About IIM Bodh Gaya

IIM Bodh Gaya is one of the six new generation Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in the country established as per the decision of the Union Cabinet on 24th June 2015. It was inaugurated on 31st August 2015. It is located in the sprawling campus of Magadh University (Bodh Gaya, Bihar 824234). Till its 118 acre permanent campus comes up, IIM Bodh Gaya will operate from the state-of-the art Institute of Distance Education building of the Magadh University. The newly constructed boys and girls hostel are already in place. IIM Bodh Gaya is being mentored by the IIM Calcutta (the oldest IIM in the country). In effect, students in IIM Bodh Gaya follow the PGP curriculum of IIM Calcutta and will be taught by the faculty members of IIMC. They partake of the academic rigor for which IIMC is known for. In all other respects, IIM Calcutta assists IIM Bodh Gaya.

Bodh Gaya is a sacred city of international renown having the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Mahabodhi temple complex which houses the famous temple/stupa and a descendant of the original Bodhi Tree under which the Lord Buddha gained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya has temples or monasteries from many other nations with a Buddhist tradition such as Bhutan, Bangladesh, China, Japan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet. Bodh Gaya has an international airport served by Druk Air, Thai Airways and Air India. Alternatively, one can fly to Patna (110 km away) and take a train, luxury bus, or a taxi to reach Bodh Gaya. Also, Gaya is a major Railway junction on the Grand Chord line served by express, superfast and Rajdhani express trains. Places of great historical and cultural interest like Nalanda and Rajgir are just two hours drive from Bodh Gaya. Gaya is also a great pilgrimage centre for Hindus who visit the city to offer worship to their departed ancestors. The city of Bodh Gaya boasts of several multi-cuisine restaurants, cafes and eateries.

Gaya Airport: 14Km from Bodh Gaya

Patna Airport: 115Km from Bodh Gaya, connected by National Highway 83


Message from The Convenor, IIM Bodh Gaya

Greetings from Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya!

Welcome to the Summer Placement process for our Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP). We are happy to invite you to the first round of the Summer Placements where you can hire for projects during summer internships and get to know young bright minds for permanent positions later through our final placement process.

As you are well aware our flagship programmes enrol young, talented, and highly motivated individuals with a well-diversified array of qualifications ranging from Liberal Arts and Social Sciences to Natural Sciences and Engineering. Our students also bring in work experience of varying duration in diverse sectors such as Manufacturing and Consulting, Finance and IT services.

We at IIM Bodh Gaya train our students to appreciate the challenges that the global environment poses for businesses across the world. Our Post Graduate Programme is designed to convert bright young talent into well-groomed corporate professionals who can steer the organizations through the new challenges. Under the active mentorship of IIM Calcutta, the oldest IIM in the country, our students follow a cutting-edge curriculum to keep pace with the changing business realities. As one of the new generation IIMs, IIM Bodh Gaya students have the added advantage of being exclusively taught by the faculty members from IIM Calcutta. Thus, we draw upon the world-class academic resources of our mentor-Institute to impart students with analytical and problem solving approach through our pedagogy with methods ranging from quantitative analytics to a more qualitative and holistic case analysis.

As you leaf through the brochure, I am sure that you will be pleasantly impressed with the profiles that lie before you. You might be eager to know more and meet some of the best profiles coming out of these programmes. We, at the Career Development and Placement cell will get in touch soon for the purpose. I assure you that you will have an excellent recruiting experience. Should you need any other information or assistance regarding placement process, please do write to me at mt@iimcal.ac.in.

I am looking forward to personally welcome you on campus as our honoured guest!

Happy Recruiting,

Warm Regards,

Prof. Manish Thakur
Convener, IIM Bodh Gaya Task Force