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December 3, 2022
Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, one of the top ranked business schools in India, has closed its application process for admission 2023 on November 25, 2022. Shortlist of candidates will be announced after declaration of CAT 2022 result. MDI will accept only CAT and GMAT Scores for Admissions. Based on past trends, the expected CAT cut off for MDI is between 93-95%ile and is amongst the highest in non-IIM B-schools.
MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023

Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, one of the top ranked business schools in India, has closed its application process for Admission 2023 on November 25, 2022 without any extension. MDI Gurgaon will accept only CAT and GMAT Scores for Admissions 2023. Regarded as one of the best B-schools, MDI Gurgaon offers AICTE approved two years full time PGDM/PGDM-HRM and PGDM-IB programs apart from other two year online PGDM, one year PGDM, and doctoral programs.

Read this article to know the key USPs, MDI Gurgaon and all about its application and selection process, fee, expected cut offs, placements and more.

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Table of Contents

  1. MDI Gurgaon: Key Highlights and USPs
  2. MDI Gurgaon Fees, MDI Gurgaon Seats, Programmes offered
  3. MDI Gurgaon Placements 2022
  4. MDI Gurgaon Batch Profile
  5. MDI Gurgaon Admission Eligibility Criteria 2023
  6. MDI Gurgaon Application Process: How to Apply for Admission at MDI Gurgaon?
  7. MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023: Important Dates
  8. MDI Gurgaon Admission Criteria 2023: Salient Points
  9. MDI Gurgaon: Key Differentiators
  10. MDI Gurgaon Admission 2024

Let us start with why you should consider and to apply for MDI Gurgaon admission 2023 alongwith IIMs and other top B-schools.

1. MDI Gurgaon: Key Highlights & USPs

1.1 Top Ranked B-School: MDI Gurgaon has consistently been ranked amongst the top B-schools in the country. In the B-School Ranking 2022 MDI Gurgaon was ranked #9 and in the NIRF Ranking 2022 Management, MDI Gurgaon is Ranked #13 among top 125 management institutes in India. MDI was ranked #41 in Asia and #201-250 Globally in QS Global MBA Rankings 2023. Ranked #5 in Business World, #8 in Business Today, #2 in Outlook, #7 in The Week, #8 in India Today.

1.2 Accreditation: MDI Gurgaon has prestigious International Accreditations from AACSB, AMBA and SAQS. MDI also has NBA Accreditation.

1.3 MDI Gurgaon Placements 2022 at par with top IIMs: MDI Gurgaon Placements 2022 have remained high and are at par with top IIMs. MDI Gurgaon has registered highest package of Rs.1.14 Crores offered in IT & Operations domain. Average package has gone up at Rs.26.65 LPA in 2022 from Rs.23.15 LPA in 2021.

1.4 International Partnerships: With a vision to be a Global B-School, MDI Gurgaon has partnered with top management institutes and universities across the world including England, USA, Canada, Denmark, Australia, Austria, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, China, Japan, South Korea, Greece, Portugal, Italy, Russia, Poland, Netherlands among many others for student and faculty exchange.

1.5 Highly Qualified & Experienced Faculty:  Faculty at MDI Gurgaon is a healthy blend of academicians, policy makers, administrators and managers. The faculty members are drawn from top Indian and Global institutes and are research focused. Most of the faculty members have doctoral degree or are pursuing the same and have rich industry experience as well. As a consequence, MDI students are able to get a rich mix of academic research as well as best practices from industry. 

2. MDI Gurgaon Fees, Intake, Programs Offered
MDI Gurgaon fees for different programs that it offers is shared below along with the program wise MDI Gurgaon Seats.

2 Years Full Time Programmes
MDI Gurgaon Fees
MDI Gurgaon Seats
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management–Human Resource Management (PGDM-HRM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management- International Business (PGDM-IB)

Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurugram, offers AICTE approved PGDM programmes. Apart from the 2 years full time PGDM programmes, MDI Gurgaon also offers following management programmes suitable for different category of candidates:

  • 18 Months Post Graduate Programme in Management – Business Management 
  • 2 Years Online Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Online PGDM)
  • 2 Years PGDM Executive Programme
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Public Policy and Management (PGDM-PPM)
  • Fellow Programme in Management

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3. MDI Gurgaon Placements 2022
MDI Gurgaon has a consistent record of excellent placement. The maximum and average compensation packages at MDI Gurgaon have been rising year after year. MDI concluded its placement 2022 for the batch 2020-2022 with 15% rise in average salary which has gone up at Rs.26.65 LPA from Rs.23.15 LPA in 2021. Highest salary, offered in IT & Operations domain,  registered 159% hike and has gone up at Rs.1.14 crores in 2022 from Rs.44 lakhs last year. MDI Gurgaon achieved yet again the 100% placement for the large batch of 391 students comprising 231 students from PGDM, 58 students from PGDM-HRM and 102 from PGDM-IB Program.

3.1 MDI Gurgaon Placements 2022: Key Highlights
Key Highlights in MDI Placement 2022 are:

  • 100% Placement for the large batch of 391 students
  • Median Salary up at Rs. 23.50 LPA in 2022 from Rs.23 LPA last year
  • Average Salary for PGDM & PGDM IB is Up by 15% at Rs.26.65 LPA from Rs.23.15 LPA last year
  • Average Salary for PGDM-HRM is up at Rs.23.80 LPA in 2022
  • Highest Salary in 2022 rose by 159% at Rs.1.14 Crores from Rs.44 Lakhs last year
  • 131 PPOs were offered by the participating companies
  • 87 Companies participated in Placement 2022
  • 35 were the First time Recruiters
  • Top Recruiters in Placement 2022 included Amazon, Accenture, Deloitte, PwC, Cognizant, ICICI Bank, Microsoft, Aditya Birla, Godrej, Goldman Sachs among others
  • IT & Operations domain offered highest salary of Rs.1.14 Cr
  • Consulting & General Management domain rolled out maximum number of 171 offers
  • Maximum offers made by a single company were 38 Read More

4. MDI Gurgaon Batch Profile
MDI Gurgaon started the on-campus induction process for its diverse 2022-24 batches of the PGDM, PGDM-HRM and PGDM-IB programs on July 25, 2022. Dr. Rajesh Chakrabarti, Director, MDI Gurgaon, and Dr. Sangeeta Shah Bharadwaj, Dean, Graduate Programmes, welcomed the new students at the inaugural ceremony. The inaugural address was delivered by Mrs. Rohini Singh, Senior Global Operating Leader, Global Delivery Head, Genpact, and an MDI Gurgaon alumnus.

4.1 MDI Gurgaon Diverse Batch Profile: Key Highlights
Below are the key highlights of MDI Gurgaon batch diversity

Academic Diversity

Batch 2022-24
Science – B Sc. / Non Med
Commerce (B Com)
Arts/ Humanities

Gender Diversity

Male & Female students
Batch 2022-24
Number of Male Participants
Number of Female Participants

5. MDI Gurgaon Admission Eligibility Criteria 2023
There is a slight difference in the MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023 eligibility criteria for PGDM/PGDM-HRM and for PGDM-IB programmes

  • For MDI Gurgaon PGDM & PGDM HRM admission eligibility criteria, the candidate must hold a minimum 3 years’ bachelor's degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  • To meet the PGDM IB eligibility criteria, the candidate must hold a 4 years’ bachelor's degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA  
  • For PGDM IB admission, a minimum of 1 year (one-year) of work experience post-qualification (4-year's Bachelor's degree) is required as on December 31, 2022
  • For all the three programs, the applicant must have also scored a minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in class 10 and 12.
  • A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who  will be completing all requirements for obtaining the Bachelor’s degree by 30th June, 2023 can also apply to the PGDM and PGDM-HRM programmes, subject to furnishing evidence to that effect latest by 1st October, 2023.
  • Applicant should appear in CAT or GMAT

6. MDI Gurgaon Application Process: How to Apply for Admission at MDI Gurgaon?
MDI Gurgaon offers facility to use a single common online application form to apply for all three programmes. The form is made available at MDI website for its both campuses – MDI Gurgaon and MDI Murshidabad. The application fee is Rs.3000/-.  

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The candidates seeking admission to various PGDM programmes 2023-25 at MDI Gurgaon should appear in CAT 2022 on November 27, 2022. Key details of MDI Gurgaon Application process for admission 2023 are:

  • There is a combined online application form for MDI Gurgaon (PGDM/PGDM-HRM/PGDM-IB) & MDI Murshidabad (PGDM). The form is available on the MDI website with necessary instructions.
  • Online registration process is open till Friday, November 25, 2022, 17:00 hrs.
  • Candidates have to make an online payment of Rs. 3000 (Rupees three thousand only) inclusive of 18% GST irrespective of the number of programmes they apply for.
  • Candidates applying for both MDI Gurgaon and MDI Murshidabad have to make an online payment of Rs. 3590 (Rupees three thousand five hundred ninety only) inclusive of 18% GST.
  • NRI Candidates for MDI Gurgaon and Foreign Nationals/ Gulf Quota/ OCI candidates for MDI Murshidabad will have to make an online payment of Rs. 8496 (Rupees eight thousand four hundred ninety six only) inclusive of 18% GST

MDI Gurgaon Application Process: Step by Step Guide
After completing your registration as new user, you need to complete the application form in following steps

Step-1: Fill Personal Details
On the first page you should fill your name, father’s & mother’s name, email ID, Password, Country, Mobile number and submit at Sign up column

MDI Gurgaon Application Process

Step 1.1: Check Confirmation & Activate Your Account
After completing the step 1, you will receive the confirmation message. You should now click on ‘Activate Your Account’. An OTP will be received by you on email and mobile, verify it and proceed to complete the remaining part of MDI registration process

MDI Gurgaon Application Process

Step-2: Complete CAT 2022 Registration & Personal Details
On the next page, you need to fill information on CAT 2022 registration number and personal details with address

MDI Gurgaon Application Process

Step-3: Upload Photo & Signature
After completing your entrance exam details and personal details, now you should upload your photo and signature of required size as below

MDI Gurgaon Application Process

Step-4: Fill Your Work Experience
The next step is to fill your work experience details. All the details should be correct else your candidature may be cancelled

MDI Gurgaon Application Process

Step-5: Fill the Details of Extra Curricular Activities
On this page of MDI Application form, you need to fill the correct details of your extra curricular activities of inter-collegiate, institute and higher level of sports, cultural, literary and others

MDI Gurgaon Application Process

Step-6: Document Details
The required documents are to be uploaded on this page of requisite size like copy of Identification, Class 10, 12 and graduation marksheet/degree among others. 

MDI Gurgaon Application Process

7. MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023: Important Dates
The first step to participate in MDI Gurgaon Admission Process 2023 is to apply for CAT 2022 and also apply to MDI Gurgaon separately. Following are the key dates for MDI Gurgaon Admission process 2023

7.1 CAT 2022 Exam Dates
CAT 2022 is the mandatory exam for MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023: Below are the important CAT 2022 exam dates

MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023 Activity through CAT 2022
Key Dates
Register & Apply for CAT 2022
From Aug 3 to Sep 21, 2022
CAT score is accepted by MDI
CAT 2022 Exam Date
Nov 27, 2022
Take CAT 2022 at test centre

7.2 MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023 Dates
Apart from applying and appearing for CAT 2022, you need to apply and participate in MDI Gurgaon admission process 2023. Important dates for MDI Gurgaon Admission process 2023 are as below 

MDI Gurgaon Admission Application 2023 Start date
September 21, 2022
Apply online only
MDI Gurgaon Application Fees for Admission 2023
Fee is same for all category students
MDI Gurgaon + MDI Murshidabad Application Fees for Admission 2023
Same Fees for all
Last date to apply for MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023
November 25, 2022
Closes at 5 PM; Don’t Expect Extension
MDI Gurgaon Short List Announcement for final selection round 2023
February 2023, 1st week
After Declaration of CAT 2022 Result in Jan 2023 first/ second week
Final Selection PI Round
February to April 2023
Need to score high in PI Round

8. MDI Gurgaon Admission Criteria 2023: Salient Points
Here are the key highlights of  MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023 process:

8.1 Acceptable Entrance Exams
MDI Gurgaon will accept only CAT 2022 and GMAT exam score to shortlist the candidates for final selection round.

8.2 MDI Gurgaon Cut Offs  
MDI Gurgaon cut offs are not declared. However, going by the past trends, MDI Gurgaon cut offs may have a range between 93 and 95 percentile in CAT 2022 for admission 2023.

8.3 MDI Gurgaon Shortlist Criteria
MDI Gurgaon shortlist criteria consider Academic score of candidates, Work experience, Diversity, alongwith the CAT Exam score cut offs. The Shortlisting for GDPI round will be done on the basis of the details provided in the application form and their CAT or GMAT scores.

8.4 Final Selection 
Final Selection Round at MDI Gurgaon has components like Group Discussion, Written Test and Personal Interview. Final Admission offer is based on all the above parameters in final selection round at MDI Gurgaon.

The Shortlisted candidates will be called for the selection process between February and April 2023 at a center in one of the following cities: Bangalore, Gurugram, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai and Mumbai. Centers other than Gurugram are tentative. The final selection of the candidates will be based on weightages of CAT-2022/valid GMAT score, PI, Academic merit, academic diversity, work experience and social diversity etc.

The GDPI process may also be conducted online through zoom for which the intimation will be given to the short-listed candidates in advance.

8.5 MDI Gurgaon Admission 2023: Final Merit List Generation 

Final Selection 2023 Component
Weightage Percentage
CAT 2022 Score
Application Score (Includes Class X & XII score, Academic Diversity, Gender Diversity, Work Experience)
Personal Interview (PI)

*Weightages are subject to change 


9. MDI Gurgaon: Key Differentiators

9.1 The PGDM programs at MDI Gurgaon have been carefully designed to meet the needs of today’s business and develop professional managers who can achieve high levels of excellence at responsible positions in global environment management.

9.2 The ideal candidate seeking admission to MDI Gurgaon is the one who apart from having all the eligibility criteria points, has good communication & analytical skills and should possess the ability to take challenges

9.3 The teaching-learning method at MDI Gurgaon includes lectures, case studies, seminars, live projects, group discussions, role plays, business games, experiential learning activities, field visits. The curriculum is regularly revised with the help of industry professionals to reflect current business needs.

10. MDI Gurgaon Admission 2024
There are many young students who wish to appear in CAT and apply for MDI Gurgaon admission this year but since they are in the second year or third year of their bachelor’s degree course and are not eligible this year, but can apply for MDI Gurgaon MBA admission 2024 through CAT 2023. For the last 2-3 years, MDI Gurgaon admission policy has remained on same lines and it is expected that the MDI Gurgaon admission 2024 process will remain on similar lines as this year. You need to begin your CAT preparation and by the time you become eligible to appear in CAT 2023, you would have completed a large part of your CAT exam preparation which will help you score high in the exam and improve your chances for MDI Gurgaon admission 2024.

MDI Gurgaon is one of the top ranking business schools in India with a vision to be a ‘Global Business School’. The institute integrates knowledge, research, industry experience and international exposure to offer comprehensive programmes. It is the first Indian Business School and second in Asia to get international accreditation for its courses from ‘Association of MBAs’ (AMBA), UK. MDI is also South Asian Quality Systems (SAQS) accredited by AMDISA in 2005. The PG Programmes in Management offered by MDI are recognized and accredited by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi. Its PGDM has been awarded A Grade by the National Board of Accredited All India Council for Technical Education.

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