Top 20 B-Schools in India - Based on Gender Diversity

In our newest series of articles, we will publish a list of top-20 B-schools in India, based on many important parameters. In the second article of this series, we are listing the top-20 B-Schools in India, based on Gender Diversity.


In our first article in this series, we listed the Top 20 B-Schools in India - Based on Salary.  However, there are several factors that make an MBA class an enriching experience.  Diversity - both the gender as well as the education - contributes to enriching of the learning experience in an MBA class.  We covered how some of our top MBA brands are now focusing on including diversity in our article, Top B-schools are taking definitive steps to improve diversity in the MBA class.  


For long, an MBA class has been a bastion of males!  It is true both in India and internationally.  Here are the top 20 B-schools in India based on gender diversity. 



Name of B-School

Program Name

Percentage of Women in Class

1 Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Xavier University, Bhubaneshwar MBA-HRM 54%
2 MICA - The School of Ideas, Ahmedabad PGDM-C 47%
2 XLRI, Jamshedpur PGDHRM 47%
3 International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi PGDM 40%
4 Indian Institute of Management, Indore PGP 39%
4 Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai MA-HRM 39%
5 Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi PGP-HRM 39%
6 Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi PGDM 37%
7 Indian Institute of Management, Raipur PGPM 35%
8 TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal PGDM 33%
8 SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai PGDM 33%
9 MISB Bocconi, Mumbai PGDB 33%
10 Indian School of Business (ISB), Mohali PGPM 32%
11 Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand PGDRM 32%
11 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras MBA 32%
12 Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad PGPM 31%
12 Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur PGP 31%
13 Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow PGP 30%
14 NMIMS, Mumbai MBA 30%
14 Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad PGDM 30%
14 Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Xavier University MBA-BM 30%
14 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune MBA 30%
14 Indian Institute of Technology, (Department of Management Studies), New Delhi MBA 30%
15 Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore PGPM 28%
16 Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi and Kolkata MBA-IB 28%
16 Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode PGP 28%
17 XLRI, Jamshedpur PGDBM 25%
17 Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta PGDM 25%
18 Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon PGPM 22%
18 Indian Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam PGPM 22%
19 Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai MMS 21%


* Percentages are rounded off