IIM Bangalore

About the college

Known for its lush green structure, serene surroundings and elegant architectural design, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore was established in the year 1973. It is a 100 acres picturesque campus integrated with classrooms providing an idealistic environment for studies to the students. IIM Bangalore solely strives to meet the following mission “build leaders through holistic, transformative and innovative education.”

Sharing a close proximity with some of the greatest business houses of the country, the institute has a good share of internationally acclaimed faculty members and world class infrastructure. The IIM Bangalore campus was built solely to meet the managerial needs of public sector organisations. The first chairman of this reputed institute was Mr. T A Pai supported by Mr. N S Ramaswamy appointed as the first director of IIM Bangalore.

Courses Offered

IIM Bangalore provides Management degree under three programs summarized as follows.

  1. Post Graduate
Program Name Objective
Post-Graduate Programme in Management(PGP) To develop managerial skills in students to occupy leading managerial positions in organisations
Post-Graduate Programme in Software Enterprise Management(PGSEM) Specialized training for  middle and senior cadre professionals to cater the needs of Software and IT companies
Post-Graduate Programme in Public Management Policy Endeavours to train the individuals to make path breaking success stories and winning  policy designing strategies
Executive Post-Graduate Programme in Management(EPGP) One year, full time program to expand the leadership skills to grab senior management posts.

2. Fellow Programme in Management

It is a doctoral programme which has emerged as an inception point for major researches in business management, strategy planning, HR management, strategy analysis, operational research, public systems and policies. The programme provides an interactive and open platform for people who excel in their respective fields of specializations and provides them with publication media of international standards.

3. Executive Education Programmes

Unlike the Diploma programmes offered by IIM Bangalore, Executive Education Programmes aims to sharpen skills of executives and organisations. The programme can be summed up as follows:

  1. Open Programmes: Available as both short term and long term courses, It emphasises on  research work and perfection in various areas on management.
  2. Customized programmes: Endeavours to cultivate beneficial outcomes for organisational managers, and meet the basic needs of an organisation.
  3. International Programmes: It is anchored to help global practising managers, in co-operation with many international B-schools.

Faculty Overview

The faculty of IIM Bangalore is headed by a proficient group of highly qualified individuals. The people have made remarkable contributions in almost all the active fields of management studies. Many national and international academic journals are frequently flooded with articles by the faculty members of IIM Bangalore. The faculty have entered into successful collaborations with many internationally academic institutions as well as industries as advisors. Centres of Excellence have been established to provide ample opportunities to carry insightful researches on specialized areas like Risk Management and Corporate Governance to Insurance to Financial Markets.

College Ranking

  1. IIM Bangalore enjoys an overall 2nd position in imparting Management Education to the individuals.
  2. It is marked 2nd in the Business India B School Ranking 2011.
  3. It bagged 2nd position also in Outlook B School Ranking 2010.

Campus Placement

The Placement Cell of IIM Bangalore is a year round active body which periodically communicates with the top recruiters of the college. The college openly invites the interested companies for recruitment. The process has a 3 day schedule marked as Day ‘2’, Day ‘1’ and Day ‘0’. Some of the prime recruiters of IIM Bangalore are listed below:

  1. Lehman Investment Banking Division
  2. Blackstone Real Estate London
  3. Barclays Capital
  4. PRTM Consulting
  5. BNP Paribas
  6. Aloe Group
  7. UAE Exchange
  8. Chryscapital
  9. P&G
  10. Goldman Sachs

Contact Details

Office E-mail Phone Fax
Information Centre info@iimb.ernet.in


+91-80-26582450 26584050
Professor Pankaj Chandra director@iimb.ernet.in +91-80-26993002
Dean, Academic
Professor Trilochan Sastry dean@iimb.ernet.in


Dean, Administration
Professor S Raghunath dean.admin@iimb.ernet.in


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