Singapore: The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad has been ranked second in the list of top business schools from which Asia-Pacific employers most prefer to recruit executives.

The IIM Ahmedabad was ranked second in the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report 2012, which ranks 200 full-time MBA business schools by region and specialisation, it was reported here on Friday.

It was a rank behind the INSEAD Asia Campus in Singapore which has been ranked top business school for third year.

The Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne took third spot.

Votes from more than 12,000 employers worldwide that recruit internationally were taken into account, reported a news channel.

Asia-Pacific-based employers accounted for nearly a quarter of the responses coming from sectors such as consulting and professional services, banking and financial services, as well as HR and recruitment.

(Agencies)