30 Jan 2019 16:46 IST

IIM-B placed highest among IIMs by FT rankings

The one-year, full-time EPGP programme shoots up two spots to be placed at no. 33

IIM Bangalore’s one-year full-time Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) has been ranked among the top 35 in the Financial Times (FT) Global MBA Ranking 2019 for the second consecutive year. At 33rd position, the EPGP at IIM-B takes the highest spot amongst all IIMs in the FT Global MBA Ranking 2019.

IIM-B’s EPGP programme has moved up two places in the list. The other management schools in the list include Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard Business School, INSEAD, London Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton and Columbia Business School.

Professor Abhoy K Ojha, Dean of Academic Programmes at IIM-B, said: “It is a proud moment here at IIM-B. This ranking strengthens our belief in our methodology. Our curriculum provides a unique blend of strategic thinking, theoretical knowledge and experiential learning to face real-life business challenges.”

The ranking is based on surveys of the business schools and their alumni. Programmes are assessed according to the career progression of alumni, the school’s idea generation and the diversity of students and faculty. This ranking features the world’s best 100 full-time global B-schools. A total of 150 schools took part in the 2019 edition of the ranking.