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Is GIM a recognized institute? <p>GIM has received recognition from AICTE in year 1994. GIM is one of constituents of GITAM University conferred with University status under sec 3 of UGC act 1956 in 2008. The degrees awarded are accepted all over the world for further education and employment in public and private sectors. Also NAAC has accredited GIM with &#39;A&#39; Grade with validity till 2017.</p>

What test scores does GIM accept for Admissions? <p>GIM uses CAT/XAT/MAT/GMAT/GOT(GIM ONLINE Test) scores for MBA/MHRM/MBA(CMU) and UGAT/GAT/GOT for BBM/IMBA</p>

What is the hostel fee? <p>Usually it is Rs. 7K to 8K per month in addition to the Rs. 10,000 refundable deposit and one time fee at the rate of Rs. 10,000 per annum paid at the time of admission. Note: The above fees are subject to change anytime during the programme. Changes if any, will be notified sufficiently in advance.</p>

Where can I obtain the Application Form? <p>Online form is available at Hard copies are available at 1) GIM, GITAM University Campus, Vizag, 2) CDL, GITAM University, Dodaparthi, Vizag, and 3) GITAM City Office, Khairatabad, Hyderabad.</p>

Is there any age limit to pursue GIM Programme? <p>No. GIM does not stipulate any minimum or maximum age limit.</p>

Are there any quotas reserved for special category of applicants? <p>Yes. GIM follows reservations as prescribed by central Government</p>

Does GIM offer "specialization" in MBA? <p>Yes, for the MBA.. Students can choose specialization from Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Systems, and Operations.</p>

Does GIM arrange any educational loan? <p>Selected applicants can apply directly to any nationalized and private sector banks for educational loans. Necessary documents and other assistance will be provided by GIM to facilitate the process.</p>

Does GIM offer any twinning programme? <p>Yes, GIM has a collaborative arrangement with Central Michigan University(CMU), USA students to study one year in USA to get MBA degree from CMU.</p>

What has been GIM's placement record? <p>GIM&#39;s placement record has been outstanding in recent years. All the eligible students have been placed in reputed organizations through campus Placements.</p>

Does GIM have its own entrance test? <p>For all its programmes, merit list is prepared based on candidate&#39;s performance in Group-discussion, Personal interview and scores secured in CAT/XAT/MAT/GMAT. Alternatively, GIM conducts GOT (GITAM ONLINE TEST) for those who do not have one mentioned here.</p>

Does GIM consider only the test scores to shortlist candidates for interviews? <p>NO, but weightages given to other parameters like performance in the Academic performance, group-discussion &amp; interview would decide his or her position in the final merit-list.</p>

Does a candidate have to come all the way to Visakhapatnam to attend GD / PI in GIM? <p>NO, the Group Discussions as well as Personal Interviews would be held at number of cities across India. But candidates have to apply early to make use of this. The exact dates and venues would be advised at the appropriate time to all the candidates.</p>