INSEAD world’s best B-School, ISB tops the list from India, says FT rankings

IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Calcutta are the top B-schools in India this year, says Financial Times Global MBA Ranking


While the ISB has jumped two places to the 27th rank, IIM-A has slipped five places to 29th position this year as against the year before. Photo: Bharatha Sai
While the ISB has jumped two places to the 27th rank, IIM-A has slipped five places to 29th position this year as against the year before. Photo: Bharatha Sai

New Delhi: INSEAD is the best B-school in the world for the second consecutive year in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking of the best 100 programmes for 2017.

Indian School of Business (ISB) has been ranked best from India.

Other than ISB, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Calcutta were the other top schools finding a mention in the best 100 programmes worldwide.

While the ISB has jumped two places to the 27th rank, IIM-A has slipped five places to 29th position this year as against the year before.

IIM-Bangalore has been ranked at 49th position—up from 62 last year. IIM-Calcutta is at 95th position.

“It’s a significant jump for us—from 62 to 49 rank,” said a spokesperson from IIM-Bangalore.

A spokesperson of ISB Hyderabad said that in 2017, “we are ahead of IIM-Ahemdabad and occupies the top position from India”. The research by our faculty members and better salary offerings to our students is helping us climb the global rankings, the ISB spokesperson said.

In the overall FT rankings released on Monday, Stanford Graduate School of Business in California occupied the second position climbing three places from its fifth position in 2016.

Stanford had occupied the second position in 2014 last.

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is in the third place, followed by the Harvard Business School. The Judge Business School of the University of Cambridge completes the top five.

China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) from Sanghai is the top-ranked B-School from Asia with a rank of 11—up from 17 in 2016.

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