IMI PGDM - International Management Institute

International Management Institute (IMI) 2009

Program Offered by IMI

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM 2009-2011)
  • Two year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDM-HR) 2009-11

IMI 2009 Eligibility

The Program is targeted at individuals with high potential for success in their chosen career. Selection is therefore very rigorous and competitive.

IMI 2009 Academic Qualification

The School also has several Extension Programs like:

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 50% aggregate marks in any discipline under 10 + 2+ 3 system from a recognized University. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

Candidates appearing in the final year of their bachelor's degree are also eligible, provided they complete all formalities of their examination before June 30, 2009 and furnish the proof of having met the minimum eligibility criteria by September 30, 2009.

IMI 2009 Important Dates

Availability of IMI Brouchure & Application FormAugust 8, 2008
Starting date of Sale of CAT BulletinsJuly 16 2008
Last Date for Submitting CAT application at IIMsSeptember 5, 2008
CAT ExaminationNovember 16, 2008
Last Date of Sale of IMI Brouchure & Application formNovember 14, 2008
Last Date of Receipt of Completed IMI Application formNovember 14, 2008

IMI 2009 Application Form

1. Application : IMI Brochure and Application Form and brochure can be acquired by one time payment of Rs. 1500/- for one program. An applicant can apply for the other long term program (PGDM-HR) on an additional payment of Rs.500 for an additional application form through the following means.

  • By cash payment at IMI
  • By post (enclosing demand draft drawn in favour of IMI payable at Delhi)
  • On-line application through (need to make a payment by credit card) (on-line availability and mailing of Brochure and Application material will begin from August 8, 2008).

2. Admission Test: Candidates are required to appear for the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by Indian Institutes of Management at different Centres all over the country. The CAT examination will be held on November 16, 2008.

IMI will receive the test scores from the IIM for those candidates who have appeared in the CAT and have also applied to IMI for the two-year PGDM and PGDM-HR. IMI uses CAT scores as one of several criteria for short-listing candidates. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the program.

Foreign students and NRI sponsored candidates are required to take the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) at a test centre outside India.

3. Group Discussion and Interview: Group Discussion and personal interview are integral components of the admissions' process. Besides, the selection procedure also entails evaluating writing skills. The overall objective is to identify and assess the candidate's communication ability, in addition to the overall knowledge of the student.

Besides Delhi, the selection process is normally conducted at other centres including Bangalore, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Jaipur, Trivandrum & Hyderabad. Candidates should indicate their preferred centre(s) for interview in the application form. If a candidate's preferred centre is not available, the candidate will be informed of the change.

IMI reserves the right to cancel any of the centres for the selection process.

4. Admission Offer: Final selection will be based on a careful evaluation of the applicant's academic record from class X, hight through to graduation and/or post graduate qualification, work experience (if any), extra curricular activities, Group Discussion and personal Interview.

Successful candidates will be informed of their final selection by March, 2009. The selected candidates must pay their first fee installment within two weeks of receiving the admission offer, failing which the offer will be withdrawn.