The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow, founded in 1984, stands as the fourth IIM to be established in the country. Acknowledged as an ‘Institute of National Importance,’ IIM Lucknow has earned recognition for its excellence in the field of management education. In the NIRF 2023 Ranking under the management category, the institute proudly holds the 6th rank. In this article, we are talking about IIM Lucknow admission, placements, and more.

At the postgraduate level, IIM Lucknow provides a diverse array of 7 programs. These include M.B.A, PGP Sustainable Management, M.B.A Agribusiness Management, M.B.A for Working Executives, International Programme in Management for Executives, FPM, and Executive FPM. The sprawling campus of IIM Lucknow extends across 200 acres and boasts a team of 95 accomplished faculty members. The institute is dedicated to improving management systems across business, industry, and public services through its relentless pursuit of excellence in management education, research, consultancy, and training.

Moreover, IIM Lucknow has actively forged partnerships with various domestic and international educational institutions. These collaborations foster student exchange programs and experiential learning, imbuing the students with a global outlook and enriching their educational journey.

IIM Lucknow Highlights

Particulars Details
Establishment year 1984
Campus size 200 acres
Top accreditations AMBA and AACSB
Rankings (2023) 6 by NIRF for Management
Flagship courses MBA/PGDM

IIM Lucknow Admission

The Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML) provides a range of management courses at both postgraduate and doctoral levels. These courses include PGP, MBA-E&I, PGP-ABM, PGP-SM, PGPWE (WMP), IPMX, and FPM. Admission to most of these courses at IIML is based on entrance exams at the national level. The selection process depends on the candidates’ performance in these exams.

Below is the list of courses offered at IIM Lucknow, along with their eligibility criteria and fees:

  1. MBA/PGP

Eligibility: Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50%.

Selection Criteria: Candidates are selected based on their performance in the CAT (Common Admission Test) followed by Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).

Total Tuition Fee: INR 11.4 lakh – INR 12.6 lakh.

      2. Executive MBA/PGP

Eligibility: Executives with a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum aggregate of 50% are eligible to apply.

Selection Criteria: The selection process includes GMAT, CAT, XAT, GATE, or PGP-WE Entrance Exam, followed by Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).

Total Tuition Fee: INR 13.55 lakh – INR 26 lakh.

       3. FPM

Eligibility: Candidates should hold a Master’s degree or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 55%.

Selection Criteria: Selection is based on CAT, GATE, GRE, GMAT, or JRF/SRF (UGC/CSIR/ICAR) scores.

Total Tuition Fee: INR 5 lakh – INR 7.5 lakh.

Please note that these fees and selection criteria are subject to change, and applicants are advised to check the official IIM Lucknow website for the most up-to-date information.

IIM Lucknow Placement

IIM Lucknow achieved 100% student placement for PGP, PGP ABM, and PGP SM 2023 batches. 632 job offers were made to 556 students, with an average package of INR 32.2 LPA. PGP SM’s highest and median packages were INR 66 LPA and INR 28 LPA, respectively. 25+ companies participated in PGP SM placements.

Summer IIM Lucknow placement for 2022-2024 batches also recorded 100% placement with 570 offers. Highest stipend for PGP & PGP ABM was INR 3.50 Lakh/month, and for PGP SM, it was INR 4 Lakh.

In 2023, PGP and PGP ABM saw a 33% increase in participating companies, and PGP SM witnessed an 88% growth in the highest package. IPMX’s average package in 2023 rose by almost 7%. Some of the top companies offering jobs in the IIM Lucknow placement season include Google, Wipro, Infosys, etc.