Selection Process

Short listing Criteria

Candidates who have appeared for the CAT 2013 examination or furnished valid GMAT score and have applied to IMI will be short listed on the basis of information provided in the application form, CAT scores (sectional and overall) or GMAT score, educational background, marks in 10th, 12th, graduation and work experience. Only short listed candidates will be called for the final stage of the selection process.

Applicants should note that mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria may not ensure consideration for short listing by IMI. IMI will not entertain any correspondence on this subject and decisions of the IMI Admissions Committee will be final in all matters.

Selection criteria

Past academic performance in graduation, class XII & X, Extempore speaking, Psychometric Test, Essay Writing, Personal Interview besides other qualitative parameters, will constitute the core components of the final stage of the selection process. The IMI Admission Committee reserves the right to modify these components while communicating the same to the applicants at the Personal Interview stage. The overall objective being to identify and assess the candidate’s potential for a managerial career.

Company sponsored Candidates:

  • IMI accepts applications from Company sponsored candidates, within the approved strength of the program and such candidates will also be assessed as per the selection process described above.
  • Candidates being sponsored by their respective companies must submit a letter from the sponsoring organization, to this effect and undertake to pay all fees and dues from time to time, during the complete duration of the program. This letter/undertaking will be required to be submitted at the Personal Interview stage.
  • Candidates who are sponsored by their organization will thus not be eligible for receiving placement assistance from the Institute’s placement cell.
  • The fee structure for such candidates is given separately along with the fee structure for general candidates.

Interview Centers

Besides Delhi, the selection process will be conducted at other centers including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar. Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Candidates should indicate their 1st and 2nd preference of interview center in the application form. If a candidate’s preferred centre is not allotted, for any reason, the candidate will be informed of the change. IMI reserves the right to change any of the centers for the selection process, without assigning any reasons.

Admission Offer

Admission offer will be based on a composite score arrived after the assessment has been made during the various stages of the selection process, defined above. The result will be announced on IMI’s website. Applicants are advised to check the updates on the website at regular intervals. Offer letters will thereafter be dispatched, to the mailing address provided in the application form as also by email. Applicants are advised to provide their complete postal address and active email ID which should be valid up to 30th June 2014 for receiving important communications. Successful candidates, who have been offered admission, will be required to pay the 1st installmentof fee within two weeks of the date of offer, failing which the offer shall stand lapsed and admission will be offered to the next candidate on the waiting list, without any further intimation. IMI will not accept any responsibility for non-receipt of any communication which is sent to the candidate’s mailing address and email ID provided in the Admission Application form.

Withdrawal & refund policy

As per AICTE rules, in the event of an applicant withdrawing before the starting of the course, the wait listed candidates would be given admission against the vacant seat. In such a case the entire fee collected from the student, after a deduction of the processing fee of Rs.1000/- (Rupees one thousand only), shall be refunded and returned to the candidate withdrawing from the program. However, should a student leave the program after joining the course and if the seat consequently falling vacant is not filled by another candidate, for any reason, only the refundable components of fee shall be returned to the candidate.