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Great Lakes Institute of Management announces admission for PGDM 2018-20

@ Chennai 25-02-2018 09:00 AM / 25-02-2018 09:00 PM

Great Lakes Institute of Management, a premier B-school in the country with campuses in Chennai and Gurgaon, has announced commencement of admissions for its two year full time programme, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for the academic session 2018-20, which will commence in July, 2018. The deadline for submission of application is February 25, 2018.

The programme is custom designed for fresh graduates and young professionals and combines rigorous academics with significant experiential learning to prepare business ready managers. Some of the highlights of the programme include Karmayoga - Leadership Experiential Project, a fully mentored Empirical Study, Live Projects, an 8 week summer internship programme and significant industry interaction with thought leaders. The programme is approved by AICTE at both campuses. The PGDM programme offered in Chennai campus also has the prestigious global accreditation from AMBA, UK as well as National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

Fresh graduates and candidates having valid GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT scores with less than 24 months of work experience as on June 30, 2018 are eligible to apply. Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can apply online on the institute’s website

Speaking about the commencement of admission process, Dr Easwar Krishna Iyer, director - Admissions, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, “The momentum that the PGDM offering of Great Lakes has built, particularly in the last two years, is remarkable. With application numbers at the input end and placement salaries at the outcome end increasing rapidly, the school is able to attract the best of talent from all over India into the PGDM classroom".

Eligibility criteria for PGDM 2018-20

1. All applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised institution.

2. All applicants are required to apply with a valid GMAT/CAT/XAT /CMAT score.

3. For PGDM 2018, Great Lakes will accept CAT scores of 2016/2017 or XAT scores of 2017/2018 or GMAT scores taken after Jan 1, 2016 or CMAT scores 2017/2018.

4. Fresh graduates and candidates with less than 24 months of work experience as on June 30, 2018 are ONLY eligible to apply. (Candidates with greater work experience can apply for Great Lakes 1 year PGPM programme).

5. There will be a special preference for college / university rank holders in terms of an extra weightage gained as part of the selection process.

Important dates

- Deadline for Submission of application: February 25, 2018

- Personal Interview Dates : 9th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th & 18th March, 2018

Contact Details

All admission related queries can be mailed to

Admissions are also open for 1 Year Full Time MBA programme – PGPM 2018-19.

The Great Lakes PGPM is a fast track one year MBA programme designed for candidates with more than 2 years of full time experience. The programme has been consistently ranked in the top 10 one year MBA programmes in the country. It has been ranked 3rd by Outlook in 2017 and was ranked 7th by Business Today & 9th by Business World in 2015 – 2016.