IFMR MBA Admissions: The IFMR Graduate School of Business (GSB) at Krea University welcomes applications for admission to the MBA cohort of 2024-26.
IFMR GSB combines fifty years of legacy as the country’s first institution for research and training in finance, with the fresh thinking and agility of Krea University, founded by eminent leaders from the world of business and academia. IFMR GSB is ranked amongst the top 75 B-schools in India as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India and is also accredited by SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System). It is governed by the UGC norms and is a member of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Programme.
The two-year residential MBA Programme allows students to specialize in Data Science & Information Systems, Economics, Finance, Accounting & Quantitative Finance, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources, Marketing Management, Operations Management and Strategic Management. All courses are taught by scholars with top degrees or by industry leaders from the corporate sector. Apart from the MBA programme, IFMR GSB also offers a PhD, an Executive MBA, and custom programmes for executives from corporate organisations across the world.
Over the last five years, IFMR GSB has placed close to 100% of its graduates into rewarding roles in global and domestic banks, consulting firms, IT service providers and a host of other reputed organizations. The curriculum merges core business functions with innovative interdisciplinary courses in communication, design thinking, and ethics, all backed by research and contemporary case studies, and facilitated by a team of highly trained and experienced faculty members.
IFMR GSB welcomes all MBA aspirants, fresh college graduates as well as working professionals. Applicants who meet all eligibility criteria will be considered for personal interview in the rank order of merit. The writing skills of applicants will be assessed using their scores on the relevant sections of the qualifying examination (CAT / XAT / NMAT / CMAT / GRE / GMAT) as well as the quality of writing displayed in their application forms.
IFMR GSB recognises candidates of exceptional merit: those who have secured a rank within the top 20 from the top educational institutions in the country as recognised by the NIRF. Such applicants are exempted from the requirement to submit a qualifying score from one of the approved competitive exams (CAT / XAT / NMAT / CMAT / GRE / GMAT).
About IFMR Graduate School of Business:
Drawing upon 50 years of legacy as a research and training provider, IFMR has adopted Krea University’s ethos of re-imagining education. The IFMR Graduate School of Business prepares impactful and effective business leaders who can solve the problems of the future. IFMR GSB offers a full-time MBA programme, a wide range of executive and management development programmes for experienced professionals, and a rigorous PhD programme. IFMR GSB is located in a sprawling 40-acre residential campus in Sri City, an industrial hub near Chennai. The campus is fully-equipped with the infrastructure needed by a modern university.
The Governing Council, Executive Committee, and Board of Management at Krea University include eminent leaders from the world of business and academia such as N Vaghul (former Chairman of ICICI Bank Ltd), Raghuram Rajan (the 23rd RBI Governor), R Seshasayee (former Chairman of IndusInd Bank), Raghu Sundaram (Dean of NYU Stern School of Business), S Mahalingam (Former Chief Finance Officer. & Executive Director. Tata Consultancy Services), and Esther Duflo (Nobel Laureate and Co-Founder of J-PAL: the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.)
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