January 2015

Best B schools in South India

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Known for rich cultural heritage, South India is also a popular Business school hub, which attracts students from all over the country and abroad. It is an ideal place for the students aspiring to be management graduates

Kerala & Tamil Nadu

Government Institutes

Name of InstituteCityRank Based on
Public Choice
Indian Institute of ManagementKozhikode9
Pondicherry UniversityPuducherry 30
Department of Management Studies Anna UniversityChennai35
Department of Management Studies, IIT MadrasChennai8
Indian Institute of ManagementTiruchirapulli25


Private Institutes


Name of InstituteCityNational Rank*
Adhiyamaan College of EngineeringHosurAA+
Alagappa Institute of ManagementAlagappaAAA
Amrita School of BusinessCoimbatoreAAA
Asan Institute Of ManagementChennaiAA+
Bharathidasan Institute of ManagementTiruchirapulliAAA+
DC School of Management and TechnologyPullikkanamAA
Department of Management Studies, National Institute of TechnologyTiruchirapulliAAA+
Department of Management Studies, SRM UniversityChennaiAA+
Department of Master of Business Administration, Jayam College of Engineering and TechnologyDharampuriAA
GRD Institute Of ManagementCoimbatoreAAA+
Great Lakes Institute of ManagementChennaiAA
GRG School of Management StudiesCoimbatoreAA+
Institute for Financial Management and ResearchChennaiAAA+
ITM Business SchoolChennaiAA+
Karunya School of Business, Leadership and Management, Karunya UniversityCoimbatoreAA+
KCT Business SchoolCoimbatoreA+
Kodai International Business SchoolKodaikanalAA
Loyola Institute of Business AdministrationChennaiAAA+
MOP Vaishnav College for WomenChennaiAA+
PSG Institute of ManagementCoimbatoreAAA+
Rajagiri Centre for Business StudiesCochinA+
School of Management Studies, Bannari Amman Institute of TechnologySatyamanglamAA+
School of Management, Hindustan Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiAAA
School of Management, Sri Krishna College of EngineeringCoimbatoreAA+
SCMS Cochin School of BusinessCochinAAA+
Sona School of ManagementSalemAA+
SSN School of Management and Computer ApplicationKalavakkamAA
Thiagarajar School of ManagementThirupparankundramAAAA
Vel Tech Dr Rangrajan Dr Sakunthala Technical UniversityChennaiAA
Velammal Institute of TechnologyChennaiA+
Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Engineering CollegeSalemAA+
VIT Business SchoolVelloreAAA

Promising Institutes


Name of InstituteCity
Erode Builder Educational Trust’s Group of InstitutionsKangayam
Sri Krishna Institute of Management Centre for Excellence in Management EducationCoimbatore
Sri Sai Ram Institute of Management StudiesChennai


Government Institutes

Name of InstituteCityRank Based on
Public Choice
Indian Institute of Management Bengaluru 3Bengaluru3
Indian Institute of ScienceBengaluru 13
Indian Institute of ManagementUdupi26

TAPMI is among the best institutes of India. TAPMI, Manipal, has embarked upon investing one crore rupees in a state of the art finance lab. The world class finance lab will be equipped with Bloomberg terminals and supported by data fed from BSE and NSE.

Private Institutes


Name of InstituteCityNational Rank*
Acharya Bangalore B-SchoolBangaloreA+
Acharya Institute of Management and SciencesBangaloreAA+
Don Bosco Institute of TechnologyBangaloreAA
Global Business SchoolHubliAA
IBS Business SchoolBangaloreAA+
Indus Business AcademyBangaloreAA
Institute for Technology and ManagementBangaloreAA+
Institute of Finance and International ManagementBangaloreAA+
International Institute of Business Studies (IIBS)BangaloreAA
Justice KS Hegde Institute of ManagementUdupiAA
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management StudiesHariharAAA
Kousali Institute of Management Studies, Karnataka UniversityDharwadAAA+
M.S.Ramaiah Institute of ManagementBangaloreAAA
National School of BusinessBangaloreAA
PES Institute of Technology and ManagementShimogaA+
PES UniversityBangaloreAAA+
Presidency CollegeBangaloreAA
Prin LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and ResearchBangaloreAAA+
Sambhram Academy of Management StudiesBangaloreAA+
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management DevelopmentMysoreAAA+
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management DevelopmentMysoreAA+
Siddaganga Institute of TechnologyTumkurAA+
T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)ManipalAAAA
The Oxford College of EngineeringBangaloreAA
Xavier Institute of Management and EntrepreneurshipBangaloreAAA+

Promising Institutes


Name of InstituteCity
Alliance School of BusinessBengaluru
Krupanidhi School of ManagementBengaluru
School of Management, Centurion University of Technology and ManagementOdisha


Andhra Pradesh & Telengana

Government Institutes

Name of InstituteCityRank Based on
Public Choice
National Institute of Agricultural Extension ManagementHyderabad31
School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad Hyderabad 42
National Institute of TechnologyWarangal36

The Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad, is a non-profit educational society established in 1964. Recognized as a “Centre of Excellence” by the ICSSR, MoHRD, it is the founder member of the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS).


Private Institutes


Name of InstituteCityNational Rank*
AQJ Centre For PG StudiesVisakhapatnamAA+
Badruka College Post Graduate CentreHyderabadAAA
Chaitanya Postgraduate CollegeWarangalAA+
CMR Institute of TechnologyHyderabadAA
David Memorial Institute of ManagementHyderabadAAA+
Department of MBA, Bhoj Reddy Engineering College for WomenHyderabadAA
Dhruva College of ManagementHyderabadAAA
Gitam Institute of Management, GITAM UniversityVisakhapatnamAAA
Holy Mary Business SchoolHyderabadAAA
IBS Business SchoolHyderabadAAA+
Indian Institute of Management & CommerceHyderabadAAA+
Indian School of BusinessHyderabadAAA
Institute of Public EnterpriseHyderabadAAAA
R.G. Kedia College Of Commerce (Business Management)HyderabadAAA+
Ronald Ross P.G. CollegeHyderabadAA+
School of Management Studies, Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of TechnologyHyderabadAA+
Siva Sivani institute of ManagementSecunderabadAA+
St.Joseph’s Degree & PG CollegeHyderabadAA+
Vaagdevi Institute of Technology & ScienceKadapaAA
Vignana Jyothi Institute of ManagementHyderabadAAA
Visakha Institute For Professional StudiesVisakhapatnamAA+
Warangal Institute of ManagementWarangalAA+


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