Top 10 MBA in HR Colleges in India

With number of colleges providing degree or diploma in Masters in Business Management with specialization in Human Resource it becomes difficult for students to decide which college they should choose to pursue their dream carrier.

Well, our pagalguy experts have made this task easy for the candidates. In below table we have compiled a list of Top B-schools and universities which are known for their excellent courses for MBA in HR.

Let’s study about the Top 10 ranked colleges specializing in MBA HR in India:

Name of the College Course Fee (approx.) Entrance Exam
1.    Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur: PGDHRM

INR 20,00,000


Established in 1949, XLRI is considered as pioneer in Human Resource Management programmes. It is situated in Jamshedpur. There are 60 seats available for MBA in HR here. At the end of two-year degree course students are awarded with a postgraduate diploma certificate in HRM.

2. Management Development Institute (MDI), Delhi/NCR: PGP-HRM INR 19,80,720 CAT

It is a public business school with one of the finest and excellent curriculum in the country. Foundation of this college was laid down in 1973.  It is famous for its world class structure. It has an outstanding placement record because of huge industry interface. According to NIRF-MHRD ranking for the year 2017 MDI ranks on 16th position.

3. SVKMs NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management studies), Mumbai MBA (HR) INR 17,50,000 NMAT by GMAC

NMIMS is offering MBA in HR from 2011. But in just a short span of three years it has managed to get its name registered among the best B-schools offering MBA in HRM.

With an exceptionally wonderful curriculum, it covers all the aspects of human resources like industrial relations, business law, recruiting, compensation, learning and development, HR audits etc.

4. Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai INR1,05,000 (approx.) TISSNET

It is among the most renowned college in India for Human Resource studies. There are 60 seats available for the course. After two years of course students are awarded with MA degree in HRM and Labor Relation.

The curriculum focuses on the development of an individual in a professional competent industrial atmosphere with case studies, fieldwork etc.

5. International Management Institute (IMI)-Delhi: PGDHRM INR 15,41,000 CAT or GMAT

IMI is among the best colleges known for its experienced faculty and 100% placement record. The HRM course from IMI, Delhi gives the opportunity of summer internship at the end of the first year which helps students to imply their studies in real case scenarios. The placement of this college is also 100 percent .

6. Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi : PGDHRM INR 12,50,000 CAT

IIM Ranchi was the first IIM to provide post-graduation diploma in HRM. The two-year course is divided into 6 semesters. Its curriculum is based on changing dynamics of human resource management.

7. Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi: PGDM (HRM) INR 5,59,000 XAT or CMAT

Apart from imparting theoretical knowledge on Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management. Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi focuses on both theoretical and practical learning for an overall development of the candidate

8. University Business School (UBS), Panjab University, Chandigarh: MBA (HR) INR 16,437 CAT

UBS is among oldest college in North India with the most affordable fee for MBA in HRM. In their two year programme the aim of the university is to provide knowledge and learning to the candidate which is required in today’s global business environment in HR field. UBS provides only 34 seats for HRM course.

9. International School of Business and Media, Pune: PGDMHRM INR 8,90,000 CAT, CMAT, MAT, XAT

International School of Business and Media has been bestowed with “Best Education Brand Business School of the year” 2017 by Economic Times. The focus of this B-school is to deliver HR professionals who have the ability to think on their own.  Their curriculum emphasizes on extracurricular activities, leadership and soft skill development.

10. Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata: MHRM INR 4,95,000 CAT

The curriculum offered for MHRM in this B-school is in line with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) which is at par with several International universities.

11. Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune INR 13,10,000 SNAP
Founded in 1973, this institute is famous for producing the best leaders in the field of Human Resources. HR faculty at SCMHRD works to equip its students with all the skills important to influence human behavior within a company.

These colleges are not listed on a sequence of 1 to 11. It is their curriculum, projects, faculty and placements which makes them stand apart in the crowd.

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