Quick Facts

Total Fees
11.39 Lakhs
Online CAT Common Admission Test - Exam
24 Nov, 2019

Fees Details

11.39 Lakhs


Program & Academic Fees
Indian Students (in INR)
Tuition & Academic Fees715000
Program Fees424000
Total Fees1139000


Accommodation and Food Charges
Indian Student (in INR)
Accommodation (Twin Sharing AC room)118000


OthersIndian Student (in INR)
Alumni Subscription5000
Student Welfare Fund8000
Caution Deposit (Refundable)10000
Grand Total
Disclaimer: Data for total fees has been calculated based on all years/semesters as provided by the college. The actual fees may vary.

Important Dates

For all Exams Accepted by this Course
Dates Events
24 Nov, 2019 CAT Common Admission Test - Exam | Mode: Online
23 Oct, 2019 - 24 Nov, 2019 CAT Common Admission Test - Admit Card | Mode: Online
01 Nov, 2019 - 30 Nov, 2019 CMAT Common Management Admission Test - Application | Mode: Online
23 Aug, 2019 - 30 Nov, 2019 XAT Xavier Aptitude Test - Application - Without Late Fee | Mode: Online
01 Dec, 2019 - 07 Dec, 2019 XAT Xavier Aptitude Test - Application - With Late Fee | Mode: Online
02 Dec, 2019 (Tentative) CAT Common Admission Test - Answer Key | Mode: Online
20 Dec, 2019 - 03 Jan, 2020 XAT Xavier Aptitude Test - Admit Card | Mode: Online
24 Dec, 2019 CMAT Common Management Admission Test - Admit Card | Mode: Online
05 Jan, 2020 XAT Xavier Aptitude Test - Exam | Mode: Online
12 Jan, 2020 (Tentative) XAT Xavier Aptitude Test - Answer Key | Mode: Online
14 Jan, 2020 (Tentative) XAT Xavier Aptitude Test - Others - Answer Key Objection Filing Deadline - Start Date | Mode: Online
28 Jan, 2020 CMAT Common Management Admission Test - Exam | Mode: Offline
31 Jan, 2020 XAT Xavier Aptitude Test - Result | Mode: Online
31 Jan, 2020 - 31 Mar, 2020 XAT Xavier Aptitude Test - Others - Score card | Mode: Online
07 Feb, 2020 CMAT Common Management Admission Test - Result | Mode: Online
16 Oct, 2019 CAT Common Admission Test - Others - Mock test - Start Date | Mode: Online
28 Sep, 2019 - 30 Sep, 2019 CAT Common Admission Test - Application Correction - Correction Date | Mode: Online
07 Aug, 2019 - 25 Sep, 2019 CAT Common Admission Test - Application | Mode: Online
25 Feb, 2019 Form Submission| Mode: online

Course Details

  • Mode: Full time
  • Duration: 2 Years

Accreditation - This program accredited by AMBA.

The two-year post-graduate diploma in management, designed for young leaders with less than 2 years of work experience, is a world-class general management program offering, a unique learning experience with cutting edge curriculum, experiential learning and deep industry engagement.

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program has a clear focus on emerging economies and their growth. An AICTE approved program, the PGDM has been designed by the Great Lakes Academic Advisory Council, which comprises the best in the world of management academia streamlined with inputs from the institute’s illustrious Business Advisory Council, to keep it in sync with the needs of an ever-changing market place. The course helps the students to develop into business-ready managers, capable of responding to complex business requirements that arise in a changing global business environment.

  • Accreditations - Great Lakes Gurgaon has received the prestigious AMBA (Association of MBAs) Development Network, accreditation for its flagship one-year fast track MBA program – PGPM and two year PGDM program.
  • AMBA Development Network accreditation represents one of the highest standards of achievement in postgraduate business education and is earned only by the best programs in the world. This accreditation is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and MBM programs.
  • Faculty: Great Lakes is widely appreciated for its renowned pool of faculty. 25+ International visiting faculty and 50+ full time faculty from top global schools like Kellogg, Stanford, Yale, etc. form the backbone of the learning experience.
  • Globally Benchmarked: The PGDM is globally accredited by AMBA, UK. Collaborations with top Global schools help in globally benchmarking & updating learning experience.
  • Experiential Learning: Karma-Yoga is an experiential leadership program which helps the students develop leadership skills while having a lasting impact on the lives of people living across villages surrounding the campus. Empirical Study is a one-of-a-kind platform for participants to study and critically analyze a real-life business problem under the guidance of seasoned industry and faculty mentors. 
  • Guest Lecture Series: 150+ Thought leaders and industry veterans from across the world interact and share their perspectives with Great Lakers every year.
  • Industry Interaction:  Great Lakes, Gurgaon, leverages its strategic location in the corporate hub of Delhi NCR to offer one of the best industry engagement programs including regular sessions by industry leaders as well as live projects with companies. 
  • Global Alumni Network: 8800+ Alumni spread over 30 countries give you a great life-time network of Entrepreneurs, CXOs and high caliber professionals across industries
Want to know more about this course? Download Brochure

Admission Process

Applicants are evaluated based on GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT scores, past academic performance, essays, work experience and performance in the personal interview. The selection process builds in a criterion that facilitates evaluating each applicant on:

a) Academic Abilities: The program at Great Lakes is highly demanding and intense; candidates with consistent academic background and an ability to sustain pressure make the shortlist

b) Standardized Test Scores: To eliminate inconsistencies between colleges and universities at the Undergraduate level, Great Lakes considers GMAT or CAT or XAT or CMAT scores in the overall assessment

c) Rank Holders: The program gives a clear advantage/brownie points to College / University rank holders.

d) Integrity and Ethical Values: Great Lakes emphasize integrity and values including originality. Plagiarism will be probed thoroughly during the process.

e) Diversity of Background: At Great Lakes, diversity in background facilitates peer learning which transforms ‘uncut stones’ into ‘diamonds’. We will actively try to bring an academic diversity into the PGDM classroom.

The above conditions / clauses / terms can be reviewed by the Institute from time to time. Hence, the prospective candidate is encouraged to visit the Great Lakes website at www.greatlakes.edu.in/gurgaon for regular updates.

Eligibility Criteria

  • All applicants are required to appear for GMAT/CAT*/XAT + /CMAT before applying to Great Lakes Institute of Management.
  • For PGDM 2020, Great Lakes Institute of Management will accept CAT scores of years 2018/ 2019 or XAT scores of years 2019/ 2020 or GMAT scores taken after Jan 1, 2018 or CMAT scores of the year 2019/ 2020.
  • All applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Freshers and candidates with less than 24 months of work experience as on 30th June 2020 ONLY are eligible to apply. (Candidates with greater than 24 months of work- experience are requested to apply for the Great lakes PGPM program).
  • There will be a special preference for College / University rank holders in terms of an extra weightage gained as part of the selection process. The onus of proof of rank is vested in the applicant.

* Great Lakes uses CAT scores only for screening applications for admissions and IIMs have no role in the conduct of Great Lakes academic programs

+ Great Lakes is not an associate institute of XLRI but uses XAT scores only for screening applicants for admission & XLRI has no role to play in the conduct of any of Great Lakes Management programs

Student Reviews

Excellent B school for learning and placements

Posted on 29 Nov' 17 by aravind kumaravel
Batch of Jan. 1, 2018 | PGDM
I am in my 2nd year of PGDM, The campus is lushy green with pleasant environment, Having veteran faculty members who are always helpful in building our career. With regular guest lecture by CEO's and other top management from various companies gives a wider opportunity to understand the happenings of industry. College also provides excellent placement seasons with pretty good set of companies . The best place to shape your career path..!
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