Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad


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College: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad

Location: Ahmedabad

Year Established: 1961


Exam: CAT

Summary: IIM Ahmedabad is India’s oldest B-School. It is ranked #1 in MBA Rankings. Its flagship program is the two year full time MBA. Companies that visit IIMA for placements include McKinsey&Co, BCG, Booz Allen Hamilton, P&G, Unilever etc.

IIMA’s alumni have been very successful and count amount others, current RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, MakeMyTrip Founder Deep Kalra, founder Sanjeev Bhikchandani, Author Chetan Bhagat and commentator Harsha Bhogle.

Courses at IIM-A

Course Duration Degree Awarded
Post-Graduate Programme in Management 2 years (PGP)
Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management 2 years (PGP-FABM)
One Year Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives 1 year (PGPX)

In addition to above IIM-A also provides other education programmes such as

  • Faculty Development Programme (FDP)
  • Armed Forces Programme (AFP)

The institute also runs a doctoral programme by the name Fellow Programme in Management (FPM).

Full Time MBA Admission Procedure

Admission to the full time MBA is done through the CAT – Common Admission Test. Based on CAT’s results, candidates are shortlisted and called for an in-person evaluation which includes a Group Discussion and a Personal Interview.