MBA in Human Resources Management (HR) is one of the most popular streams along with Marketing and Finance. Many institutions of management studies specialise in this field and are obvious choices to feature on this list. There are, however, other institutions that offer MBA in HR along with other courses and such institutions have also made their way here.
Let’s look at some of the best colleges in India to pursue an MBA degree in HR.
1. Xavier’s Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur (XLRI)
The post-graduate diploma programme in human resources management at XLRI is considered to be the best not just in the country but in the entire Asia-Pacific region. Successful candidates of this programme occupy senior positions in a wide range of industry verticals both in private and public sectors.
2. Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (TISS)
Founded in 2015, the School of Human Resources Management, at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, is one of the recent entrants in the field of HR education. The programme aims to create management professionals who are sensitive to issues related to business ethics.
3. Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (MDI)
The Management Development Institute offers a full-time post-graduate diploma in Human Resources Management and the curriculum is designed to impart a wide range of skills necessary to manage diverse employees in a highly competitive environment and come up with innovative ways in HR practices.
4. Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM L)
The Indian Institute of Management at Lucknow offers a post-graduate diploma in management with HR-related electives in 4th, 5th, and 6th terms. They are Performance and Compensation Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Talent Management and Development.
5. Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD Pune)
The SCMHRD is one of the institutions that specialise in HR and it is affiliated to Symbiosis International (Deemed) University. The MBA programme has both core and specialised topics in management aimed to produce well-rounded managers who have a general overview of managing a business,
6. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune (SIBM Pune)
The MBA programme at the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune is a combination of core and specialised subjects with electives on HRM in each of 4 semesters. They include subjects such as Organisational Development and Change, and International Human Resource Management.
7. Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIM B)
Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar is one of the business schools in the country that has been regularly featuring in the list of top colleges to pursue MBA. This has been possible due to the institution’s constant emphasis on delivering what the dynamic industry wants from its managers and leaders.
8. Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi
The Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management at the Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi is one of the most sought after courses in HRM in the country. The Institute reviews the curriculum regularly to ensure it is modern, relevant, and comprehensive. The industry demand for the graduates of this course is a testimony to the reputation of the institute and the course.
9. MHRM, IIT Kharagpur
Initially offered as an M. Tech, the Master of Human Resource Management at IIT Kharagpur, is one of the top HR courses. The renowned Vinod Gupta School of Management is one of the academic associates of the course along with Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Intellectual Property Law.
10. NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (NMIMS)
NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (NMIMS) offers A full-time 2-yer MBA in HR that’s designed to produce business leaders of tomorrow. With a curriculum focused on enabling the practical skills required by modern managers and delivered by distinguished scholars in management studies, this course is easily one of the best in the country.
11. International Management Institute, New Delhi (IMI New Delhi)
The Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management offered at International Management Institute, New Delhi (IMI New Delhi), is an ideal programme that instils some of the core values in the students that are critical to the making of successful business managers, especially those in human resource management.
12. MBA(HRD), University of Delhi
The 2-year master’s programme in human resource management is offered by the Delhi School of Economics, affiliated to the University of Delhi. The curriculum revolves around the importance of HR professionals in corporate strategic planning and control and students are imparted the necessary skills to equip them to achieve these objectives.