No. of applications in Phase I increased from last year. Applications will be open from January 5 to February 5, 2017
Ghaziabad/New Delhi, January 5, 2017
IMT Ghaziabad,India’s premiermanagement schoolwith a distinct focus on Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility, today announced the opening of Phase II Applications for the 2017 intake ofTwo-year Full-time Postgraduate Programmes at Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Dubai and Hyderabad Campuses. The Phase I applications got closed on December 1, 2016 and witnessed a significant increase in the numbers as compared to last year.
The online application portal can be accessed at www.imt.edu/admissions. Applications will open on January 5 and close on January 28 (for applicants with CAT/GMAT/CMAT Scores) and February 5 (for applicants with XAT Scores).
Earlier in 2016, IMT had announced a qualitative shift in the selection process for the 2017 intakein order to recruit the ‘IMT-Fit’ candidates. Abbreviated as CT–GE–PI, the new selection process comprises a Critical Thinking Test (CT), a Group Exercise (GE), and a Personal Interview (PI) and aims at achieving the best fit with the core IMT values of Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility while recruiting the students.
The above admission process is for the following Two-year Full-time Postgraduate Programmes:
1. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) – IMT Ghaziabad
AICTE Approved and AACSB Accredited; Equivalent to an MBA
2. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) – IMT Nagpur
3. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) – IMT Hyderabad
4. PGDM Dual Country Programme (DCP) –Year 1 at IMT Dubai and Year 2 at IMT Ghaziabad
AICTE Approvedand AACSB Accredited
5. Master of Business Administration (MBA) – IMT Dubai
UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) Approved
Applicants can fill the online application form at www.imt.edu/admissions.
IMT Ghaziabad (PGDM and DCP)
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) with minimum 50% (or equivalent) marks and at least one of the following scores: CAT (2016), XAT (2017), and GMAT (2013 onwards).
IMT Nagpur (PGDM)
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) with minimum 50% (or equivalent) marks and at least one of the following scores: CAT (2016), XAT (2017), CMAT (2017) and GMAT(2013 onwards).
IMT Hyderabad (PGDM)
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) with minimum 50% (or equivalent) marks and at least one of the following scores: CAT (2016), XAT (2017), CMAT (2017) and GMAT (2013 onwards).
IMT Dubai (MBA)
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) with minimum 50% (or equivalent) marks and
A TOEFL score of 550 and above (paper-based) or 80 and above (internet based) oran IELTS band of 6.0 and above if the native language of the applicant is not English.
IMT will shortlist the candidates for the CT–GE–PI based on their best available scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT for IMT Ghaziabad and CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT for Nagpur and Hyderabad.
The CT–GE–PIwill be conducted in February 2017 at Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Kolkata.
Critical Thinking Test (CT)
After arrival and registration of the shortlisted candidates, there will be a 30 minute long Critical Thinking Test, which will evaluate the candidate on three parameters – critical thinking, written communication skills and innovation & creativity.
Group Exercise (GE)
After the critical thinking test, the candidates will be formed into small groups and will perform a Group Exercise. Each group will be given a problem to solve or a task to perform, which they must do together with discussion among group members. This will take approximately 30 minutes and will evaluate the candidate on four parameters – contribution of ideas, leadership potential, interpersonal skills and communication and attitude.
Personal Interview (PI)
After the Group Exercise, each candidate will go through a personal interview of approximately 15 minutes, during which s/he will be evaluated on four parameters – domainknowledge (academic orientation), communication skills, versatility, relevance of work experience (if applicable), and values & maturity.
Sample question papers for the CT and GE can be downloaded from www.imt.edu/admissions/pgdm/selection-process/.
The final merit of each candidate will be a cumulative weighted average of the Academic Scores, Performance in CT–GE–PI,Overall Candidate Profile,andWork Experience (if applicable).
Online Common Applications (Phase II) Open
Jan 5, 2017
Applications Close for Applicants with CAT/GMAT/CMAT Scores
Jan 28, 2017
Applications Close for Applicants with XAT Scores
Feb 5, 2017
Commenting on the Phase II applications and the new selection process, Director, IMT Ghaziabad DrAtish Chattopadhyay said, “The application numbers from Phase I are very encouraging and show a significant increase compared to previous year. It only reinforces that the applicants appreciated the qualitative changes that we’ve brought about in the IMT selection process this year. I am sure that the new process will be very instrumental in meeting the changing recruiter needs and student expectations while identifying future IMTians who resonate with the core IMT values of Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility.”
Established in 1980, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad (IMTG) is India’s premier AACSB accredited management school with a distinct focus on grooming leadership through Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility.