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The IFMR GSB Advantage

With a 50-year history, IFMR GSB has evolved from a research-based institution to a full-fledged business school enabled by interwoven learning. The legacy of IFMR with the agility of Krea University, prepares students to face challenges in the real world, and develop skills to effectively manage them

MBA Programme Chairperson's Message

Welcome to IFMR GSB’s MBA Programme!

Little drops of water,/Little grains of sand,/Make the mighty ocean/And the pleasant land./So the little minutes,/Humble though they be,/Make the mighty ages/Of eternity”. Julia Carney

The road to success is paved with many milestones which mark the distance traversed. The MBA program at IFMR-GSB promises a journey of both professional and personal growth. The journey you undertake with your peers, seniors, faculty and staff will be intense and filled with emotions, challenges and new learnings.

At IFMR, the MBA experience is an enthralling adventure where your limits will be tested and your ambitions will be shaped . You will make friends for life and learn important life lessons that will stay with you forever. Every day of your life as a MBA student will be filled with moments for reflection and evaluation providing a new perspective to the world around you.

We encourage you to embrace both success and failure with equanimity as what makes a true professional is not just the ability to succeed but the ability to get back up again after stumbling and ensuring it doesn’t happen again. Your university, school, faculty and staff are here to support, guide and cheer you at every step.

Dr Gayathri Sampath

(Chairperson – MBA programme)

At IFMR GSB, we place a premium on quality education. Our students are provided a vibrant intellectual foundation of theory, knowledge, skills and perspectives that is further enriched by our unique interwoven approach.

Our class profile comprises of a diverse set of students from different parts of the country. They are a balanced group of ambitious young individuals with varied education backgrounds and work experience.

Faculty Members at IFMR GSB represent a healthy mix of academic expertise, research focus and industry knowledge. They are some of the finest scholars with decades of experiential knowledge representing a wide array of disciplines within management education.

Applicants who meet all eligibility criteria will be considered for personal interview in the rank order of merit.

Know more about the fee structure and payment schedule for the MBA batch 2022-24.

Know about the important dates in the MBA admissions process. The dates indicated are tentative and subject to change.


Avail Full tuition fee waiver, Merit and Merit-cum-Means scholarships

Meet our Students

Talk to the IFMR GSB students and know more about academic and student life

Certificates and Medals are awarded to students under many categories

Get an insight on the placements and career opportunities that await an IFMR GSB graduate.

Students in the MBA Program become part of several networks:

  • SIAS Alumni Network
  • IFMR GSB Alumni Network

Explore Other Programmes at IFMR GSB

At IFMR GSB we believe in partnering through the entire training cycle – from analyzing identified training needs, to building and executing content that successfully addresses these needs. 

Executive Education

Carefully designed programmes for future-ready managers

PhD Programme

Independent Impactful research pedagogy for budding scholars

Certificate Programmes

Upskill yourself with customized Specializations

Hear from our students

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