Indian Institute of Management - [IIM], Nagpur - Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]

Nagpur, Maharashtra Estd 2015 Autonomous University 9 Questions Answered Ranked 40 For MBA By NIRF 2021 +2 more

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]

5/10 Full Time
1,474,500*TOTAL FEES
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Duration2 Years
Seats Available225
Course typeDegree
PlaceOn Campus
Type of coursePost Graduation

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    28 Aug 21 - 28 Sep 21 Exam Date
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    Course Details

    IIM Nagpur concluded the admission process for its PGP 2021-23 batch. To fill 240 seats of IIM Nagpur PGP program, students were shortlisted based on CAT Cutoff which was 85 percentile. Besides CAT, IIM Nagpur Admission to PGP is based on PI, Work Experience and Diversity Factor. Know more about IIM Nagpur Selection Criteria

    IIM Nagpur Quick Update

    August 1: CAT 2021 Notification Released: Registration Starts from August 4, Exam on November 28. Check Here

    IIM Nagpur PGP Key Points

    • The overall and sectional CAT Cutoff was 85% and 72% respectively. Check CAT Score vs Percentile.
    • This year, WAT was excluded from the PGP selection process due to ongoing pandemic.
    • The PI round was conducted online.

    IIM Nagpur PGP Admission Deadlines 2021

    Releasing of List of Eligible Candidates based on CAT Cutoff Mar 2, 2021
    Deadline for PGP Application Mar 25, 2021
    PI Shortlist Apr 3, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021
    PI Process for MBA Apr 12, 2021 - May 3, 2021
    PGP Offer List Released May 19, 2021
    Deadline to Accept Offers  May 25, 2021
    Final Registration Date for PGP Jul 5, 2021
    CAT 2021 Registrations August 4 - September 15, 2021
    Release of CAT 2021 Admit card October 27, 2021
    CAT 2021 Exam November 28, 2021

    IIM Nagpur PGP Fees & Eligibility

    IIM Nagpur PGP Fees

    • The total fees of the PGP is INR 13,75,000/-
    • A fee of INR 75,000 has to be paid at the time of accepting the offer letter for admission for conforming the admission. 
    • The total fees for SAARC countries is INR 14,70,000 while for other countries it is INR 22,05,000
    • All the payments have to be made in online mode.

    IIM Nagpur PGP Eligibility

    The minimum eligibility requirement for PGP program is mentioned as follows:

    • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for the reserved category) are eligible to apply for PGP course. 
    • Students appearing in their final year or whose results are awaited can also apply and get admission in IIM Nagpur on a provisional basis. 

    Read more: IIM Nagpur Courses & Fees.

    IIM Nagpur PGP Cutoff

    IIM Nagpur shortlist candidates for PGP course based on the sectional and Overall CAT Cutoff. CAT consists of three sections namely Quantitative Aptitude (QA)Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC) and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR). Quantitative Aptitude (QA), Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension(VARC) and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR). 

    Given below is IIM Nagpur Cutoff released by the institute for the shortlisting process based on CAT exam.

    Category VARC DILR Quants Overall
    General 72 72 72 85
    EWS 72 72 72 85
    NC-OBC 65 65 65 76.5
    SC 50 50 50 60
    ST 35 35 35 40
    PWD 35 35 35 40

    Trends in IIM Nagpur PGP Cutoff

    The graph shows the previous years CAT Cutoff of IIM Nagpur PGP program:

    Trends in IIM Nagpur PGP Cutoff

    Which IIM is better for PGP: IIM Nagpur, IIM Amritsar or IIM Bodh Gaya?

    Particulars IIM Nagpur IIM Amritsar IIM Bodh Gaya
    Year of Establishment 2015 2015 2015
    NIRF Ranking 2020 NA NA NA
    Cutoff 85 85 93
    Highest Package INR 40 LPA INR 40 LPA INR 17.3 LPA
    Average Package INR 13 LPA INR 12.61 LPA INR 9.52 LPA
    Top Recruiters Euromonitor International, BrowserStack, CCIL, Citi Bank, Tech Mahindra, Wipro Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Amazon, Bisleri, Accenture Aditya Birla Capital, Maruti Suzuki, Oyo, Byju’s, Wipro, Tata Power, Amul
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    IIM Nagpur PGP Admission Process & Criteria

    IIM Nagpur PGP Admission Process

    The complete admission process for IIM Nagpur PGP process is mentioned below:

    1. Visit the official website of CAT.
    2. Click on the ‘New Registration’ tab.
    3. Now fill all the necessary details required for CAT Registration.
    4. While applying, select IIM Nagpur and it’s PGP program to be eligible for further admission.
    5. Enter the OTP and submit the application form
    6. A message will be received containing the User ID and Password for subsequent login.
    7. The candidates fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria will be notified about the further selection procedure.

    IIM Nagpur PGP Admission Criteria

    The following parameters are considered by IIM Nagpur for admissions to it’s PGP programme-

    • Marks secured in the CAT examination
    • Personal Interview (PI) round 
    • The final merit list is prepared based on the Final composite score formulated by IIM Nagpur.

    The complete IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria is explained below:


    • The first step in the selection process is shortlisting of candidates based on the CAT 2020 cutoffs. The candidates who clear the overall and sectional cut offs will be eligible for further rounds. 
    • The shortlisted candidates are required to submit the application form and all the other necessary documents before the stipulated time. 
    • Only those candidates who submit their valid documents within the given time will be eligible for further admission process. 


    • The shortlisted candidates have to appear in PI/WAT process.
    • The institute will prepare a Comprehensive Score based on CAT Score, Past Academic Performance, Work Experience and Diversity (Gender and Academic) using the given formula:

    Comprehensive Score = 0.30 * ( CAT Score) + 0.35 * (Academic Profile) + 0.20 * (Work Experience Score) + 0.15 * (Diversity Score)


    • The candidates who have submitted the completed application by the stipulated deadline and have been shortlisted in Stage 2 will be required to confirm their interest in appearing for the PI/WAT process. 
    • PI/WAT details will be emailed to the candidates and those who appear for these rounds will only be eligible for further admission process.
    • After the completion of PI and WAT, the Final Score (FS) of the candidate will be calculated
    • The scores obtained in all the stages will be considered for admissions and the candidates will be notified based on the final composite score obtained. 
    • The selected candidates will receive the offer letters by email. 
    • The candidates need to submit an Offer Acceptance fee of Rs 75,000 which will be adjusted towards the Term 1 fees. 

    Final Score = (0.40* (PI Score) + 0.15* (CAT Score) + 0.15 * (Academci Profile Score) + 0.15 * (Work Experience Score) + 0.05* (Gender Div. Score))/0.9

    Note: In IIM Nagpur MBA Admission 2021, WAT was not included due to prevailing COVID-19 scenario.

    IIM Nagpur PGP Scholarships

    IIM Nagpur offers following Scholarships to deserving students:

    Special Need Based Scholarships (SNBS): This scholarship is offered to provide a fee waiver to eligible students. The eligibility of candidates for this scholarship is determined by their credit status and annual family income. The amount of scholarship will be determined by annual family income and the value of the movable and immovable assets belonging to the family.

    The institute also offers several Government scholarships that includes the following:

    • Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities 
    • Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students
    • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students
    • Chief Minister Fellowship Yojana (CMFY) - Jharkhand
    • Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarships to SC students. Know more aboout IIM Nagpur Scholarships

    IIM Nagpur PGP Placements

    IIM Nagpur has concluded with the placement drive for the PGP batch of 2019-21. Once again it has maintained the position of obtaining a 100% placement record. Over 41 companies visited the campus to offer placements. The maximum students were placed in the Consulting sector. 

    The highest package for the PGP batch of 2098-21 stood at INR 19.20 LPA and the average CTC stood at INR 13. 21 LPA

    The sector-wise IIM Nagpur Placement offers made by reputed companies is shown in the graph below:

    IIM Nagpur Top Reviews

    “IIM Nagpur provides a place for students to experience the world management system of the world. They strive hard to be a benchmark and to stay updated and advanced against its competitors. You will surely enjoy your life over here. At the same time, you will learn world-class education and gain a prestigious job.” - Jeet, PGP batch

    “IIM Nagpur has recorded 100% placement, and students were recruited by most of the reputed MNCs. Additionally, a summer internship is provided from the college's side and it is essential for all the students to complete the internship. The highest salary package was 19 lakhs per annum and the average salary package was around 15 lakhs per annum.” - Nikhil Dayma, PGP Batch

    “The institute provides top-class facilities for PGP students which includes a library, laboratory, Auditorium, seminar hall, playground, cafeteria and also sports club.” - Dharma, PGP Batch. Check IIM Nagpur Reviews.

    IIM Nagpur Admission Tips from Alumni

    “Students completing their Bachelor’s Degree with 50% are eligible to apply for PGP course admission at IIM Nagpur. Additionally, students need to achieve above 90 percentile in the CAT exam to get a call from IIM Nagpur"s PI round”

    The admission to IIM will be done on a merit basis, and interview process which needs to be cleared by the candidate” - Mehta, Batch 2021

    “Students who are selected for PI & WAT will be further called to confirm their interest in attending the PI/WAT of IIM Nagpur. Admission seats will be offered to students on the basis of their FS.- Satyendra Verma

    IIM Nagpur PI Questions & WAT Topics

    IIM Nagpur PI Questions

    IIM Nagpur prepares the final merit list for admissions based on the Personal Interview and WAT round. The final merit list is declared on the official website of IIM Nagpur . Few of the commonly asked PI questions have been tabulated below:

    • Tell me something about yourself?
    • Why MBA?
    • What are your key skills/ greatest strengths?
    • Where do you see yourself five years down the line?
    • What are your short-term/long-term goals?
    • What are your hobbies and interests?
    • How do you deal with failures?
    • Discuss a situation when you were a leader.
    • What are your future plans in terms of your job?
    • What were your job roles?
    • Would you like to keep working in the same company after MBA?
    • What have you learnt through your previous experiences?
    • How many hours did you devote in your previous job?
    • What are the different accounting standards?
    • What are the two types of business transactions?
    • What is inflation? What are the causes of inflation?
    • What is GDP Deflator?
    • The british established their first factory in Surat with the permission of?
    • Name three woman chief ministers of India and their parties
    • Who is the Greenway Minister?

    IIM Nagpur WAT Topics

     The topics for WAT comprise of-

    • What if I don’t succeed?
    • White Revolution in India.
    • It has become a fad to discuss corruption
    • Taking risks can either result in great profits or losses 
    • Entrepreneurs can learn some things only from other entrepreneurs.
    • Should India continue with the space missions when there is so much poverty around? 
    • Happiness is a state of mind. 

    IIM Nagpur PGP Program Details

    The PGP curriculum at IIM Nagpur is designed in a way not only to give theoretical knowledge to the students but also to teach them the practical aspect of things and prepare them for the corporate world. They adopt a number of methodologies like case study, lectures, group discussions, business games, role plays, project and a lot more. They aim at developing students to be entrepreneurs and future leaders with great leadership and interpersonal skills. 

    • The PGP program of IIM Nagpur is a residential program.
    • The program is for two years with three terms each year. 
    • The program also has an International Immersion program, a summer internship and a field immersion after the coursework of first year,
    • The first year consists of core courses which are compulsory to study.
    • The second year offers a basket of electives amongst which a student can choose according to his preference. 
    • The first, second and third terms are of 17, 15 and 18 worth of credits respectively. 
    • The Field Immersion is of 6 credits.
    • The maximum credit score is of 54 credits and the minimum requirement is of 45 credits in the second year. 

    Below mentioned is the detailed table for the courses of IIM Nagpur PGP:

    Term Syllabus Credits
    Term 1 Financial Accounting 3
    Managerial Communication 1
    Managerial Economics 3
    Managing People and Performance in Organizations 3
    Marketing Management 3
    Personal and Corporate Ethics 1
    Quantitative Methods 3
    Term 2 Corporate Finance 3
    Management Accounting 2
    Managerial Communication 1
    Managing Organizations 3
    Quantitative Methods 3
    Understanding Entrepreneurship 3
    Term 3 Business, Government & Society 3
    Macroeconomics 3
    Management of Information Systems and Technology 3
    Operations Management 3
    Research for Marketing decisions 3
    Strategic Management 3

    Given below is the table of electives offered in the 2nd year of PGP program.

    Area Content
    Decision Science & Information Systems

    Managing ERP in Digital Age

    IT Consulting


    Business Forecasting

    Business Data Mining & Decision Models

    Advanced Analytics

    Economics & Social Sciences The World Economy and India
    Finance & Accounting

    Project Appraisal and Financing

    Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring

    Investment Banking

    International Finance

    Financial Time Series and Forecasting

    Financial Statement Analysis

    Financial Modelling

    Corporate Valuation

    Comprehensive Tax Management (Business Taxation)

    Banking, Financial Markets & Systems


    Strategic Marketing

    Sales & Distribution Management

    Retail Management

    Managing Markets at the Bottom of the Pyramid

    Integrated Communication in the new omni-channel, omni-media world

    Digital Marketing and E-commerce

    Consumer Behaviour

    Brand Management

    B2B Marketing

    Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management

    Global Leadership

    Developing thinking skills: Creative, critical and design thinking

    Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills

    Production & Operations Management

    Supply Chain Management

    Service Operations Management

    Sales and Operations Planning

    Project Management

    Operations Strategy

    Operations Analytics

    Mathematical Models for Managerial Decisions

    Foundations of Operations Excellence

    Strategy and Entrepreneurship

    Management Consulting

    International Business

    Innovative and Disruptive Business Models – Workshop

    Holistic Strategy Implementation through Balanced Scorecard

    Future of Work

    Capstone Business Simulation


    Ques. Is GMAT compulsory for PGP 2021 Admission?

    Ans. For PGP 2021 Admission, the GMAT is required for overseas students, while CAT scores are mandatory for students of Indian nationality.

    Ques. What facilities are present in IIM Nagpur for PGP students?

    Ans. IIM Nagpur provides various facilities for PGP students, which includes: fully WiFi premises, library, ACE knowledge Portal, ACE Equity & MF2, Gartner, Prowessdx, ProwessIQ, etc.

    Ques. What is the intake of IIM Nagpur PGP?

    Ans. The intake of IIM Nagpur PGP is 240 students with 90 seats for general category students.

    Ques. What is the weightage of CAT score for admission in IIM Nagpur PGP?

    Ans. The weightage for CAT score is 15% while the weightage given to different components are tabulated below:

    Components Weightage
    CAT 2020 Percentile 15%
    PI 40%
    WAT 10%
    Past Academic Performance 15%
    Work Experience 15%
    Diversity 5%

    Ques. Can someone get into IIM Nagpur PGP without taking CAT?

    Ans. As IIMs only accept CAT scores, it is not possible to get into IIM Nagpur PGP without taking CAT. 

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    9.0 /10

    Fee Structure And Facilities :

    The fee for each term is around ?.2,50,000 for six terms. You have to pay ?.50,000 as an acceptance of the offer letter. This amount will be account towards first term fee. The first term fee also includes caution deposit ?.10,000 which is refundable. The total amount for the PGP course is ?.13,75,000/-. The payment of fees is always done through wire transfer.

    Course Curriculum Overview :

    We have 3 terms per year. So, in the first year, we will have to take up common compulsory papers on accounting, marketing, economics, management, etc. As a part of the first year, we need to take up a Field Immersion Module, which helps us to get connected and learn about the industries. After completing first year, we have to go for summer internship. There should be a minimum of 45 credits for second year of study. In second year, we can choose the elective papers on our choice. The curriculum is up to date and comprises all the latest topics.

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    Fee Structure And Facilities :

    IIM is one of the best institution in India and course fee is 13.75 lacks for entire course, The fees structure is worth it even if it is expensive as the infrastructure and education quality is too good.

    Course Curriculum Overview :

    Masters of business administration is a very popular professional course which is great demand and is very popular among students. The structure of the course is semester system and is updated with the need and demands of job market. The days are generally hectic at the institution.

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    Fee Structure And Facilities :

    The fee structure is affordable to study in a big institute, as we all know how much is costs to pursue a MBA degree. The fees will be around 2 lakh for each term. A part of the term-1 fees will be paid as soon as we get admitted into the IIMN. But remember that spending this amount will help you earn business knowledge and get you placed in a highly payed job.

    Course Curriculum Overview :

    We have three terms per academic year. The classes are found more lively than expected with role plays, discussions, workshops, invite talks and more. Now in the first year, we learn the basic concepts of management system but in detail and in-depth. This is because to give a strong foundation to the students mind. In between our second and third term, we all took a Field Immersion Module. This is to give a practical knowledge by projects with NGO, Govt., etc. In second year, we will have the choice to choose from a wide options as electives. This can be to our interest or in the view of industrial entry. The curriculum is up to date and modest that it even have programs for the corporate executives. Yes, we also have programs for executives to upgrade their knowledge in their field.

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    9.0 /10

    Fee Structure And Facilities :

    The fee structure is moderate and can be paid in installments within twp year span. The total fee is 13,75,000 and 50000 shall be paid at the time of admission which later will be adjusted towards the total fee.

    Course Curriculum Overview :

    Basically it is a two year course, students can choose their specialization from the second year, and in the first year a wide glimpse is given on managerial accounting, economics, marketing and social behavior.

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    9.3 /10

    Fee Structure And Facilities :

    The fee structure is very feasible if you look at the placement packages you get. It charges you around ? 1,375,000. The fee structure is very less according to all of the other colleges of business in our country.

    Course Curriculum Overview :

    PGPM was a full-time 2-year course and the course curriculum has good exposure. The exams were held every semester. The course curriculum of our post-graduation diploma in management is developed by industry experts.

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