GMAC – Study in India initiative in collaboration with 9 leading Indian B-Schools

Opening doors for international candidates across 27 countries to pursue management education in India

MBA aspirants from South Asia, East Asia, Africa and the Middle East can seek admission in the partnering B-schools; initiative has support from Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India

New Delhi, September 11, 2017: In its endeavor to strengthen India’s position as a global graduate management education hub, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner of the GMAT® exam and NMAT by GMAC™ exam, has partnered with 9 leading Indian B-schools to launch the Study in India initiative. This partnership will open doors for international aspirants across 27 countries to pursue management education in India, and arose from the Ministry of Human Resource Development’s directive to rebuild India’s attractiveness as a study destination for higher education in Africa, Middle East, South and East Asia.

The 9 business schools associated with the Study in India initiative are:

    • Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)
    • Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)
    • Indian School of Business (ISB)
    • Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore)
    • Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB)
    • SP Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR)
    • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)
    • Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM)
    • IMT Ghaziabad

Aspirants from 27 countries can now log on to the Study in India website,, and will have the option to secure admission in any of the 9 partner B-schools in India using their GMAT scores.

About GMAC:

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global, non-profit association of 220 leading graduate business schools. Founded in 1953, we are actively committed to advancing the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students. GMAC owns and administers the Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) exam, used by more than 6,500 graduate programs worldwide. Other GMAC assessments include the NMAT by GMAC™ exam, for entrance into graduate management programs in India and South Africa, and the Executive Assessment, specifically designed for Executive MBA programs around the world. The Council is based in Reston, Va., with offices in London, New Delhi (Gurugram) and Hong Kong. For information on assessments, study tools and services for candidates, visit For information about The Council and our market intelligence, professional development opportunities and services for graduate management education, please visit