Chandragupt Institute of Management - [CIMP], Patna

Chandragupt Institute of Management - [CIMP], Patna

Patna, Bihar AICTE, NBA Estd 2008 Public (Autonomous)

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Updated On - October 11th 2019 by SIMRAN NIGAM

Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) has been ranked as India’s one of the top 20 institutes in Economic Research. The institute offers Post Graduate Diploma and Fellow Program in Management, Marketing, Finance, etc.

Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Highlights

Institute TypePublic
Entrance Test

National: CAT/ XAT/ CMAT

International: GRE

Institute: RAT

Admission CriteriaEntrance Test followed by Personal Interview
Admission ModeOnline and Offline

- CIMP has received ‘Majestic Five Continents Award for Quality and Excellence in Geneva. - Received prestigious five international and two national awards.
- 100% placement of graduating students since the first batch.
- Launched ‘Students Guidance Centre’ (SGC) and ‘Beautiful Mind’ to benefit socially and financially deprived children.

Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Ranking and Awards

  • Ranked 3rd by Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF) among some of the top B-School in India.
  • CIMP has won “Dr. J.J. Irani Award”.
  • Conferred upon the ‘EQ Leadership Award’ by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in recognition of a significant contribution to leadership development in Bihar.
  • CIMP has collaborated with Lancashire Business School UK to foster research in Corporate Social Responsibility.

Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Courses

CIMP offers PG Diploma, Fellow and Development Programs in various disciplines. Tabulated below are the details for same:

Course 1: Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • Specialization:Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Business Analytics and Operations.
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% aggregate marks or its equivalent CGPA (45% for reserved category) and obtained a valid score in CAT/ XAT/ CMAT.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 7,65,000

Course 2: Fellow Program in Management

  • Specialization:Marketing, Finance, Organizational Behaviour, Information Systems, Communication, Human Resource Management, Operations and Quantitative Techniques.
  • Eligibility: Master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline with above 50% marks or equivalent CGPA and Obtained a valid score in CAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ RAT conducted by the institute.
  • Duration: 2 years

Check: CIMP Courses and Fees

Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Admission

Step 1: Download the application form or admission brochure from the official website of the college or obtain it from the institute.

Step 2: Fill all the required details and pay the application fee of INR 500 (INR 200 for reserved category) via online mode (Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Transfer) or through demand draft in favor of Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna, payable at Patna.

Step 3: Submit the duly filled form online or by post or in person with all the required documents.

Selection Criteria


  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of marks in any of the following exams:
    • Common Admission Test (CAT) – Read more
    • Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) – Read more
    • Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT) – Read more
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion followed by Personal Interview.


  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of research interest, work experience, and marks secured in any of the following exams:
    • Common Admission Test (CAT)
    • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) – Read more
    • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) – Read more
    • Research Aptitude Test (RAT)
  • Candidates are required to submit a proposal narrating their specific topic of research.

Reservation Criteria

The break-up as per reservation policy is given below:

CategoryReservation (%)
Women of BC03

Note: 50% of the total seats would be reserved for students who qualify as a Domicile of Bihar (permanent residents only) and 3% of the total seats for Persons with Disability (PWD).

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Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Placement

CIMP has an excellent record of achieving 100% campus placements for its graduate students. A number of high profile companies visit the institute for recruitment. Majority of the students get placed in sectors of their choice. The year-on-year success in placements has been the result of CIMP team’s constant engagement with the corporate world and the valuable training imparted to students. Some of the placement highlights of CIMP are as follows:

  • 100% placement of eligible students
  • The participating companies were from diverse verticals like Banking, Communication/Media, Dairy, Development & Social, Education Management, Financial Services, etc.
  • Niche profiles in Sales and Marketing, Branch Banking, Quality, Pre-sales and Consulting, Finance and Accounts, Research and Operations were offered by the recruiting organizations.
  • The largest recruiter was Bandhan Bank which hired 12 students for the position of Customer Relationship Officer (MT) followed by ICICI Bank which hired 11 students for the position of Deputy Manager (Band II).
  • The job location of placements was not restricted to Bihar alone. Several companies offered positions in New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Jamshedpur, Lucknow, Ranchi, Shillong and other cities.

Top recruiters of CIMP: Tata Advanced Systems, ITC, Jeevika, ICICI Bank, HDFC AMC, Yes Bank, HDFC Bank, Asian Paints, Amul, CONFED, The Federal Bank, Future Retail Limited, IndusInd Bank, Chaitanya India Fin Credit Pvt. Ltd., Medha Learning Foundation, Pin Click Property Management Pvt. Ltd., Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd, etc.

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Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Faculty

CIMP has a pool of highly qualified and experienced faculty members, most of them being alumni of reputed institutions like IIMs, IRMA, IITs, etc. Some of them are mentioned below:

Prof. Vijaya Bandyopadhyaya

  • Qualification: Ph.D., PGDBM, M.Tech, B.E.
  • Research Areas: Food Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship Development For Small Scale And Women Entrepreneurs, Modeling Uncertainties in Decision Making Process.

Prof. Rajeev Verma

  • Qualification: M.Sc. (FRI, Dehradun)
  • Research Areas: Services Innovation, Sports Marketing, Film and Distribution Marketing, Tourism and Hospitality Management and Health Marketing.

Prof. Jyoti Verma

  • Qualification: Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management.
  • Research Areas: Knowledge Management and Knowledge Sharing, Attitudes and Job Satisfaction, Talent Acquisition and Management and Strategic LeadershipInnovation in Services.

Prof. Anuj Sharma

  • Qualification: FPM, M. Tech, B. E.
  • Research Areas: Machine Learning, Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, Data Mining, Web 2.0, Business Analytics and Digital Marketing.

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About Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP)

Established in the year 2008, the institute is approved by Ministry of HRD, All India Council for Technical Education (AICET), New Delhi and has been accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The institute was established with the objective of contributing substantially to the academic and development credentials of Bihar, while fulfilling the primary role of training students to become effective managers.

Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Facilities

The institute is spread over an area of 10 acres providing state-of-the-art eco-friendly Wi-Fi enabled campus located in the education hub. A brief about the same is listed below:

  • State of the art Library Research Centre
  • Air-conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 500 students.
  • Well-equipped and State-of-the-art computer lab with the latest hardware.
  • Language lab for language tutorials.
  • Audio-visual devices
  • Quality Improvement Cell
  • Startup Incubation Centre and Business Innovation Lab
  • Research and Consulting Activities

Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) FAQs

Ques. Has CIMP achieved 100% placement for previous batches? What is the average and highest pay package p.a. of the institute?

Ans. Yes, the institute has achieved 100% placement. All the graduating students of the previous 10 batches got placed successfully. The placement package details are listed below:

Placement YearAverage SalaryHighest Salary

Ques. Does CIMP help in getting a bank loan?

Ans. Yes, CIMP helps students in getting an education loan from the leading nationalized banks. This will, however, be subject to the ability of the candidate to fulfill the terms and conditions of the respective bank.

Ques. What are the scholarship available to the students?

Ans. CIMP facilitates the education of economically backward students through Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme (TFW) as proposed by AICTE. The proposed scheme will be applicable only to the students having parents’ annual income (from all sources) less than INR 8 lakhs. The total number of seats under this category will not exceed 5% of the total intake of the students.

Under Meritorious Girl Student Scholarship (MGSS) Scheme, scholarship will be given to top 3 girl students securing place in top 10 positions in the batch, every academic year.

Ques. Are students required to stay in the campus?

Ans. PGDM Programme offered by CIMP is a two-year fully residential program. Students have to stay on campus during the program.


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College Admission Reviews

Vivek Mitra , Batch: Post Graduate Diploma in Management -2013


"CAT - 84.63, I surely gave interview in many different institutes and got accepted in almost every one but I chose CIMP when I came to know about the faculties and the diligence they have for shaping up an individual. I never regretted, neither when I was a student nor today when I am recognised as "   Read More

Akshay Kumar , PGDM, Pursued: 2nd Year


"I took CAT in 2013 and obtained 91.29 percentile and subsequently took admission in the 2014-16 batch. My reasons for joining this institute were plain and simple i.e. excellent placements since the first batch and also it was located in my native state. Also the faculty are excellent."   Read More

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Aakash Kumar KashyapP. G. D. MBatch : 2017


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College was quite good having the best faculties and 100 percent placement but it was having so much of restriction and rules over so many things and colleges do not that much on events comparing to other colleges in events.

6/10food & accom
8/10social life
Aakash Kumar KashyapP. G. D. MBatch : 2017


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College was quite good having the best faculties and 100 percent placement but it was having so much of restriction and rules over so many things and colleges do not that much on events comparing to other colleges in events.

6/10food & accom
8/10social life
Akshay KumarPGDMPursued 2nd Year

One of the finest young B-Schools

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The college is excellent and is supported by the government of Bihar which makes it an excellent one. Also the placements are far better than some of the so called top B-Schools of the country. Also the overall management is good and they are supportive t

10/10food & accom
9/10social life
Binay KumarBatch : 2010
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College management is/was one man show. And every decision making emanates from a single person director of the college which is/was biggest irony and cause of debacle of CIMP.

7/10food & accom
1/10social life

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Mithapur Institutional Area
Patna - 800001
Bihar , India

0.32KmMithapur Bus Stand

0612-2366015 , 2366034 , 2366044 , 2366062

7677227923 , 9693223405



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