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World's best schools 2014: Four Indian institutes in the top 100

Last updated on: November 10, 2014 17:12 IST
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Youth Inc magazine has recently announced its list of top 100 business schools in the world.

While the top ten list is dominated by the United States of America, the Global Business School rankings feature four institutes from India in the Top 100.

Read on to find out if your favourite institute has made it to the list.

Every year, the Youth Incorporated magazine, Education Times and Rediff.com announce the annual Global Business School Rankings.

 The rankings, which are compiled based on several parameters, feature the top 100 business schools in the world.

To arrive at the rankings, the research team connects with more than 1,400 institutes in the world.

The responses received from the institutes, their students and their alumni are used to arrive at the scores for each respective institute.

This year, over 14,000 recruiters were also contacted for their inputs as to which institute they considered the best of the lot.

Besides the Top 100, institutes were also ranked Top 10 based on different geographical location, Top 50 for finance, management and marketing specialisation courses, as well as a Top 50 for online MBA and executive MBA courses.

This year, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University have secured the top 3 spots respectively.

Among the top 10, seven institutes are from the United States of America.

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (ranked 20th), the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (21st), the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad (23rd), and the SP Jain Institute of Management (59th), Mumbai also made it to the list.

We bring you the list of Top 100 schools in the world and the Indian institutes that made the cut.

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
Rank: 59

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research

The autonomous institution established in 1981 is ranked Number 59 in the Global Business School Rankings 2014.

Besides Mumbai, the SPJIMR has campuses in Singapore, Dubai and Sydney.

The institute offers programmes like post graduate diploma in management, post graduate programme in management, executive management programme, family managed business programme and a host of other short-term programmes.

It caters to over 700 students annually.

Photo: Wikion/Wikimedia Commons

Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
Rank: 23

Indian School of Business Hyderabad

Incepted in the year 1996, the ISB, Hyderabad is counted among the leading management schools in the world.

Among the various management programmes it offers is the post-graduate programme in management (PGP), post-graduate programme in management for senior executives (PGPMAX), ISB Biocon certificate programme for business analytics, management programme for family business (MFAB), fellow programme in management (FPM) and Young Leaders' programme (YLP).

It enrols over 800 students annually.

Photo: Naveenji/Wikimedia Commons

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Rank: 21

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

The school's first campus at Barrackpur Trunk Road was first established in 1961 while the foundation stone for the current campus in Joka was laid by late Morarji Desai.

It has a 135-acre campus and enrols about 1,700 students from across the country.

Among its full-time MBA programmes include the post graduate diploma in management (PGDM), post graduate diploma in computer aided management (PGDCM), fellow programme in management (FPM), post graduate programme for executives (PGPEX) and post graduate programme for executives for visionary leadership in manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM).

Photo: Lakeside Lens Lovers/Wikimedia Commons

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Rank: 20

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Established in the same year as the IIM Calcutta, the IIM, Ahmedabad also features among the best management schools in the country.

Admission to the institute is through the national-level Common Admission Test, held annually.

It caters to over 500 students annually across its various full-time and part-time management programmes.

Photo: iimahd.ernet.in

Meanwhile, these are the Top 10 business schools in the world:

  1. Harvard University, USA
  2. University of Pennsylvania, USA
  3. Stanford University, USA
  4. London Business School, UK
  5. INSEAD, France
  6. IE Business School, Spain
  7. Columbia University, USA
  8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
  9. University of Chicago, USA
  10. Northwestern University, USA

Lead image: Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Photograph: Daderot/Wikimedia Commons

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