Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR)


Rank: 55

College: Institute for Financial Management and Research

 Location: Andhra Pradesh

Year Established: 1970



Summary: The Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), is a business school located at Sri City, in Andhra Pradesh, India, about 70 km from Chennai. It is recognized as an Institution of National Importance by the Ministry of Finance and as social research institution by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. IFMR offers a 2 year PGDM program which is accredited by AICTE and it is an approved institution by the University of Madras for pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Finance, Economics and Management.

Courses at IFMR

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management:The PGDM program is a rigorous two year full time program with six trimesters and two months of summer internship. The program was launched in the year 2000 offering core specializations in Finance, Marketing, Human Resource and  The other specializations offered in this program are Financial, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) and Business Analytics.
  • Executive Programs:IFMR provides executive programs viz. consulting, certificate as well as fully customized training programs and management development programs, and has till date trained over 15,000 middle and senior managers across various functional disciplines from government, banking, public and private sectors.
  • PhD:IFMR offers PhD programs in affiliation with the University of Madras and IIT Madras. Disciplines offered include  Economics, Finance & Accounting, HR & OB , Strategy and Operations

 Admission to IFMR

Graduates in any discipline with consistent academic record. Candidates pursuing final year degree can also apply.
Any candidates with CAT 2015 / XAT 2016 scores / CMAT / GMAT & GRE (taken in the last three years) scores are eligible to apply.