IIM Indore Inaugurates 13th IPM Batch 2023-28 with 156 Students; Includes 49 Female Students

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Updated on August 23, 2023
IIM Indore has inaugurated the 13th Batch of 5 Years Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) 2023-28 with 156 students including 49 Girl students on August 22, 2023. There are 84 students from Science Medical & Non-Medical back ground and 72 students are from Arts, Commerce and other academic back ground. IIM Indore IPM Program offers BBA+MBA degree to the students after successful completion of the program
IIM Indore Inaugurates 13th IPM Batch 2023

IIM Indore has inaugurated the 13th Batch of 5 Years Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) 2023-28 with 156 students including 49 Girl students on August 22, 2023 at its campus.

The admission to IIM Indore IPM program 2023 is through the IPMAT 2023 which was held on June 16, 2023.  This year 24,865 students applied for admission and 746 were shortlisted for interview out of them only 156 have been finally selected. The exam was conducted by IIM Indore as a computer based test. The Induction Programme for the IPM Batch was conducted with the aim to acquaint the new IPM batch with the Institute facilities and faculty members.

Key Highlights of IPM 2023-28 Batch

  • Total Students in the Batch: 156
  • Number of Girls in the Batch: 49
  • Number of Boys in the Batch: 107

Category wise Admissions
Category-wise details of the batch is shared below:

Grand Total
Science (Medical)
Science (Non-Medical)
Grand Total
Prof. Himanshu Rai, Director, IIM Indore, inaugurated the new batch. Mr. Saurabh Chandra, Managing Director of BCG India was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Prof. Prashant Salwan, Dean Programmes, Prof. Saurabh Kumar, Chair – IPM, were also present. A total of 156 participants have registered for the programme.

IIM Indore Director Welcomes the IPM Batch
Welcoming the new IPM Batch, Prof. Himanshu Rai offered a roadmap to the new batch for personal growth, resilience, and achievement throughout their academic odyssey at IIM Indore. He emphasized the institute's commitment to nurturing leaders and thinkers who will shape the future of management and business. He articulated the significance of the "OCEAN" principles as guiding pillars for their academic journey. He underscored the value of O for Openness, urging students to embrace diverse experiences and engage with individuals from different backgrounds, fostering a broader perspective. Emphasizing C for Conscientiousness, Prof. Rai highlighted the necessity of disciplined effort for success, along with the importance of nurturing meaningful hobbies. Turning to E for Empathy, he encouraged students to practice kindness towards themselves and others, particularly in the face of new challenges. “Practise the A for Attitude of courage, for being fearless and having perseverance are essential companions in the pursuit of goals, with the first step often proving the most daunting”, he said. Lastly, he advised the cohort to follow the N, for Never Giving Up, imparting the wisdom that true failure arises only when the effort ceases.

Mr Chandra, MD, BCG India Shares Life Lessons
In a series of insightful reflections, Mr Subhash Chandra shared profound life lessons, drawing from his own experiences. He emphasized the significance of recognizing oneself as a part of a greater purpose, advocating humility and collaboration and said, "Maintain a balance between academic achievements, sports, and creativity, for life's definition isn't confined to scholarly success alone but extends to how one manages challenges and perseveres.". Addressing life's unpredictable nature, he urged embracing the uncertainties and living life fully, highlighting the futility of excessive planning. He advised that authenticity emerged as a key theme, and one could respectfully disagree, staying true to one's beliefs. He also advised the students to take utmost care of their health.

Dean Programs Conveys IIMI Dedication
Prof. Prashant Salwan, Dean Programmes, engaged with the incoming batch and conveyed the institute's dedication to providing a comprehensive learning environment that fosters personal and intellectual growth. He underlined the significance of the IPM in shaping well-rounded professionals equipped to tackle the challenges of the modern world. “The IPM journey is an immersive experience that will not only challenge you but also facilitate tremendous growth. It's a platform to broaden your understanding, refine your leadership skills, and foster personal development”, he said. Embrace the challenges, the learning, and the opportunities that lie ahead, for they will collectively sculpt you into an individual poised for success in both academia and life, he added.

IPM Chair Highlights Limitless Opportunities
Addressing the gathering, Prof. Saurabh Kumar, Chair - IPM, extended a warm welcome to the new batch, highlighting the institute's rich legacy and the limitless opportunities that await the students throughout their five-year journey at IIM Indore and said, “IPM stands as one of the most sought-after courses, and the 13th batch this year attracted a remarkable 24,865 applicants, out of which 746 got selected for the interview. This fervent interest underlines the programme's unparalleled appeal and recognition in the academic landscape.” He mentioned that 156 exceptional individuals were chosen for the batch. The batch has 49 females and 107 males, embarking on a journey that promises to shape their academic and personal trajectories in the most profound and impactful ways.

The event also saw an award distribution ceremony for the Certificate of Academic Excellence, recognizing the academic prowess of selected participants for their outstanding performance in the first three years of IPM.

The induction programme was a blend of insights and orientations to familiarize the new batch with the institute's campus. Various briefings were conducted, including ones on NBFA Scholarships, Hostel Affairs, Facilities at IIM Indore encompassing the Library, IT infrastructure, medical facilities, and an essential briefing on the Government of India's directive regarding the 'Prevention and Prohibition of Ragging'.

An engaging interaction with IPM Alumni Ms. Aradhya Vats from the 2015 batch and Ms. Ashima Vardhan from the 2017 batch followed, providing the incoming students with valuable insights into the practical experiences and journeys of former IPM students. The interaction concluded with a spirited Q&A session that further enriched the knowledge exchange.

IPM: A Unique Management Programme with IIM Brand

The 5 year IPM at IIM Indore offers Graduate degree of BBA with Post Graduate PGP (MBA) degree. The IPM is a highly ranked Integrated Programme in Management offered to the students after completing their class 12 instead of going through another 3-4 years of graduation. Read More about IPM Admission Test

IIM Indore is one of the top 6 IIMs in the country. It is the pioneer of unique BBA+MBA programme to class 12 pass outs.  The 4th and 5th year education of IPM at IIM Indore is internationally accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Launched in 2011, the five-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) is the first of its kind in India.  Through the IPM, IIM Indore offers BBA+MBA to young students who have passed their class 12, and mould them as outstanding leaders through a world-class education carrying the IIM Brand name.

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