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International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore

About International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore

Alumni of CMU, Purdue and Wharton, USA established the International School of Management, Bangalore in 2006. Serving the society's educational needs by raising the bar of management education in India is the main aim of the institution. The college is approved by AICTE and accredited by NBA. 

The institute aims to deliver top-class education in the field of busines studies. During the program, students have an option to visit universities like the London School of Economics [UK], Carleton University [Canada] and Singapore University to get global exposure. ISME, Banglore aimed to build leaders in business management who are ethically and socially responsible.

ISME, Banglore offers undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and doctoral programs in management streams. ISME admission an be done online through the official website. Each completed application that will be carefully considered by the admissions committee, with particular attention to academic performance in school and graduation, test scores, work history, extracurricular and community activities and honors and achievements and personal essay. 

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 placement has a 100% record as the students are trained with the necessary skill sets to face the corporate world. ISME is a member of leading industry associations such as the Confederation of Indian Industry, National Entrepreneurship Network, NHRD, etc.

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ISME Highlights:

The highlights of ISME, Bangalore like type of institution, year of establishment, accreditations, affiliations, address, contact number and programs offered are mentioned below:

Type of Institution Private
Year of Establishment 2006
Accreditations AICTE, NBA
Affiliations Bangalore University, Mysore University, Karnataka State Law University
Address Sy. No. 88, Chembanahalli, Near Dommasandra Circle, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka-562125
Contact Number  08880612345
Programs Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Certificate, Doctorate ISME Fees

ISME Courses:

ISME offers doctoral, postgraduate and undergraduate programs. 

Disciplines Courses Specializations
Business and Management BBA Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing
PGDM Business Analytics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing
Ph.D Business Administration 
Commerce B.Com Accounting and Taxation, Banking and Insurance, Finance, Information and Technology


By rigorous course work and a unique industry-oriented curriculum, ISME inculcates the art of excellence in its students. The skills one can acquire 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.


ISME, Banglore offers an undergraduate program in Commerce with International Study  Program in Singapore for two weeks. The B.Com program is divided into a total of six semesters offering specializations in the final year.


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


ISME Research Center is a Mysore University recognized research center that offers a Ph.D. program in management. The Ph.D. at ISME is ideally suited to the requirements of working executives, managers, faculty members, researchers, and 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.

International School of Management Excellence Collaborations:

National Collaborations:

  • Association of Indian Management Schools [AIMS]
  • National Entrepreneurship Network [NEN]
  • All India Management Associations [AIMA]
  • British Council
  • IIMB

International Collaborations:

  • London School of Economics, UK
  • Carleton University, Canada
  • Daffodil International University, Bangladesh
  • Management Development Institute of Singapore, Singapore

Industrial Collaborations:

  • BCIC
  • BMA
  • Confederation of Indian Industry [CII]
  • NHRD
  • Weppia
  • SHRM

ISME Rankings and Awards:

  • The college was ranked 39th at all India level by Times B-School Ranking of 2019.
  • International School of Management Excellence was ranked 3rd best b-school of Eminence in India, 8th best b-school in Karnataka.
  • It was ranked 27th best b-school in India by Business India 2019.
  • Higher Education Review conferred it the best ROI Management college for the year 2019.
  • The college ranked 40th among top B-Schools by Times of India- Competition Success Review 2019.
  • ISME, Bangalore was ranked 26th best b-school in India by Business India 2019.
  • It was ranked 39th top b-school of India by Competition Success Review 2018
  • ISME was consistently ranked among the top b-schools in India by TOI, Business India, Competition Success Review etc.
  • International School of Management Excellence was ranked 39th top b-school of India by 2018. 
  • The college was awarded with management college of the year for best ROI by Higher Education Review 2017.
  • Brand's Academy awarded the college with Education Excellence Award.
  • It also won international achievers award for education excellence by Indo-Thai Chamber of Commerce at Bankok, Thailand.

ISME Scholarships:

Students are provided tuition fee waivers by ISME, Bangalore. Up to 10% of tuition fee waiver is offered to international candidates. International School of Management Excellence Scholarship include educational loans.

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
Defense Scholarship
  • Students who have scored above 70% in Class 12th or equivalent and whose parents are serving or retired defense personnel.
Sibling Scholarship
  • Student who is a sibling of a current ISME student or ISME alumni.
Work Experience Scholarship
  • Students with 2 or more years of work experience in an MNC.
Hostel Scholarship for Bangalore City Students
  • Student whose parent is working and residing in Bangalore (Address and proof of employment needed)
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/ B.Com 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 up to INR 10,000.
SC / ST Scholarship
  • Students should provide a valid Government-issued SC / ST certificate.
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:

ISME provides placements to its students. International School of Management Excellence placement record is 100%. Students will have to attend an intensive internship program. Students can develop their overall personality. Mock interviews and advanced excel workshops are frequently conducted by the college. ISME has a career opportunity centre organizes workshops on resume writing, cover letters, interview skills, job search skills, networking and counselling sessions.

Placement Highlights:

 Panel discussions by senior corporates 10
 Industry visits by students 6
 International conferences  4
 Guest speakers  50+
 CSR activities by students and faculty  6
 Companies for placements 100+
 Students working in MNC's/ new age technology-enabled businesses  70%

Areas of Recruitment:

Industry Percentage
Manufacturing 3%
FMCG 10%
Financial Services 14%
Services 19%
Retail 10%
IT 6%
Consulting 16%
Infrastructure 10%

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Top Recruiters:

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

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

  3. Are management programs accredited?
    - Yes, it is accredited by NBA.

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

  5. Where is ISME located?
    - It is located in Bangalore, Karnataka.

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Entrance Exams for Admission

International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
CAT 2020
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]
XAT 2020
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]
MAT 2020
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

International School of Management Excellence Eligibility:

ISME, Banglore offers undergraduate postgraduate and doctoral programs in the field of management. 

Course Eligibility

BBA/ B.Com

  • Candidates should have completed 2 years pre-university from state board/ CBSE/ ICSE/ IB or equivalent with 50% aggregate
  • They should be proficient in oral and written english
  • Aspirants should write the college's online/ written test


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


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

International School of Management Excellence Admissions:

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. Admission is based on International School of Management Excellence cutoffs

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. 4.45 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.10 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.40 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] + Certificate Course  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10.40 Lakh
International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.45 Lakh

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Based on 23 Student's Reviews 7.9/10  
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Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by AICTE, NBA; affiliated to Bangalore University - [BU], Bangalore.

Hostel Details

International School of Management Excellence Hostel Details:

International School of Management Excellence provides various facilities. ISME facilities include separate hostels for both men and women. 

  • The hostel provides facilities like open-amphitheatre, basketball and other sports and round the clock security.
  • It also provides facilities like hot/ cold water, pollution-free atmosphere, north and south Indian veg food, CCTV monitoring, RO filtered drinking water, spacious playground, separate recreational room with TV and volleyball court.
  • The entire premise of the hostel is wifi enabled.

ISME Hostel Fee Details:

Year Hostel Fee [INR]
1st year 1,15,000
2nd year 1,20,000
3rd year 1,25,000



Contact Details and Location

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