IIM Indore has re-introduced WAT round in the Selection Criteria for PGP batch of 2021-23.

IIM Indore has revised the Admission Criteria for 2021-23 batch by reducing the weightage of CAT 2020 score to 20% while 74% weightage will be given to class 10th and 12th marks. Candidates will be selected for the final round i.e PI if they have a CAT 2020 sectional score of 80 percentile and 90 percentile overall.

IIM Indore is inviting applications for PGPMX and FPM programs for academic session 2020 and 2021 respectively. The last date for filling PGPMX Application is Nov 18, 2020 while the application deadline for FPM Application is Jan 25, 2021. Candidates can fill out the application form through the official website.

Indian Institute of Management (IIM Indore) offers a wide range of programs ranging from postgraduate to doctoral level. Being one of the most renowned B-schools of the nation, IIM Indore mainly focuses on management courses. The 2020 edition of the NIRF puts IIM Indore seventh among all the management schools in India. 

Admission is done on the basis of merit scored in management level entrance test namely CAT. International students are enrolled on the basis of their GMAT scores. However, the CAT score has the least weightage at the shortlisting stage. A candidate with an excellent academic background and an above-average CAT score can easily get a call from IIM Indore. 

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IIM Indore Important Dates

CAT Application Form Correction 27 Sep - 29 Sep, 2020
Release of CAT Admit Card 28 Oct, 2020
CAT Exam 29 Nov, 2020
Last Date to Apply for FPM program 25 Jan, 2021
Last Date to Apply for PGPMX program 18 Nov, 2020
PGPMX Aptitude Test and Interview 21 Nov - 22 Nov, 2020
Registration, Inaugration and Orientation program for PGPMX program 26 Dec - 27 Dec, 2020

IIM Indore Highlights

Established  1996
Accreditation Association of MBAs (AMBA, a UK-based accreditation agency)
Programs type Postgraduate and Doctoral
Total Students | Faculty 1246 | 130
Campus Area 193 acres
Foreign Collaborations Alba Graduate Business School, Greece
Asian Institute of Management, Manila
Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Baruch College, USA
Official Website https://www.iimidr.ac.in/

IIM Indore Ranking

Magazine/ Body Year Rank
National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 #7
Outlook-ICARE 2020 #4

IIM Indore Courses                                

IIM Indore offers the following programs under various specializations:


Program Details

Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP)

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Fees: INR 16,10,000

  • Selection: Graduation + CAT/GMAT/GRE

Executive Post Graduate Program in Management (EPGP)

  • Duration: 1 year (Full time)

  • Fees: INR 20,00, 000

  • Selection: GMAT + 5-year working experience

Post Graduate Program at Mumbai (PGP-Mumbai)

  • Duration: 2 years (Saturday-Sunday)

  • Fees: INR 16,10, 000

  • Selection: PGPMX Aptitude Test + 5-year working experience

Fellow Program in Management (FPM)

  • Duration: 3-5 years (Full time)

  • Stipend: INR 30,000 per month

  • Selection:  CAT/GRE/GMAT or JRF in some fields

Five Year Integrated Program in Management (IPM)

  • Duration: 5 year (Full time)

  • Selection: 10+2 passed and IPM Aptitude Test

Faculty Development Program


  • Workshop conducted for brushing up the faculty teaching skills

  • Recommended for teachers

Specialization: for these programs are: Marketing, Finance, HRM, Quantitative Research, Operations, Economics, and Strategy, Organization Behaviour

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IIM Indore Admission

IIMs conduct Common Admission Test (CAT) for Admissions to the Post Graduate Programmes in Management (PGP) at Indore, Dubai (UAE) and Mumbai. According to the CAT results, candidates are shortlisted for Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT). But IIM Indore lays major importance on the 10th and 12th scores as observed in previous years as well. 

Non-Resident Indian (NRI) candidates are likewise qualified to apply and ought to have scored a minimum GMAT score of 650 to be shortlisted for further assessments. Admissions to the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP), a program for administrators with a minimum of 5 years of work experience is conducted through GMAT.

CAT 2019 Sectional and Overall Percentile Cut-off

Category Quantitative Aptitude Logical Reasoning Verbal Ability Overall
General 80 80 80 90
EWS 80 80 80 90
NC-OBC 70 70 70 80
SC 55 55 55 60
ST 45 45 45 50
PwD 45 45 45 50

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IIM Indore Scholarship

To look after the financial needs of the deserving and meritorious students, the B-School offers various scholarships. These are offered on the basis of various parameters such as family income and previous academic merit. The names of such scholarships are Aditya Birla Scholarship, State Bank of India Scholarship and Eicher Scholarship. Apart from this, various awards and medals are also provided to students by IIM Indore. 

IIM Indore Placement

The placement cell of the Indian Institute of Management Indore invites a number of reputed companies for placement drive. The gender diversity during placement could be seen as the placement was 40% for females and 60% for males. More than 200 companies came for recruitment for the batch 2018-20. Tabulated below are the details regarding the placement drive at the Institute:

Total no.of offers 160+
Total pre-placement offers 132
Highest Domestic Package INR 50 LPA
Average CTC INR 22.92 LPA
Median Salary INR 22 LPA

The following graph shows the percentage of students placed in various domains of the industry:

IIM Indore Placement

The list of the recruiters include names like Asian Paints, Axis Bank, Deloitte, Cognizant, HSBC, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, IBM, Google, HP, Capgemini, McKinsey & Company, Barclays, TCS, Aditya Birla, Airtel, Dabur, Cipla, etc.

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IIM Indore Facilities

The campus has 18 hostels. Additionally, IIM Indore has a Management Development Centre (MDC) which provides residence to the MDP participants. As of late, a lodging devoted to participants of the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) has been developed.

  • Library: IIM Indore Library has a wide range of information resources related to management and related subjects. The entire Library collection including the CD-ROM databases and the online databases have been made accessible through the Institute’s network.
  • Hostels: The Institute has a total of 18 hostels for the students studying at the Institute. Both male and female students are provided with separate hostel accommodation. 
  • Sports: It has world-class sports facilities for both indoor as well as outdoor games. The sports complex at the Institute includes facilities like a football ground, banquet hall, cricket stadium, badminton courts, etc.

Other facilities include a gymnasium, a swimming pool, a squash court, an auditorium, a mess, health care center is also available for the students. 

IIM Indore FAQs

Ques. How is life at IIM Indore?

Ans. The management institute is known for its excellent placement statistics. With an international salary package of INR 89 LPA, there is no doubt about the quality of education and faculty members at the Institute. The infrastructural facilities at the institute are of global standards. With a campus area of 200 acres, the institute will never upset you. The fee structure is expensive but the availability of education loans and good placements make it easy to bear the expense. 

Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for admission to FPM at IIM Indore?

Ans. FPM stands for Fellow Program in Management. A candidate must have passed master’s degree with at least 55% marks and 50% marks at Bachelor’s level. Apart from this, you will have completed 5-year in Integrated Master’s program can also apply for the program.  

Ques. What is the fee structure of IIM Indore?

Ans. Every course has a different fee structure as per the specialization. You can find more details here.

Ques. Which one is better: IIM Indore or IIM Lucknow?

Ans. IIM Lucknow is better than IIM Indore in terms of rankings. Both management colleges have maintained a 100% placement record. The faculty members at both institutes are highly experienced and have expertise in their respective fields. One will find a more diversified class profile at IIM Lucknow.

Ques. How are the hostel facilities at IIM Indore?

Ans. The institute provides hostel facilities to all students with separate blocks for male and female students. The rooms are fully equipped with all the necessary amenities like bed, mattress, table, chair, and a large wardrobe for every student. A LAN port is provided for internet connectivity in every room. Every room has attached washrooms and a balcony.