IIM Calcutta has emerged as the new No 1 B-school in Rankings 2016-17, edging out IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore. IIM Calcutta is the only Indian B-school that has earned all the top three Global Accreditations – AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. XLRI, MDI and SPJIMR are Top 3 non-IIM B-schools on the rankings.
The Ranking uses a comprehensive 360 degree evaluation framework built around three criteria: Input, Process and Output. In line with changing trends towards mission-alignment and globalization, this year onwards, Ranking gives explicit weightage to Top 3 International Accreditations – AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.
The Ranking was conducted in guidance of an eminent advisory body that is chaired by Dr Bakul Dholakia, Former Director, IIM Ahmedabad & Former Director General, IMI New Delhi. Speaking on the Rankings, Dr Dholakia said, “B-school Rankings serve a useful purpose of evaluating hundreds of institutions on key parameters for the benefit of student community, recruiters and other stakesholders. I am pleased to say that Hindu BusinessLine-MBAUniverse.com Rankings have been doing a good job over the last 7 years. This year’s Rankings 2016-17, which I have chaired, make a sincere effort to identity the Best B-schools.”
The Hindu BusinessLine-MBAUniverse.com B-school Ranking 2016-17, Analysis, Research Methodology follows. Click on B-school name to read more about them, and to ask your admission query.