Think of top MBA colleges in Western India and IIM Ahmedabad surely emerge as the default B-school in your mind. But, apart from IIM Ahmedabad, the Western India is also home to many other reputed B-schools that have earned their name and fame on the basis of quality of management education that they offer. So let’s find out which are the top MBA colleges of Western India according to Jagranjosh.com’s Institute Ranking 2018.
5. NMIMS, Mumbai
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai is one of the most reputed B-schools, not only in Western India but across India. The B-school has NAAC accreditation with 3.59 CGPA and Grade A+ that clearly reflects the quality of education imparted here. Academic excellence, visionary leadership and rapidly growing research output are the three pillars that have helped NMIMS to maintain its position in the list of the top MBA colleges.
- NAAC Accreditation with Grade A+
- Focuses on Academic excellence and visionary leadership
- 34th Rank in NIRF MBA Ranking 2017
4. SIBM, Pune
Part of Symbiosis International, the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management is another private B-school that has earned its place among the top MBA Colleges in Western India. The B-school is based in the education hub of Pune and has been spearheading the management education space in this region. SIBM Pune is accredited by NAAC with "A" Grade and the key USP of this B-school is its impeccable placement record over the years. Backed by such excellent credentials, SIBM Pune has secured the 4th rank among the top MBA colleges in Western India as per Jagranjosh.com’s MBA Ranking 2018.
- NAAC accreditation with "A" Grade
- Impeccable placement record
3. NITIE, Mumbai
National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, although primarily an engineering college, also offers a management programme known as “Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management” or PGDPM. The PDGPM programme aims to develop project managers who have a sound understanding of the industry and strategic/operational tools & techniques to execute projects, programmes and portfolios. NITIE, Mumbai also secured the 12th rank in the top management schools in India as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2017.
- Offers unique “Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management”
- Aims to develop project managers with execution expertise
- Ranks 12th on NIRF MBA Ranking 2017
2. SPJIMR, Mumbai
One of the most influential names on this list – SP Jain Institute of Management Research is another B-school that is recognized across India for its quality of management education. The B-school is part of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and enjoys accreditation from Association of MBAs (AMBAs) and ‘A’ Grade from National Board of Accreditation, which speaks volumes about the quality of management education here. It also holds 201+ in the QS Global 250 MBA rankings in India. SPJIMR grabs the second spot in top MBA colleges in Western India in MBA Ranking 2018.
- Accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBAs)
- Grade ‘A’ from National Board of Accreditation
- 201+ in the QS Global 250 MBA rankings in India
1. IIM Ahmedabad
And the first place, without any doubt goes to IIM Ahmedabad – the ultimate benchmark in management education as far as India is concerned. The B-school has earned name and fame for offering quality management education and for developing managers that are ready to take upon global business challenges. IIM-A has been repeatedly ranked number 1 among the top management colleges in India by several agencies. It also occupies the top spot in Jagranjosh.com’s MBA Ranking 2018 for Western India.
- Ultimate benchmark in management education
- Aims to develop business managers for global economy
- Ranks 1st in NIRF MBA Ranking 2017
Western India fuels the economy of our country given that it hosts the commercial capital of the country as well as prime business and industrial zones like Gujarat and Mumbai. It would not be an overstatement to say that the aforementioned top MBA colleges are contributing to the economic growth and development of this region and beyond by providing quality business managers. To find out which other top B-schools make it to our MBA Ranking list, log on to ranking.jagranjosh.com.