What are the top institutes to study HR management in India?

The requirements of a profile like a Human Resources Manager seek a level of specialization that are mastered only by few organizations. In India, just like some well-known B-Schools are known to have specialization courses in the fields of Marketing, Finance & Business Administration, some have been known for their excellent programs in the field of Human Resources & Labour Relations.

Following are some of the top institutes in India known for their HR specialization courses:

  1. Xavier Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur:

The oldest school in the list, not just in the field of HR studies, but the oldest B-School in India, XLRI Jamshedpur is perhaps the most famous name when it comes to this specific specialization. They offer a Post Graduate Diploma in Management in the field of Human Resources. The admissions are held through the XAT exams with further processes based on the cut-off requirements of the score

  1. Tata Institute of Social Sciences , Mumbai:

Located in the financial capital of India, TISS offers a course of HR that is not just known for its quality, but also the affordable fees that sees thousands of students competing for every year. The course offered here, unlike a PGDM, is MA in HR, which is said to be an equivalent to MBA. The admissions are held through the TISSNET exams with further processes based on the cut-off requirements of the score

  1. Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resources Development, Pune:

SCMHRD, of the Symbiosis group, offers a highly reviewed course in MBA for specialization in HR.

  1. Management Development Institute, Gurugram:

MDI Gurugram happens to be one of the finest private B-Schools in India. They have a course of PGP-HRM, that is placed well in reviews of students and experts.

  1. Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi:

Noted for having a good course in HR specialization, IIM Ranchi is one of the first IIMs to offer one in the field.