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For the first time, a business school in India features in the list of Top 20 business schools in the world. The list released by the Financial Times has the Indian School of Business at Hyderabad at Rank 20 amongst business schools in the world.

The top 10 in the listing:-

  1. University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School
  2. London Business School
  3. Columbia Business School
  4. Stanford University GSB
  5. Harvard Business School
  7. MIT Sloan
  8. IE Business School
  9. Universty of Chicago GSB
  10. University of Cambridge, Judge

The FT ranking is calculated on the basis of 20 criteria covering specifics like career progress of graduates, diversity of the MBA experience, international mobility of alumni, ideas generation and research, etc.

Dean Rammohan Rao of ISB said, “This is a landmark event for the ISB. It sums up our single-minded goal to be recognised as a global centre of excellence in business education. This ranking is an important milestone in our journey to be an internationally top-ranked research-driven, and independent management institution that grooms leaders for the world.”