The application process consists of two modes of making the process more simplified and Robust :
Online mode:- The applicants can download the application form from the official website of the Institute.
Offline mode:- The applicants post-filling up the form can take a print-out of the same and send it to the official administration prior to the deadline.
Application Form and Brochure are available online. Candidates can fill up the application form online and an application fee of INR 500/- can be paid through IIMA gateway.
The last date for filling the application will be January 24, 2019.
The application window for accepting the application forms.
The structure for application fees.
The deadline for accepting the application form.
The dates of shortlisting of the candidates for the final round.
The topics announcement for the essays for admission procedure
The deadline for the essay submission to the administration.
The allocation of Interview venues and dates for the selected candidates for the next round.
The final dates announcements for the results.
In the first step, candidates are short-listed for Academic Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (PI) from among the candidates who have a valid CAT score, who have applied to the programme and who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme described as below.
In CAT there will be three sections, viz., ‘Quantitative Aptitude’ (QA), ‘Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning’ (DILR) and ‘Verbal and Reading Comprehension’ (VRC) for IIM Ahmedabad admissions.
Only the candidates above the following minimum cut-offs in the sectional percentile ranks, the overall percentile rank and obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT 2019 will be considered for all the subsequent stages.
Shortlisting for Academic Writing Test (AWT) & Personal Interview (PI)
Shortlisting will be carried out in two stages:
IIMA endeavors to recognize exceptional performers in terms of their previous academic records as well as their performance in CAT Exam across diverse academic backgrounds for the national wide admission process.
Towards that, a certain number of top candidates from each of the academic disciplines will be shortlisted for AWT & PI on the basis of their composite score ‘CS’ (see below) subject to their fulfilling certain criteria.
Final Selection :
The selection at this stage will strictly be based on the shortlisting of the candidates done separately for each category (General/SC/ST/NC-OBC/PWD) on the basis of their ‘Final Composite Score’s (FCS).
The numbers selected in different reservation categories will be in proportions mandated by law.
In the first step, candidates will be short-listed for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI) from among candidates who have applied for the programme and have a valid CAT/ GMAT score and satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme.
An overseas category candidate who applies with a GMAT score instead of a CAT score should have a total scaled score of at least 700 IIM Ahmedabad admissions 2019.
For shortlisting the candidates for PGP-ABM admissions, 70% weightage will be given to the scores of CAT and 30% weightage to the Application Rating Score for the admission process.
As the programme is sector-specific and prefers candidates with the relevant educational background, the candidates with bachelor's or master's degree in agricultural sciences or agriculture-related disciplines will be preferred while short-listing for group discussion and personal interview.
Participants should have a post-graduate level teaching experience in management or research experience of at least two years.
Recommendations will be given to participants less than 45 years of age for IIM Ahmedabad admissions.
Past experience indicates that participants in the early stages of their teaching or research careers benefit most.
Since the FDP is offered in the English language, participants are expected to be fluent in the English language for additional benefits.
Considerations for selecting participants include teaching and/or research experience, level of preparedness for the programme as indicated by educational qualifications and statements of purpose, and anticipated benefits to sponsors.
There is a limited number of seats in the programme, so applications will also be in the competitive channel.
The FDP Committee at IIMA will review applications and may conduct telephonic interviews were required to decide suitability for admission of candidates applying under the three certification options (i.e, A, B & C).
Decisions regarding admission to the programme will be communicated to the applicants and sponsoring institutions within 15 days of the application submission deadline.
Selected candidates or the sponsoring institutions will then need to pay the required fees before the aforementioned the last date for payment of fees (refer the table on programme duration, important deadlines, and fees).
ePost Graduate Programme:
The applicants should possess a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in any discipline for Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad admissions 2019.
The date of birth of the applicant should be of Minimum 25 years as on 31st March of the year in which the PGPX programme commences and should be qualified by every candidate.
A valid GMAT/ GRE scores are valid for five years from the date of the application deadline date of the round in which candidate is applying for the college/institute.
The applicants should have a Minimum of 4 years of full-time work experience after completion of graduation for getting prioritize in the admission procedure.
Post-graduate Programme (PGP):
The applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA.
The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
The percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the protocols established by the institution/ university from where the candidate has obtained the degree.
In case of the candidate being awarded grades /CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the similar equivalence certified by the institution/university from where they have obtained the bachelor's degree.
In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIMA by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 10.
The applicant must hold a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in agricultural sciences or agriculture-related disciplines, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA of any of the Recognised Universities.
The Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
Participants should have post-graduate level teaching experience in management or research experience of at least two years.
Preference will be given to participants less than 45 years of age for IIM Ahmedabad admissions 2019.
Previous experience indicates that participants in the early stages of their teaching or research careers benefit most.
Since the FDP is specifically offered in the English language, participants are expected to be fluent in English.
Considerations will be there for selecting participants include teaching and/or research experience, level of preparedness for the programme as indicated by educational qualifications and statements of purpose, and anticipated benefits to sponsors.
There is a limited number of seats in the programme for the applicants applying for the course.
The FDP Committee at IIMA will review applications and may conduct telephonic interviews were required to decide suitability for admission of candidates applying under the three certification options (i.e. A, B & C).
ePost Graduate Programme :
The eligibility criteria are usually released with the examination details. Usually, one is required to have more than 60% as the aggregate score for one's undergraduate course. One has to attempt the Common Aptitude Test (CAT) and score, say, 95 percentile and above to be noticed by any of the IIMs.
Candidate must be a graduate from the recognized institute/university and must clear the CAT exam to get admission in this college. The cutoff mark varies every year and it will be displayed on our official website.
The criteria is graduation with CAT entrance exam and I don't have much idea about the cut offs.
One should have appeared for CAT entrance exam and the cut off was 90%.