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IIM Ahmedabad: Programs, Eligibility, Fees and Placements

IIM Ahmedabad

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) stands as an icon of academic excellence, innovation, and leadership in the field of management education. Established in 1961, IIM Ahmedabad has consistently been at the forefront of nurturing exceptional talent, fostering cutting-edge research, and shaping the future leaders of global business.

Located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, the institute’s sprawling campus is renowned for its architectural brilliance, reflecting a blend of tradition and modernity. IIM Ahmedabad’s distinguished faculty comprises eminent scholars, industry experts, and thought leaders who impart knowledge, insight, and practical wisdom to its diverse student body.

With its rich legacy, relentless pursuit of excellence, and unwavering dedication to fostering leadership and innovation, IIM Ahmedabad continues to be a beacon of inspiration and a driving force in the global management education landscape.


Given below is the list of Programmes offered by IIM Ahmedabad:

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IIM Ahmedabad: Admission Process

IIM Ahmedabad follows a comprehensive selection process that evaluates candidates on multiple parameters to ensure a diverse and talented cohort. The key components of the selection criteria include:

How to apply for IIM Ahmedabad Admission?

  1. Go to IIM’s main webpage.
  2. Applicants must download the application and complete it with all required information.
  3. They choose the specialism and course they wish to apply for.
  4. Scan and upload each of the necessary files.

Send in your application to IIM Ahmedabad by paying the application fee of Rs. 2000 (Rs. 1000 for students who are SC/ST/PwD).

IIM Ahmedabad PG Admissions 2024

Admission to IIM Ahmedabad’s postgraduate programme is done during the two-year MBA programme. A Food & Agribusiness Management specialty is also available through IIMA PG admissions.

Courses and Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants need to get a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% (45% in the case of reserved categories)
  • Applicants must have completed the CAT exam with a minimum score of 85%.

IIM Ahmedabad PG Admission Process

  • Preliminary Screening

 There will be three categories in the CAT-2023 exam: Verbal Ability and Reading                       Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR), and Quantitative Ability (QA). Candidates will only be considered for all subsequent stages if they score   higher than the minimum cut-offs in the sectional percentile rankings, the overall percentile rank, and all parts of the CAT-2023 with a positive (greater than zero) raw score.

  • Shortlisting for Analytical Writing Test (AWT) & Personal Interview (PI):

Based on their minimum percentile in the CAT exam, candidates are called for WAT and PI. Students must also show up for a personal interview and written ability test

  • Final Selection

The WAT and PI results of the student will determine whether candidates make the short list.
Finish the admissions process by sending in your paperwork and paying the IIM Ahmedabad tuition.

IIM Ahmedabad: CAT Cut off Percentile

Given below is a list of CAT Cut off Percentile for IIM Ahmedabad:

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IIM Ahmedabad: Merit List Criteria

The Final Composite Score (FCS) of each candidate is used to create the merit list at IIM Ahmedabad. The following formula is used to determine FCS:

Normalised AWT Score*AWTF + Normalised PI Score*PIF + AR*ARF_FCS = FCS


PIF (personal interview multiplicand) = 0.50
AWTF, or the AWT Multiplication Factor, is 0.10.
The Final Composite Score Multiplication Factor for the CAT Score (CATF_FCS) is 0.25.
Application Rating (AR) is the sum of the ratings for the 10th, 12th, Bachelor’s, and Work Experience.
Final Composite Score Application Rating Multiplication Factor (ARF_FCS) = 0.15

IIM Ahmedabad: Reservation Policy

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IIMA reservation

IIM Ahmedabad: Fees

The following fees are being paid by students in the current batch (2020–2022), according to the official website:

  • Total program fees: INR 24,61,000/-
  • Tuition fee (included in total program fee): INR 18,19,000/-

Statics of IIM Ahmedabad MBA 2020-2022

IIM Ahmedabad MBA 2020-22: Gender Diversity

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IIM Ahmedabad MBA 2020-22: Work Experience

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IIM Ahmedabad MBA 2020-22: Work Experience Discipline

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IIM Ahmedabad Placements 2023 Report

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  • In comparison to 2022, the top package offered by IIM Ahmedabad increased by around 87% in 2023.
  • IIM Ahmedabad’s average package also went up, going from INR 32.79 LPA to INR 34.36 LPA. There was around a five percent increase.
  • Eight of the 280 offers that the IIM Ahmedabad PGP 2021–2023 group received were from outside the country.
  • FMCG & conglomerates were the main cohorts targeted for the placement campaign in 2023.

IIM Ahmedabad Average Package 2023

The average package that IIM Ahmedabad offers for various courses is displayed in the table below, arranged by year:

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When compared to data from the previous three years, the average package for the IIM Ahmedabad PGP batch is trending upward. However, in 2023, the average package for PGPX at IIM Ahmedabad dropped from INR 38.64 LPA to INR 35.68 LPA

IIM Ahmedabad Highest Package 2023

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Notable IIM-A Alumni


  • Ajit Rangnekar 
    Dean, Indian School of Business
  • Ashish Nanda 
    Director, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • Atul Tandon 
    Director of Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad from 2001-2009
  • Shekhar Chaudhari 
    Former Director, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Arts & Social Work

  • Gaurav Dagaonkar 
    Music Director, vocalist and Songwriter
  • Mallika Sarabhai 
    Classical Dancer and Activist. Director of Darpana Academy, Ahmedabad


  • Ajay Singh Banga 
    President & Chief Executive Officer, Mastercard
  • Ashok Vemuri 
    CEO of IGATE
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani 
    Founder and Executive Vice Chairman, Infoedge &
  • Shikha Sharma 
    MD & Chief Executive Officer, Axis Bank
  • K. V. Kamath 
    Non-executive chairman, Board of Directors, ICICI Bank 
    Lead Independent Director, Infosys 
    Former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Infosys from 2011-13

Government & Politics

  • Arvind Subramanian 
    Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India
  • Raghuram Rajanan 
    Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
  • Prem Das Rai 
    Member of Parliament, Sikkim constituency, 15th Lok Sabha

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