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International Management Institute (IMI- Bhubaneswar) India, Bhubaneswar

Private | Established in 2011 | 0.0 0 reviews
Avg. Placement (INR): 11.29 LPA
Seats: 190
Visitors: 149991
Course Status Offered by Central University
Ranking Ranked 67 by NIRF (2023).
Exams Required (Cut-off) CAT (50%)

Courses & Fees

Name: PGDM

Duration: 2 Years

Fees (INR): 13.29 L

Seats: 180

Name: Fellowship Programme in management

Duration: 1

Fees (INR): 6.37 L

Seats: 10

Food and Accommodation

Student Hostel:

IMI Bhubaneswar features a fully residential campus that not only encourages group study and learning outside the classroom but also provides the opportunity to optimize the use of IMI resources. The residential accommodation facilitates easy access to the library and computing facilities, including internet and intranet services available within the hostel. The fully furnished 120 single-bed residence for PGDM students is equipped with a range of amenities, including LAN connectivity, Transportation services,24/7 security, Emergency medical services, Uninterrupted power and water supply, Gymnasium, and Indoor/outdoor sports equipment facilities.

Executive Residence:

The campus has fully furnished 60-bed executive residences designed for participants in MDP (Management Development Programme), FDP (Faculty Development Programme), and PGDM (WE). These executive residences are equipped with high-speed LAN connections and six training halls equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual teaching aids.

FEE Structure of IMI Bhubaneswar:

IMI Hostel Fee for boys varies in the range of INR 72k - INR 1.25 Lakh.

IMI Hostel Fee for girls varies in the range of INR 78k - INR 1.30 Lakh.

About International Management Institute (IMI- Bhubaneswar)

International Management Institute(IMI) is a premier school, with campuses in New Delhi, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata. It is India's first corporate-sponsored B-School by the leading corporates including RPG Enterprises, ITC, Nestle, Tata Chemicals, British Oxygen, and SAIL, and was launched in collaboration with International Management Institute, Geneva which is currently known as IMD Lausanne.

Established in 2011, IMI Bhubaneswar is a young institute that has achieved the 67th rank in NIRF 2023. The institute is currently offering PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma), PGDM (Part-Time), and FPM (equivalent to PhD) courses that are approved by the AICTE. IMI Bhubaneswar provides its flagship program of PGDM (Postgraduate Diploma in Management) which has been approved by AICTE and accredited by AMBA, NBA, NAAC, and AIU. The institute also offers PGDM (Part-time/online) for working professionals and fresh graduates to provide good opportunities for their career growth. IMI Bhubaneswar also offers AICTE-approved FPM (Fellow in program management) which is equivalent to a PhD. The total duration for PGDM is 2 years and for FPM it is 4 years.

The total course fee for IMI Bhubaneswar for the PGDM and PGDM (Online) programs is INR13.29 Lakh and INR 2.5 Lakh respectively and the total tuition fee for the FPM course fee is INR 6.37Lakh.

International Management Institute has a fully equipped infrastructure that provides all the facilities that make a suitable environment for the teaching-learning process. Some of the important facilities that the college provides are international standard management, smart and syndicate build classrooms, a rich library, an MDP Centre, a computer Centre, transport, a lavish style hostel, and a vibrant canteen etc.

The latest IMI placement report shows that the college has achieved 100% placements in 2022-23. More than 70 companies took part in the drive, 49 of them being new recruiters, and offered the highest salary package for the year 2022-23 at INR 19.20 LPA. The average salary package was INR 11.29 LPA, and the roles offered ranged from Consulting to Finance to Product Management to Sales and marketing. The leading recruiters of IMI Bhubaneswar in placements 2023 were Deloitte, Infosys, ICICI Bank, PwC, HDFC Bank, etc. Many MBA aspirants are interested in choosing IMI Kolkata for its high ROI.

Some of The Key Factors to choosing International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar are:

  • IMI Bhubaneshwar has witnessed 100% placement since its inception and is one of the youngest and fastest-growing premier Schools in India.
  • IMI-B is uniquely positioned as India's first corporate-sponsored business school, backed by the corporate giant RP Sanjiv Goenka group owning companies like CESC, Spencer's Retail, First Source, and TOO YUMM.
  • The IMI-B Entrepreneurship Cell has successfully trained multiple participants in collaboration with esteemed organizations such as the Department of Science & Technology, Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, MSME, and the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN).
  • A bag full of international conferences, conclaves and conferences with highly reputed and designated speakers all around the globe has been organised in collaboration with international partner institutes to provide an ecosystem for global learning.
  • Global academic exchange opportunities with renowned institutes worldwide.
  • The institute is supported by its own Incubation Foundation.
  • Wide range of academic clubs like COLOSSEUM (Marketing Club), FINTELLECTS (Finance Club), INSIGNIA (HR Club), CYNOSURE (Operations Club), and PRAYAS (CSR Club) for incubating hidden talents.


  • Ranked 67 by NIRF (2023).
  • Ranked 71 by The Times of India (2023).
  • Ranked 43 by the WEEK (2023).

Admissions & Cut-Offs

IMI Bhubaneswar PGDM (Full time) Admission Procedure:


To qualify for enrolment in the PGDM Program, candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or an equivalent grade in any discipline. The degree should be recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) for admission to postgraduate programs. The candidate's bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification should involve a minimum of three years of education post-completion of higher secondary schooling under the 10+2 system or its equivalent.

Selection Process-

Candidates applying for the program undergo a specific selection process based on the IMI Selection Index score. This score is determined by evaluating past academic performance in 10th, 12th, and graduation, along with factors such as CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT scores, performance in a written test, essay writing, participation in a group discussion, extempore, and a personal interview. Additionally, more weight is given to the applicant's work experience.

IMI Bhubaneswar PGDM (Online) Admission Procedure:


Applicants are required to complete a graduation degree from a recognized university or equivalent, with a minimum aggregate of 50%. Proficiency in both written and spoken English is also required.

Selection Process (Online Mode)-

Eligible participants can apply for the program by submitting their overall profile, and credentials, and participating in a personal interview.

IMI Bhubaneswar Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) Admission Procedure:


Prospective candidates seeking admission to the FPM at IMI Bhubaneswar must hold a postgraduate degree or its equivalent, with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks. Alternatively, individuals with professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA, CS, etc., are also eligible with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

Selection Process-

The Applicants interested in the program are required to complete the IMI, Bhubaneswar application form, ensuring they meet the specified eligibility criteria. The selection process involves participation in the IMI Bhubaneswar Research Aptitude Test, along with essay writing and a personal interview. To confirm their admission, candidates must undergo document verification and fulfil the requirements, including payment of the IMI admission fee, to secure a seat.


The latest IMI placement report shows that the college has achieved 100% placements in 2022-23. More than 70 companies took part in the drive, 49 of them being new recruiters, and offered the highest salary package for the year 2022-23 at INR 19.20 LPA. The average salary package was INR 11.29 LPA, and the roles offered ranged from Consulting to Finance to Product Management to Sales and marketing. The leading recruiters of IMI Bhubaneswar in placements 2023 were Deloitte, Infosys, ICICI Bank, PwC, HDFC Bank, etc. Many MBA aspirants are interested in choosing IMI Kolkata for its high ROI.

IMI Bhubaneswar placement activities are managed by the placement committee and it helps students find the best possible job opportunities. Students are well-prepared to get placed during IMI placement drives. The IMI placement preparation committee organizes workshops, seminars, and guest lectures to familiarize students with industry standards and to help them develop their employability. Corporates also offer pre-placement talks for students. In addition to placements, the college also offers summer internships for students. Every year, leading companies such as Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Axis Bank, Puma, etc. participate in the placement drive of IMI Bhubaneswar.


International Management Institute Bhubaneswar Offers following specialisation:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • OB & HR
  • Decision Science and Operations
  • Strategy
  • Information Management and Analytics


Scholarships and Rewards in IMI Bhubaneswar :

IMI Bhubaneshwar offers scholarships for both PGDM and FPM Programmes.

IMI Bhubaneshwar Scholarship for PGDM:

IMI Bhubaneshwar PGDM scholarships are divided into Pre-Admission & Post-Admission Scholarships. The details of the PGDM scholarship are as follows.

 Pre-Admission Scholarships:

Candidates can avail of any one of the scholarships mentioned below, with 50% disbursed at the end of the first year and the remaining 50% at the end of the second year. The Scholarship Committee has the final decision.

•Merit Scholarship: Applicants securing a minimum of 80% in CAT/XAT/CMAT and GMAT are eligible for a scholarship amount of up to INR 1,00,000. This applies to candidates having a first-class career.

•Merit Scholarship for Women Candidates: Female applicants meeting the above criteria receive an additional 20% scholarship.

•Defence Personnel: Wards of defence personnel and martyrs receive INR 50,000 and INR 1,00,000, respectively.

Post-Admission Scholarships:

These scholarships are awarded to deserving candidates with outstanding academic records, and IMI Bhubaneswar has introduced Summer Internships under this scheme to motivate individuals to grow.

IMI Bhubaneswar Scholarship for FPM:

Limited scholarships are available for the candidates taking admission to the Fellow Program in Management (FPM).

•Monthly Stipend: Students receive INR 31,000 per month for the first two years and INR 35,000 in the 3rd & 4th years, equivalent to JRF/SRF.

•Continuation Requirements: To maintain the fellowship, candidates must sustain the necessary academic records, reviewed every six months.

•Contingency Grant: An annual grant of INR 25,000 covers expenses like stationery, and hardware/software during the 2nd and 3rd years.

•Conference/Workshop Grant: FPM scholars attending conferences/workshops/summer schools are entitled to INR 75,000 throughout the program.

•Research Incentives: Research incentives of INR 1,00,000 & INR 2,00,000 are awarded to FPM Scholars based on the A+ and A-Star categories.


  • Library
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Gym
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities
  • Labs

College Events

Some Of The Evens Conducted at International Management Institute (IMI-B) Are

The Research Wing undertakes various activities over the academic year to inculcate research orientation amongst the faculty and students. Some of the activities are listed below: -

  • Research Seminars: - The faculty members/research scholars present their previous or ongoing research and receive feedback from their colleagues. Faculty members from other institutes are welcome to attend these research seminars.

  • Research Workshop: - The Institute conducts a number of Research Workshops to enhance research skills amongst faculty members – not only for IMI Bhubaneswar but also for researchers and faculties across institutions. Some of these workshops are offered as Management Development Programs and as Faculty Development Programs; where as some of them are offered gratis to the world at large.

  • Software Skill Development: - The Research Wing at IMI Bhubaneswar focuses on providing software skills to the researchers.

Some of The Software Which are Regularly Used at IMI Bhubaneswar Are Listed Below: -

  • SPSS is a software package used for statistical analysis. SPSS is a widely used program for statistical analysis in social science. It is also used by market researchers, health researchers, survey companies and others.

  • EViews is a statistical package, used mainly for time-series oriented econometric analysis. It is developed by Quantitative Micro Software (QMS), now a part of IHS. The current version of EViews is 9.0

  • Prowess is a database of large and medium Indian firms. It contains detailed information on over 26,000 firms. The total income of all companies in the Prowess database is about 78 per cent of India's GDP.

  • The ACE-Equity database provides access to financial information of more than 38,000 Indian companies. This includes Historical Financials & Share Price Data of over 15 Years, Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash flows, Annual reports etc.

International Conferences: -

  • IMI B - EGADE International Conference

  • IMI B - SICHUAN Indo China Conference

  • Conference On Banking & Finance: - Towards a Sustainable Financial System & Lessons from Recent Banking Crisis and its impact on Financial Markets. The Indian financial system is undergoing a paradigm shift. Hence, it is pertinent that researchers come together and try to deliberate on the problems facing the Indian financial system.

Research Workshops: -

  • National Workshop Cum Training Program on NewGenLib: - IMI Bhubaneswar conducted a national workshop on NewGenLib for Librarians at its Bhubaneswar Campus on NewGenLib,an integrated Library Management System with more than 2,800 libraries across 58 countries as their primary integrated Library Management System.

  • Workshop on Multivariate Research Methods: - providing a platform to novice researchers where they can enhance their repertoire of research capabilities and experts can fine-tune their skills.


Pallavi Pandey

Assistant Professor of Communication, OB & HR

Ph.D: IIT(ISM)-Dhanbad, PGDM(RM): Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), BSc.: (Biotechnology)- Holkar Science College, Indore

Kapil Pandla

Associate Professor of Communication, OB & HR

Ph. D. (Organisational Behaviour), MBA , BA

Bindu Chhabra

Professor of Communication, OB & HR

Ph.D., MPhil (Psychology), JRF-NET Qualified

Devesh Baid

Associate Professor of Finance & Economics

B.Com(H) SRCC, Delhi University, M.Com M.D.S. University, SLET, FDP IIM Ahmedabad, C.A(Inter), CMA, Ph.D. IIT Bombay

Ramakrushna Panigrahi

Professor of Finance & Economics

Ph.D ISEC, M.Phil in Economics Jawaharlal Nehru University, M.A Economics- Utkal University

Santanu Das

Associate Professor of Finance & Economics

Ph.D BIT Mesra, MBA-R.D. University

Ramesh Behl

Director IMI Bhubaneshwar, Professor of Information Systems

Msc, EDBA, Fellow(UNDP)

Sourabh Sharma

Associate Professor of Information systems

Ph.D. Jiwaji University, MBA IMS, MCA -IASE University, B.Com University of Rajasthan

Manit Mishra

Associate Professor of Marketing, Strategy and General Management

Ph.D -Utkal University, MBA Agra University, B.Sc- Agra University

Supriti Mishra

Associate Professor of Marketing, Strategy and General Management.

M.A - Utkal University, MBA, Ph.D. IIT Kharagpur, Post -Doctorate- New York University

Pravesh Kumar Padamwar

Assistant Professor of Marketing, Strategy and General Management

Ph.D-IIM Raipur, B.Tech NIT Calicut

Rahul Gupta Choudhury

Associate Professor of Marketing, Strategy and General Management

B.E. NIT Durgapur, P.G.D.M. IIM Lucknow, Fulbright-CII Fellowhip Carngie-Mellon University, USA , Ph.D Alliance University

Rohit Vishal Kumar

Associate Professor of Marketing, Strategy and General Management

Ph.D. Calcutta University, MBA- IISWBM, MA - JNU Delhi, B.Sc- St Xaviers kolkata

Rajesh Katiyar

Assistant Professor of Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques

Ph.D. IIT Roorkee, M.Tech- Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Msc - Christ Church College, B.Sc - V.S.S.D. College

Ranjit Roy Ghatak

Associate Professor of Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques

Ph.D. Rohilkhand University, MBA- University of Burdwan, Msc-University of Burdwan, B.Sc. - University Of Burdwan

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IDCO Plot No. 1, Gothapatna PO-Malipada, Dist- Khurda

India, Bhubaneswar 751003



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International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar is a no-ragging campus with an Anti-ragging committee working actively for the students. IMI is the best environment committed to the betterment of the physical and psychological health of students as per the regulations laid down by the AICTE.

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IMI Bhubaneswar Campus is a 16-acre campus located at  IDCO Plot No 1, Village-Gothapatna PO-Malipada, PS-Chandaka, Dist-Khurda, Bhubaneswar, Odisha,751003. The distance from Bhubaneswar Railway Station to it is 14.3 kilometres. There are several transportation options to reach IMI from the railway station. It is 12.7 km away from Biju  Patnaik International Airport.

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