For the 10th year in a row, in 2018, Eduniversal, Paris has ranked Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) the top business school in Central Asia, and has conferred the 5 Palmes of Excellence award on the institute, which implies that the institute is a universal business school with strong global influence.

IIM Bangalore received the award during the Eduniversal World Convention in Dubrovnik, held from October 16 to 19, 2018. Professor K Kumar, Dean, Alumni Relations and Development, and faculty in the Entrepreneurship area at IIMB, accepted the award on behalf of India’s premier management school.

IIM Ahmedabad has been ranked number 2 and IIM Calcutta has been placed at number 3 in the rankings.

The Eduniversal ranking covers 1000 best business schools in 154 countries in nine geographical zones: Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia & the Middle East, Far East Asia, Latin America, North America, Oceania, and Western Europe.

Headquartered in Paris, Eduniversal is a global ranking and rating agency, specializing in higher education. These rankings are designed to provide information to prospective graduate students that will help them in their search for their future studies, and to provide an in-depth view on global academic expertise to all stakeholders of higher education with the goal of actively supporting international exchanges between schools, encouraging mobility for faculty and students, and assisting Human Resource professionals to identify specialized talent.

IIM Bangalore is one of the premier institutes for management education and research in Asia and it continues to enhance its global standing among management schools around the world through innovation and strengthening of its research and teaching programmes. The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP), Executive PGP and executive programmes of the institute are very highly placed in global rankings.