A candidate is declared eligible for PGDM Courses, if he/she has passed the degree examination of a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks and minimum 45% marks for backward class candidates from anywhere in India. Such candidate’s application must be accompanied with relevant caste certificates and non-creamy layer certificates at the time of confirming the admission. Absence of such certificates at the time of submitting the Admission application forms for admission to the course disqualifies them from reserved category seats, and such candidates will be considered for open/general category. Final year degree students, who have not received their result will be allowed to appear for the admission process, provided at the time of taking admission they have a certificate from their college/university about being a final year student awaiting result.

Valid tests for PGDM admissions 2017 are: CMAT/CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA

Candidate must have a valid score card of any of the above tests at the time of admission.

Shortlisting of candidates for admission will be based on: Indira Common Admission Process (ICAP) – 2017

Admission will be based on performance of candidates in following categories of ICAP:

Component IGI Weightages (%)
*Percentile score in Written Test of Identified Entrance Tests 50 % (150 Marks)
Group Discussion 30 % (90 Marks)
Personal Interview 20 % (60 Marks)

*Note: The percentile scores of different entrance tests will be normalized by using a multiplier.

Centers for GD, PI and Counseling

GD, PI and Counselling process will be conducted in the following cities :

Pune, Surat, Bhopal, Ranchi, Nagpur, Raipur, Indore, Lucknow,  Patna, , Jaipur, Udaipur, Jabalpur, Kanpur and Ahmedabad.

*Shree Chanakya Education Society reserves the right to change or allot a city other than the one requested by the candidates in the event of the requested city not being available for any reason. While we are keen to have the admission process in all the centers mentioned above, we reserve the right to cancel any of the Centers depending upon the contingencies.

Process for ICAP – 2017

Stage 1Registration for ICAP

Candidates will fill up the ICAP online registration form for GD, PI and Counseling, available on

Online registration for ICAP process will begin on 19th November, 2016 and it will close on 21st  March 2017 for the candidates appearing in Indore, Surat, Ranchi, Lucknow ,Patna & Jaipur locations.

Candidates appearing for other Locations i.e. Udaipur, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Ahmadabad, Raipur & Kanpur locations last date of ICAP Registration is 27th March 2017.

For Pune location ICAP Registration will close on 5th April 2017.

Stage 2GD, PI & Counselling Process

Candidates will be required to be present in their choice of the city for ICAP process of GD, PI & Counseling. The GD, PI and Counseling will be held in cities namely: Surat, Bhopal, Ranchi, Nagpur, Raipur, Indore, Lucknow,  Patna, , Jaipur, Udaipur, Jabalpur, Kanpur and Ahmedabad as per following schedule; and in Pune City on the following dates at Tapasya & Universe  Campus:

Other Location details

State ICAP Centre Date of ICAP 
Maharashtra Pune 16th April 2017 (at Universe Campus)
Gujrat Ahmedabad 2nd April,2017
Surat 8th April, 2017
Madhya Pradesh Indore 8th April, 2017
Bhopal 1st April, 2017
Jabalpur 2nd April, 2017
Rajasthan Jaipur 9th April,2017
Udaipur 1st April, 2017
Jharkhand Ranchi 8th April, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow 9th April, 2017
Kanpur 2nd April,2017
Maharashtra Nagpur 1st April,2017
Bihar Patna 8th April,2017
Chhattisgarh Raipur 2nd April,2017

The addresses of locations, reporting time and other related details will be conveyed to the students through the ICAP website in the month of March 2017.

Stage 3: Merit List for Admission

Merit lists for admission will be displayed by respective institutes on their institute website and campus. The dates for the same will be intimated through respective institute website. Students are advised to keep checking the website regularly

Important Dates:

Application / Registration / Payment start date: 19th November 2016

Application / Registration / Payment end date:

For the cities i.e. Indore, Surat, Ranchi, Lucknow ,Patna & Jaipur : 21st March 2017

For the cities i.e. Udaipur, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Ahmadabad, Raipur & Kanpur: 27th March 2017

For Pune: 5th April 2017

Note: For updated details regarding admission keep visiting ICAP website: