Top ten MBA colleges of South India

Southern India is known as the knowledge hub of India. It is in the role of turning out the most fitting management graduates since decades now. The southern part also upholds the title of high technology zone of the country which lends a hand in making the know-how of the management studies a wholesome and a practical experience. South India has higher literacy rates as compared to northern India which gives it a convincing stand for higher studies. Karnataka has made possible an atmosphere that assists in better education. It ensures harmony between the individuals, institutions, society and nature. The colleges’ there pool resources with the industry to give a practical understanding of the industry to their students. Being a place that has a density of commercial sectors, it nurtures individuals to become career-centric rather industry-centric.
  1. Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru
It is the finest research focused business school in INDIA. It was established in 1973. IIM Bengaluru is an autonomous institute. This institute nurtures managers with radiant personalities. The degree holders of this institute are handpicked for the business world. The qualities of respect for knowledge and taking pride in the work are inculcated in every student here. The students of the institute are enthused with patriotism. This institute brings forth the future managers with their confidence level at the pinnacle. Their knowledge skill supports them to develop into employers rather than sole job seekers.  The institutes do not believe in churning robotic managers. The students of this institute are infused with the idea of entrepreneurship through transformative and innovative policies.
Founded in-1973
Eligibility - CAT
Courses offered Duration Fee
Post Graduate Program in Management 2 years 18.90 - 19.20 lakh
Post Graduate Program in Enterprise Management 2 years 14.00 - 14.20 lakh
Post Graduate Program in Public Policy and Management 1year 16.40 - 16.50 lakh
Executive PGPM Nill 05.10 - 05.25 lakh
  1. Indian School of Business-Hyderabad campus
ISB has evolved after identifying the crunch of all rounder’s in the field of management by the top notch and the experts in the industry. To plug the vacuum some of the best minds from the corporate and the academic world came together to start ISB.  It has AAAAA ranking which is considered exceptional in business schools.  They have a promising platter of faculty from India and abroad. The institute nurtures the future managers who utilise their knowledge and expertise in all three forms which are the government, business and society. This is done at the national, international and local level as well.
Founded in-2001
Eligibility - GMAT and GRE
Courses offered Duration Fee
Post graduate program in management 1 year 20.40 - 20.80 lakh
  1. T. A. Pai Management Institute
TAPMI is ranked among the top five business institutes in the country. It is one of the top 5% institutes accredited by the  Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB).It is believed to be the oldest and the most stringent accreditation in the world of business education. They cultivate leadership qualities in their students. The curriculum is a mix of activities of inside the class room as well as outside the classroom. It is not just a B school but has worked hard to establish itself as the centre of business excellence over 30 years. The institute does not only work towards the adding the management work force to the industry but also to raise the standard of the field by the quality of their education.
Founded in-1980
Eligibility - CAT, XAT, GMAT
Courses offered Duration Fee
Post Graduate Diploma in management 2 years 12.80 - 13.10 lakh.
Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Financial services 2 years 12.90 - 13.20 lakh
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management 2 years 12.90 - 13.20 lakh
  1. Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
This institute stands tall on its 100 acres of land holding. It makes it one of the most picturesque and oxy-rich campuses in the country. The infrastructure is world class with air-conditioned classrooms. This institute aspires to craft future of the business world by producing the most excellent management thinkers. The degree holders of this institute are innovative, socially responsible, environmentally friendly professionals ’.IIM-Kozhikode concentrates on the wholesome development of the students by giving equal par to both academics as well as a practical form of learning. The institute has a secure network of its alumni which keeps the campus in tune with the functional aspect of the business world.
Founded in-1996
Eligibility - EMAT,CAT,GMAT. Minimum 36 months of experience and a graduation degree with minimum 50%
Courses offered Duration Fee
Post Graduate program of management 2 years 17.50 - 18.00 lakh
Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management 1 year 02.50 - 02.60 lakh
Executive Post Graduate program in Management 2 years 10.00 - 10.20 lakh
Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management 1 year 02.50 - 02.70 lakh
  1. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
The institute has a sizable share of its contribution in the refined business force within the country as well in the international market. They are known to turn out the best socially sensitive business ready managers. Their students are recognized to have ahead of time innovation and consistent commitment towards work. They are the breeding ground of ace managerial profiles through quality research, teaching, residential learning and professional management services. The tutoring in this institute starts outside the classroom. They make use of the vast cultural experiences the students bring with them. Keeping the base of networking strong, their 100% campus placements speaks volumes of their competence.
Founded in 2004
Eligibility - CAT,XAT,CMAT,GMAT.
Courses offered Duration Fee
Post Graduate diploma in management 2 years 11.18 - 11.30 lakh
  1. ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad
A popular choice forms the list of B-schools in south India is IBS Hyderabad. The competitive academic tools of this institute are finely embroidered to complement the practical business problems of the global system. Students of IBS are not only competent in implementing the managerial strategies but also are way ahead of the humanitarian values. The students carry refined mannerism with knowledge of practical skills and positive attitude. They believe in student-focused learning with regular feedback and assessment. Their students go through more than 450 case studies from all over the world. These also include case studies from Harvard Business School.
Founded in-1995
Eligibility - MBA-IBSAT, GMAT,  NMAT by GMAC,CAT
Courses offered Duration Fee
Masters of business administration 2 years Rs.14.04 lakhs
Executive MBA 21 months 05.30 - 05.70 lakh.
Executive-graduation degree with 50% marks.
  1. Alliance School of Business, Alliance University
 This institute has a ranking of AAA+. It is among the top few best institutes of management in India. The institute has a collection of the best names in their faculty. The teachers in the institute go beyond the concept of classroom teaching. The amalgamation of the ideas both from east and west has lead to the fabrication of the well adapted and the most flexible managers. The students of this institute are an ace in all the sub sections of the term business .The overall development of the students is credited to the up to date theory and practical drills. This is done by maintaining a perfect co ordination with the alumni.
Founded in-2010
Courses offered Duration Fee
Masters of business administration 2 years 13.28 - 13.80 lakh
Executive post graduate diploma in management 16 months 02.40 - 02.60 lakh
Post graduate diploma in management 2 years 08.00 - 08.25 lakh
Executive diploma-work experience of minimum 24 months and a graduation degree.
  1. Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore
It is one of the best Business school in the southern part of India. The students who graduate from this B-school are value driven and self motivated. The facilities are world class which helps the students to drench in the elaborate experience from all over the country 24x7.The students participate in regular work- shops which are presided over by the industry leaders. The assembly of the faculty that the institute is proud of keeps enriching the students. The involvement of the faculty with the students is one to one making the students confident to take over the problems of the business world .It provides 100% placements.
Founded in-1999
Eligibility - CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, ATMA, GMAT and CMAT.
Courses offered Duration Fee
Post Graduate diploma in management 2 years 10.00 - 10.20 lakh
  1. Christ University
It is the known deemed university of the south to attain a degree in business. The competitive world of business is best understood by the esteemed faculty and the outside alumni support of the industry. The institute keeps the students on their toes to give them the feel of the completion they will face after completing their degree. Years of experience in this field has lead to the beautiful tailoring of the objectives that suffice the business temperament of the national and international market. They have reliable resources in the industry as their alumni occupy the best positions in the industry.
Founded in-1969
Eligibility - CAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, GMAT
Courses offered Duration Fee
MBA in travel and tourism management 2 years 03.10 - 03.40 lakh
  1. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangaluru
This is the college of symbiosis international University having its campus in Bangaluru. The experience in the field of education is well known of this deemed university. One of the premier institutes of the country which has a secure network of alumni all over the world. This institute helps the students to engulf in confidence with which they become employers and not just competent employees. The caliber of the institute is marked by the top companies which visit its campus for placements. The education is not only on the academic level it is on the personal level as well.
Founded in-2008
Eligibility - SNAP for MBA
Graduation for other  courses
Courses offered Duration Fee
Master of Business Administration 2 years 13.99 - 14.10 lakh
Executive MBA 30 months 04.40 - 04.60 lakh
PGDM in Financial Management 1 year 01.10 - 01.12 lakh
PGDM in Operations Management 1 year 01.10 - 01.12 lakh
PGDM in Human Resource Management 1 year 01.10 - 01.12 lakh
PGDM in Marketing Management 1 year 01.10 - 01.12 lakh
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