Great Lakes Institute of Management, (GLIM) Gurgaon Overview

  New Delhi   AICTE, Private   ESTD 2004
  New Delhi   AICTE, Private   ESTD 2004

About College

Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon is one of the top business schools in the Delhi NCR region that offers business-relevant MBA programs. The globally accredited GLIM Gurgaon offers two full-time programs, namely 1-year PGPM and 2-year PGDM.

Great Lakes Gurgaon PGPM and PGDM programs with globally benchmarked curriculum, world-class faculty, and impressive placements are best for working professionals and entrepreneurs.


Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon is one of the top business schools in the country. GLIM Gurgaon was established in 2010 in the Millennium City by Dr. Bala V Balachandran - Padma Shri Awardee and Professor Emeritus of Accounting Information & Management at the Kellogg School of Management.

Before Great Lakes Gurgaon, he had established Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai in the year 2004. Be it GLIM Chennai or GLIM Gurgaon, both these institutes are counted amongst the best business management colleges in India. The improvement in Great Lakes Institute of Management Rankings year after year bears testimony to the increasing popularity of the institute among MBA aspirants.

Great Lakes Gurgaon has received the prestigious AMBA (Association of MBAs) Development Network accreditation and its courses are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Great Lakes Institute of Management Fees for these programs are as follow: 


Great Lakes offers two full-time management courses for freshers, working professionals, and entrepreneurs:

  • Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM): The flagship one-year Great Lakes PGPM is for professionals with a minimum work experience of 2 years. Specializations offered are Finance, Marketing, Operations, and Analytics, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM): The two-year Great Lakes PGDM is for professionals with no or less than 2-year work experience. Specializations offered to PGDM students are Finance, Marketing, Operations, and Analytics, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning.

Depending upon the work experience, aspirants can choose between the aforementioned Great Lakes MBA courses.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Fees for these programs are as follow:  

PGPM Indian Applicant (in INR) International Applicant (in US$)
Tuition & Academic Fee 906000 18400
Program Fee 445000 10000
Housing and Food Charges 294000 6600
Alumni Subscription 5000 100
Student Welfare Fund 5000 100
Caution Deposit (Refundable) 10000
Total 1665000 35200
PGDM Indian Applicant (in INR)
Tuition & Academic Fee 615000
Program Fee 378000
Housing and Food Charges 524000
Alumni Subscription 5000
Student Welfare Fund 8000
Caution Deposit (Refundable) 10000
Total 1540000

Please note that Great Lakes Fees are subject to revision before admissions open, so the quoted figures might change.


The admission process for Great Lakes management programs is quite simple, but candidates need to ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria for the course they are applying to. Eligible candidates need to create Great Lakes login id, pay the registration fee, fill in the requisite details online and submit the application form.

You can always access your application form by clicking on the link sent to your registered Email ID (just to avoid any problems, double-check the ID before submitting the form online). 

Issue of application starts from 22nd August 2020 9th September 2020
Last Date of submission for First Cycle 22nd November 2020 22nd November 2020
Last Date of submission for Second Cycle TBD TBD

Please note that almost every communication is done online so save the Email ID of GLIM Gurgaon in your contact details to avoid missing out on any important emails. Also, make sure that all the formalities are done well before Great Lakes last date.


Impressive Great Lakes Institute of Management rankings attract many freshers and working professionals to its full-time MBA courses – PGPM and PGDM. The eligibility criteria for these Great Lakes MBA programs are primarily based on the work experience.

Aspirants with a minimum work experience of two years by March 31, 2021, can apply for Great Lakes PGPM 2021-22, while freshers and candidates with work experience of fewer than 2 years as on June 30, 2021, are eligible for Great Lakes Institute PGDM 2021-23.

All the candidates applying to Great Lakes must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institute. Moreover, eligible candidates need to meet the minimum Great Lakes Institute of Management cut off to move on to the next step.

Great Lakes cut off is primarily based on the standardized GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT scores as well as academic credentials, work experience, essays, and personal interview. Besides, the recommendation letter needs to be submitted online, which is collected from all the final selected candidates.

Please note that special preference is given to rank holders of recognized colleges and universities in the final selection process.


Great Lakes Institute of Management Placements 2019 for PGPM and PGDM batches were simply remarkable with students getting recruited by leading names in the industry.

Wipro, Aditya Birla, Deloitte, ANZ, Euromonitor International, Nielsen, KPMG, ICICI, Salesforce, Publicis Sapient, Schneider Electric, IDFC, Volvo Eicher and Hexaware were some of the companies that recruited students from the batch of batch of Great Lakes Gurgaon. Besides, there was an increase in the Great Lakes Average Package of the students of both the batches.

Here’s a snapshot of Great Lakes Gurgaon placements 2020:


Highest CTC 18.8 Lakhs p.a.
Average CTC 12.8 Lakhs p.a.
Industry Name Percentage
Consulting 39
Analytics 17
Internet Business 10
Others 10
Function Percentage
Business & Strategy Consulting 43
Analytics 29
Sales & Marketing 16
Product and Research 6
Financial Operation 6


Highest CTC 13.6 Lakhs p.a.
Average CTC 9.15 Lakhs p.a.
Industry Name Percentage
Consulting 12
Internet Business 12
Research 9
Others 9
Function Percentage
Sales & Marketing 43
Analytics 6
Consulting 13
Finance 27
General Management 9
Operations 2


Great Lakes Gurgaon campus is located in the industrial hub of Delhi NCR region and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. The world-class campus spreads across 7.2 acre offers numerous amenities and facilities, including modern classrooms, library, hostel, gym, and other recreational centers, to name a few.

Besides, the institute leverages on the location in the Millennium City that boasts of proximity to numerous MNCs, IT/ITES companies, etc. due to which students gain from deep industry engagement and interaction with industry leaders.

Besides, GLIM Gurgaon campus is always abuzz with some function or event, such as interaction with world-renowned management gurus, cultural programs, annual events like CREST, TEDx, Sapience, etc.


Q. Should I apply for Great Lakes PGDM or PGPM course?

A. Depending upon your work experience you can choose between the two courses. Aspirants with 0-2 years of experience need to apply for PGDM and those with work experience of more than 2 years need to apply for PGPM.

Q. How can I apply to the Great Lakes Institute?

A. You need to apply online – register yourself by creating Great Lakes Login ID, pay the application fee, fill in the details, and submit the form.

Q. What is Great Lakes Cut off?

A. The cut off is based on the standardized GMAT or CAT or XAT or CMAT scores of the candidates applying to the respective courses at Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai and Gurgaon. Also, past academic results, essays, work experience, and personal interview are considered for the final selection.

Q. Is Great Lakes Gurgaon PGPM better than that of Great Lakes Chennai?

A. Both Great Lakes Chennai and Gurgaon have somewhat similar PGPM curriculum and structure; so, depending upon your geographical preference, expenses, facilities, etc. you can choose between the two.

Q. What specializations are offered by Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon in PGPM?

A. GLIM Gurgaon offers four specializations for its flagship 1-year PGPM course – Finance, Marketing, General Management, and Analytics, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning.

Q. Do I have specialization option in PGDM?

A. Yes. In PGDM, Great Lakes Gurgaon offers specialization in Marketing, Analytics, Operations, Finance.

A.Great Lakes Fees for the PGPM course are around INR 16.65 Lakhs for Indian students and USD 35700 for International students. For PGDM, the fee is around INR 15.4 Lakhs. However, please note that the fee structure is subject to revision.

Q. Whom can I contact for my GLIM Gurgaon admission queries?

You can contact the Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon admission team for queries. You can either mail at [email protected] or call on +91-9910000709. You can also join online discussions on reliable sites, such as Great Lakes Pagalguy discussion to get all required details and queries resolved.

Q. How is Great Lakes Institute of Management Placements?

A. GLIM Gurgaon placements are impressive with students getting recruited to renowned companies in varied roles. There is an improvement in Great Lakes Average Package offered to students every year in comparison to the previous year.

Q. Is GLIM Gurgaon course AICTE approved?

A. Yes, Great Lakes PGPM and PGDM courses are AICTE approved.

Q. Do I have to stay on campus?

A. Yes. GLIM Chennai and Gurgaon PGDM and PGPM are residential courses with students being offered twin sharing accommodation on campus.


General Enquiry

[email protected]

Great Lakes Gurgaon Address (College)

Bilaspur-Tauru Road, Near Bilaspur Chowk

Gurgaon, Haryana

Phone: +91-124-2865800

Office Hours: 9 AM - 4:30 PM (Mon-Fri)

Great Lakes Gurgaon Address (Office/E-Learning)

2nd Floor, Orchid Centre, Golf Course Road, Sector 53

Gurgaon, Haryana 122003

Office Hours: 10 AM - 6 PM (Mon-Fri)