Eligibility Criteria


Date of Birth

Born after 01 Jan, 1996


Class X Score



Class XII






Work Experience

Fresh graduates as well as candidates with work experience are eligible.

(Full-time work experience up to 36 months ONLY will receive credit during evaluation of application)


Competitive Exams

CAT : 2021 & 2022

75 Percentile

XAT : 2022 & 2023

75 Percentile

NMAT : Oct 2022 – Feb 2023

Score of 222

CMAT: 2023

Score of 220** 

GMAT: 2021, 2022, 2023

Score of 650

GRE: 2021, 2022, 2023

Score of 310

* Inclusive of all subjects

** Subject to revision depending on pattern of test

Applicants exempted from competitive exams:

IFMR GSB extends a special invitation to rank holders of the country’s top educational institutions. Students who have been placed within the top 20 ranks of universities and institutes recognized by the NIRF (https://www.nirfindia.org/2022/OverallRanking200.html ) and (https://www.nirfindia.org/2022/UniversityRanking.html ) are not required to submit a score from any competitive exam.

Were you a rank holder in your degree program? Look for your institution in the list. We encourage you to apply as early as possible, preferably before 30 Dec, 2022. So that we can process your application on priority.

Other Details

1. Graduates of full-time degree course and or students in the final year of the undergraduate degree can apply.

2. Students from ODL (Open and Distance Learning) institutions are also eligible to apply as per the UGC policy and notification.

3. Applicants must submit valid scores in one (or more) of the competitive exams as mentioned in the eligibility criteria. From among the competitive exam scores given by the applicant, the best score will be considered subject to meeting the eligibility cutoff.

4. Work experience is not required. Fresh graduates as well as candidates with work experience are eligible. Full-time work experience up to 36 months will receive credit during the evaluation of the application.