NIRF Ranking 2021 for MBA: IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta In Top 3; Full list here

NIRF MBA Ranking 2021: IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, and IIT Bombay surpass several newer IIMs in the NIRF ranking this year.

NIRF Ranking 2021 for MBA: IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta In Top 3; Full list here Education minister Dharmendra Pradhan released the NIRF MBA ranking 2021 today in online mode.
R. Radhika | Sep 9, 2021 - 3:49 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad emerged as the premier management institute in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2021, which was released on Thursday.

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IIM Bangalore clinched the second spot while IIM Calcutta was ranked third in NIRF MBA ranking 2021. All three IIMs have maintained their position from last year's NIRF rankings for MBA. IIM Kozhikode and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi bagged fourth and fifth place in NIRF MBA ranking this year.

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Leaving behind newer IIMs, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Bombay made it to the top 10 MBA NIRF ranking 2021. These IITs have consistently been ranked best in the country. Last year among the top 10 B-schools, IIM Lucknow was ranked fourth while IIM Kozhikode and IIM Indore bagged the sixth and seventh place respectively.

Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan released the sixth edition of the NIRF, which also saw IIT Madras and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and IIT Bombay emerge as the top three educational institute across the country.

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Launched by the education ministry in 2015, the NIRF ranking judges educational institutes on parameters like teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcome outreach and inclusivity, and perception. The rankings have been released for a total of 11 categories – overall, universities, engineering, colleges, management, pharmacy, medical, architecture, dental, law, and research institutions.

IIT Madras clinched the top position in the overall and engineering NIRF ranking 2021. AIIMS, Delhi has been adjudged the best medical college while the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru was declared the best in NIRF 2021 university rankings.

Here is the list of the top 15 NIRF ranking 2021 for MBA.

RankNIRF 2021 MBA ranking State
1Indian Institute of Management AhmedabadGujarat
2Indian Institute of Management BangaloreKarnataka
3Indian Institute of Management CalcuttaWest Bengal
4Indian Institute of Management KozhikodeKerala
5Indian Institute of Technology DelhiDelhi
6Indian Institute of Management IndoreMadhya Pradesh
7Indian Institute of Management LucknowUttar Pradesh
8Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)Jharkhand
9Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurWest Bengal
10Indian Institute of Technology BombayMaharashtra
11Management Development InstituteHaryana
12National Institute of Industrial Engineering, MumbaiMaharashtra
13Indian Institute of Technology MadrasTamil Nadu
14Indian Institute of Technology RoorkeeUttarakhand
15Indian Institute of Management RaipurChhattisgarh


NIRF ranking 2021: Top private management colleges

Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) is the only private management institution to be featured in the top ten NIRF MBA rankings this year. MDI Gurgaon, which was in the tenth position last year has slipped down to 11th rank this year.

Here is the list of the top 10 private management institutes in NIRF with their respective ranks.

RankNIRF 2021 Private Management CollegeState
8Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)Jharkhand
11Management Development InstituteHaryana
19S. P. Jain Institute of Management & ResearchMaharashtra
20Symbiosis Institute of Business ManagementMaharashtra
22SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesMaharashtra
24Great Lakes Institute of ManagementTamil Nadu
26International Management InstituteDelhi
27ICFAI Foundation for Higher EducationTelangana
29Amity UniversityUttar Pradesh
31Kalinga Institute of Industrial TechnologyOdisha


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