Leading PGDM Course in Kolkata, Approved by AICTE

Designed for academically consistent students, the AICTE (Ministry of Education, Government of India) approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme of Globsyn Business School – considered to be one of the best PGDM colleges in Kolkata – provides for strong curricula based learning and a holistic MBA experience coupled with a wide area of study.

Based on Globsyn’s triad of Innovation, Research and Technology, this programme is augmented with access to real-time research driven case studies, journals, articles, etc., from the dedicated Research Cell. It gears students for life-long learning by getting them exposed to self-paced learning aided by eGlobsyn – a Web 2.0 based Learning and Content Management System with social plug-ins. Additionally, students can reap the most benefits of this course by availing the on-campus lodging options provided by the Globsyn Business School hostel facility.

The PGDM programme has been structured to help students prepare either for fast track corporate management AICTE approved careers, or pursue further academic studies either in India or abroad and go on to either contribute towards research and development of the management sciences, or join the academic community, or pursue their entrepreneurial vision.

Aimed at students who see themselves making a mark as hands-on ‘Indian’ managers – a strong breed of management professionals who are increasingly leading MNC brands into nascent and emerging markets, the PGDM programme is designed to provide career options for students that are virtually limitless with avenues to work in a variety of fields ranging from Government assignments to NGO’s etc.

With its successful track record of providing quality management education to its students, the programme has become one of the most sought after AICTE approved PGDM course in Kolkata and Eastern India attracting MBA aspirants from different parts of the country.

Duration: 2 years Full Time Programme

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Program Educational Objectives

  • To provide graduates with a sound foundation and appreciation of management as a discipline and a career
  • To produce management graduates who can critically think to solve business problems in real-world situations
  • To produce industry ready and responsible managers who have high regard for personal and institutional integrity
  • To prepare graduates with effective communication skills, teamwork skills, domain skills and values to meet the diversified needs of the industry


Foundation ProgrammeCoverage: Academic Sessions, Non-Academic Sessions, Corporate Connects, Employability Enhancement Sessions
Mode: Blended Mode – Online and Face to Face
General Management ProgrammeCoverage: Finance, Marketing, HR, Economics, Quantitative Techniques, Operations, Business Research Methods, Information Technology etc.
Mode: Lectures supplemented by Online Learning, Live on-site projects, Experiential Learning and Case Studies
Schools of ExcellenceFinance / Marketing / HR / Operations Management / Information Systems
Mode: Lectures supplemented by Online Learning and Case Studies


Semester I

Sl. No.Courses
1Financial & Management Accounting
2Managerial Economics
3Quantitative Methods - I
4Legal Aspects of Business
5Management Functions & Organizational Behaviour
6Marketing Management - I
7Business Communication
8Professional Skills Development - I
9Computer Applications - I
10Management & Liberal Arts

Semester II

Sl. No.Courses
1Financial Management & Corporate Finance
2Managerial Economics & Global Business Environment
3Marketing Management - II
4Human Resource Management
5Business Process Automation & Advanced Data Analytics
6Business Research Methods & Applications
7Quantitative Methods - II
8Global Business Strategy
9Operations Management
10Professional Skills Development - II
11Computer Applications - II
12Industry 4.0

Summer Internship Program

Semester III

Sl. No.Courses
1Sales Management
2Supply Chain Management
3Change Management
4Professional Skills Development - III
5Computer Applications - III
6Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
7Universal Human Values

Semester IV

Sl. No.Courses
1Project Management
2Quality Management
3Boardroom Simulation Activity
4Electives from School of Excellence

Two Credits is allotted to Beyond Education Activities which is spread across all four semesters.

Schools of Excellence

The School of Finance Excellence brings to management aspirants a perfect blend of theory and practices over Financial Management, Business Finance, and Accounts as the principal areas of coverage. Today there is an increasing emphasis on globalisation and multinational financial management which have been reflected in the curriculum. While many of the courses are analytical in approach, the finance specialization emphasises on adequate conceptual inputs for a strong foundation, applicability of the concepts, techniques and strategies through project and industry vertical based case studies built around real life problems. One of the primary objectives of the elective is to give the students a feel of ‘how to go about’ in the field of finance and foster an understanding of how financial decisions themselves can create can value for the firm.

The School of Finance Excellence offers the following areas of study:

  • Advanced Accounting & Taxation
  • Banking & Insurance Management
  • Investment Banking & Financial Services
  • Risk Management
  • Global Finance
  • Pricing
  • Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Rural Banking & Micro Finance
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Treasury Management
  • Valuation
  • Dissertation for Finance School of Excellence

* Not all papers are offered in all courses

As the world moves from being a sellers’ market to a buyers’ market, consumers have assumed a pivotal role in the structure of an organisation. Marketing specialization recognises the consumers as the fulcrum around which the plans and programs of an organisation revolves. Today’s market fashion’s itself according to the need of the hour. For example, marketing of ideas and services has become more important than marketing of products. The School of Marketing Excellence programme at Globsyn Business School, armed with an unbeaten course structure, live and industry vertical specific case studies, live projects, workshops, advertisement clubs and other creative pedagogic tools, represents an ideal gurukul to learn the intricacies of the today’s marketplace.

The School of Marketing Excellence offers the following areas of study:

  • Industrial Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Marketing for Non-profit organizations
  • Relationship Marketing
  • Rural Marketing
  • Social and Environmental Marketing
  • Strategic Product & Project Pricing
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Cross-cultural Marketing & Ethnographic Orientation
  • Logistics & Sales Force Management
  • Product Innovation & Management
  • Sales & Distribution Management
  • Services Marketing
  • Strategic Brand Management
  • Digital Sales
  • Marketing Research
  • Sports and Tourism Marketing in India
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Brand Valuation
  • Marketing Policies and Operations
  • Marketing and Public Policy
  • Marketing & Business Ethics
  • Social and Digital Marketing & Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Retail Marketing
  • Dissertation for Marketing School of Excellence

* Not all papers are offered in all courses

The cutting edge of an organisation ultimately depends upon the quality of its human resource and how effectively it is leveraged by the firm. To lead a successful organisation, Human Resource policies and practices must drive its strategic goals and help in their effective realisation. The HR specialization programme at Globsyn Business School covers compulsory courses, key concepts, issues, systems and tools relevant to the industry in the first year. In the second year, wider areas are taught in depth with industry specific ‘live’ case studies, GDs, management games, industry projects and other innovative pedagogic tools.

The School of HR Excellence offers the following areas of study:

  • Organizational Development & Change Management
  • Performance Management & Competency Mapping
  • Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • Compensation Structuring
  • Training & Development
  • Corporate Governance: HR Perspective
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Management of IR
  • Strategic HRM
  • Stress Management
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Dissertation for HR School of Excellence

* Not all papers are offered in all courses

The last three decades have witnessed some momentous changes in business methodologies. Geographic boundaries, fading away, primarily due to the rapid advancements in ICT technology has put forth IT in a pivotal role for business managers today. There are five factors, viz., internet growth and technology convergence, transformation of the business enterprise, growth of a globally connected economy, growth of knowledge and information-based economies and an emergence of the digital firm, which play an increasingly important role in the growing impact of IT for businesses at this hour. Information is power, and the Internet is bringing about a convergence of technologies, roiling markets, industries and firms, to provide key insightful information for businesses. Traditional boundaries and business relationships are breaking down, as new ones spring up. Telephone networks are merging into the Internet, and cellular phones are becoming Internet access devices. Handheld storage devices such as iPods are emerging as potential portable game and entertainment centers, whereas the Internet-connected personal computer is emerging as a home entertainment control center.

The significance of Information System in Management Studies stems from an increased need of information sharing, which holds immense potential of governing changes in the organizational structure of a business. To ensure that one is well-equipped with the technical as well as the organizational aspects of IT, the study of Information System is extremely crucial. The focus area lies on the design, development, and implementation of cutting-edge solutions such as Big Data, AI and ML, to drive the e-commerce revolution and solve important organizational problems.

One of the primary objectives of the Information System specialization programme is to give the students a 360° understanding of how IT impacts businesses, and thereafter leverages the power of Technology to help an organization achieve strategic goals in all its business operations.

The School of Information System Excellence offers the following areas of study:

  • Introduction of Emerging Technology in Global Business Environment
  • Fundamentals of E-Business/ Internet Commerce
  • Overview of Big Data Analytics
  • Artifical Intelligence & Machine Learning in Business Management
  • Advanced Excel-based Modelling for Finance & Marketing
  • Overview of Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Introduction of IoT in Business Applications
  • Dissertation for Information System and Management School of Excellence

* Not all papers are offered in all courses

The study of Operations Management is pivotal for a comprehensive understanding of ‘production – from inception to implementation’ in the commercial sector. The School of Operations Management Excellence at Globsyn Business School thrives to viably educate aspiring operation managers about the fundamental nitty-gritty involved in the management procedure – from learning the concepts of design, planning, arranging, staffing, driving and controlling, to settling on a strategy and running an implementation cohesively. The layered structure of the Operations Management specialization programme also covers a variety of industrial experiences, equal parts, academic disciplines. One of the primary objectives of this elective is to provide aspirants with high-quality teaching and research covering multifarious levels of managerial decision-making.

The School of Operations Management Excellence offers the following areas of study:

  • Operations Strategy
  • World Class Manufacturing
  • Service Operations
  • Total Quality Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Resource Management
  • Technology Management
  • Dissertation for Operations Management School of Excellence

* Not all papers are offered in all courses

Please be aware of AICTE’s eligibility criteria, admission policy and refund policy from the AICTE website, before applying for the PGDM programme of Globsyn Business School.

Eligibility Criteria

To seek admission to the PGDM programme, candidates need to:

  • Score of 50% and above in 10th, 12th, and Graduation (from a university recognized by the UGC / AIU)
  • Have a valid CAT/MAT/XAT/JEMAT scorecard with a minimum 50% cut-off

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Note: Apart from the PGDM course, Globsyn Business School also provides AICTE approved PGDM in Business Analytics

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Qualification for PGDM course at GBS:
• 10th, 12th, and Graduation – 50% and above

Globsyn Business School accepts students with minimum 50% Cut-off (Percentile) in the entrance exams (CAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT/ATMA).

To apply for PGDM in Globsyn Business School, candidates must fill in the application form, mentioned below:

Admission to the PGDM programme at Globsyn Business School is based on the scores achieved in CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA followed by Globsyn Admission Test (GAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI).

Candidates who are in their final year of a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent may apply, as long as they can provide evidence of meeting the minimum eligibility requirements, latest by September 30, 2024. Failure to meet this requirement may result in the rejection of their application from the Program.

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Globsyn Business School’s Corporate Relationship Program (CRP) team have always been arranging for Summer Internship Program (SIP) opportunities for the students.

The 8 – 10 weeks SIP opportunity is extended to all first-year students of the B-School, which allows them to contribute their knowledge, and enhance their cognitive and interpersonal skills, whilst providing the young minds with a first-hand exposure at working with various national and multinational business houses across various sectors in the global corporate world.

The image below lists the major recruiting companies who have been hiring students, over the years, during the Final Placement.

Globsyn Business School has a sprawling state of the art eight-acre campus located amidst a lush green landscape in the outskirts of Kolkata, which is well equipped with state-of-the-art modern facilities like Globsyn Student Home. Living in the Globsyn Student Home or hostel is an excellent way to kick start a student’s 2-year management journey at the B-School.

Globsyn Business School assists students who require hostel facilities in the vicinity of the Campus, with twin sharing rooms and all basic amenities.

Globsyn Business School believes in acknowledging excellence achieved by meritorious students in academic and extra-curricular pursuits and recognizing talent from a holistic point of view.

As a part of this ongoing initiative, the B-School offers various scholarships to its students in the form of National Scholarship Program (NSP), which recognizes merit from a broader perspective to include those who have excelled in non-academic areas. NSP provides two types of scholarships viz. ‘Kalyani Scholarships’ meant for students from economically disadvantaged background, and ‘Outstanding Achievers Scholarships’ designed for students achieving recognition or excellence in sports or culture/arts areas.

Globsyn Business School is committed to not only recognize the excellence achieved by its students, but also provide support and opportunities in their pursuit of various post graduate programmes.

As a part of this initiative students of GBS, over the years, have availed financial aid from these intuitions: State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India, HDFC Bank, Union Bank of India, UCO Bank, Indian Bank, Canara Bank, West Bengal Student Credit Card Scheme, HDFC Credila, amongst others.