The top MBA colleges in Karnataka include premier institutions like IIM Bangalore, T.A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) and many other top public MBA colleges. Management has always been one of the most lucrative professions in India.
Many renowned ranking agencies in India conduct ranking surveys every year to rank the top MBA colleges in India. The rankings are based on various parameters that differ from agency to agency. Here we have provided the rankings of top MBA colleges in Karnataka by some of the most renowned ranking agencies.
National Institutional Ranking Framework, also known as NIRF, is the most renowned ranking survey in the nation conducted by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. Here we have provided the top MBA colleges in Karnataka by NIRF.
|College Name||NIRF Ranking 2020||NIRF Ranking 2019||Change||Average Annual Fees|
|IIM Bangalore||2||1||-1||INR 10,90,500|
|T. A. Pai Management Institute||27||33||+6||INR 7,00,000|
|Alliance University||39||42||+3||INR 6,75,000|
|Visvesvaraya Technological University||71||NP||-||INR 7,720|
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Times B School ranking surveys are known to be one of the most accurate ranking surveys when it comes to MBA college rankings. These surveys are based on the various parameters including Selection Process, Learning Experience, Faculty, Infrastructure and Living Experience, Fee Structure.
Here we have provided top MBA colleges in Karnataka according to Times B School survey 2019:
|College Name||All India Rank 2020||All India Rank 2019||Change||Average Annual Fees|
|PES University||26||27||+1||INR 4,50,000|
|Presidency University School of management||36||38||+2||INR 3,00,000|
|AIMS Institute Bangalore||59||47||-12||INR 4,50,000|
|Acharya B-School||48||54||+6||INR 4,05,000|
|Karnataka Law Society's Institute Of Management Educational And Research||82||82||0||INR 2,10,000|
|Institute of Business Management and Research||77||97||+20||INR 1,54,390|
|The Oxford College of Engineering||96||100||+4||INR 70,000|
India Today magazine conducts annual surveys every year to rank the top educational institutes in India in various domains such as B.Tech, MBA, etc. These surveys are based on various parameters like Learning Experience, Living Experience, Placement Performance, Selection Process, and Future Orientation.
The following table provides the data for top MBA colleges in Karnataka by India Today amongst the top 100 MBA colleges in the country.
|College Name||2019 All India Rank||2018 All India Rank||Change||Average Annual Fees|
|T. A Pai Management Institute, Manipal||19||19||0||INR 7,00,000|
|Institute of Management, Christ University||52||57||+5||INR 3,79,000|
|AIMS School of Business||67||52||-15||INR 4,50,000|
|Manipal Institute of Management||97||92||-5||INR 3,19,000|
ROI, actually known as Return on Investment, is one of the most important parameters one has to look at before selecting any college. Especially because for expensive degrees like MBA, almost all the colleges, including government colleges, demand very high fees. In such a scenario, ROI gives you an idea of which college will give you better value for money. It is the ratio between the average placement package and average annual fees.
The following table provides a comparative analysis of some of the top MBA colleges in Karnataka on the basis of ROI.
|College Name||Average Placement Package||Average Annual Fees||ROI Rank*|
|IIM Bangalore||INR 24,50,000||INR 11,57,500||1|
|Christ University||INR 6,85,000||INR 3,79,000||2|
|TAPMI||INR 11,06,000||INR 7,00,000||3|
|CMS Business School||INR 7,50,000||INR 4,95,000||4|
|Alliance University||INR 10,14,000||INR 6,75,000||5|
|SIBM Bangalore||INR 9,79,000||INR 8,20,000||6|
|AIMS Bangalore||INR 4,92,000||INR 4,50,000||7|
There are 368 MBA Colleges in Karnataka including one of the best IIMs of India, IIM Bangalore. The admission process is mostly through entrance exams.
IIM Bangalore is currently the 2nd ranked MBA college in India on the basis of NIRF rankings. It was given the top rank in 2019, while it was ranked second for consecutive two years in 2017 and 2018.
The following table shows the data for the average placement package for various PG(MBA) courses of the institution:
|Academic Year||No. of students placed||No. of offers made||Average CTC||Median CTC|
|PGP 2017-19||411||488||INR 24.54 LPA||INR 23 LPA|
|EPGP 2018-19||64||64||INR 26.28 LPA||INR 25 LPA|
|PGPPM 2018-19||12||14||INR 19.64||NA|
The following graph shows the sector-wise placement of PGP program at IIM Bangalore
Source: Official Website
Some of the top recruiters of IIM Bangalore are mentioned below:
|ICICI Bank||Infosys Consulting||Axis Bank|
|Amazon||Accenture Tech Strategy||HDFC Bank|
Alliance School of Business is the MBA Centre of Alliance University. It was ranked 39th among the top management colleges in India by NIRF in 2020. It was ranked 19th all over India by Times B-School survey under management institute category, and 3rd all over India under Private University category.
The following table shows the percentage of students placed in different sectors for MBA courses in the current academic year.
Source: Official Website
The top recruiters of Alliance School of Business Bangalore are tabulated below:
|Amazon||Axis Bank||HDFC Bank|
|Paytm Payments Bank||Allegis Global Solutions||Goldman Sachs|
Christ University is a private deemed university in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It is one of those MBA colleges in Karnataka which has a very good ROI Score. It is a NAAC accredited institute with an ‘A’ grade.
The following graph shows the total number of students present in its MBA program:
Source: Official Website
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The top MBA colleges in Karnataka take admission on the basis of entrance exam scores. The most common entrance exams for admission to MBA courses, which are taken on all India basis are PGCET, CAT, MAT, CMAT, and GMAT. Apart from these, there are some institution-specific entrance exams too like AMAT (Alliance Management Aptitude Test for Alliance University), XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test), etc.
Karnataka PGCET is a state-level entrance exam conducted for admission in courses like MBA, MCA, M.Arch in Karnataka colleges. The conducting body of this exam is the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The exam is scheduled to take place in the month of August in an offline mode. More than 200 public and private colleges in Karnataka participate in this exam.
Some of the top MBA colleges in Karnataka offering admission under PGCET are mentioned below:
CAT or Common Admission Test is the premier entrance exam accepted all over India for admission in management courses. Over 600 institutes participate in the exam, which is conducted on a routine basis by the IIMs. One out of ten students scores above 90 percentile in CAT.
Some of the top MBA colleges in Karnataka accepting CAT score are mentioned below:
Placements are the most important criteria to look at when it comes to selecting any college. The placements for MBA have always been known for high-paying jobs, but all the colleges cannot provide such high salary jobs as expected from them.
The following graph shows the comparison of the placement scenario of the top MBA Colleges in Karnataka in graphical form.
Source: Official Websites
The specialization one chooses to pursue MBA matters a lot when it comes to placement. Check the links given below for more information:
Ques. Which sector has the maximum recruitment percentage for MBA students from IIM Bangalore?
Ans. A bulk majority of the students from IIM Bangalore are recruited in the Management Consulting sector, which comprises 35% of total recruitments.
Ques. Which degree from Alliance University is better? MBA or PGDM?
Ans. MBA is a master's degree while PGDM is a postgraduate diploma degree, both are different, however, they do provide similar job opportunities. Alliance University provides both the degrees with good placements for both, it depends on you whether you need a master or a postgraduate diploma.
Ques. Which is the top government MBA college in Karnataka?
Ans. IIM Bangalore is undoubtedly the top government MBA college in Karnataka.
Ques. Which are some good Private Universities in Bangalore providing MBA degrees?
Ans. Alliance University and Christ University are the top Private Deemed universities in Bangalore providing MBA degree,
Ques. Do freshers get placed in campus placement after an MBA from Christ University?
Ans. Though it depends, more often than not, they are placed during campus placements.