The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking-2019 are out and it is a matter of no surprise that Stanford, Harvard, Insead, Wharton and Ceibs hold the top 5 positions. Judged on parameters like weighted salary, the percentage of aims achieved, career services success, value for money, alumni recommendation etc., the Indian School of Business Hyderabad tops amongst its Indian counterparts.
Premier B-schools from India like IIM, Calcutta and IIM, Bangalore have improved their positions in the Global MBA Ranking-2019, while IIM, Ahmedabad slipped by 16 points to 47.
ISB was ranked 24th as against the 28th position in 2018, IIM-C moved up to the 49th position from the 78th rank in the previous year. IIM-B stood at 33rd position, improving from its previous 35th position in the year 2018. Stanford Graduate School of Business continued to ace the Financial Times Ranking chart while Harvard Business School was ranked number two. Responding to the Financial Times Ranking, ISB Hyderabad in a statement said the post-graduate programme of the B-school, is ranked 24th among the top 100 global MBAs and is the most certainly only Indian institution to figure in the top 25.
“ISB was established with a vision to be a globally top ranked, research driven, management institution. After 12 years of the school’s consistent top performance in the FT Global MBA Rankings 2019 we can be proud of our global positioning as an institute of eminence from India,” ISB Dean Rajendra Srivatsava said.
“It is very heartening to see three other prominent business schools from India feature in the top 100. This goes a long way in helping strengthen the Study in India initiative and help promote India as a destination for high quality management education,” he added. As has now become the typical standard for the school, ISB ranks pretty high in terms of the number of students who are placed within three months of graduation.
The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking team expressed their out of bounds happiness while congratulating the aforementioned B – Schools for their extraordinary success.