IIMS Lucknow



The Indian Institute of Management Lucknow is an autonomous public business school in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India. It was established in 1984 as the fourth Indian Institute of Management by the Government of India. IIM Lucknow offers post-graduate diploma, fellowship and executive programs in management. It is recognised as an “Institution of Excellence” by India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development IIM Lucknow also serves as the mentor institution for the newly established IIM Jammu’IIM Rohtak and IIM Kashipur It also served as a mentor institute to IIM Sirmaur till 2018.  The institute is on a 200 acres site in the northern outskirts of Lucknow. It also has a second campus on a 20 acre site at Noida exclusively for one year full –time MBA program (Ipmx) and executive education.

Courses offered

PGPM (Post graduate program in Management)

PGPAM (Post Graduate program in agribusiness Management)

FPM (Fellow programme in Management)

EFPM (Executive fellow programme in Management)

PGPSM (Post graduate program in sustainable Management)


Specialisation Eligibility criteria
Finance & accounting Bachelor’s degree with at least 50 % marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/and PWD category)
Decision Sciences
Business Environment
Agriculture business Management Bachelors degree in any discipline with at least 50 % marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PWD category) or equivalent with at least 2 years of professional experience
Sustainable Management Bachelors degree in any discipline with at least 50 % marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PWD category) or equivalent with at least 2 years of professional experience
Specialisation Eligibility Criteria
Agribusiness Management Passed X and XII with minimum 55 % marks L(50% for SC/ST category)+ Graduation (non engineering) with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA and post graduation with minimum 55% marks or equivalent CGPA (for SC/ST category 45% marks or equivalent CGPA and post graduation with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA or Graduation (engineering) with minimum 65% marks or equivalent CGPA (60 % marks or equivalent for SC/ST category)
Business Environment (Economics)
Business Communication
Decision Sciences (Statistics, Operation Research)
Finance and Accounting
Human Resource Management
Information Technology and Systems
Legal Management
Marketing Management
Operations Management
Strategic Management
  • Legal Management specialization is not in FPM Course
  • Admission to postgraduate programmes depends upon the CAT score scholastic achievement and relevant work experience
  • For EFPM/ FPM Cat score is considered but candidates with valid GATE/GRE/GMAT or JRF/SRF/UGC/CSIR/ICAR) score can also apply
  • Admission to Executive fellow programme in Management (EFPM) is based on the academic and professional profile
  • For IPMX GMAT scores

Cut offs

CAT (General Category)
VRC 85%tile
DILR 85%tile
QA 85%tile
TOTAL 97%tile

Admission Process

  • WAT and personal Interview

Shortlisted candidates will be called for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) based their composite score calculated from the cat percentile class 10+2 marks, graduation marks and Gender Diversity factor

  • Selection criteria and weightage
CAT overall score 60 Points
Class XII marks 10 Points
Graduation Marks 10Points
Gender diversity factor 20 Points

Final Selection

The final selection of the candidates would be based on CAT score performance in WAT& PI and academic diversity

  • Selection parameters and weightages-
CAT percentile 35 %
Academic performance (10+2 AND GRADUATION) (5+5)%
Diversity factor 5%
Writing Ability test 10%
Personal Interview 40%

IIMS Lucknow Admission Dates

Event Dates
Release of Advertisement Fourth week of July
Online registration for CAT Second week of August to third week of September
Admit card download window Third week of October to fourth week of November
Exam Date Fourth week of November
Release of the CAT result Second week of January


PGPM 11.76 Lakh
PGPAM 11.76 Lakh
EFPM 5.50 Lakh
PGPSM 11.76 Lakh


Average CTC 15-17 LPA (approx)

Note-IIM Lucknow doesn’t release official figures of the placements and all the above figures are based of estimation and approximations after consulting ex students who participated in the placement process.

  • Dreamed Company
  • Abbott
  • ACT
  • Airtel
  • Cipla
  • Deloitte
  • EXIDE and many more


  • 4.5/5

Student Review

  • This college is extremely good in terms of placements infrastructure and faculty. It is a good experience staying and learning. Lucknow is right there at the top among the other Indian B-schools.the infrastructure of this college is up to the mark considering the fee charged. Gym, sports room, pool, auditorium, etc., are a few of those.

Counsellor conclusion

This is a very good college. Placement of this college is very good. An excellent college in terms of ROI& Quality Education and also having a decent Brand tag.


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