GIM Goa Admission 2019: Eligibility, Criteria, Process, Cut-off, Fees; Last Date to Apply Closing on January 1

GIM Goa Admission 2019
Thursday, December 20 2018, 06:08 PM
MBA Admission 2019 at Goa Institute of Management (GIM) is open till January 1 without late fee and till January 4, 2019 with late fee. There is no move to extend the last date to apply for admission to this leading management institute. GIM Goa will accept XAT 2019, CAT 2018, GMAT 2017/20th January 2019 and CMAT 2019 exam scores for admission. GIM has already closed the First Mover, Early Bird and Achiever’s Application rounds which carried heavy discounts on application fee

Goa Institute of Management (GIM) Goa, one of the leading B-schools in India is open with its admission 2019 process for few more days. GIM Goa will accept XAT 2019, CAT 2018, GMAT 2017/20th January 2019 and CMAT 2019 exam scores for admission.  Last date to apply for admission to GIM Goa is January 1, 2019 without late fee and January 4, 2019 with late fee. The Admission Application fee is Rs.2400/- till January 1 and Rs.3400/- after January 1 and till January 4, 2019.. Apply Now

GIM has already closed the First Mover, Early Bird and Achiever’s Application rounds which carried heavy discounts on application fee on the pre announced last dates to submit the application. Responding to MBAUniverse.com query regarding the extension in last dates to apply, Prof Rakesh Srivastava, of GIM Goa has clarified, “There is no extension, the applications will close as announced.”

Last opportunity for MBA Admission 2019

GIM Goa offers 2 years full time PGDM; PGDM(HCM); PGDM(BDA). The total intake for all these programmes is 420 students.   

GIM Goa has consistently focused on diversity, pedagogy, and curriculum led by innovative programs like Give Goa and Campus Connect. GIM’s competitive edge is also enhanced through prestigious international linkages and Centers of Excellence that focus on research, social sensitivity, creativity, and entrepreneurship. GIM is among 13 institutes (out of 3048 applications) chosen by NITI Aayog for setting up the Atal Incubation Centre.

The Goa Institute of Management (GIM, is one of the premier management schools in the country. Since its inception in 1993, GIM has systematically built a rich learning environment through engagement with academia, industry and alumni.

Acceptable Exam Scores at GIM Goa
GIM Goa will accept following exam scores for shortlisting the candidates for final selection round:

  • XAT 2019
  • CAT 2018
  • GMAT taken between 2017 and 20th January 2019
  • CMAT 2019-20

Programmes Offered, Intake, Duration
Goa Institute of Management offers following management programmes and will offer admission to a good number of students in 2019:

Programme Name
Programme Intake
Duration
PGDM
240
2 Years Full Time
PGDM- Healthcare Management (HCM)
  60
2 Years Full Time
PGDM-Business Analytics (BDA)
120
2 Years Full Time

How to Apply for GIM Admission
GIM Goa Application can be submitted online as well as offline. Last date to apply for GIM admission 2019 is January 4, 2019 with Application fee for Rs.3400/-

  • Application form to be submitted online to GIM Goa
  • Fill in ALL the relevant particulars and pay registration fee for processing the application.
  • Registration fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance.
  • You will receive an email confirming the successful registration/payment immediately after making online payment.
  • You can make payment of Application fee by Demand Draft also. In this case you need to obtain a Demand Draft in favour of "Goa Institute of Management", payable at Panaji (or Panjim)
  • If you choose to pay by demand draft, take a printout of the Payment Advice, write your name and GIM ID on the reverse of the DD and send it along with the hard copy of application by courier/registered post/speed post to, The Admissions Office, Goa Institute of Management, Sanquelim Campus, Poriem, Sattari. Goa – 403505
  • On receipt of your payment advice, confirmation email will be sent

Application Fee & Deadlines
Following are the application deadlines for different rounds alongwith their respective application fee. The three rounds of application deadlines with heavy fee discounts are already over and only two rounds with last date and last date with late fee are there.

Application Round
Last date to Apply
Application Fee
First Mover
Nov 30, 2018 (Closed)
Online: Rs.1200/-
DD:Rs.1250/-
Early Bird
Dec 15, 2018 (Closed)
Online: Rs.1800/-
DD:Rs.1850/-
Achiever’s Round
Dec 15, 2018 (Closed)
Online: Rs.1800/-
DD:Rs.1850/-
Last date without late fee
Jan 1, 2019
Online: Rs.2400/-
DD:Rs.2450/-
Last date with late fee
Jan 4, 2019
Online: Rs.3400/-
DD:Rs.3450/-
Application Fee for More than One Programme
--
Rs.300/- to be paid in addition to Registration and application fee
Applicable GST
--
GST @ 18% to be paid extra

As per AICTE norm, for PGDM, PGDM (HCM), and PGDM (BDA) minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for candidates belonging to SC / ST category) in a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) recognized by the Association of Indian Universities / AICTE are required. If an applicant does not complete all degree related requirements by 5 June 2019 or does not obtain 50% aggregate marks, the offer of admission will stand cancelled. Candidates in the last year of degree should have obtained minimum 50% aggregate in the latest examination.

The intake capacity for full-time PGDM course is 240, for PGDM (HCM) course it is 60, and for PGDM (BDA) course it is 120.

GIM Goa Admission Eligibility

  • Candidate must hold a bachelor's degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA of minimum 3 years duration
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination in the year 2019, can also apply. Such candidates, have to submit a certificate from the Principal / Registrar of their University/institution certifying that the candidate has obtained 50% marks or equivalent, based on latest available grades/marks.
  • Candidates satisfying all requirements for the degree by 5 June 2019 may also apply.
  • For admission to Post Graduate Programme in Business Management 2019–2021, only candidates registering for XLRI Admissions Test XAT 2019 of Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur or CAT- 2018 of the Indian Institutes of Managements (IIMs) or GMAT conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) taken between 1st January 2017 and 20th January 2019 or CMAT- 2019 of All India Council for Technical Education may apply.
  • Applicants should note that the mere fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for short listing by GIM
  • Candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a phone number throughout the selection process.

GIM Goa Admission Criteria
GIM Goa Admission Criteria 2019 is a two step process involving the shortlisting criteria and the Final selection Criteria comprising CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT exam score, GD-PI round, Academics among others.

  1. GIM Goa Shortlisting Criteria

The first part of GIM Goa Admission criteria is its shortlisting criteria for final selection round. A candidate will be shortlisted by GIM if he/she meets the following shortlisting criteria:

  • The qualifying cut-off XAT / CAT / GMAT / CMAT score will be lowered by 15 points for candidates of Goan domicile / origin. Documentary evidence of domicile will have to be uploaded at the time of submitting the application.
  • International / NRI candidates will need valid GMAT score. Fees are marginally higher and are payable in US $ for international candidates. Interviews shall be through video conferencing. 

PGDM (BDA)

  • For PGDM - BDA shortlisting will be face-to-face evaluation and shall be on the basis of profiles (XAT, CAT, GMAT, or CMAT score, qualification, past academic performance, and work experience). Shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview process in various cities in early March 2019.
  • Candidates for PGDM (BDA) will need to appear for an on-line aptitude test (called GEM), organized by GIM to evaluate the candidates for BDA. The date for GEM will be announced by GIM and informed to candidates invited for GEM.

PGDM (HCM)

  • The PGDM-HCM shortlisting for face-to-face evaluation shall be on the basis of profiles including XAT, CAT, GMAT, or CMAT score, qualification, past academic performance, and work experience. 
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview process in various cities in early March 2019.

PGDM
For PGDM, a select group of candidates shall be invited to Goa for Achiever's Round of interview process in January 2019. All other candidates shall be invited for Regular Round in early March 2019 at various interview centres.

1. Shortlisting For Achiever's Round

  •  Interviews shall be held only in Goa and shortlisted candidates shall be eligible to apply for scholarships.
  • Candidates not shortlisted for Achiever's Round will not be eligible for scholarships. If a candidate shortlisted for Achiever's Round decides to opt out of Achiever's Round and attends Regular Round, the candidate will not be eligible for scholarship.
  • Shortlisting shall be based on curricular, extracurricular, and career achievements and profile -qualification, past academic performance, and work experience of the candidates.
  • The shortlist shall be drawn without XAT, CAT, GMAT, or CMAT score to facilitate interview process in January 2019. Scores shall be incorporated later on.
  • If available, candidates are required to submit the competitive examination (XAT, CAT, GMAT, or CMAT) scores at the time of Achiever’s Round interviews.

2. Shortlisting For Regular Round
Shortlisting for PGDM for Regular Round shall be based on XAT, CAT, GMAT, or CMAT score of candidates.

3. Final Admission Selection Criteria

  • All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to participate in Final selection round for admission to GIM Goa
  • Final Interview Round 2019 at GIM will be held at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Varanasi
  • Final Admission offer at GIM Goa will be based on entrance exam scores, past academic performance, objective assessment, work experience, face to face evaluation  among other parameters.
  • Interview process for Achiever’s round will be held in January 2019 and for Regular round will be held in February/March 2019
  • Result of the selected candidates shall be released in April 2019

PGDM: Final Selection Weightage for Achiever’s and Regular Round

Component
Achiever’s Round Weight Percent
Regular Round Weight Percent
Objective & Leadership Assessment
40
40
Past Academic Performance
15
15
Work Experience
10
10
Performance in Face to Face Evaluation
30
30
Composite Diversity Index
5
5
Total
100
100

While the objective assessment is based on XAT, CAT, GMAT, or CMAT score, the Leadership assessment shall be based on Individual Assessment in Group Activity -interaction with peers and evaluators.

PGDM-HCM & PGDM-BDA: Final Selection Weightage

Component
BDA- Weight percent
HCM-Weight Percent
Objective Assessment
45*
40*
Past Academic Performance
15
15
Work Experience
10
10
Performance in Face to Face Evaluation
30
30
Profile Assessment Index
--
 5

*The objective assessment for BDA shall be based on GEM score and XAT, CAT, GMAT, or CMAT score

GIM Goa Admission Process
Following steps are included in the GIM Goa Admission process:

Step 1: The candidate must apply and appear in one of the MBA entrance exams. Applicants are required to take XAT 2019 or CAT- 2018 or GMAT examination taken between 1st January 2017 and 20th January 2019 or CMAT - 2019. Applicants with GMAT are required to inform GMAC latest by 11th Feb 2019 to send the official score directly to GIM,

Step 2: Candidates should register and apply for admission to GIM Goa latest by January 4, 2019

Step 3: Candidates are short-listed based on above mentioned parameters for PGDM, PGDM-BDA, PGDM-HCM as per the choice exercised by the candidate while filling up the application form.

Step 4: Final selection round will be held at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Varanasi

Step 5: After the final selection round, admission offers will be made to successful candidates in April/May 2019 as per the merit list. Academic session would commence in June 2019.

GIM Goa Fees 2019-21
GIM Goa PGDM 2019-21 programme fee is as below:

Programme
Fee (Rs. In Lakhs)
PGDM
15.98
PGDM- BDA
15.98
PGDM- HCM
11.96

The fee includes Academic Fee, Hostel Fee & Refundable Caution Deposit

GIM Goa Placements
GIM Goa has a consistent record of excellent placement. The maximum and average compensation packages at Goa Institute of management have been rising year after year. The average salary recorded in the GIM Placement for PGDM 2016-2018 batch is Rs.10.58 lakhs while the highest salary stands at Rs.22 lakhs.

Key Placement Trends 2018
52.48% students have received offers above 10 LPA. A steep increase of more than Rs.1 lakh in average salary and of Rs.6 lakhs in highest salary is recorded in the placement 2018 at GIM Goa. A comparison between Placement 2018 and 2017 is shared below to highlight the rising trend in placements:

Placement Batch
PGDM 2016-18
PGDM 2015-17
Average salary (Rs. in Lakhs)
10.58
  9.3
Highest salary (Rs. in lakhs)
22.00
16.1
Number of PPOs
41
23

Top Recruiters at GIM Goa
Marquee companies like McKinsey, EY, JP Morgan & Chase, Amazon, GEP, ITC, Reckitt Benckiser, Kraft Heinz, United Breweries, Nestle, Gartner, and Philips Lighting hired from PGDM Batch 2016–18.

In addition to 34 existing recruiters, 18 new companies visited the campus this year and have made offers to the students. This

Apart from IT / ITES and BFSI sectors, companies from Consulting and FMCG / FMCD domains have increased their share of offers this year.

The Goa Institute of Management was started in 1993 by Fr. Romuald D’Souza supported by a team of professionals and industrialists. The B-school has risen to one of the best management schools in the country. GIM has established its new campus in Sanquelim.  The Ribandar campus of GIM houses the PGDM-PT course and the Healthcare Management programme

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