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Established in 1973, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) anchored in the silicon valley of India, in the state of Karnataka is leading the niche of Top B schools is in close proximity to some of the leading corporate houses in the country, ranging from information technology to consumer product companies, giving it the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience. It is the third IIM to be established after IIM-Ahmadabad and IIM-Calcutta, offering a range of doctoral, post-graduate and executive education programs built on its base of highly accomplished faculty, world-class infrastructure and motivated student body to emerge as one of the premier institutes for management education and research, promoting managerial excellence in the country. IIMB is also mentoring a new IIM at Visakhapatnam which started its operations in September, 2015. IIM Bangalore’s staff, faculty, students and alumni contributed significantly to building this new Institute with solid foundations, one that from the outset has the quality and feel worthy of an IIM.
IIMB is the only Indian business school to feature among the Top 50 B-schools on the Financial Times Executive Education 2015 Rankings, alongside the London Business School, Harvard School of Business, University of Oxford and several others. IIMB has also been ranked among the Top 20 Business Schools in the world on the Financial Times’ prestigious Master in Management Rankings for 2016. For the
eighth consecutive year, in 2016, we have been ranked the best business school in Central Asia by Eduniversal, Paris and recently ranked 2nd in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking 2017.
A feature that sets apart IIMB from other B-schools is the carefully selected mix of students with diversity enriching learning experience. IIMB also has the largest Student Exchange Programme amongst all management schools in India with several partner universities across North America, Europe and Australia.

Programmes Offered

An EQUIS accredited 100-acre oasis in south Bengaluru, with its all-stone architecture, lush verdant woods and landscaped gardens, whose mission is to ‘build leaders through holistic, transformative and innovative education’. The long-duration post graduate programmes of the Institute comprise the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), the Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM); the one year full-time Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP), the Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) and the Post Graduate Programme in Management.

Recognizing the tremendous power of disruptive technology, IIM Bangalore became the first IIM to partner with the world’s most respected Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform, the Harvard-MIT joint venture, edX. IIMB has offered 26 unique Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on the edX platform with a total enrolment of 4.5 lakh global learners. In 2016-17, IIMBx announced two 100% online Micro Masters Programmes – one in Business Management and another in Entrepreneurship. IIMBx has successfully trained more than 500 faculty in India on adopting MOOCs in the classroom through its Faculty Development Programme.

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) The Fellow Programme in Management is the globally recognized doctoral programme of IIMB committed to training individuals who will excel in their area of research by publishing quality work of international standard. It adhere emphasis on rigorous and inter-disciplinary research in all areas of business management and public policy, including Corporate Strategy & Policy, Decision Sciences, Economics & Social Sciences, Finance & Accounting, Information Systems, Marketing, Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management, Production & Operations Management, and Public Policy.

Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) The two-year, full-time, residential Post Graduate Programme, leading up to a Post Graduate Diploma in Management, lays the foundation for conceptual and analytical reasoning, admissions to this programme stand at around 400. The programme lays the foundation for conceptual and analytical reasoning, and gives the students an insight into the dynamics of the business environment.

Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy & Management (PGPPM) Introduced in 2002 ,by the Centre for Public Policy (CPP), integrates public policy and general management skills into a single programme. The PGPPM is packed with path-breaking insights about winning policy making and management strategies.

Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) The PGPEM is a 22-month diploma granting programme, delivered over Friday afternoon and Saturday classes. Participants learn from world-class faculty, while strengthening their network through collaboration with peers when they stay at the beautiful campus on Friday nights. Designed for working mid-career and senior executives, the Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) is tailored to integrate real-world experience with classroom learning.

Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) The EPGP is an intensive one-year, full-time programme designed specifically for professionals with remarkable track records and 4 to 12 years of work experience in a wide range of industries. A key advantage of the EPGP is that the course work builds on the diverse and extensive work experience of the students.

Executive Education Programme (EEP) The Executive Education Programme (EEP) caters to a wide variety of organizations in government, the public and private sectors and non-governmental organizations, with open and custom programmes ranging from two days to one year.

Student bodies of IIM B

Anveshan Anveshan, the adventure and mountaineering club of IIMB, helps students stay connected with nature, and enjoy a much-deserved break once in a while. The club organizes trekking and hiking expeditions, camping, rock climbing, rappelling, white water rafting, kayaking, cycling, bike trips and night safaris in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Cultural Committee The Student Cultural Committee (Culcom) has the pulse of campus life. Be it festivals or parties, Culcom adds color to events. ‘Unmaad’, one of the most popular cultural fests in the country, is organized by Culcom.

Dress Club Dress Circle is the film and photography club of IIMB. Apart from organizing movie and sports event screenings, the club tries to tap the talents of individuals in short films, photography and ad films.

EnI- Entrepreneurship and Innovation Cell The EnI Cell nurtures entrepreneurial talent in the IIMB Community. It works in co-ordination with NSRCEL and has co-hosted events such as a ‘Sharktank’ to nudge students into exploring their entrepreneurial dreams.

FII-Forum of Industrial Interaction Forum for Industrial Interaction (FII), the face of IIMB in the corporate world, is a student-run initiative. The 41-member team's goal is to promote interaction between academia, industry and the government to complement and enhance learning at IIMB.

LitSoc LitSoc offers you an opportunity to read, reflect and review. You can borrow bestsellers and classics (no subscription fee) and you can contribute to LitSoc’s fortnightly newsletter ‘Bits, Bytes and Bakar’.

Women in Management "IIM-Bangalore Women In Management aims at encouraging leadership in women through several activities such as talks, informal meets and mentoring. WIM not only provides them with a great opportunity to form better networks but also helps them understand the requirements that are pertinent to women in top management positions"

Events Organized in IIM B

Unmaad Unmaad is the annual cultural festival of IIM Bangalore. It's that time of the year when the brightest minds join from all over the country to participate in workshops, live events, sing and dance together and get a taste of different cultures. In 2017, it will take place between 27-29 January.

Vistas This is a three day business fest, an initiative of the FII (Forum for Industrial Interaction) of IIMB. This fest has grown through the years and attracts the best minds in the business. Vista 2010 will see 'India at Crossroads', an India which is taking its cautious steps towards recovery and beyond. This year Vista will be held from September 23-25.

Placement 2017 report

IIM Bangalore has completed the final placement process for PGP 2015-17 batch with participation from 160 recruiters from India and abroad. As many as 411 students participated in the process. They received 450 offers across more than 200 job profiles. 10 of the students opted out of the placement process to pursue their own venture. As many as 162 Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) were extended to students of which 133 PPOs were accepted by the students. The participation from E-Commerce companies decreased from last year. The number of new recruiters is increased by 25 per cent.

Placement Snapshot Number Of Students
Student Participated 411
Offers Received 450
Pre-Placement offers (PPos) Extended 162
Pre-Placement offers Accepted 133
Job Profiles Offered 200
Student opted out of the placement process 10


Financial Assistance/Scholarships, Housing and Fee structure

Housing IIMB consists of 10 hostel blocks, one executive block and the executive accommodation at the Management Development Center, popularly known as MDC. All students are provided with accommodation on campus in well-appointed single room in the hostels. Twenty-four hour Internet connectivity, fully automatic washing machines, music room, and recreation room are standard features. Laundry and ironing services are also provided. There is also a student-run library, music club and store in the hostel premises.

Fee Structure The total fee for 2 years is Rs. 13,00,000/-. It is payable in 8 quarters at Rs. 1,62,500 per quarter. The first installment of the fee, which is the equivalent of one's quarter's fee, is payable before the start of classes. The balance is payable on a quarterly basis, prior to comencement of classes. If a student needs to continue beyond two academic years to meet the programme's credit requirememts, she/he has to pay a continuation fee of INR 20,000 per quarter till she/he completes the credit requirements of the programme. The continuous fee per quarter is payable irrespective of whether a participant takes course in a quarter or not (subject to a maximum of five years).

Financial Assistance/Scholarships IIMB extends financial aid to students in need of financial assistance. The objective of the Financial Aid Policy at IIMB is to ensure that no student is deprived of an education at the institute for financial reasons. All PGP students with annual household income below INR 4,50,000 are eligible to apply for financial aid. Other students with severe financial difficulties arising from sudden unforeseen circumstances are also considered. The Financial Aid Committee undertakes a two-step process for deciding the number of awardees and quantum of aid.In addition to the Financial Aid, which is provided purely on the basis of financial need, PGP students also receive several Merit based or Merit-cum-Need based scholarships.