Goa Institute of Management (GIM) - Exams, Cutoffs and Selection Criteria 2019

Published: | October 23, 2018
Goa Institute of Management (GIM) - Exams, Cutoffs and Selection Criteria 2019

One of the top business administration colleges in India, know everything about the exam scores, cutoffs and selection criteria 2019 for admission to Goa Institute of Management - GIM Goa.

The Goa Institute of Management (GIM) selects students on the basis of scores secured by a candidate in either XAT, CAT, CMAT or GMAT. Different programmes have different selection procedure and students will excellent performance in either of the exams mentioned above get an advantage in the selection process.

Courses Offered at Goa Institute of Management:

Programmes Duration
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) 2 years
PGDM – Healthcare Management (HCM) 2 years
PGDM – Part Time (executive) 3 years

Apart from this, GIM also offers doctoral programmes in management. The cutoff is generally decided each year after the results have been announced. It varies year-to-year depending on the side of the batch and number of students who have applied for the college. The reputation of Goa Institute of Management precedes many top business administration colleges in India because of the surge in visiting companies at the GIM Goa campus, wherein 30 new recruiters participated in the hiring process of GIM Goa placements. So, if you want to study in this elite business college, you better apply soon as the Goa Institute of Management (GIM) PGDM Admissions 2019-21 when announced!

Also Read: Programmes, Cutoff and Selection Criteria at NMIMS Mumbai

Estimated Cutoff 2019 of GIM:

Exam Cutoff
CAT 88.6+
XAT 79.2+
CMAT 96.8+

Selection Procedure for GIM Admissions 2019:

Programme Phase 1

Phase 2

  • XAT, CAT, CMAT or GMAT of candidates will be evaluated for selection in the first phase.
  • Candidates who have exceptional scores are called for the Achiever’s round of interview process and will be eligible for scholarships.
  • Other candidates will be called for regular Interview rounds and will not be eligible for scholarships.
  • Initially, a merit list of students is prepared based on the scores secured in either XAT, CAT, CMAT or GMAT.
  • In this phase, a candidate’s past academic performance, qualification and work experience is also considered for selection.
  • Once the candidate has cleared the first phase, he is invited for Personal Interview.
  • Interviews are conducted in multiple cities. Candidates can pick their preferred city.
PGDM – Part Time (executive)
  • Candidate’s application is considered for selection in the first phase
  • Final selection is done on the basis of Personal Interview where a candidate’s leadership qualities and skills are tested.

Several components are considered for the selection and each of them has a different weightage. GIM gives importance to a candidate’s performance in 10 and 12 board exams, marks secured in graduation and the kind of work experience he has had. Another important factor that matters for taking admission in GIM is leadership skills. GIM gives scores to candidates on the basis of the weightage allotted to these components.

Components and their Weights:

Components Weights
Past Academic Performance 15%
Work Experience (if any) 10%
Personal Interview (PI) 30%
Diversity (Academic and Gender) 5%
Objective and Leadership Assessment through PI 40%

About the GIM Goa:

The Goa Institute of Management (GIM) is counted amongst the top 30 business schools in India and has been the epitome of quality education and management education incubation center. GIM is an autonomous institute was established in 1993.

Also Read: XIMB Bhubaneswar: Programmes, Selection Criteria and Cutoffs

The institute was founded by Romuald D'Souza who prior to GIM served as the Director of XLRI, Jamshedpur and XIMB, Bhubaneswar. Programmes offered by the institute are AICTE approved and also offers management projects and programmes in collaboration with various international universities.

Originally started in Santa Casa de Misericordia, Ribandar which is called the Heritage Campus. GIM now has another campus in Sanquelim, Sattari i.e. 23 kilometers away from the original campus. The Sanquelim campus was started in 2010.


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