MBA in India is a dream shared by thousands of students all across India every year. There are numerous MBA exams such as GMAT, CAT, MAT conducted each year sending students to some of the best MBA colleges in India and abroad. With a wide assortment of MBA programs available in the form of correspondence MBA, distance learning MBA, full time courses, MBA in HR, Marketing, Finance etc. Getting admissions in the right course and the right management college is very important.Punjab is an important education center for students from North India. It is approachable from all North Indian states and is hub to some reputed MBA colleges as well. With great infrastructure, near about 100% placements and a successful alumni list, these colleges are among the most preferred among management aspirants.
Top 5 MBA Colleges, Punjab
Management schools listed below have been rated on variables like placements, faculty background and fee charged. This is not a stable list as the ranking of these colleges, keeps changing year to year. Also a change in the variables and weight-age attached to each of them would result in a changed list. Therefore, the link in indicative of the best lost of Punjab's MBA institutes.
PCTE Institute of Management & Technology - Established in year 1999, the institute has surely made a mark with its industry-oriented management programs. The two-year course is affiliated to Punjab Technical University Jalandhar. Yearly intake is 120 and 60 for International Business specialization. Fee charged is close to 1,20,000 p.a. and admission is granted through MAT & MET (conducted jointly by PTU, GNDU and Punjabi University).
University Business School - Formerly known as Department of Commerce & Business Management, UBS is located in the heart of Punjab - Chandigarh. Apart from the regular MBA degree, other specializations available are, Biotechnology, International Business (IB) & Human Resources (HR). Intake for each of these management programs (general) is 16, 37 & 37 respectively. No of seats, available for general MBA is 74. Executive MBA is also offered with a total 39 seats for general candidates. Admission is based on CAT score, GD & PI.
Gian Jyoti Institute of Management & Technology - Ranking 3rd in this list, the 15 year old institute has been ranked among India's best B-schools. It is affiliated to PTU and considers Management Entrance Test (MET) score. Seats are allotted through a counseling process based on merit. Total tuition fee for the two year MBA is Rs. 2,00,000 (approximately).
Lovely University:- Lovely University, popularly known as LPU, was established in 1961 in Jalandhar. Even though the university has gained a reputation for its distance programs, regular ones are also quite excellent in terms of value for money. The university offers a diverse range of management specializations. The list is as follows:
Hospitality & Management
Entrepreneurship & Retail Management
Tourism & Hospitality
Media & Communication
Besides above-mentioned, others are MBA, MBA - with Twinning Arrangement, MBAwith International Exposure. For more details on each of these, visit - http://www.lpu.in/mba-courses-india.php.
Amity Global Business School - The 19 year old establishment is surely touching all major cities of the country. The MBA program at Amity GBS requires a minimum of 50% score in graduation as well as class XII. Admission will be granted on the basis of the total score calculated by adding individual scores in the Qualifying Exam, English Essay and PI. Collective fee for 2 years would be close to Rs. 2,50,000.
Besides top 5, Apeejay Institute of Management, Jalandhar (affiliated to PTU) & Indian Business School, Chandigarh, are also a few reputed names among the best B-Schools in Punjab.