Great Lakes Announces Admission For Its One Year Post Graduate Program In Management (PGPM) 2017-18

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, announced the admissions open for its flagship One Year full-time Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) which will commence in April 2016. Great Lakes’ PGPM has been consistently ranked in the top 10 one year MBA program in the country. In 2016, the program was ranked 6th by Outlook India and 7th by Business Today. There will be two cycles of admission and the deadlines for applying are 30th November 2016 & 24th January 2017 respectively. Students need to have at least 2 years of experience by 31st March 2016 for applying and should have valid GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT scores. Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can apply online on the institute’s website

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All applicants are required to appear for GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT before applying.
  • CAT scores of the year 2015 and 2016, XAT scores of the year 2016 and 2017, GMAT scores taken in and after Jan-2014 or CMAT score of 2016 will be considered for PGPM 2017 admissions.
  • Candidates should have bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or institute
  • Candidates should have minimum full-time work experience of 2 years by 31st March 2017.

Important Dates:

  • PGPM 2017-18 Applications open from: 24-August-2016
  • Cycle 1 Submission Date: 30-November-2016
  • PI Dates for Cycle 1: 11 & 18-Dcemeber-2016
  • Cycle 2 Submission Date: 24-January-2017
  • PI Dates for Cycle 2: 11, 12, 18 & 19-February-2017

This program helps transform high potential professionals into competent business managers and decision makers. Throughout the course of study, the emphasis is placed on developing competencies, team-work and leadership, inclusivity principles and value-based management creating “Business Ready Managers” capable of responding to complex business challenges.

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Great Lakes Institute of Management, established in 2004 by Dr. Bala V. Balachandran, has emerged as a leading B-school in India within a short span of 10 years. Led by exceptional academic faculty, steered by an outstanding advisory council and buoyed by the international collaborations, Great Lakes has, within a short span of 10 years emerged as a top-ranked business school, ranked 8th among 1 year MBA program by Outlook India, 9th under Executive Programs by Business Today, 10th among Executive Programs by CNBC-TV18 and 16th among top Indian B-schools by Business India in 2013. In 2014, Great Lakes was accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBA, UK) for its PGPM and PGXPM programs and became the youngest B-school in India to receive this prestigious international accreditation. Great Lakes has 40+ full time faculty and 130+ visiting faculty including over 20 international faculty from top global schools like Yale, Kellogg, Stanford, etc. Further collaborations with world's leading institutions like Yale University, Nanyang Technological University, University of Houston, University of Bordeaux, etc., have helped Great Lakes in globally benchmarking its programs. Great Lakes has a 27.5 acres LEED Platinum rated green campus in Chennai and a second campus in Delhi-NCR.