IIM Bangalore PGPPM Admission 2022: Fees, Cutoff, Placements, Eligibility

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Post Graduate Programme In Public Policy & Management [PGP-PPM]

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1,900,000TOTAL FEES
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Duration1 Year
Course typeDegree
PlaceOn Campus
Type of coursePost Graduation

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    IIM Bangalore offers the Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM) as a one year long full-time degree programme since 2002. This one of a kind programme provides an amalgamation of public policy and general management skills while also promoting cross learning between professionals from both the Government, (i.e. Senior officers of the All India Services and of State Governments) and Non-Government sectors (such as professionals from social, infrastructure and private sectors). 

    The PGPPM programme of IIM Bangalore was initially only to enrolment for Officers of the Government, with admissions later being extended to non government or ‘Open’ candidates six years later. The program is now open to applicants from both public and private sectors.

    IIM Bangalore PGPPM Important Dates

    Event Date
    CAT 2021 Registrations August 4 - September 15, 2021
    Release of CAT 2021 Admit card October 27, 2021
    CAT 2021 Exam November 28, 2021

    IIM Bangalore PGPPM Eligibility Criteria

    Non-government candidates interested in applying to the PGPPM program must meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:

    • Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline with a minimum percentage 50% marks or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). Applicants from Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and reservation categories have a relaxed minimum of 45% or equivalent CGPA.
    • Work Experience: A minimum of five years of relevant work experience (after graduation), preferably in a public policy domain, as on March 31 of admission year. 
    • Test Scores: Applicants need to have a valid CAT, GMAT or GRE score at the time of submitting the application in order to be considered for admission. 

    IIM Bangalore PGPPM Admission Criteria

    • Applicants are shortlisted based on the performance in CAT / GMAT / GRE, applicant’s prior academic performance, and duration of work experience.
    • Candidates who do have any of above scores can appear for IIMB Test, conducted by the institute by paying INR 1000/-.
    • Shortlisted candidates are then called for a Personal Interview.
    • The interview will be held in Bangalore or New Delhi.
    • Shortlisted candidates are also required to submit a “Case analysis”, on the day of the personal interview.
    • The number of offers made will depend on the availability of seats. Know more about IIM Bangalore Admission.

    NOTE: The admission process for Government Participants is different from Non-Govt Participants. Check the Process (Pdf).

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    How to Apply?

    • Visit the official website of IIM Bangalore
    • Click on the Application Link of PGPPM course
    • Fill the application form with all the required details including academic, personal and communication details.
    • Upload necessary documents.
    • Pay the application fee of INR 1500/-
    • Lastly, submit the application form

    Documents Required:

    • SSC, HSC & Bachelors’ Degree Transcripts
    • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
    • CAT/GMAT/GRE Score Sheet (if applicable)
    • Statement of Purpose for applying to the PGPPM programme at IIMB.
    • Work Exeprience Documents
    • Cate Certificate ( For SC/ST/NC-OBC)
    • Disabaility Certificate for PWD category

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    IIM Bangalore PGPPM Course Details

    The PGPEM has four terms of three months each in an academic year. The Institute uses the concept of credits to define the weightage of a course for both core and elective courses. Each course is typically of three credits. The thumb rule is that a three-credit course involves about 100 hours of work – 30% in the classroom and the rest for preparation and assignments.

    • Core courses of 1.5 and 3.0 credits are offered during Term I 
    • Elective courses of 3.0 or 1.5 credits are offered during Term III and Term IV.
    • Thed eliver of course includes such as lectures, classroom discussions, case study analyses, individual and group projects, examinations, quizzes, role plays, dissertations, business games and film viewing. Check IIM Bangalore Courses & Fees.

    IIM Bangalore PGPPM Syllabus

    The programme offers the following compulsory Core coursesin Term I:

    Core Courses  Credits
    Microeconomics for Public Policy 3
    Macroeconomic Policy 3
    Quantitative Methods for Public Policy 3
    Public Policy Analysis 3
    Marketing for Public Services 3
    Organizational Behaviour and Leadership for Policy Managers 3
    Strategy for Public Policy 1.5
    Financial Reporting and Analysis 1.5

    In Term II and IV, candidates can choose any of the following Electives from the following

    Area Electives
    Decision Sciences Analytics for Cross-Functional Excellence
    Analytics for E-commerce and Retail Operations
    Business Analytics and Intelligence
    Foundations of Market Micro Structure
    It's About Time: The Competitive Advantage of Speed in Business Operations
    Predictive Analytics for Business Forecasting
    Science and Management of Big Data
    Spreadsheet Modelling for Business Decision Problems
    Economics and Social Sciences Behavioral Economics
    Business Law
    Current Economic Scenario
    East and Southeast Asian Economies
    Financial Macroeconomics
    Global Commons Negotiations and Business in Network Technologies
    Global Macroeconomics and Financial Markets
    Imagining Indian Society and Culture through Indian Cinema
    International Macroeconomics
    Public Economics
    Entrepreneurship Corporate Growth in Entrepreneurial Environment
    Investing in and leveraging your Social networks for Professional growth
    Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship
    Finance and Accounting Active Investment Management
    Advanced Corporate Finance
    Banking, Financial Markets & Systems
    Corporate Valuation
    Financial Statement Analysis
    Financial Derivatives
    Financial Markets
    Fixed Income Securities & Derivatives
    General Commercial Knowledge
    Global Securities Markets
    International Finance
    Introduction to Capital Market Theory
    Investment Banking
    Management of Commercial Contracts
    Management of Banks & Financial Institutions
    New Enterprise Financing
    Project Appraisal & Financing
    Risk Management
    Information Systems Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning
    Big Data Analysis with Networks
    Foundations of Machine Learning
    Information Systems & Development
    Management Information Systems & Technology
    Managing Digital Transformations
    Software Product Management
    Brand Management
    Business to Business Marketing
    Competitive Marketing Strategy
    Consumer Behaviour
    Customer Acquisition & Retention
    Customer Relationship Management
    Digital Marketing
    International Marketing
    Marketing Communication
    Marketing Management in the World of Hi-tech and Innovation
    Multi-Channel Retail Strategy
    Product Strategy and Management
    Research for Marketing Decisions
    Services Marketing
    Strategy, Tactics, and Economics of Pricing
    Management Communication Communication for Leaders
    Leadership Presence Through Improvisational Theatre
    Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management Cross-Cultural Management
    Human Resource Management
    Inclusive Business Models
    Innovation and Change in Teams, Organizations, and Ecosystems
    Leadership and Change Management
    Leadership Exploration and Development
    Leadership in the Digital Era
    Learning to Lead: Challenges and Competencies
    Leadership Exploration & Development
    Managing Career Success and Transition
    Personal Values, Goals, and Career Options
    Power & Politics in Organisations: Strengths, Strategies, and Skills
    Embedding Leadership Excellence
    Production and Operations Management Analytics for Strategic and Operational Decision Making
    Business Process Improvement
    Competition and Cooperation in Business Ecosystems
    Healthcare Operations Management
    Project Management Essentials
    Strategic Management of Services
    Supply Chain Management
    Technology and Operations Strategy
    Public Policy Business Unusual: Understanding Alternative Business Models
    Development Economics: Theory and Practice
    Doing Business in Risky Countries
    Evaluating Public Policy
    Health Economics Theory & Practice
    History of India's Political Economy: Great Depression to the Great Recession
    Infrastructure Development, Public-Private Partnership, and Regulations
    Introduction to Modern Indian History
    Public Policy for Managers
    Rural Banking & Financial Inclusion
    Social Entrepreneurship
    Strategy Corporate Strategy
    Design Thinking
    Digital Business Models and Strategy
    E-Business Models & Strategy
    Green Business Management
    International Business
    Learning from Corporate Failures
    Leadership, Vision, Meaning, and Reality
    New Product Development
    Platform Business Models
    Principles of Consulting
    Strategic Thinking and Decision Making
    Strategic Thinking and Creativity
    Strategic Business Transformation
    Strategic Leadership
    Strategic Management in Media and Entertainment Industry
    Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation
    Strategy Implementation
    Others Management Paradigms from Bhagavad Gita
    Introduction to Hindu Philosophy
    Introduction to the Sanskrit Language
    Himalayan Mountain Challenge (outbound)
    Deeksha: Immersive Course in Indian Cultural Experience
    Creativity in Arts and Science
    Foreign Language Courses: French, Spanish, Mandarin
    Spirituality and Self Development.

    IIM Bangalore PGPPM Placements 2021

    Particulars Placement Statistics
    Number of Students eligible for Placements (non-DoPT) 8
    Number of Students Placed 2
    Average Salary INR. 19 LPA
    Top Recruiters HashedIN, Invest Punjab

    For PGPPM, of the 8 non-DOPT candidates eligible for placements, 6 students were still without any offers in hand. Two of the students had job offers 

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    Ques. How are the hostel accommodations for PGPPM students at IIMB?

    Ans. The PGPPM is a residential programme and accommodation is provided at an off-campus housing complex located within 3 km from the campus. IIMB candidates can avail for either single or family accommodations as per their requirement.

    Ques. What job roles are offered to PGPPM students of IIMB?

    Ans. The PGPPM alumni occupy senior positions in different ministries of Government, Railways Board, regulatory authorities like Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Planning Commission, United Nation bodies. 

    Some of the other places where PGPPM alumnus work:

    • National Skill Development Corporation
    • Government of Andhra Pradesh
    • EY
    • Reliance Foundatio
    • HSBC
    • Aricent
    • HCL
    • MicroSave
    • Barclays 

    Ques. What are some of the features of the IIMB Campus for PGPPM programme?

    Ans. IIMB has good quality facilities for soccer, cricket, tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis and pool, as well a world-class sports centre with well-equipped courts for badminton and tennis, a gym and a swimming pool. The institute has 24-hour internet connectivity with 600+ PCs and workstations that students can log into at any time. The campus is also fully Wi-Fi enabled.

    Ques. Is there an entrepreneurial centre to assist PGPPM students at IIMB?

    Ans. The 'Nadathur Sarangapani Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning', abbreviated as NSRCEL, was set up in 2002 to aid the entrepreneurial activities at IIMB. The centre acts as an incubator for new business ideas where anyone can apply for incubation. As of April 2020, NSRCEL has incubated more than 240 start-ups with a combined value of $ 1.5 billion and created more than 5400 jobs.

    Ques. How does IIMB Rank? Should students go for a PGPPM course?

    Ans. Yes, students should definitely opt PGPPM course as IIM Bangalore was ranked 2nd among management schools by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020. Eduniversal, Paris has ranked Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) first in Central Asia and India in 2020. IIMB has been kept in the top 10 business schools globally by '2020 Positive Impact Ranking for Business Schools'.

    Ques. Does IIMB have any student fests?

    Ans. Yes, IIMB conducts many fests and PGPPM students can also take part in organising:

    • Eximius is the annual entrepreneurship summit organized by IIM Bangalore. Unmaad is the flagship annual cultural festival of IIM Bangalore.
    • Vista is an annual, international business summit hosted by IIM Bangalore.
    • Yamini is a music festival in Bangalore, organized by the Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth (SPICMACAY) and hosted at IIMB.
    • Women Leadership Summit is organized every year in January by IIM Bangalore.

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    General management for it executives charge 625000 + 18% GST total 737500. If you opt for accommodation 100000 extra. College provides Transparency in fee charged but it very costly compared to other Indian institute of management in India.

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    Curriculum is designed to suit the working executives in Information technology industry. The course aim is to help IT executives to become management professionals and to prepare them to be manager with real time senarios and case studies.

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    Expensive, but you get collateral free loans at the lowest rates in the industry. The program fee is mentioned before the admission and is not hiked during the course.

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    Partly case based pedagogy and a lot of group assignments. Tight schedules, with 3 terms per year and atleast 15 subjects per year. There is also an exchange program in the 5th term if the course, where you could go to a top B-School outside India, mostly Europe.

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    Fee Structure And Facilities :

    The grand total fees of our college were ? 18.70 Lakhs. This includes tuition fees and other fees for each semester. The fees can be paid in a semester wise. The fees for our college was feasible because it is one of the best colleges ever.

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    The course curriculum of our college was very good and unique. In the first year, we studied the core course and by the end of the first year in the last term, we chose our specialized area. I opted for Marketing as my specialized area.

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    PGPM was a full-time 2-year course and the course curriculum has good exposure, it is in tune with the requirements of the industries. The course involves industrial visits, case studies, role plays, business games, etc. The exams were held every semester.

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    I would like to study event management in naemd what is the fee structure .when is the entrance exam

    Hi Kiruthi, this course is not available in the institute. However, you may check some of the Event Management Colleges from here.

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