Top 3 colleges that ensure hands-on management education in HR

MBA in Human Resource Management

Doing an MBA in Human Resource Management has great prospects. It is a core discipline and almost all management institutes offer the specialisation. HRM is now being integrated into the emerging tech industries, such as predictive analytics, Machine Learning and AI.

MBA in Human Resource Management is a 2 years full-time course that trains graduates to assess the skills, attitude, and experience of candidates. As a result, HR professionals need to have a great business as well as behavioural acumen.

Top MBA colleges ensure that candidates get hands-on exposure to industry environments. Learning hands-on facilitates immersion in business environments and ample interaction with other professionals.

Here’s a list of top 3 colleges that ensure hands-on management education in HR.

  1. Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar

Birla Global University comes with the rich heritage of the BIMTECH group in building knowledge capital. It is a global university, with several campuses across India having an international student community. There are several global partners on board s well, such as:

  • Essca School of Management
  • University of Ljubljana
  • Kozminski University
  • MMU Multimedia University

The MBA in Human Resource Management is a full-time 2 years specialised course with a total fee of 8 Lakhs. The curriculum takes regular inputs from industry experts and 2-3 short term projects are completed in order to facilitate practical learning.

The campus is world-class and there is a dynamic learning environment where the courses are technologically integrated. Some of the additional facilities include:

  • Centrally Air-Conditioned residential campus
  • Gym, Cafeteria, Health Centre
  • Yoga instruction facility
  • Facilities for recreation and sports

BGU has excellent placement records and several top companies hire freshers every year from here. Some of the trusted partners of BGU in the industry are:

  • Deloitte
  • SBI Life Insurance
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Zomato
  1. Rayat Bahra University, Mohali

RBU is one of the best private colleges in Punjab with a global outlook and approach. The university was established in 2009 and since then it has fostered an international community of students as well as institutional partnerships. As a result, its stature as an international university is well-established now.

There are 11 Schools offering UG, PG, and PhD courses at Rayat Bahra University Mohali. The School of Management Studies is one of the top performing schools of the university with over 23000+ placements in such a short time. The companies that regularly hire from RBU are:

  • Indiamart
  • Byjus
  • Club Mahindra
  • Swiggy
  • PayTM

The school offers a MBA in Human Resource Management powered by Sunstone Eduversity which is unique in many respects. The course fee comes to 3.5 lakhs in 2 years with a money-back guarantee if no placement is secured within 3 months of  course completion.

Sunstone Eduversity is a leading placement promoter in the country and they have designed the curriculum focusing on hands-on experience over theoretical learning.

  • 400+ recruiters on board at Sunstone
  • 9 months compulsory internship programme
  • 10 Days Global Immersion programme
  • Pay After Placement Policy

The School of Management at Rayat Bahra University Mohali is a partner campus in the programme. With its world-class infrastructure it is a top destination for many MBA aspirants. The campus has many facilities, such as:

  • Food Court
  • Convenience shops
  • Gym
  • ATM
  • Dispensary with a full-time doctor
  • Skill development centre
  1. IISWBM, Kolkata

Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM) is located at College Street in Kolkata, beside the historic Calcutta University and Presidency College. The institute is a top Management college in the Eastern Region with great placement records.

The course fee in 2 years is 6 Lakhs and HR is offered as a specialisation in the 2nd year of the full-time MBA programme. They have an excellent placement record with an average CTC of 6 LPA. The highest CTC secured in 2021 was 12 LPA.

Some of the companies that have hired freshers from the 2021 MBA batch are top companies in their respective domains. For example, it included:

  • HSBC
  • Amazon
  • Reliance Jio
  • Spencers’
  • atomberg

Apart from the prime location, the campus is full of greeneries with ample scope of activities for students. There are hostel facilities for outstation candidates, adjacent to the campus. Other than that, the campus has the following facilities:

  • 4Mbps leased line providing uninterrupted internet access all over the campus
  • World-class video-conferencing hall
  • Language Lab
  • Student activity centre with indoor games facility
  • Gym

Moreover, IISWBM also has several industry tie-ups which facilitates internship opportunities for students on a regular basis during the course. In short, the institute effectively combines all elements of making industry-ready graduates.


According to Grand View Research (GVR) the HRM industry is expected to grow by 12.2% from 2021 to 2028. The impact of Covid 19 on the market hasn’t dampened the growth of the HR industry, because of its universal value. Technologies change and new industrial sectors appear. However, all industries need to recruit experts who can hire people according to the objectives of the organization. It is a high-risk domain because it affects the organisation’s short-term as well as long-term product goals.