Based on QS International Rankings for 2017, here is an account of top business schools in Asia:
China has the largest number of top business schools in the region with 11, including three in the top 50: Peking University (=36th), Tsinghua University (=40th) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (46th).
India and Taiwan are home to eight top business schools each, with Taiwan’s National Taiwan University (NTU) ranked 51-100, while India’s highest ranked institution for business is Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Ahmedabad (101-150). Pakistan’s Suleman Dawood School of Business (Lahore University of Management Sciences – LUMS) is amongst the top eight business schools in South Asia, and is ranked 251-300 internationally.
Japan has seven entrants in this year’s business school ranking, including the University of Tokyo and Waseda University at 51-100. Meanwhile Malaysia and Hong Kong are each home to six top business schools. All but one of Hong Kong’s entrants are in the top 100, led by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology at 20th. Malaysia’s highest ranked business school, Universiti Malaya (UM), climbed from 101-150 to 51-100 this year.
Singapore and Thailand each have three top business schools, with all of Singapore’s ranked in the top 100. Of these, the best-performing is the National University of Singapore (NUS) at 15th. Lastly, Indonesia and Pakistan each enter the business school ranking this year with one representative each.
Top business schools in South Asia
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (101-150)
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (151-200)
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) (151-200)
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) (151-200)
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Suleman Dawood School of Business (251-300)
Indian School of Business (251-300)
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) (251-300)