IIM Ahmedabad – Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

IIM Ahmedabad
IIM Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Vastrapur, Ahmedabad – 380015
Gujarat – India
Web:- www.iima.ac.in

IIMA Campus Experience
IIMA Campus Experience

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)

Two-Year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) offered by IIM Ahmedabad are:

  • (a)Two-Year Post Graduate Programme in Management .
  • (b)Food and Agri-business Management (MBA-FABM).


Year of Establishment 1961
Managed by IIMA Society
International Award & Accreditation EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) & EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development).
1st Full Time Director Ravi J. Matthai, first full-time Director, 1965-72
Motto ‘Vidya viniyogadvikasa’— ‘development through the distribution or application of knowledge’

IIM Ahmedabad Rankings, MBA Fees Structure

  • 20th Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking
  • 61st Financial Times Global MBA Rankings
  • 57th Financial Times Executive Education Rankings (Open)-2019
  • 49th, 2019 Financial Times Executive Education Rankings (Custom)
  • 1st, 2019 Eduniversal Best Master’s Ranking in Agribusiness/ Food Industry Management
  • Businessworld -1st, 2019
  • 1st Business Today -2019
  • 1st National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) (Management Category) 2020
  • 2nd Outlook 2019
Current Chairperson Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman – Aditya Birla Group

IIM Ahmedabad Admission 2022, Fees & Courses

Programme Offered
  • Two-Year Post Graduate Programme in Management (MBA)
  • Two-Year Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-business Management (MBA-FABM)
  • One-Year Full Time Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (MBA-PGPX)
  • Faculty Development Programme (FDP)
  • Armed Forces Programme (AFP)
  • e-Mode Post Graduate Programme (ePGP)
  • ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics (ePGD-ABA)
  • Ph.D. Programme in Management
IIM Ahmedabad’s flagship programme IIMA Postgraduate Programme (PGP)

IIM Ahmedabad Fees & Postgraduate Programme (PGP)

Chairperson Prof. Pradyumana Khokle
Course objective Main objective is to develop young men and women into competent professional managers, capable of working in any sector of organized activity, proceeding leadership and achieving excellence in performance while contributing to the welfare of the larger society.
Duration 2 years full time
Terms Trimester
Course Sessions & Credits 480 sessions (Approx.) encompassing 24 credits (Approx.)
Summer Internship eight to nine weeks
  • Agri Management.
  • Entrepreneurship.
  • Innovations in education.
  • Business Policy.
  • Communication.
  • Economics.
  • Finance and Accounting.
  • Human Resources Management.
  • Information Systems.
  • Marketing.
  • Organizational Behaviour.
  • Production and Quantitative Methods.
  • Public Systems Group.
  • Others.
Student Exchange Participating institutions -80 (150 students go abroad and about 90 students come to India to study at IIM Ahmedabad through the exchange programme
  • The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST ) / Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%.
  • A minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
  • A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply
Admission Process Analytical Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (For Candidates short-listed, Having Minimum Cut-offs of CAT)
Admission Process Cities  Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi/NCR

IIM Ahmedabad Fees Structure 2022-24

IIM Ahmedabad Fees Structure The Total 2 year full-time courses fee

Candidates who are offered final admission have to pay the IIM Ahmedabad MBA fees. IIM Ahmedabad fees for the batch 2022-24 are to be approximately Rs. 23,00,000

Seat Reservations  27% of the seats are reserved for NC-OBC, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST candidates, 5% for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD), and up to 10% for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). 10% extra seats are reserved for foreign nationals
Degree Graduates of the PGP will be awarded a degree of “Master of Business Administration (MBA)”.
Entrance Exams CAT/ GMAT
Hostel Facilities Dormitories and flats for married students
Double Degree Program Universities
  1. ESSEC, Cedex, France.
  2. University of Bocconi, Milano, Italy.
  3. HEC School of Management, Paris, France.
  4. European Business School (EBS),  Oestrich-Winkel, Germany.
  5. University of Cologne,  Germany.
  6. ESCP-Europe Business School, France.

One Term Exchange Universities

  • Asian Institute of Management, Makati City, Philippines
  • Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand
  • China Europe International Business School, Shanghai, China
  • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
  • International University of Japan, Nigata, Japan
  • KAIST Graduate School of Management, Seoul, Korea
  • Nanyang Business School, Singapore
  • NUS Business School (National University of Singapore), Singapore
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Keio Business School, Keio Uni. Japan
  • Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Graduate School of Management, University of Kyoto, Japan
  • Graduate School of Commerce (Waseda Business School), Waseda University, Japan
  • Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • School of Management, Fudan University,China
  • Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University,  Russia


  • Australian Graduate School of Management, Sydney
  • The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • University of Otago, New Zealand


  • Copenhagen Business School, Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • EDHEC, Cedex, France
  • ESADE, Barcelona, Spain
  • ESCP-EAP, Cedex, France
  • ESC-Toulouse Cedex, France
  • ESSEC, Cedex, France
  • ESSEC, Cedex, France – MS, MIA (for PGP-ABM)
  • European Business School (EBS),  Oestrich-Winkel, Germany
  • HEC School of Management, Paris, France
  • Aalto School of Economics & Bus. Administration, Helsinki, Finland
  • Instituto de Empressa, Madrid, Spain (IE Buss School)
  • Jonkoping International Business School, Jonkoping, Sweden
  • KOC University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • HHL-Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Leipzig, Germany
  • Manchester Business School, Manchester,UK
  • Norwegian School of Economics , Norway
  • Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences, Pforzheim, Germany
  • Rotterdam School of Management, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Solvay Business School, Brussels, Belgium (Uni. Of Libre De)
  • Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
  • University of Bocconi, Milano, Italy
  • University of Cologne, Koln, Germany
  • The Netherlands University of Maastricht, Maastricht,
  • University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
  • University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Vienna University of Economics & Business Admn.,  Vienna, Austria
  • Munster School of Business and Economics, Germany (MSBE)
  • WHU Koblenz Graduate School of Management,


  • Louvain School of Management, Belgium
  • Catolica Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
  • France Business School (Old Name: ESC Bretagne Brest), France
  • ESC Rennes School of Business, France
  • Emlyon Business School, France.
  • IESEG School of Management, France.
  • CEU Business School, Hungary.
  • HEC Lausanne, Switzerland.


  • Stern School of Business, NYU, New York
  • The Anderson School at UCLA, Los Angeles
  • The Kenan Flagler Business School, UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • University of Chicago Graduate School Of Business, Chicago,  Illinois (Booth)
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas (McCombs School of Business)
  • Washington University (John M. Olin School of Business),  St. Louis
  • Columbia Business School, New York
  • Marshall Goldsmith School of Management,
  • Alliant International University, San Diego, USA
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Fisher College of Business , The Ohio State University,
  • Colombus, Ohio (suggested other activities)
  • Darden School of Business School, University of Virginia,  Virginia
  • Goizueta Business School, Emory University, open sans
  • Instituto Tecnologico Autonoma de Mexico (ITAM)
  • The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, North Carolina


  • Universidad De Los Andes School of Management, Bogota, Colombia
  • Universidad ESAN, Peru


  • McGill University, Montreal
  • Sauder School Of Business, Vancouver
  • Schulich School of Business, Toronto Ontario
  • University of British Columbia


  • University of Capetown, South Africa
  • Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
  • Gordon Institute of Business,Johannesburg

IIM Ahmedabad MBA Fees, Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-business Management (MBA-FABM)

Course Chairperson Prof. Satish Deodhar
Programme Objective To transform young men and women into competent professional managers for the agriculture, food, agri-business, rural and allied sectors.
Ranking PGP-FABM,  Ranked Number 1 in the World in Agribusiness and Food Industry Management programs by Eduniversal, Paris, France
Pedagogy Case Method, Group Work
Student Exchange Universities ESSEC, Paris, France (International Food Industry Management), University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancavour, Canada (Master of Food & Resource Economics), Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China and NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Norway

IIM Ahmedabad MBA Fees & Scholarships

IIM Ahmedabad Scholarships

  • IIMA Special Need Based Scholarships.
  • SC/ST Scholarships: Rs.150per month for 10 months.
  • IIMA Exit Scholarships: Graduate from IIM Ahmedabad and going for entrepreneurship, “Not-for-Proft”
    organization or pursue doctoral
  • Scholarships offered by Government of India:SC/ST Scholarships, Students with Disabilities (merit-cum-means){Central Sector Scheme for Top Class Education}, Minority Welfare Scholarship.
  • Scholarships offered by Alumni:PGP Alumni Endowment Funds,Peri Viswanath Scholarship,Shri GC Mital Entrepreneurship Aid, Smt. J Nagamma Memorial Award.
  • Scholarships offered by Industries/Corporations:Aditya Birla Group Scholarships, Dunia Scholarships for scholastic excellence, OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarship, T. Thomas Scholarship.

General Conditions for the Award of all Scholarships/Financial Aid

  • Students violating the Institute’s disciplinary norms or proved to be guilty of misconduct will not be considered for the award of any of these scholarships/financial aid.
  • The Institute’s Financial Aid and Awards Committee may prescribe minimum grade points that a student must receive to become eligible for the award of scholarships.
  • A student can accept more than one scholarship/financial aid in an academic year, provided there is no objection from the sponsors, and the total amount of such scholarships/financial aid put together does not exceed the actual yearly expenses (PGP fees and other charges plus boarding and lodging as well as personal expenses up to Rs.30,000 per year) payable to IIMA during the same academic year.
  • The recipient of a scholarship/financial aid should inform the Admissions Office immediately if he/she receives any other scholarship or financial aid from sources other than the Institute.
  • The conditions governing the award of scholarships/financial aid are subject to change at the discretion of the Institute/sponsor organizations.
  • The Institute reserves the right to withdraw a scholarship/financial aid already awarded, on the following grounds: (i) providing false information in the scholarship/financial aid application, (ii) violation of Institute’s disciplinary norms, and (iii) misconduct.
  • The decisions of the Financial Aid and Awards Committee regarding the award of scholarships/financial aid shall be final.

Campus Facilities

Students’ Personal and Career Development Centre (SPCDC) On campus – aim is to create a campus environment that celebrates happiness, wellbeing, and diversity
Committee for Managing Gender Issues (“CMGI”) Internal Committee
Awards & Honours (For Students)
  • The Kollengode V. Srinivas Award
  • The S. Umapathy Prize
  • IFCI and Chaudhary-Padmanabhan-Pant Award
  • The S. K. Seth Memorial Award
  • The Academic Merit Award
  • Travel Awards
  • Long Service Award
  • The Sajeev Sirpal Academic and Creativity Excellence Award
  • The “Late Shri B. V. Doshi Memorial Entrepreneurship Assistance”
  • The Smt. J Nagamma Memorial Award
  • Outstanding Sportsperson Award
  • The IIMA Alumni VVEF Outstanding Researcher Award
  • The Marti Mannariah Gurunath Outstanding Teacher Award
Partnership in International Management IIMA PIM Member with network of 62 business schools worldwide
Library The Vikram Sarabhai Library (VSL) – 2,62,350+ eBooks, 2,00,848+ Books, 142 Print Periodicals, 28,866 eJournals, 53,189 Bound Volumes, 22 Newspapers, 2376 eNewspapers, 140+ Databases, 393 Thesis, 2160+ Project Reports, 2454 Working Papers, 20 Kindle eBook Readers.

IIM Ahmedabad Programme and number of seats

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IIM Ahmedabad Average Package & Recruiters

IIM Ahmedabad Average Package Rs 26.13 LPA
Highest Package As per the 2021 final placement report of IIM Ahmedabad, the highest salary offered was
Recruiters : Accenture Strategy, Amazon, Bain & Company, Goldman Sachs, African Industries Group, Landmark Group, Deloitte, EY & BCG

IIM Ahmedabad PGPX Fee Structure 2022-24

Payment mode 1

Phases Married Student Hostel (MSH)*
Single Accommodation*
First Commitment Fee INR 2,00,000 INR 2,00,000
Second Commitment Fee INR 12,00,000 INR 12,00,000
Balance Programme Fee INR 18,00,000 INR 16,00,000
Caution Money (refundable) INR 70,000 INR 35,000

Payment mode 2

Phases Married Student Hostel (MSH)*
Single Accommodation*
First Commitment Fee INR 2,00,000 INR 2,00,000
Balance Fee: 1st Installment INR 14,40,000 INR 12,40,000
Balance Fee: 2nd Installment INR 10,66,000 INR 10,66,000
Balance Fee: 3rd Installment INR 5,33,000 INR 5,33,000
Caution Money (refundable) INR 70,000 INR 35,000

IIM Ahmedabad Fees – past years – 2016 to 2021













2021 Rs. 28,00,000