IIMA – Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

IIM Ahmedabad
IIM Ahmedabad

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

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    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 Establishment1961
    Managed byIIMA Society
    International Award & AccreditationEQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) & EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development).
    1st Full Time DirectorRavi J. Matthai, first full-time Director, 1965-72
    Current ChairpersonKumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman – Aditya Birla Group
    Motto‘Vidya viniyogadvikasa’— ‘development through the distribution or application of knowledge’

    IIM Ahmedabad Ranking


    • 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

    Programme Offered

    IIM Ahmedabad MBA Courses, Fees, Eligibility, Entrance

    CoursesDurationFeesEligibilityEntrance Exam
    PGPM2 YearsINR 30 lakhBachelor’s degree 50% marks CAT/GMAT
    MBA-FABM2 YearsINR Bachelor’s degree 50% marksCAT/GMAT
    MBA-PGPX1 YearsINRBachelor’s degree 50% marksCAT/GMAT
    MBA-E&I2 YearsINR Bachelor’s degree 50% marksCAT/GMAT
    FDPINR Bachelor’s degree 50% marksCAT/GMAT
    AFPINR Bachelor’s degree 50% marksCAT/GMAT
    ePGPINR Bachelor’s degree 50% marksCAT/GMAT

    Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGP)

    ChairpersonProf. Pradyumana Khokle
    Course objectiveMain 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.
    Duration2 years full time
    Course Sessions & Credits480 sessions (Approx.) encompassing 24 credits (Approx.)
    Summer Internshipeight to nine weeks


    • Agri Management.
    • Entrepreneurship.
    • Innovations in education.
    • Business Policy.
    • Communication.
    • Economics.
    • Finance and Accounting.
    • Human Resources Management.
    • Information Systems.
    • Marketing.
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Production and Quantitative Methods.
    • Public Systems Group.
    • Others.


    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)

    IIM Ahmedabad Programme and Number of Seats

    Programme Name
    PGP FABM47

    Admission Process Cities

     Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi/NCR

    IIMA MBA Fees

    IIM Ahmedabad fees for the batch 2023 is approximately Rs. 25,00,000/- for Indian Nationals and USD 50,000 for Foreigners.

    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


    DegreeGraduates of the PGP will be awarded a degree of “Master of Business Administration (MBA)”.
    Entrance ExamsCAT/ GMAT
    Hostel FacilitiesDormitories and flats for married students

    IIMA International Tie-up

    Double Degree Program Universities

    1. ESSEC, Cedex, France.University of Bocconi, Milano, Italy.
    2. HEC School of Management, Paris, France.
    3. European Business School (EBS),  Oestrich-Winkel, Germany.
    4. University of Cologne,  Germany.
    5. 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

    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-Profit” organization or pursue doctoral studies.
    • 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 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
    Partnership in International ManagementIIMA PIM Member with network of 62 business schools worldwide
    LibraryThe 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.

    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.

    IIM Ahmedabad Average Package & Recruiters

    Average PackageLPA
    IIM Ahmedabad Average PackageRs 26.13 LPA
    Highest PackageAs 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

    Payment mode 1

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

    IIM Ahmedabad PGPX Fee Structure

    Payment Mode 2

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

    IIM Ahmedabad Fees – past years – 2016 to 2021

    Year Fees










    2021Rs. 28,00,000

    Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agri-business Management (MBA-FABM)

    Course ChairpersonProf. Satish Deodhar
    Programme ObjectiveTo transform young men and women into competent professional managers for the agriculture, food, agri-business, rural and allied sectors.
    RankingPGP-FABM,  Ranked Number 1 in the World in Agribusiness and Food Industry Management programs by Eduniversal, Paris, France
    PedagogyCase Method, Group Work
    Student Exchange UniversitiesESSEC, 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


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