IIM Trichy FAQs

Q. What is the cutoff for IIM Trichy PGP Admission shortlist?

Ans. For the PGP batch of 2022, the qualifying sectional cutoffs for General category candidates is 70 and the overall percentile requirement is 93. However, for final admission, the final cutoff for IIM Trichy ranges between 94-95 percentile.

Q. What parameters do the admission process of IIM Tiruchirappalli take into consideration?

Ans. The PGP admission process of IIM Tiruchirappalli takes into consideration the candidate’s performance in CAT, performance in Personal Interview (PI), Educational Background, Gender Diversity and the quality of Work Experience of the candidates.

Q. What are IIM Trichy Placement trends?

Ans. IIM Trichy recent placement has witnessed following trends:

  • 24% rise in PPOs
  • 20% hike in Highest CTC which stood at INR 30 LPA. T
  • 34% rise in the number of participating recruiters
  • 24% increase in Consulting & Analytics jobs
  • 16% increase in Average CTC of Operations domain

Q. Is IIM Trichy better than IIM Indore?

Ans. The comparison can be done based on the following factors:

  1. MBA Tuition Fee Per term: IIM Indore INR 2.50 Lakhs, IIM Trichy INR 2.75 Lakhs.
  2. Highest CTC: IIM Indore INR 56.8 LPA, IIM Trichy INR 34 LPA.
  3. Average CTC: IIM Indore INR 23.6 LPA, IIM Trichy INR 17.01 LPA.
  4. NIRF Ranking: IIM Indore ranks at 7 and IIM Trichy at 15.

The ROI of IIM Indore is much better than IIM Trichy.

Q. Does IIM Trichy offer any Scholarships?

Ans. IIM Trichy offers various scholarships for PG programs based on the rules and regulations set by the Government of India. A list of scholarships offered is mentioned below:

  • Central Sector Scholarship of Top Class Education for ST students
  • Central Sector Scholarship of Top Class Education for SC students
  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for Top Class Education for students with disabilities
  • Merit cum Means based Scholarship for students belonging to minority communities
  • National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation Scholarship

Q. Is IIM Trichy worth joining for a Management Program?

Ans. IIM Trichy is considered the best among the New IIMS . Every year the institute witnesses 100% placement, and there is a constant rise in the average salary package offered. The average salary package offered during Placement 2022 was 17.01 LPA. The highest salary package offered was 34 LPA. IIM Trichy has a state of art campus. The facilities provided at the campus are excellent. Classrooms are well-equipped, and the library has all the resources and databases. As such, IIM Trichy is definitely worth joining for Management Courses.

Q. How is life at IIM Trichy? 

Ans. IIM Trichy is situated in a lush and green campus in spite of the region being a dry place. IIM Trichy has a rich learning resource centre including Finance Labs and Behavioural Labs. The sports facilities launched at the new permanent campus speaks much of a high standards set. The state-of-the-art sporting facilities range from a full-size football ground, cricket ground, a new sports complex that houses multiple badminton courts, gymnasium, a swimming pool with jacuzzi. The Institute has six student hostel blocks comprising 3 floors with 18 rooms on each floor. The LAN connections in all the hostels facilitate the computing requirements of the students, even as the Mess and the Canteen Block, which houses the night canteen, a sandwich Bar and Departmental Stores is a stone’s throw away from the Hostels.

Q. How hard is it to get into IIM Trichy?

Ans. Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor's degree / equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirement and are awaiting results can also apply. The candidates are required to have obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent till the latest examination. Also, for PGPM and PGP-HR, candidates must have a valid score of CAT and they should meet the required percentile to be eligible for the further selection process.

Q. How is IIM Trichy hostel facility?

Ans. IIM Trichy has six hostels and every hostel has 3 stories with 18 rooms on each floor (with a common room). The students have to pay the Mess fee of INR 20,000 to avail the mess facility. The hostel is well-equipped with all the basic facilities required for a student living.

Q. Is there any provision for female candidates at IIM Trichy?

Ans. Yes, to promote active female participation in the admission process, IIM Trichy provides separate additional weightage exclusively. With regards to the final selection at IIM Trichy, 5 percent weightage will be given to the female candidates in terms of Gender Diversity.

Q. How hard is it to get into IIM Trichy? 

Ans. Admissions at IIM Trichy are quite selective and the institute admits only the best eligible and deserving candidates into its courses. Candidates with higher entrance merits and satisfying the eligibility criteria will be selected at IIM Trichy. 

Q. Is IIM Trichy EMBA a distance-learning program?

Ans. No. IIM Trichy EMBA is not a distance learning Program. It is an in-class program where you get to interact face to face with IIM Trichy faculty.

Q. Would the infrastructure of the Chennai Centre match that of the IIM Trichy campus?

Ans. IIM Trichy strives to provide its students with the best of facilities at all its campuses. The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) at the Chennai Centre aims to be a source of information and knowledge for students, faculty and other stakeholders. The LRC hosts a vast collection of books, research journals, magazines and newspapers in the field of management and social sciences, from India and across the world.

Q. Does IIM Trichy have a permanent campus?

Ans. IIM Trichy has moved to its own permanent campus near the Bharathidasan University. The campus is spread on a sprawling 170 acres of land and is only 13 kilometers away from the Trichy International Airport.

Q. What is the selection Process for DPM at IIM Trichy?

Ans. The IIM Trichy DPM selection process is based on CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF, Academic Performance & Personal Interview. Apart from the above the selection process also includes evaluation of the candidate's application which includes 'research intent', 'statement of purpose' etc.