Top 3 colleges in Indore for MBA in operations – everything you need to know

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An operations MBA is one of the most sought after courses in management studies. Operations and Production are central features of all business organisations and there is always demand for professionals in the area.

Entry into the course can be quite competitive since aspirants with top percentile in MBA entrance exams queue up for this course. You need to have good percentile marks in order to take admission into a good institute.

The course deals with the broad area of managing logistics and functions of business organisations. It is a domain that integrates all the other sectors and naturally holds a lot of importance for any organisation.

The discipline has developed a lot with many sub-specialisations such as Supply Chain Management and Logistics now being offered as full-time courses in MBA programmes.

When it comes to placement, students from top colleges for Operations MBA tend to do well over others. It is so because top colleges focus on hands-on learning and industry exposure which make graduates ready for employment.

If you do an MBA in operations from a top college, your salary will probably start at 8 LPA. If you already have considerable experience on your CV, it could easily go well above 12 LPA.

Clearly, choosing a good college and working hard for it, is paramount if you wish to achieve success as a management professional. In this article we are going to list the top 3 colleges for MBA in Operations in the beautiful city of Indore.  

Renaissance University, Indore

RU offers a 2 years full-time Operations MBA programme in collaboration with Sunstone Eduversity. The course is specially designed to optimise a students’ skill set, keeping in mind the industry standards and trends.

Sunstone Eduversity is a leading placement promoter in management education and has over 400 recruiters already on board. The course fee for the programme is 3.15 Lakhs in 2 years with a money back guarantee if anyone fails to secure placement after graduation.

There is another option of paying the course fee after placement in the Pay After Placement policy. 

A provision for 9 months of compulsory internships is a must for all students at Sunstone – Renaissance University, Indore, programme. There is also an option to go for the global immersion programme which takes students to either Dubai, Singapore or Malaysia – and is exposed to business environments there.   

SAGE University, Indore

SAGE is another top private university in Indore that offers dual specialisation MBA programmes. Along with Operations and Production, students can choose one more specialisation in either Finance, Marketing, IT or Event Management.

The management institute at SAGE is highly advanced and offers courses from UG level to PhD. It is also a leading research centre in management studies in India with several collaborations at the national and international level. The course fee for the MBA programme at SAGE is 1.4 Lakhs in 2 years.

It is a highly affordable place to get an MBA degree and offers great value in terms of ROI and quality of education. Many top companies regularly hire from SAGE as the teaching there is application oriented and based on practical learning in the form of live projects and internships. 

Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore

PIMR is also a hub of management research and teaching, offering an elective-based Operations MBA specialisation. Specialisation papers are offered in the 3rd and 4th semester of the programme (final year). PIMR offers courses till the PhD level and the faculty there is highly developed.

Over the years they have done several projects in collaboration with the industry. The several partnerships that the institute has established over the years transform into opportunities for students. There are regular internships, expert talks and industry visits at PIMR.

The course fee for the full-time MBA program at PIMR is around 2 Lakhs in 2 years. PIMR is one of the best universities in the state and has become a trusted destination for companies when they hire fresh MBA graduates.       


Operations MBA is a top choice specialisation, and to get it at a top college, you need to prepare well for the entrance. The top colleges focus on industry experience as the main criteria because the ultimate goal of an MBA is to land a job with a handsome CTC. However, it is also quite important to make sure that the institute has a global outlook. Even local markets are becoming global by the day. Colleges that offer Study Abroad/ International Transfer/ Global Immersion options give students an obvious edge.    


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