IIM Bodh Gaya MBA Admission 2024: Average Placement Package goes up by 33% at Rs.16 LPA; To Participate in CAP and SAP for Final Selection; Check Criteria, Fees, Placement, Selection Process

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January 24, 2024
IIM Bodh Gaya, one of the top 55 B-schools in NIRF Ranking 2023, has announced two separate CAT cut offs to participate in CAP and SAP for MBA Admission 2024. IIM Bodhgaya has registered 100% placements 2023 with 33% hike in Average Salary which has gone up at Rs.16 LPA. IIM-BG final admission criteria 2024 is based on CAT 2023 score, candidate’s profile, diversity factor and performance in Common Admission Process (CAP) and Supplementary Admission Process (SAP) 2024
IIM Bodhgaya Admission 2024

IIM Bodh Gaya, one of the top 55 B-schools in NIRF Ranking 2023, is also a high RoI B-school. IIM Bodhgaya has registered 33% hike in average salary which has gone up at Rs.16 LPA and 100% rise in highest salary at Rs.48.58 LPA in Placement 2023 for MBA 2021-23 batch. IIM Bodh Gaya 2-year MBA Program is a full-time residential course and CAT 2023 is the mandatory exam for admission at IIM Bodh Gaya.

IIM Bodhgaya is participating in Common Admission Process (CAP) which is common for 10 IIMs and for those who are not shortlisted for CAP round, IIM Bodh Gaya will conduct Supplementary Admission Process (SAP) at a lower CAT cut off. SAP is common admission process for three IIMs – IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Jammu and IIM Sirmaur. CAT 2023 percentile score is the sole criteria for shortlisting for CAP and SAP round.

IIM Bodh Gaya Admission 2024 Highlights
Key highlights for IIM Bodh Gaya MBA Admissions 2024 including Fees Structure, Placements, Courses Offered are as below:

Programs Offered
MBA; MBA-DBM, MBA-Hospital & Healthcare
Exams & Score Cut offs
CAT 2023 (94%ile for CAP & 91%ile for Male and 90%ile for Female in SAP Shortlisting)
IIM Bodh Gaya SAP 2024 Registration Link
SAP 2024 Registration Start Date
February 2024, second week
IIM Bodh Gaya MBA Fees
Rs.17,00,000
Placements 2023
Highest Package: Rs.48.58 LPA
Average Package: Rs.16 LPA
NIRF Ranking 2023
Ranked # 53 among top 125 B-schools.
IIM Bodh Gaya Shortlist Criteria 2024
Common Shortlist for CAP 2024 with minimum 94 percentile in CAT 2023; Common Shortlist for SAP 2024 with minimum 90 percentile
IIM Bodh Gaya Final Selection Criteria
50% Weight to CAT 2023 Score; 20% Weight to PI Round in CAP/SAP 2024; Profile 30%; Weight

Based on the performance in PI round of CAP 2024 and SAP 2024, the candidates would be considered for preparing the merit list. Apart from 2 years full time MBA, IIM Bodh Gaya offers, MBA Digital Business Management, MBA Hospital and Healthcare Management programs. Read below all about the IIM Bodh Gaya admission criteria 2024, key USPs of IIM Bodh Gaya, cut offs, programs offered, Fees, Placements and more 

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Table of Contents

  1. IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Process through CAP 2024: Key Details
  2. IIM Bodh Gaya Subsequent Admission Process through SAP 2024: Key Details
  3. IIM Bodh Gaya: Key Highlights and USPs
  4. IIM Bodh Gaya Programs offered
  5. IIM Bodh Gaya Fees & Intake
  6. IIM Bodh Gaya Placements 2023
  7. IIM Bodh Gaya MBA Programme Design
  8. IIM Bodh Gaya Selection Process through CAP 2024 - IIM Bodh Gaya CAP 2024
  9. IIM Bodh Gaya Selection Process through SAP 2024 - IIM Bodh SAP 2024
  10. IIM Bodh Gaya Final Admission 2024: Generation of Merit List
  11. IIM Bodh Gaya Scholarship Schemes
  12. IIM Bodh Gaya Admission 2024: Important Dates

1. IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Process through CAP 2024: Key Details
For MBA admission 2024 in following 10 new & baby IIMs, A Common Admission Process (CAP) comprising Online Personal Interview will be conducted by IIM Kashipur. Registration process for CAP 2024 is open till January 29, 2024 and the CAP round begins in February 2024. All the participating IIMs follow common criteria at first stage shortlisting for CAP 2024. Check Complete IIM CAP round details

List of IIMs Participating in CAP 2024
The CAP round is organized for the IIMs which started operation in 2010-11 and for the new generation IIMs that started operating in 2015-16.  It is the final selection round comprising common PI process for following 10 IIMs which are participating in CAP 2024:

2. IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Process through SAP 2024: Key Details
Supplementary Admission Process (SAP) is conducted by IIM Bodh Gaya and two other CAP participating third generation IIMs for the candidates who have not been shortlisted and have not been able to participate in Common Admission Process (CAP). The shortlisting criteria for SAP 2024 have a lower CAT cut off than applied for CAP round.

SAP will consist of PI round. CAT 2023 score is the sole criteria for SAP shortlisting. The Admission Committee of SAP Participating IIMs reduces the overall as well as section-wise minimum CAT cut off for all candidates to get the desired number of candidates. Since CAP cut offs are higher than the reduced cut off in SAP IIMs’ shortlisting process, there may be many candidates who have not qualified to participate in CAP 2024 process. For such candidates, these IIMs will conduct PI through separate Supplementary Admission Process (SAP). Registration process for SAP 2024 opens separately from January last week to mid February. 

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List of IIMs Participating in SAP 2024
Like CAP, the Supplementary Admission process or SAP 2024 is the final selection round for MBA admission 2024 in following three baby IIMs:

  • IIM Bodh Gaya
  • IIM Jammu
  • IIM Sirmaur.

3. IIM Bodh Gaya: Key Highlights and USPs
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bodh Gaya is the third generation IIM set up in 2015 and has grown up to one of the top B-schools in India. The Key highlights and USPs of IIM Bodh Gaya are:

  • 2.1 Ranking & Accreditation: IIM Bodh Gaya is ranked # 53 in Govt. of India MHRD NIRF Ranking 2023 for 125 Management institutes. The institute is presently a member of International Accreditation Agency AACSB.
  • 2.2 Awards Degree instead of Diploma: IIM Bodh Gaya is now empowered with the legal authority to award MBA degrees for its Post Graduate Programme in Management.
  • 2.3 High Intake: MBA program at IIM Bodh Gaya has an intake of 300 students  
  • 2.4 Moderate Fee: IIM Bodh Gaya MBA programme fee is Rs.17 lakhs. The fee is much lower than is charged by other top IIMs and other top B-schools
  • 2.5 IIM Bodh Gaya Placement 2023: Average salary in IIM Bodh Gaya Placement 2023 increased by 33% at Rs.16 LPA. The highest domestic salary in IIM Bodh Gaya Placement 2023 goes up by 100% at Rs.48.58 LPA
  • 2.6 Top Recruiters: IIM Bodh Gaya is a favourite placement destination for top companies. Top recruiters in Placement 2023 included Amazon, BNY Mellon, Deloitte, HCL, Infosys, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, CRISIL, HDFC Bank

4. IIM Bodh Gaya Programs offered
IIM Bodh Gaya offers following MBA programmes:

  • 2 Years Full Time MBA
  • 2 Years Full Time MBA Digital Business Management
  • 2 Years Full Time MBA in Hospital & Healthcare Management

5. IIM Bodh Gaya Fees & Intake
IIM Bodh Gaya MBA Fees and Seats for different MBA Programmes is as below:

Program
Fee Structure
Seats
MBA
Rs.17 Lakhs
300
MBA Digital Business Management
Rs.16.28 Lakhs
  90
MBA in Hospital and Healthcare Management
Rs. 16,28,000
  90

6. IIM Bodh Gaya Placements 2023
IIM Bodh Gaya has successfully completed 100% final Placement 2023 for its 7th and largest ever MBA batch 2021-23 comprising 200+ students with 33% rise in average salary and more than 100% rise in highest salary beating the slow down. Total 70 recruiters participated in IIM Bodh Gaya Placements 2023 and showed their interest in selecting candidates from the institute's flagship MBA program. While the average salary has gone up at Rs.16 LPA from Rs. 12 LPA last year, the highest salary has more than doubled at Rs.48.58 LPA from Rs.23.83 LPA last year.

Despite an increase in the batch size to 200+ students for 2021-23 batch from last year 184 students in 2020-22 batch, IIM Bodh Gaya placement 2023 recorded sharp increase in highest, average and median salary. This is a testament to the diverse program being offered that combines academic rigor, industry-wide association, and the young institute's thrust for excellence. The Companies from across the sectors and industries like BFSI, consulting, FMCG, IT & services, IT & Analytics, e-commerce, and manufacturing are among the major recruiters. 

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IIM Bodh Gaya Placement 2023: Key Highlights

  • Completes 100% Placement 2023 in a record time for the largest batch
  • Average Salary Up by 33% at Rs.16 LPA in Placement 2023 from Rs.12 LPA last year
  • Highest Salary Up by more than 100% at Rs.48.58 LPA in Placement 2023 from Rs.23.83 LPA last Year
  • Median Salary Up by 30% at Rs.15.25 LPA in Placement 2023 from Rs.11.68 LPA last year
  • MBA 2021-23 Batch size increased to 200+ students from 184 students in last batch
  • Total Recruiters were 70
  • Top 25% offers average stood at Rs.21.82 LPA
  • Top 50% offers average stood at Rs.18.79 LPA
  • Top 75% offers average stood at Rs.17.08 LPA
  • Companies from BFSI, consulting, FMCG, IT & services, IT & Analytics, e-commerce, manufacturing and other sectors participated in IIM Bodh Gaya Placements 2023
  • Top Recruiters include Amazon, BNY Mellon, Deloitte, HCL, Infosys, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, CRISIL, HDFC Bank among others

7. IIM Bodh Gaya MBA Programme Design
IIM Bodh Gaya MBA programme is designed to enhance students with a strong awareness and knowledge about the socio-economic environment both at national and global level. The objective is to bring into being a Global Manager not only with strong analytical and decision making skills but an overall personality with socially enviable values and ethics. To achieve the aforesaid objective, the course curriculum is designed to use a range of audio-visual based teaching methodologies like case studies, real life problem solving exercises, role-play, group discussion and computer simulation based contents.

The subjects taught as part of the compulsory and elective courses in the MBA programme endows students with a strong foundation in management education. Compulsory core courses are intended to envelop the key concepts, analytical skills and latest tools & technologies employed in foremost business areas as well as innovation-led strategy targeted across disciplines.

8. IIM Bodh Gaya Selection Process through CAP 2024 - IIM Bodh Gaya CAP 2024
Only the candidates above the minimum cut-offs in the CAT 2023 sectional percentile ranks, the overall percentile rank and obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT-2023 are considered for shortlisting in IIM Bodh Gaya Admission 2024 through CAP 2024. Below is shared the IIM Bodh Gaya Shortlisting criteria and selection process through IIM CAP 2024:

8.1 IIM Bodh Gaya Shortlisting Criteria through CAP 2024
The table below indicates the minimum performance expected from candidates to be shortlisted for the PI. However, achieving the cut-off percentile in CAT is a necessary but not sufficient condition for being shortlisted by IIM Bodh Gaya. IIM Bodh Gaya will decide the number of candidates to be called for the PI for each category, depending on which the cut off percentiles can also change. 

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2022 Percentile
General
73
73
 73
94
EWS
50
50
50
77
NC-OBC
50
50
50
77
SC
44
44
44
60
ST
25
25
30
40
DAP
25
25
30
40

Source: Based on IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Policy for MBA 2024-26

9. IIM Bodh Gaya Selection Process through SAP 2024 - IIM Bodh SAP 2024
For the candidates shortlisted for PI as per IIM Bodh Gaya shortlisting criteria, but not qualified in CAP 2024, PI will be conducted through separate process - Supplementary Admission Process (SAP) 2024. The performance of the candidate in PI of SAP 2024 would be considered for preparing the merit list

9.1 IIM SAP 2024 Cut off: Shortlisting Criteria
CAT 2023 percentile score is the sole criteria to shortlist the candidates for SAP round. SAP shortlisting criteria is based on lower CAT cut off than that is applied for CAP. Separate shortlisting criteria for female candidates is released for SAP 2024. The CAT cut off table for SAP 2024 for all categories in shortlisting process for MBA admission 2024 are as below:

9.2 SAP shortlisting Criteria for All Candidates
The PI process for the candidates, who are clearing the cut-off mentioned in below and not clearing the cut-off mentioned for CAP will be conducted through SAP 2024. SAP Registration window will be opened in the second week of February 2024.

Category
Total Percentile
DILR Percentile
VARC Percentile
QA Percentile
General
91
72
72
72
EWS
76
49
49
49
NC-OBC
76
49
49
49
SC
58
43
43
43
ST
35
25
25
30
PWD
35
25
25
30

IIM Bodh Gaya SAP 2024 Shortlisting Criteria

9.3 SAP 2024 shortlisting Criteria for Female Candidates
Following table for shortlisting is for female candidates only. The female candidates, who are shortlisted based on the cutoffs below and not clearing the cut-offs mentioned above will be considered for super-numerary girl seats only. The PI process for such candidates will be conducted through SAP 2024. Registration window will be opened in the second week of February 2024.

Category
Total Percentile
DILR Percentile
VARC Percentile
QA Percentile
General
91
71
71
71
EWS
73
48
48
48
NC-OBC
73
48
48
48
SC
56
42
42
42
ST
34
24
24
30
PWD
34
24
24
30

IIM Bodh Gaya SAP 2024 Shortlisting Criteria for Female candidates

10. IIM Bodh Gaya Final Admission Criteria 2024: Exam Accepted, Final Selection Process
IIM Bodh Gaya Admission 2024 through CAP is a five-stage process

  • Stage 1: Shortlist Release for CAP 2024 Round after CAT Result declaration
  • Stage-2: Conduct of PA Round comprising Personal Interview (PI). The PA process will be common to IIMs which are participating in the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2024
  • Stage-3: The Final Selection List based on CAT score, CAP Score and other parameters
  • Stage-4: Offer for Provisional Admission for the MBA 2024-26 batch
  • Stage-5: Reporting for joining the MBA 2024-26 program

The scores obtained by the candidate in PI Round of CAP 2024 and SAP 2024 would be considered for preparing the merit list

10.1 IIM Bodh Gaya Final Selection Criteria Weights for Admission  2024
Following are the key components and weightage to each area which will be awarded while preparing final merit list for admission:

Component
Weightage Percentage
Remarks
CAT 2023 Overall Score
45%
CAT Scaled Score to be used and not the CAT Percentile as per following formula:
Overall CAT score 45 * Candidates CAT score + (Full CAT score - Highest CAT score in pool)
Full CAT Score
CAT 2023 VARC Sectional Score
  5%
Sectional Score of VARC:
5 * Candidates VARC score + (Full VARC score - Highest VARC score in pool) Full VARC score
Personal Interview (PI)
20%
Obtained Score in CAP or SAP used in Final Merit List
Class 10 Marks
  4%
Above 60% Marks
Class 12 Marks
  4%
Above 60% Marks
Graduation Marks
  6%
Above 60% Marks in UG. For CA/CS/CMA candidates, he/she shall be awarded 6 in UG
Work Experience
 16%
Relevant Work Ex of 30 Months
Total Weightage points
100
After Final Selection Round

Source: IIM Bodh Gaya MBA 2024-26 Admission Policy

11. IIM Bodh Gaya Scholarship Schemes
IIM Bodh Gaya offers following scholarships to the students:

  • Government of India Scholarships
  • Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for Scheduled Castes Students – Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  • Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for Scheduled Tribes Students – Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
  • Merit-cum means based scholarship scheme belonging to the minority communities - Ministry of Minority Affairs.
  • Scheme of Scholarship for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities

12. IIM Bodh Gaya Admission 2024: Important Dates
All the candidates who have registered and applied for CAT 2023 and have opted for IIM Bodh Gaya admission 2024 in the CAT 2023 application form, and score the required cut off percentile, are considered for next stage of IIM Bodh Gaya Admission criteria. Important dates for admission activities 2024 at IIM Bodh Gaya are as below:

IIM Bodh Gaya Admission activity
Important dates
Remarks
Admission 2024 Application Starts
August 2, 2023 (10 AM)
Apply for CAT 2023- tick on the IIM Bodhgaya MBA program, choose preferred interview cities in the application form. No extra application fees to be paid.
Last date to Apply
September 21, 2023
Was extended by few days
CAT 2023 Exam
November 26, 2023
At 160 test cities in three slots on same day
Shortlist Announcement for PI- (CAP Round)
January 20, 2024
For the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2024
Final selection (PI) CAP round start date
February 2024
CAP 2024 is common for 10 new & baby IIMs and Will continue till March 2024
Shortlist for SAP Round
January 23, 2024
SAP 2024 is common for 3 baby IIMs – IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Jammu and IIM Sirmaur
PI Dates for SAP 2024 Round
March 2024
SAP 2024 is conducted for the candidates who are not shortlisted for CAP round
Submission of Confirmation of Interest online
March 2024
After CAP round 2024 is over
Final Admission Offer
May 2024
After receiving admission offer, confirm acceptance
 Session Commencement
July 2024
Selected Candidates to register online and pay acceptance fee before orientation

IIM Bodhgaya is mentored by Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. The classes of IIM Bodh Gaya are conducted in the transit campus of the Magadh University’s Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) building. 90 hostel rooms at IIM Bodhgaya have been provided for accommodation.

Set up as as 15th institute under the mentorship of IIM Calcutta, the oldest IIM in the country, IIM BodhGaya, right from its inception, has meticulously followed its mentor's footsteps. IIM Bodh Gaya fosters a culture and curriculum with the purpose to create socially responsible managers and emotionally mature leaders.

In a short span of time, IIM Bodh Gaya has strengthened its position in the corporate world, with its students already working in commendable positions. Apart from the conventional classroom setup, the pedagogy at IIM Bodh Gaya lays much emphasis on practical learning. Students are encouraged to take up various industry-based research projects which are subjected to evaluation by the faculty. A dynamic curriculum in consonance with academics and industry experts provides the students with the opportunities to master new skills and explore diverse perspectives.

Students are exposed to extensive practical learning along with the basic concepts across various domains of MBA like Marketing, Operations, HR, and Finance through various quizzes, assignments, live projects, interactive sessions, and examinations.

In the second year, there are a diverse range of electives which the students can choose based on their key areas of interest. IIM Bodh Gaya’s educational curriculum aims to equip the students with an essence of management skills to help them navigate through the modern business environment across the globe. IIM Bodhgaya employs the case study method in order to give insights into the real world dynamics that render compelling opportunities amidst onerous settings.

The Director of IIM Bodh Gaya Dr. Vinita S. Sahay is very optimistic on the holistic development of IIM Bodh Gaya and proposes to make it an international B-school in the coming years.

Permanent campus of IIM Bodhgaya is being built up at Magadh University Campus on 119 acres of land. With state-of-the-art classrooms, boys and girls hostel, knowledge database, sports amenities, library, IIM Bodh Gaya promises to be the future of business education, preparing young graduates to become assets to the industry. The construction of the 119-acre permanent campus is in full swing. Presently IIM Bodh Gaya is transitorily operating from the Distance Education Building of Magadh University.

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