13 February, 2024, Bengaluru: IIM Bangalore’s one-year, full-time MBA for working professionals, the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP), has made significant progress by five places this year to claim the 47th spot in Financial Times Global MBA 2024 rankings.
IIMB has achieved 100% in the parameter, ‘Employed at Three Months’, which shows that EPGP graduates are well accepted in the market, and ‘Faculty with Doctorates’, which reflects the high quality of faculty who are engaged in teaching, research and building leaders at the school. IIMB has also scored high on ‘Aims Achieved’ (87%) and ‘Overall Satisfaction’ (9.19). Carbon Footprint rank of 15 reaffirms IIMB’s commitment towards addressing issues like climate change and achieving net zero target.
Prof. Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Bangalore, congratulated the students, faculty and staff of the programme for their hard work, dedication and focus on excellence which, he said, help the school ace national and international rankings as well as enhance the reputation of the school. “By offering the best management education to our students, we fulfil an important dimension of our mission, which is to nurture innovative global business leaders, entrepreneurs, policy makers and social change agents through holistic and transformative education. I am happy that rankings, global and national, provide some testimony that all our efforts are bearing fruit.”
The other Indian B-schools to have made into the top 100 of the FT rankings this year include Indian School of Business, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow and XLRI – Xavier School of Management.
The FT MBA ranking is broadly based on three areas – Career Progress, Diversity and Research/ESG. This year’s FT rankings reflect IIMB’s consistent commitment towards excellence, with high scores in several key categories.