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GIM: Goa Institute of Management

Goa Institute of Management

Goa Institute of Management famously known as GIM is located in the North Goa district of Goa. The institute was founded in year 1993 by Romuold D'Souza , a Jesuit priest. The campus is spread in the area of 50 acres and is beautifully equipped with state of art eco friendly facilities ranging from solar panels to water treatment plant. GIM offers a rich campus life with a pan-india diverse population of students.

"GIM Never Sleeps" and the "Learning Never Stops at GIM" as there are over 20 clubs with more than 80 yearly events. The institute admits over 900 students each year for its various programs providing them a mix of Goan, Indian and Global intellectual context. Mr. Ajit Parulekar is the director of the institute. GIM conducts seminars, conferences , TEDx around the year. There are many cultural events which lets students experience the local culture through Give GOA Initiative.

GIM is approved by AICTE and AIU and is accredited by NBA and SAQS . Moreover it is also rated among 'Best B-Schools for the World' in the positive Impact Rating 2023. GIM is a top choice for many students among tier-2 colleges. The fees is almost comparable with other tier-2 colleges like XIMB, TAPMI and IMT Ghaziabad ranging around 18 lakhs.

GIM Goa Courses

GIM offers 6 programs, PGDM being the flagship program, four next generation programs and one distant learning. Additionally a doctoral program for PhD is being offered by GIM too. The details of each program are provided below-


Course LevelPostgraduate Diploma
Student Intake300
Duration2 years

PGDM is the flagship program of GIM. It comprises of 6 terms focusing both on theoretical as well as practical knowledge. The program consists of core courses holding 71 credits and elective courses of 48 credits. It is ideal for those who seek to become a consultant, a financial manager, an entrepreneur or a marketing manager. PGDM provides holistic knowledge about each aspect of management- marketing, finance, HR, consulting, sales , operations and product management.

PGDM Healthcare Management

Course LevelPostgraduate Diploma
Student Intake60
Duration2 years

This course is specially crafted for individuals seeking career in management of healthcare organizations. HCM course is a perfect blend of management and healthcare function making it an application based management program.

PGDM Big Data Analytics

Course LevelPostgraduate Diploma
Student Intake150
Duration2 years

This is one of the new generation programs launched by GIM. Those who like examining large and varied data set to uncover hidden patterns and market trends should consider joining this course. It is for individuals who seek a career in data science becoming a data scientist or a data analyst.

PGDM Banking Insurance and Financial Services

Course LevelPostgraduate Diploma
Student Intake60
Duration2 years

If you like learning about various industries and its domains are enthusiastic about providing financial solutions , this is a perfect course for you. The teaching includes the subjects of general management, economics and that of bank management.

International Double Degree in Analytics

Course LevelMasters Program
Student Intake30
Duration24 months

This program is meant for those who have atleast 30 months of work experience and want to uncover insights in diverse data sets by designing data-driven organizations and improving decision making through data analytics. 1st year would be conducted in GIM campus providing a PGDM diploma and 2nd year would be at Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal giving a masters degree in Business Analytics.

Hybrid PGDM

Course LevelGIM Hybrid PGDM
Student Intake120
Duration2 years
TypeHybrid Mode

This is an executive MBA program suitable for working professionals offering a hybrid mode of learning. Students can study through a combination of live lectures, case studies, assignments and experiential leaning. The students are given a chance to attend 2 in person week long interventions each year wherein they can interact with their faculties and experience the live experience of being in GIM campus.

GIM Goa Accepting  Exams

GIM is accepting the following exams this year for its various courses

  • XAT 2024 (Applicants under Achievers/ELITE round may also apply using XAT 2023)
  • CAT 2023 (Applicants under Achievers/ELITE round may also apply using CAT 2022)
  • GMAT taken between 01 January 2022 to 15 January 2024 (Including, GMAT Focus Edition)


  • CMAT which was accepted till last year won't be considered for this year's admission as decided by GIM's admission committee.
  • GIM Analytics Aptitude Test (GAAT) needs to be given additionally for BDA and IDA program.

Moreover the candidate is required to appear in one of the following english profeciency exam if they are applying for International Double Degree in Analytics.

  • TOEFL iBT - Minimum score: 100 (TOEFL Code for GIM: D536)
  • IELTS - Minimum score: 7.0
  • Cambridge English Proficiency exam (CPE) - Minimum grade: C
  • Cambridge English Advanced exam (CAE) - Minimum grade: B
  • Cambridge English Business Certificates (BEC) - Minimum grade: B


CourseTotal Academic Fee
PGDMINR 19,40,000
PGDM-HCMINR 19,40,000
PGDM-BDAINR 19,40,000
PGDM-BIFSINR 19,40,000
International Double Degree in Analytics (IDA)INR 13,42,900


Notable Alumni from GIM

  • Gagan Banga ( Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd)
  • Arul Vaz (working at Hungama as AVP Business & Growth, Product, Alliances & Digital Goods)
  • Alok Saigal (Managing Partner at Edelweiss Global Wealth Management)
  • Arul Vaz (Management Consultant, Tritex)
  • Sameer Mehra (Founder, Esoda Guru LLC)
  • Vishal Jain (Head of ETF, Nippon India Mutual Fund)
  • Brian Caetano Freitas (Independent Insight Provider, Smartkarma)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What are the number of seats for PGDM program?

PGDM has 300 seats

Q2. Which exams are accepted for admissions?

CAT/ XAT/ GMAT are accepted for admissions. CMAT is not accepted for 2024-26 admissions.

Q3. What is the fees for PGDM program ?

The approximate fees for the PGDM program is about 18-20 lakhs.

Q4. How do I apply for GIM program ?

You can apply through official website of GIM for various programs when registrations are open as per the dates announced by the institute.

Q5. Which is the nearest railway station and airport?

The nearest railway station is Thivim around 17 kilometers and nearest airport is North Goa (Manohar International) Airport around 36 kilometers from the institute.


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