IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2020: Process Closed at Midnight on January 30; Check Fee, Cut off, Placements News Desk |
February 1, 2020
IMT Ghaziabad has closed its PGDM admission 2020 process at midnight on January 30, 2020. The reopening of IMT Ghaziabad admission process on January 6, offered the last chance for CAT 2019 and XAT 2020 test takers to apply at this highly ranked b-school. However, No further extension was announced in last date. IMT has reintroduced the Group Exercise component in its final selection process which will be held in February/march 2020
IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2020

Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad has closed its application for PGDM admission 2020 at midnight on January 30, 2020. The reopening of IMT Ghaziabad admission process on January 6, offered the last chance for CAT 2019 and XAT 2020 test takers to apply at this highly ranked b-school.  

IMT Ghaziabad had re-opened the application process on January 6, 2020 to facilitate the candidates to apply for admission on the basis of their CAT and XAT score cards. Earlier the application window was closed before declaration of CAT and XAT result. The re-opening of application process offered the last opportunity to the CAT 2019 and XAT 2020 test takers, who missed to apply for admission as they could apply online for admission at IMT before the application window closed on January 30.   

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IMT Ghaziabad is conducting Pre Admission Process – Information and counselling session WEF the 3rd week of January 2020. IMT has also added new courses to its curriculum.

IMT has re-introduced the Group Exercise (GE) as a key component in the final selection process. A year ago, IMT did away with the GE component but has added it again. The next step in the IMT Ghaziabad admission process is shortlisting the candidates on the basis of CAT 2019/XAT 2020 scores and the details filled in the application form.

There is a common application form for all the IMT campuses – Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Dubai.

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 added new courses in its curriculum with effect from the last batch.

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IMT Ghaziabad Fees
The 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 PGDM DCP
IMT Ghaziabad PGDM Finance
IMT Ghaziabad PGDM Marketing
IMT Hyderabad PGDM Finance
IMT Hyderabad PGDM Marketing
IMT Nagpur PGDM Finance
IMT Nagpur PGDM Marketing
IMT Dubai
AED 85000 

IMT Added New Courses in curriculum
IMT announced to include core courses in the first year in its curriculum in last year batch to create a broad based understanding of management discipline, supplemented with specialized learning in second year.

  • The first year of PGDM program includea 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.

IMT Programme Commencement
All PGDM programs for academic year 2020 commences in June 2020. The IMT Dubai 2 year MBA program commences in August 2020.

IMT Ghaziabad Admission Criteria describe in detail 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 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.

Adhering to the core values of ‘Developing leadership through Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility’, IMT’s selection procedure focuses on selecting the “IMT Fit” candidates via rigorous selection process. This year, applicants may submit any one of test scores: CAT-2019 OR XAT-2020 OR GMAT (1st January 2016 – February 28, 2020) OR CMAT 2020 (For Nagpur & Hyderabad only) score. Applicants can submit more than one test score. Applicants will be short-listed for Written Assessment Test (WAT) & Personal Interview process on the basis of one of the test scores available. Applicants will be called for Written Assessment Test (WAT) & Personal Interview process only once. The Admission process will be common for all IMT campuses. 

How to Apply for IMT Ghaziabad Admission?
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. Candidates can apply for admission to the PGDM/MBA programmes at all the campuses of Institute of Management Technology (IMT). 

Application Fee
The Application fee is Rs.2000/- which can be paid online or though demand draft. In addition, the applicant must have appeared in either CAT 2019 or in XAT 2020. The candidates who have taken GMAT between January 1, 2016 and February 28, 2020 can also apply for IMT Admission 2020. Except IMT Ghaziabad, IMT Nagpur and IMT Hyderabad will also accept CMAT 2020 score for admission to PGDM 2020-22 batch.

4 Step Application Process
IMT Ghaziabad application process can be completed in four simple steps.

Step 1: Register
Before beginning to register, read the instructions to fill up the form. At the IMT admission application window ‘Apply Now’, you should enter your Name, Email ID and other required details and register.

IMT Ghaziabad Application Process 1

Step 2: Personal Information
Login as existing user and fill in all your personal details, address along with entrance test details and other particulars. Complete the details and move to next page

IMT Ghaziabad Application Process 2

Step 3: Academics & Work Experience
Next page on IMT application form requires you to fill up all your academic details from class 10 onwards. If you have work experience after completing your graduation, you should complete it in months on this page.

IMT Ghaziabad Application Process 3

Step 4: Make Payment of Application Fee
IMT asks you to make payment of application fee of Rs. 2000/- after you have completed your application form. This is the final step to fill the application form. You can make payment through Credit/Debit card, Net Banking, Demand Draft among others  

IMT Ghaziabad Application Process 1

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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 2019/XAT 2020 or GMAT (Taken between Jan 1 2016 and February 28, 2020) and must score well to become eligible for admission.
  3. CMAT 2020 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 2020-22.
  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, 2020 at a later date as decided by IMT Ghaziabad.

IMT Ghaziabad Admission Criteria
IMT Ghaziabad Admission Criteria 2020-22 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 WAT and 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.
  • The final offering will be based on scores, performance in GE, WAT & 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 (GE, WAT & 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 GE, WAT & PI
  • 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 2020-22:

Percentage of Weightage
Key Points to Note
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
Quality of Graduating Institute/College/University will be considered
Work Experience
Highest Weightage depends upon the duration and quality of work experience
Written Assessment Test (WAT), Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interview (PI)
Depends upon the performance 
  • 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 GE, WAT & 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

IMT Ghaziabad Admission Cut Off  
IMT Ghaziabad Cut off 2020 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 2019
XAT 2020
GMAT (Jan 2016 to Feb 2020)
For IMT Hyderabad & IMT Nagpur (Including CMAT 2020)

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 2019; XAT 2020; GMAT (Taken between Jan 1, 2019 and Feb 28, 2020.) IMT Hyderabad and IMT Nagpur applicants can also register and apply for CMAT 2020

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

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-2019 OR ID for XAT-2020 OR ID for GMAT OR Roll-No for CMAT-2020 (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, 2020.

Step 4: Candidates are short-listed for GE, WAT, PI from among the eligible candidates who have a valid entrance exam score and have applied to the programme of IMT Ghaziabad. The WAT & Personal Interview process will be conducted in the months of February/March 2020 and will be common for all the IMT Campuses.

Step 5: After the WAT & 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 2020 on the basis of Final Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components.

IMT Admission process 2020: Important Dates

Online Application re-open date
January 6, 2020
Last date to apply for IMT admission
January 30, 2020
Application Fee
Personal Interview Process (PI)
Feb – March 2020

According to Prof. Asish K Bhattacharyya, Director, IMT Ghaziabad, “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.

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