Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli, also known as IIM Trichy, came into existence in 2011 as 11th IIM of India. Presently, the institute offers postgraduate and fellowship programs in management. According to the NIRF rankings, the institute ranked 14th among management institutes of India and ranked 7th by Outlook Magazine.

According to the Placement report of 2019, the highest package this year shot up to INR 35.50 LPA and whereas the average package of the batch went up to INR 14.91 LPA. 

IIM Trichy Highlights

Established In 2011
Type| Affiliation Autonomous| MHRD, Government of India
Courses PGPM and FPM
Admission Criteria CAT 
Mode of Registration Online
Application Fee

INR 1900 For PGP and INR 500 For FPM

Highest Package INR 35.50 lacs
Official Website

IIM Trichy Courses

The program offered by IIM Trichy aims to develop competent professional managers, capable of working in any sector of organized activity, provide leadership and achieve excellence. Following are the programs of IIM Trichy

Course 1: IIM Trichy Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) 

  • Eligibility: Graduation degree with 50% aggregate marks is along with the CAT exam score.
  • Specialization: Human Resource, Business Management
  • Duration: 2 year (Full time)

Course 2: IIM Trichy Fellow Program in Management (FPM)

  • Eligibility: Bachelor's Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance Exam scores + Performance in WAT & PI Number of Seats: 24

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IIM Trichy Admissions

The admission process of IIM Trichy takes into consideration the candidate’s performance in CAT, performance in Personal Interview (PI) and Written Analysis Test (WAT), academic record and relevant work experience.

Note that achieving the cut-off percentile in CAT is a necessary but not sufficient condition for being shortlisted.

IIM Trichy Cut off 2020
Category General OBC SC ST PwD
Overall Percentile 95 78 60 40 40

Please note that the sub-parameters used under each head are also mentioned below, (for e.g., the WAT examines the candidate’s vocabulary, the content of writing and writing skills).

  • CAT score: 50 percent weightage.
  • Written Analysis Test (14 percent weightage):
  • Personal Interview (14 percent weightage):
  • Work experience: 5 percent weightage
  • Performance at Undergraduate level: 10 percent weightage


  • Candidates should apply in the prescribed format through the application form available on our website 
  • For PGPBM, the non-refundable application fee is INR 2000 (INR 1000 for SC/ST candidates).
  • The fee is payable by internet transfer to “IIMT Chennai Centre”, SB A/c. No. 50100011400101; IFSC Code: HDFC0000004 of HDFC, ITC Centre Branch, Chennai. 

For FPM:

  • Candidates should log on to the official IIM Trichy website. 
  • Download the application form and the recommendation letter format.
  • These recommendation letters will have to be completed by two referees and attached with the print out of the completed application form.
  • For FPM, the application fee is INR 500 (No fee for SC / ST / DAP candidates). 

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IIM Trichy Placement

IIM Trichy Placement Cell is known for its whooping placement statistics result. Not only domestic but international companies are attracted to IIMT due to its rigorous education and training system. Let us have a quick review of placement data.

IIM Trichy Placement Report

Placement Statistics Figures and Data
Batch Size 176
Students registered for placement 170
Offers accepted 170
Companies participated 94
Average Package 14.91 LPA
Average CTC of Top 20% 20.88 LPA
Highest Domestic Package 35.50 LPA

The following charts depict the placement statistics at IIM Trichy: the First graph shows the average salary growth over the years, the second graph shows the domain wise split-up of recruited students in the year 2018 and the last graph shows the split-up of students in different sectors according to their recruitment.

IIM Trichy Placements

The second Graph represents the different roles chosen by students for their placements in year 2019-2020. It is clear from the data that large number of students went for consulting roles while the second-largest chosen field was Finance.

IIM Trichy Placements

Placement partner companies of IIM Trichy

Decathlon, Ultratech Cement,, Accenture, Oyo rooms, Deloitte, TCS, Reliance, Vodafone, Bharti Airtel, Cafe Coffee Day, IBM, RBS, Wipro and many more national and multinational companies.

Students were hired into different sectors from e-commerce to retail and from consultancy to infrastructure. Some students bagged positions of Associate Director, Product Head and Management Consultant as well.

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IIM Trichy Facilities


The Institute has six student hostel blocks designed with an eye for elegance, utility and a scenic view of the skyline. Each hostel block has 3 floors with 18 rooms on each floor branching into the left and right wings at a passage with the common room on one side and the lift on the other. While lady students are accommodated in a hostel block dedicated to themselves and Differently Abled students in specialized rooms and attached bathrooms on the ground floor, the flawless architecture ensures co-learning.

Sports Facilities

The state-of-the-art sporting facilities range from a full-size football ground, cricket ground, a new sports complex that houses multiple badminton courts, gymnasium, a swimming pool with jacuzzi, and equipment for a wide range of indoor sports, to the basketball, volleyball courts and facilities for various other outdoor sports. The swimming pool area, which includes a kid's pool and a jacuzzi along with a dedicated TT room with synthetic flooring was recently opened for use. The work on the rest of the facilities is expected to be completed shortly which would signal the full operationality of the sports complex.

IIM Trichy Faculty

Name: Abhishek Totawar

  • Department: Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management.
  • Education Qualification: Fellow (IIM Indore), M.A in Psychology (BHU, Varanasi)

Name: Apoorva Kumar

  • Department: Marketing
  • Education Qualification: Fellow (IIM Calcutta), MBA (Institute of Management Studies, DAVV, Indore)

Name: Parth Nath

  • Department: Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management.
  • Education Qualification: Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur), M.A. (Banaras Hindu University)

Name: Suresh Paul Antony

  • Department: Marketing
  • Education Qualification: Fellow (IIM Lucknow)

Name: Vnijaya.V

  • Department: Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management.
  • Education Qualification: Ph.D. (IIT Madras), M. Phil (Programme in Psychology at the University of Madras ), Masters Programme in Clinical & Counseling Psychology.

IIM Trichy FAQs

Ques. When is the admission process begin?

Ans. For PGPM - During the 1st / 2nd week of August, For PGPBM - During the 1st / 2nd week of March, For FPM - During the 1st / 2nd week of November.

Ques. What are the part-time executive programs offered at IIMT?

Ans. Management Development Programmes (MDPs), Open Management Development Programmes (Open-MDPs), In-Company Training Programmes (ICTPs), Consultancy Project, Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP).

Ques. What is the Selection Process for FPM?

Ans. The selection process is based on CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF, Academic Performance & Personal Interview. Apart from the above the selection process also includes evaluation of the candidate's application which includes 'research intent', 'statement of purpose' etc.,

Ques. What is PGPBM Course in IIMT?

Ans. The Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (PGPBM) is a two-year non-residential in-class learning weekend program to groom working executives to move into a senior leadership position. Students will be awarded an MBA Degree upon program completion.

Ques. Can overseas candidates take admission in IIM Tiruchirappalli?

Ans. Yes, overseas candidates can take admission for the PGP course. However, Candidates residing in neighboring countries like Nepal from where there are no entry-restrictions to India will also not be considered as overseas candidates.

Ques. What is the application fee for FPM and E-FPM?

Ans. General category students need to pay an application fee of Rs 500. Reserved category students are exempted from the application fee

Ques. How are the placements at the institute?

Ans. The institute has successfully maintained an impressive placement record. During the latest placement drive for the batch of 2018-2020, the institute witnessed the participation of 119 companies which is an incredible 26% increase in comparison to the previous year.  Around 186 offers were made by the recruiters to 173 students across the domains of Sales & Marketing, Finance, Consulting & Analytics, and Operations. 

Ques. What was the highest CTC offered to the students during the last placement drive?

Ans. The highest package offered in 2020 placements went up to 25 LPA. There was an 18% increase in Average CTC for Finance Roles. The institute also witnessed a 12% increase in Median CTC.

Ques. Does the institute offer any scholarships?

Ans. IIM Trichy offers various scholarships for PG programs based on the rules and regulations set by the Government of India. A list of scholarships offered is mentioned below:

  • Central Sector Scholarship of Top Class Education for ST students
  • Central Sector Scholarship of Top Class Education for SC students
  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for Top Class Education for students with disabilities
  • Merit cum Means based Scholarship for students belonging to minority communities
  • National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation Scholarship

Ques. How will the candidates be selected post PI and WAT?

Ans. Criteria that would be used to select candidates post Personal Interview (PI) and Written Analysis Test (WAT):

  •  CAT score:50 percent weightage
  • Written Analysis Test: 10 percent weightage
  • Personal Interview: 18 percent weightage
  • Work experience: 5 percent weightage
  • Performance at Undergraduate level: 10 percent weightage
  • Professional Qualification: 2 percent weightage
  • Gender Diversity: 5 percent weightage for female candidates

Ques. What will be the parameters to determine the candidate’s performance in the PI?

Ans. The Personal Interview will comprise of 18% of the total composite score. The following factors will determine the candidate's performance in the PI-

  • Communication Skills
  • Academic Ability
  • Current Affairs & General Awareness
  • Managerial & Leadership Abilities
  • Co-curricular and Extra-curricular Activities