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IIM Visakhapatnam Introduces PGPEx Programme;Apply Now

Published: | June 26, 2019
IIM Visakhapatnam Introduces PGPEx Programme;Apply Now

A new course has been added in the curriculum of IIM Visakhapatnam. The institute has launched a programme called PGPEx which will begin from the academic session of 2019-2020. IIM-V has already started inviting applications for this course.

The Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam (IIM Visakhapatnam) has introduced a new course called Post Graduate Programme for Experienced Professionals. The programme, commonly known as PGPEx, will be of a duration of two years and will begin from 30th August 2019.

The PGPEx programme of IIM Visakhapatnam is divided into six terms in which 25 courses related to skills for enhancing managerial competencies and leadership skills for the professional development and growth of candidates will be delivered. Working individuals who have a full time work experience of at least three years can apply for this course which also includes an international immersion programme.

The total fee of the PGPEx course at IIM Visakhapatnam is Rs. 11,95,000 which will be payable in six installments.

IIM Visakhapatnam PGPEx Eligibility Criteria 2019

  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognised university with at least 55 per cent marks or its equivalent.
  • The candidate must have a full-time work experience of a minimum of three years as on 20th July 2019. The candidate’s work experience should be of the level of an officer/ executive or higher than that.
  • Selection of candidates for the PGPEx programme at IIM Visakhapatnam will be done on the basis of their performance in competitive exams like GMAT (Graduate Management Aptitude Test), CAT (Common Admission Test), GRE (Graduate Record Examinations), or GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering).
  • If the candidate has not appeared for any management entrance exam that is considered for admission, he/she will have to sit for an in-house entrance examination at IIM-V. The exam will be conducted on 28th July 2019 and will be conducted offline via pen and paper method.

Also Read: IIM Visakhapatnam Collaborates with EFLU

IIM Visakhapatnam PGPEx Important Dates 2019

The important dates with respect to the PGPEx admissions in 2019 at IIM Visakhapatnam are given below:



Commencement of Application Process

20th June 2019

Last date for submission of applications

20th July 2019

Entrance Exam at IIM Visakhapatnam

28th July 2019


10th and 11th August 2019

Waitlists and Offers

14th August 2019

Last date for accepting offer

29th August 2019

Commencement of classes

30th August 2019

IIM Visakhapatnam PGPEx Selection Process 2019

  • The selection of candidates for IIM Visakhapatnam’s PGPEx programme will be done on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination, written ability test, leadership qualities, diversity, personal interview, general awareness, Statement of Purpose (SOP), and their accomplishments at work.
  • The candidates will also have to produce a No-Objection Certificate from their employers at the time of personal interviews.

IIM Visakhapatnam PGPEx Application Process 2019

The application form of the PGPEx course is available on the website of IIM Visakhapatnam. Candidates can fill the form online and make its payment via a debit or credit card or by net banking.

The application fee for the PGPEx form of IIM Visakhapatnam is Rs. 1,000. The ST, SC, PwD, and women candidates are exempt from paying the fee and the form is free of cost for them. The EWS and NC-OBC candidates will have to pay Rs. 500 for the form.

Also Read: IIM Kozhikode Launches PG Management Programme

Documents Required for IIM Visakhapatnam PGPEx Application Process 2019

Copies of the following documents are to be submitted while filling the application form of PGPEx at IIM Visakhapatnam

  • Photo Identity Proof issued by the Government (Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Passport, Driving License, etc.)
  • Mark sheet of class 10th
  • Mark sheet of class 12th
  • Mark sheet of graduation
  • Mark sheet of post graduation (if applicable)
  • Score card of CAT/ GRE/ GMAT/ GATE (if applicable)
  • Statement of Purpose (less than 800 words)
  • Letters of work experience/ LPCs (Last Pay-drawn Certificates)/ Authenticated Salary Slip
  • Caste or disability certificate (if applicable)

For more information about the PGPEx programme of IIM Visakhapatnam, stay tuned to CollegeDekho!

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