Further, in terms of career progress, the school is ranked at 74, with 65 per cent of its PGPMAX alumni fulfilling their goals with an average 43 per cent as the salary increase. The salary increase is measured based on the average difference in alumni salary between their salary before the EMBA and now.
The school is also ranked high on the faculty parameters, with 15 per cent of ISB’s faculty being citizens from other countries and 98 per cent of the full-time faculty with a doctorate.
FT's EMBA rankings survey the world's best part-time programmes that tend to be taken by people more established in their careers compared with those on full-time courses. Globally, HEC Paris took the top spot followed by China's Kellogg/HKUST Business School at second rank.
According to Dr Philip Zerrillo, Deputy Dean ISB, the premier Indian B-school's debut in FT EMBA Rankings 2019 demonstrates how responsive the school, its faculty and management
have been in creating a programme for India’s emerging senior talent pool.
tends to do very well on factors such as experience, international exposure and compensation levels of its graduates, but needs to improve on gender diversity and attracting foreign students, said the school's dean Rajendra Srivastava.
"We look forward to improving our future position as our efforts to increase diversity have been fruitful. We will continue to work harder with industry and government to enhance our global presence," Srivastava added.