26 Jun 2021 10:52 IST

QS EMBA Rankings 2021: IIM Bangalore secures top rank in India

The B-school has bagged the 39th spot globally and 10th spot in the Asia-Pacific category

The Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has been ranked the best in India in the latest edition of QS Executive MBA Rankings. IIMB has bagged the 39th spot globally, making it the only Indian institute to feature in the list of the top 100. In the Asia-Pacific category, IIMB holds the 10th spot, leading the B-school brigade from India.

The QS EMBA Rankings considers career outcomes, diversity, employer reputation, executive profile and thought leadership. While employer reputation carries a weightage of 30 per cent, thought leadership and executive profile hold 25 percent and 15 percent, respectively. Career outcomes and diversity hold the rest 20 per cent and 10 per cent, respectively. IIM Bangalore secured the top rank in India with a score of 61.8. The programme scored notably well on the parameter of career outcomes, employer reputation and thought leadership.

Prof Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Bangalore, said: “This ranking underlines once again the excellent quality of IIMB’s academic programmes across different formats.” Quacquarelli Symonds has evaluated 176 global EMBA programmes from all over the world.

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore has been ranked in the top 22.2 per cent of universities worldwide in the 2021 edition. Globally, France’s HEC Paris tops this year’s EMBA rankings. The Wharton School has claimed the second position while Spain’s IESE Business School stands at third place.