IIMB: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Bannerghatta Main Road,
opposite to Apollo Hospitals,
Sundar Ram Shetty Nagar,
Bilekahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076
Website: www.iimb.ac.in

IIMB Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
IIMB Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

IIMB Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Colleges in BangaloreIIMB Bangalore
Year of Establishment1973
Managed byIIMB Society
Institute TypePublic
International AccreditationEQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) Run By EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development).
1st  Chairman of the Board of GovernorsShri T A Pai
Mottoतेजस्वि नावधीतमस्तु (tejasvi navadhitamastu)—‘let our study be enlightening’.
VisionTo be a global, renowned academic institution fostering excellence in management, innovation and entrepreneurship for business, government and society.
  • Nurture innovative global business leaders, entrepreneurs, policy-makers and social change agents through holistic and transformative education
  • Provide thought leadership that is contextually embedded and socially relevant and makes positive impact
  • Pursue excellence in education and thought leadership simultaneously without making any trade offs.
  • Uphold high standards of integrity and ethical behaviour.
  • Build a culture of collaboration and trust.
  • Respect the dignity of every individual and provide equal opportunity.
  • Provide academic freedom to Faculty in pursuit of excellence.
  • Celebrate excellence in education, thought leadership, policy and social impact in an inclusive and diverse way.
  • Prioritize quality over quantity in both education and thought leadership.
Guiding PrinciplesPreserve intellectual autonomy by ensuring long-term financial sustainability
Strive to achieve a fair balance while responding to the expectations of various stakeholders

IIM Bangalore Rankings

  • 1 Business School in Central Asia region in 2019, 5 5 Palmes of Excellence by Eduniversal World Convention oct 2019.
  • Top 15 spot in Asia in the QS University Rankings 2019.
  • PGP – 1st in India & 26th, globally by the ‘QS Master in Management Ranking for 2020’.
  • Top 10 list of schools in Asia-pacific by Financial Times.
  • EPGP -27th Financial Times (FT) Global MBA Rankings 2020.
  • PGPEM – 1st In India & 12th in the Asia-pacific QS Executive MBA Rankings 2019.
National1st National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) (Management Category) 2019
Current ChairpersonDr. Devi Prasad Shetty
DirectorProfessor Rishikesha T Krishnan
IIM Bangalore Programme Offered
  1. Master of Business Administration                2 years Full-time                                                1 year Full Time                                                    2 Years weekend
  2. (Public Policy) (MMS(PP))Master of Management Studies – 1 year fulltime
  3. Master of Business Administration (Business Analytics) (MBA(BA)) 2 Year Full-time.
  4. Doctoral Programme (Ph.D.) 5 years Full Time
 IIMB’s flagship programmeIIMB Postgraduate Programme (PGP)

Postgraduate Programme (PGP) – Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 Years Full Time

ChairpersonProfessor Padmini Srinivasan
Course objectiveDesigned to equip students to take on leadership roles in an increasingly complex and dynamic global scenario. The programme lays the foundation for conceptual and analytical reasoning and gives the students an insight into the dynamics of business. It revolves around the principle that business leaders are not mass-produced; they are nurtured and developed with care. IIMB believes in building leaders through holistic, transformative and innovative education.
Duration2 years full time residential programme
Credits16.5 First year and Minimum 45 in Second year and Max 6 Credits for Independent Studies
Summer Internshipeight to nine weeks


  • Decision Sciences
  • Economics and Social Sciences
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Management Communication
  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources Management
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Public Policy
  • Strategy
  • Other Courses
  • Management Paradigms from Bhagavad Gita
  • Introduction to Hindu Philosophy
  • Himalayan Mountain Challenge (outbound)
  • Introduction to Sanskrit Language
  • Deekshana: Immersive Course in Indian Cultural Experience
  • Creativity in Arts and Science
  • Foreign Language Courses: French, Spanish, Mandarin
  • Spirituality and Self Development
Value Addition Courses ( Optional )
  • Language courses (Sanskrit, German, French, Spanish and Japanese).
  • Business Planning in International Markets.  Developing Technology Partnerships between Firms in India and Israel.
  • Experiential courses (the Himalayan Mountain Challenge).
  • Business Planning for International Markets (BPIM).

Student Exchange

Participating institutions -80 (150 students go abroad and about 90 students come to India to study at IIMB through the exchange programme


  • The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Trib,e (ST)/Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%.

  • Valid CAT/GMAT Scores(Desired Cutoff)

  • A minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

  • A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply.

Selection Weightage
  • WAT score (weight = 10)
  • personal interview score (weight = 30)
  • CAT (weight = 25)
  • 10th board (weight = 10)
  • 12th board (weight =5),
  • Bachelors (weight = 10),
  • Weighted Work Experience (weight = 10)
Admission ProcessAnalytical Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (For Candidates shorlisted, Having Minimum Cut-offs of CAT)
Medium of StudiesEnglish

IIM Bangalore Fees 2024 -2026

Caution Deposit (General)Rs. 15,000
Caution Deposit (Hostel)Rs. 5,000
IIM Bangalore FeesRs. 24,50,000/- for 2 years Complete fee
Fees InclusionTuition, Library, Internet, Case Permission Royalty, Course Material, Hostel Room Rent and Service Charge, Medical Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance and Alumni Activity

IIM Bangalore Fees & Scholarships

  • Merit based or Merit-cum-Need based
  • 100%, 80%, 60%, 40% or 20% financial aid from IIMB
  • Aditya Birla Scholarship.
  • OPJEMS Scholarship.
  • Citi Women’s Leader Award.
  • Societe Generale Global Solution Centre India.
  • Siddhartha Padam Award.
  • IIMB PGP Alumni First Batch (1976) Scholarship.
  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Scholarship (SC)
  • Runwal Education Trust Scholarship.
  • Hindustan Unilever / T Thomas Scholarship.
  • Yes Bank.
  • NTPC Scholarship Scheme.
  • Employment in Social Sector Scholarship.
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs Scholarship (ST).
  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Department of Persons with Disabilities (PwD).
Seat Reservations 27% of the seats are reserved for NC-OBC, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST candidates, 5% for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD), and up to 10% for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). 10% extra seats are reserved for foreign nationals
DegreeGraduates of the PGP will be awarded a degree of “Master of Business Administration (MBA)”.
Entrance ExamsCAT/ GMAT
Hostel Facilities
  • Single Room
  • Twenty-four hour Internet connectivity, fully automatic washing machines, music room, and recreation room are standard features.
  • Laundry and ironing services are also provided.
  • The hostels also have intercom facility, which is linked to the institute intercom.
  • There is also a student-run library, music club and store in the hostel premises.
Multi-disciplinary Centres of Excellence
  • Capital Markets & Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance & Citizenship
  • India Japan Study Centre
  • Israel
  • Software & IT Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Teaching & Learning
Double Degree Program UniversitiesESCP Europe, Paris, France
Bocconi University, Milano, Italy
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Student Exchange UniversitiesNorth America

Booth School of Business, The University of Chicago | USA, Florida International University | USA, John Molson School of Business, Concordia
University | Canada, Mays College & Graduate School of Business, Texas A&M University | USA, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria | Canada, Queen’s Smith School of Business | Canada, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia | Canada, UNC Kenan- Flagler Business School | USA, University of Alberta | Canada, University of South Carolina | USA

Latin America

ESAN | Latin-America, FGV-EAESP | Brazil, EGADE Business School | Mexico, IPADE Business Schoo | Mexico


The American University in Cairo | Cairo, Wits Business School Africa | South Africa


Aalto School of Economics Finland, Audencia Business School | France. BEM KEDGE Business School France. Copenhagen Business School Denmark, EADA – Escuela de Alta Direccion y Administracion Spain, EDHEC Business School France, EM Strasbourg Business School France, EMLYON Business School | France ESC RENNES School of Business | France ESCP Europe France ESIC Business and Marketing School Spain, ESSEC Business School | France, European Business School, International University Oestrich | Germany Grenoble Ecole de Management France Groupe ESC Troyes, Champagne School of Management France Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School France HEC Lausanne.

University of Lausanne Switzerland

HEC Pans France, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management Germany, IE Business School Spain ESEG School of Management France, ISCTE Business School, University Institute of Lisbon Portugal Jonkoping International Business School, Jonkoping University Sweden KEDGE Business School Marseille France KU Leuven Belgium Maastricht University Nederland Management Center Innsbruck Austra.

Mannheim Business School, University of Mannheim Germany NEOMA Business School (Reims campus) France NHH – Norwegian School of Economics Norway Nova School of Business & Economics Portugal Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management, WHU Koblenz Vallendar Germany Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University a n d School of Business & Economics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Germany School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg S e Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management | Belgium, Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm dan Tilburg University Netherlands Trinity College, The University of Dublin and UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Dublin and UCD-AG, The Louvain School of Management Universita Commerciale L Bocconi University Italy. University of Tor Vergata, Rome University of Cologne| Germany University of Geneva | Switzerland University of Oldenburg | Germany.


Asian Institute of Management | Philippines, College of Commerce, National Chengchi University | Talwan Graduate School of Information Science and Technology The University of Tokyo Japan, Graduate School of Management of Kyoto University | Japan Guanghua School of Management, Peking University I China, HKUST (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology | China, ICS Hitotsubashi Japan International University of Japan, Graduate School of International Management Japan, KAIST College of Business South Korea, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, NUS Business School Singapore, School of Business, Renmin University of China Chine Singapore Management University Singapore Waseda Business School, Waseda University | Japan Graduate School of Business Administration Keio University Mito YAMAMURA | Japan


Curtin University | Australia, Macquarie University | Australia, Melbourne Business School, University Of Melbourne | Australia, Queensland University of Technology | Australia, University Of Queensland Australia | Australia

IIM Bangalore Placements

  • Business Analytics
  • Corporate Finance & Commercial Banking
  • E-Commerce
  • General Management
  • Information Technology
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing Sales
  • Operations
  • Retail
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Bain & Company
  • Accenture Strategy
  • Amazon
  • Kearney
  • McKinsey & Company
  • PwC Technology
  • Microsoft IDC
  • American Express
  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Goldman Sachs
  • AB InBev
  • GEP Consulting
  • KPMG
  • Bharti Airtel
  • Vedanta
  • Tata Consultancy Services

IIM Bangalore Average Salary (In lakhs)

Indian (Domestic)International
Average Salary : INR 26.18Average Salary : INR 32.10
Median : 25.00Median : 26.00

IIM Bangalore Campus

Gender IntakeCo-ed
Full Time Faculty108
Alumni network40,000 Students
Total Number of Students1200
Research labState of art lab available
Campus Area100-acre campus, 54,000 sq mt IIMB complex
Sportsgymnasium, a football/cricket ground, an indoor badminton court, a jogger’s park and two courts for the favorite local sport tsepak ball.


  • AV Resources : 1410
    (Audio-Visual Collection).
  • Indian Journals : 255
    (print, Online and Print+online).
  • Books : 159144(Print book Collection).
  • Micro Documents : 20019(Working Papers, Annual Reports, etc.,).
  • Bound Volumes : 41434(Back Issues of Periodicals).
  • Newspapers : 20(Subscribed 6 different languages).
  • Databases : 101(Electronic Databases).
  • Project Reports : 13208(Collection of student Projects).
  • Electronic Books : 2933(Ebook collection).
  • Thesis : 1273(Submitted by FPM Students).
  • International Journals : 9219(Print, Online, Print+Online).
  • Working Papers : 5519(Faculty Publication).
Computer CentreComputer Centre with Printer facility
Music RoomA state-of-the-art music room with good acoustics, electric guitars, bass, amps and a Tama drum-kit
EateriesMess, night Canteens, Park n Eat, Amul, Athica’s and Au Bon Pain Food Outlets in campus.
BankATM and Bank Facilities Available.
Top Recruiters
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Bain & Company
  • Accenture Strategy
  • Amazon
  • Kearney
  • McKinsey & Company
  • PwC Technology
  • Microsoft IDC
  • American Express
  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Goldman Sachs
  • AB InBev
  • GEP Consulting
  • KPMG
  • Bharti Airtel
  • Vedanta
  • Tata Consultancy Services


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