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IIM Bangalore PGPEM Admission 2018 – IIM Bangalore has issued the notification for admission in Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) for the academic year 2018-19. The complete detail of IIM Bangalore PGPEM Admission 2018 such as application form, eligibility criteria, selection process etc.are given below.

Latest: Call Letter for Interview has been issued. candidates can download it through the link provided below.

IIM Bangalore PGPEM Admission 2018

The Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) is a 22-month weekend residential management programme. It is a masters level diploma granting programme offered by the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). The course has good rigor with a requirement of minimum 720 class contact hours, but is scheduled on weekends over 22 months to make it accessible to working professionals, with a minimum of four years of industry experience.

Event Dates
Application available from 10 Aug 2017
Application closes on 15 Jan 2018
IIMB Test 04 Feb 2018
Interview Dates 24 & 25 Feb 2018
Offers & Waitlist 08 Mar 2018
Last date for accepting offers 21 Mar 2018
Last date for withdrawal 26 Mar 2018
Programme Registration to be announced

Call Letter

Call Letter for the interview to be held February 24 & 25, 2018, is now available on the official website. Candidates who have given the IIMB test on February 04, 2018, can download the call letter for the interview process from the official website Or through the direct link provided below by entering Application No. and Email Address.

Call Letter: Click Here to download the call letter for the interview.

Application Form

The application form for admission to PGPEM 2018, is available at www.iimb.ac.in. Applications form for PGPEM can be submitted from August 10, 2017, to 5:00 p.m. January 15, 2018.

  • Application form Process is over..!!

Applicants require a valid CAT, GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The application fee, if opting to apply with CAT, GMAT or GRE score, is Rs. 1500.

  • Applicants may take the Common Admission Test (CAT 2017) and indicate that they want to apply for the PGPEM in the CAT 2017 Application Form. The CAT 2017 scores made available to IIMB will be used in the assessment of the application. Please see the CAT website at http://www.iimcat.ac.in for more details on CAT.
  • Applicants may take GMAT. The GMAT Code for IIMB PGPEM is Q9HKK- 32. Use this code to have your score sent directly to IIMB. However, your official report from Pearson (for GMAT) will be used in the assessment of the application. Your GMAT test date must fall on or between January 16, 2013 and January 15, 2018.
  • Applicants may also take GRE. The GRE Code for IIMB PGPEM is 1681. Use this code to have your score sent directly to IIMB. However, your official report from ETS (for GRE) will be used in the assessment of the application. Your GRE test date must fall on or between January 16, 2013 and January 15, 2018.

Alternatively, applicants also can chose to submit the application by opting to take the IIMB Test, to be conducted by IIMB, on February 04, 2018. The application fee for those opting for this test is Rs. 2500.

In order to submit the application, please ensure that the following requirements are complete :

Documents to be uploaded :

  • SSC, HSC & Bachelors’ Degree Transcripts
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
  • GMAT / GRE Score Sheet (if applicable)
  • Statement of Purpose for pursuing the PGPEM programme
  • Work Experience letters / Payslips (First & Last) – indicating Date of joining
  • If you wish to identify as belonging to a socially backward community (SC/ST/NC-OBC), then the relevant certificate
  • If you are a person with disability, then the relevant disability certificate

Application fee (Non-refundable) as mentioned above, should be paid on-line for which the details are provided in the application

Eligibility Criteria

Participants will be admitted to the programme based on a combination of requirements. An applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree (minimum 50%) that has been recognized by an authorized body in India. Bachelor’s degrees from outside India are also eligible, provided their equivalence to accepted degrees is established. The 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 its equivalent. The applicant needs to have a minimum of four years of experience in any industry as on March 31, 2018.

IIMB strongly encourages applications from candidates of socially backward communities (SC, ST, NC-OBC) as well as Persons With Disabilities.

Selection Process

Applicants will be short listed based on their performance in CAT / GMAT / GRE / IIMB Test, prior academic performance, and duration of work experience. Shortlisted candidates will be called for Personal interview and a Writing Ability Test. The interview panel will consist of two faculty members of IIMB and an IIMB alumnus. The interview panel will evaluate each candidate’s performance, on the basis of quality of experience / diversity, leadership qualities, social sensitivities, and multi-facetedness.

At the time of interview, candidates will be required to produce letters of approval from their employers, indicating that they are permitted to pursue the programme. Final selection will be made based on the prior academic performance, duration of work experience, quality of work experience, and performance in the interview and the Writing Ability Test.

All interviews will be conducted at IIMB. Candidates who are unable to attend the interview on the specified date, because of their overseas travel/stay, may be interviewed through videoconference. This facility is available at the discretion of the IIMB. Requests should be made at least 10 days ahead of the scheduled interview date during the specified interview period. Arrangements for video conferencing at the candidate’s location have to be made by the candidate.

Fee Structure

The total fee for 2 years for the current batch (PGPEM 2017) is Rs. 13,95,000 plus Service Tax as applicable. The fee for the 2018 batch could be revised, and will be available on the IIMB website.

The fee is payable in 8 installments. If a student needs to continue beyond two academic years to meet the credit requirements, she/he has to pay a continuation fee of INR 25,000/-per quarter till she/he completes the credit requirements of the programme. The continuation fee per quarter is payable irrespective of whether a participant takes courses in a quarter or not (subject to a maximum of five years).

For more details of IIM Bangalore PGPEM Admission 2018 – Download Official Notice.

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