One should have at least 55% marks in graduation and 3 years of relevant work experience (5 years of work experience in Group A or Group B for state/central government employees in order to be considered for sponsorship), valid test (CAT/GMAT/GRE/IIM Visakhapatnam Test) score to apply for PGPDGM. For more details, please see the Eligibility section on the website.

Fully filled Application form (Part A and Part B), all documents supporting the applicant’s academic qualification and work experience are required while applying.

The candidates looking for the funding for the programme can apply on the Institute website after obtaining the consent from their cadre controlling authority.
The candidates who will self-fund this programme can apply directly on the website.

Admission to the course will be decided by multiple factors such as performance in the written test, quality of experience in the e-Governance sector, quality of SOP, Professional References etc. For more details, please visit the Selection Criteria section of the website.

Applicant will be notified by email regarding the decision of the selection committee. The program website would be frequently updated with announcements from time to time. Please keep checking the same at regular intervals.

The program will run in a blended mode. The details of the off-campus and on-campus durations are provided in the Program Structure section. Exact dates/duration and timings will be communicated later.

Single occupancy accommodation will be provided by IIM Visakhapatnam during the on- campus sessions. Those not requiring accommodation may specifically indicate the same in their application and/or by mail to the Institute. Such a decision once conveyed cannot be altered by the candidate at a later date. Also, candidates will not be allowed to have a mix of their own accommodation and the Institute-provided accommodation during the course of the program.

The total fee for the program is INR 16,50,000/-. The fee is to be paid in full on or before the registration date for the program. The online payment facility available on the main webpage of the Institute ( may be used.

The candidates who are not sponsored by MeitY, i.e. those from private and PSU sector, can pay the fee in 4 instalments, each instalment to be paid on or before the registration date of each of the four semesters.

Please refer to the program brochure for the detailed course list.

Exams will be held after each Semester. Mode and type of examination will depend on the Course, as may be shared by the respective faculty before the Course begins.

A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.20 out of 4.00 along with other mandatory requirements mentioned in the handbook (to be) provided to the successful applicants will be required for a successful completion of the course

Once paid, fee will not be refunded or adjusted, for any reason whatsoever.

Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam
Andhra Bank School of Business Building, Andhra University Campus Visakhapatnam- 530 003, Andhra Pradesh

MBA Degree.

IIM Visakhapatnam is an Institution of National Importance established under the IIM Act 2017 (An Act of Parliament). The Institute is empowered to grant academic titles such as degrees for the courses of study in accordance with the norms decided by the Academic Council and approved by the Board (as defined under the said Act). Hence, Yes, the degree to be awarded by IIM Visakhapatnam is recognized in law.



Candidates require a valid test score, from any one of the acceptable tests such as CAT/GMAT/GRE/IIMV Test. All candidates (excepting those opting for IIMV test) should mandatorily provide the test score, which should be valid as on last date of the application (specified on website), while applying, as given in Part-A of the Application Form. Applicants who have not received the official score card, should upload the TEST TAKER COPY along with the application, but submit the OFFICIAL SCORE CARD before the interviews. Applicants opting to furnish scores of Common Admission Test (CAT 2020) should provide their CAT registration number in the online application.

Candidates applying with GMAT score, should get their GMAT scores officially reported to the Institute using the code: NF 1-2C-25
Candidates applying with GRE score, should get their GRE scores officially reported to the Institute using the code: 3132

For the purpose of admission into this program, sponsorship means, the Employer of the candidate is paying the program Fee and is bearing all other (related) costs and expenses in connection with the program

No. Even if the candidate is from his/her own entrepreneurial venture, he/she will have to be nominated by a competent authority from his/her organization.

No. IIMV does not arrange for placements after the completion of this course.

The Institute strongly encourages all program participants to avail the accommodation facility for better interaction among them. However, the following rule applies: The non-MeitY sponsored candidates will get 3 lakh reduction in fees if they are not opting for the institute-provided accommodation. For the MeitY-sponsored candidates, the Institute will issue a letter mentioning their interest in not availing the provided accommodation. The candidate will further need to contact their organization/cadre controlling authority/MeitY for any arrangement/compensation in this regard

The decision regarding the funding of the selected candidates’ rests with the National e-Governance Division, Ministry of Electronics, and Information Technology (Gol) subject to meeting the guideline of the scheme as approved by Ministry of Electronics, and Information Technology (Gol).

Prof. Neena Pandey

Chair - PGP-DGM

IIM Visakhapatnam

AU Campus

Visakhapatnam – 530 003

Ms. Devoshri Mukherjee
PGPDGM - Office
IIM Visakhapatnam
AU Campus
Visakhapatnam – 530 003

Mr. Siva kumar J
Admissions Department
IIM Visakhapatnam
AU Campus
Visakhapatnam – 530 003

 0891-2824 446 0891-2824 460

Yes, the PGPDGM program at IIM Visakhapatnam is recognised by the State Bank of India (SBI) as a degree-granting program for availing the facility of education loans. You may contact the SBI Andhra University branch for more details.

The details of the loan can be accessed here.