The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM B) has been ranked at the top in Business and Management Research category in a study by Stanford. The study was done by Prof Sharique Hasan of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
The rankings of Indian institutes are based on productivity in social science research. The universities were ranked in sociology, demography and family studies, economics, psychology and business and management. The grading is based on the number of peer-reviewed articles produced by an institute and the number of citations these articles received. IIT-Delhi, IIM Calcutta and Indian School of Business follow IIM B in the top league. While the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Banglaore, is ranked No. 10, the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, is at No. 27. The Institute of Social and Economic Change and National Institute of Advanced Studies, both from Bangalore, are ranked 16th and 31st in the sociology, demography and family studies category.