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    12.99 L

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    12.99 L

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    Course Details

    Mode Full time | Duration 2 Years

    The 2-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Management is designed to prepare students for careers in industry, across functional areas. The programme equips students with strong conceptual skills to manage businesses in an integrated manner. The emphasis is on developing a holistic manager with a vision to take on the challenges of the future.

    • IMI follows the trimester system with the academic calendar beginning in June every year with each term having a duration of 11-12 weeks.
    • At the end of the first three terms of the programme, all students are required to undergo compulsory industry summer training for 8-10 weeks in industry.


    The course for the PGDM Programme is spread over six trimesters, each trimester being of 11-12 weeks. The first three trimesters are essentially devoted to foundation courses, across core areas of management. These are aimed at providing the student the conceptual understanding of the functional areas such as: 

    a) Basic areas, e.g. Economics and Organizational Behavior

    b) Techniques, e.g. Statistics and Research Methods

    c) Functional areas, e.g. Marketing and Finance

    d) Integrative areas, e.g. Strategy and International Business

    e) Technology, e.g. Management Information Systems

    f) Emerging Areas, e.g. Business Analytics and Social Media Analytics

    Core Courses: 

    •  Business Analytics
    •  Business Communication Skills I & II
    •  Business Mathematics
    •  Business Statistics
    •  Cost & Management Accounting
    •  Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
    •  Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Development
    •  Financial Accounting & Analysis
    •  Financial Management I & II
    •  Human Resource Management
    •  Information Technology for Decision Making
    •  Individual Dynamics
    •  International Business
    •  Legal Aspects in Business
    •  Management Information Systems
    •  Managerial Economics
    •  Macroeconomic Theory & Policy
    •  Marketing Management I & II
    •  Organisational Design & Theory
    •  Operation Management I & II
    •  Research Methods for Management
    •  Strategic Management I & II
    • And Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

    Elective Courses: 

    Courses in the 2nd year are designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue their interests in various functional areas. Students will thus have an opportunity to specialize in the functional area of their interest. A student can specialize in more than one area, the areas being Marketing, Finance, Organisational Behavior & Human Resource Management, Decision Sciences & Operations, Information Management & Analytics, and Strategy. A student also has an opportunity to pursue a Course of Independent Study (CIS) in lieu of an elective, to further his/her interest in a particular area, subject to meeting the conditions specified for the purpose and reviewed from time to time. An indicative list of elective courses, offered during the 2nd year of study is given, which is subject to change.

    The Programme is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the statutory body and a national- level council for technical education, under Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, and Government of India. The Programme is also accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), and recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

    Eligibility Criteria

    To be eligible for admission to the PGDM Program, the participants must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline, recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) for admission to post-graduate programs. The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years education after completing higher secondary schooling under the 10+2 system or equivalent. The applicants to the programme are selected on the basis of IMI Selection Index score calculated based on the past academic performance in 10th, 12th, and graduation; CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT score; written test; essay writing; group discussion; extempore, and personal interview. Appropriate weightage is given to work experience of the applicants.

    Participants for the PGDM program may be from any discipline such as Engineering, Humanities, Commerce, Economics, Medicine or any other branch of education. Fresh graduates as well as candidates with relevant work experience are welcome to apply.

    Participants profile  

    Participants for the PGDM Programme may be from any discipline such as Engineering, Humanities, Commerce, Economics, Hotel Management, Medicine or any other branch of education. Fresh graduates as well as candidates with relevant work experience are welcome to apply.

    International Students

    International Management Institute (IMI) Bhubaneswar invites applications from students belonging to foreign countries desirous of pursuing 2- year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).

    The Programme equips students with strong conceptual skills to manage business in an integrated manner. The emphasis is on developing a holistic manager with a vision to take on the challenge of the future in a socially sensitive manner.

    Admission Details

    Admission test

    CAT: Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institute of Management.
    XAT: Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) conducted by XLRI
    CMAT: Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) conducted by AICTE
    GMAT: Foreign students, PIO and NRI sponsored candidates are also eligible and are required to take the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) at a test center outside India. Indian residents can also submit GMAT scores. Candidates will be required to furnish their valid GMAT scores while applying and provide an attested copy of the GMAT score sheet to the Admission Office for verification. GMAT scores without the above document will not be accepted, and the application may be summarily rejected.

    Selection Process

    Shortlisting criteria

    Candidates who have appeared for the CAT 2022/ XAT 2023/ CMAT 2023 examination or furnished valid GMAT score and have applied to IMI Bhubaneswar will be shortlisted based on information provided in the application form, CAT/XAT/ CMAT (sectional and overall) or GMAT score, educational background, marks in 10th, 12th, graduation and work experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the final stage of the selection process. Applicants should note that mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria may not ensure consideration for shortlisting by IMI Bhubaneswar. IMI Bhubaneswar will not entertain any correspondence on this subject and decisions of the IMI Bhubaneswar Admissions Committee will be final in all matters.

    Selection criteria

    IMI Selection Index consisting of CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT score, past academic performance in graduation, class XII & X, Group discussion, Extempore speaking, Essay writing, Personal interview besides other parameters, will be considered for selection. The IMI Bhubaneswar Admission Committee reserves the right to decide on these components. The overall objective is to identify and assess the candidate’s potential for a managerial career.

    Company sponsored candidates

    • IMI Bhubaneswar accepts applications from Company sponsored candidates, within the approved strength of the Program and such candidates will also be assessed as per the selection process described above.
    • Candidates being sponsored by their respective companies must submit a letter from the sponsoring organization, to this effect and undertake to pay all fees and dues from time to time, during the complete duration of the Program. This letter/undertaking will be required to be submitted at the Personal Interview stages.
    • Candidates who are sponsored by their organization will thus not be eligible for receiving placement assistance from the Institute’s placement cell.
    • The fee structure for such candidates is different and can be obtained from the Admission Office of the campus.

    Interview centers

    Interviews will be conducted online and the process will be communicated with each candidate respectively.

    Admission Offer

    Admission offer will be based on IMI Selection Index after the assessment has been made during the various stages of the selection process defined above. The result will be announced on IMI’s website. Applicants are advised to check the updates on the website at regular intervals. Offer letters will thereafter be dispatched to the mailing address provided in the application form and by email. Applicants are advised to provide their complete postal address and active email ID which should be valid up to 30th June 2020 for receiving important communications.

    Successful candidates, who have been admitted, will be required to pay the 1st installment of fee within two weeks of the date of offer, failing which the offer shall stand lapsed and admission will be offered to the next candidate on the waiting list, without any further intimation. IMI will not accept any responsibility for non-receipt of any communication which is sent to the candidate’s address and mail ID provided in the Admission Application form.

    Refund of Fees on Withdrawal as per the AICTE Guidelines

    In the event of a student/ candidate withdrawing before the starting of the course the entire fee collected from the student after a deduction of the processing fee of Rs. 1000 (Rupees One thousand only) shall be refunded by the institution. If a student leaves after joining the course and if the vacated seat is consequently filled by another student by the last date of admission, the institution would refund the fee collected after a deduction of the processing fee of Rs. 1000 (Rupees One thousand only) and proportionate deductions of monthly fee and proportionate Hostel Fee. In case the vacated seat is not filled, the institution would refund the security deposit.

    Important dates

    Exams and EventsDates
    Application Date (Mode - Online)
    1 Aug'23 - 19 Sep'23
    Admit Card Date (Mode - Online)
    24 Oct'23 - 25 Nov'23
    Exam Date (Mode - Online)
    25 Nov'23 - 25 Nov'23
    Application Date (Mode - Online)
    14 Jul'23 - 29 Nov'23
    Admit Card Date (Mode - Online)
    19 Dec'23
    Exam Date (Mode - Online)
    6 Jan'24 - 6 Jan'24

    Student Reviews for PGDM

    College Infrastructure: 4.5/5
    Academics: 4.4/5
    Placements: 4.1/5
    Value for Money: 2.2/5
    Campus Life: 4/5

    Good in terms of infrastructure, faculties and college life.

    College Infrastructure

    College has necessary infrastructure in terms of labs library, IT and is well-maintained. The 16 acres campus is full of greenery and students have access to numerous softwares. The college has two separate libraries.

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    College Infrastructure

    Yes,my college have all necessary infrastructure, facilities and equipment and living spaces is clean and foof js hygienic and we have proper sports center and hostel and library is equipped with all required material.

    My experience with IMI is amazing till the date.

    College Infrastructure

    IMI Bhubaneswar have really good infrastructure, I love the environment inside campus. It is equipped with all the required facilities and equipment either it's about smart classrooms or neat and clean hostels with both ac and non ac rooms. Campus is fully WiFi equiped. College also have its own hostel inside campus with a beautiful garden and also mess food is hygienic.

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