Naveen S Garewal
Today News Online Service
Hyderabad, February 8
Indian School of Business (ISB) has been ranked number one in India and 23rd worldwide for its Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) according to the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2021.
Amongst Asian business schools, it ranks number 5 and is the only B-School from India to figure in the top twenty-five globally.
ISB has done exceedingly well in many areas which were considered by The Financial Times for the rankings. ISB is ranked number one in India and number 3 in Asia as well as globally for the salary percentage increase for alumni.
The school’s career progress ranks number 21 globally and has improved indicating a better employment opportunity for the alumni. ISB continued to progress in the weighted salary and career service ranks number 39 globally. ISB was also acknowledged for being the top business school from India to be featured in the research rankings number 77 globally.
Further, ISB continues to rank high number 21 globally in the alumni recommendations. At 40 per cent ISB has over twice the percentage of women students in the MBA programme compared to other top Indian institutions ranked by FT.
Expressing his delight Dean Rajendra Srivastava said, “ISB has carved a niche of its own in offering finest and world-class education to its students. Coming on the back of the top ranking in India by The Economist, the FT ranking is a collective victory of the concerted and untiring efforts of entire ISB community including faculty, students, alumni, staff with incredible support from the board. This ranking also highlights and strengthens ISB’s efforts to produce world-class research and encourage more women to join the management workforce.”
Srivastava added, “The increasing number of prominent business schools from India making their mark globally makes the world notice India as a destination for high-quality management education.”
ISB will continue to reinvent itself and equip its students to become future-ready and play a catalytic role in nation-building, he added.