Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, an autonomous public business school, is fourth in the prestigious IIM family to be established after IIM Calcutta, IIM Ahemdabad and IIM Bangalore. IIM Lucknow offers post-graduate diploma, fellowship and executive programs in management. It is recognized as an "Institution of Excellence" by the India's Ministry of Human Resource Development. It is ranked among the top 5 B-Schools in India
Centers of Excellence: IIM Lucknow has been actively involved in establishing various centers of excellence to generate and to impart excellent knowledge in the field of management. Some of the centers situated at IIML are as follows-
1. Center for Food and Agribusiness Management (CFAM)
2. Center for Business Sustainability
3. Center for Leadership and Human Values
4. Internet Commerce Research Center
5. Innovation and Incubation Center
There are various students’ committees which organize different extracurricular activities. Some of these clubs and activities are detailed below-
It develops and maintains IT applications for the institute community.
It is the Marketing Cell and the oldest committee on campus. It conducts self-conceptualized marketing contests round the year to promote interest of students in marketing, the notable ones being MarQuest and M-Day.
It is institute's dance club which organizes dance workshops regularly and performs stage shows during major festivals.
It is the dramatics club and it performs stage plays and street plays in Hindi and English.
It is the Intra-college sports event, held throughout the year in a league format.
IIM Lucknow conducts its recruitment process through two processes-
High Entry Placement Program (HEPP) is formulated for candidates with work experience prior to joining IIML. The process extends from beginning of December to beginning of February.
Final placements are tentatively scheduled from first week of February.
IIM Lucknow wrapped up its placement process for final placement of 2014 batch.
Number of students available for placement
Number of recruiters
Number of offers made
Pre- Placement Offers
Lateral offers from HEPP
Sector wise placement details :
Offers made (%)
Sales and Marketing
Operations/ Supply Chain
Industry wise leading recruiters :
Asian Paints, Airtel, Coke, Palmolive, GSK Consumer, HUL, ITC, Kraft-Cadbury, L'Oreal, Marico, P&G, Pepsi and Vodafone
McKinsey, BCG, A.T. Kearney, Deloitte, Accenture, KPMG, PwC and E&Y
American Express,, Citibank, Development Bank of Singapore,, Futures First, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICICI bank,, Nomura, Standard Chartered
Aditya Birla Group (ABG), Cipla, JSPL,, and TAS
Amazon, Bharat Matrimony, Capgemini, Capillary Technologies, Cognizant, eBay, Google, HCL,, IBM, Microsoft
Bristol Myers Squibb, Cipla, GSK Pharma, J&J Pharma
IIM Lucknow stands by its claim of being one of the best institutes of management studies by providing all the requisite facilities. Some of them are tabulated below-
The academic buildings are constructed in medieval Indian architectural style with red brick wall texture. All the major buildings in the campus are named in Sanskrit symbolizing the activities conducted in them.
The academic blocks (Bodhigrih-1, 2) houses classrooms and seminar halls. The Faculty block (Chintan) houses faculty rooms and Fellowship classrooms.
Institute offers housing facility for 500 students and 75 faculty. The residential buildings are fully equipped with all the necessary facilities.
The Library (Gyanodaya) houses a collection of 40,000 books, 500 periodicals and online subscription to 1600 e-journals and 34 e-databases. It has five reading halls with seating capacity of 250 people.
The campus has separate sports fields for Football, Cricket, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton etc.
A fitness and recreation center (Umang) was set up in 2010, which houses gymnasium, swimming pool.
The multipurpose utility hall (Samanjasya) is used to host most of the cultural activities in the campus.
The campus has a health center with residential and visiting doctors available round the clock. The center also has an ambulance to reach associated hospitals. The two guest houses Chanakya and Patanjali has a total of 128 rooms. The campus has a students’ activities complex which houses two banks, a medical shop, a travel agency, a super market, a post office, a saloon, a coffee shop and three restaurants.
IIML campus life is encompassed by various academic, cultural and extracurricular activities. All such events and programs are organized by student committees. Some notable fests of the institute are following-
Manfest: It is IIM Lucknow's annual management festival held in January. The three-day event hosts many management contests, leadership summits and other inter college quizzes and competitions.
Varchasva: It is a three-day long event held in the end of September every year. It is the annual Cultural and Sports festival of IIM Lucknow.