IIM Indore Indian Institute of Management

Indian Institute of Management, Indore Indore
Government University |   1996  

Quick View of IIM Indore

University/ College Type


Established In






Accepted Exams for Admission

National ExamCAT, GMAT, GRE

IIM Indore Exam - WAT(Written Ability Test)

Total Courses

6 Courses

Total Faculty


Full Time - 104

Visiting Faculty - 65

College Facilities

AC Classrooms, Auditorium, Cafeteria, Convenience Store, Gym, Hostel, Labs, Library, Medical Facilities, Shuttle Service, Wi-Fi Campus, Sports Complex



Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore is an autonomous Institute of National Importance as per Indian Institutes of Management Act 2017.  It is located in the Indore city of Madhya Pradesh.  IIM Indore was established in 1996 with the objectives of imparting high quality management education and training by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The Institute is committed to excellence in the management education, research program, and training. Contemporary participant-centric pedagogies and teaching methods are used by the college to make its presence in the emerging segments of management education.

IIM Indore is the sixth budding Institute of the Indian Institute of Management group of business schools. Its campus is spread over 193-acre of land. The campus is located on the top of the scenic hill. The campus is beautiful with all the modern facilities which provide an enriching atmosphere for student learning.

IIM Indore has got accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) which is a UK-based accreditation agency). For admission to its programs, IIM conducts Common Admission Test (CAT). Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the scores of CAT for Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT) round. Likewise, Non-Resident Indian (NRI) candidates have to score a minimum GMAT score of 650 to be shortlisted for further assessments. IIM Indore offers various programs in management. These programs are mentioned below:

A. Academic Programmes

•    Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
•    Post Graduate Programme in Management, Mumbai (PGP-Mumbai)
•    Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)
•    Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
•    Post Graduate Programme in Management-MX, Mumbai (PGPMX-Mumbai)
•    Fellow Programme in Management-Industry (FPM Industry)
•    Five Year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)
•    Faculty Development Programme

B. Executive Programmes

•    Management Development Programme (MDP)
•    Post Graduate Programme in Management-MX, Mumbai (PGPMX-Mumbai)
•    Customized Programmes
•    Certificate Course in Business Management for Defense Officers (CCBMDO)
•    Virtual Learning Programme for Executives (VLPE)
IIM Indore has a placement cell which is involved in the process of placement right from the beginning of the year. IIM Indore has strong links with the topmost companies which ultimately offer ample placement opportunities to the students. Some of the regular recruiters of IIM Indore are Accenture, Airtel, Flipkart, Godrej, Amazon, GMR Group, ONGC, American Express, Godrej, Oracle, Anand Bazar Patrika, Goldman Sachs, Panasonic, Anand Group, Google, Parle, HCL, Philips, Pepsico, Pidilite, Asian Paints, IBM, ICICI Bank, India Mart, Raymond and many more.



•    IIM Indore is an institute of National Importance
•    Average salary offered to the students of IIM Indore is Rs. 18 Lakhs per annum.
•    Campus of the college is spread in an area of 193 acres of land.
•    Ranked 11th by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.
•    Ranked 9th by Business Today in survey of “India’s Best B-School 2016”
•    IIM Indore ranked 78th in Universities Ranking by Career360.

Faculty (169)

  • Visiting (65)


AC Classrooms



Convenience Store




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Medical Facilities

Shuttle Service

Wi-Fi Campus

Sports Complex



Prabandh Shikhar, Rau - Pithampur Road Indore ( Madhya Pradesh)


  • International Institute of Business Studies (IIBS) is an AICTE Approved college which is recognized by Ministry of HRD, Government of Indias
  • IIBS rated India’s No.1 emerging B-School in placement by Samaja Parivarthana
  • Faculty of IIBS consists of experienced corporate faculty with 65% Ph.D. holders
  • Ranked 2nd among 'Top 10 Southern B Schools' by Silicon India, 2017
  • Ranked 3rd in Placement among the Best B-School in India 2017 by Silicon India
Modern Facilities
  • Smart Classroom: IIBS provides fully equipped classroom with air-conditioned, projectors, remote controlled LCD and high speed connected computers and cordless microphones
  • Library: It is fully equipped by highly information recourses like latest periodicals, reference texts, management text books, national and international journals and DVDs and well organized
  • Digital Library: Students of IIBS can be access the digital library through any computers by using their ID and password
  • Auditorium: IIBS auditorium is fully furnished and laced with all modern devices to more impactful view
  • Hostel: IIBS provides hostel accommodation for boys and girls with mesh facility

Conducting IIMs have been changed the pattern of the CAT exams several times over the years. It is extremely beneficial for the aspirants to know the CAT paper pattern as it helps in preparation and the aspirants can prepare according to the pattern and weightage of the topics.

Overview of the Exam Pattern of CAT 2020
Mode of the Exam Online Only
Total number of Questions 100
Total Marks 300
Duration of the Examination 3 hours (180 minutes)
Sectional Division of the Paper 3 sections
Types of the Questions Both MCQs and Non MCQs
Marking Scheme

For Correct Answers → +3 marks

For Incorrect Answers → -1 mark

For Unattempted Questions → No marks

Name of the Sections

1. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

2. Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation

3. Quantitative Aptitude

This Exam is conducted once in a year usually in the month of November on online mode and it is expected that this year this exam will held in the last week of November. The question paper contains 100 questions to be solved in 3 hours. 3 marks are assigned for correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for wrong answer in CAT Exam. English is the only medium of answering the questions. Each question consists of four choices from which only one is correct, candidates have to select the right answer from the given options.

CAT question paper consists of three sections divided as

  • 1. Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
  • 2. Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)
  • 3. Quantitative Ability (QA)
Overview of the Exam Pattern of CAT 2020
Section’s Name Number of Questions Duration (in mins)
Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC) 34 60
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)

VA → 10 Questions

RC → 24 Questions

Quantitative Ability (QA)

DI → 16 Questions

LR → 16 Questions

Total 100 180 minutes (3hours)
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Section

This section is a combination of two sub-sections namely Verbal Ability (VA) and Reading Comprehension (RC). The main focus of this section is on the English language skills of the candidates and how they understand and elucidate the paragraphs and Passages. This section consists of 34 questions, 10 questions of Verbal Ability and 24 questions of Reading Comprehension. Verbal ability sub-section consists of questions related to Para-jumbles, Summary based questions, Sentence Correction and Completion. The other sub-section, Reading Comprehension is based on the questions related to Vocabulary, title etc.

Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation Section

This section is also divided into two sub-sections, one is Logical Reasoning (LR) and other is Data Interpretation (DI). A total of 32 questions are asked in this section, 16 questions from both the sub-section. LR section contains solvable questions generally from the topics like inequalities, symbol operations, direction sense test etc. On the other hand DI section is a little difficult and time-consuming section as it consists of several confusing data case lets questions. This section contains tricky question and a little mistake in understanding the case lets can lead the candidates to attempt all the questions from a particular set incorrectly.

Quantitative Aptitude Section

This section is a standalone section which comprises only numerical questions from different topics of Math. A total of 34 questions are asked in this section. This section contains questions based on Basic Arithmetic, Number System, Geometry, Algebra, Modern Math etc. The questions in this section ranges from easy to moderately high and can be answered easily with proper practice of the syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude.

Prof. Prabhakar H

B.Sc., PG in HRD, PG in Training & Development

Prof. Prabhakar H

B.Sc., PG in HRD, PG in Training & Development

Prof. Prabhakar H

B.Sc., PG in HRD, PG in Training & Development

Prof. Prabhakar H

B.Sc., PG in HRD, PG in Training & Development

Prof. Prabhakar H

B.Sc., PG in HRD, PG in Training & Development

Prof. Prabhakar H

B.Sc., PG in HRD, PG in Training & Development


CAT 2020 will be conducted in the following cities:

Port Blair Kurnool Nellore Tirupati
Vijaywada Visakhapatnam Chittoor Itanagar
Dibrugarh Guwahati Silchara Aurangabad
Gaya Muzaffarpur Patna Chandigarh
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