Top 10 B Schools in India for MBA aspirants

With Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT) to be held on November 16 and November 22, MBA aspirants are busy with the preparations in full swing.  Amid all the stress of preparation it is very important to locate the best B School out of the clutter.
In India, approximately 3000+ B-schools exist to satisfy the demand for MBA. However, out of these, only few B Schools impart quality education and bring out leaders. 
Here is the list of top 10 B Schools in India that will help you take a right decision without going through any hassle.
IIM, Ahmedabad:
 IIMA has been ranked as the number one management school in the country year after year in the last several years. In its latest ranking, The Economist has ranked IIMA at 56 among the top 100 international B-schools in the world that offer full time MBA. With a vision to become an Institute that is globally recognized and respected as a thought leader in management. IIMA churns of best MBA Graduates every year.  The selection process of IIMA for MBA level Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) is one of the toughest programmes in the world to get into. Out of every 680 candidates 1 got a seat in the 2008-10 PGP batch. IIMA ‘s MBA offering is one of the oldest and most prestigious academic offering.
IIM, Calcutta:
IIMC has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalising Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities. 
XLRI, Jamshedpur
XLRI, Jamshedpur is created with a vision to offer enriching learning experiences to aspiring managers to enable them to realize their full potential to become future leaders. XLRI alumnus  serve as agents of continuous improvement and change and encourage entrepreneurship and service .  To take admission in XLRI, candidates must hold a recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline with at least 5 years of managerial/supervisory experience by March 31, 2015. PGDM (GMP) candidate may choose to apply through XAT 2015 or GMAT score (taken during December 1, 2012 to December 20, 2014).PGDM (GMP) Interviews will take place during 2 – 8, February 2015 (tentative)
Faculty of Management Studies(FMS) ,Delhi:
The Faculty of Management Studies focuses on management education more than just business management. The commitment is thought leadership with a deep understanding of business. FMS rewards initiative, novelty and thinking outside the box. FMS graduates are a diverse lot, possessing flair and dynamism that develops in a metropolis like Delhi and thrives on challenges both inside and outside the classroom.
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJMR), Mumbai:
As one of the Asia’s finest business schools, SPJIMR has persistently built on its unique strength of imparting high quality management education through pedagogic innovations, encouraging business-academia interface and emphasizing on its twin objective of Influencing Practice and Promoting Value based growth. SPJIMR has acquired the reputation of meeting societal needs of under-managed sectors by offering unique, purposeful and relevant programs. SPJIMR displays a differentiated approach across the entire academic flow of activities in higher management education.
MDI, Gurgaon:
MDI is a front runner B-School of India. The PG Programmes in Management offered by MDI are recognized and accredited by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi. Its PGPM has been awarded “A” Grade by the ‘National Board of Accreditation’ of All India Council for Technical Education. Various surveys have consistently ranked MDI amongst the top five B-Schools of the country. MDI has the distinction of being the first internationally accredited Indian B-School. 
IIM, Kozhikode:
The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), started with its first batch in 1997 and has grown tremendously over the years with a current batch strength of 356 odd students, making it the fastest growing management school in the country. IIMK pioneered the Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) Program for working executives in India. Having started with 300 class contact hrs in 2001-02, the year-long Executive Management Education Programme is today the richest available in the country having 450 class contact hours. The Institute today is a leader in Faculty Development Programmes (FDP), conducting the largest number of programmes (18) totalling 20 weeks in 2008-09, and is the major QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Centre of the All Indian Council of Technical Education, in the field of management education.
IIM, Indore:
The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India established Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) as Institution of Excellence. These Institutions are recognized as premier management institutions, comparable to the best in the world for teaching, research and interaction with industries. Established in 1996, IIM Indore is the sixth in the family of state-supported management schools. Since its inception, IIM Indore has been acting as a leader in the field of management education, interfacing with the industry, government sector and PSUs. 
IMI, Delhi:
IMI holds the privilege of being India’s first corporate sponsored business school. Located in Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi, India; its other campuses are located in Kolkata and Bhubaneshwar. It is one of only five B-schools in India to get accreditation from the accreditation agency, AMBA. 
IIFT, Delhi:
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country’s foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analysing and disseminating data; and conducting research.  IIFT is an institution with proven capability to continuously upgrade its knowledge base with a view to servicing the requirements of the Government, trade and industry through both sponsored and non-sponsored research and consultancy assignments.

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