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IIM Bangalore MBA Eligibility & Highlights 2024

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  • CAT
  • iconReturn on Investment
    Total Tuition Fees 12.5L - 24.5L
    Average Package 32.5L
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    Q:   What is the rank of IIM Bangalore for MBA?

    A: 

    IIM Bangalore is a prestigious management institute in India. It has been ranked by QS World University Ranking 2024 at 31st under the Masters in Management category. Tabulated below is the list of ranks awarded to IIM Bangalore by various national and international ranking bodies:

    Ranking Body

    Category

    Ranking

    FT Global MBA Rankings 2024

    India (MBA)

    3

    QS World University Ranking 2024

    Masters in Management

    31

    FT Global MBA Rankings 2024

    Global (MBA)

    47

    NIRF 2023

    Management

    2

    Outlook Ranking 2023India’s Top Public MBA Institutions2

    Business Today 2023

    MBA

    3

    FT Global MBA Rankings 2023Global MBA52

    QS World University Ranking 2023

    Subject-wise

    61

    To know more about the IIM Bangalore rankings, candidates can click here.

     

    Q:   Why choose IIM Bangalore executive MBA course?

    A: 

    With an average package of INR 33.07 LPA and an NIRF ranking of 2 for its Management courses, E-MBA from IIMs is considered one of the best choices for working professionals who want to improve their knowledge and education level by pursuing a Management degree. Additionally, IIM Bangalore has seen an improving trend in the average package over the years. In 2022, the average package stood at INR 30.09 LPA and INR 26.08 LPA in 2021. 

     

    Q:   Is IIM Bangalore good choice for MBA?

    A: 

    Getting an MBA from an IIM in India, IIM Bangalore or any other is undoubtedly worthwhile. Considered among the top B-schools in India for Management (PGP) education, IIMs carry a brand name and reputation which is competitive even in the international education industry. Moving to IIM Bangalore, IIM-B is the second-best IIM and Management institute in the country as per NIRF report 2023. Some of the key areas which make IIM Bangalore MBA (PGP degree) one of the best in the country are as follows:

    • Total Fee: INR 24.5 lakh
    • Median package: INR 33.00 LPA
    • Average package: INR 35.31 LPA

    Check out the below infographic for verified students' reviews on Shiksha for IIM Bangalore:

    By paying a total fee of approximately INR 25 lakh, a return average value between INR 33 Lacs and INR 35 Lacs per annum is received by the students. Other than the ROI value, students get placement in top companies and the IIM-B label gives a significant boost to a student’s career in terms of opportunities. Some other factors that make IIM-B an option worth choosing are its academic, campus life and placements. 

     

    Q:   What is the CAT cutoff required to get into IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    IIM Bangalore considers two kinds of CAT scores for MBA admission - Qualifying and Final score. Qualifying CAT score is the minimum sectional and overall CAT score used to shortlist students for the Analytical Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. Candidates above minimum cutoffs in the sectional percentile ranks, the overall percentile rank and having a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT are considered for the next stage. The final CAT score is cutoffs are the basis of which the candidates are called for final selection after the AWT and PI rounds are over. The overall CAT qualifying cutoff for 2022 admission at IIM-B stood at 85 for General category candidates while the final cutoff is considered to stand between 99 and 100 percentile. For other category candidates, this requirement is comparatively low. Check out more details on IIM-Bangalore Cutoff here.

     

    Q:   Does IIM Bangalore accepts CAT score for Executive MBA admission?

    A: 

    No, IIM Bangalore accepts GMAT/ GRE to provide admission to the EPGP course. Candidates qualifying for any of the two entrance exams can apply for the E-PGP course provided they fulfil the other eligibility criteria as well. The minimum eligibility requirements are as follows:

    • Graduation in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)
    • Applicants from SC, ST and PwD categories must have a minimum of 45% or equivalent CGPA
    • Applicants who have not pursued any bachelor's degree but completed their CA/ ICWA/ CS after Class 12 are also eligible to apply
     

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    IIM Bangalore MBA Admission Dates 2024

    DatesUpcoming Events
    Aug '24-Sep '24
    CAT 2024 registrationTentative
    Oct '24-Nov '24
    CAT 2024 admit card downloadTentative
    24 Nov '24
    CAT 2024 exam
    Dec '24
    CAT 2024 result announcementTentative
    DatesPast Events
    25 Mar '24
    MBA/PGDM -PGPEM 2024 Withdrawal - last date (Tentative)
    19 Mar '24
    MBA/PGDM -PGPEM 2024 Offer acceptance - last date (Tentative)
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    Q:   How can I get MBA in IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    IIM Bangalore offers an MBA and a few other courses at PG levels in the field of Management. IIM Bangalore admission is entrance-based for all courses. Students are required to go through the national-level entrances and then appear for the institute-level selection rounds for final admission. Check below the eligibility criteria for all IIM Bangalore programmes:

    Course Name

    Eligibility Criteria

    MBA

    Graduation with 50% aggregate (45 % for SC/ST students)

    MBA in Business Analytics

    Graduation

    PGPEM

    - Graduation in any discipline with at least 50% aggregate (45% aggregate SC/ ST/ PwD)

    - A minimum of 4-year work experience is required

    PGPPM

    - Graduation in any discipline with at least 50% aggregate (45% aggregate SC/ ST/ PwD)

    - A minimum of 5-year work experience is required

     

    Q:   How are the executive programmes offered by IIMs?

    A: 
    The global survey report by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) indicates full-time one-year MBA, executive MBA, and online MBA programs appear to be experiencing stronger application growth whereas full-time two-year, part-time, and flexible MBA programs worldwide are indicating declines this year. Executive MBA is suitable for not only working professionals but also for those who want to renew their career prospect after a break and even for fresh graduate who wish to earn a few years experience before going back to pursue a PG degree. And since the duration of these programmes are considerably shorter than full-time MBA courses, managing classes and regular lectures isnt difficult. https://www.shiksha.com/business-management-studies/articles/executive-mba-programmes-offered-by-top-mba-institutes-in-india-blogId-13475
     

    Q:   How costly is IIM Bangalore and what is the cost of pursuing E-MBA from IIM-B?

    A: 

     The total tuition fee for Indian Institute of Management Bangalore's E-MBA programme is INR 23 lakh. The fee mentioned here is taken from an unofficial source and is the total tuition fee. Hence, is indicative. For a detailed IIM Bangalore E-MBA fee structure, candidates are advised to contact the admission department of the institute. In addition to the course fee, students are also required to pay application fee charges and exam application charges. Hence, the overall cost that the students bear is comparatively higher. Those students finding IIM Bangalore costly can apply for scholarships provided by the college. 

     

    Q:   What is the schedule of IIM Bangalore PGPEM admission 2024?

    A: 

    IIM Bangalore PGPEM is a two-year weekend MBA course for working professionals. Candidates willing to secure a seat in IIM Bangalore PGPEM course must keep an eye on CAT Dates, GMAT dates, GRE dates and IIMB test dates. Other important dates related to IIM-B PGPEM admission schedule are given below:

    Particulars

    Dates

    Application Window

    July 10, 2023, to January 25, 2024 (5:00 p.m. IST)

    IIMB Test

    Slot -1: November 19,  2023

    Slot -2: January 28, 2024

     Interviews*

    February 17 & 18,  2024

    Interview Cities

    Bengaluru

    Offers & Waitlist*

    March 4th, 2024

    Offer acceptance - Last date*

    March 19th, 2024

    Withdrawal - Last date*

    March 25th, 2024

     

     

     

    IIM Bangalore MBA Admission Cut off

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    Q:   How much cutoff do I need to get into the E-MBA programme of IIM-B?

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    IIM Bangalore does not release the official cutoff or score required by the students for admission to its E-MBA programme. Selection is based on multiple parameters such as past academics, work experience, GMAT/GRE score, among other factors. However, as per the official E-MBA brochure of the institute, students who got admission in the 2023-24 batch had a score ranging between 620 and 770 in GMAT. Hence, those with a score ranging between these digits can expect getting a call from IIM-B for E-MBA.

     

    IIM Bangalore MBA Curriculum 2024

    SpecializationCurriculum
    MBA in Business Analytics
    Post Graduate Program in Enterprise Management (PGPEM)
    Post Graduate Program in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM)
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    Q:   What is the syllabus of MBA in IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    During the first year of IIM Bangalore MBA, the students have to go through sixteen core courses and two electives, followed by a summer internship after successful completion of the first year. The core subjects offered during the first year is as mentioned below:

    Term I 

    Term II

    Term III

    Accounting for Financial Decisions

    Corporate Finance

    Business, Government and Society: Ethics and Responsible Business

    Advances in Business Communication

    Communication in the Digital Age

    Macroeconomics

    Marketing Management

    Operations Management

    Managing Digital Business 

    Managerial Economics

    Competition & Strategy

    Entrepreneurial Mindset and Action

    Organization Design

    Managing People and Performance in Organizations  

    Elective-1

    Decision Sciences-I

    Decision Sciences-II 

    Elective-2

     During the second year, the students have to earn a minimum of 45 credits and maximum of 51 credits through elective courses. The sample list of electives offered is as under:

    • Social Entrepreneurship 

    • Infrastructure Development 

    • PPPs and Regulation

    • Business Analytics and Intelligence 

    • Spreadsheet Model-Business Decision 

    • Current Economic Scenario; Indian Economy and Policy Matters for Business

    • Global Securities Markets

    • Corporate Governance: Indian and International Perspectives

    • Corporate Valuation

    • Digital Marketing

    • Research for Marketing Decisions

    • Brand Management

    • Entrepreneurship in Action

    • Personal Values, Goals and Career Options

    • Creating High Performance Organizations

    • Supply Chain Management

    • Technology and Operations Strategy

    • Green Business Management

    • Strategic Thinking and Decision Making

     

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    IIM Bangalore MBA Seats 2024

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    Q:   Is there any provision of seat reservation at IIM-B for MBA?

    A: 

    No, IIM Bangalore or any other IIMs do not offer reservation of seats to the students. However, the qualifying criteria for General and reserved categories are comparatively different. Please find below the category-wise qualifying cutoff required by all candidates.

    Category

    Section-1 VARC

    Section-2 DILR

    Section-3 QUANT

    CAT 2023 Overall percentile

    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 MBA Placements 2024

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    Q:   How many companies visit the campus during IIM Bangalore EPGP placements?

    A: 

    A total of 29 companies visited the campus during IIM Bangalore EPGP placements 2024. The number of companies visited the campus over the past three years during IIM Bangalore EPGP placements is presented below:

    Particulars

    EPGP Placement Statistics (2022)

    EPGP Placement Statistics (2023)

    EPGP Placement Statistics (2024)

    Companies visited  

    30

    27

    29

     

    Q:   How are placements for Master of Business Administration (MBA) at IIM Bangalore college?

    A: 
    {Source: MBA students & alumni}

    Based on the reviews provided, here is the placement scenario of IIM Bangalore:

    1. the highest Package Offered: The highest package offered is INR 1 crore and the average package is INR 25 lakh.
    2. Placement Percentage: All 512 students get placed, with an estimated 90-100% of students getting placed in Komal and Rishabh.
    3. Recruiting Companies: Top recruiting companies include McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Accenture, TCS, HUL, P&G, Samsung, Google, Microsoft, Cogoport, NPCI, JPMC and GS.
    4. Internship Offers: All students get internships, with roles such as Sr. Associate at Consulting companies and Sales and Marketing at FMCG.
    5. Salary Range: The salary range varies from INR 15 LPA to INR 7 LPA, according to Komal, but the average salary package offered is around INR 15 LPA, as stated in Sayan.
    6. International Offers: Some international offers are also available, as mentioned in Vinay.

    Overall, the placements at IIM Bangalore appear to be excellent, with high percentage of students getting placed and top companies offering competitive salaries.
     

    Q:   What is the median package offered during IIM Bangalore MBA placements?

    A: 

    The median package offered during PGP (popularly known as MBA) and PGP BA placements 2023 stood at INR 33.00 LPA. The median salary trends witnessed during IIM Bangalore PGP and PGP BA placements over the past three years are presented below:

    Particulars

    PGP + PGPBA Placement Statistics (2021)

    PGP + PGPBA Placement Statistics (2022)

    PGP + PGPBA Placement Statistics (2023)

    Median Package

    INR 28.60 LPA

    INR 31.20 LPA

    INR 33.00 LPA

     

    Q:   Who are the top recruiters during IIM Bangalore EPGP placements?

    A: 

    The list of top recruiters during IIM Bangalore EPGP placements 2024 is presented below:

    Company Name

    EPGP Offers Made (2024)

    Accenture

    10

    Genpact

    8

    Nucleus Software

    4

    Zomato

    4

    Merilytics

    3

    Persistent Systems

    3

    RPG

    3

    Samsung Electronics

    3

     

    Q:   How many offers are made during IIM Bangalore EPGP placements?

    A: 

    A total of 70 offers were made during IIM Bangalore EPGP placements 2024. Further, the number of offers made over the past three years during IIM Bangalore EPGP placements is presented below:

    Particulars

    EPGP Placement Statistics (2022)

    EPGP Placement Statistics (2023)

    EPGP Placement Statistics (2024)

    Offers made

    71

    70

    70

    Batch size

    75

    75

    75

    Students opted out

    1

    2

    2

     

    IIM Bangalore MBA Ranking

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    Q:   What is the rank of IIM Bangalore for MBA?

    A: 

    IIM Bangalore is a prestigious management institute in India. It has been ranked by QS World University Ranking 2024 at 31st under the Masters in Management category. Tabulated below is the list of ranks awarded to IIM Bangalore by various national and international ranking bodies:

    Ranking Body

    Category

    Ranking

    FT Global MBA Rankings 2024

    India (MBA)

    3

    QS World University Ranking 2024

    Masters in Management

    31

    FT Global MBA Rankings 2024

    Global (MBA)

    47

    NIRF 2023

    Management

    2

    Outlook Ranking 2023India’s Top Public MBA Institutions2

    Business Today 2023

    MBA

    3

    FT Global MBA Rankings 2023Global MBA52

    QS World University Ranking 2023

    Subject-wise

    61

    To know more about the IIM Bangalore rankings, candidates can click here.

     
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    Everything, including faculty, placements, and facilities, is of top quality at this college.
    Placements: IIM Bangalore is one of the top management colleges in the country. At this college, 100% of students get placements for our course. The average package offered in this college was 8-13 LPA. The top recruiting companies were Capgemini, Cognizant, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Goldman Sachs, etc., for our course. All the students get internship opportunities at our college with a handsome stipend.
    Infrastructure: The campus of IIM Bangalore is very big, and the infrastructure of the college is top-notch. All the facilities are given to the students, and the quality of this is very good. Wi-Fi, labs, canteen, sports complex, auditoriums, halls, etc., are available on the campus. The hostel facility is also good. The food in the mess is good to eat. The rooms are furnished and big enough.
    Faculty: This college has both guest and permanent faculty. The faculty at this college is highly qualified and knowledgeable. The teaching quality is good enough. All the training is given by the college professors. The course curriculum of this college is relevant, making the students industry-ready. The exams at the college are of a hard difficulty level.
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    Really good infrastructure & teachers.
    Placements: There were approximately 90% of students placed in my course. The highest and lowest packages offered were 15 and 7 LPA respectively. Top companies such as Amazon and TCS recruited from my course. There were eighty percent of students who got internships in many companies such as Amazon and Accenture. Companies offer internships to students for roles such as Tally and MS Office Word.
    Infrastructure: The college provides many facilities such as Wi-Fi, labs, classrooms, and a library. Wi-Fi is available throughout the campus. The labs are also well-equipped and provide all the necessary materials. The classrooms are very huge and can accommodate all the students comfortably. Projectors are also available in the classrooms. The library is also huge and has all types of books. In my hostel, variety of quality food is available. The quality of all food is very good in the mess and the food is prepared hygienically. Sports and games are also available in the college. The college provides many types of games and sports such as cricket, badminton, and indoor and outdoor games.
    Faculty: The teachers are well educated, knowledgeable and they provide solutions to every problem. Their teaching quality is very good. They are very friendly in nature. The college also helps students with industrial visits. In every semester students go for industrial visits. The semester exams are difficult. However, with the help of faculty members, students can crack the exams easily and get good marks. Most students pass the exams with a percentage above 70.
    Other: After my graduation, I chose this programme because this course is difficult and I love to do things which are difficult . The best thing about my course is that they improve decision making and skills. I think there is no need to improve anything in my course. Events are held by the college which is very good for students, Campus is very well furnished, Wi-Fi connectivity is also good and high-speed internet is provided in all campus. Scholarship is also available but only to those students who can crack the college entrance exam and get good marks. Extra activities are also done by the college which is very good for all the students.
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    Placements: Approximately 65% of students were placed in our course. The highest salary package offered was 2 crore. The lowest salary package offered was 20 LPA. The top recruiting companies were Google, Microsoft, Infosys, etc. Around 55% of students got internships in Infosys.
    Infrastructure: In this college, the infrastructure was very good. It provides a Wi-Fi room, playground, badminton court, and tennis courts. The classrooms were technologically advanced. All classes provide digital cameras. The hostel room was available, and I lived in block A. The hostel maid took good care of the students.
    Faculty: Faculty members were good. They were well qualified and they were the top teachers in India. They had extraordinary skills for teaching students. The exams were tough, but if students study with sincere and full dedication then they can easily crack the exams with good marks.
    Other: I opted for MBA because of my interest in it from a good institute so I researched on Google and I got this institute a good option for me. Moreover in the institute every year an annual fest was held where students participate in different competitions including debate competitions, dance, and singing. I also participated in the dance competition, and our team won the 2nd prize with a cash prize of Rs 60,000. I am satisfied with this college.
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    Placements: The average salary package offered is 15 LPA. Most of the students get internships. IIM Bangalore benchmarks its curriculum against the best in the world to ensure that it delivers quality business education, based on the best pedagogic practices. IIM Bangalore has a streak of maintaining its 100% of placements record, which makes it the best college for MBA students.
    Infrastructure: This college provides free Wi-Fi, laboratories, and 24X7 library. The internships are great to understand what field is the best for students, and they can also earn money while they are ATIT. The campus library is one of the best features of this college, and as a voracious reader, I spend the majority of my time there.
    Faculty: In this college, teachers are very helpful. Our course curriculum is relevant. If students study well, then exams are not difficult to face. Faculty members are very well experienced and have done lots of research in their field which is the main emphasis of our institute.
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    If you can qualify the entrance exam, you can take admission here.
    Placements: There are good placements in this college. This college provides 95% placements. The highest package offered is 55 LPA, the average package is 33 LPA, and the lowest package is 23 LPA. The top recruiting companies are Microsoft Miebach, Mindswork Consulting, BGC, Amazon, Walmart Labs etc. 100% of students get internships. The top companies that offered internships are Hindustan Unilever Ltd., McKinsey & Co., Mercer HR Merrill Lynch. Microsoft Miebach, Mindswork Consulting, Morgan Stanley Morgan Stanley Advantage etc.
    Infrastructure: The infrastructure of IIM Bangalore is very good. We have 24-hour high-speed Wi-Fi. The classrooms are comfortable for students, and the library is well-maintained. There are various books in the library. The hostel is good. Sports facilities are available, but canteen is not cost-effective. The mess food is not as much tasty.
    Faculty: The teachers are helpful to students. They are well-qualified and knowledgeable. Their teaching skills are good, and they are friendly with students. The course curriculum is very relevant and makes students industry-ready. Semester exams are not so difficult, so 90% of students pass semester exams.
    Other: I chose this course because I have liked accounts and numbers since my childhood. Events are organised from time to time. Various scholarships are available.
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    Q:   Are there any scholarships available at IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    Students enrolled in the MBA course at IIM Bangalore are eligible to apply for financial aid if their annual household income is less than INR 8 lakh. Consideration is also given to those students who are experiencing extreme financial difficulties as a result of sudden, unforeseen events. Candidates can refer to the table below to know about IIM Bangalore scholarships, along with information on eligibility requirements and award amounts:

    Scholarship NameCategoryEligibility/Amount
    Aditya Birla ScholarshipMerit-BasedPGP students of both the first and the second years INR 1.75 lakh
    OPJEMS ScholarshipMerit-BasedOffered to top 10 Scholars in 2nd Year INR 1.50 lakh
    Citi Women’s Leader AwardMerit-BasedTo Top 25% of the Batch based on 1st Year Performance
    Siddhartha Padam AwardDirector’s Meritthe highest CGPA in Economic, Finance & Accounting INR 50,000
    IIMB PGP Alumni First BatchDifferently-AbledINR 75,000, a Medallion, and a Certificate
     

    Q:   I want to join IIM Bangalore College. What is the fee structure and also how to get a fee reduction at this college?

    A: 

    One of India's top management schools, IIM Bangalore is well-known for its excellent Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP).

    Depending on the type of student, different pricing structures are available for the MBA programme at IIM Bangalore. The cost of the two-year MBA curriculum is INR 23,00,000 for Indian citizens and USD 50,000 for students outside India for the academic year 2021-2023.

    However, the IIM Bangalore cost schedule can change from year to year, so it's best to check their official website or get in touch with their admissions office for the most precise and recent information.

    Regarding the fee reduction, the IIM Bangalore offers financial aid and scholarships to qualified students based on their academic standing, financial situation, and other factors. The institute also provides a number of scholarships, including the OPJEMS Scholarship and the Aditya Birla Scholarship.

    The typical pricing structure at IIM Bangalore consists of a number of items, including tuition, room and board, mess, library, and other supplemental costs. The PGP programme's overall cost may be high. It is crucial to remember that IIM Bangalore offers numerous scholarships and financial aid programmes to meritorious applicants.

     

    Q:   Does IIM Bangalore offer any scholarships for the MBA programme in Risk Management?

    A: 

    Yes, the scholarships for the MBA programme in Risk Management at IIM Bangalore are based on a student's financial need and academic performance. There are several scholarships available, including the Aditya Birla Scholarship, OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarships, and more. The selection process for scholarships typically involves an application and an interview.

     

    IIM Bangalore MBA FAQs

    Q:   What is it like to study MBA at IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    IIM Bangalore is known for its MBA or PGP course. The two-year full-time residential programme is designed to equip students to take on leadership roles in a complex and dynamic global scenario. PGP is one of the most highly placed courses in global rankings and is currently ranked 31st in the Financial Times ranking 2022. At the national level, NIRF ranked IIM-B at the second position for Management education. In terms of placements, IIM-B welcomed a total of 137 companies during IIM Bangalore MBA (PGP and PGP Business Analytics) placements 2022 that together imparted over 660 offers. The average package offered during MBA placements 2022 also stood at INR 33.82 LPA. For more details, check out the verified student reviews to know what others say about IIM Bangalore MBA course.

     

    Q:   How can I prepare for admission to IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    CAT is a highly competitive exam which is a must-have for admission to IIMs and other top Management colleges. A well-planned strategy along with a correct approach is essential for admission to MBA courses in India, especially in the top MBA colleges in India. A prep strategy that will help you ace the CAT exam for admission to IIM Bangalore is as follows:

    Read more about the CAT preparation strategy.

     

    Q:   Are there any exchange programmes in PGP courses at IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    Students of the two-year PGP in Management have the opportunity to get double degrees by being a part of the Double Degree (DD) programme of IIM Bangalore. During this DD exchange, the selected students study at their home institution in the first academic year and are transferred to the host institution for the second academic year. The institute has collaborated with ESCP Europe Business School (Paris, France), Bocconi University (Milano, Italy) and Hitotsubashi University Business School, School of International Corporate Strategy (Hitotsubashi University, Japan) for the same.

     

    Q:   Are there any international exchange programs available for students of the MBA programme in Risk Management at IIM Bangalore?

    A: 
    Yes, IIM Bangalore offers several international exchange programs for its MBA students, including those enrolled in the MBA programme in Risk Management. The institute has partnerships with several prestigious international universities, such as HEC Paris, ESSEC Business School, and IE Business School, among others, where students can go for a term or a semester to gain global exposure and broaden their horizons. The international exchange programs provide students with an opportunity to experience different cultures, learn from renowned faculty, interact with international peers, and expand their professional network. Students can also choose from a range of courses that align with their interests and career goals, and the credits earned during the exchange programme are transferred back to their home institution. It is important to note that the availability and specifics of the international exchange programs may vary each year and may be subject to certain eligibility criteria, application deadlines, and other requirements. Therefore, I would recommend checking with IIM Bangalore directly for the most up-to-date and accurate information on the international exchange programs available to MBA students. Please upvote if it was helpful.
     

    Q:   What is the minimum percentage required for admission to the PGDM programme at IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    The minimum percentage required for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore varies from year to year and also depends on various factors such as the number of applicants, their academic backgrounds, and the overall competitiveness of the applicant pool. However, in general, the cutoff for the CAT (Common Admission Test) percentile required to be considered for admission to the PGDM programme at IIM Bangalore is usually around 90 percentile or higher. It's important to note that the CAT percentile is just one of the criteria used in the admission process, and meeting the cutoff does not guarantee admission. Other factors, such as academic performance, work experience, extracurricular activities, and performance in the interview rounds, are also taken into consideration.

     

    Q:   What is the minimum CAT percentile required for admission to the MBA programme at IIM Bangalore?

    A: 
    The minimum CAT percentile required for admission to the MBA programme at IIM Bangalore may vary each year depending on the overall performance of the candidates and the number of applicants. However, in general, a minimum CAT percentile of 85-90 is required for general category candidates to be considered for the shortlisting process. It's important to note that CAT percentile is only one of the factors considered in the selection process at IIM Bangalore, and the institute also takes into account the candidate's academic performance, work experience, extracurricular activities, and performance in the Personal Interview PI and Written Ability Test (What). Therefore, I recommend you to check the official website of IIM Bangalore for the latest updates regarding the minimum CAT percentile requirement and the selection process for the MBA programme.
     

    Q:   What is the quality of food like in the hostel mess of IIM Bangalore?

    A: 
    {Source: MBA students & alumni}

    Based on the reviews, here's how the quality of food in the hostel mess is perceived by the reviewers:

    1. Madhu: Average. The reviewer mentions that the food is not great and extra items on some days are charged additionally. However, they also mention that the mess provides four meals a day.
    2. Komal: Good. The reviewer praises the quality of food in the mess, stating that it is very good and prepared hygienically. They also mention that there is a variety of food available.
    3. Rishabh: Not cost-effective. The reviewer states that the canteen is not cost-effective, but they do not provide specific details about the quality of food.
    4. Vinay: Very good. The reviewer praises the mess food, stating that it is one of the best they have had in any college campus.
    5. Sagnik: Excellent. The reviewer describes the food in the mess as "top-notch" and says that there is a variety of food available.

    Overall, based on these reviews, the quality of food in the hostel mess at IIM Bangalore seems to be good to excellent, with some reviewers praising the variety and hygiene of the food, while others expressing some dissatisfaction with the costs.
     

    Q:   What is the fees for MBA in IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    The total tuition fee of PGP course is INR 24.50 lakh. This fee, however, is obtained from an unofficial source. Hence, is completely indicative. Other than the course fee, aspirants are required to pay the registration fee for CAT. The application fee is INR 2,300 for General, EWC and NC-OBC category students and is INR 1,150 for SC, ST and PwD category students. For more details, students are advised to visit the official website or visit the admission office for details. 

     

    Q:   How are MBA placements at IIM Bangalore?

    A: 

    The average and median package offered during IIM Bangalore PGP and PGP BA placements 2023 stood at INR 35.31 LPA and INR 33.00 LPA, respectively. Further, a total of 606 offers were made during IIM Bangalore PGP and PGP BA placements 2023. Apart from this, the average and median package offered during IIM Bangalore EPGP placements 2023 stood at INR 33.07 LPA and INR 32.21 LPA, respectively.

    Refer the below-mentioned table for IIM Bangalore MBA placement statistics 2023 as compared with IIM Bangalore MBA (PGP) placement statistics 2022:

    Particulars

    PGP + PGPBA Placement Statistics (2022)

    PGP + PGPBA Placement Statistics (2023)

    Median package

    INR 31.20 LPA

    INR 33.00 LPA

    Average package

    INR 33.82 LPA

    INR 35.31 LPA

    No. of students

    524

    512

    No. of offers made

    662

    606

    No. of companies

    137

    164

    PPOs made / accepted

    273 / 181

    291 / 209

    Lateral placement offers made / accepted

    180 / 127

    94 / 82

    International offers

    6

    14

    No. of offers during final placement week

    NA

    221

     

    Q:   When does the IIM shortlisting process begin for admission through CAT?

    A: 
    The CAT shortlisting process begins in the first or the second week of January after the result has been announced. The IIM shortlisting process starts with every IIM releasing the shortlist cut off and inviting candidates to fill the PI shortlist form. The candidates have to fill the Personal Interview form if they meet the eligibility criteria. It is reflected in the application form dashboard when they login with their CAT ID. In the PI form, candidates have to fill the following details: 1. Candidate details 2. CAT ID 3. CAT score 4. Academic details/work experience etc. The shortlist panel analyses every form and select candidates for the What-PI round. Those who are selected for the What-PI round, are informed via an email. The Iims conduct their What-PI round in March-April and announce the final selection list in May.
     

    Q:   Which is the top recruiting sector during IIM Bangalore PGP placements?

    A: 

    Management Consulting sector came out to be the top recruiting sector that placed 40% of the total students during IIM Bangalore PGP and PGP BA placements 2023. The sector-wise placement rate recorded during IIM Bangalore PGP and PGP BA placements 2023 is presented below:

    Sectors

    PGP + PGP BA Placement Rate (2023)

    Management Consulting

    40%

    IT / Product Management

    14%

    General Management

    13%

    Sales & Marketing

    11%

    Corporate Finance & Financial Banking

    9%

    Business Analytics

    7%

    e-Commerce

    4%

    Operations

    2%

     

    Q:   How many offers are made during IIM Bangalore PGP placements?

    A: 

    A total of 606 offers were made during IIM Bangalore PGP and PGP BA placements 2023. The no. of Offers, PPOs and lateral placement offers made during IIM Bangalore PGP and PGP BA placements 2023 are presented below:

    Particulars

    PGP + PGPBA Placement Statistics (2023)

    No. of students

    512

    No. of offers made

    606

    PPOs made / accepted

    291 / 209

    Lateral placement offers made / accepted

    94 / 82

    International offers

    14

    No. of offers during final placement week

    221

    Further, the trends witnessed during IIM Bangalore PGP and PGP BA placements over the past three years with respect to the offers made, PPOs and lateral placement offers made and accepted are presented in the below table:

    Particulars

    PGP + PGPBA Placement Statistics (2021)

    PGP + PGPBA Placement Statistics (2022)

    PGP + PGPBA Placement Statistics (2023)

    No. of students

    440

    524

    512

    No. of offers made

    481

    662

    606

    PPOs made / accepted

    193 / 160

    273 / 181

    291 / 209

    Lateral placement offers made / accepted

    110 / 98

    180 / 127

    94 / 82

    International offers

    8

    6

    14

     
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