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IMT Ghaziabad Cut-off and Selection Criteria for Admission 2022

Tiyasa Khanra
Tiyasa KhanraUpdated On: July 14, 2022 05:24 pm IST | CAT

IMT Ghaziabad selection process and CAT cut-off details are enlisted below in a detailed manner. MBA aspirants eye the cluster 3 college that has consistently been ranked among the top 20 MBA colleges in India. 

IMT Ghaziabad Cut-off and Selection Process for 2021 Admission

Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad is one of the most preferred B-schools in north-India for MBA aspirants. It is a cluster of 3 colleges and has consistently been ranked among the top MBA colleges in India. If only the private MBA schools of India are considered, the institute finds a place among the top 10 MBA colleges in India.

Whether one considers admission to IMT on the basis of the quality of management education offered, top-notch faculty, facilities available on campus or rankings, the institute does not disappoint in any aspect. IMT Ghaziabad has released its application form for 2021 admissions. Given below is the direct link for IMT common application for all campuses.

IMT Ghaziabad Application Form - Direct Link

About IMT Ghaziabad

IMT Ghaziabad was established in the year 1980 and was approved by AICTE in 1983. This unaided Private Business School has been ranked at number 37 in the NIRF 2020 Management Rankings. In 2019, the institute was placed at the 41st position in MBA colleges in India. Recognised as one of India’s top marketing campuses, IMT Ghaziabad is famous for its two-year flagship Post Graduate Diploma In Management program.

IMT Ghaziabad offers two-year full-time PGDM courses. PGDM courses at IMT Ghaziabad are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Due to the AACSB accreditation, PGDM courses at IMT Ghaziabad are considered equivalent to MBA programmes.

The management entrance exams in India whose scores are accepted by IMT Ghaziabad are GMAT, XAT, CAT and CMAT. The CAT 2020 rank predictor is also available to check your predicted scores. In this article, you can find all of the details about the admission process, cutoff and selection criteria of IMT Ghaziabad. To know if IMT Ghaziabad is the best college for you, check the college predictor given below.

Also Read: MBA/PGDM College Predictor 2020 - Choose the Right College Here

Courses Offered at IMT Ghaziabad

IMT Ghaziabad is an autonomous institution that offers various postgraduate, doctorate and executive level management programmes. A number of certificate programmes in management are also available at IMT Ghaziabad. The following courses are available at IMT Ghaziabad.

CoursesDurationCourse Fee

Degree Programmes

Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PDGM)2 year

Rs. 19.53 Lakhs

PGDM in Banking and Financial Services (PGDM - BFS)2 year

Rs. 19.53 Lakhs

PGDM in Marketing2 year

Rs. 19.53 Lakhs

PGDM in Finance2 year

Rs. 19.53 Lakhs

PGDM Dual Country Programme (PGDM - DCP)2 year

Rs. 19.40 Lakhs

PGDM Executive15 months

Rs. 15 Lakhs

MBA (IMT Dubai)1 year

AED 99,500 ( approx. Rs. 19 Lakh)

PGDM Part-Time3 years

Rs. 6 Lakhs

Certificate Programmes

PGDM in Marketing in Digital Marketing9 months

Rs. 1.5 Lakhs

PG Executive Certificate Programme in Talent Analytics6 months

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PGPM in Sales and Digital Marketing11 months

Rs. 1.44 Lakhs

PG Executive Certificate Programme in Data Science and Big Data6 months

Rs. 80,000

IMT Ghaziabad offers some of the best management programmes in India. Admission to IMT Ghaziabad is highly competitive and candidates from all over the country fight for admission to the institute. IMT Ghaziabad has been acclaimed for its marketing-related courses. Get more details on the courses offered by IMT Ghaziabad.

Also Read:Goa Institute of Management (GIM) - Exams, Cutoffs and Selection Criteria

IMT Ghaziabad Rankings 2022

With every passing year, IMT Ghaziabad achieves newer heights. The following table shows IMT Ghaziabad Rankings of 2022:

Category

IMT Ghaziabad Rank (Out 0f 100)

NIRF Ranking 2022

38

Business Standard

2

Business Today

Overall: 13

Private: 5

Economic Times B-School 2021

7

Outlook ICARE- Private B-Schools 2020

15

Important Dates for IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2022

The IMT Ghaziabad application fee is INR 2000. Candidates were are required to pay the application fee online. The selection process was is to be conducted online. Given below are the important dates for the IMT Ghaziabad 2022 application process:

Events

Dates

Last date for admission

November 25, 2021

Application Process Reopened

January 3, 2022

Last Date to Apply

January 31, 2022

Last date to apply for PGDM-WE

July 15, 2022

Last date to apply for PGDM (Executive & Part-time) programs

March 15, 2022

Start and end date for FPM admission 2022

December 23, 2021 - March 1, 2022

Common Admission Process for IMT Campuses

February – March 2022

Final Admission Offer

last week of April 2022

Also Read:Top MBA in HR Management Colleges in India

IMT Ghaziabad MBA Eligibility Criteria 2022

In order to meet IMT Ghaziabad cut off 2022, you will first have to meet the eligibility criteria to become qualified to apply to IMT Ghaziabad. Following are the admission criteria to get admission in IMT Ghaziabad:

  • Candidates were required to take any of the following exams: CAT 2021 or XAT 2022 or GMAT. They were also required to score must score significantly well in the MBA entrance exams to become eligible for admission.

  • Candidates appearing for the final year of his/her bachelor's program or awaiting results were also eligible to apply for IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2022-24, provided their submitted proof of qualification of last degrees adhere to other degree requirements. Such candidates are required to submit the marksheet along with the degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination on a date decided by IMT Ghaziabad. Until then, they are considered only for provisional admission. 

Course-wise IMT Ghaziabad Eligibility for Admission 2022

The IMT Ghaziabad MBA eligibility criteria for different courses have been tabulated below:

Courses

Eligibility Criteria

PGDM

  • CAT / XAT / GMAT scores 
  • Graduation/ equivalent with a minimum 50% aggregate

PGDM DCP

  • XAT / CAT / GMAT scores 
  • Bachelor’s degree/ equivalent with a minimum 50% aggregate

PGDM BFS

  • GMAT / XAT / CAT scores
  • Graduation/ equivalent with a minimum 50% aggregate

PGDM (Part-time)

  • CAT / XAT / GMAT scores 
  • Graduation in any discipline

PGDM Executive

  • XAT / CAT / GMAT scores 
  • Graduation or equivalent with a minimum 50% aggregate and five  5 years of work experience.

FPM

  • CAT / GMAT / GRE / GATE / UGC-NET 
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum 60% aggregate 

IMT Ghaziabad 2021 Entrance Exams

The entrance exams accepted for admission in IMT Ghaziabad 2021 batch were CAT 2021, XAT 2021 or GMAT (January 1, 2018 and February 28, 2022).

For the Nagpur and Hyderabad campuses, candidates had the optinon to apply through their CMAT 2021 scores in addition to the exams mentioned above.

IMT Ghaziabad Application Process 2022

IMT Ghaziabad releases the notification for admission following which the application process commences. Given below are the steps to apply to IMT Ghaziabad.

Step 1: Use the direct link given above OR Visit the official website of IMT Ghaziabad (imt.edu) and click on 'Apply Now'.

Step 2: Register on the application portal by providing your name, email ID and mobile number.

Step 3: Complete the IMT Ghaziabad Application Form by carefully entering all of the required details.

Step 4: Pay the application fee.

Step 5: Submit the application form.

Make sure you save a copy of the application form before submitting.

IMT Ghaziabad Application Fee 2022

The application fee for IMT Ghaziabad is Rs. 2,000 + taxes for all category candidates. The fee can be paid online using a Debit Card / Credit Card or Net Banking.

IMT Ghaziabad Expected Cuttoff 2022

Candidates who wish to take admission in the institute's PGDM course must have an idea of the IMT Ghaziabad cutoffs. Having an idea of the cutoffs helps students make a preparation strategy.

Be it IMT Ghaziabad CAT cut off or IMT Ghaziabad XAT cut off, it keeps changing every year. The IMT Ghaziabad 2020 cut off will be based on aggregate percentile score of the candidates across all sections. You can expect this year’s cut off with the help of previous year IMT Ghaziabad cut off patterns.

IMT Ghaziabad shortlists candidates based on their aggregate percentile score. The cutoffs for the CAT, XAT, and GMAT exams have been tabulated below:

Entrance Exam

Expected cutoff (Percentile)

CAT 2021

90

XAT 2022

90

GMAT (taken between Jan 2018 & Feb 2022)

90

For IMT Hyderabad & IMT Nagpur (Including CMAT 2022)

80+

IMT Ghaziabad Previous Year Cutoff

XAT cutoff for IMT Ghaziabad is around 90 percentile. Candidates can check the expected XAT cutoff for admission to IMT in the table given below.

IMT Campus

XAT Percentile

IMT Ghaziabad

90

IMT Nagpur

80

IMT Hyderabad

70

IMT Ghaziabad CAT 2020 Expected Cut-Off

Check out the expected CAT 2020 cutoffs for different IMT campuses given below.

IMT Campus

CAT Percentile

IMT Ghaziabad

93+ percentile

IMT Nagpur

80+ percentile

IMT Hyderabad

70+ percentile

IMT Ghaziabad CMAT 2021 Expected Cut Off

Following is the expected cutoff for 

IMT Campus

CMAT Score

IMT Nagpur

320

IMT Hyderabad

150

Predict your CMAT Percentile and XAT Percentile here!

IMT Ghaziabad Admission Criteria 2022: Salient Points

The step by step process for admission to IMT Ghaziabad in 2022 has been provided below:

Steps Involved

Detailed Process

Step-1: Apply for CAT/XAT

Since IMT Ghaziabad accepts both XAT and CAT scores, candidates can apply either for CAT or XAT, or both. Candidates with significantly higher scores are most likely to be shortlisted by IMT Ghaziabad. 

Step-2: Apply for IMT Ghaziabad admission 2022

Candidates are required to fill and submit the IMT Ghaziabad application online with an application fee of Rs. 2000 before the last date.

Step-3: IMT Ghaziabad Shortlisting for PI round

For IMTG admissions, candidates are shortlisted under three categories that are listed below:

  • Candidates with Exceptional profile
  • Candidates with Exceptional work experience
  • Candidates with High test scores

Candidates who are shortlisted under the exceptional profiles and exceptional work experience criteria become eligible for a relaxation of about 4-5 percentile from the overall test percentile cutoff criteria.

Step-4: IMT Ghaziabad final selection criteria for admission 2022 

The final decision of IMT Ghaziabad is binding on the students. The final selection process at IMTG depends on the following components:

  1. Critical Thinking
  2. Academic Scores
  3. CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT scores
  4. Work Experience
  5. Academic Diversity
  6. Personal Interview

The final admissions offer depends on:

  • test score cutoffs of IMTG
  • profile of candidate
  • performance in the admission process
  • entrance exam score
  • Academics
  • work experience
  • PI round

IMTG will award no weightage for the following:

  • work experience below 6 months
  • Training/Project work

IMT Ghaziabad Shortlisting Criteria for Admissions 2022

Apart from meeting the basic eligibility criteria for PGDM program, test scores, excellent academic track record, good profile and professional experience are the major factors taken into consideration for shortlisting the candidates:

Shortlisting Criteria

Details

Exceptional Profile based selection

Candidates should comply with at least one of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors in any discipline from an eminent university within India.
  • Bachelors in any discipline from an eminent and highly recognised  undergraduate foreign university.
  • Representation in national/international level teams in sports.

Exceptional Work experienced candidates

  • Professional experience in leading national/ foreign multinational companies. 
  • At least 2 years of postgraduate full time work experience.
  • IMTG will not consider internship, articleship, or part-time work experience.

Test score based

  • High test scores in CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT
  • Aggregate scores of entrance exams that are accepted by IMTG
  • Since IMT Ghaziabad will consider the best test score for shortlisting, applicants are allowed to submit more than one entrance test score. 

IMT Ghaziabad Selection Process 2022

The selection process at IMT Ghaziabad depends upon the accepted exam scores. However, clearing the cutoff does not ensure admission to IMT’s MBA programme. The IMT Ghaziabad cut-off keeps changing every academic session depending on the number of applicants and difficulty of the exam. Check out the selection norms of IMT Ghaziabad:

  • In IMT Ghaziabad selection process, the initial phase is to select students on the basis of their score in either of XAT, CAT and GMAT exams.

  • After assessing the entrance exams scores, the academic scores and quality of graduation institute is assessed.

  • The next round includes an assessment on the basis of work experience.

  • The fourth and final round is the interview round.

  • Every round carries a percentage weightage of 1 mark.

  • Once all the rounds are conducted, the final selection is done using total average weightage.

  • IMT Nagpur and Hyderabad also consider the score of the CMAT exam apart from the ones mentioned above.

  • IMT does not set any sectional cutoffs and selection is done on the basis of a candidate’s overall score.

  • Apart from the MBA entrance exam scores, academic record of the candidate, his work experience and communication skills are also accounted for admission in IMT.

Also Read:CAT Percentile Vs Score

Meanwhile, the selection process at IMT Ghaziabad for 2023 admissions is yet to commence, you can check the selection process for the year 2022, 2021 IMT Selection process is likely to be on similar lines.

IMT Selection Process 2022

IMT Phase 1 and Phase 2 selection process for PGDM, Executive Programmes and Doctorate Programmes can be checked below -

ProgrammePhase 1Phase 2
Post Graduate Diploma In Management (PGDM)

Standardized XAT, CAT or GMAT scores of candidates are evaluated basis which the selection is done.

Phase 2 is for testing the communication skills and intellect of the candidate through Critical thinking, Group Exercise and Personal Interview.
Executive ProgrammesCandidates are selected on the basis of their application, past academic record and their score in either of XAT, CAT or GMAT exam.Shortlisted candidates are invited for Personal Interview rounds where they are also evaluated on the basis of their duration and quality of work experience.
Doctorate ProgrammesSelection for this programme is done on the basis of research papers recently published by a candidate and his application.Those who clear the first phase are then called for a personal interview to test them on the basis of their profile and work experience.

Also Read:NITIE Mumbai Selection Process and Cut-Off Details

The final merit list is prepared on the basis of a cumulative weighted average of the scores secured by a candidate in both the phases of the selection process.

PI Round for Admission to IMT Ghaziabad for PGDM/ PGDM-DCP

The PI round has three stages:

  1. Critical Thinking: It is a critical thinking test that goes on for 30 minutes. This stage revolves around three areas- critical/analytical thinking, written communication skills and innovation & creativity.
  2. Group Exercise: Candidates are divided into small groups in order to perform a group exercise effectively. 
  3. Personal Interview: The duration for this stage is approximately 15 minutes, during which candidates are examined in these areas: domain knowledge, communication and interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, extra-curricular activities, general awareness, as well as values & maturity.

IMT Ghaziabad Campuses

There are a total of four campuses of the International Management Institute (IMT). The main campus is IMT Ghaziabad and the institute has the following three other campuses:

The Ghaziabad campus is the oldest campus of IMT, established in 1980. It was followed by the establishment of IMT Nagpur in 2004, IMT Dubai in 2006 and IMT Hyderabad is the latest addition to the family. It was established in 2011.

Not all of the campuses of IMT offer the complete portfolio of programmes. Some specializations are only available in select campuses and candidates interested in taking admission to IMT must also check the availability of their choice of MBA / PGDM programme at a selected campus.

IMT Ghaziabad vs Top B-Schools of India

Sometimes choosing the right MBA college for yourself can be a bit difficult. There are a lot of factors to think about such as which MBA course would be the best for you, the course fee for your choice of programme, admission criteria, course curriculum, selection process etc.

There is no dearth of MBA colleges in India and candidates can easily find themselves confused when selecting from a long list of colleges. However, since IMT Ghaziabad is named among the top MBA colleges in India, many management aspirants in India wish to take admission to IMT Ghaziabad.

In case you are still in the dilemma of choosing between IMT Ghaziabad and other top MBA colleges in India, check the following comparisons of some of the top B-Schools of India with IMT Ghaziabad.

IMT Ghaziabad Vs SPJIMR MumbaiIMT Ghaziabad Vs SIBM Pune
IMT Ghaziabad Vs IIFT DelhiIMT Ghaziabad Vs IIM Udaipur
IMT Ghaziabad Vs IMI DelhiIMT Ghaziabad Vs NMIMS Mumbai

If you have any questions about IMT admissions, you can aks them on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone. For any help regarding admissions, fill the Common Application Form (CAF) or call our helpline number 18005729877.

FAQs

What are the eligibility criteria for the PGDM course at IMT Ghaziabad?

Selection to the PGDM course depends on XAT, CAT or GMAT scores of candidates, and evaluation of communication skills and intellect of the candidate through Critical thinking, Group Exercise and Personal Interview.

Does IMT Ghaziabad give weightage to internships?

No, IMT Ghaziabad will award no weightage for internships, work experience below 6 months, and training or project work.

What are the criteria for the final section at IMT Ghaziabad?

The final selection at IMT Ghaziabad depends on critical thinking, academic scores, CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT scores, work experience, academic diversity, and personal interview. 

What happens in the PI round for IMT Ghaziabad shortlisting?

For IMTG admissions 2022, candidates will be shortlisted under three categories: candidates with exceptional profile, candidates with exceptional work experience, and candidates with high test scores. Candidates shortlisted under the exceptional profiles and exceptional work experience criteria get a relaxation of about 4-5 percentile from the overall test percentile cutoff criteria.

What is the expected cutoff percentile for CAT 2021 for admission to IMT Ghaziabad?

The expected cutoff percentile for CAT 2021 for admission to IMT Ghaziabad is 90.

What are the entrance exams accepted by IMT Ghaziabad for admission to the PGDM Executive program?

IMT Ghaziabad accepts XAT, CAT, and GMAT scores for admission to the PGDM Executive program. Candidates must also possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum 50% aggregate along with five years of work experience.

What is the eligibility criteria for applying to IMT Ghaziabad?

To become eligible for applying to IMT Ghaziabad, candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree, with minimum 50% aggregate. Candidates must appear for CAT 2021 or XAT 2022 or GMAT between January 1, 2018 and February 28, 2022 and score significantly well.

What are the course fees for the Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PDGM Executive) program at IMT Ghaziabad?

The course fees for the Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PDGM Executive) program at IMT Ghaziabad is Rs. 15,00,000.

What are the course fees for the Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PDGM) program at IMT Ghaziabad?

The course fees for the Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PDGM) program at IMT Ghaziabad are Rs. 19,53,000.

What are the management entrance exams accepted by IMT Ghaziabad?

The management entrance exams in India whose scores are accepted by IMT Ghaziabad are GMAT, XAT, CAT and CMAT.

Which are the entrance exams accepted for admission to the PGDM Executive course at IMT Ghaziabad?

Interested candidates can submit the scores of CAT, XAT or GMAT exam when they apply for the PGDM Executive course at IMT Ghaziabad.

Which entrance exams are accepted for admission to the PGDM course at IMT Ghaziabad?

IMT Ghaziabad accepts the scores of a candidate in the CAT, XAT, GMAT or CMAT exams for admissions.

Can I submit more than one entrance exam scores for admission to IMT?

Yes. Candidates interested in taking admission to the courses at IMT can submit more than one scores of the management exam scores accepted by IMT. The institute only selects the best score of a candidate.

How many campus preferences can I fill in the Common Application Form for admission to IMT?

Candidates can select up to two campuses when filling the Common Application Form for IMT admissions.

Is there a common application form for admission to all of the campuses of IMT?

Yes. All of the admission applications to IMT are done through a Common Application Form for admission. Candidates are prompted to select the choice of campus in the application form itself.

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