In addition to the usual number of seats for 2020-2022 PGP Batch, 10% extra seats are reserved for foreign nationals.

The eligibility criteria: 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, a valid GMAT score ( GMAT taken before February 28, 2015 is not valid) of 700 at the least and should also have the Integrated Reasoning (IR) score greater than or equal to 5 (five). Fulfilling eligibility criteria does not guarantee invitation for personal interview.

Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of US$ 100 (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 Fees: Currently the fee is US$ 25000 per year (for 2019-21 batch). 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 annual fee does not cover personal expenses such as travel, clothes, stationery, and laundry.

Please send your application via e-mail (e-mail address: global@iima.ac.in) along with a copy of your passport and all other documents. The deadline for receiving the application for admission to the 2020-22 batch is midnight February 29, 2020.

I. 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.

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

1. Essays

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.

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: global@iima.ac.in) directly by the recommenders on/before February 29, 2020 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.

5. Details of the Bank Account


Account Number : Current A/c No. 10307641013


Branch Code No : 2653

Swift No. : SBININBB412

MICR Code : 380002019

IFS CODE : SBIN0002653

Alternatively, you may use the below link for making payment:Click Here


  • Mid June to end June
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


The PGP course fee is 50,000 USD.
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 annual fee does not cover personal expenses such as travel, clothes, stationery, and laundry.
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