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Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli – IIM Trichy

Established in 2011, the Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli was the eleventh IIM to be launched by the Government of India. IIM Trichy was ranked 18th in the NIRF rankings in 2022 and 17th in the IIRF rankings in 2023. Since its inception, the institute has constantly defended its place as one of the top B-schools in India through a continued emphasis on improving the quality of the learning environment. Keep reading to get to know more about this elite management institute located along the banks of the Kaveri River in Tamil Nadu, in the city known for its ancient temples, Tiruchirappalli.

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Campus Life at IIM Trichy

Spread across an estimated 173 acres, the IIM Trichy is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities required to enhance the learning experience of the students and provide them with everything they might need to ease their stay on campus. The infrastructural facilities include the Administrative Block, Academic Block, Learning Resource Center, Sports Complex, Hostels, Wellness Center, Campus Lake, Sports Grounds, Gym, Swimming Pool, Mess, and Night Canteen.

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Beginning with the hostels, at IIM Trichy, you get to have a single room all to yourself. Being that the campus is new and only a few years old, the rooms are new and you are provided with a bed, a desk, a shelf, a cupboard, and an attached bathroom all for yourself. A bonus to the hostels is the lifts. To rejuvenate, as a student of IIM Trichy, you are allowed access to the gym and the Sports Complex. The Sports Complex is where you can find indoor squash courts, table tennis courts, and tennis courts. Outdoors, you have the basketball courts and multi-purpose grounds.

If you were in the mood for some peace, then the library is one of your options. Massive, with multiple floors, the library is well-lit and equipped with truly innovative facilities. Looking to work on group assignments or have an online meeting without being disturbed or disturbing others, then you have the ‘cubicles’. Looking to sit alone, then you have the ‘office chairs with attached desks’. Are you going to be working on your laptops, then you have the rows of desks and office chairs. In short, you could spend hours on a stretch, quite comfortably, working on assignments, projects, and study sessions.

A usual day at IIM Trichy begins around 7:30 to 8:00 am. Fresh and dressed for the day, you would head to the mess for a quick breakfast if you think you have enough time. Most often, you’ll be rushing to get to the classes on time, the last minute. Then, it’s generally, a mix of classes and guest lectures until around 3 in the evening. After some rest, then it’s back to assignments, case studies, and group work. Once you’re done with your submissions and revisions, that is when ‘campus life’ truly begins. Late-night parties, random discussions with friends, and leisure walks. Depending on the crowd you belong to, these can go on until 2 or 3 am. Apart from this, there are off-campus outings and bigger events to bring some diversity and ‘color’ to your campus life.

Situated in Trichy, a city with rich cultural heritage, the location makes it easy to visit World Heritage Sites such as Thanjavur, Mahabalipuram, and Gonngaikonda Cholapuram and the popular tourist destinations such as Munnar, Kodaikanal, Ooty, Pondicherry, Varkala, Rameshwaram, Coutrallam Falls, and Kanyakumari. Trichy is also a haven for foodies. In and around, students have numerous options to satisfy any type of food craving. A few of the popular restaurants among IIMTians are Chellammal Manpaanai Samayal, Karthik Mess, Hotel Malabar Restaurant, Meridian, and Hotel Kannappa.

Dhruva, the annual business cultural fest of IIM Trichy. is a much-awaited three-day event. Students from other B-Schools from various parts of India are invited to participate. The WiDS Cup, the annual Women in Data Science event is one of the other iconic events organized by the institute. Other competitions and events are conducted throughout the year by the various clubs and committees on campus. These events pull you away from the mundane rigorous requirements of the academic program. They also allow you to showcase your talents and gain first-hand experience in managing events and the concerned stakeholders.

Programs Offered at IIM Trichy

IIM Tiruchirappalli offers four other postgraduate-level programs apart from its flagship program Post Graduate Program on Management (PGPM). These programs will be discussed in detail in the table given below.

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Key Placement Highlights Over The Recent Years

Final Placements


The final placement process for the 2021-2023 batch of the PGPM program at IIM Trichy was completed for 246 students. This year witnessed an increase of 20% in the Average CTC and 22% in the Median CTC. The sector-wise distribution of the participating firms was as follows: Finance (31%), Consulting (20%), IT & Analytics (18%), Sales & Marketing (17%), General Management (8%), and Operations (6%).

The prominent recruiters on campus were Capgemini, Hexaware, Amazon, NatWest Group, OfBusiness, Samsung, IBM, Berger Paints, Aditya Birla Capital, Texas Instruments, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Company, Infosys Consulting, HSBC, Tata Capital, ICICI Securities, Wells Fargo, Bosch, and Adani among others.

The graphics are given below attempt to track the placement performance of IIM Trichy over recent years.

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The final placement process for the 2023 batch of the PGPM – HR witnessed a 49% increase in PPOs offered, a 49% increase in the Average CTC of roles offered in the Operations domain, and 41% in the roles offered in the IT & Analytics domains.

Highest CTC: INR 22 LPA

Average CTC: INR 15.82 LPA

Median CTC: INR 16 LPA

The roles offered included HR Consultant, People Operations, HRT Analyst, HR, Recruitment Manager, Associate – Talent Engagement, Associate – Learning & Development, and Associate – Organization Development.

The top recruiters were Deloitte, IndiGo, Morgan Stanley, L&T, Tata AIG Insurance, Accenture, Aditya Birla Capital, Hindustan Petroleum, UltraTech Cement, Capgemini, and Aliens Group among others.

Summer Placements

The summer placement process for the academic year 2022 -2023 of the Post Graduate Program in Management witnessed 332 offers extended. Despite an increase in batch size by 40%, the average stipend increased by 17% from the previous year. 23% of roles were offered in Sales & Marketing and Finance domains respectively, 17% in both Consulting and IT & Analytics domains, and 10% in both Operations and General Management domains.

Highest Stipend: INR 3.20 Lakhs

Average Stipend: INR 1.29 Lakhs

Median Stipend: INR 1.10 Lakhs

Top firms such as Adani Group, Avasant, Berger Paints, Colgate Palmolive, Kimberly Clark, Lotte, Piramal, Qwixpert, Titan, Vedant Fashions, and Zomato were successfully converted to first-time recruiters this year. Dell Technologies, Godrej, McKinsey, JP Morgan and Chase, Microsoft, Reliance Retail, Wells Fargo, HPCL, Bain & Company, Avalon Consulting, and ICICI were among the 147 participating firms on campus.

Top Alumni of IIM Trichy

Vikram Gupta

Vikram Gupta

Designation: Head of Logistics – JSW Cements

Graduation Year: He was a member of the Class of 2016 – 2018 of the MBA program at IIM Trichy.


Accomplishments: He had also served in multiple leadership roles at notable organizations such as Dalmia Bharat Group and ACC Limited. At ACC Limited, he was the Head of Retail Business and Director – Logistics. At Dalmia, he served as an Executive Director – Supply Chain for almost 7 years.

Rajagopala Vaidhyanathan

Rajagopala Vaidhyanathan

Designation: CEO and Director, Sakthi Steel Industries Pvt Ltd

Graduation Year: He graduated with an MBA from IIM Trichy in 2018.


Accomplishments: Previously, he had been a long-time member of Indicaa Group Limited, having filled the roles of Director – Commercial and Group Advisor.

Srivas Anantharaman

Srivas Anantharaman

Designation: Founder and CEO, First Feet Engineering Services

Graduation Year: He graduated from the PGDBM program at IIM Trichy in 2019.


Accomplishments: A serial entrepreneur, he was the founder of Silicryst Energy Solutions and Jinglebid.

Senthil Nathan Velu

Senthil Nathan Velu

Designation: Chief Product Architect, New Street Tech

Graduation Year: He graduated with an MBA degree from IIT Trichy in 2016.


Accomplishments: He has helmed leadership positions at numerous organizations. He was the former Chief Technology Officer at Collekto, Chief Information Officer at GT Logistics, Director of Product Development at Sankalp Semiconductor, and Senior Product Development Manager at ARM Inc.

Srivatsava R.

Srivatsava R

Designation: Founding Director, Organic Naturals India

Graduation Year: He was a member of the 2019 batch of the PGPBM program at IIM Trichy.


Accomplishments:  He currently also serves as a Managing Director at Himang. He was the former Head of Marketing – Global Markets at Caprienzymes and Director at Vijay Energy Products Pvt Ltd.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The 2023 final placement process witnessed 20% increase in Average CTC and 22% increase in Median CTC. The highest CTC was INR 41.61 LPA.

Though IIM Trichy does not offer scholarships, the institute has published the many relevant Government of India scholarships and the links for the same on their website, which can be availed by any student of PGPM.

Please find the link to the website page: Scholarships | IIM Tiruchirappalli (

Yes, IIM Trichy does have sectional cutoffs.

The most utilized pedagogical approach at IIM Trichy is the Case Study method.  Other methods of learning include peer-to-peer, simulations and experiential exercises, real-life applications, guest lectures, and movies & documentaries.

Yes, IIM Trichy does have a 12 to 15 week  International Student Exchange Program during either Term V or Term V of the program.

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