Goa Institute of Management

Courses, Curriculum, Placements, Fees & Admissions 2020

GIM About

  • Goa Institute of Management was founded in 1993 by Rev. Fr. Romuald D'Souza.

  • GIM was established with a mission to create knowledge & nurture leaders for sustainable business and inclusive society.

  • GIM is India’s leading business school which has been committed to the upliftment of the city of Goa through the “Give Goa” initiative.

  • Goa Institute of Management recently secured the prestigious SAQS accreditation for five years.

  • GIM Goa offers three two-year full–time Post Graduate Diploma in Management courses – PGDM, PGDM (HCM), PGDM (BDA)

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GIM Campus & Facilities

  • The campus of Goa Institute of Management is located in Sanquelim, Goa and spreads over 50 acres.

  • The campus is Wi-Fi enabled, connected on fiber optic backbone with high-end switches and speed of 100 MBPS.

  • The classrooms at GIM have A/V aids along with TV, video, projection, and latest presentation techniques.

  • The Main Library has a tie-up with the University of Ohio, USA and houses a collection of more than 7175 titles and 165 subscriptions.

  • GIM Goa is one of the few campuses’ in India that has 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.

  • GIM also has a well-equipped Data Mining Centre.

  • The residential hostel is like a mini city which is well established and has all modern-day facilities like pool, game courts, cafeteria, mess, prayer rooms, amphitheater, and faculty residence as well.

GIM MBA Courses Structure, Curriculum & Pedagogy

  • GIM Goa offers the following two-year full-time postgraduate programs:

    Program Accreditations & Approvals Duration Curriculum
    Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) NBA Accredited AICTE Approved Two-year course Six terms of three months each with 8-10 week summer internship
    Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management (PGDM (HCM)) NBA Accredited AICTE Approved Two-year course Six terms of three months each with 8-10 week summer internship
    Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Big Data Analytics (PGDM (BDA)) Launched in collaboration with SAS India Two-year course Six terms including the 4th term is a 5-month training
  • The curriculum focuses on the changing nature of the business and how one must adapt to stay ahead and succeed. It focuses on experiential learning and the importance of giving back to society.

  • The pedagogy at GIM involves:

    • Lectures
    • Problem Analyses
    • Case Studies in groups
    • Simulated Games
    • Small Group Seminars
    • Laboratory Exercises

GIM Admissions Process

  • The last date to apply at GIM is around the first week of January 2020. Before that, there are various deadlines for filling GIM registration form:

    • First Mover
    • Early Bird / CAT 2019 / Achiever’s Round
    • XAT 2020 / CMAT 2020 / GMAT
    • With Late Fee
  • The eligibility for PGDM, PGDM (HCM), and PGDM (BDA) are:

    • Minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for candidates belonging to SC / ST category) in a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • The total seats for the three courses are:

    PGDM PGDM (HCM) PGDM (BDA)
    240 60 120

GIM Selection Process

  • The selection process for PGDM students is as follows:

    • Apply using CAT 2019 score for Achiever’s round
      • Conducted in January 2020
      • Students will be shortlisted and called for face to face interview
    • Apply using XAT 2020 or CAT 2019 or GMAT or CMAT 2020 for regular round
      • Conducted in March 2020
      • Students will be shortlisted and called for face to face interview
  • The selection process for PGDM (HCM) students is as follows:

    • Apply using XAT 2020 or CAT 2019 or GMAT or CMAT 2020
    • Students will be called for face to face evaluation
  • The selection process for PGDM (BDA) students is as follows:

    • Apply using XAT 2020 or CAT 2019 or GMAT or CMAT 2020
    • Candidates will have to write online exam called GAAT (GIM Analytics Aptitude Test)
    • The candidates shortlisted will be called for face to face interview.
  • The final merit list for all the three programs is calculated based on the below components:

    Components PGDM Achiever’s Round PGDM Regular Round PGDM (HCM) PGDM (BDA)
    Objective/leadership assessment 40% 40% 40% 45%
    Past Academic Record 15% 15% 15% 15%
    Work Experience 10% 10% 10% 10%
    Performance in Face to Face Evaluation 30% 30% 30% 30%
    Composite Diversity Index / Profile Assessment Index* 5% 5% 5% N/A

GIM Placements

  • GIM completed 100 percent 2019 placements for the PGDM & PGDM (HCM) 2017-19 batch.

  • The number of companies that visited the GIM Goa campus was 120 out of which 44 were new companies.

  • The GIM average package and highest package offered were:

    Program Sector Highest Package Average Package
    PGDM Marketing 34 LPA 11.55 LPA
    Finance 24.37 LPA 10.73 LPA
    HR 16 LPA 10.91 LPA
    Operations 22 LPA 11.28 LPA
    PGMD (HCM) 23 LPA 9.5 LPA
  • The number of PPOs offered in PGDM (HCM) were 7 and PGDM were 38.

  • The list of top recruiters coming to the GIM were Reliance, Godrej, Citi Bank, Nestle, Asian Paints, Deloitte, JP Morgan & Chase, Accenture, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Vedanta, Capgemini, Bria Sun Life Insurance, IBM, Infosys, Mahindra, Tata Capital, ITC Ltd., Wipro, Axis Bank, Johnson & Johnson, Hinduja Hospital, Bausch & Lomb, Narayana Health, and Healthium to name a few.

  • Some of the new recruiters that joined the list were Diageo, Barclays, Lenskart.com, Apollo Munich, NetApp, Prodapt, Titan, and Texas Instruments.

  • GIM has a well-established placement cell that works tirelessly to provide opportunities.

GIM Fees

  • The GIM fee for the PGDM, PGDM (HCM) and PGDM (BDA) for the 2019-21 can be paid in six installments (for each term). The GIM fee is as follows:

    Program Academic Fees
    Tuition Fee Others Total
    PGDM INR 1027800 INR 570200 INR 1598000
    PGDM (HCM) INR 625800 INR 570200 INR 1196000
    PGDM (BDA) INR 1027800 INR 570200 INR 1598000
  • In addition to the academic fees, hostel fees need to paid which depends on the type of occupancy chosen by the student.

  • A refundable caution deposit of INR 25000 needs to be paid at the time of admissions which includes the membership fee of GIM Alumni Association.