IIM-C skyrockets to 42 in FT Global MBA ranking

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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