IIM Bangalore is one of the most prestigious institutions for pursuing Masters in Business Administration. It lasts over six semesters spread over two years. IIMB has a remarkable faculty of 140 plus highly qualified researchers and academicians who are dedicated towards providing a fruitful learning experience for the students. The main courses provided by IIMB are Phd, MBA, PGPPM, MBA ( Business Analytics).

IIM Bangalore shortlists candidates on the basis of their CAT scores. The main criteria is divided into 4 parts- 50% weightage is given to academics, 40% weightage is given to CAT scores, 8% to work experience and 2% to gender diversity.

The selected candidates appear for Written Ability Test and Personal Interview.

A total of 483 students joined the batch of 2021-23 of two year full time program of Masters in Business Administration. A total of 45 students joined Masters of Business Administration in Business Analytics. 347 out of 483 students are from engineering background (71.83 % of total students), 32.56% of the engineers are pass outs from IIT and 31.12% of engineers are from NITs. The GMAT median score for this batch is 730. The average of age of the candidates is 23 years.

IIMB was ranked 2nd among management schools by NIRF 2020. Euniversal, Paris has ranked IIM Bangalore 1st in Central Asia. The full time MBA program has been ranked 26 globally amongst the Top 100 Master’s in management. The two year program was also ranked 44 in 2019 by Financial Times in its masters in management ranking .It is the only business school in India to be ranked in Top 50 EMBA ranking globally.

IIMB has a great record of placements. Companies like Amazon, Accenture, McKinsey&Company, Microsoft, Philips, Uber have preferred to recruit from IIMB. IIMB has 100% placements record where the batch of 2019-21 bagged 435 students bagged over 481 placements offers within first two days of the interview process.

IIMB also provides scholarship to meticuluos students. Merit Based scholarships like Aditya Birla Scholarship,OPJEMS Scholarship,Sidhartha Padama Scholarship,Yes Bank Scholarship is provided to the students who excel in their field.

IIM Bangalore Key points

  • IIMB has been ranked 2nd by NIRF 2020.
  • An alumni of IIMB has raised over 2 crore to name a classroom after a professor of marketing department.
  • In 2021-23 batch, 51.11% are male and 48.89% are female.
  • Engineering students accounts maximum percentage of the batch followed by Arts, Science and management.
  • The median GMAT score for this batch was 730.
  • An orientation program was organize from 28-30 June to inform the students and their parent about the various details of admission process.
  • IIMB has announced the launch of Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship in Association with Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India and State Skill Development Missions (SSDMs).
  • IIMB students are planning to host a start-up competition where students can showcase their entrepreneurial skills.

IIM Bangalore: Courses Offered

Course Details Selection Criteria
MBA
  • Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have passed Bachelor's Degree with minimum 50% in any discipline as per 10+2+3 norms.
  • Candidates must also have minimum 4 year work experiance in an industry after bachelor's degree
  • Fees: Rs.23,00,000 (Total Fees)
Selection will be on the basis of marks scored in GMAT / GRE / CAT and Personal Interview
MBA (Weekend)
  • Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have passed Bachelor's Degree with minimum 50% in any discipline as per 10+2+3 norms.
  • Candidates must also have minimum 4 year work experiance in an industry after bachelor's degree
  • Fees: Rs.23,00,000 (Total Fees)
Selection will be on the basis of marks scored in GMAT / GRE / CAT and Personal Interview
Executive MBA
  • Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have passed Bachelor's Degree with minimum 50% in any discipline as per 10+2+3 norms.
  • Candidates must also have minimum 4 year work experiance in an industry after bachelor's degree
  • Fees: Rs.27,50,000 (Total Fees)
Selection will be on the basis of marks scored in GMAT / GRE / CAT and Personal Interview
MMS (PP)
  • Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have passed Bachelor's Degree with minimum 50% in any discipline as per 10+2+3 norms.
  • Candidates must also have minimum 4 year work experiance in an industry after bachelor's degree
  • Fees: Rs.23,00,000 (Total Fees)
Selection will be on the basis of marks scored in GMAT / GRE / CAT and Personal Interview
MBA (BA)
  • Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have passed Bachelor's Degree with minimum 50% in any discipline as per 10+2+3 norms.
  • Candidates must also have minimum 4 year work experiance in an industry after bachelor's degree
  • Fees: Rs.23,00,000 (Total Fees)
Selection will be on the basis of marks scored in GMAT / GRE / CAT and Personal Interview
Phd
  • Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have passed Master's Degree with minimum 50% in any discipline as per 10+2+3 norms.
  • OR Candidates must have a professional qualification like CA/ICWA
  • OR A 4 year / 8 semesters Bachelor's degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks.
  • Fees:There is no tuition fee for PhD students. Additionally, they will receive a stipend of Rs 35,000 per month for up to five years to cover their living expenses.
Selection will be made on the basis of marks scored in GMAT/GRE/IIMB Test/CAT/GATE/JRF(Net) and Personal Interveiw

IIM Bangalore Cutoff

Category Section-1 VARC Section-2 DILR Section-3 QUANT CAT Overall Percentage
General 80 75 75 85
NC-OBC 70 65 65 75
EWS 70 65 65 75
SC 65 60 60 70
ST 55 55 55 65
PWD 50 50 50 60

IIM Bangalore Placements

IIMB has a strong track of placements.The major recruiting companies are Amazon, Accenture,Mckinsey and company,Microsoft,Phillips,Uber etc. The major area of employment is Consultancy followed by General Management,Finance and IT, Sales and marketing.

  • The Average package was Rs.28.89 lakhs.
  • In 2020, IIM Bangalore Placement 2020 witnessed 518 offers rolled out for 429 PGP students. The average domestic CTC offered to the students was of INR. 26.18 LPA.
  • The EPGP department hosted over 30 recruiters who offered 61 job opportunities to 73 students from the 2021 batch.

Summer Placements 2020-22

Number of Students 525
Number of Offers Made 532
Number of Offers Accepted 517
Opted Out 08

IIM Bangalore Scholarships

IIM Bangalore provides numerous scholarships to the deserving students. Students whose annual income is less than Rs.8,00,000 per annum are eligible to apply for these scholarships. IIMB ensures that students who are in need of fnancial help but have callibre in them should be encouraged. Some Scholarships are-:

  • Aditiya Birla Scholarship-It is provided to the PGP students. It is provided to 25% of the batch in first year. Students who were eligible for scholarship in first year can apply for renewal. The amount of scholarship is Rs.1.75 lakhs per student.
  • OPJEMS Scholarship- This is a merit based scholarship provided to the second year students. The first ten toppers of the first year are eligible for this scholarship on the basis of an exam conducted by OP Jindal Group.It is provided to one student and it's amount is Rs.1.5 lakhs
  • Citi Women's Leader Award- This merit based scholarship covers the second year tution fees. 25% of the batch is eligible for this scholarship. Students are selected on the basis of statement of purpose and interviews conducted by Citi Group.
  • Societe Generale Global Solution Centre India Scholarship- This scholarship covers the whole tution expense in full. It is provided to the neediest of the appicants in first year and interviews conducted by Societe Generale.

FAQs

Q1. What is the seat capacity of IIMB?

Ans. The total seats as of now in IIMB is aprroximately 5100. However in IIMB, 27% of the seats are reserved for NC-OBC, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST candidates, 5% for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD), and up to 10% for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) are reserved.

Q2.What is MOOCs provided by IIMB?

Ans. Massive open online course or MOOCs are the online courses provided by IIMB since 2014 in partnership with edx.com, which is a plattform for providing online courses to the aspirants. The courses focus in key areas such as data insights, economics,finance and marketing. It also provides these courses through IIMBx and SWAYAM.

Q3. What are the benefits of joining clubs and commities in IIMB?

Ans. Joining clubs and commities gives the candidates an all rounder profile which is highly appreciated by the companies at the time of placements. It also gives the candidated an opportunity to manage differnt activities at the same time which is crucial for a manager.

Q4. What are the additional facilities provided by IIMB?

Ans. The facilities provided by IIMB are AC classrooms,Convienence Store, Hostel,Library, Wifi Campus,Auditorium, Gym, Incubator, Shuttle Service, Cafeteria,Labs, Sports complex etc.