Great Lakes PGDM Admission 2018

Last Date to Apply

Cycle 3: 30 April 2018

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About Great Lakes PGDM Admission

Great Lakes PGDM Admission for fresher and work experienced candidates will be done on the basis of CAT/XAT/CMAT and GMAT scores. Great Lakes PGDM Admission application form submission date will end on 28 February 2018 for Cycle 1 and for Cycle 2 the last date for the application is 31  March 2018.

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai is a world-class management institute which offers 2-year full-time PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) program with focusing on preparing leadership talent.

Great Lakes PGDM Admission Important Dates 2018


Event  2018 Dates

Great Lakes PGDM Application starts

Cycle 1: 7 September 2017

Last Date of Submission

  • Cycle 1: Extended to 28 February 2018
  • Cycle 2: 31 March 2018
  • Cycle 3: 30 April 2018

PGPM Application Deadline
-(For Candidates having work experience
of more than 2 years)

 1st week of March 2018

The candidates who are appearing in GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT are eligible to apply for PGDM program at Great Lakes. Candidates can apply individually for both great lakes centre at Chennai and Gurgaon as well because both Institutes are autonomous. Great lakes offer following full time and corporate management programs:

  • PGPM (Post Graduation Program in Management) full-time program for the candidates who have 2-year work experience in management industry.
  • PGXPM (Post Graduate Executive Program in Management).
  • PGPM Flex (Post Graduate Program in Management Flex).
  • PGPBA (Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics).

PGDM Program at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai specialised in 6 areas:

  • Finance
  • Operation
  • OB and Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Business Analytics
  • IT and Economics

This page gives you details about the full-time PGDM program offered at Great Lakes.

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Great Lakes PGDM Admission Eligibility criteria

Academic Qualification: All applicants should have done graduation in any discipline from a recognised institution.

  • The candidates in the final year of Graduation can apply provided they have the proof of graduation and mark sheet by June 30.
  • College or university rank holder candidates will have a preference in terms of extra weightage gained as part of the selection process.
  • Fresher, as well as the candidates having minimum 24 months of work experience in management industry candidates, are also eligible to apply

Age: There is no any age limitation for PGDM program in Great Lake Institute of Management.

Qualifying Entrance Exam: The candidate must appear in GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT exam before applying for PGDM program at Great Lakes Institute of Management.

  • Great Lakes Institute of Management will accept CAT score of the year 2016 & 2017 or XAT score of the year 2017 & 2018 or GMAT score taken after January 1, 2016, or CMAT score of the year 2017 & 2018 for admission in PGDM.

Great Lakes PGDM Admission Application form and Admit Card

Candidates who are fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply online for admission in PGDM program at Great Lakes Institute of Management. The last date for admission in Gurgaon campus (Cycle 3) is 30  April 2018.

The application form is available only on the official website of Great Lakes Institute of Management.There are three steps to submit the application form:

Click Here to Apply

  • STEP 1: Candidates can visit the official website for applying.
  • STEP 2: Candidates need to provide all the details asked in the registration form.
    Candidates will have to provide official email ID. The recommendation letter will be collected from the finally selected student’s recommenders.
  • STEP 3: Candidates can pay for the application form through Net Banking or Credit Card or Debit Card, and cash will be deposited only at authorised centre Great Lakes Chennai and Great Lakes Gurgaon.
  • STEP 4: The candidates have to fill the registration form and submit it.

Submission of Great Lakes PGDM Application Form

The application form has to be submitted through online mode only. The candidates must keep the Printout of the submitted registration form for future admission process. The last date for the submission of the Cycle 2 Applications for PGDM Admission 2018-20 is 31 March 2018.

Great Lakes PGDM Admission Fees

Great Lakes PGDM Application fee: Rs 2000

Fee structure for PGDM Program in Great Lakes Institute of management



Tuition and Academic Fee

Rs 6,80,000

Program fee

Rs 3,66,000


Rs 3,30,000


Rs 1,54,000

Caution Deposit

Rs 10,000

Alumni Subscription

Rs 5,000


Rs 5,000


Rs 15,50,000

The candidates can avail loan from the bank which Great Lakes Institute of Management tied up with.

Great Lakes PGDM Admission Result and Counselling

The selection process will be done on the basis of candidate’s GMAT or CAT or XAT or CMAT score, previous academic performance, Work experience and personal interview. Details about all of these mentioned below:

Academic Abilities: candidates with Consistent academic background and ability to sustain pressure will help to be shortlisted for admission.

Rank holders: Good rank holders in college and university will have special preference in shortlisting process.

Standard Test Score: Great lakes always consider GMAT or CAT or XAT or CMAT score in the overall assessment.

Great Lakes PGDM Personal Interview Schedule

Greate Lakes PGDM Admission 2018

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Great Lakes PGDM Placement

Great Lakes have excellent placement record since the Institute started. Average CTC was 9.02 lakhs per annum for PGDM 2014-16. Last year PGDM placement process attracted some leading companies which below:

TVS Michelin

JP Morgan

Bajaj Finserv Photon Infotech Olam International ZEE Network
DCB Bank IDBI capitals ZS Mindtree
Deloitte Dell Cognizant Axis Bank

Great Lakes PGDM Admission Contact

Great Lakes Institute of Management, 
Dr. Bala V. Chandar campus, 
East Coast Road, Manamai village, 
Kancheepuram District, 
Tamil Nadu- 603102,

Phone: +914430809000
Fax: 914430809001

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