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IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by Dagny Taggart - Sunday, 24 June 2007, 01:57 PM
 

IIM Ahmedabad cat 2007 cat 2008 xat 2008 mbaMore than 40 years since its inception by Government of India, IIMA is universally acknowledged as India’s Best b School and among the top 3 in Asia. The two year programme in management is the flagship programme of the institute and one of the most gruelling management programmes in existence. The second IIM to be established in India, IIMA was established in 1961 as an autonomous institution by the Government of India in collaboration with the Government of Gujarat and Indian Industry. Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and other Ahmedabad based industrialists such as Kasturbhai Lalbhai, the owner of Arvind mills, played a major role in the creation of the Institute. Because of its collaboration with Kellogg School, Wharton School and Harvard Business School in its initial years, IIMA pioneered the case method of teaching in India. The method still forms the dominant part of teaching at IIMA.

Name:
Indian Institute Of Management- Ahmedabad 
Director- Bakul H. Dholakia
Website:
www.iima.ernet.in
Email:admission@iimahd.ernet.in
Blog: http://iim-ahmedabad.blogspot.com
Address: Indian Institute of Management, Vastrapur Ahmedabad 380 015, INDIA
Tel:  91 79 2630 8357
Fax: 91 79 2630 6896 57

Programmes:
Post Graduate Programme in Management
Post Graduate Programme in Software
Enterprise Management
Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management
Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (open, customised and international)
Fellow Programme in Management

Eligibility Criteria:
The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) or Persons with Disability (PWD) category]. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

Expenses:
Fee for tuition, room, boarding, teaching material, computer facilities, and other fees for a single student living on the campus for the batch 2007-2009 is likely to be Rs.1,75,000 per year. Personal expenses on travel, clothes, laundry, etc. are extra.

Test Accepted: Common Admission Test (CAT)

Institute Facts (Infra, Activities etc.)
The 56-hectare campus flanks the two sides of a main road. The older part of about 40 hectares includes an academic complex of classrooms and seminar rooms, an auditorium, a well-equipped library, a computer centre, faculty and administrative offices, 20 student dormitories, the Kasturbhai Lalbhai Management Development Centre for executive education, faculty and staff residences, and a sports complex. The new section, once it is fully functional, will have seven dormitories with 284 new rooms, five classrooms, 12 seminar rooms, 36 flats for married students, an administration block and an International Management Development Centre with 160 rooms, two classrooms and 24 seminar rooms.

The library has a total collection of 2.09 lakh documents (books, back volumes of journals, government publications, technical reports, conference proceedings, non-book materials etc.).

The Institute has initiated exchange programmes with more than twenty-five foreign Institutions of equal repute.

General Category candidates: Out of qualifying candidates, who applied for PGP (2006-2008) of IIMA, 608 General category candidates were short-listed. Candidates, whose percentile in each section was above 95.33 and who have an overall percentile above 98.3, have been called for the GD&PI.

Facilities for games such as Soccer, Cricket, Badminton, Lawn Tennis, Table tennis, Basketball, Volleyball and Hockey are very popular among the student community. For those who prefer to stay indoors, there is Chess, Carom or Bridge.

There are 20 student clubs in IIMA

BETA- Finance Club
CONSULT- Professional Consulting
GENESYS- Systems Club
FII- Forum for Industry Interaction
NICHE- Marketing club
LSD- The Literary Club
Chaos- Cultural Fest
Confluence- Annual International B-school meet
Insight- The Marketing Fair
ENTRE- The Entrepreneurship Club
IIMACTS- Cultural and Theoretical Society
PRAYAAS- Community Service Club

To read more about IIM Ahmedabad, go to http://iim-ahmedabad.blogspot.com

IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Dagny Taggart - Sunday, 24 June 2007, 01:46 PM
  Hi All,

Please download this file for group discussion topics.

Dagny
IIM- Ahmedabad: Placements
by Dagny Taggart - Sunday, 24 June 2007, 02:05 PM
  Hi All,

Please download this file for placement.

Dagny
IIM- Ahmedabad: Interview Questions
by Dagny Taggart - Sunday, 24 June 2007, 01:45 PM
  Hi All,

Please download this file for interview questions.

Dagny
Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by konik sood - Monday, 25 June 2007, 11:55 AM
 

hi

the file is not opening.

 

 

 

Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Total Gadha - Monday, 25 June 2007, 12:05 PM
  Hi Kanik,

I guess you don't have adobe acrobat reader on your computer. Download that.

Total Gadha
Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by roger dylan - Monday, 25 June 2007, 05:06 PM
 

Hi Dagny,

Nice Article. Can we expect more Indian B-Schools profile? And some information from insiders', if feasible?

Thanks,

Roger

Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Interview Questions
by TG Team - Monday, 25 June 2007, 05:10 PM
  thanx dagny
this is really a great attempt.
tanx a ton.
Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Dagny Taggart - Monday, 25 June 2007, 05:44 PM
  Thanks Roger and Kamal!

Don't worry Rog, I am going to build up the 'B- School Empire' for you guys. And with the best possible information available. smile

Dagny
Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Anuj Khera - Monday, 25 June 2007, 05:57 PM
 

Hi Dagny ,

Thanx a ton .

regards

Anuj

Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Tempo # 911 - Monday, 25 June 2007, 11:40 PM
 

Hi Dagny...

Great compilation.

Efforts appreciated.smile

 

Regards

Temperamental

Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by Inder Negi - Tuesday, 26 June 2007, 07:37 PM
 

Hi Dagny,

thanks a lot ...........

 

regards

inder

Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by anup paul - Tuesday, 26 June 2007, 11:01 PM
 

hi Dangy

thanks a lot for the gd topics

regards

anup

Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by Dagny Taggart - Tuesday, 26 June 2007, 11:36 PM
  Thanks all. Please do crack your written so that you can  use these file.evil
Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by priyank daga - Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 09:28 AM
 

great topic...

cheers

Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by pradeep ganesh - Saturday, 30 June 2007, 03:08 PM
  Thanks a ton for this Great Article!!!
Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by shawn mathew - Saturday, 28 July 2007, 04:06 PM
  great effort...thanksapprove
Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Dagny Taggart - Saturday, 28 July 2007, 06:56 PM
  Thank yousmile
Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Interview Questions
by vipul patel - Sunday, 29 July 2007, 08:06 PM
  Thnks Dagny
 for grt efforts

regards
vipul
Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by pranav tendolkar - Tuesday, 2 October 2007, 03:02 PM
 

hi

 

not able to open the file even when i have acrobat reader.

gives 'but can not decrypt' error

Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Dagny Taggart - Tuesday, 2 October 2007, 11:53 PM
  Hi Pranav,

Please download Acrobat Reader 8, I think you would be able to run the files then.

Dagny
Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Deepak Agarwal - Monday, 30 June 2008, 12:36 AM
 

hi Dagny,

Thanks a lot for this gr8 effort of urs...

with regards,

Deepak

Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by poonam sharma - Friday, 25 July 2008, 06:01 PM
  thx a lot mam
Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Interview Questions
by Amit Kolambkar - Sunday, 17 August 2008, 07:06 PM
  Thanks a lot Dagny
Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by akshay menon - Wednesday, 5 November 2008, 05:00 PM
  i am an amateur at ur website!!!! but i kicked off by visiting the Best ... IIM-a.... that is where i wish to b...can u please tell in the placement statistics.. wat does pgp 1 and pgp 2 stand for?

Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Loser nothing to lose - Saturday, 3 January 2009, 12:53 PM
  Thanks  a lot.....Dear Dag
Division of time in cat sections
by Danish Arif - Thursday, 12 February 2009, 10:43 PM
  How to divide time in different sections while writing a cat,can somebody provide a tabular representation to address this problem of mine.
Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by cherry more - Wednesday, 6 May 2009, 11:09 PM
  Hi mam,
Can u pls upload the placement,gd & pi stats of the year 2008..
Cherry
Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Murali Pendyala - Tuesday, 12 May 2009, 11:16 PM
 

Hi Total Gadha,

This is very impressive...thanx alot for all ur efforts to guide the CAT aspirants like me....

Thanks once again..

with this strength and guidance u provide..i will fight my level best to bell the cat..

Thanks,

Murali

Re: IIM Ahmedabad: Group Discussion Topics
by Dagny Taggart - Wednesday, 13 May 2009, 04:07 PM
  smile
Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by Madhusudan Deshpande - Friday, 19 June 2009, 02:01 PM
 

Thanx Dagny.... Excellent compilation

Greatly useful for all MBA aspirants

 

 

Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by shubham mehra - Friday, 30 April 2010, 01:01 PM
  hi dagny.
i wanna ask u tht wat is d criteria 2 receive a call frm IIMs besides CAT score.i hav heard frm sumwer tht the cat score weightage has fall down.besides 10th n 12tn marks r taken into account n also graduation marks.do dey also take into account the xtra curriculars durin d graduation time???plz throw sum light
Re: IIM- Ahmedabad: Profile, Placements, Group Discussion Topics and Interview Questions
by Hiren Rana - Tuesday, 4 May 2010, 01:20 PM
 

wow Dagny,

what a useful thing u have provided us with ...

Thanks a lot