IIM Lucknow

IIM Lucknow:

IPMX Class of 2017-18
Duration1 Year
Minimum number of work experience required6 Years
Opening Online Applications15th July 2016
Closing dates for Applications31st Octomber 2016
No of Seats69 Students
Announcement of shortlisted candidates05th November 2016
Personal InterviewsThird/Fourth week of November 2016
Announcement of selected candidatesSecond/Third Week of December 2016
Commencement of ProgrammeFirst week of April 2017

Program: International Programme in Management for Executives

IMPX Eligibility Criteria (2014-15):

  • Executive with Bachelor's degree (10+2+3) in any discipline or equivalent.
  • GMAT Score obtained from 1 July 2010 to 30 September 2013
  • Minimum of 6 years full time post-qualification (after Graduation) professional experiences as on 31st March 2014
IMPX Selection Criteria (2014-15):
  • Online application form along with Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GMAT Score
  • Professional Experience
  • Personal Interview

Selection Process :

IIML is looking for candidates who have a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline and having post qualification full-time professional experience of minimum of six years as on March 31, 2014, GMAT scores obtained between July 01, 2010 to September 30, 2013 and personal interview. In addition, those who have intellectual curiosity, leadership potential and the determination to succeed, should apply.

The selection process of Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML for PGP and PGP-ABM programmes is based on the candidate€™s performance in Common Admission test (CAT) and in Personal Interview.
The admissions process involves the assessment of the candidate by an interview panel, which will conduct the following:

  • Written Ability Test (of 15 minutes duration)
  • Group Discussion (on a given topic for 20 minutes)
  • Personal Interview

The weights for these components are as shown in Table below:
The minimum requirement for getting a pass in Personal Interview is 7.5 out of 25 marks

IIM-L Latest Essay/Topics- 2012-13

  • Wisdom comes from experience, but often experience is a result of lack of wisdom.
  • Importance of Women in Men€™s' Life.
  • Insanity is doing same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
  • Advertising is legalized lying.
  • A man, who won€™t die for something, is not fit to live.
  • Exact sciences are full of approximations.
  • Keep your feet on the ground, but have lofty thoughts.
  • Art is the proper task of life.
  • Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
  • Debt is worse than poverty.
  • Goal is a dream with a deadline.
  • Tax is paid in the sweat of the laborers.
  • Without Music, life would be a mistake
  • A person who aims at nothing is sure to hit it
  • Intuition is the source of scientific knowledge
  • Facts are the enemies of Truth
  • Inflation is as Violent as a Mugger, as Frightening as a Robber as deadly as a Hit man
  • Women freedom/ empowerment
  • The bad news is time flies. The good news is you are the pilot.
  • Good art do not choose sides
  • I would rather trust a woman's instinct rather than a man's reason.
  • A good traveler does not care about the end destination and is not intent on arriving at the destination.
  • America is practically owned by China
  • No culture lives, if it is exclusive

IIM L previous Essay/GD Topics

  • Legalizing doping in sports in modern times
  • Essential services like water, electricity should not be privatized
  • In India, should minorities be given the first right to resources?
  • Breaking larger state into smaller states is politically motivated
  • More IITs and IIMs will dilute quality of education
  • The only way to reduce crime is to increase the severity of punishments
  • Women's Reservation bill will enhance the gender divide
  • In a Socialist Country such as India, should salaries of executives be regulated?
  • Winning, not participation is the true spirit of the game
  • Sometimes wars are required to ensure peace
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