SMS Lucknow

Post Graduate Diploma in Management

Approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Government of India
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Post-Graduation Diploma in Management (PGDM) is a Postgraduate Business Study Management course. This program is most popular amongst the young people because it provides them skills and frameworks that are essential for advancement of their career. By earning this PGDM an individual can broaden his educational horizons & prepare themselves for leadership positions in different job segments. PGDM at SMS Lucknow provides global exposure through foreign educational excursions. Multidimensional, multi-tasking quality of a PGDM is much in demand by the corporate world. It revolves around the principle that world-class business leaders are not mass-product; they are nurtured and developed with personalized care and attention, in small work groups and teams, and in a practical, application-oriented, user-friendly environment.

Some of the Specializations Offered
• Marketing Management
• Human Resource Management
• Financial Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Course Suitability
• The programme is designed to develop conceptual knowledge and behavioral skills in students who continue to work in industry, government or other organizations.

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM): Career Prospects
After completion of PGDM course, one can find a number of employment opportunities in both the public and private sectors. Students can go into research and educational institutes and become professors and teachers for Management, Accounting Business and Soft skills wherein their duty will be to impart their knowledge and expertise to the younger students.
Students can opt to become Human Resource Development Managers where they will have to comply with the standards set by the firm or company they work under and manage the human resource. Human Resource is a key component of any firm and effective management and leading skills are required.


Our two-year (full-time) PGDM programme is designed for those who have completed their three year Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Individuals appearing for their final year Degree examination can also apply.

Intake: 30

Admission Notification and Application

The admission notification is generally released each year after the IIMs release the notification for the CAT. The applicants seeking admission to the School of Management Sciences are required to appear in the CAT conducted by the IIMs or XAT conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur or MAT conducted by AIMA or C-MAT conducted by AICTE or ATMA by AIMS. In addition they are also required to fill up the SMS Application Form , the details of which are released in the admission notification.

Selection Procedure

Admission to 30 seats of PGDM Programme (approved by AICTE) is based on the merit prepared on the basis of weightage given below:
Written test (MAT) : 50%
Group Discussion : 20%
Personal Interview : 30%


• Tier 1: Screening Candidates who qualify in the CAT/XAT/MAT and other exams with scores meeting SMS standards.
• Tier 2: Group Discussions and Personal Interview.
• Tier 3: Psychometric Test & selection letter

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