Courses and fees in IIM's

Most of the aspirants must have heard about the Indian Institute of Management (IIM). The IIMs are a group of 20 public, autonomous institutes of management education and research in India which offers admission in various postgraduate management programs. The Indian Institute of Management is the number one choice of admission for studying MBA. However, the fees for MBA in India is astounding. Unlike the IITs, the semi-govt organizations like IIMs charge hefty fees for admissions. Check the details about the courses offered and fee structure from this page.

Indian Institute of Management (IIMs)

In the table below, we have provided the list of 20 IIMs in the order of establishment.

Name of the Institute Short Name Established Location State/UT
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta IIM-C 1961 Kolkata West Bengal
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad IIM-A 1961 Ahmedabad Gujarat
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore IIM-B 1973 Bangalore Karnataka
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow IIM-L 1984 Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode IIM-K 1996 Kozhikode Kerala
Indian Institute of Management Indore IIM-I 1996 Indore Madhya Pradesh
Indian Institute of Management Shillong IIM-S 2007 Shillong Meghalaya
Indian Institute of Management Rohtak IIM-R 2010 Rohtak Haryana
Indian Institute of Management Ranchi IIM-Ranchi 2010 Ranchi Jharkhand
Indian Institute of Management Raipur IIM-Raipur 2010 Raipur Chhattisgarh
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli IIM-T 2011 Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur IIM-Kashipur 2011 Kashipur Uttarakhand
Indian Institute of Management Udaipur IIM-U 2011 Udaipur Rajasthan
Indian Institute of Management Nagpur IIM-N 2015 Nagpur Maharashtra
Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam IIM-V 2015 Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh
Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya IIM-BG 2015 Bodh Gaya Bihar
Indian Institute of Management Amritsar IIM Amritsar 2015 Amritsar Punjab
Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur IIM Sambalpur 2015 Sambalpur Odisha
Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur IIM Sirmaur 2015 Sirmaur district Himachal Pradesh
Indian Institute of Management Jammu IIM Jammu 2016 Jammu Jammu and Kashmir

Courses Offered by IIMs

Different IIMs offered different programs for admission. Check the courses which are offered by the 20 IIMs from the table below.

S.No. IIMs Name of the Course(s) Offered
1 IIM Ahmedabad PGP, PGP-FABM, ePGP
2 IIM Amritsar PGP
4 IIM Bodh Gaya PGP
5 IIM Calcutta PGP-PGDM
6 IIM Indore PGP (Indore, Mumbai), EPGP, PGP-HRM
7 IIM Jammu PGP
8 IIM Kashipur PGP, EPGP
9 IIM Kozhikode PGP
11 IIM Nagpur PGP
12 IIM Raipur PGP, PGPWE
15 IIM Sambalpur PGP
16 IIM Sirmaur PGP
17 IIM Shillong PGP, PGPEX
18 IIM Trichy PGP, PGPBM
19 IIM Udaipur PGP
20 IIM Visakhapatnam PGP

IIMs Admission Process

The admission in various management program at all the IIMs is on the basis of the Common Admission Test (CAT). There are other selection criteria as well, however, CAT score is the primary short-listing criteria for admissions. International/overseas applicants get an option to apply using GMAT scores instead of CAT scores. The other selection criteria include:

  • Group Discussion
  • Personal Interview
  • Past academic
  • Professional accomplishments
  • Work Experience, etc

IIMs Admission 2018: Fee Structure Trends

In the year 2014, IIMs used to charge a fee of approximately 1.5 lakh per year (three lakhs for two years) for MBA admission. However, by the year 2016, the course fee reached almost 19 lakhs. The reason for the hike in fees has been cited to the Inflationary trends in India. The trend of fee structure across the top 6 IIMs over the past 6 years is given in the table below.

IIMs 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
IIM C 13.5 13.5 16.3 16.3 19 19
IIM A 15.5 16.6 16.6 18.5 19.5 21
IIM B 15 17 17 18.7 18.7 19.5
IIM L 12 10.8 10.8 10.8 14 16
IIM J 13 13 13 13 13 13
IIM K 09.75 09.75 13 13 16 16

Note: All figures in Rs. :Lakhs

IIMs Fee Structure For MBA Admission

The fee structure and number of seats offered in each IIM is given in the table below:

S.No. IIMs Fee INR (Lakh) Number of seat
1 Ahmedabad 22 385
2 Amritsar 10.5 60
3 Bangalore 21 412
4 Bodh Gaya 11 60
5 Calcutta 21 462
6 Indore 16 550
7 Jammu 10.5 45
8 Kashipur 12.5 210
9 Kozhikode 17.5 353
10 Lucknow 14.16 436
11 Nagpur 11 60
12 Raipur 12 210
13 Ranchi 14 155
14 Rohtak 12.3 180
15 Sambalpur 10 140
16 Sirmaur 9 60
17 Shillong 12.68 120
18 Trichy 14 180
19 Udaipur 12.6 180
20 Visakhapatnam 10.5 60

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