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 more than three years.

Placements: IIM Bangalore final Placement for PGP 2016-18 students saw 136 companies making 462 offers to 411 participating students. Average domestic salary at IIM Bangalore has gone up to Rs.22.76 lakhs while the average international salary stood at Rs.58.20 lakhs in Placement 2018. EXL emerged as the top recruiter with 22 offers followed by Boston Consulting and Deloitte each making 17 offers. The Lateral Placement season for candidates with more than 22 months of work experience saw a high placement trend, with more offers being made by firms in varied domains like Consulting, Business Leadership, Product Management, Operations, Category Management, and General Management. The sector wise breakup of the placements for the batch 2016-18 are as follows:

Sector   %
Management Consulting 31
 Finance & Commercial Banking 16
Corporate General Management 12
 Information Technology 12
Sales & Marketing 12
 Operations & Technology Consulting 8
Business Analytics 7
e-Commerce / Startup 2

The top recruiters for the batch of 2016-18 are as follows:

Top recruiters No. of offers (each company)
EXL 22
BCG, DELOITTE 17, 17
AT KEARNEY, ACCENTURE STRATEGY 13, 13
PwC Tech 12
Bain & Co., McKinsey 11, 11
Samsung 10
Goldman Sachs 9
Amazon, Bharti Airtel, EY-Parthenon 8

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 outcome, as reflected in their CAT scores and in their academic and work performance.

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