28 Sep 2020 20:37 IST

IIM Udaipur, youngest B-school ranked in FT Masters in Management

The institute is ranked first on the basis of value for money and career progression in India

Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIMU) ranks 72nd for its two-year MBA programme in the FT Masters in Management 2020 Rankings. The FT MiM ranking observes top 90 Masters in Management programmes globally and IIMU has moved up four places from its 76th rank in 2019.

The FT ranking assesses management institutes on several parameters, including alumni career progress, school diversity and research. IIM Udaipur received an impressive 78 per cent in goals achieved and a remarkable 9.09 points in overall satisfaction. Additionally, IIM Udaipur is ranked first in India on the basis of value for money and career progression among the FT MiM ranked B-schools.

QS World University Rankings

The B-School has also been featured in another Global Ranking released recently — the Masters in Management (MiM) QS World University Ranking 2021 in the 101+ band. The institute was first placed in the QS MiM rankings last year and it is noteworthy that IIMU is one of the youngest b-schools in the list.

On this achievement, Pankaj Patel, Chairman, IIM Udaipur, said, “I congratulate all the faculty members, staff, alumni and students. From day one, IIM Udaipur had a clear vision in place which included commitment to high-quality research and developing managers and entrepreneurs who will be tomorrow’s leaders. These rankings are stepping stones for the institute as we work towards our 2030 vision of becoming a global management school.”

Core vision

“IIM Udaipur has recognised two core areas for vision 2030 — high-quality research and student transformation. IIMU would focus on further enhancing students’ individual transformational journeys,” added Janat Shah, Director, IIM Udaipur. Its graduates have already created an impact across industry domains and geographies, and currently work with some of the most respected companies in more than 12 countries besides leading entrepreneurial ventures of their own.

IIM Udaipur arrived on the global education stage by getting accreditation from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in merely eight years of its establishment. It is also currently ranked fourth in India, after ISB, IIMA and IIMB, for research in the field of management, according to the methodology used by UT Dallas which tracks publications in the leading global journals.