Education is a medium to widen the horizons of knowledge to help carve out a successful niche in the world. Everyone has a right to education and the city of Lucknow has a deep-rooted history of education in the form of Firangi Mahal. The Firangi Mahal was the hub of higher education in India, not only for Islamic education but for subjects such as Astronomy, Philosophy, Mathematics, Persian, Arabic, Urdu, English, Turkish and Science.
Today, Lucknow city has a number of management, engineering and medical institutes that offer varied avenues for professional education. There are a number of good management colleges that provide quality education with ample exposure.
An MBA degree holds great value as it not only widens the boundary of your mental faculties but also betters the chances of your employability. The following are some of the top management colleges of Lucknow that provide top-class management education to city folks.
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML)
The Indian Institute of Management is the premier institute providing quality management education which is at par with the top management colleges in India. IIML is the best professional education avenue in the city where getting admission requires a lot of hard work, good grades and a consistent performance. To get into IIML, you need to clear the toughest management entrance test i.e. CAT (conducted by IIMs) with a very high percentile. Studying in IIML is an experience that takes the person to places both in terms of exposure and employability.
Lucknow University MBA (LUMBA)
Lucknow University provides a good platform to the students to pursue management education from LUMBA (Lucknow University MBA). The department of Business Administration was established in 1956 under the Faculty of Commerce. The short listing of candidates is done on the basis of CAT score. LUMBA is known for its experienced Faculty, industry- interaction, management research and curriculum to suit the changing needs of the market.
Institute of Management Sciences (IMS, University of Lucknow)
IMS (Institute of Management Sciences) is also run under the University of Lucknow as a self-financed MBA program. It was established in 2001 and takes CAT score for selecting the students. It is run in the new campus of Lucknow University and has all the programs under MBA as self-financed management programs.
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
The Jaipuria Institute of Management has been serving in the field of professional education since 1995. The college has been catering to the educational requirements of the city by providing good quality management education with the help of a good and experienced faculty and industry interaction for practical understanding of knowledge. The short listing of the candidates is done on the basis of CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT score.
Babu Banarsi Das National Institute of Technology and Management
The Babu Banarsi Das National Institute of Technology and Management (BBDNITM) is another good educational avenue that offers master’s degree in management. The Institute is affiliated to Gautam Buddh Technical University, Lucknow. It has state of the art campus with good infrastructural facilities and quality education.
The Integral University is another good option for management education in Lucknow. The university got established as a State Private University and has been imparting quality education in the field of management. The admission is done on the basis of an autonomous entrance test conducted by the Integral University itself, named IUET.
IILM Academy of Higher Learning
IILM Academy of Higher Learning was established in the year 2004 and besides Lucknow it has campuses in New Delhi, Jaipur, Gurgaon and Greater Noida. It offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management with specializations in Marketing, Finance, HR, Economy & Strategy and Operations.
Institute of Engineering and Technology
IET is one of the oldest colleges in Lucknow and has been imparting quality education since long. It provides two year MBA program and has its students securing top positions in GBTU. The admission is done on the basis of the score of State Entrance Exam (SEE), conducted by UPTU.
Institute of Co-Operative and Corporate Management, Research and Training
ICCMRT was established in 1978 by the Uttar Pradesh Government and top co-operative institutions. It offers management education along with research and consultancy and management and computer training. It focuses on quality education and has experienced set of faculty.
Sherwood College of Management Lucknow
The Sherwood College of Management has been in the field of management education since long. It offers both MBA and Post Graduate Diploma in Management. It has two campuses in Lucknow, one in Indira Nagar and the other one on Lucknow- Faizabad road.
Shri Ram Swaroop Memorial College of Engineering and Management (SRMCEM)
SRMCEM is another option in the city for good management education. It is affiliated to GBTU and offers both MBA and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). It has been ranked second in GBTU ranking of colleges.
Azad Group of Educational Institutions
The Azad Group of Educational Institutions is offering good education in the field of management. Its two year MBA program is affiliated to Gautam Buddh Technical University.
There are ample choices when it comes to the choice of the B-School for higher education in management in Lucknow city. These options help make Lucknow a known face on the world map of professional education.