Top 5 MBA Colleges in Gujarat

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Outspread all across Gujarat, the many MBA colleges in Gujarat are very popular among the students owing to the fact that the MBA program is the most preferred course at present. To get admission in these colleges of Gujarat, students have to crack the entrance exam of MBA like  CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT. Apart from these, some of the Gujarat MBA colleges also conduct entrance exams individually, which would qualify the candidates for only that particular MBA School. The MBA institutes in Gujarat are recognized by AICTE. If your score is good enough, you can take admission in top MBA colleges like IIMs, IITs etc including the institutes of Gujarat as well. MBA Degree in Gujarat is provided through specializations like HR, Finance, Marketing, IT, hospitalizations and many more. MBA Courses in Gujarat are provided through many types as regular MBA, distance MBA, part-time MBA and MBA through correspondence. Some MBA colleges are given below which have good reviews.

Shanti Business School

The Shanti Business School established in 2010 spreads over 5,00,000 sq. ft of lush green lawn under a crimson West Ahmedabad sky. This aesthetically designed, state-of-the-art SBS campus is awarded by Inside Outside magazine as ‘Appropriate Architecture’ for its design and use of space. The magazine has particularly mentioned the staircase as the nerve center for transition and interaction in the building and the use of space which gives the feel of openness. The picturesque setting of the overall infrastructure offers space and peace of mind-stimulating people to pursue a path of excellence, setting up a perfect educational environment for students. SBS offers an evolved and continuously updated curriculum that is relevant to the rapidly changing globalized business environment and needs of the industry.

The team of esteemed and renowned faculty, who have worked with premium institutes like IIM, MICA, NID, S. P. Jain, amongst others has vast academic and industry experience. SBS offers a curriculum with a number of specialized electives that offer vertical & sectoral knowledge encouraging students to explore their interests from newer perspectives. The SBS pedagogy is a well-crafted mix of lectures, case studies, project work, and research which is supplemented by role-playing, simulation games, and syndicate discussions, among other things. SBS is one of the few institutes in India to offer specializations in Decision Science (Analytics) in PGDM. Similarly, PGDM-Communication and Marketing Program Courses are offered only by select institutes in India.

In order to bring in practical orientation, SBS has an internship program with industry-relevant project work. The Internships give students the opportunity to apply management principles to live projects. It facilitates a better understanding of the industry and real-world business problems. Industry Interface Sessions are also an important element of the SBS curriculum as they supplement the pedagogical goals with exposure to real-world experience. Modern technologies have made learning at SBS more productive, interactive, and effective. We have our own web, mail, and database servers to cater to the needs of our community. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled and is covered with CCTV cameras. The campus comprises a well- equipped computer lab, a library with access to national as well as international journals, air-conditioned classrooms that are internet-enabled, and equipped with LCD screens and projectors.

PGDM Programme

SBS offers 2 years of full-time AICTE approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) which is equivalent to MBA, with Specialisations in Marketing, Finance, HR, and the emerging important vertical of Decision Science. SBS is one of the few institutes offering the last-mentioned specialization. It has a superior, evolving, and vertically specialized curriculum delivered through path-breaking methodologies like performance learning, internship, and 5-Pronged mentoring process. SBS has customized its curriculum to include core courses, electives, and sectoral specializations. SBS offers industry-relevant courses, facilitated by corporate interaction. Projects and research, complemented by an internship in the final term, give our students a comprehensive ‘real-life’ experience.

PGDM Communication

The PGDM-Communication course at SBS is a unique course that offers specializations in Digital Communications ManagementMedia ManagementAdvertising Management & Development Communications Management. Each specialization makes the student industry-ready for that domain. Very few media colleges offer these specializations. The last-mentioned specialization area covers marketing and media management for societal good. With the recent amendment to the Companies Act and obligation to spend a percentage of the profit on CSR activities, this field too requires marketing and managerial talent that can deliver on the objectives.

Admission Procedure

To get admission at SBS for several PGDM/ PGDM Communicationprogramme students must have passed their graduation or equivalent examinations with a minimum of 50% marks and students awaiting their final year results (subject to their qualifying before the start of the academic year). SBS accepts CAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ MAT/ GMAT scores. Candidates shall also have to appear for SBS Test/ personal interview as scheduled and intimated.


Air – Conditioned Class Room: At SBS, classrooms are designed to accommodate 24, 36, 60, or 120 students at a go, depending on the class size. The classes are air-conditioned and internet-equipped and students have access to an LCD and OHP for presentations. The classes also have superior audio systems and video conferencing facilities, which enable the faculty and students to connect with their counterparts in universities across the globe.

Library: The SBS library is airy and well-lit, with books on various subjects and research areas of students’ specializations. The library offers several online journals on various business research domains, besides the regular print journal publications.

Hostel: SBS offers one of the most modern and comfortable hostel accommodation facilities in India. Students stay in twin sharing rooms with optional AC facilities (subject to availability). The rooms are in suites that have a common kitchenette and clothes cabinets. Every room has an attached bathroom. The common area in a suite serves as a dining area and sit-out. Girls have a separate hostel with a 24×7 Hostel Warden. Hostels also have a 24×7 security arrangement, CCTVs, and transport with driver for any exigencies.

PlayGround: A large lush green playground covering an area more than an acre, with floodlight option, awaits students who can choose to play football, cricket, on a specially made pitch. Other sports facilities are available for playing table tennis, basketball and volleyball.

Transportation: SBS has a safe and secure Transport Service for faculty members and students. Buses run on specific routes covering more than 60% of the city besides connects to the prime locations of the city. Bus timings are synchronized with the schedule of the school.

Asia Pacific Institute of Management

Asia Pacific Institute of Management-Group of colleges (APIM), Ahmedabad was established in the year 1997 and is managed by RMT Group Educational Charitable Trust (Govt. Registered). Established in the heart of the city, the Asia Pacific Institute of Management is one of the leading institutions for management & hospitality training in the country. It has got a number of tie-ups for National/International Placements & Higher Education.

APIM has a range of specialized courses for the aspirates willing to join growing industries. This course ranges from Management to Hospitality & is available to school candidates from any stream i.e. Science/Commerce or Arts background.

For candidates interested in Tourism & Airlines, we have varied courses from short-term to long term. We are also an Authorized Training Centre for IATA-UFTAA.APIM has a 100% placement record from years with a worldwide job placement network. It is a passionate & secured career for Boys as well as girls.

We take this opportunity to invite and welcome you to the Asia Pacific Institute of Management-Group of Colleges (APIM), Ahmedabad with a totally diverse and strongly united student coming from different parts of India, a clean and eco-friendly campus, with international infrastructure and facilities.

Asia Pacific Institute of Management-Group of College’s objective is to AIM FOR EXCELLENCE. We recognize that excellence is not a finite goal but we aim to prepare our students to reach these summits and seek new challenges at all times. By this we instigate the following into the generation:

  • Prepare managers and professionals that possess up-to-date knowledge of relevant concepts and theories and are able to:
  • Think strategically, inductively, and creatively.
  • Operate and manage in a global and multi-cultural environment.
  • Exhibit excellent leadership skills that utilize persuasion, negotiation, and motivation to attain individual and organizational goals.
  • Enhance participation in higher education and offer a full range of professional, Vocational and academic consultancy across a wide portfolio of disciplines in the Hospitality Industry.
  • Serve the community by providing courses that satisfy the needs of employers and offering consultancy expertise. Develop flexible and resource-efficient programs of study.

MBA Programme

APIM offers two years full- time MBA program in Tourism and Hotel Management approved by AICTE (All India Council Of Technical Education). The program curriculum is segmented into 4 semesters the duration of each semester is 6 months. This program aims to develop managing skills in students and improve their ability that would be beneficial for them to work in a real-time business environment.

Admission Procedure

To get admission to in MBA at APIM a prospective student must hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university from any university or discipline with a minimum of 50 % (5% relaxation for SC / ST / OBC and physical disability) marks and should have prerequisite knowledge of basic English. The selection is based on JET (joint entrance test) and personal interview those students who score more than 60 % in JET don’t need to take personal interviews.


The student of APIM avails numerous of facilities to their student that helps them to learn better.

  • Hostel (Separate for Boys & Girls)
  • Library
  • Computer Lab
  • Restaurant – Fully Equipped
  • Hi-tech Kitchen
  • Luxurious House Keeping Lab
  • Well garlanded Front office
  • Student Canteen

B.K School of Business Management

Since its establishment in July 1976, B. K. School of Business Management has emerged as one of the eminent B-schools in the country. In 1983, the school started an evening program for practicing professionals. This provided an ideal platform for working executives to hone their managerial skills. Most importantly, this has allowed the school to continuously interact with the business world and has resulted in a rich confluence of first-hand industrial experience with the academic world.

Over the years, B. K. School of Business Management has easily adapted to the various changes in the business environment. The students have been trained by the best minds that are stalwarts in their respective fields. The year 2003 saw the introduction of the University examination system. This has allowed the school to be a part of a larger family while retaining its own identity and inherent strengths. Major changes and up-gradation in the system were made at school in 2009. B. K. gained it autonomous status back by now being the only school under Gujarat University to give a 2-year full-time MBA degree.

A new syllabus was designed keeping in mind the expectations and requirements of the corporate world. A credit system of grading was also introduced. To improve the employability of students, dual specialization has been started from the batch 2009-2011. They can also opt for General Management without any specialization which is a unique course structure in itself.

The achievements of the school have been duly recognized and it is widely acknowledged as a leading management institute in the country. The alumni of the school occupy leadership positions in the Industry, Government, Administrative and Foreign Services as well as the academic field. In the thirty-ninth year of its existence, the school continues to reinvent itself in order to serve the rapidly developing Indian economy.

The school is situated in Ahmedabad – the largest city in Gujarat. The city is one of the leading industrial districts of the country and is home to a large number of enterprises in the fields of textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and engineering. Ahmedabad is also the city where the charkha, a symbol of self-reliance, was set in motion. The state of Gujarat with its vast manufacturing base and a rapidly emerging service sector provides myriad opportunities for budding managers. The state is well respected across the globe for its business acumen and spirit of enterprise. Being ensconced in such a culture provides a strategic advantage to a business school. Over the years, the school has consciously tried to develop a meaningful partnership with the local business community and considers this as its major strength.

MBA Programme

The academic input is delivered mainly by two types of courses – Core and Elective courses. Core courses offered in the first year (first and second semester) constitute the foundation and functional courses that are aimed at providing a sound foundation for all the basic principles and tools of management which equip students with theoretical and functional expertise in various fields.

At the end of the second semester, the students undergo a summer internship for a period of 8-10 weeks at leading organizations. This provides them with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience of the real-world work environment and grooms them to face future challenges.

The electives are offered in the second year (third and fourth semester) where a student can choose from:

  1. Dual Specialization(Major-Minor)
  2. Pure Specialization
  3. General management or No-specialization.

Electives offered in the second year(third and fourth semesters)provide students with in-depth knowledge in their choice of specialization. Dual specialization increases their scope and their employability along with deeper understanding in subjects of their specialization.

Admission Procedure

B.K schools of Business Management selects the students for various MBA program on the basis of Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GCET) prescribe by Government of Gujarat and CMAT conducted by AICTE. The prospective student must have a graduation degree from any recognized university with a minimum of 50 % (SC / ST 45 %). The student who wants to join an evening MBA program must have three years of experience after graduation or executive level should be currently working.


The school has a well laid out campus located in the sprawling 260 acres main campus of Gujarat University. With its presence in the green belt of the city, the campus provides the right atmosphere for stimulating learning. The school is equipped with a seminar hall, conference room, library, reading room, multimedia classroom, and computer center. The library houses more than 4,000 volumes of books selectively chosen for reading and reference.

The library also subscribes to over 30 journals and newspapers. It also has a vast collection of videotapes, CDs, and DVDs which add to the comprehensive collection of books. Being a part of Gujarat University, the students also have access to the Central Library of Gujarat University. The Central Library houses over 3,35,000 books and its reading room can accommodate 600 readers.

The computer center of the school is equipped with the latest IT infrastructure. The School also subscribes to online databases such as PROWESS. To facilitate teaching through audio-visual aids, the school has modern multimedia facilities equipped with the latest audio and video projection systems.

National Institute of Co-Operative Management

National Institute of Cooperative Management Gandhinagar, is promoted by Gujarat State Cooperative Bank Ltd. in 1995 with the objective of providing management education, training, research, and consultancy support to the corporate world as well as to the co-operatives and rural development organizations in India. It is noteworthy to mention that during the span of one decade only, the institute has achieved several milestones and it has been recognized as one of the eminent institutes of higher education and ranked one among the top five self-financed B-Schools in Gujarat State.

The post-graduate center at NICM has been renamed as Shri Jairambhai Patel Institute of Business Management from 2008-09. NICM Trust is founded by the Gujarat State Cooperative Bank Ltd. In order to make the management of cooperative organizations more professional, it calls for matching the specific but unmet needs of the sector with the formal techniques and skills of the management profession. Linking the two are the ‘leaders and managers’ prepared by SJPI through its two-years full-time MBA program and Management Development Programmes (MDPs). Over the years NICM has provided management training, support, and research facilities to students committed to rural development, and in this process, it has brought within its ambit several co-operatives, non-government organizations, government development agencies, international development organizations, and funding agencies.

SJPI is renowned for its world-class infrastructure, excellent learning environment, quality, and all-round edification through its multifaceted teaching-learning methodology, dynamic placement support through its placement cell, etc. While its B-School is consistently ranked among the top B-schools in Gujarat, besides conducting two years full-time MBA program, approved by AICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India and affiliated to Gujarat Technological University, the institute has already established the Centre for Research for Ph.D. in the fields of Management, Commerce, Cooperation and Communication. The institute has also established a Centre of the Society for Creation of Opportunity through Proficiency in English (SCOPE) approved by Government of Gujarat; Agriculture Cooperative Staff Training Institute (ACSTI) accredited by NABARD; Centre for Professional Excellence in Cooperatives (C-PEC), accredited by Bankers’ Institute of Rural Development, Lucknow and Centre for Management Development, Research & Consultancy. SJPI has extensive collaborative arrangements with leading institutions and universities countrywide.

MBA Programme

SJPI-NICM is one of the pioneer MBA institutes in Gujarat. MBA is Two Year full-time program with a total of four semesters and offering specialization in Marketing, Human Resource, Finance, and Agri-Business.

The structure of the program is designed to give students the best in industry exposure and a nurturing classroom environment, to help them become the leaders of tomorrow, in the specialization of their choice.

Specialization Offered


A focused course structure equips those interested in this field with the skill set needed to understand, interpret, and apply marketing concepts in live corporate scenarios. The students learn the practical applications of marketing principles through case studies, seminars, workshops, guest lectures, and research projects.

Human Resources

This course provides students with the skills required for successful human capital management. It familiarizes them with current corporate practices in the line. The course focuses on interpersonal and people management skills, to enable students to transcend the scope of human resource management and become strategic business partners.


This specialization is designed to provide students with a strong base in applied financial management. It helps them in sound financial decision-making, providing a deep understanding of the financial aspects of the economy and the corporate world. The quantitative and analytic skills of the students are enhanced in the process.


At SJPI-NICM the program broadly covers marketing, (emphasis on rural marketing and retail management) finance, (emphasis on microfinance, commodity trading, and lending and risk management) supply chain management, (logistics in retail) and taxation. It also details all the relevant and applicable fields of Agriculture and WTO, Agri-export-import and agricultural finance. Agri-business explores the production, marketing, and trading of products related to agriculture and critical management issues such as financing and technical assistance, preparation of products for exports, overseas marketing issues and government policy.

Admission Procedure

To get admission in MBA at NICM the prospective student must hold a three-year bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA. The criteria of 50% are applied to the general category and for the reserved category, it is 45%. Candidates appearing in the final year of the Bachelor’s Degree can also apply provided they furnish the proof of having met with the minimum eligibility criteria. The selection of the student is made on the basis of CMAT conduct by AICTE for determination of the merit of the candidate, group discussion, and personal interview is also held to finalize the admission.


The campus is fully residential equipped with students’ hostels, mess, lecture halls, seminar rooms, library, faculty and administrative offices, auditorium, executive training and development centre, faculty and staff housing quarters and other support facilities.

Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management

Realizing the importance of infrastructure for the nation, twenty-five years back Mr. Gautam Adani created the group with a vision of ‘Nation Building’ by developing assets of national economic significance. This journey in the arena of Indian Infrastructure has now culminated into a multinational conglomerate group encompassing world-class and large scale facilities in the infrastructure segment like ports, railway, power, logistics, and more. Adani has earned the highest acclaimed which is evident in the fact that it was ranked India’s most trusted infrastructure brand by The Brand Trust Report – 2015. Adani group is also contributing to the social infrastructure like education, community health, sustainable livelihood development, and rural About AIIM infrastructure development. As a part of the education initiative, the Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences (GAMES) and Adani Institute for Education and Research (AIER) are established by the group.

Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management (AIIM), now a part of AIER, was established in the year 2009 with the goal of building the nation builders who can effectively manage the building and operating different types of infrastructure. Our efforts have been to groom graduates and generate future business leaders in the field of infrastructure management, who are well-equipped to face mammoth challenges of managing the fast-growing infrastructure sector. At AIIM, we dynamically align our rigorous curriculum to the needs and aspirations of the infrastructure sector so that our students with their unique blend of strong conceptual, analytical, and decision-making abilities possess the skill set required to take leadership positions in the industry and become the Nation-Builders.

AIIM’s success is built on an interdisciplinary approach by bringing a systems perspective to grand challenges in various industries in the infrastructure sector. Creating knowledge through research, documenting them through case writing and papers, disseminating it through conferences, executing training programs, and consulting are the tasks our faculty members get engaged with while engaging students through the curious and inquisitive learning process. AIIM campus provides learning ambiance for intellectual excitement, fruitful interaction and professional growth. AIIM is uniquely placed to deploy and leverage synergies with one of India’s fastest-growing infrastructure conglomerate – the Adani Group. The participants of both short as well as long-duration programs not only interact with a group of highly distinguished and acclaimed faculty but also interface with the top leaders of the sectors. So, bring your passion and ability to work hard and we promise to help you develop your potential to its fullest in the exciting journey of a professional career.

PGDM Programme

AIIM offers a 2-year full-time residential Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (Infrastructure Management), duly approved by AICTE. The program is for graduates who are passionate about pursuing a career in infrastructure. In the first year, students complete a core curriculum that provides a thorough, integrated grounding in management & infrastructure essentials while at the same time get exposure to the sector via site visits and projects integrated with the courses and Summer Internship. The idea is to equip the students aptly from the program’s delivery-focused and aligned with the expectations of the ‘real world’. In the second year, in addition to some core courses, students round off their degree with many electives to choose from.

Admission Procedure

AIIM accepts CAT / XAT / MAT / CMAT / GMAT / ATMA scores as an input for the admission process. Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for SC-ST candidates) or equivalent CGPA of any recognized university in India or abroad. The Bachelor’s Degree must entail a minimum of three years of education after completion of higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.  In case the candidates are awarded grades / CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence of percentage will be considered.

Admission Process:

  • Valid entrance test score
  • Personal Interview
  • Academic Performance
  • Relevant Work Experience
  • Extra-curricular Activities


AIIM is located within an upcoming, fully integrated, and the largest township of Gujarat – Adani Shantigram Township – in a sprawling 600 acres of land on Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway in the city of Ahmedabad. The picturesque surroundings and serene ambiance provides perfectly stimulating and congenial atmosphere to the students to explore their creativity, enhance their spirit, and learning efforts. The entire Institute campus is fully air-conditioned, Wi-Fi enabled and has aesthetically built ultramodern lecture halls, library, faculty & admin blocks, auditorium, cafeteria, hostel, sports & recreational facilities.

Lecture Halls: The institute has fully equipped gallery-style lecture halls with state-of-the-art audio-visual and multimedia gadgets including two-way video conferencing facilities to facilitate the convergence of ideas.

Library: Library has a good collection of print and electronic books, journals, databases, audio-visual materials, case studies, research reports, etc. that facilitate convenient and user-friendly access to current, global and relevant information to serve info needs of students and academics fraternity alike. Institute Facilities.

Auditorium: The Auditorium at AIIM is considered to be the best-in-class among academia and hosts most of the important functions in the campus like the convocation, conferences, student events, and talks. The facility can seat up to 300 people. It is fully air-conditioned and equipped with ultra-modern equipment including professional audio-visual systems.

Cafeteria: The institute cafeteria and dining hall are operated and maintained by professional agencies. It serves hygienic food from breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner to other refreshments & beverages at affordable rates. Boasting of state-of-the-art vending machines, the cafeteria is a favorite hang-out place for students.

Recreational/Sports Facilities: There are many sports and recreational facilities for students where they play cricket, football, table tennis, volleyball, etc. and spend their time on keeping fit using modern all-equipped gymnasium.

Hostel: The students are accommodated in air-conditioned rooms on twin sharing basis in AIIM campus. The rooms are equipped with all modern amenities to make the students’ stay comfortable.

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