What's new at IIM Bangalore? Area test for PhD admission at IIM Bangalore will be conducted on April 4 and 5 followed by interviews from April 11 to 16.
IIM Bangalore admission 2022 is completely entrance-based for all its PG and doctoral programmes. Known for its two-year, full-time, residential flagship PGP (also referred to as MBA) programme, the institute along with PG courses in the field of Management also offers a range of certificate and doctoral programmes under the same stream. It currently offers postgraduate, doctoral, certificate and executive education programmes along with specialised courses in areas such as Entrepreneurship and Public Policy.
Admission to the flagship course, i.e. MBA of IIM Bangalore is based on a valid score in the CAT exam, followed by a PI-WAT round. IIM Bangalore offers admission to Indian students via CAT and international students via GMAT/ GRE.
- IIM Bangalore Admission 2022: Highlights
- IIM Bangalore Expected CAT Cutoff 2022 Vs Other IIMs/Non-IIMs Expected CAT Cutoff 2022
- IIM Bangalore Admission Dates 2022
- IIM Bangalore PG Admission 2022
- IIM Bangalore PhD Admission 2022
- IIM Bangalore Certificate Admission 2022
- IIM Bangalore Application Process 2022
- IIM Bangalore Admission FAQs
IIM Bangalore Admission 2022: Highlights
IIM Bangalore admission to the majority of the PG and doctorate programmes is entrance-based and is currently open. Candidates, willing to seek admission, must confirm their interest to IIM Bangalore to get considered for final admission. To the flagship course of IIM Bangalore, i.e. PGP (or popularly called MBA), admission is subject to a valid score in CAT. Check out the course-wise selection criteria and fee mentioned below before applying:
Total Fee (in INR)
Eligibility: Graduation with 50%
Selection: CAT + PI + WAT + Past academic performance
Eligibility: Graduation with 50% + 5 years of experience
Selection: GMAT/GRE + PI + Past academic performance + WAT
29 lakh (with shared accommodation)
31 lakh (with family accommodation)
MBA in BA
Eligibility: Any UG degree
Selection: CAT/ GMAT + Personal Interview (PI) + WAT
Eligibility: UG degree with 50% + 4 years work experience
Selection: CAT / GRE/ GMAT/ IIMB Test + PI + WAT
Eligibility: PG degree with at least 55% aggregate
No tuition fee
IIM Bangalore Expected CAT Cutoff 2022 Vs Other IIMs/Non-IIMs Expected CAT Cutoff 2022
IIMs do not release their final call cutoffs officially. But, after gathering information from multiple sources on the internet, we have come up with an expected final CAT cutoff 2022 for top IIMs and non-IIMs. The below graph compares the minimum final cutoff (expected) required by top Management institutes (ranging between 95 and 100 percentile):
IIM Bangalore Admission Dates 2022
IIM Bangalore releases the dates of shortlisting procedures for PGP/MBA programmes after the commencement of CAT 2021. Till then, candidates can check all important CAT 2021 dates in the table below along with course-wise dates:
Declaration of result
3 Jan '22
28 Nov '21
IIM Bangalore PGPEM Admission Dates 2022
Check out all the important dates regarding PGPEM admission at IIM Bangalore in the following table:
Last date of offer acceptance for PGPEM 2022
17 Mar '22
Offers & waitlist for PGPEM 2022
7 Mar '22
Interviews for PGPEM 2022
18 Feb '22 -
20 Feb '22
IIM Bangalore E-PGP Admission Dates 2022
Check out all the important dates regarding E-PGP admission at IIM Bangalore in the following table:
Round 3 last date for withdrawal for E-PGP l
30 Jan '22
Round 3 last date for offer acceptance for E-PGP
20 Jan '22
Round 3 Offers and Waitlist for E-PGP
10 Jan '22
IIM Bangalore PhD Admission Dates 2022
The following table mentions the admission schedule for PhD at IIM Bangalore:
IMPORTANT: In view of the spread of the coronavirus and to mitigate its risk, IIM Bangalore decided to conduct the rest of the admissions-related processes online. Following this decision, the schedule for interviews that are mentioned below might undergo some changes too.
PhD 2022 offers release, acceptance and last date of withdrawalTENTATIVE
Apr '22 - Jun '22
PhD 2022 interviews
11 Apr '22 -
14 Apr '22
IIMB Test for PhD admission 2022
6 Feb '22
PhD application window 2022
21 Oct '21 -
19 Jan '22
IIM Bangalore NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Admission Dates 2022
All the important dates regarding NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship admission 2021 are tabulated below:
Last date of offer acceptance for NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
1 Feb '22 -
6 Feb '22
Interviews, offers release for NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Application window for NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
21 Oct '21 -
31 Dec '21
IIM Bangalore PG Admission 2022
At the PG level, IIM Bangalore offers MBA, E-PGP along with PGPPM and PGPEM programmes to the students. MBA or PGP programme is the flagship course of IIM Bangalore.
- IIM Bangalore PGP admission is offered via a valid score in the CAT exam (GMAT for international candidates).
- For PGPPM, admission is subject to the academic background of the students, quality of work experience, test scores (CAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ IIMB Test), interview and case analysis performance
- Admission to PGPEM is subject to a valid score obtained by the students in CAT / GRE / GMAT/ IIMB Test.
- IIM Bangalore EPGP admission process starts with the submission of the online application form. Students must have a valid score in GMAT or GRE exam for admission to IIM Bangalore EPGP.
For more details around the IIM Bangalore MBA admission or for other PG courses, click the relevant links available below:
|IIM Bangalore MBA, MBA in BA, PGPPM and PGPEM Admission 2022||IIM Bangalore E-PGP Admission 2022|
IIM Bangalore PhD Admission 2022
At the doctoral level, IIM Bangalore offers PhD programme across 10 specialisations. Please note that candidates can apply to a maximum of two specialisations only. Check out the PhD admission process of IIM Bangalore by clicking on the following link:
|IIM Bangalore PhD Admission 2022|
IIM Bangalore Certificate Admission 2022
In addition to the PG and doctoral-level courses, IIM-B also offers two certificate programmes to the students, namely Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship and NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship.. Check out the details for these courses by clicking on the following link:
|IIM Bangalore Certificate Admission 2022|
IIM Bangalore Application Process 2022
IIM Bangalore application process for PGP is only conducted after CAT exam every year. Candidates must visit the official website of CAT (www.iimcat.ac.in) to register for admission to PGP (MBA) programme. For more details regarding CAT application process, refer to the below-given video:
For other programmes such as PGPEM, PGPPM, PhD and certificate courses, candidates can follow the folllowing process:
- Step 1: Visit the official website of admissions at IIM Bangalore (www.iimb.ac.in/admissions#)
- Step 2: Click on 'Register'
- Step 3: Submit all the personal details and click on 'Register'
List of documents required for admission:
- Marksheets of Class 10, 12 & bachelor's degree
- Bachelor’s degree certificate
- Admission test scorecard (GRE/ GMAT/ JRF/ GATE)
- Statement of Purpose (for EPGP programme)
- Two reference letters (Employer and professor of last studied institution)
- Work experience letters / Payslips (first & last) indicating the date of joining
- SC/ST/NC-OBC/EWS certificate
- Person with disability (PwD) certificate
IIM Bangalore Scholarships 2022
IIM Bangalore offers a number of merit-cum-need-based scholarships to the students of PGP. A list of scholarships is mentioned below:
|IIM Bangalore Scholarship|
|Aditya Birla Scholarship||Societe Generale Global Solution Centre India Scholarship||Runwal Education Trust Scholarship|
|OPJEMS Scholarship||Siddhartha Padam Award||Hindustan Unilever Scholarship|
|NTPC Scholarship Scheme||Employment in Social Sector Scholarship||Ministry of Tribal Affairs Scholarship (ST)|
|Citi Women’s Leader Award||IIMB PGP Alumni First Batch (1976) Scholarship||Yes Bank Scholarship|
|Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Scholarship (SC)||Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Department of Persons with Disabilities (PwD)||T Thomas Scholarship|
IIM Bangalore Seat Reservation 2022
For the E-PGP programme, IIM Bangalore follows the reservation criteria for EWS, NC-OBC, SC, ST and PWD in accordance with the government norms. For PGP BA, PGP and PhD, IIM Bangalore has seats reserved for Indian nationals belonging to certain categories. The categories and their extent of reservation for all courses are:
|Category||Percentage of seats reserved (in %)|
|Other backward candidates belonging to ‘Non-Creamy’ layer (NC-OBC)||27|
|Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)||10|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||5|
|Placements of IIM Bangalore||Student Reviews on IIM Bangalore|
IIM Bangalore Admission FAQs
Q. How can I get admission to the PGP programme of IIM Bangalore?
Q. What is the MBA cutoff of IIM Bangalore?
Q. What is the seat intake for MBA programme at IIM Bangalore?
Q. What is the total fee of IIM Bangalore MBA fee?
Q. What is the duration for MBA in Business Analytics at IIM Bangalore?
Q. What is the eligibility criteria of PGPPM at IIM Bangalore?
Q. What is the selection process of IIM Bangalore's PGP course for international students?
Q. Are there any exchange programmes in PGP courses at IIM Bangalore?
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Placements: So I'm still in my first year but hearing from the seniors that placements are almost 100% for summers. There are diversified profiles here and people get placed into different sectors. All the top consult, finance and marketing (FMCG) firms visit our college.
Infrastructure: Faculty in IIM B is around 109 and they are highly qualified with most of them holding one or two Ph.D. degrees. We have Wi-Fi access across the campus and classrooms are with CCTVs and projectors. We have one mess for the students which ac...
Placements: The placement rate of IIMB has been pegging at 100% for many years now. The lateral and final placements for PGP class of 2016-18 saw 420 students receiving offers from 140+ companies, in India and abroad, across sectors. Similar was the case for summer placements of PGP 2017-19 batch, which I was a part of. Though I don't have ascertained information on absolute highest and lowest placement figures, the average has been consistently pegging at 20 LPA-22 LPA for the last couple of years. The off...
Placements: Placements are really good. All the students get placed in very short time. Most big companies come for recruitment during summer placement and also for final placement. There are some international offers as well. Companies during summer placement and final placement are almost same.
Infrastructure: IIM Bangalore has 100 acre large beautiful campus. All the students are provided hostel facilities. Everyone is given single room with shared washrooms. Campus is Wi-Fi enabled. Mess food is very good if you compar...
Placements: Placements are excellent. 100% placement happens in IIM Bangalore. More than 120 companies participate in campus placement including BCG, Brain, ABG, Nestle, P&G and many others. The highest package goes above 30 LPA, the lowest revolves around 15 LPA and the median is around 23 LPA. In summer placement, 100% of students from PGP1 gets internship though this year due to COVID, there were some hiccups but those were manageable. Roles varied such as Product management, sales and marketing, consult...
The good: Some of the best minds get into this campus and, therefore, the learning from your own peer group gives a stiff competition to the classroom learning. Most classes are interactive in nature with a balanced mix of the case based and theoretical pedagogy. There is also a great mix of extracurriculars ranging from volunteering work to cult fests to so parties. Alum network is fairly decent and the placements are one of the best in an Indian B-school. Being in Bangalore, this campus enjoy...