IIM Bodh Gaya Launches 5 Yr Integ Program in Management

2021-01-11

Starting from academic session 2021, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bodh Gaya is launching a 5 Year Integrated Program in Management, much on the lines of the IPM run by IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak.

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are perceived as the most prestigious and elite B-schools in India which lay emphasis on practical experience and critical thinking instead of rote learning and conventional academic schedule. IIM Bodh Gaya is the was established in 2016

Dual degree with Exit option : Candidates successfully completing the course requirement of integrated programme in management would be awarded Bachelor of Business Management and Master of Business Administration by IIM Bodh Gaya. Candidates opting for exit after completing the requirement of first three years, would be awarded Bachelor of Business Management.

IIM Gaya - % Yr Integ Program in Management Course structure : The first three years of the IPM program would be based on semester system and the last two years would be based on the trimester system (as per the prevailing MBA course structure). At the end of Second year, students will have an option to undertake either of a) Rural and Social Immersion Project, b) A research-based project or c) a business internship. During the sixth semester of the program, students will have option to select a sector specific specialization. 

Intake : The intake for IIM-BG-IPM 2021-26 batch would be would be 50 and additional 10 supernumerary seats for female candidates. Reservation would be applicable as per GoI regulations after meeting the minimum eligibility criteria.

 

Admission procedure

The admission to IIM-BG-IPM would be through a common entrance test and personal Interview.

Marks obtained in entrance test and personal interview would be computed for preparing the final merit list in the following ratio : Entrance Test : 70%; Personal Interview : 30%.

Fee structure : The fee inclusive of hostel would be Rs.4.5 Lacs per year for the first three years. Candidates have to bear the mess charges as per prevailing rates of IIM Bodh Gaya.

Tentative tuition fee for the 4th and 5th year would be as Rs.7.5 Lacs per year (approximately equivalent PGP fee for batch 2024-26). Candidates opting for international immersion would have to pay the applicable fee.

Eligibility

a) Age : Candidate should have been born on or after August 01, 2001 (5 years relaxation for the candidates from SC/ST/PwD category will be given, i.e. born on or after August 01, 1996).

b) Qualifying Exam : Candidates should have passed 10+2/XII/HSC examination in arts/commerce/science stream or equivalent with 60% (55% for candidates from SC/ST/PwD) or more in the year 2019, 2020 or appearing in 2021. The candidate must have passed class 10th examination with 60% (55% for candidates from SC/ST/PwD) or more in the year not before 2017.

The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in 10th and 12th standard would be calculated based on the Board’s regulation. If there is no such regulation regarding aggregate marks from the concerned board, then the aggregate marks of all the subjects that appear in the grade sheet should be considered for calculating the passing percentage.

Application form dates and entrance test

The details of entrance test, personal interview, test syllabus, application procedure etc will be announced in due course.

Keep watching this space for updates.

-- MEP News Bureau