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IIM Bangalore Reviews

Updated March 10, 2017
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  1. "Good- as a starting point for researchers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great exposure to industry and practical learning

    Cons

    Heavy work load (which isn't a big problem if one is serious about getting into research)


  2. "Student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Bengaluru (India)
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at IIM Bangalore (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Brand Name is great to leverage on. Learning curve is great. In a limited period you learn about the interdisciplinary facets of management

    Cons

    Phd program is not their flagship program hence lesser attention is provided by the college to the FPM students


  3. "Doctoral Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at IIM Bangalore (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The best PhD program in management in the country. Very rigorous. Great study-life balance.

    Cons

    Limited hostel accommodation within campus, especially for married students


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  5. "Good place to work and learn"

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    Former Employee - Project Executive
    Former Employee - Project Executive
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at IIM Bangalore (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great work quality, easy working hours and amazing campus.

    Cons

    lower than market remuneration, growth for non teaching role is unclear

    Advice to Management

    Administrative roles should be made more clearer and a growth path identified


  6. "review"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Bengaluru (India)
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at IIM Bangalore (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    atmosphere, culture, people, diversity, excellence

    Cons

    bureaucratic, salary, work hours, pressure


  7. "Research Analyst"

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    Former Intern - Bangalore (IIM-B), Research in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Intern - Bangalore (IIM-B), Research in Bengaluru (India)
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at IIM Bangalore as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Best place to learn and grow from the best of the people.

    Cons

    Nothing at all to mention. This place is just perfect.


  8. "Very nice atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Bengaluru (India)
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at IIM Bangalore (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing staff and alot to learn

    Cons

    Travelling everyday was a problem.


  9. "Good Expereince"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at IIM Bangalore (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Its very beautiful campus and very nice environment

    Cons

    There is no good salary and also no career growth


  10. "[For interns only] Accomplished professors, poor projects"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Intern in Bengaluru (India)
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at IIM Bangalore full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1. Compared to other places in India, this provides a good platform to start off with projects.

    2. Professors are accessible, so if you're the entrepreneurial type, you get to interact with accomplished professors.

    3. Great facilities on campus.

    4. I got to attend a few MBA classes. The teaching was of very high quality, according to me.

    Cons

    1. I didn't get to do rigorous research. I assisted a professor on a project which wasn't of much consequence.


  11. "Average work but definitely a learning experience"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at IIM Bangalore as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Highly qualified profs and good research areas they work on which are in sync with the latest research going around the world.

    Cons

    Intern may not get good work. they may be involved in data collection at most times. But depends on prof to prof.