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IIM Kashipur announces PGP Programme for Overseas Applicants 2015

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kashipur announces admission PGP Programme for Overseas (NRI/ PIO/ Foreign) Applicants for 2015 session.

Indian and foreign national living, working or studying outside India for a period of 18 months (continuous stay overseas)


In order to be eligible to apply for Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP), a candidate must have at least a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The equivalence of the foreign degree needs to be certified by the Association of Indian Universities.

The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case the candidates are awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained the bachelor’s degree.

In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if he/she submits a certificate at the time of joining from the Principal/Registrar of his/her College/Institute stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate.

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Selection Criteria

Following are the selection criteria:

CAT/GMAT score (30% weight for the score exceeding the minimum required).

Work Experience (WE) score (20% weight).

Score for Past Academic Performance (PAP) (20% weight).

Scores of any other component including remote interviews over telephone / videoconferencing as may be decided by the Institute (30% weight)

Those shortlisted applicants who will be present in India any time during 27th June, 2015 to 30th June, 2015 may be required to undergo personal interviews at IIM Kashipur.


Candidates applying using their GMAT scores should be in the top 15 percentile bracket with a minimum score of 670 (GMAT scores valid for 2015).

Those who apply using CAT 2014 score should be at least in the top 15 percentile bracket.

Number of Seats

For 2015-17 Batch the seats are limited to 06.

Fee Structure

The total fee payable by an overseas applicant (including lodging, but excluding food charges) is US $20000 per year.

Food charges as per actual similar to Indian students

Course Curriculum

The course commences from 2nd week of July, 2015. For details, visit website

Offer Acceptance Fee & Withdrawal

An overseas candidate receiving admission offer from IIM Kashipur and accepting the offer within the stipulated date and time needs to send Offer Acceptance and an Offer Acceptance fee of US$3000 or equivalent rupee amount. A candidate can subsequently withdraw the admission within the withdrawal date and time specified in the admission offer letter. In this case, offer acceptance fee will be refunded after deducting 20% as processing charges. If a candidate registers for the programme, his/her offer acceptance fee will be adjusted against Term I Fee. In the event of withdrawal from the Programme after registration, NO refund of offer acceptance fee or Term Fee will be made.

How to Apply

Overseas candidates seeking admission to the two year residential Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) should have a valid GMAT score valid for 2015 and apply in the prescribed form available on our website

The completed Application Form and Recommendation Letter should be sent to IIM Kashipur along with the following:

Arrange to send copy of the latest GMAT score certificate (valid for 2015), to IIM Kashipur.

Self-attested copy of all academic mark-sheets/certificates (Class X, XII & Graduation etc)

Three letters of references from the employers or relevant faculties from the organization or institutions where the candidate has worked or studied (at least one of the letters should be from the last institution attended).

Copy of all Passport pages having official entries.

Important Dates

Admission Opens on 1st January, 2015

Admission Closed on 15th May, 2015

Communication to the shortlisted applicants will be made on 25th June, 2015.


Officer (Admissions)
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur
Bazpur Road, Kashipur, Uttrakhand– 244713
Phone No: 05947262116
E-mail: [email protected]

For other details please visit

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