Logo BusinessBecause - The business school voice
mobile search icon

Top 10 MBA Colleges In India | Fees, Placements, Salaries & Program Details

Learn more about the top 10 MBA colleges in India with fees, placements, and post-MBA salary information included

Wed Jul 26 2023

From developing a competitive management mindset to realizing global career prospects, studying at one of the top 10 MBA colleges in India has much to offer to you as an aspiring MBA. 

To be eligible for an MBA, you need to graduate from a recognized university in any stream, with up to 60% aggregate marks. 

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is the most widely accepted entrance exam for the best MBA colleges in India. 

To get into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) you need to take the CAT, although many other top business schools in India accept the more flexible NMAT Exam.

Here are the top 10 MBA colleges in India, according to the 2023 NIRF Ranking. We share the fees and information on placements and packages post-MBA.

10. Indian Institute of Management Udaipur

Fees: INR 17,50,000 ($21,332)

IIM Udaipur offers a two-year MBA integrating mainstream business management subjects in the first year, and electives in the second year. 

IIM Udaipur’s intake is 305 students. Famous alumni of this top MBA college include Ritu Singh, CEO, Elawoman, Rohit Jaiswal, Co-Founder, Bombay Shaving Company, and Priyanka Verma, Product Manager, ICICI Bank.

The college recorded high placement during the 2023 season, with average cost to company (CTC), meaning the total salary package for an employee, at INR 20,02,000 ($24,464). Frontline recruiters included Accenture Strategy, Wells Fargo, and Cognizant. 

9. Management Development Institute Gurgaon

Fees: INR 21,16,800 ($29,533) 

05ab63d92aca51af6329a6919728cd05850ebae8.png ©MDI/FB

The only non-IIM in our top 10 MBA colleges in India list, MDI Gurgaon offers a two-year, six-term PGDM with general business management topic covered in the first year, and electives in the second year. 

Established by the Industrial Finance Corporation of India, MDI Gurgaon also offers PGDM-HR, PGDM-IB, PGDM-BM, and PGDM-PPM (public policy in management). 

Famous alumni include Anurag Batra, chairman and editor-in-chief, Businessworld, Durjoy Datta, writer and author, and KS Sabarinadhan, politician. 

The class of 2021-2023 had 472 students—one of the largest on the list. Average compensation package of the cohort was INR 26,13,000 ($31,922). Major recruiters were Deloitte, Airbnb, BMW Group India, and Google. 

8. Indian Institute of Management Rohtak

Fees: INR 17,90,000 ($21,820)

IIM Rohtak offers a two-year PGP which includes a summer internship. Second year elective courses give...

Register for free to continue reading

The best of our Premium Articles