IBS Bangalore: Courses, Facilities


The ICFAI Business School (IBS) Bangalore is a pioneer institute in the field of management studies. The College offers a high-standard learning environment that attracts thousands of aspirants from all over the country every year. The institute is a constituent of IFHE and is recognized by UGC. IBS Bangalore has collaborated with various national and international organizations like IBM, SAS, SAP UCC, and SPSS in order to equip its students with the necessary industry exposure.

The IBSAT Entrance Test is administered annually by IBS to candidates for admission to the MBA program at IBS Bangalore. The two-hour test is computer-based and consists of multiple-choice questions. IBS organizes a free National Mock Test (NMT) each year to motivate students to prepare for the IBSAT. All management candidates in India are eligible to take the test for free, and those who perform well can win rewards worth INR 10,000.  

IBS Bangalore has a state-of-the-art campus situated in the Southwest part of the city.  As per EW India Higher Education Rankings 2023, ICFAI Business School Bangalore ranked 7th among various B-Schools in Karnataka. IBS Bangalore has achieved a record-breaking placement rate of 95% in 2023 with the highest package awarded being INR 12.58 LPA.

With only a few course offerings, IBS Bangalore has been counted as a top management institute. Here’s what the students have to say- GetMyUni Verdict.

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IBS Bangalore Quick Insights 

Some quick insights about IBS Bangalore, regarding its founding year, accreditations, and popular courses, are mentioned in the table below.

IBS Bangalore Quick Insights 
Year of Establishment  1995
Type of College Private 
Recognition IFHE, UGC
Courses Offered PG
Collaborations Microsoft, IBM, SAP UCC, etc.
Location Bangalore

IBS Bangalore Awards and Rankings 

Since its establishment in 1995, the College has accomplished various milestones. IBS Bangalore has regularly secured high rankings in the list of the Best B-Schools in India. Some of its top accomplishments are mentioned below.   

  • IBS Bangalore has secured 3rd position among the top eminent B-Schools of India as per CSR-GHRDC India's Best B-School Survey 2022.
  • According to the EW India Higher Education Rankings 2023, IBS Bangalore ranked seventh in the state of Karnataka.

IBS Bangalore Courses

IBS Bangalore provides management students with a platform of enlightenment where the knowledge is imparted under the strict guidance of industry industry-oriented curriculum.

The MBA program at IBS bangalore is offered across multiple specializations like Supply Chain, Digital Marketing, Operation, etc. All the major courses offered by IBS Bangalore along with their eligibility are as follows.

Course Duration Eligibility
MBA 2 years Minimum 50% marks in Graduation + Valid Scores in IBSAT/CAT/NMAT by GMAC/GMAT/XAT

IBS Bangalore Fee details

The total fee for the MBA program offered by IBS Bangalore is listed below.

Course Total Tuition fees
MBA INR 12.06 Lakhs

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IBS Bangalore Admission

The admissions to the college are done based on the scores of the students in the qualifying exam. The students who didn't have English as the medium of study in their graduation would be asked to qualify for an English proficiency test. The students must satisfy all the eligibility criteria to get admission to their favorite management courses.

IBS Bangalore Eligibility Criteria

Only post-graduation courses in the field of management are offered by IBS Bangalore. It means all the courses have the same eligibility criteria. all the major eligibility criteria course-wise are mentioned below.

IBS Bangalore MBA Eligibility

  • The students must have passed graduation from any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Entrance tests accepted for this course are CAT/NMAT/GMAT/IBSAT/XAT.

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Why choose IBS Bangalore?

IBS Bangalore brings together a team of excellent faculty members from academia and industry. The institute's excellent infrastructure provides students with the best learning environment to develop themselves into well-groomed, industry-ready professionals.

IBS Bangalore Academic Advantages

IBS Bangalore has proven itself to be immensely successful over the years. Some of the academic advantages of studying at this institute are as follows

  • Ranked among the top business schools in the country
  • Pedagogy is a combination of lectures, case discussions, experiential learning, industry interactions, and peer learning
  • Co-curricular and extracurricular activities through various student clubs
  • The faculty members are engaged in research as well as corporate training that keeps them updated on the latest trends in academics and industry
  •  Facilitated by a strong placement team with an excellent industry-connect

IBS Bangalore Cut-off

The minimum IBS Bangalore cut–off scores for getting admissions are as follows.

Exam Percentage or marks
CAT & XAT 60 percentile and above
GMAT  500+
NMAT by GMAC  150+

IBS Bangalore Infrastructure

IBS Bangalore has a state-of-the-art campus fully equipped with modern facilities to provide students with an environment of holistic learning. Apart from the spacious classrooms and a full-fledged library, the institute takes care of the physical and mental well-being of its students by organizing various extracurricular activities, college events, and management fests from time to time. Some top facilities offered by the IBS Bangalore are listed below.

  • Classroom
  • Library
  • Labs
  • Medical Facilities
  • Transport

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IBS Bangalore Placements 

As per the IBS Bangalore Placement Report 2023, the institute has achieved a placement rate of 95%. The hard work and commitment of the Career Management Centre are some of the main reasons behind the excellent placement records of IBS Bangalore. The placement cell works tirelessly throughout the year to build relationships with potential companies and convince them to visit the College during yearly placements. The Career Management Centre also trains students, organizes seminars, conducts workshops and guest lectures, and encourages students to participate in interactive learning. Some of the placement highlights of the institute are listed below.

  • The highest national package offered is INR 12.58 LPA.
  • The average package offered is INR 7.42 LPA.

IBS Bangalore Top Recruiters

The top recruiters for the IBS Bangalore family are listed below.

ICICI Bank Deloitte Consulting EisnerAmper LLP
HDFC Bank ICICI Securities PWC SDC
Deloitte Tax Services PROPERTY PISTOL MagicPin

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IBS Bangalore Scholarships

IBS Bangalore strongly believes in providing its students with a holistic education. The Institute has various provisions set up to help students afford their education while at IBS Bangalore. Recently, IBS has announced scholarships worth INR 10 Crores for the students securing top ranks in IBSAT 2023. Description regarding the scholarships are provided below

Scholarship Description
IBSAT Scholarships Scholarships worth INR 10 Crores are being announced for the top rank holders in IBSAT 2023
Scholarships for Wards of IBS Alumni Scholarships to the children of their alumni
Wards of Defense Personnel (Serving / Retired) from Army, Airforce, Navy and Paramilitary

The wards of currently serving and ex-servicemen are both eligible to reap the benefits of scholarships. 

Physically challenged candidates

IBS Bangalore offers massive financial help to physically challenged candidates.

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IBS Bangalore Collaborations

The College is always broadening its partner's network to get its students placed in the leading companies globally. These partnerships are also used to provide the students with internship opportunities. Some of the top partners of the college are as follows.

  • ICICI Securities
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Deloitte Consulting 
  • HDFC Bank
  • Google
  • Amazon
  • Aditya Birla Group

IBS Bangalore Faculty

IBS Bangalore consists of well-qualified faculty who are there at every step to guide the institute students. The faculty members have considerable experience working at various corporate firms. Some of the esteemed faculty members' names are listed below.

  • Harish R, Deputy Director
  • Manisha Singh, Dean (Academics and ACO)
  • Prof. Susheela Girisaballa
  • Dr. Teresa Paul
  • Prof. Harisankar Muralidharan

IBS Bangalore Alumni

Over the years IBS Bangalore has produced impeccable graduates. The graduates of IBS Bangalore have time and again outshone themselves not only in this country but around the globe. IBS Alumni are working in over 900 blue-chip companies across the globe. Some of the noble IBS Bangalore Alumni are listed below.

Alumni Name



Prithveesh MM

Talent Acquisition Leader 

Tata Consultancy Services, New Jersey , United States


Managing Director

Adpap Middle-East FZC, United Arab Emirates

Bharath Manjunath

Lead IT Business Analyst

Tata Consultancy Services,City of London, England, United Kingdom

Anurag Soin

Product Lead Digital Asset Services

ANZ, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Amit Gawali

User Experience Research Assistant

Google,British Columbia, Canada

Bhushan Harne

Sales Director

LittleMaster,Hyderabad, Telangana

Nishant Kashyap

VP - Liability & Credit Insurance

Prudent Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore

Manoj Pachouri

Finance Director

Veritas Technologies,Pune, Maharashtra

Prashant Sharma

Vice President & Cluster Head

Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd, Bangalore

Deepak Kumar

Associate Director

 WNS Research & Analytics (Marketics), Bangalore

Shailja Awasthi

Founder & Design Principal

Stories Design Studio, Bangalore

Abhijeet Mankotia

VP Global Sales

The Pacific Group, Bangalore

Adarsh Shenoy

Project Manager

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Bangalore

Saurabh Jain

Director, Supply Chain


Vibhav Pachori


 KPMG India

Shalabh (Kumar) Arora

Vice President


Smitha Robert

Assistant Vice President

 JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Varun A R

Head of Marketing

 Livspace, India

Srivatsan Raghavan


Deloitte India

IBS Bangalore Highlights

Institution Type Private
Faculty Student Ratio 41
Total Faculty 23
Website https://www.ibsindia.org/ibs-bengaluru/

IBS Bangalore Reviews

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Sakiran Arragadla Batch 2021 MBA [Master of Business Administration]
Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021
5 Placements
4.5 Fees
4.5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : In terms of placements, one can see huge brands coming to campus and recruiting in large numbers. Placements in our college are exceptional, with the biggest brand names from all domains visiting the campus and awarding many jobs and internships offered to students. The college has a dedicated placement team to organize the process smoothly.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Students have to clear the IBSAT Exam, which the officials of ICFAI conduct. The eligibility criteria is graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks (as calculated by the respective university) with the medium of instruction as English. All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of education (on a 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).

Fees & Scholarships : ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Bangalore Fee Structure. The course fee is about INR 12.06 lakhs.It is to be paid in seven equal instalments. In addition, students have to pay Rs 10,000 as a refundable caution deposit along with the 1st instalment of fee across all the campuses. You can apply for an education loan to fund your education at IBS.

Academics & Faculty : The faculty here are like our friends, philosophers, and guides. We can get help from them in all situations. Most of the faculty members are either doctorate or masters in their domain. Class notes, ppt presentations are regularly provided to us along with textbooks.

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : The infrastructure is excellent at ICFAI. Labs are terrific for performing experiments. The library is suitable for reading books and studying without any interference. Our college's Wi-Fi is impressive with very high speed, which allows us to surf the internet without any issue. Our college canteen offers a variety of food items to choose.

Clubs & Associations : It is a combination of fun, learning, excellent campus experience, and at the same time exposure to the industry. One of the best colleges to gain an all-around experience.

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Gauri Patre Batch 2018 PGPM [Post Graduate Programme in Management]
Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019
3 Placements
3 Fees
3 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : The internship is offered for a period of 3 months via college campus. Some of them offered a stipend and some did not. The companies like HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, India Bulls Housing finance, Cafe coffee day are major recruiters only in Sales. Average salary package offered is 2.5 -3.5 LPA and maximum offered is upto 10LPA

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility Criteria: A graduate of pursuing a final year of graduation Entrance exam: IBSAT, NMAT Cut off: 50% in the final year of graduation.

Fees & Scholarships : ICFAI Business School, [IBS] Bangalore Management Fee Structure. The course fee is about INR 3.5 lakhs. There are many banks that tie up with the college to offer scholarship like HDFC Bank. Plus students who score CGPA above 8.5 also get the benefit of 20k. Yes, its needed as per your requirement.    

Academics & Faculty : The first year course starts from 9.00 am till 6.00 pm sometimes timing will go beyond 7 pm with extracurricular activities organised by various clubs of College. Teaching quality is good. Special kudos to soft skills teachers who bring the best out of every student

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : There is no college hostel as it is not a residential course. There is multiple PGS for girls and boys as well as who has tie-ups with college. Fees are according to the sharing. eg double sharing 80k per year Also, flats are available for the students as well. Food provided is good, can survive its not like typical hostel food. It includes breakfast, dinner every day and lunch on weekends   

Clubs & Associations : There are various clubs and sports activities conducted every week. They have clubs related to a domain like finance club, marketing club, HR cub, Analytics Club. They have intra and inter college management fest too during the period of September and October where various colleges participate across Bangalore.

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Pratikshya Rath Batch 2020 PGPM [Post Graduate Programme in Management]
Reviewed on Jan 13, 2019
3.5 Placements
4 Fees
4 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
4 Campus

Placements & Internships : Summer internship companies come in a huge number and many reputed companies like TCS, ITC, circus, Taj comes.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : For joining IBS Banglore you can join by giving entrance examinations like NMAT IBSSAT CAT etc.

Fees & Scholarships : The course fee is about 8 lakhs and yes loans facilities are available for students who are willing to take it.

Academics & Faculty : Class time is from 9-5 and sometimes there are classes on Sunday also. But the classes are fun with lot of activities and case studies

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : IBS Bangalore is one of the best campuses of ICFAI group. Coming to hostel facilities there are no hostels inside the campus but there are hostels within 5minutes of walkable distance. Srilakshmi accommodation is the oldest one and provides facilities for both boys and girls with good food, spacious rooms and very nice management facilities. Then followed by ranganatha and Yworld.

Clubs & Associations : You will find many active clubs in IBS Banglore cultural, finance, hr, marketing, data analytics and many more

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Jyoti Chaudhary Batch 2017 PGPM [Post Graduate Programme in Management]
Reviewed on Apr 28, 2018
2.5 Placements
4 Fees
2 Academics
1.5 Infrastructure
3 Campus

Placements & Internships : •college provide the internship opportunities for the student and some of the company paid for the internship. •TCS, coffee day and Indiabulls such that good companies come and hire in the field of marketing and finance. •average salary 7 lacs and highest salary are INR 10 lakhs. •100% placement. •College has a good number of alumni networking almost 367 alumni networking they have.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility criteria •Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks. •All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of regular education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis). •Applicants in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply. •Calls for GD-PI will be based on IBSAT/GMAT/CAT/XAT Scores. Examination: You can apply any of the IBS campuses with your IBSAT/GMAT/CAT/XAT scores. cutoffs: CAT cutoff-60 percentile and above GMAT cutoff-500 scores and above NMAT cutoff-150 scores and above

Fees & Scholarships : •The course fee INR 3.5 lakh per year. •For this course no scholarship available. •yes if you want they provide you a loan .they provide a loan from HDFC bank and Axis banks. The loan will be approved within a week.

Academics & Faculty : •class timing -9:00 am to 5:00 pm. •student get daily assignment and project. •Every day continues Evaluation has been done. •Quality and method of teaching are average. •Every month's events held in the college so its boost the energy of the students.

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : •College doesn't provide any hostel facilities. •Student can take PGs which cost INR 8000 per month. •College food is good it cost INR 60  per meal. •classrooms are fully AC, Libraries have a good quality of books and also college provides free WiFi facilities.

Clubs & Associations : •25 plus clubs are associate on campus. •Manthan and Tarkash is the main festival of the campus. •College is full of diversity of students.

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Divyesh Agarwal Batch 2017 PGPM [Post Graduate Programme in Management]
Reviewed on Nov 30, 2017

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria were to have scored above 55 percent in 10th and 12th class. Also to have an average of 50 percent in under graduation. The admission process of our college involves sitting and clearing their own aptitude test i.e. IBSAT. IBS also accepts MAT scores. The entrance exams which I took was MAT, NMAT, CAT, CMAT etc.

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