Every MBA aspirant have dreams of graduating from the best of the best colleges- the Indian InstituteS of Management (IIMs). Every candidate appearing for the MBA Entrance Exam, Common Admission Test (CAT) wishes of studying in an IIM. Does this mean that other MBA colleges do not hold any higher value? No, that is not the case. Here, in this article we are sharing the top MBA Colleges other than IIMs, which are accepting CAT Score for admission.
Students studying in other premier non-IIM Business schools are just as talented as their IIM counterparts. The average salary of students graduated from the top MBA colleges like FMS Delhi, SPJIMR are much higher than IIM Lucknow and other new IIMs.
Top MBA Colleges other than IIMs, Why Choose?
- Quality over IIM Tag– If you have to invest your money and time in an MBA programme, always choose better quality over the IIM tag. Colleges like FMS, SPJIMR are comparable and better than New IIMs and some old IIMs (except for the A, B and C).
- Placement Opportunities– If you have offers from some top B-Schools (including new generation IIMs and non-IIMs), read the placement report of the previous year. It will help you to analyse which college has a bigger network.
- ROI– Always calculate the ROI for your time and money. Compare the joining fees with the median salary of placed students. There are many more colleges like FMS, IIT KGP, IIT Bombay, etc that have better ROI than some of the IIMs.
Top 30 B-Schools (Non-IIM)
The following colleges are ranked as the top management institutes based on several parameters by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). All the following colleges accept CAT score percentile to shortlist applicants for the next stages.
Check the median salary of the graduates of each top MBA college along with their NIRF ranking and approx CAT cut-off score.
|S.No||NIRF Ranking 2019||Name of the Institute||Median Salary of Placed Graduates (2017-18) Academic Year||Approx CAT Cut-off Percentile|
|1||6||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal||Rs. 14,76000||90+|
|2||9||Indian Institute of Technology Delhi||Rs. 16,54000||95+|
|3||10||Indian Institute of Technology Bombay||Rs. 17,00000||90+|
|4||11||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee||Rs. 10,00000||90+|
|5||12||Management Development Institute (MDI)||Rs. 18,30000||94+|
|6||15||Indian Institute of Technology Madras||Rs 12,00000||95+|
|7||16||S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai||Rs. 21,25000||92+|
|8||17||National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu||Rs. 6,50000||80+|
|9||18||Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai||Rs. 9,50000||90+|
|10||20||SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai||Rs. 14,04000||94+|
|11||22||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur||Rs. 11,82300||85+|
|12||27||International Management Institute, New Delhi||Rs. 11,30000||90+|
|13||29||National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai||Rs. 17,50000||95+|
|14||30||Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneshwar||Rs. 6,00000||80+|
|15||32||Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad||Rs. 6,00000||80+|
|16||33||T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal||Rs. 10,45000||85+|
|17||35||Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi||Rs. 20,50000||98+|
|18||36||Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai||Rs. 9,00000||80+|
|19||38||Fore School of Management, New Delhi||Rs. 10,10000||85+|
|20||39||Banaras Hindu University||Rs. 7,03000||85|
|21||40||Nirma University||Rs. 7,77000||80+|
|22||41||Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad||Rs. 11,00000||90+|
|23||42||Alliance University, Bengaluru||Rs. 10,14000||80|
|24||44||Xavier University, Bhubaneshwar||Rs. 12,70000||90|
|25||45||International Management Institute Kolkata||Rs. 7,47000||65+|
|26||46||Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore||Rs. 4,00000||70-75|
|27||47||Institute for Financial Management and Research, Andhra Pradesh||Rs. 7,70000||80|
|28||50||Goa Institute of Management, Goa||Rs. 10,00000||85-95|
|29||51||Institute of Rural Management, Anand||Rs. 10,00000||80|
|30||54||K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai||Rs. 9,00000||80+|
Note- College listed as per their NIRF 2019 rankings.
NIRF Ranking Parameters
- Teaching, Learning & Resources
- Research and Professional Practice
- Graduation Outcomes
- Outreach and Inclusivity
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