About IFMR Chennai Admission

 the Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) provides two Postgraduate programs. The PGDM and PGDM-Working Executive are included in the IFM admission. IFM Chennai admission is allocated to students who plan to specialize in various areas of management and business administration. To apply for an admission in IFM, you should have passed the designated entrance test like CAT or XAT among others. The IFM admissions are based on the scores obtained in the entrance examination and the merit obtained in the past academics. The eligible candidates can apply for the IFM admission to the desired course.

Application Process for IFMR Chennai Admission

  1. Aspirants must meet the eligibility requirements.
  2. The applicant should fill out the application form with the required information.
  3. For admission to PG programmes, candidates must take the CAT/XAT or equivalent examination and secure a valid score.
  4. Shortlisted aspirants must attend counselling procedures.
  5. The candidate should select IFM Chennai as the first priority during the choice-filling process. 
  6. The aspirant should meet the cutoff. 
  7. The aspirants are selected for IFM Chennai admissions based on their performance in the entrance examination and the merit obtained in the past examinations.
  8. The final selected aspirant will receive the allotment letter. 
  9. The aspirants should submit the necessary documents.
  10. To complete the IFM admission procedure the aspirants should pay the course fees.

Required Documents

  1. Marksheet of Class 10+2
  2. Graduation  marks sheet
  3. Entrance examination scorecard
  4. Identification certificate
  5. Transfer certificate/Migration certificate/Character certificate
  6. Allotment order
  7. Passport size photographs
  8. Caste certificate (if applicable)

IFMR Chennai Top Courses

Course Total Fees
MBA INR 14,56,000 (excluding the boarding charges)
BBA + MBA INR 15,00,000 (for first three years)

IFMR Important Dates 2024

MBA Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
Application Opens October 25, 2023
Application Closes January 30, 2024 February 29, 2024 March 30, 2024 April 30, 2024
Interview Registration February 3, 2024 March 5, 2024 April 3, 2024 May 7, 2024
Interview Dates February 6 - 8, 2024 March 8 - 9, 2024 April 6, 2024 May 11 - 14, 2024
Registration, Orientation, and Class Begins First Week of July 2024
BBA + MBA Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
Application Opens October 25, 2023
Application Closes November 15, 2023 January 6, 2024 April 3, 2024 May 8, 2024
KREA Aptitude Test November 23 - 25, 2023 January 19 - 21, 2024 April 11 - 13, 2024 May 15 - 17, 2024
Personal Interview December 16 - 17, 2023 January 26 - 28, 2024 April 17 - 24, 2024 May 22 - 28, 2024
Admission Decisions December 22, 2023 February 10, 2024 April 30, 2024 June 7, 2024
Last Date for Acceptance January 21, 2024 March 31, 2024 June 2, 2024 June 23, 2024
Reporting Date at Campus July 11 - 12, 2024
Commencement of Program July 15, 2024
Classes Begin July 16, 2024

IFMR Chennai MBA Admissions 2024

IFMR GSB Sri City Offers a 2-year full-time MBA in 7 specializations - Data Science & Information Systems, Economics, Finance, Accounting & Quantitative Finance, Marketing, OB & HRM, Operations Management, and Strategic Management.

IFMR Chennai MBA Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university in a relevant discipline with 60% aggregate marks.
  2. Candidates born after January 01, 1996, are eligible to apply.
  3. Along with it, candidates need to have 60% aggregate marks in the 10th and 12th exams and a valid score in entrance exam Score.  
  4. Work experience is not mandatory but credits will be given to those who have full-time experience up to 36 months.

IFMR Chennai MBA Selection Criteria

The admission is based on CAT/ XAT/ NMAT/ GMAT/ CMAT/ GRE scores. The application process for the IFMR Chennai MBA program is conducted online. Eligible candidates need to appear for the Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview. The final selection is made based on the entrance test scores, WAT, Personal Interview, and Educational Qualifications

IFMR Chennai MBA Cutoff

Entrance Exam Cutoff
CAT 2022 & 202375 percentile
CMAT 2023Score of 220
XAT 2023 & 202475 percentile
GMAT 2022, 2023 & 2024Score of 650
GRE 2022, 2023 & 2024Score of 310
NMAT October 2023 - February 2024Score of 222

IFMR Chennai Executive MBA Admission 2024

IFMR GSB offers Executive MBA Specializations- Finance, Supply Chain & Operations, Industrial Relations & Human Resources.

IFMR Chennai EMBA Eligibility Criteria

  1. Bachelor’s Degree/ PGDM from recognized institutions.
  2. Minimum of 3 years of work experience.
  3. NOC from respective sponsoring companies for the applicants willing to apply.

IFMR Chennai EMBA Selection Criteria

  1. Applicants will be selected based on written tests conducted by the IFMR GSB Faculty.
  2. Selected applicants would be called for an interview.
  3. Final merit list would be released based on written test scores and personal interview performance.

IFMR GSB BBA + MBA Admissions 2024

IFMR GSB offers a 5-Year Integrated BBA + MBA Program with an intake of 60 Seats. At different times throughout their course, Students can choose to exit the program and earn this degrees

  1. Exit after three years with a BBA degree
  2. Exit after four years with a BBA Honours degree
  3. On completion of five years, get an Integrated MBA degree

IFMR GSB BBA + MBA Admission Process

Students who have passed their Class 12th or equivalent with 60% Marks OR Students in final year of 12th examinations are eligible to apply for the program. The admission process includes the following stages:

Admission Stage Description
Application FormCandidates interested in BBA + MBA are required to fill the application form online.
Entrance ExaminationsCandidates must have a Valid Score in IPMAT / SAT / KREA Aptitude Test.
Personal Interview (PI)Personal Interview is conducted to assess the candidates.
Final Merit ListFinal Merit List of Candidates is prepared based on their entrance exam scores, overall performance in PI, and remarks (if any) from the interview panel.

IFMR GSB Ph.D Admission 2024

IFMR GSB offers Ph.D Admissions in 8 specializations in Data Science & Information Systems, Economics, Finance, Accounting & Quantitative Finance, Marketing, OB & HRM, Operations Management and Strategic Management

IFMR Chennai PhD Eligibility

  1. Master’s degree with 55% aggregate/ 5-year Integrated master’s or dual degree in a relevant discipline with 55% aggregate marks.
  2. Professional qualification holding CA, ICWA, CS with 50% marks in the qualifying examinations.

IFMR Chennai PhD Selection Criteria

  1. The applications will be screened including the educational background, research aptitude and publications.
  2. They would be called for RAT (Research Aptitude Test) followed by an interview.
  3. Those with UGC-NET or JRF scores will be directly called for an interview.

IFMR GSB CAT Cutoff 2023

IFMR GSB, CAT Cutoff 2023 for General Category is listed below. The overall cutoff percentile for CAT is 80.

Course 2023 Cutoff By Percentile 2022 Cutoff By Percentile 2021 Cutoff By Percentile
MBA 80 80 80

IFMR GSB CMAT Cutoff 2023

IFMR GSB, CMAT Cutoff 2023 for General Category is listed below. The overall cutoff percentile for CMAT is 85.

Course 2023 Cutoff By Percentile 2022 Cutoff By Percentile
MBA 85 85

IFMR GSB XAT Cutoff 2023

IFMR GSB, XAT Cutoff 2023 for General Category is listed below. The overall cutoff percentile for XAT is 75.

Course 2023 Cutoff By Percentile 2022 Cutoff By Percentile
MBA 75 75
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