Great Lakes Institute of Management PGDM Admission 2021, Application, Dates

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Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai announces PG Diploma in Management (PGDM) Admission 2021-22

Great Lakes Institute of Management PGDM Admission 2021 – Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM), Chennai invites applications for admission to flagship Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Program offered at Chennai Campuses for the academic year 2021-22.

About PGDM Program

  • The two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management, PGDM, is designed for young leaders with less than 2 years of work experience.
  • The 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 marketplace.

Specialization Offered for PGDM Program

Great Lakes offer specializations in the following 6 areas and students can opt for a Major and Minor specialization from the same:
  1. Finance
  2. Operation
  3. OB and Strategy
  4. Marketing
  5. Business Analytics
  6. IT and Economics

Great Lakes Institute of Management PGDM Admission 2021 Important Dates

Last Date to apply 31st January 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Great Lakes Institute of Management PGDM Admission 2021

  • All applicants are required to appear for GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT before applying to Great Lakes Institute of Management.
  • For PGDM 2021 Intake, Great Lakes Institute of Management will accept scores of GMAT taken after 1st January 2019, CAT taken in 2019/2020, XAT taken in 2020/2021 or CMAT taken in 2020/2021.
  • 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 2021 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 Institute of Management PGDM Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website or
  • Visit the website and fill in the online application form after making a payment of INR 2,000. Candidates have the option of either applying to Great Lakes, Chennai and Great Lakes, Gurgaon campuses separately or for both the campuses through the common application form by selecting the appropriate option in the registration form.
Steps to Follows:
Step 1 Register Yourself
Step 2 You will be redirected to the payments page. Complete the Registration by Paying the Application Fee (INR 2000).
Step 3 Complete the online application form
Step 4 You may also access the Application Form by Using the Link Sent to Your Registered Email ID
Step 5 Submit the Application form

Application fee

Application fee Rs. 2000/-
Mode of Payment Online through Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking

Evaluation Process

Applicants are evaluated based on GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT scores, past academic performance, essays, work experience and performance in the personal interview.

Selection Procedure

The selection process builds in a criterion that facilitates evaluating each applicant on:
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
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.
Rank Holders The program gives a clear advantage / brownie points to College / University rank holders.
Integrity and Ethical Values Great Lakes emphasize on integrity and values including originality. Plagiarism will be probed thoroughly during the process.
Diversity of Background At Great Lakes, diversity in background facilitates peer learning which transforms ‘uncut stones’ into ‘diamonds’. We will actively try to bring academic diversity into the PGDM classroom.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website