IIM Ahmedabad Admission 2020-22 - Process, Selection Criteria & Eligibility

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IIM Ahmedabad is one of the top premier management institutes in India. IIM Ahmedabad offers admission in various courses such as PGP (Post Graduate Programme) in Management, PGP-FABM, FPM (Fellow Programme in Management), PGPX (Post Graduate Programme for Executives), and ePGP courses. The admission process for these courses begins on different stages. IIM Ahmedabad notifies a separate schedule or admission dates for these courses. Candidates aspiring for admission in IIM Ahmedabad must check the eligibility criteria of each course before filling the online application form.

IIM Ahmedabad accepts online application for various management programs, and the eligible candidates must submit the same through the official website of IIM Ahmedabad on stipulated dates. IIM Ahmedabad charges a specific application fee for each course, and the candidates must pay the same in online mode by using credit/ debit card/ internet banking. The candidates must read the instructions to fill the application form carefully.

IIM Ahmedabad releases an official admission brochure for each management program a few days before the commencement of the admission process. The admission brochure will have all details about the program, eligibility criteria, application procedure, selection process, placement details, syllabus, etc. The candidates are advised to go through the admission brochure before filling the online application form. The institute will notify the selection process for each management course offered by IIM Ahmedabad separately.

For PGPM

IIM Ahmedabad Application Process 2020

Candidates interested in taking admission to the management courses at IIM Ahmedabad must follow the IIM Ahmedabad application process.

Please note that:

  • Applications to the PGP and PGP-FABM courses at IIMA can only be sent through the CAT website. Candidates interested in applying to these programmes must refer to the CAT application process.

  • However, those candidates who are interested in applying to the PGPX, AFP, FMP and ePGP courses at IIMA must do so through the online application portal of IIMA.

The online application process fro IIMA is given below.

  1. Open the official website of IIMA.

  2. On the Programme-selection drop-down menu, click on the name of the programme you wish to apply (PGPX / AFP / FMP / ePGP).

  3. From here, head over the Application Portal of the programme by clicking on the ‘Apply Online’ or ‘Apply Now’ button.

  4. Here, you will need a user ID and password before you can start an application to IIMA.

  5. Click on ‘Register’ and provide the required details such as Personal Information, Contact Details, GMAT ID etc. to register on the portal. You will also have to select your login information.

  6. Login using the chosen credentials and start and application.

  7. You must fill all of the sections of the application form correctly and accurately. Ensure that all of the provided information matches the information on your documents to avoid any issues during admission or rejection of your application.

  8. You will also be required to submit certain supporting documents along with your application to the IIMA.

  9. Before the final submission of the application form, you will be required to pay the application fee for your choice of course.

  10. Once the final submission is done, candidates will get a confirmation on their provided contact information.

IIM Ahmedabad Seat Reservation 2020

Out of the total of 385 annual seats available in the courses at IIMA, some of the seats are reserved as per the norms set by the Indian government. The table given below provides the seat reservation at IIMA.

Category

Reservation

NC-Other Backward Classes

27%

Scheduled Caste

15%

Scheduled Tribe

7.5%

Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)

10%

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD)

5%

IIM Ahmedabad PGP Eligibility Criteria 2020

The applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks. (45% for reserved categories such as SC/ ST). Candidates pursuing final-year Bachelor’s degree or awaiting for results can also register for IIM Ahmedabad PGP program. Such candidates must submit a certificate from the head of the institution. The candidates must have a valid CAT score to be eligible for PGP admission.

IIM Ahmedabad PGP Selection Process 2020

IIM Ahmedabad selection process for the PGP course involves different stages. Primarily, the candidates must clear the cutoff specified by IIM Ahmedabad for PGP admission. The different stages involved in the PGP selection process of IIM Ahmedabad are as follows –

Stage 1 - Preliminary Shortlisting

Firstly, IIM Ahmedabad shortlists the applicants based on his/ her CAT score, Class 10, 12 and Bachelor’s degree percentage. The cutoff required in CAT for shortlisting the candidates are as follows –

IIM Ahmedabad CAT Cutoff

Name of the Category

Percentile Required in VRC Section of CAT

Percentile Required in DILR Section of CAT

Percentile Required in QA Section of CAT

Overall Percentile Required in CAT

General

70

70

70

80

NC-OBC-cum-transgender

65

65

65

75

SC

60

60

60

70

ST

50

50

50

60

PwD (General, NC-OBC-cum-transgender, SC)

60

60

60

70

PwD (ST)

50

50

50

60

 

Rating Scores Allocated for Class 10 Performance of Candidates

Per cent score in 10th Std. Exam

Rating Score

<= 55

1

> 55 and <= 60

2

> 60 and <= 70

3

> 70 and <= 80

5

> 80 and <= 90

8

> 90

10

 

Rating Scores Allocated for Class 12 Performance of Candidates (Science Stream)

Per cent score in 12th Std. Exam

Rating Score 

<= 55

1

> 55 and <= 60

2

> 60 and <= 70

3

> 70 and <= 80

5

> 80 and <= 90

8

> 90

10

 

Rating Scores Allocated for Class 12 Performance of Candidates (Commerce Stream)

Per cent score in 12th Std. Exam

Rating Score 

<= 50

1

> 50 and <= 55

2

> 55 and <= 65

3

> 65 and <= 75

5

> 75 and <= 90

8

> 90

10

 

Rating Scores Allocated for Class 12 Performance of Candidates (Arts/ Humanities)

Per cent score in 12th Std. Exam

Rating Score B

<= 45

1

> 45 and <= 50

2

> 50  and <= 60

3

> 60 and <= 70

5

> 70 and <= 85

8

> 85

10

 

Rating Score Allocated for Bachelor’s Degree Performance of Candidates

For allocating rating score to the Bachelor’s degree performance of candidates, IIM Ahmedabad will divide the applicants based on his/ her discipline in Bachelor’s degree and the rating score is allocated accordingly.

Based on the Composite Score (CS) obtained by the candidates based on CAT score and Rating Scores of Class 10, 12 and Bachelor’s degree, IIM Ahmedabad will shortlist the candidates for Stage 2 selection process.

Stage 2 – AWT and PI

The candidates for AWT (Analytical Writing Test) and (Personal Interview) will be shortlisted in two stages - Exceptional Performances across Different Disciplines & Additional Candidates (after removing the names of shortlisted candidates in Stage 1). The shortlisted candidates must take part in AWT and PI on the scheduled date. IIM Ahmedabad will communicate the venue and date for AWT and PI. The candidates must show impressive performance in these activities, as they carry a lot of weight in the selection process.

Final Selection

The final selection of candidates is based on the overall performance in all stages of the selection process. The weightage given by IIM Ahmedabad for different selection components is as follows –

Selection Component

Weightage

PI Score

50

AWT

10

Composite Score (CAT, Class 12, 10 & UG performance)

40

 

The overall score obtained by the candidates in the above components shall be considered for final selection.

IIM Ahmedabad PGP-FABM Eligibility Criteria 2020

CAT/ GMAT score is mandatory for PGP-FABM admission in IIM Ahmedabad. Fro the admission the applicants must have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences or related disciplines with a minimum of 50% of marks (45% for reserved categories such as SC/ ST). Or The candidates must have a Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in non-agricultural disciplines. However, these candidates should have a strong zeal in areas such as agriculture, food, rural and allied sciences. And the candidates should have secured a valid CAT/ GMAT score.

IIM Ahmedabad PGP-FABM Selection Process Criteria 2020

IIM Ahmedabad shall shortlist the candidates based on his/ her performance in CAT score, Class 10, 12 and UG. IIM Ahmedabad gives 70% weightage to the CAT/ GMAT score of the candidates and 30% is given to Application Rating (AR) – Candidates Profile. Based on the above components and weightage, the candidates will be shortlisted for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The final selection will be based on the Candidate’s Profile, CAT/ GMAT score, and performance in Group Discussion & Personal Interview.

For PGPEx

IIM Ahmedabad P.G.P.Ex. Eligibility Criteria 2020

The candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. The minimum age required to join the PGPX course is 25 years. There is no upper age limit. And the candidates must have a minimum of four years of work experience with valid GMAT/ GRE score.

IIM Ahmedabad P.G.P.Ex. Selection Process 2020

IIM Ahmedabad shall shortlist the candidates based on his/ her score in GMAT/ GRE examination. The shortlisted candidates will be given topics for Essay. Then the candidates must submit an Essay on the specified topic within the stipulated date. After that, these candidates will be called for Personal Interview. The interview process shall take place at Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bangalore, London, and New York. The candidates can attend the interview in the desired location. The final selection of candidates will be based on Essay, GMAT/GRE score, academic background, performance in personal interview and work experience.

IIM Ahmedabad ePGP Eligibility Criteria 2020

CAT/ GMAT/ GRE score is mandatory to join the ePGP course in IIM Ahmedabad. The candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree/ CA/ CS/ ICWA with a minimum of 50% of marks. The candidates must have a minimum of 24 years to pursue the ePGP program. The candidates must have a minimum of three years of work experience to join the ePGP program at IIM Ahmedabad.

IIM Ahmedabad ePGP Selection Process 2020

IIM Ahmedabad shall shortlist the candidates based on his/ her score in CAT/ GMAT/ GRE. The shortlisted candidates will be called for Personal Interview at IIM Ahmedabad. The final selection of candidates will be based on CAT/ GMAT/ GRE score, performance in the personal interview, academic background and work experience (if any).

IIM Ahmedabad FPM Eligibility Criteria 2020

The candidates must have a Master’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 55% of marks and 50% of marks in Bachelor’s degree. (OR) The candidates must have a professional qualification such as CA/ ICWA/ CS with a minimum of 55% of marks. (OR) B.Tech/ B.E with a minimum of 60% of marks. Apart from this, the candidates must have a valid score in CAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ UGC JRF.

IIM Ahmedabad FPM Selection Process 2020

IIM Ahmedabad shall shortlist the candidates based on his/ her score in CAT/ GMAT/ GATE/ UGC JRF. The shortlisted candidates will be called for Personal Interview at IIM Ahmedabad. The final selection will be based on candidate’s performance in Personal Interview, entrance test score, academic background and work experience (if any).

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Contact Details of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad

  • Contact No:
    91-79-66323456
  • Email ID:
    admission@iimahd.ernet.in
  • Website:
    https://www.iima.ac.in/web/iima
  • Address:
    Indian Institute of Management Vastrapur, Ahmedabad Gujarat India

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