Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) is a postgraduate Business Study Management course. It is the art and science of accomplishing certain goals with the usage and manipulation of human, financial, technological and natural resources.
Management also refers to individual/s who make decisions about how a business should run. The duration of Post Graduate Programme in Management is mostly of two academic years but it may vary from institute to institute and also may be on a part-time basis by certain institutes, and its syllabus is divided into four semesters.The eligibility criteria for PGPM is holding a graduate degree.
Top Institutes offering PGPM are:
Top Entrance Exams for admission in PGPM are:
Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as Tourism Manager, Retailing Manager, Hotel & Catering Manager, Accountant, Public Relation Officer, Logistics, Sale-purchase Assist. Manager, Teacher & Professor, Publisher & Columnist, Executive Director & Head, Manager etc.
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 5000 to.2 Lacs, the pay package in this sector depends on the factors such as qualification, company, job profile and the area of the work.
The average salary of a person in the IT industries varies in between INR 20,000 to 30,000 per month. As the experience increases the pay scale also increases and the expected salary ranges from INR 50,000 to 80,000 per month which again depends on the above-mentioned factors.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course
|Examination Type||Semester System/Year wise|
|Admission Process||based on entrance exam (CAT, MAT)|
|Course Fee||INR 5,000 to 25 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 20 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||BCG India, P&G India, Goldman Sachs, Edelweiss Capital, Morgan Stanley, The Coca-Cola Company, PNB, RBI, Infosys, Mahindra Group, Wipro Technologies, ABN AMRO Asia, Ernst & Young, Deloitte Global Consulting, General Motors India, BMW AG etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas||MNCs, Colleges & Universities, Commerce & Banks, Information Systems, Global Business Services etc.|
|Job Positions||Tourism Manager, Retailing Manager, Hotel & Catering Manager, Accountant, Public Relation Officer, Logistics, Sale-purchase Assist. Manager, Teacher & Professor, Publisher & Columnist, Executive Director & Head, Manager etc.|
The PGPM education program teaching method stress the improvement of candidates' skills, aptitudes and abilities to apply management theories and ideas to live issues of business and industry. Teaching methods include–lectures, case studies, seminars, assignments, live projects, group discussions, business games, outbound based experiential learning activities, educational excursions, role plays, simulation exercises, structured and unstructured group work, and field visits.
The emphasis is on involving the students in learning and helping them to relate concepts and theories to business realities. The programme helps students to acquire skills to identify and deal with complex problems of management. Consistent with advances in teaching technology, the programme integrates the use of computers (IT) in the learning processes.
The education modules is based on a progressing premise through exchanges with practicing supervisors from the business industry. This is done to reflect current business needs in the educational modules. The program is intended to create conceptual knowledge and behavioral aptitudes in aspirants who wish to work in industry, government or different associations.
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees|
|Indian Institute Of Management||Ahmedabad||INR 10,10,000|
|Indian Institute Of Management||Bangalore||INR 14,10,000|
|ICFAI Business School||Hyderabad||INR 6,25,000|
|Indian Institute Of Management||Kolkata||INR 5,63,000|
|Indian School Of Business||Hyderabad||INR 24,20,000|
|Indian Institute Of Management||Lucknow||INR 5,94,000|
|Xavier Labour Relations Institute||Jamshedpur||INR 14,00,000|
|The University Of Delhi, Faculty Of Management Studies||New Delhi||INR 10,480|
|Indian Institute Of Management||Kozhikode||INR 8,00,000|
|Jamnalal Bajaj Institute Of Management Studies||Mumbai||INR 3,00,000|
|Indian School Of Business||Mohali||INR 24,20,000|
|Shailesh J. Mehta School Of Management||Mumbai||INR 1,06,000|
|National Institute Of Industrial Engineering||Mumbai||INR 3,81,000|
|Management Development Institute||Gurgaon||INR 9,77,000|
|Indian Institute Of Foreign Trade||New Delhi||INR 8,10,000|
|Christ University||Bangalore||INR 1,53,000|
|Sp Jain Institute Of Management And Research||Mumbai||INR 12,00,000|
|Institute Of Management Technology||Ghaziabad||INR 13,20,000|
|Kj Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies And Research||Mumbai||INR 1,02,000|
|Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies||Mumbai||INR 6,58,000|
Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria set by institutes or a particular exam conduction body. To appear for any qualifying national exam, candidates have to abide by certain eligibility criteria of that exam.
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Aspirants with least 50% marks in Graduation (under the 10+2+3 plan) from a recognized university are exempted from the entrance test for admission.
Interested applicants with beneath 50% marks in graduation are required to pass in the test (MAT/CAT/XAT/ATMA/some other state level test.) to be qualified for the interview. There will be no cut off score.
Interested applicants, if not passed in any specified test and with less than 50% marks in graduation, are required to appear in the Aptitude test to be conducted by AIMA/Study centers. They might be given provisional admission with a commitment that they will appear in the Aptitude Test whenever finalized.
PGPM entrance exams in India
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Marketing Management I||Accounting for Managers|
|Quantitative Methods||Business Communication|
|Financial Management I||Marketing Management II|
|Organizational Behaviour||Operations Management|
|Managerial Economics||Financial Management II|
|Information Systems for Managers||Human Resource Management|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Macroeconomics & Bus. Env.||Management Control Systems|
|Business Research Methods||Optional Free Elective I|
|Enterprise-wide Information Systems||Soft Skills Lab II|
|Legal Environment of Business||Business Strategy II|
|Soft Skills I||Bus. Ethics and Corp. Governance|
|Business Strategy I||Marketing Information Technology|
Business management graduates can get job offers in numerous fields such as public and private sectors, non-profit organizations, marketing, finance or can run own business. Skilled professionals in this career can also apply for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. The impact of liberalization and privatization has increased the need for managers in business establishments across all the sectors of the economy.
The globalization of business industry has created multiple employment opportunities for young aspirants. After completion of course in the field of business administration, one can start his/her own business or can join any MNC or corporate houses. There is an immense interest for business management degree holders in the significant fields of management.
Business Administration and management graduates can also seek employment in various sectors such as investment firms, banks, corporate houses, financial institutions, export/import companies, media, and industries. Business management graduates can also choose to become entrepreneurs.
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful graduates/ postgraduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Tourism manager||Tourism managers promote tourism in their area through promoting, advertising efforts and techniques, and give help to tourists.||309,216|
|Retail Manager||A retail business manager is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term operations and financial success of a business or store.||530,000|
|Hotel Catering Manager|
They are responsible for running the day-to-day catering operations and services in restaurants, hotels, and resorts.
|Manager||The manager is an employee who is responsible for planning, directing and overseeing the operations and fiscal health of a business unit, division, department, or an operating unit within an organization.||701,361|
|Sale-purchase Assist. Manager||A purchasing manager buys products for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, review product quality, and often supervise purchasing agents and buyers.||714,557|