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

Prominent Courses

Institute Courses Offered
IIM Lucknow
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Agribusiness Management (PGP-ABM)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Sustainable Management (PGP-SM)
  • PGP for Executives – Working Managers’ Programme (WMP)
  • International Programme in Management for Executives (IPMX) 


  • There are about 85 full-time faculty at IIM Lucknow coming from the top universities across the globe with vast industry experience.
  • More than 80% of them are Ph.D. holders from top universities.
  • Among specializations, there is a good spread across Finance, Human Resource, Marketing, Economics, Agri-Business, Strategy, and General Management.
  • IIM Lucknow has a very good student-faculty ratio and most of the faculties remain accessible, beyond the classroom.
  • They will nourish you from the bottom and the institute ensures regular interaction of industry experts across the globe. 


  • The campus of IIM Lucknow is spread over 185 acres located in Prabandh Nagar and is equipped with all the modern facilities and state-of-the-art-infrastructure to enhance the quality of teaching and learning process.
  • The campus has a well-stocked library which is fully computerized and is 24×7 open for the student & faculty members.
  • The classrooms are fully air-conditioned and is facilitated with modern teaching.
  • The institute has a fully air-conditioned auditorium, seminar halls & hostel with housing facility for 500 students and 75 faculties.
  • The college also provides many other facilities like gym, swimming pool, canteen, medical facilities, sports field, etc.

IIM Lucknow Fees

IIM Lucknow Fees for the PGP programme is INR 14.03 Lacs. 

IIM Lucknow Placement Figures

IIM Lucknow Placement Review: Strong Points IIM Lucknow Placement Review: Weak Points
  • The IIM-L Placement 2019 witnessed 147 companies participating in the placement process making offers to 460 students. 
  • The top 4 segments based on roles offered were consulting, finance, sales & marketing, and business development.
  • The rest of the offers came from domains such as operations/supply chain, general management, IT, market research, and HR.
  • Some of the top recruiters across different sectors were Alvarez & Marsal, Aditya Birla Group, Bain & Co, HUL, JP Morgan Chase, MasterCard, McKinsey, and BCG.
  • With hundreds of companies coming on campus with a variety of job profiles, the placement process at IIM Lucknow gives students a lot of opportunities.
  • IIM Lucknow provides a plethora of opportunities. But nothing comes easy. There is a cut-throat competition. 









IIM Lucknow Review: Admission Process

The selection of the candidates for admission at IIM Lucknow 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 Lucknow Rankings 2018-19

IIM Lucknow is certainly among the top 5 MBA College options which Career Anna recommends to students.

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

Career Anna gives 9.7 out of 10 rating to IIM Lucknow – Certainly one among the dream MBA Colleges for each and everyone who aspires to do an MBA from India.

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