Top 10 Management Colleges in Karnataka - 2022

Karnataka tops in the higher education category in India. The state has maximum number of colleges, and 59 per lakh of the population are eligible for higher education. It ranks third in the country with 4,047 colleges spread across the state. According to All India Survey on Higher education, Benguluru Urban with 1009 colleges is the district with maximum number of colleges. The world-class education and infrastructure facilities, along with immense job opportunities in the city, attract students from all over India. Karnataka is reckoned to be the hub of higher education and is mainly known for courses like Medical & Paramedical, Engineering, Management and Hotel Management.

Most of the colleges in Karnataka are in private or unaided category. Only 18 percent of the colleges are government colleges. Majority of colleges are smaller in terms of enrolment of students. 2.7 percent of the colleges offer PhD programs, and 35.04 percent of colleges run postgraduate (PG) level courses. The course opted by maximum number of students is in Engineering and Technology stream, followed by other science streams.

Karnataka has a GER (Gross Enrolment Ratio) higher than that of national average of 27.1 percent, yet it ranks 15th among other states and UTs in terms of GER in higher education in India. But the state continuous to be the favourite destination for higher education by students from abroad, the state has 10,231 foreign students.

In this issue, Higher Education Review presents a list of `Top 10 Management Colleges in Karnataka - 2022' who are well-known for passing down knowledge over generations and have been able to offer almost 95-100 percent placement in all the courses they offer every year. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the society and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable services.

Top 10 Management Colleges in Karnataka - 2022




ABBS School of Management Bangalore Coming up with unique teaching pedagogies to ensure the constant development of their students
Global Business School Hubli A management institute working under the Global Education Network Society, along with being approved by AICTE, New Delhi and Affiliated Karnataka University, Dharwad
ICFAI Business School Bangalore Promotes high-quality learning experience in an adaptive environment with a focus on relevance, rigor and research
Institute of Business Management and Research Hubli Offers an industry-aligned MBA Program, designed to groom tomorrow's leaders aligned to the needs of industry 4.0
Kirloskar Institute Of Advanced Management Studies Harihar With a strong alumni network, it has been imparting excellent quality business & management studies for over three decades
SDM Institute of Management Development Mysore A premier B-School providing quality management education based on a firm foundation of Indian values and ethics
St Aloysius Institute of Management & Information Technology Mangalore Offers its students excellent education, along with opportunities to engage with industry, facilities, and access to an ever-growing alumni network
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Bangalore Envisions a management education with a `quantitative difference' by focusing on data analytics across all specializations
T. A. Pai Management Institute Manipal One of the most famous B-Schools in India for management courses in Marketing, Operations, Human Resource, and many other areas
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Bangalore Functioning on the core values of Excellence, Innovation, Integrity, Openness to Ideas, Diversity, and Social Concern