Top Business Schools in India Accepting GMAT Score for Freshers
The list of top MBA colleges in India which accept GMAT scores to admit Indian students without work experience for their flagship MBA programs is given below:
S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
A globally top-ranked b-school, S.P. Jain’s 2 year Post Graduate Diploma in Management is equivalent to an MBA and accepts GMAT scores apart from CAT & XAT scores.
GMAT score required for SP Jain, Mumbai: At least 650 for Indian applicants & 600 for international candidates.
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) of Great Lakes (GLIM, Chennai) uses GMAT scores apart from other Indian exams like CAT, XAT etc. Even though the official website states that there is no minimum GMAT score (overall profile of candidate is considered), the profile of current students and alumni gives us a good idea about Great Lakes’ GMAT cut off.
Minimum GMAT score for Great Lakes, Chennai: 650
The Master’s Program in Business Management (MBA – BM) is the two year flagship MBA program offered by Xavier Institute of Management (XIM), Bhubaneswar. The program follows a rigorous trimester system requiring an investment of 70 hours of work per week. There are student exchange opportunities as well – with schools in Europe, mostly in France. Admission to the program requires a GMAT score for a test taken within the last two years.
FORE School of Management, New Delhi, NCR
The FORE School of Management offers a two Year Post Graduate Diploma in Management. The Two-Year Full-Time Post Graduate Diploma in Management is an AICTE approved Programme. It is designed to train and groom the future managers who can successfully handle complex business environment. For-example: For students applying for 2020-2022 batch must appear in CAT-2019, XAT-2020 or should have a valid GMAT score in a test taken between 1st January 2018 and 20th January 2020.
KJ Somaiya, Mumbai
The K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (K J SIMSR) offers a flagship two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). The program follows a trimester system, with core papers in the first three trimesters and the option of specializing in Marketing, Finance, Operations, and HR in the second year. The admission to the program is based on CAT, GMAT, XAT, or CMAT scores. The GMAT score has to be within the last three years. For example, for 2019 admissions, the GMAT should have been written between Jan 2016 and Dec 2018.
The Department of Management at the Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences (BITS), Pilani offers a 2 year flagship MBA programme. The program follows a semester system and classes are held over 3 semesters, followed by a 6 month practical learning experience through a structured internship. The program requires a minimum undergraduate aggregate of 60% and applicants can submit either the CAT or the GMAT score. Candidates who get admitted will also get considered for partial tuition fee waivers and teaching assistantships.
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad offers a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) in three Indian campuses – Ghaziabad, Nagpur, and Hyderabad. In the two year AICTE and AACSB accredited program, each academic year comprises four terms and students begin choosing electives in term 4. There is also an option to choose a minor specialization. Admission is based on the GMAT scores as well, with the requirement that the official score card is received by the school before the announcement of the results in Mid-March.
IMI, New Delhi
The International Management Institute (IMI) has three campuses – New Delhi, Kolkata, and Bhubaneswar. Established first in Delhi, in collaboration with IMD, Switzerland, IMI still maintains many international partnerships with schools in Europe. Applicants need at least 50% in their under graduation and if applying with the GMAT, need to have written the test within 2 years of application deadline. IMI follows a trimester system, each of 11 to 13 weeks.
Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai
The Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (WeSchool) has campuses in Mumbai and Bangalore. The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programs follow a trimester system and include assessment and development centers that focus on the development of the students. Admission to the program requires a minimum score of 50% in under graduation and a GMAT score written within 3 years of program commencement. For example, for 2019 programs, students should have written the GMAT in 2016 or later.
Goa Institute of Management, Goa
Goa Institute of Management (GIM) is SAQS accredited and offers a two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).Apart from the regular curriculum, students are also involved in the Give Goa project, meant to create social awareness and in the Joint International Internship Seminar (JIIS), in which selected students from the University of Antwerp and first year students of GIM to work together on live projects. The admission to the program requires a minimum 50% marks in under graduation and a GMAT score written in the last two years. For example, admission to the 2019 program will need a GMAT written after Jan 1, 2017.
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi
The Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM) offers a two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).The program requires a gmat score ranging from 650-700.
T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal
The T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) offers a two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).The program has three terms in the first year, all offering core classes and three in the second year with some core courses but a majority of electives in each of the terms. The school offers 50 merit-based scholarships to the students, and boasts a 100% placement record. The program requires a minimum GMAT 630 score and a 50% in under graduation.
I hope you might have got an idea about which B-schools accept GMAT score in India. Next article will give you the glimpse regarding B-schools accepting GMAT score for people having work-experience.
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