GIM - Goa Institute of Management

The Goa Institute of Management (GIM) is a premier business school of India located in the state of Goa. The institute offers its flagship course in Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). Startting from 2013 academic year, GIM offers PGDM in Healthcare Management (HCM). GIM, Sattari aims to impart a high sense of ethics and values to all the students. The institute is committed to the process of globalization by maintaining and growing appropriate linkages through several exchange programs and to enhance these over the years.


Established: 1993

Batch Size: 240

Motto: Next Marketing Management Education

Admission Test Required: XAT, CAT, CMAT, GMAT


For the admission to the PGDM, PGDM (HCM), and PGDM (BDA) management programmes, GIM Goa considers students who qualify the GIM Goa cutoff of CAT exam.


Exam Percentile or Score
CAT 85 - 95 percentile
XAT More than 80 percentile
CMAT 90 percentile and above
GMAT 600 score

Eligibility Criteria

The number of seats allotted for the full-time PGDM course is 240; for PGDM (HCM) and PGDM (BDA) course, it is 60.

An aspirant must obtain 50 percent aggregate scores (45 percent for candidates belonging to SC / ST category) to be eligible for the further rounds of admission. Candidates who are in their last year of degree should have obtained minimum 50 percent aggregate in the latest examination to become eligible for applying.

Selection Procedure

Shortlisting for PGDM for the regular round is based on XAT, CAT, GMAT, or CMAT score. The shortlisted candidates are invited for the interview process.

  1. CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT score or percentile
  2. Past Academic Records
  3. Qualification
  4. Work experience

The final selection of students is made based on the following parameters:

Components Weightage
Objective (XAT, CAT, GMAT, or CMAT) and leadership assessment 40 percent
Past Academic Records 15 percent
Work experience, if any 10 percent
Face-to-face evaluation 30 percent
Composite Diversity Index 5 percent