Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM Bangalore)

Bangalore (Karnataka) Estd : 1973 Approved by : AICTE, EQUIS, Ministry of HRD Type : Government
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The Indian Institute of Management (Popularly known as IIM Bangalore) is one of the oldest and top ranked graduate management school, situated in Bangalore (officially known as Bengaluru), Which is the capital of the Indian State of Karnataka. It was established on 28th October 1973 by Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India. IIMB was the 3rd IIM to be established after IIM Calcutta and IIM Ahmedabad. It is recognized as Institute of National Importance by the Govt. of India.

IIMB provides various regular programs including Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), Post Graduate Program in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM), Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP), Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) and the Post Graduate Programme in Management.

At IIMB, admission for all the programs are done on the behalf of National Level entrance exams including CAT/GRE/GMAT/NET.  IIM Bangalore also conducts entrance test for Ph.D programs. For Non-Resident Indian (NRI) scholars IIMB accepts GMAT (Graduate Management Aptitude Test) Scores.

IIMB is considered one of the leading Business School  in Asia and has been bagging top rank amongst world’s top 100 B-schools. IIM Bangalore is ranked number 2 in the NIRF (National Institute Ranking Framework) and MHRD (Ministry of Human Resources Development).

IIMB has approximately 109 (One-Hundred-Nine) full-time faculty members, more than Twelve-Hundred (1200) students across different degree programs and around five-thousand (5000) annual Executive Education Participants.

For student exchange programs, IIMB has a big network of partner B schools. Following Institute are:

  • Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, United States
  • Asian Institute of Management, Philippines
  • University of Wales, Cardiff, UK
  • European Business School, Germany
  • University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Australian School of Business, Australia
  • Queen’s School of Business, Queen’s University, Canada

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

Course Eligibility Criteria
  • Graduation in any discipline with minimum 50% marks or equivalent.
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply.
  • Graduation in any discipline with minimum 50% marks or equivalent.
  • The candidate must have min. 5 years (and preferably less than 12 years) of work experience.
  • For applicants from the Government the norms would be as notified by the DoPT.
  • For Non-Govt. Candidates, the eligibility criteria is with minimum 50% marks with 4 years of work experience in public policy domain as on 31 March of that year.
  • Graduation in any discipline with minimum 50% marks or equivalent.
  • 4 years of work experience is mandatory in any industry after the Bachlor's Degree.
  • The candidate should have Master's Degree or a 5 year Integrated Master’s in any discipline, with at least 55% marks in the bachelor’s as well in the master’s degrees.


  • The candidate must be a professional having qualification like CA, ICWA, CS, with at least 50% marks


  • Must have completed 4 year / 8 semesters Bachelor's degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 60% marks

IIMB Scholarships

There are a large number of scholarship given to the scholars of the institute based on certain criteria. The various scholarships are:

T Thomas Scholarship Uday Nayak Scholarship
Aditya Birla Scholarship Society General Global Solution Center India Scholarship
OPJEMS Scholarship Rajesh Kaushik Memorial Scholarship
Cognizent Technology Solutions - B'izard Scholarship Community Service Award
Ocwen Scholarship for Competence in Academic and Research (OSCAR) -------------------------------

IIMB Bangalore Course Fees:

Course Total Fee
PGP Tuition Fee Rs. 21 Lakh
PGPPM Tuition Fee Rs. 16.5 Lakh
PGPEM Tuition Fee Rs. 15.95 Lakh
EPGP Tuition Fee Rs. 27.88 Lakh (Including International Immersion Fee)

The weightage of parameters fixed for Post Graduate Programme (CAT 2017) as Follows:

Parameters Weight
CAT 2017 40
Class 10th Board 20
Class 12th Board 10
Graduation Degree 20
Gender Diversity 2
Work Experience 8
Total 100

Minimum CAT 2017 cut-off fixed by IIM Bangalore:

Category VARC DILR QA Overall
General 85 80 80 90
NC-OBC 75 70 70 80
SC 70 65 65 75
ST 60 60 60 75
PWD 60 60 60 75

Admission Cycle:

Course Application Window
PGP August-September
PGPEM Agust-January
PGPPM October-February
EPGP June-November and September-February
FPM January


Top Courses & Fees View All

  • PGPM 3 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 15.1 Lacs
  • PGPEx 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 27.9 Lacs


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Awards and Rankings

  • IIMB is accredited by EQUIS (Re-accredited for 5 years in 2016)
  • IIMB is ranked as the ‘Best Management Institute’ in India, by the ‘India Ranking 2016’, collated by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development
  • IIMB was ranked the Best Business School in Central Asia in 2016 by Eduniversal, Paris, for the eighth consecutive year
  • IIMB is ranked 6th among the Asia-Pacific best B-Schools for employability by QS Global 250 Business Schools Report 2017
  • IIMB’s Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) is rated among the Top 20 in the world on the Financial Times’ Master in Management Rankings for 2016
  • IIMB’s Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) is ranked among the Top 50 by the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2017
  • IIMB’s Executive Education Programmes (Customised) are ranked among Top 50 by the Financial Times Executive Education Rankings 2016
  • IIMB’s Executive Education Programmes (Open) are ranked among Top 60 by the Financial Times Executive Education Rankings 2016
  • IIMB is ranked among the Top 50 in the 2016 SCM World University 100 Ranking
  • IIMB is awarded the Obama Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative award

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Contact Details of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

  • Contact No:
    +91-802699 3396
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  • Address:
    Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076

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