The IIMB campus is located in 100 acres of sylvan surroundings on the southern edge of Bangalore. The Institute's proximity to some of the leading corporate houses in the country gives the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience.
Today, IIMB is recognised as India's best business school. Its world-class infrastructure provides the foundation for its programmes of teaching, research, consulting and other professional services.
Indian candidates are admitted through the regular admission channel that is based on the applications received through the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). These candidates are required to take the CAT, and if short-listed attend a group discussion and interview, and provide three letters of reference from persons who know them closely in terms of their academic/professional performance. Final selection is based on performance in CAT, scholastic achievement, work experience, performance in the group discussions, written summary of group discussion, and interview, and three letters of reference.
Candidates are required to have a Bachelor's Degree of at least 3-years duration or equivalent in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities/AICTE as eligible for post graduate studies in management, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) or Persons with Disability (PWD) category],
Candidates in the final year of a Bachelor's degree course (or equivalent) are also eligible to apply. Such candidates should, however, complete examinations and all other requirements before 30th June every year and must produce their final mark sheets before 31st December every year.
Student intake: 233
Faculty Student Ratio: 1:9
Student Profile: Male:Female (193:40); Engineers:Non-engineers (212:21); With wok Experience:Fresher (125:108)
IIMB offers diverse programmes for the development of management in the country.
1. The Two-Year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
2. Post Graduate Programme in Software Enterprise Management
3. Doctoral Programmes
4. Executive Programmes
Fee for tuition, room, boarding, teaching material, computer facilities, and other fees for a single student living on the campus for the batch 2008-2010 is likely to be Rs.2,50,000 per year. Personal expenses on travel, clothes, laundry, etc. are extra.
IIM-B created history this time with 133 students out of the batch of 256, that is, more than 50% of the batch, taking up offers from Slot Zero firms; a statistic unmatched across the IIMs. A total of 120 companies confirmed participation of which the number of Day-0 and international positions comes to a spectacular 103 students.
The consulting recruiters who visited the IIM-B campus were McKinsey & Co, Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Co., AT Kearney, Arthur D Little, Al Ghanim, Accenture, KPMG and Diamond Consulting. This year also witnessed the consulting major Oliver Wyman recruiting students for the first time. McKinsey and Co was the single largest recruiter among the Consulting firms in this year's placement, inducting 15 IIM-B students in their fold.
The other sectors that have seen significant number of positions being offered include Finance (19%), Investment Banking (21%), Marketing (7%), IT (6%), Operations, Lifestyle and General Management (10%).
The increasing number of Global recruiters bears a testimony to the growing global reputation of IIM-B. This year, the campus hosted leading multinationals like McKinsey & Co., Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Co., Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, ABN AMRO, Bloomberg (New York), Freudenberg (Germany), and Arqaam Capital amongst others.
International firms like Blackstone Group, Olivery Wyman, ING Asia, PRTM Consulting, Deutsche Bank Corporate Finance, Aloe Group, Caterpillar, John Deere, and Lebua Hotels visited the campus for the first time. Arthur D Little, Arqaam Capital and UAE Exchange International offered positions in Dubai and the middle-east, increasing the global reach of students.
Private Equity Firms like Blackstone Group, Aloe Group and Arqaam Capital that recruit for highly specialized positions.
The accommodation consists of 10 hostel blocks, one executive block and the executive accommodation at the management development centre. All the students are provided with on -campus accommodation in well-appointed single rooms in the hostels. 24 hours Internet connectivity, fully automatic washing machines, music room, and recreation room are standard features. Laundry and ironing services are also provided The hostels also have intercom facility, which is linked to the institute intercom.
The institute has the excellent accommodation for executives participating in various management development programs in the management development centre.
The portals of this hallowed centre of learning, are hemmed in by verdant, lush woods alternating with undulating landscaped gardens. A perfect setting for a rich milieu of both, formal and informal activities.A state of the art gymnasium, a football/cricket ground, an indoor badminton court, a jogger's park and two courts for the favorite local sport Tsepak Ball provide a suitable avenue to the students for stress processing. A swimming pool and a tennis court are in the offing.
Postal Addresses :
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, India
Pin Code: 560 076
Tel: 91-80-26582450 / 26993996
Fax Number : 91-80-26584050 / 26584004 / 26584181 / 26581602
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Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Location : Bangalore
Director : Dr. Pankaj Chandra
Approval/Accreditation : NA
Flagship programme : PGDM
Student intake : 240
Fees (full course) : Rs. 950,000
Board of lodging (two years) : No info available
Admission test cut-offs : CAT : 99.03
Full-time faculty : 89
Faculty with industry experience (over 10 years) : 12
Average placement salary : Rs. 13.6 lakhs **
Top recruiters : Chryscapital, Citigroup, Brain & Co, Arthur D Litte, Delloitte, Accenture
International Conferences : E-Governance
Student activities : No info available
Website : www.iimb.ernet.in