The growing business opportunities in India and also around the world are prompting many youngsters to pursue a career in Business Management. Thousands of students in the country toil hard to crack major entrance tests like CAT to get through to some of the most prestigious Management Institutes in the country. So, for the aspiring managers of tomorrow, here’s a list of the top 10 Business Schools in India to look out for in 2013.
10. S.P.Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai:
S.P.Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai was started by the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s trust. It accepts a CAT score of above 92 and a XAT score of 92, along with a GMAT score of 680. It offers Post Graduate Diploma, Full time Programs, Executive Program, Family Programs and other smaller programs too.
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9. Indian Institute Management, Kozhikode (IIM-K):
Established as early as 1996, the Indian Institute of Kozhikode is 5th oldest of the IIMs. It offers courses for research, teaching training, and consulting woven around management. The institute accepts a least score of 85 percentile in CAT. The institute offers also offers an ‘Interactive Distant Learning Program.’
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8. Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon:
Management Development Institute in Gurgoan is among those institutes, which the passage of time have established themselves with world class academics and infrastructure. Today to get to the institute you’ll need a minimum CAT score of 93.58 or GMAT score of 675.
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7. Narsee Monji Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai:
Established on 1981, this management institute is top ranking amongst business schools in Maharashtra and also across the nation. It conducts its independent test NMAT, and a candidate needs to score a minimum of 210/300 to get a call for the interview. What it is also famous for is the library memberships it enjoys. It has collaborated with the British Council Library, American Information center, and Bombay Management Association.
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6. Indian Institute of Management (IIM-I), Indore:
The second youngest institute of management among IIMs, IIM-Indore, is as autonomous management institute. Established in 1998, it takes 452 students annually. The CAT scores it accepts are above 85 percentile or GMAT score of 650. The institute was inaugurated by Mukesh Ambani.
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5. Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B):
IIM-B is amongst the oldest IIM’s of the country. It was established 39 years back, and today it is well known for the diverse mix of student intake it has. It has worldwide collaborations with 93 other institutes. The least CAT score it accepts is 95 and a corresponding score for GMAT as well. The campus has many recreational segments including a music room.
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4. XLRI, Jamshedpur:
XLRI School of Business and Human Resources, Jamshedpur is one of the oldest management institutes of the country. It was established way back in 1949 and has been flourishing since then. It offers various Post Graduate full-time, general, doctoral and other educational programs. The institute conducts an independent test XAT, which is considered one of the hardest to crack.
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3. Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi:
FMS Delhi has a history of more than five decades. It is one of the cheapest, yet best management institutes in the country. It is affiliated with the Delhi University and the Delhi School of Economics. The minimum CAT score it accepts is 95 and offers various part-time and full-time management courses.
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2. Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C):
One of the most highly sought after management schools, IIM-C is the first Indian Institute of Management. It has ranked amongst the best management schools in the Asia Pacific region and is the only Indian School to be part of the Global Alliance in Management Education. The minimum CAT to get a call from the institute is 99.59 and a GMAT score of 730.
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1. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A):
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad was established in 1961, and has since then been the number one in the country, and has also ranked in many other top 10 and list of best management institutes. The minimum CAT score you’ll need to get a call is 99. It takes 372 students annually, and is working to expand the campus to accommodate more people in the coming times.
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