• Name of the B-School:  India Institute of Management, Indore
  • Name of the Course: Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Executives (PGPMX)

Executive MBA at IIM Indore– Know More Details About MBA Executive Program At IIM Indore

Course overview

  • Course Duration: 2 Years
  • Course Type: Flexible
  • Course Start date: N/A
  • Location: Mumbai


  • AMBA


  • IIM Indore was ranked 4th among the Indian Institutes of Management (after Ahmedabad, Bangalore, and Lucknow) and 6th among all the B-Schools of India
  • IIM Indore is ranked 7th among all the B-Schools in India by business today 2017

What is an Executive MBA at IIM Indore?

As per IIM Indore, The Executive at IIM Indore two-year, alternate weekend Post Graduate  Program in Management for Working Executives PGPMX, offered in Mumbai, is uniquely designed for working executives and entrepreneurs, who would like to take the opportunity to become transformational leaders and innovative solution creators in their respective organizations, but find it difficult to pursue a full-time program in management. PGPMX is designed to provide flexibility to working executives to be engaged in their respective professions and at the same time to upgrade their knowledge. Successful completion of the program would lead to the award of a Master of Business Administration degree.

Class profile



As per the B-School, eligibility criteria are as follows:

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree or it’s equivalent
  2. At least completed 5 years of Managerial / Professional Experience after a bachelor’s degree

The program is open to all nationalities.

Admission & Selection process

As per the B-School, admission and selection process is as follows:

Step 1. Submission of Application:

All interested candidates should fill out the online application form.  After submission of the form, an acknowledgment with a system-generated Application Number will be sent to the email address provided. Login credentials with edit rights will also be provided to candidates in the same email. Candidates may edit their application form until the last date for submission of the application form. Candidates are advised to save a copy of their application form after submission.

Incomplete application forms will not be considered. Candidates must complete all parts of the Application Form or explain in the form why a part has not been completed. This is important to be considered for admission to the program.

Step 2. Payment of Application Fee:

Candidates should pay the application fee of INR 5000/- online within one working day of submitting the online application form. Applications without payment of application fee will not be considered. The application fee is non-refundable. Pay Application Fee Online

Step 3. Aptitude Test & Interview:

Selection will be based on the candidate’s performance in the Aptitude Test and Interview to be conducted by the Institute on specified dates. The Aptitude Test will be held in the first half of the day on the specified date. It will be followed by Interviews. While interviews of some candidates will be held on the same day of the Aptitude Test, others will be invited for interviews on other dates announced for the interviews. Candidates are advised to keep themselves free on all the dates announced for the Aptitude Test and interview.

Step 4. The offer of Admission:

Admission Offers will be made to candidates based on the overall performance in the Aptitude Test and interview, within a week of the conclusion of interviews. The Admission Offer letters will be sent through email. The candidates are, therefore, advised to check their emails regularly after the interviews are completed.

Step 5. Acceptance of Admission Offer and Payment of Commitment Fee:

Candidates who are offered admission to PGPMX will be required to accept the Admission Offer in the prescribed format, within the date specified in the Admission Offer Letter. The format will be sent with the Offer of Admission.

Step 6. Registration:

The candidates will be required to submit a duly filled in and signed Registration Form on the date of registration. More details about registration will be sent along with the Admission Offer Letter.

Fees Details

The program fee is INR 16,00,000/- (Rupees sixteen lakhs only). The schedule of payment is as follows:

(1)    Non-refundable commitment fee at the time of acceptance of admission offer: INR 1,00,000/-

(2)    Before registration in the program -: INR 7,00,000/-

(3)    Before the beginning of the second year: INR 8,00,000/-

Note: At present, there are no taxes applicable to the fee. However, taxes will be applicable, if it is enforced by the Competent Authority in the future.

For Online Payment -:

Please use the following methods to make the payment of the program fee:

  • Online Payments   
  •  NEFT
  • RTGS

Course Structure

Academic input is delivered through two types of courses: core courses and elective courses. Core courses (Term 1 to 3) are compulsory for all participants. They provide participants with the fundamental conceptual knowledge, analytical skills and techniques, contextual understanding, environmental awareness, and overall perspective, which serve as the base for the program. The elective courses, which are offered in the second year (Term 4 to 6), give participants a deeper understanding of different functional areas and enable them to specialize in areas of their choice.

Core Courses

Term 1Term 2Term 3
Communication in an Organisational ContextMacroeconomic Environment and PolicyFinancial Management
Microeconomics for ManagersFinancial System and Resources Legal Aspects of Business
Financial AccountingBusiness Ethics and CSR Social Media Marketing
Cost AccountingMarketing Management – II Global Sourcing
Management Perspectives on Information SystemsDecision AnalysisLeading and Managing Change
Marketing Management – ILeadership and VisioningStrategic Human Resource Management
Operations ManagementPerspectives on Group DimensionsLogical Thinking Process
Perspectives on Individual DimensionsDesign ThinkingStrategic Management – II
Strategic Management – I

Elective Courses:

In the second year of the program, students can choose elective courses of their interest offered in the following disciplines of management.

  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour & HRM
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Strategic Management

Note: At least 40% of the batch should select a course.

International Immersion Programme:

The International Immersion Programme (IIP), an important and mandatory part of the program design, is held in the second year. The Participants attend this 5-day program at an International University/Institute. The objective of the IIP is to expose participants to the best business practices and trends internationally.

No additional tuition fee is charged. However, Students will be required to bear the cost of travel, accommodation, and meals, etc.

Online Preparatory Courses:

Participants are given access to Online Preparatory Courses as soon as they accept the admission offer and pay the Commitment Fee. Participants earn credits on successful completion of these courses.

  • Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Communication
  • Mathematics for Management
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Spreadsheet Modeling

Capstone Course

The capstone course aims to help students synthesize what they have learned throughout the two years. The course gives the participants an opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired in the program to real-life situations.

Case Writing

The case method is a major pedagogical tool used by the faculty in course delivery. Through this method, the participants are exposed to real-life situations of decision uncertainties in organizations. Through active classroom discussions, the faculty walks the participants through possible solutions and possible decision frameworks while bringing out the related theories.

In the final term of the program, participants will be required to write a business case under the mentorship of a faculty member, based on real-life situations involving real people, in real organizations and with real data.

Note: IIM Indore reserves the right to make changes in the curriculum at its sole discretion at any point of time without prior notice.



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