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

The Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (MBA-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 2020, with ‘Get-Ready-for-Top-Management' focus the PGPX programme is consistently ranked among top-7 in the world on Financial Times Career Progression category. The 'Indian Ranking 2020', prepared by MHRD's National Institutional Ranking Framwork (NIRF), rated IIM Ahmedabad as the first "Best Managment Institute" in India.

If you satisfy all the criteria listed below, and if you wish to apply for the 2021 - 2022 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 three rounds are - Round 1: September 1, 2015 Round 2: October 20, 2015 Round 3: January 5, 2016.
  • Age of 25 years as on March 31, 2021
  • Minimum 4 years of full time work experience after completion of graduation as on March 31, 2021.


For the 2021 - 2022 PGPX Programme, the participants will be chosen in three rounds. The last date for submission of applications for consideration for Round 1 is August 31, 2020, for Round 2, the last date for submission of applications is October 19, 2020, and for Round 3, the last date for submission of applications is January 4, 2021. 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.

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