Admission Announcement

Post-Graduate Programme in Development Management (PDM)

PDM, the pioneering programme of DMI, aims at preparing Development Management professionals. Candidates who have successfully completed graduation in any discipline or are appearing for their final examinations for a graduate degree and fulfil the eligibility criteria as notified are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility to Apply

  • Candidates with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent (45% for SC/ST candidates) in Graduation.
  • Candidates should have a valid score of CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, MAT

Sponsored Candidate

Government, non-government, development organizations promoting sustainable livelihoods; corporate social responsibility units, member-based collective enterprises including cooperatives, producer organizations and social enterprises are encouraged to sponsor their current or prospective employees. Such candidates have to meet the eligibility criteria and apply for the PDM like other candidates but cannot avail of placement support.

Admission Process

  • Register for CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT/ MAT for 2019 admissions.
*Neither IIMs nor any other institution has any role in selection process for admission or in the conduct of the PDM at DMI

Selection Criteria

# Criteria Weightage
1 CAT / XAT / GMAT / CMAT / MAT Score 35%
2 Group Exercises 20%
3 Personal Interview and Assessment of Writing Skills 25%
4 Academic Performance 10%
5 Weightage for participation Sports/ Extra-Curricular Activities, Academic Diversity and Gender Diversity and Work Experience 10%
*This is in line with AICTE guidelines

DMI thanks all applicants who responded overwhelmingly to our admissions notice for 2019-21 academic session of the PDM Course and announces closure of the application process. No fresh applications will be entertained for admission to the PDM Course, 2019-21 batch w.e.f. today (May 01,2019). We wish aspiring applicants well for the next academic session 2020-22.