Grow in Your Career with an MBA in HR from these Top Colleges in India

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Grow in Your Career with an MBA in HR from these Top Colleges in India


Nearly all top MBA institutes in India offer Human Resources (HR) Specialization. Candidates wanting to specialize in HR would need to be great with people, have an excellent rapport with all those around and can keep and manage records. HR professionals are critical to any good organization. They are the ones who bring the right talent into the company. They are responsible for setting up, changing and maintaining culture in the organization.

A HR professional handles employee relations, maintains payroll and benefits, makes and implements HR initiatives. There are two types of HR professionals: generalist and specialist. While the generalist handles the complete HR cycle, the specialist normally focuses on his/her specialty such as rewards and recognition or payroll etc.

HR professionals have a multitude of roles to choose from including but not limited to HR Clerk, HR Assistant, Recruiter, Training and Development Coordinator, Payroll Specialist, Employee Relationship Manager etc. And careers are available in every industry again including but not limited to IT, government service, Education houses, Media houses, Newspapers, Hotel and Food Chains etc.

 Some of the top MBA institutes offering HR specializations include:

Xavier Labour Research Institute (XLRI): offers the two-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. XLRI is an AICTE-approved autonomous institute. This course is ranked as one of the top in the country and the course fees is approximate Rs.17, 00,000/-. Companies that recruit students of XLRI include Deloitte, JPMorgan, Microsoft, SanDisk, Airtel, Ernst and Young etc. Parameters that are taken into account for admissions include previous work experience and XAT/GMAT scores. The institute is equipped with the best and latest in infrastructure, an excellent campus and an eminent faculty taken from among the best.

Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (MDI): offers the 2-year fulltime Post Graduate Program in Human Resources Management. MDI is an autonomous college approved by the AICTE. The course fees works out to about Rs.15,00,000/-  Admissions are based on CAT scores and followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Students from MDI now work (with enviable pay packets) for AgroTech, Asian Paints, Brittania, CTS etc. A sprawling campus, state-of-the-art infrastructure and an excellent team of faculty make MDI one of the most sought-after HR institutes in the country.

International Management Institute, Delhi (IMI): offers the fulltime 2-year Post Graduate Program in Human Resources Management. This institute is also an autonomous college approved by the AICTE. The course fees is approximately Rs.14,50,000/- Recruiting companies include Aditya Birla Group, IndusInd Bank, ITC, Asian Paints etc. Admissions are based on CAT/GMAT score, extempore speaking capabilities, Essay writing, Psychometric test and a Personal Interview. An excellent campus coupled with some of the best faculty and the latest in infrastructure put IMI as one of the best colleges in the country.


Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune (SIBM):Offers the fulltime 2-year MBA in Human Resources course. The college is affiliated to the Symbiosis International University. The fees for the course is about Rs.10, 50,000/-. Recruiting companies include Fidelity, Wipro, JPMorgan, Capgemini etc. Admission is based on SNAP scores, Group Interaction and Personal Interview. Armed with an excellent campus, the best-in-class faculty and the latest infrastructure, SIBM is easily one of the top institutes in the country.


Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Hinjewadi, Pune: offers the 2-years fulltime MBA in HR. SCMHRD is affiliated to the Symbiosis International University. The fees for the full course works out to about Rs. 12, 70,000/-. Recruiters include Deloitte, L&T Infotech, JPMorgan, HSBC etc. Candidates are shortlisted based on SNAP scores, written ability test and Personal Interview. Set amidst a verdant campus and equipped with the most updated infrastructure and a great faculty team, SCMHRD sets itself apart as a great place to study HR management in.

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Paresh Dhake

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