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Ranked 4 amongst the Top 10 B Schools in Mumbai and Ranked 22 amongst the top private B Schools in India *
* Times of India Ranking April 2023


Bachelors degree with 50% (45% for Reserved Category) marks in aggregate from a recognised University.

Candidates appearing for the Final Year Examination of any Bachelor's Degree of minimum three years duration can also apply subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria of admission. Candidates Appearing/Appeared and secured non-zero positive score or marks or equivalent score in any one of the equivalent examination such as CET- MAH-MBA/MMS / CAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA/ CMAT valid for the year 2023.


Application commences: 17th March, 2023
Last date of submission: 30th June, 2023


CIMR Admission Process at a Glance

Chetana's Selection process

Step-1: Apply Online on CIMR website

Admissions 2023 Prospectus

Candidates desirous of seeking admission in CIMR Mumbai's leading private B-school, must apply online and pay the application fees on our website within the specified registration window.

Kindly refer FAQs for information.

Applicants would be required to upload documents before payment of Application Fees of ₹ 2,000/-

Documents to be uploaded:
Applicants need to submit the scanned copy of the following documents (self-attested) in PDF format (each document size should not exceed 2 MB)

  1. Academic documents (SSC, HSC, Semester wise / Year wise UG Mark sheets up to semesters cleared) * All merged into one PDF/ Students are required to upload one PDF file (not exceeding 2MB) consisting of mark sheets and passing certificates.
  2. Entrance Exam Mark sheet.
    CIMR accepts exam scores of CET- MAH-MBA/MMS / CAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA/ CMAT valid for the year 2023 for its MBA admission process.
  3. Work Experience Certificate Or last month salary slip (If more than 12 months Experience)
  4. Proof of Nationality & Date of Birth (Birth Certificate or Passport or School or College leaving Certificate ) *
  5. Aadhar Card *
  6. Certificates related to Sports (National / State level) / Extra Curricular Activities. (If any)

Step-2: Document Verification

All documents submitted to CIMR for admission will be verified. Only applicants with complete set of the above documents (self-attested) will be eligible for CDPI process for PGDM admissions.

Step-3: Selection of CDPI Slot

Details of the process of booking slot (date and time) for the Online Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview will be updated on the website. Applicants will also receive an email on the on the details for the same.
Candidates who remain absent for the CDPI process shall be treated as non-eligible candidates for PGDM admission.

Step-4: Appear for the Online Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview

It is mandatory for the eligible candidate to attend the Online Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview process conducted by the institute without fail for the admission to the course.

During the Online Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview, applicants would be evaluated based on their clarity on Career Goals, Communication skills, Personality & General Bearing, Attitude, General Awareness, Balanced Thoughtful Consideration of Issue and Subject Knowledge.

Step-5: Display of Merit List

On selection in PGDM Admission Process on the basis of the merit list, candidates will be informed by email and their names will be displayed on the Institute’s Notice Board & website.

Shortlisted candidates are required to pay the Programme fee on yearly basis.

Step-6: Become a Chetanaite

A payment link will be sent to all selected student for payment of fees. The payment details will also be published on the website.

Students who have paid fees, are required to attend the counselling session as per the schedule send by email and published on CIMR’s website. During this session, after payment of fees, candidates are required to bring along originals of the documents mentioned above in Step 1 for verification and submission.

Additional Documents required during counselling session:

  • Gap Certificate / Affidavit
  • Anti-ragging Affidavit by student and parent (Online: Click here )


Fees for the PGDM programs for the Batch of 2023-25 are as follows :

Programme Intake First Year Second Year
PGDM 210 ₹ 4,15,000/- ₹ 4,15,000/-
PGDM (Marketing) 60 ₹ 4,15,000/- ₹ 4,15,000/-

Library / Computer Laboratory deposit (first year only) ₹ 10,000/- (Refundable)

Fees Refund Policy.

# Check prospectus for details on documents to be submitted at different stages by candidates.

General FAQs

  • The candidate must have passed a bachelor’s degree examination with minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates) in graduation from any recognized university under UGC.
  • Candidate appearing for their final semester of graduation may apply. However on securing Admission he/she must be a graduate with a minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) .
  • The candidate must have appeared for any of the 6 written entrance exams for MBA viz; CAT, XAT, MHCET, CMAT, ATMA, or MAT.
  • The institute does not have its own written entrance exam (aptitude test) for PGDM admissions.
CIMR offers the following two programs:
  1. PGDM – 210 Seats
  2. PGDM Marketing - 60 Seats
  • The PGDM General program offers five specialized pathways such as Marketing, Finance, HR, Operation & IT. Students can opt for any one specialization based on their career goals.

  • The PGDM Marketing Offers specialized components within marketing to students who wish to specialize in the field

Yes, the program is approved by AICTE.
The PGDM programs at CIMR are two years full-time program, comprising of four semesters (2 semesters per year)
The Specializations offered under PGDM are:
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • HR
  • Operations
  • Systems
The Specializations offered under PGDM Marketing
  • Marketing

The application for PGDM 2023 is online. You need to fill-in the admission form, pay the application fees and apply for the PGDM programme at CIMR. You will later have the privilege of choosing your Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview date and time.

Applicants can apply online from 17th March 2023. The last date for application is 30th June, 2023.

The details of the Online Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview will be published on our official website Kindly check the website for timely updates.
You need to apply for the program online. Upon successful payment of PGDM application fee, and once you fill up your profile details completely, you can select the date & time slots at your convenience.
No, the CDPI date once chosen cannot be changed. (However, if it is clashing with your final year Graduation exam, then contact the admission office with concerned documents as a proof of final exams. No other personal reasons will be entertained).
The Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview will be held online.
The application fee is ₹ 2,000/- inclusive of Online Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview fees. This fee can be paid online through Net Banking, NEFT/RTGS, Credit card/Debit card payment or depositing cash at the institute’s account office. All these details would be provided to you, as you would apply for the program online on our website.
CIMR follows AICTE rules for cut-off score and hence we do not stipulate a cut-off score / percentile. Admission is granted purely on a merit basis.
The last date of applying for the program is 30th June, 2023.

Selection will be based purely on merit, which will be evaluated out of 200 marks as below:

Admission Criteria Weightage
Entrance Test Score scaled down to 70 Marks
Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview 70 Marks
Past Academic Performance 30 Marks
Sports / Extra Curricular Activities 20 Marks
Work Experience 10 Marks
Total 200 Marks

Following original documents are required during Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview process:

  1. Written Test Score Card (CAT/XAT/CMAT/MH-CET/MAT/ATMA)
  2. Class Xth Mark sheet
  3. Class XIIth Mark sheet
  4. Last Year Graduation Mark Sheet (If you are applying for final year exams, provide with latest exam Mark sheet)
  5. Convocation Degree/ Passing Certificate / Provisional Certificate
  6. Work Experience Certificate as applicable.
  7. Extra-Curricular Activities Certificate if any (District Level, State Level, National Level etc.).
  8. Aadhar Card

Usually, the results are declared within a week after the last date of the entire Comprehensive Discussion & Personal Interview process. The results will be available on the institute notice board as well as on website.
PGDM (General and Marketing): ₹ 8,40,000
(Inclusive of Library Deposit) for a 2-year full-time program.

As per the placement records:

The Average Salary is INR 8 Lakhs p.a. and the highest package offered to our students is INR 11 Lakhs p.a.

Our placements partners, with whom we are proud to be associated are:

Hindustan Unilever, Citigroup, CRISIL Limited, D E Shaw, Darashaw, HDFC, HDFC Bank, Yes Bank, ICRA Management Consulting Services Limited, ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd, Federal Bank, Capital First, Bank of America, Essel group, Zomato, etc. to name a few.

Based on CIMR’s reputation, students secure education loans at a low rate of interest from nationalised banks such as SBI, Oriental Bank, Bank of Boroda, etc.
There is no on-campus hostel facility available at CIMR, however, outstation students or students staying far-off in Mumbai are assisted for flats on rent near the institute.

CIMR is proud to offer excellent teaching faculty who possess rich industry experience to mentor our students & provide high-quality teaching.

Our teaching faculty have been associated with Education and research with requisite teaching experience in renowned universities or acted as high ranking officials in reputed Companies or in the Government

  • We do not have any association with external agencies, tuition classes or individuals for admissions.
  • Admission Rules applicable are as per AICTE and/or Institute.
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Privacy Policy:

Chetana's Institute of Management and Research (CIMR), New Building, Survey No. 341, Govt. Colony, Bandra - East, Mumbai – 400051, considers the protection of your personal information important and shall take necessary care to safeguard your privacy.

If you decide to access the website, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and Our Terms and Conditions of use. Our Policy regarding the collection, use and disclosure, if any, of personal information is very strict and we adhere to the best of practices to guard your personal information with care.

Terms and Conditions for Online Fee Submission:-

  • Online transaction charges are not part of the Fees. The following transaction charges shall be applicable:
    Net Banking / Credit Cards / Debit Cards : As applicable
  • All Fee rules as given in the Prospectus shall remain applicable.
  • The Fee deposited through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking will normally reach our account after 1-2 days. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to ensure that fee is deposited well in time. CIMR shall not be responsible for any not settled fee payment due any reason. CIMR also shall not be responsible, if the payment is refused or declined by the credit/debit card supplier for any reason.
  • Chetana's Institute of Management and Research (CIMR), does not warranty the availability of online Fee Payment System every time. Chetana's Institute of Management and Research (CIMR), will not be responsible for fine exemption if the last day student fee transition fails. We strongly advice that submit the fee through Offline or Online Payment System before the last fee day comes.

Refund / Cancellation Policy :

Technical issue
In case of any technical issue due to which the payment gets deducted from the payer’s account and does not show in our system but the payment gateway service clearly mentions the confirmed settlement thereafter the CIMR account receives the payment. We manually submit the payment in our system. It should take 7-10 working days for the payment to be credited in CIMR’s account.

Multiple Payments Case:
If double payment happens and the payment gateway service clearly mentions it, CIMR will refund the payment after the Institute account receives the payment. It would take 7-10 working days for the back payment or we process the refund amount Payers request.

Other Payments Case:
In all other cases where there is a discrepancy in the fee paid, the parent has to directly contact the Institute and CIMR’s decision would be final.

Contact Address

Accounts Department
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CIMR reserves the right to amend admission rules, norms, details, dates & process of admission at any point of time based on its understanding and rights. Applicants are responsible for providing updated, complete & accurate information for the admission process. Falsification of information or misrepresentation can result in cancellation of admission.

For all matters related to admissions, fee payment dates, classes, exams, entrance tests, etc. you are advised to rely only on our official Institute website and social media pages.

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Mandatory Disclosures : Mandatory | AICTE Approvals

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Contact Us : Chetana's Institute of Management and Research New Bldg Survey No. 341, Govt. Colony Bandra East, Mumbai 400051

Grievances : Form | Committee

CALL US : 022 62157800/01/02/03

Mandatory Disclosures : Mandatory | AICTE Approvals

FAX : 022 26423392

Contact Us : Chetana's Institute of Management and Research New Bldg Survey No. 341, Govt. Colony Bandra East, Mumbai 400051