GIM

Goa Institute of Management - FAQs

Goa Institute of Management was founded in 1993 and is known to holistic business leaders and managers for the last 25 years. If you are interested in pursuing a career with MBA from GIM, here is your one-stop place to answer all the frequently asked questions about the Goa Institute of Management:

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1. What are the courses offered at GIM?

GIM offers the following courses: PGDM, PGDM (Healthcare Management), PGDM (Big Data Analytics), PGDM (Banking Insurance and Financial Services).

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2. Are GIM Courses AICTE Approved?

The PGDM, PGDM (HCM), PGDM (BDA) [launched in 2018 collaboration with SAS India] and PGDM (BIFS) [new programme] are AICTE approved. PGDM and PGDM (HCM) are NBA accredited.

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3. What is the minimum eligibility required to apply for GIM?

Applicants must have a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for candidates belonging to SC / ST category) in a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) recognized by the Association of Indian Universities / AICTE are required. Candidates satisfying all requirements for the degree by 5th June 2021 may also apply.

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4. What exam scores does GIM accept?

GIM accepts CAT 2020, XAT 2021, GMAT, and CMAT 2021 exam scores.

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5. What is the minimum cutoff for CAT, XAT, and CMAT scores while applying for GIM courses?

  1. PGDM: The shortlisting is done as per Achiever’s Round (see next question) and regular round. The cutoff scores for last year’s regular round were:
    • XAT 2020 – 82
    • CAT 2019 – 88
    • GMAT - 600
    • CMAT 2020 - 98

  2. PGDM (HCM), PGDM (BDA), PGDM (BIFS) - There is no specific cutoff. Profiles are carefully scrutinized, and candidates are shortlisted, keeping diversity and their knowledge of the sector in mind.
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6. What is GIM's Achiever's round?

The Achiever's Round is for a selected few candidate with an extraordinary profile. Candidates are shortlisted based on their curricular, extracurricular, and career achievements and profile (qualification, past academic performance, and work experience). Click here to read everything about the Achiever's round.

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7. What is the cost of the GIM application?

Course

First Mover

Early Bird

Up to 12th January 2021

Final Closing (14th January 2021)

One Program

Rs. 1500

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2500

Rs. 3500

Two Programs

Rs. 1500

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2500

Rs. 3500

Three Programs

Rs. 2500

Rs. 3000

Rs. 3500

Rs. 4000

Four Programs

Rs. 3500

Rs. 4000

Rs. 4500

Rs. 5500

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8. How is the placement scenario at Goa Institute of Management?

GIM has had an impeccable placement record for all its programmes:

Programme

Average Salary

Highest Salary

PGDM

11.72 LPA

25.6 LPA

PGDM (HCM)

10.1 LPA

25 LPA

PGDM (BDA)

12.25 LPA

16 LPA

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9. What are some of GIM campus’s highlights?

The campus is spread over 50 acres in Sanquelim, Goa. The entire campus is wi-fi enabled, and the classrooms have the latest AV aids. The library at GIM has a collection of more than 7175 titles and 165 subscriptions. It is one of India's few campuses with terminals streaming live data and updates from Thomson Reuters Eikon, CMIE, Capitaline, CRISIL Fund Raiser, Stock Price Ticker, and News Channels. The lab boasts of providing over 2,000,000 real-time prices, 100,000 economic indicators, and data from all Indian companies listed on NSE and BSE. The students have access to state-of-the-art Data Science Laboratory with cloud service. Click here to read more.

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10. What are the dates for online registration for 2021-23 admissions at GIM?

I. First Mover (all exams) – 30th November 2020

II. CAT / Achiever's round – 15th December 2020

III. Early Bird (XAT/GMAT/CMAT) – 31st December 2020

IV. Last Date (XAT/GMAT/CMAT) – 12th January 2021

V. Final closing (With late fee) – 14th January 2021