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What are the benefits of the CMD’s PGDM for students interested in Business Management?

Centre for Management Development was set up in year 1983 as per the vision of noted philanthropist & industrialist Dr. K. N. Modi (Modi Industries).

The mantle of guidance has now moved over to Dr. D. K. Modi {MBA (Geneva), B. Tech (BHU), PhD (Lucknow University) D. Lit (Switzerland).} & his visionary Leadership.

The 3200+ strong body of alumni is making difference in business & Industry, both in India & abroad.

The CMD’s PGDM provides the benefits of an MBA programme... and more! Alike to most top MBA program, the PGDM offered by CMD, develops the practical knowledge and the quantitative and qualitative skills needed for successful management careers and also imbues in students the necessary soft skills needed to survive in today's business environment.

  • The Student will earn a PGDM approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) accredited for Business and approved by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as equivalent to an MBA
  • You will be able to strap up your skills in an environment characterized by continuous learning, excellent teaching and a high degree of interaction with faculty and student colleagues
  • You will have the opportunity to pursue your career interests in one or more of the following areas: Finance, General Management, Human Resources, Information Technology , Marketing, International Business, Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Other benefits are (USPs):
    • Foreign Educational Visit
    • Laptop
    • Wi- Fi  Zone (Campus &Hostel)
    • Book Bank
    • Foreign Language
    • Uniform and Utility Bag
    • Personality Development & Industrial Interaction Workshops
    • Presentation &Speaking Skill Sessions
    • Industry Centric Value added Certificate Courses
Is the CMD’s full-time PGDM equivalent to an MBA?

The industry generally considers most of the postgraduate programmes as being equivalent to MBA. In fact the IIMs also do not offer an MBA. But for an institute to formally claim that their programme is equivalent to an MBA, the institute would have to go to the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and get an equivalence certificate from them. CMD is proud to announce that its full-time PGDM programme has been formally certified by the AIU as being equivalent to an MBA.

Is there a Dual Specialization Option?

Yes. There is dual specialization offered in the second year of curriculum. Students can choose to specialize in any of the two functional areas i.e. Marketing, Finance, IT, Human Resources

How will I know if my application has been received?

You will be intimated via email if you are missing any application material. Telephone calls or emails regarding the status of your application cannot be entertained for obvious reasons. Please remember to mention your C-MAT/CAT/MAT/ id as reference in all communication with CMD.

I am not a graduate in business studies; can I still apply for CMD's business management programmes?

Yes, students are not restricted by the course they have chosen for undergraduate programme. They will be selected based on academic achievements, demonstrated leadership, and potential to become a successful manager.

I'm in final year of graduation; can I still apply for the full time PGDM programme?

If you are expecting to get your results within three months of the start of the programme, you can apply .If you are unable to do so, you will have to drop out of the programme.

What is the Fee Structure for PGDM Programme?

For detailed fee structure for full time PGDM 2012, please refer to the annual prospectus & Visit

How are students of the PGDM programme evaluated? What measures their success in the programme?

CMD has adopted a system of continuous evaluation to motivate all students to gain excellence. The system is rigorous, requiring students to put in adequate hours of study. At the same time it is interactive and allows students to sharpen their knowledge of the subject by engaging in class discussions, case analysis and presentation, role-plays and interactive games and exercises and written tests and quizzes. Students are continually informed of their performance in relation to the required and expected standards.

I'm interested in applying to CMD, how can I obtain a copy of the brochure and application form?

The Admissions Coordinator on campus provides comprehensive information on the issue of prospectus and application form. Please also refer to the national English dailies on information regarding the issue of the prospectus. Alternatively, those interested can apply as well. For additional queries please email:

Does CMD provide Financial Assistance to deserving students?

The institute assists students in obtaining educational loans through nationalized banks. Scholarships are provided to students based on merit as well as need.

What about the accommodation facilities at CMD?

CMD has well-appointed exclusive boys & Girls hostel within the campus. Notably, it is fully furnished, networked and has Wi-Fi facility.

How is CMD rated in the industry?

CMD is rated very high by the industry and has been able to secure very good placements for its students in top-class companies. The continuous industry-institute interaction at CMD, by way of conferences, seminars, etc., helps students to garner a keen sense of business acumen.

What is the current Placement Scenario at CMD?

CMD's full-time PGDM programme has gained acceptance by the industry as evidenced by excellent placement in blue chip companies.

What types of jobs are offered to CMD graduates?

CMD students are placed in diverse areas such as manufacturing, information sector, service sector, financial sector, FMCG, etc. according to their chosen areas of specialization.

Can I apply for PSU, PhD & other Government jobs after the completion of PGDM from CMD?

Yes, CMD’s PGDM program is AIU approved so CMDians can apply for PSU, PhD & other Government jobs. You can visit:

I'm interested in recruiting students from CMD, whom do I contact?

All placements are routed through the Placement Coordinator, CMD. For further details please email

I am a CMD alumnus, how can I update my details and get to know of latest happenings at CMD?

CMD has an active alumni association. Latest information can be updated by logging onto the CMD website under the alumni option. Further, details can be sent to the Alumni Association Coordinator at The CMD Newsletter contains a gist of the latest happenings at CMD and each issue is sent by email to the active members of theAlumni Association, and also placed in our website.

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