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NIRF Management Ranking 2019 for B-schools in India is live now. Approved by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) B-school ranking 2019 for MBA colleges in India was released on April 8, 2019 by Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind.  IIM Bangalore has emerged as the top management institute in the NIRF MBA Ranking 2019 leaving behind IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta. 

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There are nine categories in award of NIRF Ranking. Apart from NIRF B-School Ranking 2019, the MHRD NIRF Ranking in its 4th year have been split in eight other categories. Accordingly, there are 9 categories of NIRF Ranking 2019 in which best institutes have been ranked. The categories are –Overall Ranking; NIRF Ranking for University; NIRF Ranking for Engineering Institutes; NIRF Ranking for Colleges; NIRF Ranking Management Institutes; NIRF Ranking for Pharmacy; NIRF Ranking for Law Institutes; NIRF Ranking for Architecture; NIRF Ranking for Medical colleges.    

 

4th NIRF Ranking
This is the fourth NIRF B-school Ranking. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD and launched by Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development on 29th September 2015. The first NIRF MBA Ranking was released on April 4, 2016 and since then the MHRD NIRF Ranking is released annually in the month of April. So far, NIRF Ranking has been released for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

 

75 B-Schools Ranked Instead of 50 in NIRF MBA Ranking
Although there are 100 management institutes in NIRF Management Ranking 2019 and the number of total B-schools in MHRD NIRF Ranking remains same as was last year, one of the key changes in NIRF MBA Ranking this year is that there are 75 management institutes and university management departments which are ranked from 1 to 75 in MHRD NIRF Ranking 2019 as against 50 last year. Rest other 25 management institutes have been placed in the rank band of 76-100 without assigning any specific NIRF ranking.

 

IIM Bangalore Takes #1 Position from IIM Ahmedabad
IIM Bangalore has been awarded Rank #1 in MHRD NIRF Ranking 2019 replacing IIM Ahmedabad which remained at #1 position in NIRF Ranking in 2017 and 2018 consecutively. IIM Bangalore, however, was ranked #1 in the very first NIRF B School Ranking announced in 2016.

 

MHRD NIRF Ranking Management: Top 5 B-schools in Last Four Years
MHRD NIRF Rankings have witnessed many B-schools going up and down with their ranking positions during last four year. Apart from IIM Bangalore, IIM Indore has climbed to 5th position in NIRF MBA Ranking 2019 from 9th position last year. IIT Bombay which was at 5th position last year has gone down to 10th position this year. In the NIRF Management Ranking 2019, all the top 5 positions have gone to IIMs. Following are the top 5 management institutes as per NIRF B school Rankings during last 4 years:

B-School
NIRF Ranking 2019
NIRF Ranking 2018
NIRF Ranking 2017
NIRF Ranking 2016
IIM Bangalore
#1
#2
#2
#1
IIM Ahmedabad
#2
#1
#1
#2
IIM Calcutta
#3
#3
#3
#3
IIM  Lucknow
#4
#4
#4
#4
IIM Indore
#5
#9
#10
#10
IIM Kozhikode
#8
#6
#5
#6
IIT Bombay
#10
#5
NA
NA
IIM Udaipur
#13
#13
#15
#5

NIRF MBA Ranking 2019:  Top 75 B-schools
Following are the top 75 management institutes, university Management departments in NIRF B School Ranking

Rank
Name
City
State
Score
1
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Bengaluru
Karnataka
81.34
2
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
Gujarat
80.61
3
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Kolkata
West Bengal
79.05
4
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh
67.29
5
Indian Institute of Management Indore
Indore
Madhya Pradesh
67.01
6
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur
West Bengal
66.64
7
Xavier Labour Relations Institute
Jamshedpur
Jharkhand
65.33
8
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
Kozhikode
Kerala
64.82
9
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
New Delhi
Delhi
62.89
10
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mumbai
Maharashtra
62.74
11
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee
Uttarakhand
62.11
12
Management Development Institute
Gurugram
Haryana
61.89
13
Indian Institute of Management Udaipur
Udaipur
Rajasthan
60.79
14
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli
Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu
59.15
15
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
58.40
16
S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research
Mumbai
Maharashtra
55.67
17
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli
Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu
55.57
18
Great Lakes Institute of Management
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
55.09
19
Indian Institute of Management Raipur
Raipur
Chhattisgarh
53.86
20
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management
Pune
Maharashtra
53.56
20
SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
Mumbai
Maharashtra
53.56
22
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh
53.37
23
Indian Institute of Management Rohtak
Rohtak
Haryana
53.11
24
Indian Institute of Management Shillong
Shillong
Meghalaya
53.01
25
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur
Kashipur
Uttarakhand
52.76
26
ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education
Hyderabad
Telangana
52.74
27
International Management Institute New Delhi
New Delhi
Delhi
52.17
28
Indian Institute of Management Ranchi
Ranchi
Jharkhand
51.02
29
National Institute of Industrial Engineering
Mumbai
Maharashtra
50.96
30
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
Bhubaneswar
Odisha
50.95
31
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
New Delhi
Delhi
50.56
32
Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad
Dhanbad
Jharkhand
49.94
33
T. A. Pai Management Institute
Manipal
Karnataka
48.55
34
Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi
Delhi
48.42
35
Faculty of Management Studies
Delhi
Delhi
48.29
36
Loyola Institute of Business Administration
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
48.26
37
PSG College of Technology
Coimbatore
Tamil Nadu
47.58
38
Fore School of Management
New Delhi
Delhi
47.44
39
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi
Uttar Pradesh
47.27
40
Nirma University
Ahmedabad
Gujarat
47.22
41
Institute of Management Technology
Ghaziabad
Uttar Pradesh
46.81
42
Alliance University
Bengaluru
Karnataka
46.53
43
Anna University
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
45.75
44
Xavier University
Bhubaneswar
Odisha
45.70
45
International Management Institute Kolkata
Kolkata
West Bengal
45.44
46
Vellore Institute of Technology
Vellore
Tamil Nadu
45.13
47
Institute for Financial Management and Research
Satyavedu
Andhra Pradesh
45.00
48
Panjab University
Chandigarh
Chandigarh
44.99
49
Amity University
Gautam Budh Nagar
Uttar Pradesh
44.93
50
Goa Institute of Management
Sanquelim
Goa
44.72
51
Institute of Rural Management
Anand
Gujarat
44.13
52
Lovely Professional University
Phagwara
Punjab
44.08
53
Bharathidasan Institute of Management
Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu
43.91
54
K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research
Mumbai
Maharashtra
43.69
55
Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development
Pune
Maharashtra
43.65
56
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Dehradun
Uttarakhand
43.64
57
Birla Institute of Management Technology
Greater Noida
Uttar Pradesh
43.50
58
Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University (K L College of Engineering)
Vaddeswaram
Andhra Pradesh
43.28
59
Aligarh Muslim University
Aligarh
Uttar Pradesh
43.23
60
Indian Institute of Forest Management
Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh 
42.98
61
Birla Institute of Technology
Ranchi
Jharkhand
42.36
62
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
New Delhi
Delhi
42.01
63
Jaipuria Institute of Management
Noida
Uttar Pradesh
41.98
64
Chandigarh University
Mohali
Punjab
41.86
65
Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences
Solan
Himachal Pradesh
41.84
66
International Management Institute
Bhubaneswar
Odisha
41.55
67
Institute of Management Technology
Hyderabad
Telangana
41.31
68
Jaipuria Isntitute of Management
Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh
41.14
69
Jagan Institute of Management Studies
Delhi
Delhi
41.08
70
Institute of Management Technology
Nagpur
Maharashtra
40.40
71
Jaipuria Institute of Management
Jaipur
Rajasthan
40.21
72
IIHMR University
Jaipur
Rajasthan
40.08
73
SRM Institute of Science and Technology
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
40.05
74
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management
Delhi
Delhi
39.91
75
Chitkara University
Rajpura
Punjab
39.20

Although NIRF Ranking Management is again dominated by IIMs,  the PGDM colleges like XLRI Jamshedpur, SPJIMR Mumbai, MDI Gurgaon, IITs have also been awarded high ranking positions as compared to many IIMs.

 

NIRF Ranking 2019: Parameters & Methodology
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has been approved by the MHRD. This is the 4th year of MHRD NIRF ranking.

 

Following parameters have been used in MHRD NIRF Ranking 2019:

Parameter
Sub Parameter
Weightage (Marks Awarded out of 500)
Teaching, Learning & Resources
Student Strength including doctoral students; Faculty-Student Ratio; Combined Metric for Faculty with PhD & Experience; Total Budget & its utilization
100 Marks
Research & Professional Practice
Metric for Publications; Quality of Publications; IPR & Patents; Projects & Professional Practice & Executive Development Programmes
100 Marks
Graduation Outcomes
Placement percentage, Higher studies, Enttrepreneurship; Metric for University exam; Median Salary; Graduating students admitted to top universities; Number of PhD students graduated
100 Marks
Outreach and Inclusivity
Percentage of students from other states/countries (Regional diversity; Percentage of women; Economically & Socially challenged students; facilities for physically challenged students
100 Marks
Perception
Peer Perception – Employers & research Investors; Peer Perception –Academics; Public Perception; Competitiveness
100 Marks
Total Maximum Marks
-
500

The Ranking methodology draws from the overall recommendations broad understanding arrived at by a Core Committee set up by MHRD, to identify the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. The parameters with above weightage broadly cover “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.