Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - 2 Year Full-time Residential Program (Equivalence to MBA by AIU, UGC)
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SDMIMD’s core offering is the two years residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). This 2-year Residential PGDM Program has the ‘Equivalence to MBA’ by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) under the University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India.  Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA and the European Federation for Management Development (EFMD), European Union have awarded International Accreditation for this Program. 

SDMIMD has achieved 100% placements
. Our regular recruiters have been with us for a long time from the domains of ITES, Mfg, Finance, Consulting, Equity and FMCG fields. Every passing year we see a large number of new recruiters coming on board for the SDMIMD campus recruitment.
SDMIMD has a robust and enduring relationship with several accredited and highly acclaimed foreign universities and institutes of higher management across the globe. These linkages provide an opportunity for SDMIMD students to study abroad for one term. SDMIMD hopes to send approximately 25-30 students on Student Exchange Programs to these institutes.
International Accreditations have also resulted in faculty exchanges and research collaborations. Several regular faculties at SDMIMD have international teaching experience.   
The program is a multi-faceted experience with a combination of contemporary conceptual and industry practices. It is driven by highly qualified and competent faculty with an eclectic mix of industry and teaching experience, supported by the infrastructure that is amongst the best in the country. If you think you have what it takes to push yourself to explore the full extent of your potential and ambition in an exciting journey of learning and discovery, SDMIMD is where you should be. Read on, and we will look forward to welcoming you on campus.
SDMIMD believes in holistic development of the student with real-time inputs from the academia and the corporate world in a serene atmosphere and salubrious climate in the heritage city of Mysore. 
Highlights of the program:
  Faculty with rich experience in academia and industry, with more than 70% having PhD. Several of them international teaching experience.
  National and international programme accreditations and ratings creating new avenues for the students
  Consistent placement record with the best corporates among the regular recruiters
  Emphasis on Business Ethics, Values and Wellness Management
  Single occupancy hostel rooms
  Texas A&M University, USA; Shanghai University, China; University of Bordeaux, France; ESC Pau, France;  University of Montevideo, Uruguay; Abu Dhabi University, UAE; British University in Dubai; Heilbronn University, Germany; Universidad EAN, Colombia, Suramerica; National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan; Universidad Sergio Arboleda, Colombia; Business Analytics Institute, Europe & EAE Business School, Spain
 SDMIMD is one of the site license holder institute for Harvard Business Review (HBR) publications for their books, case studies and teaching materials.SDMIMD is a subscriber for Capitaline and Pro-Quest databases.
  Merit Scholarship Scheme
  Students from 20+ states across India


 5 international faculty teaching PGDM course modules.
 More than 60 Corporate/Academic/Social relevant Guest Lectures by eminent speakers from India and abroad.
  The record number of faculty publications  
  An active Centre for Research (CFR), dedicated to focused faculty research. Centre for Development Studies (CDS) for research in the areas of social relevance, NGOs and Govt. organizations.
  An active SDMIMD Alumni Association – ‘PRERANA’.
  Case Study based pedagogy using Harvard Business School’s publications & other reputed sources
  International conferences in several areas of management attended by academicians from across India and abroad. Students actively involved in organization and conduct of the conferences
  'Naissance’ the students' driven management fest for B School students
  Customised management education programs for corporate executives

Quick Contacts:

Ms. Rekha Ganapathy
Admissions officer
Tel. No. +91-821- 2429722 | Extn.4215
Mobile: 9742722906 | Email:

Mr. Gururaj Khasnis
Admission Manager
Tel. No. +91-821- 2429722 | Extn.2012
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Prof. Prasad S.N.
Chairperson – Admissions
Tel. No. +91-821-2429722 Extn.1004
Mobile: +91-9741410540 | Email:

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Scholarship Schemes for PGDM 2019-21
  • Merit Scholarship* –  Rs. 50,000 for finally selected applicants with minimum 70% each in - 10th Standard; 12th Standard / PUC 2; and Degree.
  • Empowering Woman* – Rs. 50,000 scholarship for finally selected woman applicants with minimum 1-year work experience and 60% aggregate each in - 10th Standard; 12th Standard / PUC 2; and Degree.
  • Student Exchange Subsidy: Students selected for student exchange programs abroad during the SDMIMD PGDM program are entitled to a subsidy ranging from Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 1,00,000 by SDMIMD based on the location of the host institute/university.
  • PGDM Merit Scholarship – 3 Students will be awarded Merit-cum-means Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Performance in each Term during the PGDM Program.

There is no need to separately apply for the Merit & Women Scholarship. Your admission application data will be considered for the award.

* Scholarship subject to the applicant finally joining the PGDM Program 2019-21 Batch
* Subject to the student completing the degree if joined SDMIMD as a fresher.
* Merit & Women scholarship amount will be adjusted against the last instalment of the PGDM Program fees.
A particular student will be awarded anyone among the Merit Scholarship/Empowering Women Scholarship/Student Exchange Subsidy based on the respective selection criteria.

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  2. The application fee deposited will not be refunded under any circumstances.