Post Graduate Diploma in Management

Dual Specialization Course*



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Business Analytics

Entrepreneurship Management

IBA's Programmes

About The Programme

Embark on a unique educational journey with Indus Business Academy's (IBA) cutting-edge 2 Year Residential PGDM Programme.

As a flagship institution under the esteemed Arihant Education and Research Foundation, IBA offers customizable specialization options and top-tier entrance exam acceptance.

Explore Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations, and more at IBA. Our program fosters skills, encourages entrepreneurship, provides global exposure, and ensures strong placement support.

Choose IBA for an enriching educational experience, shaping socially responsible leaders through innovation and tradition.

PGDM Specializations for Future Innovators

Orientation programme1st & 2nd trimester3rd trimesterCorporate Internship4th, 5th & 6th trimester
Preparatory SubjectsFoundation subjects presentations case studies Projects & management gamesIntroduction of Specialization subjects3 months of intensive Corporate InternshipCross functional/ Specialization subjects along with APTP programme
Internship PlacementsFinal placements (5th & 6th) trimester
Dual Specialization Course* MarketingFinanceHuman Resource ManagementBusiness Analytics & E-Business
RetailOperationsInternational BusinessEntreupenurship Management

Eligibility Criteria

  • Academic Qualifications: Candidates must possess a graduate degree (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Minimum Aggregate Marks: A minimum of 50% overall aggregate marks is required (45% for reserved categories).
  • Final Year Eligibility: Final year students are eligible to apply for admission.
  • Entrance Exam Scores Accepted:IBA accepts scores of CAT 2023 / XAT 2024 / CMAT 2024 / NMAT by GMAC 2023 / MAT (Sept. 2023, Dec, 2023, Feb 2024, May 2024) / ATMA 2024 / GMAT (after Sept 2022) / GATE 2022-23 & State Govt. Entrance tests.
  • Holistic Approach:Join IBA for a transformative academic experience, opening doors to a successful career.

Programme Fee (PGDM & PGDM - GENERAL) for Indian Nationals:

Admission Processing Charges (Non-Refundable)
₹ 45,000/-
Security Deposit (Refundable after completion of the course)₹ 15,000/-
First YearFirst Installment
Inclusive of Admission Processing charges
₹ 168,000/-
Second Installment₹ 168,000/-
Third Installment₹ 168,000/-
Second YearFourth Installment₹ 158,000/-
Fifth Installment₹ 158,000/-
Sixth Installment₹ 158,000/-
TOTAL Tuition Fees (For 2 Years)₹ 978,000/-

IBA Provide separate residential facilities for boys and girls within the campus.

Residential charges varies in between ₹122,000/- - ₹176,000/- per year (Inclusive of food charges) depending on the type of accommodation


  • Merit Based Scholarship (Based on X, XII & Graduation & Entrance Exam Score):
    Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Scholarship, Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel Memorial Scholarship, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Memorial Scholarships ranging from ₹50,000/- to ₹70,000/- & Atal Bihari Vajpayee Memorial Scholarship ranging from ₹60,000/- to ₹100,000/-
  • Defence Scholarship ( Wards of Defence, BSF & CRPF personnel):
    Shri B.M.L Jain Memorial Special Scholarship offering 25% Fee waiver in 2nd Year of Course
  • Fee Waivers:
    In 3rd Term, Mother Teresa and Tirthankara Mahavira Swami ranging from ₹25,000/- to ₹35,000/- to Economically weak and Need-based students.
  • Various other scholarships & awards are also available during the tenure of course & on the day of convocation depending on the performance in academics & extra-curricular activities.

Program Highlights

Dual Specialization Selection

Students can choose their specialization combination before the third trimester.

Top-Tier Entrance Exam Acceptance

Acceptance of scores from CAT, XAT, NMAT, GMAT, GRE, MAT, ATMA, CMAT, and more.

Industry-Relevant Specializations

Specialized tracks in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and Operations for focused skill development.

Entrepreneurship Support

Incubation support and resources for aspiring entrepreneurs to nurture innovative ideas.

Global Exposure

International collaborations, exchange programs, and global exposure initiatives for a broader perspective.

Placement Assistance

Dedicated placement cell providing career guidance, internships, and placement support.

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Placement Highlights for 2023

100% placements | 10% Growth in Avg CTC





Scholastic and International Linkages

Student Testimonials


M.Tech-Industrial Management (IIT Chennai), B.Tech. (IIT Kharagpur)

Prof. V. Suresh Chandra

Exp: 47 years | Industry: 30 yrs | Academic: 17 yrs

PhD, FCS & MICS (UK), M.Com., MBA (Marketing), MBA (Finance), LLB

Dr. S. Ramesh

Exp: 43 years | Industry: 16 yrs | Academic: 27 yrs

PGDM (IM Calcutta), B.Tech. (IIT Kanpur)

Prof. Chandra Kant

Exp: 37 years | Industry: 22 yrs | Academic: 15 yrs

MDP (IIM Calcutta), Diploma in Footwear Canadian Institute of Footwear Technology, B.Sc.

Prof. J.B. Shetty

Exp: 47 years | Industry: 32 yrs | Academic: 15 yrs

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Frequently Asked Questions

IBA offers a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) with various specializations.

Candidates need a graduate degree (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) from a recognized university, with a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for reserved categories).

Yes, final-year students are eligible to apply.

IBA accepts scores from CAT, XAT, GMAT, GRE (after July 2023), MAT, ATMA, CMAT, and others.

IBA stands for Indus Business Academy, a premier institution in Bangalore.

Indus Business Academy is located in the vibrant city of Bangalore.

Absolutely, IBA is recognized as a top PGDM college in Bangalore, known for its business-relevant curriculum and experienced faculty.

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