Courses offered in IIM, Ahmedabad


The Indian institute of Technology is one of the premier business schools in India. The institute provides various courses in the postgraduate and doctoral level. Apart from these courses, the institute offers faculty development and management development courses too. The details about the various courses that are offered in the institute are given below.

Courses offered in IIM-Ahmedabad

Postgraduate Courses offered in IIM-A

The postgraduate programs that are being offered at the IIM – Ahmadabad are:

  • Post Graduate Program in Agribusiness Management (PGPAM): This is a two year program. Candidates who have finished their class 12 are suitable to apply for this course.
  • Post-Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX): This course is for duration of one year. Aspirants who seek to join PGPX are required to have work experience. The candidate must also have to be above the age of 27 years at the time of application.
  • Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGP): PGP is a two year full time program. Candidates who have finished their graduate degree from any background are entitled to apply for this course. The PGP program is considered as the flagship program of the IIM-A.
  • Post Graduate Program in Public Management and Policy (PGP-PMP): This is a full-time residential program. Aspirants ought to have a graduate degree in order to apply for this course. The main intention of this course is to sharpen the skills as well as expand the outlook of government managers, civil servants and executives of companies of the private sector.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) : This is a two year course that is related to management. Aspirants who have finished their Bachelors degree from any background are suitable to apply for this course. There are many specializations available in this field. Students can choose specializations like Marketing or, HR. It is also possible for the aspirants to specialize in General Management, Production or Finance.

Fellow Program in Management (FPM):

There are 10 different areas of specialization available in this doctorate program. The specializations presented are –

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Production & Quantitative Methods
  • Business Policy and
  • Agriculture & Economics

The other specializations available are Public System, Organizational Behavior, Personnel & Industrial Relations and Information Systems.

Management Development Programme (MDP)

The flagship project was a three tier program. Shortly the institute introduced a listing of general management programs as well as small & medium enterprise programs.

Structure of the courses offered in IIM, Ahmedabad

Each of these programs has included a core program and an elective program. The core program aims on meticulous training in the fundamentals of each discipline in management. It also helps to lay down a strong foundation of business understanding and also in the management theory.

Each of these PGP courses will go through Regular courses, seminars and projects. The Regular course will endow the students with the tools, techniques and skills through class discussions. The Seminar course will focus more on research and help students to explore to new frontiers of knowledge.

Projects are main part of each of the PGP courses. It is designed as to go well with every student needs. Students can take up projects in mainly four categories. This includes Independent Project, Project Course, Independent Study Course and Comprehensive Project.

Evaluation process of various courses

The evaluation process of each PGP courses are based on credits scores. The Core programs have 33 programs on all sides of 25.50 credits. The 1st years of these programs have 6 slots and each is for duration of 5-6 weeks. The summer training is another method for evaluation of students. This is for duration of 9-9 weeks. Doctoral candidates are required to do hard core research in the chosen area and prepare a thesis for defense with the chosen panel of experts.

FDP courses have a 360 degree evaluation, where overall effectiveness on the skills of faculties is assessed through theoretical and practical review sessions. Paper submission, class room delivery etc are some of the methods used.

Advantages of doing the courses in IIM, Ahmedabad

These programs are indented to develop students in multi-dimensional aspect.  A student will develop strong theoretical knowledge and practical skills. The will develop excellent knowledge in different disciplines like

  • Economics
  • Management
  • Research & Development

for planning, organization and estimating growth intervention etc. These courses will develop different point of view with India scenario. These programs will prepare students professionally as to work in different fields which involve development with government, non-government and charity organizations. This will also help in policy making, technical advancement and development etc. These courses will also help candidates to grab excellent jobs in MNC and other organizations with the highest pay packages and perks.

IIM Ahmedabad Course Admissions

The admission of students into the very popular postgraduate program in the IIMA is done by the means of the Common Admission Test (CAT). Subsequent to this exam, the students will be required to appear for a personal interview as well as group discussions. The yearly expenses exclusive of the personal expenditures are approximately 2, 00,000 for students of India. Every year, the IIMA admits as much as 250 students out of 1, 00,000 applicants in to its Master’s course in Business Administration.

IIM Ahmedabad Doctoral Programme Admissions

Postgraduates of any background can pursue their research at the IIMA. The selection of the candidates into the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is done on the basis of their past scholastic achievements, scores on standard test as well as an individual interview with the faculty.

Scholarships offered by IIM Ahmedabad

A scholarship is granted to those students who are financially underprivileged. This financial help is awarded to students of PGP-ABM or the PGP program. The amount of the aid is determined according to the ownership of the parental assets, the gross annual earnings of the family and the number of dependents of that particular family. At least 25 percent students are qualified to receive a merit-cum-means scholarship. This scholarship is granted by the Indian Government. The annual scholarship amount is Rs 2200. Besides this, several scholarships that are sponsored by industries are also presented for needy students.



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16 Responses to “Courses offered in IIM, Ahmedabad”

  1. 16
    Danish khan:

    hello sir/madam,
    sir/mam i will take admission from your institute after I have complete CA-CS,
    so iam expert in management and accounting.and i have membership with your institute.
    so sir/mam this is possible or not
    reply must

  2. 15
    himanshu singhal:

    sir i wan to do any proffesional course online to make caareer is it possible or whats the course detail with fees requirment

  3. 14

    Resp. sir/madam..
    i juzt gave my 12th xams..n i would lyk to ask if der are any spcl courses at IIM regarding pyschology and management
    thanking you.

  4. 13

    Plz sir tell me that what is pgpm and how this is different from mba

  5. 12
    Vilas Ganagaram Karalkar:

    My son wants to do MBA in finance is it possible from IIM ahemedabad

  6. 11
    sanjib das:

    sir is MBA in international business is available in ahemdabad iim.?

  7. 10

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I want to know about the courses offered(professional courses) other than MBA in IIM Ahmedabd.

    Also provide the time frame and it’s fee structure.


    Dinesh Dasadia

  8. 9

    i want to know about the courses offered in iim other than mba and the procedure of admission in them?

  9. 8
    saurabh singh:

    please upgrade me in course related to sports managment?

  10. 7
    sejal singh:

    Is MBA in International Buissness available at IIM-a

  11. 6
    Swati Pahwa:

    Is MBA in Investmant Banking available in IIM-A ?

  12. 5

    i want to know d courses related to statistics offered in IIM-A.

  13. 4

    Hi., I m doing my UG 1st year in Tamil nadu Agricultural university, Coimbatore., I have taken Food Process Engineering.,, my course is concerned, if pg is completed, the value and job oppourtunities will be more., So can u pls give me the details about courses offered in IIM related to food processing engineering., And also i saw in net that , only 250 candidates are selected from 2,00,000 applicants.,. So the preparation must be very hard to get into IIM. so pls give some tips about the IIM enterance preparation !! I m longing for doing my pg in IIM .,.

  14. 3
    Dr. rama shanker:

    I am an Indian and working as an assistant professor of statistics and operations Research , College of Business and Economics, Asmara, Eritrea and i am interested to join for faculty development program on Quantitative techniques and applied statistics. please let me know what is the procedure.

  15. 2
    saikiran srinivasa:

    hi im studying 3rd year may i join in this course?????
    and what will be my career after this pgp course ??????

  16. 1

    Is there MBA in Information Technology course available?
    If yes what is the merit for OBC category and what is the fee structure?