QS Rankings 2018: IIM Ahmedabad Breaks into Top 50, Harvard World No 1
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QS Rankings 2018: IIM Ahmedabad Breaks into Top 50 Global MBA, Harvard World No 1

It is a great news for Indians that Post Graduate Programmes of IIM Ahmedabad and other top Premium Indian Management Institutes are listed among the top 50 of the recently released QS Rankings 2018 under different categories. IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, and ISB Hyderabad are listed among the top 100 of the QS Global MBA Rankings 2018.

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), has released rankings for management institutions under various heads — Global MBA, Masters in Finance, Masters in Management and Masters in Business Analytics.

It is a great news for Indians that three of their institutes have been ranked among the best 100 in the world for their Global MBA Programme while three of their IIMs have been ranked among the best 50 in the world for their Masters in Management Programme.

QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2018 features over 230 of the world’s best universities and business schools for studying an MBA.

According to the topuniversities.com, the new MBA ranking will be a vital tool for any business-minded or entrepreneurial aspirants to learn more about the world’s best MBA programs. While Harvard University holds the number 1 position in the list, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad features in the top 50 of the list with IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta not far behind.

The QS Global MBA ranking list covers business schools from over 30 countries with Harvard Business School of Harvard University is named the world’s best provider for Global MBA while two French institutions, INSEAD and HEC Paris, were ranked second and third position respectively.

HEC Paris has secured as the best institution in the world for studying a master’s degree in management in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings: Masters in Management Rankings.

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The topuniversities.com states that employability is one of five metrics that has been used to compile the rankings, while the other metrics include entrepreneurship & alumni outcomes, return on investment, thought leadership and diversity.

Indian Management Institutes in QS Global MBA Rankings 2018

Rank 49: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad
Rank 58: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore
Rank 93: Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
Rank 121-130: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta
Rank 201+: SP Jain Insitute of Management and Research, Mumbai

Top Institutes in QS Global MBA Rankings 2018

Rank 1: Harvard Business School, United States
Rank 2: INSEAD, France
Rank 3: HEC Paris, France
Rank 4: Stanford Graduate School of Business, United States
Rank 5: London Business School, United Kingdom
Rank 6: Penn (Wharton), Philadelphia
Rank 7: MIT (Sloan), Cambridge
Rank 8: Columbia, New York
Rank 9: Oxford, Oxford
Rank 10: IE Business School, Madrid

READ ALSO: Top Universities In The World : QS World University Rankings 2018

The five key indicators for the Masters in Management Rankings 2018 are: ‘Employability’ (35%), ‘Alumni Outcomes’ (15%), ‘Value for Money’ (20%), ‘Thought Leadership’ (20%) and ‘Class & Faculty Diversity’ (10%).

Top 10 Masters in Management Programmes in QS Rankings 2018

  1. HEC Paris’s Strategic Management Programme (France)
  2. London Business School’s Management Programme (United Kingdom)
  3. ESADE International Management Programme (Spain)
  4. ESSEC’s Strategy & Management of International Business Programme (France)
  5. Imperial College London’s Management Programme (United Kingdom)
  6. IE Business School’s Management Programme (Spain)
  7. London School of Economics’s Management & Strategy Programme (United Kingdom)
  8. CEMS’s International Management Programme
  9. University of Copenhagen’s International Management Programme (Denmark)
  10. University of St. Gallen’s Business Management Programme (Switzerland)

Indian Management Institutes in QS Rankings 2018 for Masters in Management

Rank 8: CEMS, Master’s in International Management
Rank 22: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, PGP in Management
Rank 23: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, PGP in Management
Rank 46: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, PGP in Management

Earlier in the week, the QS BRICS University rankings were released featuring top 300 varsities from BRICS Nation – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. 7 out of 10 varsities among the top 10 universities are from China, while 2 are from India and 1 is from Russia.

IIT Bombay and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore have made the cut among top 10 BRICS varsities while many others also feature in the rest of the list.

Based on eight performance indicators, namely academic reputation, employer reputation, the proportion of staff with a Ph.D., faculty/student ratio, research publications and citation rates and proportion of international faculty and students, the ranking provides insights into the relative strengths and weaknesses of leading institutions in the BRICS five countries.

After releasing University rankings under a single umbrella, QS is now focusing the rankings for special disciplines as when students look at a university’s rankings, they want to know about programme ranking for which they planned to enrol. So, it starts with QS Rankings 2018 with Management domain.

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