Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Program Objectives

The PGDM program has been offered with the following objectives.

  • To build awareness about the socio-economic environment, both domestic & international and its implications for businesses.
  • To hone analytical and problem solving skills using modern day managerial tools to enhance decision making capabilities.
  • To impart state-of-art skills and knowledge in functional areas of management with the objective of preparing students for cross-functional positions in Industry.
  • To develop the students personality integrated with strong values and positive attitude so as to be receptive to societal concerns and ethical conduct.

Program duration

IMS Ghaziabad follows the trimester system with the academic calendar beginning in the month of July and each term being of 11-12 weeks duration. At the end of the first three terms of the program, all students are required to undergo compulsory summer internship for 6-8 weeks in industry.

Brief overview of the PGDM Program

With the glorious legacy of 25 years in management education, IMS Ghaziabad has successfully contributed in the multidimensional development of future professionals with a clear focus on positive thinking and self-confidence to cope with the transformation, challenge, and qualms of corporate life.

In the backdrop of the mission of building leaders for tomorrow, IMS is involved in developing a community of highly cultured individuals and is committed to empower young people to explore the best to establish themselves in highly competitive corporate world. We emphasize learning by experimentation, innovation, speed, right attitude, pragmatism, flexible outlook and continuous development. Towards the attainment of this objective, we have benchmarked the top B-Schools management education that gives the right pedagogy, course curriculum, systems and practices to budding managers.

The PGDM program is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and equivalent to MBA by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

The PGDM (Post Graduated Diploma in Management) is a two years full time flagship programme of the Institute, which is highly rigorous, comprehensive and practice-oriented by design. IMS Ghaziabad organizes International Study Tour for students as they are expected to develop as global citizens through participation not only in curricular activities but also a mix of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities including socially oriented pursuits. Institute also provides Free Laptop with latest configuration to all students which is a part of fees structure.

What started as a nascent dream in the year 1990 has today become a cradle of creating and nurturing future business leaders capable of adopting and adapting to change. IMS Ghaziabad has become a synonym of the endeavor of assuring contemporary education, the best life and work values and excellent placement.

IMS has been consistently ranked in Top B- Schools across India. Few of our latest Rankings are as follows:

  1. IMS Ghaziabad ranked 8th in North India & 28th in all over India by Times of India, February 2016.
  2. IMS Ghaziabad awarded as Best Institute for Promoting Industry-Academia Interface
  3. IMS Ghaziabad Ranked A++ Institute in Delhi NCR by Chronicle B-School Survey 2016
  4. IMS Ghaziabad Awarded A Grade by NAAC
  5. Assocham confers “Best Management Institute for Placement in India” to IMS Ghaziabad
  6. Ranked 2nd in UP and 15th in all over India as Top B-Schools of Super Excellence by CSR
  7. Ranked as 45th Rank All over India by Outlook, 2015 .
  8. Award of Excellent Business School in Corporate Interface in Uttar Pradesh by CMAI, 2015
  9. Ranked as Best B-School by Business & Management Chronicle, 2015
  10. Dialogue India Academia Awards - 2015 Award to IMS Ghaziabad
  11. Best B School in Placements - 2015 Award by CEGR, April 2015 .
  12. Best B-School in India-North by ASSOCHAM, April 2015.
  13. Ranked AAA+ in UP According to Digital Learning – Asia’s premier Magazine, January 2015.
  14. Ranked 8th in North India by Times of India, February 2015.
  15. Assocham awarded IMS Ghaziabad as Best Management Institute in Global Orientation and Research Promotion in INDIA.
  16. Ranked 7th in U.P and Uttarakhand by Business World, December 2014.
  17. Ranked 4th U.P and Uttarakhand by The Week, November 2014.
  18. Ranked 1st in U.P and Uttarakhand by OUTLOOK, October 2014.
  19. Rated as AAA+ Institute : Careers 360 Survey.
  20. Best Mgmt. Institute Award to IMS Ghaziabad by Dialogue India.
  21. IMS Ghaziabad awarded Top Institute of India Award 2014 by CSR.
  22. CSR Top Institute of India Award 2014 to IMS Ghaziabad.
  23. IMS Ghaziabad has been listed in Top 20 Institutes in India by Competition Success Review (February 2014 Issue).

The students of this course can opt for dual specialization in the areas of Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Operations and International Business as per their choice and career aspiration.

The course spread over two years comprising of six trimesters focuses on developing business leaders who are value-driven, can bring change and work effectively in functionally and culturally diverse teams across the globe. The emphasis is on critical thinking and analytical reasoning. The innovative and industry relevant curriculum emphasizes academic rigor, intellectual curiosity, project-based and experiential learning. Learning extends beyond the four boundaries of the class room as live projects, discussions, presentations and co-curricular activities like seminars, Industry visits, Alumni talk series and cultural activities organized round the year.



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