Selection Process

Short listing Criteria

Shortlisting Criteria

Candidates who have appeared for the CAT 2017 examination or furnished valid GMAT score and have applied to IMI, New Delhi will be shortlisted on the basis of information provided in the application form, CAT scores or GMAT score, educational  background,  marks in 10th, 12th, graduation and work experience, if any.  Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the final stage of the selection process.

Applicants should note that mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria may not ensure consideration for shortlisting by IMI, New Delhi.  IMI, New Delhi will not entertain any correspondence on this subject and decisions of the IMI Admissions Committee will be final in all matters.


Selection criteria

Past academic performance in graduation, class XII & X, Psychometric Test, Personal Interview  besides  other  qualitative  parameters, will  constitute  the  core components of the final stage of the selection process. The IMI, New Delhi Admission Committee reserves the right to modify these components while communicating these to the applicants at the Personal Interview stage. The overall objective will be to identify and assess the candidate’s potential for a managerial career.

Company sponsored Candidates:

  • IMI, New Delhi accepts applications from Company sponsored candidates, within the approved strength of the programme. These candidates will also be assessed as per the selection process described above. 
  • Candidates being sponsored by their respective companies must submit a letter from the sponsoring organisation, to this effect and undertake to pay all fees and dues from time to time, during the complete duration of the programme. This letter/undertaking will be required to be submitted at the Personal Interview stage. 
  • Candidates who are sponsored by their organisation will not be eligible for receiving any placement assistance from the Institute’s placement cell. 
  • The fee structure for such candidates is given separately along with the fee structure for general candidates. 
  • Based on the short listing, applicants will be called for a Personal Interview to assess their suitability for the Programme. Interviews will be held during February/March 2018 (tentative).

Interview Centers

Besides Delhi, the selection process will be conducted at other centers including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune and Varanasi,. Candidates should indicate their first and second preference of interview center in the application form. If a candidate’s preferred center is not allotted, for any reason, the candidate will be informed of the change. IMI reserves the right to change any of the centers for the selection process, without assigning any reasons.

Admission Offer

Admission offer will be based on a composite score arrived after the assessment has been made during the various stages of the selection process, defined above. The result will be announced through an Admission Portal and will be notified on the IMI, New Delhi. Website Applicants are advised to check the updates on the website at regular intervals.  Offer letters will thereafter be dispatched, to the mailing address provided in the application form as also by email.   Applicants are advised to provide their complete postal address and active email ID which  should  be  valid  up  to  30th  June  2018  for  receiving  important  communications. Successful candidates, who have been offered admission, will be required to pay the first installment of fee within one week of the date of offer, failing which the offer shall lapse and admission will be offered to the next candidate on the waiting list, without any further intimation. IMI, New Delhi will not accept  any  responsibility  for  non-receipt  of  any  communication  which  is sent  to the candidate’s mailing address and email ID provided in the Admission Application form.

Withdrawal & Refund Policy

As per AICTE rules, in the event of an applicant withdrawing before the starting of the programme, the wait listed candidates would be given admission against the vacant seat. In such a case the entire fee collected from the student, after a deduction of the processing fee of Rs.1000/- (Rupees one thousand only), shall be refunded and returned to the candidate withdrawing from the programme. However, should a student leave the programme after commencement of the course and if the seat consequently falling vacant is not filled by another candidate, for whatever reason, only the refundable components of fee shall be returned to the candidate.



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