Interest in one-year, full-time MBA programmes for executives is surging
in India. Those who enrol are typically mid- to senior-level executives, with an
engineering background or some other degree, but usually no formal
The Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship was set up in 2002 as a research institution. It turned into a full-fledged incubation centre in
2007. Since then, it has mentored
The selection process for such programmes is different from conventional MBAs. At ISB, instead of the GMAT, applicants take a Business Admissions Test. Admissions also depend on their knowledge of their family's business and their leadership potential there. Full coverage: India's Best B-schools
There is consensus that IIMs must press ahead with more research and
publications in top journals to establish thought leadership. This could
mean freeing up teachers' time from administrative work.
Sponsored research chairs, considered the pinnacle of an academic
career, are on the rise. But business schools are struggling to find
India has close to 4,000 management schools that produce over 300,000
graduates every year. But the country has less than 25 niche management
schools focusing on the rural sector and most of them are
Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM), India's first business management school, makes a special effort to be au courant. The institute was first to start courses in public service management, retail management and sports management as well.
Set up in 1983 within the BHEL campus, Bharathidasan Institute of Management's buildings are bereft of frills.
Nor does it have any superstar professors in its faculty. The institute instead believes in keeping close ties with industry.
Located on a 42-acre campus at Manipal in coastal Karnataka, surrounded
by the evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, TAPMI is part of the
chain of educational institutions set up by the Pai family. We profile it as part of our special coverage on India's Best B-Schools.
International Management Institute has risen in this year's rankings as Director General Pritam Singh aggressively pushes for change at the institute. His reputation has attracted talented faculty to the campus in droves.
The slowdown's bite is apparent, but the hunger for a seat in any of
the top B-schools remains as strong as ever. Presenting the 2013
edition of Business Today's survey of India's top B-schools, in
partnership with MDRA.
The Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, was the first B-school in the country to start programmes in Energy
Management and Public Policy Management. We profile the institute as part of our coverage on India's Best B-Schools.
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad is the winner in Business Today's survey of India's top B-schools. In an exclusive interview, IIM-A director Ashish Nanda discusses the strengths and weakness alongwith his vision for the institution.
The BT-MDRA Best B-schools ranking is based on three separate surveys - objective, perceptual, and experiential. Add to it an unprecedented physical audit of data and the first-ever ranking of executive programmes. We have a unique and varied offering this year.
The fine print of the Business Today-MDRA survey provides a wealth of insight into the functioning of B-schools.
Presenting the 2013 edition of Business Today's survey of India's top B-schools, in partnership with MDRA