Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

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Quick Facts

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Private
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Autonomous
Coed
Genders Accepted
Co-Ed
  • Estd. Year: 2004
  • Campus Size: 27 Acres
  • Total Faculty: 63
  • Total Students Enrollment: 240

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Ranking / Rating

MBA
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AAAA 18th
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Exams and Cutoffs

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Admission Process

For PGDM/PGPM/PGXPM:

  • Candidates need to appear for CAT/GMAT/XAT+/CMAT and pass with a valid score.
  • Then, the candidates need to fill the online application.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for initial screening and personal interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates will appear for the personal interview and Ability Written Test.
  • Candidates will be finalised for admission based on Academics, Work Experience, Awards & Achievements, Interview evaluation, Essays, Diversity and relative merit within the interviewed candidates.

Placements

Management and Business Administration (P.G.D.M)

Median Package 9.50 Lakhs
Source: NIRF

Facilities

  • Library- GLIMC has a central library which has all the latest books, magazines and subscriptions to latest journals both online and offline.
  • Auditorium- GLIMC has an auditorium large enough to accommodate a large quantity of people and host all the events and functions.
  • Classrooms- GLIMC has state of the art classrooms in semi-circular shape with all the required audio video equipment required for interactive teaching.
  • Hostels- Hostels at GLIMC are separate for girls and boys, fully air conditioned with single and double sharing available.
  • Gymnasium- GLIMC has a gym that has all the modern gym equipment required for a full body workout.
  • Sports- GLIMC has a football field and a basketball court for all the sport enthusiasts.
  • Canteen/Mess- GLIMC has a canteen/mess that caters delicious food to the GLIMC community.
  • Boys Hostel Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel Girls Hostel
  • Gym Gym
  • Library Library
  • Sports Sports
  • Cafeteria Cafeteria
  • Auditorium Auditorium
  • Hospital Medical/Hospital
  • WiFi Wifi
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Student Reviews

4.4/5 257 Reviews

Best management of india

Posted on 09 Feb' 17 by Abhay
Batch of Jan. 1, 2019 | PGDM
The college has an excellent infrastructure with uniquely built classrooms and scenic surroundings. Very good exposure to academic & personal lessons that are crucial for life. An amazing set of friends who always act as stressbusters. The offer from ZEEL. A very well equipped gym, bb court, badminton court and luxurious hostel rooms.
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Great Lakes is simply Great

Posted on 15 Sep' 16 by Jyothi
Batch of Jan. 1, 2016 | PGDM
Great Lakes had a huge impact on my knowledge base, perspectives, the way of thinking - thanks to the diverse faculties we had. You would end up having professors having a different philosophy, style of teaching, evaluating, etc. We had a few outstanding faculties who were masters in their respective area (and a few not so good ones too - well, Law of Averages). library open from 8 to 12 midnight and a huge collection of books - across different categories and a wide variety of magazines and Newspapers . The facilities are world class with superb classrooms and great hostels .Personally, I feel Great Lakes is way ahead of the league it is currently in thanks to the great facilities and the awesome faculties. The knowledge imparted is definitely better than other B-Schools that are said to be in the same league. But, sadly the placement cell hasn't been able to convert that into a great advantage in terms of career. Though students have been getting decent opportunities (and some have reached great positions too), I feel the students deserve to be at a different level. I would like to have a change in the strategy of the placement cell.
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Balance between personal life and study life

Posted on 14 Sep' 16 by Aditya
Batch of Jan. 1, 2018 | PGDM
The college infrastructure is really good. It also India's only LEED platinum rated campus. The professors here are really knowledgeable and are always up to date in teaching techniques and business. The hostels are really good. You can have a very comfortable stay here. The only problem here is the connectivity which one can miss like going to the city for once. Placements are overall good with a current average package of 9.02 lakhs. Overall, an excellent B school if you exclude the IIMs
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Global Mindset Indian Roots

Posted on 13 Sep' 16 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2017 | PGDM
Great learning atmosphere with world class faculties. Faculties are at par with IIMs. Weekly Corporate lectures are something that stands out. The effort of Placecom team is commendable. Late night sports like cricket, basketball, football, volleyball,etc. 24-hours lively atmosphere. Late night maggis and dosas. Resort like hostel rooms. The amazing crowd from different parts of the country. The 2-year residential program that I am doing is full of learning and many takeaways. Good Internship track record. The only thing that the campus lacks is its proximity to a city. Chennai is 50 km away from the campus. Nevertheless, we have Mahabalipuram which is just 8 km away. Pondicherry is around 100 km away. Hostel rooms and class rooms are well equipped with Air Conditions. Thus Chennai heat is not a big problem. The fee is slightly on the higher side. But it is all inclusive of the stay and the foods. Foods are offered by Sodexo. The campus is clean. Our very endearing Bala Uncle personally takes a keen interest in the events and activities happening in college. He is easily reachable. Indeed a source of inspiration. Apart from this the college, every now and then, arrange for sessions from eminent personalities like Mr. Narayan Murthy, RBI deputy governor, Mrs. Vinita Bali, etc. These personalities share their experiences and enrich our overall learnings. The college has two main festivals: Sangamitra and Latitude. Latitude is an inter-college fest where several prominent B-schools participate. All said and done the placement scenario in the college is good. With 100% placements track record the college ensures that everyone gets decently placed. Great Lakes Institute of Management or GLIM as we fondly call it is a great destination for people seeking management knowledge.
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Journey of a lot of professional and personal key takeaways.

Posted on 06 Sep' 16 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2016 | PGDM
The college has an excellent infrastructure with uniquely built classrooms and scenic surroundings. Very good exposure to academic & personal lessons that are crucial for life. An amazing set of friends who always act as stressbusters. The offer from ZEEL. A very well equipped gym, bb court, badminton court and luxurious hostel rooms.
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Questions related to Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

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what will be the cmat cutoff to get admission in Great lakes chennai college and imt nagpur and imt Hyderabad also for pgdm

Sampriti Student Expert 6th Feb, 2020
Great Lakes Chennai considers an applicant pool of 500 students while giving a call so you can expect the cutoff to be a minimum of 98 percentile in CMAT.

For IMT Nagpur the minimum CMAT percentile required is 80 and for IMT Hyderabad they require a minimum score of 150 in CMAT. If you score more than 80 percentile you automatically get a call from both the Nagpur and Hyderabad campuses, provided that you've applied for IMT. But if your percentile is below 80 then you'll get a call only for IMT Nagpur. The GE/PI process for all the campuses except IMT Ghaziabad is conducted together and based on your performance you'll be allotted one of the two campuses.

Good Luck
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I have scored 93.06 percentile in CMAT 2020, Can I expect a call from colleges like GIM, KJ Somaiya , Great lakes Chennai and others?

Sampriti Student Expert 6th Feb, 2020
With your CMAT percentile it may be a little difficult to get a call from Great Lakes as they consider a pool of 500 students while giving a call which requires you to have a minimum of 98 percentile in CMAT.

If you belong to the state of Maharashtra then you have some chances of getting a call from KJ Somaiya as their cutoff lies between 93-94 percentile. But if you belong to other states then it would be difficult as the cutoff for other state students in CMAT is 99.97 percentile.

But you can get a call from GIM Goa as they require a minimum score of 240 in CMAT.

Moreover you can also check out some other good colleges as you have pretty decent percentile in CMAT
  • XIME Bangalore (fees =10 lakhs)
  • XISS Ranchi (10 lakhs)
  • IMT Nagpur (14 lakhs) and Hyderabad(12 lakhs) campuses
  • BIMM Pune (7.85 lakhs)
  • IFMR Chennai (12.5 lakhs)
  • ITM Navi Mumbai (10.5 lakhs)
  • Praxis Kolkata (7.57 lakhs)
  • BIMTECH Noida (considers CMAT scores for PGDM RM and PGDM IBM only) (fees =12 lakhs)

Good Luck
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I have got First cycle call from Great Lakes Institute of Management. It has resheduling option in the mail. Due to some issues i may not reach the venue on the date. If i reschedule the GDPI date to cycle 2. Is there any chance that my conversion rate may change..??

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 11th Jan, 2020

hi,

see there is no reason that it might affect on your gdpi round, since they given you to choose option between days, its fine that you  choose the particular date as per your availability. so right now be confidence and prepare for the next rounds and hope for the best.

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With a school of 184 in nmat QA - 77 ,LS - 49 ,LR - 58 can i get admission into great lakes chennai PGPM programme ?

Nihal Kumar Gupta Student Expert 11th Jan, 2020

Hi Pandunga,

You have secured a good score in NMAT exam. After the declaration of the NMAT result every institutes prepare the merit list will be made  to call the candidate for the interview round. As you have secured 184 NMAT score you will get call from:

  • BSE Mumbai
  • SRM University, Chennai
  • Woxcen school of bussiness,Hyderabad
  • BML Munjhal university
  • LM Thapar school of management
  • ISBR Bussiness school
  • Indian school of bussiness, Hyderabad
  • ICFAI Hyderabad

These are college you from which you would get a call for MBA course

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what is the median package of the Great lakes chennai campus for marketing sector this year and last year?

Shalu Dua 25th Nov, 2019

PGDM Class of 2019

  • Average CTC offered for the Class of 2019 was 10.14 lakhs p.a. and median was 10.25 lakhs p.a.

PGPM Class of 2019

  • Highest Domestic CTC offered was INR 29 Lakhs per annum by a leading multinational company
  • Average CTC offered to the Class of 2019 was INR 13.1 Lakhs

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Great Lakes Institute of Management, Dr. Bala V. Balachandar Campus, East Coast Road, Manamai Village, Thirukazhukundram Taluk, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu - 603102, India
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