The 5 year Integrated Program in Management (IPM) is one of a kind program in India that was launched by IIM Indore in 2011. The program is an integration of 3 years of Under-graduation with 2 years of Post-graduation. After successful completion and placements of all the IPM batches at IIM Indore, the program was introduced by IIM- Rohtak and Nirma University, Ahmadabad at their respective campuses in 2019. The course is a highly sought after program by young aspirants as it provides them an early entry into an IIM right after class 12.
Admission to all the three campuses for IPM is a 2 way process-
The entrance test conducted by IIM Indore for admission to IPM is IPMAT- Indore. Colleges accepting IPMAT Score is not a lengthy one. Besides IIM-Indore, The IPMAT- Indore scores are also accepted by Nirma University, Institute of Management, Ahmadabad. IIM Rohtak conducts its own entrance test- IPMAT Rohtak for admission into its 5 year program – IPM.
IIM Indore- One of the most sought after Management College in India provides an excellent opportunity for young management aspirants to be a part of the IIM community after class 12 itself. The Programme consists of 15 terms spread over a period of 5 years, with each year having 3 terms of 3 months. IPM at IIM Indore is in two parts, the first three years build a foundation, and the last two years focus on management. After 3 years of foundational disciplines, IPM students train as managers along with students of the Institute’s 2-year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP), undertaking the same course package in management studies in years 4 and 5. On successful completion of the five year Integrated Programme, the participants are awarded with Bachelor of Arts (Foundations of Management) and Master of Business Administration (under the Dual Degree Programme) by IIM Indore.
Nirma University, Institute of Management , Ahmadabad- Nirma University, Institute of management is the only other college accepting IPMAT – Indore Score after IIM Indore. Nirma is one of the top and renowned B-Schools in India where you can apply for the unique IPM course. The campus started running IPM since 2019. The program offered is BBA - MBA a 5 year integrated program, On successful completion of three years, a degree of Bachelors in Business Administration is awarded to the student wishing to exit the programme at this point. On successful completion of five years, a “Bachelors in Business Administration – Master of Business Administration” degree will be awarded.
IIM Rohtak IPM- IIM Rohtak introduced IPM on its campus in 2019 for students after class 12 who aim to pursue their career in Management. IIM Rohtak is one of the top colleges targeted by management aspirants and hence the highly competitive entrance exam- IPMAT Rohtak. IIM Rohtak conducts its own entrance exam for admission into its 5 year Integrated Program in Management (IPM). On successful completion of academic rigor of 5 years, the participant will be awarded with Master of Business Administration (MBA) by IIM Rohtak. If any student intends to exit after successfully completing the programme requirement at the end of 3 years, he/she will be awarded with a degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).