IIM Admissions 2023-24: Dates (OUT), Full Process

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IIM Admissions

IIM Admissions: IIM Udaipur concluded the CAP (Common Admission Process) 2023, which will shortlist the candidates for admission to this institution for management courses. Later in the month of May 2023, candidates who appeared for this admission test can check their results online. The IIM Admission process 2023-24 will start in November 2023. IIM is a premium management institute. As of 2023, there are a total of 20 campuses of IIM, located in some of the top metropolitan cities of India. Candidates who want to pursue an MBA course from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), must appear for the CAT (Common Admission Test). The CAT is organised every year in November by the Indian Institute of Management. 

Name of the Institution IIM 
Full Form Indian Institute of Management
Qualification Exam CAT (Common Admission Test)
Application Fee General – INR 2300Reserved Categories – INR 1150
Location Pan-India
Official Website https://www.iima.ac.in/

Also read – Everything About CAT

IIM Admission 2023-24 Dates

The officials of the Indian Institute of Management every year release the notification to offer admission to management courses to eligible students. Candidates who want to pursue an MBA program from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) must know all the important dates of the admission process. The IIM admission process will include various stages such as the CAT exam, shortlisting of candidates, Written Ability Test, GD and PI process and final admission. 

The IIM admission 2023-24 will start around August 2023. Candidates can apply by visiting the official website of the IIM at https://www.iima.ac.in/. Candidates can check the table below which highlights all the important dates related to the IIM admission 2023-24.

Activity Dates (Tentative)
IIM Admission starts on 1st Week of August 2023
Application for CAT 2nd Week of August 2023
Last date to apply for CAT 4th Week of September 2023
CAT exam date 26th November 2023
Declaration of CAT 2nd Week of December 2023
IIM Shortlisting of Candidates January 2024
IIM Written Ability Test (WAT) 4th Week of January 2024
IIM GD and PI process February 2024
IIM Final Admission May-June 2024

Also read – List of IIMs

IIM Admission Process

The admission process for the Indian Institute of Management is the same for all 20 IIM campuses. There are 9 IIM campuses which follow a common admission process, termed CAP (Common Admission Process). However, the selection process and admission stages of all the campuses are the same. Below we have listed all the stages of the IIM admission process.

  • Selecting candidates via CAT scores
  • Written Ability Test (WAT), GD and PI rounds.
  • Selection of candidates based on their performance in these rounds.
  • Allotment of seats.

What After CAT Exam 2023?

After the CAT Exam, qualified candidates will have to appear for a Written Ability Test (WAT) and the Counselling process, which will include the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The notification for the IIM Admission 2023-24 will be released by the officials in the first week of August 2023. Candidates who fulfil all the eligibility qualifications and are interested in pursuing a management course from this central-government-sponsored premium institution can apply before the application deadline. Candidates must keep themselves updated about all the information related to the IIM admission 2023-2024.

IIM Admission 2023-24 Documents Required

While applying for the IIM admission 2023-24, candidates are required to submit a set of documents. These documents will be proof of your educational qualifications and identity. Here’s a list of all the necessary documents that you need to provide during the IIM admission process.

  • Matriculation (10th Class) certificate
  • 10+2 certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Passport-size photo
  • Scanned copy of a signature
  • A valid score in any competitive examination (if any)
  • Caste certificate (if any)


What is the full form for IIM?

IIM is the abbreviation for the Indian Institute of Management, which is a premier institute for management courses.

How many IIM campuses are there in India?

As of 2023, there are a total of 20 IIM campuses in India. The first IIM campus was the IIM Calcutta, which was established in 1961.

Is CAT important for IIM admission?

Candidates who want to take admitted to the Indian Institute of Management must appear for the CAT (Common Admission Test) because it is compulsory. However, there are some IIMs which follow the Common Admission Process (CAP).

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