FAQs About IFMR Graduate School of Business


1.Give some insight about IFMR GSB.

IFMR Graduate School of Business (formerly Institute for Financial Management & Research) was established in 1970.IFMR GSB offers a multi-dimensional way to deal with learning, which helps potential individuals in exploring the quick changing world and creating positive impact. While dealing with the developing complexity of business and society, they are empowered to prosper as successful experts and effective business pioneers.


2.What is the Eligibility Criteria in IFMR GSB?

The eligibility criteria of IFMR GSB is as follows:

  1. The Candidates must have at least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in graduation and both X & XII.
  2. Students in the final year of their undergraduate degrees or students from Open and Distance Learning can also apply.
  3. Applicants must have valid score in qualifying exams.

3.Which qualifying exams are accepted by IFMR GSB?



4.What is the Selection Process at IFMR?

The selection process at IFMR is as follows:

  1. Applicants who meet all the eligibility criteria will be considered for PI.
  2. Shortlisted applicants will be informed about the interview schedule.
  3. The mode of the interview can be online or offline.

5. What is the accepted cut-off of each exam?

  1. XAT - 75 Percentile
  2. XAT: 2023, 2024 - 75 Percentile
  3. CAT: 2022, 2023 - 75 Percentile
  4. NMAT: Oct 2023 to Feb 2024 - Score of 222
  5. CMAT 2024 - Score of 220
  6. GRE 2022, 2023, 2024 - Score of 310
  7. GMAT: 2022, 2023, 2024 - Score of 650

Students who have graduated from the top universities recognised by the NIRF and have been placed within the top 20 ranks of their degree programme are not required to submit a score from any of the competitive exams.


6.What is the fee for MBA Program 2024 in IFMR GSB?

The tuition fee for the programme is INR 14,56,000/- (Rupees Fourteen lakhs and fifty-six thousand only).


7.What are the different types of scholarships offered by IFMR GSB?

  • Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship
  • T. Thomas Scholarship For Business Leaders
  • Merit Scholarships
  • CFA-IFMR GSB University Affiliation Program Partnership

8.What was the highest and average package offered at IFMR GSB for the batch 2022-2024?

  1. Highest CTC: INR 19.64 LPA
  2. Average CTC: 11.21 LPA
  3. Average CTC top 10% : 14.50 LPA
  4. Average CTC top 25% : 13.45 LPA

9.Who are the Top recruiters at IFMR GSB?

The top recruiters at IFMR GSB are Deloitte, PWC, KPMG, EY, JP Morgan and Chase, Oracle, ZS Associates, Cognizant, Accenture, Credit Suisse, Crisil, Care Rating, Philips, Barclays, Genpact, Tata Internationals, Bank of America, Tally solutions, Wipro, Wells Fargo, Infosys, Societe Generale, Northern Arc, HCL, Tiger Analytics, SBI life and many more.