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GIM Admission 2021: Dates (Revised), Application Process, Eligibility, Selection Criteria

Last updated on July 15th, 2021 by Arunima Sethi

Goa Institute of Management offers a two-year full-time flagship PGDM program in healthcare Management, Banking, Insurance, Financial Services, and Big Data Analytics. Candidates are selected via their merit in the CAT entrance. Apart from CAT/ valid scores in either XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT are also accepted for the PGDM program. The final selection will follow the candidates’ performance in the interview round.

The institute also offers FPM program and admission is based on the Statement of the Purpose, research proposal, score in competitive exams like XAT, CAT, GMAT, CMAT, NET JRF, evaluation of past academic performance, research interest and relevant work experience. The final selection is based on the interview.

The highest salary offered during 2019-2021 placements was INR 25.6 LPA for the PGDM program and INR 21.6 LPA for PGDM-BDA program.

  • Candidates need to hold a bachelor’s degree at least, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks, to apply for the MBA program at this college.
  • Candidates will be selected based- on their figures gained in either CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT.
  • Goa Institute of Management offers both full-time and part-time PGDM programs for all its courses.
  • Candidates matching both the criteria of scoring well in the competitive exams, and showing efficiency in the interview round, will be granted admission at GIM.

GIM Admission Dates 2021 

Exam Events Exam Dates
Application deadline for FPM March 15, 2021
Evaluation Process March 22, 2021
Results Announcement April 15, 2021
Revised dates of PI and I-talk for PGDM April 30, 2021 to May 1, 2021
Revised Date for PGDM and WAT May 2, 2021
Deadline for EMBA Registration May 31, 2021

GIM MBA Admission 2021 

The institute provides a full time 2 years of MBA program in Big Data Analysis.

GIM MBA Eligibility Criteria 

The candidate must graduate in any discipline from an institute recognized by the AICTE, with at least 50% aggregate marks.

GIM MBA Selection Criteria 

Selection will be merit-based on the competitive exam (CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT) and GAAT online test.

GIM PGDM Admission 2021 

The institute provides a full-time PGDM program in various specializations as mentioned below:

Courses Specializations
PGDM Operations, Marketing, General Management, Finance and Accounts, Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
PGDM (HCM) Healthcare Administration, Healthcare & Hospitality, and Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Management
PGDM Financial Service & Banking Insurance
PGDM Part-Time

GIM PGDM Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates must gain at least 50% aggregate marks in their bachelor’s level or equivalent. For SC/ ST candidates, there is a 5% relaxation

GIM PGDM Selection Criteria 

Selection will be merit-based on the competitive exam (CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT) along with Archivers Round interview.

GIM PGDM Cutoff 

The cutoff figures for general candidates for 2021 admission at the GIM, is issued till now. Check the official portal of the college regularly to be aware of the updates.

GIM CAT Cutoff 2021:

Courses Cutoff (General)
PGDM 88
PGDM HCM 88

GIM XAT Cutoff 2021:

Courses Cutoff (General)
PGDM 82
PGDM HCM 82
PGDM Finance & Accounting Marketing 82
PGDM in Marketing Management 82
PGDM HR Management & Organizational Behavior 82

GIM GMAT Cutoff 2021:

Courses Cutoff (General)
PGDM HCM 600

GIM CMAT Cutoff 2021:

Courses Cutoff(General)
PGDM HCM 98

GIM FPM Admission 2021 

The institute provides a full-time FPM program in various specializations as mentioned below:

GIM FPM Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates should hold a master degree in any program, with 60% aggregate marks in both his postgraduate discipline as well as 10+2 exams.

GIM FPM Selection Criteria 

Selection will be merit-based on the competitive exam (CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT) with SOP.

How to Apply? 

Application Process 

Candidates can access the online application from the official website of the college. Check the steps mentioned below so that you can fill the form with ease.

  • Click on the “programs” section on the menu bar.
  • Select the course you want to pursue (PGDM/ PGDM (BIFS/ HCM/ BDA).
  • You will find the “Apply Online” section on the subsequent page. Click on it.
  • Register yourself by inserting your email-id and phone number.
  • Then, log in to the form filling page, and fill in the details necessary.
  • Proceed by providing the application fee, click on ‘submit’ and complete the application.

Documents Required 

  • Scorecard of CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT.
  • Degree Certificate.
  • Mark-sheets and Transcripts.
  • Awards and Recognitions (if necessary).
  • Work Experience Documents (if necessary).

Note: Before applying, candidates must match the eligibility as per the college’s guidelines. Apart from CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT scores, candidates qualified on either JRF or NEET are exempted from sitting for the entrance. The final selection of the candidates will follow their performance in the interview round.

GIM FAQs 

Ques. How good is the Goa Institute of Management?

Last updated on July 15th, 2021

Ans. The Goa Institute of Management consists of a modest learning infrastructure and bears one of the best IT infrastructures among the best business schools. The vast library of this institute holds stock exchange directories, CMIE, and annual reports of over 1000 companies. Candidates can also access the main library, which has approx., 7175 titles, and there is the availability of subscriptions of students of more than 165 Indian and Internal Journals.

Ques. Does the Goa Institute of Management provide any reserved seats or Management quota?

Last updated on July 15th, 2021

Ans. No, The GIM does not provide any reservation for candidates, nor is there any management quota. Admission to this college is entirely merit-based.

Ques. What is the Goa Institute of Management PGDM-HCM intake and how is it different from the general PGDM?

Last updated on July 15th, 2021

Ans. There are 60 seats for the PGDM-HCM program at the GIM. PGDM (HCM) and PGDM are more or less the same. All the core courses of the PGDM are covered in the PGDM (HCM) program, along with healthcare subjects are also there in the PGDM (HCM), which is the only difference.

Ques. What is signified by First Mover and Early Bird at the Goa Institute of Management?

Last updated on July 15th, 2021

Ans. There is a low cost for early applications in the Goa Institute of Management, and the application fee increases when the applications are submitted close to the deadline. These two are signified as First Mover and Early Bird, respectively.

Ques. Is there any availability of internships for the PGDM-BDA program at Goa Institute of Management?

Last updated on July 15th, 2021

Ans. Yes. The PGDM-BDA candidates need to complete the internship-based project, having a duration of 6 months.

Ques. How many seats are available for the PGDM-BDA program at Goa Institute of Management?

Last updated on July 15th, 2021

Ans. For the PGDM-BDA program, the number of available seats is 120.


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