IIM Lucknow – Indian Institute of Management Overview

  Lucknow   UGC, Public (Autonomous)   ESTD 1984
  Lucknow   UGC, Public (Autonomous)   ESTD 1984

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Currently, IIM Lucknow is conducting its MBA PI WAT round and the last date to submit the WAT PI forms was on 9th January 2023. The admission process for MBA E&I has begun, and the last date to apply is 30th April 2023. The placement process for 2023 has concluded, and the highest package offered was INR 65 LPA.

Established in 1984, IIM Lucknow is the fourth IIM founded by the Government of India. The MBA program is the most sought-after program offered by the institute, along with other degree courses like PGP-Agribusiness Management (ABM), PGP-Sustainable Management (SM), and PhD courses. The admission process for MBA for the year 2022 has concluded, and for shortlisting, the college considers CAT score and academics. Final merit list will be released after the completion of the Personal Interview Round. IIM Lucknow conducts Interviews for PGP ABM and PGP-SM along with the MBA interviews. The admission process for MBA/PGP for the year 2023 will start in August 2022 with the onset of CAT application process.

IIM Lucknow also has a satellite campus at Noida, offering Executive MBA, International Program in Management for Working Executives (IPMX), and EFPM courses. The admission for IPMX is based on a GMAT/GRE score with five years of work experience after graduation. In addition, IIM Lucknow also offers Live Online/Open Programs at Lucknow and Noida Campus. Blended learning programs are offered in distance mode to upskill working professionals.

IIM Lucknow is a mentor to IIM Jammu, IIM Kashipur and has also offered its mentorship to IIM Sirmaur till 2018. Moreover, IIML is known for its remarkable placements with a decent ROI. The MBA fees at IIM Lucknow is INR 19.25 Lakhs, and the average package offered is 26 Lakhs. The summer internship placement process has recently concluded, where the highest stipend witnessed an increase of 36%, and a total of 567 offers were offered for a batch of 567 students. IIML attracted the highest stipend of 3.4 lakhs this yea

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IIM Lucknow – Indian Institute of Management Admissions

IIM Lucknow Admission 2022

IIM Lucknow MBA, PGP-ABM and PGP-SM Admission Process 2022 has started. The college has released the shortlist on January 19, 2022. Candidates are initially shortlisted on the basis of CAT 2021 (60% weightage) and Candidates Profile (40% weightage). For the final shortlist, CAT weightage has been reduced to 30%. The sectional Cutoffs have also been reduced to 85 percentile for PGP and 80 percentile for PGP-ABM & PGP-SM. The final selection also considers parameters such as Academic Profile, Work Experience and Diversity Factor. IIM Lucknow Final MBA Merit List is expected to be out in April 2022.

IIM Lucknow is also accepting applications for International Programme in Management for Executives (IPMX) and PGPWE through IIM Lucknow, Noida Campus. The PGPWE program of IIM Lucknow is also offered at Lucknow Campus where the admissions are granted as per GMAT/ GRE/ CAT/ XAT/ GATE Score. Candidates, who don’t hold a valid entrance exam score can apply for PGPWE Entrance test. IIM Lucknow also offers PhD program in management where the admission to the program is based on a GMAT/ GRE score with 5 years of work experience after graduation. Candidates for IIM Lucknow Fellowship admissions are shortlisted on the basis of their CAT score or equivalent standardized exams like GMAT/ GRE.

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IIM Lucknow – Indian Institute of Management Placements

IIM Lucknow Placements 2022

IIM Lucknow popularly known as IIML has concluded its placement drive for the batch 2022 of Post Graduate Programme (PGP) and Agro-Business Management (ABM). The Highest International CTC stood at INR 61.59 LPA whereas the Highest Domestic CTC of INR 58 LPA and the Average CTC stood at INR 31.03 LPA was offered with an increase of 19.3%. The institute wrapped up placements in record two days. Around 534 offers were made to 491 participating recruiters. A total of 183 PPOs were offered.

IIM Lucknow has released its 2022 placements for the 6th batch of Post – Graduate programme in Sustainable Management (PGP-SM) programme with 100% placements and there was Year-on-Year 20% increase in the Highest CTC which stood at INR 35 LPA with 30+ offers made to the 27 students in the batch. Around 62% of the students received Sustainability roles and 38% students received General Management roles.

The institute has concluded its summer placements for the passing out batch of 2023 and has recorded 100% placements by securing 567 offers for its 37th batch of 562 students of PGP and 18th batch of PGP in Agri-Business Management and the Highest Stipend stood at INR 3.4 Lakhs whereas the Average Stipend stood at INR 1.3 Lakhs.

The institute is one of the top B-Schools in the country. The BT-MDRA Best B-School Survey ranking has been released and IIM Lucknow stood at 4th rank under the category of the Placement Experience.

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IIM Lucknow – Indian Institute of Management Cutoff

IIM Lucknow Cutoff 2022

IIM Lucknow MBA Admission 2022 are over now, the college has released the final admission calls. Initially, the minimum overall cat qualifying cutoff score is 90 for admission to the IIM Lucknow MBA program. IIM Lucknow has released the MBA Admission policy for the year 2022. The minimum overall and sectional CAT Cutoff for MBA program at IIM Lucknow will remain 90 and 85 percentile respectively. However, the actual cutoff for getting a call from IIM Lucknow is 98 to 99 percentile. IIM Lucknow MBA Admission is a 2 stage process, where the college will release the first cutoff on the basis of candidate’s CAT score and Overall profile. The CAT score will hold a weightage of 60 percent and the candidate’s overall profile will hold a weightage of 40 percent. In the final stage, the college will release final list on the basis of CAT Score (30% weightage), Academic Performance (10%), Diversity Factor (5%), Work Experience (5%), WAT Score (10%), PI Score (40%).

IIM Lucknow CAT Cutoff for MBA (PGP) 

In order to qualify for the PGP program at IIM Lucknow, the candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 50 % marks or equivalent CGPA along with a valid CAT score for the year 2020. The minimum cutoff for general category is 90, whereas the cutoff for OBC is 82. 

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IIM Lucknow – Indian Institute of Management Location And Map


Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Prabandh Nagar, IIM Road, Lucknow – 226 013.

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