Many students have confusion in their mind on PGDM course and it’s a comparison with MBA. PGDM means Post Graduate Diploma in Management, the main confusion starts when you see the term Diploma. Many students have a common perception that it is a Diploma course and not a Degree; And to a extend they are right it is a Diploma. The main reason behind why postgraduate courses are named as PGDM is that when an Institute is an autonomous body (meaning it is not affiliated to any University) and conducts management courses then such Institutes cannot offer MBA degree. Even institutes SP JAIN, IIMs, XLRI’s doesn’t offer MBA degrees they only give PGP Diploma or PGDM since they are autonomous and independent bodies.
PGDM was declared equivalent to MBA by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) on 3rd April 2008. This MBA equivalence has been renewed by the AIU from time to time continuously since 2008.
The best B-school in Varanasi, the school of management science(SMS), brings you the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). The program is a 2-year, full-time programme isAICET approved and is comparable to those offered by some of the best business schools in the country.
Since its foundation in the year 1995 to the day it achieved the coveted ‘A’ grade in NAAC accreditation, School of Management Sciences, Varanasi has been relentlessly pursuing the ruthless path of growth and excellence which resulted in the growing recognition and respect for this institution in the realms of industry and academia alike.
The two years full-time Post Graduate Programme comprises of four semesters. The first two terms focus on Foundation and Application aspects of management and the last two terms focus on Specialization and Integration with global developments in different areas of management.
School of Management Sciences, Varanasi emphasizes ensuring a holistic personality development of its students. Our preference for the growth in all aspects is evident in our approach which led to the development and establishment of various Centres of Excellence aimed at nourishing spirituality, entrepreneurship, innovation and research as well as various Clubs dedicated to providing a sound platform for sports, arts, and culture.
SMS have been quite frequent in receiving appreciation and recognition from various institutions and professional bodies of significance for the substantial difference we have brought to various academic dimensions of management education. Being declared the Best B-School in India (North) for our ‘outstanding contribution in the field of education, training, and development’ by ASSOCHAM India at the onset of March’ 2018 establishes the integrity of our efforts. Moreover, the prestigious Business India group has rated School of Management Sciences, Varanasi amongst the Top-50 B-Schools in India repeatedly with recently placing it at 31st position in the latest B-School survey (‘Business India’ 2017 issue). It is our privilege to have become the first B-School in this part of the country to have such an honor.
School of Management Sciences, Varanasi realizes and recognizes the responsibility that comes in with such corporeal accolades. We reiterate and rejuvenate our commitment to excellence at every opportunity, whether huge or dwarf, of making a sustainable difference in the ecosystem of management education.
There are a few reasons why you need to consider a PGDM program :
A PGDM Course gives you entrepreneurial and business skills: Growing entrepreneurship trend helps students and make them keep to develop their career in entrepreneurship. These personal Development skills set would encourage students to open their own firms after completion of PGDM course.
Specialization: The best part of the PGDM course offers several specialized courses and electives. Some of PGDM programs include Project Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Media Management and extends the range of MBA programs.
Interaction and training sessions with industries: During PGDM courses various opportunities will be given to start internships with industries and help in filling the gap between industry and academics and gives exposure to students.
Career options after PGDM
One can have an exciting career opportunity after PGDM in big multinational companies.
And, PGDM courses that are well recognized by the industry can give you higher-level jobs.
Students can expect decent starting pay packages an average being 6-8 lacs / Annum.
By earning a PGDM degree from reputed PGDM institution like the school of management science(SMS) Varanasi individuals can broaden their educational horizons and also hope to get the leadership positions.
PGDM not only helps prepare professionals in areas with a large requirement at the national level but also at international level.
PGDM have various subjects such as accounting, economics, finance, operations management, marketing, organizational behavior and project management and many more.
More ever SMS has opened their admissions for their PGDM COURSES with a vision of global learning hub. SMS’s PGDM is also known for its ‘Case-Based Learning’ and ‘Skill Based Curriculum’.