Can you please brief me about the Programmes offered by IILM ?

IILM Provides 2 years full time PGDM Programme approved by AICTE.



What is the PGDM?

The PGDM is two year full time management programme affiliated from AICTE.


Does the programme award an MBA degree?

Unlike the other countries, degrees are awarded only by the universities in India. You will be awarded Post Graduation Diploma in Management.



How many students would you be admitting for PGDM 2015-17?

We would take 120 students in our PGDM programme.


Where are the classes for the programme held?
All classes for the programme are held in the IILM institute at Gurgaon.




You have said that ideally candidates should have completed graduation in any stream. What would be the minimum eligibility criteria for admission at IILM institute?
Students who have completed their graduation in any stream (minimum 50%) or appearing in the final year of their graduation from universities and institutions recognized by AICTE/UGC/AIU can apply.


What all competitive examination score does IILM accept?

Students appearing in CAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA/CMAT/GMAT can apply.




Where do I get a copy of the application form?

The IILM’s application form is available online.


Once I have submitted the application, when will I hear from you?
We will strive to process your application as soon as the same is received and revert to you within 24 working hours.


How do I send in my academic transcripts/mark sheets, other documents and photographs required as part of the application?

You may scan and upload the following documents as part of the online application form.

  • Photograph
  • Passport
  • Proof of Income
  • Mark sheets/ transcripts


How will the IILM verify my transcripts/documents?

At the time of joining the programme, you need to bring all the original documents with you which will be verified by our admission committee.


Do you have a GD/Personal Interview as part of the admission criteria?

As a part of the admission process, all shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. There is no GD at the time of interview.


What will be the mode of my interview if I am overseas at the time of interview?

You will be interviewed over telephone. You have to contact us over the telephone, on number given in the interview mail sent to you.


Is an interview required?
Yes. Interviews give us an opportunity to hear about your experiences in life and knowledge in academics to make a qualified judgment. Interviews will be held in person.


How do I accept the offer of admission?

You may accept the offer made by, remitting admission fee of INR 90,000 within the deadline specified in the offer letter. If the amount has not been paid within the deadline, it will be assumed that the applicant is not interested in joining the programme.


Can the admission offer acceptance date be extended?

No. The acceptance dates are fixed by the Admissions Committee. If the acceptance amount is not received by the due date, it will be assumed that the applicant is not interested in the programme and the offer made to the applicant, will stand automatically cancelled.




All certificates, mark sheets, degrees and/or diploma submitted by applicants for seeking admissions to any program in IILM will be sent for verification to the issuing authorities. Admission secured through fake or manipulated testimonials will be canceled immediately and no refund of any fee paid will be due.


Where does IILM stand among Indian Business Schools?


(a)  5th in Leadership & Governance.
(b)  15th in  Infrastructure.
(c)  16th in Accreditation & Linkages
(d)  19th in Campus Life.
(e)  26 th in Academic Excellence.
(f)   29th in Faculty Profile
(g)  38th in Corporate Connectedness
(h)  46th in Student Profile
(i)   49th in Placements



What are the rules for refund of fee in case of cancellation of admission?

In case of cancellation of admission, fee will be refunded as per the AICTE notice and rules are as follows:

Reference: As per AICTE Guidelines & Public Notices for Cancellation of Admission and Fee Refund:



  1. Request received before date of start of session Entire fee less Rs. 1000/- Handling charge.
  2. Request received after joining the course & seat Entire fee less on pro rata basis – Tuition & Hostel Fee

could be filled by the Institute

  1. Request received after joining the course & seat No refund

Would the institute assist me in getting my programme financed from bank?

Financial Aid is provided to students in the form of scholarships and loans.

Is there any scholarship offered at IILM?

Following criteria’s are available to students based on academic performance for the scholarship.

(1) Merit cum Means Scholarship: IILM Institute has provision for financial assistance to deserving students, in the form of Merit-cum-Means Scholarships.  As the name suggests these scholarships are given to selected students on merit-cum-means basis.  The Scholarship Award Committee selects the candidates on the basis of pre-defined criteria of academic excellence and their financial means.   Proof of financial means assessment (ITR) needs to be submitted to qualify. The continuance of the scholarship in the next term is based on the student’s performance in the previous year and a review meeting with the scholarship award committee.

Post Graduate Scholarships @ IILM (2015-2017)

(1) Merit cum Means Scholarship

 IILM Institute has provision for financial assistance to deserving students, in the form of Merit-cum-Means Scholarships. The Scholarship Award Committee selects the candidates on the basis of pre-defined criteria of academic excellence and their financial means. Proof of financial means (ITR) needs to be submitted to qualify. The continuance of the scholarship in the next term is based on the student’s performance in the previous year and a review meeting with the scholarship award committee.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria


Particulars Merit cum Means
XIIth 75% & Above
Graduation 65% & Above
MAT 700 Score & Above
CAT 75 Percentile & above
XAT 75 Percentile & above
Scholarship Value
  • For family income less than 3 lakh /Annum – 75%
  • For family income less than 6 lakh /Annum – 50%
  • For family income less than 9 lakh /Annum – 25%

(2) Means cum Outstanding Achievements Scholarship

The Scholarship has been instituted to acknowledge outstanding contribution of students in area of Sport, co-curricular activities, culture and Bravery. Such achievements need to be recognized /awarded at National/International level by a third party. These students would be eligible for scholarships as per (1) depending on income. If the income criteria is not met they will be eligible for upto 25% scholarship.

All students eligible for merit-cum-means and outstanding achievement scholarships need to qualify an interview with a panel of IILM professors.

(3) Scholarships for Girls

All girls who meet the eligibility requirement of the program and have an offer to join IILM are eligible for a 10% scholarship.

 (4) Special Scholarship

To encourage students from the states of Jammu & Kashmir and the North East (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Nagaland) to study at IILM, we offer a special scholarship of 25%, who meet the eligibility requirement of the program and have an offer to join IILM. Girls from these states will be eligible for the 10% girls scholarships in addition to the 25% for the state. The scholarships will be subject to government approved certificates for proof of residence like voters id/passport/domicile state certificate.


What  residential facilities  would I get as a student of IILM

Given the rigor of the course  IILM aims to build a highly interactive campus,where student can learn from diverse peer group.It is fully residential for girls and boys.

What are the facilities provided on campus?

IILM provides the following facilities:

Recreation Centre – Equipped with basketball court, Table Tennis, Gymnasium etc.
House Keeping,Aerobics

Engagement outside the class: Discussion forum ,learning from leaders

What are other important regulations of IILM?


Important Regulations:


  1. The student shall observe all the rules and regulations, framed from time to time by the Institute. Breach of any of these may

render him/ her liable for penalty under the rules and/ or expulsion from the institute.

  1. The institute reserves the right to alter the course content of the programmes, rules and regulations, teaching schedule, fees

payable, living charges and any other matter pertaining to its working. The Director’s decision will be deemed as final in all

such matters.

  1. If a student admitted to the Institute is found to have given any false information or suppressed some information, his/ her

admission will be cancelled and no fees will be refunded to the candidate.

  1. Those who are given provisional admission due to non-declaration of their graduation result are required to submit the marks

sheet up to 31st October 2015, failing which the candidate will cease to be a student of the Institute. In such case, security

deposit alone will be refunded.


What do you mean by “Incorporating Best Practices, Knowledge & Guidance from Recruiters, corporate Leaders and other premier B-institutes in India?


Inputs are sought for the programme design. From time to time the programme seeks  suggestions from corporate leaders and leading recruiters for industry to update and synchronize the curriculum and  programme.




How much time will I have to spend studying at home outside the classroom?
We anticipate participants may have to spend 8-10 hours per week on pre readings, assignments, projects and cases.

What are study groups and how are they put together?
The participants are divided into groups of 5-6 members who will work together throughout the programme. We put together the study groups by taking into consideration your work experience and educational background to make group cross functional and more productive.

How do I prepare and gear up for the programme?
Participants are advised to familiarize themselves with basic knowledge of MS- Excel and presentation skills.

When will I get course materials?
The course materials will be made available to you in advance so you have ample time to prepare and complete the pre course assignments. The materials will be uploaded on IILM portal “learning Management System”.



Is there a summer internship at  IILM? If yes, how does it work?

Students would undertake summer internship for a period of eight to nine weeks within a corporate.

Does the programme provide campus placement services?

While the programme does have career management services it does provide campus placement services. The career management services help the participants plan their careers better.

Can you just let us know about your partners for student exchange programme?

1 MCI Innsbruck Austria
2 FH Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences Austria
3 University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria Austria
4 EDC Paris Business School France
5 La Rochelle Business School France
6 Burgundy School of Business-DIJON France
7 ESC Troyes France
8 ESC Rennes School of Business France
9 Ecole de Management de Normandie France
10 International School of Management Germany
11 FH Dortmund University of Applied Sciences & Arts Germany
12 Linnaeus University School of Business Sweden
13 Business Academy Aarhus Denmark
14 Laurea University of Applied Sciences Finland
15 Rotterdam Business School Netherlands
16 Hanze Gronigen UAS Netherlands
17 The Hague University of Applied Sciences Netherlands
18 HZ University of Applied Sciences Vlissingen
19 Geneva Business School Switzerland
20 Swiss Business School Switzerland
21 ISM Dakar Senegal
22 National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
23 The Coppead Graduate School Of Business Brazil
24 Solbridge School of International Business , Woosong University Korea
25 ISCTE (Instituto Universitario De Lisboa) Portugal
26 ISM University of Management & Economics Lithuania
27 ESCA School of Management Morocco
28 Regents University UK
29 Middlesex University UK
30 University of Bradford UK
31 University of Hertfordshire UK
32 University of IOWA UK


IILM has a completely transparent admissions process. At no stage and in no way any individual/(s) bear any influence on the process. In case you wish to report any such issue/(s) please feel free to drop us a mail at and we would look into it immediately while at the same time ensuring complete confidentiality for you.