HOW TO APPLY? – Post Graduate Certificate in Management

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara
Institute for Management Development

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Application for the business-school program is a chance to demonstrate your level of familiarity with management education and to present the personality, strengths and resources to the selection committee. You need to be aware of all aspects of the application need to reflect this understanding.


Please see below the relevant details for submission of application and admission selection process for PGCM 2021-22 Batch.


  • Graduates from any discipline
  • Should have obtained at least 50% marks in Graduation
  • Final year students are eligible to apply
  • Preference will be given to candidates with work experience, from family business and those with a proven inclination for entrepreneurship.

Entrance Exam

  • Competitive Entrance Exam with valid CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, KMAT, NMAT or Apply for SDMIMD Admission Test (SAT)
  • The SDMIMD Admission Test (SAT) online entrance test has Quantitative, Reasoning, Logical and Passage. The test has 35 questions which are to be answered in 45 minutes.
  • The information about the test, date, time and necessary instructions will reach you by email after registration.



Please note the intake for the one-year PGCM Program is limited.

  • The application form for PGCM 2021-22 is available in the Program webpage.
  • The last date for applying for the Program is 10 July 2021.
  • Application Fee Rs.500/- to be paid online while submitting the application.

Visit: for online payment.

Selection Process

  • Personal Interview (PI) will be conducted in-person OR online interview will be possible on request.
  • Candidates will receive the selection result a day after the personal interview.
  • An admission call letter for the selected students will be sent by email.

Program Fee


The total fee for the “One- Year Post Graduate Certificate in Management” is Rs.  5,90,000/- payable in 5 instalments as per the following schedule:


Amount in INR

Last Date for Payment –

on or before

1st Instalment

1,00,000 + Rs.7000/- Refundable Caution Deposit

(On acceptance of the PGCM 2021-22 seat offer)

31st July 2021
2nd Instalment 1,50,000 20th September 2021
3rd Instalment 1,40,000 15th October 2021
4th Instalment 1,00,000 10th January 2022
5th Instalment 1,00,000 15th April 2022
Total Rs.5,90,000 + Rs.7,000/- Refundable Caution Deposit



Students wishing to stay on campus should indicate this when responding to the seat offer letter. The fee for the single room facility is Rs. 30,000 for the duration of the course, including dissertation time. Allocation of hostel room will be implicit to availability and will be informed to the students within a week of their request.


Mess facility will be available to students during the period July 2021 to March 2022 and again from June 2022 to Oct 2022. Mess bill will be charged on a monthly basis and is likely to be around Rs. 3,000 per month.

Payment Option


Online Payment (Net Banking, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Etc.)

Online Payment link:





The Federal Bank Ltd

Branch Mysore, Jayalakshmi Puram

Beneficiary: SDM Institute for Management Development

SB A/C: 16890100038823

IFSC Code: FDRL0001689




D.D. should be in favour of The Director, SDM Institute for Management Development, Payable at Mysore, D.D. / Multicity Cheque No

Refund rules:


The PGCM 2021-22 Program will be commencing during August 2021.  In case a student wishes to withdraw from the program after accepting the offer, this has to be informed to the PGCM office latest by July 31, 2021.  Refund will be made to candidates who intimate their withdrawal on or before July 31, 2021, as per the AICTE norms.  In case the withdrawal is made after 31 July 2021, the refund will be made only if the seat so falling vacant is filled up.

For any Queries Contact:

Prof. Gandhi L

Chairperson – Admissions
Tel. No. 0821 – 2429722 Extn.1001
Mobile: +91-9916122245

Mr. Gururaj Khasnis

Admission Manager
Tel. No. +91-821-2429161 Extn.2012
Mobile: 9535007893

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