Rated as the best B-School in the country by almost everyagency, IIM Ahmedabad truly stands up to its reputation. With its motto of creating a leadership line in India, IIM-A has set up the benchmark of accepting students with almost 100%ile in CAT Exam.
Consistently making its position profound at the top ranks, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad has once again receded to its paramount position. Taking a comparative view of its rankings, it has climbed up to 1st position as awarded by NIRF 2020 from last year’s second position.
The Financial Times has put up IIM Bangalore (rank #27) before its position at 61 in FT (Global MBA Rankings), but at the same time, it has also improved its place in Economic Times and Outlook-ICARE rank charts.
Talking on the global front, IIM Ahmedabad successfully maintains its international reputation for imparting quality education. It ranks at 40th position in QS Global MBA Rankings 2020 which considers only the best management colleges in the world.
The next in line, its nearest competitor, IIM Bangalore, has made drastic improvements since last year and jumped its position over IIM-A in most ranking portals like NIRF, OUTLOOK-India, Financial Times Global etc.
1 (Management Category) out of 75
40 in World out of 240
1 out of 50
19 out of 100
61 out of 100
1 out of 10
2 out of 30
National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), launched in 2015 by the Ministry of HRD, ranks the Indian Institutions across the country.
“Presently, IIM Ahmedabad is ranked at 1st position by NIRF 2020 climbing up from its previous position of second in NIRF 2019.”
Score obtained by IIM A in various parameters of NIRF 2020 is as follows:
Score IIM Ahmedabad
Teaching, Learning and Resources
Research and Professional Practices
Outreach and Inclusivity
Total Score out of 100
“IIM Ahmedabad has secured 40th place, climbing 8 places this year from 48th rank last year and retains its top position among colleges in India.” For those who are not aware about QS Global ranking, there are more than 250 MBA colleges around the world that took part in the QS Global MBA Rankings.
IIM Ahmedabad has given the following score for the Global MBA Ranking:
Return on Investment
Entrepreneurship and Alumni Outcomes
This year, 5 B-Schools of India, namely IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, ISB Hyderabad, IIM Calcutta, SPJIMR Mumbai have been ranked amongst Top 200 B-schools in the World.
“Outlook-ICARE India MBA Rankings has continuously ranked IIM Ahmedabad at the second position in 2020 since the past year in the same rankings.”
It considers its own parameters which are Faculty-Student Ratio (FSR), Research Productivity and Quality, Faculty with Ph.D., Faculty Experience (Teaching/Corporate), Gender Diversity, Regional Diversity, Median Salary, and Employability. For each parameter, marks are assigned out of 100.
Given Below is ranking of some of the management Institutes:
Financial Times publishes worldwide annual rankings related to Management Schools called Global B-School Rankings. This ranking features the world’s best 100 full-time MBA programs. A total of 150 schools took part in the 2020 edition.
“The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), has been ranked 61st in the Financial Times (FT) Masters in Management Rankings 2020 with an average rank of 46 for the past 3 years.”
The ranking has 20 different criteria. Alumni responses inform eight criteria that together contribute 61 per cent of its weight. Eleven criteria are calculated from school data, accounting for 29 per cent of the ranking. KPMG audits a number of schools every year. The remaining criterion, the research rank, counts for 10 per cent.
Calculations based on
Avg. alumni salary 3 years
Avg. the difference before and after an MBA degree
Value for Money Rank
Based on the money spent during the MBA program
Career Progress Rank
As per the changes in the level of seniority and the size of the company.
Career Service Rank
Quality and effectiveness of services - counselling, recruitment, internship, etc.
Percentage of Female teachers
Percentage of Female students
Faculty with Doctorates
Percentage of full-time faculty with a doctoral degree.
Corporate Social Responsibility Rank
Teaching hours from core courses dedicated to CSR, ethics, social and environmental issues.
FT Research Rank
No. of articles published by current full-time faculty.
Diversity of faculty by citizenship.
Diversity of current MBA students by citizenship.
International Mobility Rank
Percentage of students employed in other countries of their citizenship.
Note: Schools with a 50:50 (male/female) composition receive the highest possible score in the three gender-related criteria.
“Economic Times B-School Ranking placed IIM Ahmedabad at First position in overall rankings of Management School 2020”.
The Functional Heads (for IT/HR/Finance/Marketing/Production) of companies, listed in the ET 500, ranked the Business-schools in order of their preference for recruitment, taking factors like readiness for corporate life, technical knowledge, professionalism, etc. into consideration.
Tabulated Below is Functional level ranking of three Topmost B-Schools of Country according to their different functional areas:
“JagranJosh Rankings has ranked the IIM Ahmedabad at First position among the Institutes of Management Category.”
Though the ranking parameters are not defined clearly, they are based on factual and perception Based data. It is one of the most authentic sources when it comes to Educational and Career based Information.
Tabulated Below is rankings of Few other Management Institutes: