IMI New Delhi, established in 1981, is India's first corporate sponsored business school. The college is ranked 28th among Management Schools in India by the NIRF 2020 and 7th in India by Outlook India's "Top 150 Private MBA Institutions" of 2021. It has also received accreditation from AMBA and NBA. IMI Delhi offers its flagship PGDM program which is recognised by the AIU, whereas PGDM (HRM) and Fellow programmes are approved by AICTE). IMI Delhi courses include PG programs like PGDM, PGDM (HRM), PGDM (Banking & Financial Services), PGDM (Executive) and FPM/EFPM (doctoral programs for full-time students and working executives). Check IMI Admission Process

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IMI Delhi accepts the score of CAT/GMAT/XAT as well as the College takes its own test on a national level for some courses. The CAT cutoff 2021 for admission to IMI Delhi was 90 percentile. Check IMI Delhi Cutoff

IMI has recorded a higher average salary at INR 12.71 LPA in Placement 2020 for the largest ever batch of 308 students.In IMI Delhi placements 2020,The highest salary has gone up at Rs.29.75 LPA. The BFSI sector emerged as the major sector in recruitment with a contribution of 29 percent of placements. 

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IMI Quick facts 

  • IMI New Delhi is Ranked no.28 in MHRD-NIRF Ranking 2020 amongst all B-Schools in the country. 
  • IMI is accredited by two leading international accreditation bodies - AMBA and SAQS. All programs at IMI New Delhi are approved by AICTE.
  • IMI, New Delhi is India’s first corporate sponsored business school established with the support of corporate houses like RPG Enterprises, Nestle, ITC, SAIL, Tata Chemicals, BOC and Williamson Magor.
  • IMI’s International linkages with reputed institutions such as UNDP, World Bank, ILO, UNCTAD and Asian Productivity Organisation underscores its emphasis on professionalism, excellence and quality.
  • IMI New Delhi accepts only CAT/ XAT/GMAT exam scores for admission
  • IMI offers three full time 2 years duration PGDM programmes: PGDM, PGDM (HRM); PGDM (B&FS) and also Doctoral Programs.

IMI Delhi Ranking

Ranking Bodies Ranking Parameter Ranking
NIRF 2020 MBA Institute 28
Outlook 2021  Top 10 Private B School 7
Outlook 2021  All Private Institute 11
CSR-GHRDC 2020 Supreme B-School ( Private) 3
Business Today 2020 Overall B- Institution 14
Business World Overall B- School 14
Accreditation Global AMBA NBA
Accreditation Domestic AICTE AIU

IMI Delhi Course Details

Course Program Course Eligibility / Admission criteria Course Fees
PGDM Graduation with at least 50% aggregate/ equivalent in any discipline
Candidates appearing in the final year of their bachelor’s degree or equivalent are also eligible
Duration: 2 years
Selection Criteria: CAT/ GMAT Scores
Intake : 251 
18.34 Lacs 26964 USD
PGDM-HRM Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate/ equivalent in any discipline from a university
Duration: 2 years
Selection Criteria: CAT/ GMAT Scores
Intake : 60
18.34 Lacs 26964 USD
PGDM- B&FS Bachelor’s equivalent degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Duration: 2 years
Selection Criteria: CAT/ GMAT Scores
Intake : 60
18.34 Lacs 26964 USD
EPGDM A bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50 per cent marks or equivalent CGPA in the course
minimum 5 years of post-qualification experience as an executive or a self-employed professional
Duration: 1 year 3 months
Selection Criteria: Valid CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/GMAT score + interview + overall academic record of the candidate.
12 Lacs 17,500 US$
FPM ( Full Time) A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks. A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade point average plus minimum of one year’s work experience. Duration : 2 Years Selection Criteria: CAT/GMAT/NET or IMI internal test. FPM (Academicians)- 50 % waiver on course Fee
FPM (Scholar)100% waiver Foreign Nationals US$ 2824
E-FPM  A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks. Work Experience: 5 years Duration 5 years Selection Criteria: Research Proposal +CAT/GMAT/NET or IMI internal test+ Interview 8.49 Lacs

IMI New Delhi Admission Cut Off

It is expected that IMI Admission Cutoff may remain more or less same for PGDM 2021 as mentioned under:

Programme name Expected cut off
PGDM 88 - 90
PGD-HRM 85 –88
PGDM (Banking & Financial services 85 - 88

IMI Delhi Placements 2021

The below mentioned placement statistics presents some of the important highlights of IMI Delhi placements:

Particulars Placement Statistics
Placements rate 91% (January 15, 2021)
Highest CTC offered in 2020 Rs 30 LPA (EPGDM)
Top recruiting sector BFSI
Top recruiters  Reliance, Vedanta, TATA Motors, Mahindra, KPMG, Amazon, Emami, OYO, HDFC Life, Citi Bank, etc.
Highest CTC PGDM: INR 22 LPA; PGDM (HR): INR 14.35 LPA; PGDM (BFS): INR 14.98 LPA
Average CTC PGDM: INR 13.28 LPA; PGDM (HR): INR 12.21 LPA; PGDM (BFS): INR 14.54 LPA

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IMI Delhi FAQs

Ques. Is IMI Delhi better than IMT Ghaziabad?

Ans. IMI Delhi has great opportunities to offer, not only in the field of finance, but marketing as well. The course is interspersed with interesting projects, guest lectures by industry experts and workshops that would keep you busy, round the clock. Parameters for choosing IMI Delhi are as follows:

  • Placements: IMI Delhi have top FMCG companies like Asian Paints, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, Emami, HUL, Havmor, Piramal Group, Fairtrade LLC, Moolchand, Perfetti Van Melle, Coffee Day Beverages and many other premium recruiters in this sector visiting the campus every year. The profiles offered, range from Sales and Marketing, Brand Management, Product Management to Digital Marketing and Market Research. The remuneration offered is extremely good, especially for top performers.
  • Faculty: The faculty here is extremely competent with great representation across all fields. Marketing sector.
  • Batch Profile: The batch profile over here is pretty strong. The institute has people from different cities, top colleges with core sales/advertising roles who add real value to the class. The mix of freshers and work-ex people is conducive for good placements.

Ques. Does IMI Delhi offer hostel facilities?

Ans. Yes, the institute provides hostel facilities to its students. The modern and aesthetically designed residence at IMI, New Delhi forms an integral part of the academic and social life of the students. Besides promoting group study and learning outside the classroom, the residential accommodation also enables participants to optimally utilise IMI resources like the library and computing facilities with internet and intranet available in all the hostel rooms. This gives the students the opportunity to learn either among their peers or through various knowledge resources made available to them around the clock.

Ques. Does IMI Delhi offer any summer programmes/ internships to students?

Ans. Yes. On completion of the first year, all students are required to undergo a Summer Internship Program of 8 to 12 weeks duration. This helps them to gain hands-on experience in the application of management concepts and functional skills.The students work on projects specified by the company in which they undergo SIP. At the end of the summer internship, which is done under the supervision of a company executive and a faculty mentor from IMI, students are required to submit a report to the company and to the institute. The concerned company executive normally provides feedback to the Institute on the student’s performance. Successful completion of Summer Internship Program is an essential requirement for the award of Post-Graduate Diploma at IMI New Delhi.

Ques. How is the faculty at IMI Delhi? 

Ans. Faculty members at IMI New Delhi enjoy academic freedom to adopt appropriate pedagogy for imparting education in respective courses. The faculty members are experts in their fields of interest and adopt interactive and participative methods of learning. Faculty members for all the programs are primarily in-house from the Institute but may also include adjunct or visiting faculty members. Guest lectures from industry practitioners are also organized regularly to expose students to the current business environment and practices

Ques. Does IMI Delhi have a placement cell? 

Ans. Yes. At IMI, New Delhi the agenda governing the placement activities is primarily a student driven exercise. The placement committee offers advice, assistance and counseling to the PGDM (full-time), PGDHRM (full-time), PGDM B&FS(full-time) and Executive PGDM (full-time) participants and provides them with necessary resources and skills. These are planned with a focus on securing 100% placement and internship for these students.

Ques. Which area of specialization is offered by IMI Delhi?


  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Human Resources Management/Organizational Behavior
  • Information Systems
  • Strategy
  • Analytics 

Ques. Which are some of the notable alumni of IMI Delhi?

Ans.Various alumni members of IMI belong to the field of arts, administration and consultancy services to name a few. Some of the notable alumni are listed here: 

  1. Niketan Madhok, Fashion model
  2. Raghav Lakhanpal, Former Member of the Lok Sabha
  3. Rahul Guhathakurta, Consultant
  4. Jitin Prasada, Indian Politician

Ques. Which are some of the recruiters who visit IMI Delhi campus?

Ans. Over 50 recruiters visited the IMI campus for the placements session of 2020-2021. Some of the top few names include: 

  • Gartner
  • Genpact
  • HDFC Bank Ltd.
  • HDFC Life
  • Hero Honda Motors Ltd
  • IBM
  • ICICI Bank Ltd.
  • IDBI Bank Ltd.
  • Idea Cellular Ltd.
  • IMRB International
  • India Today Group
  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
  • IndusInd Bank Ltd.
  • J.K. Group of Industries
  • KPMG
  • L&T Financial Services
  • Nestle India Ltd