An Initiative of
Education Promotion Society for India
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration2 years
  • Course fees
    Rs. 1100000

PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) - General

SDM IMD offers a two year, full time, residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program. The PGDM program is designed and structured to enable students to adapt to the changing requirements, challenges and opportunities of the global business scenario. It provides students with a strong theoretical and conceptual base.

The course is compiled from current industry practices and probing business case studies. The faculty has a wide knowledge base and rich teaching experience and this matched with Institute facilities of international standards, constitute the cutting edge advantage. The overall objective is to have high degree of academic rigour that is practiced to ensure that each student is driven from within to think and behave as a leader.

In their second year, students can opt to specialize in the areas of Marketing, Systems, Finance, Operations, or Human Resource Management. Students have the option of dual specialization. Students can also decide to be a generalist and not specialize in any area and instead opt for courses from various streams to make up the required minimum of 30 credits.

The PGDM program is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India vide their approval letter F.No. South-west/1-424196842/2011/EOA. dt. 01-09-2011. The PGDM is considered as equivalent to MBA degree by GOI letter No. F. No. Eqvi./AB/Gen.Corr.(107)/2009-10 dated 05-06-2009.

This program has also been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) vide their letter F.No. 25-10/2010/NBA dt. 15.12.2011 for a period of three years with effect from 13-12-2011.

The Institute has tie-up with foreign universities for academic collaboration-Mays School of Business, Texas A&M University, USA, MBA Centre, Global Management Education Institute, Shanghai University, China, British University in Dubai, University of Pau, France, University of Bordeaux, France & University of Montevideo, Uruguay.

    Admission Open
  • Last Date of Application : 07 - Feb - 2017
  • Graduates/Final Year Graduation students appearing for CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT or who already have valid CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT score. Feb. 2016 CMAT score is accepted.
  • Full time graduation courses in any discipline from any college recognised by the UGC or Approved by the AICTE. 
  • Consistent academic record of not less than 50% aggregate in 10th Std, 12th Std. and Degree. Students in final year of Degree to consider their percentage upto the Second Year.

Appear for CAT Exam (CAT 2016) being conducted by Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) between October 2016 and November 2016. For more information please visit

Appear for XAT-2016 during January 2017 and update your online registration of XAT 2017 at to indicate your preference for SDMIMD. For more details visit

Appear for GMAT (Scores to be considered as per GMAT score validity rules)

Appear for CMAT January 2017 onwards (Feb. 2016 CMATScore accepted)

For more information about Admission Procedure please visit

Online Application link:

  • CAT
  • CMAT
  • XAT