IFMR announces MBA admission 2018

ifmr-chennaiInstitute: 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.


Programmes, Application Fee and Course Fee


Application Fee (INR)

Mode of Application

Course Fee (INR)


Rs. 1500


Rs. 12,00,000

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.


Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.

  • Shortlisting based on CAT/XAT/CMAT/ GRE/GMAT for General Round, School/College performance 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.

Important Dates


Early Decision Round (EDR)

General Round (GR)

Application starts

November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017

Application closes

January 15, 2018

February 5, 2018

Shortlist Announce

January 22, 2018

February 19, 2018

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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I have a cat score of 69 percentile,tenth &twelfth percentages are 92.33 each &a UG score of 7.77/10 cgpa.Will I get call from this college?

I also have a work experience of 1 months from Accenture

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Hi Gowtham! According to IFMR admission officials, the cutoff is 80 percentile and for candidates with  achievements, the cutoff is 70 percentile. Hence, even if you are considered for ...Read More

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My December 2017 MAT Composite Score is 593 I am eligible to MBA for IFMR college

xth is 52 xii is 62 graduation 68 and I have 18 months experience. please suggest me.

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IFMR College does not accept MAT score. According your score you can have the chances for Amity Business School, Noida, Institute of Finance and International Management, Bangalore etc. You can also c...Read More

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Is ifmr college AICTE and UGC approved

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Dear Ruchi,AICTE approval is required only for PGDM. We are an MBA program offered by IFMR university. A state private university of AP state, We come under UGC.Dr. Suresh Venkatraman -Chairperso...Read More

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What is the cutoff required and what exam to write to get admission in IFMR?

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Dear Shalu,

Cut offs for IFMR can be as below:

CAT-80 XAT-80 CMAT-90 GRE GMAT -quant 80 verbal 70.


Dr. Suresh Venkatraman -Chairperson- Admissions- IFMR. 

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How ifmr is good ? there is any specific reason

comparatively with other colleges

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IFMR is one of the premier management colleges of the country. Why it is good in comparatively of other B- school-  It has a track record of providing 100% placements to its students & IFMR o...Read More

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