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IMS Ghaziabad was founded in 1990.The flagship program of the B school is Post Graduate Diploma in Management. The two–year full time PGDM program has been accredited the MBA–equivalent status by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the AICTE. The program is also accredited by the National Board of Accreditation. IMS is certified as an ISO-9001:2008 institution by the ministry of information technology, GoI. 

Dr. C.S. Nagpal is Director  of Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad

He can be reached at [email protected]
Currently, IMS Ghaziabad offers PGDM, PGDM-Banking & Finance, PGDM-MM (marketing management), PGDM-TM (tourism management) and part-time PGDM.
The total number of seats offered for various PGDM programs for the academic year 2013-15 is 330. The course fees for different programmes are: PGDM/PGDM-MM – Rs 7 lakh, PGDM-BFS – Rs 5.84 lakh, and PGDM-TM – Rs 4.84 lakh. 
CAT/CMAT/MAT scores accepted
IMS uses CAT/MAT/CMAT scores for short listing candidates for all the PGDM programmes. The final selection will be based on the performance in CAT/MAT/CMAT, group discussion/simulation exercises, personal interview and some other parameters.

 Merit list weightages



Entrance exam




Written ability test (WAT)


Personal interview


Psychometric case analysis


Academic Credentials




 Loans & scholarships on offer 

To motivate prospective candidates and attract meritorious students, scholarships are offered to post graduate management students on the basis of merit, based on CAT/MAT percentile, every year.

Scholarship eligibility criteria

 Marks in qualifying Exam

Scholarship for the 1st year

CAT Score >70 percentile

20% of the tuition fee

CAT Score between 60-70 percentile

10% of the tuition fee

MAT Score > 750/800

15% of the tuition fee

MAT Score between 700-750

10% of the Tuition fee

The following points should be kept in mind while applying for scholarships:

* These scholarships are awarded purely on the basis of merit, subject to the maximum 10% students applying for management programme every year.

* Each scholarship awarded at the time of entry or admission will be valid for one year only and may continue/discontinue in the subsequent year on the basis of academic performance of the student, subject to minimum score of 8.00 CGPA in a 10-point scale.

* The scholarship amount calculated in all the categories will be on the basis of specific percentage of tuition fees only.

* Any amount of scholarship will not be paid in cash, but will be credited to fees of the year concerned.

Apart from above scholarships, the institute awards 7 gold medals to students for contributing towards various facets of life. The purpose of these medals is to cultivate leadership, sense of social responsibility & contribution, holistic development and academic excellence.

The medals are named as under:

• Chairman Medal for Leadership.

• Chairman Medal for Social Responsibility.

• Director Medal for overall Academic Achievement.

• Director Medal for Best Project in Management.

• Director Medal for Best Project in IT.

• Director Medal for Cultural Activities.

• Director medal for Best hosteller. 


As per IMS Ghaziabad, it had an impressive placement year in 2012 with 315 plus offers coming from 143 companies. Apart from banking, financing services & insurance (BFSI), FMCG and management consulting groups were major recruiters. 

Many students got offers for consulting profiles from companies such as Deloitte, Laurent & Benon, Capital IQ, Ernst & Young, etc. FMCG companies like Nestle, ITC and Heinz and media firms like the Times of India Group and Dainik Jagran also recruited students this year. Students received international offers for the Middle-East, South African and Egyptian countries.

The highest international CTC offered was Rs 22 lakh per annum and the highest domestic salary was Rs 8.5 lakh.  The average CTC on campus is Rs 5.3 lakh per annum.

Visit :  http://www.ims-ghaziabad.ac.in/placement.php

IMS Ghaziabad Rankings: 

• Ranked in A1 Category of B Schools by AIMA 2012

• Ranked 7th B School in North India by CSR GHRDC 2012

• NAAC Accredited

Why IMS Ghaziabad :

• One of the oldest B Schools with 22 years of glorious legacy

• PGDM declared equivalent to MBA by AIU and accredited by NBA

• Research Centre of ML Sukhadia University Udaipur

• Strong alumni base of about 7000 PG students

• 315 Placement offers bagged from 143 companies in 2012

• Globally accepted trimester based continuous assessment

• All programmes are AICTE approved

Notable alumni 

Some of the famous alumni of this B school are: Ankur Kundra,  AVP, HSBC, UK; Puneet Mehrotra, senior VP, HSBC; A Sharma, director, Cerebrate Business Consulting; Rajeev Agnihotri, GM (P&A), Hindustan Salt Limited; Amitabh Mukherjee, AVP, Bank of America; Arunnodaya Bajpai, assistant director, ATS; Shailesh Tripathi, regional channel head, HP; Nitin Sharma, AVP, 9XM Pvt Ltd; Sharad Sachdeva, GM (commercial retail), GMR; and Guru Shukla, director, AGS Logistics.

Campus life: Students of IMS Ghaziabad spend time in various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Its marketing, operations and HR festivals are known as Panache, Aayam, and Aaron, respectively.

Take virtual tour   and click at:  http://www.ims-ghaziabad.ac.in/virtual_tour.php

Contact Details of IMS Ghaziabad:

Lal Quan, Bulandshahar Road

Ghaziabad-201 009, National Capital Region, INDIA

Ph. : 0120-4170600

Fax :0120-2866034 

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