Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore , Karnataka

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About Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, Bangalore

The Indian Institute of Management- Bangalore, also known as IIM Bangalore is an autonomous institute which was established in the year 1973 at Bannerghatta Road in South Bangalore, Karnataka. The Institute is one of the oldest management schools of India and is also considered one among the top B-schools of Asia. IIM Bangalore is also recognized as the Institute of National Importance by the Government of India and works under the guidelines of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development. The institute offers various Post Graduate and Doctoral Programmes in the field of Management. Apart from academic programmes, IIM Bangalore also facilitates research, offers consultant service, conducts seminar, academic conferences and publish journals.

IIM Bangalore accepts CAT, GMAT and GRE Scores for admission to its Post Graduate courses. CAT (Common Admission Test) is a national level management entrance examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management. GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is a computer-based standardized test conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) which assesses the analytical writing and problem-solving abilities along with data sufficiency, logic and critical reasoning skills of the candidate. GRE (Graduate Record Examination), an internationally standardized test is also accepted for admission in IIM Bangalore. 

The campus area at IIT Bangalore comprises of Academic Blocks where classes, faculty offices and other administrative entities are located; library with nearly 2.35 Lakhs books and documents, 16 Hostel blocks and sports facilities for soccer, cricket, tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, pool and swimming; auditorium and computer centre with 24-hour internet connectivity.

Why students opt for IIM Bangalore?

IIM Bangalore stands prominently among the most preferred management colleges of India. Here are the few reasons suggested by the alumni of the institute:

  • The Institute has large network partner B-schools worldwide such as Australian School of Business, Queen's School of Business- Canada, European Business School- Germany, University of Amsterdam- Netherlands etc., due to which it conducts several student exchange programmes. Students during their 5th term of the course can participate in the exchange programme. Every year more than 100 students of the institute are sponsored to foreign institutes and nearly the same number of students arrive at IIM Bangalore.
  • IIM Bangalore conducts four annual events namely, Eximius- the three-day annual entrepreneurship summit which emphasizes on entrepreneurship and generation of new business ideas, Unmaad- the annual cultural festival with participation from across India featuring dramas and various performances, Vista- the international business summit which is attended by the leaders from the field of marketing, finance, operations, human resources, consulting and social work and Yamini- the musical festival of IIM Bangalore.
  • The institute has prominent faculty members who are already pioneers in their field and the institute is known for its strong alumni network named IIMB Alumni Association (IIMBAA). The alumni association manages interactions and keep the alumni engaged with the institute

IIM Bangalore Ranking:



NIRF (2018)


Financial Times- MBA (2017)


QS- MBA- Asia, Australia and New Zealand (2018)


QS- MBA (2018)


Business today (2016)


Placements at IIM Bangalore:

The placement processes at IIM Bangalore are governed by the Placement Committee. In the year 2018, nearly 140 companies participated in the placement process where 462 National and International offers were made to 420 students. Deloitte, Boston Consulting, AT Kearney and EXL emerged as the top recruiters in Placement 2018 at IIM Bangalore.

Placement Year


Participating Companies


Number of students


Number of offers (National and International)


Top Recruiters (2018)

Deloitte, Boston Consulting, AT Kearney and EXL

Other Recruiters (2018)

ICICI Bank, Deutsche Bank, Citibank, HSBC, JP Morgan, Yes Bank, Kotak and many more.

Scholarships at IIM Bangalore:

The institute also offers scholarships based on the academic status of the student. Following are the scholarships offered by IIM Bangalore:

  • Aditya Birla Scholarship
  • Uday Nayak Scholarship
  • T Thomas Scholarship
  • Rajesh Kaushik Memorial Scholarship
  • Society General Global Solution Center India Scholarship
  • OPJEMS Scholarship
  • Community Service Award
  • Congnizant Technology Solutions scholarship

Courses Offered

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

    Fulltime | Oncampus
    19.65 L

    for 2 Years


    Exam Acceped

    7 Branches

    in this course

  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

    Fulltime | Oncampus

    Exam Acceped

  • Executive Education Programme (EEP)

    Fulltime | Oncampus
  • Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management ( ...

    Fulltime | Oncampus
    18.92 L

    for 2 Years

  • Post Graduate Programme in Software Enterprise Man ...

    Fulltime | Oncampus
    13.95 L

    for 2 Years 5 Months


    Exam Acceped


Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, Bangalore Admission

Candidates are selected on the basis of CAT score for national candidates and GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ JRF (NET) score for overseas candidates. IIM Bangalore also conducts their entrance test called IIMB Test.

1.       To apply for various postgraduates and fellow in programs in IIM, CAT score is mandatory.

2.       The application fee is INR 1900 (950 for SC/ST/PWD). The application fee is non-refundable.

3.       CAT 2018 will be conducted on November 25, 2018.

4.       CAT examination is conducted in 147 cities. Candidate can choose any four cities in order of their preference.

Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of CAT score, group discussion, and personal interview. The other factors that take into consideration while shortlisting are an academic record, work experience, extra-curricular activities etc.

Important Events of CAT 2018:

CAT 2018 Important Events


CAT Online Registration Starts

August 8, 2018

Last date to apply online

September 26, 2018, before 05:00 PM

CAT 2018 Admit Card available for Download

October 24 to November 25, 2018

CAT 2018 Exam Date

November 25, 2018

CAT 2018 Result

2nd week of January 2019 (Tentative)

CAT 2018 Counselling Schedule:



Release of Shortlist

Third Week of January 2019

Announcement of Counselling Dates

Third Week of January 2019

Call for the shortlisted candidates

Third Week of January 2019

Last Date to apply for Counselling

First Week of February 2019

Counselling Commences

Second Week of February 2019

Counselling Ends

Second Week of March 2019

Important Dates for IIM Bangalore FPM Admission 2019:

Last Date of Application Submission

14th January 2019

Date of IIMB Test

03rd February 2019

Interviews Dates

29th and 30th March 2019

Interview Centres



02nd April 2019

Last Date of accepting Offer

19th April 2019

Program Registration

10th June 2019

Latest News & Articles

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Location & Contact Info

Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, 560076


Nearest Railway Station
Bangalore City Railway station - 9 kms
Nearest Airport
HAL Airport - 14 kms

Facilities Available

Computer Lab      


Highest and average package for MBA / PGDM

100 L
19.5 L
Industry Average for MBA / PGDM
15 L
4.5 L


202 Companies

Piyush Parag

Related Documents

EPGP Brochure


PGPEM Brochure


FPM Brochure


PGPPM Brochure



Student Faculty Ratio

95 PHD faculty

     104 faculty

Shabana Mitra
Position: Assistant Professor
Speciality: Public Policy
Chirantan Chatterjee
Position: Assistant Professor
M Jayadev
Position: Associate Professor
Patrali Chakrabarty
Position: Assistant Professor
Pankaj Chandra
Position: Professor
Abhinav Anand
Position: Assistant Professor
Speciality: Finance & Accounting
N Bringi Dev
Position: Professor of Practice
Speciality: Management Communication

Successful Alumni


Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2017

IIMB received the 'Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2017' Award for being an Organization with Innovative HR Practices, in September 2017.

Rajbhasha Award

IIMB won the Rajbhasha Award for the year 2016-17 for the effective implementation of the Official Language, in July 2017.


Aditya birla scholarships

The institute provides some merit cum scholarships to the students of the first and second year securing the position of top 25% in the first year. Approximately INR 1.75 lakh per student is given and the student could also ask for renewing the scholarship in the second year.

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