About College

Indus Business Academy (IBA) was established in 2001 with single programme focus in mind – Post Graduate Management Programmes. The campus of IBA is built over 8.5 acre of land with modern facilities. It is located in Bengaluru. IBA is internationally accredited by IACBE, USA (Recognized by CHEA, USA). It is one among the only 58 out of more than 5000 colleges in India to receive international accreditation by IACBE. In addition to this, IBA is approved by AICTE and accredited by NBA. IBA PGDM programme is granted MBA status by AIU (Association of Indian Universities).

IBA has scholastic association and international linkage with various renowned institutes and universities, including Zurich University of Applied Science, Switzerland; Griffith University, Queensland, Australia; Stockholm University, Sweden; among others.

In 2021, Indus Business Academy announced the highest CTC of INR 13.67 LPA and the average CTC of  INR 6.92 LPA. Several top-notch companies visit the IBA campus for placements of its students such as Godrej, Reckitt Benckiser, KPMG, ABP News, Landmark Group, Bajaj Electricals, Deloitte, Bata, Bandhan Bank, Marico, Berger Paints, PwC, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Ltd., Reliance Retail, and Café Coffee Day, etc. Indus Business Academy also awards merit and need-based scholarships to meritorious students. It offers scholarships & awards worth INR 5.54 crores for meritorious students.

IBA Library has over 15900 books, 9000 titles, 1500 A/v on Business Management, 3500+ International & National journals, over 80 International & National Magazines and 13 Newspapers. The students of IBA get access to Delnet. It’s the world’s largest library of e-books with more than 5.97 lac e-books on Management and over 41 lacs e-books of other disciplines. It also provides access to lacs of journals, audiobooks, articles, etc.

Table of Contents

  1. Indus Business Academy Highlights 2022
  2. Indus Business Academy Partnerships and Collaborations
  3. Indus Business Academy Courses and Fees
  4. Indus Business Academy Admission Process 2022
  5. Download: Indus Business Academy PGDM Prospectus 2022-24
  6. Indus Business Academy Placements 2021
  7. Indus Business Academy Scholarships

Indus Business Academy Highlights 2022

Refer to the table below for highlights about the Indus Business Academy:

Particulars Statistics



Campus area

8.5 acre

Approved by




Courses offered

1 across 8 specialisations

Highest CTC (2021)

INR 13.67 LPA

Average CTC (2021)

INR 6.92 LPA

Types of scholarships offered

Merit-based, Need-based

Scholarships Amount

INR 5.54 crores

Popular recruiters

Godrej, Reckitt Benckiser, KPMG, ABP News, Landmark Group, Bajaj Electricals, and Deloitte, etc.


Griffith University, Queensland, Australia; Zurich University of Applied Science, Switzerland; Stockholm University, Sweden; among others.



Indus Business Academy Partnerships and Collaborations

Indus Business Academy has associated with several national and international institutes and universities to give its students the overall exposure. Some of the scholastic and academic associations of this institution are as follows:

Scholastic Associations and International Linkages

Banasthali Vidyapith University, Vanasthali

Curtin University, Australia

Dhyana Pura University, Bali, Indonesia

Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhan Sansthana (SVYASA), Bangalore

Association of Indian Management Scholars, USA

Goa University, Goa

Freiburg University, Germany

Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

Stockholm University, Sweden

Academic and Industry Associations

European Retail Academy, Germany

Retailers Association of India

Academy of Indian Marketing, Bangalore

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

Executive Recruiters Association

Indian Society for Training & Development

The Global Compact Network India

Bangalore Chambers of Industry & Commerce

Wadhwani Foundation

Indus Business Academy Courses and Fees

Indus Business Academy offers a two-year dual specialisations full-time residential PGDM programme across eight specialisations. Candidates will be able to choose the combination from the specializations before the beginning of the third trimester. Check the following table to know the Indus Business Academy courses, specialisations and fee structure:

Course Specialisations Total Course Fee


Marketing, Retail, Finance, Operations, Human Resource Management, International Business, Business Analytics & E-business and Entrepreneurship Management

INR 8.60 lakhs

Note: The fee mentioned above is confirmed by the institute. Click here for complete details about IBA PGDM fee structure.

Apart from this, the programme offers below value-added courses:

  1. Green belt six sigma certification by KPMG
  2. Capstone strategy course by CAPSIM, USA
  3. Certificate courses in entrepreneurship
  4. Foreign language
  5. Peregrine certification (USA)
  6. Art of living yes+ stress buster programme

Read more: Indus Business Academy Courses and Fees

Indus Business Academy Admission Process 2022

Candidates who are interested in enrolling in the PGDM programme can apply online through the official website of the institute. As per the Indus Business Academy admission process, candidates will be selected based on their scores in entrance tests. The application fee can be paid through credit card/ debit card/internet banking or demand draft. Candidates are required to mail a copy of the application form. After that, the institute sends a confirmation e-mail for the selection process rounds. Selected candidates will receive an admission letter through email as well as by post. They will have to pay the prescribed fee within the specified date. Know about the eligibility and selection criteria in the table provided below:

Course Eligibility Criteria Accepted Entrance Exams


Candidates must be graduated in any field with a minimum of 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC/ST/OBC and other reserved categories)

CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ KMAT/ GATE/ CMAT/ ATMA/ GMAT/ GRE/ MAH-CET/ PGCET followed by Statement of Purpose and GDPI

Following are the expected cutoff percentiles as per the national level entrance exams accepted by the institute for admission to the PGDM programme:

National Level Test

Excepted Cut Off


60 percentile


60 percentile


65 percentile


70 percentile


70 percentile


60 percentile

Download: Indus Business Academy PGDM Prospectus 2022-24

Indus Business Academy Placements 2021

Indus Business Academy promises to offer 100% placement to its students. The highest CTC offered to the students in this institute is Rs 13.67 LPA in 2021. On the other hand, the average CTC offered is Rs 6.92 LPA. Check the comparison between the CTC offered in 2020 and 2021 in the following table.

Particulars Statistics (2021) Statistics (2020)

Highest CTC

Rs 13.67 LPA

Rs 14 LPA

Average CTC

Rs 6.92 LPA

Rs 6.90 LPA

Some of the top recruiting companies that visit the Indus Business Academy campus for the placements are as follows:

Indus Business Academy Top Recruiters



Reckitt Benckiser


Bajaj Electricals






Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail

Tech Mahindra

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