IIM Bangalore Admission 2021: Eligibility, Cut Off, Selection, Online Form, Score Accepted

IIM Bangalore Admission 2021: Eligibility, Cut Off, Selection, Online Form, Score Accepted

ByAditi Joshi  |  Updated on: Sep 30, 2021IIM Bangalore 2021 Details below intended to give Highlights, Admission, Eligibility Criteria, Cutoff, Courses, Fees, Scholarships, Facilities
IIM Bangalore 2021 Details below intended to give Highlights, Admission, Eligibility Criteria, Cutoff, Courses, Fees, Scholarships, Facilities
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IIM Bangalore Admission 2021

IIM Bangalore Admission is based on scores obtained by candidates in national level entrance exams. IIM Bangalore MBA Admission 2021 was based on a valid CAT score for domestic students and a GMAT score for International students. As per the NIRF-2021 ranking, IIM-B stands 2nd in the list of top management schools in India. The entire registration and application process was conducted online. All IIM Bangalore Admission Eligibility Criteria  2021 related details are available on IIM Bangalore's official website for your reference. 

IIM Bangalore Admission Process 2021 for MBA course involves shortlisting on the basis of CAT/GMAT scores, followed by Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). Candidates are required to clear all the stages of admission to make it to the final merit list. In the sections given below, you will find full information about IIM Bangalore admission criteria, admission process, and application form for your understanding.

IIM Bangalore Admission Criteria 2021

A candidate is required to meet all IIM Bangalore Admission Criteria. They include candidate's marks in graduation, lower and upper age limit, academic details and much more. The eligibility criteria differ from one course to another. The IIM Bangalore Eligibility Criteria 2021 with respect to minimum educational qualification for each programme has been listed below for your reference. 

IIM Bangalore Programmes

IIM Bangalore Eligibility Criteria 2021

PGP for Management (PGPM)

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree with aggregate marks of 50% (45% for applicants belonging to the SC/ST/PwD category). The minimum educational qualification requirement is applicable to all applicants without exceptions.

PGP in Enterprise Management (PGPEM)

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in any discipline with an aggregate mark of 50%. Applicants must also have 4 years of work experience.

Executive PGP for Management (EPGPM)

Applicants must have at least 5 years (and usually less than 12 years) of work experience and a bachelor's degree with aggregate marks of 50% (5% exemption applicable for SC, ST, and PwD category applicants).

PGP in Public Policy & Management (PGPPM)

Applicants must have a graduation degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 50% with at least 5 years of work experience

PGP in Business Analytics (PGPBA)

Applicants must have a graduation degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks 

PhD (Specialisations)

Applicants must have a master's degree or a 5-year combined master's degree with a minimum aggregate of 55% in both the bachelor's and master's degrees OR a professional certification such as CA, ICWA, or CS with a minimum of 50% aggregate OR a four-year bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6.5 CGPA or comparable aggregate.

IIM Bangalore Admission Process 2021

The IIM Bangalore Admission Process 2021 has been designed for selecting the most deserving, meritorious and dynamic individuals for all its courses. IIM Admission Procedure 2021 involves significant phases that have been laid down below. 

  • Phase 1- Entrance Exam: All aspirants interested in applying for IIM Bangalore Admissions 2021 are required to sit for CAT/GMAT based on the guidelines with respect to their nationality and other factors. 
  • Phase 2- Apply Online: Once the CAT/GMAT scores are out, aspirants are required to apply online for IIM Bangalore Admission as per IIM Bangalore Application Process norms. 
  • Phase 3- Shortlisting: Once the candidates are done with the entrance exam, they are selected based on their marks secured in the entrance exam and academic profiles for the next round of selection.
  • Phase 4- GD/WAT/PI: The shortlisted candidates have to go through Group Discussions (GD), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) as applicable. 
  • Phase 5-Final Selection: Once all the above steps are over, the final selection is made on the basis of CAT performance, Scholastic Achievement, Work Experience, performance in the Writing Ability Test, and Interview, and then the final merit list is rolled out. 

Note that all stages of the IIM Bangalore Admission Procedure 2021 are equally important. Only the candidates who score the best in each round and meet each phase's cut-off shall finally be selected.

IIM Bangalore Application Form 2021

Candidates are required to register and fill IIM Bangalore Application Form 2021 on IIM Bangalore's website www.iimb.ac.in/admissions. All candidates are required to fill in the required personal and educational details. They are also required to upload some prescribed documents in the prescribed formats only. Only the correctly filled submitted application forms would be accepted. Candidates are required to pay IIM Bangalore Application Fees 2021. The application fees vary from course to course. Here is a table that tells you about the IIM Bangalore Application Fee 2021.

IIM Bangalore Application Fees 2021

Course

Application Fees (INR)

PhD (Two Programme)

1500

PhD (One Programme)

1000

EPGP(Second Phase of Selection)

5000

EPGP (First Phase of Selection)

3000

PGPEM, PGPPM

1500

PGPM

1000

Here is a list of documents required to fill the application form for the IIM Bangalore Admission 2021

  • CAT/GMAT/GATE/JRF scorecard
  • Class 10 and Class 12 Marksheet
  • Bachelor's Degree certificate
  • ST/SC/OBC/EWS /PwD certificate if applicable
  • For EPGP Programme Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Reference letters (From employer and professor of the Institution last attended)
  • Work Experience Letters
  • Payslips

IIM Bangalore Admission Reservation Criteria 2021

IIM Bangalore adheres to IIM Bangalore Admission Reservation Criteria 2021 for candidate categories such as PwD, EWS, NC OBC, SC, ST following guidelines set by the Government of India. The reservation criteria is applicable to candidates who are Indian nationals. The reservation policies are applicable to most courses offered by IIM Bangalore 2021. Here is a table that gives exact details about IIM Bangalore Admission Reservation Criteria 2021

IIM Bangalore Admission Reservation Criteria 2021

Category 

Reservation Percentage

PwD

5

EWS

10

NC OBC

27

ST

7.5

SC

15

IIM Bangalore Scholarships 2021

IIM Bangalore Admissions let candidates genuinely eligible for financial aid apply for various IIM Bangalore Scholarships 2021.  Some IIM Bangalore Scholarships based on need and merit have been listed below.

  • Aditya Birla Scholarship
  • OPJEMS Scholarship
  • Citi Women's Leader Award
  • Societe Generale Global Solution Centre India Scholarship
  • Siddhartha Padam Award
  • IIMB PGP Alumni First Batch (1976) Scholarship 
  • Runwal Education Trust Scholarship
  • Hindustan Unilever/ T Thomas Scholarship
  • Yes Bank Scholarship
  • NTPC Scholarship Scheme
  • Employment in Social Sector Scholarship
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs Scholarship
  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Scholarship
  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Department of Persons with Disabilities Scholarship

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  •  The seat intake for the IIM Bangalore MBA programme is 485.

  • The minimum education qualification for candidates to be eligible for MBA is that the candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in their graduation degree. For reserved categories,  45% of marks in the degree.

  • IIM Bangalore Admission Test for MBA is CAT for Indian Nationals and GMAT for foreign Nationals.

  • Here is a list of specialisations offered by the IIM Bangalore MBA Programme.

    • Marketing
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Economics and Social Sciences
    • Production and Operations Management
  •  The seat intake for IIM Bangalore Admissions for PhD Fellowship is 21 seats.

  • For IIM Bangalore Admissions 2021, IIM Bangalore has reduced its cut off by 5 percentile. The IIM Bangalore CAT Cut Off 2021 is 85 percentile.

  •  The total duration of IIM Bangalore's MBA programme is 2 years.

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