AACSB & AMBA Accredited Business Schools of India.

AACSB & AMBA Accredited Business Schools of India

Updated as on Feb 13, 2020. We have been receiving queries on accreditation of many Business Schools in India and their claims of being accredited, hence for the sake of clarification and understanding please read carefully and note:

Any institute can be a member of AMBA or AACSB by paying a fee but that certainly does not make the institute ‘AMBA or AACSB accredited’ and the Institute cannot claim to be accredited. 

About AMBA: The Association of MBAs is the impartial authority on postgraduate management education and is committed to raising profile and quality standards internationally for the benefit of business schools, students, alumni and employers. The Association of MBAs (AMBA) has accredited MBA, DBA and MBM programmes at 257 graduate business schools in 54 countries and territories, till date.

2 Business School of country are triple accredited: IIM Calcutta and IIM Indore. READ: IIM Indore is becomes the 2nd B School of country to get Triple Crown

According to AMBA, the accreditation service follows a global standard for all MBA, DBA and Master's degrees, currently accrediting programmes from the top 2% of business schools in over 70 countries. Accredited business schools, their students and alumni are provided with access to a range of exclusive services and benefits, including superior world-class events and training.

Only 10 Business Schools from India is having AMBA Accreditation till now – As on Feb 13th 2020, 12:00 Hours IST.  

The Management Institutes accredited by AMBA so far are:

1. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
2. Indian Institute of Management Indore
3. Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
4. Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
5. MDI Management Development Institute
6. SP Jain Institute of Management & Research
7. XLRI Xavier School of Management
8. IMI New Delhi
9. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
10. NMIMS School of Business Management, Bangalore

About AACSB: AACSB International (AACSB) connects educators, students, and business and is known for providing highest standards of excellence since 1916. AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to over 1,600 member organizations and more than 800 accredited business schools worldwide.

Only 11 Business Schools from India is ACSB Accreditation as of now – Dec 26th 2019, 11:00 Hours IST.
  1. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM C)
  2. Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIM U)
  3. Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM I)
  4. Indian School of Business  (ISB)
  5. XLRI Jamshedpur
  6. Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad
  7. S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research
  8. School of Business Management, NMIMS University
  9. T. A. Pai Management Institute
  10. IFIM Business School, Bangalore
  11. Amrita School of Business (Coimbatore).
  12. ICFAI Business School Hyderabad
  13. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Lucknow (IIM L)
  14. Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD) Pune

If case of any doubt, easiest way to confirm is to visit the site of the respective accreditation authority and find if the name is listed or not.





Manik Guleria 2/19/2020 11:17:10 AM

T. A. Pai management institute (TAPMI, Manipal) is both AMBA and AACSB accredited.

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