|PGDM, PGDM-HRM, and PGDM-IB programs||Date|
|Starting Date for CAT 2023 Registration||August 02, 2023|
|Closing Date for CAT 2023 Registration||September 20, 2023|
|Starting Date for MDI Online Application||Tuesday, September 26, 2023|
|Closing Date for MDI Online Application (5:00 PM IST)||Friday, November 24, 2023|
|Common Admission Test Date||Sunday, November 26, 2023|
MDI Online Application Process
MDI simplifies the application process by offering a unified online application form for all its programs. Here are the key details of the application process:
- The online application form for MDI Gurgaon (PGDM/PGDM-BA/PGDM-HRM/PGDM-IB) will be available on the MDI website from 26 September, 2023.
- Online registration remains open until Friday, November 24, 2023, at 17:00 hrs.
- The application fee is Rs. 3,000 (inclusive of 18% GST), irrespective of the number of programs you apply for.
- NRI Candidates for MDI Gurgaon will have to make an online payment of Rs. 8,496 (inclusive of 18% GST).
Remember, there's a single unified application form for all programs, and applicants must select the specific program (PGDM/PGDM-HRM/PGDM-IB) they wish to apply for.
MDI Gurgaon Eligibility Conditions
MDI Gurgaon maintains high academic standards for its applicants. Here are the key eligibility criteria:
- Candidates must have scored at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in Class X and XII.
- A minimum of a three-year Bachelor's Degree for PGDM, PGDM-HRM, and PGDM-Business Analytics programs and a minimum of four years for PGDM-IB is required, with a minimum of 50% marks or an equivalent CGPA in any field from a University recognized by the AICTE/AIU/ Ministry of HRD, Government of India
- This implies that non-engineering students with a 3-year degree course aren’t eligible for the PGDM-IB programme.
- Candidates completing their Bachelor's degree requirements by 30th June 2024 can also apply, provided they furnish evidence by 31st October 2024.
MDI Gurgaon Selection Process
MDI Gurgaon's selection process is designed to cater to various parameters. Here is an overview of the process -
- Shortlisting: Candidates are shortlisted based on their CAT scores and the information provided in their application forms.
- Group Discussion and Personal Interviews (GDPI): Shortlisted candidates are invited for GDPI sessions, typically scheduled between February and April 2024. These sessions are held in various cities, including Bangalore, Gurugram, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Mumbai. GDPI may also be conducted online through Zoom for some candidates.
- Final Selection: The final selection considers CAT-2023 scores, performance in GD & PI, academic merit, academic diversity, work experience, and social diversity.
|Group Discussion (GD)||10%|
|Personal Interview (PI)||20%|
|Academic Diversity||5% (Engineers Vs Non-Engineers)|
|Regional Diversity||2% (Candidates from North-East & Jammu & Kashmir)|
|Sports AND /OR Person With Disability||3% (Only for State, National, and International level competitions)|
Frequently Asked Questions
- Is MDI Gurgaon still accepting GMAT scores for admission to its PGDM programs for Indian Nationals?
No, GMAT scores are no longer accepted by MDI for admission to its PGDM programs for Indian Nationals. This change is effective for the 2024-26 academic session.
- What are the important dates for filling out the MDI Online Application form for the 2024-26 academic session?
The MDI Online Application process begins on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, and closes on Friday, November 24, 2023, at 5:00 PM IST.
- What is the application fee for MDI's PGDM programs, and is it the same regardless of how many programs you apply for?
The application fee for MDI's PGDM programs is Rs. 3,000 (inclusive of 18% GST). Importantly, this fee remains the same regardless of how many programs you choose to apply for.
- Can applicants with a three-year Bachelor's Degree apply for MDI's PGDM-IB program?
No, the PGDM-IB program at MDI requires a minimum of a four-year Bachelor's Degree. Applicants with a three-year Bachelor's Degree are not eligible for this particular program.
- What are the key elements considered in the selection process for MDI's PGDM programs?
MDI Gurgaon's selection process considers several factors, including CAT-2023 scores, performance in Group Discussion and Personal Interviews (GDPI), academic merit, academic diversity, work experience, and social diversity. The process is designed to identify and nurture future business leaders.