SDM Institute for Management Development, (SDMIMD) Mysore Overview

  Mysore   AICTE, NBA, Private, EFMD, QS I Gauge, BSIS   ESTD 1993
  Mysore   AICTE, NBA, Private, EFMD, QS I Gauge, BSIS   ESTD 1993

About College

SDMIMD is promoted by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational Trust, a much admired non-profit educational trust that runs over 40 recognized educational institutions in Karnataka, including Engineering, Medical, Dental, Law, Ayurveda and Naturopathy colleges. Part of the 600 year old Dharmasthala Temple, the Trust under the able leadership of our Chairman, Padma Vibhushan Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, has played an active role in bettering the lives of socially and economically disadvantaged people in Karnataka.

The sister organisation, Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) empowers the lives of over 40 lakh members through 4.77 lakh self help groups by offering microfinance, thus enabling their families to live a life of dignity and self-sufficiency

SDMIMD is a great place to improve your academic credentials and acquire a skill-based education. The advantages of going for PGDM from SDMIMD include great facilities and infrastructure, experienced faculty, foreign exchange programs with some of the renowned international universities and guaranteed placement on completion of the course. With a PGDM from SDMIMD students can get into their career of choice and excel at it!

SDMIMD, Mysore, PGDM Program

A two-year full-time program with 6 terms, the SDMIMD PGDM program is an all-encompassing program useful for students and professionals from various disciplines. The main objective is to provide students with an industry-oriented education and help create leaders of the future.

Students can select their area of specialization in the second year; there are options available for dual specialization or even an option where students can be generalists and not specialize in a specific stream. The various areas of specialization are as follows:

  1. Marketing
  2. Systems
  3. Finance
  4. Operations and
  5. Human Resources

SDMIMD admissions 2022-2024

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for SDMIMD, Mysore, PGDM Program include:

  1. Full-time graduation course in any discipline recognized by UGC or AIU. Both graduates, as well as students completing their final year of graduation, are eligible to apply
  2. Students should have at least a 50% aggregate consistently in 10th standard, +2 and graduation. For students appearing for their final examination, the percentage up to the last completed semester is considered.
  3. Finally, students have to appear in any of the international standardized tests like CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, NMAT, etc. Students who have yet to appear for the examination are also considered as exams conducted from June 2021 to March 2022 are accepted.

Application Process

The process is completely online; click on this link to be directly directed to the online application form

An application fee of Rs. 1250/- is applicable, and students can make the payments either directly online or through cash or cheque. For more information about the application process click on this link

Selection Process

Interview process consists of Written Ability Test (WAT)*/Applicants will be shortlisted based on consistent academic performance, competitive exam score and work experience (min 6 months) as applicable Short listed applicants will be called for an Interview Process in February - March 2022 to be held at several centers across India as mentioned in the Application Form (online interviews also held on specific request) Selected students will be intimated by email/ phone/mobile.

Campus Faculty

With the aim to fully prepare students for their future careers, the PGDM program is devised with a mix of contemporary conceptual knowledge and industrial skill and practices. To facilitate this, SDMIMD boasts of a mix of educators and industry professionals from related fields practising and renowned nationally and internationally.

In addition to full-time lecturers with multiple years of experience as educators and industry professionals, students are exposed to experts from the outside too in the form of faculty exchange programs and lecturers from visiting professors and industry experts.

Most professors are in touch with the latest and developments in their field of expertise and continue to contribute in the form of research, papers published, presentations and workshops. All in all, students are provided with enough support to not only learn and utilize the various academic concepts; they are also enabled to become leaders in their chosen fields.

SDMIMD Placements

SDMIMD is one of the few Management colleges in India that boasts of 100% placements. With an on-going relationship with recruiters who come year in and year out to participate in yearly recruitment drives, every year there is an addition of new companies to the mix to provide students with more exposure and career options.

Student Exchange Program

Student exchange programs enable students to understand each other's countries, business practices and culture. This gives students an edge in seizing opportunities in global companies. SDMIMD has collaborated with fifteen high-profile, international management institutes and universities of repute for Faculty & Student Exchange Programs. Select SDMIMD students get opportunity to spend a term pursuing courses at these institutes. 27 select students spent a term/semester at different institutes/universities with whom SDMIMD has collaborative arrangements.


Students can take advantage of the various scholarships that are offered by SDMIMD for the PGDM program. 4 different types of scholarships are available where students are provided aid depending on their merit which includes –

  1. Entry Merit Scholarship – all finally selected candidates with a consistent 70% aggregate all through their academics are eligible.
  2. Empowering Women Scholarship - This is also a special scholarship for women where all women applicants with a minimum 60% aggregate all through their academics are eligible.
  3. Student Exchange Subsidy – All students selected for the international exchange program are selected.
  4. Student Merit Scholarship – Students are awarded for outstanding performance for each term.

Campus Facilities

Good campus facilities are one of the basic requirements for a good education and SDMIMD ensures that students have the best in terms of facilities and infrastructure. Students are provided with quality infrastructure like smart classrooms, a good library with conventional as well as e-resources and other wellness resources like yoga, well-equipped gym and sports equipment. Good hostel facilities are also provided with single rooms, study areas, a good quality hygienic mess and other recreational facilities.

Contact Us

For all sorts of information regarding the application process or any other information contact Toll-free number – 18001211535 or Email at [email protected]

For quick contact regarding the application process contact

Mr. Gururaj Khasnis

Admission Manager

Tel. No. +91-821- 2429722 | Extn.2012

Mobile: +91-9535007893


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