IIM Raipur is one of the top 9 IIMs in India and has been ranked at #18 in 2020 by NIRF.

IIM Raipur flagship Post Graduate Program of Management (PGPM) (similar to MBA) is offered in subjects i.e. Strategy & General Management, IT & Operations, HRM, Finance.

Admissions for the PGPM program are based on valid CAT 2020 scores followed by CAP 2021. Admissions of the Ph.D. program is based on CAT/ GATE /GRE score.

IIM Raipur Rankings

As mentioned before, IIM Raipur is one of the top Business Schools in India. It is well ranked by several college ranking bodies. The following table gives a quick idea of what the institute’s stature is –

NIRF 18th (2020)
NIRF 19th (2019)
Outlook I-Care 9th (2020)
Jagran Josh 22nd (2018)
InsideIIM.com 26th (2019)
TIME Education AAA

IIM Raipur Courses Offered

The following tables depict the details of the courses offered by IIM Raipur –

Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM)
  • Duration – 2 Years
  • Fees- INR 727,600 (First Year Fees)
  • Specialization – Strategy & General Management, IT & Operations, HRM, Finance, etc
  • Eligibility – The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in the relevant stream
Valid CAT score + CAP
Executive Fellow Program in Management (EFPM)
  • Duration – 4 Years
  • Fees- INR 403,000 (First Year Fees)
  • Specialization – Business Policy and Strategy, Economics and Business Environment, Finance and Accounting, Information Technology and System, Marketing Management, Operations Management, and Organisational Behaviour & HRM
  • Eligibility – Candidates should hold a master’s degree and must have at least 7 years of work experience in the industry.
Valid CAT/ GRE/ GMAT score
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) / Fellowship Management Program (FMP)
  • Duration – 4 Years
  • Specialization – Business Policy and Strategy, Economics and Business Environment, Finance and Accounting, Information Technology & Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, and Organisational Behaviour & HRM
  • Eligibility – The candidate needs to hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
Valid CAT/ GRE/ GMAT score
Post Graduate Program for Working Executive (PGPWE)
  • Duration – 2 Years
  • Fees- INR 727,600 (First Year Fees)
  • Specialisation – Strategy & General Management, IT & Operations, HRM, Finance
  • Eligibility – The candidate needs to have a bachelor’s degree.
Valid CAT/ GRE/ GMAT score
PGP ( Executive Post Graduate Program in Management)
  • Duration – 2 Years
  • Fees- INR 440,000 (First Year Fees)
  • Eligibility – The candidate must have a minimum of two years of managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience as of 1st January 2021. They shall also have a bachelor’s degree (50% aggregate)
Valid CAT score

IIM Raipur Admissions

The admission is based on the CAT 2020 score with a weightage of 35%. The other criteria constitute previous academic performance and the Personal Interview round.

Candidates who have valid CAT, GATE or GRE scores and have secured more than 80% are considered for admission to the PhD program.

How to Apply?

  • For the candidates who appeared in CAT, while filling the registration form, they get to choose their preferred IIMs.
  • Once the exam is held and the results are out, the process of shortlisting the candidates begins for the Personal Appearance process. The shortlisting is done based on CAT cut-off scores.
  • Once the candidates are shortlisted, they are called for a PI round (online mode in 2021)
  • After completion of the interview round, a final scorecard is prepared based on the CAT score, PA process, previous academic performance, and work experience.
  • Finally, the selected candidate receives an admission offer from the institute. The candidate must accept the offer within a given time and is required to send an offer acceptance amount of INR 75,000.

IIM Raipur Cut-Offs

The following table represents the CAT 2020 Cut off for IIM Raipur

General 70 70 70 93
EWS 50 50 50 74
NC OBC 50 50 50 74
SC 35 35 35 54
ST 27 27 27 40
DAP 27 27 27 40

IIM Raipur Placement

IIM is among one of the top institutes in India and is also known for its high ROI. IIM Raipur’s leading PGPM program costs around INR 8 LPA whereas PGPM students have an average salary package of INR 16.46 LPA.

  • According to the 2019 report, the highest number of students have been recruited by the BFSI sector with the highest salary package of INR 24.06 LPA and an average of INR 16.46 LPA.
  • The highest package to be received by a candidate in the year 2020-21 is INR 46 LPA.
  • With 269 students in the batch of 2019-21 of PGPM program have participated in summer internships with 140+ renowned companies such as Adani Group, Aditya Birla Capital, Deloitte USI, Google India, ICICI Bank Ltd, Tata Steel Ltd, Reserve Bank of India, etc.

The following table represents the names of top recruiter of IIM-R in recent years –

Accenture ICICI Bank Vedanta
Deloitte Aditya Birla Capital FIITJEE
EY Kotak Mahindra Bank Byju’s
KPMG Ultratech Cement Amazon
Tech Mahindra Tata Steel pharmacy

IIM Raipur Scholarships

The Institute provides their full-time Ph.D. students financial assistance to all academic and other expenses such as waiving off their tuition, library, computer, and hostel fee.

  • The first and second-year students are provided a scholarship of INR 30000 per month.
  • The third and fourth-year students are provided with a scholarship of INR 35000 per month.
  • Additionally, a contingency grant of INR 40000 per year and a one-time grant for purchasing laptops up to INR 50000 is provided to the Ph.D. students.
  • They are also offered up to INR 150000 for attending national and international conferences.

IIM Raipur Facilities

  • Hostel: The institute provides an individual room with an attached bathroom with separate areas of residence for males and females. There are five new and well-furnished hostels which have been recently constructed. The hostels are WiFi-enabled, have a 24×7 hot water and laundry facility. They also have banking facilities. Apart from that, a cooling system has been installed for all hostel blocks.
  • Sports and Gym Facilities: The Institute has a huge ground for Football and Cricket. Apart from that, there are badminton courts, table for table tennis. The Institute also has Indoor games provisions like Carom and Chess and there is also a world-class gym with all modern equipment.
  • Library: The library has a vast collection of around 2.6 lakhs of books, most of them also available in electronic form and 8300 of them in print format. The library has built a subscription to print journals, magazines, newspapers, and many other resources like student project reports, CDs/DVDs, etc. It opens from 9 am to 10 pm on all working days and 9:30 am to 6 pm on the weekends. Digital Library is available throughout the year.

IIM Raipur Faculty

Being one of the top-tier institutes in India, the faculty at IIM Raipur has both permanent and visiting faculties. The faculty consists of 30 members, all of them holding a Ph.D.

The further classification of the faculty can be seen as –

  • Regular: 20
  • Ad hoc/ Contractual: 9
  • Visiting: 1

There are 7 female faculty members and 23 male faculty members. Hence the ratio of male to female faculty would be around 3:1.

IIM Raipur FAQs

Ques. What is the student ratio of male to female at IIM Raipur?

Ans. As per the latest reports, the total number of male students stands out at 317, while the number of female students is 93. Hence the M: F ratio is somewhere around 7:2.

Ques. How many students got placement in the last recruitment session of IIM Raipur?

Ans. A total of 207 students got placed in the last session with a median salary of 14 lakh rupees per annum.

Ques. Which is better, IIM Kashipur or IIM Raipur?

Ans. IIM Kashipur and IIM Raipur are both comparatively newer IIM but in terms of final placements, the average and the median salary for IIM Raipur is much higher than that of IIM Kashipur.

Ques. What are the course fees for the PGPM program at IIM Raipur?

Ans. The total fee for the PGP program at IIM Raipur is close to 21.4 lakhs INR. The fee for the year is INR 7,27,600 and for the second year INR 14,20,400.

Ques. What are the admission criteria for foreign students at IIM Raipur?

Ans. The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA i.e. 6 CGPA on a 10-point scale. The candidates are required to have a valid Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score of 650 and above to apply for the PGP program. Since the medium of instruction is in English, a candidate has to have a TOFEL passing certificate with a score of 80 in the case of IBT or 520 in the case of PBT.