Institute For Financial Management And Research (IFMR) Chennai

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The Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR) Chennai is a highly ranked business school with the objective of moulding ambitious young men and women into competent and socially responsible organisational leaders in a global setting. IFMR offers full-time and part-time PGDM programmes, a Ph.D programme as well as both open and customised management development programmes.


Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) in Chennai was established with the help of industry in the year 1970 as a not-for-profit society. IFMR has recently inaugurated a sprawling 40 acre campus in Sri City near Chennai. Located in a manufacturing hub comprising some of the world’s leading companies, the campus provides students and faculty with world class infrastructure and outstanding opportunities for collaboration with industry.


The PGDM programme at IFMR has consistently been ranked high among top B-schools in the country. As per BW- Cfore B-School Survey 2016, IFMR is ranked 15 among Top Private Business Schools in India (Business world – 14 November 2016. IFMR enjoys overall rank of 29 among Top Business schools in India as per BW- Cfore B-School Survey 2016.


IFMR has been assigned A** Rating by CRISIL [All India] & A*** Rating by CRISIL [Andhra Pradesh]. AIMA has awarded A1 League to IFMR. The B-school has been awarded All India 27th Rank by National Human Resource Development Network.


IFMR is included among Good Business Schools category (26-50 ranks) by Business Today-MDRA B School Survey 2015 and enjoys All India Rank 22 by The Hindu Business line- MBAUniverse B School ranking 2017.


The institute accepts CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT & GRE scores to shortlist candidates for final admission round. The cut off and weights are not the same for all the entrance exams – so your performance in all the entrance exams you have taken will be evaluated against the respective cut off and only your best performance will be considered.

  1. While evaluating applicants, we recognize potential manifest across domains.
  2. Upon your joining, we assign a faculty mentor dedicated to building your competencies.
  3. Our Curriculum is revised annually, based on contemporary research in Organizations.
  4. Our industry interaction is through `Live Projects` and `Interface Workshops`.
  5. Our Placement is directed towards Hi Growth Sectors of the Indian Economy.


  • A/C Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Convenience Store
  • Gym
  • Hostel
  • Library
  • Sport Complex
  • Wi-Fi Campus