IIM Trichy Background

  1. Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli was established on 4th January 201
  2. IIM Trichy is the eleventh IIM to be set up in India and is mentored by IIM Bangalore.
  3. IIM Trichy has an expansive state-of-the-art campus spread over 175 acres on Trichy-Pudukottai highway, very close to the Tiruchirappalli International Airport.

IIM Trichy Courses Offered

IIM Trichy offers three programmes:

Name of the Course


Caters to


Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

Two-Year, Full-Time


IIM Trichy Campus

Full-time Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)


Full-Time Doctoral Program

Doctoral Candidates

IIM Trichy Campus

Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (PGPBM)


Weekend Classes

Working Executives

IIMT Chennai Campus

IIM Trichy PGPM Overview

  1. PGPM at IIM Trichy focuses on curating competent working professionals with managerial and leadership qualities.
  2. The course enables in developing and enhancing the following skills in the students-
    1. Leadership and Entrepreneurial Skills
    2. Functional & Integrative Management Competency
    3. Decision Making & Ethical Reasoning
    4. Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  3. The curriculum is divided into six terms where the first year focuses on different facets of business management and second year on specialized electives. After the first three terms are over students, need to undergo a mandatory 8-10 week long summer internship.
  4. The eligibility to apply for the PGPM course is similar to CAT 2019 eligibility, i.e., have a Bachelor’s degree with 50 percent marks or be a final year student with the required percentage.
  5. The admission process for the PGPM course is-
    1. CAT 2019 score
    2. Writing Ability Test (WAT)
    3. Personal Interview (PI)
  6. The admission criteria for the PGPM course is-



CAT 2019 Score


WAT Score


PI Score


Work Experience


Undergraduate Performance


Professional Qualification


Gender Diversity


IIM Trichy FPM Overview

  1. FPM at IIM Trichy caters to cutting edge research across areas of Economics & Public Policy, Finance & Accounting, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques, Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management and Strategy.
  2. Currently, there are 24 students enrolled in the program.
  3. The FPM program can be completed with a dissertation over five years. Students must earn 54 credits. At the end of the program, students must clear the Comprehensive Qualifying Examination which consists of a written exam, viva voce, and examination of the status of the 'Research Paper.'
  4. The eligibility criteria for FPM is-
    1. Secondary Education (10+2 or equivalent)
    2. Masters Degree with minimum 60% marks or two-year Post-Graduate Diploma with 50% in bachelor’s degree or Integrated master’s program (four or five years) or Professional Degree like CA / ICWA / CS with B. Com degree or Professional Bachelor Degree (four years)
    3. FPM 2019 Batch - Eligibility Tests accepted by respective areas


Eligibility Tests


CAT / GMAT / GRE/ UGC-JRF (any discipline)



Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

CAT / GMAT / GRE / UGC-JRF in Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Management, Labor Welfare-PMIR-HRM

Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques

CAT/GMAT / GRE/ UGC-JRF (Mathematical Sciences) / GATE (Mechanical/Production and Industrial/Computer Science)

Management Information Systems

CAT / GMAT / GRE/ UGC-JRF (any discipline)

  1. The selection process for the FPM program at IIM Trichy is a three-stage process:
    1. Stage 1 – Submit application based on eligibility criteria
    2. Stage 2 - Research Aptitude Examination and Area Interview
    3. Stage 3 -   Interview with the Fellow Program Committee

IIM Trichy PGPBM Overview

  1. The PGPBM course is specially designed for working professionals who seek to pursue senior leadership roles.
  2. The PGPBM course has divided into five terms (1st year – 3 terms; 2nd year – 2 terms) and offers a mix of core and elective courses.
  3. There is a total of 51 credit for core courses and 45 credits for elective courses.
  4.  Students must work on a minimum 12-week industry project under a faculty mentor of their choice.
  5. The eligibility for the PGPBM is:
    1. Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks
    2. Minimum 3 years of work experience
  6. The admission process for the PGPBM course is:
    1. Stage 1 – Online Application
    2. Stage 2 – Written Test
    3. Stage 3 – Personal Interview
  7. The selection criteria for the PGPBM is:



Written Test Score


PI Score


Work Experience Score


Undergraduate Performance


  1. The class schedule for the PGPBM at the Chennai campus is as follows:






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