International Management Institute (IMI) in Bhubaneswar is a young institute inspired by the Prime Minister’s vision of Start-up India to create more job creators than job seekers. IMI Bhubaneswar offers full-time and part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and Fellow Program in Management. 

Highlights of IMI Bhubaneswar

Here are some quick facts about the International Management Institute:

Official website


National and International

Application mode


Scores accepted (International applicants)


Scores accepted (National applicants)


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IMI Bhubaneswar Ranking

Following are the rankings of International Management Institute (IMI) Bhubaneswar:

  • IMI Bhubaneswar has been ranked 66 in India and 3rd in Odisha by the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2019.

  • IMI Bhubaneswar is ranked as 9th Best B-School overall & graded A+++ by CHRONICLE B-SCHOOL in 2019.

  • IMI Bhubaneswar has been ranked 51-75 by NIRF India ranking -2018

  • IMI, Bhubaneswar ranked Top 10 by Chronicle B-School Survey-2018

IMI Bhubaneswar Courses

Courses at International Management Institute (IMI) Bhubaneswar are for National as well as International applicants. There are three programs run by the institute:

  • Full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • Part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • Fellow Program in Management (FPM)

A brief about these programs is in the tabular below:

Course name


Fee structure (INR)


Full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

National: 3-year Graduate degree in any discipline with 50% aggregate marks.

International: Strong conceptual skills to manage business in an integrated manner

11,79,000 + 20,000 refundable security deposit

2 years

Part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

National: 3-year Graduate degree in any discipline with 50% aggregate marks + 2 years work experience at executive or similar level + Proficiency in written and spoken English.


3 years

Fellow Program in Management

The applicant must be a post-graduate with a minimum of 55% in aggregate marks Or a Graduate in Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade points Or any other professional qualification such as CA, ICWA, CS, etc. with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks.

6,37,000 + 25,000 refundable security deposit

4 years

IMI Bhubaneswar also runs a 2-day Management Development program for Business Executives working in business organizations. The program provides a sound understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and its linkages with various business-related issues including sustainability and governance. It also deals with the formulation and implementation of effective CSR initiatives, and concerns for responsible business behavior with a focus on sustainability, governance and social responsibility to run an effective business organization. 

IMI Bhubaneswar Admissions

International Management Institute (IMI) Bhubaneswar gives admission to students after testing various parameters.

  • FOR PGDM (Full-Time)

Applicants with valid CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT scores are shortlisted based on information provided in the application form, CAT/XAT/ CMAT (sectional and overall) or GMAT score, educational background, marks in 10th, 12th, graduation and work experience.

Shortlisted applicants are tested on IMI Selection Index. The index consists of CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT score, past academic performance in graduation, class XII & X, Group discussion, Extempore speaking, Essay writing, and Personal interview.

After testing applicants on all the parameters, the IMI Bhubaneswar Admission Committee gives admission to the finalized students by sending an offer letter to their mailing address.

  • For PGDM (Part-time)

Self-sponsored applicants or applicants sponsored by the Industry are shortlisted on the basis of information provided in the application form, Written Test Scores (IMI Written Test/ CAT/ GMAT), educational background, marks in 10th, 12th, graduation and work experience.

Based on this, applicants are called for an Interview. 

Note: For outstation students, the interview may be conducted through teleconference.

If qualified, the candidates are sent an offer letter at their mailing address

  • For FPM

Applicants need to qualify IMI Bhubaneswar Research Aptitude Test, Personal Interview. Applicants with valid CAT/GMAT/GRE score can also apply.

How to apply?

  • Applicants must download the application fee for all the courses from the official website.

  • Applicants applying for full-time PGDM will have to submit the application form online whereas applicants of Part-time PGDM and FPM shall submit the form to Admissions Committee.

  • Applicants must pay the application fee as per their course of choice:

    • Full-time PGDM- INR 1000 + 18% GST (National) and USD 100 (International)

  • Submit all the necessary documents with the application form. The general documents to submit are:

    • Past academic records

    • Scorecards of required tests

    • Photograph

    • Adhar card

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IMI Bhubaneswar Placements

International Management Institute (IMI) Bhubaneswar has a placement committee consisting of Chairperson (Placement), Placement Executives, and the Placement Committee members consisting of students. The committee helps students in getting excellent placements with good salary packages and perks. Below is the stat of Placements 2017, Placements 2018, and Placements 2019 with showing the Average and Maximum CTC offered to students:

Besides the CTC, various perks have been provided to the students— Field Reimbursement, Health Cover, LIC / Accidental / Medical Cover, Loans at low-Interest Rates, Statutory Bonus, etc.

The top recruiters of the International Management Institute (IMI) are Axis bank, Barco’s, Britannia, DLF, Elara capitals, Bisk-Farm, Capgemini, ESSPL, HDFC Bank, etc.

IMI Bhubaneswar Scholarship 

The institute awards the following scholarship and rewards to the deserving performers.

  • Pre-Admission Scholarships

• Merit Scholarship: Up to Rs. 1 lakh for applicants having a first-class career and securing at least 80 percentile in CAT/XAT/CMAT and at least 80 percent in GMAT

• Merit scholarship for women candidates: 20 percent additional merit scholarship for female applicant fulfilling the above-mentioned criteria

• Defense personnel: Wards of defense personnel are eligible for a scholarship of Rs. 50,000. Wards of Martyr’s are eligible for a scholarship of Rs. 1,00,000

Note: Only one of the above-mentioned pre-admission scholarships can be availed. 50 % of the scholarship availed will be disbursed at the end of the first year and the next 50 % at the end of the second year. A candidate can avail of either tuition fee waiver or pre-admission scholarship. Scholarship Committee’s decision is final and binding on all applicants.

  • Post-Admission Scholarships

Merit scholarships are awarded for outstanding cumulative academic performance. Summer internship scholarship is awarded to emphasize the seriousness of summer internships and encourage the students to put in their maximum effort.

IMI Bhubaneswar Faculty

The core faculty members of the International Management Institute (IMI) Bhubaneswar are:

  • Prof. Bindu Chhabra
    • Specialization Communication, OB & HR
    • Designation Professor
  • Prof. Kapil Pandla
    • Specialization Communication, OB & HR
    • Designation Associate Professor
  • Prof. Pallavi Pandey
    • Specialization Communication, OB & HR
    • Designation Assistant Professor
  • Prof. Yamini Prakash Sahay
    • Specialization Communication, OB & HR
    • Designation Associate Professor
  • Prof. Devesh Baid
    • Specialization Finance & Economics
    • Designation Associate Professor

IMI Bhubaneswar FAQs

Ques. Why Join The International Management Institute (IMI)?

Ans. 1. Corporate Lectures and Management Development Programs:

Over the years, the institution invites many influential and distinguished guests from the management field to conduct lectures and seminars. This activity gives the students insights into the real industrial world, and they gain meaningful knowledge and tips to use and follow. The institution also conducts special Management Development Programs that enrich the industrial exposure of the students, and they become familiar with industrial technicalities and management through such development programs.

2. Ranking and Rating:

The International Management Institute has achieved many rankings and awards. The institution has ranked 33rd among the private business schools by CSR- GHRDC. Also in a Business School Survey held in 2014, the institution made it to the 9th Position. Along with ranks, the institution has achieved titles like Emerging B-schools, etc.

  1. Placements

IMI Bhubaneswar provides placement to students with a good salary package. The highest salary package is recorded at 7 LPA and the maximum average salary package at 4.5 LPA.

Ques. Does IMI Bhubaneswar provide hostel accommodation?

Ans. IMI Bhubaneswar Hostel facility is available for students. The fully furnished hostels have 120 single bedded rooms for PGDM students and is equipped with the following amenities:

  •  LAN connectivity
  •  Transportation services
  •  Round the clock security
  •  Emergency medical services
  •  Uninterrupted power and water supply
  •  Gymnasium and indoor/outdoor sports equipment facilities

Ques. Are there any scholarships for students pursuing PGDM (Part-Time)?

Ans. The institute provides Merit scholarship, Sports scholarship, and Defence scholarship to students. Details are as follows:

  • Merit Scholarship: Scholarship of ₹ 25000 for applicants having a first-class career and more than 5 years of post-qualification experience at managerial level.
  • Merit Scholarship for women candidates: 20 percent additional merit scholarship for female applicants fulfilling the above-mentioned criteria.
  • Sports: Scholarship of ₹ 25000 for applicants felicitated at national/ international level sports event.
  • Defense Personnel: Defence personnel are eligible for a scholarship of ₹ 25000.