We welcome the incoming exchange students at IIM Indore! We try our best make sure that they have a enriched learning experience during their stay here. Every year we host several exchange students from all over the world leading to a wonderful blend of cultures on our campus. Should you also decide to be part of exchange program at Indian Institute of Management Indore, the following information would prove to be extremely useful:
Deadlines for submitting applications
- Term V (September – December): 1st May
- Term VI (December – March): 1st September
Eligibility to Apply
To be IIM Indore’s exchange program for one term, a student should be currently an MBA student or an equivalent in a post graduate management programme in a recognized university based outside India. He/ She should be in his/her second year of the programme and must have completed the foundation course at the home institution. Undergraduate students or first year students are not eligible to participate in the exchange programme. If the student is in an integrated course of bachelor and master level programme, the student must be in his/her fifth year. Proficiency in English language in both written and verbal form is compulsory.
Credit Load: Students at IIM Indore are required to take a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 24 credits per term. Courses are usually 4 credits each but can be 3 & 2 credits as well. A four credit course requires 100 hours of work of which includes 25 hours of classroom learning and the remaining 75 hours of work outside the classroom in form of readings, assignments, projects etc. For an exchange students, their school will determine the number of credit hours taken by them. Usually, exchange students takes a mixture of 4 and 2-credit courses totaling 20 to 24 credits at IIMI. They find this course load as academically enriching as well as challenging.
Attendance Criteria: Minimum attendance of 75 percent is required in every course. Every absence in any class must be authorized by the PGP Office beforehand. The PGP Office will keep a record of attendance in all courses. Students who do not meet the minimum attendance norm in a course will be awarded one full grade point lower than that secured by them in that course. Missing more than permissible number of classes of the course would result in an “F” grade for that course. The PGP office will do this and the teaching faculty concerned will be informed of the same.
Grading Policy: Following Grading Policy is adopted by IIM Indore:
|A||Excellent||3.55 – 4.33|
|B||Good||2.55 – 3.54|
|C||Satisfactory||1.55 – 2.54|
|D||Low Pass||0.55 – 1.54|
|F||Fail||0.00 – 0.54|
|I||INCOMPLETE||(Final Grade Pending)|
IIM Indore follows a Trimester system where it has 3 terms in a year. Students are expected to arrive 3 days before the start of a term.
Academic Calendar for 2018-2019 (Tentative) **
V Term Reporting for Registration: September 6, 2018
Term Dates: September 7, 2018 to December 3, 2019
VI Term Reporting for Registration: December 20, 2018
Term Dates: December 21 to March 11, 2019
- Tentative. Subject to minor modifications at the time of finalization of academic calendar.
Note: Students are expected to arrive only on a student visa. IIMI will not be in a position to provide documentary or another form of support for students traveling on visas of any other type.
Checklist of Items Important Documents:
- Passport with a valid Student Visa issued by Government of India
- Student Health Insurance for minimum INR 200,000
- Copy of Application
- 5 passport sized photographs
- 5 Passport copies
- Brief resume
- Latest transcript from the School
- Health Certificate
Institutional Fee Payment: All students are required to pay the Institutional Fees by either bank transfer or by cash or by Demand Draft. In case of bank transfer, students are required to bring a copy of bank transfer acknowledgement.
Laptop: All students are required to have their own system as a part of the academic system. The Institute will provide students with a LAN cable to avail the Internet facilities in the room.
Unlocked GSM Mobile Phone Handset: Indian SIM cards, which are available easily, should work with any tri-band unlocked GSM Mobile Phone Handset.
Clothing and Apparels: Students here attend classes in casual wear, which includes shirts, t-shirts, jeans, trousers. Women also wear Indian dresses or long skirts. Students are also required to carry at least 2 sets of formal wear for official purpose.
Footwear: Bring a pair of formal shoes, sneakers, and any other footwear that you find comfortable for daily purpose.
Medicine: Bring any regular medicines that you may usually take because of health conditions. Also, bring medicine, which may help while you get accustomed to spicy Indian food.
Food Items: Bring some dry snacks with you, if required, to compliment your meals while you adjust to Indian food.
Electric converter: The plug points in India use 240 V, 60Hz. If your laptop adapters and mobile phone chargers are incompatible to these standards, bring electric converters along with you. Use of any other electrical equipment, like heaters, electric stove, etc. is prohibited on campus.
Calculator and Stationary Items. Umbrella or a Raincoat. Indore often has random wet spells in terms of weather. There may be frequent showers throughout the day and temperature is pleasant, ranging in 20s of degree Celsius. There might be certain very hot and sunny days. Also, as the winters sets in December, which is quite cold and the temperature may fall down to single digits. Hence, please prepare accordingly.