Every year numerous MBA aspirants appear for the different MBA entrance tests like CAT, MAT, etc. to take admissions in the top MBA colleges in India. All the MBA entrance tests are highly competitive and aspirants are required to be thoroughly prepared and confident.

In India, the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are considered to be the best institutes for pursuing a postgraduate management degree. The IIMs consider the scores of CAT exam for admissions and only a handful of students make it to their preferred IIM every year. So, in this article, some of the top MBA colleges other than IIMs are listed that are equally good and offers an excellent academic environment.

Top Non-IIM MBA Colleges:

Sl. No.Name of the InstituteLocationLatest NIRF ScoreLatest NIRF Ranking
1.Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai, Maharashtra66.805
2Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpur, West Bengal63.367
3Indian Institute of Technology DelhiNew Delhi63.318
4Indian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkee, Uttarakhand62.959
5Xavier Labour Relations InstituteJamshedpur, Jharkhand62.6610
6Management Development InstituteGurgaon, Haryana59.5912
7National Institute of Industrial EngineeringMumbai, Maharashtra57.0214
8Great Lakes Institute of ManagementChennai, Tamil Nadu55.2516
9Indian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpur, Uttar Pradesh53.4317
10Symbiosis Institute of Business ManagementPune, Maharashtra52.8018

These were some of the best institutes other than IIMs that offer equal academic and career opportunities to the MBA aspirants. Apart from these, some of the other noteworthy institutes include FMS Delhi, S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, etc.  

Most of these institutes consider CAT scores to shortlist candidates for admissions. So, MBA aspirants who wish to join the IIMs or any of the aforementioned institutes should have proper CAT preparation and score well in it.

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