B School Ranking 2013 - 14: MBAUniverse.com released; offers many surprises

The 4th edition of annual MBAUniverse.com B-school Ranking 2013 - 14, India's most comprehensive & 'toughest' MBA rankings, with participation from 11 IIMs and virtually every top 100 B-school, is out now!

Online PR News – 11-November-2013 – Noida, UP – The 4th edition of annual MBAUniverse.com B-school Ranking 2013- 14, India’s most comprehensive & ‘toughest’ MBA ranking, with participation from 11 IIMs and virtually every top 100 B-school, is out now! And the Ranking has thrown up many surprises, with IIM Bangalore displacing IIM Calcutta as India’s 2nd best B-school, and SP Jain Institute of Management Research edging out many IIMs to get at No 6 position. The survey results will reach & influence more than 150,000 MBA aspirants and help them apply to right B-schools for MBA admissions 2014.
Talking about surprises, within just 3 years of its launch, IIM Trichy has emerged as a Top 20 B-school. IMI, New Delhi & XIMB, Bhubaneswar have improved their rankings as compared to the MBAUniverse.com 2012-13 B School ranking. The IMI has acquired rank 12 as compared to rank 16 which it got in last year’s ranking while XIMB has acquired the rank 13 as compared to last year’s rank of 17. There are many other surprises, and learning from the survey.
MBAUniverse.com Ranking 2013-14
Click below to know the complete list of MBAUniverse.com B School Ranking 2013-14
MBAUniverse.com used the provision of Right to Information (RTI) to gather valuable information from maximum number of B Schools of the country.
The survey has been conducted under the guidance of a high-power advisory body, headed by Padma Shree Dr Bakul Dholakia, former director of IIM Ahmedabad. Appreciating the Ranking process, Dr Dholakia said, “As the Chairman of the MBAUniverse.com Ranking 2013-14 Advisory Body, I am satisfied with the objectives, processes adopted, and the final outcome of the Rankings. I applaud MBAUniverse.com for getting relevant data from virtually every B-school that matters, even if they had to use provisions of RTI Act in some cases.”
Rankings Results Highlights:
Some of the salient highlights of MBAUniverse.com’s B School rankings which should not be missed are as follows:
For the first time Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has got the second place after IIM Ahmedabad thus pushing IIM Calcutta (IIMC) down to the third position. One of the main reasons behind this development is IIMB’s growing academic clout. It has the maximum number of permanent faculties numbering 95 as compared to other leading IIMs.
Like previous rankings, The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) this year too has maintained its number one position among the leading B schools in the country.
XLRI Jamshedpur leads the pack of Non-IIM B-schools by keeping on with its earlier position by getting the number 4 Rank. It got a median placement of Rs 16,20000 in the placement session 2013.
SPJIMR, IMI New Delhi are big gainers this year by getting number 6 and number rank respectively. In the last year’s MBAUniverse.com’s B schools ranking SPJIMR was at rank 9 while IMI was at rank 16.
This MBAUniverse.com ranking also ranked the new IIMs with IIM Trichy getting the 19th position while IIM, Shillong got the 24th position.
MBAUniverse.com Ranking UPS:
A total of 160 B schools from across the country took part in the toughest ranking process which is based on many factors including cut offs, faculty size and average salary which the institutes got during the placement session 2013.
To know about the total ranking of top 100 B schools please visit the link :
Toughest Survey to get Ranked: With virtually all IIMs, XLRI, Public Institutes like IIFT, IRMA, IITs and 150 B-schools participating in 2013 by filling a 12-page comprehensive questionnaire, this is India’s toughest survey to get ranked on!
Highly credible and transparent process: Dr Bakul Dholakia, former Director of IIM Ahmedabad is the Chairman of Ranking Advisory Body.
Rigorous Methodology: Our survey is based on unique research methodology, that covers ‘Inputs’, ‘Processes’ and ‘Outputs’ profile of a B-school.
Only latest Data used for Analysis: The B school survey is based on the latest batch data (2013-15) for updated rankings. Most media surveys use old data.
Only Facts, No Fiction: Our Rankings are completely based on Data and Facts, and has no ‘Perception’ surveys.