IIM Amritsar is declared first shortlisted candidates for PI round for MBA-BA, MBA, MBA- HR (2021-2023). Candidates need to log-in with valid CAT-ID and registered Email ID. Check Here. IIM Amritsar is accepting application forms for the Doctoral Programme for the academic session 2021-2022. Candidates interested in Doctoral course can apply by completing application form by March 10, 2021.Check Here.
IIM Amritsar is inviting application form for admission to the PhD programme for the academic session 2021-22. The last date for submitting the application is March 10. Know More IIM Amritsar is also accepting applications for admissions to its 2- Year Residential EMBA program. The Application window for EMBA Admissions of IIM Amritsar will remain open from Nov 1 to Jan 31, 2021. Apply
Last Date of Submitting Ph.D application
March 10, 2021
IIM Amritsar offers a two-year-long MBA (PGP) program. The institute follows a two-step process for MBA admissions; where the first step comprises of shortlisting the candidates for the PI-WAT on the basis of section-wise CAT score and various other components. The second stage constitutes of calculating the cumulative score for the purpose of final selection.IIM Amritsar, established in 2015 is the 15th member of the IIM family. Since its emergence, three batches have graduated from the institute. The institute attracts over 12 lac average placement and has been ranked between 26-30 among the Top Public B-Schools by the Outlook magazine.
The minimum qualifying score required for CAT is 85%ile. A merit list will be prepared as per the combined score secured by the candidate in different parameters such as- past academic performance, work experience, gender & academic diversity, and the score secured in CAT according to which a number of candidates will be called for the PI-WAT.
The final selection will take place as per the candidate’s performance in the PI and WAT, which will carry a weightage of 25% and 10% respectively. Admission will granted on the basis of aggregate score obtained in different components. The institute provides an edge to the students when it comes to placements since the intake is quite limited.
Read about IIM Amritsar Courses & Fee
|Name of Institute||Indian Institute of Management, Amritsar|
|Type of Institute||Public Business School|
|Basic Admission Criteria||National Level Entrance|
|Name of Entrance Exam||Common Admission Test (CAT)|
|Application Fee||INR. 1900/- (INR. 950/- for reserved category candidates)|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|MBA||₹6 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation + CAT|
|Release of CAT Admit Card||28 Oct, 2020|
|CAT Exam||29 Nov, 2020|
|EMBA Program Application Form||01 Nov, 2020 - 31 Jan, 2021|
|Online application for PhD||15 Dec, 2020 - 10 Mar, 2021|
IIM Amritsar offers MBA to the candidates who aspire for a career in the Administrative field. The MBA (PGP) program is offered for a duration of two years.
|Batch Size||153 seats|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||Bachelor’s Degree|
|Course Fee||INR. 10.5 LPA|
|Average CTC||INR. 12.20 LPA|
The institute offers the following electives along with MBA:
Admission to MBA (PGP) is a two-stage selection that involves a minimum category-wise valid score in CAT followed by WAT and Personal Interview for the shortlisted candidates.
Initially, the candidates have to take the CAT exam conducted at the All India level. The candidates have to secure a minimum sectional cut off assigned for each category in order to get shortlisted for the next stage of the admission process.
Stage I: Shortlisting the candidates for PI-WAT Only those candidates who have secured the pre-determined minimum percentile score in each section and the overall score of CAT will be shortlisted for the PI-WAT round. Candidates obtaining a positive raw score in all the sections of the CAT will only be considered.
The following table represents the minimum percentile score requirement for CAT-
|Category||Quantitative Aptitude||Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning||Verbal Reading Comprehension||Overall Percentile|
The candidate’s percentage score in 10th and 12th board exams are initially adjusted by dividing each subscore by the 90th percentile score obtained in their particular board. The same criteria is followed for calculating the score for the Bachelor’s degree.
For all the shortlisted candidates, their scores will be adjusted as per the following criteria:
|Class 10th Score||10%|
|Class 12th Score||10%|
The above-mentioned process facilitates the preparation of the ranking list according to which a number of candidates will be called for the PI-WAT based on the order of their rank.
Stage II: WAT-PI
All the candidates will be required to take a WAT on a topic provided by IIM Amritsar. The Writing Analysis Test (WAT) will be conducted for a duration of 20 minutes to test the candidate’s command over the language. During the Personal Interview, the panel will evaluate the candidate’s academic background, quality of work experience and other personal traits.
Pre-PI scores and PI-WAT scores will be used cumulatively in the final phase to select the candidates for the program. The final selection will be based on the merit list which will be prepared on the basis of the following:
Final Merit List
|Class Xth Score||5%|
|Class XIIth Score||5%|
|Academic Diversity (applicable only to Engg. students)||5%|
|Gender Diversity (applicable only for female candidates)||5%|
For the selection process, all the parameters and weights will remain uniform for all the candidates. Sufficient candidates will be shortlisted at each stage from each social category to meet the reservation requirement of each group.
Note: The following candidates will be exempted from PI-WAT round:
Those who have not selected from IIMs located at Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kozhikode or Lucknow need to appear for PI or WAT conducted by IIM Amritsar..
IIM Amritsar offers full-time EMBA programs to prepare working professionals to get advancement in career growth. This program helps in creating the transition in leadership understanding and the role of individuals. The details of the course are given below:
|Name of the program||EMBA|
|Eligibility||Bachelor’s Degree, Minimum Work experience 3 years|
|Admission Criteria||CAT Marks, Personal interview|
This course does not provide any placement assistance to the students but receives the Alumni status of IIM Amritsar. The course module is designed to provide insight into Knowledge about the industry and functional areas.
The eligibility criteria of the EMBA program as follows:
The selection process of the program:
The steps for applying to EMBA programs as follows:
IIM Amritsar offers Doctoral Program that is focused on producing high-quality management researchers and teachers to get job opportunities in government, academia, and industry. The details about the course are given in the table below:
|Name of the program||Ph.D.|
|Eligibility||Master’s degree or equivalent degree with first-class|
|Admission Criteria||Common Admission Test for applicants who have not appeared in NET-JRF/GMAT, GATE, GRE Personal Interview|
|Specialization||Marketing and Communication, Finance, Accounting, and Control, IT and Analytics, Human Resources, Economics, Organizational Behavior, General Management, Business Strategy, and Quantitative Management and Operations Management|
The course structure is designed with 2 years of course work which is followed by 2 years of research work along with good research standards thesis. To know more about the course and fees. Click Here.
The eligibility criteria for Ph.D. course:
The selection process includes two stages:
For applying to the IIM Amristar Ph.D. course follow the steps below:
To apply for admission to MBA (PGP) at IIM Amritsar, the candidates must first register for the CAT exam via the official CAT website.
Application Fees: INR. 1900/- (INR. 950/- for reserved category candidates)
The fee can be paid via debit/credit card through the payment gateway.
Ques. Where will the classes be conducted?
The transit campus is located close to Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) Campus. The process of setting up the permanent campus is in progress.
Ques. What is the placement rate at IIM Amritsar?
Ques. What kind of hostel facilities does one get at IIM Amritsar?
Ques. When will the CAT results be declared?
Ques. Who is eligible to take the test under the PwD category?
The categories of disability are:
Ques. How many sections are there in CAT?
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College