IIM Bangalore has come up as one of the best B-School in Central Asia by Eduniversal Ranking 2020. The B-School award was announced in the annual Eduniversal 3D World Convention 2020.
IIM Bangalore has announced the admission criteria for MBA 2021-2023 Batch. The Admission Criteria for MBA will be the same as the previous year.
|CAT Registration||05 Aug - 23 Sep, 2020|
|Shortlist Announcement for PI-WAT (Tentatives)||10 Jan, 2021|
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), established in 1973, is a top-ranked institute among all the IIMs in India. It offers management courses at PG and Doctoral level. NIRF 2020 ranked the institute at the number 2 position after IIM Ahmedabad. PGP is it's most sought after program globally. The Average placement package of the 2019 batch went as high as INR 25 Lacs per annum.
Some of the notable alumni of IIM Bangalore are – K. Radhakrishnan (Ex-ISRO Chairman), Ravi Subramanium (Popular Author), Shehla Rashid (Indian Politician), Vega Tamotia (Indian Actress) and many more.
MBA Admissions 2020 has seen a double-digit increase as compared to past years. To know what MBA course has to offer, Click Here
|Recognized by||UGC, AICTE|
|Courses||6 courses in PG and Doctoral|
|Mode of Registration||Online|
|Entrance Exams accepted||CAT/GATE/GRE/GMAT|
|Campus Area||+100 acres|
IIMB offers degree-granting programs and a certificate program, Executive Education Programmes and specialized courses in areas such as entrepreneurship and public policy. Total of 6 programs are offered including Certificate program. Duration and Fees of which are tabulated below.
|Course||Duration||Fees in INR|
|Post Graduate Program in Management(PGPM)||2 years||21,39,000|
|Executive PGPM||1 year + 5 year Work Experience||21,39,000|
|Post Graduate Program in Enterprise Management||2 year (Weekend Classes)||18,60,000|
|Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics||2 year (Full time)||21,15,000|
|Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)||5 years||Stipend- 40,000 Per month|
|Certificate Program||1 year||Stipend – 25000 Per Month|
Eligibility: For Postgraduation Program, Graduation in any stream with 50% marks and for Doctoral Program, Postgraduation in relevant stream. Along with a valid score of relevant stream
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Applicants will be shortlisted for the personal interview based on their CAT / GMAT / GRE / IIMB Test score, as chosen by the candidate, Academic performance, and Duration of work experience. The selection process for the Executive program will be conducted in two rounds. Candidates can submit their application through the online website of the institute.
Step 1: Fill the application form through the official website of the Institute.
Step 2: Submit your detailed information along with the CAT Score.
Step 3: Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview and Written Ability Test.
Step 4: The interview panel will evaluate each candidate's performance in terms of quality of work experience, diversity, leadership qualities, social sensitivity, and multifacetedness.
Step 5: Candidates who are unable to attend the interview on the specified date, because of their overseas travel/stay, maybe interviewed through videoconference. Requests for an interview via video conference should be made at least 10 days prior to the scheduled interview date.
IIM Bangalore set the following cut off for different categories. The graph below furnishes the IIM Bangalore PGP Cutoff as required for admission. Other courses have a different cut off accordingly. Click here IIM Bangalore Cutoff
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There are a great number of scholarships being awarded to the students of the institute based on certain criteria. The various scholarships are:
The placements reaffirm IIM Bangalore’s status as one of the two or three pre-eminent B-Schools in India. There is a distinguished and special Training & Placement Cell which deals in all kinds of internships programs, seminars, and workshops related to the preparatory sessions or drills for the placement assistance of the students. The Placements session the year 2019 has got over with 100% Placement Track Record in 2 days with 411 students got 488 offers from many elite and reputed recruiters.
The above graph represents the Average and Median Salary of three programs offered by the IIMB. The vertical axis shows the amount of packages in Lacs(INR).
Below are some placement stats for Three programs of IIMB.
|Field of Comparison||PGP||EPGP||PGPPM|
|Number of Students||428||73||40|
|Number of Offers Made||488||64||14|
|Number of Companies Visited||129||73||21|
|Opting out of placements||01||08||12|
Various Top recruiters of IIMB are Amazon, Accenture, Bain, and Company, McKinsey&Company, Microsoft, Aditya Birla Group, Citibank, Deloitte, Proctor, and Gamble, etc.
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Question: What is the deadline for the reference letters to reach IIM Bangalore?
Ans. For each course, the respective last date of submission for reference letters is mentioned above. You need to make sure they reach before the application due date of the respective rounds. Applications cannot be submitted until reference letters are received online.
Question: For PhD admission, will I get to change my course after taking admission into IIM Bangalore?
Ans. You can apply to two areas while applying, according to your preference. Once a student is admitted to a particular course, rarely is it allowed to change the course.
Question: My profile: 10th-85%, 12th-75%, B.E- 8 CGPA and having 2 years of experience. What are my chances of getting call from IIM Bangalore?
Ans. In order to know the chances of selection for IIM B, the academic details are within the eligibility criteria. You need to understand the cutoff limits for the exams you have taken.
Question: I am a CA Student, Am I eligible for the professional category for course in IIM Bangalore?
Ans. Yes CA Qualified candidates, company secretary certificate candidates are eligible for weightage under the professional category. No other course is eligible for professional category.
Question: How is PGPEM program different from PGP program
Ans. The PGPEM is focused on mid-career and senior executives with work experience of different needs and a different appreciation of management education. The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) focuses on professionals at the entry levels. It recognizes freshers in providing relevant knowledge for entry-level positions in a variety of industries.
Question: Can work experience be a replacement for the GMAT/GRE score?
Ans. No, work experience will not be a replacement for the GRE/GMAT score. It's the basic selection criteria for your admissions.
Ans. MBA being one of the popular courses in India that students opt for is considered a tougher course than any other postgraduate courses. Selection of a student in an MBA college requires good scores in the competitive exams like CAT, which itself is harder than other entrance exams. Students mastering the CAT exams are already one step ahead in attaining the course. MBA in India is a brilliantly constructed course for students desiring a high return of investment. The top 10 MBA colleges in India are - Top MBA Colleges MBA Cut Off Course Fee IIM Ahmedabad 90 (CAT) 2,300,000 IIM Bangalore 99 (CAT) 2,315,000 IIM Calcutta 99 (CAT) 2,000,000 IIM Lucknow 97 (CAT) 1,005,000 IIT Kharagpur 90 (CAT) 314,300 IIM Kozhikode 97 (CAT) 875,000 IIM Indore 97 (CAT) 786,100 Department of Management Studies(DMS) IIT Delhi, Delhi 90 (CAT) 480,000 XLRI Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur 94-96 (XAT) 2,095,000 MDI Gurgaon 94 (CAT) 943,000 Admission and Specializations: Admission in MBA is based on the various entrance examinations like CAT, CMAT, SNAP, XAT, MAT and NMAT. The most common specializations include Finance, Marketing, Sales, HR, Operations, Product, Business Analytics, Digital Marketing, IT, International Business and many more. Course Structure - The regular MBA Course Structure 2 year programme divided into 4 semesters. Students opting for MBA go through 6 terms spread across 2 academic years and complete at least 90 credits. The first year students take up at least 15 credit scores. In the second year students have to take 8 courses in major areas. Minimum of 3 doctoral courses of 3 credits each. 2 compulsory doctoral level courses on research methods. They are required to take 2 term papers 1 of them being from the major area. A project or research is equivalent to 2 credit scores. The qualifying CGPA of the whole coursework is 6.0. The table given below gives a brief overview of the placement statistics of MBA: Categories MBA Placement Percentage 100% Highest CTC 70 LPA Average CTC 25.83 LPA The top recruiting companies include Deloitte, Accenture, Infosys, Capgemini, Citibank, ITC, Nestle, Saint Gobain, JP Morgan, Wipro, Microsoft, Phillips, Reliance, L&T, McKinsey & Company, Avendus, Asian Paints, etc. MBA is not difficult for an average student but it may vary. Studying MBA pushes a person out of their comfort zone and adapts themselves with International Business trends, Application of new management tools and techniques and prepares them to survive the rapidly changing business environment. Read more
Ans. The course of Finance teaches students about consultancy services to corporate and governmental organizations. It consists of Financial accounting, managerial accounting, corporate governance and corporate finance. IIM Ahmedabad IIM Ahmedabad’s Finance and Accounting department provides consultancy services to corporate and governmental organizations. The course focuses on Financial Management, Management Accounting and Control, the Indian capital and Money Market, Banking, Earnings Management, Corporate Governance, Privatization and International Finance. 367 recruiters participated in the placement program of IIM Ahmedabad. A total of 81 offers were received in Finance. The top recruiters includes the following names: McKinsey & Co. Goldman Sachs Microsoft JP Morgan Chase & Co. Reliance Industries Limited CK Birla Group Aditya Birla Group TAS Citi FIITJEE Nestle P & G KPMG A.T. Kearney Lenovo Apparel Group The salary trends in 2019 are as follows: Highest Salary Package offered - 70 LPA Average Salary Package offered - 25.83 LPA Minimum Salary Package offered - 17 LPA Median Salary Package offered - 30 LPA IIM Bangalore IIM Bangalore’s Finance and Accounting department offers core courses which consists of Financial accounting, managerial accounting, corporate governance, corporate finance, capital marks including equity, fixed income securities and derivatives and financial institutions and services including banking and insurance. The Finance area received a total of 42 offers. The top recruiting companies include the following names: Companies and number of offers made by them Goldman Sachs - 8 ICICI - 3 Prime Ventures - 1 Avendus Capital - 5 Kotak Mahindra - 3 Wells Fargo - 3 JP Morgan - 5 HCL - 2 Landmark - 1 Allianz Benelux - 3 Motilal Oswal Group - 1 Bharati Financial Services - 3 IDFC First Bank - 4 The salary trends of 2019 are as follows: Average Domestic Salary Package - 25 LPA Average International Salary Package - 65 LPA Median Domestic Salary Package - 20 LPA Median International Salary Package - 62 LPA IIM Calcutta IIM Calcutta’s Finance and Control department covers Accounting and Finance with high quality practice oriented learning. 492 offers were made by 136 recruiters with 439 students participating in the placement program. 83 offers were made by the Finance and Private Equity-Venture Capital (PE-VC) firms. The top recruiting companies that offered leading positions to IIM Calcutta students were - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Goldman Sachs Gaja Capital Barclays Arga Investment Management JP Morgan Chase The salary trend of 2019 in IIM Calcutta were - Highest Salary Package - 54 LPA. Average Salary Package - 28 LPA. Median Salary Package - 25 LPA. Only 10% of students received the highest salary package. IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta are both much older establishments than IIM Bangalore. Though IIM Ahmedabad’s Finance department and faculty members are much better than IIM Calcutta. IIM Calcutta is popular for its management program. Read more
Ans. IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore both are highly proclaimed institutions. You can choose any of the above-mentioned institutes for a Ph.D. in Economics. Given below is a comparison between the Ph.D. in Economics program offered by the two institutes. Institution IIM Ahmedabad IIM Bangalore Selection Process GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF in a relevant subject GRE/GATE/CAT/GMAT/IIMB Test Stipend INR 35,000 per month INR 40,000 per month Duration 3-5 years 3-5 years Average CTC 25 LPA 26.18 LPA Most students receive jobs from educational institutions with roles like the Assistant professor and Visiting faculty. Few students also opt for higher studies. Both the IIMs are equally good and offer similar opportunities and exposure. Read more
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIMC], Kolkata||# 3 by Financial Express||--|
|Indian School of Business - [ISB], Hyderabad||# 12 by TOI||₹36,13,800|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIM], Indore||# 5 by Financial Express||₹7,50,711|
|University of Delhi, Faculty of Management Studies - [FMS], New Delhi||# 35 by Financial Express||₹96,000|
|IIT Bombay - Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai||# 4 by NIRF||₹2,11,400|