IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2019-21: Eligibility, Criteria, Process, Cut-off, Fees

IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2019
Thursday, September 06 2018, 02:33 PM
IMT Ghaziabad has opened the admission application process for PGDM 2019-21 batch and will close it on November 22, 2018. IMT has announced to add new courses to its curriculum. The admission criteria will be the common admission process with common application form for all the IMT campuses including Ghaziabad, Hyderabad, Nagpur and Dubai
“We follow a transparent process for selecting candidates for admission. We give weight to performance in the admission test, academic track record and experience” Prof. Asish K Bhattacharyya, Director, IMT Ghaziabad

IMT Ghaziabad Admission Criteria 2019-21 describe in detail the admission eligibility, admission process, weightage to entrance exam scores like CAT 2018 and XAT 2019, weightage to academics and work experience, final selection process with the weightage to different components and clarify on Do’s & Don’ts on admission process.

The two-year Post-graduate Programme Diploma in Management (PGDM) at IMT Ghaziabad is a full-time residential course for graduates from all disciplines wishing to choose a career in management. This Programme is highly ranked one.

IMT Ghaziabad is one of the premier B schools in the country and has been awarded the prestigious AACSB accreditation. It has been consistently ranked among top 10 B-schools by various credible ranking agencies like Business Today, Business World, CRISIL and has extensive and exclusive industry partnerships in the B school arena.

The Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad offers PGDM Full Time, PGDM Marketing, PGDM Finance, and PGDM-Banking, Insurance and Financial Services (PGDM-BIFS). IMT has also announced to add new courses in its curriculum for the batch 2019-21.

To explore admission opportunity in IMT Ghaziabad, the candidates need to apply for admission by using and filling up the common application form for all the four campuses of IMT Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Dubai before November 22, 2018. Candidates can apply for admission to the PGDM/MBA programmes at all the campuses of Institute of Management Technology (IMT).

The Application fee is Rs.2000/- which can be paid online or though demand draft. In addition, the applicant has to apply and appear in either CAT 2018 on November 25, 2018 or in XAT 2019 on January 7, 2019. Application process for CAT 2018 closes on September 19 and for XAT 2019, it closes on November 30, 2018. 

Besides, the candidates who have taken GMAT between January 1, 2015 and February 28, 2019 can also apply for IMT Admission 2019. Except IMT Ghaziabad, IMT Nagpur and IMT Hyderabad will also accept CMAT 2019 score for admission to PGDM 2019-21 batch.

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IMT Ghaziabad Admission Eligibility

  1. IMT Ghaziabad eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  2. One of the most important points in IMT Ghaziabad Admission Eligibility criteria is that apart from a recognized graduate degree, the candidate should be registered for CAT 2018/XAT 2019 or GMAT (Taken between Jan 1 2015 and February 28, 2019) and must score well to become eligible for admission.
  3. CMAT 2019 score is accepted for admission to IMT Nagpur and IMT Hyderabad.
  4. If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine PGP admission eligibility would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where the bachelor's degree is obtained. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIM Calcutta by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100 to confirm the Admission eligibility of the candidate. 
  5. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results is also eligible to apply for IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2019-21.
  6. It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by IMT Ghaziabad and offered admission, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination held on or before June 30, 2019 at a later date as decided by IMT Ghaziabad.

IMT Ghaziabad Admission Criteria
IMT Ghaziabad Admission Criteria 2019-21 will be a two step process involving the Shortlisting criteria based on entrance exam score and the Final admission selection Criteria with only 35% weightage to entrance exam score.

  1. IMT Ghaziabad Shortlisting Criteria
    The first part of IMT Ghaziabad Admission criteria is the shortlisting criteria before final selection round. IMT Ghaziabad will shortlist the candidates on the basis of following parameters:
  • IMT Ghaziabad will consider aggregate scores and not sectional scores of the applicants in the acceptable entrance exams for shortlisting.
  • IMT will short-list the candidates for the interview based on their best available test scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT for IMT Ghaziabad campus and CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT score for Nagpur and Hyderabad campus.
  • Applicants may submit more than one entrance test score. IMT Ghaziabad will consider the best test score for shortlisting.
  •  PI process and the final offering will be based on scores, performance in PI process and overall profile of candidate.
  1. Final Admission Selection Round Criteria
  • Post short-listing on the basis of available scores, applicants will be called for the final selection round (PI Round) at the designated centres
  • IMT Ghaziabad selection criteria after final admission round award 35% weight to Entrance exam score; 35% weight to Academics; 10% Weight to Work Experience and 20% weight to Personal Interview
  • No weightage will be awarded for the work experience below 6 months. Besides, Training/Project work/work done as an integral part of curricular requirement will not be considered.
  • IMT Ghaziabad Final Selection Criteria weights for Admission 2019-21:
Components
Percentage of Weightage
Key Points to Note
CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT Score
  1.  
1.Best Score obtained in one of the exams will be considered
2.CMAT score considered for IMT Hyderabad and Nagpur only
Academic score & Quality of Graduating Institute
  1.  
Quality of Graduating Institute/College/University will be considered
Work Experience
  1.  
Highest Weightage depends upon the duration and quality of work experience
Personal Interview
  1.  
Depends upon the Performance of the candidate in PI round
  • The final merit of the candidate is a cumulative weighted average of CAT/XAT/GMAT (best score); Academic Scores (Xth, XIIth and graduation) and quality/reputation and ranking of graduating college/institute/university; Performance in Personal Interview process; Work experience, both in duration and quality (for working candidates).
  • Both merit and campus score cut offs will be the basis of selection for IMT campuses

Personal Interview Round: 4 Evaluation Parameters
The PI Round for admission to IMT Ghaziabad will be of 20-25 minutes. During the PI round candidates will be evaluated on 4 parameters: Communication/Interpersonal skills; Analytical/Problem solving skills; Business Affairs and General Awareness; Domain Knowledge

IMT Ghaziabad Admission Cut Off  
IMT Ghaziabad Cutoff 2019 will be based on aggregate percentile score although candidates should also score well across the sections of the entrance exam.  The cut offs may remain as under:

Entrance Exam
Expected cut off
CAT 2018
90
XAT 2019
90
GMAT (Jan 2015 to Feb 2019)
90
For IMT Hyderabad & IMT Nagpur (Including CMAT 2019)
80+

IMT Ghaziabad Admission Process
Following steps are included in the IMT Ghaziabad Admission process:

Step 1: Register and apply for at least one of the entrance exams – CAT 2018 till September 19; XAT 2019 till November 30; GMAT (Taken between Jan 1, 2018 and Feb 28, 2019.) IMT Hyderabad and IMT Nagpur applicants can also register and apply for CMAT 2019

Step 2: The candidate should apply to IMT Ghaziabad by using the common application form for all the 4 IMT campuses. The application fee of Rs.2000/- can be paid online of by demand draft.

Step 3: Complete the IMT application form. In the ‘Application Form‘ the candidate must provide educational qualifications, contact details, and at least one of the following IDs: ID for CAT-2018 OR ID for XAT-2019 OR ID for GMAT OR Roll-No for CMAT-2019 (Only for IMT Nagpur and Hyderabad). More than one test IDs can be submitted. The applicant is required to fill the IDs of the test scores he/she wishes to submit. In case of GMAT score update it by March 15, 2018.

Step 4: Candidates are short-listed for Personal Interview (PI) from among the eligible candidates who have a valid entrance exam score and have applied to the programme of IMT Ghaziabad. The Personal Interview process will be conducted in the months of February/March 2019 and will be common for all the IMT Campuses.

Step 5: After the PI round, admission offers are made by IMT Ghaziabad to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in entrance exam, performance in PI round, academics, Work Experience among others

Step 6: Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in the last week of April 2019 on the basis of Final Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components.

IMT Ghaziabad Fees

  • The total programme fees payable by PGDM students at IMT Ghaziabad and its other campuses is as under:
IMT Campus
PGDM Programme Fee (Rs. in Lakhs)
IMT Ghaziabad
17.50
IMT Hyderabad
  1.  
IMT Nagpur
  1.  
IMT Dubai
AED 167,650 (1AED=Rs.19.50)

IMT Programme Commencement
All PGDM programs for academic year 2019 commences in June 2019. The IMT Dubai 2 year MBA program commences in August 2019.

IMT Admission process 2019: Important Dates

Activity
Date
Online Application opens
August 23, 2018
Last date to apply for IMT admission
November 22, 2018
Application Fee
Rs.2000/-
Personal Interview Process (PI)
Feb – March 2019

IMT Adds New Courses in curriculum of 2019-2021
IMT has announced to include core courses in the first year in its curriculum for 2019-21 batch to create a broad based understanding of management discipline, supplemented with specialized learning in second year.

  • The first year of PGDM program will include a special Foundation term to bring all the students with diverse backgrounds to the same platform
  • To foster innovation and creativity there are special courses on Design Thinking and Business Model Innovation
  • PGDM First Year will end with the fourth term where students are introduced through core electives in their respective areas of specialization before they are exposed to Summer Internships
  • Summer Internship will now be a 8-12-week long process in which students are placed in companies on live projects
  • In the PGDM Second Year students may major/minor in Marketing, Finance, Operations, IT, HR or Strategy Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Students also have a choice to study Sustainability and Social responsibility as an elective course in Second Year.

Prof. Asish K Bhattacharyya, Director, IMT Ghaziabad said, “IMT Ghaziabad stands for academic excellence in business education and is committed to groom budding managers for taking leadership positions in companies or starting own business. We follow a transparent process for selecting candidates for admission. We give weight to performance in the admission test, academic track record and experience”.

Adhering to the core values of ‘Developing leadership through Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility’, IMT’s selection procedure focuses on accessing the “IMT Fit” candidate via rigorous selection process

With the vision of offering world-class management education in India, Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad consistently opts for more innovations and changes in the selection process to choose IMT fit candidates. Major changes were also introduced in the final admission process for its 2 year PGDM programs last year.

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