Updated as on Aug 06, 2021. The establishment of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), was initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, based on the recommendation of the Planning Commission. The first IIM was opened in 1960 at Joka in Calcutta, followed by the 2nd – IIM Ahmedabad, in 1961. After a long gap the IIM Bangalore came in 1973, followed by Lucknow in 1984, IIM Kozhikode and IIM Indore in 1996. The IIMs are considered premiere Business Schools not just in India but globally.

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The top three sought after IIMs – Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Calcutta has been consistently ranked in the Global Business School Rankings.

The QS 2019 Masters in Business Analytics Ranking, ranked IIM Calcutta Business Analytics (PGDBA program jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur, and ISI Kolkata) at 14 among 75 Business Analytics (MSB) programs from 17 countries around the globe.

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IIM Ahmedabad PGP-FABM, Food and Agri-Business Management Programme has been ranked number 1 in the world, by a France-based ranking agency Eduniversal – an Annual ranking of Business Schools and Universities spread across 150 countries.

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At present there are 20 IIMs in India which are commonly classified under three sections broadly – Old, New and Baby IIMs. All IIMs consider CAT (Common Admission Test) conducted by IIMs. Some IIMs also accept GMAT for International Students. Presently approx. 5100+ seats are offered by IIMs.

However, the programs, fees, learning experience and quality varies from one IIM to another. Out of 20 IIMs, presently 8 IIMs runs from temporary (or shared infrastructure) campus.

Below listed are the Tuition fee, Seats, Placement data of 2018, 2019, 2020 ; CAT cut off etc. which can help you to evaluate whether you should select an IIM or try for a Top B School in Non-IIMs category.

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Avg Sal’21
Program Offered
Exam Accepted
Director Names
CAT Cut-offs(Overall)
IIM A3852826.1N.AMBA, PGP ABMCAT/GMATErrol D’Souza80
IIM Amritsar2401212.613MBA, MBA BA, HRCATN. Ramamoorthy90
IIM B5652326.1828.98MBA, PGP PPM , BACAT/GMATG. Raghuram85
IIM Bodhgaya12010.611.29.8PGPMCATVinita Sahay90
IIM C4622727.929MBA,CAT/GMATUttam K Sarkar90
IIM Indore450+15016.9522.923.09PGP, IPMCAT/GMATHimanshu Rai90
IIM Kashipur21014.7513.8214.05MBA, MBA BACATN.A90
IIM Kozhikode52520.523.0922.5MBACAT, GMAT, GRE, UGC JRF, GATEDebashis Chatterjee90
IIM Lucknow4191425.226.1PGP, PGP ABM, SMCAT/GREProf Archana Shukla90
IIM Nagpur24013.751313PGPCATDr. Bhimaraya Metri90
IIM Raipur21014.215.5315.5PGPCATBharat Bhasker94
IIM Ranchi240+6015.115.1114.9PGDM, PGDHRMCATShailendra Singh90
IIM Rohtak210+15015.313.713.74PGPM, IPMCATDheeraj Sharma90
IIM Sambalpur12013.05N.A9.9PGPMCATMahadeo Jaiswal90
IIM Shillong1801418.719.7PGPMCAT/GMATProf D P Goyal90
IIM Sirmaur17011.7518.79.6MBA, MBA T & HMCATDr. Neelu Rohmetra90
IIM Trichy21016.514.914.9PGPM, PGP HR PGPBMCAT/GMATDr. Pawan Kumar Singh90
IIM Udaipur15014.113.8N.APGPMCAT/GMATProf. Janat Shah90
IIM Visakhapatnam12013.6513.0813PGPMCATM. Chandrasekhar90
IIM Jammu12014.810.6410.6MBACATProf. B. S. Sahay90

* INR in Lacs