Institute of Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai offers a full-time two year MBA program with a strong foundation in Finance. In 2017, IFMR changed to IFMR Business School to provide MBA under the auspices of the KREA University. The institute offers many unique specializations like Financial Engineering, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), Data Sciences (i.e. Business Analytics), etc.
Admission is facilitated by a minimum cut off score in CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ GRE. Following are the approx. cut off percentile/scores required to qualify for admission process:
CAT/XAT: 80 percentile
CMAT: 90 percentile
GMAT: 640 marks
GRE: 300 marks
Based on the entrance exam scores, candidates are called for the written ability test (WAT) and a personal interview. The final selection is made on the basis of candidate’s academic profile, entrance exam score and performance in interview. Apart from the general admission round, the selection process incorporates an Early Decision Round (EDR) for the candidates with work experience. These candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their profile.