IIM fees for 2013 Vs 2012: IIM-L becomes more affordable; IIM-B hikes fee

MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
April 13, 2013
While the IIMs sit on the top of the B-school system in India, their two-year full time MBA programmes also remain in the club of costliest management programmes offered by different B-schools in India.
In a bid to become more affordable to the aspirants coming from lower-middle class, IIM-L has cut fees for its flagship programme by 10 per cent for the academic session 2013-15

The premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the dream B-schools for every MBA aspirant in India. While the IIMs sit on the top of the B-school system in India as they offer best quality of education, their two-year full time MBA programmes also remain in the club of costliest management programmes offered by different B-schools in India.

This article of MBAUniverse.com brings you the fee structure of IIMs in 2013 vs 2012.

As the economy continue to give hiccups to B-schools during placement season, Most of the B-schools have either kept their fees unchanged or made a token fee hike. Most of the top IIMs like IIM-A and IIM-B charge between Rs 12-17 lakh as their total fee for the two year management programme.

The management programmes at new IIMs however cost Rs 10 Lakh or below. For the academic year 2013-14, some IIMs have also revised their fees.

In a bid to become more affordable to the aspirants coming from lower-middle class, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow has even cut the fees by 10 per cent for the academic session 2013-15.

IIM-L recently reduced its fee from Rs 12 Lakh to Rs 10.8 Lakh. The new fee structure of IIM-L makes it a better option for candidates in comparison to other top B-schools like XLRI, NMIMS and MDI which charge Rs 12 Lakh, Rs 12.6, and Rs 15.5 Lakh respectively. Though all the three B-schools –XLRI, NMIMS, and MDI rank lower in the MBAUniversse.com Ranking 2013, their management programmes are costlier than IIM-L.

On the other hand, IIMB has increased its fees for batch of 2013-15 to Rs 17 lakh from the previous fee structure of Rs 15 lakh.

The following table brings you the snap shot of the fee structure at different IIMs.

Fee for the IIMs: 2012 Vs 2013

Institute

Fee Structure (In Rs. Lakh)

  2012  2013

IIM A

15.5

16.6

IIM B

15

17

IIM C

13.5

13.6

IIM L

12

10.8

IIM Indore

13

13

IIM Shillong

8

8

IIM Kozhikode

9.75

9.75

IIM Ranchi

9

9

IIM Raipur

9

9.6

IIM Udaipur

8

8

IIM Trichy

10

10

IIM Kashipur

8

8

IIM Rohtak

9

9

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