IMT Nagpur to Use CMAT Ranks for Admission 2022: Registers 24% Hike in Average Salary; Check Cut Off, Fee; Last Date to Apply – May 15

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May 3, 2022
IMT Nagpur will shortlist candidates based on All India CMAT Ranks for admission to all the three of its AICTE approved PGDM programs, and has announced cut off ranks since NTA has not released CMAT percentile score. In Placement 2022, IMT Nagpur has registered 24% hike in average salary and 47% hike in highest salary. The application form deadline for admission 2022 is closing on May 15, 2022
IMT Nagpur Admission 2022

IMT Nagpur, a leading B-school with focus on innovative and industry relevant courses based on experiential learning, has extended its admission 2022 application process till May 15, 2022 midnight consequent upon release of CMAT 2022 result.

As the CMAT 2022 score card does not display percentile score and reflects only raw score and all India Rank of the candidate, IMT Nagpur has decided to shortlist CMAT test takers by using all India rank for admission to its PGDM programmes. Check Cut off Rank below. Apart from CMAT, IMT Nagpur will also accept score of CAT/XAT and GMAT exams.

IMT Nagpur has registered 24% hike in average salary in final placements 2022 for its 2020-22 batch. IMT Nagpur is consistently ranked among top private B-Schools in country by Business Standards,, The Week, Education World and Competition Success Review and figures among top B-schools in India in the NIRF 2022 Ranking - Management

IMT Nagpur PGDM 2022 Admission Open: Apply Now

The admission process is revamped at IMT Nagpur with many aspirant friendly weightage points based on profile, work experience, diversity introduced in selection process. This article below shares the key Highlights and USPs, IMT Nagpur Fees, Placements, key changes in selection process and more to help you apply for IMT Nagpur admission 2022 in time

Table of Contents

  1. IMT Nagpur– Key highlights & USPs
  2. IMT Nagpur Fees, Programmes offered, Intake
  3. IMT Nagpur Placements
  4. IMT Nagpur Scholarships
  5. IMT Nagpur Admission Criteria 2022
  6. How to Apply for IMT Nagpur Admission 2022
  7. IMT Nagpur Eligibility for Admission 2022
  8. IMT Nagpur Admission 2022: Important Dates

1. IMT Nagpur: Key Highlights &USPs
Before we talk about Placements and Admissions, let’s have an overview of key USPs of IMT Nagpur.

  • 1.1 Focus on Industry Relevant Courses: IMT Nagpur focuses on innovative and industry relevant courses based on experiential learning like 'social entrepreneurship project'; 'strategies for life & career' courses.
  • 1.2 Top Accreditation: IMT Nagpur has received the SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System). accreditation from ‘The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA)’ accreditation for a period of 5 years which is the highest level for any Institute. IMT Nagpur is also NBA Accredited, AICTE approved and its PGDM program is awarded MBA equivalence by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • 1.3 Ranked amongst Best B-Schools: IMT Nagpur is consistently rising in the ranks of the top B-Schools in India. Business Standard has ranked IMT Nagpur among A1 category of B-schools; B-School Rankings 2022 have ranked IMT Nagpur at 36 among top B-schools in India; Govt of India, MHRD NIRF Ranking 2021 ranks IMT Nagpur among top 100 B-schools in India.
  • 1.4 Record Placements 2022: IMT Nagpur has registered 25% hike in average salary in Placement 2022 which has gone up to Rs. 10.00 Lakhs Per Annum and 47% hike in highest salary which has gone to Rs 23.57 Lakhs.
  • 1.5 Top Recruiters: IMT Nagpur has attracted various companies in placement 2022 season. Some of its top recruiters include IBM, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, KPMG, Bain&Co. Amazon, Aditya Birla, SBI Life, RBL Bank, TCS, Wipro, Axis Bank, and HCL among others.
  • 1.6 Pedagogy with Experiential Learning: Pedagogical innovations, such as lab-based courses, outbound programs, flexi-core courses, certificate courses with industry leaders like KPMG, NSE, IBM, are conducted.
  • 1.7 International Exchange: IMT Nagpur has academic partnerships across boundaries. Some of the partner institutes include FH Kufstein Tirol University of Applied Sciences, Austria; Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada; ESC Rennes School of Business, France; ESC- Dijon, Burgundy School of Business, France; Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL), Germany; ALBA Graduate Business School, Athens, Greece among other prominent institutes located in Mexico, Portugal, Poland, Brazil and other countries.
  • 1.8 Strong Faculty Pool: IMT Nagpur has a strong faculty pool with perfect blend of industry and academic background. Besides faculty, 100+ senior corporate leaders visit IMT Nagpur in an academic year for interacting with students and share their knowledge and thoughts with them.
  • 1.9 Strong Alumni Network: IMT Nagpur has a 4000+ strong alumni network and also 30,000+ IMT group alumni network across the globe.
  • 1.10 Student Driven Campus: IMT Nagpur is a student driven campus with plenty of professional and personal growth opportunities in the form of committees, academic forums and clubs.

Dr P Janaki Ramudu - Dean-Academics and Professor at IMT Nagpur says, We at IMT Nagpur strive for innovation from time to time by leveraging the technology platforms and other IT infrastructure. The major USP of IMT Nagpur is innovative and industry driven curriculum followed by experiential learning environment.”

2. IMT Nagpur Fees, Programmes Offered, Intake
Let’s now come to IMT Nagpur Programmes offered, Fees, Specializations and Total intake.

  • IMT Nagpur Fees: The total IMT Nagpur fees payable is Rs.12.12 lakhs for two years. The fees include hostel and mess charges and caution money.
  • Programmes Offered: IMT Nagpur offers AICTE approved 2 years full time residential PGDM, PGDM (Financial Management) and PGDM (Marketing) programs.
  • Specializations Offered: In its PGDM programme, IMT Nagpur offers specialization in Marketing, Finance, HR & OB, Operations Management, Business Analytics & IT, and Economics. There is an option of dual specialization as well.
  • Total Seats: IMT Nagpur offers three programs with a total intake of 360 seats.

3. IMT Nagpur Placements 2022
As said, IMT Nagpur saw record placements this year. It has registered 25% rise in the average salary in placements 2022 and 47% rise in the highest salary. Almost all students – 99% to be precise – have been placed at IMT Nagpur! Let’s check more details.

Placement 2022 Highlights

  • Average salary goes up by 25% to Rs. 10.00 LPA from Rs.7.97 LPA last year
  • Highest Salary goes up to Rs.23.57 LPA from Rs.16 LPA last year .i.e., a rise of 47%.
  • 100+ Recruiters already visited the campus.

Top Recruiters at IMT Nagpur
Among the 60+ recruiters some of the top recruiters in IMT Nagpur Placements include Accenture, Arcesium India Pvt Ltd, Bain & Company, Metro Cash and Carry India, Amazon, KPMG Global Services, Khimji Ramdas LLC, Oxane Partners, Cognizant, Capgemini, Schneider Electric, Bata, Infosys, Wipro, and ICICI Bank    

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4. IMT Nagpur Scholarships
IMT Nagpur offers wide range of scholarships to the students in different PGDM programmes. They are as follow:

  • Upto 5% of “approved intake” per course shall be available under tuition fee waiver scheme as per the AICTE guidelines.
  • The candidates eligible for merit scholarship for 90+ percentile category (CAT, XAT) or 650 and above in GMAT may receive a scholarship of 40% on total academic fees.
  • All female students may receive a scholarship of 5% of academic fees under Smt. Leela Nath memorial scholarship scheme.

5. IMT Nagpur Admission 2022: Selection process
The first phase of application process for IMT Nagpur Admission 2022 was closed on January 31. Those who missed the first phase of application submission can Apply Now

5.1 IMT Nagpur Selection Criteria
Exam Accepted:
IMT Nagpur will accept CAT 2021, XAT 2022 and CMAT 2022 exam score as well as GMAT score for PGDM admission 2022.

Shortlisting for Final Selection Round:

  • Applicants will be short-listed for PI Round on the basis of one of the following test  score available CAT 2021 OR XAT 2022 OR GMAT OR CMAT 2022
  • IMT Nagpur will shortlist the CMAT 2022 test takers based on their CMAT All India Ranks from 1 to 5100
  • The candidates who have applied on the basis of more than one test score, the best score of such candidates shall be taken into the consideration at the time of Admission Offer

5.2 IMT Nagpur Admission Cut off
IMT Nagpur admission cut off in shortlisting process last year were as below. It is expected that IMT Nagpur would apply similar cut off for admission 2022.

Exam Accepted
Cut off
IMT Nagpur CAT cut off
75 Percentile
IMT Nagpur XAT cut off
75 Percentile
IMT Nagpur CMAT cut off
All India CMAT 2022 Rank 5100
IMT Nagpur GMAT cut off
550 Score

The candidate shortlisted for PI Round will be evaluated on following five parameters:

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Business Affairs and General Awareness
  • Domain Knowledge
  • Future potential for employability

The final merit of the candidate is a cumulative weighted average of the following components:

  • CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT (best score)
  • Academic Scores (Xth, XIIth and graduation) and quality/reputation and ranking of graduating college/institute/university
  • Performance in Personal Interview round
  • Work experience, both in duration and quality (for working candidates)

5.3 IMT Nagpur Admission 2022: Final Selection Criteria Weights
Weightage parameters in IMT Nagpur admission 2022 are as below:


Percentage of Weightage

Key Points to Note



Best Score obtained in one of the exams will be considered

Academic score & Quality of Graduating Institute


Quality of Graduating Institute/College/University will be considered

Work Experience (Duration & Quality)


Highest Weightage depends upon the duration and quality of work experience

Academic Diversity


For Non-Engineers

critical thinking and personal interview


Depends upon the Performance of the candidate in PI round



Both merit and campus score cut offs will be the basis of selection

6. How to Apply for IMT Nagpur Admission 2022
To explore admission opportunity in IMT Nagpur, candidates need to apply for admission by filling up the application form of IMT Nagpur Apply Now

7. IMT Nagpur Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  1. IMT Nagpur eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  2. Apart from a recognized graduate degree, the candidate should be registered and appeared in at least one of the exams namely CAT 2021/XAT 2022/CMAT 2022 or GMAT (Taken between Jan 1, 2018 and February 28, 2022).
  3. 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 Nagpur Admission

8. IMT Nagpur Admission 2022: Important Dates
Let’s review the important dates for IMT Nagpur Admissions 2022.

Admission 2022 Activity
Important Dates
Online Common Application closed: Phase-1
January 31, 2022
Online Common Application Opens: Phase-2
February 1, 2022
Online Common Application Opens: Phase-3
April 10, 2022
IMT Nagpur Last Date to Apply for Admissions 2022
May 15, 2022
Session Commencement
June 2022

So how can you ensure that you get into IMT Nagpur? Speaking to, Dr Pawan Jain said, “Candidates can improve their chances to get into IMT Nagpur by doing well in the personal interview which requires that the candidates are thorough in their subject knowledge (graduation specialization), have kept themselves updated with the latest news in business, economy and the world, they are clear in their career goal and objective.”

To close, we hope this article was useful...IMT Nagpur Admission process is open for a few more days. Apply Now

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