Indian Institute of Management Calcutta has secured Rank 17 globally, as part of the Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2019 for its 2-Year Masters in Business Administration (earlier Post Graduate Programme in Management). Advancing by 6 ranks this year, the Institute has been ranked 1st in India among the five Indian B-Schools listed in the Rankings. This elevation in ranking is a reflection of the quality of education provided by the Institute, and the final outcome of successful employment among the 2-Year MBA programme’s alumni.
Among the parameters that the ranking was focused on, IIM Calcutta did better than its nearest Indian compatriots on categories which include – today’s salary, weighted salary, salary percentage increase, career progress ranking, involvement of international faculty, inclusion of international board members, percentage of female faculty and student gender diversity ratio.
Commenting on the 2019 Rankings, Professor Prashant Mishra, Dean, New Initiatives and External Relations said, “The FT Ranking for 2019 is a reiteration of the leadership positions that IIM Calcutta holds in the global management education landscape. With the internationalization of our curriculum over the years and some of the best faculty from across the world, our offerings are curated to address the needs of the dynamic business environment. As a result, we’ve been able to create a pool of ethical and responsible leaders across domains. The rankings will help us network more closely with the top B-schools across the globe.”
The other parameters that are considered for the rankings are value for money ranking, aims achieved by alumni on taking the course, career services ranking, employability among students within three months of completing the course, involvement of women in the Institute’s board, international student in-take, international mobility ranking, international course experience ranking, faculty with doctorates, languages, course fee (local currency), course length (months), number of students enrolled 2018-19 and company internships.