ISB ranked India's best B-school in FT Global MBA Ranking 2024; leads in research, alumni network

By Team Marcomm Feb 12, 2024

  • Ranked #1 in India and #31 globally
  • Top B-school in India for research, ranked #52 globally
  • Ranked #1 globally in salary percentage increase
  • Top B-school in India for Alumni Network, ranked #8 globally

Consolidating its position as the best B-school in India and among the top-ranked in the world, the Indian School of Business has been ranked #31 globally in the Financial Times (FT) Global MBA Ranking 2024, released today. 

This is a substantial rise from a global ranking of 39 last year. At the Asia level, the ranking of the school has gone up to #5, up from the 6th spot last year.

The ranking highlights ISB's strengths across various criteria such as research, alumni network, and career services.

In research, one of the major focus areas of the school, ISB is again ranked #1 in India, with a global rank #52 this time, up from #61 last year. This underlines ISB’s continued focus on the quality of research produced by the faculty. A stated mission of the school is to create and disseminate research-based knowledge that influences scholarship, practice and polity.

In terms of Salary Percentage Increase, ISB is ranked #1 globally on this key parameter. FT data says PGP candidates at ISB see a massive 229% rise in salaries, comparing before and after the course.

ISB is ranked the best in India also in Alumni Network and Career Services; and ranked #8 and #19 globally on these parameters, respectively.

“The consistent ranking as the top B-school in India in the FT Global MBA Ranking underscores ISB’s commitment to academic rigour, quality research, and unparalleled alumni support and success,” said Ramabhadran Thirumalai, Deputy Dean, Academic Programmes, ISB.

He added, “From leading the world in Salary Percentage Increase to topping the charts in Alumni Network and Career Services, the ranking reaffirms our position as a global leader in management education.”