Students who dream of getting admission in the best of business schools to study MBA can choose Eastern India as the place to be in. Eastern India has some of the world famous IIMs offering ample MBA opportunities to both Indian and NRI pupils. Apart from the well known IIM-Calcutta and XLRI, there is the new IIM-Ranchi in Jharkhand to offer the best of managerial education to students. In this article we talk about some of the best MBA colleges in eastern India and also check out what is the ranking of top B schools in Kolkata.
To start with, there is the IIM-Calcutta. The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is recognized as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Indian Government. It was set up in November 1961 and many prominent faculties, including Paul Samuelson, Jagdish Sheth and J. K. Sengupta have been a part of this reputed premier business school in eastern India.
Since its founding years, IIMC has grown into an institution gaining worldwide reputation and acknowledgment. Today, IIM Calcutta attracts the best of talents in India, and its academic programs include:
•Post Graduate Program in Management (PGDM)
•Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management (PGDCM)
•Post Graduate Program for Executives (PGPEX)
•Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)
•Fellow Program in Management (FPM)
The PGDM Program helps students to get exposed to situations that demand structuring of unstructured problems and offering solutions to complex scenario. The two-year full-time PGDCM helps on reorienting management education to keep pace with the changing needs of the world. The course offers special emphasis on Information Technology (IT) and its application to business. The three-year PGDBM is an evening program that provides working executives opportunity to gain insights into various facets of management. The FPM offers an opportunity for full-time advanced study and research at doctoral level in management and other related areas.
Students of IIMC can also indulge in the following activities such as Management Development Programs, Research and Consultancy, Seminars, Workshops & International Conferences, etc.
End of every second year, IIM-Calcutta’s Placement Bureau arranges on-campus interviews for all its students. 2009 IIMC recorded the highest placements amongst all the IIMs in India.
Another premium business school in eastern India is the XLRI School of Business and Human Resources in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Established in 1949, XLRI has contributed significantly towards the overall growth of management professionals across the country.
The institute offers various full-time and part-time management programmes, including Business Management (BM), Personnel Management & Industrial Relations (PM & IR), Fellow Program in Management (FPM), Executive Post Graduate Program (ExePGP), General Management Program (GMP), Satellite Program (PGCBM), Management Development Program (MDP) and Student Exchange (POISE).
The latest of IIMs in India is the IIM-Ranchi, which was inaugurated by the Jharkhand Governor M.O.H. Farook. The classes for the first batch of the Indian Institute of Management-Ranchi (IIM-Ranchi) has started from July 7 this year. According to an official of the institute, the first batch consists of 56 students. IIM-Ranchi is currently offering a two-year Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) that will cost a fee of Rs.3 lakh per year.
Apart from that one of the promising B schools in Kolkata is Bengal Institute of Business Studies. This school has fantastic placement record and great quality faculty.