Bengaluru, 03 December 2018: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has been ranked among the Top 10 in the list of Financial Times Asia-Pacific Business schools 2018, released on Monday. It takes the 8th position in the overall ranking, alongside schools like Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China); CEIBS (China), National University of Singapore Business School (Singapore), among others. IIMB is one among the only two Indian B-schools to be featured in the Top 10.
IIMB Director Professor G Raghuram said, “It is a proud moment for IIMB to be recognised as one of the top management schools in the Asia-Pacific region. The FT ranking strengthens our belief in our methodology and commits us further to provide high quality management education. Through our programmes, we give our students a competitive and challenging environment. Our curriculum provides a unique blend of strategic thinking, theoretical knowledge and experiential learning.”
IIMB’s two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) takes the 4th position under the Master in Management (MiM) category. The institute’s Executive Post Graduate Programme (Global MBA), Open Executive Education (Open ExecEd) and Custom Executive Education (Custom ExecEd) programmes were also ranked at 9th, 7th and 8th position, respectively. The top-25 ranking is based on the quality diverse course offerings at business schools.
This is the second time that FT has ranked top schools in Asia Pacific. The other management schools across the globe that have been listed in the Top 25 are Nanyang Business School, NTU Singapore, University of Hong Kong, Melbourne Business School among others.