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

Afreen Anjum Student Expert 11th Aug, 2019

As you ask about average package of Great Lakes Chennai campus for marketing sector so it is around 13 lakh per annum marketing:

For more information about placement of marketing click here:
All the best!!

What is the eligibility criteria for Great Lakes chennai and what cutoff of CAT is required for it ??

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 20th Aug, 2019
Dear Rupa, here you go:
  • You should possess a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from recognised Institution
  • CAT should be taken in 2018/19
  • You shpuld be either a fresher or should have less than 24 months of experience as of June 30th, 2020
  • Special preference for College/University rankers in terms of an extra weightage.
  • Great Lakes only uses CAT scores only for screening applications.
  • Applicants are evaluated on the basis of your scores, past academic experience, essays, work experience and performance in the Personal Interview.
  • Candidates with more than 24 months of experience should apply for PGPM program.
  • Great Lakes doesn't have formal Cut offs. The previous cut offs ranged from 86 to 95% and above.
  • Great Lakes focusses on the complete profile of the Candidate like Academic scores, Written Test, Personal Interview and work experience if any.
  • While CAT scores are important, over all track record is considered.

What is the median and highest package of the Great Lakes Chennai for pgdm course in marketing sector ?

Neha Ojha Student Expert 19th Jul, 2019

Hii Rupa 

 Great Lakes  Chennai this year had its average package of 13  lacs which has increased compared to last year and its highest package went to 29 lacs

Thank you 


What is the CAT cutoff for Great Lakes chennai ? Provide the placement details of that college .

Sampriti Student Expert 18th Jul, 2019

The percentile required for Great Lakes Institute of management is 85 in CAT but it depends on your past academic records also and if you have a very good profile then you may get a call at lesser than 85 percentile also. 

Moreover the placements are very good though the fees is a little high. Top companies like EY, TCS, HSBC, Flipkart and others visit the campus and an average package of 10-12 lakhs is offered. 


Is Work Experience mandatory to get into Great Lakes, Chennai ?? Are Freshers not allowed to apply for Great Lakes ??

Harshita Bairwa Student Expert 21st Jun, 2019

Hey Rupa

GLIM provides you the admission to one year PGPM course and a two year PGDM course

Eligibility for one year PGPM is

  • You are required to appear or have appeared for CAT 2017/ 2018; XAT 2018/2019; CMAT 2018 or GMAT (Taken after January 2016) before applying to Great Lakes Institute of Management
  • Great Lakes eligibility criteria require that you must hold a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
  • A minimum work experience of two years by March 31, 2019 is mandatory and if found not fulfilling this criteria will not be admitted. 
  • Ifyou have less than 24 months of work experience by June 30, 2019 can apply to the Great Lakes 2 years PGDM Program but not to the 1 year PGPM programme. 

Eligibility for two year PGDM

  • You should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution 
  • If you are appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination you are eligible to apply for Great Lakes Admission for PGDM 2019-21 Batch
  • If you are a Fresh Graduates or one with less than 24 months of work experience after graduation as on 30th June 2019 are eligible to apply. 
  • If you have greater than 24 months of work- experience should apply for the Great lakes one year PGPM program.

What is the eligibility criteria for getting into GREAT LAKES , CHENNAI.?

Shivangi Chauhan Student Expert 18th Jun, 2019


The eligibility criteria for getting into GREATER LAKES  CHENNAI :

 Lakes Institute of Management offers its flagship 1 year full time residential Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) as well as 2 Years full time Post graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). Both the programmes are AICTE approved and highly ranked. However, based on their duration, curriculum structure, industry requirement among other factors, the admission eligibility criteria for both the programmes differ




What is the CAT cutoff for Great Lakes chennai ??

Shruti Jha Student Expert 18th Jun, 2019

Hi Rupa,

As we all know, great lakes college of management chennai is one of the most prestigious and demanded college among candidates and so as the college 's cutoff percentiles.

By analysing last few years cutoff we can say that the required cutoff has to be 70+ percentile to apply there.

This year also the cutoff is 80+ percentile.

But in case of great lakes, the admission os not only based upon your cat score card but also on your academic performances and on your GDPI rounds.

Good luck.


Counseling date for Great lake for 2019?

Unnati 12th Mar, 2019

Hello Vasu,

The admissions process is now closed for Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai Campus but admissions are open for PGDM at Great Lakes, Gurgaon for cycle 2. The Cycle 2 Application Deadline for PGDM 2019-20 is 31st March 2019 and its counseling dates are yet to be released.

Hope this answers your query, feel free to ask for more info.


How much weightage does it give on 10-12 academics in selection.

Swagata Mishra 14th Mar, 2019

Hello Vaishali,

The selection here is similar to any other B-School in India. The evaluation of a candidate here is done in a holistic manner i.e. they consider the complete profile in the selection. They mostly prefer well-rounded candidates with a good track record overall. A good score in CAT/XAT/MAT will help but your profile, work experience, and extra-curricular activities will definitely improve your chances. 

To be eligible for one year PG programme, you need to have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized institution along with at least a two years of work experience along with a good academic record; and for two years programme, you need to have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized institution. Candidates with less than two years of work experience or fresh graduates are only allowed for the two years programme.

Admission is made on the basis of Shortlisting and then final selection round.

The Shortlisting is done on the basis of the following parameters:

i. Aggregate scores from CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT

ii. Academic profile plays an important role in shortlisting. Candidates with a consistent academic background and the ability to handle pressure will be shortlisted.

Final Selection round will take into consideration the following criteria:

i. Performance in Personal Interview will be awarded high weightage.

ii. Analytical Writing Skills testing the written communication skills and thought process of the candidates will contribute to the selection.

iii. Quality of work experience, professional and personal achievements, demonstrated leadership and team skills, aptitude and attitude will play a key role in the selection process. Candidates who have exhibited leadership skills at work or in college/school shall be preferred.

iv. Excellent Academic scores will be awarded due weightage in the final selection round.

v. Integrity and ethical values with originality is also a key role in selection.

Overall the Final admission offer will be based on CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT scores, past academic performance, essay writing test, work experience and performance in the interview.

Hope this helps!

All the Best.


Which is better, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai or Indus Business Academy, Bangalore?

minshul gupta 26th Feb, 2019

hello dhwna barchha,

i am providing you the comparison between both the college so that it would be easy for you to opt a better choice for yourself.

GREAT LAKES INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT : Greta lakes institute of management is one of the best flight business schooland one of the best institute in southern states. It was founded in 2004.greta lakes has consitently been among the most innovative business school in responding to the business need of the future.

The institute is private. It is approved by ALL INDIA COUNCIL OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION (AICTE). candidate can fill the application for online. and the college is stated in manamai village, chennai, tamil nadu.


  • To get shortlisted your name their , candidate must have a good record in academics, work experience , professiona as well as personal achievements.
  • Personal interview along with the and analytical wtitten test is one of the further step to get admission.
  • great lakes accept CAt, XAT, GMAT scores for admission.


The college has a good placemnet record, many of the top companies visited the camous for recruitment such as aditya birla group, amazon, dell, tata motors, delloite, hcl, jp morgan and mnay more. The highest salary package offered is 26.38 lakhs per annum and The average salary package ofered is 12.17 lakhs.

INDUS BUSINESS ACADEMY : Indus business academy is located in banglore, karnatka. and was eastbalished in 2001. IBA has emerged as one of the most prominent institution which offers only managemnet education as post graduate level. 

IBA is one of the elite 42 business school whcih is accredited internationally by IACBE.


  • Eligible students can apply for iba by doing registeration online.
  • candidate need to qualify the entrance exam accepted the by the colleg such as CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ ATMA/ 
  • After clearin th exam the selcted candidates are shortlisted for the prsonal interview round for the finalisation of admission process.


Coleege do provide the placemnet facilities to the students. many of the top ranked companies visited the college for the recruitment such as IBM, genpact, amazon, facebook, aditya birla group, delloite, hyundai, hcl and many more. The highest salary package offered is 20 lakhs per annum and The average salary package offered is 6.1 lakhs per annum. 

so this is the comparison whcih help you to opt a good choice for yourself. i hope the information helps you out in solving your querry. all the very best have a great future ahead.

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