Chennai is home to several educational and research institutions. IIT Madras is ranked among the best centers of engineering education in India. It is also home to some of the best management institutes and is considered to be one of the liveliest and booming cities of the country. The city offers different MBA programs with specializations in Human Resources, Operation, Finance and Marketing. Any candidate who has completed graduation can apply for the MBA program of his liking. The admission is done on the basis of MAT, CAT, or GMAT scores, accompanied by group discussions and personal interview.
Here is a list of the best 10 MBA colleges in Chennai
Loyola Institute of Business Administration
Loyola Institute of Business Administration is a premier management school, which was founded in 1979. It is affiliated to the University of Madras. It offers a two-year full-time MBA (PGDM) program and a part-time MBA (PGBM) programme of 3 years duration. It also offers an Executive MBA programme. The performance of students at the PGDM programme is continuously evaluated and rigorously monitored in order to motivate them to excel.
Admission Procedure: The admissions are done on the basis of XAT scores or CAT scores of a candidate. The selected candidates are called in for a GD (Group Discussion) and a PI (Personal Interview).
Loyola Institute of Business Administration
LIBA, Loyola College
Tank Bund Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 034 India.
Great Lakes Institute of Management
Great Lakes Institute of Management offers numerous courses in management and is one leading management institutes in India. It offers a full-time Post-Graduate Program in Management (1 year) and the Post Graduate Diploma in Management. The Post Graduate Executive Program in Management is for two years. An added of this course is that a student can pursue it simultaneously with his job.
Admission Procedure: Selection is purely based on the GMAT or CMAT score of the candidates.
East Coast Road, Manamai Village ThirukazhukundramTaluk
Tamil Nadu – 603102
National Institute of Management Studies
The National Institute of Management Studies had begun in 2004 with a 50-acre campus. It is affiliated to the University of Madras and has a dynamic infrastructure. It provides a Full Time Two Year MBA Course, approved by the AICTE, New Delhi.
Admission Procedure: As per the Institute’s official website-
- Students are admitted based on the TANCET (TamilNadu Common Entrance Test) or consortium score.
- Application for admission to a course should be made only in the prescribed form, which will be sent along with the prospectus.
- Application forms properly filled in should be sent only to admission Office or handed over in person along with (1) a Xerox Copy of the mark sheet of qualifying examination attested by a Gazetted Officer (2) Prescribed Registration Fee. Registration Fee can be paid in cash at the Admission Office or by DD in favour of National Institute of Management Studies. (Policies enumerated herein are subject to change.)
National Institute of Management Studies,
KCG Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Salai,
Karapakkam, Chennai – 600 097
Tamil Nadu. India.
SKR Engineering College (Department of Management Studies)
SKR Engineering College is affiliated to the Anna University and is also approved by the AICTE New Delhi. It is ISO 9001:2000 certified by TUV Germany. Its department of Management Studies offers two year MBA programme. It is affiliated to Anna University and approved by AICTE with the intake of 60 students. Corporate giants like TCS, Cognizant, HCL, Wipro, Bahwan Cybertek, Birlasoft, Mu – Sigma have visited the campus for placements.
Admission Procedure: It has 60 seats for the MBA program and admissions are based on the rules and regulations stipulated by Government of Tamil Nadu. (For more information visit official website of the College.)
S K R Engineering College
Nazarathpet, (1.5 Kms from Poonamallee)
Chennai – 600 123
Asan Institute of Management
Asan Institute of Management (AIM) is one of the premier institutes in Chennai. Apart from offering several full-time management programs, it is packed with a two-year full-time MBA (Master of Business Administration). It is affiliated to the University of Madras and is also approved by the AICTE, Ministry of HRD, and Government of India.
Admission Procedure: The mode of admission is through MAT, CAT and CMAT scores, followed by personal interviews and group discussion.
1/176, Bharathiyar Salai,
Velachery – Tambaram Road, Jaladampet,
Chennai – 600 100
Tamil Nadu, India
Velammal College of Management and Computer Studies
Velammal College of Management is an ISO 2000 Certified Institution. It is also affiliated to the University of Madras. It offers full-time MBA course which can be completed in 2 years’ time. The college has a fine infrastructure encompassing a library, canteen, Gymnasium, hostel facility and an auditorium.
Admission Procedure: Students are selected on the basis of their test scores of MAT as well as CAT. The cut off marks for MAT is 500 while that of CAT score is 50. It has 60 seats available in MBA.
Velammal College of Management and Computer Studies, Chennai
Ambattur-Red Hills Road
Chennai, Tamil Nadu