IIM Ahmedabad was established in 1961. IIM A offers one year Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPX). The FT has ranked IIM A’s PGPX among the top programs across the globe. The school also bags the credit of being the first school in India to receive an accreditation by EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) in 2008. Below are the details of the 2014-2015 PGPX class at IIM A.

 PGPX Class of 2018-19

Duration 1 Year
Minimum number of work experience required 4-7 Years
Opening Online Applications  R1: 25-Apr-2017
R2: 01-Sept-2017
Closing dates for Applications R1:29-Aug-2017
GMAT Range 695-728
No of Seats 90 students per intake/batch
Interviews October-2017 & December-2017
Announcements of Interview shortlist 11-November-2017 & 30-December-2017
Intimation of offers
Start of the Programme 13 April 2018


PGPX Eligibility Criteria (2018-19):

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline (Minimum 15 years of study as per the education system in India i.e. KG to 12+2+3 or 4 as the case may be)
  • A graduate should have minimum 4-7 years of full time work experience post qualification
  • A post graduate should have minimum 4-6 years of full time work experience
  • GMAT Score
  • Leadership profiling
  • Personal Interviews

Essays to be submitted by short-listed candidates: The candidates called for Personal Interviews will be required to send a write-up on the following two topics (about 500 words each) within 7 days of the short listing.

  • What do you expect to gain from the PGPX course at IIMA? (500 words)
  • Describe an event that has influenced your life and demonstrated leadership qualities. (500 words)