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 Institute Location Latest NIRF Score Latest NIRF Ranking
1. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai, Maharashtra 66.80 5
2 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur, West Bengal 63.36 7
3 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi New Delhi 63.31 8
4 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee, Uttarakhand 62.95 9
5 Xavier Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 62.66 10
6 Management Development Institute Gurgaon, Haryana 59.59 12
7 National Institute of Industrial Engineering Mumbai, Maharashtra 57.02 14
8 Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai, Tamil Nadu 55.25 16
9 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 53.43 17
10 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Pune, Maharashtra 52.80 18

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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