IIM Lucknow is inviting applications for Admission to GMP program for IT Professionals. The last date to submit the application is Nov 29, 2020.
IIM Lucknow has started registration for Ph.D. in Management for the upcoming batch of June 2021. The last date to register is Jan 31, 2021. Reservations for SC/ST/OBC/PH/EWS is available as per the norms of Govt. of India.
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML) is recognized as an "Institution of Excellence" by India's Ministry of Human Resource Development. It offers academic programs at postgraduate and executive-level in the field of management. Admissions are done on the basis of various national level competitive examinations like CAT, GMAT, GATE.
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IIM Lucknow enrolls 1,100 students every year across its various courses while the number of applicants number is in thousands. The recent placement drive at the institute witnessed a 100% record in just 3 days. The highest number of offers was made by the Consulting sector (32%) by companies like Amazon, Deloitte, Flipkart, Accenture, etc.
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|CAT Exam||29 Nov, 2020|
|Registration Deadline for Ph.D. in Management||31 Jan, 2021|
|Last Date of Admission to GMP for IT Professionals||29 Nov, 2020|
|Established | Type||1984 | Autonomous|
AMBA (The Association of MBAs)
AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
|Ranking||NIRF: 4th among Management Institutes|
|Type of Programs||PGP, Executive Program & Fellowship Programs|
|Popular Courses||PGP-ABM, PGP-SM, FPM, PGPWE, IPMX|
|Entrance Exam||CAT, GMAT, XAT or GATE|
|Application Mode||Online and Offline|
Mentioned below is the latest achievements of Indian Insitute of Management Lucknow:
|NIRF||2020||4 out of 100|
|Outlook ICARE||2020||5 out of 25|
|QS Global MBA Rankings||2020||#251-300|
|Economic Times||2020||8 out of 50|
|The Week||2019||3 out of 150|
|JagranJosh||2020||4 out of 20|
Know More: IIM Lucknow Ranking 2020
Subjects: Finance & Accounting, Human Resource Management, Decision Sciences, Communication, Business Environment
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for candiates belonging to reserved category) + CAT Score + GD and Personal Interview.
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Agri. Science/ Agricultural Engg. or allied subjects with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/PwD) + CAT+ GDPI
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PwD candidates). Students in their final year can also apply for the program + CAT+ GDPI
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or an equivalent academic pursuit (i.e., 10+2+3), with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA + 3 Year Working Experience + GMAT/ CAT/ XAT/ GATE
Duration: 2 years | Part Time
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA + 5 Year Working Experience + GMAT + WAT + PI
Duration: 2 Years| Full Time
Eligibility: Masters' Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks, OR Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point + GATE/GRE/GMAT/JRF/SRF(UGC/CSIR/ICAR)
Duration: 4 Years | Full Time
Eligibility: Postgradaute Degree with 55% marks in case of Non Engineering candidates and a Gradaute degree with 65% marks for Candiates holding a B.Tech/ B.E Degree.
Duration:5 Years| Part Time
Given below are the reservation policy for selected categories as per the regulations of the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow:
The institute provides financial assistance to the deserving and needy candidates. One among them is the Need-based IIML Scholarship. The students whose spouse/parents’/self income is less than INR 4 Lakhs are eligible for this scholarship. The financial assistance would be in the form of a fee waiver and is subject to academic performance. IIM-L has also partnered with the Central Bank, the State Bank of India and Axis Bank to provide subsidized interest rates on loans availed by IIM-L candidates.
Read more: IIM Lucknow Scholarship
The institute witnessed a 100% placement for the batch of 2018-20. IIM Lucknow maintained its position amongst the other IIMs by receiving 447 offers from 140 international and domestic recruiters. The highest package stood up at 54 LPA (Domestic) and 58.47 LPA (International).
The Summer Placements of the PGP program also recorded a whopping 100% placement of approximately 481 students. The median stipend offered was 1.20 Lakhs per month. Finance, Marketing and Consulting were amongst the top sectors driving placements.
The table below encapsulates the placement highlights for the 2018-20 batch-
Total no. of offers
Highest International Package
INR 58.47 LPA
Highest Domestic Package
INR 54 LPA
INR 24.25 LPA
The list of top-notch recruiters visiting the campus includes Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, McKinsey & Company, BCG, Amazon, Royal Bank of Scotland, Bain & Company, ICICI Bank, Star India, Flipkart, Tata Administrative Service (TAS), Ernst & Young and The Boston Consulting Group.
Read More: IIM Lucknow Placements
Ques. Does IIM Lucknnow allow foreign nationals to apply for the program FPM?
Ans. Yes, the institute enrolls foreign nationals as well subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria. However, the students will not be able to apply for financial assistance provided by the Institute. They also need to pay the tuition fee for the same.
Ques. How is the placement process at IIM Lucknow?
Ans. IIM Lucknow is one of the premier management institutes in India. Placements at IIML are filled with the participation of reputed companies and organizations. The average salary of 2019 batch went up to INR 16-17 LPA.
Ques. What are the facilities offered at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow?
Ans. IIM Lucknow is an entirely residential institute, offering housing capabilities for 500 students and 75 faculties. It has state-of-the-art IT facilities with global resources that prepare the students with a framework. The library of IIM Lucknow characterizes what the institute stands for – accessibility, vision, and excellence. This spacious 30,000 square foot two-storied library, is a repository of knowledge both historical and current.
Ques. What are the career options available after FPM at IIM Lucknow?
Ans. FPM stands for Fellow Program in Management. It is a doctoral degree with a duration of 4-years. This program is meant for training people for research and academics. After the completion of the degree, one can find jobs in academic institutions like IIMs, MDI, and XLRI. Many companies are concerned about research – to develop better solutions and methods to get a competitive advantage. Thus many companies have started their own research wings, like IBM, Deloitte, GE, etc.
Ques. What is the admission criteria for PGP at IIM Lucknow?
Ans. Final selection is based on performance in CAT, scholastic achievement, work experience, and performance in the Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI)
Ques. What is the eligibility for PGP at IIM Lucknow?
Ans. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. For details read here IIM Lucknow eligibility
Ans. XLRI has been ranked 9th for management studies in India by NIRF 2020 whereas FMS, IIM-L has been ranked 35th and 4th position respectively. JBIMS is ranked 23 for MBA by India Today 2019. Admission: XLRI: XLRI conducts the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) every year in the month of January which is followed by PI rounds for admission. 95% is the cutoff for male candidates to join the BM program whereas 93% in the case of females for the same. JBIMS: CAT exam and PI round must be cleared to get admission at JBIMS with the minimum graduation score of 50%. The previous year cutoff for BM was 96%. FMS: FMS considers CAT scores for MBA admission. BM at FMS is most likely to have a cutoff of 98%. IIM-L: For admission at IIM Lucknow, one has to clear IIM-CAT. The expected cutoff percentile this year would be around 97-99% for BM. Placement statistics: XLRI: The batch of 2020 recorded 100% placement with 362 overall domestic and international offers. The average CTC was recorded to be 26 LPA whereas the highest package was 58.5 LPA. Sales & marketing and BFSI were the top sectors where students were placed. 17% of these roles constituted students from Business Management. JBIMS: JBIMS experienced a 17.6% hike in their average salary from the previous year. The average CTC offered this year is 20.13 LPA where 98% of students applied for placement have got placed. The best domestic CTC offered in 2020 is 32.3 LPA. 41% of students got placed at BFSI and IB sectors which includes a majority of BM students. FMS: 219 students appeared in the placement session in 2020. Each of them got placed at top-notch companies like Coca Cola, Asian paints, GSK pharma with an average salary of 25.6 LPA. 58 LPA was the highest CTC offered which is 10% more than the previous year. Consulting, General management, and E-commerce were the major domains where 33% of students got placed. IIM-L: 443 students got placed from the 2020 batch at IIM-L with an average annual package of 24.25 LPA at companies like Flipkart, Deloitte, Accenture. The best CTC offered so far is 54 LPA at IIM-L. 480 students availed of a summer internship opportunity with an average stipend of 1.2 LPM. XLRI slightly holds an upper hand for BM when compared to the other three B-Schools. Nonetheless, all four institutes offer quality education, exposure, and good placement.Read more
Ans. You should choose the program based on the field you are interested in. Both courses have been highly ranked in India. IIM Ahmedabad’s Post-Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business Management (PGP-FABM) has been constantly ranked number one in the world by Paris-based ranking agency Eduniversal from 2011-12 to 2018-19. IIM Lucknow also offers good PGP programs with decent placements. The table given below gives a brief overview of the institutes: Categories IIM Ahmedabad - FABM IIM Lucknow - PGP Rank among IIMs Among Top 3 IIMs in the country Among Top 6 IIMs in the country NIRF Rankings 1 4th Total Course Fee 22.51 lakhs 19.25 lakhs Intake 46 443 Eligibility Criteria Bachelor’s or master’s in any stream with 50% aggregate or equivalent CGPA Bachelor’s degree with a minimum score of 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA Selection CAT Score, WAT, PI CAT Score, PI Average Placement 15 Lakhs per annum 25.83 Lakhs per annum Highest CTC 58.47 Lakhs per annum 70 lakhs per annum Median CTC 23 Lakhs per annum 30 Lakhs per Annum The placement scenario for the PGP-FABM program is at par with the PGP programs of the best B-School in India. In the first year of the course, both the PGP and FABM students will be studying the same courses- Marketing, Finance, Strategy, HR, etc. and in the second year, FABM students have distinct subjects. They can also be present for PGP courses as electives. Students of the PGP-FABM program spend a term in ESSEC, Paris, UBC, Vancouver, and SJTU, China under student exchange programs in their second year. IIM Lucknow clocked a 100% placement for the batch of 2018-2020. The batch of 443 students received a total of 447 offers from more than 140 companies that visited the campus for placements. The top recruiters were Amazon, Ernst & Young, Citi, ICICI Bank, Flipkart, etc. Read more
Ans. Both IIMs and XLRI are among the best B-Schools in India. NIIT Imperia and Hughes are reputed names for imparting quality education in the field of executive management. A few of the courses offered by NIIT Imperia and Hughes at IIMs and XLRI are as follows. NIIT Imperia - Executive Management Certificate Courses: NIIT Imperia Center for Advanced Learning mostly focuses on offering management programs for working executives. These programs are offered in conjunction with reputed IIMs like IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, and IIM Lucknow. General Management, Quantitative Analysis & Modeling, and Marketing Management are some of the areas that these courses focus on. IIM Calcutta: NIIT Imperia offers two programs with IIM Calcutta, i.e. Senior Management Program and Advanced Program in Quantitative Analysis and Modeling with a duration of 1 year. The former is for executives with more than 10 years of work experience, whereas, the latter is for working professionals with at least 3 years of experience. IIM Indore: In collaboration with IIM Indore NIIT Imperia offers two courses as well, which are Post Graduate Certificate Program in Management and Advanced Program in Strategic Marketing Management. Post Graduate Certificate Program in Management is a one-year-long program, designed specifically for practicing managers with a minimum of three years of work experience. The program offers a comprehensive overview of all areas of management. Advanced Program in Strategic Marketing Management has a duration of 6 months and the prerequisite for seeking admission for the same is a minimum of 5 years of experience ( for those with an MBA) or 10-years of non-MBAs. The program focuses on providing a deeper understanding of marketing, strategy, costs, innovation, and dynamics. IIM Lucknow: A Certificate Program in General Management is offered at IIM Lucknow. The program aims towards the current IT professionals working in ITES Industry, KPO’s and BPO’s executives to make them ready to take up managerial or leadership positions. In order to enroll in the programs, aspirants need a minimum of one year’s experience. Hughes - Executive Management Certificate Courses: Hughes Global Education has study centers in IIMs like IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, and XLRI. XLRI: The college offers executive certificate programs for distance learning through Hughes the duration of these courses is on an average of 1 year. The courses are designed for working professionals with more than 5 years of experience. These courses cover many areas of management such as HR, Finance, etc. IIM Calcutta: Hughes offers 11 Executive Management Certificate Courses in IIM Calcutta. The courses included are Supply Chain Management, Global Business Management, General Management, etc. These courses are mainly designed for working professionals who want to hone their managerial skills. The aspirants need a working knowledge of 2 years to 7 years, depending on the course. These courses are great for working professionals who are looking to master their skills. The brand name of IIMs and XLRI that are attached to these degrees also offer many opportunities to the individuals opting for these courses.Read more
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|University of Delhi, Faculty of Management Studies - [FMS], New Delhi||# 35 by Financial Express||₹96,000|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIM], Indore||# 5 by Financial Express||₹7,50,711|
|XLRI - Xavier School of Management - [XLRI], Jamshedpur||# 7 by Financial Express||₹11,80,000|
|Indian School of Business - [ISB], Hyderabad||# 12 by TOI||₹36,13,800|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIMA], Ahmedabad||# 2 by Financial Express||₹11,50,000|
|Management Development Institute - [MDI], Gurgaon||# 6 by TOI||₹9,24,000|
|SP Jain Institute of Management and Research - [SPJIMR], Mumbai||# 16 by Financial Express||₹15,92,000|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIMK], Kozhikode||# 1 by TOI||₹10,25,000|
|Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies -[JBIMS], Mumbai||# 14 by Outlook (public)||--|