What's new at IIM Bangalore?
- PhD application for IIM Bangalore admission and the last date to apply for the same is Dec 12. The IIMB test for the same will be conducted on Oct 16 and Dec 18 followed by PI between Feb 1 and Feb 4.
- CAT exam 2022 application last date has been extended till Sep 21. Earlier, the deadline for CAT registration was Sep 14.
- PGPEM admissions application started from Aug 12 and will end on Dec 30 for GMAT, CAT and GRE candidates. the deadline will end on Oct 10 for studentd with IIMB test on Oct 16 and it will end on Dec 12 for students with IIMB test on Dec 18.
IIM Bangalore ranked no. 2 under the 'Management' category by the NIRF 2022 Rankings. The admission process of IIM Bangalore 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 Dates 2023
- IIM Bangalore Accepted Entrance Exams 2023
- IIM Bangalore PG Admission 2023
- IIM Bangalore PhD Admission 2023
- IIM Bangalore Certificate Admission 2023
- IIM Bangalore Application Process 2023
- IIM Bangalore CAT Cutoff 2022 Vs Other IIMs/Non-IIMs Expected CAT Cutoff 2022
- IIM Bangalore Admission FAQs
IIM Bangalore Admission Dates 2023
IIM Bangalore released the important dates regarding MBA 2023. Candidates can check all important CAT 2022 dates in the table below along with the comparative schedule for 2021:
|4 Aug 21' to 22 Sept '21||
03-Aug-2022 to 21-Sep-2022
CAT admit card available
|27 Oct 21' to 28 Nov '21||27-Oct-2022|
|28 Nov '21||27-Nov-2022|
CAT 2022 answer key release
|First week of December 2022|
CAT results declaration
|3 Jan '22||First week of January 2023|
IIM Bangalore PGPEM Admission Dates 2023
Check out all the important dates regarding PGPEM admission at IIM Bangalore for 2021 along with the tentative dates for 2022 session:
|PGPEM Events||2021||2022 (Tentative)|
|Application Window for PGPEM 2022||30 Aug '21 to 20 Jan '22||Aug '22 to Jan '23|
|IIMB Test for PGPEM 2022||6 Feb '22||Feb '23|
|Interviews for PGPEM 2022||18 Feb '22 to 20 Feb '22||Feb '23|
|Offers & waitlist for PGPEM 2022||7 Mar '22||Mar '23|
|Last date of offer acceptance for PGPEM 2022||17 Mar '22||Mar '23|
IIM Bangalore E-PGP Admission Dates 2023
Check out all the important dates regarding E-PGP admission at IIM Bangalore for 2021 along with the tentative dates for 2022 session:
|E-PGP Events||2021 (Extended Dates)||2022 (OUT)|
|Start of R1 application to end of R-3 application for E-PGP||21 Jun '21 to 10 Dec '21||21 Jun '22 to 2 Dec '22|
|R1-R3 interviews for E-PGP||10 Sep '21 to 22 Dec '21||10 Sep '22 to 18 Dec '22|
|Round 1 Offers and Waitlist for E-PGP||23 Sep '21||23 Sep '22|
|Round 2 Offers and Waitlist for E-PGP||11 Nov '21||11 Nov '22|
|Round 3 Offers and Waitlist for E-PGP||10 Jan '21||30 Dec '22|
|R1-R3 last date for offer acceptance for E-PGP||3 Oct '21 to 20 Jan '22||3 Oct '22 to 9 Jan '23|
IIM Bangalore PhD Admission Dates 2023
The following table mentions the admission schedule for PhD at IIM Bangalore for 2023:
|Application window||21 Oct '21 – 25 Jan'22||31 Aug '22 - 12 Dec '22|
|IIMB test||6 Feb '22||
16 Oct '22
18 Dec '22
|Area tests (as decided by areas)||18 Apr '22 to 19 Apr '22||30 Jan '23 - 31 Jan '23|
|Interviews||20 Apr '22 to 26 Apr '22||1 Feb '23 - 4 Feb '23|
|Offers||Apr '22||3rd week of Feb '23|
|Offer acceptance – last date||1 May '22 to 7 May '22||1st week of Mar '23|
|Programme registration||12 Jun '22 to 18 Jun '22||Jun '23|
IIM Bangalore NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Admission Dates 2023
All the important dates regarding NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship admission 2021 are tabulated below along with the tentative dates for 2022 session:
|NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Events||2021||2022 (Tentative)|
|Application window for NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship||21 Oct '21 - 31 Dec '21||Oct '22 to Dec '22|
|Interview, offers release date for NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship||Jan '22||Jan '23|
|Last date of offer acceptance for NS Ramaswamy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship||1 Feb '22 - 6 Feb '22||Feb '23|
IIM Bangalore Accepted Entrance Exams 2023
IIM Bangalore admission to the majority of the PG and doctorate programmes is entrance-based. Candidates, willing to seek admission, must confirm their interest to IIM Bangalore to get considered for final admission. Check out the course-wise accepted entrance exams at IIM Bangalore:
Accepted Entrance Exam
MBA in BA
CAT / GRE/ GMAT/ IIMB Test
IIM Bangalore PG Admission 2023
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
Click on the below link to read PGP and E-PGP course details:
|IIM Bangalore MBA, MBA in BA, PGPPM and PGPEM Admission 2023||IIM Bangalore E-PGP Admission 2023|
IIM Bangalore PhD Admission 2023
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.
Click on the below link to read PhD course details:
|IIM Bangalore PhD Admission|
IIM Bangalore Certificate Admission 2023
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:
Click on the below link to read Certificate course details:
|IIM Bangalore Certificate Admission|
IIM Bangalore Application Process 2023
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 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):
|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...