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IIM Ahmedabad Admission Process 2024

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Q:   How can I get admission in IIM Ahmedabad?


The application process of IIM Ahmedabad for PGP takes place via CAT. Therefore, candidates need to visit the official website of CAT to get admission to IIM Ahmedabad. The institute will further shortlist the candidates based on CAT score and send emails to shortlisted candidates. However, for executive courses, the application process can be done via the official website. Details are as follows:

  • MBA-PGPX: Candidates can submit their application through an online portal.
  • ePGD: Applicants can submit their applications online. Application to the ePGD-ABA programme is a two-step process - registration & application form submission. 

Q:   Can I join IIM without CAT?


Candidates seeking admission to IIM Ahmedabad MBA course must appear for CAT. It is mandatory for candidates to meet the sectional and overall CAT cutoff to be eligible for the Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds for final admission to IIM Ahmedabad. For IIM Ahmedabad MBA admission, students need to meet both the overall CAT cut off percentile and the sectional cut offs. Candidates seeking admission to IIM Ahmedabad must score above the 90 percentile in CAT exam. IIM Ahmedabad does not release CAT cutoffs in the public domain and are exclusively accessible only via account login to candidates who have appeared for the exam. Therefore, the students must aim to score above 90 percentile.

Q:   Is IIM Ahmedabad costly?

The total course fee for PGP offered at IIM Ahmedabad is INR 23 Lacs. IIM A charges INR 18 Lacs as its course fees. This includes academic support, tuition, accommodation, basic healthcare, medical insurance and alumni association membership fee. This will also include books, case study materials, etc. This fee does not include mess fees, laptop, travel or personal expenses etc. Other expenses (academic) and living (including recreation) in Ahmedabad for 2 years costs another INR 2 Lacs.

Q:   Can I get direct admission in IIM Ahmedabad for MBA?


Candidates (General category) seeking admission to IIM-A for MBA must have a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate. For final selection, a student is required to have a valid score in the CAT exam (both sectional and overall) and is required to go through the AWT and PI rounds conducted by the institute. Additionally, for the final selection of candidates, everything right from their scores in Class 10, Class 12 and graduation are considered along with their CAT percentile, PI an AWT scores, stream in Class 12 and work experience. Read more about MBA admission at IIM-A here

IIM Ahmedabad MBA/PGDM Admissions 2024

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  • Undergraduate Degree with 50% aggregate
  • Accepting Exams: CAT, GATE

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2 Feb '24 - 10 May '24
MBA/PGDM (online) Application start and end dateOngoing
14 May '24
MBA/PGDM (online) IAT admit card released
19 May '24
MBA/PGDM (online) IAT Exam
26 May '24
MBA/PGDM (online) IAT Exam
29 May '24
MBA/PGDM (online) Shortlist announcement
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21 Dec '23
CAT 2023 result announcement
7 Nov '23 - 26 Nov '23
CAT 2023 admit card download
26 Nov '23
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Q:   Is MBA from IIM Ahmedabad good?


IIM-A's PGP course which leads to a Master’s degree in Business Administration is IIMA’s flagship programme for more than fifty-five years and is among the top-ranked programmes in the world for many years. Ranked 1 by NIRF 2022 for Management education, experts consider MBA at IIM-A as one of the toughest programmes to get into. Additionally, during placements in 2022, the highest and average package of IIM Ahmedabad stood at INR 61.48 LPA and INR 32.79 LPA, respectively, and 100% of the students got placement opportunities from companies, such as Bain, Amazon and Google. Thus, it isn't just worth but pursuing MBA from IIM-A is the best option in India. Read more reviews on MBA from IIM Ahmedabad here


Q:   How can I get into IIM Ahmedabad MBA-PGPX programme?


Meant for working professionals, candidates seeking admission must have a bachelor’s degree and at least four years of experience. On successful completion of this course, students are given a Master of Business Administration degree. For admission, it is mandatory for all eligible candidates to take a GMAT/ GRE test. In the final selection process, candidates are also required to appear for a PI round and submit an essay.


Q:   How much CAT score is required for MBA at IIM Ahmedabad?


IIM Ahmedabad considered two kinds of CAT scores for MBA admission - Qualifying and Final score. Qualifying CAT score is the minimum sectional and overall CAT score used to shortlist students for the Analytical Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. Candidates above minimum cutoffs in the sectional percentile ranks, the overall percentile rank and having a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT are considered for the next stage. Final CAT score is cutoffs are the basis of which the candidates are called for final selection after the AWT and PI rounds are over. The overall CAT qualifying cutoff for 2022 admission at IIM-A stood at 80 for General category candidates while the final cutoff is considered to stand between 99 and 100 percentile. For other category candidates, this requirement is comparatively low. Check out more details on IIM-Ahmedabad Cutoff here

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IIM Ahmedabad Application Process 2024

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Q:   Are CAT 2023 dates out for admission to IIM Ahmedabad?


Yes, CAT 2023 dates for admission to IIM Ahmedabad are out. To apply for the CAT exam, candidates are required to create an account, fill the CAT registration form and pay the exam application fee. The 2023 CAT form have to be submitted by a certain deadline after which no application will be accepted. For 2023 CAT exam, CAT registration will go on between Aug 2 and Sep 20. The exam will be conducted on November 26, 2023. Students are required to appear for the CAT 2023 exam in Computer Based Testing mode at allotted test centres. CAT exam 2023 for IIM Ahmedabad admission will be held in three slots. These are as follows:

  • Morning slot: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Afternoon slot: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • Evening slot: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Candidates who are willing to get into IIM Ahmedabad must mention the college name and course preference in their CAT application form to get a call (provided the student gets a valid score in the exam).


Q:   When will CAT 2023 take place for admission to IIM Ahmedabad?


For admission to MBA (or PGP) 2024 batch at IIM Ahmedabad, the CAT test will be conducted on November 26, 2023. Aspirants of IIM Ahmedabad are required to appear for the exam in Computer Based Testing mode at the allotted test centres. CAT exam 2023 will be held in three slots:

  • Morning slot: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Afternoon slot: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • Evening slot: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Earlier, the CAT exam used to be of 180 minutes with 100 questions but in 2020, both exam duration and number of questions were reduced due to COVID-19 pandemic. Now, starting CAT 2022, the total number of questions stands at 66 as part of CAT pattern.


Q:   Which is better: IIM Calcutta or IIM Ahmedabad?


As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2023, both IIM Calcutta and IIM Ahmedabad ranked among the top 5 IIMs for their MBA course. However, IIM Ahmedabad tops the list, while IIM Calcutta ranked at fourth spot. Talking about IIM Calcutta placements 2023, it has recorded 100% placements for its flagship PGP (MBA) programme. The highest international and domestic package offered during IIM Calcutta MBA placements 2023 stood at INR 94.82 LPA and INR 1.15 crore per annum, respectively. Talking about IIM Ahmedabad placements in 2023, the average domestic package stood at INR 34.36 LPA. The highest package stood at INR 115 LPA. So, considering the rankings, IIM Ahmedabad shall be a better option in comparison to IIM Calcutta, but placements are good at IIM Kolkata.

Q:   What are the minimum eligibility requirements for admission to PGP at IIM Ahmedabad?


To be eligible for IIM Ahmedabad MBA admissions, a candidate needs to pass a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification from a UGC-recognised university after at least 12 years of school education with a minimum of 50% aggregate or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of SC/ ST/ PwD candidates). Candidates, appearing for the final year of their bachelor's degree with final year results awaiting, can also apply. However, such candidates, if selected, will be granted provisional admission, only if a candidate submits a pre-final certificate signed by competent authorities of the previous institute/ university, the latest by June 30 of the year of admission.


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A dream college for MBA students.
Placements: The institute boasts a stellar placement record with nearly all students securing placements in leading companies. The average package of INR 33LPA underscore the institution commitment to excellence. Alumni network including notable leaders like Ajay Banga further enhance career prospects, inspiring students to achieve their professional aspirations. It provides exceptional internship opportunities with renowned companies such as McKissick. And TCS and etc.
Infrastructure: The sprawling campus offers a vibrant and enriching environment equipped with state of the art facilities, sport clubs, gyms, and societies. Students are encouraged to strike a balance between academic rigour and extracurricular pursuits, fostering holistic development and lifelong memories. The hostel accommodation included in the annual fee, providing comfortable living space with amenities such as air conditioning and hygienic meal options. The conducive living environment facilitates focused study and personal growth complementing the rigorous academic curriculum.
Faculty: I aspire to lead and collaborative with exceptional individual, aiming to continually evolved into the best version of my self. The programme at IIM A offers an intriguing electives on the Bhagavad Gita and its managerial Insights, a unique opportunities that I eagerly anticipate. Learning from distinguished professors with Ph.D. in their respective fields many with significant industry experience, promises a enriching academic journey.
Other: The interview process includes a writing ability test followed by a Personal Interview where communication skills and general knowledge are assessed. Adequate preparation, including staying informed on Current Affair and practicing HR question response is crucial for success in these grounds.
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Placements: Our college provides excellent placement. Many students secure placements in various sectors, such as marketing, consulting, finance, production, operation, etc. The campus attracts industry-leading companies. Almost all students are placed and get internships. The highest salary package offered is 1 CPA. Its campus is a magnet for top-tier companies, ensuring almost all students secure internships and placements with a highly competitive salary package reaching remarkable levels.
Infrastructure: The infrastructure at IIM Ahmedabad is top-notch, with excellent hostel facilities featuring amenities like air-conditioned classrooms, refrigerator and purified drinking water. The library is extensive and classrooms are well-equipped with modern technology, making for a conducive learning environment. However, there are some issues with the drainage system and water pooling.
Faculty: The faculty members are highly qualified, with many holding Ph.D. degrees. The curriculum is contemporary and application-oriented, aligning with industry demands. The institution's renowned case-based learning approach ensures students receive practical insights into real-world scenarios. However, the rigorous evaluation process, including challenging exams, covers multiple subjects in a short time.
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Placements: About 50% of students got placed from our course in many institutions with good salary packages. The highest salary package offered is 12 LPA. The lowest salary package offered is 3 LPA. The top role offered is an officer.
Infrastructure: The infrastructure of our college is good. Our college is air-conditioned. We have adequate hostels. They fulfill the needs of students and provide good food. Our college has good environment. The campus provides many facilities.
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Placements: At my college, the placement rate is high. I also got placed in BCG group with a package of 20 Lacs per annum. My friend got placed in Amazon with a package of 25 lakh per annum. The placement department is very helpful.
Infrastructure: The course is really nice. You just need to learn the basic concepts. You can cover the whole course very well. The course is structured in such an amazing way that students can enjoy it while learning it. The infrastructure of campus is excellent.
Faculty: The faculty are awesome. The faculty members are so lovely and friendly. They help us at every point of time. The teachers are highly educated and knowledgeable. Its nice to be here. They make us industry ready. Semester exams are not tough.
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Placements: Almost 100% of students get placements and internships every year. Students got finance roles. The lowest salary package offered is 26 LPA.
Infrastructure: The campus provides great infrastructure. All classrooms are one of the best in India. They have state-of-the-art technology. All hostels are good. The campus provides great facilities for sports like badminton, squash, table tennis, football, etc. Our college has a swimming pool and cricket ground.
Faculty: All teachers are great. They provide practical experience. Their teaching methods are case-based. They make students think about every situation. They conduct quizzes during the first year. We have to study every day to pass exams.
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IIM Ahmedabad Admission 2024 FAQs

Q:   Does IIM Ahmedabad offer any courses for armed forces?


Yes, IIM Ahmedabad offers a full-time Business Management course of six-month duration (from October to March every year) with an aim to impart the officers of the armed forces with contemporary global Management practices through case-study, classroom studies, business presentations and industry visits. In addition to this, the institute offers PG and doctoral level courses in the field of Management and Food and Agri-Business Management.


Q:   What are the PhD specialisations offered at IIM Ahmedabad?


IIM Ahmedabad offers several PhD specialisations, including Agriculture, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Strategy, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, Innovation and Management in Education, Organizational Behaviour, Economics, Public Systems Group and Production and Quantitative Methods. Check more details on PhD at IIM-Ahmedabad here


Q:   Is work experience compulsory for ePGD-ABA admission at IIM Ahmedabad?


Yes, candidates applying for ePGD-ABA admission at IIM Ahmedabad need to possess a minimum of two years of work experience (preferably in the domain of Business Analytics). However, this experience criteria is waived for candidates with exceptional academic qualifications. More details on the admission process, eligibility and fee for ePGD-ABA at IIM-A are available here


Q:   How much GMAT score is required for MBA-PGPX admission at IIM Ahmedabad?


While IIM-A does not have a minimum score required for admission, candidates are advised to aim for a score between 70 and 75 percentile in both the quantitative and verbal sections of the GMAT/GRE. In this regard, students must also note that standardised tests are just one of several admission criteria. A high score does not guarantee admission, and a below-average score does not eliminate a candidate. More details on MBA-PGPX admission at IIM Ahmedabad are available here


Q:   How is PGPX different from other programmes at IIMA?


While all the courses at IIMA are full-time and residential, the PGPX is a one-year programme while PGP is for two years. The PGPX orientation is to give a general management perspective to a management executive, whereas the PGP is focused on Functional and Operational Management. On successful completion, students are given a Master of Business Administration degree.


Q:   Can students with part-time work experience apply for Management courses at IIM Ahmedabad?


Candidates seeking admisison to MBA (or PGP) are not required to have any work experience. However, if there are students with part-time experience, its experience, understanding and knowledge can only help them crack the interview round. For MBA-PGPX, it is compulsory for students to have at least four years of full-time work experience, any part-time experience beyond this duration won't be a concern. For the ePGD-ABA courses, however, the official website mentions the requirement of two years' of work experience (preferably in the domain of Business Analytics) which can be waived for candidates with exceptional academic qualifications. Since there is no mention whether the required experience is full-time or part-time for ePGD-ABA, students can confirm the same from the admission office. 


Q:   Is admission to MBA at IIM Ahmedabad confirmed if I score 100 percentile in CAT?


There is a good chance of receiving an interview call from IIM Ahmedabad, however, admission isn’t guaranteed even at 100 percentile. The overall criteria includes academic profile, that is your Class 12, Class 10 and graduation marks. The college also gives a score for work experience, hence, candidates must have 2-3 years of experience to get maximum points. Additional focus is also given to gender and academic diversity. Considering all these factors and candidates’ CAT score, IIM Ahmedabad prepares a composite score through which decides whether to finalise a student or not. IIM Ahmedabad or any other IIM, for that matter, doesn’t give direct admission only on the basis of CAT percentile, the first phase of admission process is giving the CAT exam. Students must clear the sectional and the minimum final cut-off to be eligible and considered for the call. After that, they must get shortlisted for the interviews and group discussion process. After all these rounds, a final list of shortlisted candidates is prepared. 

Q:   Why do IIMs charge high fees even though it is a government institution?

Although IIMs are government institute, most IIMs are self reliant and do no depend on government for funding. Hence to attract quality professors they need to charge higher fee. Also, never in the history of IIMs any student has dropped out because of financial reasons. There are several scholarships available for students in need.

Q:   What are the factors determining IIM Ahmedabad cutoff 2023?


CAT 2023 cut off percentile for each IIM is determined on the basis of several factors that drive the admission process. Some of the key factors that determine IIM Ahmedabad cut off 2023 are mentioned below:

  • Difficulty level of the CAT exam
  • Number of aspirants who appeared for the exam
  • Number of aspirants who cleared the exam
  • Number of seats availble for IIM Ahmedabad admissions
  • All India ranking of IIM Ahmedabad

Q:   Which is better for MBA- IIM Ahmedabad or JBIMS?


IIM Ahmedabad and JBIMS are both top-ranked business schools in India, and both have excellent placement records. However, IIM Ahmedabad has a slightly better placement record than JBIMS Mumbai. In the 2022 placements season, the average salary for IIM Ahmedabad graduates was INR 22.17 LPA, while the average salary for JBIMS graduates was INR 20.13 LPA. IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) and JBIMS Mumbai are two of the top business schools in India. Both schools offer a rigorous MBAprogrammethat prepares students for successful careers in business. However, there are some key differences between the two schools.

  • Brand Name: IIM-A is one of the most prestigious business schools in the world. It is ranked consistently among the top business schools in the world by global rankings. JBIMS Mumbai is also a well-respected business school, but it does not have the same global reputation as IIM-A.
  • Fees: The fees for the MBAprogrammeat IIM-A are significantly higher than the fees for the MBAprogrammeat JBIMS Mumbai. The total cost of attendance for the MBAprogrammeat IIM-A is around INR 20 lakhs, while the total cost of attendance for the MBA program at JBIMS Mumbai is around INR 5 lakhs.
  • Location: IIM-A is located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. JBIMS Mumbai is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Ahmedabad is a smaller city than Mumbai, and it has a more relaxed pace of life. Mumbai is a large, cosmopolitan city with a vibrant culture.

·       Placements: The placement records of both schools are very strong. The average salary package for MBA graduates from IIM-A is around INR 25 lakhs, while the average salary package for MBA graduates from JBIMS Mumbai is around INR 20 lakhs. The highest salary offered to an IIM Ahmedabad graduate was INR 74 LPA, while the highest salary offered to a JBIMS graduate was INR 60 LPA.

Ultimately, the decision of which school to attend depends on your individual needs and preferences. If you are looking for a prestigious business school with a strong global reputation, IIM-A is a great option. If you are looking for a more affordable business school with a strong alumni network, JBIMS Mumbai is a great option.

Q:   What is the selection process of IIM Ahmedabad?

The selection process for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad is highly competitive and rigorous. It typically consists of multiple stages that assess the candidates' academic performance, work experience, aptitude, and communication skills. While the specific process may vary from year to year, here is a general overview of the selection process for IIM Ahmedabad: 1. Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria set by IIM Ahmedabad, which typically include a minimum academic qualification (usually a bachelor's degree) with a specified minimum percentage or CGPA. Additionally, candidates need to appear for and qualify in the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management. 2. CAT Exam: Candidates are required to take the CAT exam, which assesses their quantitative aptitude, data interpretation, verbal ability, and logical reasoning. The CAT score serves as a crucial component in the selection process. 3. Shortlisting for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI): Based on the CAT scores, IIM Ahmedabad shortlists candidates for the next stage of the selection process, which typically includes a Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The shortlisting criteria may also consider factors such as academic performance, work experience, and diversity. 4. Written Ability Test (WAT): In the Written Ability Test, candidates are given a topic or a case study and are required to write an essay or provide a written response within a given time frame. This stage evaluates candidates' analytical and communication skills. 5. Personal Interview (PI): Shortlisted candidates appear for a Personal Interview, where they are assessed on various parameters such as academic achievements, work experience, general awareness, communication skills, and leadership qualities. The PI panel may include faculty members, industry professionals, and alumni. 6. Final Selection: After considering the CAT score, WAT performance, and PI performance, the final selection is made. The selection criteria may also include factors like academic diversity, work experience, and gender diversity. The weightage assigned to each component may vary each year. It's important to note that the exact selection process and criteria may change from year to year, and IIM Ahmedabad may introduce additional components or variations based on their discretion. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, it is recommended to visit the official website of IIM Ahmedabad or refer to the admission notifications and brochures released by the institute for the specific academic year you are interested in.

Q:   What is MBA fees in IIM Ahmedabad?


As per the official website, the total fee for the ePGD-ABA 2023-24 batch is INR 12 Lacs (inclusive of all taxes). The programme fee is inclusive of tuition fee, course materials fee, student’s stay and food during campus visits and other service facilities, such as library, etc. Students can pay this programme fee in two instalments. The institute shares the fee structure along with the admission offer. For the ease of the students, IIM-A also has tie-ups with multiple banks to offer collateral-free education loans.


Q:   What are the documents required during the online application for PGPX at IIM-A?


Candidates are required to submit the following:

  • GMAT or GRE scores report
  • Academic qualifications (graduation onwards)
  • Employment history (including details of entrepreneurship, if any)
  • Certificates of achievements in sports, arts, extra-curricular activities, etc. at regional, national or international levels
  • Passport details as requested

Candidates must note that for certificates which are not printed in English, Hindi or Gujarati languages, the candidates are requested to submit certified translations of these certificates in the English language.


Q:   How can I prepare for admission at IIM Ahmedabad?


Qualifying CAT is a must-have criteria for admission to IIMs and other top Management colleges in India. A well-planned strategy along with a correct approach of preparation is essential for admission to MBA, especially in the top MBA colleges in India. A prep strategy that will help you ace the CAT exam for admission to IIM Ahmedabad is as follows:

  • Read books, editorials, newspapers, and journals to improve your vocabulary and reading skills. Check below section-wise questions and answers:
VARC questions with answersDI & LR questions with answersQuantitative Aptitude questions with answers

Q:   What are the courses offered at IIM Ahmedabad?


IIM Ahmedabad offers several PG and doctoral-level programmes in the field of Management, such as PGP, PGP FABM, MBA PGPX, ePGP, ePGD-ABA and PhD to the students along with a Faculty Development Programme to the students. Apart from all these courses, IIMA offers a full-time Business Management course (Armed Forces Programme) of six-month duration (from October to March every year) with an aim to impart the officers of the armed forces with contemporary global Management practices through case-study, classroom studies, business presentations and industry visits. Check all IIM-A courses here.


Q:   Is 80 percentile enough to get shortlisted for the interview of IIM Ahmedabad?


The minimum overall qualifying cut-off requirement for a General category student at IIM Ahmedabad is 80 percentile. However, doesn’t guarantee that the student will surely get shortlisted for the interview basis this score, this cut-off is only to segregate the eligible candidates from the rest of the applications. After segregation, there are a variety of other factors that are taken into consideration before preparing the final list of students who receive interview calls. 


Q:   When will CAT 2023 result be declared for admission to IIM Ahmedabad?


For admission to IIM Ahmedabad for the flagship MBA (or PGP) course, the result of CAT 2023 can be expected by the last week of December 2023 (If the CAT conducting body follows the trend as in 2022). However, if the trend is not followed, the same will most probably be out by the first week of January 2024. After the release of result, the exam takers will be able to download their CAT scorecards from the official website using their login credentials for IIM Ahmedabad admission.


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Answered 6 months ago

Candidates seeking admission to MBA at IIM-A, in their CAT application, have to mention personal as well as academic details in the CAT application form 2023 So, before filling the CAT form, candidates must keep the following documents by their side in order to mention accurate personal and academic


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Answered 6 months ago

Candidates seeking admission to the two-year PGP of IIM Ahmedabad must appear in the Common Admission Test (CAT). CAT 2023 (considered for admission to the 2024-26 batch) will take place in November 2023. Candidates who are interested in seeking admission to the 2024-26 batch were able to apply onli


Mani Khanna

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Answered 9 months ago

It is difficult to get an admission in IIM Ahmedabad with the above academic profile mentioned. However You can do some certification courses, internships or get a work experience to increase the chances. There are many students who make into IIMA with average profile so don't lose hope and work har



Aniket Kumar

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Answered 10 months ago

To apply for admission to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad MBA programme, you need to have appeared and scored the minimum needed grade in CAT 2023. Candidates are shortlisted for Analytical Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview PI from among the candidates with a sound CAT sco


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Answered a year ago

Hi, If you are applying for full-time residential executive PGPM programs across different Iims then you must have 3 or more than 3 years of experience with a CAT/GMAT/GRE qualified scorecard. The scorecard and experience criteria do vary from one institute to another institute. Do check their offic


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