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Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Lucknow

About Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Lucknow

This Indian Institute of Management was established in the year 1984 at Prabandh Nagar in Lucknow city of Uttar Pradesh. IIM Lucknow is one of the 20 IIMs that are declared as institutes of national importance after “Indian Institutes of Management Act, 2017” was passed. It is governed by the IIM coordination forum, and is one of the first generation IIMs that were established in India. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) recognizes IIM Lucknow as an “Institute of Excellence”. IIM Lucknow is also recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC). The programmes offered by IIM Lucknow are accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which are global accreditation bodies.

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IIM Lucknow Highlights

Some of the key highlights of IIM Lucknow are given below, including the courses and their programme levels offered, accreditations, recognitions, infrastructure etc.

Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Lucknow Highlights
Year of Establishment
Type of University
Courses Offered
Infrastructure Facilities
Classrooms, Auditorium, Laboratories, Gym, Library, Medical center, Cafeteria, Sports facilities, Hostel
Campus Area
185+ acres
Program levels Offered
Postgraduate, Doctorate

Why Choose Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Lucknow?

One may select IIM Lucknow over other institutes for the following reasons:

  • IIM Lucknow has been ranked impressively by national ranking agencies like NIRF and Outlook.
  • IIM Lucknow has collaborated with international institutes for student exchange and other academic exchanges.
  • Students of IIM Lucknow are recipients of a number of scholarships from the government and the institute both.
  • IIM Lucknow has a solid and consistent placement record and has global recruiters regularly appearing for the placement process every year.

IIM Lucknow Ranking

Since IIM Lucknow is one of the leading IIMs in the country and is also an institute of national importance, it is very famous for having top notch facilities, world class faculties and academic curriculum. Therefore, it has shown consistent and impressive placement performance over the years and has also collaborated with international academic bodies for continuously improving on the imparting of education to its students. Owing to all these reasons, IIM Lucknow has secured impressive ranks in the books of respected national bodies like NIRF, Outlook etc. Below given are the most prominent ranks of IIM Lucknow.

  • The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked IIM Lucknow at 4th place among management colleges in 2020.
  • IIM Lucknow is ranked at 5th place for MBA by Outlook 2020.

IIM Lucknow Courses

IIM Lucknow offers postgraduate programmes for regular students and executives, as well as fellowship programmes for doctorate degrees. Below given are the courses along with their specializations.

IIM Lucknow Post Graduate Courses

Finance & Accounting, Human Resource Management, Decision Sciences, Communication, Business Environment
Agribusiness Management
Sustainable Management

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IIM Lucknow Eligibility Criteria

All the programmes of IIM Lucknow have different eligibility criteria which need to be duly fulfilled by the candidates before applying for the admission into IIM Lucknow. The criteria for the most prominent courses are given below.

IIM Lucknow PGP Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree with a 50% score.
  • Candidate must have appeared for the entrance examination.

IIM Lucknow PGP-ABM Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science/ agricultural engineering/ horticulture with a 50% score.
  • Candidate must have appeared for the entrance examination.

IIM Lucknow PGP-SM Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree with a 50% score.
  • Candidates must have at least two years of work experience.
  • Candidate must have appeared for the entrance examination.

IIM Lucknow Admission

The students aspiring to get admitted to programmes offered by IIM Lucknow must apply for the same at the time of filling up the registration form of Common Admission Test (CAT). Thereafter, the students need to appear for the CAT exam, and based on the percentile score of CAT, shortlisted candidates are invited by IIM Lucknow for the further admission process which consists of Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT). After this, the final merit list will be declared by IIM Lucknow that consists of the students selected for admission.

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IIM Lucknow Cut Off

IIM Lucknow offers many courses, for which the cut offs are different. The cut off generally depends on the difficulty of the entrance exam, number of candidates clearing the exam, previous year cut offs, total number of seats available for the programme, past academic record of the students, category of the students etc. The cut off also depends on the performance of candidates in the further processes of admission, like personal interview, group discussion and written ability test.

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IIM Lucknow Campus

IIM Lucknow has its main campus located in Prabandh Nagar, Lucknow, UP. The institute also has a satellite campus at Noida specifically for its executive programmes. The main campus has an area of more than 185 acres and it houses all the quality infrastructure. The entire campus has wifi connectivity for enabling students access the internet and all the centrally available learning resources at IIM Lucknow. Across the year, the campuses of IIM Lucknow are known to host multiple extracurricular activities, like that of sports, cultural fests, drama and art events etc. that are conducted by the student clubs of the institute.

IIM Lucknow Hostel Details

The main campus of IIM Lucknow has two hostel buildings, which are named Chanakya and Patanjali. Each has 64 rooms.So, the campus has a total of 128 air conditioned rooms, while the hostel at its Noida campus has 92 air conditioned rooms for their comfortable accommodations. These rooms are well furnished, along with amenities like TV, wi-fi connectivity, tea-coffee making facilities etc. There is also a common dining hall present for the students.

IIM Lucknow Infrastructure

IIM Lucknow is full of state of the art infrastructure facilities available for its students and faculties, so that optimum learning and holistic development experience can be imparted. The library of IIM Lucknow has libraries at both its main and its satellite campus. It consists of more than 45000 books, more than 400 periodicals, 2800 e-journals, access to more than 60 databases, etc. The sports facilities at IIM Lucknow include Football, Cricket, table tennis, lawn tennis, badminton, chess, etc. Below given are some of the other facilities at IIM Lucknow.

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Gym
  • Medical center
  • Cafeteria

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IIM Lucknow Placements

The Placement Cell at IIM Lucknow overlooks the entire summer internship process and the final recruitment process for all its students. In the previous academic year, 100% placement was observed at IIM Lucknow. The placement process happens in two tiers - one of them is Higher Entry Placement Process (HEPP) which includes students having a prior work experience of more than 30 months, and the second tier in which all the students are eligible for placements. Below given are some of the many prominent and regular recruiters at IIM Lucknow.

Bajaj Auto
Bain & Co.
Deutsche Bank
Ernst & Young
Goldman Sachs

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IIM Lucknow Scholarships

IIM Lucknow offers scholarships to postgraduate as well as doctoral students. For the fellowship programmes offering Ph.D in management, fellowship grant is available for all the Indian students up to 54 months. The fellowship stipend is Rs. 35000 per month for the first two years, and then it is Rs. 40000 per month. Along with this, students of postgraduate programmes can apply for scholarships offered by central and state governments on their respective online portals. Need-based scholarships are also offered by IIM Lucknow for students with good academic scores or belonging to reserved categories and having low family income.

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IIM Lucknow Collaborations

IIM Lucknow International Exchange Programme initiative is aimed at providing valuable international exposure to the students of IIM Lucknow in order to learn the vast economic and cultural differences between our country and the other countries. This step goes a long way in creating world class leaders. Students of other countries are also invited to IIM Lucknow for exposing them to India at the same time. Below given are some of the institutes worldwide that have collaborated with IIM Lucknow:

University of Zagreb Croatia
Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium
Turku School of Economics, Finland
University of Akron, USA
Western Sydney University, Australia
Lincoln University, New Zealand
Singapore Management University
Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Kelley School of Business, USA
Brock University, Canada
Bocconi University, Italy
University of Hull, United Kingdom
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Telecom Ecole de Management, France
Universite Jean Moulin (UJM), France

IIM Lucknow Alumni

The Alumni Affairs Office and the Alumni Committee of IIM Lucknow are established to perpetually benefit the students, alumni and the institute. This includes students being mentored by the alumni and also the alumni staying updated with all the latest happenings at IIM Lucknow. Moreover, the alumni are also encouraged to participate in a number of academic, professional, cultural and social activities of the institute. The Alumni affairs office also conducts alumni meets and posts information about available jobs and internships so that alumni can be benefited by it.

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Courses and Fees Structure of Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Lucknow

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Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Lucknow Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Executive MBA  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.50 Lakh
Fellow Programme in Management [FPM]  4 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time
International Porgramme in Management for Executives [IPMX]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 23.80 Lakh
Post Graduate Program in Management for Working Executive [PGPWE]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 13.70 Lakh
Post Graduate Program in Management [PGPM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5.60 Lakh

Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Lucknow FAQs


How many campuses are there in IIML?

There are two campuses one in Lucknow and another in Noida.


Can a student avail for multiple scholarships?

Yes, students can avail for multiple scholarship if they have proper eligibility for availing it.


Where are the hostels located?

Hostels are located inside the campus itself.


How far is IIML from the Lucknow Airport?

It is around 31 km from the airport to IIML 


Where is it located?

It is located in Prabandh Nagar. Address - Prabandh Nagar, IIM Road, Lucknow - 226013.

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Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Lucknow Ranking

MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Economic Times 8
The Week 3

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by UGC.


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Contact Details and Location

Address : Lucknow Prabandh Nagar, IIM Road, Uttar Pradesh
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