Courses offered by IIMs - MBA, PGP, EPG, PGP-FABM, PDGHRM, PGPPM, etc.

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IIMs are the top ranked B-schools of India. The institutes offer over 100 management courses at Post Graduate, Executive and Doctoral levels as well as part-time and certificate courses. Take a look at all IIM courses below.

MBA courses by IIMs

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) as the flagship programme in all its 20 institutes. The PGP offered by the IIMs was renamed as MBA degree programmes after the IIM Bill was passed in the Parliament in 2018. The full-time MBA programmes are the most sought after courses of the IIMs as over 2 lakh candidates apply for them every year.

Apart from PGP/MBA courses, the IIMs offers a range of Executive MBA, One-Year Diploma, PhD and Certificate programmes. In fact, the IIMs offer over 72 management courses at Post Graduate, Executive and Doctoral levels and various other part-time and certificate courses.

IIM admission for 2023 batch of full-time MBA and other courses will begin post the declaration of CAT 2022 result.The CAT exam will be conducted on November 27 and the result will be announced in the first week of January 2023. Admission to Executive, Diploma and Certification courses take place throughout the year. Candidates planning to pursue MBA from the IIMs must know about the courses offered by each IIM to choose the most suitable course and specialisation.

In this article, we have shared details of IIM's management courses including:

  • Popular MBA/PGP/PGDM courses offered by the IIMs
  • All IIM courses and their duration
  • Eligibility criteria and exam score required to pursue IIM courses

Also Read: Online MBA courses offered by IIMs

Apart from the flagship PGP programme (now renamed as MBA), the IIMs offer various full-time post graduate diploma programmes in various specialisations for fresh graduates and working professionals. Take a look at the table below to know more about these programmes:

MBA Course at IIM

Details

Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP)

 

The PGP programme is the flagship programme of IIMs, and is offered by all the 20 institutes.

This course is equivalent to the MBA degree, and students are awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) degree on completion of the course.

The duration of the course is two years spread across six trimesters.

PGP is a fully-integrated management programme which consists of core courses in various management disciplines. In the second year, students get to choose a preferred course from the list of electives.  

PGP- FABM (Food and Agribusiness Management)

 

The two-year full-time course was previously known as PGP- ABM programme.

In the first year of the course, students of PGP (Flagship) and FABM study a common syllabus – students of FABM study few extra subjects. In the second year of the programme, FABM focuses more on agro-based subjects.  

PGP in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)

 

The PGPHRM is the flagship programme of IIM Ranchi offered in full-time mode.

The programme is divided into six semesters with a summer project.  

PGP in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM)

 

This programme aims at providing comprehensive studies which helps in improving policy maker’s efficiency and leadership skills.

PGPPM focuses on developing leadership skills and helping public policy and management professionals in tackling new challenges.

The duration of PGPPM is one year, including a two-week international immersion programme.

PGP in Enterprise Management (PGPEM)

 

This programme is offered by IIM Bangalore and is a 22-month weekend residential programme.

The programme can be pursued by mid-level and senior executives having at least four years of work experience after Graduation. 

PGP in Business Management (PGPBM)

 

PGP in Business Management is offered by IIM Tiruchirappalli.

The 24-month programme was launched with the aim of preparing working executives for senior leadership roles.

This programme intends to create capable professional managers that can work in any sector of an organisation. 

PGP in Sustainable Management (PGP-SM)

 

PGP-SM is a two-year full-time programme in Sustainable Management offered by IIM Lucknow.

The programme is spread across six semesters which includes an international immersion programme.

PGP in Agri Business Management (PGP-ABM)

PGP ABM is designed exclusively to develop entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs in the field of agribusiness.

The two-year full -time residential programme is offered by IIM Lucknow.

IIM Courses and Duration

Given below is the list of all the management programmes offered by 20 IIMs and their course duration:

IIM Campus

IIM Courses

IIM Course Duration

IIM Ahmedabad

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) / Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)

1 year

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

Armed Forces Programme in Business Management (AFP)

6 months

Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-business Management (PGP- FABM)

2 years

ePost Graduate Programme (ePGP)

2 years (added flexibility of completion in 3 years)

Faculty Development Programme (FDP)

-

IIM Bangalore

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) / Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)

1 year

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

Post- Graduate Program in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM)

1  year

Post- Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM)

2 years

IIM Calcutta

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPEX)

1 year

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

PGPEX-VLM (Post Graduate Program for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing)

1 year

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA)

2 years

CEMS MIM: Master’s in International Management

1 year

IIM Jammu

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

IIM Kozhikode

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)

2 years

Post Graduate Programme in Business Leadership (PGP-BL)

1 year

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

Management Development Programme

-

IIM Nagpur

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

IIM Ranchi

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

2 years

Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGEXP)

1 year

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

Post- Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM)

2 years

Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

(PGDHRM)

2 years

Certificate Program in General Management (CPGM)

15 months

IIM Sambalpur

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

IIM Sirmaur

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

2 years

IIM Udaipur


 

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)

1 year

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

MDP for Women Entrepreneurs (MDPWE)

5 months

IIM Amritsar

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

IIM Bodh Gaya

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

2 years

IIM Indore

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)

1 year

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)

5 years

Post Graduate Programme in Management Mumbai (PGP- Mumbai)

2 years

Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Management for Executives (Modular)-PGPMX- offered in Mumbai

2 years

Fellow Programme in Management (Industry)

-

Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM)

2 years

IIM Kashipur

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)

1 year

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)

Thesis needs to be submitted within 4 years from the date of registration

IIM Lucknow

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)

4 years for non-exempted students and 3 years for exempted

Post Graduate Programme in Agri-business Management (PGP- ABM)

2 years

Post- Graduate Programme in Sustainable Management (PGP- SM)

2 years

Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Working Executives (WPM)

3 years

Management for Executives (IPMX)

1 year

IIM Raipur

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Executive (PGPWE)

1.5 years

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)

Thesis needs to be submitted within 4 years

IIM Shillong

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Post Graduate Program for Executives - Managing Business in India and China (PGPEx- MBIC)

14 months

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

IIM Rohtak

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

2 years

Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)

1 year

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

IIM Tiruchirappalli

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

2 years

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

2 years for coursework + 3 years for research and dissertation = 5 years

Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (PGPBM)

24 months

IIM Visakhapatnam

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

2 years

Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Business Management for Experienced Professionals

15 months

IIM Courses: Newly Launched Programmes

In the last three years, the IIMs have launched various long term and short term management programmes in emerging and niche domains to cater to the demands of rapidly changing job market and business world. Some of these domains include Liberal Arts, Analytics, Family Business, AI-powered Marketing, Communication Strategies, etc. To know more about the newly launched courses by the IIMs since 2019, refer to the list below:

  • IIM Calcutta introduces advanced programme in Supply Chain Management. Read More
  • IIM-Visakhapatnam introduces executive programme in SHRM. Read More
  • IIM Calcutta begins application process for HR Management Executive Programme. Read More
  • IIM Bodh Gaya launches Executive Certificate Programme in AI & ML for Business. Read More
  • IIM Bodh Gaya to offer Digital Marketing certificate course with Times Professional. Read More
  • IIM Kozhikode-NCW introduces professional programme for women entrepreneurs. Read More
  • IIM-Visakhapatnam launches smart manufacturing certificate course. Read More
  • IIM Lucknow launches executive programme in Strategic HR Management. Read More
  • IIM Lucknow launches executive programme in Data Science. Read More
  • IIM Calcutta to offer APSPM course for mid and senior executives. Read More
  • IIM Calcutta launches Executive Program in Investment Banking and Capital Markets. Read More
  • IIM Trichy, TSW launch PG Certificate Programme in Strategic Management. Read More
  • IIM Rohtak launches management studies programme for working professionals. Read More
  • IIM-Lucknow introduces course in healthcare management amid COVID-19 crisis. Read More
  • IIM Calcutta introduces Advanced Programme in Strategic Management. Read More
  • IIM Calcutta launches executive programme in Business & Corporate Laws. Read More
  • IIM Trichy launches PG Certificate programme in manufacturing and analytics. Read More
  • IIM-Nagpur offers PG certificate programme in data science. Read More
  • IIM Bangalore launches rural entrepreneurship incubation programme. Read More
  • IIM Indore launches management development programme on 'Marketing Ethics'. Read More
  • IIM Calcutta offers healthcare management course for doctors & related professionals. Read More
  • IIM Jammu to offer executive programme in 'Machine Learning & AI for Business'. Read More
  • IIM Jammu introduces executive programme in 'General Management'. Read More
  • IIM Indore introduces online executive programme in strategic sales management. Read More
  • IIM-Trichy introduces PG certificate programme in banking & finance. Read More
  • IIM Sambalpur introduces Executive MBA programme; admission through CAT/ GMAT/ GATE/ GRE. Read More
  • IIM Bodh Gaya launches 5-year Integrated Programme in Management. Read More
  • IIM Indore inaugurate 'Executive Certificate Programme in Strategy, Leadership'. Read More
  • IIM Rohtak introduces Five Year Integrated Programme in Law (IPL); admission through CLAT. Read More
  • IIM Visakhapatnam, announces a two-year MBA programme with evening and weekend classes. Read More
  • IIM Amritsar inaugurates its first Executive MBA programme. Read More
  • IIM Kozhikode launched certificate course in HR Management. Read More
  • IIM Jammu launches Executive MBA for professionals. Read More
  • IIM-Nagpur offers PG certificate programme in Data Science. Read More
  • IIM Calcutta launches Programme in Communication Strategies for Corporate Leaders. Read More
  • IIM Trichy begins starts Executive Programme in Leadership & Change Management. Read More
  • IIM Ranchi launches 5-Year Integrated Programme in Management from 2021. Read More
  • IIM Bodh Gaya launches 5-year Integrated Programme in Management. Read More
  • IIM Udaipur launches 18 online courses amid COVID-19. Read More
  • IIM Raipur set to launch online MBA degree programme. Read More
  • IIM Jammu signs MoU with ICAI offer executive training programme for Chartered Accountants. Read More
  • IIM Rohtak collaborates with UpTop for ePGPx programme. Read More
  • IIM Calcutta to offer AI-Powered marketing programme in collaboration with TalentSprint. Read More
  • IIM Kashipur has launched a new full-time MBA Analytics programme. Admission through CAT, GMAT, GRE. Read More
  • IIM Bangalore launches advanced course for students interested in Family Business. Read More
  • IIM Kozhikode becomes the first IIM to offer MBA in Liberal Studies and Management. Read More
  • IIM Visakhapatnam launches leadership programme for IOCL managers. Read More
  • IIM Calcutta launches executive programme in Communication Strategies for corporate leaders. Read More
  • IIMs partner with CBSE to offer leadership programmes for school principals. Read More
  • IIM Bangalore launches executive education programme in partnership with Gabelli School of Business. Read More
  • IIM Indore proposes training programme for politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen. Read More

IIM Courses: Eligibility Criteria and Exam Score Required

Eligibility criteria for IIM Courses:

  • The candidate must be a graduate with minimum 50 per cent aggregate marks or equivalent from a recognized university.
  • For SC/ST/PwD candidates, the minimum marks required is 45 per cent aggregate in graduation
  • For courses other than the flagship MBA/PGP, work experience is a mandatory requirement. The duration of work experience varies for different courses.

IIM Courses: Exam scores required for admission

For admission to IIMs' MBA/PGP and E-MBA/EPGP programmes, candidates are required to appear in certain entrance exams. Given below are the entrance test scores required to pursue IIM courses.

IIM Course

Exam

MBA/PGP/PGDM

CAT

EPGP, PGPEX

CAT, GMAT, EMAT (for IIM Kozhikode)

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FAQs Related to IIM Courses

Q: Which is the most popular course at IIMs?

A: The most popular course of IIM is two-year full time MBA/PGP. Fresh graduates as well as working professionals apply for it every year. Admission to this course is done through CAT.

Q: Do IIMs offer Executive MBA programme?

A: Yes, IIMs offer Executive MBA programmes for working professionals. These courses require candidates to have earned a minimum of three years of work experience before applying.

Q: Can I join IIMs after class 12?

A: Yes, IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak offer 5-year Integrated BBA+MBA programme which students can join after Class 12. For admission, they need to appear for entrance tests IPMAT and IPM Aptitude Test and subsequent admission rounds. IIM Jammu, IIM Ranchi and IIM Bodh Gaya have introduced IPM from this academic year. Admission is done through JIPMAT.

Q: How many courses are offered by all 20 IIMs?

A: All the 20 IIMs collectively offer over 100 management programmes in full-time, part-time and blended learning modes. These include degree, diploma and certifications in general management and other relate fields.

Q: What is the MBA course fee of IIMs?

A: MBA course fee of IIMs range from INR 11 lakh to INR 23 lakh. MBA fees of IIM A, B and C is INR 23 lakh, while fees of baby IIMs range between INR 11-15 lakh. The fee is payable semester-wise in four instalments.

Q: Do IIMs offer distance MBA course?

A: No, IIMs do not offer any distance MBA course. However, there are several short-time professional courses by IIMs that one can pursue online. Read More: Distance MBA from IIMs

Q: What is the admission process of IIM MBA programme?

A: IIM MBA admission process includes - CAT exam, Written Ability Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. For MBA admission, the candidates have to apply for and appear in CAT.

Q: Which exam score is accepted for admission to IIM Executive MBA programmes?

A: For Executive MBA programmes, CAT, GMAT and GRE scores are accepted. For some IIMs, the candidates have to take the institute’s own entrance exam.

Q: Which MBA specialisations are offered at IIMs?

A: A range of specialisations is offered in MBA programmes of the IIMs. Some of them are Agri Business, Business Analytics, Human Resources, Liberal Arts, Sustainable Management, Public Policy Management, Enterprise Management, etc.

Q: Do IIMs offer scholarships?

A: Yes, the IIMs offer merit based and category based scholarships to candidates at various levels. Deserving candidates can apply for scholarship at the time of admission or after completing the first semester. 

Q: What is the eligibility criteria for IIM MBA courses?

A: The eligibility criteria for admission to IIMs’ MBA courses is graduation with minimum 50 per cent in aggregate (45 per cent for SC/ST/PWD candidates) from a recognised university. Professionals who have completed CA/CS/ICWAI courses can also apply for IIM MBA programme.

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Ani Games

a year ago

Does IIM offers BBA ?

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Akash sangwan

a year ago

Does iim offer mba in the field of sports managment.

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Tuhina Tuhi

2 years ago

Does any IIM offer MBA in Media or Media management ?

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Does any IIM offer Specialization in Media or Media management ?

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how many IIM have finance specialization ?

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