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It is common knowledge that IIMs are by far the most reputed management institutes in India. Notwithstanding the popularity of their regular two-year MBA programs, one year MBA by IIMs are equally in demand in the education marketplace.

These one year MBA by IIMs are targeted mainly towards the working professionals and are full-time residential courses for executives who’d like to wrap up a two-year course in one. Getting a one-year MBA degree from IIMs is in fact what a great multitude of working professionals dream about! However, please know that you need to have work-ex ranging from 3 to 7 years to pursue one such program.

IIMs offering one year MBA

IIM Calcutta

Duration – 12 months
Batch size – 68
Fees - ₹ 22 lakh
The one-year MBA offered by IIM Calcutta is known as Postgraduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX), a full-time residential course meant for executives having at least 5 years of work experience under their belt.

IIM Ahmedabad

Duration – 12 months
Batch size – 138
Fees - ₹ 25 lakh

Known as Postgraduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX), this one-year MBA course offered by IIM Ahmedabad is counted amongst the finest in the world and is a full-time residential program. The curriculum is carefully designed by the IIMA faculty and is meant for highly aspirational, enthusiastic and bright executives who have considerable professional experience in the industry. It goes without saying that this course attracts some of the top names from different industries and locations.

IIM Bangalore

Duration – 12 months
Batch size – 73
Fees - ₹ 25.89 lakh

Counted amongst the best one year MBA by IIMs, this full-time Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) by IIM Bangalore, is a highly intensive residential programme tailored specifically for executives having remarkable track record in their 5 to 12 years work experience in respective industries.

IIM Udaipur

Duration – 15 months
Batch size – 18
Fees - ₹ 23.53 lakh

Offered in partnership with the reputed Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, United States, this one year Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPX) from IIM Udaipur is unique in the sense that it’s in partnership with a foreign B-School that is counted amongst the global leaders in the SCM domain. It is neither a part-time MBA, nor a conventional executive program; rather a full-time residential fast-track MBA course where admission is granted based on GMAT/GRE scores. Although referred to as a one year MBA, it is actually 15 months long. The classes commence in January each year and the students are graduated in March the next year.

IIM Lucknow

Duration – 12 months
Batch size – 61
Fees - ₹ 23.50 lakh

Known as IPMX or International Programme in Management for Executives, this one year MBA course from IIM Lucknow is offered at the institute’s Noida campus in Delhi/NCR. It is a post graduate, full-time, one year long MBA programme meant for working professionals in the middle to senior level positions in their respective organisations.

IIM Shillong

Duration – 14 months
Batch size – 33
Fees – N/A

The one year MBA of IIM Shillong is known as PGPEx-MBIC or Post Graduate Programme for Executives – Managing Business in India and China. The duration of this course is 14 months and it aims at equipping students with the required business skills and knowledge to manage a business in both India and China. The programme also provides students with a global outlook, enabling them to operate strategically, synergising multiple functional areas of management.

IIM Indore

Duration – 12 months
Batch size – 66
Fees - ₹ 20 lakh

EPGP or Executive Post Graduate Programme of IIM Indore is a one year long intensive and fully residential MBA course offered at the IIM Indore campus. It has been specially tailored for enhancing the capabilities, skills and knowledge levels of working executives, to help them not just manage but also lead big organisations. The programme offers a good mix of skill development and good management practices.

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