IIM Bangalore (IIMB): Courses, Fees, Admission 2024, Placements

Anukriti Dutta Anukriti Dutta | Dec 21, 2023
Anukriti Dutta
Anukriti Dutta

Updated on - Dec 21, 2023

Latest Updates for IIM Bangalore

IIM Bangalore MBA admission 2024 will be based on CAT 2023 exam. CAT result 2023 has been released on Dec 21, 2023. Founded in 1973, IIMB is ranked #2 among management colleges by NIRF Ranking 2023.

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore offers MBA, Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP), Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM), Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy Management (PGPPM), and Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics (PGPBA), PhD, and two certificate courses, N. S. Ramaswamy Pre-doctoral Fellowship and The Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF).

IIM Bangalore admissions to PGP, Executive MBA, and doctorate courses are based on CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/NET-JRF and IIMB Aptitude Test scores. It has a strong alumni network who have made the best of their education at the college. IIMB also offers exceptional placements. In 2023, the average package offered was INR 35.31 LPA, and the median package offered was INR 33 LPA.

With sheer academic excellence and an unmatched campus life, IIM Bangalore has always bagged the top spots in the management education sphere. Here’s a look into the academic and campus life- GetMyUni Verdict.

IIM Bangalore Highlights 2024

IIM Bangalore has over 1200 students enrolled in various programs and approximately 5000 students in executive education. The highlights of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, such as accreditation, courses offered, and infrastructural facilities, are mentioned below.

Year of Establishment 1973
Type of University Public
Accreditation EQUIS
Courses Offered Postgraduate, Doctoral, Certificate
Campus Area

100 acres

Infrastructural Facilities Behavioural Sciences Lab, Data Centre and Analytics Lab, Real Estate Research
Location Bangalore, Karnataka

IIM Bangalore Admission 2024

IIM Bangalore admission 2024 will begin soon. The admission process is conducted online through the official website. The step-by-step IIM Bangalore admission process is listed below.

  • The candidates must register online for the CAT 2024 exam.
  • The aspirant must apply for the relevant course on the IIMB official website.
  • They must appear for the CAT 2024 exam and score well.
  • IIMB releases the list of shortlisted candidates for the Analytical Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (PI) based on the CAT score.
  • Selection and seat allotment are based on Final Composite Scores (FCS).

The courses available at IIMB include MBA, MBA-FABM, PGPx, ePGP and FDP.  Students can also enrol in several PhD, diploma, and short-term executive programs at IIMB.

Electives for the two-year residential flagship MBA program include decision sciences, economics and social sciences, and entrepreneurship, among others.

IIM Bangalore Eligibility Criteria

IIM Bangalore's admission to its flagship program, PGP (also known as MBA), is contingent on a valid CAT score. On the other hand, international students must have a good GMAT score.

The following is a list of some of the courses provided by the IIMB, along with their qualifying requirements.

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have completed a bachelor's or professional degree with 50% aggregate marks.
  • A valid score in past academics, CAT score, WAT and PI.

PhD Eligibility Criteria

  • Masters from a recognized board with relevant discipline with 55% aggregate marks.
  • CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE /NET-JRF/ IIMB test and valid interview score.

Read More: IIM Bangalore Admission

IIM Bangalore Admission Dates 2024

IIM Bangalore admission for 2024 will be made based on CAT scores. The following table shows the important dates for the same.

Event Dates
CAT 2023 Result Date December 21, 2023

IIM Bangalore Ranking

IIM Bangalore is one of India's premier management institutes. IIM Bangalore ranked 2nd in the Business Today B-School Ranking 2023 and has consistently ranked among the top three management institutes for many years now. The other IIM Bangalore rankings are mentioned below.

Ranking Body 2023 2022 2021
NIRF 2 2 2
IIRF 2 2 2
Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 51 35 27

Read More: IIM Bangalore Ranking

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Courses

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore offers seven different programs in management. Students can apply for MBA, MBA business analytics, MBA weekend, and other IIMB programmes. The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore offers courses from one to five years.

The following is the list of the courses offered at the institute.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
MBA 2 years Graduation + CAT Score + Application Rating Score for AWT and PI
MBA-FABM 2 years Graduation +CAT Score + Application Rating Score for AWT and PI
ePGP 2 years Graduation + CAT/GMAT/GRE
PGPx 1 year Minimum of 25 Years Old + GMAT/GRE Scores + Minimum of 4 years of work experience
PhD 3 years Postgraduation + CAT/GRE/GMAT
PGPEM 2 year 4 years of work experience + Graduation + IIMB Test
PGPPM 40 week 5 years as a Group A officer (government/non-government)

Read More: IIM Bangalore Courses

IIM Bangalore Fee Details

IIM Bangalore offers various postgraduate and doctoral programs in management. Applicants pay their fees to IIM Bangalore via online or offline mode. Given below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the institute. 

Course Total Tuition Fees
MBA INR 24.5 Lakh
MBA-BA INR 24.5 Lakh
ePGP INR 28.50 Lakh
PGPEM INR 20.11 Lakh

Read More: IIM Bangalore Fee Structure

IIM Bangalore Cutoff

IIM Bangalore sets admission cutoffs for various courses offered each academic year after the results of the acceptance examinations are released. IIM Bangalore's cutoff for 2023 is yet to be released.

The CAT cutoff for the management institute is 85-99 percentile. The entrance cutoff is high, and students must compete fiercely for acceptance into the courses. 

CAT 2023 Section-wise Weightage Distribution

Exam Section Quantitative Aptitude (QA) Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
Weightage 34% 32% 34%

IIM Bangalore CAT Cutoff 2023 (Expected)

Sectional Cutoff
Overall Cutoff
General and Economically Weaker Section 70-80 70-80 70-80 90-99
Non-OBC and Transgender 65-75 65-75 65-75 75-85
SC 60-70 60-70 60-70 70-80
ST 50-60 50-60 50-60 60-70
ST with Disability 50-60 50-60 50-60 60-70

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IIMB Placements

IIM Bangalore placement 2023 has concluded with a 100% placement rate. During IIM Bangalore placements 2023, 606 offers were made to 512 students.

The Management Consulting domain ranked first with 40% placements, followed by IT Product Management with 14% placements and General Management with 13% placements. 

  • For the PGP course, the average package offered was INR 35.31 LPA.
  • For the PGP course, the median package offered was INR 33 LPA.
  • For the ePGP course, the average package offered was INR 33.07 LPA.
  • For the ePGP course, the median package offered was INR 32.21 LPA.
  • 14 international offers were made.
  • During the IIM Bangalore summer placements for the 2021-23 cohort, 512 recruiters made 542 offers.

IIM Bangalore Top Recruiters

191 (167 for PGP and 27 for ePGP) companies participated in the recruitment drive and offered various roles in Business Analytics, e-commerce, management consulting, IT, Sales and Marketing. Some of the IIMB top recruiters are mentioned below.

Google Ernst & Young Jio Platforms Ltd.
American Express Bain & Co. McKinsey & Co.
Unacademy Paytm Bank of America
Goldman Sachs Microsoft The Boston Consulting Group
Flipkart PwC Indegene

Read More: IIM Bangalore Placements

Why Choose IIM Bangalore?

Indian Institute of Management's evaluation approach is open and transparent, focusing on students' progress rather than theoretical understanding. IIM Bangalore is one of the most beautiful IIMs India has, and the institute has the best things to explore.

1. Curriculum

IIM Bangalore courses have an industry-relevant curriculum. All the courses include a highly engaging, flexible, thought-provoking, and original curriculum. Each course is dynamic and challenging for students, and it is set up to receive frequent input from the industry.

2. Faculty

IIMB faculty has an average of 20-30 years of teaching experience. The faculty is knowledgeable, encouraging, and helpful. They provide mentorship and guidance to budding management professionals.

3. Entrepreneurship

IIM Bangalore has NSRCEL, an academic incubator, and it has incubated 269+ ventures with a combined value of 1 billion during the pre-CoVID time. As one of the country's best management institutes, IIMB provides the right guidance and mentorship to students starting their ventures.

4. Placements

IIM Bangalore placement cell organises recruitment drives, pre-placement preparation and internship drives for the students. Companies like Accenture, Amazon, Paytm, Microsoft, Vedanta, Mckinsey, Nielsen Bangalore, Vantage Circle, KPMG, RPG, Navi Technologies, TCS, and Kearney visit the college for placements. IIMB has recorded 100% placements in the past three years.

5. Student Exchange Programmes

IIMB has collaborated with 90 international B-schools in 30 countries. These collaborations have paved the way for international exposure for students at the institute. MBA and PhD students are eligible for the exchange programme and are sent to different institutes for a whole semester.

IIMB Infrastructure

IIM Bangalore has a world-class infrastructure that allows students and instructors to flourish in their studies and research. The campus is spread across 100 acres and the IIM Bangalore hostel provides an ideal space for the students to realx and learn through experiential learning while interacting with each other outside the classroom.

 From experiencing lush greenery to visiting places you see in movies, there is a list of things to do at IIM Bangalore. Following are the facilities available for students at the campus.

  • Amphitheatre
  • Computer Centre
  • Internet Facility
  • Photocopying Facilities
  • Seminar Halls
  • Bank
  • Locker
  • Post Office
  • Cafeteria
  • Grocery Stores
  • Travel Agency
  • Dormitories
  • Laundry Service
  • Gymnasium, Medical Facilities
  • Library
  • Hair Salon, recreation rooms
  • IT Facilities
  • Laboratories
  • Auditorium

Read More: IIM Bangalore Infrastructure

IIM Bangalore Scholarships

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore offers numerous scholarships to PGP students depending on their academic performance, financial circumstances, research requirements, physical ability, and other factors. Following are the types of scholarships offered by the institute.

Scholarships Description
Aditya Birla Scholarship It is a merit-based scholarship given to PGP students in the first and second year. First-year students can re-apply provided they belong to the top 25% of the batch in the first year. The scholarship amount is INR 1.75 Lakh per student
Citi Women's Leader Award It is a merit-based scholarship. The top 25% of students in the first year are eligible for it. The nominated candidates must submit a statement of purpose for availing of this scholarship. 
Societe Generale Global Solution Centre India Scholarship It is a means scholarship that covers all tuition expenses. The students are selected based on their economic conditions and must appear for an interview.
OPJEMS Scholarship It is a merit-based scholarship for second-year students. Students to qualify for an online test conducted by OP Jindal Group. The scholarship amount is 1.50 Lakh
Siddhartha Padam Award It is an award presented to PGP students with the highest CGPA and is on the Director's Merit List. The award carries a cash prize of INR 50,000.
NTPC Scholarship Scheme It is awarded to second-year students belonging to SC/ST/PwD category. The scholarship amount is INR 48,000 per year
Hindustan Unilever / T Thomas Scholarship It is a merit-cum-means scholarship awarded to one MBA student only. The scholarship amount is INR 1 Lakh.

Read More: IIM Bangalore Scholarships

IIM Bangalore Faculty

IIMB faculty members conduct cutting-edge research in all functional areas of management, generating information that benefits both public and private organisations and government and society in general. 

  • IIMB has 105 full-time faculty members; 19 are female professors. 
  • IIM Bangalore also has 35 adjunct faculties. The IIMB faculty has been a part of the Justice Srikrishna Committee that drafted Data Protection legislation for India (2017-18).
  • The faculty at IIMB is qualified and research-oriented. IIM Bangalore published research articles have an impact factor of 2.5.

IIM Bangalore Result

IIM Bangalore result 2023 will be published online on the official website. Candidates can check their results by logging in using their CAT registration number. The dates and notifications for the institute's 2023 results for various degrees will also be listed on the institute's official portal.

Read More: IIM Bangalore Result 

IIM Bangalore Departments

IIM Bangalore departments conduct the curriculum for the various electives and specialisations offered at the institute. The departments at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore are mentioned below.

Decision Sciences Information systems Entrepreneurship
Finance and Accounting Economics and Social Sciences Management Communication
Marketing Strategy Productions and Operations management

IIM Bangalore Alumni

The IIMB Alumni Association works to strengthen and preserve alumni ties. It has a long list of successful graduates, and the IIM Bangalore alumni association provides awards to encourage alumni and recognise their achievements in their disciplines.

Following is the list of some notable alumni of the institute.

Notable alumni Profession
Damodar Mall
CEO Reliance Retail
Gopal Krishna Nayak
Former Director of IIIT Bhubaneswar
Shashi Sinha CEO IPG India
Sameer Suneja
CEO Perfetti Van Melle
Deepak Ohri
CEO Lebua Hotels and Resorts
Apurva Purohit
President Jagran Prakashan Ltd.

Also Read: IIM Bangalore Alumni

IIM Bangalore Collaborations

IIM Bangalore has an extensive network of partner B-schools worldwide with whom it runs student exchange programs. Students are sent to exchange programs during the fifth term of their two-year MBA degree.

Every batch of students from IIMB is swapped for this course, which is affiliated with over 80 global B-schools. Following are the institute's collaborations with some renowned institutions.

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institute
Canada University of British Columbia
China Renmin Universities of China School of Business
Germany ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Paris HEC Paris
Indonesia Universitas Indonesia Faculty of Economics
South Africa University of Cape Town

National Collaborations

  • Maruti Suzuki
  • VMWare
  • Dell EMC

IIMB vs Other Top-B Schools

IIM Bangalore has been ranking 2nd in the management category all over India for the past few years. The Global Network has recognised IIMB for Advanced Management. The following table shows how it performs compared to other top-B schools in the country.

Institute IIM Bangalore IIM Ahmedabad IIM Calcutta
NIRF Ranking (2023) 2 1 4
Year of Establishment 1973 1961 1961
Campus Area 100 acres 107 acres 135 acres
Overall CAT Percentile Required (Minimum) 85% 80% 85%
Average Package Offered INR 35.31 LPA  INR 34.36 LPA INR 35.07 LPA

MBA, MBA-BA, ePGP, PhD, PGPEM, PGPPM, Pre-Doctoral

IIMB also offers Dual degrees. 


IIMA also offers Dual degrees. 


IIMC also offers Dual degrees. 

Seat Intake 531 (MBA) + 75 (EPGP) 450 465

IIM Bangalore Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 109
Year of Establishment 1973
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Total Area (In Acre) 100 acres
Website http://www.iimb.ac.in/

IIM Bangalore Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#2 in 2023 MBA
#2 in 2021 MBA
#3 in 2019 MBA

IIM Bangalore Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
MBA ₹24,50,000 2 Years
PhD -- 3 Years
PGP ₹21,55,500 2 Years

IIM Bangalore Courses and Fee Structure

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Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

IIM Bangalore FAQs

What are the courses offered at IIM Bangalore?

The courses offered at IIMB include MBA, MBA-FABM, e-PGP, PGPex, PGPPM, PhD, and PGPEM.

What are the specializations offered at IIM Bangalore?

IIM Bangalore offers Decision Sciences, Finance and Accounting, Production and Operations Management, and Marketing as specializations in MBA.

What is the CAT score required for IIM Bangalore?

IIM Bangalore accepts 99 percentile in the CAT exam for the General category however the minimum percentile required in 85%.

How are the placements at IIM Bangalore?

IIM Bangalore offers decent placements. In 2023, INR 35.31 LPA and the median package offered was INR 33 LPA. A total of 606 offers were made to 512 students.

What is the fees of MBA at IIM Bangalore?

The IIM Bangalore's MBA fee is INR 24.5 Lakh.

What are the entrance exams accepted for admission to IIM Bangalore?

CAT, GMAT, GRE, NET-JRF, IIMB Test scores are accepted at IIM Bangalore.

Does IIM Bangalore offer Scholarships?

Yes, IIMB offers scholarships to meritorious and economically weaker students.

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