Established in 1970 as a not-for-profit society, IFMR was sponsored by ICICI, the House of Kotharis and other major industrial groups. IFMR currently offers full-time and part-time PGDM programmes, a Ph.D. programme as well as both open and customised management development programmes.
Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh
Government of India
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology
University of Madras
IFMR offers four different programs which are Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Doctor of Philosophy and Executive Education. Check Course & Fee
IFMR’s full-time PGDM program provides quality management education with a strong foundation in Finance. It is a 2-year full-time AICTE approved program. IFMR offers 22 core and approximately 55 elective courses during the two-year programme, spanning 8 disciplines. Unique specializations offered include Financial Engineering, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), and Business Analytics.
Doctor of Philosophy is a 3-year full-time program offered in seven major disciplines namely Economics, Finance & Accounting, Quantitative Finance, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management, Operations Management, IT & Systems and Strategy.
Executive Education consists of Management Development Programs which build the professional capacity of various senior to middle-level professionals from corporates, government, public sector and banks.
Various companies visited the campus for batch recruitment of 2015-17 namely Deloitte, Cognizant, HDFC Bank, Genpact etc. Companies offered various package to students and various offers. Check Best Recruiters
No. of Students Placed
No. of Recruiters
Average Salary Package
INR 8.9 LPA
Highest Salary Package
INR 18 LPA
IFMR offers merit scholarship to students on basis of their academic performance, top performers of the class will be given a merit scholarship on the following scale:
The Hindu Business line- MBAUniverse
UI GreenMetric World University Ranking
BW- Cfore B-School Survey
CRISIL [All India]
CRISIL [Andhra Pradesh]
National Human Resource Development Network
CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey
The Speakers Club is a student self-help forum which was started with the aim of helping the students to nurture and sharpen their communication and leadership skills. The club provides a platform for the students to practice their public speaking skills and also offers various other opportunities for them to develop their overall personality and help them in the business environment.
Laasya, the music and art club of IFMR was inaugurated in 2009 to keep the artist alive in us. At Laasya we welcome every form of art. The critically important role of the arts in the academy, as in life, is to enable us to see the world and the human condition differently, and in seeing the world through a particular work of art, to see a truth we might not have understood before.
Further the campus is equipped infrastructure for all the major sports like Cricket, Football, Basketball, Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess and Carrom which can be played with common sports equipment. These Sporting events are good way to relieve stress from the day to day studies and give the extra energy for the students.
The Sports Committee of IFMR takes care of not just the sporting needs but also emphasizes on health and team building through fitness and adventure activities. There are 2 sporting events organized every semester and to ensure full participation, the games are tweaked in innovative ways such as the Gully Cricket, Futsal Football, Mixed Table Tennis, Inter section Games, Online gaming, trekking, jogging and lots more.
The events of this Magnum Opus included Stock Pitching, Holistic Marketing, Auctions, Roleplaying, Negotiations, Business plans and many more. Abhyudaya was also filled with colourful cultural nights which included Rock Band shows, mesmerizing dance performances, fashion shows and DJ gigs.