The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) has procured forty-second place globally for its Master’s program in Business Administration for Executives (MBAEx)in the Financial Times (FT) Global MBA ranking, 2020.
IIM-C has grabbed the number three position in India among the four business schools in India in the latest FT rankings.
IIM-C’s furtherance in the ranking demonstrates the quality of the program, besides a few other aspects like
- The IIM-C pedagogy
- Research competencies
- Job placement opportunities
- Salaries the graduates attract
- Alumni endorsements
- Return on Investment
What did FT consider in the rankings?
The Financial Times (FT) Global MBA ranking, 2020, had factore done hundred full-time MBA programs of one hundred and fifty-six business schools for the exercise.
The FT ranking had used various parameters in their evaluation like internal research, faculty, employment opportunities,salaries received, and alumni endorsements.
How did IIM-C fare?
IIM-C’s position has moved seven ranks this year from its previous position at 49.
IIM-C stands at number three among the five B-schools in India that made it to the FT rankings 2020.
The B-school has fared better than its other Indian competitors on some of the parameters in the FT ranking like
- research competencies
- pay package
- global faculty on board
- diversity of male-female students
- value for money
- career prospects
What does the rank mean for MBA programs in India?
Professor Anju Seth, IIM-C Director, finds the ranking a reiteration of the quality B-school has commanded.
The government of India established The Indian Institute of Management as the first national institute for post-graduate studies and Research in Management in 1961.
IIM-C realized this recognition in collaboration with Alfred P Sloan School of Management (MIT),the government of West Bengal, and The Ford foundation and Industry.
IIM-C has been working with eminent faculty on board from the institute’s inception.
The IIM-C alumni include CEOs of corporations across the globe, some of whom include:
- Sunil Alagh of Britannia Industries
- Indira Nooyi of Pepsico International
- Ashsih Chauhan, Bombay Stock Exchange
- SabyascahiHajara, Shipping Corporation
- Sunil Duggal, Dabur
- P M Murty, Asian Paints
The FT ranking of 42 among the best B-schools across the globe is another feather in the institute’s cap.
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