BIMTECH Greater Noida Admission 2020: To Accept CMAT also - Check Cut off, Fee, Placements, Process; Last Date March 10 News Desk |
February 20, 2020
BIMTECH Greater Noida has extended the last date to apply for PGDM Admission 2020 to March 10. From the academic year 2020-21, BIMTECH has amended its admission policy and is now accepting CMAT score also apart from CAT and XAT for PGDM and PGDM-IB programs. The online Application form is common for all the 4 PGDM programs. 85% seats are for merit/ general category, 5% are for ESCS and 10% seats are open for Corporate/NRI candidates.
 BIMTECH Admission 2020

Offering the last chance to apply for PGDM admission 2020, the premier management institute in India, BIMTECH Greater Noida has extended the last date to apply upto March 10, 2020. This is the last chance to apply for PGDM admission 2020 at BIMTECH as not much time is left to submit application.

From the academic year 2020-21, BIMTECH Greater Noida has amended its admission policy and is now accepting CMAT exam score also apart from CAT and XAT for admission to its flagship PGDM and PGDM-IB programs. Students can update their scores and programme preferences through the dashboard, if they have already filled the application form for BIMTECH admission 2020..BIMTECH Greater Noida Admission Open - Apply Now

BIMTECH has also announced the cut offs for CAT 2019, XAT 2020, GMAT, CMAT, MAT exam scores for all the programmes. The CAT/XAT/GMAT cut offs are 70 percentile and the CMAT 2020 cut offs are 95 percentile for admission to PGDM and PGDM (IB) programs. The cut offs for other specialized programs are lower as detailed in the admission cut off part of this article.

BIMTECH offers diverse two years full time PGDM programs namely PGDM, PGDM (International Business), PGDM (Insurance Business Management) and PGDM (Retail Management). All these programs are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). There is a common application form to apply online for all the four PGDM programmes.  

High and faster placement process at BIMTECH Greater Noida has given an edge to this highly ranked B-school. Birla Institute of Management and Technology (BIMTECH) Greater Noida is heading towards 100% placement for its PGDM 2018-2020 batch shortly. The interim Placement report 2020 by BIMTECH reflects that 83% of the batch has already been placed with higher salary packages till January 2020, many months before the current academic session comes to close.

The salary packages have gone up not only in the domestic placements but also in international placement offers received by the BIMTECH students

BIMTECH Greater Noida admission application is online process. BIMTECH Admission Criteria 2020 describe the admission eligibility, admission process, weightage to entrance exam scores like CAT 2019 and XAT 2020, weightage to academics and work experience, final selection process with the weightage to different components in final selection criteria. 

The candidates who have appeared in CAT 2019, XAT 2020, GMAT 2019-20 and CMAT 2020 can apply for the flagship PGDM and PGDM (IB) programme. Apart from CAT,XAT,GMAT, CMAT, the scores of MAT exam will also be accepted for other specialized PGDM (IBM) and PGDM (RM) programmes. The online application form is available at BIMTECH Website. MBA aspirants apart from appearing in above exams have to apply to BIMTECH to seek admission for PGDM batch 2020-22.

BIMTECH Programme Fees 2020-22
The total programme fees payable by students for different PGDM 2020-22 programs at BIMTECH Greater Noida is as under.

PGDM Programme Programme Fee (Rs. in Lakhs)
PGDM  12
PGDM (International Business)  11.5
PGDM (Insurance Business Management)  9
PGDM (Retail Management)  9

BIMTECH Greater Noida: Intake

Intake for different PGDM programmes at BIMTECH Greater Noida is as below:

PGDM Programme Seats
PGDM  240 +27 Supernumerary seats
PGDM (International Business)  60
PGDM (Insurance Business Management)  60
PGDM (Retail Management)  60

Supernumerary/seats are reserved for People of Indian Origin (PIO)s/Foreign Nationals(FN)/ Gulf Quota Overs seas Citizens of India (OCI)

PGDM Specializations
BIMTECH Greater Noida offers following specializations in different PGDM Programmes:

Specializations offered
Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Operations & Decision Science
PGDM (International Business)
Marketing, Finance & Banking, Operations & Decision Science
BIMTECH Placements
BIMTECH Greater Noida has a consistent high placement record with rising average salary for the batch year after year.

Placement 2020: Batch 2018-20
Till January 2020, the placement 2020 at BIMTECH has already witnessed 83% plus completion of recruitment process.

Key highlights of Placement 2020 at BIMTECH are:

  • Highest domestic package 18.00 LPA offered by Amazon.
  • Highest International package 23.00 LPA offered by Landmark Inc. Dubai.
  • Average package of top 100 students above 11.00 LPA.
  • 12% increase in domestic package and 15% increase in International package.
  • 300% increase in PPOs.
  • Top Recruiters so far: Gartner Inc., Grant Thornton, Amazon, Accenture, Infosys Ltd.,KPMG, Wipro, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., SBI Card, Schneider Electric Ltd, Star Union Dai-chi (SUD) Life Insurance Ltd., Panasonic India Ltd., HDFC Ltd, Federal Bank, Swiss Re, Mazars Advisory LLP, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Bajaj Finance Ltd., JK Group, IDFC First Bank, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd., Marsh India Insurance Brokers Pvt Ltd., Bata India Ltd, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd, More Retail, Ninjacart , Gati-Kintetsu Express Pvt Ltd, OPPO Mobile, Orient Electric.

Placement 2019: Batch 2017-19

Average Salary in Placement 2019 had gone up at Rs. 8.02 Lakhs while the highest salary was up at Rs. 20 lakhs per annum. Some of the top recruiters at BIMTECH included Accenture, Maruti Suzuki, Wipro, Infosys, HCL, TCS, Voltas, HDFC, ICICI, Bajaj Allianz, Reliance, Bata, Ken Research, Major Brands, Kaya, Iffco Tokio, Marsh India Read More about BIMTECH Placements

BIMTECH Admission Cut Off  
BIMTECH cut-off 2020 depends upon the quality & number of applications received and varies from year to year for different courses. 

BIMTECH Greater Noida CAT 2019 Cutoff, XAT 2020 Cut off, GMAT cut off and CMAT 2020 cut off are based on aggregate percentile score in the entrance exam although candidates should also score well across the sections of the entrance exam.  The expected cut offs as announced by BIMTECH are as under:

CAT,XAT,GMAT, CMAT scores will be accepted for admission to PGDM and PGDM (IB) programme while scores of MAT exam will also be accepted for other specialized PGDM (IBM) and PGDM (RM) programmes apart from other programs.

EXAM Accepted

 Source: BIMTECH Greater Noida

 BIMTECH Admission Criteria 2020: Key Highlights

  • BIMTECH has got two broad categories for admission 2020. 90 percent seats in all programmes are filled through merit category (General/Minority).
  • 85 percent seats in all programmes are filled through merit/ general category while 5 percent seats are filled through ESCS (Economically & Socially Challenged Students) Category -     (SC/ST/OBC/EWS/Minority Communities (Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Zoroastrians/Parsis & Jains)) to bring social diversity in the class.
  • 15% Concession to SC/ST and 5% Concession to OBC/Minority Communities/EWS in Hostel Accommodation Charges will also be given under this category.
  • For the candidates under merit category, valid score in CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT and good performance in further selection stage is must. Rest 10 percent seats are open for Corporate/NRI sponsored & NRI candidates. For these candidates, valid score in CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT is not a mandatory condition. However they have to go for other selection process and compete among their peer group. They also need to download the specified format from website appropriately, fill it up, get it signed and submit to the Institute with other documents as mentioned on the official website of BIMTECH, Greater Noida
  • Additional, 27 seats are reserved under Supernumerary category for People of Indian Origin (PIO)/Foreign Nationals (FN)-International/SAARC Nationals/Gulf Quota/Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) in PGDM program only where candidates will have to submit proof of their status as PIO/OCI/Foreign Nationals/Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf Countries.

Profile Based & General Round Shortlisting Opportunity
Admission seekers for PGDM 2020 at BIMTECH also have a unique opportunity to get shortlisted early on the basis of their profile for GD/PI/WAT which was held in December 2019 provided they had applied by the last date of first round - latest by December 2, 2019. The Application fee was Rs.2000/- and can be paid online only.

To avoid a possible overlapping of the selection process with other B-schools and also to facilitate the early selection/offer of admission, BIMTECH conducts this early round of WAT/PI process after the third week of December before the declaration of CAT/XAT results.

The second round of GD/PI/WAT would be conducted tentatively in March 2020 pan India at 16 locations such as Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Cochin, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Indore, Ranchi, Trivandrum, Kolkata, Guwahati, Mumbai, Varanasi, Pune and Greater Noida. Candidates need to apply for the second round latest by March 10, 2020.

BIMTECH Last Date to Apply: March 10, 2020
The candidates who wish to be shortlisted by BIMTECH for the final selection process should apply latest by March 10, 2020. The application should be submitted online with the requisite application fee of Rs.2000/-. There is a common application form for all the PGDM programmes

BIMTECH Greater Noida: Admission Eligibility

  1. BIMTECH eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  2. One of the most important points in BIMTECH Admission Eligibility criteria is that apart from a recognized graduate degree, the candidate should be registered for CAT 2019/XAT 2020 or GMAT 2019-20 and must score well to become eligible for PGDM and PGDM (IB) admission.
  3. Alongwith CAT and XAT exam scores, CMAT 2020 and MAT 2019-20 scores are also accepted for admission to PGDM (Retail Management) and PGDM (Insurance Business Management) programs
  4. If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine PGDM 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 BIMTECH 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 BIMTECH Admission 2020.
  6. It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by BIMTECH Greater Noida and offered admission, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination latest by October 31, 2020.
  7. Work Experience is not mandatory
  8. CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT score not necessary for Corporate, NRI sponsored categories and supernumerary seats.

BIMTECH Admission Criteria
BIMTECH, Greater Noida Admission Criteria 2020 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. BIMTECH Shortlisting Criteria

The first part of BIMTECH Admission criteria is the shortlisting criteria before final selection round. BIMTECH will shortlist the candidates in two phases – Early Profile Based shortlisting for PI-WAT in December 2019 and second in February 2020 after exam result declaration. The first shortlisting was for Applicants who applied on or before December 2, 2019 and second shortlisting is for the candidates who apply till March 10, 2020.

  • BIMTECH Greater Noida will consider aggregate scores and not sectional scores of the applicants in the acceptable entrance exams for shortlisting.
  • Early Round Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their Consistency and good past academic performance, and/or Relevant work experience (if any) that brings value to class room learning. After the shortlisting, the candidates will go through PI-WAT round in the 3rd week of December, even before the declaration of exam result.
  • The second round shortlisting criteria will be based on the CAT/XAT or other accepted entrance exam score. The PI-WAT for second Round will be held in March 2020 in different cities.
  •  BIMTECH will short-list the candidates for the interview based on their best available test scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT for PGDM & PGDM (IB) and CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT score for PGDM (Retail Management) & PGDM (Insurance Business Management).
  • Applicants may submit more than one entrance test score. BIMTECH will consider the best test score for shortlisting.
  1. Final Admission Selection Round Criteria & Weightage
  • BIMTECH selection criteria after final admission round award judiciously divided weightages to Entrance exam score; Academics; Work Experience; Personal Interview; Writing Ability Test; Gender Diversity; to students from specified regions and to Minority candidates.
  • The final selection merit list for admission is prepared on the basis of past academic profile, CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT score as applicable for different programmes, performance in selection process, work experience if any and social profile to bring diversity and inclusiveness in the selection process.​

BIMTECH Final Selection Criteria weights for Admission Following weightages were awarded in generating final merit list for admission at BIMTECH last year. It is expected that same process would be applied this year also.

Components Weightage 2020 for Merit/ESCS & International Students category Weightage 2020 for Sponsored Categories/ Supernumerary Seats  
CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT Score (As per the PGDM Programme eligibility) 35% Nil
Academic Profile 12% 24%
Work Experience (Must have worked in executive or supervisory role for a minimum period of one year as on 31/01/2020)  10% 10%
Personal Interview (PI) 25% 35%
Writing Ability Test (WAT) 10% 20%
Regional Weightage for North-Eastern States (seven sisters), Southern States (Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Puducherry) and State of Jammu & Kashmir  3% 3%
Gender Diversity (For Female students only) 3% 3%
ESCS Category-Minority Class/SC/ST/OBC/ EWS  2% 5%

Important Notes on Weightage

  • Benefit of Regional weightage will be awarded only after submission of valid  proof of residence - the domicile certificate issued by a competent authority. Copy of passport/Aadhar etc. can be submitted as an additional document. (Applicable only to the candidates coming from North East, Southern States & State of J&K)
  • Weightage for work experience would ideally be given to a candidate only if he/she had worked in executive or supervisory role for a minimum period of one year as on 31/01/2020, in a registered company having turnover of Rs. 50 crores or more in the preceding financial year i.e. 2018-19. However, management reserves the right to relax this particular norm on the merit of the case, if the candidate is from a start-up, entrepreneurial or social organization.
  • To get ESCS category weightage, relevant certificate issued by a competent authority for EWS/SC/ST/OBC/Minorities (Muslim/Sikh/Christian/Buddhist/Parsi/Jain) has to be submitted 

Step by Step BIMTECH Admission Process
Following steps are included in the BIMTECH Admission process:

  • Step 1: Register and appear in at least one of the entrance exams – CAT 2019; XAT 2020; GMAT 2019-20; CMAT 2020 for PGDM & PGDM (IB) For PGDM (Retail Management) and PGDM (Insurance Business Management), applicants can also register and apply for CMAT 2020 and MAT 2019-20
  • Step 2: The candidate should also apply online to BIMTECH Greater Noida separately, by using the common application form. Application form is made available on BIMTECH website. The application fee of Rs.2000 can be paid online through Debit/Credit card.
  • Step 3: Complete the BIMTECH application form. In the ‘Application Form‘ the candidate must provide educational qualifications, contact details, and Entrance Exam Registration ID. More than one test ID can be submitted. The early applicant is required to update later the test scores he/she wishes to submit when the result is declared.
  • Step 4: Early Applicants who appled by December 2, 2019 were called for PI-WAT process in the third week of December. This early stage selection process provided a candidate an opportunity to appear for the final selection process with relative ease.
  • Step 5: All the Candidates who apply by March 10, 2020, are short-listed for Personal Interview (PI) round from among the eligible candidates who have a valid entrance exam score and have applied to the programme of BIMTECH. The second round Personal Interview process will be conducted in the months of March 2020.
  • Step 6: After the PI round, the merit list will be out, tentatively in the last week of March 2020/first week of April 2020. The admission offers will be made by BIMTECH, Greater Noida to successful candidates only. 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

BIMTECH Programme Commencement
All PGDM programs for academic year 2020 commences in June 2020.

All the four PGDM courses at BIMTECH Greater Noida are approved by the regulatory authority AICTE and accredited by the highest national accreditation body, National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The PGDM courses are also approved by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) for MBA equivalence. BIMTECH has been granted A+ Accreditation by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for 5 years upto May 1, 2022.

PGDM (Insurance Business Management) course is also accredited by globally recognized Chartered Insurance Institute of UK (CII-UK). BIMTECH has a dual degree programme in association with CII-UK. BIMTECH is also in the process of getting Accreditation from AACSB (USA) – an internationally renowned gold standard Accreditation agency.

BIMTECH is one of the highly ranked B-schools in India and is currently ranked among top 60 B-schools of India in MHRD NIRF 2019 Rankings. Students’ employability were boosted by BIMTECH offering KPMG Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, IIBA Certification, XED Intellect Training, Oysters Live Projects and more than 30 seminars and workshops conducted at the Institute.

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