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WSJ/THE Ranking 2019: ISB, IIM-Calcutta among top 3 for one-year MBA program

India bags two spots in the top five one-year MBA degree courses in the world in the latest Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education raking. The Indian School of Business (ISB) has got second and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-Calcutta) has bagged the third rank globally. The first rank is grabbed by the University of Hong Kong.

WSJ/THE Ranking 2019: One-year MBA programme

#1 University of Hong Kong, China
#2 Indian School of Business
#3 Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
#4 SP Jain School of Global Management, Australia
#5 IMD, Switzerland

ISB, Hyderabad has come up as top B-school in Indian and ninth in the world. Rajendra Srivastava, dean, ISB, Hyderabad said, “While THE ranks one-year and two-year programs separately, it uses the same criteria and scale. Our weighted score on the criteria places us ninth in the world among all one and two-year MBA programmes. ‘THE’ describes how one-year programs are increasing in popularity not only in Europe and Asia but also in the USA where they are less common. One-year programmes enable students to put their skills to use sooner, and have lower costs.”

114 B-schools from 24 countries in the world were assessed across 20 parameters including student engagement student outcome, teaching environment among others. The rankings also provide a comparative study between the one-year and two-year MBA programs. While India has performed well in the one-year MBA courses, it has, however, not secured ranking under the top 10 of the two-year MBA programs.

US dominates the MBA

The United States of America (USA) has maintained the trend of becoming the top choice for Business graduates as it has not only secured the top spot for the two year MBA ranking with Stanford Graduate School for Business but also nine out of top 10 schools in two year MBA are from the US.

The China Europe International Business School, Shanghai has secured the 10th spot in the two-year MBA programs list and is the top choice outside the US.

American B-schools have secured 44 spots out of top 54 two-year MBA programs, maintaining the dominance of the West.


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