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Indian Institute of Management (IIMA) Ahmedabad , Gujarat

  •   ESTD 1961
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About Indian Institute of Management (IIMA), Ahmedabad

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad is undoubtedly the best management school in the country. It was established in the year 1961 at Vastrapur, Ahmedabad with active support from the Government of India, Government of Gujarat, Havard Business School. It was the second Indian Institute of Management which was established after IIM Calcutta. The institute is consistently ranking on number one position among the premier management schools of India which offers postgraduate programmes in management and agri-business management, fellowship program and numerous executive training programmes. IIM Ahmedabad was the first management institute of India which attained EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation in the year 2008.
 
With the vision of ‘educating leaders of enterprises', IIMA has been following three approaches- connect, nurture and grow. IIM Ahmedabad has been known for providing admission to the students who are not only academically proficient but also those who are talented.
 
 
IIM Ahmedabad accepts CAT, GMAT and GRE Scores for admission to its Post Graduate courses.
  • CAT (Common Admission Test) is a national level management entrance examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management.
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is a computer-based standardized test conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) which assesses the analytical writing and problem-solving abilities along with data sufficiency, logic and critical reasoning skills of the candidate.
  • GRE (Graduate Record Examination), an internationally standardized test is also accepted for admission in IIM Ahmedabad. 
 
The campus area of IIMA is spread across 106 acres and was designed by National Institute of Design (NID) under the supervision of American architect Louis Kahn and B.V. Doshi. The campus area comprises of academic blocks, faculty offices, student and faculty accommodation, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Library, R.J. Mathai Auditorium, Louis Kahn Plaza, International Management Development Centre, Kasturbhai Lalbhai Management Development Centre, Centre for Innovation, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship, sports complex and numerous food and merchandise stores.
 
IIM Ahmedabad is also affiliated to 78 leading business schools of the world. It also offers Dual Degree programmes with few international business schools namely HEC Paris, Bocconi University, ESSEC Business School in Paris, University of Cologne and ESCP Europe. The students pursuing Dual Degree programme also receive scholarships from Institutes such as DAAD Germany, French Government, and other participating colleges.
 

IIM Ahmedabad also conducts annual Events:

  • Confluence, an international symposium which was initiated in 1999. This event includes Masterplan, the business plan competition, business quiz event, business simulation event and business strategy simulation event.
  • Chaos, an annual cultural festival if IIM Ahmedabad is known for its diversity and colors.
  • Insight is an annual Market Research festival of IIM Ahmedabad.
  • Red Brick Summit, the flagship management symposium of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is the four-day student-led event.
The Institute has a consistent record of high placement salary since past years. Here the trends of previous years:
 

Year

Average Salary (Domestic)

Average Salary (International)

Highest Salary (Domestic)

Highest Salary (International)

2018

Scheduled in September 2018

Scheduled in September 2018

Scheduled in September 2018

Scheduled in September 2018

2017

INR 22.58 Lakhs

INR 44.27 Lakhs

INR 53 Lakhs

INR 82 Lakhs

2016

INR 22.14 Lakhs

INR 49.00 Lakhs

INR 48 Lakhs

INR 102 Lakhs

 

Scholarships offered by IIM Ahmedabad:

  • Family Income Linked Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme
  • IIMA Special Scholarships
  • Industry Scholarships
  • ONGC SC/ST Merit cum Means Scholarships
  • SC/ST Scholarships
  • Aditya Birla Group Scholarships
  • OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarship
  • Ocwen Scholarship for Competence in Academics

Why candidates opt for IIM Ahmedabad?

  • IIM Ahmedabad is known for budding the eminent managers. It is believed by the alumni of the institute that the academic vigor provided by the institute, enables the candidate to meet the deadlines efficiently. The Institute also conducts events and discussions which enhances the efficiency of its students. The experience gained in IIM Ahmedabad is entirely different from book-based studies. 
  • The Institute with rich legacy is also known for its Faculty having extremely renowned academicians, professors, and management thinkers. The faculty members of IIMs emphasize generating wonderful insights along with maintaining the excellence of the institute. 
  • The Institute also has a strong alumni network with corporate professionals from the most prestigious corporations. Freshers who are willing to start up or start out are provided huge support by the alumni network. 

Courses Offered

 7
  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

    Fulltime | On Campus
     22.00 L for 2 Years
    Exams Accepted
    CAT
    08 Aug 2018 - 26 Sep 2018 Application Procedure
    25 Nov 2018 Exam Date
    25 Mar 2019 - 25 Mar 2019 Application Procedure
    25 Mar 2019 Exam Date
    ADMISSION 2019
    R
    Rajat Jain

    8 months ago

    Wi-Fi is available all across campus. No limit on usage. All classrooms are equipped with projectors and are fully Air Conditioned. Library is currently under renovation, and will most likely be opene
    L
    Lokesh

    1 year ago

    Well it is by far the best management college in India, just score best percentile, be presentable in interview and group discussion and you are thru its admissions. Is an excellent college as a whole
  • Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
  • Post Graduate Programme for Executives(PGPEX)

    Fulltime | On Campus
     24.00 L for 1 Years
    Exams Accepted
    CAT
    08 Aug 2018 - 26 Sep 2018 Application Procedure
    25 Nov 2018 Exam Date
    25 Mar 2019 - 25 Mar 2019 Application Procedure
    25 Mar 2019 Exam Date
    ADMISSION 2019
    R
    Rajat Jain

    8 months ago

    Wi-Fi is available all across campus. No limit on usage. All classrooms are equipped with projectors and are fully Air Conditioned. Library is currently under renovation, and will most likely be opene
    L
    Lokesh

    1 year ago

    Well it is by far the best management college in India, just score best percentile, be presentable in interview and group discussion and you are thru its admissions. Is an excellent college as a whole
  • Post Graduate Programme In Food and Agri-Business ...

    Fulltime | On Campus
     15.80 L for 2 Years
    Exams Accepted
    CAT
    08 Aug 2018 - 26 Sep 2018 Application Procedure
    25 Nov 2018 Exam Date
    ADMISSION 2019
    L
    Lokesh

    1 year ago

    Well it is by far the best management college in India, just score best percentile, be presentable in interview and group discussion and you are thru its admissions. Is an excellent college as a whole
    R
    Rajat Jain

    8 months ago

    Wi-Fi is available all across campus. No limit on usage. All classrooms are equipped with projectors and are fully Air Conditioned. Library is currently under renovation, and will most likely be opene
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

    Fulltime | On Campus
    Exams Accepted
    CAT
    08 Aug 2018 - 26 Sep 2018 Application Procedure
    25 Nov 2018 Exam Date
    ADMISSION 2019
    R
    Rajat Jain

    8 months ago

    Wi-Fi is available all across campus. No limit on usage. All classrooms are equipped with projectors and are fully Air Conditioned. Library is currently under renovation, and will most likely be opene
    L
    Lokesh

    1 year ago

    Well it is by far the best management college in India, just score best percentile, be presentable in interview and group discussion and you are thru its admissions. Is an excellent college as a whole
  • Faculty Development programme

    Fulltime | On Campus
     1.99 L for 4 Months
    ADMISSION 2019
    L
    Lokesh

    1 year ago

    Well it is by far the best management college in India, just score best percentile, be presentable in interview and group discussion and you are thru its admissions. Is an excellent college as a whole
    R
    Rajat Jain

    8 months ago

    Wi-Fi is available all across campus. No limit on usage. All classrooms are equipped with projectors and are fully Air Conditioned. Library is currently under renovation, and will most likely be opene

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Well it is by far the best management college in India, just score best percentile, be presentable in interview and group discussion and you are thru its admissions. Is an excellent college as a whole.

Indian Institute of Management (IIMA), Ahmedabad Admission

IIM Ahmedabad the top business institute of India having national importance in order to improve the education quality and encourage enrolment of more non-technical students keeps revising its selection procedure.

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad has recently released a set of rules regarding the selection procedure for admission in PGP programmes of 2019-2020 batch. From all the changes introduced the major one is the revised required percentile of CAT 2018, which is further reduced. Candidates applying through General Category under the revised cutoff needs overall 80 percentile with a sectional percentile of a minimum of 70 percentile for all sections.

IIM Ahmedabad Admission is a 2 step selection procedure:

Step 1: Qualifying CAT

Step 2: Academic Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (PI)

The above-mentioned selection procedure which includes qualifying CAT in the first step followed by personal interview. The candidates qualifying CAT with the minimum required percentile only are eligible for the next and final round. The candidates on basis of their academic profiles and qualifying marks are awarded application ratings or application scores. Evaluating the AR helps in shortlisting the candidates for the next round. In the final selection, round candidates will have to appear for the Academic Writing Test (AWT) and Personal interview. The seats are allotted to the candidates performing exceptionally well in all the above-mentioned rounds.

Candidates aspiring to take admissions in IIM-A needs to understand that qualifying CAT 2018 is important but that alone will not guarantee a seat in the desired course. It's the overall performance of the candidate which plays the key role in admission. Last year a trend was observed where a candidate with a percentile of 82 where enrolled whereas the student having 99 percentile failed to impress the selection committee. Percentile of CAT 2018 is a qualifier for admission and also ensure an Application Rating. The more the percentile, the higher will be the Application Rating.

Other than CAT scores candidates are also evaluated on basis of below-mentioned criteria:

Marks obtained in Class 10: Candidates irrespective of the board will get a score of 10 if the particular candidate has scored more than 90 percent in the qualifying exam.

Marks obtained in Class 12: Candidates qualified with 90 percent and above from Science and Commerce will be awarded highest ratings.

Marks Obtained in Graduation: Candidates are scored on basis of 7 categories as mentioned below

Category Name

Stream in Bachelor's Degree

Minimum percentage required for Top Rating

Category 1

Medicine

70 percent and above

Category 2

CA, ICWA, CS degrees

63 percent and above

Category 3 and Category 5

Economics, Finance, Commerce, Science, BBA, BCA, paramedical

80 percent and above

Category 6

Arts, Humanities, Law, Journalism

75 percent and above

Category 4 and Category 7

denoting Engineering, technology, and other bachelor degrees

85 percent and above

 

Based on the above-mentioned scoring criteria candidate with the highest AR will have a confirmed chance of getting into the institute.

Placement

Highest and average package for MBA / PGDM

  HIGHEST
50 L
  AVERAGE
18.26 L
Industry Average for MBA / PGDM
  HIGHEST
15 L
  AVERAGE
4.5 L
Rajat Jain MBA / PGDM8 months ago
Placements were excellent. IIM A has cluster system (with companies of same field arriving on same d
Lokesh MBA / PGDM1 year ago
Placements are no doubt best here. The average salary is around 15-16 LPA and if totally depends on

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Indian Institute of Management (IIM Ahmedabad) one of the top business school of the country came forward to help students who missed the deadline to appear for CAT 2018 and can't take GMAT either. The institute is accepting the last five-year valid score of GRE for admission in its e-mode Post Graduate Programme (ePGP) for the academic year 2019-21 and onwards. ...Read more

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Location & Contact Info

Address
Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 380015

Facilities Available

Library      
Computer Lab      
Auditorium      
Gym      
Medical      
Wi-Fi      
Cafeteria      
Hostel      

Recruiters

92 Companies

Placement Officer
Professor Amit Karna
 +91-79-6632 4928
  chr-plcm@iima.ac.in
Guided Admission

Brochure

Institute Brochure

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PGPM Brochure

PDF

PGPX Brochure

PDF

Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
FACULTY STUDENT RATIO
1:9
Prof. Ashish Nanda
Position: Director
Agarwal Anurag K
Position: Professor
Speciality: Business Policy (BP)
Basant Rakesh
Position: Professor
Barnhardt Sharon
Position: Professor
Speciality: Public Systems Group (PSG)
Akshaya Vijayalakshmi
Position: Professor
Speciality: Marketing
Prof. Aruna Divya T.
Position: Professor
Speciality: Marketing
Rajat Jain MBA / PGDM8 months ago
Faculty is probably the best aspect of IIM A. They are well qualified and extremely knowledgeable. T
Lokesh MBA / PGDM1 year ago
Excellent faculties, they do extensive research, they are top class teachers.

Successful Alumni

Awards

Rajbhasha Keerti Award 2016-17

The Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has been awarded by President of India, Shri. Ramnath Kovind with Rajbhasha Keerti Award 2016-17. This honour was awarded on September 14 on the occasion of Hindi Divas Celebration at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

Scholarship

IIMA Special Need Based Scholarships

The scholarships are based on the family income of the student, so all the students whose family income is Rs. 15,00,000 can apply for the scholarship and tell about the education loan which they have taken. Family income will be including the total income of parents. Economic status of the student will be seen through the criterion of assets of family and the number of dependents in their family.

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