Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management and Research (GHS-IMR), Kanpur is ranked 47th in Best B-Schools of India by Business India and ranked 20th promising B-Schools of India by CSR. It is one of the oldest and premier management institutes, established in 1995 by JK Organization, one of India’s leading & respected industrial conglomerates. GHS-IMR offers a PGDM Program in multiple disciplines equivalent to an MBA degree. Dr Gaur Hari Singhania Admission is done through national level entrance exam scores such as CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA followed by group discussion and personal interview. The institute has a placement cell that has a successful record of placing more than 24 batches passed out from the Institute and 2400+ students are serving in leading companies of India.

Latest Update: GHS-IMR academic session of all the programs shall commence from July 2021 (tentative).

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GHS-IMR Highlights

Institute Type Private
Established  1995
Approved by AICTE
Accredited by NAAC with ‘B+’ Grade
Courses Offered PGDM
Entrance Exam National: CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ NMAT
Application Mode Online
Top Recruiters Barclays, Redington India Ltd, Bose Corp (USA), Kotak Mahindra Bank, Janalakshmi  Finance Ltd.
Global Recruiters Westford Education Group | Cadila Healthcare (South Africa) | Kotak Mahindra (UK) Ltd.  Dubai | Brothers Gas Bottling & Distribution Co LLC. UAE | Century Financials UAE |  Walmart, Canada | NEC Asia Pacific LTE Ltd. Singapore | Ramjidas Khimji Das, Behreen
Facilities Available Cafeteria, sports, medical, hostel, auditorium, Gym, Computer labs, etc
Official Website www.ghsimr.ac.in
Admission Helpdesk +91-512-2222000
Address JayKay Staff Colony, Kamla Nagar, Kanpur, U.P. 208005

GHS-IMR Awards

  • Outstanding Institute of North India Award by BBC Knowledge.
  • Education Leadership Award - BBC Knowledge
  • Excellence in Education Award by Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Hosted by Times Group

GHS-IMR Courses

GHS-IMR offers a PGDM course. Tabulated below are the details for the same:

Courses Details Fees
PGDM Specializations: Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Information Technology, International Business, Operations Management
Eligibility: Graduation with at least 50% marks (45% for SC or ST category)
Duration: 2 years
Selection Criteria: CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA
INR 5.18 Lacs
PGDM (with Summer School in Moscow + Laptop) INR 6.3 Lacs

Check: GHS-IMR Kanpur Course and Fees

The various steps in selection for admission at GHS-IMR, Kanpur include:

Step I: Offline

Application form can be obtained from the campus on cash payment of INR 500 or alternatively can be downloaded from the website and sent to the postal address enclosing a demand draft of INR 500 in favor of Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management & Research, Kanpur payable at Kanpur.

Step II: Call for Admission Selection Process 

Venue & Time Schedule shall be available on the website under the Notification Section. The candidate will receive an invitation letter or an email from the institute to appear in the selection process.

Step III: Declaration of Final Selection List

A list of the shortlisted candidates will be declared within 1 working day from the date of the selection process.

Step IV Fees Submission

A period of 10 days would be given to the selected candidates from the day of declaration of the result to submit the seat locking fees of INR 10,000.

Accepted Exams for PGDM

Candidates must have appeared in any one of the following entrance exams:

GHS-IMR Placement

GHS-IMR is committed to providing the best available talents to the reputed organizations and companies which contact the institute for recruitment purposes. Some of the placement highlights are as follows:

No. of Recruiters on board 254
Average Salary Package  INR 5.4 LPA
Highest Salary Package INR 13.2 LPA
Top Recruiters Barclays, Redington India Ltd, Bose Corp (USA), Kotak Mahindra Bank, Janalakshmi  Finance Ltd., Capital Via, Jaro Education, Dabur, Indian Oil, ITC, Capital IQ, HCL, Aptara,  Daffodil, CADD Centre, Elite Wealth, JK Tyres, OMAXE, CocaCola, ACC, Vodafone, Genpact and many more

Check: GHS-IMR Kanpur Placement

GHS-IMR Scholarship

Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management and Research offers various scholarships to motivate and help students onboard pursue the PGDM program. The following scholarships are provided to the meritorious candidates.

Qualifying Exams (Percentile)

Exam Percentile (%) Amount (INR)
CAT / XAT / MAT / CMAT 60 – 65  10,000
Above 65  15,000

Academic Background

Academic Percentile (%) Amount (INR)
Graduation  65% or more in X, XII & Grad., Throughout 15,000


Defense Dependent  Army, Air Force, Navy, CRPF, BSF, CISF, etc. INR 10,000
Sibling  Real brother or sisters  INR 10,000
Work Experience  More than 1.5 Years  INR 10,000

Note: In case, the student is eligible under more than 1 (ONE) category of scholarship, then the highest amount of scholarship to award will not exceed INR 25,000.

Check: GHS-IMR Kanpur Scholarship

GHS-IMR Faculty

Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management and Research emphasizes its unique pedagogy and technology-enabled education delivery which is facilitated by its industry-aligned faculty members. It has a faculty of highly qualified managers, academicians and administrators. The institute has a total of 14 experienced faculty members.

Check: GHS-IMR Kanpur Faculty


Ques. What is the hostel fees in the GHS-IMS?

Ans.  GHS-IMR hostel is a two-storied building with 45 rooms. Students can opt for rooms that offer single or double occupancy as per the student’s own need. The hostel has facilities like RO water purifier, water cooler, a common room with TV, which creates a homely atmosphere. To know more, click here

Ques. What is the weightage criteria for admission at GHS-IMR?

Ans. The weightage criteria for admission at GHS-IMR is as follows:

Parameters Percentage (%)
Academic (10th / 12th / Graduation)  20
Test Score (CAT/MAT, etc.) 20
Group Discussion 25
Personal Interview  25
Comprehension & Written Assessment Test  10
TOTAL  100

Ques. What is the fees structure of the GHS-IMR for PGDM?

Ans. The GHS-IMR charges INR 3,17,500 (First Year) and INR 3,12,500 (Second Year).

Ques. What are the documents required during admission at GHS-IMR?

Ans. A candidate has to apply for admission to GHS-IMR on the application form enclosed with the prospectus along with duly attested copies of the following:

  • Self-Attested copy of CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA score/ Assurance to appear.
  • 10th and 12th Mark-Sheet with Pass Certificate.
  • Graduation final year Marks sheet or appearing
  • Aadhar Card & Birth Certificate.
  • Recent photograph - 5 copies