International Management Institute Bhubaneswar
International Management Institute Bhubaneswar

IMI Bhubaneswar Admission 2024: Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

IMI (International Management Institute) Bhubaneswar (IMI Bhubaneswar) presents a varied array of programs, with its standout offerings being the highly sought-after PGDM and FPM courses. Additionally, the institute caters to the needs of working professionals or those unable to pursue traditional management courses through its PGDM-Online program. IMI Bhubaneswar excels in executive education as well, offering the Management in Development Program (MDP) course.

The flagship PGDM program (Postgraduate Diploma in Management) at IMI Bhubaneswar has received approval from AICTE and accreditation from AMBA, NBA, NAAC, and AIU. Additionally, IMI Bhubaneswar provides a PGDM (online) option tailored for working professionals and recent graduates, ensuring access to high-quality management education. In support of multidisciplinary research, the institute offers an AICTE-approved FPM (Fellow in program management), emphasizing innovative, application-oriented knowledge with wide-ranging implications.

IMI Bhubaneswar PGDM Admission 2024

IMI Bhubaneswar PGDM admission equips students with conceptual skills and a forward-thinking mindset, preparing them for diverse roles across various industries.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A bachelor's degree should encompass a minimum of three years of education following the completion of higher secondary schooling (10+2 system or equivalent). 
  • A minimum aggregate of 50% marks or its equivalent is required in any discipline.

Selection Criteria:

The IMI Selection Index takes into account various components, including CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT scores, past academic performance in graduation, class XII, and X, as well as performance in group discussion, extempore speaking, essay writing, and personal interviews. The IMI Bhubaneswar Admission Committee may also consider additional parameters at its discretion. The overarching goal is to assess and identify candidates' potential for a managerial career, with the IMI Bhubaneswar Admission Committee having the authority to decide on these components.

Heads up, the CAT 2024 answer keys are out! You can check them out on the official website and raise any objections by December 8th.



CAT 2023 Admit Card Download

October 25, 2023

CAT 2023 Exam Date

November 26, 2023

CAT 2023 Result 

Second Week of January

Students are reminded to download their admit card for the XAT 2024 exam, for more details please check the table below:

Exam Stage


Application Form Release Date

July 15, 2023

Last Date to Submit Application Form

November 30, 2023

Admit Card Release Date

December 20, 2023

XAT Exam Date

January 7, 2024

Shortlist for Interview

3rd week of January


From Mid-February to Mid-March

Offers and Waitlist

April 2024

Beginning of Academic Session

Mid-June 2024

IMI Bhubaneswar FPM Admission 2024

The AICTE-approved Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) offered by IMI Bhubaneswar is designed to offer scholars an academic platform for challenging established ideas and expanding the horizons of existing knowledge. FPM research scholars are encouraged to participate in multidisciplinary research, creating original and application-oriented contributions that carry significant implications.

Eligibility Criteria:

A postgraduate degree or its equivalent is required with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks. Alternatively, professional qualifications such as CA, ICWA, and CS, with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks, are also acceptable.

Selection Criteria:

To secure admission to the FPM program at IMI Bhubaneswar, a candidate undergoes three stages:

  • IMI Bhubaneswar Research Aptitude Test
  • Essay Writing
  • Personal Interview

Note: Candidates holding valid scores in CAT/GMAT/GRE/UGC NET/CSIR/NBHM are exempt from the IMI Bhubaneswar Research Aptitude Test.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the eligibility criteria for admission to the PGDM program at IMI Bhubaneswar?

IMI Bhubaneswar PGDM admission mandates a bachelor’s degree with 50% aggregate marks along with a valid CAT/XAT/GMAT Score.

What are the eligibility criteria for admission to the FPM program at IMI Bhubaneswar?

IMI Bhubaneswar's FPM admission requires a Master’s Degree or equivalent with 60% marks along with a valid score in competitive exams: CAT/GMAT/GRE/UGC NET/CSIR/NBHM.

What is the course fee for the PGDM program at IMI Bhubaneswar?

IMI Bhubaneswar PGDM course fee is INR 12,99,000.

What is the total fees for the FPM program at IMI Bhubaneswar?

IMI Bhubaneswar FPM total fees is INR 4,80,000.

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