Catalyst Institute of Management and Advanced Global Excellence (CIMAGE) is a prestigious institution founded in the year 2009 at Patna, Bihar. It offers BBA, B.Com, and BCA programs affiliated to Aryabhatta Knowledge University and BCA, B.Sc, and BBM programs offered by Patliputra University. With a great reputation for quality training in the fields of Management and Information Technology, the college has offered an unbeatable placement track record of 35,000+ to date. The institute comes under the aegis of CIMAGE Group of Institutions. CIMAGE Group of Institutions consists of four colleges which are as follows:

  • CIMAGE Professional College
  • Catalyst College
  • Swatantrata Senani Shankarlal Prabandhan Evam Takniki Mahavidyalay
  • Catalyst Institute of Management and Advanced College

CIMAGE Highlights

Institute Type Private
Approved by  Education Department of Bihar Govt.
Affiliation Aryabhatta Knowledge University | Patliputra University, Patna
Courses offered UG & PG
Admission Criteria Entrance-based
Application mode Online/ Offline
Official Website

Awards to CIMAGE

  • CIMAGE Group of Institutions was awarded the 'Atal Shresth Sansthan Samman' for its extraordinary contributions and achievements in the field of Management and IT Education in the state of Bihar by the Union HRD Minister Sri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in a program organized in the memory of Padma Shri Atal Bihari Bajpai, the Ex. P.M. of India.
  • CIMAGE was awarded the 'Most Emerging Institute for Management Education - 2012', on the national level by the All India Management Education Association (AIMA), the most prestigious award given for achieving excellence in the field of Management Education.
  • Awarded “Best B-School of India (East) Award” by ASSOCHAM, Association of Indian Universities & Ministry of HRD, Government of India by Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria, Hon. Minister of Education for State.
  • Awarded 'Peacock Feather Award for Excellence in Education' in the category of 'Best IT & Management College in Bihar' by Former Cricketer Mr. Jawagal Srinath.
  • Awarded 'Leaders Award in Education' in the category of 'Best Management Institution in Bihar' jointly by '24 Media Research Corporation, Bloomberg TV & Education World', presented by Dr. Satyanarayan Jatia, Hon. MP & Chairman, Human Resource Development, Parliamentary Standing Committee.
  • Awarded 'ABS 2016 Award' in the category of 'Best Campus Placement in India (East) Award by Actress Amisha Patel in a program jointly organized by 'Catalyst Research Publication & Zee Business'.

CIMAGE Courses

The institute offers the following courses at the UG and PG level:

Courses Details
  • Duration: 3years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category candidates)
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
B.Com (P)
  • Duration: 3years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
  • Duration: 3years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category candidates)
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
B.Sc. (IT)
  • Duration: 3years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
  • Duration: 3years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation in any stream
  • Selection Criteria: MAT

Read moreCIMAGE Patna Courses and Fees

CIMAGE Admissions

Admission in all of the UG courses is done by an Admission Test which is conducted by the institute itself to examine the intelligence of the candidates. For PGDM admission, candidates need to qualify MAT

Application Procedure:

  • Visit the official web portal.
  • Fill the form correctly.
  • Take a print copy after submitting the form.
  • Pay the application fee through DD in favor of CIMAGE, payable at the Patna branch.

Read moreCIMAGE Patna Admission

CIMAGE Placements

With a stellar reputation and twin objectives of influencing practice and promoting value-based growth, the college has completed placements for 32,000+ candidates till date. The college also has established great relationships with corporate firms which take various candidates every year from this college. In the last decade, companies from different segments, such as the Financial sector, Banking Sector, Real Estate, IT Sector, Automobile Sector, Retail, FMCG, NGO, Medical, Hospitality and others have visited the college for campus placements.

  • The average package is offered at INR 3.30 LPA and the highest package worth INR 6.40 LPA.
  • Companies of National and International repute come to college for campus placements.
  • Students are placed in different Metro Cities in different MNCs and Blue-chip companies of national repute.
  • Students placed in HP, Microsoft, Accenture, Infosys, Wipro Technology, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Karvy, Oppo Mobile, ICICI Bank, PayTM, Tech Mahindra. A number of students have also been placed in Care India, Reliance Jio, Maruti Suzuki, Star TV, Axix Security, ICICI Bank, Indigo Airlines, HP, Genpact, IndusInd bank, Axis Bank, IDBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI Lombard, Johnson & Johnson, Times of India, etc.

Read moreCIMAGE Patna Placement

CIMAGE Scholarship

CIMAGE Group of Institutions provides scholarships on the ground of merit. The details of the scholarship are as follows:

Vijayam Scholarship: Vijayam Scholarship is provided to meritorious students. The scholarship is provided on the basis of the 'Entrance cum Scholarship Examination'. Those who excel in the examination, are provided the scholarship. The students are chosen for this scholarship at the time of the Entrance Exam.

Eklavya Scholarship: Eklavya Scholarship is also provided on the ground of merit. The students, who show phenomenal success during their studies and a great growth is seen in them, are chosen for Eklavya Scholarship. Depending upon the progress of the student, one may be selected for Eklavya Scholarship during his study at CIMAGE. It is separate from the Entrance Exam.

Student Credit Card Scheme: Student Credit Card Scheme is a unique scheme launched by Bihar Government. Students are chosen for this on the ground of their economic background, irrespective of their religion, caste, gender, etc. Any student, whose family annual income is less than 8 Lakh Rs, is eligible to be benefited from this scheme. Under this scheme, a student is provided a loan of up to 4 Lakh to pursue higher studies.

CIMAGE Facilities

  • Classrooms- The college provides air-conditioned, high tech classrooms with digital smart boards and various other features like computer TFT panels and interactive projector panels.
  • Library- With more than 50,000 books, the college provides various international and national journals, audiobooks, and over 1.5 lakh electronic journals. And with various ebooks and digital content, the library also offers thousands of company profiles and data.
  • Canteen- The college consists of a canteen serving delicious foods at a reasonable price and has good seating arrangements
  • Hostel- The colleges are situated in prime locations in Patna and are surrounded by a number of hostels and lodges equipped with all the modern facilities. The hostel fee ranges from INR 5,000 to INR 6,500 depending upon the facilities and locations. Though the college doesn't have any hostel of its own, it has tie-ups with a number of hostels present in nearby areas, where hundreds of students stay and can do their studies.

CIMAGE Faculty

At CIMAGE, faculty members are a balanced mix of academicians, researchers and professionals from both public and private sectors and with rich research and managerial experience. These eminent field-specialists enrich the students with the most updated academic resources and give them insight into the corporate world by sharing the first-hand experience. It is complemented by visiting professors, industrial experts, business consultants, chartered accountants and senior managers from the industry. CIMAGE invites faculties from institutions like IIM-A, IIM-C, XLRI, IRMA, IIM-Indore, XIMB, JNU, Delhi School of Economics, etc on a regular basis.


Ques. Are hostel facilities available inside the campus?

Ans. No, the institute does not provide hostels. But you will get hostels/PG outside the campus a an affordable price.

Ques. What are the training workshops conducted at CIMAGE Patna?

Ans. The training workshops conducted at CIMAGE Patna are as follows:
Robotics Linux & Open Office Cloud Computing Ethical Hacking
Android Application Development Advance Excel & PowerPoint Software & Web Development Project -

Ques. Can I apply for admission offline?

Ans. Yes, for that you have to visit the institute and collect the registration form

Ques. Which are the most popular courses at this institute?

Ans. BBM, BBA, & B.Com are the most popular courses

Ques. What is the amount of the application fee?

Ans. The application fee is INR 350 (general male candidates) and INR 250 (ST, SC, OBC & female students)

Ques. Is any contact number of the institute in case of queries?

Ans. Yes, you can contact at +91 72507 67676, +91 98350 24444