MBA Colleges

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore


Director : Shri P Balaram

IIM Bangalore is one of the leading providers of Management education and training to the working executives of the corporate world and the government. IIMBs Executive Education is aimed at broadening the outlook and strengthening the skills of practicing managers across the globe to prepare them for the changing roles in tune with the changing world.



Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Campus offers following programmes and invites application from women and men who aspire to become future business environment. 

Two Year Full-time Post Graduate Programmes

  • Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy Management (PGPPM)

Other Programmes

  • Fellow Programme in Management
  • Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)


The candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. Candidates who have Bachelors from any foreign countries are also eligible. The Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. Diploma holders cannot apply to this programme unless they also possess a Bachelor's degree.
The applicant needs to have a minimum of three years of experience in any industry as on April 1, 2014.

Selection Criteria

For the PGPEM batch starting 2014, applicants must mandatorily choose any one of these  three options for selection:
- Applicants may take the Common Admission Test (CAT 2013) conducted jointly by the IIMs and indicate that they want to apply for the PGPEM in the CAT 2013 Application Form. The CAT 2013 scores will be used in their application process.
A separate application has to be submitted for PGPEM between November 01, 2013-January 31, 2014 with the CAT 2013 score. 
- Applicants may take GMAT. Those who have already taken the test may upload a copy of their valid GMAT scores along with the application.  . Those who are going to take the test may have the score sent directly to IIMB. The GMAT Code for IIMB PGPEM is Q9H-KK-32. A separate application has to be submitted for PGPEM between November 01, 2013-January 31, 2014 with the GMAT score.
- Applicants may also take GRE. Those who have already taken the test may attach a copy of their GRE scores along with the application. Those who are going to take the test may have the score sent directly to the PGPEM Office. The GRE Code for IIMB PGPEM will be notified during application process. A separate application has to be submitted for PGPEM between with the GRE score. 
No other test will be considered in lieu of the above options.
Interviews will be conducted for short-listed candidates in Bangalore only. At the time of interview, candidates are required to produce letters of approval from their employers indicating that they are permitted to pursue the programme. Final selection will be made based on the prior academic performance, duration and nature of work experience, CAT/GMAT/GRE scores, and performance in the interview.

Cut -Off

Minimum CAT-2013 Percentile for PGP

Category Sec.1 (QA+ DI)(%) Sec2. (VA +LR)(%) Sec.1 (QA+ DI)(%)
General 80 90 90
NC-OBC 70 80 80
SC 50 50 70
ST 50 50 70
DA 50 50 70


Fee Structure

The Course fee for Open candidates, for the domestic component of the programme is Rs.9.75 lakh inclusive of Tuition fee, Books/Course material, Library, Computer facilities, Accommodation, Alumni. This fee does not include food expenses. The programme fees and related expenses on the international component will be known at the time of the student opting for the Foreign component of the programme.


 IIMB has world-class infrastructure that facilitates excellence in teaching, research, consulting and other professional activities. Located in India’s high technology capital, IIMB is in close proximity to some of the leading corporate houses in the country, ranging from information technology to consumer product companies, giving it the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience. Established in 1973, the Institute has since then built on its base of highly accomplished faculty, world class infrastructure and motivated student body to emerge as one of the premier institutes for management education and research promoting managerial excellence in the country.
The library is housed in a 55,000 square feet complex consisting of four floors. This fully automated state of art facility consists of about 235,000 documents and books apart from 85,000 journals are available for reference. The library also subscribes to 27 newspapers and more than 200 newsletters.
IIMB consists of 16 hostel blocks apart from one executive block and the executive accommodation at the Management Development Center. The older blocks named according to alphabets A to J were constructed earlier while the newer blocks from K to P were constructed during the last few years. First year students are required to stay in the hostels and single room accommodation is provided. 24 hours Internet connectivity, uninterrupted power supply and fully automatic washing machines are standard features. IIMB has robust sporting infrastructure with facilities for tsepak, soccer, cricket, tennis, basketball, volleyball, throw ball, badminton, indoor games etc. A swimming pool with an integrated indoor sports complex is under construction.

Placement Records

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore has completed the final placement for the year 2011-13. The PGP batch had 381 students out of which 12 students opted out of the placement process. The average salary package offered was Rs. 17.30 lakh per annum.

Management & Consulting had the maximum share of placement (28%) followed by Finance (20%), Information Technology (19%), General Management (14%) and Sales & Marketing (13%). E Commerce had the lowest share with 4% placement.

Top Recruiters
The top recruiters included RIL, HCL, Aditya Birla Group and Tata Administrative Services (TAS), Cisco, Mahindra Group, Hinduja Group, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Cipla, DTDC, Ranbaxy, Bank of America, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Chartered, HSBC among others.
Major consulting firms like McKinsey, AT Kearney, Bain and Booz and Boston Consulting Group also made offers.
Sales & Marketing roles were offered by top FMCG companies like Proctor & Gamble, PepsiCo, Airtel, HUL, Nestle, Kraft Foods, Asian Paints, GlaxoSmithKline, L’Oreal and Nokia.
IT and Consulting companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Cognizant, IBM, Capgemini, Genpact and Glopore IMS. 


Faculty Strength

More than 100.


Notable Alumni

  • ​K. Radhakrishnan, Chairman of ISRO.
  • Ravi Subramanian, Author and CEO, Shriram City Union Finance.
  • Sibichen K Mathew, Indian Revenue Service officer, Author and first ever Regional Advisor,Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
  • Ravi Neelakantan, IFS Officer and Diplomat.
  • Karan Bajaj, Author .
  • Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
  • Aswath Damodaran, Professor of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University 
  • Nila Madhab Panda, film maker and director
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