The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) is one of India’s premier management institutes. It was established in the year 1973. It is widely considered to be one of the toughest to get in MBA programs in the world. Over 175,000 people apply each year for the entrance exam to get into roughly 250 places. The year 2006 saw 191,000 candidates appearing for the Common Admission Test, the entrance exam for the IIMs. The IIMs were created by the government of India to augment management talent and resources in the country. The institute is located in India’s Information Technology capital Bengaluru.
Board of Governors
Mr. Mukesh D Ambani, the Chairman & Managing Director of Reliance Industries Ltd., is the current Chairman of the Board of Governors of the institute. The Board consists of the Director and few professors of the institute and many successful people from academia and the industry.
The institute offers the following long duration programmes:
- Postgraduate Programme in Management(PGP)
- Fellow (Doctoral) Programme in Management (FPM)
- Post Graduate Programme in Software Enterprise Management (PGSEM)
- Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM)
In addition to the long-duration programmes, IIMB offers a wide range of executive education programmes to meet the continuing education needs of business executives. Apart from teaching, the faculty of the institute do consulting for various public and private organisations in India.
The International Masters Program in Practising Management (IMPM) is an international collaborative executive education program jointly offered by IIMB with Stanford University, London School of Business,GSB Chicago,INSEAD, McGill University, Lancaster University, ESADE and a consortium of Japanese universities. It is globally recognised as an innovative programme in the field of executive education
The institute has recently opened a campus in Singapore.
After 1947, the Government of independent India focused on the development of indigenous science and technology. As a technology base was being created, it became clear that the country needed to simultaneously augment management talent and resources. A response that lead to the creation of the Indian Institutes of Management in the country. The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore was established in 1973.
Building on the base of its highly accomplished faculty and motivated student body, IIMB has evolved into a premier centre for management education and research. The flagship Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGP) and Fellow (Doctoral) Programme in Management (FPM) are very highly rated and IIMB alumni occupy senior managerial and academic positions across the globe.
IIMB strives to achieve excellence through partnerships with industry, and leading academic institutions, the world over.
Located in India’s high technology capital, IIMB is a hub of innovative activity. For example
- The Post Graduate Programme in Software Enterprise Management (PGSEM) launched in 1998 is a management education programme designed for the specific needs of professionals working in the software and information technology industries;
- The Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM) launched in 2002 is helping to hone policy-making and managerial capabilities in government.
- The International Masters Program in Practising Management (IMPM), an international collaborative executive education program jointly offered by IIMB with INSEAD, McGill University, Lancaster University and a consortium of Japanese universities is globally recognised as a major innovation in executive education;
- Established through a generous endowment, the N.S. Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) at IIMB is a catalyst for entrepreneurial activity.
In addition to the long-duration programmes (PGP, PGSEM, PGPPM and FPM), IIMB offers a wide range of top quality executive education programmes to meet the continuing education needs of business executives.
IIMB’s Centres of Excellence enable faculty to focus on research issues in sectors where there is major industrial growth such as Software and IT..
IIMB consistently figures among the top business schools in India in domestic and international surveys. IIMB has world-class infrastructure that facilitate excellence in teaching, research, consulting and other professional activities.
Often termed as the place to “B”, the accommodation consists of 12 hostel blocks, one executive block and the executive accommodation at the Management Development Center. All the students are provided with accommodation on campus in well-appointed single room in the institute hostels. 24 hours Internet connectivity, fully automatic washing machines, music room and recreation room are standard features. The campus is also Wi-Fi enabled. Laundry and Ironing services are also provided. The hostels also have intercom facility, which is linked to the institute intercom. There are 3 STD/ISD, PCOs in the hostel premises for the convenience of the student apart from coin operated public telephones. There is also a student run library called ‘Book Rack’, a music club and students Shoppe called ‘MARS’ in the hostel premises.
The institute has the excellent accommodation for executives participating in various management development programs in the Management Development Centre. In addition to the existing facilities, new accommodation facilities are coming up for executives attending various programs. The institute provides guest room facility for visitors. Dining and canteen facilities are provided for each type of accommodation within the accommodation premises.
The institute believes in the aphorism “Healthy minds dwell in healthy bodies” and to that end the students are encouraged to use the sports facilities available on the campus. A state of the art gymnasium, a football/cricket ground, an indoor badminton court, a hard surface tennis court, a basketball court, a jogger’s park and two courts for the favorite local sport Tsepak Ball provide a suitable avenue to the students for stress processing. A swimming pool and new integrated sports complex are in the offing.
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, India
Pin Code: 560 076
Phone Number: 91-80-26582450 / 26993996
Fax Number: 91-80-26584050 / 26584004 / 26584181 / 26581602