Admission: (2019-2023):
The admission to DPM of IIM Rohtak is open to all Indian citizens, non-resident Indians, persons of Indian origin living abroad and other foreign citizens. Admission is based on academic qualifications, performance in the qualifying examination/tests, personal interviews, and the work experience. The programme is fully residential and for four years with an option of finishing in three years.
Basic Eligibility Criteria:

The candidates should have at least one of the following qualifications:

  • Post-Graduate degree or equivalent in any discipline with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA;
  • Qualifications of CA, ICWA or CS with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA;
  • Professional qualifications such as MBBS, LLB and similar qualifications with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA;
  • 4-year/ 8 Semesters Bachelor’s degree, with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks;
  • Candidates with qualifications equivalent to MBA as approved by the Association of Indian Universities;

Qualifying Examination:

A candidate should have a valid test score not older than two years from the closing date of application in any of the following tests: CAT conducted by IIMs (For all areas)
UGC/JRF (other JRFs will not be considered)
The candidates should have obtained the qualifying degree or diploma, not more than five years ago (For all areas)
* Non-Resident Indians, persons of Indian origin and other foreign citizens should have a valid GMAT/GRE score of not older than two years from the closing date of application.
In addition, candidates with 3 years of academic experience and not having any of the above test scores may appear for Research Aptitude Test (RAT) to be conducted by IIM Rohtak for shortlisting.
Area wise additional shortlisting criteria are as follows:


Standard Test in lieu of CAT

Economics & Public Policy

JRF in Economics, GRE, GMAT

Finance & Accounting

JRF in Commerce, GRE, GMAT

Human Resources Management and Organizational Behaviour

JRF in Industrial Relations/Psychology/Management, GMAT

Management Information Systems


Marketing Management

JRF in Management, GMAT

Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques


Strategic Management

JRF in Management, GMAT


Those appearing for the final year of eligibility exams can also apply; but, their final selection will be subject to successful completion of the requirement. Such applicants should submit the required proof of their eligibility qualifications before joining the programme.

The respective Areas will decide its own choice of tests (one or multiple) from among the tests listed above. A candidate can apply to two Areas at a time on payment of admission fee separately. Therefore, getting shortlisted or selected in one Area will not guarantee shortlisting or selection in another Area. Further, if different Areas schedule the interviews on the same date and time, the candidate will be required to decide which Area interview s/he would attend and the candidate will not be entitled to claim any special consideration including rescheduling of interviews.
Candidates possessing PGDM of IIMs with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent will be eligible for applying directly (i.e., without again taking qualifying examination)

Wherever the total and/or the sectional scores of the qualifying examination mentioned above, the candidates should have scored at least 80 percentile in CAT, 85% in GATE in total to be eligible to apply for the DPM of IIM Rohtak. In case of GMAT, the minimum required score, must be 600 and be in the top15 percentile. The actual cut-off scores used by different Areas for shortlisting may, however, be higher than the scores mentioned as minimum eligibility.

Personal Interview:
The number of candidates to be called for interview in each Area will be decided by the Area. The shortlisted candidates will be called for personal interview at IIM Rohtak or any other venue fixed by the Institute which will be mentioned in the call letter for interview. In the interviews, the candidates will be assessed for their intellectual capabilities, research aptitude and interest in the management discipline.
Admissions Timelines: The tentative admission timelines of the year 2019 is mentioned below:





Application Process Starts

November 05, 2018


Last date of Application

February 15, 2019


Application Shortlisting

February 27, 2019


DPM Interviews

March 26-27, 2019


Announcement of Results

April 12, 2019


Release of Selection List & Offers

April 15, 2019


Offer Acceptance & Confirmation

May 15, 2019


Offer Withdrawal

May 22, 2019


Offer to Waitlist Candidates (I\if any)

May 28, 2019


Joining and Reporting

June 24, 2019


Remedial Course (if any)

As per PGP Schedule


Induction Programme

As per PGP Schedule


Class Commencement

As per PGP Schedule

How to apply: Admission Closed for 2019-23 Batch