Admission Announcement

Post-Graduate Programme in Development Management (PDM)

PDM, the pioneering programme of DMI, aims at preparing Development Management professionals. Candidates who have successfully completed graduation in any discipline or are appearing for their final examinations for a graduate degree and fulfill the eligibility criteria as notified are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility to Apply

  • Minimum 3-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ DA candidates) in aggregate from a recognised University/ Institute by AICTE/UGC. Students appearing for their final year degree examination may also apply.
  • Valid score in CAT / XAT / GMAT / CMAT / MAT for 2020 admissions.

Sponsored Candidate

Government and Non-Government Development Organisations, Development Support Organisations and Collective Enterprises may sponsor employees meeting the eligibility. They can complete the programme over a period of two continuous years. Alternatively, they may opt for Certificate in Development Management (CDM) at the end of the first year. If sponsored to continue, the CDM holders will have the option to rejoin DMI within three years and complete the second year of the programme to obtain PGDM in Development Management.

Admission Process*

  • Register for CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT/ MAT for 2020 admissions.

 *Neither IIMs nor any other institution has any role in the selection process for admission or in the conduct of the PDM at DMI

Selection Criteria**

# Criteria Weightage
1 CAT / XAT / GMAT / CMAT / MAT Score 35%
2 Group Exercises 20%
3 Personal Interview and Assessment of Writing Skills 25%
4 Academic Performance 10%
5 Weightage for participation Sports/ Extra-Curricular Activities, Academic Diversity and Gender Diversity and Work Experience 10%
**This is in line with AICTE guidelines