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The full-time Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) is an intensive one-year residential programme created specifically for professionals with remarkable track records and 4 to 15 years of work experience in a wide range of industries.

Selection of the candidate is based on the following criteria:

  • Academic background
  • Work experience
  • Achievements (academic and career-related)
  • GMAT®/GRE score
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • Two Reference letters
  • Written Ability Test and Interview

The admission process is personalized as the committee seeks to learn about each candidate’s goals and potential for success in management.

Application Window June 01, 2016 – Aug 31, 2016 (5:00 pm) Sep 01, 2016 – Dec 05, 2016 (5:00 pm)
Application fee Rs. 3,000 Rs. 4,500
Interviews Dates # September 24 & 25, 2016 Dec 17 & 18, 2016
Interview Centres** Bangalore, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai Bangalore, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai
Offers & Waitlist October 03, 2016* December 26, 2016*
Last date for accepting offers November 02, 2016* January 25, 2017*
Last date for withdrawal   November 30, 2016* February 15, 2017*

Note :

* These dates are tentative and subject to change if required.
Candidates who are outside India and unable to attend the Personal Interview can opt for SKYPE. The dates will be informed separately based on the location of the candidates.
# Only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be intimated by e-mail, with all the details.

The programme is intended for middle-level executives having substantial work experience. The pre-requisites are:

  • Graduate in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  • 4 to 15 years of full-time work experience
  • A valid GMAT®/GRE score

The fees (in INR) for the batch of 2016-17 are *:


Shared Accommodation Family Accommodation
Fees** 20,07,500 21,12,000
International Immersion*** 2,50,000 2,50,000
Refundable Caution Deposit 20,000 20,000
Total 22,77,500 23,82,000

**Fees cover tuition, course material, computing and networking, library, alumni association, student activities, career counselling and accommodation.
***International Immersion is mandatory. The amount shown is an estimate. The final amount will be charged based on the actual costs.
*Fees for the 2017-18 batch have not been released as yet. 

All participants will be housed in an apartment complex about 3.5 km from the campus. The commute time is about 10 to 15 minutes and there will be frequent shuttle service. The housing complex has a wide range of facilities. A single participant will be allotted one room in a three-bedroom flat. Married students who wish to relocate with their families will be provided a two-bedroom flat. All flats will be furnished with basic requirements. For students already living in Bangalore, accommodation is optional but recommended.

  • Number of students: 70
  • Average Age: 29 years; Minimum Age: 26 years
  • Work Experience Average: 6 years, 8 months; Minimum: 4.7 years
  • GMAT® Score Average: 710; Minimum: 680; Maximum: 750
  • Engineering: 90%; Non-Engineering: 10%
  • 5 have Degrees from IITs; 20 from NITs, 45 from Others
  • International Experience: 30 students

Work Experience by Sector

Work Experience by Sector

Work Experience - Roles and Jobs functions

Work Experience - Roles and Jobs functions

The application process for the IIM B EPGP Program is as follows:

The admission for the EPGP 2016-17 batch will be in two rounds. Candidates can submit their application during any one of the two rounds.

Candidates need to scan and upload the following in jpg/jpeg/gif/png format:

  • Passport-size photograph.  This should be a head-and-shoulders color photograph of good quality and of sufficient resolution
  • Degree certificate pertaining to the highest academic degree
  • GMAT® /GRE Test Certificate

Please ensure that the scanned image/document does not exceed 1 MB each.

There is a provision for directly entering SOP and referee's contact details in the online application.

With respect to proficiency in English, Indian nationals need not take the TOEFL. However, TOEFL scores are mandatory for applicants who have studied in countries where the language of instruction is not English.

Application Form:

The application form is a very important component of the IIM B EPGP   application.  Every word in the application is vital and the overall presentation of the application forms should not be overlooked. IMS Experts will review your IIM B EPGP application form to ensure that messaging is consistent and presentation on target.

Application Essays:

Candidates applying to the IIM B EPGP  are required to submit a Statement of Purpose. It is through your statement of Purpose that the IIM B EPGP admissions committee understands your story, your thought process and your ambitions. Your Statement of Purpose has to include the following sub topics:

  1. Your career goals
  2. Your accomplishments
  3. Your leadership potential
  4. Your ability to collaborate with people
  5. Your strengths and weaknesses.

You are evaluated on the basis of the impact you have – showcased via your essays. Your essays are a way for you to talk to the admissions committee and make a compelling case for your candidature.

Letters of Recommendation (LOR’s):

It is via your recommendation letters that the IIM B EPGP admissions committee gets an evaluation of your candidacy from a third party perspective. Your recommenders assess you on the following aspects:

  1. Your goals
  2. Your accomplishments
  3. Your leadership ability
  4. Your  teamwork ability
  5. Your analytical aptitude
  6. Your fit with the IIM B EPGP

Your recommendations have to be in synchronization with what you showcase in your application essays.

Test Scores:

The IIM B EPGP accepts both the GMAT® and the GRE scores. Your performance on these exams gives the admissions committee an understanding of your ability to cope with an academically rigorous curriculum.   However, no “cut off” criteria are applied to the GMAT®/ GRE scores.

The GMAT® and GRE codes for the IIM B EPGP are   Q9H-KK-84 and 1675 respectively

IIM B EPGP Salaries

  • Median Salary 21.19 lakhs
  • Average Salary 22.15 lakhs
  • Highest Salary 37.89 lakhs
  • Opting for Placements 56
  • Not seeking Placements 02

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