IIM Calcutta Secured 42nd Position in Financial Times Global MBA Ranking

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    Indian Institute of Management Calcutta acquired 42nd position at the Global MBA Ranking conducted by Financial Times. “The institute secured a spot for its Masters of Business Administration for Executives (MBAEx) programme,” the IIM-C said in a statement on Monday.

    The ranking was conducted for 100 MBA full programmes across 156 business schools globally. IIM-C attained 42nd position by advancing seven positions from the previous year. IIM-C also secured 3rd position among all the Indian schools that made it to the top 100 list of Global MBA Rankings.

      Commenting on the achievement, IIM-C Director, Professor Anju Seth said: “This ranking is a reiteration of the quality we stand for at the institute.”

    This elevation in the ranking is a reflection of the quality of the MBA programme along with several other factors including salaries earned, employment opportunities, research capabilities, alumni recommendations, and value for money, the statement said.

    The Financial Times took many factors into consideration for assessing B-schools. IIM-C did better than its nearest Indian competitors in categories such as career progress, value for money, percentage of female faculty, and the inclusion of international board members.

    Performance of Indian B-Schools: Four Indian B-Schools made it to the top 100 list of Global MBA Ranking. These institutes are Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B), the Indian School of Business (ISB), the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), and the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A).

    IIM-C and IIM-B performed well this year, IIM-C advanced seven positions from the previous year to grab the 42nd position. IIM-B at 27th rank holds the top position among all Indian B-schools that were ranked. IIM-B advanced six positions from last year to attain the current position.

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