Considered to be the top management school of India, and one of the toughest B-school in the world to get into, the Indian Institute of Management - Lucknow was founded in 1984 and boasts of its prestigious and highly rigorous curriculum. IIM Lucknow is the first and so far the only IIM to open a satellite campus. The program nurtures world-class managers by exposing them to real life unstructured situations along with analytical tools and business philosophies. Students gain conceptual insights into managerial decision-making while fine tuning their interpersonal skills.
Post Graduate Program (PGP) Management is 2 year, full-time residential program that allows students the time and pace to discover their area of interest. The Fellow Program in Management (FPM) is research intensive, doctoral program.
IIMs conduct their own entrance test, known as the CAT, which is used to evaluate an applicant's eligibility for the program. Based on the overall profile of the candidate and his/her CAT scores, invitations for group discussions and personal interviews are sent to selected set of candidates.
About 50% of the students are freshers (no prior work experience), and over 80% come from Engineering background. The trend however, seems to be changing with increasing average work experience and more diverse class body.
The CAT is usually held in November each year.
Fees for 2008-10 program are approx. Rs. 5,00,000.
The average domestic salary bagged by the class of 2007 was Rs. 11.5 lakh p.a. Top recruiters for the year 2008 include -.
Related link: http://www.iiml.ac.in/