Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad

About Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad is undoubtedly the best management school in the country. It was established in the year 1961 at Vastrapur, Ahmedabad with active support from the Government of India, Government of Gujarat, Havard Business School. It was the second Indian Institute of Management which was established after IIM Calcutta. The institute is consistently ranking on number one position among the premier management schools of India which offers postgraduate programmes in management and agri-business management, fellowship program and numerous executive training programmes. IIM Ahmedabad was the first management institute of India which attained EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation in the year 2008.
With the vision of ‘educating leaders of enterprises', IIMA has been following three approaches- connect, nurture and grow. IIM Ahmedabad has been known for providing admission to the students who are not only academically proficient but also those who are talented.

IIM Ahmedabad Highlights

Established

1961

Type

Public Business School

Campus Area

106 acres

Location

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Admission Process: Overview

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM A) is India’s premier management institute. The institute was set up in 1961 and ever since it has been imparting world-class business and management education.
IIM A is consistently rated among some of the best business schools across India and around the world. The MHRD-NIRF rankings of 2018 listed IIM A as the Number 1 management institute in India. Business Today and Outlook magazines too rated IIM A number one in their annual B-school rankings for 2019. IIM A was ranked 21st in Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2019 and 29th in Financial Times Global Ranking 2017.
IIM A’s Post-Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business Management (PGP-FABM) was in fact ranked number one globally in the Eduniversal Best Master's Ranking in Agribusiness/Food Industry Management (2019).

IIM A offers various Post Graduate Programmes in Management at academic and executive level:

  • Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-Business Management (PGP-FABM)
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  • Faculty Development Programme (FDP)
  • Armed Forces Programme (AFP)
  • ePost Graduate Programme (EPGP)
  • Eligibility Criteria:

    Course

    Eligibility Criteria

    PGP

    • The candidate must have completed Graduation with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent in CGPA from a recognized university

    • In case of the candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Differently Abled (DA) or Persons with Disabilities (PWD) category, minimum cutoff in Graduation is 45%

     

    • Candidates in final year graduation or awaiting their results, are also eligible to apply. However, they will have to submit the original passing certificate for final year by June end, until then their admission will be provisional

    PGP-FABM

     

    • The candidate must have completed Graduation or Post Graduation in Agricultural Science or Agriculture related subjects with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent in CGPA from a recognized university

    • In case of the candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Differently Abled (DA) or Persons with Disabilities (PWD) category, minimum cutoff in Graduation is 45%

     

    • Candidates not having Bachelor's or Master's degree in Agri subjects can also apply but they must have a strong interest in agriculture, food, rural and allied sectors. Such candidates will be required to submit a special form

     

    • Candidates in final year graduation or awaiting their results, are also eligible to apply. However, they will have to submit the original passing certificate for final year by June end, until then their admission will be provisional

    PGPX

    • The candidate must have completed Graduation from a recognized university

    • The candidate must not be younger than 27 years in the year of admission. There is no upper age limit

     

    • A minimum of four years of work experience after completion of Graduation is mandatory

     

     

    ePGP

    • The candidate must have completed Graduation/CA/ICWA with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA from a recognized university
    • Working professionals and entrepreneurs with at least three years of full-time work experience
    • The candidate must not be less than 24 years of age in the year of admission

     

    Admission criteria:

    Admission to IIM Ahmedabad’s various management programmes are done on the basis of CAT/GMAT/GRE or IIMA Admission Test. These tests are followed by WAT, GD/PI after which selected candidates are offered seat.

    Course

    Admission criteria

    PGP

    CAT

    PGP-FABM

     

    CAT

    PGPX

    GMAT/GRE

    ePGP

    CAT, GMAT or IIMA Admission Test (IAT) score

    Final selection for admission is done on the basis of various parameters, including academic history, extra-curricular activities and work experience. Check how CAT scores are arrived at.For the preliminary screening, i.e. shortlisting candidates for Analytical Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview, the institute has fixed CAT 2018 cut offs for all the categories:

    Category

    VARC percentile rank

    DILR percentile rank

    QA percentile rank

    Overall percentile rank

    General

    70

    70

    70

    80

    NC-OBC-Transgender

    65

    65

    65

    75

    SC

    60

    60

    60

    70

    ST

    50

    50

    50

    60

    PwD (General, NCOBC-cum-transgender, SC)

    60

    60

    60

    70

    PwD (ST)

    50

    50

    50

    60

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