The Institute of Finance and International Management (IFIM) Bangalore is a prestigious B-school of the country and was ranked as the 26th best Business School by the Business India Magazine for the year 2016. Flagship program PGDM is a two-year full-time residential program. The school offers degree and certificate programs at graduate, post graduate, and doctorate level. Programs offered by the institute are in line with the Business and Management.
IFIM only accepts scores of CAT, XAT and GMAT for admission.
Selection to IFIM is made on the basis of Innovation Potential Test (IPT), Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interview (PI), Academic Scores and Work Experience.
Applications can be made online or via downloading application form from the website.
Following are the business school exam dates for getting admission into IFIM:
The seat intake for the PGDM is 180. The course includes Marketing, Finance, International Business, Human Resources and Capital Markets.
PGDM - Finance
This program is of 2 years. The number of vacant seats for this program is 60.
PGDM - International Banking
The batch size for PGDM International Banking is 60. It is a 2-year course.
PGDM - Marketing
This is a 2-year duration course. It has a curriculum ranging from Marketing, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource, and Capital Markets.
Apart from the above programs, the Institute of Finance and International Management also offers various Executive Education Programs such as:
E-PGDM in Business Analytics
The duration of the program is 15 months. The main aim of the program is to give theoretical and practical knowledge for better implementation of Business Analytics solutions.
PGDM for Working Professionals
Approved by AICTE, the program is for a duration of 24 months. The classes for this course are conducted during the weekends.
Management Development Program
This program helps the students to enhance their knowledge on current events and also sharpen their skills on various levels.
Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with average minimum marks of 50% for all subjects taken together (45% for SC/ST candidates)
International Business (IB)
Business Analytics (EPGDM)
Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% for all subjects taken together (45% for SC/ST candidates) with two years of Full-Time working Experience - 2-years full-time work experience after completing graduation
Application form can be accessed via the official website.
A non-refundable Application Fee of INR 2000 needs to be paid either online (credit/debit card) or offline (demand draft in favor of "Centre for Developmental Education" payable at Bangalore/cash payment at IFIM Campus or any AXIS Bank Branch).
A print-out of the completed Application Form, online/offline Application Fee Payment Confirmation or Demand Draft (as applicable) and attested copies of transcripts and entrance exam score card need to be posted to the Director of Admissions, IFIM Business School, # 8P & 9P, KIADB Industrial Area, Electronics City 1st Phase, Bangalore – 560100 within 7 days of online Form submission.
Upon receipt of the payment, IFIM will authenticate the payment details and send an email confirmation to the candidate’s registered email ID. Candidates can also login to the official website and the check the Application Summary for detailed payment status.
Pre-Foundation Registration Fee for Online Resources (Non-refundable): (INR)-Rs.35,000/-; USD 1,000
First Installment: (INR)-Rs.5,50,000/-; USD 9,000
Second Installment: (INR)-Rs.5,00,000/-; USD 9,000
Third Installment: (INR)-Rs.5,00,000/-; USD 9,000
Total Fees: (INR)-Rs.16,00,000/-; USD 28,000
Fees payment to be done online at http://ifim.campuslabs.in/login.action
The total fee includes the
Hostel Fees for the First Year
Super-Specialization Track Fees
Student Council Fund.
Students are required to pay Rs.10,000 towards “IFIM Alumni Association” separately.
IFIM Bangalore Placements
More than 100 companies visit the IFIM campus every year for recruitment. It has a track record of 100% placement every year. Among the top recruiting companies is the Deloitte PWC. The average placement statistics are as follows:
Highest salary – Rs.16,00,000
Average salary – Rs.7,12,255
Median Salary – Rs.7,13,153
Once admitted into IFIM, a candidate has ample opportunities to discover and avail. IFIM Business School has set tie-ups with various world leading business schools in Australia, France, Germany, UK, and Singapore. The school also allows students to personalize their curriculum and follow their own career paths. Thus, students seeking extensive industry research, can readily apply to this school.