Admission Process for the year 2024

This document outlines the detailed information about the eligibility criteria, selection process, and application procedures for the Post-Graduate Program in Management for the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (PGPMCI) at IIM Visakhapatnam (IIMV). In line with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, the IIM Visakhapatnam has started this program in collaboration with National Institute of Technology Warangal (NIT Warangal) and Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Kurnool (IIITDMK), Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) Visakhapatnam, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Andhra Pradesh. Now on, these institutes will be referred as Participating Technical Institutions (PTIs) in this document.

Eligibility Criteria: 
There will be two modules in the program. Below are the eligibility criteria for both the modules.

Module-1: Diploma in Business Management (DBM)

  • 3rd or 4th year (5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Semesters) BE/BTech or 2nd, 3rd and 4th Semester ME/MTech Students of PTIs.

  • Alumni of PTIs, limited to BE/BTech or ME/MTech degree holders of the most recently graduated batch.
       (Note: Please note that the Final year B.E/B.Tech or ME/M.Tech students and Alumnus will not be allowed from next year onwards).

Module-2: Master of Business Administration (MBA)*

  • Successful completion of Module-1. 

  • BE/BTech or ME/MTech Graduates/Post-Graduates from Partnering Institutions (PTIs)
*The detailed admission criteria for Module-2 will be notified at a later stage.

Note: Eligibility for the program does not constitute a guarantee of admission.

Selection Criteria
To ensure a fair and transparent selection process, we have established the following criteria:

Online Application: All applicants are required to submit an online application form along with a Statement of Purpose (SoP) and the necessary supporting documents.

Based on the requirement, once the application submission phase is completed, IIM Visakhapatnam will assign score to each candidate’s profile. Based on the score it will roll out the admissions offers as per the below mentioned cut-offs.

The admission cut-off percentages for different categories are as follows:


Cut-off Percentage*

Unreserved (General)












* For BTech students: Cumulative GPA as of the end of the latest semester for which results were declared.
For MTech students: Cumulative GPA as of the end of the latest semester for which results were declared.
For Alumni of BTech/MTech programs: CGPA calculated from all the graded semesters.

GPA Calculation: The GPAs will be converted to equivalent percentages as per PTIs' norms.

Application Process
Here is a step-by-step guide to the application process:

Call for Application: The call for applications will be announced in the month of October 2023. You can find the notification on the official websites of IIMV and partnering Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (PTIs’).

Online Application: To apply, you must complete the online application by filling in the required information. Below is the respective application portal link for your reference.  https://admissions.iimv.ac.in/pgpmci
We encourage all eligible candidates to review the admissions process carefully and apply within the specified timelines. Please note that if a candidate fails to submit the online application form within the specified timeline, they will no longer be considered for admission to the PGPMCI for the year 2024 at IIM Visakhapatnam. 

Any dispute concerning Admissions for the PGPMCI program would be subject to the jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territorial jurisdiction of the city of Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) only.