All You Need to Know about IMT Ghaziabad Admissio n Process
IMT Ghaziabad is one of the premier Management Institutes of the country; focuses on Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility has been introduced a new profile-based 3-step selection process. The new selection process comprises of a Critical Thinking Test (CT), a Group Exercise (GE), and a Personal Interview.
IMT had made this qualitative shift in the selection process for the intake of the 2022 batch with an objective to achieve the best fit with the core IMT values of Innovation, Execution, and Social Responsibility while recruiting the students. — IMT Management Quota Seat for Direct Admission in IMT
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The Admissions Chairperson of IMT Ghaziabad, Dr. Shalini Kalia, remarked, “The selection process has been designed in accordance with the three pillars of IMT’s philosophy of grooming leadership: Innovation, Execution, and Social Responsibility. With a goal of achieving these objectives in congruence with the students’ aspirations, we look forward to welcoming the new entrants to the IMT family and commencing a new academic year with zeal! Congratulations to all the selected candidates.”
About Institute of Management Technology (IMT)
Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad is started in 1980 is India’s premier AACSB accredited management school with a distinct focus on grooming Leadership through Innovation, Execution, and Social Responsibility.
IMT Ghaziabad is an autonomous, nonprofit institute, offering highly sought-after postgraduate programs over the past more than three decades.
IMT Ghaziabad currently offers four AICTE approved programs – Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Full Time, PGDM Executive, PGDM Part-Time, and PGDM Dual Country Programme (DCP).
While the first three programs are offered at the Ghaziabad campus of IMT, the PGDM DCP is offered in collaboration with the IMT Dubai campus. The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) is the latest addition to the list which leads to PGDM Part-Time.
IMT Ghaziabad has been consistently ranked among the top management institutes of the country for its Leadership, Faculty, Research, Student Selection Process, Curriculum, Pedagogy, Industry Interface, Internationalism, Placements, and Infrastructure.
Today, IMT is the proud alma mater of more than 300 C–suite executives and thousands of professionals serving in leadership positions in the best-known organizations in India and the world, in key business functions of Sales, Operations, Human Resources, Consulting, Information Technology, Marketing, and Finance among others.
IMT Admission Criteria for PGDM and MBA Program
All candidates for all IMT PGDM and MBA programs must have a minimum of three (03) year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum of 50 percent aggregate marks in any discipline.
Candidates who are in their final year or appearing for the final-year degree examination can also apply, subject to the submission of all mark sheets and pass certificate to IMT’s Academic Program office at a later date. If they were failed to do so then the admission will be canceled.
Note: CMAT-2022* test will be considered for IMT Nagpur and IMT Hyderabad Campus ONLY.
Applicants would be shortlisted on the basis of the best score among the above-mentioned tests.
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Applicants for the MBA program at IMT Dubai must have an undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree) from an accredited university with a CGPA of 3.0 and above on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent (50%+ overall average).
Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take an English Proficiency Test. The minimum required score for TOEFL is 550 (paper-based) and 80 (internet-based) or an IELTS band of 6.0.
Selection Process at IMT
IMT will conduct the Common Admission process in February and March 2022 for shortlisted candidates from the IMT Common Application form for its final selection process.
I. The Critical Thinking Test
After arrival and registration of the shortlisted candidates, there will be a 30-minute long Critical Thinking Test, which will evaluate the candidate on three parameters – critical thinking, written communication skills, and innovation & creativity.
II. Group Exercise
After the critical thinking test, the candidates will be formed into small groups and will perform a Group Exercise. The group will be given a problem to solve or a task to perform, which they must do together with discussion among group members.
For instance, they might be asked to do a short case study, solve a puzzle, or solve a business problem. This will take approximately 30 minutes and will evaluate the candidate on four parameters – contribution of ideas, leadership potential, interpersonal skills, and communication & attitude.
III. Personal Interview
After the Group Exercise, the candidate will have a personal interview of approximately 15 minutes, during which he/she will be evaluated on four parameters: academic orientation, communication skills, versatility (extra-curricular activities / general awareness), as well as values & maturity.
Candidates With work experience will be additionally evaluated on the relevance of their work experience in relation to the PGDM program.
The final merit of the candidate will be a cumulative weighted average which has the Academic Scores, Work Experience, and the scores obtained during the CT-GE-PI process.
Both merit and campus score cut-offs will be the basis of selection for IMT campuses, i.e. Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Hyderabad, and Dubai
IMT Application Form 2022
Candidates are invited to apply a common “Application Form” for all four campuses of IMT – Ghaziabad, Nagpur, and Hyderabad for the intake of 2022.
In the ‘Application Form, ‘ the applicant must provide educational qualifications, contact details, etc., and at least one of the following: ID for CAT-2021 OR ID for XAT-2022 OR ID for GMAT OR Roll-No for CMAT-2022.
IMT Ghaziabad will be accepting CAT OR XAT OR GMAT scores while IMT Nagpur and Hyderabad will be accepting CAT OR XAT OR GMAT OR CMAT scores. The applicant is required to fill the IDs of the entire test score he/she wishes to submit.
After completing the form, the applicant can make payment by one of three options:
Pay directly through Credit/Debit card or Net Banking:
If the payment goes through and the ‘Application Number’ is generated, the application is considered submitted. Applicants will receive a confirmation email within the next 24 hours.
Pay through demand draft:
The applicant must make a demand draft payable to the “Institute of Management Technology” payable at Ghaziabad or Delhi for the amount of Rs 2,000/-plus applicable taxes.
On the ‘Application Form‘, applicants must provide the demand draft number, name of bank, date, location of the bank, and amount.
After providing these details, the applicant will be directed to a new window that has the details of the information submitted and the ‘tear-off sheet together with an ‘Application Form Number’.
Applicants should take a printout of this form and keep it for their future reference. Applicants must affix their passport-size self-attested photo to the tear-off sheet and send the demand draft along with it.
Once the demand draft and tear-off sheet are received by IMT Ghaziabad, the status is automatically updated on the website. Applicants will also receive a confirmation email within the next 24 hours.
Shortlisting of the candidates
Shortlisted candidates will be called for the second round of the selection process which comprises Critical Thinking, Group Exercise, and Personal Interview (CT-GE-PI).
This year, applicants may submit any one of the test scores: CAT-2022 OR XAT-2022 OR GMAT CMAT 2022 (For Nagpur & Hyderabad campus only) score.
Applicants will be short-listed for the CT-GE-PI round on the basis of one of the following test scores available CAT 2022 OR XAT 2022 OR GMAT OR CMAT 2022 (Nagpur & Hyderabad campus) at this stage.
Applicants will be called for the CT-GE-PI process only once. For the candidates who have applied on the basis of more than one test score, the best score of such candidates shall be taken into the consideration at the time of the Admission Offer. Please note that the CT-GE-PI process is common for all campuses.
Note: IMT is closely following MHA and AICTE guidelines for all admission processes during the Covid19 pandemic. Kindly note that the admission process for 2022 maybe online.
IMT is following and will follow all Covid19 precautions and social distancing norms during the entire admissions process in 2022. You will be notified as soon as the revised guidelines for Admission Process 2022 are issued by MHA and AICTE.