IMT announces admissions to its two year, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and MBA Program for June 2019-21 batch

IMT announces admissions to its two year, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and MBA Program for June 2019-21 batch

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~ The Online Application window will be open till November 22, 2018 ~

With the vision of offering world-class management education in India, Institute of Management Technology (IMT) India’s premier B-School has announced the opening of its admissions process for its two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and MBA programs for its June 2019-21 batch. The application window will remain open from August 23, 2018 to November 22, 2018. Candidates can apply for the globally accredited residential programmes at Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Dubai and Hyderabad campus.


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. This year, applicants may submit any one of test scores: CAT-2018 OR XAT-2019 OR GMAT (1st January 2015 – February 28, 2019) OR CMAT 2019 (Nagpur & Hyderabad only) score. Applicants can submit more than one test score. Applicants further will be short-listed for Personal Interview on the basis of one of the following test score available CAT 2018 OR XAT 2019 OR GMAT OR CMAT 2019 (Nagpur & Hyderabad campus). Applicants will be called for Personal Interview process only once. The PI process will be common for all IMT campuses.


Application Process:

  • Candidates must fill in the online Common Application form available at
  • Candidates should take the CAT 2018/XAT 2019 or GMAT *
  • Application fee of Rs. 2000/- plus applicable taxes*.
  • Final selections process for ‘IMT-FIT’ candidates: Test scores followed by Personal Interview Process (PI)

*For more details please visit     


Important Dates:

  • Online Application form opens: August 23, 2018
  • Last date of submission: November 22, 2018
  • Personal Interview Process (PI)- February – March 2019


Selection process:

IMT has made a very significant change in the selection process of candidates who are “IMT-Fit”, IMT will conduct the Personal Interview process in February and March 2019 for shortlisted candidates from the IMT Common Application form for its final selection process.


Personal Interview:

The candidates shortlisted will have a Personal Interview process of approximately 20-25 minutes, during which he/she will be evaluated on four parameters: The parameters are as follows:

  1. Communication/Interpersonal skills
  2. Analytical/Problem solving skills
  3. Business Affairs and General Awareness
  4. Domain Knowledge


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

  1. CAT/XAT/GMAT (best score)
  2. Academic Scores (Xth, XIIth and graduation) and quality/reputation and ranking of graduating college/institute/university
  3. Performance in Personal Interview process in terms of above mentioned parameters.
  4. 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, i.e. Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Dubai and Hyderabad

Below mentioned is the weightage given to each parameter for selection:



Test score Percentile (best score in CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT*)


Academic score & Quality of graduating institute/university/college


Work experience (duration & quality)


Performance in Personal Interview




*CMAT percentile is considered for IMT Nagpur and IMT Hyderabad campuses only

Prof. Asish K Bhattacharyya, Director, IMT Ghaziabad said, “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”.


New Courses in curriculum of 2019-2021

The curriculum in 2019-21 is forward looking as it will include core courses in the first year to create a broad based understanding of management discipline, supplemented with specialized learning in second year. The first year of PGDM program will include a special Foundation term to bring all the students with diverse backgrounds to the same platform, also 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. This is a credit course for students and gets them ready not only for a career in business but also helps them to synthesise their learning in PGDM first year with the way industry functions and prepares them to study electives and raise contemporary questions in class.  In the PGDM Second Year students would complete their electives and qualify as major or minor depending on the elective blends they have chosen, 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.

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