CIMP Patna Admission 2022: High RoI B-School with Low Fee to Accept MAT Score also; Check Criteria, Cut offs, Fee, Placement- Last Date to Apply Extended to June 15 News Desk |
June 1, 2022
Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Patna is a high RoI B-school with low fee. It is the only Standalone Government Institute in India, Approved by AICTE, Accredited by NBA, and Recognized by AIU. CIMP will accept CAT, XAT, CMAT and MAT score for Admission 2022. Last date to apply for admission is extended to June 15, 2022. Read below the CIMP USPs, admission eligibility, Fee, Placement and more
CIMP Admission 2022

Fully Government funded, Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Patna is the only Standalone Government Institute in India, Approved by AICTE, Accredited by NBA, and its flagship PGDM programme is recognised by AIU as equivalent to MBA. 

CIMP Patna is one of the prominent management colleges offering high RoI PGDM programme with moderate fee and high placements. Apart from the flagship PGDM programme, CIMP also offers AICTE approved Fellow Programme in Management and an eleven month Executive Programme in Management (for working professionals) sponsored by the Government of Bihar.

CIMP Patna will accept CAT 2021, XAT 2022, CMAT 2022 and MAT 2021/2022 score for PGDM admission 2022. The application process for admission is open and the last date to apply is June 15, 2022. Read this article below to check key USPs, eligibility criteria, Fee, Placement, selection process, How to apply for admission 2022 at CIMP among other key details.

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Table of Contents

  1. CIMP Patna: Highlights & USPs
  2. CIMP Leadership
  3. Youngest B-School to Get NBA Accreditation
  4. CIMP Fees, Programme offered, Seats
  5. CIMP Placements 2021  
  6. CIMP Patna Admission 2022: Step by Step Selection Process
  7. CIMP Eligibility Criteria 2022
  8. How to Apply for CIMP Admission 2022
  9. Important Dates for CIMP Patna Admission 2022

1. CIMP Patna: Highlights & USPs

  • 1.1 Fully Funded by Government: CIMP was established as an autonomous institution in 2008 with the active support from the Government of Bihar.
  • 1.2 Approvals & Accreditations: CIMP is the only Standalone Government Institute in India. It is approved by AICTE; Accredited by NBA, and its flagship PGDM programme recognised by AIU as equivalent to MBA.  
  • 1.3 Ranked Among Top 100 B-Schools: In the Govt of India, MHRD NIRF Rankings 2021 CIMP Patna is ranked among top 100 B-schools in India.
  • 1.4 Substantial Contribution in Management Education: Since its inception, CIMP has been contributing substantially to the academic and development credentials of Bihar while fulfilling the primary role of training students to become professional managers.
  • 1.5 Moderate Fee: CIMP has moderate fee. Total fee for 2 years PGDM is Rs.7.65 lakhs
  • 1.6 100% Placements: 100 percent placement of graduating students since the first batch. CIMP Placement 2021 recorded Average Salary of INR 6.50 LPA and Highest salary of INR 15 LPA
  • 1.7 Top Recruiters: Top Recruiters at CIMP Placement 2021 include ICICI Bank, TAS, Prism Johnson, Federal Bank, Yes Bank, HDFC Bank, Bandhan Bank, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, GCMMF (Amul), ITC, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, Berger Paints, Marico, Colgate Palmolive, RBL FinServe
  • 1.8 International Exchange: CIMP Patna has partnered with Stockholm University School of Business, Sweden for International Student Exchange programme.
  • 1.9 Centres of Excellence: CIMP has Eleven Centres of Excellence to encourage Research and Consultancy. Faculty members have participated in 47 International and 40+ National Conferences
  • 1.10 Pedagogy: Case study based teaching is followed at CIMP. Majority of these cases are drawn from Harvard Business Publishing and Ivey Publishing
  • 1.11 Labs & Centres: CIMP has Business Analytics Lab in collaboration with International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). It also has Startup Incubation Centre and Business Innovation Lab. CIMP launched “Students Guidance Centre” (SGC) and “Beautiful Mind” to benefit the socially and financially deprived children
  • 1.12 CIMP & IBM Collaboration: A new milestone in CIMP’s Industry interface is the recent collaboration with IBM in opening a Centre for Business Analytics.

2. CIMP Leadership: Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Patna is led by its Director, Prof. V Mukunda Das. He is a PhD (SPU), I.T.P (Milan). The institute follows most of the practices, systems and processes of leading management institutes in India. Chairman of the CIMP Board of Governors is Honourable Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Nitish Kumar and Vice Chairman is the Hon’ble Education Minister of Bihar, other members in BoG include the senior bureaucrats, MHRD representatives among others.

3. Youngest B-School to Get NBA Accreditation: Established in 2008, CIMP received the honour of being one of the youngest Business Schools in India to get full accreditation from National Board of Accreditation (NBA). NBA accreditation assures that students receive the education which is a balance between high academic quality and professional relevance. The needs of the corporate world are well understood and integrated into the academic programme, activities, and processes

4. CIMP Fees, Programme offered, Seats
CIMP Patna Fees is lower than most other good B-schools. The details of CIMP Fees 2022-24, programme offered and intake are as below

Programme offered
CIMP Patna Fee 2022-24
2 Years full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
120 Students

Apart from the PGDM programme fee, students have to pay for the Mess, Hostel, and Books. 

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4.1 CIMP PGDM Specializations: Courses at CIMP are developed by committees consisting of reputed academicians from premier institutes like IITs and IIMs, and teaching materials used in the courses are sourced from Harvard Business School, IIM Ahmedabad, and other leading national and international B-Schools.

PGDM programme at CIMP offers a pool of specializations in the second year in various functional areas of management such as marketing, finance, human resources, operations, and information technology (IT). A student can distribute his/her choice of electives across one or more of the functional areas, subject to completion of the minimum number of credits required for the award of PGDM.

5. CIMP Placements 2021  
In a short span of 12 years, CIMP’s achievements are known to the corporate world and the institute has been able to place its graduates in various companies of national and international repute. CIMP has achieved 100% placement for all the previous batches. Placement 2021 at CIMP recorded average salary at Rs.6.50 LPA and the Highest salary at Rs. 15 LPA

5.1 CIMP Placement 2021: Key Highlights

  • 100% Placements
  • Average Salary: Rs.6.50 lakhs
  • Highest Salary: Rs.15 lakhs
  • Top recruiters in Placement 2021: ICICI Bank, TAS, Prism Johnson, Federal Bank, Yes Bank, HDFC Bank, Bandhan Bank, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, GCMMF (Amul), ITC, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, Berger Paints, Marico, Colgate Palmolive, RBL FinServe among others.

6. CIMP Patna Admission 2022: Step by Step Selection Process
CIMP PGDM Admission 2022 is through the Common Admission Test (CAT 2021), Xavier Aptitude Test ( XAT 2022), Common Management Admission Test (CMAT 2022), MAT 2021/2022. Selection of the candidates for admission to the 2022-24 batch will be a three-step process:

6.1 Step-1: Shortlisting
CIMP Shortlisting  of the candidates will be done on the basis of Test scores (CAT 2021, XAT 2022, CMAT 2022, MAT 2021/2022) and criteria like the previous academic record and relevant work experience. The candidates shall be shortlisted on the basis of the overall rank computed taking into account of the following components:

A. Shortlisting Component
 Class 10th Marks
 Class 12th Marks
 Graduation Marks
 Work-Experience Profile (Duration)
 CAT(2021), XAT(2022), CMAT(2022), MAT (2021/2022)

6.1 Step-1.1: CIMP Cut offs in Shortlisting
Despite being one of the high learning and placement offering institution, the cut offs for shortlisting in all the exams remain moderate to encourage academic and gender diversity in CIMP class rooms.

6.2 Step-2: Shortlisted candidates would be called to attend a Writing Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) & Personal Interview (PI) during March to May 2022. Applicants will be informed about the GD/PI schedule through emails/phone.

6.3 Step-3: The final merit list would be prepared after considering weighted scores of various components like the Academic record, Test score, Work experience, and Performance in Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion & Personal Interview.

A. Components & Weightages in Final Selection Round
 Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Psychometric Test
 Group Discussion (GD)
 Personal Interview (PI)
 Sports, Extra-Curricular activities, Academic Diversity and Gender Diversity
Total A + B (Shortlisting + final selection

Step-3.1: Admission Offer
CIMP proposes to fill the number of seats in proportion of applications received through CAT(70%), XAT(10%), CMAT/MAT(20%). Final offer of admission would be declared after close of last date for admission. Candidates will be notified by courier/speed post/registered post/e-mails.

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7. CIMP Eligibility Criteria 2022
The Institute has invited applications to two-year full-time residential AICTE approved, NBA Accredited, and AIU recognised PGDM programme for the batch 2022-24. Important points in CIMP PGDM admission eligibility criteria for 2022-24 batch are as below:

  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Differently Abled (DA*) categories], from any of the recognized Universities
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply.
  • If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2022 from the Principal/Registrar of his/her College/Institute (issued on or before June 30, 2022) stating that the candidate has completed all the formalities/requirements for obtaining the bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of certificate. 
  • Prospective candidates must maintain a valid email account and consistent phone number throughout the selection process.
  • Candidates who have appeared or appearing in CAT 2021, XAT 2022, CMAT 2022, MAT 2021/2022 can apply for admission irrespective of the fact whether the result of the exam is declared or is yet to be declared.

8. How to Apply for CIMP Admission 2022
CIMP application process 2022 is online and the application form can be completed by visiting the official website of CIMP Patna.

  • Cost of an Application Form is Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500/- for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Backward Class (BC) and Differently Abled (DA)* candidates).
  • Application forms and Admission Brochure can be obtained from the Institute on all working days from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. Application forms and Admission Brochure can be downloaded from CIMP website also.
  • Candidates may submit the Application Form at the CIMP counter by hand or by post.
  • Applicants can also apply online on CIMP website along with online payment of the application fee. Rs. 60 will be charged as convenience charges in case of online payment. The application fee can be paid through Cash or Credit Card/ Debit Card/Bank Transfer through the designated payment gateway.
  • Payment can also be made by Demand Draft, drawn in favour of Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna, payable at Patna, giving CIMP Application Registration number on the reverse of the Demand Draft. In the absence of the above information, the application will be treated as incomplete and liable to be rejected. All payments by Demand Draft are to be sent to CIMP.
  • Applications complete in all respects, including application fees, should be submitted direct / online. Incomplete forms are liable to be rejected summarily

9. Important Dates for CIMP Patna Admission 2022
Following are the key dates to apply for Chandragupt Institute of Management (CIMP) Patna admission 2022: 

CIMP Patna Admission Application 2022 Start date
Open from 3rd week of October, 2021
Apply online/Offline
CIMP Patna Last date to apply for Admission 2022
June 15, 2022
Those who appeared in CAT 2021, XAT 2022, CMAT 2022, MAT 2021/2022 should apply for CIMP separately
CIMP Short List Announcement for final selection round 2022
June 2022
After Declaration of entrance exam Results
June 2022
Check the process with shortlist announcement
Final Selection
June 2022, last week
Based on Exam score, GD-PI-WAT,  Academics, Work Ex

Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna (CIMP) has emerged as a pioneer in creating a new generation of young management professionals. In the next decade, CIMP expects to achieve success levels at par with the best management schools, internationally. Since inception, CIMP has achieved many milestones, through its focus on the ‘state-of-the-art’ research in various fields of management. In addition, CIMP has also initiated and completed many high quality management development programs covering both corporate and government sectors.  From 6th onward editions of the survey on Industry-Linkages of Technical Institutions, conducted by AICTE in association with CII, CIMP ranks high. The Industry linkages help CIMP understand the changing requirements of the industry. This gets reflected in the courses taught by the faculty.

Several research centres have been established at CIMP to focus on various issues of development in Bihar and India. Centre for Research in Emerging Markets, Centre for South Asian Studies, Centre for Public Policy are some of the research centres currently operating at the Institute. CIMP strives to develop competent, empathetic, ethically oriented, and socially responsible managers to serve the industry, the government, and the social sector. CIMP has received five prestigious international and two prestigious national awards for academic excellence and leadership. CIMP Application process is open, CIMP Patna PGDM Admission 2022-24 Open: Apply Now 

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