IIM Ahmedabad fees - The IIM tag comes at a high price, more so when it comes to the premier IIMs. The foremost IIM in the bandwagon, which is Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, is not just the most expensive amongst all the IIMs, but is also one of the most expensive institutes for management education in the country. IIM Ahmedabad has a history of hiking the fee for its flagship programme, consecutively, in the past years. Speaking of the current scenario, the coveted two-year PGP programme in Management at IIM Ahmedabad costs a total of Rs. 22 lakh - an all-time high in the history of the IIMs. Having said that, let us take a closer look at the IIM Ahmedabad fees, seats, programme details and admission process.
IIM Ahmedabad Fees
For the 2018-2020 batch, the total programme fees of IIM Ahmedabad was Rs. 22 lakh inclusive of GST and other charges. Additionally, the application fees for IIM Ahmedabad was Rs. 2000 which was to be paid at the time of filling the application form. Also, it turns out that IIM Ahmedabad fees is the highest for Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in management for batch 2018-20.
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For the upcoming batch, IIM Ahmedabad fees 2019 is expected to remain along the same lines. Let us understand the IIM Ahmedabad gfee structure in detail through semester-wise and installment break-up. The table below shares details of IIM Ahmedabad fees for two-year PGP programme for 2018-20 batch.
IIM Ahmedabad Fees Details
Semester / Installment
Fee to be paid
Rs. 17,42,500 + GST
It must be noted that the installment amount is exclusive of GST which will be payable on actuals, hostel fee, mess fee, admission fee, library fee and other miscellaneous charges
Fee Details of IIM Ahmedabad
IIM Ahmedabad Application Fee
IIM Ahmedabad Programme Fee
IIM Ahmedabad Registration Fee
IIM-A fee hikes 400 per cent in last 11 years
A consistent trend of fee hike has been observed over last 11 years, where IIM Ahmedabad fees has gone up from Rs. 4.3 lakh in 2007 to Rs. 22 lakh in 2018 - a whopping 400 per cent increase. The table below explains the IIM Ahmedabad fees for PGDM 2017- 19 Batch which was Rs. 21 lakh inclusive of GST and other charges.
It must be noted that installment amount is exclusive of GST which will be payable on actuals, hostel fee, mess fee, admission fee, library fee and other miscellaneous charges
IIM Ahmedabad Programme and Seats
During IIM Ahmedabad placement season 2018, a total of 576 students graduated from various programmes. The number included 398 students from PGP (management) batch of 2016-18, 47 from PGP (FABM) batch of 2016-18, 115 from PGPX batch of 2017-18, and 16 from FPM programme. The courses offered by IIM Ahmedabad are considered to be one of the highest quality amongst all management institutes in the country. Let us take a look at the number of seats in IIM Ahmedabad under the respective programmes.
Number of seats
Total no. of students graduated
IIM Ahmedabad - Admission Process
The selection of candidates for admission in PGPM, PGP FABM, and FPM programmes at IIM Ahmedabad is a two-step process:
The first step involves eligible candidates to have a valid score in CAT.
Candidates shortlisted on the basis of CAT score will be called for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interviews (PI).
Additionally, past academic records, co-curricular activities and work experience of the candidate is also given some due weightage in the selection process of IIM-A.
Candidates applying to the PGP Executive programme of one year and NRIs and Foreign students are required to have a valid score in GMAT for admission in the respective programmes.
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iim ahmedabad short lists candidate according to academic marks and cat percentile. suppose you get 99 percentile in cat , but your academic is not that good there may be no chances for you to get selected. if you have more than of 90 percentage marks in 10th, 12th and graduation and along with excellent cat score you have fair chances to get calls.
as from your tag of college I want to inform you that in iim ahmedabad there is no bba or bachelor courses available , you can do mba or phd in management or post graduate program in business analyst profile.
you can also check official website for more details,
Dear Raj, the selection procedure for IIM A is as follows:
Percent score Rating Score
<= 55 1
> 55 and <= 60 2
> 60 and <= 70 3
> 70 and <= 80 5
> 80 and <= 90 8
> 90 10
The same rating score is used for 12th Science /Commerce Streams. For Arts/Humanities:
Percent score Rating Score
<= 45 1
> 45 and <= 50 2
> 50 and <= 60 3
> 60 and <= 70 5
> 70 and <= 85 8
> 85 10
Work Experience in Months as on July 31, 2019 Rating Score
< 12 months 0
> 36 months 5
Work-experience Multiplication Factor (MF) = 0.20
From each Academic sectors top 5% from each stream and each Category will be short listed. It might look like:
Category Upper Limit
After shortlisting the Candidates, the selected Candidates will have to go through WAT and PI rounds. Selection at this stage will strictly be based on the shortlisting of the candidates done separately for each Category ) on the basis of their Final Composite Score. . The numbers selected in different reservation categories will be in proportions mandated by law.
Personal Interview Multiplication Factor (PIF) = 0.50
AWT Multiplication Factor (AWTF) = 0.10
CAT Score Multiplication Factor for Final Composite Score (CATF_FCS) = 0.25
Application Rating Multiplication Factor for Final Composite Score (ARF_FCS) = 0.15
After the AWT & PI round, admission offers are made by IIMA to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in CAT, performance in AWT & PI, academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements, work experience, etc.
Considering all this and the fact that you belong to OBC, you need atleast 85 percentile. The sectional cut offs should be as follows:
For the complete selection process, please visit their official website at:
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