Goa Institute of Management was established in the year 1993 with a “Next Marking” Management motto as a private premier autonomous business school in Goa. Goa Institute of Manage...
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GIM Sanquelim offers five programs at the postgraduate and doctoral level of entry for business degree aspirants, and workshop-based executive programs for student and working professionals. The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is offered both as a full time and part-time program. For all the master level programs at GIM, candidates are selected on the basis of Common Aptitude Test (CAT) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) or Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) scores (whichever is applicable). These standardized tests are followed by shortlisting through profile evaluations, interviews, and final selection before the offer of admission can be made. Part-time PGDM program only has the option for candidates to apply through a valid Management Aptitude Test (MAT) score. Interested applicants must adhere to the appropriate admission process and deadlines by completing their application on time.
GIM admissions are open to candidates with a bachelor’s degree and final year students in their undergraduate program. GIM flagship programme is the general as well as specialized 2-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) for which admission will be offered on the basis of CAT 2020 valid till June 30, 2021. Candidates must appear for the CAT 2020 exam and select GIM on their CAT application to be regarded for the program.
GIM also offers PG Diploma in Management in specialized areas of Healthcare Management, Big Data Analytics and Banking Insurance and Financial Service. The Healthcare Management and Big Data Analytics program have their additional requirements for the admission process. GIM also offers a dedicated early admission process in general PGDM programs for outstanding candidates through the Achiever’s Round.
The program is the institute’s NBA accredited flagship program and its admission process is carried out through CAT/GMAT/CMAT/XAT exams and subsequent rounds of interviews involving several factors. For international students, a valid GMAT score is required and applications must be made through the GIM Admissions Office.
Candidates must possess at least an AICTE accredited three year Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) with 50% aggregate or equivalent (45% for SC/ST category) in graduation.
Applicants who are in their final year of study are eligible to apply for the program, given that they complete their bachelor's degree before the study program of 2021 commences.
(i.) Appear for XAT 2021/CAT 2020/
2021/ GMAT exam. Fill the CAT 2020 form, select the GIM programme on it, and pay test fees. Last date to apply for CAT is 15th December 2020 and
is 12th January 2021 (14th January with late fee).
(ii.) Candidates without a valid test score but having enough qualifications can apply for Achiever’s Round as their first preference. GIM will shortlist candidates for Achiever’s Round based on past achievements and academic/career performance.
(iii.) If shortlisted for Achiever’s Round, proceed towards Group Discussion and Personal Interview along with Verification of Achievements in January.
(iv) If selected for spot offer, GIM assesses the candidate for spot offer and eligibility for scholarships with a Rs 4 lakh tuition waiver.
(v) If the candidate has not applied or rejected by Achiever’s Round or rejected from receiving a spot offer in Achiever’s Round or they prefer to be shortlisted for cut off based shortlisting, GIM will shortlist candidates using a regular round interview and offer admissions in April.
(vi.) The final offer of admission is made after considering a number of factors such as test performance, academic achievements, work experience, performance in face-to-face evaluations and interviews, co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements etc.
(vii) In the final step, documents are verified and university enrolment is finalized by April 2021.
SSC mark sheet
HSC mark sheet
Bachelor's degree (official/provisional)
Work Experience certificate/ reference letter/ awards (if applicable)
These documents are to be uploaded at the time of the CAT application and a recommended practice is to keep these documents ready along with a recent passport size photograph.
The program in Healthcare Management is a highly specialized program aimed towards making a fulfilling career in management of healthcare organizations. The admission process is carried out through
/GMAT/CMAT/XAT exams and subsequent rounds of interviews involving several factors. For international students, a valid GMAT score is required and applications must be made through the GIM Admissions Office.
PG Diploma in Management (Healthcare Management)
Candidates must possess at least a three year Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) in healthcare-related disciplines, engineering or management recognized by Association of Indian Universities / AICTE, with 50% aggregate marks or equivalent (for SC/ST category, the aggregate should be 45% in graduation. The candidate must have a valid CAT/CMAT/GMAT/XAT score. Candidates should also have experience working in healthcare organizations or projects.
Although there is no specific cut-off for this program, candidates are assessed based on their work experience and overall profile for short-listing and interview calls.
Steps for GIM PGDM(HCM) Admission:
(i.) Appear for CAT 2020/CMAT 2021/XAT 2021 or GMAT exam between January 1, 2019 and January 14, 2020. Fill the CAT 2020 form, select the GIM programme on it, and pay test fees. Last date to apply for CAT is 15th December 2020 and XAT/CMAT/GMAT is 12th January 2021 (14th January with late fee).
(ii.) Candidates with a valid test score and relevant profile in health related education qualification or work experience will be shortlisted
(iii.) Each and every shortlisted candidate is evaluated along with the profile through face-to-face evaluation and Profile Assessment Index.
(iv) The final offer of admission is made after considering a number of factors such as academic achievements, work experience, face-to-face evaluations and interviews, co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements etc.,.
(v) In the final step, documents are verified for university enrolment by April 2021.
The program in Big Data Analytics is a highly specialized program aimed towards creating Future Ready, Data Fluent Managers. The admission process is carried out through CAT/GMAT/CMAT/XAT exams and subsequent rounds of interviews involving several factors. For international students, a valid GMAT score is required and applications must be made through GIM Admissions Office.
PG Diploma in Management (Big Data Analytics)
Candidates must possess at least a three year Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) in statistics, science, engineering or related discipline recognized by Association of Indian Universities / AICTE, with 50% aggregate marks or equivalent (for SC/ST category, the aggregate should be 45% in graduation. The candidate must have a valid standardized CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT test score and aptitude for GAAT online test
Although there is no specific cut-off for this program, shortlisted candidates must appear for the GAAT online aptitude test.
(i.) Enroll for XAT 2021 or CAT 2020 or CMAT 2021 or GMAT exam between January 1, 2019 and January 14, 2020 and secure a valid test score. Fill the CAT 2020 form, select the GIM programme on it, and pay test fees. Last date to apply for CAT is 15th December 2020 and XAT/CMAT/GMAT is 12th January 2021 (14th January with late fee).
(ii.) Candidates with a valid test score and relevant profile will be shortlisted.
(iii.) Every shortlisted candidate must appear for online GAAT (GIM Analytics Aptitude Test) scheduled on 31st July 2021.
(iv) Every selected candidate is evaluated along with the profile after passing the GAAT test and face-to-face evaluation, Profile Assessment Index etc.
(v) If selected for spot offer, the final offer of admission is made after considering a number of factors such as GAAT test performance, academic qualifications, work experience, interviews, co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements etc.,.
(vi) Lastly, documents are verified and the candidate is enrolled into the BDA program by April 2021.
These documents are to be uploaded at the time CAT application and a recommended practice is to keep these documents ready along with a recent passport size photograph.
The program in Banking Insurance and Financial Service is a highly industry driven FinTech and AI specialized program and the admission process is carried out through CAT/GMAT/CMAT/XAT exams and subsequent rounds of interviews involving several factors. For international students, a valid GMAT score is required and applications must be made through GIM.
PG Diploma in Management (Banking Insurance and Financial Service)
Candidates must possess at least a three year Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) by Association of Indian Universities / AICTE, with 50% aggregate marks or equivalent (for SC/ST category, the aggregate should be 45% in graduation. The candidate must appear and have a valid test core in CAT/CMAT/GMAT/XAT. Candidates must have knowledge on the BFSI sector for shortlisting.
Like HCM program, there is no specific cut-off for this program, shortlisted candidates must have demonstrated required knowledge for shortlisting.
(i.) Appear for XAT 2021 or CAT 2020 or CMAT 2021 or GMAT exam between January 1, 2019 and January 14, 2020. Fill the CAT 2020 form, select the GIM programme on it, and pay test fees. Last date to apply for CAT is 15th December 2020 and XAT/CMAT/GMAT is 12th January 2021 (14th January with late fee).
(ii.) Candidates with a valid test score and with a profile demonstrating knowledge of the sector will be shortlisted.
(iii.) Every selected candidate is evaluated along with the profile through face-to-face evaluation and Profile Assessment Index.
(iv) The final offer of admission is made only after considering the candidate’s exposure to the BIFS knowledge area and other factors such as test performance, academic achievements, work experience, etc.,.
(v) After document verification, university enrolment is finalized by April 2021.
The part-time Post graduate program in Management is tailored for business owners, working executives and entrepreneurs as a weekend program with a duration of three years. The admission process is carried out through CAT/GMAT/CMAT/XAT(and also MAT) exams and subsequent rounds of interviews involving several factors.
PG Diploma in Management (Part Time)
Candidates must possess a three year Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) recognized by Association of Indian Universities / AICTE, with 50% aggregate marks or equivalent (for SC/ST category, the aggregate should be 45% in graduation. The candidate must have a valid MAT/XAT/GMAT/CAT/CMAT score.
Although there is no specific cut-off for this program, shortlisted candidates must have three years of work experience for shortlisting.
(i.) Appear for the standardized test such as XAT or CAT or CMAT or GMAT or MAT exam between January 1, 2019 and January 14, 2020. Fill the CAT 2020 form, select the GIM programme on it, and pay test fees. Last date to apply for CAT is 15th December 2020 and XAT/CMAT/GMAT is 12th January 2021 (14th January with late fee).
(ii.) Candidates must submit the application form within the stipulated date along with their email address.
(iii.) Candidates with a valid test score and with a three year work experience profile will be shortlisted.
(iv.) Every selected candidate will be given a call letter for the interview and selection process via email and he/she has to appear on the specified date of interview.
(v) Selected candidates will be given an offer of admission and they should indicate their acceptance on or before the stipulated date.
(v) Through email the process of enrolment is completed.
GIM offers a full time doctoral programme designed for a span of four years aimed at creating research scholars for a career in academic and practice. It offers research opportunities in different areas of specialisations such as Operations, Big Data Analytics, Healthcare Management, Public Policy. Admissions are done on the basis of standardized test scores (CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/NET-JRF), past academic records, work experience and research interests. Admission into the program is highly competitive
Students must have a Master’s degree or any equivalent in any discipline for this program. Students in their final year of Masters study can also apply for the programme. The candidate must also have at least 60 percent marks in the higher secondary level (10+2).
Fellows are offered a monthly stipend of Rs. 35,000 in the first and second year of programme, Rs. 37,500 in the third year and Rs. 40,000 in the fourth year. Contingency funds of Rs. 25.000 per annum and data collection fees of Rs. 20,000 during third year of study are offered.
Fellows are offered free housing facilities and teaching assistantships for opportunities to teach and improve their competencies.
Applicants need to have a Bachelor’s level degree with 60% percentage or equivalent.
Students must have a Master's degree in any discipline.
Candidates must appear for CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/
tests and must have a valid test score.
Candidates must apply online for the program with their area of specialization
Candidates must submit a Statement of Purpose (SOP) and a Research Proposal with a clear snapshot of the research problem addressed.
Upload all required documents and pay the program application fee of Rs. 1500.
The applicants must submit 2 letters of recommendation indicating the candidate’s ability to research.
Candidates will be shortlisted for final interview and interviews will be held online.
Masters/ Bachelors Degree Certificate/Mark sheet
Letter of Recommendations
Academic Accolades along with a Resume/CV
Statement of Purpose (SOP)
The GIM is a 50-acre state-of-the-art campus located in Sanquelim, Goa. GIM is committed to impart high-quality education in harmony with world-class facilities to provide a rewarding and excellent student life on campus. The campus has Wi-Fi enabled hostels and 24X7 computer labs and library. Modern sports facilities such as tennis courts, volleyball courts, basket-ball, swimming pool, football field, etc and meditation room as well as an on-campus doctor are dedicated for student welfare.
GIM provides a lively environment and ecosystem for student-run sports and cultural activities. Some of them range from film making, theatre, movie club to community participation with children from the local neighborhood. A huge cluster of leaders both at the national and international level interact and share their insights to impart knowledge and motivation to create leaders of tomorrow. Students are motivated by the spirit of competitiveness by a series of events aided by GIM’s infrastructure.
GIM offers cultural, non-academic clubs and societies for students to indulge in recreational activities, showcase their talents and stay motivated. GIM offers a variety of societies, clubs and committees to keep the students in an engaged environment. The details are given below:
Student Advisory Council (SAC): The council acts as an interface between the student and the management. SAC acts as the apex body of the club operating at GIM and monitoring, guiding for future activities. SAC maintains discipline, resolves conflict and works with the administration department to enhance the infrastructure of the institute.
BRAINVISTA: The Quizzing Club of GIM organizes intra-college and inter-college quizzes with the aim to increase the knowledge of students across various domains. The quizzes are collaborated and organized in fresh and creative ways to enhance the zeal for quizzing.
CCIDT: The Centre for Creativity, Innovation and Design Thinking is a Centre of Excellence works with the faculty and institute to organize workshops and competitions to promote Innovations and Design Thinking for students.
E-CELL: The Entrepreneurship Cell is dedicated to motivating and promoting aspiring entrepreneurs through seminars, workshops and interactive sessions with stalwarts from the entrepreneurial world.
GIM AGORA SPEAKERS INTERNATIONAL: A university chapter of Agora Speakers International offering opportunities for students to develop communication and leadership through projects designed in the art of thinking, listening and speaking.
HRIDAY: The HR club of GIM works with the objective of raising the student’s holistic development with a focus on People, Passion and Performance.
I3: The Industry-Institute-Interaction (I3) Club aims in bridging the gap between students and industry and seeking quality solutions for projects in the industry from time to time.
INCEPTION: The Performing Arts Society which organizes arts events for students all-round the year through open mic nights and annual cultural festivals.
KSHITIZ: GIM’s newsletter committee which aims at portraying the creativity of students in the form of artwork, photographs, poems and movie reviews etc.,
MECCA: The Marketing Club of GIM committed to propagate marketing theories through several events and interactive seminars with experts from the sector.
PARIGYAN: The Data Science Society of GIM which aspires to encourage students to apply concepts of learning in data science in both businesses as well as non-business areas.
PRAYAS: The Sports Club at GIM responsible for developing and organizing a multitude of sports events with the objective towards holistic self-development of students in terms of personality and sportsmanship as well as provide proper infrastructure for it.
RAZZMATAZZ: The Cultural Club of GIM that organizes on-campus and off-campus events through the year for students undergoing a stressful academic program promoting joy and relaxation.
RIBANDAR TALKS: A student managed club which hosts professionals and industry leaders who are pioneers of excellence and serves as a leaders interaction club.
SAMARTHAN: This is a student-initiated club aimed at promoting the motto of social responsibility among students and educating the philosophy of creating ethical individuals who can give back to society.
SAMRIDDHI: A student committee enabled annual business symposium event which aims to bring the best entrepreneurial and business talents on a national level.
SANKHYA: The Analytics club at GIM aimed at serving students for assimilation of analytics concepts as well as learning of new computational methods through workshops and sessions from industry experts.
SCOPES: The Supply Chain and Operations Club (SCOPES) at GIM works with an objective to reduce the gap between classroom learning and industrial readiness and develop the much required analytical abilities of students and host sessions from experts in the industry.
SOFIA: The Society of Finance (SOFIA) at GIM aims ot provide a platform for students with varied educational backgrounds to get a clear insight about the dynamics of the financial world.
SPROCKETS: The Photography Cell of GIM is dedicated towards capturing the memories of current students as well as former students(alumni) to look back and provide an image for the world in branding GIM as an institution.
STUDENT ALUMNI RELATIONS CELL: The Club is dedicated toward building long-standing relationships building between the Alumni and the University and helping them be informed about the development in the institution post graduation.
STUDENT PUBLIC RELATIONS: The Cell aims to nurture and develop a healthy relationship between GIM, industry, people and the government as well as take initiative in conducting press releases. Advertising, and coordinating events to build and promote the brand of GIM as an Institution of learning par excellence.
THE HEALTH CLUB: The Health Club acts as a communication partner between students, management and vendors on campus and deals with their models of business actively in order to ensure the overall well-being of students, faculty and staff on campus.
THE SYSTEMS AND CONSULTING CLUB: The Club works with the objective to empower students about technology and consulting in modern business environments and create managers of tomorrow through several events, group activities and workshops and learn the art of problem-solving.
VINIDHAN: Vinidhan is a Student Investment Fund, which works with an aim to teach students the experience of managing a real-time investment fund and equip them with ethical trading practices by researching, reporting and managing portfolios using extensive tools from the Finance Lab.
Do not worry,according to their help desk information and guidelines,You will be receiving an e-mail from the institute for updating the CMAT information in your application form. The deadline for the same shall be intimated in the coming days.If you are still concerned you can very reach out to them regarding the same through their official mail id or contact number , they will assist you.
All the best
Last year the last CAT percentile cutoff for getting a Call at Goa Institute of Management was 87 Percentile, with the XAT Cutoff at 81 Percentile. I believe with a 82.11 Percentile, having a strong academic record as well as a good work experience, you must keep you fingers crossed and hope for the best, as you may still have bleak chances in GIM Goa.
For more information about Goa Institute of Management do follow the link below
For more information about institutes accepting candidates with CAT percentile between 80 and 90 do follow the link below
The percentile required for GIM PGDM course admission cut off for the previous year 2019 is like CAT percentile-87 percentile
For XAT- 81percentile
For GMAT-600 score
For CMAT-97.87 percentile,is required for taking admission in Goa Institute of Management which is a top B school management College among top 25 B school in India.
Hope this helps.
Since you have not mentioned your category so considering it as general.
As per your category and percentile in CAT and after considering your academic performance you have little less chances for GIM Goa because for General category aspirants the cut-off goes around 92-94 percentile in CAT but in such percentile and academic background you have good chances to get seat in some of the B-Schools such as :-
Indian Institute of Financial Management and Research, Changambakkam
SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore
Prin. L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai
Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
Institute of Finance and International Management, Bangalore
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai
University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh
Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy
FORE School of Management, New Delhi
Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai
ABV – Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior
Delhi School of Management, Delhi Technical University, Delhi
Institute of Rural Management, Anand
DMS, NIT Trichy
To check the cut-off of all above mentioned B-schools and to get the details of some other B-Schools which you can get on such percentile, kindly check out the link given below :-
I hope this information helps you.
As per your category and percentile in CAT and after considering your academic performance and diversity there are quite less chances for you to get into GIM Goa because CAT cut-off for GIM Goa generally variates around 90 percentile but apart from this one also should clear the sectional cut-offs so according to the cut-off mentioned by you, you have quite less chances for GIM Goa. But apart from this you may have chance in some other B-Schools like :-
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