PGCM – 13 Months Programme

Programme Overview

PGCM programme offers a structured and compact module on Business Administration. The programme covers fundamentals in General Management, Finance, HR, Operations and Marketing Management.

This programme is designed to enhance the managerial capabilities of participants, resulting in continuous value addition at their workplace.


Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognised University.


13 Months

Fee Structure:

₹40,000 per semester (2 semesters) Payable at the beginning of every semester.*

Programme Educational Objectives

Develop and enhance managerial abilities.

Leverage technology as a bridge for effective and efficient learning experiences.

Encourage graduates to contribute positively to society through responsible management practices.

Pedagogy & Assessment


Assessments comprise of assignments, examinations, and comprehensive viva.

Learn, Engage, Apply & Develop

LEAD is IMT CDL's Unique Learning Methodology


Foundation Courses
 Course NameCredits
1.Basics of AccountingNon Credit
2.Basics of CommunicationNon Credit
3.Basics of ManagementNon Credit
4.Basics of Business StatisticsNon Credit
Campus Workshops (Optional) #
Workshop Title Mode Credits
1. Emotional Intelligence Offline Non Credit
2. Innovation & Design Thinking Offline Non Credit
# Certificate of participation will be awarded.
Semester – I
Core Courses
Course Name Credits
1. Principles of Economics 4
2. Management Accounting 4
3. Marketing Management 4
4. Business Statistics 4
5. Ethics & Corporate Governance 4
Semester – II
Core Courses
Course Name Credits
1. Financial Management 4
2. Business Environment 4
3. Organisational Behaviour 4
4. Operations and Supply Chain Management 4
5. Emerging Technologies and Management Applications 4
6. Comprehensive Viva 4

These workshops aim to enhance practical skills by providing hands-on-training for building competency of the learners. Students can opt for the masterclass / workshops on topics specified below. These workshops are non-credit in nature. Certificate of participation will be awarded to all attendees.

Workshops Offered
  • ExcelLerate: Mastering Business Insights with Excel.
  • TalkMastery: Unleashing Managerial Communication Brilliance.
  • IntelliGen: Merging intelligence with generation to highlight the enhanced cognitive abilities of this AI era.
  • Data Visualization and Model building.
  • Data Analysis Software – Python / R / Jamovi.
  • Negotiation Skills

These courses are designed to develop capacities that promote psycho-social well-being and sound ethical grounding. Students can opt for the masterclass / workshops on topics specified below. These courses are non-credit in nature. Certificate of participation will be awarded to all attendees.

Courses/Workshops Offered
  • Universal Human Values
  • Personal Branding
  • CyberSafe: Strengthening Your Digital Defences

Fee & Scholarships

Programme Fee (Two Semesters)

INR 80,000

*Exam, Project & Alumni Portal Registration Fee is additional


INR 40,000

Mode of Payment

All digital modes of payment are accepted.

Scholarships Available for

Who can Apply ?

Graduates with or without Experience:

Whether you're fresh out of college or have years of professional experience, PGCM program through ODL can fit your journey.

Career Climbers:

Ambitious professionals aiming to advance their careers, switch industries, or step into leadership roles.

Healthcare Professionals:

Medical and healthcare experts aiming to master the business side of their industry.

Hospitality Professionals:

Individuals in the hospitality sector seeking to boost their business and management expertise.

Learner Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, this is an AICTE approved programme.

As per the UGC guidelines gazette notification of MHRD dated 27.08.2018, the central government notifies that all the diplomas awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode approved by AICTE are recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the central government.

The maximum timeframe provided to complete the programme is double the stipulated duration of the programme i.e. 26 months for 13 months PGCM programme.

Multiple networking opportunities are provided to the students including the mentorship from senior alumni.

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognised University.

Yes, provided you submit Equivalence Certificate issued by AIU (Association of Indian Universities).

Aspirants may apply online through IMT CDL website.

Yes, you can upgrade to PGDM 2 Years Programme.

INR 40,000/- per semester.
Exam, Project & Alumni Portal Registration Fee is additional.

Fee is payable before the start of every semester.

Fee can be paid in Online mode only.

Scholarships are offered to PGCM students:
• Indian Defence Forces – Serving/Retired defence personnel.
• War Widows
• Divyangjan
• Merit-cum-means scholarship to the Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

Yes, fee benefits are provided to corporate employee. This is subject to signing of MoU with IMT CDL. Please check with your HR department.
For any queries you may contact:

This programme has total 44 credits to be earned in two semesters spread over 13 months.

Classes are conducted in both offline and online mode. Offline classes are held at the campus. Classes in online mode are conducted via Microsoft Teams.

Students are advised to attend the classes however it is not mandatory.

Recording of all the online sessions can be accessed through Learning Management System (LMS).

Assignments and End Term Examinations (ETE) are Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Foundation courses are the non-credit mandatory courses to prepare learners to orient towards management education.

Core Courses are fundamental courses of management that develop the knowledge base required to acquire higher order management skills. These are credit courses that are mandatory for all students to qualify.

Yes, you can have a one-to-one counselling session with the faculty.


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