IIMB benchmarks its curriculum against the best in the world to ensure that it delivers quality business education, based on the best pedagogic practices. The course content and design are inspired by management practice, backed by a strong fundamental framework with an orientation towards contemporary and emerging management issues. IIMB has multi-disciplinary centers of Excellence that focus on different areas such as Capital Markets, Corporate Governance & Citizenship, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy, Supply Chain Management, etc. At the core of IIMB is its faculty, a 140-plus group of highly qualified researchers, academicians and practitioners from universities and industries worldwide.

Batch Size: 420

Batch Composition: For the batch 2018-20, a total of 430 students were given admission. Out of which, 121 students were female, and 309 students were male. The Engineering graduates formed the major part of the batch with 384 out of 430 and only 27 students from the commerce background. Among the Engineering graduates, 33% were from IITs and 21% are from NITs. Around 19% of the total batch of 2018-20 were fresh graduates and the remaining with work experience. Around one-fourth of the entire batch has work experience of more than 2 years and less than 3 years. More than 20% of the entire batch has work experience for more than three years.

Placements: IIM Bangalore final Placement for PGP 2017-19 students saw 129 companies making 488 offers to 411 participating students. Average domestic salary at IIM Bangalore has gone up to Rs.24.54 lakhs while the average international salary stood at Rs.62.30 lakhs in Placement 2019. Accenture Strategy emerged as the top recruiter with 30 offers followed by A. T. Kearney, Bain & Company and The Boston Consulting Group each making 14 offers.

The sector-wise breakup of the placements for the batch 2016-18 are as follows:

Sector   %
Management Consulting 35
 Finance & Commercial Banking 12
Corporate General Management 13
 Information Technology 12
Sales & Marketing 10
 Operations & Technology Consulting 7
Business Analytics 5
e-Commerce / Startup 6

Admission Process: IIM Bangalore usually follows a two-step selection process. First, shortlisting based on CAT score and then WAT and PI rounds for the shortlisted students. Candidates who fulfill the first stage of the admission criteria (CAT) are called for WAT and PI rounds. They look for students with strong analytical skills and orientation towards an outcome, as reflected in their CAT scores and in their academic and work performance.

Website: www.iimb.ac.in