IIMA Admission - International - MBA


Eligibility Criteria and Application - In addition to the usual number of seats for 2024-26 PGP Batch, 10% extra seats are reserved for foreign nationals.

The applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (from at least a three year programme) with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA/Grades from a recognized university/institute after at least 12 years of school education. We will consider a valid test centre administered current version of GMAT Exam (NOT GMAT Exam - Focus Edition) score of at least 700; the Integrated Reasoning (IR) score greater than or equal to 5 (five) and the current version of GMAT Exam should have been taken after December 31, 2018. Fulfilling eligibility criteria does not guarantee invitation for personal interview.

Important Note: Foreign nationals (foreign passport holders) staying in India must take the current version of GMAT Exam (NOT GMAT Exam - Focus Edition) and apply through this (Supernumerary Quota) category only.

Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee of US$ 200 (through bank transfer). Details of the bank account is given at the end. The payment slip or transaction receipt should be attached with the application.

Programme Fee

The PGP programme fee is US$ 50,000.

The fee includes tuition, course material, and board and lodging. All students are required to have a personal computer and a printer. The Institute can also arrange for buying these locally.

The programme fee does not cover personal expenses such as travel, clothes, stationery, and laundry.

Application Process

Please send your application via e-mail (e-mail address: with a subject line "Application for PGP 2024-26 Batch under Supernumerary Quota" along with a copy of your passport and all other documents. The deadline for receiving the application for admission to the 2024-26 Batch is midnight December 31, 2023.

Selection Process

A committee will look into the applications and will prepare a shortlist of candidates to be invited for personal interview. An interview invitation does not guarantee admission. Interview invitations will be sent via email. All invited applicants will have the option of interviewing at IIM Ahmedabad campus or over remote video conferencing. Final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in GMAT, performance in AWT&PI, academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements, work experience etc.


Please download the application form, complete it and send a scanned copy of the same along with all other documents.


The Admissions Committee would like to know you on both a professional and personal level. We encourage you to be introspective, candid, and succinct and most importantly be yourself.


1) Essays

The applicants are required to complete the following set of essay questions.

Part 1: What career/role are you planning to pursue and why? (200-250 words)

Part 2: How PGP in Management of IIM Ahmedabad could help you in achieving your career goals? (200-250 words)

Part 3: How do you see yourself contributing to the IIM Ahmedabad community? (200-250 words)


2) Optional Section for All Applicants

Please feel free to explain any extenuating circumstances (e.g., significant gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, or poor academic performance). (250 words)


3) Transcripts

Transcripts of all academic degrees/diplomas are required to be submitted along with the application. Grades or marks may be self-reported. Originals are required to be produced at the time of admission.


4) Letters of Recommendation

Two letters of recommendation are required to be sent to the Admissions Office (e-mail address: directly by the recommenders on/before December 31, 2023 with a subject line stating "Recommendation Letter for .................... (name of the applicant)". Preferably, one of these should be written by a current supervisor or manager. The second one should be from someone who is in a position to evaluate the applicant's professional performance as well as his/her managerial and leadership potential. No letter of recommendation should be written by immediate family members, e.g. parents, grandparents, siblings, and spouse.

Programme Calendar

Mid June to end June

  • Registration

  • Inauguration

  • Orientation


Year 1

Classes: Mid June-Mid October

Summer Internship Interviews: Mid October-Mid November

Classes: Mid November-End March


Year 2

Summer Internships: April and May

Classes: Mid June-March

Convocation: End March 


Placement process starts in February

Details of Bank Account



Account Number : Current A/c No. 10307641013




Branch Code No : 2653


Swift No. : SBININBB412


MICR Code : 380002019


IFS CODE : SBIN0002653


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