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Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna Admission

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Established : 2008 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE, NBA | Affiliated : Autonomous
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Chandragupta Institute of Management was started in 2008 and was popularly known as CIMP. Chandragupta Institute of Management (CIMP) is an autonomous college that the Government of Bihar supports. Chandragupta Institute of Management (CIMP) was started to contribute to the academic development of the Bihar state by offering them great management studies to build effective managers in the state Bihar.

Chandragupta Institute of Management (CIMP) offers Post Graduation Diploma in Management program under full-time courses for two years. The Chandragupta Institute of Management (CIMP) application forms are available online and on the college campus. The candidates' selection will be based on candidates' scores in the qualifying degree and the CAT, MAT, or XAT.

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Entrance Exam+ GD+ PI.

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Chandragupta Institute of Management (CIMP) PGDM Admission Process:

Chandragupta Institute of Management (CIMP) offers a PGDM program, which NBA has accredited. The specializations offered under MBA are Managerial communication, Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Organizational behavior, Operation & quantitative Techniques, and Human Resource Management. The essential eligibility criteria for taking admissions into the PGDM program are a bachelor's degree with at least 50% aggregate. Candidates should have qualified CAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT exam selected for PGDM admissions in Chandragupta Institute of Management (CIMP).

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Candidates need a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate.


CIMP selection process:

Institute will decide the candidates eligible to take admissions based on their SAT scores like CAT/XAT or CMAT. The candidate's past academic record and work experience will also matter for admissions.

In March, selected candidates will be called for group discussion, personal interview, and essay writing. The College will notify them about the interview and other things on-call or by email. 

The Institute will prepare the merit list for admissions based on the academic performance, group discussion, written test, personal interview, and work experience.

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Aug 1st week

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November last week



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Mid-week of March

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May 1st week



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Mid-week of August

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1st week of January



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1st week of November

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Jan Last week


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Post Graduate Diploma in Management Finance


Post Graduate Diploma in Management Marketing



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Post Graduate Diploma in Management Operation


Post Graduate Diploma in Management Marketing


Post Graduate Diploma in Management Human Resource Management


Post Graduate Diploma in Management Finance



Chandragupta Institute of Management (CIMP) Application process:

The CIMP Application form and the prospectus are available on the website for download or purchase from the CIMP college campus by paying INR 500 as an application fee.

Students can pay the application fee through DD drawn in favor of “Chandragupta Institute of Management,” Payable at Patna.

Students should send the filled application form and application fee to the college through the post, and also, it should be attested with all the necessary documents.


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CIMP offers a post graduate diploma program under full time course of 2 year duration. The applications to gain admission into CMP are available online. The application fee is appreciable at INR 500 for general students and INR 200 for SC/ST category. Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna Admission requires that the candidate should’ve secured a min. of 50% average marks in their bachelor’s degree or any other qualification in any stream from a recognized university. Also, the candidates are required to take the CAT/XAT/CMAT entrance exams, their scores will gravely determine the selection process. The shortlisted candidates have to take a personal interview and a group discussion organised by the college. In order to be selected.

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Asked Question

What is the minimum marks in CMAT needed to take admission to CIMP?
Asked by Deepak mishra

replied on 02-Dec-2021 06:53:20

The CMAT cut-off for MBA. PGDM admission at CIMP is 80 percentile.   

MBA admission in CIM Patna.
Asked by Saurav kaushik

replied on 18-Jun-2021 16:29:15

CIM Patna offers a full-time two year PGDM course which is similar to the MBA course. Admission to the PGDM is given based on the scores obtained in the entrance exam. Thus, applicants must have qualified in any valid entrance tests such as CAT, XAT, or MAT with good scores. Along with the entrance exam score, applicants shall have obtained a minimum of 50 percent at the UG level.


Can I get direct admission for MBA in CIM Patna

replied on 05-Jun-2021 16:55:33

CIM will offer admission to the PGDM, which is as similar to the MBA course. Admission to the PGDM is based on the entrance test score. There is no provision for direct admission since it is a government institute. Therefore, students who are willing to apply for  PGDM admission must clear any of the valid entrance exams like CAT, XAT or CMAT. The minimum eligibility is students shall have obtained 50% marks at UG level

All queries regarding the PGDM admission process and fees
Asked by Prateek Kumar

replied on 08-Jun-2021 16:47:05

In CIPM, admission to the PGDM is based on scores acquired in the national level entrance test. Thus, admission seekers have to attempt any of the entrance exams such as CAT, MAT or XAT. Also, Students gets selected based on previous academic marks. Thus, students shall have obtained 50% in UG degree. Shortlisting procedure takes place based on the entrance exam score and UG degree score. Shortlisted students are eligible to attend GD and PI. Applicants can fill the PGDM application form online by visiting the main website. PGDM fees at Chandragupta Institute cost INR 4 Lakhs per year. Whereas, application fees cost around INR 500

Taking admission without Mat exam
Asked by Om Prakash Gupta

replied on 03-May-2021 16:42:57

Admission for PGDM at CIMP is based on MAT/ XAT/ CAT score. Only merit-based admissions are taken. There is no direct admission at CIMP. This is a public institute.

Direct admission in 2020 session mba/pgdm
Asked by Beauty Kumari

replied on 06-Jan-2021 17:33:46

Chandragupt Institute of Management do not provide direct admissions since it is the public/government institute

Asked by PRAGYA

replied on 18-Dec-2019 07:38:05

Very similar to MBA, PDM program is offered with same duration and specialisations. Chandragupt Institute admission to the course will be given through any national/state level entrance exam like XAT, CMAT, MAT or CAT score. And the fee structucre of PGDM for 2 years is around INR 6.55 lakhs, when split the fee would be INR 3.40 lakhs for 1st year and INR 3.15 lakhs for 2nd year.

Admission process of Full Time MBA in Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna
Asked by Anand Raj anand

replied on 04-Oct-2019 10:53:33

Hi Anand, Admission process of Full Time MBA in Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna is based on candidate’s previous academic marks and entrance test score. Students can apply for PGDM which is similar to MBA and seek Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna admissions.

May I get admission in mba directly for the session 2019-2021
Asked by Ruchy Srivastava

replied on 30-Aug-2019 07:26:20

Hi Ruchy, if you are willing to seek Chandragupt Institute of Management Admissions you need to have appeared for National/State level entrance exam if not at least need to have appeared for college conducted entrance exam to seek direct admissions.

regarding admission
Asked by Aman Anand

replied on 19-Feb-2018 05:43:35

Hi Aman Anand, 

Admission for MBA at Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna:

  • Candidate must have completed graduation with minimum 50% aggregate.
  • Candidate must have a valid score in CAT/XAT/CMAT entrance examination.
  • Admission will be done on the basis of academic credentials, entrance exam and also performance in personal interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for the personal interview based on marks obtained in graduation and entrance exam.
  • Candidate can apply online/offline with the required details.
  • Selection will be done based on the marks obtained in the previous examination followed by Personal Interview. 

I also want to know about fees and scholarship
Asked by Vishwajeet

replied on 09-Jan-2018 11:05:26

Hi Vishwajeet,

Fee structure for MBA at Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna is approximately INR 525000/- for the complete course.

Scholarship facilities are provides for the deserving meritorious students. 

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