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ISME Bangalore


Established in 2006, International School of Management Excellence (ISME) is one of the leading private B-Schools located in Bangalore, Karnataka. ISME is accredited and approved by NBA, AICTE and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), among others. The institute has been ranked 27 among the top B-Schools in India by Business India Ranking 2020. It was also awarded as the Best ROI “Management College of the year” by Higher Education Review in 2020.

The institute offers PG diploma, UG and research level courses in the field of management in Business Administration, Commerce, and Management. The PGDM course is the 2 year full time AICTE approved flagship program at ISME Bangalore, preparing young aspiring professionals for the rigors of the corporate world. Admission to the college is granted on a merit basis and by CAT/ XAT/ SNAP/ MAT/ GMAT/ CMAT score depending upon the course opted by the students. The School also offers PhD courses under the University of Mysore for working executives, managers, faculty members, researchers and entrepreneurs.

The College also holds the record for 100% International Placement Record from the 1st graduation batch that it had produced. ISME has started its 2022 placement drive. Students received job roles like Business Analytics, Inside Sales, Financial Analyst, Business Consulting & many more. Most of the offers came from the IT/ITES sector. The salary packages offered till date ranged between INR 7 LPA to INR 14 LPA. More than 96% of the batch got placed till March 10, 2022.

ISME Bangalore Quick Facts

  • ISME is a part of NVT Group, an ISO accreditation body that has certified companies for over 25 years across 36 countries.
  • Over 100 Companies like Northern Trust, Mu Sigma, Bosch, Wells Fargo, Ernst & Young, TCS and Axis Bank recruit ISME students.
  • The institute has a 1:10 students-to-professor ratio for effective individual attention.
  • The students at ISME are also exposed to subjects with specific industry requirements such as Six Sigma Green Belt and Global Business Strategy Game certification
  • 1600+ alumni spread across the globe in which 30+ have become self entrepreneurs.
  • ISME has international partnerships with London School of Economics (UK), Thunderbird School of Global Management (USA), Carleton University (Canada), University of New Castle (Australia), Singapore Institute of Management and Management Development Institute (Sinngapore).
  • ISME has won the ‘Management College of the Year’ award from Bangalore Management Association. 
  • ISME has also received the ‘International Achievers Award for Education Excellence’ from Indo-Thai Chamber of Commerce held at Bangkok, Thailand.
  • The institute facilitates International Study Trips for its students. Airfare, Accommodation, Local Transport for Industry & University visits are included in the fees. Student get the chance to go on a 10 days study trip to Singapore. 
  • ISME provides 6 value added certification with its B.Com course.
  • 16 Foundation, Language & Skill Development Courses are available at the institute.
  • Open Air amphitheatre, Volleyball, Basketball and other sporting facilities
  • During the on-going placement drive, salary packages ranging between INR 7 LPA to INR 14 LPA were offered to the students. 96% of the batch got already placed.

ISME Bangalore Ranking & Accreditation

Ranking Body

Ranking Parameter


Times of India 2021

BBA Institute All India


Times of India 2021



Times of India 2021



Outlook 2021

Private MBA


Business India 2020. 

Management School India






MBA Equivalence


ISME Bangalore Courses, Eligibility, Admissions, Fees



Eligibility Criteria


Finance, Marketing & HR

Eligibility: 10+2 from any recognized Board/ University with minimum 60% marks, Proficiency in oral and written English communication. 
Duration: 3 years
Selection Criteria: PI performance + merit list rank


Accounting & Taxation, Finance, Information & Technology, Banking & Insurance


Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Business Analytics

Eligibility: Bachelor’s or master’s with a minimum aggregate of 50%. (Work experience will be given importance)
Duration: 2 years 
Selection Criteria: CAT/ XAT/ SNAP/ MAT/ Scores +PI

PGDM + Mu Sigma

Data Science & Analytics

Eligibility: Bachelor’s or master’s with a minimum aggregate of 60% (Work experience will be given importance)
Duration: 2 years 
Selection Criteria: CAT/ XAT/ SNAP/ MAT/ Scores + Mu Sigma Aptitute Test +PI



Eligibility: Master’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 55% 
Duration: Min. 3 years
Selection Criteria: UGC NET/ KSET/University Entrance Test Scores +PI

How to Apply for ISME Bangalore?

To apply for admission, the candidates must visit the official website of the institute.

  • Register by creating the login credentials.
  • Login using the registered email id and password.
  • Proceed to fill the application form:
    • Personal Details
    • Educational Qualifications
  • Upload the necessary documents:
    • Photocopies of mark sheets and certificates
    • Passport-sized photograph
    • Aadhar Card/Passport/Driving License for proof of your identity and address
  • Pay the application fees of INR. 1200
  • Submit the form.

The payment can be done via Debit/Credit card or Net Banking.

Note: The file size should not be more than 500 KB for photograph image file, 50 KB for other image files and 2 MB for PDF files.

ISME Bangalore Cutoff

ISME cutoffs for PGDM and e-PGDM programmes are mentioned below:

Entrance Exam

Cut off in Percentile











Any other entrance exam


ISME Bangalore Placements 2022

ISME Bangalore has started its 2022 placement drive. Till now, 96% of the participating batch got placed. The salary packages received by the students ranged between INR 7 LPA to INR 14 LPA. Diverse job roles like Business Analytics, Financial Analyst, Investment Banking, Retail Management etc were offered to the students. Some of the major recruiters included EY, Grant Thornton, Cognizant, Urban Company, Collegedunia, Intellipaat etc. The sector-wise placement data are given below:   

Sector-wise ISME Bangalore Placement 





Financial Services










ISME Bangalore Scholarships

International School of Management Excellence provides the five scholarships to the students studying in PGDM, B.Com and BBA programs. Tabulated below are the details for the same

Scholarship Awards for PGDM


Amount (INR) 

Eligibility Criteria

Merit-based Scholarship for Outstanding students


The student has to fulfill one of the 3 criteria:

Should have scored above 80% in 10th, 12th and Graduation.


Should have scored above 80% in 10th, 12th and 80 percentile and above in CAT or 90 percentile and above in MAT. 


Student applying to ISME should have scored above 80% in 10th and 12th and have 1 or more years of work experience in an MNC.

Work Experience Scholarship


Student with 2 or more years of work experience in an MNC

Defence Scholarship 


Students who have scored above 70% in class 12th or equivalent and whose parents are serving or retired Defence personnel

Sibling Scholarship 


Student who is a sibling of a current ISME student or ISME alumni

Hostel Scholarship for Bangalore City Students

20,000 per year 

Student whose parent is working and residing in Bangalore (Address and proof of employment needed)




Ques.How are the infrastructure facilities at ISME Bangalore?

Ans. The institute has world-class infrastructure and provides all the prime facilities such as separate hostel facilities for boys and girls, library, transportation facility, medical services, cafeteria, computer labs, auditorium, seminar halls and many more. As far as recreational activities are concerned, various clubs are there for the students such as sports club, academic club, social club and literary club. These clubs arrange various cultural, sports and academics related events where students can come up with their interests and talents.

Ques.What are the specializations offered under the PGDM program at ISME Bangalore?

Ans. The below mentioned specializations are offered at present under the PGDM course at ISME.

  • HRM
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance 
  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Ques.How is ISME Bangalore for doing a BBA course?

Ans. The institution is one of the best colleges for BBA, which provides a very good quality of education especially for BBA with good exposure for practical knowledge. One best thing about this Institute is they have a very good and experienced faculty who is ready to serve the students at all times.

Ques. Are there any certification courses available at ISME Bangalore?

Ans. ISME Bangalore provides 6 value added certification courses to the BBA and B.Com+ACCA students. These courses are: 

  • MS Office
  • Advanced Excel
  • Data Visualization through Tableau
  • Digital Marketing & Google Analytics
  • Forensic accounting and Tally
  • Python and its application in HR, Marketing and Finance.

Apart from that, ISME also provides external programmes for professional individuals. Such courses are Executive Post Graduate Programs, Management Development Programs, Corporate Training Programsm and Corporate Consulting.

Ques. Does ISME Bangalore provide assistance with Educational Loan?

Ans. YesISME assists by providing the necessary information for obtaining a bank loan. Some of the banks where ISME students have obtained educational loan approvals are:

  •  State Bank of India
  •  Punjab National Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Vijaya Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Union Bank of India

Ques.What is the ISME Fee Structure for PGDM program?

Ans. The fee structure for Two Years full-time PGDM Programme-

Total Fee: INR 6,45,000

At the time of registration: INR 50,000

Installment facility is also available-

Before 1st Term: INR 1,95,000 Before 3rd Term: INR 1,95,000 Before 4th Term: INR 2,05,000

Ques. Does ISME Bangalore provide hostel facilities to its students?

ISME Fees & Eligibility





₹5.75 Lakhs (Total Fees)



₹8.75 Lakhs (Total Fees)



₹5.3 Lakhs (Total Fees)



₹3.45 Lakhs (Total Fees)

Post Graduation

Contact Details

For further details and one-on-one help, please contact the undersigned

8088888710, Career Advisor


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