Institute of Management Studies - IMS, Ghaziabad

Institute of Management Studies is one of the leading institutes for management education in Northern India. IMS Ghaziabad, the first institute of IMS Society Ghaziabad with 30 magnificent years of excellence is constantly deemed to be one of Delhi NCR’s TOP 10 B-Schools be it in the category of Placements, Industry Interaction, Faculty or International Exposure. The well-qualified and educated faculty members offer complete support to the students and follow unique teaching methods which has enabled the college to set a record of 100% Placement since its inception.

IMS, Ghaziabad offers full time AICTE approved & NBA accredited PGDM Programme. The course has been awarded MBA equivalent status by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). PGDM specializing in International Business and Big Data Analytics and MCA Programme are approved by AICTE and affiliated to Dr APJ AKTU, Lucknow.

The institute has global accreditations and memberships such as Accreditation Services for International Colleges (U.K), AACSB Business Education Alliance and National Assessment and Accreditation Council - 'A' Grade.

Institute of Management Studies (IMS) Highlights

Establishment Year | Type of College

1990 | Private College

Also Known As




Official Website

Approved or Affiliated by

Approved by AICTE and affiliated to Dr APJ AKTU, Lucknow.

Mode of Application

Available both online or offline

Popular Courses


Accommodation Facility

In Campus Hostel for both Boys and Girls

Accepted Entrance Exam Required to apply for this course


Key Element

  • Excellent Placements
  • Internationally acclaimed faculty and teaching pedagogy.
  • Naac Accredited with 'A' Grade
  • Scholarship programs
  • In campus hostel

 Awards and Rankings 

Being a B School, IMS Ghaziabad has received many awards and honours. Some of them are listed below -

  • IMS, Ghaziabad has been ranked 5th position in north and 15th position in overall India for five consecutive years by “Times of India” among other Top B-schools in India.
  • In the year 2018, IMS, Ghaziabad was ranked A2 by “Business Standard”.
  • The “Week” ranked IMS at 8th position under top private b-school in the North Zone.
  • “Competition success review” ranked IMS, Ghaziabad at top 2nd private b-school in Uttar Pradesh and top 10th b-school of super excellence in all India.
  • IMS, Ghaziabad was awarded CSR eminent directors of leading institutes of India in 2019.
  • The institute won the best campus for industry-oriented management education in India/Asia Pacific during the 2nd Asia Pacific Education Leadership Awards 2019 by ASSOCHAM and the Education Post.
  • The distinguished leader of the year award was awarded to the Institute in 2018.
  • It was awarded the best MCA college in India during the year 2018 by “CEGR”.
  • “BW Business World” and “The Education” recognized the institute as the best excellence in the industry interface.

IMS Ghaziabad - Course Offered & Fees Structure


Exam Accepted

Course Duration

Course Type

Total Fee

Post Graduate Diploma in Management


2 Years

Full Time

INR 7,95,000/-

Master of Computer Application


3 Years

Full Time

The fee structure shall be applicable as per notification of Government of Uttar Pradesh, Dr. APJ AKTU., Lucknow


  • The above-mentioned fees of PGDM programme is inclusive of International Study Tour in the second year.
  • The fees are subject to change without any prior notice at the discretion of management.

IMS Ghaziabad - Eligibility Criteria 



Eligibility Criteria



Big Data Analytics

International Business

Three-year Bachelor's degree with 50% marks or equivalent in any discipline recognized by the UGC/ AICTE are eligible to apply.

Candidates who will be appearing for the final examination of their Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent examination) are also eligible to apply subject to submitting evidence to that effect latest by 30th November 2020.


Application software and system software

Candidate should have scored minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in Bachelor’s degree with mathematics as a compulsory subject in 10+2 from any recognized university.  

MCA Lateral Entry

Application software and system software

Candidates who have scored minimum 50% marks in BCA/BSc (IT/CS) degree with mathematics as a compulsory subject in 10+2 are admitted directly in the second year of the regular MCA program.

IMS Ghaziabad - Admission 2020

Institute of Management Studies (IMS) Ghaziabad, offers admission to PGDM, based on the performance of the candidate in CAT, MAT, XMAT, CMAT. The course is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow.

Adimission Highlight

Total Seats

360 seats (every year)

Eligibility Criteria

Three-year Bachelor's degree with 50% marks

Application Mode

Online & Offline Both

Admission Criteria


IMS Ghaziabad Admission Process 2020

The applicant can fill the application form online as well as offline.

How to apply online for IMS Ghaziabad? (Step by Step)

Step 1: Open the official website and click on “Apply Online”.

Step 2: Fill all the mandatory details in the online application carefully.

Step 3: Attach the following documents to submit the application form successfully:

  • Date of Birth certificate or an equivalent document
  • 10th and 10+2-mark sheets and passing certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree and mark sheet
  • CAT/MAT/CMAT/UPSEE Registration, Fee Receipt, and Score Card
  • Migration certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • A recent stamp-sized photograph

Step 4: Make an online payment of INR. 1100/- against the Application Fee via credit card, debit card or net banking.

How to apply offline for IMS Ghaziabad? (Step by Step)

The students can get application form from the Admission office of IMS, Ghaziabad or download it from the online web portal of the Institute and fill it. The form can also be procured by sending a DD of INR 1150/- in favor of 'IMS Ghaziabad', payable at Delhi.

In either of the case, a payment of INR 1100 through Demand Draft drawn in favor of ‘IMS Ghaziabad’, payable at Delhi is to be made.

The student is then required to submit the filled application form, a copy of the DD and other necessary documents to the Institute by post or in person.

Document Required: -

The candidate must possess all the original documents for verification at the time of Group Discussion or Personal Interview.

  • High school or Class Xth Mark sheet
  • Inter school or Class XIIth Mark sheet
  • Graduation Mark sheet 
  • Two Colored Passport Size photographs

IMS Ghaziabad PGDM - Selection Criteria 

Admission to PGDM Programme depends on a number of factors including academic and professional achievement, performance on a standardized test and strong communication skills. The merit is prepared on the basis of the following parameters –



Grad % + 12th% + 10th %




Written Aptitude Test


Personal Interview


Group Discussion


IMS Ghaziabad Placement 

IMS, Ghaziabad strives to provide good placement opportunities to its students every year. The college received 140 job offers from more than 60 companies in the past year. 

  • IMS, Ghaziabad has a corporate resource centre whose function is to bring the industry and academia together by providing career counselling, need-based education and organization support.
  • The placement cell is very active and keeps on organizing campus interviews, guest lectures and industry interaction on a continuous basis.
  • Corporates interact with students through Pre-placement talks. It helps them know their prospective recruits better.
  • It is mandatory for PGDM students to undertake summer internships between 1st year and 2nd year for the duration of 8-10 weeks.
  • The institute conducts various management events to develop the personality of the students.
  • Having raised its standards, IMS Ghaziabad continues to receive profiles from various domain such as Consulting, Banking, Finance, FMCG, Consumer Durables, Automobile, Manufacturing, Insurance, IT, Telecomm, Retail, Logistics, Media, E-commerce and so on. 

Placement package

Average Salary Package (PGDM)

INR 6.10 Lakh Per Annum

Highest Salary Package (PGDM, International)

INR 19.95 Lakh Per Annum

Highest Salary Package (PGDM, Domestic)

INR 10 Lakh Per Annum

Institute of Management Studies Internship Companies:

Videocon   Havells | Zephyr | Future Group | OYO | Coca Cola | Britannia | ITC Limited   | Discovery Channel | Quickr | Rishta | Sharekhan | SMC | HDFC Bank | IDBI | Federal Life Insurance Co Ltd | Kotak Mahindra Bank | ICICI Securities | ONGC | Punjab | National Bank   Bank of Baroda | Bank of India | Shriram Pistons & Rings Ltd | Nucleus Software | DS Group | Airtel | Idea   Nuance | New Holland Agriculture | Hettich | Honda | Continental Carbon | Maruti Suzuki

IMS Placement Companies:

Amazon |    IndusInd Bank | Kotak Mahindra Bank | Amul    | Nestle | Deloitte | Berger | Asian | Paints | Axis Bank | Federal Bank | ICICI Bank | Cadbury Mondetez | Colgate | Kent | Marico | Unicharm | Bajaj Finserv Limited | ICICI Prudential | Hffc    Capital First | Aditya Birla | Jaguar Steel and Coal PTE Limited | Decathlon | Just Dial | DLF | Godrej | Tata Motors | Finance | Luminous    Kurl-on | Hyundai  | ING Vysya Bank | RBS | Citi Bank | XL Dynamics | Capitalvia | Pepsico | ITC Limited | VIP | Vishal Mega Mart |Grail Research | Ernst & Young | Bank of America | Copal Partners | Capital IQ | GE Capital | Intec Capital Limited | Exevo | Oncra | Crisis | Ameriprise Financial    ICICI Securities | LKP | Adroit | WNS | Laurent and Benon Group | Anchor | Greenply | Hindware    Exide Industries Limited | Getit | Business Standard | | 99 labels | | | | meritnation | Policy Bazaar | Zomato | | | ETA General | JK Tyre | | Buoy Group | American Express | Total | Dimention Data | Tech Mahindra | Beroe | Redington | Abbott | Linde | Shriram Pistons & Rings Ltd | Maersk Line | Jindal Steel and Power | Fidelity | South Indian Bank 

IMS Ghaziabad Scholarship

IMS Ghaziabad, as part of its CSR policy, provides scholarship to its students for PGDM programme. Scholarships are rewarded on the basis of following –

Based on merit

S. No

Marks in qualifying Exam

Scholarship for the 1st Year


CAT Score >80 percentile

Rs. 50,000


CMAT Score > 80 percentile

Rs. 50,000


MAT Score > 90 percentile

Rs. 50,000

  • Students studying in IMS group of Institution - Students of fulltime course from IMS Engineering College & IMS UC Campus, Adhyatmik Nagar are eligible for special scholarship of Rs. 25,000.
  • Siblings of existing students-   Rs. 50,000 to be deducted from the tuition fees (one time) from the last installment of academic fees of first Year of real siblings. For cousin siblings’ amount will be 25,000.
  • Dependents of defence personnel – Candidates belonging to defence family are eligible for scholarship of Rs 25,000. 


  • In case if any student is eligible for more than one category of scholarship the maximum scholarship amount shall be Rs. 75,000.
  • Only First Year students of PGDM Program are eligible for these scholarships.

IMS Ghaziabad Infrastructure 

  • Boys Hostel  
  • Girls Hostel 
  • Gym 
  • Library 
  • Sports 
  • Cafeteria 
  • Auditorium  
  • Medical/Hospital  
  • Wifi  
  • Classrooms  
  • Transport 
  • Alumni Associations  
  • Banks Facilities 

IMS Ghaziabad Hotel Fees

IMS, Ghaziabad provides hostel facility to its students. The rooms are allotted for one complete academic year and pro-rata allotment of rooms is not permissible. Refunding the hostel fee is not possible after the allotment of rooms. Therefore, the students are advised to read all the guidelines and rules of the hostel carefully, before submission of the fees.

The fee structure for both categories of room (AC and Non-AC) is given below -

Centrally air-conditioned
(Both boys and girls)

Fees (Per Annum)

Two-Seater (including Mess Charges)

Rs. 1,35,000/-

Hostel Security (Refundable)

Rs. 5,000/-


Rs. 1,40,000/-


Non Air-conditioned (Only Girls)

Fees (Per Annum)

Two-Seater (including Mess Charges)

Rs. 95,000/-

Hostel Security (Refundable)

Rs. 5,000/-


Rs. 1,00,000/-

Payment of hostel fees –

Hostel fees can be paid by the student online through credit/debit card or net banking. Demand Draft or Pay order drawn on any nationalized bank in favor of "IMS Hostel" payable at "Delhi" is also acceptable. The last date for offline mode of payment is June 30, 2020.

The bank details for online transfer are as follows:

Name of beneficiary

Institute of Management Studies - Hostel


C 238, Bulundshahar Road Industrial Area, Lal Quan, Ghaziabad 201009

A/C No


Bank Name

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Bank Branch Address

IMS, Lal Quan, Ghaziabad

Bank Code







  • In case of online payment of fees, a copy of the remittance advice must be mailed to [email protected]
  • The above-mentioned fees are subject to change without any prior notice at the discretion of management
  • Any default in Hostel Fees shall be considered as default in Academic Fees. 

IMS Ghaziabad Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. What is the procedure to apply for PGDM International Business?
Students can apply either online or offline. The application form can be procured from the official website, or obtain it from the Admission Office of IMS, Ghaziabad. Then pay the application fees (INR 1100/-) using the prescribed payment method or through demand draft in favor of ‘IMS Ghaziabad’, payable at Delhi and submit the form along with other necessary documents to the Institute.

Ques. What are the documents to be attached along with the application form?
The list of required documents to be attached includes- 

  • Relevant Certificate to verify date of birth
  • Attested copy of CAT/ MAT/ GMAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ UPSEE score
  • Class 10th and 12th Mark Sheet
  • Graduation Mark Sheet and Certificate.

Ques. Does IMS, Ghaziabad offer boarding facilities?
Yes, the institute provides hostel accommodations to both boys and girls. 

Ques. Does the institute offer good placements?
Yes, the institute conducts campus placements on an annual basis. IMS Ghaziabad received 367 Job Offers from 165 Companies offering a diverse set of portfolios across multiple domains to the students.

Ques. What is the minimum requirement for admission to MCA Lateral?
The candidates willing to apply for MCA lateral must have a minimum of 3 years Bachelor's degree in BCA or B. Sc (IT/ Computer Science) with aggregate marks of 50% from a recognized University along with Mathematics as one of the subjects in class 10+2 or Graduation. The final year candidates can also apply but they are required to furnish the qualifying certificate latest by September 30, 2020.

IMS Ghaziabad College Details


G.T. Road, Lal Quan, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 201009



AICTE approved & NBA accredited 


Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh


Auditorium, Hostel, Gym, Wifi Campus, Cafeteria, Library


[email protected]