PGDM (BDA)

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Eligibility

Applications for Admission to full time PGDM programmes are invited from graduates. Shortlisted candidates are invited for a further evaluation.

  • Minimum 50% aggregate in Bachelor’s Degree *Candidates who will complete all requirements for the degree by June 5, 2022 may also apply. Candidates in the last year of degree should have obtained minimum 50% aggregate in the latest examination.
  • Must have taken/ appeared for any one of the following:
    • XAT 2022
    • CAT 2021
    • GMAT taken between 1st January 2020 to 20th January 2022
    • CMAT 2022
  • GIM Analytics Aptitude Test (GAAT) - January, 2022. What is GAAT?

Admission Process

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* Spot offers to selected candidates

Shortlisting

Profile, competitive exam score and score of GIM Analytics Aptitude Test (GAAT) shall be considered for shortlisting candidates for face to face evaluation.

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What is GAAT?

Candidates for PGDM (BDA) will need to take an online aptitude test called GAAT (GIM Analytics Aptitude Test). This is a 75 minutes test with Multiple Choice Questions. 

GAAT will be administered online. The candidates will be sent a test link for GAAT, which can be taken from anywhere at no extra cost. Every wrong answer will carry a 25 per cent negative weight.

This test shall have the following modules, each comprising of six questions:

  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Comprehension
  • Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Technology & Business awareness
  • Basic coding

GAAT dates will be announced soon, view sample questionnaire here  

 

 


We advise you to go through the instructions well in advance to be prepared.

Selection Criteria

  • Objective assessment (based on XAT, CAT, GMAT or CMAT Score) 40%
  • Past Academic Records 15%
  • Work experience, if any 10%
  • Face to face evaluation 30%
  • Composite Diversity Index 5%

* For selection for the face to face evaluation process, the qualifying cut-off score will be lowered by 15 percentile points for candidates of Goan domicile/origin. Documentary evidence of domicile will have to be uploaded at the time of submitting the application.

Faqs

We’ve got the answers to all your questions.

Do I need to send exam (CAT/XAT/ CMAT) scores to GIM ?

No. GIM does not accept exam scores from candidates. Scores are got from IIM, XLRI, AICTE.

What is First Mover and Early Bird?

GIM charges lower application fee for early applications and higher application fees closer to the final deadline.

If you make a smart choice, you pay roughly half of what you pay if you wait till the last day.

Is there any reservation or Management quota at GIM?

Admission to the Goa Institute of Management is strictly on the basis of merit and no donation in any form is sought or accepted in connection with admission.

Are there any reservations for Goan candidates?

There are no reservations for Goan candidates but for selection for the Group Discussion and Individual Interview, the qualifying cut-off score of competitive exam will be lowered by 15 points for candidates of Goan domicile/origin.

What qualifies a candidate to be considered of Goan Domicile/ Origin?

For the purpose of application under the category of persons of Goan Domicile or Origin the student must satisfy any of the following: Goan Domicile: An applicant would be considered of Goan Domicile if he/she produces a domicile certificate issued by the Goa Government or documentary proof of residence/education/ employment in Goa for a period of at least 10 years. Alternatively, an adequate proof of the domicile of any one of the parents of the students for a period of at least 15 years should be provided. Goan Origin: Either one of the following conditions must be met: An applicant or at least one of his parents or grandparents should be /have been born in Goa (documentary proof in the form of the original birth certificate has to be produced). The applicant or his parents should have a share in ancestral property in Goa which is utilized as the family's residence or business premises. Documentary proof of this must be certified by the sub divisional magistrate or the Municipality.

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