Study PGPM at IBS

IBS campuses located at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune are the constituents of the Icfaian Foundation. They offer two-year, full-time Postgraduate Program in Management (PGPM) to prepare the students and equip them for successful corporate careers.

IBS campuses are committed to achieve excellence in teaching and research by focusing on the necessary hardware (like infrastructure, library, computers etc.) and software (like pedagogy, learning frameworks, e-learning kits, databases, software etc). Faculty members are encouraged to pursue teaching and research projects, publish research articles in refereed journals and participate in various national and international research seminars and conferences.

The Icfaian Foundation believes that management education should have a good blend of academic rigor and practical utility. The management graduates should be well-rounded with right knowledge, right skills and right attitudes. IBS Campuses Students are encouraged to get involved in several co-curricular and extracurricular activities so that all-round personality development takes places.

Internships and placements are given utmost importance. Every year several leading companies visit IBS campuses for summer internships and final placements. Career Management Centers located at IBS campuses guide the students on placement matters.

The alumni fraternity is also growing from year to year. The IBS Alumni Federation (IBSAF) has chapters in several cities in India and abroad and alumni actively participate in the development of various IBS campuses.


  • Contemporary curriculum
  • Emphasis on Case-based Learning
  • Focus on Indian and International Case Studies
  • Competent and committed faculty team
  • Fully equipped computer labs and well-stocked libraries
  • IT Training and Soft-skills Development
  • Continuous evaluation procedures
  • Unique Summer Internship Program
  • Opportunity to study abroad for one semester
  • Strong Industry Interface
  • Strong alumni network with more than 25,000 alumni pursuing successful careers in India and abroad
  • Bank Loans
  • Extra curricular and Cocurricular activities

IBS Bangalore

Ranked 10th by and 28th by The Week MaRS Survey

IBS Gurgaon

Ranked 26th by

IBS Kolkata

Ranked 44th by Business World

IBS Mumbai

Ranked 20th by, 22nd by Business Today and 24th by

The Week

Recent awards:

  • Best Institute for Industry Interface by the DNA group and
  • Won award for Best marketing Curriculum in B-School Affaire.

IBS Pune

Recent awards:

  • B-School leadership award for B-Schools with industry related curriculum in Operations Management by Dainik Bhaskar and
  • Institutional Appreciation Award by AIMS, International.

MBA Option

PGPM students are encouraged to pursue MBA Program concurrently on flexi-mode / distance learning mode in any of the three Universities.

  • The ICFAI University, Dehradun
  • The ICFAI University, Tripura
  • The ICFAI University, Jharkhand

Alternatively, they can pursue the MBA Program from any other University of their choice.

The ICFAI University, Dehradun Provides online examination facility also.

Program Structure

The program comprises of 30 courses (of which 22 are compulsory courses and eight are elective courses), a summer internship program, a management research project. These courses are spread over four semesters. In addition to these, the student can also pursue two optional free elective courses.

Study Abroad

The students pursuing PGPM Program have a unique opportunity to study abroad at IBS Adelaide in

Australia or ICFAI Brittanica at Birmingham, UK for a semester, subject to regulations.

Careers and Placement

IBS has adopted a very systematic approach towards building the careers of its students. To make this possible, it has set up a Career Management Center to plan and implement the placement activities throughout the year.

Bank Loans

Most of the students pursuing programs at IBS have financed their education through educational loans from Nationalized and private banks. IBS has entered into MOU with HDFC Bank and CREDILLA Financial Services for providing educational loans to students.


A bachelors degree with medium of instruction as English, from any discipline, with 50% and above marks as calculated by respective University.


IBS accepts IBSAT 2010 / GMAT / CAT 2010 / XAT 2011/ MAT 2010-11 scores. The GMAT code number is 7061.

Last Dates for Receiving the Application Form

The last date for receiving the completed Application Form is April 15, 2011.

Interviews: May 2011

Commencement of Class

Preparatory Classes: June 15, 2011

Regular Classes: June 27, 2011

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