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Executive MBA at IIM Ahmedabad: ePGP

  • Name of the B-School: Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • Name of the course: ePost Graduate Program In Management (ePGP)

Executive MBA / ePGP at IIM Ahmedabad | Accreditation | Ranking | Class Profile | Eligibility Criteria | Admission Process | Fees | Course Structure | Placements

Course overview

  • Course Duration: 2 Year (with the added flexibility of completion in 3 years)
  • Course Type: Part-Time
  • Course Start date: September 2020
  • Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Accreditation

EQUIS

Ranking

Ranked 2nd in NIRF Best Management Institute in India, 2019

What is ePGP at IIM Ahmedabad?

According to IIM A, the e-Mode Post Graduate Programme (ePGP) in Management is a two-year post-graduate diploma program (with the added flexibility of completion in 3 years) offered on Virtual Interactive Learning Platform (VILP) platform. The objective of the program is to impart management education to junior, middle and senior-level working professionals and entrepreneurs who are seeking skills and strategies to take their organizations to the next level.

Class profile 2018-20

The batch has 61 participants of which 70 percent hold BE / B. Tech. degree. 41 percent of the participants have between 3–6 years of work experience, 25 percent have 7–10 years of work experience and 34 percent candidates have more than 10 years of work experience. The 2018–20 batch of ePGP has seen a surge in female candidates, with 8 female candidates enrolling.

Eligibility and Admission Criteria

As per the B-School, eligibility

criteria for ePGP at IIM Ahmedabad are as follows:

  • Working professionals and entrepreneurs with a minimum of 3 years of full-time work experience (after completion of graduation) as on December 31, 2018
  • Age 24 years and above (born on or before December 31, 1994)
  • A personal interview will be conducted by IIM Ahmedabad
  • Holding at least a Bachelor’s Degree/CA/CS/ICWA, with at least 50 percent marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA, awarded by any of the recognized universities
  • Valid CAT score (a valid CAT score of test taken within the last 3 years i.e. 2016,2017, and 2018) or GMAT /GRE score (a valid GMAT / GRE score taken within the last 5 years i.e. January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019) will be considered for shortlisting.
  • Alternatively, applicants will have to take IIMA Admission Test (IAT)
  • Shortlisted candidates (on the basis of score obtained in CAT/GMAT/GRE/IAT) will be invited for personal interview at IIMA campus or other cities decided by Institute.

Dates and deadlines

  • Application Closure Date: August 25, 2019
  • IAT Date: September 01, 2019
  • Personal Interview : September 07 & 08, 2019
  • Campus modules at IIMA: October 13, 2019 – October 20, 2019
  • Studio Modules Starts on: October 24, 2019

Fee Structure

  • Application Fees INR 1,000/- (For candidates who wish to appear into IAT)
  • Program Fee INR 20,00,000/-

Installment Schedule

IIIIIIIV
DateJune 15, 2020 (Wave I) &
August 10, 2020 (Wave II)
March 15, 2021August 15, 2021March 15, 2022
Amount(INR)5,00,0005,00,00050,00,0005,00,000

Course Structure

As per the B-School, the course is imparted over more than 850 hours of classroom sessions and project work and provides the participants with leadership skills for the knowledge economy through an innovative curriculum.

During the first year, the program curriculum focuses on equipping the participants with:

  •  Managerial decision-making abilities
  • Leadership capabilities
  • Understanding of the functional areas of management
  • Understanding of the economic and regulatory trends
  • Varied analytical tools and techniques
  • General management orientation

In addition, classroom connect session will be conducted at IIMA campus in regular intervals On completion of the core courses, each participant will need to choose electives from a plethora of functional areas such as Marketing, Finance, Strategy, Operations Management, Human Resource Management and IT Management, as well as cross-functional areas.

Placement

As per the B-school, placement support will not be provided to ePGP.

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