Selection Criteria

  • Applicants will be short-listed based on their performance in CAT/ GMAT/ GATE/ GRE/ IIMV Test, as chosen by the candidate, performance in the prior qualifications, and duration of work experience.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a Writing Ability Test and Personal interview. The interview panel will evaluate each candidate's performance based on such factors/parameters as SOP, diversity, general awareness, leadership qualities, accomplishments at workplace, etc.
  • At the time of the interview, employed candidates will be required to produce a “No Objection Certificate” from their employers.
  • Final selection will be made based on a composite score comprising the performance in the Admission Test, nature and extent of work experience, SOP, Writing Ability Test and Interview.
  • The composite total score will be calculated using a multi-factor model.

The venue for the entire Selection Process as above will be IIM Visakhapatnam campus only.

The admission offer will be made to a certain percentage of applicants depending on the availability of seats and their satisfying a minimum cut-off on the composite score.

The information in this document is applicable only for the admissions cycle PGPEx — 2019-21 of IIM Visakhapatnam and therefore, no inference can be made from this document about the admissions process of any other Program; or of future admission cycles of PGPEx. The Institute reserves the right to change, modify or adopt any new admissions process that it deems necessary, at any point. Any dispute concerning admissions for the PGPEx batch 2019-21 would be subject to jurisdiction of the competent civil courts within the territorial jurisdiction of city of Visakhapatnam only.

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