Approved by AICTE & Internationally Accredited by IACBE, USA Recognized by CHEA, USA

Indus Business Academy (IBA), Bangalore

Admission 2021 - 23

about IBA

Indus Business Academy (IBA), Bangalore was established in 2001 with single programme focus in mind – Post Graduate Programme in Management. Over the years the institute has established a tradition for excellence and quality in professional education. Right from the beginning the institution has been attracting students from all parts of the country making it a 'mini-Indiapura'.

Ever since its inception the founding mission at IBA has been to bring excellence in Teaching, Training, Corporate Networking and in Placements. It is not a surprise that the journey in pursuit of this mission has seen it progress into the league of Top 1% B-Schools in India, and with IBA Bangalore being ranked in the list of first 20 B-schools out of the 5000+ in country to get International Accreditation and stand apart distinctly from the rest.

Recognition, Rankings & Awards

Internationally accredited by IACBE

IBA, Bangalore is the 19th among the 42 B- Schools (Out of 5000+ B- Schools in India) to get an International Accreditation

IBA is the first and the only Indian Business School to become a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) International Quality Group, formed to bring together high quality institutions involved in the international accreditation and support services of the world.

Rankings & Awards

  • Ranked 28th All India by 'Times of India' B-school Survey 2018
  • Ranked 24th All India by 'Competition Success Review (CSR)' B-school Survey 2017
  • IBA, Bangalore has been awarded for consecutive 5 years as the Top Institute of Excellence by CSR
  • IBA is enlisted among the T-100 Institutes in India (which includes 78 IIMs, IITs, NITS + 22 other premier Institutes & Universities of repute) by Wadhwani Foundation & G-250 Institutes / Universities Globally on Technology-based Education by Wadhwani Operating Foundation, USA
  • IBA Bangalore chosen among 'Best Education Brands' by the Economic Times consecutively for two years, 2017 & 2018
  • IBA Bangalore chosen as 'ExtraOrdinaire Brand 2017-18' by Consumers & Industry, Survey by Times Network & NexBrands Inc.
  • Awarded as the 'Most Innovative Institute' in India by AIMS (Association of Indian Management Schools) in 2016
  • Honoured with the 'The Academy of Success' award at the World Business Conclave 2016, Hong Kong: "Celebrating Asia-Pacific's Success Story" (Process Reviewed & Evaluated by PwC, ASSOCHAM and HKGCC)
  • Listed among 100 Fastest growing Private Institutes in Asia by WCRC Survey (Process Advised & Evaluated by KPMG)


Bachelors Degree or its Equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ST/OBC and other reserved categories) with a valid CAT / XAT / MAT / ATMA / CMAT / GMAT / GATE / GRE / State govt. entrance test score. Final year students are also eligible to apply.



Scores of Aptitude Test (list of accepted tests given above) 20 marks Original Score Card will be verified at GD & P.I centre
Consideration of Bachelor Degree Marks, 12th Standard, 10th Standard Marks & Work Experience / Extra-curricular activities 35 marks 10 Marks each for Bachelor Degree, 12th and 10th Standard. 05 marks for Work Experience / Extra-curricular activities
Group Discussion 10 Marks Assessment will be done at GD & P.I Center
SOP (Statement of Purpose) 10 marks Assessment will be done at GD & P.I Centre
Personal Interview (P.I.)* 25 marks Assessment will be done at GD & P.I Centre
Total 100 marks

*It is necessary for an applicant to clear the Personal Interview round for Admission at IBA

Please Note:

  • In previous Batches, 25% to 30% of Batch comprised of students having varied work experience up to 6 years.
  • Admission at IBA is purely on Applicant's merit & performance during the Admission Phase.
  • Please don't fall prey to any Admission Consultant and don't pay any donation for Admission at IBA. IBA has not authorized any Admission Consultant to conduct GD & P.I on its behalf.
  • Any attempt to influence the admission process / result / decision making will disqualify the Applicant.


Admission Processing Charges (Non-Refundable) 40,000/-
Security Deposit - Academics (Refundable after completion of the Course 10,000/-
PARTICULARS Bangalore Campus - No. of Seats : 180* (in )
1st Year First Installment (As mentioned in Admission Letter & Inclusive of Admission Processing Charges) 1,39,000/-
Second Installment (by 23rd September, 2020) 1,46,000/-
Third Installment (by 11th December, 2020) 1,46,000/-
2nd Year Fourth Installment (by 5th April, 2021) 1,31,000/-
Fifth Installment (by 5th August, 2021) 1,31,000/-
Sixth Installment (by 2nd December, 2021) 1,31,000/-
Total (for 2 years) 8,24,000/-

* Through Competitive Selection using CAT 2019, XAT 2020, MAT 2019 / 20, CMAT 2020, ATMA 2020 & State Govt. Entrance Tests, GMAT / GRE 2019 / 20 Scores

Annual Residential Registration Charges (Non-Refundable) 6,000/-
Security Deposit - Residential (Refundable after completion of the Course) 9,000/
Categories of Rooms Available Ist Academic Year (At the time of Admission) (in ) IInd Academic Year (by 5th April, 2021) (in ) Total Residential Charges for 2 yrs. (in )
Triple - Boys Hostel only 99,000/- 99,000/- 1,98,000/-
Double - Girls & Boys Hostel 1,08,000/- 1,08,000/- 2,16,000/-
Double (with attached toilet) - Girls & Boys Hostel 1,17,000/- 1,17,000/- 2,34,000/-
Single - Girls & Boys Hostel 1,26,000/- 1,26,000/- 2,52,000/-
Single (with attached toilet) - Girls Hostel only 1,44,000/- 1,44,000/- 2,88,000/-
** Category of rooms are subject to availability. If a student is asked to leave the course or withdraws from the course before the completion of an academic year, he/she will forfeit the residential charges as per the rules of the Institute.
Note : IBA has separate hostels for boys & girls inside the campus
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