22 Jan 2021 15:07 IST

ISB tops in India in The Economist MBA Ranking 2021

Ranking was based on career opportunities, educational experience, salary, and potential to network

The Indian School of Business (ISB) has been ranked first in India and globally at 44 in the Economist full-time MBA Ranking 2021. The ranking surveyed alumni from Post Graduate Programme (PGP) class of 2019 and students from the PGP class of 2020. ISB has participated in The Economist ranking for the first time.

The Economist ranked the programmes on four broad categories: new career opportunities, personal development and educational experience, salary, and potential to network, with subsets in each category. Globally, ISB is ranked second under “open new career opportunities” which includes diversity of recruiters, placement success, alumnus rating of career service; fifth in Australasia, and seventh in “Alumnus rating of alumni effectiveness parameter” under potential to network category.

New growth paths

Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, ISB, in a statement today said, “The Economist’s ranking reiterates that ISB offers the best holistic education to its students and equips them to become future ready. This global ranking is a clear testimony that ISB is at the forefront in offering the finest management education to its students and has the resources and expertise to convert challenges into new growth opportunities.”

“ISB was one of the early business schools to realign and pivot its approach to the unprecedented COVID crisis, and was fully geared up to meet the challenge. ISB will continue to tread new growth paths which in turn will augur well in redefining management education both at the national and international level,” he said.