IIM-A announces bank loan for ePGP for the year 2017-19

IIM Ahmedabad announced the availability of bank loans for the candidates interested in pursuing ePGP 2017-19.

Created On: Apr 24, 2017 15:55 IST

Financial constraint often inhibits many students from pursuing their career goals. Students are not able to pursue higher education as the fees of top B-schools appear as a financial burden. But these days banks are collaborating with the top institutes who not only provide unparallel education but also assure of the best placements.

Keeping this burden in view, IIM Ahmedabad recently announced the facility of providing bank loan for the students seeking admission to ePGP 2017-19. The programme was launched in January 2017 by the institute and it aims to impart management education to junior, middle, and senior level professionals and entrepreneurs seeking skills and strategies to take their organizations to the next level.


The programme fee for the course stands at INR 17,42,500/- + S.Tax. The bifurcation of the fees is mentioned as under:

Programme Fees for ePGP 2017-19

Fee Type

Amount (INR)

Application Fee

2,000/- + S.Tax

Programme Fee

17,00,000/- + S.Tax

Registration Fee

42,500/- + S.Tax

Total Fee

17,42,500/- + S.Tax

Considering the staggering amount of the fees, the institute has decided to help the seekers in availing ‘Bank Loan’ facility at attractive terms. For ePGP programme, the institute has shown overwhelming response. The institute has received two-thousand applications for pursuing the course.

In this regard ePGP Programme Chair Professor Biju Varkkey of IIMA said that “The ePGP programme is designed in line with other long duration diploma programmes. Considering the programme duration and its value, a loan facility at attractive terms has been made available to students.”

Eligibility Criteria for ePGP 2017-19

Working professionals with a minimum of 3 years work experience (as on 31st March, 2017)

  • Age 24 years and above
  • Entrance test and interview will be conducted by IIM, Ahmedabad
  • Holding at least a Bachelor’s Degree/CA/ICWA, with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA, awarded by any of the recognized universities

The important dates for the programme are provided as under:

Important Dates for ePGP 2017-19



Application Closure Date

April 29, 2017

Entrance Exam* Dates

April 30, 2017 (2nd round) from 10am to 11:30 am

Interview at IIMA

May 7, 2017 (2nd round)

Last Date for Payment of First Installment

May 23, 2017

Campus modules starts at IIMA

June 11, 2017

Interested candidates can apply for the ePGP of IIM-A by clicking HERE

You can also retrieve complete information about the ePGP by downloading the Information Brochure.

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