Great Lakes PGPM admission 2018 opens: CAT/XAT scores accepted; offers 2 admission cycles

Great Lakes Institute of Management
Tuesday, August 22 2017, 09:06 AM
Great Lakes Institute of Management, with campuses in Chennai and Gurgaon, has announced the commencement of admission for its flagship full time One Year PGPM. The admission announcement is for academic session 2018–2019 which will commence in April/May 2018.
“The admission season last year saw the new benchmarks set in the context of both application count and in-class student quality” Prof Easwar Krishna Iyer, Director-Admissions, Great Lakes

Great Lakes Institute of Management, a premier B-school in the country with campuses in Chennai and Gurgaon, has announced the commencement of admission for its flagship full time One Year Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM). The admission announcement is for academic session 2018–2019 which will commence in April/May 2018. 

Admission process with 2 cycles

There will be two cycles of admission and the deadlines for applying are:
Cycle-1: November 30, 2017
Cycle-2: January 24, 2018.

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Eligibility to apply

  • All applicants are required to appear for GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT before applying.

  • CAT 2016 & 2017, XAT 2017 & 2018 and GMAT scores taken in and after Jan-2015 or CMAT scores of the year 2017 will be considered for PGPM 2018 admissions intake.

  • Applicants should have bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or institute.

  • PGPM applicants should have minimum full time work experience of 2 years by March, 2018.

  • Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can apply online on the institute’s website www.greatlakes.edu.in.

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PGPM: Programme with high placement record
PGPM at Great Lakes has witnessed consistently rising placements. Leading recruiters like Accenture, Aditya Birla, Amazon, Cognizant, Deloitte, Dell, DCM Shriram, E&Y, Genpact, HCL, HSBC Technologies, Infosys, L&T, TCS, Wipro among others made offers in placement 2017.

Average CTC offered stood at INR 12.33 lakhs with an e-commerce multinational making an offer with Highest CTC of INR 34.5 lakhs. 342 students out of the batch of 398 took up offers on campus, 1 student opted out of placement process and 53 who were on sabbaticals chose to go back to their parent organizations.

PGPM: High value programme
The Great Lakes PGPM, is a fast track one year MBA program for professionals, leverages a global faculty pool, peer learning among the diverse pool of experienced students, extensive industry networking and experiential learning. The PGPM at Chennai campus is among the few programs in the country to have the prestigious global accreditation from AMBA, UK as well as SAQS. Great Lakes’ PGPM has been consistently ranked in the top 10 one year MBA programs in the country. The program was ranked 6th by Outlook, 7thby Business Today & 9th by Business World in the period 2015 – 2016. 

Fee structure for PGPM
Total fee for 1 year PGPM 2017-18, including lodging & boarding, according to Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai is Rs. 18.94 lakhs

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai is the youngest and the 7th B school in India receiving AMBA accreditation. AMBA accreditation builds the international credibility of the Institute and Great Lakes accomplished to build this reputation in just a decade. In 2015, Great Lakes received the SAQS accreditation making it one of the few B-Schools in India to receive two prestigious international accreditations.

The PGPM at Great Lakes has been consistently ranked among the top 10 one year MBA programs in the country.

Highly ranked Great Lakes Institute of Management was founded in the year 2004 in Chennai. The B school offers PGPM and PGDM programmes with variety of specializations. Padma Shri Prof Bala V Balachandran, founder and dean of the B school is a J. L. Kellogg Distinguished Professor (Emeritus in service) of Accounting and Information Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA; Executive Professor and Strategy Advisor to the Dean, Bauer College, University of Houston, Texas, USA.

Great Lakes has 50+ full time faculty and 130+ visiting faculty including over 20 international faculty from top global schools like Yale, Kellogg, Stanford, etc. Further collaborations with world’s leading institutions like University of Houston, Georgia State University, University of Bordeaux, Hongkong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), etc., have helped Great Lakes in globally benchmarking its programs. Great Lakes has a 27.5 acres LEED Platinum rated green campus in Chennai and a second campus in Gurgaon (Delhi-NCR). Great Lakes alumni currently work at world renowned organizations both in India and overseas across 30 countries.

Speaking about the commencement of admission process, Prof. Easwar Krishna Iyer, Admissions Director, Great Lakes Institute of Management said "The admission season last year saw the new benchmarks set in the context of both application count and in-class student quality. We are expecting that the momentum would continue this year as well and we will have an exceptional set of students in the class of 2018-19". 

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