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September 6, 2022
One of the top management institutes, IMT Ghaziabad has opened application process for PGDM admission 2023. With around 80 full time faculty and 90% of them with PhD, and more than 100 national & international visiting faculty, IMT Ghaziabad offers great learning environment and corporate engagement. For admission 2023 IMT Ghaziabad will accept CAT & XAT exam score. IMT has introduced common application form for admission to all its campuses at Ghaziabad, Hyderabad and Nagpur
IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2023

Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad, a leading B-school with AACSB Accreditation, has opened its application process for PGDM admission 2023. IMT has introduced a common application form to apply for IMT Ghaziabad, Hyderabad and Nagpur campuses.

IMT Ghaziabad has about 80 full time faculty with 90% of them with PhD and many of them with PhD from IIMs and IITs. IMT Ghaziabad also has more than 100 visiting faculty with vast industry and academic experience. Breaking all the previous records, IMT Ghaziabad has registered 23% hike in average placements for the 2020-22 batch. As such IMTG receives more than 16,000 applications for admission to fewer than 500 seats.


Latest Updates:
  • Application Process open now: Apply Online
  • Acceptable Entrance Exams: CAT 2022, XAT 2023 & GMAT
  • Admission Process has 3 Key Components: Performance in Entrance exam, Exceptional Profile and Work Experience
  • Selection based on Merit and Campus Score Cut off

Read this article to know the key highlights & USPs of IMT Ghaziabad, its application and selection process, fee, placements and more

Table of contents

  1. IMT Ghaziabad – Key highlights & USPs
  2. IMT Ghaziabad Intake and Legacy of PGDM Programs 
  3. IMT Ghaziabad Fees
  4. IMT Ghaziabad Placements 2022
  5. Highly Qualified & Experienced Faculty
  6. IMT Ghaziabad PGDM Batch Profile 
  7. IMT Ghaziabad Encouraging Entrepreneurship 
  8. IMT Ghaziabad Eligibility Criteria  
  9. IMT Ghaziabad Application Process: How to Apply for IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2023
  10. IMT Ghaziabad Admission Criteria 2023: Salient Points 
  11. IMT Ghaziabad Cut Off  
  12. IMT Ghaziabad Admission Dates

So, before going to know more about the IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2023 Process and Time Lines, let us know all about the key Highlights and USPs of the institute

1. IMT Ghaziabad: Key Highlights and USPs

  • 1.1 Top Accreditations: IMT Ghaziabad has earned the top National and International Accreditations. IMT is accredited by the prestigious AACSB International and SAQS. It is accredited by NBA and its PGDM programme enjoys MBA equivalence by Association of Indian Universities (AIU). IMT Ghaziabad PGDM programs are duly approved by AICTE    
  • 1.2 Highly Ranked: IMT Ghaziabad is ranked #44 in the GoI MHRD NIRF Ranking 2022 among top 125 management institutes in India. It is ranked # 14 in B-School Ranking 2022 and is 12th in the Business India B-School Ranking 2020-21
  • 1.3 Strong Placements: IMT Ghaziabad placement 2022 has recorded sharp increase in placement packages. Average salary has gone up by 23% at Rs. 15.28 LPA; highest domestic salary has gone up at Rs. 29.50 LPA and highest international salary has gone up at Rs. 62 LPA. 42 PPOs were received.
  • 1.5 Top Recruiters: Marquee companies visited IMT Ghaziabad for campus placement 2022. Some of the Top Recruiters in Placement 2022 at IMT Ghaziabad included Morgan Stanley, BCG, Accenture, Goldman Sachs, Google, Infosys, TATA among others
  • 1.6 Faculty includes PhDs from IIMs/IITs with Rich Industry Experience: IMT Ghaziabad has a team of 79 full time core faculty members out of whom 70 are PhDs. Besides, there are 116 visiting national and international faculty members from academia and industry. IMT Ghaziabad faculty not only follows unique and practice oriented pedagogic approach but also enhances the learning experience of the students at Global standard.
  • 1.7 Highly Placed Strong Alumni Base: IMT Ghaziabad has produced many CXOs who are leading top Global and Indian companies like Shell, Goldman Sachs, Godrej Consumer Products, Bajaj Auto and many more. IMT Ghaziabad alumni also include Padma Shri Awardee Prasoon Joshi and Unicorn Founder Dharmil Sheth of PharmEasy. Read More
  • 1.8 Smart Wi-Fi Enabled Campus: IMT Ghaziabad is a pioneer B-school with smart campus with modern academic facilities and corporate engagement. It offers a campus life ensuring a holistic approach in grooming the students for the challenging career. The academic environment makes IMT a preferred destination for budding business leaders. IMT Ghaziabad has a green and wi-fi enabled campus spread over 14 acres strategically located around financial, IT and business hubs. The hostel block houses 500 students.


2. IMT Ghaziabad Intake and Legacy of PGDM Programs
The Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad offers wide range of AICTE approved PGDM programs. While IMT Ghaziabad has a sanctioned intake of 480 students in different PGDM programs, it selects only IMT best fit candidates. For the batch 2021-23 IMT Ghaziabad offered admission to only 443 students despite receiving a large number of 16415 applications for admission. Details of IMT Ghaziabad seats for each program and program launch dates are as below:

Programs Offered
Seats (Batch Strength 2021-23)
Program Launch Year
2 Years Full Time PGDM  
2 Years Full Time PGDM Marketing
2 Years Full Time PGDM Financial Management
2 Years Full Time PGDM-Banking and Finance (PGDM-BFS)

Source: B-School Ranking Form 2022 Data

Apart from the above MBA equivalent PGDM programs, IMT Ghaziabad offers PGDM Dual Country Programme (PGDM-DCP); 18 Months full time PGDM Exp for professionals with 5 Years+ work experience; 2 years PGDM-WE in flexible mode for Working Executives; Fellow Program in Management FPM among other programs. Besides, IMT has also added new courses in its curriculum.

3. IMT Ghaziabad Fees   
IMT Ghaziabad fees is under revision. Presently the IMT Ghaziabad fees as payable by PGDM students is Rs.19.53 lakhs. The Fees covers Admission Fees, Hostel Fees, Alumni Fees, refundable Caution Deposit among others.

4. IMT Ghaziabad Placements 2022
IMT Ghaziabad has a consistent record of high placements. IMT Ghaziabad Placements 2022 have broken the B-school’s past records not only in terms of achieving higher salary packages in domestic market but also getting international offers. The students of one of the premier B-schools in the country, IMT Ghaziabad have received highest international salary package of Rs.62 LPA and average salary has registered a rise of 23% and has gone up at Rs.15.28 lakhs for the 2020-22 batch.

4.1 IMT Ghaziabad Placement 2022 Highlights

  • 100% Placement for the large batch of 517 students
  • Placement season over in 17 days
  • Average Salary Up by 23%; goes up at Rs.15.28 Lakhs
  • Average Salary of top 10% Women Students higher at Rs.25.16 LPA as against Male students which stood at Rs.24.9 LPA
  • Highest Domestic Salary Up at Rs.29.50 Lakhs
  • Highest International Salary Up at Rs.62 Lakhs
  • 136 Companies participated in Placement 2022
  • 30% are first time recruiters
  • More than 50 students got offers at Rs.20 Lakhs
  • More than 10 recruiters are part of 2021 Fortune Global 500 ranking list
  • Top Recruiters include Morgan Stanley, BCG, Accenture, Goldman Sachs, Google, Infosys, Emami, TATA, Tolaram, Whirlpool, WIPRO CCL, Tech Mahindra, Cisco, Credit Suisse  Read More

5. Highly Qualified & Experienced Faculty
IMT Ghaziabad has a team of well qualified and experienced permanent faculty members. It also has visiting faculty from academia and industry. Many of its faculty members are from abroad. Five percent course delivery at IMT Ghaziabad is done by international faculty. Glimpses of permanent & visiting faculty qualification, experience are given below

5.1 IMT Ghaziabad Permanent Faculty

IMTG Faculty
Number of Faculty (Batch 2021-23)
Total Permanent Faculty
Permanent Faculty with PhD
Permanent Faculty with PhD from IIMs/IITs
Permanent faculty with PhD from foreign University/institute
Permanent Faculty with 10+ years of Industry experience
Permanent Faculty with 10+ years of Teaching experience


5.2 IMT Ghaziabad Visiting Faculty

IMTG Faculty
Number of Faculty (Batch 2021-23)
Total Visiting Faculty
Visiting Faculty with PhD
Visiting Faculty with 10+ years of Industry experience

6. IMT Ghaziabad PGDM Batch Profile: Improving Diversity in Class Rooms
Over the years, IMT Ghaziabad has consistently been improving diversity in its batch profile. More and more students with work experience, diverse educational back ground, more females are getting admission opportunity in the institute. Key trends in IMT Ghaziabad batch profile are as below:

Batch Profile
IMT Ghaziabad Batch Profile 2022-24 Batch
IMT Ghaziabad Batch Profile 2021-23 Batch
Academic Diversity
Non-Engineers: 45%
Engineers: 68%
Non-Engineers: 38%
Work Experience
With Work Experience: 52%
Freshers: 48%
With Work Experience: 54%
Freshers: 46%
Average Work Experience
21 Months
Gender Diversity
Male Students: 81%
Female Students: 19%
Male Students: 84%
Female Students:16%

7. IMT Ghaziabad Encouraging Entrepreneurship
IMT is taking an entrepreneurial approach in designing and academic delivery of programs.  The programs are pro­filed with the evolving skill needs of the business world, contemporary as well as for future, in order to remain relevant to the ever changing world. The Management programs at IMT are grounded on the belief that managerial competencies must be coordinated to technology to ensure impactful management practices. This leads to entrepreneurship in different areas of founding the ventures/companies by IMT Ghaziabad alumni. Below are shared some of the entrepreneurship ventures which have been successfully launched by IMT Ghaziabad alumni

Name of the Company/Venture
IMT Ghaziabad Alumni
Year of Graduation
Pharm Easy
Dharmil Seth
Café stay woke
Manali Guha
Yummy fit
Rashika Kalyanikar
Whitenight Venture
Anmol Sazawal
Pantex India
Shyam Singla

Explore More on IMT Ghaziabad Alumni Achievers

8. IMT Ghaziabad Eligibility Criteria for Admission 2023

  1. IMT Ghaziabad admission eligibility criteria 2023 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 2023 is that apart from a recognized graduate degree, the candidate should be registered for CAT 2022/XAT 2023 or GMAT (Taken between Jan 1 2019 and February 28, 2023) and must score well to become eligible for admission.
  3. CMAT 2023 score is accepted for admission to IMT Nagpur and IMT Hyderabad.
  4. 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 2023-25.
  5. 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 at a later date as decided by IMT Ghaziabad.

9. IMT Ghaziabad Application Process: How to Apply?
The candidate should apply to IMT Ghaziabad by using the common application form for all the 3 IMT campuses. The application fee of Rs.2500/- can be paid online. Following steps are included in the IMT Ghaziabad Application process for PGDM Admission 2023:

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. In the ‘Application Form‘ the candidate must provide educational qualifications, contact details, and at least one of the following IDs: ID for CAT-2022 OR ID for XAT-2023 OR ID for GMAT OR Roll-No for CMAT-2023 (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, 2023.

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.

Step 4: Make Payment of Application Fee
After you have completed your application form, make payment of application fee of Rs. 2500/-.  This is the final step to fill the application form. You can make payment through Credit/Debit card, Net Banking  

10. IMT Ghaziabad Admission Criteria 2023: Salient Points
IMT Ghaziabad is one of the premier B schools in the country and has extensive and exclusive industry partnerships in the B school arena. 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. IMT Ghaziabad Admission Process 2023 will be conducted online. Below are shared the salient points and step by step process for IMT Ghaziabad PGDM admission 2023

  • Step-1: Apply for CAT 2022/XAT 2023
  • Step-2: Apply for IMT Ghaziabad admission 2023 before the last date.
  • Step-3: IMT Ghaziabad Shortlist Criteria for PI round
  • Step-4: IMT Ghaziabad Selection Criteria - Participate in PI Round

Each step in detail for IMT Ghaziabad PGDM Admission 2023 is shared below:

10.1 Step-1: Apply for CAT 2022/XAT 2023
IMT Ghaziabad accepts CAT and XAT score in its admission process. You need to apply either for CAT 2022 or XAT 2023, or can apply for both the exams. Your better score will be considered in shortlisting by IMTG

10.1.1 GMAT Score also Accepted
IMT Ghaziabad will also accept GMAT exam score for PGDM admission. You should have appeared in GMAT exam and score well between January 1, 2019 and February 28, 2023.

10.2 Step-2: Apply for IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2023
You need to fill and submit IMT Ghaziabad application for admission 2023 online with an application fee of Rs.2500. Application is open. Check step by step process how to apply below

10.3 Step-3: IMT Ghaziabad Shortlist Criteria for PI round
IMT Ghaziabad adheres to the core values of ‘Developing leadership through Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility’. Accordingly IMT’s selection procedure focuses on selecting the “IMT Fit” candidates via rigorous selection process. IMT Ghaziabad will shortlist the candidates on the basis of following parameters:

High Test Scores
Candidates scoring high test scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT should apply for IMT Common Admission Process 2023. Following shortlisting criteria will be followed by IMT Ghaziabad based on test scores.

  • IMT will consider Aggregate scores of acceptable entrance exams for shortlisting
  • IMT will short-list the candidates for the interview round based on their best available test score 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.

Exceptional Profile
Candidates fulfilling the below shared criteria will be considered under this category

  • Undergraduate from a reputable and premium undergraduate college/university/institute within India.
  • Undergraduate from a reputable and ranked undergraduate foreign university.
  • Have represented national/international level teams in sports.
  • Other exceptional skills or talent which can be proven via Govt. certified documents, public awards or rewards.

Exceptional Work Experience
The candidates who are working or have worked in leading national/foreign multinationals with minimum of 2 years of work experience will be considered under this category

10.4 Step-4: IMT Ghaziabad Selection Criteria: PI Round

  • Post short-listing on the basis of available scores, applicants will be called for the final selection round at the designated centres
  • IMT Ghaziabad selection criteria after final admission round award weight to Entrance exam score; Academics; Work Experience and PI round
  • 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.
  • Both merit and campus score cut offs will be the basis of selection for IMT campuses
  • IMT Ghaziabad awards good weightage to entrance exam score in generating final merit list.
  • Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in the last week of April 2023 on the basis of Final Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components

10.4.1: IMT Ghaziabad Selection process in February/March 2023
IMT will conduct the Common Admissions process in February and March 2023 for shortlisted candidates from IMT Common Application form for the final selection.

11. IMT Ghaziabad Cut Off  
IMT Ghaziabad Cut off 2023 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
Minimum Expected IMT Ghaziabad cut off
IMT Ghaziabad Actual Cut offs for General Category
CAT 2022
XAT 2023
GMAT (Jan 2019 to Feb 2023)

*Source: B-School Ranking 2022 Data for PGDM Admission 2021-23 Batch  

12. IMT Ghaziabad Admission Dates
Following are the important dates including IMT Ghaziabad last date to apply for IMT Ghaziabad PGDM Admission 2023

  • Online Application form Starts: September 5, 2022
  • IMT Ghaziabad Last Date to Apply for admission 2023: November 2022 Last Week
  • Common Admission Process for IMT Campuses: February – March 2023
  • Programme Commencement: All PGDM programs for academic year 2023 will commence in June 2023.

IMT Ghaziabad admission 2024 is expected to follow same process as this year. Students in their second year or third year of bachelor’s degree can apply for IMT Ghaziabad admission 2024 through CAT 2023 and XAT 2024.

We hope you found this article on IMT Ghaziabad Admission 2023 helpful while looking for admission and deciding on one of the best B-schools which has affordable fee and strong placements. Application process at IMT Ghaziabad is open. APPLY NOW

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