IIM Lucknow has started registration for Ph.D. in Management for the upcoming batch of June 2021. The last date to register is Jan 31, 2021. Reservations for SC/ST/OBC/PH/EWS is available as per the norms of Govt. of India.

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML) is recognized as an "Institution of Excellence" by India's Ministry of Human Resource Development. It offers academic programs at postgraduate and executive-level in the field of management. Admissions are done on the basis of various national level competitive examinations like CAT, GMAT, GATE. 

IIM Lucknow enrolls 1,100 students every year across its various courses while the number of applicants number is in thousands. The recent placement drive at the institute witnessed a 100% record in just 3 days. The highest number of offers was made by the Consulting sector (32%) by companies like Amazon, Deloitte, Flipkart, Accenture, etc.

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IIM Lucknow Important Date

CAT Exam 29 Nov, 2020
Registration Deadline for Ph.D. in Management 31 Jan, 2021

IIM Lucknow Highlights

Established | Type 1984 | Autonomous

AMBA (The Association of MBAs)

AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

Ranking NIRF: 4th among Management Institutes
Type of Programs PGP, Executive Program & Fellowship Programs
Entrance Exam CAT, GMAT, XAT or GATE
Application Mode Online and Offline
Official Website http://www.iiml.ac.in/

IIM Lucknow Ranking

Mentioned below is the latest achievements of Indian Insitute of Management Lucknow:

Ranking Agency Year Rank
NIRF 2020 4 out of 100
Outlook ICARE 2020 5 out of 25
QS Global MBA Rankings 2020 #251-300
Economic Times 2020 8 out of 50
The Week 2019 3 out of 150
JagranJosh 2020 4 out of 20

Know More: IIM Lucknow Ranking 2020

IIM Lucknow Courses

Course Details

Subjects: Finance & Accounting, Human Resource Management, Decision Sciences, Communication, Business Environment

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for candiates belonging to reserved category) + CAT Score + GD and Personal Interview.

Duration: 2 Years


Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Agri. Science/ Agricultural Engg. or allied subjects with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/PwD) + CAT+ GDPI

Duration: 2 Years


Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PwD candidates). Students in their final year can also apply for the program + CAT+ GDPI

Duration: 2 Years


Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or an equivalent academic pursuit (i.e., 10+2+3), with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA + 3 Year Working Experience + GMAT/ CAT/ XAT/ GATE

Duration: 2 years | Part Time


Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA + 5 Year Working Experience + GMAT + WAT + PI

Duration: 2 Years| Full Time


Eligibility: Masters' Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks, OR Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with 60% marks or equivalent grade point + GATE/GRE/GMAT/JRF/SRF(UGC/CSIR/ICAR)

Duration: 4 Years | Full Time


Eligibility: Postgradaute Degree with 55% marks in case of Non Engineering candidates and a Gradaute degree with 65% marks for Candiates holding a B.Tech/ B.E Degree.

Duration:5 Years| Part Time


Given below are the reservation policy for selected categories as per the regulations of the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow:

  • 15% of the seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates
  • 27% of seats are reserved for “Non-Creamy” layer OBC
  •  5% for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD)

IIM Lucknow Scholarships

The institute provides financial assistance to the deserving and needy candidates. One among them is the Need-based IIML Scholarship. The students whose spouse/parents’/self income is less than INR 4 Lakhs are eligible for this scholarship. The financial assistance would be in the form of a fee waiver and is subject to academic performance. IIM-L has also partnered with the Central Bank, the State Bank of India and Axis Bank to provide subsidized interest rates on loans availed by IIM-L candidates.

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IIM Lucknow Placements

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IIM Lucknow FAQs

Ques. Does IIM Lucknnow allow foreign nationals to apply for the program FPM?

Ans. Yes, the institute enrolls foreign nationals as well subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria. However, the students will not be able to apply for financial assistance provided by the Institute. They also need to pay the tuition fee for the same.

Ques. How is the placement process at IIM Lucknow?

Ans. IIM Lucknow is one of the premier management institutes in India. Placements at IIML are filled with the participation of reputed companies and organizations. The average salary of 2019 batch went up to INR 16-17 LPA. 

Ques. What are the facilities offered at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow?

Ans. IIM Lucknow is an entirely residential institute, offering housing capabilities for 500 students and 75 faculties. It has state-of-the-art IT facilities with global resources that prepare the students with a framework. The library of IIM Lucknow characterizes what the institute stands for – accessibility, vision, and excellence. This spacious 30,000 square foot two-storied library, is a repository of knowledge both historical and current.

Ques. What are the career options available after FPM at IIM Lucknow?

Ans. FPM stands for Fellow Program in Management. It is a doctoral degree with a duration of 4-years. This program is meant for training people for research and academics. After the completion of the degree, one can find jobs in academic institutions like IIMs, MDI, and XLRI. Many companies are concerned about research – to develop better solutions and methods to get a competitive advantage. Thus many companies have started their own research wings, like IBM, Deloitte, GE, etc. 

Ques. What is the admission criteria for PGP at IIM Lucknow?

Ans. Final selection is based on performance in CAT, scholastic achievement, work experience, and performance in the Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI)

Ques. What is the eligibility for PGP at IIM Lucknow?

Ans. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. For details read here IIM Lucknow eligibility