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Indian Institute of Management - [IIMA], Ahmedabad

  • Gujarat
  • Estd 1961
  • Autonomous Institute
  • UGC

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About Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) was established in 1961 by Space scientist Dr Vikram Sarabhai and Industrialist and Philanthropist Shri Kasturbhai Lalbhai and in support of then Chief Minister of Gujarat, Dr Jivraj Mehta. IIMA is managed by IIMA Society and run by a Board of Governers constituted by the Society, making it an Autonomous Body.

In 2008, it became the first management school in India to be awarded European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accredited by European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

Programmes offered by IIMA:

  • PhD Programme in Management
  • MBA (2 years)
  • MBA-FABM (2-year post-graduate programme in Food & Agri-Business Management)
  • MBA-PGPX (1-year full-time post-graduate programme in Management for Executives)
  • FDP (Faculty Development Programme)
  • AFP (Armed Forces Programme)
  • ePGP (ePost graduate programme)
  • ePGD-ABA (ePost graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics)
  • EEP (Executive Education Programmes)

Facilities

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Gym

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

Highlights of Indian Institute of Management - [IIMA], Ahmedabad

Attributes
Name Indian Institute of Management - [IIMA], Ahmedabad
Year of Establishment Estd 1961
Type Public
Exam Frequency Deemed to be University
Approvals & Recognitions UGC
Courses Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral
Location Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Email communication@iima.ac.in
Contact Details 079-66323456, 26308357, 26306896, 66324631
Website https://www.iima.ac.in/web/iima

The name of this institution has become synonymous with management education, with an array of impressive achievements it has turned into a place to be for availing management education. The learning methodologies are very interesting one and they make learning very interesting one for the students. There are certain points here one can never afford missing them. They are mentioned below:

It has 1st rank Rank amongst Business Schools in India by the NIRF since 2018

It has 39th rank For IIMA Executive Education Financial Times Executive Education Rankings in 2022

It has1st in Career Progress Rank for IIMA’s one year MBA Programme by Financial Times Global MBA Ranking in 2022

It has 1st in Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking in Agribusiness & Food Industry Management in 2022

The faculty who teach these courses are highly skilled, they leave no stone unturned when it comes to moulding the young minds into highly qualified individuals who would handle responsibilities on the work front with utmost efficiency. Infrastructure at the institution is on par with the best in the country. Classrooms, laboratories are provided with advanced equipments so as to help students learn their lessons well.

Library which is an integral part of the learning system will also escape no one's attention as it has an impressive collection of books on various subjects. The library also provides resources beyond the regular educational material keeping student interest in mind. Hostel is available within the campus ensuring homely environment for students with best of amenities possible like attached bathrooms, laundry facilities, healthy food. 

The institution offers postgraduate courses in management and students who have the required eligibility condition can apply for them. Those who have passed bachelors degree in the relevant from a recognised educational institution can submit applications to gain admisison in postgraduate courses. Students who have passed postgraduation in relevant discipline can apply for PhD courses. These courses are taught by faculty who are highly qualified and they leave no stone unturned to ensure students get the best of the knowledge. More details about the postgraduate courses are provided in the table below and students can refer them for more information:

MBA/Post Graduate Programme

The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%), of any of the universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a university under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.  The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. The percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the practice followed by the institution/university from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the candidate being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where they have obtained the bachelor's degree. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIMA by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100.

A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. Such a candidate must produce a certificate from the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year/is awaiting final results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category) based on latest available grades/marks. Such a candidate, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by June 30, 2023 from the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university (issued on or before June 30, 2023) stating that they have completed all the requirements (the result may, however, be awaited) for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate. Their admission will be confirmed only when the candidate submits the mark-sheet and a certificate of having passed the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university with at least 50% marks (45% in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category). It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally admitted, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor’s degree examination held on or before June 30, 2023 (including supplementaries, if any), to be eligible for admission to the Post Graduate Programme (PGP).

MBA-FABM/Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business Management 

1.1 The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in agricultural sciences or agriculture-related disciplines, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%], from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

 

OR

 

1.2 The candidate must hold at least a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in any non-agricultural discipline, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%] from a University or Institution as defined in the above paragraph and have a strong interest in agriculture, food, rural and allied sectors. Such candidates are required to submit a special form as described in section 2.1 under admission procedure. Failure to submit the form will disqualify the candidate from being considered further for admission to the programme. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidates must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

 

The percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the university/institution from where they have obtained bachelor's degree. In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIM Ahmedabad by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.

 

 

Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirement and are awaiting results can also apply. Such candidates must produce a certificate from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar/Director of the university/ institution certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year/is awaiting final results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category) based on latest available grades/marks. Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by June 30, 2023 from the Principal/Registrar of their college/institute (issued on or before June 30, 2023) stating that they have completed all the requirements (the results may, however, be awaited) for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate. Their admission will be confirmed only when the candidate submits the mark sheet and a certificate of having passed the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by the Principal/Registrar with at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category). 

MBA-PGPX/Postgraduate Program for Executives

MBA-PGPX is meant for working professionals with a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years of experience

 

Following are the basic criteria for the PGPX Application:

1. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in any discipline. (Minimum 15 years of study as per the education system in India i.e. 10 + 2 + 3 or 4 as the case may be.)

2. Minimum Age of 25 years as on 31st March of the year in which the PGPX programme commences. (E.g. For PGPX 23-24 commencing in April 2023, the candidate should have completed 25 years of age by March 31, 2023, i.e. must be born on or before March 31, 1998.) There is no upper age limit.

3. A valid GMAT/GRE score (GMAT/GRE scores are valid for five years from the date to the application deadline date of the round in which the candidate is applying. The earliest acceptable GMAT/GRE test date for the three rounds are - Round 1: August 23, 2017 Round 2: October 29, 2017 Round 3: December 13, 2017

For PGPX 2023-24 Online GMAT/GRE (Take home) exam scores are not valid, only test centre-based GMAT/GRE scores are valid.

4. Minimum 4 years of full-time work experience after completion of graduation as on March 31, 2023

To ensure that your scores are sent directly to IIMA, please select "Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad - One Year Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)" as one of the five programmes to which the GMAT results have to be sent from the menu provided by GMAT before the start of the test.)

ePGP/Postgraduate Programme
  • Working Professionals and Entrepreneurs with a minimum of 3 years’ full-time work experience (after completion of graduation) as on March 31, 2020.

  • Minimum Age 24 years and above as on March 31, 2020 (born on or before March 31, 1996).

  • Personal interview will be conducted by IIM Ahmedabad.

  • Holding at least a Bachelor’s Degree/CA/CS/ICWA, with at least 50 percent marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA, awarded by any of the recognized universities.

ePGD-ABA/ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics

ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics (ePGD-ABA) offered by IIMA is designed to equip working professionals with the knowledge and skills to seek professional growth and career advancement in the frontier areas of applied analytics.

The following are the Basic Eligibility Criteria for admission to the programme

- Minimum of 2 years' work experience (preferably in the domain of business analytics); the experience criterion may be waived for candidates with exceptional academic qualifications.

- Bachelor's degree holders with strong quantitative and analytical problem solving skills; and

- A valid test score (GMAT/GRE/CAT/GATE or the ePGD-ABA qualifying-cum-aptitude test).

PhD

A Master's Degree or Two-year Post Graduate Diploma (obtained after completing a bachelor's degree with 55% marks or equivalent) or a 5-year Integrated Master's Degree (obtained after completing higher secondary school in the 10+2 pattern) in any field with 55% marks or equivalent.

(OR)

Professional qualification - CA, CS, CMA (with a minimum of 50% marks) in addition to a bachelor's degree (with at least 55% marks).

(OR)

A four-year / eight-semester Bachelor's degree with a minimum CGPA of 6.5/10 or comparable grades.

Note that the Bachelor's/ Master's degree or equivalent qualification should be from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956; or be recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India; or possess an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE.

Candidates in their last year of a Master's/ Bachelor's programme that would qualify them to apply may also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will only be allowed to join the programme provisionally if they submit a certificate latest by May 31, 2023 from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar or Director of the university/institute (issued on or before May 31, 2023) stating that they have appeared for the examinations (including practical examinations) in all the subjects required for obtaining the Master's/Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification.

Their admission will be confirmed when they submit mark sheets and a certificate of having completed the Master's/Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification referred in the certificate issued by the Principal/Registrar of their college/institution. The deadline for the submission of Marksheet and the Certificate is December 31, 2023.

Please note that those candidates who have applied on the basis of their master's degree will have to meet the 55% marks stipulation, and those who have applied on the basis of their bachelor's degree will have to meet the 6.5 CGPA (or equivalent) marks stipulation. Non-fulfilment of these conditions will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.

FDP/Faculty Development Programme

Participants should have post-graduate level teaching experience in management or research experience of at least two years. Preference will be given to participants less than 45 years of age. Past experience indicates that participants in the early stages of their teaching or research careers benefit the most. Since the medium of communication is English, participants are expected to be fluent in written and spoken English language. Considerations for selecting participants include teaching and/or research experience, level of preparedness for the programme as indicated by educational qualifications and statements of purpose and anticipated benefits to sponsors. There are limited number of seats in the programme. The FDP Committee at IIMA will review applications and may conduct telephonic interviews where required to decide suitability for admission of candidates applying for the programme. 

AFP/Armed Forces Programme

As suggested by the authorities concerned. Service in the armed forces and with required educational qualifications 

Postgraduate Courses Fee

There are lot of postgraduate programmes offered at the college and candidates who have confirmed their admission after going through the required procedure can pay the fees. The fees comprises various elements and one of the main component is tuition fees. The tuition fee is cost incurred on studying the course. The other elements of the fee are caution deposit, laboratory charges, library charges. Tuition fee is commonly featuring element for all courses, the other components like caution deposit, laboratory charges vary from course to a course. Details to pay the fees can be obtained from the authorities concerned at the college. The tuition fee to be paid is mentioned below for the sake of the students:

MBA/Post Graduate Programme Rs 11,50,000

The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%), of any of the universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a university under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.  The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. The percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the practice followed by the institution/university from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the candidate being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where they have obtained the bachelor's degree. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIMA by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100.

A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. Such a candidate must produce a certificate from the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year/is awaiting final results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category) based on latest available grades/marks. Such a candidate, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by June 30, 2023 from the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university (issued on or before June 30, 2023) stating that they have completed all the requirements (the result may, however, be awaited) for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate. Their admission will be confirmed only when the candidate submits the mark-sheet and a certificate of having passed the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university with at least 50% marks (45% in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category). It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally admitted, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor’s degree examination held on or before June 30, 2023 (including supplementaries, if any), to be eligible for admission to the Post Graduate Programme (PGP).

MBA-FABM/Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business Management  Rs 14,00,000

1.1 The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in agricultural sciences or agriculture-related disciplines, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%], from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

 

OR

 

1.2 The candidate must hold at least a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in any non-agricultural discipline, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%] from a University or Institution as defined in the above paragraph and have a strong interest in agriculture, food, rural and allied sectors. Such candidates are required to submit a special form as described in section 2.1 under admission procedure. Failure to submit the form will disqualify the candidate from being considered further for admission to the programme. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidates must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

 

The percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the university/institution from where they have obtained bachelor's degree. In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIM Ahmedabad by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.

 

 

Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirement and are awaiting results can also apply. Such candidates must produce a certificate from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar/Director of the university/ institution certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year/is awaiting final results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category) based on latest available grades/marks. Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by June 30, 2023 from the Principal/Registrar of their college/institute (issued on or before June 30, 2023) stating that they have completed all the requirements (the results may, however, be awaited) for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate. Their admission will be confirmed only when the candidate submits the mark sheet and a certificate of having passed the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by the Principal/Registrar with at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category). 

MBA-PGPX/Postgraduate Program for Executives Rs 31,50,000

MBA-PGPX is meant for working professionals with a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years of experience

 

Following are the basic criteria for the PGPX Application:

1. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in any discipline. (Minimum 15 years of study as per the education system in India i.e. 10 + 2 + 3 or 4 as the case may be.)

2. Minimum Age of 25 years as on 31st March of the year in which the PGPX programme commences. (E.g. For PGPX 23-24 commencing in April 2023, the candidate should have completed 25 years of age by March 31, 2023, i.e. must be born on or before March 31, 1998.) There is no upper age limit.

3. A valid GMAT/GRE score (GMAT/GRE scores are valid for five years from the date to the application deadline date of the round in which the candidate is applying. The earliest acceptable GMAT/GRE test date for the three rounds are - Round 1: August 23, 2017 Round 2: October 29, 2017 Round 3: December 13, 2017

For PGPX 2023-24 Online GMAT/GRE (Take home) exam scores are not valid, only test centre-based GMAT/GRE scores are valid.

4. Minimum 4 years of full-time work experience after completion of graduation as on March 31, 2023

To ensure that your scores are sent directly to IIMA, please select "Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad - One Year Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)" as one of the five programmes to which the GMAT results have to be sent from the menu provided by GMAT before the start of the test.)

ePGP/Postgraduate Programme Rs 20,00,000
  • Working Professionals and Entrepreneurs with a minimum of 3 years’ full-time work experience (after completion of graduation) as on March 31, 2020.

  • Minimum Age 24 years and above as on March 31, 2020 (born on or before March 31, 1996).

  • Personal interview will be conducted by IIM Ahmedabad.

  • Holding at least a Bachelor’s Degree/CA/CS/ICWA, with at least 50 percent marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA, awarded by any of the recognized universities.

ePGD-ABA/ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics

Rs 1,200,000

ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics (ePGD-ABA) offered by IIMA is designed to equip working professionals with the knowledge and skills to seek professional growth and career advancement in the frontier areas of applied analytics.

The following are the Basic Eligibility Criteria for admission to the programme

- Minimum of 2 years' work experience (preferably in the domain of business analytics); the experience criterion may be waived for candidates with exceptional academic qualifications.

- Bachelor's degree holders with strong quantitative and analytical problem solving skills; and

- A valid test score (GMAT/GRE/CAT/GATE or the ePGD-ABA qualifying-cum-aptitude test).

PhD

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A Master's Degree or Two-year Post Graduate Diploma (obtained after completing a bachelor's degree with 55% marks or equivalent) or a 5-year Integrated Master's Degree (obtained after completing higher secondary school in the 10+2 pattern) in any field with 55% marks or equivalent.

(OR)

Professional qualification - CA, CS, CMA (with a minimum of 50% marks) in addition to a bachelor's degree (with at least 55% marks).

(OR)

A four-year / eight-semester Bachelor's degree with a minimum CGPA of 6.5/10 or comparable grades.

Note that the Bachelor's/ Master's degree or equivalent qualification should be from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956; or be recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India; or possess an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE.

Candidates in their last year of a Master's/ Bachelor's programme that would qualify them to apply may also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will only be allowed to join the programme provisionally if they submit a certificate latest by May 31, 2023 from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar or Director of the university/institute (issued on or before May 31, 2023) stating that they have appeared for the examinations (including practical examinations) in all the subjects required for obtaining the Master's/Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification.

Their admission will be confirmed when they submit mark sheets and a certificate of having completed the Master's/Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification referred in the certificate issued by the Principal/Registrar of their college/institution. The deadline for the submission of Marksheet and the Certificate is December 31, 2023.

Please note that those candidates who have applied on the basis of their master's degree will have to meet the 55% marks stipulation, and those who have applied on the basis of their bachelor's degree will have to meet the 6.5 CGPA (or equivalent) marks stipulation. Non-fulfilment of these conditions will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.

FDP/Faculty Development Programme

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Participants should have post-graduate level teaching experience in management or research experience of at least two years. Preference will be given to participants less than 45 years of age. Past experience indicates that participants in the early stages of their teaching or research careers benefit the most. Since the medium of communication is English, participants are expected to be fluent in written and spoken English language. Considerations for selecting participants include teaching and/or research experience, level of preparedness for the programme as indicated by educational qualifications and statements of purpose and anticipated benefits to sponsors. There are limited number of seats in the programme. The FDP Committee at IIMA will review applications and may conduct telephonic interviews where required to decide suitability for admission of candidates applying for the programme. 

AFP/Armed Forces Programme

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As suggested by the authorities concerned. Service in the armed forces and with required educational qualifications 

Condition of eligibility depends upon the type of the course the candidates wants to apply in the college. There are graduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes that are provided at the college. Condition of eligibility differs for all these type of programmes. A pass in plus-two is a must to apply for graduate courses, candidates who have passed bachelors degree in the relevant discipline can apply for postgraduate courses. Students with a postgraduate degree pass can apply for the doctorate admissions. More details are provided in the table below for the sake of the students and they can refer them:

MBA/Post Graduate Programme

The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%), of any of the universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a university under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.  The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. The percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the practice followed by the institution/university from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the candidate being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where they have obtained the bachelor's degree. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIMA by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100.

A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. Such a candidate must produce a certificate from the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year/is awaiting final results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category) based on latest available grades/marks. Such a candidate, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by June 30, 2023 from the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university (issued on or before June 30, 2023) stating that they have completed all the requirements (the result may, however, be awaited) for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate. Their admission will be confirmed only when the candidate submits the mark-sheet and a certificate of having passed the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university with at least 50% marks (45% in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category). It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally admitted, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor’s degree examination held on or before June 30, 2023 (including supplementaries, if any), to be eligible for admission to the Post Graduate Programme (PGP).

MBA-FABM/Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business Management 

1.1 The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in agricultural sciences or agriculture-related disciplines, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%], from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

 

OR

 

1.2 The candidate must hold at least a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in any non-agricultural discipline, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%] from a University or Institution as defined in the above paragraph and have a strong interest in agriculture, food, rural and allied sectors. Such candidates are required to submit a special form as described in section 2.1 under admission procedure. Failure to submit the form will disqualify the candidate from being considered further for admission to the programme. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidates must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

 

The percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the university/institution from where they have obtained bachelor's degree. In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIM Ahmedabad by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.

 

 

Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirement and are awaiting results can also apply. Such candidates must produce a certificate from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar/Director of the university/ institution certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year/is awaiting final results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category) based on latest available grades/marks. Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by June 30, 2023 from the Principal/Registrar of their college/institute (issued on or before June 30, 2023) stating that they have completed all the requirements (the results may, however, be awaited) for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate. Their admission will be confirmed only when the candidate submits the mark sheet and a certificate of having passed the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by the Principal/Registrar with at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category). 

MBA-PGPX/Postgraduate Program for Executives

MBA-PGPX is meant for working professionals with a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years of experience

 

Following are the basic criteria for the PGPX Application:

1. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in any discipline. (Minimum 15 years of study as per the education system in India i.e. 10 + 2 + 3 or 4 as the case may be.)

2. Minimum Age of 25 years as on 31st March of the year in which the PGPX programme commences. (E.g. For PGPX 23-24 commencing in April 2023, the candidate should have completed 25 years of age by March 31, 2023, i.e. must be born on or before March 31, 1998.) There is no upper age limit.

3. A valid GMAT/GRE score (GMAT/GRE scores are valid for five years from the date to the application deadline date of the round in which the candidate is applying. The earliest acceptable GMAT/GRE test date for the three rounds are - Round 1: August 23, 2017 Round 2: October 29, 2017 Round 3: December 13, 2017

For PGPX 2023-24 Online GMAT/GRE (Take home) exam scores are not valid, only test centre-based GMAT/GRE scores are valid.

4. Minimum 4 years of full-time work experience after completion of graduation as on March 31, 2023

To ensure that your scores are sent directly to IIMA, please select "Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad - One Year Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)" as one of the five programmes to which the GMAT results have to be sent from the menu provided by GMAT before the start of the test.)

ePGP/Postgraduate Programme
  • Working Professionals and Entrepreneurs with a minimum of 3 years’ full-time work experience (after completion of graduation) as on March 31, 2020.

  • Minimum Age 24 years and above as on March 31, 2020 (born on or before March 31, 1996).

  • Personal interview will be conducted by IIM Ahmedabad.

  • Holding at least a Bachelor’s Degree/CA/CS/ICWA, with at least 50 percent marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA, awarded by any of the recognized universities.

ePGD-ABA/ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics

ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics (ePGD-ABA) offered by IIMA is designed to equip working professionals with the knowledge and skills to seek professional growth and career advancement in the frontier areas of applied analytics.

The following are the Basic Eligibility Criteria for admission to the programme

- Minimum of 2 years' work experience (preferably in the domain of business analytics); the experience criterion may be waived for candidates with exceptional academic qualifications.

- Bachelor's degree holders with strong quantitative and analytical problem solving skills; and

- A valid test score (GMAT/GRE/CAT/GATE or the ePGD-ABA qualifying-cum-aptitude test).

PhD

A Master's Degree or Two-year Post Graduate Diploma (obtained after completing a bachelor's degree with 55% marks or equivalent) or a 5-year Integrated Master's Degree (obtained after completing higher secondary school in the 10+2 pattern) in any field with 55% marks or equivalent.

(OR)

Professional qualification - CA, CS, CMA (with a minimum of 50% marks) in addition to a bachelor's degree (with at least 55% marks).

(OR)

A four-year / eight-semester Bachelor's degree with a minimum CGPA of 6.5/10 or comparable grades.

Note that the Bachelor's/ Master's degree or equivalent qualification should be from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956; or be recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India; or possess an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE.

Candidates in their last year of a Master's/ Bachelor's programme that would qualify them to apply may also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will only be allowed to join the programme provisionally if they submit a certificate latest by May 31, 2023 from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar or Director of the university/institute (issued on or before May 31, 2023) stating that they have appeared for the examinations (including practical examinations) in all the subjects required for obtaining the Master's/Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification.

Their admission will be confirmed when they submit mark sheets and a certificate of having completed the Master's/Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification referred in the certificate issued by the Principal/Registrar of their college/institution. The deadline for the submission of Marksheet and the Certificate is December 31, 2023.

Please note that those candidates who have applied on the basis of their master's degree will have to meet the 55% marks stipulation, and those who have applied on the basis of their bachelor's degree will have to meet the 6.5 CGPA (or equivalent) marks stipulation. Non-fulfilment of these conditions will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.

FDP/Faculty Development Programme

Participants should have post-graduate level teaching experience in management or research experience of at least two years. Preference will be given to participants less than 45 years of age. Past experience indicates that participants in the early stages of their teaching or research careers benefit the most. Since the medium of communication is English, participants are expected to be fluent in written and spoken English language. Considerations for selecting participants include teaching and/or research experience, level of preparedness for the programme as indicated by educational qualifications and statements of purpose and anticipated benefits to sponsors. There are limited number of seats in the programme. The FDP Committee at IIMA will review applications and may conduct telephonic interviews where required to decide suitability for admission of candidates applying for the programme. 

AFP/Armed Forces Programme

As suggested by the authorities concerned. Service in the armed forces and with required educational qualifications 

Students have to apply for well known exams that are conducted on national level and pass them with required score. The entrance exam to be taken depends on the type of the course the candidate is trying to apply in the institution. Tests to be taken in connection with admission for each course is mentioned below:

MBA/Post Graduate Programme CAT-Common Admission Test
MBA-FABM/Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business Management  CAT-Common Admission Test
MBA-PGPX/Postgraduate Program for Executives GMAT or GRE
ePGP/Postgraduate Programme CAT/GMAT/GRE/IAT-IIMA (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) Admission Test

ePGD-ABA/ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics

 GMAT, GRE, CAT or GATE

PhD

CAT/GRE/GMAT/UGC-JRF (Economics/ Development Studies/Development Economics/ Business Economics/ Management)/UGC-JRF (Economics/ Development Studies/Development Economics/ Business Economics/ Management)

FDP/Faculty Development Programme

Based on merit or other required criterias

AFP/Armed Forces Programme

Based on merit or other required criterias

The test has to be passed with required qualifying marks, candidates who pass with required qualifying score which is also known as cutoff score or cutoff mark. Score of the candidates in the above mentioned exams have to either greater than the cutoff marks or equal to it. The cutoff scores are declared at the time of releasing the results of the above exams or shortly after their release.  

Individuals who have the required qualifying marks in the entrance tests can apply for further admission process with IIMA. The further process comprises Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion, Personal Interview. Applications for further procedure are usually submitted online by visiting the designated websites. Website has to be visited, candidates have to register themselves and create an account comprising username and password.

Post account creation, candidates can login and fill the application form, pay the registration fees and submit it. Post submission, they will receive information about the schedule and venue where they can appear for further admission procedure. Selection will be based on performance in CAT/other exams, performance in the qualifying exam, performance in WAT, performance in group discussion, performance in interview, choice of the course by candidates and availability of seats. Candidates who get the seat can convey the acceptance and pay the fees and join the course as per the specifications.

Students have to apply for well known exams that are conducted on national level and pass them with required score. The entrance exam to be taken depends on the type of the course the candidate is trying to apply in the institution. Tests to be taken in connection with admission for each course is mentioned below:

MBA/Post Graduate Programme CAT-Common Admission Test
MBA-FABM/Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business Management  CAT-Common Admission Test
MBA-PGPX/Postgraduate Program for Executives GMAT or GRE
ePGP/Postgraduate Programme CAT/GMAT/GRE/IAT-IIMA (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) Admission Test

ePGD-ABA/ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics

 GMAT, GRE, CAT or GATE

PhD

CAT/GRE/GMAT/UGC-JRF (Economics/ Development Studies/Development Economics/ Business Economics/ Management)/UGC-JRF (Economics/ Development Studies/Development Economics/ Business Economics/ Management)

FDP/Faculty Development Programme

Based on merit or other required criterias

AFP/Armed Forces Programme

Based on merit or other required criterias

The test has to be passed with required qualifying marks, candidates who pass with required qualifying score which is also known as cutoff score or cutoff mark. Score of the candidates in the above mentioned exams have to either greater than the cutoff marks or equal to it. The cutoff scores are declared at the time of releasing the results of the above exams or shortly after their release.  

Individuals who have the required qualifying marks in the entrance tests can apply for further admission process with IIMA. The further process comprises Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion, Personal Interview. Applications for further procedure are usually submitted online by visiting the designated websites. Website has to be visited, candidates have to register themselves and create an account comprising username and password.

Post account creation, candidates can login and fill the application form, pay the registration fees and submit it. Post submission, they will receive information about the schedule and venue where they can appear for further admission procedure. Selection will be based on performance in CAT/other exams, performance in the qualifying exam, performance in WAT, performance in group discussion, performance in interview, choice of the course by candidates and availability of seats. Candidates who get the seat can convey the acceptance and pay the fees and join the course as per the specifications.

Candidates have to check the eligibility for the exam and ensure they are fulfilling it so as to minimize the chances of rejection of their application at a later stage. The condition of eligibility can be checked from the notification in connection with the exam which would be available at the official website for the exam established by the organisation conducting the exam. Post, ensuring the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria, candidates can follow the procedure mentioned below:

  1. Visit the official website of the exam and click the link for registration and wait for the form to appear.
  2. Post appearance of the form, candidates can fill it with the details like their name, age, date of birth, qualification details, permanent and temporary address, their email id and mobile phone number and submit them and create an account comprising username and password and submit them.

 

  1. The students would receive confirmation message of successful submission and post submission they can view the details about the username and password created and website where they can use the username and password.

 

3A. Sometimes after confirmation, candidates may receive an One Time Password (OTP) either on their mobile phone or email after submission of registration form. In that case, they can enter the OTP and receive the final confirmation of submission of registration form and the details about username and password created.

 

  1. Applicants can login in with the help of credentials (username and password) created and start filling the application form with details – the name (of the candidate), age, date of birth, educational qualification, residential address and permanent address, the course they wish to study, the test centre where they wish to write the test.

 

  1. Post filling all the details, applicants have to upload the documents, the documents to be uploaded would depend on the type of the course, they are wishing to apply for the exam. The list of documents to be attached are mentioned below for various courses:

The documents to be uploaded if applying for PG courses are:

10th class mark sheet

12th class mark sheet or suggested alter natives if mark sheets are yet to be obtained

UG mark sheet or suggested alternatives if mark sheets are yet to be obtained

Community Certificate (if applicable)

Differently Able Certificate (if applicable)

Photograph of the candidate

Scanned image of candidate’s signature

The documents to be uploaded if applying for PhD course are:

10th class mark sheet

12th class mark sheet

UG mark sheet

PG mark sheet or suggested alternatives if mark sheets are yet to be obtained

Community Certificate (if applicable)

Differently Able Certificate (if applicable)

Photograph of the candidate

Scanned image of candidate’s signature

6. Post uploading of the documents, candidates can pay the registration fee using the online modes like credit card, debit card and net banking and obtain confirmation. After obtaining the confirmation, candidates can check for errors in the application and rectify them if any. Post rectification/verifying, application can be submitted and confirmation for successful submission can be obtained.  

The life on campus is more than comfortable as the amenities there are on par with the best in the country. The focus will be on academics where each program is comprehensive to provide the student with sufficient inputs and training in relevant skills so as to help the students embark on a professional career. Apart from providing core inputs related to the specific program the student will also be provided with an exposure to inter-disciplinary areas.

Added to this the students will be trained to increase their competence in communication skills, reasoning skills, critical, creative thinking capabilities and a capacity to drive for continuous self learning towards individual development. If the work on academics for the day is over, the time to relax will be a good thing to by socialising with friends on the campus or in the eateries which are brilliant when it comes to serving good food.

One should never be able to forget, the library on the campus which is a great storehouse of knowledge. Students who want to spend their leisure hours gaining some knowledge in connection with his or her respective subject can make way to the library. There is ample scope for extra curricular activities, students can take part in them and bring out their innate talents. The next would be the amenities, classrooms are designed in a way that give students the maximum comfort. 

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