IIM Amritsar 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 IIM Raipur Review and IIM Rohtak Review. On popular demand, we bring to you IIM Amritsar review by putting a comprehensive picture of the institute highlighting the pros and cons and concluding finally with Career Anna recommendation about the institute. 

IIM Amritsar Review

Prominent Courses

Institute Courses Offered
IIM Amritsar Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)


Strong Points Weak Points
  • There are about 14 full-time faculty at IIM Amritsar coming from the top universities across the globe with vast industry experience.
  • More than 80% of them are Ph.D. holders from top universities.
  • Most of the faculty remain accessible beyond the classroom.
  • Among specializations, the faculty distribution is highly skewed.
  • Compared to the other IIMs, the student-faculty ratio at IIM Amritsar is very low. 




  • IIM Amritsar is currently running from the transit campus located inside the Punjab Institute of Technology, Government Polytechnic Compound.
  • IIM Amritsar also provides comfortable accommodation for the students in its Wi-Fi-enabled hostel.
  • The institute’s library is one of the finest and best in class management information centres in the country.
  • The temporary campus has IT enabled classrooms, a commodious auditorium, IT room, banking facilities, canteen, etc. along with other essential facilities. 
  • The lush green, 60 acres permanent campus will come up at Manavala on Amritsar-Jalandhar GT Road. The campus will also provide all the state of the art facilities for the students.

IIM Amritsar Fees

IIM Amritsar Fees for the PGP programme is INR 10.5 Lacs. 

IIM Amritsar Placement Figures

IIM Amritsar Placement Review: Strong Points IIM Amritsar Placement Review: Weak Points
  • The highest salary offered in IIM Amritsar Placement 2019 went upto 21 LPA.
  • Some of the top recruiters were OYO, Infosys, HDFC Bank, KPMG, Essar, Thomas Cook, Cadila, Accenture, TresVista, and Deloitte. 




  • Despite the fact that 36% of the batch got offers in BFSI, you will not find any major Tier 1 company recruiting from the college.
  • Most of the recruiters were tier 2 & tier 3 companies – which is not an expectation from an IIM.
  • Also, the average salary offered in placements 2019 stood at 12.20 LPA which is not a bad figure but definitely low when compared to the top 20 B-school.

IIM Amritsar Review: Admission Process

The selection of the candidates for admission at IIM Amritsar is a two-step process:

  • The first stage is appearing for the CAT Exam conducted by the IIMs.
  • On clearing the required cutoffs and the composite score, the candidate will be further called for Writing Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). Academic Profile, Work Experience, Gender, and Academic diversity comes into the picture in the final selection process.

Career Anna Recommendation

IIM Amritsar Rankings 2018-19

  • IIM Amritsar is certainly among the top 20 MBA College options and is one among the best baby IIMs which Career Anna recommends to the students.
  • IIM Amritsar has a pretty good RoI in terms of placements and learning experience.
  • Career Anna gives 7.7 out of 10 rating to IIM Amritsar.

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