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One Year Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)


The Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) is one of the finest one-year, full-time, residential programmes in the world. Carefully designed by the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad for bright, enthusiastic, and aspirational executives with substantial professional experience, the PGPX programme attracts top talents from diverse industries, cultures, and geographies. Each year, the PGPX programme participants are hand-picked by the faculty of IIM Ahmedabad to ensure a rich, diverse, and well-balanced in-class learning experience for all participants.


For the past five years including 2015, with ‘Get-Ready-for-Top-Management’ focus, the PGPX programme has been ranked No. 1 or 2 world-wide in Career Progress in Financial Times Global MBA Rankings. In terms of the ability of a school to open new career opportunities for its graduates, in 2015, IIM Ahmedabad has been ranked No. 1 world-wide by The Economist.


Please take a look at the Class Profile of the 2015 - 2016 PGPX participants.


If you satisfy all three criteria listed below, and if you wish to apply for the 2016 - 2017 PGPX Programme, please Register your application. The three criteria are -


  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • Valid GMAT score (dated April 1st, 2012 or newer)
  • Age of 27 years as on March 31st, 2016


For the 2016 - 2017 PGPX Programme, the participants will be chosen in two rounds. The last date for submission of applications for consideration for Round 1 is September 14, 2015, and for Round 2, the last date for submission of applications is November 16, 2015. No essays or letters of recommendation are needed at the time of submission of applications.


For a quick look at the PGPX programme objectives, pedagogy, course design, fee, and ITEC scholarship opportunities, please refer to the Programme Brochure. Answers to frequently-asked-questions related to the application process, admissions criteria, admissions process, financial aid, career services, participant accommodations, and other facilities offered by the Institute have been compiled in the FAQs Document .


Some important dates related to the 2016 - 2017 PGPX Programme are as follows:



Round 1

Round 2

Application Fee

INR 3500

INR 5000

Application Deadline

SEP 14, 2015 (6 PM IST)

NOV 16, 2015 (6 PM IST)

Valid GMAT Score Dates

APR 1, 2012 to SEP 13, 2015

APR 1, 2012 to NOV 15, 2015

Shortlisting for Interviews

OCT 16, 2015

DEC 18, 2015


NOV 2015

DEC 2015, JAN 2016

Admission Results

NOV 30, 2015

JAN 31, 2016

Acceptance Deadline

DEC 15, 2015

FEB 15, 2016





Programme Dates

APR 14, 2016 to MAR 11, 2017 (Convocation on MAR 25, 2017)