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Goa Institute of Management, [GIM Goa]

About Goa Institute of Management, [GIM Goa]

Goa Institute of Management [GIM] was established in the year 1993. Fr. Romuald D'Souza is the founder of GIM who started the Institute with 6 faculty members, teaching a single class with an intake of 60 students in a rented premise. The college offers quality education in the field of Management. The Institue has various foreign collaboration and actively participates in exchange programs.

The government of India has selected the Institute as one of the 13 management institutes for the award of Atal Incubation Centre out of 3648 applicants. GIM has the latest technology and uses global management thinking, tool, and technique required to succeed in the corporate world.

Goa Institute of Management is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education of the Government of India (AICTE) for offering postgraduate courses in management at the MBA level. 

PGDM-NBA accredited extended to 2018-19 and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) has declared PGDM as equivalent to an MBA degree. Goa Institute of Management Admissions to full-time PGDM programs are done by inviting graduates with a valid score of a CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT. The candidates who are shortlisted are invited for further evaluation.

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Goa Institute of Management is well ahead in earning international recognition. The National recognitions (NBA Accreditation, AIU equivalence to MBA) are also earned by GIM. Apart from classroom learning, the college conducts exchange programs, state-of-art technology labs, and student's festivals and clubs for students to benefit from centers of excellence. The highlights of GIM are mentioned below:

Year of Establishment 1993
Accreditations NBA, NIRF. SAQS
Membership AACSB
Approval AICTE
Goa Institute of Management Infrastructure Auditorium, Hostel, Labs, Canteen, Sports, Library, Finance Lab, Data Mining Centre
Goa Institute of Management Address Goa Institute of Management, Poriem, Sattari, Goa 403505.
Course Postgraduate Goa Institute of Management Fees
GIM Contact number: 0832 236 6704
Email [email protected]
Website https://www.gim.ac.in/

Goa Institute of Management Infrastructure:

Goa Institute of Management has 50 full-time faculty members, three courses with an intake of 420 full-time students, and a 50-acre campus with world-class infrastructure. The library has access to over 165 subscriptions to Indian and International Journals and a collection of 7175 titles and 1000 companies' annual reports. The campus has modern sports facilities like a swimming pool, football field, two lawn-tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts. The Hostel is also available on the institute campus. There is an indoor gymnasium and also other facilities like music and meditation rooms. The GIM infrastructure facilities are mentioned below:

  • Classrooms
  • Sports
  • Library
  • Labs
  • Hostel
  • Gym
  • Swimming Pool 
  • Cafeteria

Goa Institute of Management Courses:

Goa Institute of Management offers courses in Post Graduation Diploma in Management. It is two years of a full-time course. The entire program is divided into 6 terms (3 in the first year and 3 in the second year). Each term is approximately 3 months duration. The institute offers part-time courses in PGDM during the weekends. It also offers executive programs. The courses and specializations are mentioned below:

Discipline Course
Management PGDM Finance and Accounting
General Management and Economics
IT and Operations
Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management
Health Care Management
Big Data Analytics

 Goa Institute of Management International Collaborations:

Goa Institute of Management not only has national collaboration but also has international collaborations. A few of the International collaborations are mentioned below:

  • University of Antwerp
  • Warsaw University of Technology Business School [WUTBS, Warsaw]
  • The Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (MBA Catolica)
  • The University of Kansas USA
  • Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
  • Confederation of Indian Industries, Goa Chapter
  • Goa Management Association (Constituent of AIMA)
  • NIPM Life Members

Goa Institute of Management Ranking and Awards:

  • The Goa Institute of Management was awarded Gold Medal for "Best Dissertation Operations Management".
  • The Institute was also awarded Gold Medal for "Academic Performance".
  • GIM was awarded Best B-School for “Industry Relation Curriculum in Marketing”.
  • The institute was Ranked 21st in Outlook MDRA Survey 2014.
  • It had achieved the Silver Award for Excellence in Innovation.
  • GIM was awarded the 5th Most Beautiful MBA College Campus in India.
  • It was rated National A** rating in Crisil Business School Grading.
  • GIM was ranked 26th in top B Schools and ranked 11th in top private B Schools in the year 2018.
  • In the year 2018, the institute was ranked 27th in the top 100 management schools by 'The Outlook'.
  • The institute was ranked 9th among the top 10 colleges in the west zone.

Goa Institute of Management Scholarships:

Goa Institute of Management maintains diversity, access, and quality of education by providing scholarships for meritorious students. The scholarships provided for the deserving candidates are mentioned below:

GIM - MBBS Scholarship [GMS]

  • The scholarship is applicable for the students holding an MBBS degree and taking admission in PGDM healthcare management.
  • GIM offers five scholarships each amounting to INR 400000/-.

Academic Competence and Excellence Scholarship Scheme [ACCESS]

  • The scholarship is awarded to the meritorious students who excel in the selection process of the institute and demonstrate a proper attitude to learning and take the good use of the award.
  • GIM offers twenty scholarships each amounting to INR 400000/-.

Tuition Fee Waiver

  • The Tuition Fee Waiver may be awarded to the students whose family income is less than INR 6 lakhs/annum.
  • A maximum of 5% of the deserving students will be eligible for this scholarship.
  • The scholarship will be awarded based on the assessment of the financial need, considering the total family income and economic condition of the family.

Goa Institute of Management Centre of Excellence:

Goa Institute of Management connect academia and industry to advance management education, research, and outreach in key areas through the center of excellence. E.g. Social responsibility, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship.

  • Centre For Research
  • Centre For Social Sensitivity and Action
  • Centre For Creativity, Innovation and Design Thinking
  • Centre For Entrepreneurship Development

GIM Placements:

Goa Institute of Management has a separate team for placement activities and provides the placement for all the students in reputed companies. GIM Placement highlights are mentioned below:

PGDM Placement Highlights 2016-2018:

  • 100% of the students were placed in about 120 companies, out of which 76 students were freshers, 16 had 0-1 year work experience, 62 had 1-2 years work experience, 54 had 2-3 years work experience, 30 had 3-4 years work experience and 7 had 4+ years of work experience.
  • There has been a 37% increase in the highest salary and a 14% increase in the average salary over the years.
  • 120 students were placed in various companies with CTC above 10 Lakhs.
Total Students Placed Male Female
249 125 124

Sector-wise Break-Up

Sector % Students Placed
BFSI 37%
IT/ ITES 29%
Consulting 11%
Others 10%
Automobile/ Manufacturing 4%
Market Research 2%

Placement Statistics:

Statistics Salary [INR]
Highest CTC 22 LPA
Average CTC 10.58 LPA
Average of Top 20 17.32 LPA
Average of Top 50 14.53 LPA

Function wise CTC (Cost to Company):

Functions Highest CTC (INR) Average CTC (INR)
Finance 16 9.9
HR 22 12.3
Marketing 22 10.8
Operations 19.2 10.4

PGDM [HCA] Placement Highlights 2016-2018:

  • 100% of students were placed in the 40 different companies that had come for placements.
Domain % of Students Placed
IT Consulting 30%
Business Consulting 22%
Medical devices 18%
startups 11%
Home Care 7%
Market Research 4%
Hospital 4%
Pharmaceuticals 4%

Placement Statistics

Highest Salary 16 lakhs
Average Salary 9.5 lakhs
Median Salary 9 lakhs

PGDM [HCM] Summer Internships Highlights 2017-2019:

  • The batch size of 2017-19 was 58, with 34 females and 24 males, out of which 27 were freshers and 31 had work experience.
Domain % of Students with Internship
Medical Devices 36%
IT/ Consultancies 26%
Hospitals 24%
Pharmaceuticals 10%
Insurance 4%

Top Recruiters:

The top recruiting companies of Goa Institute of Management are mentioned below:

 E & Y U B Group  ITC 
Godrej  Piramal  Nestle 
Cognizant  JP Morgan  Kantar 
Reckitt Benckiser  Western Digital  Birla Sun Life 
Philips  Reliance  India Bulls 
Asian Paints VLCC JSW Steel 
Britannia Accenture Vedanta 
Deloitte Amazon Saama 
Gartner McKinsey  Puma

Goa Institute of Management Clubs and Activities:

The institute conducts various workshops to help build the concept of Innovative and Design Thinking among the students. These workshops are conducted by the following clubs:

  • Eureka
  • Utsav
  • Aashayein
  • Brainvista
  • Centre for Creativity, Innovation and Design Thinking
  • HR Club
  • Samiksha
  • Margdarshan
  • InQuizitive
  • Gyaanodaya
  • Fahrenheit
  • HRidayveda
  • Sanjeevani
  • Abhay
  • Industry Institute Interaction Club
  • Inception
  • Kshitiz
  • Mecca
  • Prayas
  • Razzmatazz
  • Ribandar Talks
  • Samarthan
  • Samriddhi
  • Sankhya
  • Society of Finance [SOFIA]
  • Sprockets
  • Health Club
  • System and Consulting Club

Goa Institute of Management Fees:

Goa Institute of Management fees varies for various Post-Graduation Diploma Management courses. The structure for particular courses are mentioned below:

  • The GIM offers a PGDM course fee at INR 7,99,000/- per anum for 3 terms.
  • The course fee for PGDM (HCM) is INR 5,98,000/- per anum for 3 terms.
  • The PGDM (BDM) course fee is INR 7,99,000/- per anum for 3 terms

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Goa Institute of Management, [GIM Goa] Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

GIM Eligibility Criteria:

Goa Institute of Management offers courses in PGDM. There is no Cut-off for the admission. The candidate just has to satisfy the below-mentioned eligibility criteria.




  • The applicant must have a minimum of 50% aggregate [45% for SC/ ST category] in their 3 years Bachelor's degree/ equivalent degree recognized by AIU/ AICTE.
  • The applicant must have a valid score for CAT/ CMAT/ XAT/ GMAT. 

Goa Institute of Management [GIM] Goa Admissions:

The entrance exam for the Full-time PGDM program, PGDM (HCM) program, and PGDM (BDA) is the XAT exam run by XLRI Jamshedpur, CAT run by IIMs, GMAT run by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) or alternatively the CMAT exam run by AICTE in January every year. Candidates
must appear in at least one of these exams. 

  • The applicant has to apply online with an application fee of INR 1800/-.
  • The candidates for PGDM [BDA] must take an online aptitude test called GAAT [GIM Analytics Aptitude Test].
  • The admissions will be done on the basis of merit list and Face to Face Interview.

Courses and Fees Structure of Goa Institute of Management, [GIM Goa]

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Goa Institute of Management, [GIM Goa] Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16.66 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16.66 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]  3 year(s), Part Time Rs. 4.62 Lakh

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 12 Student's Reviews 8.3/10  
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This institute is recommended by 11/12 students

Goa Institute of Management, [GIM Goa] Ranking

MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Outlook 27
Economic Times 47
Business Today 26
The Week 23
Times B 38

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by AICTE; affiliated to Goa University, North Goa.


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Contact Details and Location

Address : Goa Institute of Management, Ribandar, Goa India
Website : http://www.gim.ac.in

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