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IIM Bangalore Admission 2021: Application Form & Process, Eligibility

IIM Bangalore admission 2021 offers management courses at PG and doctoral levels such as PGP (MBA), EPGP, and PhD. Admission to these courses is based on a valid score in the CAT exam and interested candidates must fulfil the eligibility and selection process to study at IIM Bangalore. Admissions for PGDM courses in the field of Agribusiness and Plantation Management, Food Processing & Business Management, Agricultural Export & Business management and General Management has begun. Students holding a bachelor degree with valid scores in CAT/ MAT/ ATMA/ CMAT can apply for IIPM PGDM. The college offers degree providing certificates and executive programs in public speaking and entrepreneurship. The MBA admission for full time and weekend programs are available for the academic year 2022.

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Highlights of IIM Bangalore Admission 2021 

IIM Bangalore admissions are offered based on merit. IIMB is close to some of the leading corporate houses in the country, ranging from information technology to consumer product companies, giving the students the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience. IIMB has a vibrant student exchange programme with several partner universities across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Gil, has signed a contract with IIM Bangalore to launch the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship program. Highlights of IIM Bangalore admission 2021 are as follows: 

Name of the Institute IIM Bangalore
Type of Institute Public
Recognized By UGC, AICTE
Courses Offered PGP, PGP (BA), Doctoral
Application Mode Online
Entrance Exams Accepted CAT/ GATE/ GRE/ GMAT
Examination Mode Offline
Selection Process Valid Scores in Entrance Exams

IIM Bangalore PGP Admission 2021 

IIM Bangalore offers postgraduate programs (PGP) in management. This course is offered by the institute and has a course duration of 2 years, and is offered full-time. Candidates who are seeking admission to this institute are required to qualify for the CAT entrance exam with a valid score.

PGP Eligibility Criteria 

IIM Bangalore admission criteria are based on merit obtained in 10+2 and bachelor’s degree, followed by a valid score in CAT/ GMAT.

PGP Selection Process 

IIM Bangalore PGP selection process 2021 depends on the score they have earned in the CAT exam, then the candidates are selected for the written examination and personal interview. Students with work experience are also considered for admissions. The final selection of candidates will be based on the Personal Interview and which is followed by a Writing Ability Test.

Important Points

  • All candidates need to pass a Written Ability Test (WAT) and a Personal Interview (PI).
  • Domestic candidates also need to submit two letters of reference for admission.
  • Candidates who are belonging to the general category need to score 90% in the CAT exam.
  • After WAT & PI round the selection of candidates will be done at IIM Bangalore.

Following are the parameters on which the selection of candidates will be based. Do refer to this table for the selection process.

Parameters Weightage
CAT 2020 Score 40
Class 10th Board 20
Class 12th Board 10
Graduation Degree 20
Gender Diversity 2
Work Experience 8
Total 100

IIM Bangalore PGPBA Admission 2021 

IIM Bangalore offers various postgraduate programs (PGP) courses in management and PGP in Business Analyst (BA). These two courses are offered by the institute, both are 2 years of a full-time course. Candidates who are seeking admission to this institute are required to qualify for the entrance exam (CAT) with a valid score.

PGPBA Eligibility Criteria 

IIM Bangalore admission criteria are based on a 50% aggregate in graduation.

PGPBA Selection Process 

IIM Bangalore admission 2021 will depend on the score they have earned in the CAT exam, then the selected candidates are invited for the written examination and Personal Interview. The final selection of candidates will be based on the Personal Interview and which is followed by a Writing Ability Test.

IIM Bangalore PGPEM Admission 2021

IIM Bangalore admission 2021 offers a two-year weekend course PGPEM and a one-year full-time regular course Executive program in management (EPGP). Both the courses are offered by the candidates who hold a degree with a minimum score. 

PGPEM Eligibility Criteria 

IIM Bangalore admission criteria 2021 is based on graduation in any discipline with 50% marks (5% relaxation for SC/ ST, OBC, and PwD). The candidate must also possess a valid score in CAT/ GRE/ GMAT/ IIMB test, and have 4 years of work experience.

PGPEM Selection Process 

IIM Bangalore admission criteria are based on the score in the entrance exam, the candidates who have scored more will be selected for the WAT and PI round. For PGPEM candidates need to appear for CAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ IIMB Test. These tests are for EPGP applicants and must hold a valid score in GMAT or GRE or Statement of Purpose (SOP). Academic scores and work experience are also checked for the entrance exam.

IIM Bangalore EPGP Admission 2021

The institute of management also offers a two-year weekend course PGPEM and a one-year full-time regular course Executive Program in Management (EPGP). Both the courses are offered by the candidates who hold a degree with a minimum score. 

EPGP Eligibility Criteria 

IIM Bangalore admission criteria 2021 is based on graduation in any discipline with 50% marks (5% relaxation for SC/ ST, OBC, and PwD), valid score in GRE/ GMAT, and should have a minimum of 5 years of work experience.

EPGP Selection Process 

IIM Bangalore EPGP selection process 2021 is based on the score in the entrance exam, the candidates who have scored more will be selected for the WAT and PI round. For PGPEM candidates need to appear for CAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ IIMB Test these tests and for EPGP applicants need a valid score in GMAT or GRE or Statement of Purpose (SOP). Academic scores and work experience are also checked for the entrance exam.

IIM Bangalore PGPPM Admission 2021 

In addition to all the postgraduate courses, the institute also offers a Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM). This is also a 2-year full-time course applicable for all the eligible candidates.

PGPPM Eligibility Criteria 

IIM Bangalore admission criteria are based on Merit in 10+2 and bachelor’s degree, valid score in CAT/ GRE/ GMAT/ IIMB test, and must have at least 5 years of work experience.

IIM Bangalore PGPPM Selection Process

IIM Bangalore admission 2021 is based on two phases: The candidates first need to qualify for the entrance exam then need to qualify for the WAT and personal interview round. Note that CAT is conducted by IIMs in the month of November every year.

IIM Bangalore Admission Process 2021 

IIM Bangalore offers various PG courses in management. The courses offered are Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management, Executive PGP (EPGP) in Management, PGP in Enterprise Management (PGPEM), and PGP in Public Policy & Management (PGPPM). All the courses have a different process of admission and require a qualifying different entrance exam. IIM admission process involves the following steps.

  • All candidates need to pass a Written Ability Test (WAT) and a Personal Interview (PI).
  • Domestic candidates also need to submit two letters of reference for admission.
  • Candidates who are belonging to the general category need to score 90 percentile in the CAT exam.
  • After WAT & PI round the selection of candidates will be done at IIM Bangalore.

IIM Bangalore Application Process 2021

Applicants need to appear for the entrance exams first then go for the further application procedures. The application process can be done via online mode through the official website of the institute. The candidates need to follow the mentioned process for the application form submission. IIMB Test for PGPEM course is conducted on February 6 2022. Application forms for PGPEM must be submitted from August 30, 2021, to January 20, 2022 (5.00 p.m. IST).

IIM Bangalore Application Form 2021

Interested candidates are requested to check the official website and attend the relevant entrance exams to secure a seat at the college. Ideally, students applying for Doctorate programs must submit the application by January 18, 2021.

Documents Required for Application Process 2021

Keep a copy of the following documents ready before filling the application form:

  • SSC, HSC & Bachelor's Degree Transcripts 
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate 
  • GMAT/ GRE Score Sheet (If applicable)
  • Statement of Purpose (For EPGP)
  • Submission of References (For PGPEM)
  • Evidence of Work Experience (Letters from employers and first and last payslips which indicate Date of joining)
  • SC/ ST/ NC-OBC/ EWS Certificate/ Disability Certificate (If applicable)

Steps to Apply for Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Admission 

Follow the steps to fill the application form:

  • Go to the official website.
  • Click on the online application.
  • Register on the website with a new id and password.
  • Now, click on the application form on the website.
  • FIll all the details, education detail, work experience, and GATE/ CAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ NET score.
  • Upload all the documents.
  • Click on the payment options tab.
  • Applicants for PhD, PGPEM, PGPPM opting for the IIMB test have to pay an application fee of INR 1000. 
  • The application fee for PGPEM, PGPPM is INR 1500 and for EPGP is INR 3000 (first phase of selection) and INR 5000 (second phase of selection). 
  • Now, click on the save option and take the hard copy of the documents for future reference. 

IIM Bangalore Admission Helpline 2021

Following are the contact details of IIM admission process. Applicants can reach out to the institute in case of any admission related queries.

IIM Bangalore Contact Details
Address Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru Pin Code: 560076
Email ID [email protected]

Phone Number

+91-80-26993013 ; +91-80-26993017

Fax

26589973

IIM Bangalore Admission FAQs

1.

Is work experience necessary for being eligible to apply for the courses?

For the executive management courses, such as PGPEM, EPGP and PGPPM, work experience is a must, and candidates without the necessary experience shall not apply.

2.

What is the selection process for the courses at Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Bangalore?

The candidates eligible for application should have a valid score in CAT/GMAT/GRE, and then the students selected from that must have to attend the GD and PI rounds, in order to get admission into the desired course

3.

What is the eligibility criteria for joining MBA?

In order to be eligible for applicaton, the aspiring candidates must have completed their graduation, securing a minimum of 50%, in any discipline from a recognized University, and should have also appeared in the Common Admission Test (CAT).

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Candidates need to go through a two step process for admission at IIM, Bangalore for the MBA programme. The first step is to appear for the Common Aptitude Test (CAT) exam conducted by IIMs.

The second step is, once the candidate has cleared the required cut off and score, he/she is called for a Written Test/ Group Discussion and Personal Interview

Answer By: Pranati

17 Nov 2020

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