IIM Lucknow MBA / PGP Overview


Program Highlights


Course LevelMBA
Duration2 Years
Highest SalaryINR 54 LPA
Average SalaryINR 24.25 LPA
Lowest SalaryN.A.
Average GMAT/ CAT acceptedN.A.
EligibilityGraduation with min. of 50% marks
Total FeesINR 19.25 Lac



The mantra of IIM Lucknow’s Post Graduate Program (PGP) is “Good practice flows from strong theory”. The overall program is designed to turn a student into a responsible as well as a visionary manager. This program equips candidates with strong conceptual fundamentals.

IIM L’s PGP is a two-year, full time, and residential Post-Graduate Program offered by IIM Lucknow. The candidate who meets the program requirement will be eligible for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management.

The PGP’s program objectives are to empower students to:

  • Gain state-of-art knowledge and master skills in functional areas of management to become a professional manager
  • Learn about tactics and develop an analytical approach so that with an innovative attitude and management skills, a student can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of a particular organizational system
  • Understand various modern societies’ distinctive value and their socio-economic, technological, political, and ecological environment

Class profile: N.A. 


Final Placement Report 2018-20

The 34th batch of MBA program’s placement percentage at IIM Lucknow was 100%, which means all students of that batch got placements. At IIM Lucknow, the highest offered salary to a candidate was Rs 54 lakh per annum. Along with that, the highest international salary offering was Rs 58.47 lakh per annum.

It is the first time when IIM Lucknow came up with the data of salary offered to candidates in the final placement process.

Accenture, Amazon, American Express, Asian Paints, AT Kearney, Avendus Capital, Axis Capital, Bain & Co, Citi, Colgate Palmolive, Deloitte, Ernst and Young, Flipkart, ITC, Uber, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, Investec, and many other well-known companies participated in IIM Lucknow’s placement process of 2020.

Along with that, companies such as Apparel Group, Bosch, Ernst & Young (MENA), FIITJEE, FSS, Indigo, JCB India, Magicbricks.com, Reliance Jio, ONGC, SAIF Partners, Transsion, Power Finance Corporation, and Wells Fargo also participated as the first time recruiter.

Placement Highlights


Highest international CTC offeredRs 58.47 LPA
Highest domestic CTC offeredRs 54 LPA
Average CTC offeredRs 24.25 LPA
Median CTC offeredRs 23 LPA
Total number of recruiters140+
Total number of students who participated443
Total number of offers made447


IIM Lucknow Placements 2020: Sector-Wise Split 

There were three best performing and higher offer domains In IIM Lucknow, which are Strategy/Consulting domain (32%), Operations (24%), and Finance (19%). However, in the General, Management Domain, 13% offers were made by companies. On the other hand, Sales & Marketing domain was at the lower end with 12% of total offers.

IIM Lucknow Placements 2020: Top Recruiters

Participating companies made 147 offers in total in the Consulting domain. Whereas, in other sectors such as FMCG/Consumer Goods/Telecom/Digital Media, there were a total of 102 offers were made. The IT/E-Commerce/Technology sector made 94 offers, and BFSI made 85 offers. However, multiple companies made multiple offers in the same domain; check out the list below to know more about it.

RecruitersNumber of Offers
Deloitte India13
Pricewaterhouse Coopers13
Deloitte USI12
Bain & Company11
Reliance Jio11
American Express7
Avendus Capital7
EXL Services7
Landmark Group7
RPG Group7
Asian Paints6
McKinsey & Company6
Royal Bank of Scotland6


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Eligibility Criteria And Admission

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent to CGPA are free to apply for this program.
  • However, Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) category applicants must have at least 45% marks.
  • What about those students who are waiting for the result of their final year examination or in the final year of their Bachelor’s education/equivalent qualification? Well, those students are also eligible to apply for this program at IIM Lucknow. But the only term for such students is that he/she must provide certificate latest by 30 June 2020 from the Principal/registrar of his/her college/institute. That certificate must mention that a particular candidate has completed all the requirements in order to obtain Bachelor’s degree/equivalent degree.


WAT and Personal Interview

After the application submission, the selectors will shortlist the candidates based on their composite scores. And then, those candidates will be called for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). This composite score will be …

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Fee & Scholarships 

Total Fees: INR 19.25 Lakh

It’s a combined fee, including all other fees such as Admission Fee, Tuition Fee, Infrastructure Fee, Alumni Membership Fee, and Refundable Deposits.

Financial Assistance

The institute’s Financial Assistance Scheme allows students to continue pursuing the program without worrying about financial constraints. These are the current schemes:

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In the first year of academic work, there are a total of three terms, with compulsory 22 foundation packages that are essential to equip students with basic conceptual knowledge and tools and techniques in various functional areas of management.

After the first year, there is a compulsory two-month Summer Training in business organizations. Students learn about the real-life work environment during this training and work on assignments that they have learned in the first year.

Similarly, second-year academic work also has three terms, which include three courses; two are compulsory, which are related to integrative nature. Another is a package of 15 courses of advanced and applied nature for specialization. Other than this, students are also free to choose up to two courses of independent study (CIS). Another option can be choosing one Dissertation Project, which is equivalent to two elective courses in Term-V and Term-VI.

List of core courses:

Finance & Accounting

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis:
  • Management Accounting:
  • Financial Management:

Human Resource Management

  • Behaviour in Organisation:
  • Designing Work Organization:
  • Human Resource Management:

Decision Sciences

  • Quantitative Analysis for Management – I:
  • Quantitative Analysis for Management – II:
  • Quantitative Analysis for Management – III:

Business Environment

  • Managerial Economics:
  • Macroeconomic Environment:
  • Indian Economy:

Agribusiness Management

  • Foundation Course in Agriculture & Allied Sciences:
  • Agribusiness Environment – I:
  • Agribusiness Environment – II:


  • Communication for Management:
  • Written Executive Communication:


  • Marketing Management – I:
  • Marketing Management – II:

Information Technology & Systems

  • Information Technology Concepts:
  • Management Information Systems:

Operations Management

  • Operations Management:
  • Supply Chain Management:

Legal Management

  • Legal Aspects in Management:

Strategic Management

  • Strategic Management – I:
  • Strategic Management – II:

General Management

  • Human Values & Responsible Citizenship:
  • Human Values & Responsible Citizenship:
  • Human Values & Responsible Citizenship:

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