IIM Raipur was set up only 10 years back and is the most recent one among the top IIMs cluster. With an aim to foster in-depth knowledge and witness a boom in the business and commerce industry, IIM Raipur was established by MHRD, Govt of India in Chhattisgarh. 

With every passing batch, IIM Raipur has witnessed growth. For the most recent placements also (2018-20) there was a surge of 15% in CTC. Around 150+ companies recruited all 191 students who registered for on campus placements. It also has collaboration with 15 international institutions for exchange programs.

MBA Admissions 2020 has seen a double-digit increase as compared to past years. To know what MBA course has to offer, Click Here

Admissions at present are offered in PG and Doctoral level courses only. Some are designed exclusively for executives like EFPM and PGPMWE. Selections are based on CAT or GRE or GMAT or GATE, depending upon the choice of course followed by GD / WAT and PI. Foreign applicants are also invited for admission.

IIM Raipur Highlights

Established | Type 2010 | Public
Set up by MHRD, Government of India
Campus Area 200 Acres
Location  Chhattisgarh 
Gender Diversity 1:4 (Female to Male)
International Tie Ups 15+
Popular Courses Offered PGP, EFPM, PGPMWE, Ph.D.
Admission Criteria Based on entrance + GD / WAT + PI
Applications Available Online 
Applications to be Submitted Either online or offline
Placement 2020  Highest CTC: INR 29 LPA (domestic) / INR 46 LPA (international)

IIM Raipur Rankings

Established 10 years back, IIM Raipur has set a mark with its faculty and programs. Limited students are offered admissions yet, IIM Raipur has been ranked highly by reputed agencies. Some of the rankings are as follows:

  • NIRF 2019 Rankings: Ranks IIM Raipur at #19 among other Management Institutions.
  • Times Annual B-School Ranking Survey 2020: Ranked IIM Raipur at #2 position.
  • Outlook ICARE MBA Rankings 2020: Ranks IIM Raipur at #9 among 25 Government Institutions.

More rankings and details are available on IIM Raipur Rankings.

IIM Raipur Courses Offered

Known for its Management courses, IIM Raipur has various options for graduates, executives and for those who wish to conduct further research. Read on for the courses offered, their criteria for admission and other relevant details:

Course Name Course Details Selection Process
PGP Duration: 2 years
Electives Offered: Strategy & General Management; Marketing; IT & Operations; Human Resources Management; Finance
Eligibility: Passed bachelor’s with 50%.
CAT Percentile + WAT + PI (Indian Applicants) GMAT + PI (+TOEFL if required) (Foreign Applicants)
PGPMWE Duration: 2 years
Electives Offered: marketing, Finance, operations & General Management
EFPM Duration: 4 years
Eligibility Criteria: Passed masters or bachelors with 7 years of work experience.
CAT / GRE / GMAT + PI + Academic Performance + Work Ex.
Ph.D. Duration: 4 years
Eligibility Criteria: Passed masters or bachelors degree.
CAT / GRE / GMAT / GATE / JRF + PI + Miscellaneou Factors

To know about the fee structure click on IIM Raipur Courses & Fees

IIM Raipur Admission

All admissions are based on entrance followed by personal interview. For PGP admissions students also have to appear for WAT. foreign nationals are also eligible to apply only if they fulfill the eligibility and work experience criteria.

How to Apply?

Applications are accepted both online and offline. The ones to be submitted via speed post can find the pdf of the application form.

  • Look for the application form and download it.
  • Fill the details and attach a DD bearing the application fee.
  • Keep photocopies of attested documents and together in an envelope post it to the Admission Office of IIM Raipur.
  • The applications must reach the Admission Office before time.
  • For those students registering online must remember to submit the one time admission fee. 
  • Also withdraw within the stipulated time if necessary.

Get more information at IIM Raipur Admission 2021

IIM Raipur Admission Cutoffs

The Cutoffs for various entrances are taken into consideration depending upon the choice of course. 

  • The highest CAT Percentile accepted was 95 for PGP admissions for 2019-2021 batch admission.
  • GMAT score from foreign applicants was around 650 and above.
  • GRE Sectional score being 70 for Ph.D. admission.

For detailed previous year entrance scores go to IIM Raipur Cutoff

IIM Raipur Placements

The class of 2018-20 saw a 5% increase in placements. Surprisingly all 191 students who had registered for on-campus placement were recruited by over 150+ companies. Around 52% students were those with an experience of 0-11 months. Other statistics are elaborated below:

  • Highest CTC (International): INR 46 LPA
  • Highest CTC (Domestic): INR 29 LPA
  • Maximum recruitments in: BFSI sector with 20% students
  • Engineering Stream Students: 73% got placed 

Industry wise placements can be understood through the following graph:

IIM Raipur Placement

To get more information go to IIM Raipur Placements 2020

IIM Raipur Faculty

There are qualified faculty members with hands on experience in teaching and certain domains of interest. Along with their expertise in their fields of teaching. Below is a summarised stats of the different designations held by faculty members:

  • Assistant Professors: 15+
  • Associate Professors: 8
  • Professors: 5

IIM Raipur Facilities

There are various facilities offered to students 


The library has 14,000 journals, approx. 2,500 books are available in electronic form and approx. 11,500 books are in print format. There are 15 lakh dissertations and theses. Around 25 print magazines and 2300+ newspaper subscriptions.

Network Facilities

There are more than 250+ LAN nodes across the campus and WiFi with a speed of 1 Gbps. Also there is Firewall and Gateway level Antivirus for a safe surfing and maintenance of the systems.

Hostel Facilities

There is hostel accommodation available for students. For courses like PGP it is mandatory for students to opt for the hostel accommodation. They might be exempted in special cases only.

Simulation Labs 

IIM Raipur has a Simulation Lab (CR101), equipped with 70+ high configuration desktops. Simulation lab includes all major softwares available at IIM Raipur for facilitating business computing, modelling business processes and simulation, and research.

Read about IIM Raipur Reviews for more information.

IIM Raipur Scholarships

Scholarships are offered to students at state or government level including institution level. Most institution level scholarships are offered to Ph.D. students, enrolled at IIM Raipur. In brief they are as follows:

  • INR 30,000 p.m. is offered to the first and second year students of Ph.D.
  • While INR 35,000 is offered for the third and fourth year Ph.D. students.
  • An Annual Contingency Grant of INR 40,000 p.a is offered to Ph.D. students.
  • A one time grant for laptop purchase of INR 50,000 is offered. 
  • To attend conferences a grant upto INR 1,50,000 to Ph.D students is also offered.

IIM Raipur FAQs

Ques. How many courses are offered at IIM Raipur?

Ans. IIM Raipur offers 2 years of the full-time postgraduate programme in management (PGP), as well as the same programme, is available for working executives (PGPMWE).

Ques. Is IIM Raipur approved by AICTE?

Ans. Yes, IIM Raipur is a public institution which is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Ques. How many students are enrolled every year at IIM Raipur?

Ans. IIM Raipur has around 454 enrolled students every year for the programmes they offer.

Ques. What is the NIRF Ranking of IIM Raipur?

Ans. As per the latest NIRF Rankings, IIM Raipur is ranked at 19th position under the management category.

Ques. What about 2020 placements at IIM Raipur?

Ans. Placements were really good at IIM Raipur, The average package witnessed a 15 per cent rise, while the highest package offered was 28.12 Lakhs per annum.

Ques. Who are the recruiters at IIM Raipur?

Ans. Wipro, Blue Star, Deloitte, Google, HDFC Bank, Mphasis, KPMG, ICICI Bank, Patanjali are some of the recruiters at IIM Raipur.

Ques. What is the strength of faculties at IIM Raipur?

Ans. There are around 46 faculty members at IIM, Raipur.

Ques. Which entrance is accepted for admission into the PGPM programme?

Ans. Admission into PGPM programme at IIM Raipur or any of the other IIM’s is based on the scores of CAT.

Ques. When does the placement process begin at IIM Raipur?

Ans. The placement process at IIM Raipur begins in the month of December or late November every year.

Ques. Is IIM Raipur a good choice for students?

Ans. Yes, IIM Raipur is a prestigious institution which offers exposure and holistic development of students. The placement and internship opportunities offered at IIM Raipur are also at par with the other IIMs.

Ques. How are the hostel facilities of IIM Raipur?

Ans. Hostel facilities are pretty fair in IIM Raipur. Presently, it has more than 400 students. There are four efficiently built hostel buildings. Every student is having their own separate room and a washroom. Each room has a bed with mattress, fan, cupboard, study table and a side table. Washroom has all the necessary modern amenities. Students are having keys to their room and cupboard. Fresh and clean water is available for drinking and other purposes. Water and electricity are throughout day and night. Free wifi with good speed is most helpful. Proper cleaning of each room is done from time to time. Guards are available. Each room has a window so there is no problem related to ventilation. One unique thing is there i.e. Radiant cooling. Balconies and lifts are there in hostels. Proper care is taken that students do not have any difficulties to live and that should not affect their studies.

Check: IIM Raipur Hostel Fees

Ques. Where can I get the placement brochure?

Ans. Submit your details and the brochure will be sent to you via e-mail and to the address specified by you in soft copy or hard copy format, as per your preference.

Ques. Is the option of conducting placement processes off campus available?

Ans. On-campus recruitment remains the primary mode of placements. If the Company cannot make it to the campus for any reason, it is possible to work out other convenient arrangements. Please contact the Placement Office for further information.