Monday, February 15, 2010




The Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM–I) is the latest addition to the IIM community established by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. IIM–I has evolved a unique two-year postgraduate programme, benchmarked against the best business schools in the world. Modular approach, IT orientation, experiential learning and social sensitivity are the unique features of the programme. The curriculum is designed with a strong international focus. IIM–I has created state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities for the participants like air-conditioned lecture rooms with video-conferencing facilities, advanced computer centre and an excellent e-commerce lab to derive economic solutions and to test them.

The PGP participants of IIM–I come from a variety of educational backgrounds. They are selected through an exacting process and are among the top 10per cent of thousands of applicants applying for CAT. A typical batch comprises engineers, science graduates, commerce graduates, economics graduates, pharmacists, doctors, etc. The batch has an equally diverse work experience profile with participants with prior experience as bankers, software engineers, event managers, lecturers, service with NGOs, etc. This diversity helps the participants develop a capacity to appreciate differences and work as a team


1. The Post Graduate Programme (PGP) is a two year programme which offers, on its successful completion, a "Post Graduate Diploma in Management".
Eligibility Test: CAT
Eligibility: Graduation

2. Management Development Programme (MDP) is targeted at developing the managerial skills of the people from various sector of the industry. The duration of each course ranges from a week to a fortnight. They are held throughout the year.

3. Executive Post-Graduate Programme (Exe-PGP) is a 18-months programme, designed for working executives.

4. Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) in management is a four/five years programme .It is designed to provide both breadth and depth of knowledge to doctoral participants in management. The prime objective of the programme centers on creating competence in teaching and research in management education, and practice.

Salary Structure
Highest salary (in LPA): 12
Average salary (in LPA): 7.75

Student Exchange Program – IIM Indore & EM-Lyon

In today’s business environment it is essential that a manager should be aware of the business practices, ethics and values followed around the world. IIM Indore feels the best way for a management student to acquire these awareness levels is via interaction with students, faculty and business from the international arena. Faculties from the top schools in the world are regular visitors at our campus.

Notable names among the recent Speakers in the past year are Prof. Shyam Sunder of the Yale School of Management and Professor Prabir Bagchi, Senior Associate Dean at George Washington University School of Business.

In what, we believe, is the start of a trend we are pleased to announce that the partnership with one of the top ranked universities of France – Ecole de Management de Lyon (EM-Lyon) has been forged. Participants of the Class of 2006 are now preparing to avail of this wonderful opportunity. French classes are in full swing and the new buzz words on campus are – “Nous allons en France.”

Eligibility & Admission

The Eligibility criteria and the Admission process for the above-mentioned two programs are same as for all IIMs.


The batch of 2005 at IIM Indore was rich on experience with almost 80% of them vying for lucrative lateral placement offers. Most of the candidates possessed relevant experience in sectors of their choice, culminating in 93 lateral offers of which 67 were finally accepted. Most of these offers went hand in hand with commensurate increases in pay packages.

Around 10% of the batch had prized Pre-Placement Offers from top-notch organizations like HLL, Standard Chartered Bank, GE, Wipro Technologies, Patni Computer Systems and Asian Paints. 5% of the batch also had prior international exposure, which provided a definite fillip to their final placement efforts.

Recruiters galore

The list of recruiters at IIM Indore resembled a virtual who’s who of India Inc. Apart from the regular recruiters like Standard Chartered Bank, PepsiCo, ICICI Bank, Asian Paints, IBM, Wipro and Infosys Technologies, this season also saw relationships developing with ITC, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Covansys, GSK, Accenture, Satyam, CitiFinancial, Mahindra British Telecom, EXL Services, Kotak Group and Sony Entertainment Television. All recruiters expressed extreme satisfaction with the smooth conduct of the placement process and left the campus with firm commitments to be back next year.

Sector Break up:

Marketing: The FMCG giants like HLL, ITC, Glaxo SmithKline, PepsiCo and Asian Paints picked up the bulk of marketing talent. The average accepted salary in this sector was 7.98 lakhs. Pharma and Media sectors too were well represented by companies like Glenmark Pharma, Wockhardt and Sony Entertainment TV among others.

IT: The continued growth of the Indian IT sector was clearly evident with all the big names like Infosys Technologies, Wipro, Patni Computer Systems, CSC India, Mahindra British Telecom, Tata Consultancy Services and Satyam Computers coming together to offer the highest number of jobs across sectors. The average accepted salary in this sector was 8.05 lakhs.

ITES: The Indian BPO industry sent strong signals of an exciting future as the average accepted salary in this sector stood at 9.19 lakhs with leaders like Progeon, Gecis, EXL Services and Evalueserve offering lucrative job profiles.

Banking and Financial Services: Banking stalwarts like Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI and UTI Bank led the banking sector while the financial services sector was represented by the likes of Citigroup, Kotak Group, SBI Caps, Adventity, ICICI Lombard and Larsen & Toubro among others. The average accepted salary in this sector was 8.40 lakhs.

Consulting: With 21% of students opting for consulting jobs, companies like TSMG, Accenture, CapGemini, IBM Consulting and Mahindra Consulting continue to be hot draws at IIM Indore. The average accepted salary in this sector was 8.02 lakhs.


Contact address: Indian Institute of Management, Indore
Rajendra Nagar, Indore,452 012,
Madhya Pradesh,India
Phone numbers: 91–731–321112/15

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  2. From where can i get placement informatin about IIM Indore???

  3. Does IIM Indore offers world class facilities like library, computer lab, hostel etc...

  4. Please give some details about the companies who hired students at IIM Indore ?

  5. I want to study at IIM Indore how can i take admission??

  6. I am preparing for CAT please tell me what all i should do to score good %age in CAT to take admission in IIM Indore ?

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  8. what is the cutoff for iim indore?

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