Q. Eligibility Criteria
Ans. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. Second, applicants need to have a minimum of two years experience in the IT industry or IT related field as on June 1, 2012 . Applicants having 4 to 5 years or more of work experience are likely to gain most from this program.
Q. As per the criteria mentioned, i would be short by few days. Kindly, keep me informed if that can be relaxed. Because, of that few days, one need to wait for 1 more year.
Ans. Minimum 2 years of experience in a IT industry is mandatory for admission to PGSEM . Unfortunately, we cannot waive the minimum experience. We strongly encourage you to consider applying for the program next year.
Q. Course outline
Ans. Refer our website.
Q. Test Pattern and how to prepare for the test.
Ans. The admission test format will be fairly similar (not necessarily identical) to the CAT. The preparation should be the same as you do for the CAT.
Q. Is there any provision for online test
Q. What are the Important dates
Ans. Refer website: http://www.iimb.ernet.in/pgsem for detailed information.
Q. GMAT/CAT scores - minimum cut-off score for applying
Ans. Definite cut-off score cannot be given since selection is decided not only on the score, but also other academic background and experience.
Q. Pursuing the course out of Bangalore
Ans. One has to be in Bangalore only. We have discontinued Chennai centre from 2009 batch onwards.
Q. Any weightage given to partner company candidates
Q. Can we submit both GMAT score as well as appear for entrance test
Ans. No, only one.
Q. If selected, company sponsorship approval necessary
Ans. No, sponsorship is not available from this year.
Q. Is this course offered through Distance Learning
Q. Fee structure
Ans. Refer website for details.
Q. Will there be any financial assistance in terms of Bank loans etc that will be provided as it is the case with other Courses offered by IIM Bangalore
Ans. PGSEM is designed specially for working software professionals and classes are conducted only on week days, ie Fridays and Saturdays. No financial assistance will be provided like other courses.
Q. Whether placement is available after completion of the course
Ans. No. This course is specially designed for working software professionals and hence no placement opportunities will be provided like other courses.
Q. Is it OK if GMAT score is sent after the test
Ans. GMAT score should be available at the time of applying. Score card can be sent after the test.
Q. Whether any sample question paper is available
Ans. Available in our website.
Q. How to apply
Ans. You may refer our website: http://www.iimb.ernet.in/pgsem. Procedure will be made available shortly.