Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore Campus Facilities
IIM Bangalore Campus
Located on Bannerghatta Road, to the south of Bangalore, the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore occupies an area of over 100 acres provided by the Karnataka State Government at the time of its construction in 1973. The campus was designed by the Pritzker-Prize winning architect, BV Doshi accompanied by his company Stein, Doshi and Balla. The construction process was completed in 1983. The IIMB campus is famous for its all-stone architecture amid green forestry.
IIM Bangalore Campus Features
The largest area of the campus is occupied by the state of the art ever-expanding academic blocks. Currently, there are blocks lettered from A to P with classes, administrative bodies and faculty offices in them.
IIM B has a 55,000 square foot library complex built up to four floors. The facility is fully automated and is said to have 2,35,000 documents and books along with 85,000 journals. The institute is also subscribed to 27 newspapers and more than 200 newsletters.
Other than the faculty two housing complexes, IIM-B also has provisions for 16 hostel blocks, one executive residential block and one executive accommodation at the Management Development Centre. The hostels aim to provide all the comforts and amenities of home. They come in a single bedding scheme. There is separate provision for students with families. The messes provide healthy food 24-7.
IIM Bangalore has a behemothic sports centre for the recreation of its students. The centre has provisions for football, cricket, tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis and pool. The indoor sports complex has a gym and a swimming pool among other features.
The splendidly designed auditorium is a crown jewel amidst the impressive infrastructure of IIMB. The building is capable of seating 500 people and plays host to an impressive array of events and seminars, every year.
IIM-B has a 24-7 computer centre with a high-speed wifi network spanning across the entire campus. The computers are accessible to students at any time.
The NSRCEL or the Nadathur S. Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning was set up in 2002 to aid the entrepreneurial activities at IIMB. The centre acts as an incubator for entrepreneurial ideas.