[Official] SDMIMD Admissions 2024-26 | PaGaLGuY

Established in 1993 in Mysore, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development is a premier institute, offering quality education firmly based on the Indian values and ethics. SDMIMD offers a 2-year residential PGDM course, approved by AICTE and accredited by NBA.

Here are the details:

Accreditations: ACBSP, AASCB, NBA, AIU, AICTE, EFMD, QS I Gauge, BSIS

College Facilities:

Well-stocked library with updated resources.

A well-connected IT infrastructure

Classrooms equipped with Hi-Tech support

Sports Facilities like a gym, badminton court and basketball court

Auditorium & Amphitheatre



Placement Details 2023:

Highest Salary: Rs. 13 Lakhs

Average Salary: Rs. 9.8 Lakhs

Fee Structure: Rs. 11.4 Lakhs for the 2-year PGDM course + Hostel Fees

Scholarships Offered:

Entry Merit Scholarship: Rs. 75,000 scholarship awarded to the students who have scored an aggregate of 70% in Class 10th, 12th and Degree.

Empowering Woman: Rs. 50,000 scholarship awarded to the women who have scored an aggregate of 60% in Class 10th, 12th and Degree.

Student Exchange Subsidy: A subsidy ranging between Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 1,25,000 offered to students who opt for student exchange programs.

Student Merit Scholarship: Scholarships awarded to 3 students who perform really well during their PGDM course.


Exam Results Accepted for: CAT/XAT/CMAT/NMAT/GMAT, appeared between June 2021 to March 2022.

Should have completed graduation from a recognized university. Students appearing for the final examination may also apply.

Should have 50% aggregate marks in Class 10th, 12th and graduate degree course.

How to Apply?

The students can log on to https://sdmimd.ac.in/application/online.html

Application Fee: Rs. 1250

Mode of Payment: DD, Cheque, Online Payment

Selection Process

The students must appear for CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ MAT.

Shortlisting will be made on the basis of the exam score, academic performance and work experience.

The shortlisted candidates will then have to appear for an interview.

The final list of students will then be released, based on the performance during the interview.

 Leadership in Education Award’ to Dr. N.R. Parasuraman

SDMIMD Director and Professor in Finance Dr. N.R. Parasuraman has been selected for the 'Leadership in Education Award 2018' by the Higher Education Forum (HEF). 

Every year HEF select the eminent educationist who has contributed substantially in improving education ecosystem, in general, higher education system, in particular; with academic achievements. This year the award was presented during the Annual Meet of the Gujarat Chapter of HEF held in joint aegis with the M.S. University held in Vadodara on September 29, 2018.


Why PGDM at SDMIMD is different?

You must experience it to understand the difference!

SDMIMD believes in holistic development of the student with real time inputs from the academia and the corporate world in a serene atmosphere and salubrious climate in the heritage city of Mysore.

Highlights of the program:

Faculty with rich experience in academia and industry

Consistent placement record

Innovative and contemporary pedagogy

Emphasis on business ethics and values

Single occupancy hostel rooms

International Student Exchange programs with 9 Universities across the globe.

Merit Scholarship Scheme and Merit cum Means Scholarship Scheme

Yoga as part of the PGDM program

Students from 23 states across India

Special features:

An active Centre for Research (CFR), dedicated to focused faculty research and recognised as a PhD centre

International conferences in several areas of management attended by academicians from across India and abroad

International symposiums for talks and panel discussions

‘NAISSANCE’- the students driven management fest for B School students

‘ABHIGYAAN’- fest for undergraduate students from across India

Faculty Development Program for the faculty from other institutes

Customised management education programs for corporate executives

Short term Management Development Programs (MDP)

Hi everyone , please find below the link of PDF for Frequently Asked Questions relating to SDMIMD ADMISSIONS (2019-21) 

Link :- http://sdmimd.ac.in/files/FAQs-Admissions_2019.pdf

 SDMIMD among Top 10 with Entrepreneurship Initiative

 SDMIMD is listed among the Top 10 Colleges with initiatives pertaining to Entrepreneurship, Startups and the incubation center, during the academic year 2017-18 by Outlook B-School Survey 2018. SDMIMD is among Top 100 B-Schools in India for the excellent performance in academics, placement, infrastructure, and international reach-out.


Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - Learning Experience

SDMIMD offers a two year, full time, residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program. The PGDM program is designed and structured to enable students to adapt to the changing requirements, challenges and opportunities of the global business scenario. It provides students with a strong theoretical and conceptual base.

In order to provide exposure to the International business scenario, the Institute has student exchange programs with 13 Institutes of global repute namely the 

1. Texas A&M University, USA

2. Shanghai University, China

3. University of Bordeaux, France

4. ESC Pau, France

5. University of Montevideo, Uruguay

6. Abu Dhabi University, UAE

7. British University in Dubai

8. Heilbronn University, Germany

9. Universidad EAN, Colombia, Suramerica

10. National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

11. Universidad Sergio Arboleda, Colombia

12. Business Analytics Institute, Europe

13. EAE Business School, Spain


Socially Relevant Project

All the first year students are required to undertake a project titled Socially Relevant Project (SRP) in the third term. This course is a compulsory TWO CREDIT requirement for completion of PGDM program.
The Objectives of SRP are to:

1. Sensitize students to Social Issues

2. Instil and develop ethics, social responsibility and philanthropy – values which the SDM Trust is reputed for

3. Expose students to non- corporate organizations, government departments, NGOs to help them understand the application of management concepts and principles to social issues

4. To serve like a curtain raiser to students who might consider Social Entrepreneurship as a career option


Summer Internship Project

The SIP is a 3 credit course and is designed to provide the PGDM student with an opportunity to work and gain first-hand exposure to the environment, work culture and processes that prevail in real-life organizations. Based on the learning of the first three terms of the program, the student is equipped with the conceptual skills, but lacks the experience of putting this learning into practice. SIP provides the intern an opportunity of learning and decision-making.

SDMIMD requires that every student undergoes such an experiential learning process at the end of the first year of the PGDM program. The SIP duration is 6 to 8 weeks during the months of April and May. The Placement Cell will help the students in finding suitable summer projects and will also provide necessary guidance in completing their assignment. Students may be allowed to source a SIP on their own provided the project details meet the requirement of the Institute. In such a case, the concerned organization should provide a written communication to the Institute before a specified date confirming the project.



1.EPAS ACCREDITATION  : At a special event during the EFMD Annual Conference of 2017 held at Berlin, SDMIMD was awarded the EPAS accreditation. The formal certificate was handed over by the Director General and CEO of EFMD to Shri. D. Surendra Kumar, Vice President of SDMIMD and Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of SDMIMD.

2.EPAS ACCREDITATION : Recognizing the quality of management education and Internationalization at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore, Global accreditation body EFMD has awarded the prestigious EPAS International Accreditation to the institution’s flagship program – Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). SDMIMD Mysore is the first Indian B-school to receive EPAS accreditation. With the current accreditation by EPAS, SDMIMD’s PGDM stands out with two internationally reputed accreditation.

3. ACBSP ACCREDITATION: SDMIMD received the International accreditation from Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA, for the 2-Year Residential flagship programme – Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).

Many experts in the field of management education feel that the performance of SDMIMD in its corporate interaction and placements, world class infrastructure, academic rigor and adherence to ethical values derived from the Dharmasthala Philosophy, paved the way for the international accreditation. The ACBSP accreditation will help to nurture young managers of our PGDM Program who are employable in global marketplace, equip students to solve multi-disciplinary problems with their leadership and decision making abilities

 Kannada Rajyotsava was celebrated on tuesday (22/11/2018) at Sdmimd Mysore.The celebration brought in the festive mode at Sdmimd Mysore. Decoration with buntings, posters of prominent personalities of Karnataka, and flowers, added color. The event started with hosting of the Kannada flag of 40 feet, followed by a special lunch with unique dishes of Karnataka was served by the students from 22 states. In the evening, sports and cultural programs were organized. Traditional local games of Karnataka were introduced to other state students. 


Post Graduate Diploma in Management  at SDMIMD (PGDM):

SDMIMD’s core offering is the two years residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). This 2-year Residential PGDM Program has the ‘Equivalence to MBA’ by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) under the University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India.  Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA and the European Federation for Management Development (EFMD), European Union have awarded International Accreditation for this Program. 

 SDMIMD has achieved 100% placements. Our regular recruiters have been with us for a long time from the domains of ITES, Mfg, Finance, Consulting, Equity and FMCG fields. Every passing year we see a large number of new recruiters coming on board for the SDMIMD campus recruitment.

SDMIMD has a robust and enduring relationship with several accredited and highly acclaimed foreign universities and institutes of higher management across the globe. These linkages provide an opportunity for SDMIMD students to study abroad for one term. SDMIMD hopes to send approximately 25-30 students on Student Exchange Programs to these institutes.

International Accreditations have also resulted in faculty exchanges and research collaborations. Several regular faculties at SDMIMD have international teaching experience.   

The program is a multi-faceted experience with a combination of contemporary conceptual and industry practices. It is driven by highly qualified and competent faculty with an eclectic mix of industry and teaching experience, supported by the infrastructure that is amongst the best in the country. If you think you have what it takes to push yourself to explore the full extent of your potential and ambition in an exciting journey of learning and discovery, SDMIMD is where you should be. Read on, and we will look forward to welcoming you on campus.

SDMIMD believes in holistic development of the student with real-time inputs from the academia and the corporate world in a serene atmosphere and salubrious climate in the heritage city of Mysore. 

The Week - Hansa Research Survey 2018 has listed SDMIMD among the Top 50 Private B-Schools in the Country. The institute has also made its place among the Top B-Schools and Prominent B-Schools in South. The international accreditation, academic rigor, placement performance, infrastructure, research and publications by the faculty has made the SDMIMD place among Top 50 in the country.  

Triumphant Institute of Management Education (TIME) has listed SDMIMD among India's Best B-Schools the issue published in October 2018. The listing based on the range of parameters listed to help the MBA aspirants to their dream B-Schools has made SDMIMD to perform for listed among Top B-Schools in the country.  

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About the Conference

Human Resources Management, in today’s volatile business environment, is playing the role of a strategic business partner and the key differentiator in the business growth, development and survival of the firms. Effectiveness of HRM function is being evaluated by its level of contribution towards the return on investment of any organization, by keeping the specific performance-driven goals in mind. Along with addressing functional issues, HRM is now expected to manage, analyse, and predict the changes in the business processes, and accordingly, align the organizations’ systems, structures, and policies to leverage people competitiveness, with regard to the operating business environment. The emphasis today, is to manage HR functions and policies in a manner, such that, organizations can be provided with a unique pool of people, who can continuously take the organizations to higher levels of growth and sustainability.

In the above backdrop, SDMIMD is organizing its 7th International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace, on 14 and 15 December, 2018, at SDMIMD campus, Mysuru.

SDMIMD PGDM 19-21 Program:


· Graduates/Final Year Graduation students appearing for CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/NMAT or who already have valid CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/NMAT scores. Scores of any one of the above exams conducted in June 2018 up to March 2019 will be valid for the admission.

· Full-time graduation courses in any discipline recognized by the UGC/AIU.

· Consistent academic record of not less than 50% aggregate in 10th Std, 12th Std. and Degree. Students in final year of Degree to consider their percentage up to the Second Year/Last completed semester


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Hi 10th - 85.5% 12th - 78.83% BE - 66.7% Work Experience 15 months Cat Expected Percentile 78 to 82 percentile Any chance of getting a call?