The MBA rankings recently published on the Financial Times website has enlists a total of 100 business schools across the world, and is assessed in different criteria such as weighted salary, international course experience rank, international mobility rank among multiple others.
Internationally, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in the United States ranked first, with France’s Insead coming in second. Columbia Business School and Italy’s SDA Bocconi School of Management tied for third place, with Spain’s IESE Business School taking fifth place.
The Indian School of Business (ISB) situated in Hyderabad, ranked highest among other Indian Business Schools, with a world-wide rank of #31 in the FT MBA 2024 rankings.
A total of 6 Business schools in India made it to the list. Here’s an overview:
FT MBA ranking 2024: What is the methodology?
Here is an overview of some of the key criteria that was taken into account when rating business schools by the Financial Times rankings:
International Course Experience Rank: This rank is determined by whether the most recent graduating class participated in exchanges and internships lasting at least a month in countries other than where the school is located. It includes in-person, virtual, and hybrid experiences.
FT Research Rank: This rank is based on the number of articles published by current full-time faculty members in selected academic and practitioner journals from January 2021 to July 2023. It considers both the absolute number of publications and their relative weight based on faculty size.
Employed at Three Months: This metric represents the percentage of the most recent graduating class that secured employment or accepted a job offer within three months of completing their studies. The percentage in brackets indicates the portion of the class for which the business school could provide employment data, contributing to its final score.
Career Progress Rank: This rank is determined by changes in the seniority level and organization size of alumni compared to before their MBA.