Uttar Pradesh has been known for its educational excellence around the county. Uttar Pradesh is a north Indian state and lies at the center of India. It is the most densely populated state of the country.
The literacy rate of Uttar Pradesh is 67.68%, as per the census 2011 report. This state has many esteemed management colleges like the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Indian Institute of Technology, etc.
Here we have gathered a list of Top MBA Colleges in Uttar Pradesh 2019. Colleges across Uttar Pradesh have been rated on several factors. Some major factors are quality of education, college affiliation and approval ratings, placement records of the students, faculty to student ratio, student’s preferences & infrastructure and facilities provided by colleges.
Every person who aspires to do great things in life must know the value of education in life. Education is the corner store of a person’s life. People who have done under graduation must decide whether they should join a company after college or pursue higher studies in the field of interest.
One particular field which generates a lot of interest in graduates is MBA courses and after all who does not dream about becoming a high-rank employee in a multinational company.
IIMs are apex major institutions in India, that are ranked high for their reputation, infrastructure, and resourcefulness, quality of management education, placements and facilities.
What is an MBA?
An MBA or “Master in Business Administration” is an internationally recognized degree designed to harness the skills required for careers in business and management. The degree is widely considered essential for those targeting top C-level management posts. An MBA opens doors to vast alumni networks, top-tier internships and the very best positions in multinationals.
Importance of the MBA
MBAs have a promising future as their salary structure from the starting stage of their career is far high than usual Masters Students in other fields.
Reaching management positions which are the top positions in a company become easy with an MBA degree in your resume. Studies reveal as much as 70% of MBAs serve as managers and board directors in their respective organizations. With an MBA, a student’s scope of networking enhances.
It all begins from their immediate professors, lecturers and teachers moving on to potential employers, business associates, colleagues moving on to business partners and collaborators at the final stage. As a professional course, MBA leaves scope for a student to not only gain knowledge but also get accustomed to the industry standards in terms of communication and managerial moves. This again depends on the college/institute you pick to pursue an MBA course.
Aspired candidates can appear in the CAT (Common Admission Test) and MAT (Management Aptitude Test) exams to get admission in MBA program all across India.
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University organizes a state-level exam named UPSEE for providing admission in MBA course in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Besides these examinations, students can also apply through other examinations such as XAT, CMAT & ATMA scores.
At its core value, an MBA is about general management. The degree is a Masters degree in business management theory and practice. It is a broad study of all the important aspects of management.
The curriculum includes courses in core studies such as accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, general management, operations, strategy, leadership and negotiations and elective courses that build on the fundamentals, allowing students to deepen their knowledge and skills in areas relevant to their personal career goals and ambitions.
Specialized MBA programs
Specialized MBA programs have been gaining popularity in recent years. Business management is such a huge field that specialized programs are the requirement of the time.
Unlike general MBAs or non-specialized programs, they offer specialized knowledge in one particular area, enabling attendees to deepen their expertise in a particular business area or a branch of the science.
The specialized MBA program is an MBA with a focus on a particular business area such as real estate, marketing, supply chain management, healthcare, investment management, etc. These programs prepare competent, ready-for-the-job professionals with knowledge and skills tailored to the needs of a particular industry.
Now to back to the question of the article which is the top colleges in Uttar Pradesh (UP)
Top MBA colleges in Uttar Pradesh (UP):
1. Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
The Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L) is an autonomous public business school in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was established in 1984 by the Government of India. IIM Lucknow offers a post-graduate diploma, fellowship, and executive programs in management.
The admission for the two years PGP and fellowship programs is done through Common Admission Test (CAT), while the GMAT score is used for International Programs in Management for Executives, one-year full-time residential programs equivalent to an MBA program.
The programs are accredited by the global accreditation body AMBA. The institute has tie-ups with 24 leading B-schools across the world for student exchange programs. Several b-competitions, cultural and sports events are organized by various clubs, academic interest groups, and committees throughout the year.
2. Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad (IMT)
IMT Ghaziabad is a business school with its main campus at Ghaziabad in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is consistently ranked as one of India’s best business schools. It is an AICTE approved business school which adds to its reputation and offers postgraduate diploma and executive education programs in management. It also offers distance learning and collaborative programs.
IMT was ranked #31 amongst management schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018, 23 by Business Today’s “India’s best B-schools 2016, and 17 in India by Outlook India’s “Top 100 Management Schools” of 2016.
3. Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida
BIMTECH is a postgraduate business school located in the city of Greater Noida, an education hub known as Knowledge Park in the National Capital Region of India. It was established in the year 1988.
BIMTECH is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) as well as the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC); both are the highest domestic accrediting bodies in India.
It has a strong alumni network that has a 6600+ strong alumni base and enjoys a highly symbiotic relationship with its alumni. It was ranked 12th by Business Today-MDRA all India among Private Business schools.
4. Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
The Institute of Management Studies is the business School of Banaras Hindu University. Established in 1968 as the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS, BHU), it is among one of the earliest management schools in India.
The institute offers several two-year Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs. Admission is based on the combined merit acquired by a candidate in CAT(Common aptitude test), group discussion and interview.
Eligibility requirements are a graduate degree under 10+2+3 Pattern/degree in Technology, Medicine, Education or Law / Post-graduate degree in any discipline under 10+2+3+2 pattern from any Indian University/Institution recognized by AIU/AICTE with at least 50% marks in aggregate).
5. SMS College, Varanasi
SMS Varanasi got 31st All India Rank in B-School Ranking’ Maintaining its upward spree, the School of Management Sciences (SMS), 31st rank was given to SMS Varanasi in the latest B-School survey conducted by ‘Business India’ (Dec18-31, 2017 issue) which shows further consolidation of the private B-Schools in the country. In Uttar Pradesh, SMS Varanasi is one of the best colleges for MBA. SMS, Varanasi has 25 years of experience in the management field.
SMS-Varanasi Accredited With Grade “A” College by NAAC, thus it also comes under Bihar Student Credit Card Scheme the only private management college in Varanasi, and there only 3 private colleges in the entire Uttar-Pradesh.
This ranking is achieved by efforts of the wonderful performance by SMS Faculty members since 1995 coupled with powerful infrastructure in terms of amenities and facilities which are being utilized effectively.
SMS Varanasi happens to be one of the few institutions in the country to publish four Research-based journals in different areas of professional education, two of these, ‘Management Insight’ and ‘Purushartha’ are internationally indexed, and such credentials mostly rest with public sector Institutions.
SMS Varanasi provides value-based education since inception perhaps that could be the reason for students patronizing the Institute. The placements too have considerably grown in terms of both numbers and package this year.
School of Management Sciences is a business school in Lucknow, it was established in 2008, as an extension of the renowned School of Management Sciences, Varanasi, The School is approved by the AICTE Ministry of HRD, New Delhi and Affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University.
SMS, Lucknow is the only youngest Institute to have NAAC B++ Grade in Lucknow and 4th in U.P. among all other colleges offering Engineering and Management Courses.
7. KCC institute of technology and management, Greater Noida
Having its main campus in Greater Noida and conceived as a hub for leadership and mentorship that has set the highest standards in higher education, the KCC Institute of Technology and Management has established a national wide reputation as one of the best technology and management institutes in India.
The Institute offers a full range postgraduate course in management which is fully recognized by the Government of India. The Institute is affiliated to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University formally known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) and its postgraduate management courses are approved by AICTE.
The Institute has constantly ranked ahead of other institutions based on various parameters such as faculty with the most corporate experience, overall student satisfaction ratio, infrastructure development around the campus, strategic alliances to facilitate student placement, and several other factors.
8. Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
The Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow College was established in 1995, The Lucknow campus of Jaipuria Institute of Management was ranked in the 51-75 bands among management colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework NIRF in 2018.
9. Sharda University, Greater Noida
Sharda University is a private university in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, India. The university offers courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. School of Business Studies (SBS), Sharda University offers different programs including BBA, MBA, Ph.D. and integrated programs in several disciplines. MAT/XAT scores are validated for the admission of MBA applicants. Sharda University also conducts an online test named SUAT for the candidates who don’t appear in MAT/XAT.
10. Jaypee Business School, Noida
Jaypee Business School (JBS) was started in the year 2007 as a constituent of Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (Deemed University). It has made massive progress in a short period and has shown a very high level of academic accomplishment over a period of time.
JBS has benchmarked itself with the latest content and teaching methodologies all across the country. JBS grooms its students remembering its mission into leaders who are adaptable, flexible and sensitive to the cross-cultural business context which has become a basic requirement of the world. Students are also made aware of their social responsibility through a unique social internship program during their two-year tenure.
JBS is one of the few Indian B-Schools, which can boast of its state-of-the-art resources. All academic activities at JBS are faculty-driven. JBS faculties are all respected professionals who have been recognized for their achievements in their respective fields.
11. Shiv Nadar University, Dadri
Shiv Nadar University (or SNU) is a private research university founded in 2011 in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh in India. It was founded by Shiv Nadar, founder, and chairman of HCL. The University’s stated aim is “to create an enduring, research-led, interdisciplinary university. The University is currently registered with DSIR, Government of India as a Research Institution. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked Shiv Nadar University 72 overall in India and 48 among universities in 2018.
This article was updated on 3rd June 2020