IIM Ranchi MBA / PGP: Overview

Course Highlights:


Course LevelMBA
Duration2 Years
Highest SalaryINR 58.10 LPA
Average SalaryINR 15.02 LPA
Lowest SalaryN.A.
Average GMAT/ CAT acceptedN.A.
EligibilityGraduation with Min. 50% Marks
Total FeesINR 15.30 Lac



Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi offers a two-year full-time residential Post Graduate Programme (PGP) – the flagship program at the institute. This programme at IIM, Ranchi, is equivalent to an MBA degree. It’s a well-recognized and prestigious degree.

In order to get selected for this programme, students must go through a proper selection process, which includes a Common Admission Test (CAT), a competitive entrance examination, followed by a Written Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interviews.

As of now, the in-take capacity of this programme is around 185.

The programme is designed to achieve the following objectives:

  • It provides exposure to actual working conditions or industrial environment to students in order to help them understand industrial needs better.
  • This PGP programme walks students through practical knowledge of various areas such as growth, creation, and management to fulfill an organization’s needs better.
  • It equips students to come up with new strategies as per external and internal environment within a company.
  • It teaches students how to use different techniques to approach a problem, within the processes, modules, and practices of an organisation.
  • It helps students strengthen their cultural sensitivity to understand and appreciate diverse perspectives in a global environment.
  • Behavioral ethics and integrity are the main emphasis points of this programme.

Class profile

PGDM Students in numbers

  • Fresher’s – 48 students
  • 1-12 Months – 15 students
  • 13-24 Months – 40 students
  • 25-36 Months – 61 students
  • Above 36 Months – 19 students
  • Total of – 183 students 


IIM, Ranchi has a record of 100% placement in every placement process of programmes such as PGP and PGP-HRM.

Rs 58.10 LPA was the highest recorded package offered to a student in IIM, Ranchi. Usually, more than 100 companies participate in the placement process of IIM, Ranchi, and the average package value is around 15.02 LPA.


IIM Ranchi Placement Highlights 2019: PGP

Highest International CTC58.10 LPA
Highest Domestic CTC26 LPA
Average CTC15.02 LPA
Total Students181
Total Number of Recruiters88
First-Time Recruiters58


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Eligibility Criteria And Admission

Eligibility For PGDM 

  • Only those candidates will be able to apply who have a Bachelor’s degree or any other equivalent degree. 50% marks are the minimum that a candidate needs to apply, but SC, ST, and Differently Abled candidates must have at least 45% marks. This degree must be issued by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India. Or else, it should be issued by other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. Or the applicant must have an equivalent degree which is issued by a recognised institution by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
  • Students such as those who are appearing in the final year of examination can apply based on their latest examinations, but the terms are the same – they need at least 50% marks.



The admission process depends upon multiple factors such as candidates’ performance in the CAT 2019, Personal Interview (PI), Written Ability Test (WAT), and their profiles followed by the WAT and PI processes.

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Fee & Scholarships 

PGP’s 2020-22 batch’s fee will be 15.30 Lakh. Students can easily pay the programme fee in six installments. There are many other fees such as tuition fees, medical insurance charges, students’ association fees, alumni activity, and related that are already counted or included in this fee.


Many students require scholarships in order to pursue their studies without worrying about affordability. Therefore, a student can find various scholarship schemes offered by Departments and Ministries of the Government of India.

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List of Compulsory Courses – 1st Year

  • 1st Term – courses
    1. Microeconomics
    2. Micro Organizational Behavior
    3. Financial Reporting and Analysis
    4. Marketing Management-I
    5. Business Statistics
    6. Business Ethics
    7. Business Communication-I
    8. Managerial Computing
    9. Financial Markets 
  • 2nd Term – Courses
    1. Business Research Methods-I
    2. Macroeconomics
    3. Corporate Finance
    4. Managerial Accounting
    5. Marketing Management-II
    6. Operations Management-I
    7. Micro Organizational Behaviour
    8. Operations Research 
  • 3rd Term – Courses
    1. Business Communication – II
    2. Strategic Management
    3. Human Resource Management
    4. Information Systems
    5. Operations Management-II
    6. Business Research Methods-II
    7. Entrepreneurship
    8. Legal Aspects of Business

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