Top MBA Colleges In Bangalore

The top MBA colleges in Bangalore, and why you should study there

Bangalore, or Bangalaru, is India's third most populous 'megacity', with a population of 12.3 million. 

Located in the “Silicon Valley” of India, on account of a high growth of IT and tech firms in the region, Bangalore is a particularly inspiring location in to which study an MBA. 

Moreover, Bangalore is expected to develop the fasted growing urban economy in the world over the next two decades. 

At present, more than 400 multinational corporations have based their headquarters in Bangalore, including Bosch Hitatchi and Siemens. Naturally, in such a blossoming city, the opportunities for MBA students are fantastic, and the choice of institution hugely varied. There are courses and fee structures to suit every need, with the city boasting over 100 business education centres in total. 

Its reputation as 'India's garden city', on account of its abundance of green spaces, makes it a particularly attractive place to live and study. 

Here are the top MBA colleges in Bangalore. We've listed them alphabetically. You can skip to the relevant sections by clicking the links below.

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Acharya Bangalore Business School (ABBS)

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Course Type: MBA

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, KMAT

Cost: $11,635

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 120

Fun Fact: Graduates have recently found work at Nestle, Amazon, and Thomson Reuters. 


AIMS Institutes

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Course Type: MBA

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, KMAT, PGCET, GMAT

Cost: $12,928

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 240

Fun Fact: AIMS graduates have recently landed placements at Amazon, Deloitte, and Johnson & Johnson.


Amity Global Business School Bangalore (AGBS Bangalore)

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: GMAT

Cost: $9,768

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 100

Fun Fact: Amity has over 150,000 students across its campuses in India. 


Christ University Bengaluru Institute of Management

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT

Cost: $10,831

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 180

Fun Fact: Christ University was formed from the educational vision of St Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an educationalist and social reformer of the nineteenth century in South India. 


Don Bosco Institute of Technology

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Course Type: MBA

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, KMAT

Cost: $6464

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 60

Fun Fact: The MBA encourages wellbeing through their healthy and art of living modules, which include counselling and spiritual wellbeing sessions. 


IFIM Business School

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Course Type: PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, GMAT

Cost: $17,238

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 180

Fun Fact: IFIM is located in Electronic City, one of India's largest industrial parks. 


Indian Institute of Management (IIM Bangalore)

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, GMAT

Cost: $30,812

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 400

Fun Fact: IIM Bangalore is the highest ranking of the IIM group, ranking 2nd in India and 33rd in the world in the FT's Global MBA rankings. 


Indus Business Academy (IBA)

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, MAH CET, ATMA, ICET, GMAT

Cost: $10,802

Format: Full-Time; 22 months

Intake: 180

Fun Fact: IBA has one of the largest libraries dedicated solely to management education. 


IZee Business School Bangalore

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Course Type: MBA Global

Exams Accepted: CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, KMAT, PGCET, ICET, ATMA

Cost: $6,435

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 60

Fun Fact: The MBA Global is strong linked to top universities like UCLA and USC in California. 


 

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Kristu Jayanti College (KJC Bangalore)

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Course Type: PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, CMAT, MAT

Cost: $10,917

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: n/a

Fun Fact: When KJC was founded in 1999, it had just one course, nine students, and three full-time faculty members. 


M S Ramaiah Institute of Management (MSRIM Bangalore)

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT

Cost: $9,049

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 180

Fun Fact: Students undertake an eight-week placement over the summer, in the past working at companies including Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, and KPMG. 


National School of Business Bangalore

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, SNAP, KMAT, PGCET, IBSAT, GMAT

Cost: $8,188

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 180

Fun Fact: MBA students can choose from three specializations, in finance, marketing, and human resources management. 


NMIMS Bengaluru, School of Business Management

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: NMAT by GMAC

Cost: $20,829

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 180

Fun Fact: NMIMS Bengaluru has 11 clubs for different management disciplines, including leadership, HR, and strategy and consulting.


PES University

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, CMAT, MAT, PGCET, GMAT

Cost: $11,492

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 240

Fun Fact: Formerly PES Institute of Technology, PES University was granted university status in 2013. 


RV Institute of Management

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Course Type: MBA

Exams Accepted: CAT, MAT, ATMA, KMAT

Cost: $6286

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: n/a

Fun Fact: Students on the PGDM participate in factory visits for companies like Coca Cola. 


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Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM Bangalore)

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Course Type: MBA

Exams Accepted: SNAP

Cost: $26,201

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 180

Fun Fact: Beyond the regular academic work, the Institute organizes management conclaves and seminars to give students a more holistic educational experience.


St. Joseph’s Institute of Management (SJIM Bangalore)

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Course Type: PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, GMAT

Cost: $11,492

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 120

Fun Fact: SJIM runs joint programs and shares faculty members with Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University. 


Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC Bangalore)

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: SNAP

Cost: $13,215

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 80

Fun Fact: With the school's strong link to media and communications industries, around 26% of graduates work in media, while around 36% work in PR.


WE School Bangalore

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Course Type: MBA/PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, ATMA, GMAT

Cost: $15,801

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 60

Fun Fact: As well as the PGDM, students can specialize in seven different fields, including e-business, media and entertainment, and rural management.


Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME Bangalore)

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Course Type: PGDM

Exams Accepted: CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, GMAT

Cost: $14,365

Format: Full-Time; 24 months

Intake: 180

Fun Fact: XIME Bangalore helped to form the Association of BRICS Business Schools, connecting schools from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.


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