Great Lakes Institute of Management has consistently been ranked among the most innovative B-schools in responding to the business needs of the future. Being approved by AICTE, the Institute offers 2 full-time and 4 corporate programs in the field of management.
Great Lakes Institute of Management offers full time programs in management namely PGDM, PGPM, PGXPM, PGPM Flex, etc. The institute has 50+ full-time faculty and 130+ visiting faculty hailing from top schools like Yale, Kellogg, and Stanford ensuring global perspectives. Great Lakes admissions take place on the basis of score in exams like CAT/XAT/GMAT and on merit basis as well.
Great Lakes Institute of Management has associations with many prestigious International Institutions namely the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC), HKUST School of Business, Universite De Bordeaux, University of Houston, BABSON, IIT Stuart School of Business, and BAUER College of Business.
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|The application Submission deadline of PGDM Admission||December 01, 2020|
|The application Submission deadline for PGPM Admission||December 01, 2020|
|Last date to Apply for PGXPM||November 30, 2020|
|Last date to Apply for PGPM Flex||November 30, 2020|
|Type of Institution||Private – Self Financed|
|Accreditations||AMBA, SAQS, NBA, and AICTE|
|Type of Programs||Postgraduate Degree and Diploma|
|Courses Offeres||PGPM, PGDM, PGXPM, PGPM Flex|
|Full-time | Visiting Faculty||50+ | 130+ International|
|Entrance Exam||CAT/ GMAT/ XAT/ CMAT|
|Boys | Girls Hostel||372 | 144|
|Location||Manamai Village Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Top Recruiters||CS, Infosys, Airtel, JP Morgan Chase, World Bank|
Since its inception, the Institute has aimed to provide the best education to its students. Given below are some of the achievements of the B-School:
Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM)
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 2 years of work experience
Total Fee: INR 19,25,000 for Indian Students and USD 38900 for International Students
Specializations offered: Marketing, IT & Operations, Finance, Analytics, AI & Machine Learning, and Organizational Behaviour & Strategy
Duration: 1-year | Full-time
|Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)|
Duration: 2-year | Full-time
Total fee: INR 17,15,000
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 2 years of work experience
Specializations offered: Marketing, IT & Operations, Finance, Analytics, and Organizational Behaviour & Strategy
|Post Graduate Executive Program in Management (PGXPM)|
Eligibility: Completed 10+2+3 years of education with 50% marks with a work experience of 8 years
|PGPM Flex||Eligibility: Completed 10+2+3 years of education with 50% marks.|
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The Institute has a comprehensive selection process that considers multiple parameters beyond just competitive exam scores. It has 2 admission cycles; first in November and other in January. The admission will be based on the marks secured in the Great Lakes Aptitude Test (GLAT) and interview conducted by the Institution. The shortlisting of students takes place on the basis of academic track record; work profile; professional as well as personal achievement and performance in the entrance test.
The admissions to Great Lakes are based on the scores secured in the following entrance exams:
Note: Candidates having a valid score in the above-mentioned exams are exempted from the entrance test conducted by the Institute.
At the Institute, the students are exposed to an appropriate mix of knowledge and experience of the real-world. In terms of placements, the Institute has an excellent placement record with over 97% of students placed in 2019.
Major recruiters for the PGPM program include Accenture, Aditya Birla Capital, ADP, Amazon, Barclays, Cognizant, Capgemini, Deloitte, EY, Gartner, HCL, Honeywell, HSBC, Infosys, ITC Infotech, L&T Infotech, Mentis, etc. The PGDM batch witnessed participation from Bristlezone, HDFC Bank, Societe Generale, Virtusa, Kotak Mahindra, ICRA, ICICI Bank, Chola MS, Crisil, etc.
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Great Lakes Institute Of Management, Chennai a top-flight business school and one of the best institutes in southern states. It was founded in 2004 and located on the East Coast Road which is 9 kms from Mahabalipuram. The Chennai campus in a short span of time emerged as a premier business school in India. Established in 2010, Great Lakes Institute Of Management, Gurgaon is the second campus of Great Lakes and offers the same high-quality education as the first campus in Chennai.
Great Lakes has an excellent mix of Indian and International faculty. Our visiting professors are acclaimed academicians, researchers, and experts from the Industry. Given below are the details of the faculty members at the Institute:
Dr. Bala V. Balachandaran
Mr. Vaidyanathan Jayaraman
Prof. S. Bharadwaj
Ques. How challenging is the MBA program at Great lakes if I have been away from academics for a few years?
Ans. The PGDM course is very demanding and intense these days with limited off days. It is specifically designed for experienced individuals who can work hard. With discipline, one can easily cope with the difficulties. You need to properly manage classes, projects, assignments, sports, and other activities. It will make you master the skill of time management.
Ques. Does the Institute provide any scholarships?
Ans. No, the institute does not offer any scholarships to the students. But it hs some merit awards for high performing students at the end of the program. Great Lakes ensures students with high paying jobs, therefore, they can easily finance the cost of education through loans.
Ques. What are the loan facilities offered by the Insitute?
Ans. You can avail loans from leading Education loan providers such as Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, HDFC Credila. The terms and conditions are the same as offered by other leading business schools.
|PGPM||₹16.01 Lakhs (Total Fees)||Pass in Graduation + CAT|
|MBA||₹21.5 Lakhs (Total Fees)||Graduation + CAT|
|PG Diploma||₹11.91 Lakhs (Total Fees)||Graduation + CAT|
|Executive||₹8.8 Lakhs (Total Fees)||Graduation with 50% + CAT|
|PG Program||₹13 Lakhs (Total Fees)||-|
|PG Diploma||₹11.91 Lakhs (Total Fees)||Graduation + CAT|
|PG Program||₹16.01 Lakhs (Total Fees)||Pass in Graduation + CAT|
Ans. According to the recent graduates of GLIM Chennai, it is the better institute when compared to XIMB due to certain factors which are discussed below. Accreditation: (Winning Institution - GLIM Chennai) Both XIMB and GLIM Chennai have NBA and SAQS accreditation. GLIM in addition has AMBA accreditation too. Which helps if you want to pursue a career abroad. In the Xavier family of institutions, only XLRI has AMBA accreditation. Faculty: GLIM Chennai has many visiting faculties from the Xavier family of institutions, i.e XLRI, XIMB, XIME Bangalore. Campus: GLIM campus is 50 km away from the city of Chennai. It offers the perfect environment for academics without any distractions. The infrastructure is good and the campus provides all the facilities required. Placements: When it comes to placements both colleges are close in terms of the package offered. GLIM offers more job profiles in Consulting and IT sectors. College Highest Package Average Package XIMB 26 LPA 15.42 LPA GLIM Chennai 28.6 LPA 13.6 LPA Founder - GLIM Chennai: Bala V. Balachandran, the founder of GLIM was a distinguished professor of Accounting & Information Management at J L Kellogg, USA. So, it is only fitting that the institute excels in academics. Other Factors: (Winning Institution - GLIM Chennai) If you are from a technical background and belong to the southern parts of India, then GLIM is the best option. The majority of the students at GLIM are from the same background. With GLIM PGPM you will save 1 year, as compared to the 2-year long program offered by XIMB. Considering all these factors it is safe to say that GLMI will be the better option as compared to XIMB.Read more
Ans. The Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) Chennai is known for it’s good reputation and brand value. With a brilliant faculty it is actually considered the best choice among other colleges. GLIM Chennai is a better choice than TAPMI. TAPMI is known for its specialization in finance and Great Lakes is popular for its specialization in business. GLIM’s PGPM course is of 1 year while BKFS/MBA at TAPMI is a 2 year course. GLIM, Chennai is known for its good reputation, excellent faculty and also considered a good Return of Investment (ROI). All the necessary facilities are available on campus. Tabulated difference between PGPM at Great Lakes, Chennai, or a TAPMI BKFS/MBA core. Particulars Great Lakes, Chennai TAPMI, Manipal Total course fee 1,601,000 (Total Fee) 700,000 (1st year) Total seats available 120 60 Top recruiters Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, ADP, Airtel, Amazon Accenture, Amul, Bajaj Finserv, Britannia, CITI Bank, Citi Cork Placement Percentage 100% 80-90% Average salary package 13.6 lakhs 11.6 lakhs Among TAPMI and GLIM, Chennai, the latter will be a better choice considering placements and salary packages. Top companies like Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, ADP, Airtel, Amazon, Bristle visit GLIM, Chennai during their placement program. If we compare both colleges, Great Lakes is seen to be better compared to TAPMI. Read more
Ans. IMI Delhi had a rank of 28 in the management category in NIRF 2020 and Great Lakes Chennai had a NIRF rank of 23 in the management category. Both are reputed institutes for management in India, Admission: To be eligible for admission, graduates are expected to have passed with a minimum of 50% along with their CAT score. At IMI Delhi, for the PGDM course, the fees are Rs. 18.29 lakhs. At Great Lakes Chennai, the total fees for the PGDM program are Rs. 11.91 Lakhs. For both IMI Delhi and Great Lakes Chennai, the cutoff for CAT in the year 2019 was 90. Academics: The PGDM B&FS course at IMI Delhi aims to impart holistically, managerial competency skills with technical expertise in the Banking and Financial Services industry. The PGDM course at Great Lakes Chennai offers 5 specializations namely; finance, marketing, HRM, operations management, and strategy management. Placements: IMI Delhi: At IMI Delhi, the BFSI sector was the largest recruiter with 29% of the total offers. Over 86 recruiters were part of the placement process. In IMI Delhi, summer internships saw the highest stipend of Rs. 2 LPA and an average stipend of Rs. 60,486, from top recruiters like HSBC, Capgemini, BMW, Deloitte, EY, etc. IMI Delhi’s Alumni network includes alumni from companies like Infosys, Ey, Deloitte, Genpact, Wipro, etc. Great Lakes: For the Great Lakes PGDM course, the BFSI sector was the largest recruiter with 44.1% of the total offers. In Great Lakes Chennai, summer internships saw the highest stipend of Rs. 2.4 Lakhs from Microsoft and an average stipend of Rs. 27,000, from top recruiters like Amazon, ITC, Mckinsey, Britannia, etc. For the year 2020, the placement statistics at the institutes were as follows. Aspect IMI Delhi Great Lakes Chennai Major recruiters American Express, Axis Bank, CRISIL, Goldman Sachs, HDFC, HSBC. Accenture Strategy & Technology, HCL, Deloitte, US & India, ZS Associates, Barclays, CRISIL. Highest CTC Rs. 22 LPA Rs. 28.6 LPA Average CTC Rs. 13.07 LPA Rs. 10.14 LPA Extra-curricular: IMI Delhi has various academic and co-curricular committees like InVista, Enthral, The Last Word, etc. Great Lakes Chennai conducts annual events like SWIM, The Great Circle, Paypal & Great Lakes program, etc. Which is the better option, needs to be assessed by comparing the above facts and your perception of the college brand along with the ROI which is on an average 71% for IMI Delhi and 85% for Great Lakes Chennai.Read more
Ans. NIRF ranked GLIM, Chennai as the 18th best management college in India. It is one of the finest Business Schools in the country.RBI established National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) is among India's reputed business schools. NIBM has been ranked 88th in the 'Top B Schools of India' list popularly known for Finance and Banking. The table given below shows a brief overview of both institutions: Particulars NIBM GLIM Rank 88 23 Fees 1.2Lakhs 17-19 Lakhs Highest Package 18 LPA 18.30 LPA Average Package 10 LPA 9.30 LPA Admission Procedure: NIBM: The fee structure for the entire duration of 2 years is INR 12,00,000, involving hostel and mess charges. The seat intake is around 120 seats. CAT, XAT(80%), CMAT(95%) exams are accepted here. Followed by writing tests and interviews. GLIM : Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in any branch. Candidates in the final year of their course can also apply but only PGDM, not PGPM course. CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT scores are accepted here. Candidates are shortlisted on the CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT scores followed by personal interviews. The basic fee structure for PGPM is INR 18-20 Lakhs and for PGDM is INR 17-19 Lakhs, including all living expenses. Infrastructure : NIBM campus is centrally air-conditioned and speeds wi-fi service. Cultural festivals are conducted every year. Posses Auditorium, IT equipped laboratories and digital library. Girl's Residentials are fully furnished with strong security 24X 7. GLIM has good access to library and AV resources. Holds AC residential accommodations supported with other basic amenities like a mess, TV, security, store, etc. Wi-Fi enabled campus. Supported with other facilities like labs, cafeteria, gym, Hospital, sports complexes, etc. Placements: NIBM: NIBM assures 100% placement. The highest package calculated is around INR INR is the estimated average package in NIBM. Axis Bank, Deloitte, Federal Bank, State Bank of India, HDFC Bank are some of the prominent recruiters of NIBM. GLIM: The Highest CTC records to be 34.50 LPA and the Average CTC is INR 12.33 LPA in PGPM. The Highest CTC records to be and the Average CTC is INR in PGDM. 80-90% of GLIM students get placed. JP Morgan, RBS, Mc Kinsley, Indegene, IPAC, ICICI Prudential, etc. are the first time recruiters. Both the B-School's package range is relatively the same. If you are interested in banking and finance, there is no better match than NIBM but if you are aspiring for something different then your choice may vary. It's totally based on the domain you are interested in.Read more