IIM Indore Extends Deadline for EPGP Applicants With GMAT Scores

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The Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIMI) has extended the last date of receipt of application for the 2017-18 session of the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) to December 31, 2016 for candidates with GMAT scores while for applicants with CAT scores the deadline remains January 15, 2017.

Meanwhile, IIMI has released the fist list of 51 successful candidates for EPGP 2017-18 batch.

The one-year EPGP is the only management program to be accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBA) as an MBA program at IIMI. The full time residential program is for executives with work experience who want to enhance knowledge, skills and capabilities essential for managing and leading organizations.

Class Profile

The current EPGP batch has participants with an average age of 31 years and average work experience of 8.5 years. The 41-member class comprises 4 females and 37 males.

In Industry experience, 34% are from the IT sector, followed by Energy & Petroleum at 15% and Automobile at 10%. Consulting, Manufacturing and Infrastructure constitute 7% each.

Program Details

In addition to a comprehensive functional core module, there are elective courses aligned with the industry concentration identified for the programme such as Analytics, BFSI, e-Commerce, Operations & Strategy, etc.

The program is designed not only to leverage the experience of the participants but also to be aligned with the industry concentrations identified for EPGP.

The core courses provide a general management perspective at an elevated pitch compared to the 2-year Post Graduate Program (PGP). The participants are expected to possess data analytical skills along with an understanding of management science in decision making process.

They must have interpersonal awareness and ability to work in teams. They should be effective communicators with an awareness of legal and financial environment of business

The participants should possess an understanding of the ethical dimensions of management decision making, integrated and strategic thinking and awareness of global issues affecting business.

Program Highlights

Spread over 700 classroom contact hours, the program has five weeks of International Immersion at McCombs School of Business, University of Texas, Austin.

More than 50 electives are offered on Finance, Marketing, Data Analytics and Economics. Regular Guest Lectures and conferences with industry leaders enable participants to visualize disruptive advancements and future challenges.

Compulsory courses on spreadsheet modelling, management communication, financial accounting etc. are offered by Harvard Business School. Data analytical skills along with an understanding of management science in decision making process are also imparted.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline and a valid CAT /GMAT score (obtained between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2016).

The applicant should also have minimum 5 years of managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience after graduation as on December 31, 2016.

Selection Process / Interview

Interview of short listed candidates will be conducted at various locations depending on the number of candidates from that region. Short-listing of candidates for interview will be done based on a number of criteria like CAT / GMAT score, Academic performance, work experience etc, or as decided by the admissions committee.

Selection and Registration for the programme:

After the interviews are conducted, all short listed candidates will be sent admission offers which can only be deemed accepted by the candidate if the institute receives an acceptance letter along with a payment of commitment fee of Rs. 1,00,000 (Rs One Lakh only) plus Service tax within the stipulated time period mentioned in the offer letter.

All the selected candidates have to register for the programme by April 17, 2017.

Program fee

Indian Nationals: INR 18,00,000.00 + Service Tax

Foreign Nationals: US $45,000 + Service Tax

Programme fee of Rs. 18,00,000 + Service Tax may be paid in three instalments with an irrevocable bank guarantee.

If paid in instalments (candidates are expected to provide an irrevocable bank guarantee valid up to February 17, 2018 for INR 10,00,000 (Rupees Ten lakhs only) with the first instalment :-

A commitment fee of INR 1,00,000 + Service Tax is to be paid at the time of acceptance of offer.

First Instalment – On the day of Registration, April 17, 2017, INR 7,00,000 + Service Tax

Second Instalment – Before September 17, 2017, INR 7,00,000 + Service Tax

Third Instalment – Before December 17, 2017, INR 3,00,000 + Service Tax.

The fee includes tuition, course material, access to library facilities, network /computer charges, lodging and boarding. All expenses towards International travel, visa, passport, lodging and boarding (international) etc. would have to be borne by the candidate. Expenses towards academic input (international) are included in the fee. All payments are to be made by RTGS/NEFT

Application processing fee of Rs.5,000 is to be deposited in the form of online transfer/Net banking favouring “Indian Institute of Management Indore” and the payment details to be submitted along with the filled in application form.

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