India, November 20, 2023: MDI Gurgaon, a prestigious AACSB, SAQS, and AMBA-accredited B-School, has announced the last date of admission for its Post Graduate Diploma programmes for the academic year 2024-2026. The institution offers a diverse range of full-time postgraduate programmes, including PGDM in Management/PGDM-Business Analytics)/PGDM-Human Resource Management)/and PGDM-International Business). Aspiring candidates are advised to complete the registration process on the official MDI Gurgaon website before the 24th of November, 2023, 5.00 PM. It’s important to note that the institute accepts only CAT scores for Indian candidates and GMAT scores for NRI candidates as the criteria for admission, ensuring a high standard of academic excellence.
Following the shortlisting process based on CAT-2023 and Application score which will consist of Academic Score (10th & 12th), Academic Diversity, Gender Diversity and Regional Diversity, MDI Gurgaon will conduct offline Group Discussions and Personal Interviews (GD-PI). This comprehensive selection process ensures that only the most qualified and promising candidates are chosen for their esteemed programmes.
“Embracing the spirit of continuous evolution, we eagerly anticipate the arrival of the new cohort of students who will carry forward the esteemed legacy of MDI Gurgaon,” says Prof. Ashutosh Dash, Graduate Programme Admissions, MDI Gurgaon. He further added, “We extend our sincerest best wishes to all the aspirants aiming to join the MDI Gurgaon family. May your journey be marked by success and growth.”
MDI Gurgaon has distinct eligibility criteria for its PGDM, PGDM-HRM, PGDM-Business Analytics, and PGDM-IB programmes. For PGDM, PGDM-HRM, and PGDM- Business Analytics, candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Minimum 3 years duration for PGDM, PGDM-HRM & PGDM-Business Analytics with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from any University recognized by the AICTE/AIU/ Ministry of HRD, Government of India. However, for the PGDM-IB programme, the eligibility criteria is slightly different. Candidates must possess a 4-year bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from any University recognized by the AICTE/AIU/ Ministry of HRD, Government of India, and also possess a minimum of 1 year
(one year) work experience as on 31st January 2024, after completion of a Bachelor’s degree of admissible duration for the programme. This differentiation in eligibility criteria ensures that candidates are appropriately qualified for their chosen programme.
The esteemed institute, consistently ranked among the top B-schools in India, holds the #13 position in the NIRF Ranking 2023 Management category in the country. The Institute has earned accreditation from AACSB International (in 2021), the world’s largest business education alliance. Considered the gold standard for B-schools around the world, the AACSB accreditation will ensure continuous improvement and provide focus for MDI Gurgaon to deliver on its mission, innovate, and drive impact. The Institute already has the distinction of being the first internationally accredited Indian B-school having received accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), London, in 2005. The following year, the South Asian Quality Assurance Systems (SAQS) too gave accreditation to MDI Gurgaon. The institution is also accredited by the National Board of Accreditation for its flagship programmes, including PGDM, PGDM-HRM, and PGDM-IB. The institute added another feather to its cap by being ranked #40 in Asia and #201-250 Globally in the QS Global MBA Rankings 2023. The institute has achieved its inaugural ranking in the Financial Times Rankings, securing the 93rd position in the Master in Management category.
In addition to that, MDI Gurgaon continues to uphold its impressive track record with a 100% placement rate. The average salary for PGDM & PGDM IB has seen an increase, rising to Rs.27.67 LPA in 2023 from Rs.26.65 LPA in the previous year. Similarly, the average salary for PGDM-HRM has also increased to Rs.26.42 LPA from Rs.23.80 LPA in 2022. The highest salary offered in 2023 was a remarkable Rs. 60 LPA in Consulting, General Management, and Sales & Marketing sector. Top recruiters in the 2023 placement drive included esteemed organizations such as Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, American Express, Asian Paints, Deloitte, Godrej, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, MakeMyTrip, Nestle, Paytm, Pernod Ricard, and PwC among others.
The Faculty at MDI Gurgaon is a healthy blend of academicians, policymakers, administrators, and managers. The faculty members are drawn from top Indian and Global institutes and are research-focused. Faculty members have doctoral degrees and have rich industry experience as well. As a consequence, MDI students can get a rich mix of academic research as well as best practices from industry.
In conclusion, MDI Gurgaon beckons the next generation of leaders to embark on a transformative journey through its PGDM programmes. The application deadline of November 24, 2023, looms, and aspiring candidates are encouraged to seize this opportunity to become a part of MDI Gurgaon’s legacy.