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International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore

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About International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore

Alumni of CMU, Purdue and Wharton, USA established International School of Management, [ISME] Bangalore in 2006. The college is approved by AICTE. NVT Quality Certification is the parent organization of ISME.

Serving the society's educational needs by raising the bar of management education in India is the main aim of the institution. Students are given opportunities to attend London School of Economics' Summer School and a summer internship in Singapore.  

The college has a 1:10 student to professor ratio. The faculty of the institution are alumni of top educational institutes outside India or have international experiences. ISME, Bangalore Placement has 100% record as the students are trained with the necessary skill sets to face the corporate world. Top companies such as Amazon, Wipro, Pepsico, Coca-Cola, Hyundai, Honda and many more have conducted placement drives on the campus. 

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ISME Highlights:

ISME brings to its students, an international learning experience. Their comprehensive programmes come from a curriculum designed by a highly experienced advisory board.  They have tie-ups to offer programs at world’s top institutions like the London School of Economics, Carleton University, Canada and MDIS, Singapore.

Type of Institution Private
Year of Establishment 2006
Parent Organization NVT Quality Certification
Approvals All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]
Affiliations Bangalore University, Karnataka State Law University, Mysore University
Infrastructural Facilities Smart classrooms, Knowledge centre etc
Courses Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate
ISME, Bangalore Address Sy. No. 88, Chembanahalli, Near Dommasandra Circle, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka-562125
ISME, Bangalore Courses BBA, BBA LLB, PGDM, Ph.D ISME Bangalore Fees

ISME Courses:

The founders of ISME are also involved in the administration of the reputed National Public Schools of Bangalore. ISME offers numerous management courses:

Course Degree Specialization
Bachelor Degree   BBA with intl. internship Marketing  
BBA + LLB (Five year Integrated program approved by KSLU & BCI) + International Internship
 Master Degree    PGDM   
Business Analytics and Technology Management
Information Systems
Retailing & Supply Chain Management
Doctoral Programme Ph.D Management


ISME's flagship program is its PGDM. Each year consists of 3 terms with a ten weeks of summer internship in the first one. Various relevant courses are offered such as International Financial Management, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management and Investment Banking & Financial Services.


The skills one can acquite at ISME are further heightened by the LSE Summer program and the academic immersion trip to Singapore for 2 weeks. The degree would be conferred by Bangalore University.


This is a five year integrated program recognized by KSLU (Karnataka State Law University). Students would have a wide scope of practicing law at corporate level and government organizations. There are value added courses along with the international experiential learning in Singapore making it an ideal law school.


The PhD at ISME is ideally suited to the requirements of working executives/ managers/ faculty members/ researchers/ entrepreneurs. Such candidates are trained to move into higher-level careers in management research and teaching, new business creation, consulting etc. Students can access the library which has the latest journals and membership to IIM Bangalore Library and online membership to the British Council. Value added courses are provided in research presentation skills, proposal writing, research methodology, case study development, etc.

ISME Six Sigma Certification:

ISME is one of the institutions offering six sigma certification in India. Six Sigma is a business improvement methodology, developed by Motorola to systematically improve business processes by eliminating defects. Defects are unacceptable deviations from the mean or target. The goal of Six Sigma is to deliver great performance, reliability, and value to the end customer.

International School of Management Excellence Collaborations:

ISME has a number of collaborations and tie-ups with national and international institutions and bodies which enables them to cultivate a global outlook amongst faculty and students along with the experience of sharing knowledge and ideas across cultures. Some of them are:

  • Carleton University, Canada - This allows the students to be a part of Carleton University's 2-week summer program.
  • KPMG - It provides the Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
  • University of Alabama, USA - Professor Arthur Thompson offers a course on Business Strategy Game.
  • London School of Economics - The students can go to the LSE Summer school and soak up the cosmopolitan vibe that only London offers.

ISME Fees:

Teaching at International School of Management Excellence combines experiential learning, case studies and practical projects. The fees are as follows:

  • The fees for Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Marketing/ Finance/ HR/ Business Analytics totally amounts to INR 6,45,000.
  • The fees at ISME for BBA ould amount to INR 4,85,000.
  • A PhD would require a fee of INR 3,45,000.

ISME Rankings and Awards:

ISME was ranked as 33rd Best B-School in India by Business India, 2017 and the 46th Top B-School of India by Competition Success Review 2017. It won the 'Fast Emerging Private Management Institution Award'.

  • Times B-School Ranking 2018 ranked the college 53rd all India.
  • It was ranked in Top 8th B school in Karnataka and ranked 9th Top B-Schools of Eminence in India By CSR-GHRDC 2017.
  • It was ranked 10th among Top B- Schools in Bangalore by The Week, 2017.
  • The college was ranked 20th best B- School in India and 5th in terms of ROI in Karnataka by Silicon India 2016.
  • ISME was ranked as one of the top business school in India.
  • The institution was awarded 'Management College of the year' for Best ROI by Higher Education Review, 2017.
  • The institution was awarded Education Excellence Award by Brands Academy.
  • The institution won International Achievers Award for Education Excellence in the year 2010.

International School of Management Excellence Scholarships:

Students are provided tuition fee waivers by ISME, Bangalore. Up to 10% of tuition fee waiver is offered to international candidates. The following International School of Management Excellence Scholarship are available:

Course Scholarships Criteria
PGDM Merit-Based Scholarship
  • Meritorious students are eligible for this scholarship Students will be undertaking a global experiential learning program in Singapore
Global Experiential Learning Program in Singapore Scholarship
  • Candidates should have scored 80% aggregate at the time of 10th, 12th and graduation or
  • Along with 80% aggregate, candidates should have received 80 and above percentile in CAT or should have received 90% and above percentile in MAT or
  • Candidates should be having 80% aggregate in 10th and 12th along with a minimum of 2 years of work experience in an MNC
BBA/ BBA+LLB Merit-Based Scholarship
  • Candidates should have completed 12th with 90% and above aggregate in their best 5 subjects
  • Candidates should have completed 12th with 85% and above aggregate in their best 5 subjects
Category Based Scholarship
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ ST category are eligible for this scholarship
Sibling Scholarship
  • Candidates who have/ had a real sibling studying in ISME can get upto INR 10,000.
International Trip Scholarship
  • Candidates can attend Global Experiential Learning Program in Singapore where students can visit academic institution and industries along with classroom sessions

ISME Placements:

Students are equipped with the skills to make them ready to face the corporate world. More than 100 companies visit the campus for placement drives.

  • The college has achieved 100% placement record. 
  • First years can be placed by ISME’s Career Opportunity Center as summer interns for 8 to 10 weeks with various organizations.
  • ISME has taken institutional membership of Bangalore Management Association, NHRD (National HRD Network), BCIC (Bangalore Chamber of Industries and Commerce), NEN (National Entrepreneurship Network) and CII.

Top Recruiters from Different Sectors for the Year 2016-2018:

Financial Services Sector
Wells-Fargo, HSBC etc.
Services Sector
Amazon, Flipkart, DHFL etc.
Consulting Sector
Accenture, Deloitte, CGI etc.
FMCG Sector Unilever, ITC etc.
IT Sector
Honeywell, Wipro etc.
Retail Sector
Decathlon, Croma etc.
ITES Sector Pepsico, Unisys etc.
Infrastructure Sector
Kalpataru, Direct Energy etc.
Technology Enabled Business Hyundai, Bosch etc.


  1. Is ISME a private college?
    - Yes, it is a private institute started by some alumni of top B-schools such as Wharton, Purdue, etc.

  2. Does International School of Management Excellence have international programs?
    - ISME offers international internships and an opprtunity to go to the summer school at London School of Economics. The accomodation is arranged by ISME and LSE.

  3. Are the management programmes accredited?
    - Yes. The PGDM is recognised by AICTE while the MBA is affliated to Mysore University.

  4. Does ISME have a hostel?
    - Yes, ISME has separate hostels with all necessary modern amenities.

  5. What is the admission procedure of International School of Management Excellence?
    - Candidates must submit all the requisite documents along with a relevant management exam score as mentioned below in the eligibility conditions. They would be called to an interview on that basis.

  6. Where is ISME located?
    - It is located in Bangalore, a cosmopolitan centre which is the IT capital of the world.

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International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore Ranking

MBA Ranking
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Outlook 82
Times B 39
The Week 86
Business Today 186

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 13 Student's Reviews 7.5/10  
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 11/13 students

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Contact Details and Location

Address : Sy. No. 88, Chembanahalli, Near Dommasandra Circle, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India - 562125
Website :

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to University of Mysore - [UOM], Mysore and accredited by AICTE.



Entrance Exams for Admission

International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]
Bachelor of Business Administration + Bachelor of Laws [BBA LLB]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

International School of Management Excellence Eligibility:

Admission to ISME occurs through personal interview. Candidates will be enlisted based on their profile and exam scores.




  • Students should have completed 2nd PUC of state/ ICSE/ CBSE/ IB or its equivalent with 50% aggregate
  • Candidates should have proficiency in oral and written English communication


  • Candidates should have completed 2nd PUC of state/ ICSE/ CBSE/ IB or its equivalent with 50% aggregate
  • Candidates should have cleared CLAT/ LSAT/ AILET


  • Candidates should have completed Bachelors/ Masters in any stream with 50% aggregate from any recognized university
  • They should have written CAT/ XAT/ MAT


  • Candidates belonging to General category should have completed Masters degree or equivalent with 55% aggregate (50% for SC/ ST category students)
  • Candidates should undertake an entrance examination
  • Service candidates should have 5 years of work experience in the teaching profession

International School of Management Excellence Admission:

Candidates can get the application form online on the official website of the college or can collect it from the college. The filled application form should be submitted along with the required documents. International School of Management Excellence Scholarship Admission is based on personal interview and entrance examination

Courses and Fees Structure of International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore

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International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.85 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.45 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6.45 Lakh

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International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration + Bachelor of Laws [BBA LLB]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.25 Lakh

Hostel Details

International School of Management Excellence Hostel Details:

The college provides hostel facilities which have beautiful surroundings. ISME Infrastructure includes the following amenities:

  • Open-air amphitheatre, basketball and other sporting facilities have round-the-clock security.
  • The entire hostel is WiFi-enabled so that students can continue learning.
  • Hot/ Cold Water, North and South Indian veg food, 24/ 7 CCTV Monitoring, 24/ 7 RO ļ¬ltered drinking water are available.
  • Ragging is strictly prohibited and will be stringently punished.

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