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Indian Institute of Management – Nagpur
Indian Institute of Management – Nagpur

IIM Nagpur Admission 2023: Courses, Fees, Eligibility, Ranking & Scholarships

Nagpur, Maharashtra

IIM Nagpur Admission 2023 process has been successfully completed for this year. The Indian Institute of Management Nagpur (IIMN) offers a variety of courses to graduates/ management professionals who wish to accelerate their career growth. These courses include Master in Business Administration (MBA), Executive MBA, Ph.D & Ph.D (Executive) in the field of management. The fee for the IIM Nagpur’s flagship MBA course is INR 18.9 lakhs. The Executive MBA programme is for the working professionals who aim to accelerate their careers without leaving their jobs. The fee for an Executive MBA at IIM Nagpur is INR 9.5 lakhs.The institute also offers a variety of online Post Graduate (PG) certificate programmes to candidates who aspire to enhance their managerial skills & knowledge. 

Candidates seeking admission at IIM Nagpur must satisfy the prescribed eligibility requirements. For IIM Nagpur’s flagship MBA programme, candidates must appear for the CAT exam and score marks equal to or more than the CAT cut off as determined by the Institute. For the MBA programme, candidates will be selected on the basis of their CAT score, Past Academic Performance (PAP), Work Experience (WE), Gender Diversity score (GDI), and performance in the Personal Interview (PI). 

Candidates seeking admission into the Executive MBA programme at IIM Nagpur, must possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at latest 50% aggregate marks. Candidates having professional qualifications ( CA/ICWA/CS with at least 50 % aggregate marks) can also apply for the course. Such candidates must also possess a post-qualification work experience of at least 3 years.

IIM Nagpur also offers two types of doctoral programmes in management: Ph.D & Ph.D Executive. The duration of the Ph.D programme is 4 years and that of the Ph.D (Executive) programme is 4 to 6 years. IIM Nagpur also provides merit-based & need-cum-merit based scholarships to eligible candidates. 

Also Check: IIM Nagpur Placements 2023

IIM Nagpur Admission 2023: Courses & Fees

IIM Nagpur (IIMN) offers various courses like MBA, Executive MBA, Ph.D & Ph.D (Executive). It must be noted that Masters in Business Administration (MBA) is IIMN’s flagship programme. IIM Nagpur also offers a variety of online PG (Post Graduate) certificate programmes. The details of the same are available on the official website of IIM Nagpur under the “Executive Education” section.

The fee structure & the duration of the various courses offered by IIM Nagpur has been given below:

Course

Course Fee

Duration

MBA

INR 18,90,000/-

2 Years

Executive MBA

INR 9,50,000/-

2 Years

Ph.D

-

4 Years

Ph.D (Executive)

-

4 to 6 Years

Graduates/professionals who aspire to pursue management at IIM Nagpur must go through the following details about IIM Nagpur Admission, Courses, Application & Scholarships.

IIM Nagpur MBA Admission 2023

The MBA programme is a two-year, full-time residential course offered by the Indian Institute of Management Nagpur (IIM Nagpur). The MBA programme is IIMN’s flagship programme. It is also popularly known as the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP).

The IIM Nagpur MBA admission process has been explained in the following sections.

IIM Nagpur MBA Admission Process 2023

The admission process at IIM Nagpur for the MBA is carried out in 3 stages. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their Common Admission Test (CAT) score, Past Academic Performance (PAP), Work Experience (WE), Gender Diversity (GDI), and performance in the Personal Interview (PI). 

The 3 stages of the IIM Nagpur admission process for the MBA course have been explained below.

IIM Nagpur MBA Admission Process 2023: Stage 1

Applicants who have taken the CAT exam will undergo an initial screening based on the  CAT cut-off scores determined by the Institute. Candidates who successfully meet the IIM Nagpur CAT cut-off will be invited via email to complete the application form for IIM Nagpur.

IIM Nagpur MBA Cut Off: Minimum CAT-2022 Percentile 

Category

Section 1 (VARC)

Section 2 (DILR)

Section 3 (QA)

Overall Percentile

General 

65

65

65

90

EWS

60

60

60

80

NC-OBC

65

65

65

76.5

SC

50

50

50

60

ST

35

35

35

40

DAP (Horizontal Reservation)

32

32

32

40

Total No. of Seats

240 Seats

IIM Nagpur MBA Admission Process 2023: Stage 2

Candidates who satisfy the minimum CAT cut off and have filled the IIM Nagpur application form within the specified deadline will move to Stage 2 of the admission process. 

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their CAT score & Gender Diversity (GDI) Score:

  • CAT Score (CAT) will be computed as =(Total CAT score obtained by the candidate/Maximum total CAT score+) *10
  • Gender Diversity Score (GDI) will be calculated out of 10 on the basis of candidate’s gender (0 for male, 10 for female, and 10 for transgender candidates)

Finally, a shortlisting score (SS) is calculated on the basis of candidates CAT and GDI scores:

Shortlisting Score (SS) = 0.85 * (CAT Score) + 0.15 * (GDI Score)

Candidates who score equal to or more than the SS will be shortlisted & invited via email to participate in Stage 3 of the admission process.

IIM Nagpur MBA Admission Process 2023: Stage 3

Candidates selected in Stage 2  will receive invitations for a personal interview at the IIM Nagpur campus. Following the conclusion of these interviews, candidates will be chosen based on their final score.

The Final Score (FS) will be computed on the basis of the candidate’s:

  • CAT score
  • PI score
  • Past academic performance (PAP) score
  • Work experience (WE) score
  • Gender Diversity (GDI) score

The Final score (FS) is computed using the following formula:

FS = 0.50* (CAT Score) + 0.25* (PI Score) + 0.05 * (PAP Score) + 0.10 * (WE Score) + 0.10* (GDI Score)

Note: Provisional offer letters will be issued to the eligible candidates based on the Final score. 

After completion of Stage 3, ranks will be calculated separately for each category (General/EWS/NC-OBC/SC/ST/DAP) on the basis of their Final Scores (FS).

IIM Nagpur MBA Fees 2023

The total fee of the MBA programme at IIM Nagpur is INR 18,90,000/- (excluding a refundable caution deposit of INR 50,000/-). The fee has to be paid online and a payment link for the same will be shared with the candidates. Various banks offer education loans to support candidates’ education at IIM Nagpur. The details of the same are available on the official website of IIM Nagpur.

Note: IIM Nagpur also offers scholarships to candidates based on their merit & financial situation. The details of the same have been shared below in this article.

IIM Nagpur MBA Admission 2023: How to Apply?

Candidates who have cleared the CAT exam and satisfy the minimum cut-off criteria as determined by the Institute will receive an email to apply for the IIM Nagpur MBA programme.

Eligible candidates can apply for the IIM Nagpur MBA admission 2023 through the application link available on the institute’s official website.

IIM Nagpur Ph.D Admission 2023

IIM Nagpur offers two types of doctoral programmes in management: Ph.D & Ph.D Executive. The Ph.D programme is for candidates who wish to be academicians & researchers in the field of management. 

While the Ph.D. (Executive) programme  is a doctoral programme in management for working business executives who wish to know more about management research and further contribute to it.

IIM Nagpur Ph.D Admission 2023: Highlights

Candidates who wish to pursue Ph.D at IIM Nagpur must be aware of the following course highlights:

Particulars

Details

Course Duration

  • Ph.D Programme: 4 years
  • Ph.D (Executive) Programme: 4 to 6 years

Areas of Specialisation

  • Decision Science and Information Systems (DSIS)
  • Economics (ECO)
  • Finance and Accounting (F&A)
  • Marketing (MAR)
  • Organizational Behaviour & Resources Management (OB &HR)
  • Production and Operations Management (POM)
  • Strategy and Entrepreneurship (S&E)
  • Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS)

IIM Nagpur Ph.D Admission 2023: Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Ph.D Programme 

  • Educational Requirements

Candidates must satisfy any one of the following educational requirements:

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 60% or equivalent marks
  • A 2-year Post-graduate diploma in management with at least 60% or equivalent marks
  • Possess professional qualification (CA/ICWA/CS with a minimum of 50 % aggregate marks) and passed the Bachelor’s degree exam with at least 60% marks/equivalent
  • A 5-year integrated Master’s degree in any discipline, with at least 60 % aggregate/equivalent marks
  • A 4 year / 8 semesters Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 85% or equivalent marks

Note: Candidates in the final year of their Master’s/Bachelor’s Programmes can also apply, provided they fulfil the eligibility criteria.

  • Screening Examination

Candidates will need any one of the following test scores in order to apply for Ph.D at IIM Nagpur:

CAT

GMAT

GRE

GATE

UGC-NET

UGC-JRF

CSIR-JRF

CSIR-NET

Note: The acceptable test scores will vary for different areas of specialisation.

Eligibility for Ph.D (Executive) Programme 

Candidates must satisfy any one of the following educational requirements:

Educational Requirements

  • Candidate must possess a professional qualification – CA/ICWA/CS (with at least 50 % aggregate marks) and must have passed a Bachelor’s degree exam with a minimum of 55% marks/equivalent
  • Passed B Tech/BE /B. Pharm or any other four-year Bachelor’s degree exam with 60% marks/equivalent
  • Passed MBBS/B. Arch or any other five-year Bachelor’s degree exam with 55% marks/equivalent
  • Completed M. Tech/MBA/M.Com or any other Master’s degree programme with 55% marks/equivalent

Work Experience

Candidates must possess a minimum of 10 years of managerial, entrepreneurial, or professional experience following the completion of their degree/course.

IIM Nagpur Ph.D Admission Process 2023

The admission process into the Ph.D programme at IIM Nagpur is divided into the following 4 stages:

Stage

Details 

Stage 1

Eligible candidates are invited to fill out the application form within a stipulated date

Stage 2

  • Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria will be considered for preparing the shortlist for Personal Interview (PI)
  • Shortlisted candidates will be intimated via email

Stage 3

  • Candidates who accept the invite for PI will be called for interviews
  • Candidates will have to attend the area-led PI followed by programme-led PI
  • If a candidate has applied for two areas of specialisation, they have to attend the interview for each area

Stage 4

Candidates who clear the PI round will be sent the offer letters by the Institute

IIM Nagpur Ph.D Admission 2023: How to Apply?

The steps to apply for the Ph.D programme at IIM Nagpur are as follows:

For Ph.D Programme 

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website of IIM Nagpur
  • Candidate can apply for a maximum of two areas of specialisation
  • For a single area, the application fee is INR 1,000/- & for two areas, the application fee is INR 1,500/-
  • Candidates must upload the required documents in the specific format:

- Copy of the latest test score certificate

- Attested copy of academic mark-sheets/certificates & Degree of Graduation/ Post Graduation

- Caste certificate (if required)

- Work experience certificates  (if required)

- Research/academic output certificates (if required)

Ph.D Executive

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website of IIM Nagpur
  • Candidate can apply for a maximum of two areas of specialisation
  • For a single area, the application fee is INR 2,000/- & for two areas, the application fee is INR 3,000/-
  • Candidates must upload the required documents in the specific format:

- Attested copy of academic mark sheets/certificates & Degree of Graduation/ Post Graduation

- Work experience certificates  (if required)

- Research/academic output certificates (if required)

IIM Nagpur Executive MBA Admission 2023

IIM Nagpur offers a two-year Executive MBA programme which was earlier known as MBA for Working Professionals. This Executive MBA programme has been designed for mid to senior-level executives, who wish to accelerate their career growth without taking a break from their current jobs. 

IIM Nagpur offers the Executive MBA programme at its Main Campus and the  Pune Campus.

IIM Nagpur Executive MBA Admission 2023: Eligibility Criteria

Aspiring candidates must satisfy the following eligibility criteria in order to apply for admission into the Executive MBA programme at IIM Nagpur: 

Particulars

Details 

Educational Requirements

Candidate must possess any one of the following educational qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree/equivalent in any discipline with at least 50 % aggregate marks/ an equivalent CGPA
  • Candidates having professional qualifications - CA/ICWA/CS with at least 50 % aggregate marks - can also apply

Work Experience

A minimum of 3 years of post-qualification managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience 

IIM Nagpur Executive MBA Admission 2023: Screening Examination

Candidates who wish to wish to pursue an Executive MBA at IIM Nagpur need to appear for a screening exam called IIM Nagpur Aptitude Test (IIMNAT).

The details of the IIMNAT exam are given below:

Particulars

Details 

Mode of Entrance Exam

Offline (Pen & paper format) 

Duration

90 minutes

Location

 IIM Nagpur, MIHAN Campus

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

The exam will be divided into 3 sections (Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation)

IIM Nagpur Executive MBA Admission Process 2023

The admission procedure for Executive MBA at IIM Nagpur is divided into the following stages:

Stage 

Details 

Stage 1

Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria will have to fill out the detailed online application form within a stipulated date

Stage 2

  • Eligible candidates who complete the application process will be issued admit cards for screening exam IIMNAT. 
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for Stage 3 based on their IIMNAT scores

Stage 3

  • Shortlisted candidates have to attend the Personal Interview (PI)
  • Candidates who appear for the PI will be considered for the preparation of the final merit list
  • Final merit list will be prepared based on the candidate’s final score which is computed on the basis of the candidate’s IIMNAT scores, past academic performance & PI
  • Offer letters will be sent to the candidates who meet the Final Score criteria 

IIM Nagpur Executive MBA Admission 2023: How to Apply?

The steps to apply for the Executive MBA programme at IIM Nagpur are as follows:

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website of IIM Nagpur
  • Candidates have to pay an application fee of INR 1500/- (non-refundable)
  • Candidates must upload the following documents in the prescribed format:

- Self-attested copy of academic mark-sheets/certificates and Degree of Graduation/ Post Graduation

- Work experience documents/certificates

- Proof of work experience in a family business

IIM Nagpur Executive MBA Fees 2023

The total fee for the Executive MBA programme at IIM Nagpur is INR 9,50,000/-. The fee payable at the time of acceptance of the offer letter is Rs. 50,000.

IIM Nagpur Scholarship 2023

IIM Nagpur provides scholarships to meritorious students and students from economically weaker sections to pursue PGP (Full Time) programme at IIM Nagpur.

IIM Nagpur has initiated two types of scholarships:

  • IIM Nagpur Merit Based Scholarship: for candidates scoring 95 percentile or above in CAT
  • IIM Nagpur Need-cum-Merit Based Scholarship: for candidates whose family income is less than INR 5 lakhs

The institute will grant scholarships to 20 students: 10 merit-based and 10 need cum merit-based scholarships. Recipients of these scholarships will enjoy a full waiver of tuition fees for the entire two-year program.

IIM Nagpur also facilitates the processing of various central & state government scholarships such as:

  • Merit-cum-means Scholarships for Professional and Technical Courses
  • Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities
  • Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students
  • National Fellowship & Scholarships for Higher Education of ST Students – 
  • Scholarship (Formerly Top-Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) – only for scholarships
  • Chief Minister Fellowship Yojana (CMFY) (Jharkhand)
  • Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship to SC students (Maharashtra)

IIM Nagpur Ranking 2023

IIM Nagpur has held its position as one of the best business schools in India. As per the latest NIRF ranking 2023, IIM Nagpur has secured 43rd rank among the best management schools in India with an overall score of 53.41.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What courses are offered by IIM Nagpur?

IIM Nagpur (IIMN) offers various courses like Master in Business Administration (MBA), Executive MBA, Ph.D and Ph.D (Executive). The institute also offers a variety of online PG certificate programmes, the details of which are available on the official website of IIM Nagpur.

What is the flagship course offered by IIM Nagpur?

Master in Business Administration (MBA) is the flagship programme offered by the Indian Institute of Management Nagpur. The duration of the MBA course is 2 years.

How much is the IIM Nagpur MBA fees?

The course fee for an MBA at IIM Nagpur is INR 18.9 lakhs.

How much is the course fee for an Executive MBA at IIM Nagpur?

The course fee for pursuing an Executive MBA at IIM Nagpur is INR 9.5  lakhs. The duration of the course is 2 years.

How can I apply for IIM Nagpur admission?

Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria can apply for the IIM Nagpur admission by visiting the institute’s official website. Candidates must fill out the detailed online application form within the stipulated time.

What is the latest IIM Nagpur ranking as per the NIRF?

As per the NIRF ranking 2023, IIM Nagpur stood at 43rd position among the top management schools in India with an overall score of 53.41.

Does IIM Nagpur offer scholarships to students from economically weaker backgrounds?

IIM Nagpur grants scholarships to meritorious students and students from economically weaker sections to pursue PGP (Full Time) programme at the Institute.

What is the CAT score for admission into IIM Nagpur for the General category?

As per the latest CAT cut off criteria for IIM Nagpur, the General category candidates must secure 90 percentile overall in order to be eligible for admission into IIM Nagpur. 

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