GIM - Goa Institute of Management

Goa Institute of Management - GIM PGDM Admission 2009

Admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Management PGDM 2009 - 2011


Minimum 50% aggregate marks in a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) recognised by the Association of Indian Universities/AICTE. Candidates who will complete all requirements for the degree by 15th June 2009 may also apply.

If an applicant does not complete all the requirements of his degree by 15th June 2009, or does not obtain 50% aggregate marks in his degree, the offer of admission made to him will stand cancelled.

The total number of seats is 120. The qualifying cutoff for each year is determined on the basis of the scores of the applicants to the Institute, in the entrance test in that year.

For admission to the post graduate programme in business management 2008-2010, 90.01 was the qualifying percentile cutoff.

For admission to the post graduate programme in business management 2009-2011, only those candidates who register for the XLRI Admissions Test (XAT) 2009 of Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur (XLRI) may apply for admission to GIM.

Selection Procedure: Applicants are required to take the XLRI Admissions Test (XAT), which will be held on January 4, 2009. Register for XAT at Short-listed candidates will be called for further evaluation around February 2009.

GIM Interview centres: Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Panaji.

GIM PGDM 2009 Admission Procedure:

Candidates seeking admission to GIM are required to observe the following procedure:

  • Applicants to GIM are required to take the XLRI Admissions Test (XAT), which will be held on 4th January 2009. Register for XAT at
  • Apply online on Last date for application is 31st December 2008.
  • Candidates who have applied for admission to GIM will be shortlisted on the basis of their XAT scores. The shortlisted candidates will be called for face to face evaluation process for final selection in February/March 2009. (Interview centres - Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Panaji)
  • The final selection will be made tentatively in April 2009 on the basis of XAT scores (50% weightage), the candidate's past academic performance (10% weightage), performance in face to face evaluation process (30 % weightage) and work experience (10% weightage), if any.
  • The academic session would begin in last week of June/first week of July 2009.

For further evaluation, the qualifying cut-off XAT score will be lowered by 15 points for candidates of Goan domicile/origin. Documentary evidence of domicile will have to be supplied along with the completed Application Form.

GIM PGDM 2009 Application Form

Obtain a Demand Draft in favour of 'Goa Institute of Management ', payable at Panaji for Rs. 1200/- (Rupees twelve hundred only) Or make cash payment at coaching institutes centers mentioned on GIM website.

Log on to and follow the instructions and fill the online application form. On successfully completing the online application form, you are provided with a Payment Advice Form.

Take a printout of this page, which is to be mailed along with the Demand Draft/coaching institute receipt to GIM.

On receipt of the payment GIM Bulletin 2009 will be sent to you.

GIM PGDM 2009 Important Dates

1.Admission notice in National DailiesSeptember 2008
2.Filling of online application formsSeptember 2008 to December 2008
3.Last date for online registration31st December 2008
4.Last date to receive payment2nd January 2009
5.XAT (Xavier Labour Relation Institute Admissions Test) 2009 for PGDM4th January 2009
6.Face to Face evaluation processFebruary/March 2009
7.Announcement of Final Admission resultsApril 2009
8.Beginning of new academic sessionLast week June/first week July 2009

Please note: Admission to the Goa Institute of Management is strictly on the basis of merit and no donation in any form is sought or accepted in connection with admission.

Contact Us

Please address all correspondence to:

The Admissions Office,
Goa Institute of Management
Ribandar, Goa 403006
Tel: (0832) 2490300, 2490304
Fax: (0832) 2444136