PSG Institute of Management (PSGIM), Coimbatore, one of the highly ranked management institutes in India is likely to open its MBA and PGDM admission 2020 in the last week of September 2019. The application process is online and the application fee is Rs.1000/- per programme. Separate application should be submitted for separate programmes. PGSIM will accept CAT 2019/MAT (Dec – 19 & Feb – 20)/ ATMA / TANCET 2019 exam scores for admission. The admission process is conducted in two cycles and the expected last date to apply for admission for cycle-1 is January 2020 3rd week and for cycle-2 is March 2020, 3rd week.
PSG IM, Coimbatore offers flagship 2 years full time residential MBA and 2 years full time PGDM programmes along with various other one year PGDM and 3 year part time MBA programmes.
MBA (FT) at PSG IM: Programme Highlights
MBA Full Time at PSG IM, Coimbatore is a two year program affiliated to Anna University, approved by AICTE, New Delhi and also is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This 2 year full time program equips students navigate the business world and prepare them to be industry ready managers and leaders. Throughout the MBA course, emphasis is placed on holistic development of the students in order to prepare them to tackle complex business challenges and opportunities.
PSG IM MBA Specializations
MBA specializations offered at PSG IM Coimbatore include Human Resources, Marketing, Finance, Systems and Operations. PSGIM, the focus of management programs has been shifted from mere conceptual learning to skill development. The faculty members are practice oriented, adopt interdisciplinary approach towards teaching management courses. Besides, PSGIM has ensured greater collaboration between industry and academia with regard to curriculum design, delivery and research.
Students at PSG IM can choose courses of their choice out of 67 available electives, covering major streams of business such as Human Resources, Marketing, Operations, Systems and General Management. They can either pick up a single elective, a dual elective or a major-minor combination where the students can specialize in more than one stream of their interest.
PGDM at PSG IM
PSG IM’s 2 year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is AICTE approved management programme. It is a complete study package that connects industry with time tested concepts and tools. Throughout the expedition, industry & academic experts help to imbibe business concepts and lend a supportive hand in building strong relationships with the practical world. The distinctive take-aways at the end of the course include creative thinking, innovation, team work, ability to solve complex organizational problems, multitasking and strategic decision making.
PSG IM MBA Vs PGDM: Which one to prefer?
Whether I should pursue MBA or go for PGDM is a relevant query coming to a candidate. The MBA program at PSG IM is offered as per Anna University syllabus and the degree awarded is of Anna University. The PGDM program is approved by AICTE and does not come under any university affiliation. The MBA program is highly regulated by the university. The myth that MBA is better than PGDM is not correct as PGDM offers more flexibility in curriculum design and autonomy than an MBA. The aspiring PGDM students who wish to pursue a doctoral degree after completing their post graduation can do so by applying for FPM program and not for PhD. FPM is equivalent to a PhD.
PSG IM Last Date to Apply: Third Week January 2020
Last date to apply for admission in PSG IM is likely to close in the third week of January 2020 for cycle-1 of admission process. To explore admission opportunity in PSGIM, Coimbatore, the candidates need to apply for admission by using and filling up the online application form. PSG IM will accept CAT/MAT/ATMA scores, so you can apply with the CAT scores and also other exam scores. Better of the scores will be considered. The Application fee for admission to MBA/PGDM 2020 at PSG IM is Rs.1000/- for each programme.
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PSGIM Programme Fees: Rs.8.0 Lakhs (Under Revision)
- The Programme fees payable for two years MBA or PGDM programme at PSG IM is Rs. 8 lakhs
- The Fee does not include accommodation, travel and any incidental expenses.
PSG IM Coimbatore Admission Eligibility:
Academic Qualification: Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks and either MAT Score/CAT score/TANCET score.
Work Experience: Candidates with minimum 2 years of work experience and a recognized Bachelors degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate are preferred. For PGDM it is desirable to have minimum 2 years work experience.
How to Apply?
- PSGIM application process is online. The application form can be completed on PSGIM admission website and payment of application fee should also be made online.
- The application fee for the management program is INR 1000/- (Non-Refundable) & payment can be made through debit card / credit card / Net Banking.
- Once you apply online you will receive an auto generated mail with your login details as application confirmation. Along with that interview date will be highlighted.
- The last date for submission of application is January 2020 third week.
- Applicants are expected to possess a good command over English language, knowledge of current trends and a positive attitude
- You are expected to have a clear idea of why you wish to pursue a course in management. Leadership potential is desirable.
Final Selection Criteria
- Selection to the programme is based on MAT/CAT/ATMA scores.
- No Cut Offs are prescribed. Merit is the Principal Criteria for selection
- The final selection will be based on Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
PSG IM: MBA Programme with University of Toledo, USA
PSG Institute of management, Coimbatore also offers University of Toledo MBA program. Students looking for more than the usual academic challenges may apply to this MBA programme. The University of Toledo, USA in tie-up with PSG offers a two-year full time MBA program at the PSG campus. Under this program you have two pathways:
Pathway 1: To study both the years at PSG and degree awarded by University of Toledo
Pathway 2: To study one year at PSG and second year at the University of Toledo and degree awarded by University of Toledo.
The tuition fee for the program is Rs 10 lakhs for pathway 1 and Rs.15 lakhs for pathway 2 plus living expenses. The duration of the program is two years. The program is accredited by AACSB and is taught by a mix of international faculty from the University of Toledo, USA and PSG faculty at the PSG campus. Students who wish to apply for this program has the option of doing their second year at the University of Toledo, USA campus.
The eligibility criteria and selection process for the UT MBA program include a recognized bachelor’s degree in any discipline, a minimum composite score of 550 in MAT with Language comprehension score of at least 40 percentile. Selection is through group discussion and personal interview
PSG IM Coimbatore is consistently ranked among the top B-schools in the country by any standards or survey. It is the first Indian B-school to achieve international accreditation with the coveted US-based Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The accreditation has been given for its MBA and EMBA programs. The institute is also in the process of being accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). PSG IM is also the first institution in India to get the Platinum Ranking International Certification by MAC International Educational Standards, Singapore. At the national level, the programs have received accreditation with NBA and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).
PSGIM is one of the founder members of the Association of Brics Business Schools (ABBS). ABBS seeks to promote cooperation and exchange among business schools of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa which are the member countries.
PGSIM is embarking on initiatives that give students and faculty exposure to global markets and business practices. PSGIM has tie-ups with various universities in the USA, Europe and other institutes in South East Asia, where students and faculty get a chance to develop knowledge and share perspectives on global markets and business practices in these regions.
PSG IM campus is well-connected with Wi-Fi, computer center, well equipped classrooms and learning resource center with a huge collection of online and off line learning resources such as books, Journals, Magazines and news dailies, Communication Lab & Trading Lab. Apart from the 325 journals, the library subscribes to 10 leading English dailies, including the Wall Street Journal. CD ROMS, Audio cassettes, Video cassettes and floppy disks add to the prolific store of information available at the Centre. Over 44,500 volumes addressing every area of Management stock the shelves. Besides this, the centre has online resources.
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