PGDM stands for Post Graduate Diploma in Management. It is a two-year full-time management program that equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to excel in various business domains.

While both PGDM and MBA are management programs, PGDM is offered by autonomous institutions and focuses more on industry-relevant curriculum and practical exposure. MBA, on the other hand, is usually offered by universities and follows a more traditional academic approach

Candidates with minimum 50% marks in graduation (45% for reserved categories) from any recognized university and with a valid score in any national level entrance tests viz. CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ATMA/CMAT/GMAT/MH-CET (MBA) are eligible to apply enabling the candidate to appear for the Selection Process directly.

Candidates appearing for the final year degree examination up to June, 2023 can also apply. Such candidates whose final year degree result is not declared at the time of admission will be admitted provisionally after submitting the bona fide certificate from the Head of the Institute stating that he/she is a regular student.

The admission of such a candidate will be confirmed only if he/she provides a proof of passing final year degree examination with minimum 50% marks by 31 August 2023. For PGDM Business Administration- Any Bachelor’s degree, such as B.Com, BBA, B.A, B.Sc, BCA, BCS, B.E, B.Tech, and others.

PGDM programs usually have a duration of two academic years, divided into four semesters.

PGDM graduates have diverse career opportunities in fields such as finance, marketing, human resources, operations, consulting, and entrepreneurship. They can work in various sectors including corporate firms, consulting firms, banks, NGOs, and government organizations.

Please refer the fee structure mentioned on the website or brochure.

The PGDM program is accredited by recognized by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education)

Campus placements typically involve a series of steps including pre-placement talks, resume shortlisting, aptitude tests, group discussions, interviews, and final selection. The placement cell of the institution facilitates the entire process and invites companies for recruitment drives.

No scholarships are awarded

We at D Y Patil take pride in our extensive Alumni network. Alumni networks provide PGDM students with valuable industry insights, mentorship opportunities, networking connections, and career guidance. Alumni often participate in campus events, workshops, and guest lectures to share their experiences with current students.

The curriculum of a PGDM program typically includes core management courses, elective courses based on the chosen specialization, industry internships, live projects, case studies, and soft skills development workshops. The program aims to provide a holistic understanding of various business functions.

Yes, we require candidates to appear for entrance exams such as CAT (Common Admission Test)/ MAT (Management Aptitude Test) / CMAT (Common Management Admission Test)/ ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions / MAH CET for MBA for admission to PGDM programs.

PGDM programs often emphasize experiential learning, case-based teaching, industry interactions, and practical applications of concepts. The teaching methodology focuses on developing analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills required in the corporate world.

At D Y Patil PGDM Institute students enjoy state-of-the-art infrastructure including step up air conditioned classrooms, air conditioned e-libraries, computer labs, auditoriums, recreational facilities. Additionally, they may offer access to online databases, e-learning platforms, and industry-specific software.

Industry collaborations or tie-ups provide PGDM students with opportunities for internships, live projects, guest lectures, workshops, industry visits, and placement assistance. These collaborations enhance students' practical exposure and increase their employability in the corporate sector.