Business School Grading

What will set your institute apart in India’s exploding education space?


Clearly, the quality of teaching imparted.


The quality of human capital you create is the primary determinant of the quality of students –  and a feature that draws in recruiters.


The CRISIL Business School Grading is India’s first independent and rigorous grading service for the education sector, specifically assessing business schools. Our B-school grading will enable your institute achieve greater academic excellence, establish the right profile, and showcase quality to students, faculty and employers across India.


Through our business school grading service, we aim to recognise and nurture quality management education, while helping employers and aspiring management graduates find business schools that best match their needs.


CRISIL's initiative for the education sector


CRISIL's mission is to become an integral part of India's skill development initiative. In this context, we believe grading education courses will create greater transparency in the education sector and enable all stakeholders to make informed decisions. The gradings will foster the exchange of best practices, helping improve the quality of education. We hope that in time our initiative will span the entire education sector. The launch of our business school gradings is merely a first step.

  • Quantitative and qualitative assessment ensures a robust and comprehensive evaluation
  • Grading process comprises information from the business school which, is also verified by way of a campus visit and feedback from recruiters and alumni
  • The grading benchmarks the programmes of your institute against your peers and helps improve brand equity
  • Provides an analysis of strengths and weaknesses that can help you differentiate and improve your programme 
  • Acts as an indicator of the quality of your B-school, providing assurance to students and recruiters
  • Enables students and employers to identify better quality programmes
  • Adds to the credibility of the institute
  • Showcases transparency in business school operations for funding or towards student bank loans
  • Helps identify and replicate best practices 
Business Schools Programmes Grading Valid Till CRISIL Report
National Grading State Grading
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad MBA A TS    18-Nov-20  
Xavier Institute of Management (XIM-B), Bhubaneshwar, Orissa MBA - Business Management A   OR A   10-Feb-20  
Management Development Institute (MDI), Murshidabad PGPM A   WB A   19-Nov-19  
N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mira Road, MMR, Maharashtra PGDM A   MH A   18-Oct-19  
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management Hyderabad, Telangana PGDM A TS A 17-Mar-21  
CMS Business School, Bangalore MBA A KA - A   12-Jun-20  
Bengal Institute of Business Studies (BIBS), Kolkata, West Bengal PGPBM A WB A   30-Apr-18  
Fore School of Management, New Delhi PGDM A   NCR A   30-Aug-17  
PGDM - IBM A   NCR A   30-Aug-17  
FLAME University, Pune, Maharashtra MBA A   MH-A   14-Oct-16  
ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, Telangana MBA A   TS-A    15-Sep-16  
Sydenham Institute of Management, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai, Maharashtra MMS A   MH A   22-Apr-16  
PGDBM A   MH A   22-Apr-16  
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad, NCR PGDM-Marketing A   NCR A   22-Dec-16  
Institute for Financial Management and Research Sri City, Andhra Pradhesh PGDM AP-A   22-Apr-16  
KLS Gogte Institute of Technology (GIT), Belagavi, Karnataka MBA B   KA-A 19-Jul-16  
T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal, Karnataka
PGDM A   KA-A   02-Jun-16  
Goa Institute of Management, Sanquelim, Goa PGDM A   GA A   19-Apr-16  
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS)-School of Management, Chennai, Tamil Nadu MBA B   TN A 06-Jan-16  
MBA - Aviation Management B   TN B   06-Jan-16  
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore, Karnataka PGDM A   KA A   13-May-16  
Globsyn Business School, Kolkata, West Bengal PGPM-Corporate A WB A   15-Jan-16  
Thiagarajar School of Management (TSM), Madurai, Tamil Nadu PGDM B   TN A 12-Apr-15  
Thiagarajar School of Management (TSM), Madurai, Tamil Nadu MBA A TN A   12-Apr-15  
Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu MBA A   TN A   03-Sep-15  
Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management and Research (GHSIMR), Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh PGDM A   UP A   07-Aug-15  
Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) Pune, Maharastra

MBA - IB A   MH A   29-Sep-15  
MBA - AB A MH A   29-Sep-15  
MBA - E&E A MH A   17-May-14  
Assam Institute of Management, Guwahati, Assam PGDM A AS A   15-Oct-14  
Ballari Institute of Technology and Management, Bellary, Karnataka MBA B   KA B   17-Apr-14  
Rajagiri Business School (RBS), Kochi, Kerala
PGDM A KL A   13-Mar-14  
Vishwakarma Institute of Management, Pune, Maharashtra MBA B   MH A 24-Oct-14  
Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (RCSS), Kochi, Kerala
MBA A KL A   13-Mar-14  
ITM Institute of Financial Markets, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra PGDM-FM A MH A   15-Feb-13  
MITCON Institute of Management (MIMA), Pune, Maharashtra PGDM-ABM A MH A   22-Nov-13  
PGDM-BA A MH A   22-Nov-13  
PGDM-PHM A MH A   22-Nov-13  
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