PGDM – Two Years Programme

Programme Overview

The PGDM Two Years programme is designed to equip students with contemporary management education, keeping them abreast with Industry 5.0. The programme emphasizes on developing resilience through human-centric approach combined with technological integration. 

The programme provides the learners with flexibility through Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) to create career path as per their requirement.


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


24 Months

Fee Structure:

₹40,000 per semester (4 semesters) Payable at the beginning of every semester.*

Programme Educational Objectives

Instil a culture of continuous learning and innovation to contribute positively to society through responsible and human-centric management practices.

Develop and enhance management competencies in areas such as leadership, strategic thinking, and decision-making.

Equip students with knowledge, skills and research-oriented approach required for successful and sustainable career in diverse business environment.

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

Pedagogy & Assessment


Assessments comprise of assignments, examinations, and project work.

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.

Note: The diploma will be awarded in chosen specialisation.

Note: The diploma will be awarded in chosen specialisation.

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
  • Communicate & Conquer: Managerial Magic Unleashed

Fee & Scholarships

Programme Fee (Four Semesters)

INR 1,60,000

*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, PGDM program through ODL can fit your journey.

Career Climbers:

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

Family Business Owners:

Entrepreneurs looking to acquire the skills needed to start or grow their own businesses.

Career Changers:

Professionals ready to transition into business roles from other fields.

STEM Graduates:

Science and technology experts eager to excel in managerial roles.

Social Science Graduates:

Those with a background in social sciences, ready to add business acumen to their skillset.

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.

Educational qualification

Candidates must have a 10 + 2 + 3-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized university/institution or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.


Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in graduation (45% for reserved categories).

Aptitude test

Aptitude test Aptitude test Candidates must clear Manipal University Jaipur’s online aptitude test as part of the application process.
Candidates with a valid score (40 percentile) from any aptitude test (CAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT/GMAT) need not appear in the above test.

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.

This programme offers specialization in six areas – Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Operations, Business Analytics and Strategy. The student can also opt for Post Graduate Diploma in General Management.

PGDM-Executive is meant for working professionals with minimum 5 Years of full time work experience after graduation, it is a 15 months programme. However, any graduate with or without work experience can enrol in PGDM, it is a 24 months programme.

Students can opt for Dual Specialisation by choosing five (5) more elective courses from another specialization area. For Dual Specialisation, a student will study for one (1) additional semester and pay the applicable semester fee.

The maximum timeframe provided to complete the programme is double the stipulated duration of the programme i.e. 4 years for 2 years PGDM programme.

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

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognized University or equivalent degree recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

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

Aspirants may apply online through IMT CDL website.

Fee is payable before the start of every semester.

Fee can be paid in Online mode only.

Scholarships are offered to PGDM 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:

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 MCQs.

The 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.

Elective courses develop an in-depth knowledge in the chosen specialized domain – HR, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Business Analytics and Strategy. These are choice-based courses which a student can opt for based on their interest area of specialization.

Yes, you may have a one-to-one counselling session with prior appointment.


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