Two Years Full Time AICTE Approved PGDM Program


The two-year, PGDM programme leading up to a Post Graduate Diploma in Management, is a full time A.I.C.T.E. approved programme designed to help in imbibing a holistic approach towards solving business and management problems. It has most dynamic & practical oriented curriculum, which will transpire leadership, management, intellectual & communication skills, time management & at the end of management course, create a professional with highest standard of corporate excellence. This combination makes Narayana Business Schools PGDM program, the Top management program in India.

The programme lasts six trimesters, spread over two years, with a 3 months summer internship. In addition to it Students are trained and equipped with a cluster of VALUE ADDED PROGRAMS to meet the Globally recognized performance Standards

Our PGDM program strongly focuses on exploring & implementing new ideas within the school & beyond it through case study method of learning & high end practical exposure. Learning's at Narayana Business School, Gujarat is a pragmatic approach with clear business focus, valuing individual vision, intellectual discipline & a sense of teamwork.

The course imparts knowledge and foster attibutes essential for the growth of students into competent & responsible managers. The course has an evolving programme content and is constantly updated to be in tune with the emerging trends. Apart from the academic rigour which ensures that students learn and apply key concepts and analytical tools, the programme also provides opportunities for students to develop their communication, leadership, interpersonal and networking skills, attributes that are critical in today’s increasingly competitive world and fast-changing business environment. The programme equips a student with requisite knowledge and skills, required for playing leadership roles across all sectors in India and abroad.

The course content and design is inspired by management practice rather than ivory-tower academics, with a strong orientation towards current and emerging management issues. PGDM gives industry exposure along with building up overall personality and soft skills by focusing on preparing for presentations, debates, seminars, conferences, personality development programmes. Thus, it provides you value-added features. The programme will be a blend of class room teaching, case analysis, simulation, modeling, scenario building, industry analysis etc. as pedagogy. Active participation in the learning process allows the budding managers to acquire knowledge, attitude, skills and a mindset to handle varied and complex business problems successfully.

The programme lays the foundation for conceptual and analytical reasoning, and gives the students an insight into the dynamics of the business environment. It revolves around the principle that world-class business leaders are not mass-produced; they are nurtured and developed with personalised care and attention in small teams, and in a practical, application-oriented, user-friendly environment.

PGDM Programme Structure


1PGDM01 Financial Accounting 3
1PGDM02 Managerial Economics-I 3
1PGDM03 Principles of Management 3
1PGDM04 Perspective management 3
1PGDM05 Fundamentals of Statistics 3
1PGDM06 Legal aspect of Business 3
1PGDM07 Effective Business Communication 3
1PGDM08 IT for Managers 3
1PGDM09 Introduction to Case base learning 1


2PGDM01 Cost & Mgmt Accounting 3
2PGDM02 Managerial Economics-II 3
2PGDM03 Operations Research 3
2PGDM04 Managing Groups for performance 3
2PGDM05 Financial Management- I 3
2PGDM06 Marketing Principles 3
2PGDM07 Human Resource Management- I 3
2PGDM08 Data driven Decision making 2
2PGDM09 Personal Competence and capability Building -I 2


3PGDM01 Strategic Management 3
3PGDM02 Research Methodology 3
3PGDM03 Production & Operations Mgmt 3
3PGDM04 Financial Management- II 3
3PGDM05 Financial Management- I 3
3PGDM06 Human Resource Management- II 3
3PGDM08 Financial reporting and Analysis 2
3PGDM09 Personal Competence and capability Building -II 2


4PGDM01 Business Environment 3
4PGDM02 Managing new Business Initiatives 3
4PGDM03 Elective 1 3
4PGDM04 Elective 2 3
4PGDM05 Elective 3 3
4PGDM06 Elective 4 3
4PGDM07 Elective 5 3
4PGDM08 Elective 6 3
4PGDM09 Corporate Interface through Summer Internship 3


5PGDM01 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance 3
5PGDM02 Business Analytics 3
5PGDM03 Elective 1 3
5PGDM04 Elective 2 3
5PGDM05 Elective 3 3
5PGDM06 Elective 4 3
5PGDM07 Elective 5 3
5PGDM08 Elective 6 3
5PGDM09 Personal Competence and capability Building -III 2


6PGDM01 Management Thesis 6
6PGDM02 Elective 1 3
6PGDM03 Elective 2 3
6PGDM04 Elective 3 3


4PGDM04F Security Analysis 3
4PGDM05F International Finance & Trade 3
4PGDM06F Taxation 3
4PGDM07F Banking & Insurance 3
4PGDM08F Financial modelling 3
4PGDM09F Strategic Financial Mgmt 3
5PGDM04F Mgmt of Financial Institutions 3
5PGDM05F Mergers and Acquisitions 3
5PGDM06F Risk Management 3
5PGDM07F Mechant Banking & Financial Services 3
5PGDM08F Project Financing 3
5PGDM09F Portfolio & Mutual Funds 3
6PGDM02F Wealth Management 3
6PGDM03F Management Control Systems 3
6PGDM04F Fixed Income & Alternative Investments 3


4PGDM04M Consumer Behavior 3
4PGDM05M Customer Relationship Mgmt 3
4PGDM06M Brand Management 3
4PGDM07M B2B Marketing 3
4PGDM08M Sales & Distribution 3
4PGDM09M Advertising & Sales 3
5PGDM04M Digital Marketing 3
5PGDM05M Marketing of Financial Services 3
5PGDM06M Services Marketing 3
5PGDM07M Retail Marketing 3
5PGDM08M International Marketing 3
5PGDM09M Integrated Marketing Communication 3
6PGDM02M Rural Marketing 3
6PGDM03M Strategic Marketing 3
6PGDM04M Marketing Research 3


4PGDM04H Industrial Relations 3
4PGDM05H Training & Development 3
4PGDM06H Compensation Management 3
4PGDM07H Talent Aquisition & Competency Mapping 3
4PGDM08H Human Resource Planning & Development 3
4PGDM09H Process Facilitation Skills & Managerial Counseling 3
5PGDM04H Labor Laws 3
5PGDM05H Cross-cultural Management 3
5PGDM06H Business turnaround & Organisational Transformation 3
5PGDM07H Performance mgmt & Reward System 3
5PGDM08H Emloyee Engagement 3
5PGDM09H Negotiation & Conflict Management 3
6PGDM02H Leadership 3
6PGDM03H Strategic HRM 3


4PGDM04IT Relational Data Base Management System 3
4PGDM05IT E-Commerce 3
4PGDM06IT Data Mining- I 3
4PGDM07IT Cyber Laws 3
4PGDM08IT Object oriented Programming 3
4PGDM09IT Basic SAP 3
5PGDM04IT Software Engineering 3
5PGDM05IT Computer Networks 3
5PGDM06IT Data Mining- II 3
5PGDM07IT Digital Marketing 3
5PGDM08IT Advance SAP 3
5PGDM09IT Web Enabled Technologies 3
6PGDM02IT Information Security and Risk Management 3
6PGDM03IT Intellectual Property Rights 3
6PGDM04IT Information System Audit 3

Certification in SAP

The globally recognized SAP-UA certificate is a great asset to your CV and it will sure help to increase your career opportunities. These courses have been developed to provide all the necessary theoretical and methodological knowledge about SAP systems, as well as a big amount of practical experience in working with a real SAP system! This way, you can gather important skills for the job market and thus, increase your career opportunities. Student, after completing training, get a certificate from SAP University Alliance India Pvt. Ltd.

Microsoft Office Specialist

A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification helps validate proficiency in using Microsoft Office 2016 and meets the demand for the most up-to-date skills on the latest Microsoft technologies. Candidates who pass a certification exam show that they can meet globally recognized performance standards.

Digital Marketing Certificate

Today’s marketers face a “digital skills gap,” and when you earn a Professional Certificate in Digital Marketing, you’ll be able to help fill it. You can enter the online/internet marketing industry with Digital Marketing certifications. The industry has different metrics to track almost everything that happens on the internet and therefore, getting certified in any of its domain (SEO, PPC, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, or Web Analytics) will give you an edge over others.

Personality Development Program

Now a day’s everybody is in a queue to get a good job in a well established company. Today the corporate are less concerned about what you have done but how differently and artistically you express that to them, is what matters and gets you a job. One can only learn the art of expression through PDP by the experienced trainers.

Campus Leadership Program

Students will get be allocated 3 layer mentors from Alumina , Faculty & Corporate leaders, under whose guidance, they will lead all major & minor events & activities of the institution & will also facilitate their mentors in research & consulting, to gain hands on learning practical approach to attain the desired leadership skills to lead in real life.

Campus Recruitment Training Program

This program is designed to aid candidates in their preparation for recruitment through campus or outside campus. Students in their final year looking for placement in reputed organizations can make use of this program to get trained to deliver their best in the selection processes of various corporate tied up with our institutions. This program will enhance your:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Verbal Ability
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Personality Development
  • CV Writing Skills
  • Communication
  • Interview Techniques

National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM)

In pursuance of the announcement made by the Finance Minister in his Budget Speech in February 2005, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) established the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) in Mumbai. SEBI, by establishing NISM, has articulated the desire expressed by the Indian government to promote securities market education and research.

  • Equity Derivatives Certification Examination

    The examination seeks to create a common minimum knowledge benchmark for associated persons functioning as approved users and sales personnel of the trading member of an equity derivatives exchange or equity derivative segment of a recognized stock exchange.

  • Capital markets (dealers module) Certification Examination

    The objective of the programme is to provide comprehensive understanding of Capital/Securities Market. Keeping the demand of the students and professionals in mind, NISM designed and launched the Certificate Programme in Capital Markets.

  • Mutual Fund Foundation Certification Examination

    The examination seeks to create common minimum knowledge benchmark for new cadre of mutual fund distributors, involved in selling and distributing simple and performing mutual fund schemes.

  • Insurance Licentiate

    The objective of the program is to build a pool of insurance professionals, who can sustain the growing momentum of the sector and help it achieve new levels of profitability and customer responsiveness. It aims to identify and nurture talent for the frontline sales force of Insurance sector.

Certificate Program in EXIM Trade Procedure & Documentation

With an objective of contributing to the world and national economy , NBS offers a certificate program in EXIM trade procedures & documentation. This program aims at facilitating students to understand exporting and importing procedures and documentation, providing hands on training in export documentation. Further, this course is expected to facilitate students in obtaining placements in export / import organizations and incubation of export / import organizations.

HR Excellence, Training & Development Certification

This Certificate aims at Professional excellence in various HR roles. NBS has developed a strong network of trainers and consultants across the country, from almost every sector, who have the unique combination of in-depth professional knowledge and vast experience of managing diverse organizations as their area of strength. NBS has decided to leverage this uniqueness for the benefit of organizations in creating values through training and development initiatives in HR practices of organizations with tangible organizational impact, through certificate program.

Programme PGDM MBA
Duration 2 Years (6 Trimesters) 2 Years (4 Semesters)
Recognisation AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Government of India GTU
Valid for All govt and private sector jobs All govt and private sector jobs
Subjects Covered 48 32
Focus Area Drills candidates with efficient training & give insight to real life business situations. More practical in nature Theoretical knowledge of management concepts & practices which may be helpful to get in to research
Exams conducted by Institution GTU
Exam Pattern Dynamic with objective of developing high intellectual levels & building a strong logical bent of mind 100 % theoretical approach with focus of passing exams
Teaching approach Dynamic, case based, project based & classroom simulation based learning with live concurrent corporate projects Focus on university curriculum & books
Summer Internship projects (SIP) 90 days 45 days
SIP timing April June
Placements 100% Guaranteed placements Placement Assistance
Timing of Placement Starts 6 months before the completion of the program After Completion of the program
Value Added Certificates Included as a part of curriculum not included
Program Commencement Date June August
Program Suitable for Students focused on enhancing their entrepreneurship skills & employability skills for better corporate career/ jobs. Students focused on earning a degree for pursuing their higher studies & planning a career in higher academics
Program Orientation Providing specialized knowledge in the area of interest Providing only a holistic view of management

How to apply / Admission procedure

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

  • The candidate must hold the bachelors degree or equivalent examinations in any discipline with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved categories).
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of the bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications and are awaiting results can also apply.
  • The candidate must have appeared for any recognized Management Entrance Examination like CMAT,CAT, MAT,XAT etc
    NBSAT (NBS aptitude test), a management entrance exam devised by Narayana Business School, which access the candidates Mathematical Aptitude, General Knowledge, Verbal Ability & Abstract Reasoning.
  • Prior Work Experience : There is no minimum or maximum work experience required to apply to PGDM program. However, having work experience will be an add on advantage which brighten the chances of selection.


  • If you meet these basic requirements, then you must submit an admission application form with all transcripts till graduation. All of these are evaluated and shortlisted candidates are called for Group Discussion / Extempore round followed by Personal Interview.
  • Overall weightage of various components for admission to the program is as given below.
    1. Score in Common Entrance Test 50%.
    2. Academic Performance & Prior Work Experience 20%.
    3. Group Discussion 15%.
    4. Personal Interview 15%.

Fees structure

2.5 Lakhs Per Year

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