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GIM PGDM Entrance Exam 2017

GIM works towards enabling its students to learn better through innovative learning techniques. The style of class is participatory, thus being an impetus in enhancing student capabilities. Teamwork is strongly emphasized, through interactive and group learning, which increases participation and helps maintain student involvement.

Goa Institute of Management ( GIM ) invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Management ( PGDM ) & PGDM HCM Programs through CAT / XAT / CMAT Scores, for the academic year 2017 – 2018.

GIM PGDM 2017 Eligibility

As per AICTE norm, minimum 50% aggregate marks, ( 45% in case of candidates belonging to SC / ST category ) in a three year Bachelor’s degree ( or equivalent ) recognized by the Association of Indian Universities / AICTE. Candidates who will complete all requirements for the degree by 5th June 2017 may also apply.

If an applicant does not complete all the requirements of his / her degree by 5th June 2017, or does not obtain 50% aggregate marks in his / her degree, the offer of admission made to him will stand cancelled. The intake capacity for full time PGDM course is 240 and that for PGDM – HCM course is 60.

For admission to the post graduate programme in business management 2017 – 2019, only those candidates who register for the XLRI Admissions Test XAT 2017 of Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur or CAT- 2016 of the Indian Institutes of Managements ( IIMs ) or GMAT conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council ( GMAC ), taken in 2015 or 2016 or CMAT – 2017 – 18 of All India Council for Technical Education, may apply.

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GIM 2017 Application Form

Candidates must fill in all the relevant particulars and pay registration fee for processing GIM application. Registration fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance.

A. Online Payment :

Enter your CAT / XAT / CMAT id and fill in the online application form.

B. Payment by Demand Draft :

Obtain a Demand Draft in favour of “Goa Institute of Management”, payable at Panaji ( or Panjim )

  • Register Yourself for the three exams ( XAT, CAT or CMAT ) before you fill this form. At least one exam is required.
  • Applicant will receive an email confirming the successful registration / payment.
  • Take a printout of the Payment Advice, write your name and GIM ID on the reverse of the DD and send it along with the DD by courier / registered post / speed post to : The Admissions Office, Goa Institute of Management, Sanquelim Campus, Poriem, Sattari. Goa – 403505
  • On receipt of your payment advice, confirmation email will be sent.

GIM 2017 Admission Procedure

The process for application and selection for full time PGDM and PGDM – HCM courses is as follows :

Applicants to GIM are required to take the XLRI Admissions Test XAT 2017 or CAT – 2016 of the Indian Institutes of Managements ( IIMs ) or GMAT examination taken in 2015 or 2016 or CMAT – 2017 – 18 of All India Council for Technical Education.

Apply online – Last date for online application for CAT is 15th December 2016 and for XAT / CMAT / GMAT is 3rd January 2017 ( With late fee upto 7am on 7th January 2017 )

Interview centres : Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Cochin, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi ( All centres are subject to availability ).

Shortlisting for face to face evaluation shall be on the basis of profiles ( XAT, CAT, GMAT or CMAT score, qualification, past academic performance and work experience ) for PGDM – HCM. Shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview process in various cities in the beginning of March 2017.

For PGDM, a select group of bright candidates shall be invited to Goa for Achiever’s round of interview process in January 2017. All other candidates shall be invited for Regular round in the beginning of March 2017 at various interview centres in the country.

Shortlisting for PGDM for Regular round shall be based on XAT, CAT, GMAT or CMAT score of the candidates.

The final selection for regular round of PGDM and PGDM – HCM will be made on the basis of objective assessment ( 40% weightage ), the candidate’s past academic performance ( 15% weightage ), work experience, if any ( 10% weightage ), performance in face to face evaluation process ( 30 % weightage ) and composite diversity index ( 5% weightage ). This is Subject to obtaining a desired proficiency in written communication and a minimum score for each evaluation component, except work experience. The objective assessment shall be based on XAT, CAT, GMAT or CMAT score.

The sessions are likely to begin in first fortnight of June 2017.

The qualifying cut off XAT / CAT / GMAT / CMAT score will be lowered by 15 points for candidates of Goan domicile / origin. Documentary evidence of domicile will have to be supplied along with the completed Application Form.

GIM Interview Centers : Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Cochin, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi.

GIM 2017 Important Dates


1.  Filling of online application forms  October 2016 To December 2016
2.  Last date for online registration

  • Early Bird ( all exams )
  • CAT
  • ( With late fee )

  • 11th December 2016
  • 15th December 2016
  • 3rd January 2017
  • 7th January 2017 (till 7 am)
  • XLRI – XAT 2017
  • CAT – 2016
  • GMAT
  • AICTE – CMAT 2017 – 18
  • 8th January 2017
  • 4th December 2016
  • 2015 or 2016
  • January 2017
4.  Face to Face evaluation process

  1. Achiever’s Round
  2. Regular Round

  1. January 2017
  2. February / March 2017
5.  Announcement of Final Admission results  April 2017
6.  Beginning of new academic session  June 2017

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Contact Details :

Goa Institute of Management,
Ribandar, Goa – 403 006,
Telephone No. : +91-832-2366704,
Fax No. : 0832 – 2444136,
Email :,
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