Post Graduate Diploma in Management

PGDM – Dual Specialization

  • Overview
  • Program Structure
  • Orientation & Pedagogy
  • Specialization / Electives
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • How to Apply
  • Fees Structure
PGDM - Dual Specialization


two years full-time AICTE approved PGDM – Dual Specialization is the institute’s flagship program with a strong focus on Acquisition, Application and Assimilation of knowledge thereby creating confident managers of tomorrow.  This program is so designed to stay up to date with the contemporary course content. It is intended to help in imbibing a holistic approach towards solving business and management problems. The course derives its strength from the flexible curriculum consistent with the trends in the industry.

Such practical oriented curriculum will transpire leadership, management, intellectual & communication skills, time management & at the end of management course, create a professional with the highest standard of corporate excellence. This combination makes Narayana Business School, the best PGDM college in Ahmedabad, you can also say the Top management program in India.

The programme lasts six trimesters with a 3 months summer internship. In addition to it, students are trained and equipped with a cluster of Industry-required  VALUE ADDED PROGRAMS to meet the globally recognized performance standards. We are the best PGDM / MBA colleges in Ahmedabad.

Program Structure

The program incorporates all the finer skill sets and conceptual details that a graduate student should necessarily undergo. It has been divided in two years with comprehensive discussions and in-depth understandings so as to make the student industry-ready.

Program Structure


Orientation & Pedagogy in PGDM Program

The PGDM program has a very clear and strong focus on the application aspects of the concepts learned and practised in industry. The programme is a blend of classroom teaching, case analysis, simulation, modelling, scenario building, industry analysis etc. as pedagogy. Apart from the academic rigour which ensures that students learn and apply key concepts and analytical tools, it also provides opportunities for students to develop their communication, leadership, interpersonal and networking skills. These attributes are critical in today’s increasingly competitive world and fast-changing business environment.

Our strategy is two-pronged

Corporate Ready

The students are prepared for functioning in the corporate environment through internships and simulations. They develop the focus and thought process required for a demanding job and its environment through practical oriented assignments. The critical thinking so developed helps them in understanding the business issues in depth and coming up with feasible solutions. The interpersonal skill set learned at the college helps them to maintain and work through challenging situations.

Entrepreneurial Skills

Due to the student-centric approach followed at NBS, we spot the entrepreneurial mindset of students much earlier. This allows us to plan and customize the challenges they are allocated at the college. The various situations they are put in to help them to hone their entrepreneurial skills. There are a lot of industry networking opportunities and mentoring by industry personnel to help them fine-tune their ideas. Further, the college also provides incubation to innovate and feasible ideas to build up their morale.

Therefore, PGDM gives industry exposure along with building up overall personality and soft skills by focusing on preparing for presentations, debates, seminars, conferences and personality development programmes.

Specialization / Electives in PGDM Program

We are the only college offering 16 specialization subjects in each stream of Management. These electives are designed after rigorous consultation with the industry experts. These are core specialisation subjects where students study the particular industry, practices, culture and methodology in depth.

They are also allowed to do Dual Specialization so as to be eligible for multiple streams of opportunities.



Eligibility Criteria for NBS PGDM Program

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.

How to Apply for NBS PGDM Program

  • 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%.

PGDM Fees Structure

Fee Schedule Amount (Rs)
Admission Fees 85,000
1st Installment (within 15 Days from the Date of Admission) 1,41,250
2nd Installment (on or before 15th October 2021) 1,41,250
3rd Installment (on or before 15th March 2022) 1,41,250
4th Installment (on or before 15th August 2022) 1,41,250
Total Fees 6,50,000

Two Years Full Time AICTE Approved PGDM Program