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      The “Institute for Management Development” in Shri Dharmasthala Manjutheshwara (SDMIMD) is one of the premier B-School institutions founded 26 years ago. The institute is located in Mysore and promoted to provide quality management education by Shri Dharmasthala Manjutheshwara educational trust.

      The SDM Management Institute is affiliated with Mysore University. AICTE accepts and is approved by NBA the PGDM course of the Institute. It is the first institute to earn dual ACBSP and EFMD – EPAS certification in India.

      SDMIMD Mysore has a prestigious two-year PGDM program which is accepted by AIU as an MBA equivalent (Association of Indian Universities). In addition, the Institute offers courses like the PGCM (Post-graduate Management Certificate), the PGPSM (Sports Management Postgraduate), the dual degree credential, and the Ph.D. program. This is one of the only institutes in the country that offer specialized courses in Sports Management and gives the students opportunities to get placed in the various sports clubs and IPL Leagues.

      The SDMIMD campus is a world-class campus with amazing and classic structures. It offers students all the basic facilities, including modern classrooms, a modern computer center, a large auditorium, a well-equipped library, transport services, a mess, etc. In addition to its program, it also focuses on non-curricular events like festival celebrations, parties, races, new fiestas, sending-offs, and so on. A host of student clubs, such as the Silicon club, the Finnacle Club, the OPAL club, the marketing club, etc, have been set up in the institutes, contributing to a wide variety of activities and events.

      SDMIMD, Mysore Highlights

      Institute Name Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development
      Also Known as SDMIMD
      Established | Institute Type 1993 | Private (Autonomous)
      Accredited to NBA
      Approved by AICTE
      Affiliated to University of Mysore
      Courses Offered PGDM, PGCM, PGPSM, Ph.D.
      Application Mode Online/Offline
      Admission Criteria Entrance based and Merit based
      Facilities Available Placement cell, student’s club, library, computer centre, high tech classrooms, auditorium, amphitheatre, conference hall, hostel, yoga hall & gym


      Admission to the PGDM course takes into account the academic qualification of the applicant, the admission test, the results in all types out of activities, and the job experience (if applicable).

      Name of the Institute SD Institute for Management Development [SDMIMD], Mysore
      Type of Institute Private
      Basic Admission Criteria Merit-based and Entrance-Based
      Ph.D.: Ph.D. Admission Test/UGC-JRF
      Mode of Entrance Online
      Application Process Online
      Placement  Yes
      Scholarship Yes
      Reservation No
      • The Admissions Criteria for PGCM one shall ensure a valid Qualifying Score in national levels entrance tests such as CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, KMAT, or NMAT. SDMIMD admission test or SAT for admission may also be enrolled.
      • The applicant must apply for the National Eligibility Test or NET/ KSET/Mysore University for Ph.D. admissions. Entry Exam/University Subventions Committee – eligible candidates for Junior Research Fellows (UGC-JRF).

      SDMIMD, Mysore Course Details

      Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development is offering full time courses at PG and Doctoral level on campus. The courses, along with other details, are listed below:

      Courses Details
      PGDM Duration: 2 years

      Eligibility: Must have completed a full-time graduation course from a recognized board/university with a minimum of 50 % marks.

      Selection Criteria: Depends on marks in the qualifying exam, competitive exam score, extracurricular merit, and personal interview session.
      PGCM Duration: 3 years

      Eligibility: Must have completed a full-time graduation course from a recognized board/university with a minimum of 50 % marks.

      Selection Criteria: Selection is based on merit in graduation and entrance examinations such as SAT/CAT/MAT/XAT/NMAT/GMAT.

      Ph.D. Duration: 3 years

      Eligibility: Must have passed an MBA or equivalent Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognized Board/University.

      Selection Criteria: Selection is completed on a merit basis in a Ph.D. entrance test followed by a round of interviews.

      PGPSM Duration: 11 months

      Eligibility: Must have completed a full-time graduation course from a recognized board/university with a minimum of 50 % marks.

      Selection Criteria: Selection depends entirely on merit in the qualifying examination followed by an interview.

      For PGDM

      SDMIMD Mysore PGDM Admissions 2021

      Applicants interested in starting the PGDM course at SDMIMD Mysore may check the details of the admission below.

      SDMIMD Mysore PGDM Eligibility Criteria for 2022

      Please check the following eligibility criteria for admission to the PGDM course at SDMIMD Mysore.

      1. The candidate should have a degree in any discipline recognized by the UGC/AIU.
      2. Applicants should have a minimum academic record of 50 percent marks in 10th, 12th, and Bachelor’s degrees.
      3. Applicants who appear for the final year examination may also apply, subject to their percentage (minimum 50 % mark) up to the last completed semester.
      4. Graduates who have a valid score in any of the CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT/NMAT entrance exams are eligible for admission. Students who participate in any of the entrance exams may also apply for the final year.

      SDMIMD Mysore PGDM Selection Criteria

      1. Applicants will be selected on the basis of consistent academic performance, competitive examination score, recognition of participation in extracurricular activities, including sports, debates, theatre, fine arts, etc., and work experience, if finally applicable for admission.
      2. • The shortlisted applicants, on the basis of consistent academic performance, will be invited to participate in the Personal Interview in February-March 2022, to be held in several centers across India, as indicated in the Application Form (Online interviews are also scheduled on request).
      3. The selected students will be intimated via email/phone/mobile. The seats will be blocked for admission upon receipt of the first installment of fees by the due date indicated in the Offer Letter.
      4. • The seats will be confirmed subject to receipt of the student’s entrance examination score and payment of the second installment of fees.
      5. Applicants seeking admission must appear for any of the following examinations:
      • CAT
      • XAT
      • GMAT
      • CMAT
      • ATMA
      • MAT

      SDMIMD Mysore PGCM Admissions 2022

      Duration 15 Months
      Batch Size 30
      Basic Eligibility Criteria Graduation
      Basic Admission Criteria SDMIMD Admission Test (SAT) or CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/NMAT
      Tuition Fee INR. 6,50,000/-

      SDMIMD Mysore PGCM Eligibility

      • Graduates from any discipline;
      • In graduation, at least 50% marks should have been obtained
      • Students of the final year are eligible to apply
      • Must have a valid score in the CAT/GMAT/MAT/XAT/NMAT/KMAT/SMIMD Admission Test (SAT)

      Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Institute of Management Development PGCM Selection Criteria

      • Admission to the PGCM course will be granted on the basis of the candidate’s score in the entrance examination.
      • Candidates who have not participated in the CAT/MAT/XAT or GMAT examination must appear for the SDMIMD Admission Test (SAT) conducted out by the institute itself.
      • The test will be conducted online and will consist of 35 questions to be answered in 45 minutes.
      • The final selection process will include the verification of the completed application followed by a personal interview (PI).

      Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Institute of Management Development PGPSM Admissions 2022

      SDDIMD offers an 11-month PGPSM (Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management) course that helps to acquire the skills needed to manage all aspects of sporting events. The detailed admission process is outlined below.

      SDMIMD Mysore PGPSM Eligibility Criteria 2022

      Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria for admission to the PGPSM course at SDMIMD Mysore.

      • The candidate was expected to be 10th and 12th with a minimum of 50 percent aggregate marks.
      • The applicant should have a full-time degree in any discipline.
      • Students who are in the final year of their Graduation may also apply for admission and must produce the mark sheets for the last semester.

      Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Institute of Management DevelopmentPGPSM Selection Process 2022

      Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic performance in 10th, 12th and graduation. The selected candidates will be called for a Personal Interview (PI) to be held at the SDMIMD campus and intimated by e-mail/call.

      SDMIMD Mysore PGDM-PGCPM Admissions 2022

      Duration 2 Years
      Type Part-Time
      Specializations 7
      Basic Eligibility Criteria Bachelor’s Degree
      Basic Admission Criteria Merit and Entrance Based

      The institute offers a dual degree under the following specializations:

      • Marketing Management (MM)
      • Financial Management (FM)
      • International Business (IB)
      • Human Resource Management (HRM)
      • Operations Management (OM)
      • Information Systems (IS)
      • Insurance Management (IN)

      SDMIMD Mysore PGDM-PGCPM Eligibility

      • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
      • Applicants with 2-3 years of experience in business work may apply.
        Professionals such as engineers/CAs or technologists, entrepreneurs, and small-scale industrialists may also apply.
      • Applicants with a minimum of 50% graduation (under the 10+2+3 scheme) from a recognized university are exempted from the admission test.

      Note: Applicants with less than 50% interest in graduation must appear in the test (MAT/CAT/XAT/ATMA or any other state-level test) to be eligible for the interview.

      Interested candidates who have not taken part in any of the above tests and who are less than 50% in graduation, wishing to be admitted to the same session must appear for the Aptitude Test to be carried out by AIMA/SDMI®.

      They may be given provisional admission with an undertaking that they will appear in the Aptitude Test whenever finalized.

      SDMIMD Mysore PGDM-PGCPM Selection Criteria

      Selection is done on the basis of merit.

      • SDMIMD shall conduct a personal interview with the applicant in order to assess their suitability for the programme.
      • The final selection shall be made on the basis of the performance of the applicant in the Personal Interview and Work Experience.
      PGDM ₹11.2 Lakhs (Total Fees) Graduation
      PGCM ₹6.5 Lakhs (Total Fees) Graduation
      Ph.D ₹1.06 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation
      PG Program ₹2.5 Lakhs (Total Fees) Graduation


      Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Institute of Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysore completed the final placement process for the 2019 PGDM outgoing batch. This year, 46 companies visited the SDMIMD campus for final placements. All eligible students who have participated in the final placement process have secured jobs with lucrative salary packages. The highest salary offered at SDM Institutes of Management Development final placements 2020 was Rs. 9,00,000 per annum, while the average salary offered was Rs. 7,20,000 per annum.

      This year, 15 new companies have taken part in the placements. Students have been offered jobs in a variety of roles such as Regional Area Sales Manager, Area Manager, Market Intelligence Analyst, Credit Analyst, Business Analyst, Consultant, Management Trainee, etc.

      Major Recruiters at SDMIMD Mysore Placements 2021

      The following companies are the major recruiters at SDMIMD Mysore placements 2020 –

      • Infosys
      • Mindtree
      • Oracle
      • Federal Bank
      • HDFC
      • Morgan Stanley
      • Bharat Financial Inclusion
      • Ujjivan SF Bank
      • L’Oreal
      • Cafe Coffee Day
      • Core-el Technologies
      • Odessa Technologies
      • EY
      • Consulting
      • Oyo Rooms
      • Pyrox

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