School Expert Q&A: Indian Institute of Management Nagpur

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Ask the Expert Questions for Indian Institute of Management Nagpur.

1. About the Program

Name of the school: Indian Institute of Management Nagpur

School location: VNIT Campus, South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra India – 440010

Year school started: 2015

Any global ranking? No

Name of the program: Post Graduate Programme

2. Admission Criteria

GMAT score: 650

Work Experience requirement: No

English Proficiency requirement: No

Letters of recommendations: Yes (3)

Interview/Group Discussion: Yes (Interview)

3. What is the Application Process?

How does one apply for the programme? Please visit

What is the Application fee? US$100

When does the application process start? By the middle of January, 2019

What is the last date to apply? January 31, 2019 (tentative)

4. What is the Admission Process?

Admission takes place through interviews. The detailed process can be found at

What is the range of GMAT scores for accepted students? 650 to 800 (GMAT taken before January 31, 2014 will not be considered)

Is there a requirement of 16 years of study prior to applying? The candidate should hold Undergraduate degree or higher (in any discipline) with a minimum of three years’ duration from a university recognised as equivalent by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent GPA.

What constitutes work experience? Only Full-time experience after graduation must be entered. Part-time/Project/Internship/CA Articleship /Pre-graduation work experience should not be entered and will not be counted as work experience.

Is there a minimum cut off for TOEFL/IELTS/PTE test scores? No

Who should letters of recommendation come from? Preferably from a previous employer (Team Lead or reporting manager) or from a professor (from the undergraduate days)

When should I expect an invitation for an interview? February, 2019

Who should I contact if I have a question regarding my application status? You can write to

5. Fees & other expenses

What is the estimated cost for the entire program for a foreign student? 

The total fee of the PGP programme is as follows:

  • US$20,000 for candidates who are citizens of SAARC (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) countries or citizens of other countries but staying in SAARC countries during the time of application.
  • US$30,000 for other candidates.
  • This does not include living expenses.

What is the cost of living for the duration of the programme? US$2000 (approx.)

Are there other costs to be taken into consideration? If yes what? Yes, Mess fees US$70 to US$100 per month.

Are there any job opportunities on campus that can be pursued while the programme is on, to lower the overall cost impact? No, PGP in IIMN is fully residential programme. 

What is the financial support option available to students? A number of banks will offer education loans to support your IIM Nagpur education on relaxed terms.

What are the options of availing a loan? A number of banks will offer education loans to support your IIM Nagpur education on relaxed terms.

What is the amount of loan that a student is eligible for and what are the documents required? It depends upon the bank where you are applying for loan. You may have a chance to interact with representatives of some of these banks at registration time.

At what rate of interest is the loan available? What is the date from which loan repayment begins? What is the maximum period in which a loan is to be repaid? It varies from bank to bank. You may have a chance to interact with representatives of some of these banks at registration time.

Does the Institute/School help in getting loan? Please note that all loan arrangements are purely between the student and the awarding bank. IIM Nagpur does not associate itself with such arrangements beyond providing fee details and certifying bonafides of the student.

6. Curriculum/Faculty/Student Exchange/Hostel accommodation facilities of the school

How many intakes in a year and when? The intake might be revised before the admission process begins. In such a scenario, appropriate changes will be made based on the revised intake.

Size of the intake? 120 Approx.

What is the % of foreign students in an average class/intake? It is expected to be around 4-5%

What are the specializations available? For details see

What % of the batch finds jobs within 3 months of graduation? 100%

What is the mean starting salary of a class after graduation? Visit

What are the key sectors represented in recruiters for this programme? Visit


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