Fortune India Magazine has ranked India's 50 Most Admired companies, for the first time in its March 2012 issue. The rankings are done in partnership with the Hay Group. Corporations are rated on the parameters of consistency, quality, talent management, corporate governance, social responsibility and delivering value to investors. The cover story also includes the sectoral rankings, covering 15 key sectors.

India's Most Admired Companies

The companies were shortlisted from 15 industries on the basis of their size, contribution to national GDP, growth rate, the maturity of industry, competition within the industry, the minimum number of players in the industry and their national presence. The survey took into consideration a pool of 507 executives across 291 companies satisfying a set of qualifications, which included at least 12 years of work experience, five years of industry-specific experience, and three years in the current company.

  1. Hindustan Petroleum
  2. Indian Oil
  3. Hewlett-Packard India
  4. Bharat Petroleum
  5. ONGC (Oil and Gas exploration and production company)
  6. Raymond
  7. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer
  8. Wipro (IT, BPO and Consulting giant)
  9. Infosys
  10. Bosch
  11. Dell India
  12. IBM India
  13. Larsen & Toubro (one of India's biggest technology, engineering, construction, technology, manufacturing and financial services company)
  14. ITC
  15. Tata Motors
  16. TCS (Tata Consultancy Services )
  17. Cadbury India
  18. Colgate-Palmolive (Trusted for its range of products for dental care, personal care, home care and professional oral care)
  19. Hindustan Unilever (India's largest fast-moving consumer goods company)
  20. Tata Steel

In short, Tata Group dominates in Fortune India magazine's list of India's most reputed companies.