The PGP has been designed with a view to prepare the students for leadership roles. It grooms the students into competent professionals with an orientation towards excellence and high ethical standards, irrespective of the sector they choose to work in – be it business, not-for-profit, government-related or social change. Courses in this programme are an amalgamation of lectures, classroom discussions, case studies, individual and group projects, term papers, role plays, business games, etc. In addition to the three terms a year, the PGP programme also includes an International Immersion on completion of the first year, a field immersion and a summer internship which together lay the foundation for conceptual and critical reasoning.

Batch Size: 120

Batch Composition: The 2018-20 batch has a total strength of 111 students, out of them only 22% are female students. The average age of the entire batch is 25 years and the average work experience is 30 months. Around 90% students are from Engineering background, around half of them have an Electrical or Electronics engineering degree. Only 11% of the students of the batch are fresh graduates and 41% of the batch has work experience of 25-36 months.

Placement: The final placement for 2016-18 batch witnessed 40 recruiters, including many first timers. The highest domestic package offered is Rs. 19 lacs while the average package offered for the top 25% was Rs.16.08 lacs. IT & ITES, followed by BFSI, FMCG and Analytics recruited more than 70% of the batch. Marketing, consulting, and analytics were the most sought after roles, closely followed by finance, and operations, among students. Prominent recruiter in Placement 2018 included VLCC, Yes Bank, ICICI Lombard, JK Technosoft, TechAspect, Fractal Analytics, Larsen & Toubro, Value Labs, Bajaj Allianz, SBI Funds, IndiaMart, Infosys BPM, DTDC, 4Tigo among others.

Admission Process: Students entering IIM Nagpur are selected through a rigorous process, comprising of the Common Admission Test (CAT), one of the most competitive entrance examinations in the country, followed by a Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview.