List of IIM Colleges in India 2020: Ranking & Courses Offered

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandPublished On: July 01, 2020 | CAT

Including the legendary A, B and C of IIMs, there are a total of 20 IIMs currently offering world-class management education to the brightest managerial minds in India. Here’s some information about the top B-Schools currently operating in India.

The Top B-Schools in India - List of IIMs

Management education has now become so popular among young individuals that today everyone wants to pursue either an MBA or a PGDM degree. Although candidates often tend to get confused between these two degrees. It is important for business students to comprehend the difference between MBA and PGDM. Interested applicants often go through the list of IIM Colleges in India and dream to grab admission in any of the IIMs because of the prestige and reputation attached to it. Apart from that, a higher return on investment (ROI), excellent faculty strength and numerous opportunities offered to students not only through academics but also with respect to extra-curricular activities, IIM fests, b-school competitions etc. also attract a large number of candidates to compete for admissions at IIMs of the country.

IIM Colleges in India train its students for the holistic development of the individual in order to equip them to face business challenges and maximize output through real-world situations, seminars, workshops, industry visits and interaction etc.

The gateway to making it to the IIM colleges in India is through the most popular management entrance exam - Common Admission Test (CAT) which is conducted every year in the month of November or December. The IIM Selection Process & Criteria varies from institute to institute. A majority of engineers opt for MBA courses at the post-graduation level. However, with changing trends, it is observed that students from science, commerce, humanities, medical and arts background also show a keen interest in management education. You can check the detailed CAT paper analysis here by CollegeDekho experts and also estimate your performance in the exam using the CAT Percentile Predictor here.

Also Read: Details about Entrance Examinations for MBA Admission in India

List of IIM Colleges in India

At present, there are a total of 20 IIMs in the country that are functional. Each IIM offers a variety of courses to students and follows a rigorous admission process. Check the complete list of IIMs below along with their rankings among other management institutes in the country.

S.No

Name

Location (State)

Year of Establishment

NIRF 2020 Rank

NIRF 2019 Rank

Courses Offered

1.IIM Bangalore (IIM B)Karnataka197321
  • Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy & Management (PGPPM)
  • Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management

2.

IIM Ahmedabad (IIM A)

Gujarat

1961

1

2

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP in Management)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Food & Agri-Business Management (PGP-FABM)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

3.

IIM Calcutta
(IIM C)

West Bengal

1961

3

3

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGP-PGDM)
  • Post Graduate for Executives (PGPEX-VLM) - a programme specifically meant for candidates with a bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX)

4.

IIM Lucknow
(IIM L)

Uttar Pradesh

1984

4

4

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • PGP in Agribusiness Management
  • International Programme in Management for Executives
  • PGP in Sustainable Management
  • Fellow Program in Management (FPM)
  • Working Managers’ Programme
  • Executive Fellow Program in Management (EFPM)

5.

IIM Indore (IIM I)

Madhya Pradesh

1996

7

5

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Five Year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM)
  • Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)
6.IIM KozhikodeKerala199668
  • Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
  • Executive Post Graduate Programme - Kochi Campus
  • Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP)
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  • Management Development Programme (MDP)
  • Faculty Development Programme (FDP)
7.IIM UdaipurRajasthan20111713
  • Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX)
  • Entrepreneurs Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
  • Fellow Program in Management MDP for Women
8.IIM TrichyTamil Nadu20111514
  • Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGPM)
  • PGPBM
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
9.IIM RaipurChhatisgarh20101919
  • Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
  • Executive Fellow Programmes in Management (EFPM)
  • Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM)
  • Post Graduate Programme for Working Executives (PGPWE)
10.IIM RohtakHaryana20102123
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  • Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for Executives
11.IIM ShillongMeghalaya20073024
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEx)
12.IIM KashipurUttarakhand20113325
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM)
  • Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for Executives
  • Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)
  • Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGPM)
13.IIM RanchiJharkhand20105828
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGEXP)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management
  • Executive Fellow Programme in Management
  • Fellow Programme in Management

14.

IIM Nagpur

Maharashtra

2015

60

NA

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

15.

IIM Bodh Gaya (IIM BG)

Bihar

2015

NA

NA

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

16.

IIM Sirmaur

Himachal Pradesh

2015

NA

NA

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

17.

IIM Amritsar

Punjab

2015

NA

NA

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

18.

IIM Jammu

Jammu & Kashmir

2016

NA

NA

  • Post Graduate Diploma Programme (PGDP)

19.

IIM Sambalpur

Odisha

2015

NA

NA

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

20.

IIM Vishakhapatnam (IIM Vizag)

Andhra Pradesh

2015

NA

NA

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

Also Read: Get a Good Score in CAT and Stand a Chance to Avail Scholarships at IIMs!

IIM Colleges in India offer a variety of MBA specializations that a student can opt for depending on their interest areas. For instance, if one shows a keen interest in getting business for an organization, he/she can opt for MBA Sales & Marketing. On another hand, someone who is good with coming up with new and innovative ideas can opt for MBA Product Management or MBA Strategic Management. Apart from the conventional ones, there are otherupcoming and emerging MBAspecializations that one can consider in the competitive world of today.

Plus, not all courses are offered at IIMs are for regular graduates. Many IIMs also offer part-time courses catered for working individuals who wish to add an IIM degree to their portfolio but can’t afford to quit their jobs in pursuit of a managerial degree.

Also Read: Great Lakes Insititute of Management Admissions Guide

So, if you are keen to make it to the IIMs, six-month preparation time for CAT is ideal. Not only will you have to clear the CAT exam with a good percentile, but you will also need to excel in the other stages of admissions basis CAT exam at the Indian Institutes of Management.

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