Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Executive MBA Variations in IIM and Non-IIM Colleges in Ahmedabad

The Executive MBA is a course of one year and some programmes may be 6 months more in some disciplines. The course specifically targets executives and managers of corporate sector. Every year, a large number students from India, even from outside India, look forward to taking admission in this program.

IIM Ahmedabad is among the top business schools in the world. The institute brings together and nurtures talented great minds and educates the future leaders of successful enterprises. The institute has been active from the last 5 decades and is now among the top B-Schools. The Economist ranked IIMA as no. 1 School in the world on the basis of opening up new career prospects for students and ranked 2nd when compared on the basis of career progression of its alumni.



IIM Ahmedabad

IIM is the top MBA College in Ahmedabad. The institute offers many executive programmes such as residential and non-residential courses. The fee of residential programs is higher as compared to non-residential programmes. IIMA every year gives a placement record of 100%. This institute also takes part in the student exchange program and has partnership with 60 institutions located in 26 countries.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The CAT is conducted to take admission in IIMA‘s MBA program.
  • The applicants below 80 percent in matriculate and intermediate and less than 78 percent in graduation are not eligible for this course.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized university
  • Candidates must have a minimum work experience between 2 and 10 years.
  • The candidate must be 27 years of age or above.

Admission Procedure:

CAT (Common Admission Test) is conducted every year for the purpose of selecting the best candidates for the MBA programmes offered at IIMs. This year an important change has been made i.e. the cutoff of graduation has been removed from the eligibility. However other rules are same. The CAT exam has the selection ratio of 1 from 100 and thus only 1% of candidates who have applied are selected. Let us have a look at IIM Ahmedabad Admission Criteria for CAT

  • The first level of shortlisting to be done based on CAT 2015 Score 
  • Calculation of Application Rating (AR) for every candidate who qualified above step
  • Application Rating Score: AR= (A+B+C) Normalized AR score of an applicant is equal to his/her AR scores divided by average of the top 50 AR scores from the applicants’ pool
  • Step 3 includes Shortlisting for WAT PI Round – Two Types – One for Exceptional performers, other one for rest of the students
  • First Type of Shortlisting (Only for Exceptional Performers) 
  • Second Type of Shortlisting (For non-exceptional performers)
  • Final Selection

The numbers selected in different categories will be in proportions given by government and mandated by law.

The FCS of a candidate who appears in AWT & PI will be computed as follows:

FCS = 0.40 (Normalized PI Score) + 0.10 (Normalized AWT Score) + 0.5 (CS).

IIM Ahmedabad Fee:

The fees and other related charges that a selected student has to pay is approximately Rs.8.88 lacks (excluding Laptop computer, personal expenses on boarding, travel, clothes and laundry).

NON-IIM Colleges in Ahmedabad

Apart from IIM, Ahmedabad also has a number of other institutions that offer executive MBA course at an affordable cost and most of them do not demand any aptitude test to pass.

Some of the prominent institutions of Ahmedabad are mention below:

  • Venkateshwara Open University (VOU), Ahmedabad
  • Wisdom School of Management
  • Indian School of Business Management & Administration, Ahmedabad
  • Optimist Institute (OI)
  • Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)

The above mentioned universities came up with the aim of focusing on the disciplines of marketing, accounting and finance and gave platforms of growth to the future business leaders.

The non-IIMs of Ahmedabad offer the course with duration of one year and provide PG degree after its completion. In come case the duration may extent to 6 more months because of projects and external study tasks. All these institutions are recognized by AICTE, UGC or DEC and few are affiliated from other universities like Jaipur national university.

Eligibility Criteria:

All the Non-IIMs follow the same eligibility rule. They ask for:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent
  • An experience of 2 to 5 years and/or diploma

Admission Procedure:

Candidate seeking admission must first decide the preferred Non-IIM University and then go to the respective university’s websites to apply online.

Non- IIM Ahmedabad Fee:

The fee structure of Non- IIMs are definitely less than IIM but varies with the university. It ranges from INR 28,000 to INR 150,000 per year. For complete details, the candidate should go to the official websites of the particular university.

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1 comment:

  1. Now that very helpful and guiding.looking forward to seeing more such blogs.

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