IIM Ahmedabad

Institute of Management Ahmedabad - (IIMA)

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Vastrapur, Ahmedabad – 380 015 Gujarat – INDIA

Approved By: AICTE       Type: Public

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IIM Ahmedabad Overview

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) was established in 1961. It was set up by a group of free-thinking individuals including space scientist Dr. Vikram Sarabhai an eminent industrialist and philanthropist Sri Kasturbhai Lalbhai and was supported by the then Chief Minister of Gujarat, Dr. Jivraj Mehta. This group together formed an alliance with the government at the center and the state, local authorities, the Ford foundation and the Harvard business School, to establish the foundation of the Institute. The institution is managed by IIMA society, formed under the Societies Act. IIMA was the first management school in the country to be awarded European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

IIMA believes in performing in high standards by connecting and reaching out with the corporates, researchers, local community. The institute offers e-Enabled online programs exclusively designed for the working executives. These sessions are delivered online through highly interactive and live sessions. The objective of these programs is to deliver information and knowledge support to business leaders. The institute also offers open and customized online programs for individuals who are unable to attend on-campus programs.

IIM Ahmedabad Highlights:-

ParticularsStats

Location

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Type of institute

Public/ Autonomous

Ranking (2020)

National:

– 1 for MBA by NIRF

– 2 for IIMs by Outlook 

International:

– 61 by Financial Times Global MBA Rankings

– 58 by Financial Times Executive Education Rankings (Open)

Number of courses offered

5+

Types of programmes

PG, doctoral-level

Exams conducted

CAT

Gender intake

Co-ed

Total faculty members

108

Application mode

Online

Exams accepted

– PG courses: CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE

– PhD: GATE/ UGC NET

Total student intake

385

Total scholarships offered

10+

Highest package (2019)*

Rs 70 lakh (domestic)

Average package (2019)*

Rs 25.83 lakh (domestic)

Top recruiters (2020)

Accenture, HSBC, Amazon, Citi Bank, Barclays, Aditya Birla Group, P&G, TATA and Nokia among others

Type of scholarships offered

Merit-based

Need-based

Official website

www.iima.ac.in

IIM Ahmedabad Executive Programs Offered

1. One Year Full-time Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (MBA-PGPX)

2. Blend Learning Programs:-

Blended Learning Programmes offer online executive programmes through highly interactive and live sessions. IIM both open and customised online programmes for those who are unable to attend our on-campus programmes.List of Open programs are given below:-

S.NoProgram
1Executive Programme in Advanced Business Analytics (EPABA)
2Senior Management Programme – Blended Learning Mode (SMP)
3Accelerated General Management Programme – Blended Learning Mode(AGMP)
4Strategic Management (D2D mode)
5Executive Programme in Business Finance (EPBF) 

3. Open Online Executive Programs:-

IIM Ahmedabad offer executive programmes in an online mode with duration ranging from one to five weeks.Open executive programns are given below:-

S.NoProgram
1Enhancing Sales Force Performance (Online)
2Uncertainty, Complexity and Risk in Projects (Online)
3Big Data Analytics (Online)
4Strategic Analytics: Weaving Analytics into Decision Making (Online)
5The Winning Edge: Communication Strategies for Leaders (Online)
6Neuroscience in Marketing (Online)
7HR Auditing-Preparing the Ground for Strategic HRM (Online)
8Financial Analysis of Business (Online) (Second Offering)
9General Management for Shipping (Online)
10B2B Marketing (Online)
11Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Business (Online)

IIM Ahmedabad Admission Procedure

The selection of the candidates for the admission is based on preliminary screening and shortlisting for Analytical Writing Test (AWT) & personal interview. The candidate applying for the admission can always refer to the official website of the IIM’s and the respective IIM Branch in which he/she is interested in. The admission process is purely based on the merit and the shortlisted students can further go for a personal interview conducted by IIMA officials located at different places. The international students are mostly called for video conference for a personal interview. The admission process isn’t as simple as the usual B-Schools as it holds the prestige position in the management education in the country the admission to it requires a competitive and person with interpersonal qualities with good academic and professional backgrounds. 

  • For the Admission process, applicants are shortlisted on the basis of CAT score.
  • The Next step in IIMA Application Process is the Analytical Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (PI).
  • Based on the performance of AWT and PI, the Admission offer letter will be sent to all the successful candidates.

IIM Ahmedabad Executive Programs Fee Structure

One Year Full-time Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (MBA-PGPX):-

Total fees for MBA – PGPX program is INR 28,000,00.

Blended Executive Programs Fees:-

S.NoProgramFees
1Executive Programme in Advanced Business Analytics (EPABA)INR. 367,150 + GST
2Senior Management Programme – Blended Learning Mode (SMP)INR. 640,000 + GST
3Accelerated General Management Programme – Blended Learning Mode(AGMP)INR. 615,000 + GST
4Strategic Management (D2D mode)INR. 125,000 + GST
5Executive Programme in Business Finance (EPBF)INR. 314,000 + GST

Online Executive Programs Fees:-

S.NoProgramFees
1Enhancing Sales Force Performance (Online)INR 60,000 + GST
2Uncertainty, Complexity and Risk in Projects (Online)INR 84,000 + GST
3Big Data Analytics (Online)INR 105,000 + GST
4Strategic Analytics: Weaving Analytics into Decision Making (Online)INR 129,500 + GST
5The Winning Edge: Communication Strategies for Leaders (Online)INR 98,000 + GST
6Neuroscience in Marketing (Online)INR 77,000 + GST
7HR Auditing-Preparing the Ground for Strategic HRM (Online)INR 56000 + GST
8Financial Analysis of Business (Online) (Second Offering)INR 56000 + GST
9General Management for Shipping (Online)INR 98,000 + GST
10B2B Marketing (Online)INR 98,000 + GST
11Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Business (Online)INR 98,000 + GST

IIM Ahmedabad Executive Programs Admission Important Dates 2021

Online Open Executive Program Last Date to Apply:-

S.NoProgramLast Date to Apply
1Enhancing Sales Force Performance (Online)March 15, 2021
2Uncertainty, Complexity and Risk in Projects (Online)March 12, 2021
3Big Data Analytics (Online)March 12, 2021
4Strategic Analytics: Weaving Analytics into Decision Making (Online)March 11, 2021
5The Winning Edge: Communication Strategies for Leaders (Online)March 5, 2021
6Neuroscience in Marketing (Online)March 1, 2021
7HR Auditing-Preparing the Ground for Strategic HRM (Online)March 1, 2021
8Financial Analysis of Business (Online) (Second Offering)March 1, 2021
9General Management for Shipping (Online)February 26, 2021
10B2B Marketing (Online)February 26, 2021
11Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Business (Online)February 24, 2021

Blend Executive Program Last Date to Apply:-

S.NoProgramLast Date to Apply
1Executive Programme in Advanced Business Analytics (EPABA)April 25, 2021

IIM Ahmedabad Executive Programs Admission Eligibility Criteria

Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (MBA-PGPX) Admission Eligibility Criteria:- The admission eligibility criteria are listed are below for program:-

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • A valid GMAT/GRE score (GMAT/GRE scores are valid for five years from the date to the application deadline date of the round in which candidate is applying.
  • Age of 25 years as on March 31, 2021
  • Minimum 4 years of full time work experience after completion of graduation.

Online Open Executive Program Admission Eligibility Critera:- Candidate should be  middle and senior managers and experience in their working domain.

Blend Executive Program Admission Eligibility Criteria:-

  • Working managers with an experience profile of five years or more, who are graduates (10+2+3)/postgraduates in any discipline with 50% marks.
  • Participants would be selected on the basis of assessment of their background and motivation based on the application form submitted.

IIM Ahmedabad Ranking

National Rankings:-

IIMA is consistently rated as the Top B-School in India by reputed national agencies:

Ranking By20192020
National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) (Management Category)2nd1st
Business world1st1st
Business Today1st1st
Outlook2nd1st

International Rankings in 2021:-

  1. IIMA has been ranked 48th in the FT (Financial Times) Global MBA Ranking 2021 in its top 100 list of B-Schools.
  2. IIMA is at number two position in ‘Salary today (US$)’‘Weighted salary (US$)’ and ‘Career progress rank’ and is at number six position in ‘Alumni recommend rank’  and has 100 percent ‘Faculty with doctorates’.

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