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External Membership: Eligibility / Requisitions


  • We are happy to inform you that we have resumed our services only for the existing external members from the 1st March 2022. The application for a new membership has been put on hold. We will notify you once it is resumed. 
  • Please note that you have to bring your library membership ID card and vaccination certificate (2 Doses) while visiting the campus.
  • We continue to adhere to the protocol of wearing a mask and maintaining social distance and expect you to follow the same. Hence, the number of seats in the reading areas is reduced. All other terms and conditions of availing our membership facilities remain the same.
  • Visitors are advised to obtain prior approval by email to avail of membership facilities. Please send such requests to Visiting Hours: Monday to Friday (10:00 AM to 04:00 PM) Except Government Holidays

Eligibility Details

Eligibility / Requisitions

All the below memberships offered to only to Bangalore residents.

Individual Memberships (Short Term/Deposit)

  1. Alumni card Holders:
    • Photocopy of Alumni ID card
  2. Faculty from Management Schools.
    • Photocopy of Faculty ID Card
    • Letter from Head of the Institution
  3. Research Scholars
    • Research Student ID card
    • Letter from the Guide
    • Ph.D. enrollment letter
  4. Interns From the corporate houses
    • Letter from the company
    • Company ID card
  5. Corporates
    • Letter from the company
  6. Self-Employed
    • Introduction letter from any IIM-B community
  7. Individuals from NGO’s
    • Letter from NGO
    • ID card of NGO
  8. Government employees
    • Employer ID Card
  9. Competitive Exam Aspirants
    • Introduction letter from any member of the IIM-B community

Note: Copy of Aadhar Card/address proof and Two Passport size Photographs are must for all Individual Memberships.

Institutional Membership:

  1. Academic Institutions
  2. Non-Profit Organizations
  3. Government Organizations       


  1. Letter from Head of the Institution
  2. Two photographs of Librarian

Corporate Membership:

  1. For-Profit Organizations


  1. Letter from Head of the Institution
  2. Two photographs of Librarian

Who are not eligible?

Membership is not extensible to undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students.