The methodology adopted by Times B-School was to come up with the list of top business institutes in India. The research was conducted by considering past data and records also. The survey has been conducted by “i3 Research Consultants” using the following stated methodology. The fieldwork was done from the beginning of the 4th week of December 2017 to 1st week of February 2018.
These modules are followed by scientifically developed analysis and ranking process.
In this module listing of colleges was done. The colleges were found out by using internet, magazines etc. various sources used for generation of the list:
The data collected at this module focus on the following things.
In this module, a set of questions are prepared and is asked to selected respondents like HR professionals, faculty, management students, aspiring students, parents of aspiring students etc.. Depending upon their responses the ranking of colleges is decided. A sample survey of 1550 was done across 16 cities (4 cities in each zone).
To finalize the ranking a robust approach is used. Following steps are taken:
-The final score for B-School was a weighted average of Perception score and Factual score – equal weightage has given to both.
-Rank of all those colleges where calculated which provided their factual data. Colleges which did not give their Factual data were excluded from the list.