Top 10 MBA Colleges in Chennai


Chennai has some of the best management institutes in India and it is considered to be one of the top cities in India. Numerous MBA colleges as well as institutes have opened up in Chennai and it’s one of the most sought after educational program in India. Different programs like MBA, PGDBM, and PGDBA are offered but institutes here. You can choose to specialize in Human Resources, Operation, Finance and Marketing.

Admission Procedure

Any candidate who has completed a graduate degree can apply for the MBA program. The admission will be done on the basis of the MAT, CAT, GMAT scores. They will also look into the performance from group discussions and personal interview. Here is a list of the top 10 MBA colleges in Chennai.

Loyola Institute of Business Administration

This institute came into being in 1979 and is affiliated to the University of Madras.The courses offered here include full-time MBA (PGDM) program (2 years), part-time MBA (PGBM) program (3 years) and Executive MBA. Admissions are done on the basis of XAT scores as well as CAT scores of the candidates. The selected candidates are called in for a Group Discussion and a Personal Interview.

Loyola Institute of Business Administration
LIBA, Loyola College
Tank Bund Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 034 India.
Phone: +91 44 28177100
Fax : +91 44 28173183

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Great Lakes Institute of Management offers numerous courses in management and is one leading institutes in India. Full time courses include the Post Graduate Program in Management (1 year) and the Post Graduate Diploma in Management. The Post Graduate Executive Program in Management is for two years and advantage of this course is that you can pursue it while you work. Students having a graduate degree can apply for the MBA program at Great Lakes Institute of Management. Selection will be purely based on the GMAT,CMAT scores of the candidates.

Great Lakes Institute of Management
East Coast Road, Manamai Village ThirukazhukundramTaluk
Kancheepuram District
Tamil Nadu – 603102
Phone: +91-44-30809000
Fax: +91-44-30809001

National Institute of Management Studies

The National Institute of Management Studies started its operation in 2004 and is affiliated to the University of Madras. It has a 50 acre campus and has been provided with all the infrastructure needed for academic purpose. They offer Full Time Two Years MBA Course and is accepted by the AICTE New Delhi. Here the selection is based on the scores of the candidates and as such all Xerox copies of the mark lists should be submitted along with the application.

National Institute of Management Studies,
KCG Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Salai,
Karapakkam, Chennai – 600 097
Tamil Nadu. India.
Ph. : +91-44-65384011
Fax: +91-44-2450 2898

SKR Engineering College

The SKR Engineering College is affiliated to the Anna University and is also approved by the AICTE New Delhi. It is ISO 9001:2000 certified by TUV Germany and has facilities including hostel, library, sports, Gym, power backup too. It has 60 seats for the MBA program and admissions are based on the rules and regulations stipulated by Government of Tamil Nadu.

S K R Engineering College
Nazarathpet, (1.5 Kms from Poonamallee)
Chennai – 600 123
Landline: 044-26494205,26273380
Mobile No: 9840666144

Asan Memorial Management Institute

This is one of the premier institutes in Chennai and offers some full time management programs. It is affiliated to University of Madras and is approved by the AICTE, Ministry of HRD, and Government of India. It is approximately 20Km away from Chennai city and is well connected by buses. Infrastructure of the college is pretty good with conference halls, library, labs and hostel facilities.

Asan Memorial Institute of Management
Velachery – Tambaram Road
Chennai – 601 302
Phone:044 – 2246 1418, 2246 0216, 2246 0032
Fax: 044 – 2246 1335
Email :

Velammal College of Management and Computer Studies

Velammal College of Management offers full time courses in MBA which can be completed in 2years time. It has 60 seats available and the students are selected on the test scores of MAT as well as CAT scores. The cut off marks for MAT is 500 while that of CAT score is 50. In terms of infrastructure the college has library, canteen, Gymnasium, hostels, auditorium.

Velammal College of Management and Computer Studies, Chennai
Velammal Nagar
Ambattur-Red Hills Road
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Tel: 044 – 39666005

Sathyabhama University

The Sathyabhama University is one of the institutions in Chennai and is ranked on the 86th position among all colleges in India. It is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and has been certified as  ISO 9001:2008.In terms of infrastructure the university has conference halls, library, research center, Wi-Fi zones and placement cells. The university offers two year full time MBA program and those who have completed a bachelor’s degree in engineering / arts / sciences can apply. The university also has scholarship programs to financially help students pursue their academic dreams.

Jeppiaar Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Road
Solinganallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119
Tel: 044 2450 3150

Vaels Institute of Business Administration

The Department of Management Studies of Vael’s institute commenced in 1998-99.It offers a  two year Post Graduate Program in Business Administration (MBA) and is accredited by the  All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).All students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in engineering / arts / sciences can apply.
Vaels University
Velan Nagar
P.V. Vaithiyalingam Road
Chennai – 600 117
Tel: + 91 – 44 – 2266 2500 / 2501 / 2502 / 2503
Admission Helpline: + 91 – 44 – 3362 4444
Fax: + 91 – 44 – 2266 2513

Department of Management Studies Anna University

The Anna University offers full time as well part time MBA program to aspiring candidates. The curriculum has been designed keeping in mind the current business trend and requirements. The admission to this course will be based on the merit score of the candidates in the TANCET (Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test).After they have cleared this they will be called in for counselling.

Center for University Industry Collaboration (CUIC)
Anna University Guindy, Chennai – 620 025
Guindy, Chennai – 620 025
Tel: 044 – 22200599,044 – 22358989

ITM Univeristy

ITM offers two year PGDM program in management with specialization in finance, marketing, human resource management, supply chain and information technology. Executive MBA programs are also offered here but this would require job experience too. Any student who has completed his degree with 50% marks can apply to this institution. The selection will be based on the scores of the CAT, XAT, MAT,CMAT, GMAT & State CET Tests.

D14, SIPCOT IT Park, Siruseri,
Old Mahabalipuram Road,
Chennai – 603 103
Tel: 044 – 27470133 / 34/35/36 / 27470524

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14 responses to “Top 10 MBA Colleges in Chennai”
  1. ATUL

    you can also take admission in ndim for mba as ndim is the best mba private college for more info :

  2. Ashok Anbu

    Hi brother ,
    I’m looking for the optionals for the MBA programme , As engineer which is best either marketing finance , operation, human resource which will be required for the current recruitment strategies ?
    And what are the requisites suggest me if any .

  3. stella

    super bro

  4. pranavaraj v b

    Hi Mani Karthik

    I’m Pranavaraj V B i have done B.E. Computer Science and Engineering . i thought of getting into a high profile govt job like IAS but all went into vain and now my age is 26 and i realized where i stand now and i have wasting 3 years of preparation. I don’t have experience working in any company and i thought of doing MBA after getting into high profile job but due to circumstances now i would like to do MBA under TANCET before getting into job forever, so it will be good for me to handle . so please guide me how to appear for TANCET MBA and best colleges under it . My mail id :-

  5. Jai

    Hi ManiKarthik,

    Warm Greetings !!! Hope you are doing well.

    Currently I am working in IT company with 3 years experience. Planning to do Part time MBA. I am confused between Loyala Institute of Business Administration(LIBA) and Anna University. Can u please guide/suggest me with your knowledge. Thanks in Advance.

    Best Regards,
    Your Blog Lover Jai

  6. Mani Karthik

    Hi Sabarish, here are the details for professionals seeking additional MBAs to their career.

  7. sabarish


    my total experiance was 8 years and currently working in MNC as business development executive.

    i would like to do PG on management.

    am looking for part time course ,

    where i can approach?

    what is the admission procedure?

    fees flexibility?

    i can afford fees of 1.0 L.

    could you please provide me the info. on the above.


  8. Mani Karthik

    There are many options available Sakthi, what is your budget. Check out this article ( about Executive MBA for professionals who are already working – It has fees information and the like.

  9. M.sakthivel


    I am working in MNC for past 6 months for mechanical Design. I want to join part time MBA in Chennai and the same time the fees needs to be not expensive.
    Please provide some college details.

  10. Dhinakaran

    Thanks for your information!
    I am working in MNC for past 8 months. I want to join part time MBA in Chennai and the same time the fees needs to be not expensive.
    Please provide some college details.

  11. Mani Karthik

    What is your budget Jagan?

  12. Jagankumar K


    Thanks for your information!!

    I am working in MNC past 8 years. I want to join part time MBA in Chennai and the same time the fees needs to be not expensive.

    Please provide some college details with good academic data.

    Kumar K

  13. jaya kumat

    And what rajalakshmi engineering college for MBA

  14. Tamil

    I don’t write any entrance exam for studying MBA.. I finished B.Tech-Mech…which is the best college to join mba by direct admission.. (eg)srm,sathyabama

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