IFIM Bangalore Review: Your own most trusted and No.1 MBA Platform when it comes to credibility among MBA Aspirants and Alumni of top B-Schools, Career Anna, brings to you the flagship B-School Profile Series in a revamped format in 2019. We earlier brought to you TAPMI Manipal Review. On popular demand, we bring to you IFIM Bangalore review by putting a comprehensive picture of the institute highlighting the pros and cons against different heads and concluding finally with Career Anna recommendation about the institute.

Prominent Courses

Institute Courses Offered
IFIM Bangalore
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Finance.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – International Business (PGDM-IB).
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Marketing.
  • PGDM for Working Professionals.
  • Executive PGDM.


Strong Points Weak Points
  • There are well-trained faculty members who have prior teaching experience at IIMs.
  • The institute also organizes guest lectures by inviting professors from various domains.
  • As far as the course curriculum is concerned, the institute has a bespoke management course where one can choose their own subjects from starting of the PGDM course.
  • Most of them have experience but very few are Ph.D. holders.
  • They will nourish you from the bottom but one major drawback is less interaction of experts from the industry.




  • The campus is spread over 2 acres of land and the infrastructure consists of a computer lab, an integrated Wi-Fi enabled campus, student activity area and classrooms of varying seating capacities, conference halls, and a centrally air-conditioned auditorium.
  • The IFIM hostel offers excellent boarding facilities for students.
  • The hostel has a state of the art gymnasium, open space for outdoor sports and facilities for indoor sports.

IFIM Bangalore Fees

IFIM Bangalore offers quality education at an affordable cost amounting INR 12 Lacs and falls in the median fee range of top B-Schools of the country.

IFIM Bangalore Placement Figures

IFIM Placement Review: Strong Points IFIM Placement Review: Weak Points
  • The Average CTC and the Highest CTC offered during placement 2019 has gone up at 7.50 LPA and 16.64 LPA compared to the last year which is not a bad figure but definitely low when compared to the top B-schools of the country.
  • ROI has gone up as compared to the previous years.
  • Lack of Tier 1 FMCG companies or International Banks visiting the campus for placement which is a setback for marketing and finance enthusiasts.

IFIM Bangalore Review: Admission Process

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% and should have qualified in one of the national level management entrance examinations, viz., CAT, XAT or GMAT.
  • The shortlisted candidates have to further go through an Innovation Potential Test (IPT) which is a 30-minute in-class test for assessing the innovation potential of the candidate, followed by Group Exercise (GE) and a 30-minute Personal Interview for assessing the value fit of the candidate with the institute.
  • Academic Performance, Work Experience are a few other things which are considered for the final selection process.

Career Anna Recommendation

IFIM Rankings 2018-19

IFIM Bangalore is certainly among the top 10 MBA College options which Career Anna recommends to students, after List A Colleges (IIMs, XLRI, FMS, MDI, NITIE, SPJIMR) and among top 20 MBA College options across CAT, XAT, SNAP and NMAT colleges (apart from List A colleges). 

College has a pretty good RoI in terms of placements, profiles and learning experience. Thus, IFIM Bangalore gets a thumbs up from Career Anna Team. 

Career Anna gives 6.5 out of 10 rating to IFIM.

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