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What is the IPM course all about – IPM course fees and admission process

17 April, 2023 By Artika_Shah

The IPM course is a globally recognized course and is one of the most holistic programs that is aimed at aspirants who have passed out of class 12th  / Higher Secondary or equivalent from various schools in India. Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) is a five-year programme offered by the Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM Indore). 

Read along to know more about IPM including the IPM course fees, admissions process, and the IIMs which offer this program.

Why is the IPM course so popular?

There are several reasons why the IPM course is popular among the students

  1. Better placement rate
    The placement rate for the IPM program is promising when compared to that of other undergraduate programs. The average package for fresh engineering graduates is approximately Rs 8 lakhs, while the average package for an IPM graduate from IIM Indore is approximately Rs 24 lakhs. Management students also have an advantage in terms of job designation in addition to monetary benefits.
  2. Education for All
    Through the IPM’s well-structured curriculum, students can take courses from all domains and subjects during their three years in the BBA program. As a result, they are able to receive a world-class education
  3. Student exchange programs provide global experience
    The IIM chooses eligible students every year to spend one academic term at well-known business institutes throughout the world. This will help undergraduates gain global exposure and perspective. Besides, studying in a foreign nation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that everyone should have at least once during their academic career.

  4. Diversified course structure
    The IPM course is designed in a way that provides a rich skill set required in the industry. Students study Economics, Statistics, and Mathematics in the first three years of the foundation course. There are two other courses in the areas of Literature, Fine Arts, and Humanities as well as Psychology and Sociology. Two of the last three years have been related to business management. This diverse course structure facilitates academic growth.

Admission procedure and IPM Course fees

Candidates should have passed 10+2/XII/HSC in Arts, Science and Commerce stream or equivalent in 2021, 2022 or appearing in 2023 with 60% or more. Students must have passed their class 10th exams with a grade of 60% or higher in the year not before 2019. Students from outside the country, i.e. International students, should pay 2,67,000 for one semester of study at IIM IPM. The IPM course fees for the fourth and fifth years will be the same as for students enrolled in the Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP). 

Other IIMs offering the IPM Program

IIM Rohtak-

After class 12th, IIM Rohtak introduced IPM on its campus in 2019 for students wishing to pursue careers in management. Aside from being one of the best colleges for management aspirants, IPMAT Rohtak is also one of the most competitive entrance exams in the country.

Nirma University, Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

The IPM Ecam – Indore Score is accepted only by Nirma University, Institute of Management after IIM Indore. It is one of the top B-Schools in India where one can pursue the unique IPM course.

IIM Ranchi

Students who intend to pursue careers in management after class 12 will be able to enroll in IPM at IIM Ranchi as of 2021 on its campus. The admission to the IPM program offered by IIM Ranchi will be based on SET and IPMAT scores, candidate’s academic performance and  a personal interview.

IIM Bodh Gaya

IIM Bodh Gaya introduced IPM on its campus in 2021 to students after class 12 who aim to pursue careers in management. The IPMAT Bodh Gaya entrance examination is one of the top colleges targeted by management aspirants. IIM Body Gaya will conduct its own IPM exams for admission to its 5-year integrated management program.

IIM Jammu 

The Institute of Management Jammu introduced IPM to students planning to pursue managerial careers after completing the 12th grade in 2021. The admissions process for IIM Jammu’s IPM program is based on the results of the JIPMAT examination as well as the academic record of the candidate.

The IPM course structure offers a holistic development and is one of the most sought-after management courses. It is a course that provides one with a rich skill set required in the industry. You can contact IMS for more information about the IPMAT exam