Great Lakes : Admissions closing for PGDM & PGPM 2018-19 | Apply Now

Greetings from Great Lakes Institute of Management!

We write to inform you about the upcoming two year PGDM Application Deadline on 25th February, 2018 and the extended application deadline for one year PGPM on 11th February, 2018.

Great Lakes PGDM 2018-20 (Two year MBA Program)

  • PGDM 2018-20 Application Form | PGDM 2018-20 Admission Brochure

Great Lakes PGPM 2018-19 (One year MBA Program)

  • PGPM 2018-19 Application Form (Appl. Deadline extended to 11th Feb, 2018)

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

The PGDM is a world class two year MBA program offered at both Great Lakes Chennai and Gurgaon campuses and offers a transformational experience for fresh graduates and young professionals.

Here’s some important information about the PGDM 2018-20:

  • Eligibility Criteria: The PGDM is designed for freshers and young professionals with 0-2 years of work experience
  • Globally Bench marked Curriculum: Collaborations with 9 top Global schools help in globally bench marking & updating learning experience at both Chennai & Gurgaon campuses
  • Faculty: Great Lakes is widely appreciated for its renowned pool of faculty. 50+ full time faculty & 25+ International visiting faculty from top global schools like Kellogg, Stanford, Yale, etc. form the backbone of the learning experience
  • Accreditations: The PGDM is globally accredited by AMBA, UK & SAQS. In 2014, Great Lakes became the youngest and 7th institute in India to receive the AMBA, UK accreditation. In 2017, the PGDM program also received accreditation from National Board of Accreditation
  • Learning beyond Classroom:  Karma-Yoga is an experiential leadership program which helps the students develop leadership skills while having a lasting impact on the lives of thousands of people living across 27 villages surrounding the campus. Empirical Study is one-of-a-kind platform for participants to study and critically analyse a real life business problem under the guidance of seasoned industry and faculty mentors
  • Career Impact: Since inception, the PGDM has had a track record of 100% placements year-on year! The PGDM batch of 2107 had Highest CTC of INR 16 lakhs p.a. and Avg. CTC of INR 9.3 lakhs p.a. 
  • Rich and Diverse Peer Group: The PGDM has a versatile batch coming from backgrounds such as Engineering, IT, Accounts, Commerce, Finance etc. and backgrounds as varied as Zoology and Tourism. The multitude of experiences on offer enrich the overall peer learning both inside and outside the classroom
  • Great Lakes Rankings 2017: Great Lakes is consistently ranked among the Top B-Schools in the country. It is ranked 3rd by Outlook India (One year MBAs), 4th by Business world (One year MBAs), 9th by Business India (Top B-Schools) & 14th by Business Today (Top B-Schools)
  • Test Scores Accepted: Great Lakes accepts CAT 2016 & 2017 scores | XAT 2017 & 2018 scores | GMAT scores taken after Jan 1, 2016 | CMAT 2017 & 2018 scores for the PGDM 2018-20 admissions

Application Deadline: 25th February. Click Here to Start Your Application Now

Admissions are also open for Great Lakes One Year PGPM program.

The Great Lakes PGPM is one of India’s Top ranked one year MBA program designed for candidates with 2+ years of work experience (as on 31st March, 2018). The PGPM helps transform high potential professionals into competent business managers and decision makers.

  • Test Scores Accepted: Great Lakes accepts CAT 2016 & 2017 scores | XAT 2017 & 2018 scores | GMAT scores taken after Jan 1, 2015 | CMAT 2017 scores for the PGPM 2018-19 admissions
  • PGPM 2017 Placement Highlights: Since inception, the PGPM has had a track record of 100% placements year-on year! The PGPM batch of 2107 had Highest CTC of INR 34.5 lakhs p.a. and Avg. CTC of INR 12.33 lakhs p.a. 

Please note the Application Deadline for PGPM 2018-19 has been extended to 11th Feb 2018 to allow XAT 2018 Test takers to apply for PGPM. Click Here to learn more.


Top MBA Colleges in Kolkata, Check Here : Admission, Fees, Placement

Kolkata has a number of esteemed PGDM colleges; apart from the highly ranked IIM Calcutta which is the most sought after destination to pursue the dream of attaining an esteemed PGDM degree.

There are a number of Top MBA colleges in Kolkata with low fee structure which also offer quality Management education. Pursuing a management degree from Kolkata would ensure high placements in the field of Management. Kolkata houses close to 12 esteemed Universities and numerous colleges affiliated to them or to other universities located outside which apart from many top ranked MBA colleges also offer quality MBA education. The major universities of Kolkata are the University of Calcutta, Jadavpur University and Vishvabharati University.


The first IIM of the country IIM Calcutta was also established in this city. IIM Calcutta has successfully produced leading business minds in the nation.

Calcutta Business School, CBS Kolkata is an autonomous institution offering AICTE approved 2 year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and MBA and several other courses like Data Analytics and Data Science.

IIFT Kolkata has successfully upheld the flag of IIFT just like its kin, IIFT Delhi. It is one of the finest institutes for PGDM in Kolkata.

IIM Calcutta is one of the prominent B-schools in Kolkata. Along with IIM A and IIM B, IIM Calcutta is counted amongst the Top 3 B-schools in India. In Kolkata, IIM C undisputedly remains the best PGDM college.

A joint initiative taken by the University of Calcutta, the Government of West Bengal, the Government of India and the captains of industry in India to set up for the first time a management education institute in India, a concept unfamiliar to many in the educational fraternity in the year 1953, IISWBM Kolkata has successfully kept accomplishing the aim for which it was set up.

Providing the most innovative & updated curriculum to its students, IIBS Kolkata has rightfully made a mark for itself in the field of management studies.

Equipped with a ‘state-of-the-art’ infrastructure, academic and residential facilities; the institute offers not only a scholarly and professional ambience, but also a fulfilling campus life necessary for an all-round development of the student. The campus is beatific and the infrastructure at par with global standards.

Hoisting the flag of high-quality education which leads to best of the placements and career, ISB&M Kolkata has risen to the position of being among the top 10 PGDM colleges in Kolkata.

Known for its academic excellence and continuous innovative teaching methodologies, MDI Kolkata stays in the top ten PGDM colleges in the city.

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Best MBA Colleges in Hyderabad : Fees, Cutoff, Placements, Rank

Let’s have a look at the top MBA colleges in Hyderabad. MBA has become quite a popular degree these days owing to the career advancements and good salaries that it can offer. Traditionally, an MBA from IIM is what anybody would want but not everybody can get in. If you wanna look for some local options then Hyderabad has quite a good number of colleges that can give you that gilded degree.


The top management schools of Hyderabad are:

Institute of Management Technology – IMT Hyderabad
IMT Hyderabad is fourth and the youngest IMT which was established in 2011. Although IMT has a brand value, the fact that IMT Hyderabad is one of the newer MBA colleges in Hyderabad makes it rank lower in this list. With a median salary of 6 LPA with 21 Lpa being the highest, i guess it’s not that bad a choice for someone looking for a decent MBA. However, the campus is located outside the city limits and hence a significant amount of travel entails.

Institute of Public Enterprise – IPE Hyderabad
The Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) is a Business School from Hyderabad, Telangana State. IPE Hyderabad is an educational trust established in 1964, the management programmes however has commenced since 1981 with a three year part time management course. Since 1993 IPE started with a 2 years full time PGDBM, recognized as MBA through AIU (Association of Indian Universities).IPE is recognized by AICTE, IPE offers MBA (PE) from Osmania University and PGDM approved by AICTE.

Woxsen School of Business – Woxsen Hyderabad
Woxsen School of Business is an AICTE approved Business School offering 2 years full time PGDM Programme. Woxsen Hyderabad is a very short span of time has become a member of the AMBA DEVELOPMENT NETWORK (ADN). Woxsen School of Business is most suitable for students with work experience, however Woxsen encourages to apply freshers for it’s PGDM Programme. Students are exposed to case study based learning model along with simulation exercises. The curriculum is unique and contemporary

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management – VJIM Hyderabad
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management – VJIM Hyderabad is an AICTE approved Business School located at Bachupally, Hyderabad. VJIM offers two years full time AICTE approved PGDM, PGDM Marketing and PGDM General Management courses. VJIM has state of the art facilities with well stocked library, spacious class rooms and well equipped computer labs. VJIM offers it’s programmes as residential courses. VJIM has excellent campus & infrastructure. VJIM PGDM program is equivalent to MBA Degree as per AIU (Association of Indian Universities).

VJIM Hyderabad accepts all National Level management entrance exams including MAT. VJIM offers merit based scholarships for students with excellent academic track record. VJIM assures 100% placements for all eligible students.

This list has been complied taking into consideration multiple metrics, rankings from respected publication houses and views from experts in the field of education. Get more update of MBA in Hyderabad @

MAT Admit Card, Download from 28 Jan for MAT Feb Exam

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a standardised test being administered since 1988 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to MBA and allied programmes. Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD approved MAT as a national level test in 2003. Any B-School – national or international – can consider MAT Score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates. The largest test of its kind in the nation, MAT will continue to be your passport to over 600 B-Schools across India.

All provisionally registered candidates both for Paper Based and Computer Based Test can download their Admit Card from AIMA website : on or after 27 January 2018 (Saturday). MAT Admit Card for February 2018 MAT exam will be released by AIMA on January 28, 2018. Candidate can download their admit card from 28 Jan.

MAT Admit card 2018

Specific MAT 2018 Admit Card is generated both for the candidates opted for the Paper Based Test and for the Computer Based Test. Admit Card contains Candidate’s Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to him/her in the case of Computer Based Test.

Top MBA Colleges in Delhi Accepting CAT Score

With the globalization and rapid development this city offers various degrees in which MBA is the most preferred degree among the youth because the students of Delhi take MBA as an important program so that they can enhance themselves very easily . In Delhi there are many Business schools that offer MBA.

To get an admission into best MBA college one need to first crack various MBA entrance exams like- CAT, MAT, GMAT, XAT etc. in which CAT is one of the toughest exam. After cracking CAT one can easily get an admission into top MBA college in Delhi NCR. Get below the list of Top MBA Colleges in Delhi Accepting CAT Score in 2017.

mba college in delhi accepting cat

Top MBA Colleges in Delhi Accepting CAT Score :

  • Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) New Delhi
  • Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon
  • International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi
  • Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad
  • Fore School of Management (FSM) New Delhi
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM) New Delhi
  • Department of Management Studies (IIT Delhi) New Delhi
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management
  • Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) Greater Noida

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Top MBA Colleges accepting CAT Score in 2017

Top MBA colleges in India accepting CAT in 2017 – brings list of best MBA colleges ranking in India accepting CAT in 2017 based on extensive research parameters. View best MBA colleges in India accepting CAT. See rankings from MHRD, The Week, and Business Today and compare colleges by rank, fees, cutoff.

Appearing for CAT, which is the toughest of all MBA exams, in itself is a task. Once you have made a successful attempt at it, the next thing that you need to work on is the choice of Top MBA colleges accepting CAT score.

mba college acccepting cat

This article specifically provides you with a list of B-schools that accept CAT scores of 85-100 percentile.

While going through the list of 8-schools there are several factors that may come to your mind. They might include the fee structure of the institute, the alumni base and its characteristics, the placements that the college provides, location, curriculum, faculty, extra-curricular activities, etc. You are first advised to decide what is that matters the most and then pick the list of institutes with the appropriate mix that suits your pocket and needs.

Based on the CAT percentile the institutes have been divided into different Tiers. When we are talking about the range from 85-100, there are 4 different Tiers and accordingly the top institutes providing MBA degree have been placed.

  • Tier 1 – 98 – 100 Percentile
  • Tier 2 – 95 – 98 Percentile
  • Tier 3 – 90 – 95 Percentile
  • Tier 4 – 85 – 90 Percentile

Top 10 MBA Specializations: Know the List of Top Management Courses. Here’s a list compiled after thorough research, which can aid you in marking down your selections.

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CAT 2017 Toppers

“In CAT 2017 all the top 20 candidates were male and engineers, this year (In CAT 2017) the top 20 list contains two female candidates and three non-engineers” – IIM Lucknow release”

CAT 2017 result declared on Monday, January 8, 2018 brought proud moment in the history of IIMs’ CAT exam as the list of CAT 2017 toppers with 100 percentile this year includes more small town candidates, more females and non-engineers as against last year CAT exam toppers.

One of the key trends in CAT 2017 result is that while the number of candidates scoring 100 percentile in CAT 2017 is same as was last year but the list of toppers is distinct in many ways including the profile of the 100 percentilers.


CAT was conducted in two shifts on November 26, 2017. A total of 1,99,632 candidates had appeared for the exam, which was conducted in test centers spread across 140 cities. The number of test takers in CAT 2017 was the largest in last 3 years of CAT history.


VIEW : Get CAT 2017 Toppers List