Management Development Institute,Gurugram,Haryana

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Management College Name

Management Development Institute (MDI)

is one of the premier business schools in India. It was established in 1973 and is located in Gurgaon, a commercial hub near the Indian capital of New Delhi. Its second campus has come up near Murshidabad, West Bengal. The Murshidabad campus was inaugurated by Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on 24 August 2014.

Admission Process

Common Admission Test (CAT)

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

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Important Dates for Admission to the PGPM/PGP-HRM/PGP-IM Programme

MDI Online Application form availabilityMonday, September 5, 2016 to Friday, December 2, 2016
Last Date for submission of Application Form at MDIFriday, December 2, 2016,17:00 Hrs
CAT Test dateSunday, December 4, 2016


  • The candidates must have 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in both X and XII. The candidate must have minimum 3 year’s Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from any University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.


Block C, Sukhrali, Sector 17, Gurugram, Haryana 122007,  India 

Year of Establishment

Founded in  1973

College Type

Autonomous Business School

Motto –योगः कर्म सुकौशलम् (“Yogāh Kārmāsu Kaushālām”) Perfection in action is Yoga


MDI consistently ranks among the top 10 business schools in India.

  • Business World’s 2014 rankings ranked at #5 overall,
  • Business Today’s 2014 rankings MDI at #6.
  • ranked #8 by MBA Universe’s 2013 Rankings
  • ranked No. 6 by the 2012 edition of CNBC-TV18’s Top B-Schools in India
  • ranked No. 6 by Outlook magazine

Program offered in Management Development Institute

  1.  Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

  2.  Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM)
  3.  Post Graduate Programme in International Management (PGPIM)
  4.  National Management Programme (NMP)
  5.  Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management
  6.  Fellow Programme in Management
  7.  Executive Fellow Programme in Management
  8.  Part Time Post Graduate Programme in Management (PT-PGPM)

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1.Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

PGPM is the flagship programme of MDI. It is one of the most coveted programmes and ranks among the best across the top B-Schools in India. It is the first 2-year post-graduate programme of the country to be accredited by a global accreditation body (i.e. AMBA). (Association of MBAs), UK. The current intake for this programme is around 240.

2.Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM)

Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management was launched in collaboration with the National HRD Network in July 2004 at MDI. The current intake for this programme is around 60.

3.Post Graduate Programme in International Management (PGPIM)

Post Graduate Programme in International Management (PGP-IM) was launched in June, 2006, in collaboration with the European School of Management (ESCP-EAP), France. The dual degree programme is delivered partly in India (MDI) and partly in Europe (ESCP-EAP campuses). After a stint at MDI, graduates have the option to spend about 4 months in Turin, Paris, Madrid or Berlin where they get exposed to class room teaching as well as least 4–6 months of internship. The program includes foreign languages training as part of the curriculum. The course has an annual intake of around 35.

4.National Management Programme (NMP)

The National Management Programme (NMP) is a 15-month full-time MBA programme and was launched in 1988 with the support of the Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India. NMP is designed for young managers working in both public and private enterprises across different sectors of the economy. This programme has the approval of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Government of India and is accredited by AMBA, UK. For admissions to the NMP, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and minimum 5 years of post-qualification executive work experience. The Program has strong academic collaboration with ESCP-Europe. Under the aegis of International education module, NMP participants spend 1.5 months in ESCP-Europe.

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5.Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management

The programme in Public Policy and Management is sponsored by the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India. It is designed to equip experienced Government Officials with relevant management concepts, skills and techniques in policy formulation, policy interpretation/analysis and policy implementation. The first year of the Diploma programme is full-time residential and includes a six-week term at the George Mason University, Washington DC. During the second year, the participants return to their respective work locations but continue to work on a dissertation on a relevant topic of their interest.

6.Fellow Programme in Management

The objective of Fellow Programme in Management is to develop outstanding scholars for careers in teaching and research at leading business schools. To accomplish this, the Programme provides students with academic knowledge and research skills that make them specialised researchers, with adequate depth of knowledge in various knowledge-domains of management. The FPM programme is largely residential in nature and would take approximately three to four years to complete. During this period, the student goes through appropriate course work and the Doctorate is conferred post a research thesis evaluation which to be done at the end of the Programme. The Thesis should make a significant contribution to the discipline of management or to one of its source disciplines.

7.Executive Fellow Programme in Management

The Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) caters to the scholarly needs of working business executives and is largely a non-residential programme. The programme offers opportunities for enhancing executives’ research and consulting skills, professional competence and leadership skills through its carefully designed curriculum. Its course structure is similar to that of FPM with special emphasis given on knowledge domain areas like Business Policy and Strategy Management, Finance, Human Resource and Organizational Development, Human Resource Management, Information Management, Marketing and Operations Management.

8.Part Time Post Graduate Programme in Management (PT-PGPM)

The Part Time Post Graduate Programme in Management (Formerly Executive Management Programme) at MDI is a three-year course which requires a minimum of three years of post qualification executive work experience.


Management Development Institute was formed as an autonomous body in 1973, primarily setup as an institute for training, consulting & research activities. Dr. T. N. Kapoor was the first Director of the institute. The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) was started in 1994.