National Achievers' Workshop

Program Fee: Rs. 1,500 + GST (No Further waivers applicable)

Note: Fees for 2018 is subject to change

Did you get a call from the Top 30 B-schools? Do you feel you are very close to your dream institute? ARE YOU AN ACHIEVER? If so, IMS’s National Achiever’s Workshop is designed specially for you!

The National Achiever’s Workshop is a 2-day rigorous program that exactly simulates the B-school selection process, comprising of Group Discussions (GD), Written Ability Tests (WAT) or Essays and Personal Interviews (PI). For specific b-school call getters there are Case Study Discussions, Group Exercises and Group Interviews. Every student goes through multiple rounds of GDs, WATs and PIs specific to each B-school. Apart from these students get to attend Power Sessions (special information sessions) taken by industry experts that help in building up the knowledge relevant to the rounds. If you are a call getter from Top-30 B-schools (table given below), this Workshop is a must attend for you to convert your call into a Final Admit.

TOP 30 B-school list
All IIMs FMS S.P. Jain
XLRI-BM & HRM MDI Gurgaon TISS Mumbai (HRM)
IIFT NITIE XIM Bhubaneshwar
IIT Bombay IIT Delhi IIT Kharagpur
NMIMS MBA & HRM SCMHRD Pune (MBA) SIBM Pune (MBA)

Program Features

  • 2-day Residential program with Accommodation(selected cities only)
  • Institute specific GD-WAT-PI: Intensive training and mock sessions for GD, WAT and PI conducted by IMS Mentors, B-school Alumni and Industry Experts.
  • Achiever’s Handbook: Booklet containing
    • Institute specific selection process
    • 20 Hot GD Topics
    • Important trending events of last 12 months
    • B-school specific GD/WAT/PI topics
  • G-Quest subscription for GK training: Access to online GK portal containing 40 GK Section tests.
  • Subscription to Advanc’edge MBA monthly magazine:
    • In-house publication of IMS
    • Stay updated on the latest in the world of management and business
    • Institute Insights: Placements, life in campus, interviews from Dean/Director

The three pillars that make the National Achiever’s Workshop the finest in the country are:

  • A Power-packed Agenda
  • Highly trained Panel Members: Communication Experts and Alumni from the top B-Schools
  • Simulation of the Actual selection process

A Power Packed Agenda

  • Goal setting: setting the expectation for the 2 day workshop
  • Diagnostic GD/ WAT(Essay writing)
  • Fundamentals and Application of GD/ WAT(Essay writing)
  • Case Study:  Fundamentals & Application
  • Abstract GD:  Fundamentals & Application
  • How to effectively fill the Interview Forms
  • Simulated interviews with Industry expert providing extensive feedback
  • Power Sessions are Knowledge sessions on crucial topics for GD/WAT/PI like: how to market yourself in an Interview, Current Affairs, Business Economics, Business Leadership, Experience sharing by IIM Alumni and many more.

Trained Panel Members

Every panel member for the workshop is handpicked after a thorough screening process. They go through rigorous training themselves so that the experience of each and every student is of the highest quality.

Simulation of Actual Selection Process

With students participating in the National Achiever’s Workshop across the country, compete with the actual competition, not a smaller group restricted to a classroom or even a city.

National Achievers' Workshop Schedule: City wise Details

This workshop will be centrally conducted at 6 cities viz. Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata. The details are mentioned in the below table

Date City Name Venue City Coordinator Coordinator Contact Coordinators email id
3rd & 4th Feb 2018 Mumbai ITM Business School
Plot 25 & 26, Institutional Area, Sector 4, Kharghar (E), Navi Mumbai
Debdeep 9619316488 debdeep.c@imsindia.com
3rd & 4th Feb 2018 Delhi Frank Anthony school, Lajpat Nagar-IV, Near Moolchand Metro station, New Delhi  Dhrubajyoti  7045127127  dhrubajyoti.banik@imsindia.com
3rd & 4th Feb 2018 Bangalore WE School, 102/103, Electronic city, Phase 1, Opposite BSNL, Hosur Road, Bengaluru Sheshanshu 9886480588 sheshanshu@imsindia.com
10th & 11th Feb 2018 Hyderabad EThames Degree College, Diagonally Opp to Hyderabad Central, Punjagutta, Hyderabad
Google Maps Location : Click here
Durga 9849703635 durga.sankar@imsindia.com
10th & 11th Feb 2018 Chennai "INDIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY" New No.32, Old No.50, Red Cross Building, Montieth Road, Egmore, Chennai - 600008. Santhosh 8939354751 santhosh.nc@imsindia.com
10th & 11th Feb 2018 Kolkata United world School of Business Kolkata, Sec-V, Saltlake. Address: Plot No. G1, 10th Floor, Infinity Benchmark Tower, Block EP & GP, Sector V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091 Anirban 9007004108 anirban@imsindia.com

Steps to Register:

For IMS Students:
  • All IMS Classroom and Correspondence program enrolled students are eligible to attend the National Achievers' Workshop.
  • Register for National Achievers' Workshop by visiting the nearest IMS Centre (with copies of your score card and call letters if not submitted) to collect an ADMIT CARD to be eligible to attend the workshop.


For NON-IMS Students:
  • If you have received calls from top b-schools (top 30 b-schools as per IMS) and wish to attend the National Achievers' Workshop walk in to your nearest IMS Learning centre with the copy of your score card and call letter (s) or call us on our toll free number -1800-1234-467.
  • You can also write to us at ims@imsindia.com or write to the city co-ordinators as per the email ids mentioned in the above table.

Please Note:

  • No entry shall be allowed without ADMIT CARD. Online enrolled students can also collect their ADMIT CARD Copy from the nearest IMS centre or get in touch with IMS Head Office at 1800-1234-467.
  • Only IMS (CAT Classroom, Correspondence and Test Series) enrolled students who have received call getters from top 30 B-schools as per IMS are allowed to attend the National Achievers' Workshop.
  • For any queries, please contact us at 1800-1234-467 or write to us at ims@imsindia.com.
Features Call2Admit -Regular Call2Admit - Top 30 National Achievers Workshop
GD-WAT-PI Success Guide (Theory cum Workbook) Yes Yes No
GD-WAT-PI Classroom Sessions (min. 12 sessions) Yes Yes No
Achiever's Handbook No Yes Yes
Call2Admit - Online module Only theory Theory of GD-WAT-PI& Institute processes of top 30 institutes Theory of GD-WAT-PI& Institute processes of top 30 institutes
Institute Specific Form-filling Guidelines - (For call getters from Top 30 B Schools as recommended by IMS). No Yes No
Institute Specific Sessions – Pre-achievers (For call getters from Top 30 B Schools as recommended by IMS). No Yes No
Mock PIs (Personal Interview) 5 PI’s Minimum 10 PI’s As part of the NAW
National Achievers Workshop – 2 Day residential program for preparing students to face the admission process of b-schools No No Yes
G-Quest (till 31st march following the Exam year enrolled for.) Yes Yes Yes
Online Subscription- Advanc'edge MBA Yes Yes Yes

We offer attractive Waivers for Call2Admit 2018 programs. For the same you should have received calls from the Top B Schools for 2019-21 admission cycle.

Below mentioned is the Final fee chargeable to the student:

    Call2Admit - Regular Call2Admit – Top 30
    IMS Non enrolled IMS enrolled^ IMS Non Enrolled IMS Misc Prod enrolled*
Institute Calls Received Program Fee Rs. 3,300/- + GST Rs. 3,300/- + GST
IIM A, IIM B, IIM C, XLRI Fee Chargeable NA NA Rs. 900/- + GST Rs. 500/- + GST
JBIMS, FMS, IIM L, IIM I, IIM K Fee Chargeable NA NA Rs. 1,500/-+ GST Rs. 1,000/- + GST
Any other College in Category A++ Fee Chargeable NA NA Rs. 3,000/- + GST Rs. 2,000/- + GST
Any other College in Category A+ Fee Chargeable Rs. 2,500/-+ GST Rs. 2,000/-+ GST NA NA

^IMS enrolled: IMS Correspondence/Test Series/eMaximiser Series/Miscellaneous program enrolled students (Miscellaneous enrolled include IMS Products like SimCAT Solo, Last Mile to CAT, Any book-XAT DM, CAT 500, CET 500, CMAT 500, RC 100, NON CAT test packs like XAT, IIFT, MICAT, TISSNET, NMAT, MH-CET, SNAP, MAT, ATMA, Any Combo Packs, CAT Challenge, Diwali offer, CR VR workshop, XAT free DM or any free product.)

*IMS Miscellaneous Product enrolled include IMS Products like SimCAT Solo, Last Mile to CAT, Any book-XAT DM, CAT 500, CET 500, CMAT 500, RC 100, NON CAT test packs like XAT, IIFT, MICAT, TISSNET, NMAT, MH-CET, SNAP, MAT, ATMA, Any Combo Packs, CAT Challenge, Diwali offer, CR VR workshop, XAT free DM or any free product.

NA- Not Applicable

No Waivers on National Achievers’ Workshop Program: Interested and eligible students can pay the full Program fee (Rs 1,500/- + GST) to enrol for this program.

  • *To avail waiver, please handover a copy of your call-letter (for program cycle 2019-21 only) while enrolment.
  • Note: Fresh batches begin in Dec/Jan/Feb. To fetch all the information regarding the program schedule, start date, batch time etc, please visit the nearest IMS center. To locate the nearest center, please click here
  • You are eligible for Call2Admit online Enhanced module only if you have received calls from Top 30 B Schools (as recommended by IMS) for the academic cycle 2019-21. You can enrol for Call2Admit-Regular if you have not received any calls yet and are awaiting calls, however if you receive calls in future you would be eligible to upgrade to Call2Admit-Top 30.
  • We offer waivers based on top 30 b-schools as listed by IMS only. Click here to view the list.
  • ** Call2Admit-Top 30 and National Achievers' Workshop programs are available in select cities only. Get in touch with your nearest centre to check details.
  • Call2Admit-Regular program shall offer limited mock PIs at the IMS centre. For scheduling a mock PI, Call2Admit-Regular program enrolled students need to get in touch with their IMS Centre.

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