List of FAQs- 2017-19

No. GIM does accept exam scores from candidates. Scores are got from IIM , XLRI, AICTE.
Inform GMAC to send your GMAT score directly to GIM. Code for GIM is 6VN-62-51.
For CMAT-2017-18 Roll No. is optional. You should fill your email id and leave the Roll No field blank.
Mastercard and VISA card only.
For CAT : December 15, 2017
For XAT/GMAT/CMAT: January 7th, 2017 ,7 am
As per ACITE norm, minimum 50% aggregate marks, (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category) in a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) recognized by the Association of Indian Universities / AICTE. Candidates who will complete all requirements for the degree by 5th June 2017 may also apply. If an applicant does not complete all the requirements of his/her degree by 5th June 2017, or does not obtain 50% aggregate marks in his/her degree, the offer of admission made to him will stand cancelled. The intake capacity for full time PGDM course is 240 and that for PGDM-HCM course is 60. For admission to the post graduate programme in business management 2017-2019, only those candidates who register for the XLRI Admissions Test XAT 2017 of Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur or CAT- 2016 of the Indian Institutes of Managements (IIMs) or GMAT conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) taken in 2015 or 2016 or CMAT - 2017-18 of All India Council for Technical Education, may apply.
Admission to the Goa Institute of Management is strictly on the basis of merit and no donation in any form is sought or accepted in connection with admission.
There are no reservations for goan candidates but for selection for the Group Discussion and Individual Interview, the qualifying cut-off score of competitive exam will be lowered by 15 points for candidates of Goan domicile/origin. Documentary evidence of domicile will have to be supplied along with the completed Application Form.
For the purpose of application under the category of persons of Goan Domicile or Origin the student must satisfy any of the following: Goan Domicile: An applicant would be considered of Goan Domicile if he/she produces a domicile certificate issued by the Goa Government or documentary proof of residence/education/ employment in Goa for a period of at least 10 years. Alternatively, an adequate proof of the domicile of any one of the parents of the students for a period of at least 15 years should be provided. Goan Origin: Either one of the following conditions must be met: An applicant or at least one of his parents or grandparents should be /have been born in Goa (documentary proof in the form of the original birth certificate has to be produced). The applicant or his parents should have a share in ancestral property in Goa which is utilized as the family's residence or business premises. Documentary proof of this must be certified by the sub divisional magistrate or the Municipality.
January 8, 2017.
GIM Interview centres - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Cochin, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi (All centres are subject to availability).
The institute may offer financial support to deserving candidates, as per the details available on the website. Eligibility is based on family income of the candidate.
Family income is the total of income of both parents, candidate himself/herself and his/her brother(s) and sister(s) for financial year 2016-2017. If a brother(s)/sister(s) is married and has established a separate household, his/her income may be excluded from family income.
Income Tax Returns for all family members for financial year 2016-2017.

Programme: PGDM (HCM)

Minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to the SC/ ST category in a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) recognized by the Association of Indian Universities/AICTE. Candidates who will complete all requirements for the degree by 5th June 2017 may also apply.
No, graduates from any background can apply for this programme.


Achiever's Round: A limited number of candidates will be interviewed in Goa in January 2017. They will be shortlisted based on profile and achievements filled in application form. This is called Achiever's Round.

Regular Round: Everyone else will be shortlisted based on XAT/CAT/GMAT/CMAT score and interviewed in February/March 2017 beginning at chosen interview centre. This is called Regular round.

  1. GIM wants to have a more rigorous selection process to offer scholarships.
  2. Would like students to "experience" GIM and offer this opportunity to selected few.
  1. To explore GIM and form your opinion.
  2. To win a 4 lakh scholarship.


  • National Hockey player.
  • No. 2 in University Degree Course.
  • Topper of school in 12th
  • 20th in State Board in 10th.
  • District Level Volleyball Player.
  • Held solo exhibition of Photographs.
  • Employee of the year
  • Start performer in last appraisal.
At least one achievement is required, upto six can be filled in the form.
All Achievement's should have documents to support and the documents should be available at the time of interview and joining the Institute.
Achiever's round will be conducted without knowing XAT/CAT/GMAT/CMAT scores. The scores will be incorporated in process later on.
CAT/CAT/GMAT/CMAT scores are very much part of evaluation and a candidate with unacceptable score will not get admission, even though (s) he may have been called for Achiever's round.