IIM Bangalore

About IIM Bangalore

The Indian Institute of Bangalore also known as IIM-B is among the top and well renounced institutes of management education in India. It was established in the year 1973 on the southern edge of Bangalore to augment the management talents and resources in India. IIM B has, since then focused in providing quality education in the postgraduate programs and also in research in Software, IT and insurance sector. The efforts of the qualified faculty members and motivated students have helped IIM-B to earn reputation and prestige. It has figured among the top business schools in India in most of the domestic and International Surveys. In the 2003 edition of Wall Street Journal, IIM Bangalore was the lone business school in Asia to figure in the list of top 100 global business schools. IIM-B opened a campus in Bangalore in recent years.

Facilities at IIM Bangalore

AT IIM B all the students are provided hostel facilities. They can utilize 24-hour Internet connectivity, intercom facility, fully automatic washing machine and other necessary facilities.

Students are also provided adequate opportunity to engage in recreational activities within the campus, as it is equipped with a state of the art gymnasium, a football cricket ground, an indoor badminton court, basketball court, a tennis court and a jogger's park. IIM B also offers excellent accommodation for executives participating in various management programmes of the institute.

Courses at IIMB

IIM Bangalore offers Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP), Post Graduate Program in Software Enterprise and Management (PGSEM), Post Graduate Program in Public Policy and Management. It provides various executive education program to fulfill the educational needs of the in-service executives.

IIM B admits around 240 students to Post Graduate program in Management (PGP). The time duration of the program is 2 years and it is one of the most crucial courses in India. Admission in this course will be made on the performance of candidates in the CAT and a personal interview. The common Admission Test is basically conducted in mid November of every year.

The Postgraduate program in Software Enterprise Management (PGSEM) is an executive General Management Educational Program that seeks to provide education to the in-service professionals. IIM B admits about 150 candidates for this course of 2 and half years time duration. Admission into this course will be done on the performance of the candidates in CAT, GMAT or a separate PGSEM test and a personal interview.

The Post Graduate Program of Public Policy & Management (PGPPM) is sponsored by the department of Personnel & Training, Government of India. This 2 year program is meant for mid career civil servants. Also these courses IIM-B also provides Fellow Program in Management (FRM) that has been accredited as equivalent to a PHD by the association of Indian Universities and Government of India. The FRM students need to specialize in one of the 8 areas mentioned by the institute. These areas are stated below-

  • Corporate strategy and policy
  • Economics and Social Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Organizational behavior and Human resource management
  • Finance & Control
  • Production & Operations Management
  • Quantitative method & Information system
  • Public system & Policy.

Some Important Information

  • Dean of IIM Bangalore: Prof. Shyamal Roy.
  • Director of IIM Bangalore: Professor Prakash G. Apte.
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