PGDM 4.0

Post Graduate Diploma In Management 4.0

Who should apply?

A Bachelor's Degree (10+2+4) of Engineering from a recognized university, with not less than 60% overall aggregate marks. Students appearing for the final year examinations may also apply.

Selection Process

The selection process of PGDM 4.0 involves three steps:


Each candidate has to take at least one of the exams: CAT/XAT/GMAT/KCET(For Harihar)/ MHCET(for Pune).

KIAMS Admission Test (KIAMSAT)

KIAMSAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT). Each candidate who applies for PGDM 4.0 Program at KIAMS with CAT/XAT/GMAT/MHCET/KCET will be called for KIAMSAT, subject to their application form being complete and accepted by KIAMS.

Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI)

Based on their performance in the CAT/XAT/GMAT/ MHCET/KCET and KIAMS Admission Test (KIAMSAT), candidates are shortlisted for Group Discussion(GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

KIAMS Admission Test (KIAMSAT)

KIAMS Admissions Test (KIAMSAT) is KIAMS's mandatory entrance exam for PGDM 4.0, which applicants are expected to take in addition to having appeared in one of these examinations: CAT/XAT/GMAT/KCET/MHCET

KIAMSAT uses Psychometric profiling to assess the fit between the candidate and a career in the Digital Transformation & Industrial Automation Management domains. It is a qualifier for further sections to be evaluated in the test.

Based on CAT/XAT/GMAT/ KCET/MHCET and KIAMSAT scores, candidates are further shortlisted and invited for the final round of selection: Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI). The GD offers a platform to assess a candidates personality, clarity in thought and ability to work in a team. The PI helps understand a candidates knowledge, determination, maturity, and fit in the culture of KIAMS and the industries to which it caters.

Admission Pattern

A candidate is shortlisted on the basis of the overall rank computed taking into account of the following components and their weights as defined by AICTE:

Score in common entrance tests (CAT, XAT, GMAT, KCET, MHCET) 15%
KIAMS Admission Test 20%
Case based Group Discussion/ Case Study 15%
Personal Interviews 15%
Academic Performance in Xth Std, XIIth Std, Degree/ Post Graduate Degree 15%
Sports/ Extra-Curricular activities 5%
Work Experience 15%

Fee Structure

Particulars First Year Second Year
Tuition Fee 5,37,500 5,37,500
Others* 50,000 50,000
Hostel & Mess Charges* 1,65,000 1,55,000
Alumni Membership Fee* 5,000
Total 7,57,500 7,42,500