MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022: Applications Closed on Nov 26; Check USPs, Fees, Placements, Selection Process News Desk |
November 27, 2021
Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, one of the top ranked business schools in India, has closed its application process for PGDM Admission 2022 on November 26. MDI will accept only CAT and GMAT Scores for Admissions 2022. Based on past trends, the expected CAT cut off for MDI is between 93-95%ile, which is amongst the highest in non-IIM B-schools. Read this article to know the key USPs, Fee, Placements, selection process
MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022

Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, one of the top ranked business schools in India, has closed its Admission 2022 process on November 26, 2021. MDI Gurgaon will accept CAT 2021 and GMAT score for PGDM Admission 2022. Based on past trends, MDI Gurgaon cut off for Admission 2022 is expected to remain between 93-95%ile, which is amongst the highest in non-IIM B-schools.

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MDI Gurgaon is regarded as one of the best management institutes in India. The institute offers AICTE approved two years full time PGDM/PGDM-HRM and PGDM-IB programmes apart from other one year PGDM programmes and doctoral programmes. CAT 2021 exam scores will be the principal shortlisting criterion for GD/PI round in MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022. Read this article to know the key USPs, MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022 process, and all about its application and selection criteria, fee, expected cut offs, placements and more

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Table of Contents
In this article, we shall cover:

  1. Key Highlights and USPs
  2. MDI Gurgaon Fees, Programmes offered, Intake
  3. MDI Gurgaon Placement 2021
  4. MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022 Process: Salient Points
  5. How to Apply for MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022?
  6. MDI Gurgaon Eligibility Criteria for Admission 2022
  7. Important Dates for MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022

Let us start with why you should consider and to apply for MDI Gurgaon admission 2022 alongwith IIMs and other top B-schools.

MDI Gurgaon: Key Highlights & USPs

  • 1. Top Ranked B-School: MDI Gurgaon has consistently been ranked amongst the top B-schools in the country. In the B-School Ranking 2021 MDI Gurgaon was ranked #9 and  in the NIRF Ranking 2021 Management, MDI Gurgaon is Ranked #11 among top management institutes in India.
  • 2. Accreditation: MDI Gurgaon has won International AMBA and SAQS Accreditations. MDI also has NBA Accreditation.
  • 3. Placements 2021 at par with top IIMs: Despite the pandemic situation, the Placement 2021 at MDI Gurgaon have remained high and at par with top IIMs. MDI Gurgaon has registered highest package of Rs.44 LPA, average package of Rs.23.15 LPA and the median package of Rs.23 LPA. On the other hand, IIM Kozhikode registered average salary of  Rs.22.53 LPA; IIM Indore registered average salary of Rs.23.60 LPA and IIM Lucknow registered average salary of Rs. 26 LPA in Placement 2021
  • 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.
  • 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. They have rich industry experience as well. iAs a consequence, MDI students are able to get a rich mix of academic research as well as best practices from industry.

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MDI Gurgaon Fees, Programmes Offered, Seats
MDI Gurgaon offers three main 2 years full time PGDM programmes. Details of Programmes offered, MDI Gurgaon Fees Programme wise and intake is shared below:

2 Years Full Time Programmes
MDI Gurgaon Fees
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, apart from the 2 years full time PGDM programmes, also offers following management programmes suitable for different category of candidates:

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

MDI Gurgaon Placements 2021
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 Gurgaon concluded its placement 2021 recording again 100% placement offers from top recruiters.

The placement season saw an overwhelming response from companies spanning across various functions such as Consulting, General Management, Finance, Strategy, Sales and Marketing, Operations and HR. A plethora of startups also opened their niche profiles to leverage the talent pool at MDI Gurgaon.  

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MDI Gurgaon Final Placement 2021: Key Highlights
Key Highlights in MDI Placement 2021 are:

  • Median Salary up at Rs.23 LPA in 2021 from Rs. 22 LPA last year
  • Average Salary Up by 5% at Rs.23.15 LPA in 2021 from Rs.22.05 LPA last year
  • Offered by Amazon at Rs.44 LPA, Highest Salary in 2021 rose by more than 8.6% from Rs.40.50 LPA last year
  • Number of participating companies increased to 128 in 2021 from 126 last year
  • Number of First time Recruiters increased to 60+ in 2021 from 41 last year
  • Top Recruiters in Placement 2021 included Deloitte, PwC, Cognizant, ICICI Bank in terms of highest number of offers. Amazon made the highest salary offer Read More

MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022: Salient Points & Process
MDI Gurgaon PGDM admission is based on multiple components apart from CAT.GMAT scores. Here are the key highlights of  MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022 criteria:

1. Acceptable Entrance Exams in MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022
MDI Gurgaon will accept only CAT 2021 and GMAT exam score to shortlist the candidates for final selection round.

2. MDI Gurgaon Cut Off  
MDI Gurgaon cut off score is not declared by the institute. However, going by the past trends MDI Gurgaon cut offs may remain between 93 and 95 percentile in CAT 2021 for admission 2022. Alongwith the CAT Exam score cut offs, MDI Gurgaon cut offs include Academic score cut offs; Final Selection Round GD-PI-WAT cut offs and the points awarded for work experience

3. MDI Gurgaon PGDM Admission 2022: Final Selection Process 
MDI Gurgaon admission criteria 2022 in its Final Selection Round for PGDM 2022-24 batch has components like Group Discussion, Written Test and Personal Interview. The Final Admission offer is based on all the above parameters in MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022 final merit generation.

It is possible that, in MDI Gurgaon admission criteria 2022, due to Covid Pandemic, GD & Written Test may be waived and PI may be conducted online through zoom for which the intimation will be given to the short-listed candidates in advance.

The Shortlisted candidates will be called for the MDI Gurgaon admission 2022 final selection process between February and April 2022 at a center in one of the following cities: Bangalore, Gurugram, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai and Mumbai. Centers other than Gurugram are tentative. The final admission of the candidates will be based on weightages of CAT-2021/valid GMAT score, PI, Academic merit, academic diversity, work experience and social diversity etc.

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MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022: Weightage Parameters for Final Selection 

MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022 Final Selection Component
Weightage Percentage
CAT 2021 Score
Application Score (Includes Class X & XII score, Academic Diversity, Gender Diversity, Work Experience)
Personal Interview (PI)

*Weightages are subject to change

How to Apply for MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022?
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/-.

Candidates seeking admission to various PGDM programmes 2022-24 at MDI Gurgaon should appear in CAT 2021 on November 28, 2021.

MDI Gurgaon Eligibility Criteria for Admission 2022
There is a slight difference in the MDI Gurgaon eligibility criteria for admission to PGDM/PGDM-HRM and for PGDM-IB programmes  

  1. For PGDM/PGDM-HRM eligibility criteria, the candidate must hold a minimum 3 years’ bachelor's degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  2. 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
  3. For PGDM-IB admission, a minimum of 1 year (one-year) of work experience post-qualification (4-year's Bachelor's degree) is required
  4. For all the three programmes, the applicant must have also scored a minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in class 10 and 12.
  5. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022: Important Dates
The first step to participate in MDI 2022 Admission process is to apply for CAT 2021 and also apply to MDI Gurgaon separately. Following are the important date including MDI Gurgaon last date to apply, shortlist date, GD-PI dates for admission 2022

MDI Gurgaon Admission 2022: Application Start date
September 21, 2021
Apply online only
MDI Gurgaon Last date to apply for Admission 2022
November 26, 2021
Don’t Expect Extension
MDI Gurgaon Short List Announcement for final selection round 2022
February 2022, 1st week
After Declaration of CAT 2021 Result in Jan 2022 first/ second week
Final Selection PI Round
February to April 2022
PI Round may be conducted online

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

The programmes 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.

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. 

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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