|Online Registration begins||October 26, 2020||--|
|Last date to Apply||February 1, 2021||March 1, 2021|
|Release of shortlisting for WAT and PI||February 17, 2021||March 17, 2021|
|WAT and PI dates||February 27, 2021, to February 28, 2021||March 27,2021, to March 29, 2021|
|Registration, orientation & preparatory courses||June 15, 2021, to June 29, 2021||--|
|Term 1 commencement of classes||July 1, 2021||--|
Institute of Financial Management & Research, Graduate School of Business or commonly referred to as IFMR GSB is an academic wing of Krea University established in 1970. It is located in Andhra Pradesh and is accredited by SAQS.
IFMR GBS is recognized as a Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. NIRF ranks IFMR GBS at #47 for 2019 rankings.
At present, it offers its flagship program in MBA, admissions for which are based on CAT / XAT / CMAT / GRE / GMAT followed by an interview. The institute offers summer internships and placements to its students enrolled for the program.
|Established | Type||1970 | Private|
|Academic Wing of||Krea University|
|Campus||Central Expressway, Andhra Pradesh|
|Courses Available||MBA, Exec-MBA, Ph.D|
|Admission||Entrance based + PI|
|Key Recruiters||E&Y, HDFC, RBI, HSBC, Stanley Morgan, etc.|
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The following courses are offered at IFMR GBS for admission to students:
|MBA||Duration: 2 years | Full time|
Eligibility: Passed graduation with 60% scores.
|CAT / XAT / GRE / GMAT / CMAT + WAT + PI|
|Exec-MBA||Duration: 3 years | Part time|
Eligibility: Passed graduation + 03 years work experience.
|Written Test + PI|
|Ph.D||Duration: 3 years | Full time|
Eligibility: Passed master’s / integrated degree / professional qualification.
|UGC-NET / JRF or RAT + PI|
For fee related queries check IFMR GBS Courses & Fees.
All admissions are based on entrance scores, academic performance, extra curricular activities and work experience (if any). Students with gap year are also eligible to apply for admissions, mentioning the reasons for break in the application. Applicants can find details for entrances at:
Applications are available online for both MBA and Ph.D. But they have to be submitted online for MBA and via speed post for Ph.D. Steps for applying are follows:
IFMR GBS MBA Applications
IFMR GBS Ph.D Applications
IFMR Graduate School of Business
Campus: 5655, Central Expressway, Sri City
Andhra Pradesh - 517646 - India
Get more information at IFMR GBS Admission.
Well known recruiters as many as 40 of them recruited all 175 students for IFMR GBS 2018-20 Placements. Moreover 20% placements were through PPO’s that is, around 32 students were recruited. Other highlights are as follows:
|Gender Diversity||61% Males : 39% Females|
|Highest CTC||INR 13.60 Lakhs|
|Median CTC||INR 9.50 Lakhs|
|Average CTC||INR 9.37 Lakhs|
|Top 10% Average CTC||INR 12.86 Lakhs|
|Work Experience||56%: Freshers | 44%: Experiences|
The graph below shows the areas wise recruitment for MBA graduates from IFMR GBS:
The graph above shows highest recruitments were recorded for Finance-39% followed by Sales & Marketing-26%.
IFMR GSB offers summer internships to its full time MBA students. There are over 51 companies that recruited applicants for 2019-20 batch earlier in February 2020. Other details are as follows:
Read more at IFMR GBS Placement.
There are 07 academic departments at IFMR GSB which include at least 3-4 faculty members in each department. They hold doctoral degrees with designations like:
The following facilities or amenities are available for students in any program at IFMR GSB.some of them are as follows:
Get details at IFMR GBS Reviews.
A notification during the third term is released to invite applications for scholarship requests. Applicants must submit the application form with supporting documents in 15 days from the announcement of the CGPA by the PGP Office for the first year.
Ques. Can I apply if I have a gap year for an MBA at IFMR GBS?
Ans. Yes, applicants are eligible to apply with a gap year only if they can justify their reason for break. Also they must quote their activities during the gap year(s) in the application itself.
Ques. When will the applications be available for 2021 admissions at IFMR GBS?
Ans. Application portal would invite applications from applicants October 2020 starting onwards. The applicants are required to make a non-refundable fee payment of INR 1,500 per application.
Ques. Is everyone eligible to apply for a scholarship at IFMR GBS?
Ans. There are two types of scholarships offered: Merit based and Need based. There are different criteria for selection and applicants must fulfill all requirements in order to avail one.
Ques. Are placements offered at IFMR GBS?
Ans. Yes, the placement record was 100% for 2018-20 passing out batch. The highest recruitments were indicated in the Finance department followed by Sales & Marketing.
Ques. Can students apply for internships other than what is offered on campus?
Ans. No, applicants must apply for internships through on-campus recruitment process only. These are partnering companies which offer 100% internships as per the recent data 2019-21 batch.
Ans. First of all these B-Schools are the top most B-Schools in India. All of them offered PGDM programs in various specialized areas. Among these seven BSchools out of which GIM, NIBM, and IIFM Bhopal are the sectorial institutes that are offering PGDM programs in 4-5 specialized subjects. Given below is a few of the important information about the seven B-Schools which may help you in choosing an institute. Faculty: All of these colleges have highly qualified faculty members. GLIM, FORE, and GIM have the highest no. of faculty strengths which is more than 50 whereas IIFM has 35 well-experienced faculty members. LIBA, NIBM, and IFMR have the least number of teaching members such as more than 10 members. The maximum number of teaching members are designated by the associate professor at these B-Schools. Placement statistics: The placement report of 2020 for each of these B-Schools is provided below. GLIM: In 2020, approximately 45 companies were visited during the placements process. 50% of recruiters are from IT sectors such as Deloitte, Salesforce, Hexaware, IDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, etc. GIM: 69 companies were visited throughout the placement process such as Asian paints, Signify, Puma, Reliance, etc. FORE: Around 36 students received PPOs and 75% of students got placed in 2020 placement. The recruiters such as HCL, Amazon, Wipro, Infosys, etc. came. LIBA: 40% of recruiters were from the consultancy sector and others were from banking, analytics, etc. Reputed companies such as Cognizant, Deloitte, Amazon, Kindle, TCS were the recruiters in the 2020 placement process. NIBM and IFMR: The number of recruiters during the 2020 placement process was 70. Some of them are Accenture, HCL, Genpact, Aviva life insurance, etc. IIFM Bhopal: Most of the recruiters are from the banking and environment sectors. IDFC Bank, Dharma life, Axis Bank, BFIL, etc. came through the placement process. B-School Average CTC Highest CTC GLIM 9.15 LPA 13.6 LPA GIM 11.72 LPA 25.6 LPA FORE 10.60 LPA 30 LPA LIBA 9 LPA 14 LPA NIBM 9.44 LPA 14.5 LPA IFMR 9.37 LPA 18.80 LPA IIFM Bhopal 7.5 LPA 13.2 LPA It is very difficult to decide a better option among the above BSchools because each one of these institutes are top-notch. But on the basis of placement statistics for 2020, FORE school of management is offered the highest salary package as compared to other B-Schools.Read more