Institute: Institute of Financial Management & Research, Sri City
Institute of Financial Management & Research(IFMR), Sri City has started the admission procedure for its two-year full-time MBA/PGDM programme for the Academic year 2018-20. Candidates can check the detailed admission notification for MBA at IFMR below.
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Programmes, Application Fee and Course Fee
Application Fee (INR)
Mode of Application
Course Fee (INR)
The mode of application is completely online. Candidates are also required to pay a refundable caution deposit of Rs. 50,000 at the time of joining the course. The entire programme fee can be paid in three instalments.
At least 60 percent in class X, XII and Graduation.
Candidates who are applying must have completed the course in stipulated time 4 years for Engineering and three years for Science/Arts/Commerce.
- National level management test/s score – As given in the table below:
Minimum Cutoff for different exams
Cut off for those without any verifiable achievements
Cut off for those with Substantial and verifiable achievements in the areas listed below
- Achievements can be related to the student's Work, Academics, Sports, Debate, Drama, Other Performing Arts (but not fine arts), Moot Court, NCC (but not NSS) Volunteering, and Organised Activism.
- Relaxed cutoffs based on Achievements are given provisionally at the time of shortlisting, and the Achievements are verified during the selection process, both with regard to documentary evidence and oral articulation of the details of the achievements.
*Nearly 40% of applicants in the past years have claimed achievements, but only half of these stand up to scrutiny, and the batch usually contains less than 20% students who have enjoyed relaxation. 80% of the students have qualified on the basis of the cut off without any relaxation.
Work Experience - Candidates with at least 12 months as of December 1, 2017 can apply through the Early Decision Round. Candidates who are currently not employed but have been employed in the past can also apply. All others can apply through the General Round.
Selection Process at IFMR
Shortlisting based on School/College performance for Early Decision Round, Entrance Exam scores to be considered in final selection along with WAT and PI.
In both cases, Bonus marks given for Achievements in curricular and extra-curricular activities.
Early Decision Round (EDR)
General Round (GR)
November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017
January 15, 2018
February 12, 2018
January 22, 2018
February 19, 2018
The application deadline for the General round has been extended to February 12, 2018 as the result of XAT and CMAT has been delayed. XAT 2018 result is likely to be announced on February 9 and CMAT by February 10.
“On social media and many digital forums, our students have been advising applicants, that they can fill the form but not pay the application fee till they get their XAT/ CMAT percentiles and know that they have met our cut offs”, says Prof. Suresh Venkatraman, Chairperson Admissions IFMR.
EDR Interview Dates
GR Interview Dates
February 3, 2018
February 4, 2018
March 3, 2018
March 4, 2018
February 10, 2018
February 11, 2018
March 10, 2018
March 11, 2018
February 17, 2018
February 18, 2018
March 17, 2018
March 18, 2018
March 24, 2018
March 25, 2018
Offer Letters (1st list)
February 26, 2018
Offer Letters (1st list)
April 9, 2018
IFMR Address & Contact Number
IFMR Business School
5655 Central Express Way,
Sri City, Andhra Pradesh 517646
Phone: 093850 21777
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