PGDM Admission

About PGDM Program

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is a program which is approved by AICTE New Delhi, Ministry of HRD, Government of India, imparted by KIAMS as a two-year full time residential mode. the campuses at Harihar and Pune are located in the lab of nature with picturesque environment highly conducive for learning.

KIAMS has experience spreading over more than 2 decades in training bright young minds in various facets of business management education embedded with various managerial skills required today to face challenges of the global corporate houses.

Overview

The two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is the flagship program of Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management (KIAMS) Harihar - Pune. It is designed to develop students for careers in industry, across functional areas. Strong conceptual skills, thorough knowledge and developed skills is what we impart in the students to manage businesses or handling responsibilities in different domains. The vision to develop bright young minds to be future business leaders and to take on the challenges of the future in a socially sensitive manner.

Key Elements

  • Development of skills through foundation courses
  • Fundamental functional management and cross functional impact through chosen electives
  • Student Enhancement Plan (StEP) involving development of soft skills and technical skills through mentor protégé groups
  • Exposure through Industrial visits, Capstone projects, Case studies, Field assignments to sharpen problem solving skills
  • Live Projects based on the competency and skills
  • Build leadership with inherent skills during events and various seminars and group activities

Teaching and Learning process

  • Lectures and tutorials
  • Cases
  • Industry interactions
  • Live Projects
  • Guest Lectures and workshops
  • Role Plays and simulations
  • Seminars and Events
  • Capstone projects and Industry visits

Placements

Highest – INR 15.64 LPA

Average – INR 5.95 LPA

Overall placements 2017-19 Batch: 96%

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Admission Process

Who should apply?
  • A bachelor’s degree (10+2+3 OR 10+2+4) in any discipline from a recognized university, with not less than 50% overall aggregate marks.
  • Students appearing for the final year examination may apply.

Eligibility
  • Admission test scores of any one of the below tests CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, Maharashtra CET (For Pune Campus), Karnataka CET (For Harihar Campus).

Grant of Admission (disclaimer)

Admissions are granted on the basis of merit only. No discrimination is made on the basis of any state, caste, religion, colour or any gender. There are no reservations for any linguistic minorities.

Performance Evaluation Criteria

A candidate is shortlisted on the basis of the overall rank computed taking into account of the following components and their weights as defined by AICTE

  • Score in common entrance tests (CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, Karnataka CET): 25%
  • Academic Performance: 30%
  • Group Discussion / Extempore / Written Skill Test and Personal Interview: 45%
  • Work Experience/ Sports/ Extra-Curricular activities/ Notable Achievements: Additional 5%


Guidelines for Group Discussion / Extempore / Personal Interview -

  • Group Discussion / Extempore will be evaluated based on Initiative, Communication Skill, Content and Behaviour.
  • Personal Interview will be assessed based on General Awareness, Subject Awareness, Personality and Critical
  • Thinking

Fee Structure

Total Fees: Rs. 10,75,000/-

Total Fees: Rs. 12,50,000/-

Fee instalments - Program fee can be submitted in 6 instalments as described in the Letter of Intent for Admission (Provisional Admission Letter)

Loan assistance - Our students are eligible for the SBI Scholar Loan scheme that offers up to 20 lakhs without tangible collateral security. Once the students get an offer to join the course at KIAMS, they can approach any State Bank of India branch across India to avail this facility. Our students can also approach any HDFC Credila branch to avail educational loan with or without any tangible collateral security. Furthermore, the students can even approach any Bank of Baroda branch across India for an attractive and get a competitive education loan.

Admission Cancellation & Refund of Fees

The reference for fee refund is made according to AICTE Guidelines No. - AICTE / Legal / 04(01) / 2007, April 2007

Situation of admission withdrawal Refund amount
When the request is made before the date of start of the academic session and the institute could fill the seat before the cutoff date from the wait-listed candidates. Entire fee should be refunded including full amount of security deposit, caution money if the request is made before start of academic session. A deduction of Rs.1000/- to wards processing charges will be made by the B-school.
When the request is received on/after the beginning of academic session and the institute could fill the seat before the cutoff date from the wait-listed candidates. Entire fee less the Seat Cancellation Charges on pro rata basis. For calculation of pro-rata basis, 1 month shall be treated as 1 unit. For example if the candidate withdraws within a month after the start of academic session and the seat is filled before the cutoff date, the cancellation charges on pro rata basis will be the amount of total fee/12 or Rs.1000/-, whichever is higher.
When the request is received before/after the start of the academic session and the institute could not fill the seat. No Refund except security deposit shall be made.

Scholarship

Scholarship to Meritorious Students
A scholarship is awarded to the meritorious students as follows:

  • Students from CAT/ XAT/CMAT/GMAT/MAT entrance exams having 95 percentile and above are eligible for a scholarship of Rs. 1,00,000/- in the total course fee.
  • Students from CAT/ XAT/CMAT/GMAT/MAT entrance exams having percentile between 90 and 95 are eligible for a scholarship of ₹ 60,000/- in the total course fee.

The scholarship will be applied from the sixth installment of the fees and will be linked to the academic and behavioral performance during the PGDM course. It will be disbursed as follows:

  • Those eligible for Rs.1,00,000/- scholarship will receive a rebate in the sixth installment provided the previous 3 semesters’ GPA/CGPA is 3.20 for batch 2017-19 and 7.20 for batch 2018-20.
  • Those eligible for ₹ 60,000/- scholarship will receive a rebate in the sixth instalment provided the previous 3 semesters’ GPA/CGPA is 2.85 for batch 2017-19 and 6.4125 for batch 2018-20.

Fee Structure

Our students are eligible for the SBI Scholar Loan scheme that offers up to 20 lakhs without tangible collateral security. Once the students get an offer to join the course at KIAMS, they can approach any State Bank of India branch across India to avail this facility. Our students can also approach any HDFC Credila branch to avail educational loan with or without any tangible collateral security. Furthermore, the students can even approach any Bank of Baroda branch across India for an attractive and get a competitive education loan.

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HDFC Credila portal:  Click here

Courses Offered *Subject to revision

First Year

Code Course Title Credits
1GC01 Managerial Economics 3
1GC02 Marketing Management – 1 3
1GC03 Organizational Behaviour 3
1GC04 Excel and SPSS 2
1GC05 Quantitative Techniques - 1 3
1GC06 Operations Management -1 3
1GC07 Data Analysis - 1 3
1GC08 Business Communication 2
1GC09 Financial Analysis and Reporting 3
Total 25
Code Course Title Credits
Year 1 Trimester 2  
Code Course Title Credits
2GC10 Macro Economics and Business Environment 3
2GC11 Data Analysis - 2 3
2GC12 Corporate Finance 3
2GC13 Marketing Management - 2 3
2GC14 Legal Aspects of Business 3
2GC15 Human Resource Management 3
2GC16 Quantitative Techniques - 2 3
2GC17 Personality Development Program - 1 2
2GC18 Operation Management - 2 2
Total 25
Code Course Title Credits
Year 1 Trimester 3  
Code Course Title Credits
3GC19 Cost and Management Accounting 2
3GC20 Advanced Excel and SPSS 2
3GC21 Business Research Methods 3
3GC22 Information System Management 2
3GC23 Strategic Management - 1 3
  Sub Total 12
  Electives (for each specialization) 6
Total 18
List of Electives
List of Electives - Finance
Code Course Title Credits
3FMC01 Investment Analysis and Performance Management 3
3FME02 Applied Financial Analysis 3
List of Electives - Human Resources
Code Course Title Credits
3HRC01 Strategic Staffing & Talent Acquisition 3
3HRE02 Compensation Management 3
List of Electives - Marketing
Code Course Title Credits
3MMC01 Marketing Research 3
3MMC02 Consumer Behaviour 3
List of Electives - Operations
Code Course Title Credits
3OMC01 Operations Research 2
3OME02 Project Management 2
3OME03 Service Operations Management 2
List of Electives - Business Analytics
Code Course Title Credits
3BAC01 (D) Data warehousing, Data mining and Business Intelligence 3
3BAC02 (D) Descriptive Analytics and Data Visualization (using Tableau) 3
Business Immersion
6 Credits

Second Year

Code Course Title Credits
4GC24 Strategic Management - 2 3
4GC25 Personality Development Program - 2 2
  Sub Total 5
  Electives (for each specialization) 15
Total 20
List of Electives
List of Electives - Finance
Code Course Title Credits
4FMC03 Financial Derivatives
4FMC04 Corporate Valuation
4FME05 Indirect Taxation
4FME06 Equity Research
4FME07 Banking and Financial Services
List of Electives - Human Resources
Code Course Title Credits
4HRC03 Compensation & Reward Management
4HRC04 Performance Management & Appraisal
4HRE05 Strategic Human Resource Management
4HRE06 Organizational Change & Development
4HRE07 Employee Relations & Labour Laws
List of Electives - Marketing
Code Course Title Credits
4MMC03 Sales Management
4MME04 Digital Marketing
4MME05 B2B Marketing
4MME06 Integrated Marketing Communications
4MME07 Brand Management
List of Electives - Operations
Code Course Title Credits
4OMC04 Supply Chain Management         
4OMC05 Operations Strategy
4OME06 Logistics and Warehouse Management       
4OME07 Lean Management and Theory of Constraints
4OME08 Operations Analytics
List of Electives - Business Analytics
Code Course Title Credits
4BAC01 (D) Design Thinking & Data-driven Storytelling
4BAC02 Data Science Applications in Business
4BAC03 (D) Python for Analytics
4BAC04 (D) Big Data Analytics in Business
Code Course Title Credits
5GC26 Structured Industry Analysis 3
Electives (for each specialization) 15
Total 18
List of Electives
List of Electives - Finance
Code Course Title Credits
5FMC08 International Finance 3
5FME09 Financial Modeling 3
5FME10 Money and Bond Market 3
5FME11 Direct Taxation 3
5FME12 Behavioural Finance and Financial Planning 3
List of Electives - Human Resources
Code Course Title Credits
5HRC08 Human Resource Analytics 3
5HRE09 International Human Resource & Cross Cultural Management 3
5HRE10 Effective Talent Management & Competency Mapping 3
5HRE11 Human Resource Development 3
5HRE12 Negotiation & Conflict Management 3
List of Electives - Marketing
Code Course Title Credits
5MMC08 Services Marketing 3
5MME09 Strategic Marketing Management 3
5MME10 Retail Management & E-Commerce 3
5MME11 Strategic Product Management 3
5MME12 Marketing Channel Management 3

List of Electives - Operations

Code Course Title Credits
5OMC09 ERP for Operations 3
5OME10 Six Sigma for Managers 3
5OME11 Purchasing and Outsourcing Management 3
5OME12 Inventory Management and Distribution Planning 3
5OME13 Strategic Quality Management 3

List of Electives - Business Analytics

Code Course Title Credits
5BAE01 (D) HR Analytics 2
5BAE02 (D) Operations Analytics 2
5BAE03 (D) Financial Analytics 2
5BAE04 (D) Marketing and Sales Analytics 2
Any 2 for core and 1 for dual from the above courses
5BAC01 Data Security and Data Privacy Laws 2
5BAC02 Machine Learning and Cognitive Intelligence
(using Python)
3
5BAC03 Predictive & Prescriptive Analytics 3
5BAC04 Artificial Intelligence in Business Applications 3
5BAC05 Business Analytics Capstone Project 3
5BAC05(D) Business Analytics Project Management 2
Any 1 for core and dual from the below courses
5BAE05 (D) IoT Analytics 2
5BAE06 (D) LSCM Analytics 2
Code Course Title Credits
Electives (for each specialization) 6
Total 6
List of Electives
List of Electives - Finance
Code Course Title Credits
6FME13 Insurance and Risk Management 3
6FME14 Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructuring 3
List of Electives - Human Resources
Code Course Title Credits
6HRE13 Employee Couselling, Coaching & Mentoring 3
6HRE14 Leadership & Team Building 3
List of Electives - Marketing
Code Course Title Credits
6MMC13 Marketing Capstone 3
6MME14 International Marketing 3
List of Electives - Operations
Code Course Title Credits
6OMC14 Pricing and Revenue Management 2
6OMC15 Capstone Project 4
List of Electives - Business Analytics

Any 2 for core and 1 for dual from the below courses

Code Course Title Credits
6BAE01 (D) E-Tailing Analytics 2
6BAE02 (D) Security & Risk Analytics 2
6BAE03 (D) Social Media Analytics 2
6BAE04 (D) Banking Analytics 2