Regulatory Recognitions

Regulatory Recognitions

The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad, Telangana, which comprises of IBS, Faculty of Science & Technology (FST) and the Faculty Of Law (FOL) is a Deemed University Under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956.


UGC Approval for FST and FOL

The UGC (University Grants Commission) has given its approval to IFHE for starting of Faculty of Law and Faculty of Science & Technology. This information also has been posted on the UGC Website.

Accreditation by SAQS

IBS Hyderabad is among the first three B-Schools in South Asia to be SAQS accredited by Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) in 2006. SAQS visited in August 2012 for reassessment and re-accredited us for five years from January 2013 to January 2018.


National Assissment And Accreditation Council

Accreditation by NACC

The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education(IFHE) has received the NAAC Accreditation 'A' Grade with an impressive score (Institutional CGPA) of 3.43 out of 4. The Peer team visited during May 18-20, 2015. Based on their recommendation, the standing committee constituted by the NAAC Executive Committee has accredited IFHE. The accreditation is valid for a period of 5 years from 25.06.2015.

Click here - NAAC Certificate of Accreditation

DEC Recognition

DEC Recognition for IFHE Distance Programs.



Two of India's leading rating agencies CRISIL (part of Standard & Poor) and ICRA (Part of Moody's), have rated us. IBS Hyderabad has received of A** at the national level and A*** at the state level from CRISIL and the EB2 IN at the national level and the EB2+AP at the state level from ICRA. IT has also been rated as "excellent business school" by Eduniversal.


The University has been recognized as a 'Great Place to Study in India'. The award was presented at House of Commons, United Kingdom on June 24, 2014 by Mr. Bob Blackman, Member of Parliament, UK, on behalf of Skill Tree Knowledge Consortium. In its communication, Skill Tree Knowledge Consortium said "With true sense, your institute is a great place to study not only for Indian students but also for global students. Your vision and excellence in practice have allowed us to count you as 'face of Indian higher education".

We were ranked as number 14 in the Business India B School Survey 2014, number 9 by Business World under Perceptual ranking and number 12 by Hindustan Times.

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).

A few other notable rankings secured by us are:

Ranking Magazine/Agency
No.2 amongst private B-Schools Silicon India
#10 Digital Mailers

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