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3 Year PGDM Courses

The Programme

Keeping in view the commitment of NDIM to provide avenues for post-experience management education in the country, three-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) was introduced in 2008. Like the 2-year PGDM, this programme is also recognized and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.

The programme is designed for those young professionals and entrepreneurs in public and private sectors who cannot spare two years of regular study at the campus and are yet keen on acquiring same qualification, managerial knowledge and skills. The programme aims to develop conceptual knowledge and behavioral skills to cope up with new challenges in the corporate world, resulting out of globalization of economy. The course curriculum not only imparts knowledge and skills in the basic and functional areas of management, it also compliments basic learning with practical experience of modern corporate practices.

Modular design of the course, divided into six semesters, builds a strong foundation in the basic areas of management and also allows the students to acquire specializations in the areas of their interest. Range of courses has been carefully planned to meet emerging needs of employers in a wide variety of businesses and governmental organizations and PSU's.


The three year PGDM programme is divided into six semesters. During the first half of the programme, the participants are required to take a number of compulsory courses in the following areas :

  • Basic areas (Economics, Organizational Behaviour)
  • Techniques (Statistics, Research Methods, IT applications)
  • Functional Areas (Marketing, Finance, Personnel and Operations)
  • Integrative Areas (Business Policy, International Management)

In the second half, participants pursue their special interests in greater depth by taking a number of courses from the list of electives. In the final semester, participants are required to complete their major project work on a topic of interest relating to their organization or as may be assigned by NDIM or chosen by the student.

3 year programme is a flexi-programme. Classes are adjusted as per participants' convenience. Wide choice of subjects and specialisations is available to enhance participants’ skills in their chosen fields of PGDM.

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