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Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) – 2 Year Full-time Residential Program (AICTE Approved, Equivalence to MBA by AIU, UGC)

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:


  • 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 executive