List of IIMs in India: Ranking, Courses, Fees & Seat Intake

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Here's a full list of Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in India. Read all about IIM rankings, courses, fees, admission and seat intake of all 20 campuses.

List of IIMs

IIMs in India

The IIMs are not only top ranked management institutes in India in several rankings and surveys (NIRF, India Today, Business Today, Financial Times) but they are also listed as Institutions of National Importance by the government. There are 20 IIMs in India which offer various MBA, PGP, PGDM, Executive MBA and Fellowship programmes. The top 3 IIMs are the oldest campuses. IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta were established in 1961. IIM Bangalore was established 12 years later in 1973. Between 2008 and 2016, fourteen IIMs were established. 

So if you want to study MBA at one of the best B-Shool India, you should be headed to one of the 20 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in India offering world-class post-graduate management programmes. Admission to the MBA/PGP programme of the IIMs is based on Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the institutions. For some EPGP courses, GMAT score is accepted. Take a look at the list of IIMs in India below. 

List of IIMs in India: All India NIRF MBA Ranking 2022

Given below is the list of IIMs, their year of establishment and all India NIRF MBA ranking 2022. While, IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta are the oldest among all, IIM Jammu is the youngest institute to be listed in the NIRF ranking 2022 MBA.

List of IIMs

Year of Establishment

NIRF MBA Ranking 2022

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

1961

1

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

1961

3

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

1973

2

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

1984

6

Indian Institute of Management Indore

1996

7

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

1997

5

Indian Institute of Management Shillong

2008

26

Indian Institute of Management Rohtak

2009

16

Indian Institute of Management Udaipur

2009

22

Indian Institute of Management Ranchi

2010

15

Indian Institute of Management Raipur

2010

14

Indian Institute of Management Kashipur

2011

23

Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli

2011

18

Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam

2015

33

Indian Institute of Management Amritsar

2015

55

Indian Institute of Management Nagpur

2015

43

Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya

2015

73

Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur

2015

67

Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur

2015

66

Indian Institute of Management Jammu

2016

36

IIMs in India: Highlights

For students aiming to make it to the IIMs, here's an overview of all the IIMs of India, including fee structure and number of seats available. But first, here are some highlights about the IIMs and their rankings.

  • IIMs are located all across the country and rank the highest in terms of pedagogy, faculty, infrastructure, & training.
  • These colleges are also known for their high-paying placement opportunities in the corporate as well as the government sectors.
  • Six of the 20 IIMs feature in the top 10 of the NIRF-MHRD ranking of Top Management Institutes in India.
  • IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta are among the Top 50 institutes for management education in the world.
  • Admission to PGP/MBA courses offered by IIMs is done through CAT exam score, Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).
  • For Executive PGP courses, CAT and GMAT scores are accepted for shortlisting of candidates for WAT/GD and PI rounds.

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Programmes Offered by the IIMs in India

The IIMs offer postgraduate, doctoral and executive education programmes, such as:

  • MBA/PGP: The two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) is the flagship programme across all IIMs, and considered the equivalent of regular MBA programmes. After the passage of IIM Act 2017, most IIMs have started offering Master in Business Administration (MBA) degrees. The IIMs are best known and rated for this two-year full-time MBA/PGP course.
  • EPGP: The Executive Post Graduate Programme or EPGP is offered by almost all the IIMs. This course is designed specifically for mid level professionals with 5-12 years of work experience.
  • IPM: Integrated Programme in Management or IPM is the five-year course after 12 offered by IIM Indore, IIM Rohtak, IIM Ranchi, IIM Bodh Gaya and IIM Jammu. Also Read: Get admission in IIMs after Class 12
  • PGPX: Some IIMs also offer a one-year post-graduate diploma programme for graduates with work experience.
  • FPM: Some IIMs offer Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), a doctoral programme considered to be equivalent to a PhD globally. 
  • Certificate Executive Programmes (Short Duration or Part Time): Most IIMs also offer short-duration executive education/EMBA courses and part-time programmes that offer certificates.
  • Other Unique Programmes: Some IIMs also offer unique programs, like IIM Indore's Five Year Integrated Programme in Management and IIM Lucknow's Working Managers' Programme of three years.

Also Read: Various courses offered by the IIMs

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IIMs in India: Courses, Seats, Fees & Ranking of the PGP/MBA Course

IIM Ahmedabad

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad is India’s top-ranked and among the oldest B-school in India. Established in 1961, the college has been ranked among the best globally for its various management programmes. In the Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2018, IIMA was ranked 19th while in Financial Times Global MBA Rankings it was ranked 31st. The table below, lists IIM A’s PGP courses, PGP seat intake, PGP fees and NIRF-MHRD ranking.

IIM Ahmedabad PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP in Management) 385 INR 23 Lakh 1

To know more about IIM Ahmedabad, click on the links below:

IIM Bangalore

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore is most popular for its flagship course Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management. The institute has been conferred the title of Institute of National Importance by the Government of India and is ranked among top 5 management institutes in India. Globally, it has been ranked among top 50 over the years. Know about IIM B’s PGP courses, seat intake, fees and NIRF-MHRD ranking, in the table below:

IIM Bangalore PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022

• Post Graduate Programme (PGP)

• Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM)

• Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy & Management (PGPPM)

430 INR 23 Lakh 2

To know more about IIM Bangalore, click on the links below:

IIM Calcutta

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta is ranked third in the MHRD-NIRF Rankings 2021. Established in 1961, IIM Calcutta offers three management courses - Full Time, Executive and Fellow programmes. The PGDM is IIM Calcutta's flagship programme and most popular among MBA aspirants. The table below, lists IIM Calcutta’s PGP courses, seat intake, fees and NIRF-MHRD ranking:

IIM Calcutta PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGP-PGDM) 210 INR 23 Lakh 3

To know more about IIM Calcutta, click on the links below:

IIM Lucknow

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow was established in 1984. IIM Lucknow offers various PGP, EPGP and Fellow programmes and is the first IIM to set up a satellite campus in a different city (Noida). Check below IIM Lucknow’s PGP courses, seat intake, fees and NIRF-MHRD ranking:

IIM Lucknow PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022

• Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

• PGP in Agribusiness Management

• PGP in Sustainable Management

436 INR 19 Lakh 6

To know more about IIM Lucknow click on the links below:

IIM Kozhikode

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode, established in 1997, has shown constant growth in its popularity and quality of education over the years, which is why it is ranked 5th in the MHRD-NIRF Ranking 2022, above many top business schools established much before. IIM Kozhikode offer PGP, EPGP and Fellow programmes. Take a look at key information related to IIM Kozhikode's most popular programme-PGP:

IIM Kozhikode PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
• Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
• Management Development Programme (MDP)
• Faculty Development Programme (FDP)
375 INR 20.50 lakh 5

To know more about IIM Kozhikode, click on the links below:

IIM Indore

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore was established in 1996 and soon developed the reputation of one of the top B-schools in India for its quality education, infrastructure and ROI (Return of Investment). IIM Indore is the only campus in the group which offers a five-year Integrated Programme in Management. Check below IIM Indore’s PGP courses, seat intake, fees and MHRD-NIRF ranking:

IIM Indore PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
• Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
• Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)
• Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM)
451 INR 21.60 lakh 7

To know more about IIM Indore, click on the links below:

IIM Udaipur

Set up in 2009, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Udaipur is ranked 22 th on the MHRD-NIRF MBA ranking 2022. Apart from PGP, the institute offers Executive programmes, Fellow programmes and an entrepreneurship programme exclusively for women. Given below are key details related to IIM Udaipur’s PGP programme.

IIM Udaipur PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
• Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
• Entrepreneurs Post Graduate Programme (PGP)
260 INR 19.00 lakh 22

To know more about IIM Udaipur, click on the links below:

IIM Trichy

The Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli or IIM Trichy is one of the new additions to the cluster of IIM campuses. Established in 2011, IIM Trichy has been ranked 18th in MHRD-NIRF ranking 2022. Currently it offers PGPM and FMP programmes. Check out key details related to IIM Trichy admission.

IIM Trichy PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
• Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGPM)
• Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (PGPBM)
180 INR 19.00 lakh 18

To know more about IIM Trichy, click on the links below:

IIM Ranchi

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi was established in 2010 under the mentorship of IIM Calcutta. It is one of few IIMs that offer Human Resource Management programme. Apart from that, IIM Ranchi offers PGDM in General Management, FPM and Executive programmes. Listed below are IIM Ranchi’s PGP courses, fees, seat intake and MHRD-NIRF ranking:

IIM Ranchi PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management
  • Integrated Programme in Management
240 INR 15.00 lakh 15

To know more about IIM Ranchi, click on the links below:

IIM Shillong

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong was founded in 2008 with a view to impart world-class management education in the North East region of the country. The institute currently offers various management programmes including PGP, PGPX and FPM. Take a look at key details related to IIM Shillong’s PGP programme, below:

IIM Shillong PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) 120 INR 14.60  lakh 26

To know more about IIM Shillong, click on the links below:

IIM Rohtak

 The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak was established in 2009. Within 10 years of establishment, IIM Rohtak started offering various courses. Apart from the flagship PGP programme, the institute offers Executive, Doctoral and Diploma programmes. It has recently launched a diploma programme in Sports Management. Take a look at IIM Rohtak’s latest MHRD-NIRF ranking, PGP fees, courses and seat intake:

IIM Rohtak PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)
240 INR 16.10 Lakh 16

To know more about IIM Rohtak, click on the links below:

IIM Bodh Gaya

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bodh Gaya is one of the newest IIM campuses. It was established in 2015. The institute currently offers only the PGP programme. The batch strength of the programme is 120 students. IIM Bodhgaya has entered the top 100 list of NIRF MBA rankings in 2022. It has been ranked at No. 73. 

IIM Bodh Gaya PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)
120 INR 15.50 lakh 73

To know more about IIM Bodh Gaya, click on the links below:

IIM Kashipur

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur was established in 2011 and currently offers the institute’s flagship PGP and FPM programmes. It is ranked 23th in the MHRD-NIRF MBA ranking 2022. Check below IIM Kashipur’s PGP fees, ranking and seat intake:

IIM Kashipur PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) 210 INR 15.42 Lakh 23

To know more about IIM Kashipur, click on the links below:

IIM Amritsar

Founded in 2015, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar currently offers only the PGP programme. Despite being one of the newest campuses, IIM Amritsar has gained good repute among recruiters. In the 2022 final placement process, the highest salary package offered (PGP) was INR 25.21 LPA and the average salary for the batch was INR 14.63 LPA. Take a look at fee and seat intake and MHRD-NIRF ranking of IIM Amritsar below:

IIM Amritsar PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) 60 INR 16.00 lakh 55

To know more about IIM Amritsar, click on the links below:

IIM Visakhapatnam

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Visakhapatnam was founded in 2015 and currently offers PGP, PGCEP (weekend programme for business professionals) and FPM. In 2022, IIM Visakhapatnam entered the top 50 list of NIRF MBA ranking. Take a look at PGP seat intake, annual fee and MHRD-NIRF ranking of IIM Visakhapatnam below:

IIM Visakhapatnam PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) 60 INR 16.79 lakh 33

To know more about IIM Visakhapatnam, click on the links below:

IIM Raipur

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur was set up in 2010 by the Government of India. The institute currently offers PGP, FPM and EFPM. Take a look at IIM Raipur’s most popular course PGP, its fees, seat intake and institute ranking:

IIM Raipur PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Programme (PGP) 210 INR 23.00 lakh 14

To know more about IIM Raipur, click on the links below:

IIM Nagpur

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Nagpur is another newly established campus offering PGP programme. It was founded in 2015. Take a look at key details related to IIM Nagpur’s PGP programme below:

IIM Nagpur PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) 130 INR 18.00 lakh 43

To know more about IIM Nagpur, click on the links below:

IIM Jammu

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu is the most recent addition to the IIM cluster. Established in 2016, the institute currently offers PGP and FPM along with some open programmes in Executive Education. IIM Jammu was ranked No. 36 in the top 100 list of NIRF MBA ranking 2022. Take a look at the institute’s PGP course details.

IIM Jammu PGP Seats* PGP Fees* MHRD-NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
  • Post Graduate Diploma Programme (PGDP)
  • Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)
45 INR 15.56 Lakh 36

To know more about IIM Jammu, click on the links below:

IIM Sambalpur

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur was founded in 2015. It currently offers, the flagship programme - PGP along with Executive and Fellow courses. Take a look at IIM Sambalpur’s PGP fees, seat intake and NIRF-MHRD ranking:

IIM Sambalpur PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) 120 INR 13.03 Lakh 66

To know more about IIM Sambalpur, click on the links below:

IIM Sirmaur

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sirmaur was established in 2015 and is mentored by IIM Lucknow. It currently offers only the PGP programme. Take a look at PGP course fee, seat intake and institute ranking below:

IIM Sirmaur PGP Seats* PGP Fees* NIRF MBA Ranking 2022
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP in Management) 60 INR 13.75 Lakh 69

To know more about IIM Sirmaur, click on the links below:

*Note:  The fees and the seats mentioned above is only for the Post Graduate Programme in Management, and are subject to change.

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Important FAQs on IIMs in India

Q: How many IIMs are there in India?

A: There are 20 IIMs in India. IIM Ahmedabad is the oldest (established in 1961) and IIM Jammu (established in 2016) is the youngest campus among the cluster. All the 20 IIMs offer MBA courses. Some of them offere EPGP, FPM, MPD and Integrate MBA courses.

Q: Which are the top IIMs in India?

A: IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow and IIM Kozhikode (together referred to as BLACK) are considered the top IIMs in India. They are ranked highly in all surveys and have a very good placement and ROI record.

Q: Which IIMs offer BBA courses?

A: IIM Rohtak, IIM Indore, IIM Ranchi, IIM Bodh Gaya and IIM Jammu offer BBA courses as a five-year integrated programme (BBA+MBA). Admission to the course is based on entrance exam.

Q: What does baby IIMs mean?

A: Baby IIMs refer to the newly established IIMs, which include IIM Nagpur, IIM Visakhapatnam, IIM Amritsar, IIM Bodhgaya, IIM Sirmaur, IIM Sambalpur and IIM Jammu.

Q: Which exam score apart from CAT are required for admission to IIM?

A: Apart from CAT, GMAT/GRE scores are accepted for admission to IIM’s Executive courses. Some IIMs conduct their own written test for Executive PGP and PhD programmes.

Q: What is IIM CAP?

A: IIM CAP is referred to a common admission process under which one IIM is given the responsibility to conduct MBA admission of all new IIMs. Also Read: What is IIM CAP?

Q: Which IIMs are ranked among top MBA institutes internationally?

A: IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta are the internationally ranked IIMs. They are often ranked among top 100 best MBA colleges in the world.

Q: What are the courses offered by IIMs?

A: The IIMs offer MBA and PGDM programmes with various specialisations as well as PG Diploma in Business Analytics, Executive MBA, FPM, MDP and various certification programmes.

Q: How good is the placement record of new IIMs?

A: New IIMs have excellent placement record. Top MNCs visit the IIM campuses to hire students during summer placements and final placements in various job profiles. Sometimes candidates get international offer for overseas location as well.

Q: Are IIMs private institutes or are they run by the government?

A: The IIMs are autonomous institutes under the aegis of MHRD. The institutions are financially aided by the Government of India but have complete autonomy in administration.

Q: What is the fees of IIM Ahmedabad MBA?

A: Total fees of IIM Ahmedabad’s MBA course in INR 23 lakh payable in four instalments. There are some scholarship schemes also available for meritorious students. 

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