Top Executive MBA Colleges in India

Executive MBA (EMBA) is a programme especially designed for working professionals with about one- to five-year work experience. The course gives an opportunity to the candidates to earn an MBA degree in two or less years while working full-time. The people who enroll in this course belong to different types and sizes of organisations like non-profit, profit, government or many others.

There are also full-time Executive MBA programmes that are a new category of MBA and are of one-year duration.

Eligibility for Executive MBA

A candidate must hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline.

Some colleges demand that a candidate must have attained the age of 27 years as on 31st March of the year of admission. However, there is no upper age limit to pursue this course.

Admission Criteria for Executive MBA

Generally, most of the colleges offering EMBA programme demand the candidate to secure minimum 50% marks in graduation.

Some colleges take personal interview and group discussion (GD), while some take entrance examination. Some colleges accept scores of common entrance examinations. Some of the entrance examinations for admission to EMBA are mentioned below:

EMBA Specialisation

EMBA courses offer specialisation in the following fields:


The curriculum for EMBA is considered to have an intricate and expounded curriculum. The professionals who are already working as managers/executives/high officials in any organisation/industry generally take this course for specialisation in a field. These programmes are not refresher courses; they include lecture sessions given by notable management teachers in their respective fields. During the lecture sessions, these professors share their experience and views. Coursework in specific cases is also an important part of EMBA.


There is no fixed fee structure for EMBS as it varies from institution to institution. From thousands to lakhs, the fees depend upon colleges offering EMBA.

Advantages of EMBA

Working professionals can continue their jobs while pursuing MBA.

List of Top Executive MBA Colleges in India

College Name State Course Address Phone Number Official Website
Indian School of Business Hyderabad PGPMAX Indian School of Business, Gachibowli, Hyderabad - 500 032 +91 40 2300 7000‎
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad Ahmedabad PGPX Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015 079 6632 5700
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta Kolkata PGPEX Diamond Harbour Road, Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal 700104 033 2467 8300
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore Bangalore EPGP Bannerghatta Road,Bilekahalli,Bangalore,KA,560076 080 2658 2450
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow Lucknow IPMX Off Sitapur Road, Prabandh Nagar, Sitapur, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226013 0522 273 4101
Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur GMP Admission Office C. H. Area (East) Jamshedpur - 831001 91 657 665 3203/3204/3205
Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Delhi/NCR MBA Executive Malkaganj Marg, University Enclave, New Delhi, DL 110007 011 2766 6382
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode Kerala - Other EPGP IIM Rd, Kunnamangalam, Kerala 673570 0495 280 9100
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Indore Indore EPGP Prabandh Shikhar, Rau Pithampur Road, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 453556 0731 243 9666
S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai (All) PGPM Munshi Nagar, Dadabhai Road, Andheri West, Mumbai Maharashtra 400058 022 2623 7454
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Delhi/NCR EPGDIB IIFT Bhawan, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi, DL 110016 011 2685 7908
Management Development Institute (MDI) Delhi/NCR NMP Mehrauli Rd, Sukhrali Village, Gurgaon, Haryana 122007 0124 456 0000
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune Pune MBA (Executive Education) Symbiosis Knowledge Village, Gram: Lavale via Sus Road, Tal: Mulshi, Dist- Pune - 412115 91-020-39116000 / 39116007 / 39116008 / 39116009 / 39116010
SVKMs NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies) Mumbai (All) Executive MBA V.L.Mehta Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai - 400 056, Maharashtra, India 022 4235 5555
Institute of Management Technology - IMT Delhi/NCR PGDM (Executive) Raj Nagar, Hapur Road, Sector 10, Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 201001 0120 300 2200
Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar EPWP Xavier Square, Xavier Road, Jayadev Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Orissa 751013 0674 664 7777
Vinod Gupta School of Management (IIT Kharagpur) Kharagpur Executive MBA Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur - 721302, West Bengal 91-3222-282295 / 282297 / 278027
Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong Meghalaya - Other PGPEX Mayur Bhanj complex, Jingkieng, Nongthymmai, Shillong, Meghalaya 793014 0364 230 8000
K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai (All) PGDM Executive Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar(E), Mumbai, MH, Vidya Vihar East, Vidyavihar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077 022 6728 3000
T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal (TAPMI) Manipal EPGP (EG) Post Box - 9, Manipal, Karnataka 576104 0820 270 1000
International Management Institute (IMI), Delhi Delhi/NCR Ex-PGDM B-10, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi, Delhi, 110016 011 4719 4100
Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai PGXPM State Highway 49, Manamai Village,, Tamil Nadu 603102 044 3080 9000
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi Ranchi PGEXP Suchana Bhawan, 5th Floor, Audrey House Campus, Meur's Road, Ranchi - 834 008 +91 0651 2280113
Institute of Management, Nirma University Ahmedabad Executive Diploma Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post: Chandlodia, Via Gota, Ahmedabad - 382 481 +91 - 02717 - 241900 to 04
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur Raipur PGPWE GEC Campus, Sejbahar, Raipur 492 015 91-771-2772200
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli PGPBM NIT Campus Post,Thanjavore Main Road, Thuvakudi,Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu 620015 0431 250 5000
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Udaipur Udaipur PGPX MLSU Campus, Pahada, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001 0294 247 7100
Goa Institute of Management (GIM) Goa - Other MDP Registered Office: Ribandar, Goa 403006. Sanquelim Campus: Poriem, Sattari, Goa 403505 0832-2490300, 0832 -2366700
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) Pune Executive MBA Range Hills Road, Khadki, Pune, MH 411020 020 3021 3201
Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Mumbai (All) PGDM (Executive) Lakhamshi napoo road, near matunga (central rly.), Mumbai-400019 022-24198300/ 24178300
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM) Delhi/NCR PGMAX 7, Sector 11, Dwarka, New Delhi, DL 110075 011 2530 7700
Banaras Hindu University Varanasi PGDBA Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Road,, Banaras, Uttar Pradesh 221005 0542 670 3253
Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR). Chennai PGDM (WE) 30, New No 24, Kothari Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034 044 2830 3400
University Business School (UBS), Panjab University, Chandigarh Chandigarh MBA (Executive) Arts Block III, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh, Chandigarh UT 160014 0172 253 4709
Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM) Pune Executive MBA (Telecom) Symbiosis Knowledge Village, Lavale Village, Mushi Taluka., Pune, Maharashtra 411042 020 3911 6170
Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology Pune Executive MBA (IT) Plot 15, Phase-I, Rajiv Gandhi InfoTech Park, Hinjawadi, Pune - 411057 91 - 020- 2293 4308 / 4309 / 4310
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) Nashik MBA (Executive) Plot No.A-23, Shravan Sector, New Cidco, Nashik - 422008 (0253) 2376107 / 2376108
Alliance University Bangalore Executive MBA Anekal Main Rd, Teachers Colony, Chandapura, Bangalore, Karnataka 562106 080 3093 8001
Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), University of Pune Pune Executive MBA Ganeshkhind, Pune, Maharashtra 411007 020 2569 3380
ITM Business School Mumbai (All) EMBA Mumbai Campus: (Dombivli) ITM - SIA Business School Plot no P- 88, MIDC Residential Area, Near Dombivli Gymkhana, Dombivli (E) - 421 203. Navi Mumbai Campus: Plot 25 & 26, Institutional Area, Sector 4, Kharghar (E), Navi Mumbai - 410 210 0251-2440480/2449636, 022- 3383 5500/ 3383 5518/3383 5579
SIES College of Management Studies Mumbai (All) EPGBM Plot No.1-E, St Jnaneshwar Mauli Marg, Off Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati Vidyapuram, Sector 5, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400706 022 2770 8377
Institute of Public Enterprise Hyderabad Executive PGDM Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad - 500 007. Andhra Pradesh +91 - 40 - 2709 8938 / 7445 / 8145
St. Joseph College of Business Administration Bangalore Executive PGDM 18, FM Cariappa Rd, Bangalore, Karnataka 560025 080 2212 7781‎
IFIM B School Bangalore PGDM (WE) No. 8P & 9P, Opposite Infosys Gate 4, Electronics City Phase 1, Electronics City, Bangalore, Karnataka 560100 080 4143 2888
IIKM Business School, Calicut Calicut Executive MBA Edapally - Panvel Hwy, East Hill, Kozhikode, Kerala 673005 098 41 911811