Post Graduate Diploma in Management


  • Overview
  • Program Structure
  • Orientation & Pedagogy
  • Specialization / Electives
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • How to Apply


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

Program Structure

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Year 1 Year 2

Orientation & Pedagogy

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.

Specialization / Electives

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, practises, 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

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

  • 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%.

Two Years Full Time AICTE Approved PGDM Program