Asian Institute of Management, Philippines

One of the few business schools in Asia to be AACSB Accredited, the Asian Institute of Management is an International Management School and Research Institution in the Philippines which was founded in 1968 by a group of Prominent Business leaders, Philippine Academic Institutions, and the Harvard Business School. The Business School considers itself an Asian Pioneer in management education and can be fittingly considered an ideal study destination for both national and international students.

Programs Offered (Through CAT & XAT)

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

What makes The Asian Institute of Management's MBA Program particularly interesting is that it accepts both CAT and XAT scores for its admission process. The "Masters in Business Administration" is a 16 month full-time degree program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor Degree (or an equivalent qualification in any discipline, to be evaluated by the program's Admission Committee).
  • Candidates should have over 2 years of work experience.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English (IELTS Band 6 is recommended for applicants from non-English speaking countries)

How to Apply?

Selection Process

The selection process at Asian Institute of Management includes a preliminary selection in which your online application is thoroughly assessed, which is followed by an interview round, followed by an admission offer, if you make the cut




  • Candidates preselected for admissions are invited for an interview.


  • Candidates selected for admissions are invited to join the program.

Documents Required

In addition to the online application, candidates will be required to submit the following documents to

  • Updated CV
  • Professional Letter of Recommendation from an immediate supervisor or someone who knows your professional competence and skills is to be sent along with the application essay (For Business Owners, a copy of their business permit is admissible).
  • Transcript of Academic Records (Mark Sheets for Indian applicants)
  • For admissions purposes, scanned or photocopy of TOR of last degree completed will suffice.
  • Valid GMAT / GRE / AIMAT (CAT, XAT for Indian Applicants) score.

Fee Structure

The academic fees for students for the 16 month program is US$ 35,200 (INR 24,64,000). (Tuition can be paid either in full, or in two or four installments)

Why should Indian students apply for admission to Asian Institute of Management?

AACSB Accredited

Asian Institute of Management is the first school in Southeast Asia to achieve accreditation from the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): the most rigorous accreditations in the world for management and accounting.

CAT and XAT is accepted in Asian Institute of Management

What makes Asian Institute of Management an interesting study destination for Indian students is the acceptance of CAT and XAT as legitimate admission criteria.

Recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay Award

AIM is a winner of the 1995 Ramon Magsaysay Award, the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Prize, for promoting international understanding and "setting region-wide standards for excellence."

International Exposure

Doing your management studies from abroad especially from an international top University like Asian Institute of Management is all sorts of rewarding: brilliant faculty, cultural exposure, vibrant crowd, academic excellence, etc.