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Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore Bangalore , Karnataka

 ESTD 1973
 Public University
 NIRF Ranking - 1

About Indian Institute of Management (IIM), 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. IIM Bangalore Courses include various Post Graduate and Doctoral Programmes in the field of Management. Apart from academic programmes, IIM Bangalore also facilitates research, offers consultant service, conducts the 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 IIM Bangalore Placement procedures 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.

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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
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions scholarship

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Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore Admission

The application procedure of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore can be achieved online by visiting the official website of the institute. To apply for the courses offered by IIM Bangalore, candidates need to, first of all, register themselves for admission. The admission procedure entirely depends on entrance examinations conducted at the National level. After having qualified the respective entrance examinations, the candidates must sit through the counseling procedure conducted at the institute.

The registration procedure for IIM Bangalore starts in the month of August and ends in September.



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Admission Procedure of IIM Bangalore

IIM Bangalore Courses offer various programs at the postgraduate level. These programs include Postgraduate Program in Enterprise Management (PGPEM), Postgraduate Program in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM), and Executive Postgraduate Program in Management (EPGP). There is another program offered at the research level i.e. Fellow Program in Management (FPM).


  • Candidates seeking admission to PGP are shortlisted based on candidates' performance in CAT examination conducted at the national level.
  • Shortlisted candidates are intimated via email for Personal Interview round conducted at the institute.
  • Before getting admission, the candidates are required to appear in and qualify Written Ability Test (WAT) on any of the topics provided by IIM Bangalore.
  • After having qualified WAT, the candidates are shortlisted for interview round.
  • Candidates must visit institute's official website to gather more information.


  • Candidates with a valid score in CAT/GMAT/GRE are eligible to apply for admission to PGPEM.
  • The candidates are, then, shortlisted for a personal interview and WAT rounds conducted at the institute.
  • The candidates are intimated via emails.
  • Candidates with a valid score in IIM Bangalore Test are also elig8ible to apply for admission.
  • The candidates are finally shortlisted based on their academic performance, work experience, and performance in the interview and WAT rounds.


  • Candidates with a valid score in CAT/GMAT/GRE are eligible to apply for admission to PGPPM.
  • Candidates who have qualified the test conducted by IIM Bangalore are also eligible to apply for admission.
  • The shortlisting for admission is done based on candidates' academic performance, work experience, quality of work experience, and score obtained by them in the entrance test conducted.
  • Interested candidates must possess a minimum of four years of work experience.


  • Candidates seeking admission to EPGP must possess a minimum of five years of experience after the completion of graduation.
  • For admission to EPGP, the candidates must possess a valid score in GMAT or GRE examination.
  • The other factors required for granting admission would be candidates' academic track record, work experience, performance in interview and WAT.


The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore offers Fellowship Program in Management at the research level. The candidates seeking admission must possess a master's degree in the relevant field with at least 55% marks in aggregate.

  • Candidates seeking admission to FPM must have qualified GMAT/GRE/CAT/GATE/JRF (NET)/ IIMB Test. A valid score in any of the mentioned examination would help students get admission to FPM.
  • Candidates seeking admission to any of the programs offered by the institute must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute.

Minimum Educational Qualification

  • For admission to PGP, the candidates must have graduated in any field.
  • Candidates seeking admission to PGPEM must possess a bachelor's degree in any discipline securing at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.
  • Admission to PGPPM requires graduation in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate n 10th and 12th class.
  • For admission to EPGP, the candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • The candidates seeking admission to FPM must possess a master's degree in the relevant field with at least 55% marks in aggregate.

Application Procedure of IIM Bangalore

  • The candidates must apply online by visiting the official website of IIM Bangalore.
  • They must register themselves for admission.
  • After filling the application form, they must submit the form and make the payment when asked.
  • For FPM program, the application fee is INR 500 for the candidates applying with GMAT/GRE/CAT/GATE/JRF (NET) score while those, opting for IIM Bangalore Test are required to pay INR 1500.
  • The candidates must download a copy of application form for the future reference.


Highest and average package for MBA / PGDM

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

Latest News & Articles

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The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore breaks all records by attaining 100% placement for the batch of 2017-19 that too in just two days. The time duration of the placement procedure explains the consistency of visiting companies and their efforts they put to shortlist candidates. There were more than a hundred companies that visited IIM Bangalore campus this year and the companies offered 488 placement opportunities to the talented students of the institute. As per the records, there were 411 MBA students and all of them got recruited in major ...Read more


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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


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.

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

The campus has a library which is spread across 55000 sq ft with full-day access to the students having a collection of 168102 books and 5375 working papers.
Computer Lab      
Computer labs are open 24 hours. It has high-speed internet facility, latest machines, software etc.
The campus has a big auditorium with all the facilities and good seating arrangement.
The campus has an MDC fitness center with all equipment to maintain fitness.
A medical center is available in the campus to provide facilities to the students and the faculties.
The campus has a cafeteria which serves good quality hygienic food.
Single room accommodation is provided to all the students. All the rooms are well furnished.


202 Companies

Placement Officer
Piyush Parag