KIIT School of Management (KSOM), situated at Bhubaneswar, Orissa is a consistently ranking top B-school Management Institution in India. The Name “KIIT” stands for Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology and is popularly regarded as KSOM. This Management Institution is ranked by over established Ranking agencies in India like NIRF, India Today, The Week, Times B School, and MBA University, etc. 

NIRF had ranked this institution at 32nd spot among the top 75 management institutions in the latest Management ranking that was released in June 2020. India Today ranked the KIIT School of Management at 15th position out of 120 institutions in 2020. In 2019, The Week Hansa Research B-Schools Survey placed the institution at 34th spot among the top 150 institutions all over the nation. Times B School Ranking released for 2020 placed the institution at 37th position out of 100 under the overall categorical ranking and at 24th position among the top 79 Private colleges under the Management categorical ranking. MBA Universal, a portal for finding the important details and ranking of MBA courses offering institutions places the institution at 32th spot.

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KSOM Ranking 2020 Highlights

Ranking Year Ranked at
NIRF (Management) 2020 32nd out of 75
NIRF (Management) 2019 30th out of 75
India Today (Management) 2020 15th out of 120
The Week  2019 34th out of 150
Times B School 2020 37th out of 100
MBA Universe 2020 32nd out of 71 ranked institutions 

KSOM Ranking 2020 NIRF

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is the nationwide commonly accepted ranking agency that got approved by MHRD of India. It calculates certain score out of 100 by taking the following parameters: Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR); Graduation Outcomes (GO); Research and Professional Practices (RPC); Outreach and Inclusivity (OI); and Peer Perception. All these parameter scores will be calculated out of 100.

KIIT School of Management got a place of 32 in the NIRF 2020 ranking released for Top 75 management institutions. 

The parameter score breakup along with the overall score is given below. 

KSOM Ranking

Last 3-year spot occupied by KIIT School of Management is given below.

Year Rank KSOM Score (Out of 100 each)
2019 30 50.95
2018 30 49.31
2017 22 50.43

Top 10 institutions getting placed in the NIRF 2020 rankings for management institutions are as follows:

Rank Name NIRF Score (Out of 100 each)
1 IIM Ahmedabad 82.75
2 IIM Bangalore 81.32
3 IIM Calcutta 80.39
4 IIM Lucknow 73.85
5 IIT Kharagpur 70.43
6 IIM Kozhikode 69.96
7 IIM Indore 69.04
8 IIT Delhi 67.19
9 XLRI Jamshedpur 67.11
10 Management Development Institute, Gurugram 65.95

This institutions’ NIRF ranking has seen a downfall from 22nd spot on 2017 to 32nd spot on 2020. Even from the academic years 2019 to 2020, it had seen a downfall from 30th spot on 2019 to 32nd spot in 2020. This NIRF ranking downfall was due to the top competition imposed by the IIMs and other top-notch private B-Schools.

KSOM Ranking 2020 India Today

KIIT School of Management stands within the top 20 management institutions as per the ranking released by India Today in 2020. It stood at 15th spot out of 120 institutions. 

It got placed at 17th spot in the India Today Ranking 2019 among the top management institutions all over the nation. 

The major parameters that were taken into consideration to rank the management institutions are: college Facilities, Surroundings, faculty, and resources provided to the course pursing candidates.

Top 10 institutions in the India Today 2020 rankings released for management institutions are as follows:

Rank Name
1 Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi
2 NMIMS Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce, Mumbai
3 Loyola College, Chennai
4 Christ University, Bangalore
5 Madras Christian College, Chennai
6 Amity School of Business, Noida
7 Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
8 Presidency College, Bangalore
9 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, Pune
10 Women’s Christian College, Chennai

KSOM Ranking 2020 The Week 

The Week Hansa Research Best B-Schools Survey for 2019 was conducted to rank the top B-Schools with the help of a composite score derived out of the Perceptual and Factual score gathered with the survey sent to various B-schools in India. A set of 1,465 questionnaires were framed and studies to get the perceptual and factual scores of the B-School institutions. 

KIIT School of Management gets placed at 34th position out of the 150 ranked institutions in 2019. 

Top 10 institutions in The Week Rankings 2019 released for B-Schools in India are as follows:

Rank Name The Week Score (Out of 1000 each)
1 IIM Ahmedabad 860
2 IIM Bangalore 767
3 IIM Lucknow 651
4 XLRI Jamshedpur 642
5 Faculty Management Studies, Delhi 639
6 IIM Indore 637
7 IIM Kozhikode 622
8 S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai 600
9 Management Development Institute, Gurugram 575
10 Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies 561

KSOM Ranking 2020 Times B School

Times B School Ranking is being released every year from 2013 to 2020 for ranking the top B-schools in the nation. This ranking was done in three phases and they estimated the Factual and Perceptual Data. 

Then, a consolidated score was derived on the basis of both the factual and perceptual scores by giving equal importance to both. This score was used to rank the Top B-schools.

KIIT School of Management occupied the 37th spot among the 100 institutions ranked in the Times B-school ranking in 2020. 

KIIT School of Management has occupied the following positions as per the Times B-School rankings released from 2014 to 2019:

KSOM Ranking

Overall ranking for KIIT School of Management in Times B-School ranking 2018 archive was not there, but it got placed at 4th position out of 10 institutions for the best East B-schools. 

Top 10 institutions in the Times B-school Rankings released for management institutions in India in 2020 are as follows:

Rank Name
1 IIM Shillong
2 IIM Raipur
3 IIM Udaipur
4 IIMT Ghaziabad
5 K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
6 Management Development Institute, Gurugram
7 Amity Business School, Noida
8 IIM Kashipur
9 Vinod Gupta School of Management, West Bengal
10 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune