Accreditations & Rankings

SAQS Accreditation

IBS-Hyderabad is among the first three B-Schools from South Asia to be SAQS accredited by AMDISA. The South Asia Quality Improvement System (SAQS) has been developed by Association of Management Development Institutes of South Asia (AMDISA) and European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) as a special project under the Asia Link program funded by the European Union.

NAAC Accreditation

IFHE has also been accredited by the premier national UGC sponsored accreditation agency NAAC.


IBS Hyderabad was among the first B-Schools to be graded by CRISIL with a grade of A** at the national level and A ** at the state level. IBS Hyderabad has been rated by ICRA at National level with rating - EB2IN and at state level with rating - EB2+AP

Other Accreditations
In order to benchmark itself against the best institutions in the world, IBS Hyderabad is seeking accreditation from leading international accreditation agencies also and is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), USA, the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Belgium, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA and the Association of Asia Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS), Seoul.


The World Consulting & Research Corporation (WCRC) has ranked IBS Hyderabad, among Asia’s Best Private Educational Institutions for the year 2012-13, as selected by KPMG. The Award was presented on Jan 09, 2014 at New Delhi. The earlier recipients of this award were Indian School of Business, XLRI, INSEAD (Singapore), AIM (Manila) and NUS (Singapore). The other notable rankings are:

Ranking Magazine / Agency
No. 2 amongst private B- Schools Silicon India
#9 Business World Perceptual ranking
#10 Digital Mailers
#12 Hindustan Times - TNS India
#14 Business India