Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Course Highlights

The Two Year Full Time Post Graduate Diploma in Management which is designed to train and groom the future managers at FORE. The basic thrust is on understanding the independent nature of Organizational dynamics and its managerial implications. This shall help students acquire conceptual and analytical abilities required for appropriate decision-making and their effective implementation. A number of generic learning outcomes related to the theme of corporate performance are specified, which emphasize on the objectives listed above and link the various functional modules.

Exams Taken
Work Experience
Not Applicable
Admissions Process

Last Date to Apply: 20th December, 2018


The Institute admits students with a proven calibre to perform. Admission to the two year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management, two year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management-International Business and our new programme two year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Financial Management is facilitated through a rigorous selection process which requires highly competitive CAT/XAT/GMAT scores, performances in personal interview and other criteria. The students are handpicked by the experienced faculty along with a professional from the industry. This ensures that the students perform remarkably well in academics during their two year stint at FORE and later go on to achieve great success professionally.


1.  The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree with MINIMUM 50% marks in aggregate of all the subjects studied at any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of 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, Govt. of India. The Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail or minimum of 3 years of education after completing Higher Secondary Schooling (10+2) equivalent. 
2.  Candidates appearing for the final year degree examination in the year 2019 can also apply subject to furnishing the proof of having passed graduation by Tuesday, October 1, 2019 and obtaining minimum 50% marks in aggregate total of all the subjects studied failing which the provisional admission will be cancelled and no fee will be refunded in lieu thereof.
3.  All candidates are required to take the Common Admission Test (CAT-2018) conducted by IIMs, XAT-2019 conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur or should have a valid GMAT score in a test taken between 1st January 2017 and 20th January 2019.


Selection Criteria 
a.  Short listing will be done on the basis of CAT-2018 percentile/ XAT-2019 percentile/ GMAT Score.
b.  Final selection is based on CAT/XAT percentile/ GMAT Score, Academic Performance, Work Experience, General and Business Awareness, Written Ability, Extempore and performance in Personal Interview (PI). 
(Some selection criteria may be added/removed as considered appropriate by the Institute)


Last Date to Apply: 20th December, 2018

Important Dates
Last date to apply:
September 26, 2018
Cut off accepted:
85.00 percentile
Last date to apply:
November 30, 2018
Cut off accepted:
85.00 percentile
Last date to apply:
Not available yet
Cut off accepted:
Not available
Cut off score:
Interview & GD Process
BA-Q | Essay writing | Extempore speaking | Personal Interview
Seats: 180


Placement 2018

Average Salary: 10,80,000 per annum
Highest Salary: 31,00,000 per annum
Top Recruiters: ITC, Bacardi, Reckitt Benckiser, Relaxo Footwear, Decathlon, Coffee Day Beverages, Cremica, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, RBL Bank, s McKinsey Knowledge Center, Deloitte, EY GDS, Verity Knowledge Solutions, KPMG, Euromonitor, CRISIL, Kantar IMRB, Sand Martin