According to the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report, Indian business schools have strengthened their standing among international employers as four Indian institutions have made it to the list of Top-10 b-schools in the Asia Pacific region. The four Indian b-schools that have made it to the Top-10 among Asia Pacific region are the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) (2nd), Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B) (5th), Indian School of Business (ISB) (7th), and the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata (IIM-K) (8th). Besides these, there are two other business schools that got featured in the list viz. SP Jain Institute of Management and Research at 16th rank and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, which made the cut this year for the first time at 21st place.
Overall, INSEAD - Singapore is the preferred choice among employers, retaining its position in the top spot of the Asia-Pacific rating for 3 years running. However, the schools that have shown the biggest improvements in employer opinion this year are Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and the Indian Institute of Management Kolkata, both of which jumped four places up the ratings.