compulsory for admission in SJIM.
Eligible students can apply for CAT, MAT, XAT entrance exams.
Minimum marks in MAT must be more than 550 to apply for SJIM, Bangalore.
However, selection will be made on basis of group discussion, verbal assessment, interview at the college campus.
Rank No 8: M.P. Birla Institute Of Management [MPBIM]
MPBIM was established in 1999 by Kulapati Dr. K.M. Munshi under Bharti Vidya Bhawan trust.
This trust was founded in 1938 in Mumbai which also runs SP Jain Institute of Management, Mumbai.
MPBIM is located at the center of Bangalore city at Race Course road.
The College has received enormous support form late Smt. Priyamvada Devi Birla [An Associate of Bharti Vidya Bhawan].
The college campus is wifi enabled with classrooms, seminar halls, library equipped with air-conditioned & teaching aids.
Recognized by AICTE, New Delhi.
Approved by Bangalore University, Karnataka.
Accredited by NAAC as A Grade College.
Ranked at No. 29 among all India rankings for Non-IIM B-Schools.
Apart from academics MPBIM also provides exposure to Cultural, Music, Theater, Humanities, Literature, Yoga, Philosophy, Art etc.
It also provides students with soft skills training such as experimental learning, Team building, Group Behaviour, Negotiating Skills, Oral & Written Skills.
Maters in Business Management, 2 years full-time residential programs.
Students must be graduated from UGC recognized university with 50% marks.[45% for SC/ST students].
Students with valid score in CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT or Karnataka PGCET Entrance exams can apply for MPBIM Online application form college website.
Final Selection will be done on basis of graduation marks, entrance exams score & Communication Skills, Work Experience.
Rank No 9: Institute of Finance & International Management [IFIM]
IFIM Business School was founded in 1955 by Center for Developmental Education [CDE] society.
The Campus is spread over 1.5 Acer of land located at Electronic City in South Bengaluru.
The campus has an air-conditioned auditorium, Knowledge center consisting of Library & Computer Center, 24*7 wifi connectivity, labs.
The Hostel and the Residential campus is spread over 2 Acer of land located at 2 KM far from Institution.
Approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
Approved by UGC.
Aggregated by South Asian Quality Assurance System [SAQA].
Member of Association of Advance Collegiate School of Business [AACSB].
Ranked No 15 among Best Private B.Schools in India by Carrers360 in 2017.
Ranked No 26 among Best B.Schools in India by Business India in 2016.
Gold Award Winner at 7th Indian Management Conclave in 2016.
Ranked among Top 3 Business Schools in Bangalore by Outlook magazine.
Recognized as best promising B-Schools with excellent industry interface at Asia Education Summit.
IFIM has international collaboration with most of the famous B-Schools abroad.
It offers specialization in Marketing, HRM, Finance, Operations, International business & Internet business.
It also offers various new age courses in collaboration with industry experts such as Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Global branding, Digital marketing, Consulting, HR Management, Leadership, Business Ethics & Strategies for Marketing.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]
Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Finance [PGDM- Finance]
Post Graduate Diploma in Management in International Business [PGDM- IB]
Must apply and appear for any of the MBA Entrance Exams such as CAT, MAT, GMAT etc.
No Valid Score is required to apply for admission in IIFM, however, the final selection will be based on a Personal interview, Written test, Group Discussion.
Rank No 10: Alliance School of Business
Alliance Business School was established in the year 2010 under Alliance University, Bangalore.
The College is spread over 45 Acer of Land at Chandapura, Anekal, Bangalore.
It has spacious seminar halls, amphitheater classroom, fitness center, stores, hostel & canteen facilities.
Approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
Approved by UGC.
Accredited by International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education [IACBE], USA.
ABS ranked among the best business school in India by CNBC-TV 18.
Top 4 B-School in India in terms of International linkages.
Top 4th B-School in South India.
Top 9th Private B-School in India.
Top 17 B-School in India among all IIMs, IITs and Government owned MBA Institution.
ABS has collaborations with top B-Schools and reputed International Universities which enables students and faculty exchange providing a unique multicultural experience.
It offers specialization in Finance, Marketing, Organizational leadership & Strategy, Retail, Banking, Hospitality, Entrepreneurship & Family Business, International Business.
Study Abroad programs for Internships, Short-term certification, and Dual degree courses.
Masters in Business Administration [MBA]
Postgraduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]
Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Management for working professional.
Apply and Appear in CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT for Admission in Alliance University MBA Programs.
No Valid score is required for admission however, students will be selected on basis of Group Discussion & Personal Interview at College Campus.
For Admissions in Top 10 MBA Colleges of Bangalore, it is must for you to Appear and Score more than 50% marks in CAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT, NMAT, XAT.
The final selection is based on personal interviews and assessments rounds held at the college campus.
Also, some of the Catholic minorities colleges such as XIME & Christ will favor Christan students above all applicants.
There is no Management Quota for Direct Admission in Top 10 MBA colleges however some of the colleges do give admission on basis of Graduation Marks such as IIFM & Alliance if seats remain vacant.
If you want to join some of the prestigious MBA Colleges in Bangalore appearing for MBA entrance exams is the only solution available.
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