IMI Bhubaneswar – PGDM Fees | Placement | Ranking | Eligibility | Scholarship | Brochure

Updated on 05th Jan 2023

About IMI Bhubaneswar

International Management Institute (IMI) Bhubaneswar, established in 2011, is a young institute which achieved the coveted position of 70th rank in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 conducted by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. IMI Bhubaneswar currently offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), PGDM (Part Time) and FPM (equivalent to Ph.D.) programmes which are approved by AICTE. The flagship PGDM programme is accredited by NBA (National Board of Accreditation) and has got equivalence from AIU (Association of Indian Universities). IMI programs are also accredited and recognized by United States Board for Education Standardization (USBES), USA. The institute is a member of European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) and Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Inspired by the Prime Minister’s vision of Start-up India to create more job creators than job seekers, IMI Bhubaneswar has created robust entrepreneurship cell which has recently organized number of workshops and events and trained over 250 participants on entrepreneurship in collaboration with Department of Science & Technology, Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, MSME Department and National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). IMI Bhubaneswar has also set up its own Incubation Foundation to promote and support entrepreneurship among students.

Rewards and Ranking

  • IMI Bhubaneswar has been ranked in Category A3 above IIM Bodh Gaya and IIM Sambalpur
  • IMI Bhubaneswar has been ranked 26th in India by EDUCATION WORLD Ranking 2020-21 in “India’s Top 100 Private B-School” category
  • IMI Bhubaneswar has been ranked 63 in India and 3rd in Odisha by National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) – 2020 Ranking
  • IMI Bhubaneswar has been ranked 66 in India and 3rd in Odisha by National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) in their 2019 Ranking
  • Feb’19 issue of CHRONICLE B-SCHOOL ranked IMI Bhubaneswar as 9th Best B-School overall & graded A+++
  • NHRDN 2019 Ranking is out. IMI-Bhubaneswar is 2nd in Odisha, 7th best school in East India and 43rd in All India Ranking.
  • IMI Bhubaneswar has been ranked 51-75 by NIRF India ranking -2018
  • IMI, Bhubaneswar ranked Top 10 by Chronicle B-School Survey-2018
  • IMI, Bhubaneswar ranked 2nd in Outstanding B-School of Excellence” by the  Competition Success Review (CSR) in CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 2017
  • IMI, Bhubaneswar is ranked among A-4 category of B-Schools by Business Standard Best B-School Survey.
  • Rated as A++ Institute in the Chronicle B-School Survey 2017
  • Ranked 37th among Private B-Schools and 57th Overall by BW- Business World.
  • Ranked 4th Best Emerging B-School
  • Ranked 4th Best B-School for Industry Exposure
  • Ranked 27th among the Best B-Schools in India
  • Management College of the Year-2015: Academic Reputation
  • Amongst Top-4 Best Emerging B-Schools
  • 11th Best Business School in East & Central Region
  • 33rd in group ranking for private Top B-Schools of Excellence;
  • Ranked 69th in overall rank of Private B-Schools

7th Chronicle B-School Survey 2016

  • Rated in A++ Catagory
  • Amongst Top 10 Colleges in Terms of Academics
  • Amongst Top 10 Colleges in Terms of Infrastructure
  • Amongst Top 10 Colleges in Terms of Student & Admission Process
  • Amongst Top 10 Colleges in Terms of Placement
  • Amongst Top Emerging Management Colleges
  • Amongst Top 5 Business School in East India

MDRA-Business Today Survey

  • 4th Best Business School in Odisha
  • 9th Best Business School in Eastern India

IMI Bhubaneswar has been ranked 59th among Business Schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India in 2022.

Courses Offered with Fees

IMI Bhubaneswar FEE STRUCTURE (2024-26)

The fee structure for Self-Sponsored candidates for PGDM Programme is given in the following table.

 Due DateTuition FeeText/Reading MaterialStudent WelfareLibrary FeeIT FeeAlumni- Life MembershipTotal Rs.Refundable Security Deposit*
1st installmentWith Acceptance of Admission Offer1560002800080001400012000350022150021000
2nd installment01.09.2415600028000800014000120003500221500 
3rd installment07.12.2415600028000800014000120003500221500 
4th installment06.04.2515600028000800014000120003500221500 
5th installment31.08.2515600028000800014000120003500221500 
6th installment07.12.2515600028 000800014000120003500221500 
Total936000168000480008400072000210001329000 1350000

*Refundable subject to obtaining clearance against all dues and damages if any to institute properties/assets

Note 1*: Security deposit is refundable subject to obtaining clearance against all dues and damages, if any, to institute’s properties/assets.

Note 2:    Each candidate needs to adhere to the payment schedule. Late fee payments are accepted only in exceptional cases (with prior approval), with a daily penalty of Rs. 1000/ day from the scheduled date.

Note 3:   In case, the candidate is unable to clear his/her dues within ten days of scheduled payment with penalty, he/she may be asked to leave the campus.

IMI Bhubneswar offer full time PGDM AICTE Approved

ProgramAffiliationDurationFeesIntakeApplication Cost
PGDM General (Full Time)AICTE2 years13.50 Lakhs180Rs 1200

Forms available with us @ZERO Cost, read the full article for more details

Note-Course fees does not include Hostel and food charges.

Download the Imi Bhubaneswar Fees Structure and breakdown PDF from the download section at the bottom.


To be eligible for admission to the PGDM Program, the participants must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline, recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) for admission to post-graduate programs. The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years education after completing higher secondary schooling under the 10+2 system or equivalent. The applicants to the programme are selected on the basis of IMI Selection Index score calculated based on the past academic performance in 10th, 12th, and graduation; CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT score; written test; essay writing; group discussion; extempore, and personal interview. Appropriate weightage is given to work experience of the applicants.

Participants for the PGDM program may be from any discipline such as Engineering, Humanities, Commerce, Economics, Medicine or any other branch of education. Fresh graduates as well as candidates with relevant work experience are welcome to apply.


The institute has the provision for awarding the following scholarship and rewards to the deserving performers.

o Pre-Admission Scholarships*

• Merit Scholarship: Up to Rs. 1 lakh for applicants having a first-class career and securing at least 80 percentile in CAT/XAT/CMAT and at least 80 percent in GMAT
• Merit scholarship for women candidates: 20 percent additional merit scholarship for female applicant fulfilling the above-mentioned criteria
• Defense personnel: Wards of defense personnel are eligible for a scholarship of Rs. 50,000. Wards of Martyr’s are eligible for a scholarship of Rs. 1,00,000

*Only one of the above-mentioned pre-admission scholarships can be availed. 50 % of the scholarship availed will be disbursed at the end of the first year and next 50 % at the end of the second year. A candidate can avail either tuition fee waiver or pre- admission scholarship. Scholarship Committee’s decision is final and binding on all applicants.

o Post-Admission Scholarships

Merit scholarships are awarded for outstanding cumulative academic performance. Summer internship scholarship is awarded to emphasize the seriousness of summer internships and encourage the students to put in their maximum effort.

Hostel and accommodation

Hostel Fees (Girls Hostel)

Academic YearAmount (in Rupees) for One Academic yearAmount Due On


 May 11, 2024

80,000/- for shared Non-AC room (2 persons) (This is for Lodging only)
1,35,000/- for shared AC room (2 person) (This is for Lodging only)

Hostel Fees (Boys Hostel)

Academic Year CategoryAmount (in Rupees)
forOne Academic year
 CategoryAmount (in Rupees)
forOne Academic year
Amount Due On

Double Occupancy (Non-AC)        75,000 Double Occupancy (AC) 1,30,000      
May 11, 2024

Triple Occupancy (Non-AC)65,000  Triple Occupancy (AC)            1,15,000
Quardruple Occupancy(Non-AC)60,000Quardruple Occupancy(AC)105,000 

Mess Charges

Mess: Vegetarian /Non-Vegetarian: 7000/- per month*
Mess Charges are payable in advance on half-yearly basis.

*Hostel and Mess charges are indicative and subject to change. Delayed hostel fee payment will be accepted with a daily penalty of Rs. 1000/ day. GST extra as applicable.


ProgramHighest (CTC)Average (CTC)
PGDM General19.25 LPA11.54 LPA

The placement process starts in October with the Pre-Placement Talk (PPT) which provides an opportunity for the recruiting companies and the students to interact. The presentations by the company about itself (history, growth, potential, future opportunity etc.) and positions/profiles available (content, compensation package, location, etc.) give vital inputs to each aspiring student. The PPT also doubles the opportunity for the organization to recruit the first-year students for Summer Internship.

Download IMI Bhubaneswar Placement Report and Updated brochure from the download section at the bottom.


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