Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad Admission Process
IIM Ahmedabad Admission:
Since its inception in 1961, IIM Ahmedabad has proven time and again why it is not only India’s most desired business school but also one of the elite across Asia. IIM-A takes in only the best of the best.
The institute conducts a long, arduous and stringent admission process. Each of the major courses offered by the institution has a specific set of admission criteria. The application form can be found on IIM-A’s official website (https://www.iima.ac.in).
IIM Ahmedabad Admission Highlights
- IIM Ahmedabad considers separate tests results for their various programmes. The details of which are listed below:
- Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM): CAT (domestic), GMAT (overseas), IIM-A AWP.
- Post Graduate Diploma in Food and Agri-Business (PGDBA): CAT (domestic), GMAT (overseas).
- Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPX): GMAT, GRE.
- ePG Programme: CAT (domestic), GMAT (overseas), IIM-A Admission Test
- Fellow Programme in Management (FPM): CAT, GMAT, UGC JRF, GATE, GRE.
- A non-refundable fee is charged at the time of application. For General candidates, the amount charged is INR 1,900 while for SC, ST and PwD candidates, the amount charged is INR 950.
- Irrespective of the number of institutes the candidate is applying for, they have to pay the registration fee only once.
- IIM will conduct the online CAT 2019 in mid November 2019.
- CAT will be conducted in over 147 cities with each candidate having the preference to choose at least one of the four cities.
IIM Ahmedabad Admission Schedule
CAT 2019 Important dates
|CAT 2019 notification||July 28, 2019|
|CAT 2019 registration – Start date||August 7, 2019|
|CAT 2019 online application – End date||September 18, 2019|
|Re upload of photograph, in case of mistakes in earlier CAT 2019 application form||Sep 2019 – Last week – expected on 25 Sep 2019|
|CAT 2019 – Release of admit card||October 23, 2019|
|CAT 2019 Examination date||November 24, 2019|
|CAT 2019 – Release of answer Key||4th week of December 2019|
|CAT 2019 – Result announcement||January 7, 2020|
For PGP, PGP-FABM (tentative)
|Shortlist Date||7-Jan-2019||7-Jan 2019|
|Interview Date||Begins in last week of Jan 2019||Begins in last week of Jan 2019|
|Offers and Waitlist||Apr 2019||Apr 2019|
|Last date for acceptance||1st or 2nd week of May 2019||1st or 2nd week of May 2019|
For FPM (tentative)
|Application Deadline||Jan 24 2019|
|Interview Date||Mar 2019 to Apr 2019|
|Offers and Waitlist||Last week of April 2019|
For PGPX (tentative)
|Earliest acceptable date for GMAT/GRE test Round 1||Aug 28, 2014.|
|Earliest acceptable date for GMAT/GRE test Round 2||Oct 25, 2014.|
|Last date of submission for Round 1||Aug 27, 2019|
|Last date of submission for Round 2||Oct 24,2019|
For ePost (tentative)
|Application Start Date||February / March 2019|
|Application Closure Date||May 31, 2019|
|Personal Interview||June / July 2019|
|Campus Module Starts at IIMA||September 23, 2019|
|Studio Module Starts on||October 03, 2019|
For FDP (tentative)
|Certification||Last date for Submission of Application||Last Date for Payment of Fees|
|Faculty Development Programme||15-Mar-2019||5-Apr-2019|
|Pedagogy and Research Module of the Faculty Development Programme||15-Mar-2019||5-Apr-2019|
|General Management Module of the Faculty Development Programme||3-May-2019||17-May-2019|
IIM Ahmedabad Admission Process 2019
IIM Ahmedabad PG Courses Admission Process
On PG level, IIM Ahmedabad offers two full-time two-year residential courses – PGP and PGP-FABM. It offers a Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) framed especially for working executives. Besides, it also offers an online course, ePost Graduate Programme (ePGP), which is delivered through an interactive platform.
|Courses||Eligibility||Fees (In INR)|
|Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)||The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree in Agricultural Sciences or any other related discipline with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST & DA).||23 Lakh|
|Post Graduate Program in Food and Agri-Business Management (PGP-FABM)||The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% average along with at least four years of work experience.||21.5 Lakh|
|Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)||The candidate must have at least four years of previous work experience. They must be at least 25 years with at least 15 years of education under their belt.||25 Lakh|
|ePost Graduate Programme (ePGP*)||The candidate must be at least 24 years old at the time of application. They must hold a Bachelors’ Degree and have previous 3 years of work experience.||INR 20 Lakh|
IIM Ahmedabad Doctoral Courses Admission Process
IIM-A offers only one course on the research level i.e. Fellow Programme in Management (FPM).
|Courses||Eligibility||Fees (In INR)|
|Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)||
IIM Ahmedabad Other Courses Admission Process
Besides regular PG and research courses, IIM-A also offers special courses for faculties of management institutes and armed professionals.