Institute Of Science And Management (ISM) Ranchi

About the institute

The Institute of Science and Management, Ranchi was established in 1985. The flagship program that it offers is a two year PGDM course that is divided into four semesters. It also offers an MBA program and several graduate programs.

How to apply?

The application form and prospectus can be obtained by one of the following ways-

  • from the admissions office by paying the application fee of Rs. 500 by cash
  • by post by sending a DD in favour of the Institute of Science and Management, payable at Ranchi to the address- Admission Coordinator, ISM, ISM Campus, Pundag, Ranchi-834004
  • by downloading the form online from the link: and sending the DD by post to the above address
  • by filling the application form online on the link : and paying the application fee either through DD or online payment.
Admission Procedure

The candidate is required to have appeared for any of the following exams: MAT/XAT/ATMA or CMAT. Once they have submitted the application form, the shortlisted candidates will have to undergo a written test and then a selection procedure comprising of a Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Finally, a merit list will be published on the basis of all of the above criteria. More details are available on the information brochure:

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for admission into the Institute, the candidate must have graduated from any stream from a recognized university. The candidate is also required to have appeared for at least one of the following exams: CMAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA

Campus Facilities(i.e. Infrastructure)

The campus has been set up in the Chotanagpur area of Pundag. The campus comprises of a three floored building that contains spacious classrooms, a well-stocked library, an air-conditioned auditorium, a conference room, computer lab and a sports room.


Separate hostel facilities are available for both boys and girls on a first-come-first-serve basis. It provides all the necessary amenities including bus transport to the campus.


ISM Ranchi is the official Placement Partner of Wipro BPO and this helps to provide tremendous opportunities to the students. In the year 2014, 93% of the students were placed in leading companies. 16 companies visited the campus and offered a highest package of 3.42 lakhs per annum and an average of 2.4 lakhs per annum. Some of the leading companies in which students were placed are India Mart, Hindustan Times, Ayushman Foundation, Reliance Retail, Swastik group and many more.

Students lives

The ISM Students Club is formed by the student body of the Institute. The conduct several activities through the year that can be grouped into three main groups: SAMYAK for interaction with other B-Schools, GLOBUS to groom an individual’s business personality and CASPOM for various sports and cultural activities.

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About Institute Of Science And Management (ISM) Ranchi

Affiliated to
Establishment year 1994
Aid Status Unaided - Private
Minority N

Hostel and Facilities

Total Hostel Capacity

Institute Of Science And Management (ISM) Ranchi Hostel

Hostel Accomodation: Yes
Total Hostel Capacity 45
Total Number of Boys Hostels 1
Hostel Accomodation (Boys)(Number of rooms) 25
Boys Hostel(Number of beds) 60
Boys Hostel(Average Area per Bed) 64
Total Number of Girls Hostels 1
Hostel Accomodation (Girls)(Number of rooms) 20
Girls Hostel(Number of beds) 40
Girls Hostel(Average Area per Bed) 90

ISM Ranking

Popularity Rank (based on average rank of admitted students): 121

Contact Number and Address


Ism Campus Pundag Ranchi 834004 Jharkhand

City Ranchi
District Ranchi
State Jharkhand
Pin code 834004
Phone 651 - 6516571490
Fax 1166173574
Email Id

Fee Structure

ISM Fee Structure

Stream Fees Structure for one year
Management (MBA) ₹ 53,600

Courses Offered at Institute Of Science And Management (ISM) Ranchi

  • P.G.D.M. Post-graduate Diploma In Management (Post Graduate Diploma In Management)

    Course Level
    Post Graduate Diploma
    Regular, Full Time
    2 Years
    Affiliated To
    Start Year
    Not Accredited
    ₹ 53,600


Maximum salary offered
Minimum salary offered
Average salary offered


To pursue MBA at ISM students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.

The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.

Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.

Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.

Admission Procedure

Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.

The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:

  • Past academic performance
  • Quality & content of the answers in the application form
  • Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
  • Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
  • Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
  • Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)

A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.

A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.

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