IIM Lucknow – IIM Lucknow has announced interview calls for the 2024-26 MBA batch, with 12,461 candidates qualifying for Stage 1a. Out of these, 3,914 candidates have been shortlisted for the WAT PI round. Those shortlisted need to submit the WAT PI form on the official website by May 31, 2024. The deadline for applying to the IIM Lucknow MBA E&I program is also May 31, 2024. PhD admissions for 2024 are open until January 31, 2024. Executive admissions are ongoing, with WAT-PI for PGPWE program on January 20 & 21, 2024, and for IPMX on January 27 & 28, 2024. CAT Result 2023 has been released, and candidates can download the scorecard using their login ID.

IIM Lucknow secured the 72nd rank in FT MIM rankings 2023. Placements for 2023 have concluded, with the highest package offered being INR 1 crore. Summer Internship Placements for 2025 saw 100% internships, with the highest stipend being INR 4 lakhs and an average stipend of INR 1.31 lakhs. In this article we have shared all information related to the Admission, Eligibility, Fees, Course of IIM Lucknow, read entire article for more information.

IIM Lucknow – Overview

IIM Lucknow, established in 1984, is ranked 6th by NIRF 2023 for Management and 4th by Business Today and Outlook 2023 for MBA. Accredited by AMBA and AACSB, it has a Noida satellite campus and offers PG and certificate courses. Top companies like American Express and HDFC Bank recruit from here, with the highest package for PGP SM students being INR 66 LPA. Known for its flagship MBA/PGDM, it provides housing for faculty and students, a two-storied library, and various facilities.

Establishment year | Ownership type1984 | Public
Campus size200 acres
Student intake495 (MBA)
MBA Fees20.75 Lakhs
NIRF Rankings 20236
Number of courses40+
Total faculty71
Types of scholarships offeredNeed Based and Fellowship Grants
Highest PackageINR 1 CPA
Top RecruitersAccenture, BCG, Deloitte

IIM Lucknow – Important Dates

Here are the key dates for the 2024 batch:

Shortlist Announcement for PI WATJanuary 4, 2024
Forms out for WAT PIJanuary 4, 2024
Last Date to Submit PI WAT FormJanuary 9, 2024 (Tentative)
PI WAT RoundFirst Week of February, 2024 (Tentative)
Final Admission offer April 29, 2024 (Tentative)

IIM Lucknow – Courses

IIM Lucknow provides more than 40 courses, with the most popular ones being the 2-year full-time PGP, 2-year PGPWE, and 1-year IPMX programs. Additionally, the institute offers FPM and EFPM programs.

CoursesProgramme Details
PGPIntake: 495
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s Degree with 50% Marks OR Students in their Final Year of Graduation
Selection Criteria: CAT Scores + Diversity + Work Experience + Academic Scores + Personal Interview + Writing Ability Test
PGPWEEligibility Criteria: Graduated with 50% Marks and 3 Years of Work Experience
Selection Criteria: CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE / PGPWE Scores + Academic Scores + Work Experience + Writing Ability Test + Personal Interview
IPMXEligibility Criteria: Graduated with 50% Marks and 5 Years of Work Experience
Selection Criteria: GMAT / GRE Scores + Academic Scores + Work Experience + Writing Ability Test + Personal Interview

IIM Lucknow – Admission

Here’s a simple breakdown of the IIM Lucknow admission process for 2024:

Admission StageDescription
CAT RegistrationThe candidates will have to register themselves for CAT 2023 and will also have to apply to IIM Lucknow PGP program in the same application.
CAT 2023The candidates will have to appear for CAT and will have to score a percentile above the minimum cut-off of IIM Lucknow.
Shortlisting for WAT-PIAfter the CAT results are out, the candidates will receive a call letter for WAT-PI, based on their CAT scores, scholastic achievement, and relevant work experience.
WAT-PI Round The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the WAT-PI round, which will be conducted in Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Hyderabad.
Final Selection The final selection will be based on the performance of the candidate in CAT, WAT & PI, scholastic achievements, and work experience.

IIM Lucknow has released interview calls for the 2024-26 batch, and this is based on the CAT 2023 exam. The number of candidates who have shown interest in the MBA programs at IIM Lucknow is also provided.

NC – OBC465903921138983

The number of candidates who met the criteria and successfully qualified in Stage 1A of the IIM Lucknow process is provided below.

NC – OBC19142324455

IIM Lucknow – Selection Criteria

Candidates for the PGP 2024-26 at IIM Lucknow will be chosen based on their CAT 2023 scores and other factors such as academic history and work experience. The selection process involves two stages for shortlisting the candidates for the program.

IIM Lucknow – Fees

CourseFeesApplication Date
PGPM₹10.95 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)20 Nov – 31 May 2024
PG Program₹11.15 Lakhs (Total Fees)20 Nov – 31 May 2024
Fellowship₹6 Lakhs (Total Fees)20 Nov 2023
Executive₹26.25 Lakhs (Total Fees)16 Aug – 31 Dec 2023
EFPM₹7.5 Lakhs (Total Fees)20 Nov 2023
MBA₹14.3 Lakhs (Total Fees)20 Nov – 31 May 2024
Certification₹2.98 Lakhs (Total Fees)

IIM Lucknow – Expected Cut Off 2024

To be eligible for the IIM Lucknow MBA program, candidates need to score a minimum of 90 percentile in the CAT exam. The sectional cutoff for each section is set at 85 percentile. For the PGP-ABM and PGP-SM programs, the cutoff is also 85 percentile. However, it’s important to note that the actual cutoff for the 2024-26 batch may vary.

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IIM Lucknow – Past Trends Cut Off 2024

Courses2023 Cutoff By Percentile2022 Cutoff By Percentile2021 Cutoff By Percentile
PG Program in Sustainable Management777777

IIM Lucknow – Placement

ParticularsPlacements Statistics 2023Placements Statistics 2022
Number of Recruiters200+150+
Number of Offers632534
Number of Students556491
Highest Package (International)INR 65 LPAINR 61.59 LPA
Highest Package (Domestic)INR 1 CPAINR 58 LPA
Average PackageINR 32.23 LPAINR 31.03 LPA
Median PackageINR 30 LPAINR 29 LPA
Top 10% Average SalaryINR 49.3 LPAINR 51.21 LPA
Top 25% Average SalaryINR 44.3 LPA
Top 50% Average SalaryINR 40.5 LPAINR 38.20 LPA
Top 80% Average SalaryINR 34.6 LPA
Top RecruitersBarclays, Accenture, BCG, Deloitte, Amazon, Jio, Capgemini, KPMGBain & Co., Microsoft, P&G, Nestle, IBM, Puma, Adobe, Flipkart

IIM Lucknow – Placement Year Wise

The following table represents the year wise placement trends at IIM Lucknow:

Highest Package (Domestic)INR 1 CPAINR 58 LPAINR 51 LPAINR 58.47 LPA
Highest Package (International)INR 65 LPAINR 61.59 LPAINR 56 LPAINR 54 LPA
Average PackageINR 32.23 LPAINR 31.03 LPAINR 26 LPAINR 24.25 LPA
Median PackageINR 29 LPAINR 23.5 LPAINR 23 LPA

IIM Lucknow – Summer Internship Placements 2025 Report

ParticularsInternship Statistics 2025Internship Statistics 2024Internship Statistics 2023
Number of Students566562
Internship Percentage100%100%100%
Number of Offers576570567
Number of Recruiters185+140+
Highest StipendINR 4 LakhsINR 3.50 LakhsINR 3.40 Lakhs
Average StipendINR 1.31 LakhsINR 1.41 LakhsINR 1.30 Lakhs
Median StipendINR 1.30 LakhsINR 1.50 LakhsINR 1.25 Lakhs
Top 10% Average StipendINR 2.25 LakhsINR 2.30 Lakhs
Top 25% Average StipendINR 2.08 Lakhs
Top 50% Average StipendINR 1.77 Lakhs
Top Job Roles OfferedConsulting, Finance, General Management, Product Management, Sales & Marketing, Operations & Retail, E-commerceConsulting, Finance, General Management, Product Management, Sales & Marketing, Operations & Retail, E-commerceConsulting, Finance, General Management, IT & Analytics, Marketing & Operations
Top RecruitersAccenture, Boston Consulting Group, Citi Group, Deloitte, EY etcAdobe, Google, Hindustan Unilever Limited, ITC, PUMA etcAccenture, Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company, Barclays etc

IIM Lucknow- Summer Internship Placements Domain – Wise

IIM Lucknow Domain – wise highest and average stipend of IIM Lucknow batch 2024 is as follows:

Sector – WiseHighest PackageMedian Package
FinanceINR 3.5 LakhsINR 1.5 Lakhs
ConsultingINR 2.2 LakhsINR 1.9 Lakhs
Product ManagementINR 2.2 LakhsINR 1.5 Lakhs
Sales & MarketingINR 2.2 LakhsINR 1.5 Lakhs
OperationsINR 1.65 LakhsINR 1.5 Lakhs
General ManagementINR 1.65 LakhsINR 1.5 Lakhs

IIM Lucknow – Alumni

Shreya Sachdev (2013-15)Head of MarketingPUMA
Saket Kakkar (1999-01)Managing DirectorAccenture
Prerna Bhutani (2006-08)FounderZeme
Taniya Biswas (2011-13)Co-FounderSuta
Mukul Arora (2005-07)PartnerElevation Capital

IIM Lucknow – Frequently Asked Question

Q1. What is the eligibility criteria for IIM Lucknow admission?

Ans. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks and clear the CAT exam.

Q2. What is the fee structure for the courses at IIM Lucknow?

Ans. Fees vary for different programs; for the two-year PGP, it’s approximately Rs. 23 lakhs.

Q3. How can I apply for admission to IIM Lucknow?

Ans. Visit the official website, fill the application form online, and follow the admission process guidelines.

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