One Year Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)

The Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) is one of the finest one-year, full-time, residential programmes in the world. Carefully designed by the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad for bright, enthusiastic, and aspirational executives with substantial professional experience, the PGPX programme attracts top talents from diverse industries, cultures, and geographies. Each year, the PGPX programme participants are hand-picked by the faculty of IIM Ahmedabad to ensure a rich, diverse, and well-balanced in-class learning experience for all participants.

For the past five years including 2018, with ‘Get-Ready-for-Top-Management' focus the PGPX programme is consistently ranked top-3 in the world on Financial Times Career Progression category. The 'Indian Ranking 2018', prepared by MHRD's National Institutional Ranking Framwork (NIRF), rated IIM Ahmedabad as the 'Best Managment Institute ' in India.

If you satisfy all the criteria listed below, and if you wish to apply for the 2019 - 2020 PGPX Programme, please Register your application. The criterias are -

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • A valid GMAT/GRE score (GMAT/GRE scores are valid for five years from the date to the application deadline date of the round in which candidate is applying. The earliest acceptable GMAT/GRE test date for the two rounds are - Round 1: September 4, 2013 Round 2: November 06, 2013).
  • Age of 25 years as on March 31 st, 2019
  • Minimum 4 years of full time work experience after completion of graduation.


For the 2019 - 2020 PGPX Programme, the participants will be chosen in two rounds. The last date for submission of applications for consideration for Round 1 is September 05, 2018, and for Round 2, the last date for submission of applications is November 05, 2018. No essays or letters of recommendation are needed at the time of submission of applications.

For a quick look at the PGPX programme objectives, pedagogy, course design, fee, and ITEC scholarship opportunities, please refer to the Programme Brochure . Answers to frequently-asked-questions related to the application process, admissions criteria, admissions process, financial aid, career services, participant accommodations, and other facilities offered by the Institute have been compiled in the FAQs.

Some important dates related to the 2019 - 2020 PGPX Programme are as follows:




Application window opens on

April 24, 2018

Sept 06, 2018

Application fee

INR 5,000

INR 7,500

Application deadline

Sept 05, 2018 (11.59 pm IST)

Nov 05, 2018 (11.59 pm IST)

Shortlisting announcements

Sept 17, 2018

Nov 16, 2018

Essay topics announcements

Sept 20, 2018

Nov 16, 2018

Essay submission deadline

Sept 28, 2018

Nov 26, 2018

Interviews venues & dates: Delhi

Oct 06-07, 2018

Dec 01-02, 2018


Oct 13-14, 2018

Dec 08-09, 2018


Oct 20-21, 2018

Dec 15-16, 2018

London and Newark

To be announced

To be announced

Final selection announcements

Nov 12, 2018

Dec 28, 2018


Staging Enabled