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All about IFMR Chennai Admissions 2024


IFMR Chennai Admission GSB – Institute for Financial Management and Research Graduate school of Business – IFMR GSB Chennai was established in the year 1970. It provides 2 years full-time MBA program having tri semester orientation.

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IFMR Chennai Courses

  • MBA
  • PhD
  • Management Development Program

IFMR Chennai MBA specializations

  • Data Sciences
  • Finance
  • Quantitative Finance
  • IT & Operations
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources

IFMR Chennai Fee

The tuition fee for the course of 2 years is Rs. 14,56,000 that excludes accommodation and mess charges. It’s a residential program – staying at the hostel is compulsory.

IFMR Chennai Intake

The intake for 2020-2022 batch is 180.

IFMR Chennai Admission Process

Eligibility Criteria 

60% in 10th, 12th and Graduation

  • Online Application
  • Apply through – CAT, GMAT, XAT, CMAT, GRE, NMAT
  • Personal Interview (PI)
  • Final Merit List
Event Tentative Timeline
Application opens 25th Oct 2022
Application closes 30th Dec-2022 29th Jan 2023 26th Feb 2023 26th Mar 2023 30th Apr 2023
Release of shortlist for Interviews 3rd Jan 2023 31st Jan 2023 28th Feb 2023 28th Mar 2023 8th May 2023
Interview dates 7-8th Jan 2023 4-5th Feb 2023 4-5th Mar 2023 1-2nd Apr 2023 13-15th May 2023
IFMR Chennai Cut-off
Entrance exam Cut-Off
CAT 75%ile
XAT 75%ile
CMAT 220 marks
NMAT 222 marks
GMAT/GRE 650/310

IFMR Chennai Placements

2017-2019 2018-2020 2019-2021
Highest Salary Rs. 18.8 LPA Rs. 13.60 LPA Rs. 18 LPA
Average Salary Rs. 8.70 LPA Rs. 9.37 LPA
Median Salary Rs. 8.50 LPA Rs. 9.50 LPA


List of prominent recruiters includes Accenture, Marico, Kotak, HDFC, Deloitte, Decathlon, Federal bank, Infosys, HSBC, Honeywell, IndusInd bank, JLL, KPMG, Morgan Stanley, Cognizant, Barclays, Bajaj Finserv, Reuters, Northern Arc, Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of America, Byju’s, Crisil etc.

Tipani – IFMR Chennai Review

The total investment is on the higher side, the Return on Investment(ROI) can be realized in 2 to 3 years. The median package is healthy keeping the intake in mind, placing 180 students won’t be a real challenge for IFMR. One can definitely keep this institute as a backup option when compared to Great Lakes Chennai, IFIM Bangalore, LIBA, Welingkar, etc. IFMR is definitely better compared to IFIM Bangalore because of factors like intake and median package.

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