About Us

College Description

Indus Business Academy, Bangalore (IBA), formerly known as Indian Business Academy, is a business school in India. IBA, Bengaluru is one of the top MBA colleges in Bengaluru, one of the top 1% colleges in India and one among the only 27 out of more than 5000 colleges in India to receive an International Accreditation by IACBE. World Consulting & Research Corporation (WCRC) has certified IBA (process evaluated by KPMG) as one of Asia’s fastest-growing Institutes. Media publications like Competition Success Review (CSR), Business India, Dainik Bhaskar among others have consistently ranked IBA amongst the top B-Schools in Bengaluru and India.

College Campus:

Bangalore Rural

Campus and Faculty:

The Indus Business Academy Bangalore-IBA’s founding mission is to bring excellence in Teaching, Training, Corporate Networking and in Placements. We decided to address these issues by creating a world-class infrastructure in a 5-acre eco-friendly land. The curriculum at IBA is designed in a manner that it will be rigorous, which will constantly be upgraded based on corporates’ requirement and would be in tune with the latest case studies and real-time experiences. A strong and active corporate networking help us to feed the inputs from the industry into academics. Apart from the curriculum, the best available faculty teach Indians to improve their leadership, communication and soft skills.

At IBA, the talent of the students is sharpened through various Clubs like the HR, I3, Operations, Marketing, Finance and Retail Club. The objective of these clubs is to inculcate the habit of working in a team and to encourage peer learning. These clubs actively organize learning events, seminars guest lectures to keep the club members abreast of latest trends in corporate and academia. To keep the culture of India alive inside the campus of IBA we have an active Cultural club named YMCC (Yoga Meditation & cultural centre) which celebrates prominent festivals.

The end results of these strategies will be visible in a couple of years when this young mind will start performing in the industry. Indus Business Academy Bangalore-IBA encourages students to participate in various research paper presentation, management fests, B-School competitions which give them a competitive environment and a platform to interact with the peer group from other institutions. The Indus Business Academy Bangalore-IBA Vision, its Culture, the Teaching and the Training will become a role model for new generation B-Schools in the country in the near future.

The IBA Advantage

I.T Facilities– Stable and high-speed connectivity to the Internet ensures speedy access and the campus is completely connected to WiFi network. A laptop is compulsory for all the students.

IBA has a State-of-the-art facility for students where they can access, download, research, prepare notes and presentation material through databases in the digital libraries subscribed by IBA. This is in line with the facilities provided by International Business Schools.

Library– IBA’s library is one the largest library dedicated to only Management Programme. The library subscribes to over 60 International Journals such as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, etc. and 110 National leading Management Journals. IBA Library has over 12500 books, 8000 titles, 700 A/v, 5000+ E-Journals, 23000+ E-Dissertation, over 80 International & National Magazines and 13 Newspaper. A library has a large number of select reference books on management and other related areas. The library also has a vast collection of Case studies selected from leading journals and research papers. Faculty and students can access the online journals – current as well as retrospective – through the electronic database.

A separate Audio/Video media room with DVD player is provided in the library for students to explore various aspects of management. Students have the option of either utilizing the audio/visual material stocked in the library or bring in material from other sources. IBA has institutional memberships with premier libraries such as The British Council Library, NICMAN – Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; thereby allowing expanded access to resources.

Class Rooms– IBA has different category of Classroom to meet all requirements. It has State of the Art 300 seater fully equipped Auditorium and 2 auditoriums which are 100 seaters. Apart from that, there are 13 classrooms with different seating arrangements like seminar style, classroom & boardroom style.


A Bachelor’s degree in any field from any statutory University approved by UGC with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/OBC and other reserved categories) OR Applicants, who are in final year of Bachelor degree, are also eligible to apply.

Must have a valid score in CAT/ MAT/ GRE/ XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ GMAT/ GATE/ MHCET/ KMAT/ PGCET or any state level entrance exam, For CMAT/ATMA minimum 60 percentile is required.

The admission is based on the following parameters:

Previous Academic Performance – Candidates’ academic performance at the undergraduate level, 12th and 10th levels will be reckoned for consideration for admission.

Written Test – Candidates will be given a situation to assess and give their response. Time allowed for the test will be for a maximum of 15 minutes.

Group Discussion – The group discussion is generally held for about 25 minutes in which a maximum of 10 candidates participate in each group and interact with each other on a given topic. The candidates are evaluated by a panel on their initiative, logical content, group behaviour, communication etc.

Personal Interview – It is a one to one interview between the candidate and a panel for about 10-15 minutes in which a candidate is evaluated on his personality, communication ability, functional knowledge, general awareness, orientation for management course etc.

During personal interview candidate may be asked about his/her background, strengths and weaknesses, career objectives, reasons for joining PGDM (equivalent to MBA) course, subjects studied at undergraduate.

Following documents are required to be submitted along with application form:

  • Mark List of Class X
  • Mark List of Class XII
  • Mark List of Graduation (all years/ semesters)
  • Scorecard of CAT/GMAT/XAT/CMAT /MAT whichever applicable
  • Work Experience certificate (if applicable)
  • Two passports sized colour photographs
  • Graduate Degree equivalence from AIU for NRI Students

Note: All rules regarding selection are common to the PGDM+MBA Programmers. Please feel free to call the admission help desk for any queries at the following numbers:

Mobile: +91 9339344436
You can also email us at [email protected] or visit the website

College Rank:

  • Awarded as ‘The Most Innovative Institute in India’ by AIMS(Association of Indian Management School) in August 2016
  • Ranked 28th by Competition Success Review (CSR) in ‘All India B-School Survey’ 2016
  • Ranked 52nd by The Outlook in ‘All India B-School Survey’ 2016
  • Ranked 56th by Times of India in ‘All India B-School Survey’ 2016
  • Ranked 52nd by Business World in ‘All India B-School Survey’ 2015
  • Ranked among ‘Fastest Growing Private Institutes in Asia’ by KPMG – WCRC 2014 Survey

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50 percent in academic & 50 %ile in the entrance exam

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IBA provides in-campus exclusive residential facilities for boys and girls with round-the-clock security. Considering the comfort and needs of students, the campus has various options for residents like double rooms, triple rooms, single rooms with attached and common bathrooms.Functionally furnished, each room has a cot, study desk with chair and a built-in wardrobe.

The campus also has a laundry exclusively for students and a general store for daily utilities.

IBA has completely vegetarian mess adjacent to the residences that serve hygienic food to its residents. Breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner is served every day during fixed hours.

Accommodation for participants who do short-term MDP/training program is also provided on the campus.

College Placement:

KPMG, Deloitte, American Express, Induslnd Bank, Axis Bank, Asian Paints, Berger Paints, Blue Star, Copal Amba, WNS, Bata, Pepsi, Parle, Nestle, HUL, Dell, Siemens, Oracle, TCS, Genpact, Renault, Bosch, Schindler, Abbott Health Care,, Facebook, HT Media.

Last Year Placement Details:

  • Highest: 12.00 Lakhs/Annum
  • Average: 5.75 Lakhs/Annum
  • Lowest: 4.64 Lakhs/Annum

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