IIM Raipur Executive Post Graduate Program in Management (ePGP) Admission 2020

Are you a professional willing to shift from a technical role to a managerial role by gaining an MBA from a renowned institute? Do you wish to hone your skills to increase your entrepreneurial abilities? Indian Institute of Management Raipur is offering admission to an Executive PG Program in Management (ePGP) and by completing the program you will be awarded an MBA Degree. This article describes the course structure, eligibility, selection procedure, course fees and schedule of online classes

About the course

This 2-years Executive PG Program in Management (ePGP) conducted by Indian Institute of Management Raipur is a combination of many things required in management. It deals with soft skills, analytical skills, theories practised in management including realistic case scenarios from the world over. There will be a total 900 hours' online teaching sessions and another 120 hours for a capstone project, campus visit and mini dissertation. After successful completion of the program, students will receive a Master of Business Administration degree.

What you will learn

This program is divided into four courses spanning across six terms and the total credits for the program is 34. Core Course will be conducted in Term 1 to 3 where the total credit is 15, Advanced Core Course will be conducted in Term 4 & 5 where the total credit is 10, in Term 6, for Electives there will be 5 credits, for Mini Dissertation and Integrated Business Simulation there will be 2 credits for each.

Term 1

  • Microeconomics for Managers

  • Marketing Management I

  • Operations Management I

  • Business Statistics

  • Spread-Sheet Modelling

Term 2

  • Organisational Behaviour

  • Financial Accounting

  • Macroeconomics for Managers

  • Business communication

  • Operations Research

Term 3

  • Corporate Finance

  • Strategic Management I

  • Marketing Management II

  • Management Information Systems

  • Operations Management II

Term 4

  • Human Resource Management

  • Legal Aspects of Business

  • Strategic Management II

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Business Research Methods

Term 5

  • Financial Markets and Institutions

  • Sales Management

  • Business Ethics and CSR

  • Effective Managerial Skills

  • Design thinking & Product Development

  • Machine Learning for Managers

Term 6

  • 5 electives out of these 6 - Marketing, Operations, IT & Systems, Strategy & Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management

  • Mini Dissertation

  • Integrated Business Simulation


  • As on 1st January 2021, the candidate should either have two years of professional experience or two years managerial experience or entrepreneurial experience

  • For General/OBC (NC) candidates, a minimum 50% (or its equivalent CGPA) in Graduation is required to enrol for this course

  • For Women candidates, a minimum 45% (or its equivalent CGPA) in Graduation is required to enrol for this course

  • For SC/ST/PwD candidates, a minimum 40% (or its equivalent CGPA) in Graduation is required to enrol for this course

The process of short-listing candidates

A composite score (CS) method is used to shortlist the candidates for interview. Marks scored by the candidate in +2 and graduation will be taken into account. The work experience, till 1st January 2021, of the candidate will be taken into account. A diversity factor will be taken into account if the candidate is either a woman or from a non-engineering background.

Interview and final selection

According to the composite score (CS), candidates will be interviewed to evaluate their communication skills, leadership skills and work experience. The merit list for final selection will be according to the composite score (CS) of the candidates.

For OBC (NCL) candidates, there is a relaxation of 10% in the composite score than that of the cutoff score of General candidates.
For SC/ST/PwD candidates, there is a relaxation of 20% in the composite score than that of the cutoff score of General candidates.

Requirements for the program

  • Candidates must have a minimum CGPA of 3.5 for this course

  • For moving to the Advance Core Course, CGPA of 3.5 is required after finishing term 3

  • If the candidate is unable to score the minimum CGPA of 3.5 she/he will be transferred to the next batch

  • A two-time Campus visit is a must. However, depending on the present pandemic situation the campus visit in Term 1 may be changed to another Term

Weekly schedule of the online classes

Wednesdays from 7:30 PM to 10: 45 PM.
Saturdays from 5 PM to 10 PM.
Sundays from 3 PM to 8 PM.

The duration of each class is 1.5 hours and there will be 15 minutes break between 2 classes. A 75% attendance in the classes is a must.

Course fee

The total fee for this program is Rs 950,000/-. This includes the course fee of Rs 800,000/-, Virtual Library Access fees of Rs 100,000/- and for Campus Visit Rs 50,000/-. The facility for loan is there for Indian candidates. For international students, the course fee is USD 14,000. The fee structure is given below in the diagram.
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How to apply

Visit the Registration link of IIM Raipur and complete the registration process by paying an Application fee of Rs 1100/-. Along with Application Form, scanned copy of the following documents is required for submission
  • Marks sheets of educational qualification

  • Photograph

  • Category certificate (if applicable)

  • Work experience certificate

  • Salary slip

Important dates

  • Last Date of Application Receipt: 30th November 2020

  • Communication to Shortlisted candidates: 4th December 2020

  • Interviews (online mode):11th & 12th December 2020

  • Offer rollout: 16th December 2020

  • Deposit of Offer Acceptance Fee (Rs. 50,000/-): 25th December 2020

  • Registration (Online): 28th to 31st December 2020

  • Campus Immersion: 4th to 8th January 2021

Contact information

Indian Institute of Management Raipur
Atal Nagar, P. O. - Kurru (Abhanpur),
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) 493 661
Phone: +91-771-2474612, 13
Website: http://www.iimraipur.ac.in/
Website of ePGP: https://nulearn.in/epgp-iimraipur/#Course-Overview

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