IIM Bangalore: B-School Info

In Asia, the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore ranked amongst the top management schools. IIM Bangalore was established in 1973. The institute has several programmes and over 1,200 students. IN 2019, NIRF ranked IIM Bangalore as the number one Business Management school in India.  IIM Bangalore is also accredited by many international bodies such as  EQUIS. IIM Bangalore offers management programs at Post Graduate & doctoral level such as PGP (MBA), EPGP and PhD. For admission at IIM Bangalore for the aforementioned courses, one has to get a valid score in his/her CAT exam. The average package offered to students from campus placements in 2019, is Rs. 24.54 LPA. The institute has collaborations with many corporate organizations and also organizations for women entrepreneurship and non-profit organizations.

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IIM Bangalore Admission Process

Candidates need to sit for the CAT exam, which is a national-level entrance exam for admission into the institute. Candidates need to score a minimum aggregate of 80% in all the sections of the CAT exam. The three sections in the CAT exam are Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension and Data Interpretation. Candidates who get a valid score in their CAT exam become eligible for the next round of selection which includes group discussion and personal interviews.

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IIM Bangalore Placement and Salary Trends

IIM Bangalore is visited by top corporate organizations at the time of the placement drive. In 2019, the campus placement drive was a huge success with a 100% placement record wherein a total of 411 students received 488 job offers from the most premier and reputed companies. An amount of Rs. 24.54 LPA was the average CTC offered to the students. Some of the top companies that recruited students from the institute in the 2019 placement drive include ITC Infotech, Cognizant, IBM, Coca Cola, Microsoft, Google, Genpact MAQ Software, Accenture, Deloitte, and AT Kearney.

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IIM Bangalore Scholarships

IIM Bangalore offers scholarships to students on the basis of merit and financial need basis.  Some of the scholarships that the institute offers are Citi Women’s Leader award, Runwal Education Trust scholarship,Aditya Birla scholarship, Yes bank scholarship and Hindustan Unilever scholarship.

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IIM Bangalore Special Programmes

The Institute offers three special programmes namely international Programmes, Open Programmes and Custom Programmes. These Special Programmes help students enhance their skills and come under executive learning programmes. The aforementioned International programmes are associated with many leading international business schools that provide students with various opportunities to participate in workshops, guests lecture, and intern under the guidance of professionals.

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IIM Banglore key highlights

Also Known AsIIMB
Accepted ExamsCAT
Popular CoursesMBA/PGDM , Executive MBA/PGDM
Total Courses5 courses across 2 streams

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Courses & Fees Offered

IIM Bangalore offers 5 courses in 2 streams & 2 specializations:

Post Graduate Program in Management

  • Program type: Full Time
  • Program duration: 2 Years
  • Program fee: 18.70 Lakh

Executive PGPM

  • Program type: Full Time
  • Program duration: 1 Year
  • Program fee: 21.70 Lakh

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Post Graduate Program in Public Policy and Management

  • Program type: Full Time
  • Program duration: 1 Year
  • Program fee: 16.50 Lakh

Fellow Programme in Management

  • Program type: Full Time
  • Program duration: 2 Years

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Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management

  • Program type: Half-Time
  • Program duration: 2 Years
  • Program fee: 18.70 Lakh

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Ranking for MBA/PGDM

Ranking for MBA/PGDM

  • In the Year 2020, NIRF ranked 2nd in all India & best among management institute in Bangalore
  • In the year 2020, Outlook ranked 1st in all India & best among management institute in Bangalore
  • In the Year 2019, The Week ranked 2nd in all India & best among management institute in Bangalore
  • In the Year 2019, Economic Times ranked 3rd in all India & best among management institute in Bangalore

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  • In 2019 QS Ranked, IIM Bangalore 1st India and among the Top 25 list of business schools in its ‘World University Ranking’
  • In September 2017, IIM Bangalore received the ‘Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2017‘ for being an Organization with Innovative HR Practices
  • In the year 2016-17, IIM Bangalore won the Rajbhasha Award for the effective implementation of the Official Language
  • In 2018 by the Eduniversal Masters Ranking – Paris, IIMB ranked #1 Business School in Central Asia region for the tenth consecutive year

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  • Sports Complex
  • Gym
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  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Auditorium
  • Music Room
  • A/C Classrooms
  • Convenience Store
  • Labs

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