INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT - [IIMB], BANGALORE - ADMISSION DETAILS 2020

Indian Institute of Management – [IIMB] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

 

Latest Update: IIM Bangalore has announced the admission criteria for MBA 2021-2023 Batch. The Admission Criteria for MBA will be the same as the previous year. 

CategoryVARCDILRQAOverall
General80757585
NC-OBC75656575
EWS70656575
SC65606070
ST55555565
PWD50505060
COURSEFEESELIGIBILITY
PGPM?23.15 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation + CAT/GMAT
PGP-PPM?19 Lakhs (Total Fees)Pass in Graduation + CAT
PGPBA?21.15 Lakhs (Total Fees)Pass in Graduation + CAT
Executive?27.5 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation
COURSEADMISSION LINK
PGPM, EPGP, PGP-PPM, Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management PGPEMAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in ManagementAdmission Link
EVENTDATE
CAT Registration05 Aug - 23 Sep, 2020
Shortlist Announcement for PI-WAT (Tentatives)10 Jan, 2021

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore offers admissions into postgraduate degree programs of management, enterprise management, business analytics, public policy management. It also offers executive and Doctoral programs in various streams of management. 

  • Admission for PGP (MBA) is done through CAT, GMAT, GRE
  • Admissions for Executive PGP are done through GMAT/GRE. 
  • Admissions for Fellowship (Doctoral) program are done through CAT, GMAT, GRE, GATE for most of the courses; and JRF (NET), IIM-B test for few selected course. 
  • Candidates from other countries must possess a valid GMAT and TOEFL/ IELTS score.
  • Shortlisting of candidates will be based on the section-wise scores as well as total cut off marks in the admission tests. The screened candidate list will be called for Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
  • The candidate’s final selection is subject to past academic records and work experience. 
  • The deadline for the online application for all courses will be January. 
  • The online application fee for all courses is INR 1500. It can be done from the official website of IIM Bangalore.

Check IIM Bangalore fee structure

Name of the instituteIndian Institute of Management, Bangalore
Name of the instituteIndian Institute of Management, Bangalore
Institute typePublic
Courses offeredPGP (MBA), Executive PGP, Fellowship (Doctoral)
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance Exam
Application ModeOnline
Name of the entranceCAT/GMAT/GATE/JRF NET/IIM-B test
Entrance modeOnline-Computer based test
InterviewYes
NIRF Ranking2
COLLEGERANKINGAVG FEES/ YEAR
Indian Institute of Management - [IIMC], Kolkata# 3 by Financial Express?27,00,000
Indian School of Business - [ISB], Hyderabad# 12 by TOI?36,13,800
Indian Institute of Management - [IIM], Indore# 5 by Financial Express?7,56,100
University of Delhi, Faculty of Management Studies - [FMS], New Delhi# 35 by Financial Express?96,000
IIT Bombay - Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai# 4 by NIRF?2,11,400
No of Courses2
No of Courses2
Application Form MonthSep - Jan
Application Form MonthSep - Jan
Total FeeINR 21,00,000
Basic Eligibility50% aggregate marks during graduation

IIM Bangalore offers courses in Postgraduate program in management, which comprises of the following courses:

Postgraduate program in Management(PGP), a two year regular course, provides a strong fundamental framework with an orientation towards contemporary and emerging management issues. 

  • Postgraduate program in Business Analytics (PGP BA), a two year regular course, focuses on defining business and social challenges, use analytical tools and techniques to identify patterns, gain insights and develop business strategies.
  • Postgraduate program in Business Analytics (PGP BA), a two year regular course, focuses on defining business and social challenges, use analytical tools and techniques to identify patterns, gain insights and develop business strategies. 
CoursesEligibility
PGP/PGP (BA)Applicants should have valid CAT score, with 50% aggregate marks during graduation.
  • Final year graduate students can also apply, provided they have to submit their final aggregate score CGPA/Percentage by June.
  • Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC-NC (Non-Creamy) and PwD candidates has been made according to the rules of Govt of India.
    • 15% of the seats for Scheduled Caste (SC)
    • 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates
    • 27% for Other Backward Classes candidates
    • 10% for students from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 
    • 5% for Persons with Disabilities (PWD).

IIM Bangalore PGP & PGP (BA) – Selection Criteria

Admission to IIM-B is based on CAT score, academic profile, work experience, communication skills among other parameters. The selection process is divided into 5 stages including:

Stage I Online Registration for PGP Admission, IIM Bangalore

Stage II Written Analysis Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI)

Stage III The Final Selection List based on CAT score, WAT & PI score & Diversity 

Stage IV Offer for Provisional Admission for the PGP program 

Stage V Reporting for joining the PGP program 

The candidate must appear and score the minimum required percentile in CAT to be considered for the Shortlisting process for admission at IIM Bangalore.

  • The shortlisting for final selection round in IIM Bangalore Admission Criteria awards maximum weight to the CAT score.
  • The candidate must have scored minimum sectional percentile of 80 in each of the three sections of CAT
    • Quantitative Aptitude (QA) 
    • Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) 
    • Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC)
  • Candidates belonging to the General Category must have scored a minimum overall percentile of 95 in CAT. 
  • If the candidate does not score the minimum prescribed percentile in CAT, he/she will not be considered for shortlisting for the final selection stage.
  • Candidates who qualify the CAT exam with a valid score are eligible to participate in Personal Appearance (PA) round for admission to IIM Bangalore.
  • Final Selection Round for IIM Bangalore Admission comprises of a Personal Interview followed by a Writing Ability Test.
  • The weighted aggregate of the following components will be used to prepare a merit/rank list-
    • CAT
    • WAT
    • PI
    • Diversity
  • Minimum cut off may be applied to WAT & PI components. 
  • Candidates who do not obtain certain minimum scores in the WAT & PI will not be considered for the merit list. 
  • IIM Bangalore will decide the minimum scores at its discretion.
ParametersWeight
CAT 2020 score40
Class 10th Board20
Class 12th Board10
Graduation Degree20
Gender Diversity2
Work Experience8
Total100

After the WAT & PI round, admission offers are made by IIM Bangalore to successful candidates. 

  • Category wise merit list will be generated based on weights awarded to various components. 
  • The offer of admission to the candidate will be made strictly on the basis of merit/ rank list and availability of seats in each category (Gen, SC, ST, NC-OBC, EWS & DAP).

Offer Acceptance:

  • All the shortlisted candidates will be informed to log in on Institute’s website by using their login credentials (User name & Password) and download offer letters for provisional admission.
  • The qualified candidates must accept the offer within the stipulated date and must deposit the Offer Acceptance Amount (as mentioned in the Offer Letter) through the online payment link.
  • A candidate may withdraw the OA within the withdrawal date specified in the Offer Letter (OL).
  • A candidate desirous of being waitlisted for the final selection is required to pay a waitlist Willingness Amount of INR. 20000.
No of Courses2
No of Courses2
Admission (Seats)CAT/GMAT/GRE; EPGP (73), PGPEM (75)
Application Form MonthSep - Jan
Total FeeINR 22,77,000 (EPGP) INR 18,50,000 (PGPEM)
Basic Eligibility50% aggregate marks during graduation

IIM Bangalore also offers, 

  • Postgraduate program in Enterprise management (PGPEM), a two year weekend course, complements the excellent functional knowledge of participants with contemporary management knowledge 
  • Executive program in management (EPGP), a one year full time regular course, for experienced candidates that prepares them as forward-thinkers and creative managers. 
CourseEligibility
PGPEMApplicants should have valid CAT/GMAT/GRE score, with 50% aggregate marks during graduation and 4 years of relevant work experience
EPGPApplicants should have valid GMAT/GRE score, with 50% aggregate marks during graduation and 5 years of work experience

Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC-NC (Non-Creamy) and PwD candidates has been made according to the rules of Govt of India. 

  • 15% of the seats for Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates
  • 27% for Other Backward Classes candidates
  • 10% for students from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 
  • 5% for Persons with Disabilities (PWD).

IIM Bangalore EPGP & PGPEM Selection Criteria

  • Applicants will be shortlisted for the personal interview based on their
    • CAT / GMAT / GRE / IIMB Test score, as chosen by the candidate
    • Academic performance, and 
    • Duration of work experience
  • The selection process for the Executive program will be conducted in two rounds. Candidates can submit their application during either of the two rounds.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview. The interview panel will consist of two faculty members of IIMB and an IIM-B alumnus. 
  • The interview panel will evaluate each candidate’s performance in terms of quality of work experience, diversity, leadership qualities, social sensitivity, and multifacetedness. 
  • Candidates who are unable to attend the interview on the specified date, because of their overseas travel/stay, may be interviewed through video conference
  • Requests for interview via video conference should be made at least 10 days prior to the scheduled interview date. Candidates may note that interview by videoconference will be held during the specified interview period. 
  • Arrangements for video conferencing at the candidate’s location will have to be made by the candidate. 
  • A multi-factor model is used for selection of candidates. 
  • These factors include academic score, GMAT/GRE scores, quality of work experience, performance in the interview and writing ability test. 
  • A composite total score will be calculated for each applicant using the multi-factor model and a merit list will be prepared
  • The offer of admission will be made to applicants in the merit list depending upon the availability of seats.

IIM Bangalore PGPPM Admissions 2021

No of Courses1
No of Courses1
Admission (Seats)CAT/GMAT/GRE (28)
Application Form MonthSep - Jan
Total FeeINR 18,00,000
Basic Eligibility50% aggregate marks during graduation

IIM Bangalore offers Postgraduate program in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM), one year regular course that focuses on strengthening the public policy and managerial skills of future leaders and professionals from the civil services and private sectors.

CourseEligibility Critera
PGPPMApplicants should have valid CAT/GMAT/GRE score, with 50% aggregate marks during graduation and 4 years of relevant work experience

Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC-NC (Non-Creamy) and PwD candidates has been made according to the rules of Govt of India. 

  • 15% of the seats for Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates
  • 27% for Other Backward Classes candidates
  • 10% for students from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 
  • 5% for Persons with Disabilities (PWD).
  • Applicants will be shortlisted for the personal interview based on their
    • CAT / GMAT / GRE / IIMB Test score, as chosen by the candidate
    • Academic performance, and 
    • Duration of work experience
    • Interest in public systems
  • Shortlisted candidates will be given a “case analysis” on the day of the interview. 
  • The process of selection to the programme takes into account the individual academic background of each candidate, aptitude, interest in and suitability to the PGPPM. 
  • As part of the process, the interview panel seeks to learn about each applicant’s;
    • goals, 
    • interest in getting engaged with public Systems, 
    • familiarity with developments in India and in the world
    • that would be considered important and relevant for a policy professional. 
  • A multi-factor model is used for selection of candidates. 
  • These factors include academic score, admission test scores, quality of work experience, performance in the interview and writing ability test. 
  • A composite total score will be calculated for each applicant using the multi-factor model and a merit list will be prepared
  • The offer of admission will be made to applicants in the merit list depending upon the availability of seats

IIM Bangalore Ph.D Admissions 2021

No of Specialisations10
No of Specialisations10
AdmissionCAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE)
Application Form MonthSep - Jan
Stipend per annumINR 35,000
Basic Eligibility60% aggregate marks during graduation OR Master’s degree
  • Five years of full-time Fellowship doctoral program in 9 specializations of management

Specializations

Corporate Strategy and PolicyMarketing
Corporate Strategy and PolicyMarkrting
Decision SciencesOrganizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management
Economics & Social SciencesProduction & Operations Management
Finance & AccountingPublic Policy
Information SystemsEntrepreneurship

Candidates applying for Ph.D. in IIM Bangalore must have valid score cards from any one of the acceptance tests for the particular research field they are applying to, as in the table below. 

CoursesExams
Corporate Strategy and PolicyGMAT, GRE, CAT
Decision SciencesGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test
Finance & AccountingGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test
Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource ManagementGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test
Production & Operations ManagementGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test
Public PolicyGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, JRF (NET), IIMB Test
Economics & Social SciencesGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test
Information SystemsGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE, IIMB Test
MarketingGMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE

IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Eligibility

CourseSpecialization
Ph.DApplicants should have a Masters degree (or Integrated Master’s degree) OR, should be CS, ICWA or CS qualified with 50% aggregate marks OR B.E/B.Tech with 60% aggregate marks

IIM Bangalore Ph.D. Selection Criteria

  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on a combination of multiple parameters, as also specified specializations chosen parameters like,
    • CAT / GMAT / GRE / IIMB Test score, as chosen by the candidate
    • Academic performance, and 
    • Work experience
  • Candidates will be called to Bangalore for a specific written test and / or interview.
  • After evaluating the performance of the candidate in the area-specific test and/or interview, the final result shall be published, based on the availability of seats. 
  • Candidates selected for admission are required to attend a Preparatory Course which is expected to be scheduled from late May through mid-June.

IIM Bangalore How To Apply?

Documents required

  • SSC, HSC & Bachelors’ Degree Transcripts
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
  • Admission test Score Sheet (GRE/GMAT/JRF/GATE)
  • Statement of Purpose (for EPGP program)
  • Two Reference letters (Employer and professor of last studied institution) 
  • Work Experience letters / Payslips (First & Last) – indicating Date of joining 
  • SC/ST/NC-OBC/EWS Certificate
  • Person with disability (PwD) certificate

Application process

  • Fill the online application form at the official website
  • Candidates have to create a login ID and password for the online application form at the website mentioned above. 
  • Enter your personal, educational, work experience, GATE/CAT/GMAT/GRE/NET score. 
  • Upload the relevant documents necessary during filling out the application form. 
  • References will have to be submitted online by the referees directly. Please inform the referees accordingly when you approach them for providing references. 
  • Applicants uploading their CAT score should enter their CAT registration number as well. 
  • Applicants filling their GRE/GMAT/JRF/GATE score must upload their respective score cards as well. 
  • Pay the application fee online at the ‘Make Payment’ tab
  • Applicants for PhD, PGPEM, PGPPM opting for IIMB test have to pay an application fee of INR 1000. 
  • Application fee for PGPEM, PGPPM is INR 1500 and for EPGP is INR 3000 (first phase of selection) and INR 5000 (second phase of selection). 
  • Application fee for multiple PhD program is INR 1000 for one program and INR 1500 for two. 
  • PhD applicants can apply maximum for two areas of specialisation. 
  • For, Executive MBA, Candidates are expected to apply to only one of the two rounds. Candidates found applying in both rounds will be disqualified. 
  • Click on ‘Save’ to save the information. 
  • Once the application filling gets over, record your login credentials and take the hard copy of your application fee for future reference. 

IIM Bangalore Scholarship 2021

IIMB extends financial aid to students in need of financial assistance. The objective of the Financial Aid Policy exercised at IIMB is to ensure that no deserving student is deprived of an education at the institute merely for financial reasons.

Students can also avail several merit-based or merit-cum-need based scholarships mentioned below-

  • Aditya Birla Scholarship
  • OPJEMS Scholarship
  • Citi Women’s Leader Award
  • Societe Generale Global Solution Centre India Scholarship
  • Siddhartha Padam Award
  • IIMB PGP Alumni First Batch (1976) Scholarship
  • Runwal Education Trust Scholarship
  • Hindustan Unilever / T Thomas Scholarship
  • Yes Bank Scholarship
  • NTPC Scholarship Scheme
  • Employment in Social Sector Scholarship
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs Scholarship (ST)
  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Scholarship (SC)
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs Scholarship (ST)
  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Scholarship (SC)
  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Department of Persons with Disabilities (PwD)
  • There are certain means based scholarships upto full tuition fee waiver for those from low-income group families that cannot afford to take the educational loan burden. 
  • Such students need to pay only the mess bills of about Rs.2 lakhs and other additional minor expenses through their sanctioned educational loan. 
  • Students can also avail an educational loan of Rs. 23 lakhs covering tuition and mess bills. 
  • Students can opt for Education Loan offered by various banks. An education loan of Rs 30-40L is generally offered to students who secure admission from IIMs, ISB, SPJIMR, IITs, BITS etc).
  • However, banks at times would require the student to provide a collateral security for granting the education loan. 
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