IIM Ahmedabad offers the post-graduate degree equivalent PGP course in Management. It has been among the top courses of the world for about 55 years. The institute has churned out the top business management professionals, strategists, product managers, analysts, etc. Apart from the PGP program, there are other courses available as well. Let’s take a quick look at the admission process, IIM Ahmedabad fees and placement details.
Admission process for PGP
There has been a change in the admission criteria and evaluation method due to COVID-led conditions developed last year. For the year 2022, the Admission committee of IIM Ahmedabad has dispensed considering the graduate degree for evaluation. It has been done in the light of the fact that many institutes could not complete the graduation exams on time, the scores of which were to be mentioned while applying for the CAT.
Thus, the evaluation is done the following way:
The AR computation done now on a scale of 25 (that includes marks in class 10th exams, class 12th exams and candidate’s work experience). The points are pro-rated to 35.
The computation of the Composite Score (CS) is done as:
CS = 0.35* (Pro-rated AR Score/35) + 0.65* (Normalized overall CAT Score)
Pro-rated AR Score= [(AR score computed by taking 0 points for Bachelor’s degree)/25] * 35
Candidates need to clear CAT exam to qualify for the further stages, such as PI or Personal Interview. The registration process starts in August month and the exam is held in the month of November-December.
IIM Ahmedabad’s Expenses
The total program fees for the PGP program of the current (2021-2023) batch is INR 23, 00,000/-. It includes the IIM Ahmedabad fees towards tuition that is INR 16, 99,000/-.
Apart from the IIM Ahmedabad fees, the students have to spend on the laptop/computer, their personal expenses that include boarding, clothes, travel and laundry are extra. The students need to have their personal computers or laptops. If they wish to buy them locally, the institute authorities can help them in this regard.
IIM Ahmedabad Placement Record
IIM Ahmedabad placement process starts during the last term of the second year of PGP. Though the placement opportunities are available in plenty for the IIM Ahmedabad students, they can also think of starting their new ventures. The institute grants two year Entre leave to students who want to try setting up the career as an entrepreneur. In case of facing failure, they are allowed to come back and participate in the placement process through the placement holiday program.
The top recruiters in the past have been – PwC, Accenture, J.P. Morgan, McKinsey & Company, HUL, Nokia, AtKearney, Brian & Company, and others.
IIM Ahmedabad is the institute for the academic geniuses who have a deep interest in management field. The institute offers collaborative learning environment and diverse culture comprising of gender diversity, academic backgrounds and areas of expertise. Getting into the institute is tough, but is certainly a career-boosting moment for the students.
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