Institute Of Management Studies, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya [IMS DAVV], Indore Admission Process

  Indore   AICTE, UGC, DAVV Indore   ESTD 1969
  Indore   AICTE, UGC, DAVV Indore   ESTD 1969


IMS DAVV Indore Admission 2023

Institute of Management Studies, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Admissions are closed for now. For further updates, Candidates can check the official website.

Institute of Management Studies, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya was established as College of Business Management in 1969. It is the oldest institute situated in Indore and has successfully completed its 50 years journey of excellence.

Institute of Management Studies, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya offers MBA in 6 specializations. Candidates who are willing to take admission can apply for any of the specializations online. 

For General MBA, the institute considers the CMAT score followed by Counselling. While for admission into specializations, candidates have to appear in the entrance test conducted by the university.

IMS, DAVV also offers Integrated MBA and Executive MBA. 

It is a premier institute of Management under the aegis of University of Indore. It is accredited by NAAC with grade ‘A’.

Admission Highlights 2023

Interested applicants can take a look at the table containing details related to the institute.

Name of the Institute Institute of Management, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
Commonly Known As IMS, DAVV or IMS Indore
Type of the Institute Private
Basic Admission Criteria Entrance-Based
Counselling University Level

IMS, DAVV MBA Admission 2023

Here we are providing some basic details of the course:

Duration 2 years
Specializations 6
Mode of Application Online 
Application Fees INR 1550/-
Selection Criteria Entrance-Based

General MBA, further offers 3 specializations viz Finance, Marketing and HR. 

Apart from it, MBA is offered in 6 more specializations among which candidates can select any according to their interest. The table below shows all the specializations along with the seat intake and fees.

Specializations Seat Intake Fees
General – (Finance, Marketing and HR) 120
  • INR 70822/- for Boys
  • INR 64222/p- for Girls
  • US $ 7500 for NRI/FN/PIO candidates
Financial Administration
  • INR 67600/- for Boys
  • INR 67222/- for Girls
  • US $ 7500 for NRI/FN/PIO candidates
Human Resource
Marketing Management
Disaster Management 60
Hospital Management

IMS, DAVV MBA Eligibility

It is necessary for applicants to meet the following eligibility in order to apply for the desired programme. 

Eligibility for General MBA and other MBA programmes

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST/PH candidates of Madhya Pradesh only).
  • Those who are in the final year of their Graduation can also apply.
  • The upper age limit for male candidates is 28 years on July 1. Relaxation of 3 years in upper age limit is provided to SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • For candidates belonging to Physically Challenged category, the upper limit is 35 years.

NOTE – For General MBA, students must possess a valid CMAT scorecard.

Eligibility for Hospital Management

  • To apply for this MBA programme, applicants must have a MBBS, BDS, B.Sc (Nursing), B.Pharm, BBA (HA) or other medical degree equivalent to MBBS and one year internship from a recognized university with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH candidates of MP only).
  • Final year candidates are also eligible.
  • There is no age limit.

IMS, DAVV MBA Selection Criteria

The selection criteria differs for General MBA and other MBA programmes. One can check the complete criteria below.

Selection Criteria for General MBA

  • Candidates have to take part in the DTE counselling process conducted by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • After registration and submission of CMAT scores at the counselling website, a merit list will be released depending upon the score obtained by candidates.
  • This list will contain names of students who have to be present for the counselling round. 
  • Such applicants have to visit the Reporting centre where they will go through the document verification and choice filling process. 
  • If students are allotted a seat as per the choices filled during any of the counselling rounds then they need to submit the documents online at the DTE counselling website.
  • Further, they have to pay a part of course fees to confirm the seat.
  • While the remaining course fee will be paid when reporting to the institute, completing the final stage of the admission process. 
  • Lastly, applicants need to report at the Institute of Management, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya in order to complete the admission process 

Selection Criteria for other MBA Programmes

  • For all other MBA programmes, the university will conduct entrance test.
  • Those who obtain a merit in this test are selected for admission.
  • Therefore, the final selection for MBA in Financial Administration, Human Resource, Marketing Management, Disaster Management, Hospital Management and E-Commerce solely depends upon the merit in the entrance test.

IMS, DAVV Integrated MBA Admission 2023

The table contains information regarding the Integrated course for those who are willing to take admission in it.

Duration 5 years
Specializations 2
Course Fees
  • INR 63211/- for Boys
  • INR 62833/- for Girls
  • US $ 18000 for NRI/FN/PIO candidates
Mode of Application Online
Application Fees INR 1550/-
Seat Intake 60 in each specialization
Selection Criteria Entrance-Based

There are 2 specializations in Integrated MBA namely Hospital Management and E-Commerce.

IMS, DAVV Integrated MBA Eligibility

The minimum requirement for both the specializations is mentioned below:

Eligibility for Integrated MBA in E-Commerce

  • Candidates must have qualified Graduation with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH candidates of MP).
  • Final year candidates can also apply.
  • Male candidates must have a maximum age of 28 years as on July 1. 
  • Relaxation of 3 years is given to SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • PH candidates must have a maximum age of 35 years for admission into the programme.

Eligibility for Integrated MBA in Hospital Management

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Biology and have obtained a minimum score of 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates of MP).
  • Those who have appeared for 10+2 exams are also eligible.

IMS, DAVV Integrated MBA Selection Criteria

  • For selection, the university will conduct an entrance test.
  • Candidates who secures merit in the test are selected for admission.

IMS, DAVV Executive MBA Admission 2023

Refer to the table encapsulating details of Executive MBA

Duration 2 years
Course Fees INR 60,500/-
Mode of Application Online
Application Fees INR 1550/-
Seat Intake 120 
Selection Criteria Past Academic Record and Work Experience OR Entrance-Based

IMS, DAVV Indore Executive MBA Eligibility

One must possess the following eligibility to apply for Executive MBA:

  • Candidates must have a Graduate or Postgraduate degree with minimum 45% marks from a recognized university.
  • Also, they must have managerial/executive experience of at least 2 years after Post Graduation and 5 years after Graduation in Industry/Government sector. 
  • Professional and self 

IMS, DAVV Executive MBA Selection Criteria

  • IMS, DAVV grant admission to seekers on the basis of First Come First Serve.
  • If more than 120 applicants apply then the institute will conduct an admission test.
  • Those who obtain merit in the test are provided admission in the test.

How to Apply for IMS, DAVV?

Applicants have to apply online for admission into the MBA course for which they have to follow a stepwise procedure. Here is the complete procedure:

  1. Go to the official website of the Institute of Management, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya.
  2. Select the group according to your eligibility.
  3. Fill all the details correctly.
  4. Now upload your photograph and signature.
  5. Once the form is filled completely, proceed to pay the application fee of INR 1500 + INR 50 (online transaction charge) through MP Online authorized by KIOSK in MP or through Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking.
  6. Lastly, submit the application form.

IMS, DAVV Seat Reservation

The institute reserves following percentage of seats for different category of candidates

Category Reservation
SC 16%
ST 20%
OBC  14%
Female 30%
Foreign National/POI 15%
Physically Challenged 1 seat
J&K Candidates 1 seat