An AICTE approved program, PGDM at Great Lakes offers unique and nonpareil coverage of the economies of China, Far-East, Latin America and Africa in comparison to the India growth story. The PGDM has been designed by the Great Lakes Academic Advisory Council, which comprises the best in the world of managerial academia. This, in turn, has been streamlined with inputs from the Institute’s illustrious Business Advisory Council, to keep it in sync with the needs of an ever-changing market place. The course helps the students to develop into business-ready managers, capable of responding to complex business requirements that arise in a changing global business environment. Empirical study – a unique value proposition from Great Lakes Institute of Management – is a fully mentored 6 credit, 3 terms rigorous academic activity involving the identification of a core business problem and ways and means of solving the same. The problem selected pertains to the chosen horizontal function and vertical domain specialization of the student.

Batch Size: 120 (only in Chennai campus)

Placements: For the batch of 2019, there were the highest ever participation of companies and a record number of offers across diverse industries.  Average CTC offered for the Class of 2019 was 10.14 lakhs p.a. and the median was 10.25 lakhs p.a. 22 students were offered PPOs/PPIs for their outstanding performance during their summer internship.

A snapshot of the sector-wise recruiters are as follows:

BFSI 44.1% Aditya Birla Capital, Barclays, Crisil, HDFC Bank, HDFC Life,
HSBC Electronic Data Processing, ICICI Bank, ICRA, JP Morgan,
Karur Vysya Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Marsh, Samunnati,
Societe Generale, Wells Fargo
Consulting 10.8% Bristlecone, Deloitte, GEP
FMCG 8.1% ITC, KALS Group, Nestle
IT/ITES 27.9% Cognizant, Dell, Hexaware, Infosys, NewWave Computing, Virtusa


Admission Process: All applicants are required to appear for GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT before applying to Great Lakes Institute of Management. Applicants are evaluated based on GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT scores, past academic performance, essays, work experience and performance in the personal interview.