One Year MBA programs In India

One year MBA programs in India 2021-22​

  • ISB EEO : December 5, 2021

  • ​ISB PGP : December 5, 2021

  • ISB PGPpro : Round 2 - September 26, 2021

  • ISB PGPMAX - November 28, 2021

  • ISB MFAB - November 21, 2021

  • Executive MBA from IIM Ahmedabad: October 4, 2021

  • Executive MBA from IIM Calcutta : October 31, 2021

  • Executive MBA from IIM Bangalore: October 9, 2021

Why a one year MBA in India?

Shorter duration of the one year MBA in India has a lesser opportunity cost.

Provides ROI benefit for mid level to senior level professionals.

Get access to an elite professional network

It adds brand and credibility

The students benefit from learning from the class cohort.

What are the different one year MBA programs in India?

One year MBA in India is offered as full time programs by ISB and IIM or in the flexible schedule executive MBA mode 

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IIM vs ISB how do I decide?

Some points to consider are:

The batch size of IIM vs ISB. 

International rankings like the IIM vs ISB.

Average work experience of the class at IIM vs ISB

Career goals fulfilled at IIM vs ISB.

Eligibility criteria for IIM vs ISB.

Our ISB admission consultants discuss these and more in much more detail for applicants to consider and decide whether they choose IIM vs ISB.

How good are the one year MBA programs in India?

One year MBA programs in India have shown consistent improvement in world rankings.

According to Financial Times the Indian School of Business ranked 23 in the year 2021, 28 in the year 2020 and 24 in the year 2019.

 

Executive MBA from IIM Ahmedabad ranked 48 in the year 2021, 61 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2019. Executive MBA from IIM Bangalore ranked 35 in the FT world ranking 2021, 27 in the year 2020 and ranked 33 in the year 2019. Executive MBA from IIM Calcutta ranked 44 in the year 2021, 42 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2019. 

 

This shows a consistent performance of One year MBA programs in India on an International benchmark and against one another.

Placements for one year MBA programs in India have increased.


Comparing the average CTC (INR) offered for the one year MBA programs at ISB PGP, IIM A PGPX, IIM B EPGP and IIM C MBAeX in the above table we find that the CTC offered during ISB placements and the IIM Executive MBA placements have consistently over the years delivering value addition to the graduates in terms of career growth.

Over the years since 2015 - 16 to 2019 - 20 the ISB PGP, IIM A PGPX, IIM B EPGP and the IIM C MBAeX have reported increase in the salaries offered in the on campus placement. In 2019 - 20 ISB placements averaged at INR 25,71,521; IIM placements averaged at INR 25,00,000 for IIMA; INR 29,88,000 for IIM B and INR 26,24,000 for IIM Calcutta.

Can a fresher apply to a one year MBA in India?

Yes, if you have recently graduated or are in the final year of graduation you can apply to a one year MBA in India through the ISB YLP Program. ISB YLP - Young leaders program is a deferred MBA program for fresher graduates. Deferred MBA programs have gained importance in the recent years as the value of doing an MBA post some years of work experience has gained traction. Through a deferred MBA admission, an applicant can secure admission to a top MBA course and join the class after completing 2 to 5 years of experience depending on the business school policies.

What is the eligibility for one year MBA programs in India?

You can choose a course depending on which experience range you fall under:

Applicants in the final or pre-final year of their graduation should apply for the Deferred MBA option - ISB YLP

MBA applicants with less than 2 years of experience can apply for the Deferred MBA option - ISB Early Entry Option

Applicants with 2 + years of experience but less than 4 years of work experience - apply to ISB MBA

Applicants with 4 years of experience but not completed 5 years of work experience - apply to ISB PGP MBA & IIM Ahmedabad PGPX

Applicants with 5 years of work experience and more - apply to any of the ISB PGP MBA, IIM Executive MBA, XLRI Executive MBA, SPJAIN Executive MBA, ISB PGPpro or ISB PGPMAX.  

How do I know whether I qualify for the one year MBA in India?

Good question. That's why we are here. After assisting many students with their journey to a one year MBA program in India we have compiled different ways we can help you get there, depending on what stage of the application process you are.