IIM Bangalore Admissions 2017: Round 1 Registration closes on August 31

Snigdha updated on : 10 Aug 2016

IIM Bangalore Admissions 2017 for Executive PGP course for Round 1 and Round 2 will conclude on August 31, 2016 and December 5, 2016 respectively. The necessary details on eligibility and selection process are available below.

IIM Bangalore Admissions 2017 Registrations

IIM Bangalore Admissions 2017 for the course of Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) in Management has commenced with Round 1 registrations. Since the admissions will take place in two rounds, Round 2 registrations will start from September 1, 2016. Candidates interested to apply for the course should register themselves by submitting the filled-in online application form latest by 5pm on August 31, 2016 for Round 1 and December 5, 2016 for Round 2.

Candidates need to submit a Statement of Purpose (SOP) and two references, preferably from the current employer, along with the application form to successfully complete the registration process. The Application fee for Round 1 is INR 3000 and for Round 2 is INR 4500.

Interested candidates can apply for IIM Bangalore EPGP 2017 course by logging on to its official website or by following this link – ‘http://www.iimb.ernet.in/home/admissions’.

IIM Bangalore Admissions 2017 Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for admissions to 2017-19 batch of EPGP in IIM Bangalore, a candidate should have: –

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
  • Full-time work experience of 4-12 years as on March 31, 2017.
  • Valid GMAT or GRE score

However, it is important to note that students should have taken GMAT/ GRE test between September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2016 for applying in Round 1 and December 6, 2011 to December 5, 2016 for applying in round 2.

IIM Bangalore Admissions 2017 Selection Process:

The applications received by IIM Bangalore will be carefully scrutinized to shortlist candidates for the Personal Interview. IIM Bangalore Admissions 2017 to EPGP course will be based on the following selection criteria –

  1. Academic Background
  2. Work Experience
  3. GMAT/ GRE score
  4. Achievements
  5. Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  6. Reference Letters
  7. Interview
  8. Written Analysis Test

Candidates shortlisted for personal interview will also have to appear for a Written Analysis Test. Interviews will be conducted in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore.

The interview panel will evaluate candidate’s performance and will calculate their Composite Total Score. Students will eventually be offered admission based on their Composite Total Score.

Important Dates:


Round 1

Round 2

Registration Starts

June 1, 2016

September 1, 2016

Registration Ends

August 31, 2016

December 5, 2016


September 25 & 26, 2016

December 17 & 18, 2016

Admission Offer / Waitlist Released

October 3, 2016

December 26, 2016

Last date for Offer Acceptance

November 2, 2016

January 25, 2017


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