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:


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).


2. Are GIM Courses AICTE Approved?

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


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 6th June 2022 may also apply.


4. What exam scores does GIM accept?

GIM accepts CAT 2021, XAT 2022, GMAT, and CMAT 2022 exam scores.


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 2021 – 82
    • CAT 2020 – 89
    • GMAT - 600
    • CMAT 2021 - 98.50

  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.

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).


7. What is the cost of the GIM application?


Early Bird upto 6th Dec 2021

Up to 10th January 2022

Final Closing (17th January 2022)

One Program

₹ 1750 plus GST

₹ 2500 plus GST

₹ 3500 plus GST

Two Programs

₹ 1750 plus GST

₹ 2500 plus GST

₹ 3500 plus GST

Three Programs

₹ 3500 plus GST

₹ 4000 plus GST

₹ 5000 plus GST

Four Programs

₹ 3500 plus GST

₹ 4000 plus GST

₹ 5000 plus GST


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

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


Average Salary

Highest Salary


12 LPA

27.8 LPA


10.40 LPA

26 LPA



30.17 LPA


11 LPA

17.20 LPA


9. What are the dates for online registration for 2022-24 admissions at GIM?

I.Early Bird – 6th December 2021

II.CAT 2021 – 20TH December 2021

III.Last Date – 10TH January 2022

IV.Final closing (With late fee) – 17TH January 2022