Admission Notification Details for Indian Management Institute

International Management Institute ( IMI ) New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Management ( PGDM )Entrance Examination Details-2015-16:

For PGDM Full Time, Executive PGDM and Fellow Programme in Management:

IMI had announced the admission for Post Graduate Diploma in Management for the Academic year 2015-2016. Admission will be based on CAT / GMAT / XAT Score. Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for PGDM at IMI. Here we enclose the entire details about application procedure, eligibility, admission process, selection procedure, importance of CAT / XAT / CMAT score, important dates and other details related to PGDM Admission at International Management Institute, New Delhi, Bhubaneswar  and Kolkata Campus.

Important Dates:

Schedule for Online Registration for Executive PGDM Program Delhi Campus


Last date for online submission of application forms: 17 February, 2015

Last date for Payment: 17 February, 2015

( Last Date for Only Payment through Net banking, Credit / Debit Card, Demand Draft )

Schedule for Online Registration PGDM Programs

PGDM Delhi Campus Admission Closed on: 07 January, 2015

PGDM Bhubaneswar & PGDM Kolkata Campus Admission Closed on: 23 February, 2015

Schedule of PGDM ( 2 year full time ) Interview Process

Display of shortlist for Interview process: tentatively 1st week of February 2015

Interview DelhiTentatively in 2nd week of February 2015

Interview Outstation:   Tentatively in 1st week of March 2015

Interview Kolkata & Bhubaneswar Campus: Tentatively in 3rd week of February 2015

Display of final results: Around 2nd week of April 2015

Commencement of Program:   2nd or 3rd week of June 2015

Exact dates will be coming soon.

Eligibility Criteria for PGDM – Full Time:

The participants must possess a Bachelors degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline, from a recognized university in India or abroad ( recognized by the UGC Association of Indian Universities ) for admission to post-graduate programs.

Final selection criteria may be a higher percentage based on the total no. of application received.

The bachelors’ degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years education, after completing higher secondary schooling under the 10 +2 system or equivalent.

Candidates appearing in the final year of their bachelor’s degree or equivalent are also eligible, provided they furnish the proof of having met the minimum eligibility criteria by September 30, 2015.

It is desired that candidates complete all academic requirements before joining the program to enable them to keep pace with the rigor and internal assessment schedule of the program.

Eligibility Criteria for Executive PGDM:

The participants must possess a Bachelors degree or equivalent recognized by the Association of Indian Universities with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

The bachelors’ degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years education, after completing higher secondary schooling under the 10 +2 system or equivalent.

Minimum 5 years of full time, post-qualification, experience as on March 31, 2015.

Proficiency in written and spoken English

For Fellowship Programme in Management ( FPM ):

The ideal candidates for FPM are those who possess outstanding academic background, followed by professional experience, and intellectual curiosity as well as diligence required to pursue the work of scholarship.

A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks

A Bachelors Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade point average

Any professional qualifications such as CA, CMA and CS with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks.

CA / CMA / CS must also possess a graduation degree from a university recognized by AIU.

In addition, all the candidates must have secured a minimum of 55 % marks in all of their public examinations starting with the secondary level.

Courses Offered:

The following are the list of courses provided by IIM New Delhi Under PGDM Course.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management ( PGDM ) Delhi, Bhubaneswar & Kolkata
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management ( PGDHRM ) Delhi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management ( Banking & Insurance ) PGDM( B&I ) Delhi
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management ( EX-PGDM ) Delhi
  • Fellow Programme in Management ( FPM ) Delhi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management for Working Executives PGDM( WE ) Bhubaneswar

Courses for Fellowship Programme in Management ( FPM ):

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Information Technology
  • Strategic Management
  • Operations Management
  • International Business
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management.

Application Procedure:

Online Admission for PGDM – Full Time

Users should create a new account while applying online.

The login details will be used for filling the admission form and checking the status of the application later.

After successful login the admission form will be displayed.

Applicant should complete the online application form and submit the same along with the admission fee which is non-refundable.

Admission to the PGDM Programs at Bhubaneswar & Kolkata Campus is through CAT and / or GMAT and / or XAT test scores.

Application for Executive PGDM:

Application form is available from official website and must be submitted online.

IMI does not accept Admission applications off-line.

PGDM IMI Bhubaneswar and / or PGDM IMI Kolkata application fee will be Rs. 300/- for each program.

The admission application fee for self sponsored candidates is Rs. 1500 and is non- refundable.

Company Sponsored candidates are exempted from paying the admission application fee.

Payment can also be made by Demand Draft, drawn in favor of International Management Institute, payable at New Delhi, giving the IMI Application Form number, Programme on the reverse of the Demand Draft.

Applications complete in all respects, including application fees ( where applicable ), should be submitted online by January 20, 2015. Incomplete forms are liable to be rejected summarily.

Admission Procedure:

For PGDM – Full Time:


Admission to the program is through the Common Admission Test ( CAT ) conducted by The Indian Institute of Management at different Centers all over the country.

CAT 2014 would be held during a 2-day testing window ( 4 sessions ) on Sunday, 16th & 22nd November, 2014

IMI will obtain the test scores from the IIM for those candidates who have appeared in the CAT examination and have also applied to IMI for the PGDM program.

IIM have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the program.

GM AT-2014:

Foreign students, PIO and NRI sponsored candidates are also eligible and are required to take the Graduate Management Aptitude Test ( GMAT ) at a test centre outside India, taken not earlier than December 2012 and not later than December 2014, and submit such scores while applying to IMI.

Indian residents who have appeared for GMAT, not earlier than December 2012 and later than December 2014 are also eligible to apply.

Candidates will be required to furnish their GM AT scores while applying and provide an attested copy of the GM AT score sheet to the Admission Office for verification at the time of personal interview.

GMAT scores without the above document will not be accepted and the application may be summarily rejected.

XAT: Only valid for PGDM ( Bhubaneswar & Kolkata Campus )

Admission Procedure for Executive PGDM:

For all self sponsored candidates, admission to the Programme is based on scores in the Common Admission Test ( CAT ) conducted by The Indian Institute of Management or GMAT.

For all such candidates IMI will accept CAT scores for any year from 2010 onwards.

Candidates who have appeared for GMAT, not earlier than January 1, 2010 and not later than December 31, 2014, are also eligible to apply and must provide their GMAT scores while applying.

Admission Procedure for Fellowship Programme in Management ( FPM ):

There are two categories of students that are admitted for the fellow programme.

IMI Scholarship Holders

  • Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply. However, their admission to the programme will be provisional subject to their successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30 September 2015.
  • The maximum age for the FPM candidate is 35 years. Preference will be given to those who have MBA degrees, Masters in Economics, Masters in Commerce, Masters in s Psychology, Masters in Sociology and other related subjects.
  • The candidates admitted under this category are eligible for IMI scholarship.

Experienced Corporate Executives

The work experience as full-time executives or as management lecturers ( at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor with minimum 5 years teaching experience ) in an organization / institution ( AICTE approved ) of repute is only considered as the valid experience

Selection Procedure:

For PGDM-Full Time:

Short listing Criteria

Candidates who have appeared for the CAT-2014 examination or furnished valid GMAT score and have applied to IMI will be short listed on the basis of information provided in the application form, CAT scores ( sectional and overall ) or GMAT score, educational background, marks in 10th, 12th, graduation and work experience.

Only short listed candidates will be called for the final stage of the selection process.

Applicants should note that mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria may not ensure consideration for short listing by IMI.

Selection criteria:

Past academic performance in graduation, class XII & X, Extempore speaking, Psychometric Test, Essay Writing, Personal Interview besides other qualitative parameters, will constitute the core components of the final stage of the selection process.

The IMI Admission Committee reserves the right to modify these components while communicating the same to the applicants at the Personal Interview stage.

Company sponsored Candidates:

Candidates being sponsored by their respective companies must submit a letter from the sponsoring organization.

This letter/undertaking will be required to be submitted at the Personal Interview stage.

Candidates who are sponsored by their organization will thus not be eligible for receiving placement assistance from the Institute’s placement cell.

Selection Procedure for Executive PGDM:

Candidates sponsored by a PSU or Corporate House will be shortlisted on the basis of information provided in the application form and the recommendation of the sponsoring organization.

Interviews will be held at IMI, New Delhi campus during February 2015. For Foreign students telephonic interview may be conducted.

Fellowship Programme in Management ( FPM ):

For Fellow Programme, candidates ( excluding experienced corporate executives ) who fulfill the eligibility criteria stated above are required to take Common Admission Test ( CAT ) held by the IIMs.

Alternatively, those who have earned recent GATE, GRE, and GMAT with satisfactory scores may also be considered.

Likewise, the recently qualified JRF / SRF candidates can also apply in the relevant areas of specialization.

Scores of any of these examinations including CAT taken on or after 01 July, 2014 will be considered valid.

Exam Centers:

Besides Delhi, the selection process will be conducted at other centers including

  • Ahmadabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bhubaneswar.
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata and Mumbai.

Contact Address:


Delhi Campus Numbers: 011-47194176, 011-47194194, 011-26528277

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Kolkata Campus Numbers: 033-66529616, 033-66529648, +91 8697147008

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Bhubaneswar Campus Numbers: 0674-3042168, 0674-3042101, 0674-3042127

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