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Great Lakes Institute of Management, Kanchipuram

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu AICTE, NBA Estd 2004 Private

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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 by Bala V. Balachandran. In 2011 as part of its plans to expand its presence across India, Great Lakes Institute of Management launched its campus in Gurgaon. Now, it has two campuses, one on the outskirts of Chennai and one in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR.

Institute offers two full time and many corporate courses and is approved by AICTE. The PGPM Course at Great Lakes is the only One-year management course in India approved by the AICTE. The institute accepts GMAT, CAT and XAT scores for admission. Ranked among the top management institutes, this college offers a tremendous amount of campus placements in very good known companies like Microsoft, Bajaj Capital, Ranbaxy etc.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Highlights

Established year

2004

Institute type

Private Institute

Approved by

AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education)

Application mode

Online

Location

Manamai Village Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Great Lakes Institute of Management Courses Offered

The two full-time courses offered by this institute include PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) and PGPM (Post Graduate Program in Management). These programs are offered in various specializations i.e. Finance, Marketing, Operations, IT& Economics, Business Analytics, OB & Strategy. Great Lakes offers some corporate courses too. Some of them are following-

1. Postgraduate Executive Program in Management (PGXPM)

 2. Postgraduate program in management flex (PGPM Flex)

 3. Postgraduate certificate program in Healthcare Management (PGCP-HCM) etc.

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Great Lakes Institute of Management Admission

  • The registration for all courses is done in online mode only. Interested candidates can submit the application form on the official website of the institute. Aspirants are suggested to check eligibility before applying for the program.
  • Candidates must fulfill the work experience criteria for certain courses.
  • Candidates are selected on the basis of CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT score and Group Discussion/ Personal Interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their marks will be called for GD and PI round.
  • Qualified candidates in all rounds will be considered for admission. 

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Great Lakes Institute of Management Placement

Great Lakes has developed into one of India's leading business schools in a short span of 9 years and is being looked at by the corporate world as a Centre of Excellence in Management.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Placement

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Great Lakes Institute of Management Ranking

  • Business World magazine has ranked Great Lakes 15th in intellectual capital and 18th in overall.
  • Ranked 19th amongst Indian B-schools by Business India.
  • It bags MMA Award for ‘Managerial Excellence’.
  • The college bags the Gold Award at the 4th Indian Management Conclave Awards. 
  • Great Lakes was placed at rank 16th with JBIMS and MICA by a Carrres360 CNN-IBN survey.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Centers of Excellence

Being a hub for management research and leadership, Institute has also created multiple Centers of Excellence:-

  • Yale-Great Lakes Centre For Management Research
  • Centre For Excellence in Retail Management
  • Centre for Excellence in Technopreneurship [CET]
  • Kotler - Srinivasan Centre for Research in Marketing
  • Centre for Excellence in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Extracurricular

Students of Great Lakes are involved in various extracurricular activities such as- publishing, conferences and social work-

Publishing

The students have their own bi-annual magazine called GRAVITY.

  • This magazine provides students, faculty and other stakeholders a platform to write about the topic of their interest. Articles are invited from colleges across India and the theme of the magazine is in accordance with the latest trends in the management space.
  • It portrays the culture of learning and innovation.
  • It contains brilliant articles and interviews that reflect the spirit of entrepreneurship.
  • It also encapsulates the success stories of the best entrepreneurs of the world.

Conferences

  • North American Society for Marketing Education in India Conference
  • International Entrepreneurship Conference
  • Successful Women in Management
  • Yale-Great Lakes International Research Conference
  • Great Lakes Financial Conference
  • HR Conclave
  • International Business Analytics Conference
  • ISDSI Conference

Social Work

US President and Great Lakers are involved in the noble cause of doing social work in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and Lonavala. Around fifty student associates along with the faculty are involved in this type of contribution to the society on a regular basis.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Facilities

Being one of the best infrastructures in the world and spread across 27 acres of land it is one of the few LEED Platinum rated green campus. College provides following facilities-

Resource Center

  • The total size of the Resource Centre surpasses 5000 books and more than 1000 AV resources.
  • It also includes various research databases like ISI Emerging Markets, Proquest, EBSCO, CMIE and Indiastat.com.
  • Using OPAC, users can search and know the latest additions of books and periodicals and the status of a document.

Recreational Center

  • It has excellent recreation and sports facilities on campus for Yoga, Basketball, Badminton, Table Tennis etc. 
  • The gymnasium is equipped with latest fitness tools such as exercise bikes, stability ball, Multi stations, treadmills, slant board, and free weights.




College Admission Reviews

Rishabh Gupta, Batch: Post Graduate Program in Management [PGPM] + Master of Business Administration [MBA] -2017

9.7/10

"First you have to clear the cutoff of any of the following entrance exam: CAT, XAT, and GMAT. After clearing the required cutoff you will called for an interview. There they will ask you for a Written test and than interview. After qualifying the interview you will get a call."   Read More


Malhar Lakdawala, Batch: Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] -2015

9.2/10

"There is 2 admission cycle, first one is in December and another one I suppose was in January. I applied in 1st cycle itself by filling an online form. Great Lakes selects candidates on the basis of the profile, so many people who scored more did not get the call, while few were able to compliment t"   Read More


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College Admission Reviews

Rishabh Gupta, Batch: Post Graduate Program in Management [PGPM] + Master of Business Administration [MBA] -2017

9.7/10

"First you have to clear the cutoff of any of the following entrance exam: CAT, XAT, and GMAT. After clearing the required cutoff you will called for an interview. There they will ask you for a Written test and than interview. After qualifying the interview you will get a call."   Read More


Malhar Lakdawala, Batch: Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] -2015

9.2/10

"There is 2 admission cycle, first one is in December and another one I suppose was in January. I applied in 1st cycle itself by filling an online form. Great Lakes selects candidates on the basis of the profile, so many people who scored more did not get the call, while few were able to compliment t"   Read More






College Admission Reviews

Rishabh Gupta, Batch: Post Graduate Program in Management [PGPM] + Master of Business Administration [MBA] -2017

9.7/10

"First you have to clear the cutoff of any of the following entrance exam: CAT, XAT, and GMAT. After clearing the required cutoff you will called for an interview. There they will ask you for a Written test and than interview. After qualifying the interview you will get a call."   Read More


Malhar Lakdawala, Batch: Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] -2015

9.2/10

"There is 2 admission cycle, first one is in December and another one I suppose was in January. I applied in 1st cycle itself by filling an online form. Great Lakes selects candidates on the basis of the profile, so many people who scored more did not get the call, while few were able to compliment t"   Read More


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College Admission Reviews

Rishabh Gupta, Batch: Post Graduate Program in Management [PGPM] + Master of Business Administration [MBA] -2017

9.7/10

"First you have to clear the cutoff of any of the following entrance exam: CAT, XAT, and GMAT. After clearing the required cutoff you will called for an interview. There they will ask you for a Written test and than interview. After qualifying the interview you will get a call."   Read More


Malhar Lakdawala, Batch: Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] -2015

9.2/10

"There is 2 admission cycle, first one is in December and another one I suppose was in January. I applied in 1st cycle itself by filling an online form. Great Lakes selects candidates on the basis of the profile, so many people who scored more did not get the call, while few were able to compliment t"   Read More






College Admission Reviews

Rishabh Gupta, Batch: Post Graduate Program in Management [PGPM] + Master of Business Administration [MBA] -2017

9.7/10

"First you have to clear the cutoff of any of the following entrance exam: CAT, XAT, and GMAT. After clearing the required cutoff you will called for an interview. There they will ask you for a Written test and than interview. After qualifying the interview you will get a call."   Read More


Malhar Lakdawala, Batch: Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] -2015

9.2/10

"There is 2 admission cycle, first one is in December and another one I suppose was in January. I applied in 1st cycle itself by filling an online form. Great Lakes selects candidates on the basis of the profile, so many people who scored more did not get the call, while few were able to compliment t"   Read More






College Admission Reviews

Rishabh Gupta, Batch: Post Graduate Program in Management [PGPM] + Master of Business Administration [MBA] -2017

9.7/10

"First you have to clear the cutoff of any of the following entrance exam: CAT, XAT, and GMAT. After clearing the required cutoff you will called for an interview. There they will ask you for a Written test and than interview. After qualifying the interview you will get a call."   Read More


Malhar Lakdawala, Batch: Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] -2015

9.2/10

"There is 2 admission cycle, first one is in December and another one I suppose was in January. I applied in 1st cycle itself by filling an online form. Great Lakes selects candidates on the basis of the profile, so many people who scored more did not get the call, while few were able to compliment t"   Read More


College rating

based on 14 students ratings

8.6/10

8.6/10academic
8.7/10accommodation
9.1/10faculty
9.1/10infrastructure
7.8/10placements
8.2/10social

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Rishabh GuptaPost Graduate Program in Management [PGPM] + Master of Business Administration [MBA]Batch : 2017
9.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Global Mindset Indian Roots

Remarks -

I had enjoyed my journey in great lakes. College management is very helpful and understanding.Great Lakes provided me everything I wanted.


9/10academic
10/10faculty
10/10infrastructure
9/10food & accom
10/10placement
10/10social life
Malhar LakdawalaPost Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]Batch : 2015
9.2
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

The Great Lakes Dairy

Remarks -

Overall it was nice being at Great Lakes. Atleast for me it was Life Changing. My Before and After life is 180 degrees opposite.


9/10academic
9/10faculty
10/10infrastructure
10/10food & accom
8/10placement
9/10social life
Soumya BhattacharyaPost Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]Batch : 2008
7.8
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

A great option for fast track MBA.

Remarks -

I think one of the best things about the college is that they are always looking to improve. From our formative years, the college worked actively in identifying its areas of improvement and went about it in a professional manner. For example, we lacked a good infrastructure and now the college has one of the best infrastructures in the country. Our placements were skewed towards IT, and now it is evenly distributed across Analytics, Consulting, Finance, Manufacturing sectors. The college has remarkable branded itself, so that in about a decade since inception, its counted as a viable option among the best in the country. Yes, there are still areas of improvement as there will always be, but...


8/10academic
8/10faculty
7/10infrastructure
9/10food & accom
7/10placement
8/10social life
Manish JairathMBABatch : 2011
8.5
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Great experience at great lakes

Remarks -

Overall i had a great time in great lakes. The faculty is good, the people coming there are intelligent and the facilities offered by the college is also good. However it is situated in a remote village near chennai so not so convenient to go out to the c


9/10academic
9/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
9/10food & accom
6/10placement
9/10social life
Dhirendra SinhaPGPMBatch : 2015
7.8
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Time Management

Remarks -

The college management is very strict and treat students as kids which they are not.


8/10academic
10/10faculty
8/10infrastructure
6/10food & accom
7/10placement
8/10social life

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₹ 34.5 Lakhs highest package
₹ 12.3 Lakhs average package
Aditya
Amazon
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Cognizant

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Dr. Bala V. Balachandar Campus , East Coast Road, Manamai Village
Kanchipuram - 603102
Tamil Nadu , India

0.18KmPeriyamet Bus Stop

044-30809000 , 30809001

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2 Comments
DineshKumar

Hi there, I would like to know whether part time or full time MBA is better?What about the placements for part time MBA students.

03 Apr, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Dinesh, it depends on your preference whether you want to do MBA full time or part time. If you have adequate time then Full-time MBA is a better option otherwise for a working professional, part-time MBA works well.

03 Apr, 2017 16:13
Kanika Nuwal

Hi.. Im working in the Finance Department of ITC Limited for 2 years now. I have achieved admission in Great Lakes will want to know if I should take it up? how good is it for a non engineer??

22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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