PG Diploma in Management from AIMA

PG Diploma in Management from AIMA


Course objective

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (supported by e-Learning), ePGDM, has been designed with an intent to develop conceptual knowledge and behavioral skills in students who continue to work in industry, government or other organizations. The expertise and knowledge imparted by AIMA through this course paves the way to a career change by helping learners move up the corporate ladder faster.


Who Should Attend

Graduates (from any stream), Professionals aspiring to become Managers and/or Working Executives with an acumen and interest in management, who wish to complement and upgrade their knowledge in different practical and relevant aspects of this domain, based anywhere in the world, can enroll for this program. However, the final decision to accept the candidature of the applicants or to reject it, will be in accordance with the eligibility criteria and admission procedures laid down by AIMA.



 Candidates with minimum 50% in Graduation (under 10+2+3 scheme) from a recognized university

 Admission to PGDM can be granted on the basis of MAT/ CAT/ XAT/ ATMA / any other state level test for interested candidates with below 50% in graduation. There will be no cut off score

 Interested candidates who have not appeared in any of the above-mentioned test and with less than 50% in graduation, if desirous for admission in the same session are required to appear in the Management Aptitude Test to be conducted by AIMA from time to time. They may be given provisional admission with an undertaking that they will appear in the Management Aptitude Test whenever finalized. For online MAT registration please click

Assessments & Term End Examinations
There may be periodic evaluations built in throughout the duration of the course. These maybe in the form of a class participation, assignment, project work or other objective/subjective assessments. The evaluations are designed ensure continuous student engagement with the course and encourage learning.
There will be one final term end examination, normally held towards the end of June and December every year, which will be a pen and paper exam that the student can take from any of the AIMA examination centers in India and overseas.

 The minimum Modular Grade Point Average (MGPA) of 2.67 (B-) must be secured by the student for passing each module. MGPA is the average of overall grades for all the subjects of a module.

 Students are allowed to reappear in the exams to meet the criteria of MGPA.

 Examination form as well as the tentative examination schedule will be made available on this website.

 Hall tickets for examinations will be available online much before the examination. Students should take a print of hall-ticket from the web site and produce it along with the AIMA Identity Card at the examination center.

 A student may appear for the exam only if he has submitted all the assignments as required.

 The assignments are online (Multiple choice Questions). The dates for the same will be made available on the website.

 There is no examination fee to be paid for the first & second chance (whether availed or not). For third chance an examination fee of Rs.500/- per paper will be charged. If the students fails to clear a paper even after 3 attempts, the student is required to re-register against a payment of Rs.1700/- per paper. (Rs.1500/- Reregistration Fee and Rs.200/- Examination fee)

 Students will be allowed to appear for four consecutive Modules: (Mod I, Mod II, Mod III and Mod IV).



The primary method of instruction will be through a combination of LIVE online as well as recorded lectures by eminent professors of AIMA that will be beamed online via internet to student desktops/laptops or classrooms. All enrolled students will also be provided access to the online learning systems through which students may access other learning aids, reference materials and assessments, case studies and assignments as appropriate.



On the payment of all due fees and the successful completion of all assignments, the term end examinations and project work, the participants will be awarded the final PGDM certificate issued by AIMA. The final PGDM certificate will be awarded at formal Convocation ceremony.




The All India Management Association (AIMA) was created as an apex body of professional management with active support of the Government of India and Industry in 1957. AIMA is a federation of Local Management Associations (LMAs) that functions as a forum to develop a national managerial ethos. AIMA today affiliates 64 LMAs across the country and 2 co-operating management associations i.e. Qatar Indian Management Association and Mauritius Management Association.

AIMA has established close linkages with over 3000 institutions and over 30,000 individual professionals directly and through network of the Local Management Associations. AIMA’s activities include Distance Management Education, Management Development Programmes, National Events, Competitions, Research, Publication and Testing Services.

AIMA is represented on a number of policy making bodies of the Government of India and a number of National bodies/organizations. Some important ones are as under:

 All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex regulatory body for professional education in the country under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of India

 Council of Institute of Applied Manpower Research

 Boards of Governors, Indian Institutes of Management (Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kozikode, Kashipur, Udaipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Tiruchirapalli and Raipur)

 Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi

 National Productivity Council, New Delhi

 Central Direct Taxes Advisory Committee

AIMA is frequently co-opted by the Government on Specialized Committees and is an active member of the Asian Association of Management Organizations (AAMO), which is the Asia-Pacific regional body of the World Management Council (CIOS). AIMA maintains close links with a number of overseas professional institutions like the American Management Association, Chartered Institute of Management (UK), all the National Management Organizations in the Asia Pacific Region and St Gallen University of Switzerland among others.






Course Benefits

 PGDM awarded by All India Management Association

 Strong curriculum, in tune with Industry needs supported by high quality study material supplied by AIMA

 Sessions by industry experienced faculty that brings real world professional experience via online teaching. Guest sessions by eminent professionals from Corporates, establishing the “industry connect”

 Flexibility of attending bridge sessions (Foundation course in Basic Maths, Economics and Accounting) provided to students with arts or science background

 User friendly and easy to use technology interface. No expensive and time consuming software/hardware installations required at your end. Only requirement is a steady access to internet

 Case Mode for experiential learning

 Learning at your own pace. Maximum duration - 6 years

 Convenient weekend schedules

 Access to LIVE online lectures as well as recorded lectures for every subject

 Learn from Anywhere – No need to travel to an institute or training center. Learning continues even if you are traveling or not available at any specific location. You may also learn from the comfort of your home

 Free AIMA Membership & Library facility

 Benefits from AIMA’s placement support services

 Students completing PGDM from AIMA may also pursue doctoral studies from select Universities




PGDM is a 2 year programme split into 4 modules that covers the following topics.

Module 1

 eFM11 – Financial & Management Accounting

 eGM03 – Business Statistics

 eGM04 – Managerial Economics

 eGM11 – Management Functions & Organization Behavior

 eGM12 – Business Communication

 eIS01 – Introduction to Information Technology

Module 2

 eFM12 – Financial Management

 eGM02 – Economics & Social Environment

 eGM07 – Research Methodology

 eHR01 – Human Resource Management

 eMM01 – Marketing Management

 eOM01 – Operations Management

Module 3 (Specialization Module; Choose Any One of Four Options)

1. Marketing Management (MM)

 eMM02 – Sales & Distribution Management

 eMM03 – Advertising and Brand Management

 eMM04 – International  Marketing Management

 eMM05 – Marketing of Services

 eMM07 – Consumer Behavior

2. Financial Management (FM)

 eFM02 – Management Control System

 eFM03 – Security Analysis & Portfolio Management

 eFM04 – International Finance

 eFM05 – Corporate Finance

 eFM06 – Management of Financial Services

3. Human Resource Management (HR)

 eHR03 – Performance Management

 eHR04 – Training & Development

 eHR06 – International Human Resource Management

 eHR07 – Managing Change through Organizational Development

 eHR08 – Managerial Leadership

4. Operations Management (OM)

 eOM02 – Technology Management

 eOM03 – Project Management

 eOM05 – Supply Chain Management

 eOM08 – Quality Management

 eOM09 – Operations Strategy

Module 4

 eGM06 – Business Law & Corporate Governance

 eGM13 – Entrepreneurial Management

 eGM14 – Strategic Management & Ethics

 eIB06 – International Business

 eGM100 – Project Work

Project Work is the best way to practice what you have learnt. The purpose of including Project report in the Post Graduate Diploma Programmes is to provide you with an opportunity to investigate a problem by applying management concepts in a scientific manner. It enables you to apply your conceptual knowledge in a practical situation and to learn the art of conducting a study in a systematic way and presenting its findings in a coherent report. This will be done in Module IV. Initially synopsis has to be submitted. On approval of the same, Project Report has to be submitted.



Schedule and Fee

Program Fee Structure & Payment Schedule

An additional amount Rs.550/- or USD 10 is payable towards Application Form fee


Admission Procedure

 Candidates should have minimum 50% in graduation or shall appear in MAT/CAT/XAT/ATMA/ or any other state level test. Please call our customer service desk at +91.837.6000.600 for detailed information regarding these tests

 Students seeking admission to this program should also fill up and submit the prescribed application form along with the applicable processing fee before the deadline. All applications for this program must be made through an Online Application Form.  Click here  for the Online Application Form

 Before filling up the Online Application Form please ensure that you follow the checklist below and have all necessary details & documents on hand like scanned soft copy of your attested graduation mark sheet, provisional degree certificate or degree certificate, experience certificate and photograph etc. that is to be uploaded as a part of the application form

 Once you have completed the Application Form, please print and retain a copy of the same for your records and reference

 Please ensure that the Demand Draft/Pay Orders for the applicable amount is made favoring "All India Management Association", payable at New Delhi, and is sent to the address provided below. Please ensure that you write your Name, Course Name, Contact number and Email ID at the back of your Demand Draft/Pay Order. All Demand Draft/Pay Orders along with a print out of your (i) Online Application Form, (ii) Three photographs (passport or stamp size), (iii) Attested copy of graduation certificate / mark sheets (iv) Experience Certificate, if applicable must be sent to

The Program Manager,
Arrina Education Services Private Limited,
Unit Nos. 405-407, 4th Floor, Tower B,
Spaze IT Tech Park, Sector 49, 
Sohna Road, Gurgaon 122001, Haryana, INDIA.

Course Schedule & Duration

Duration of the Program: 02 years
Class Commencement (Jul 2015 Batch): 1st week of Aug 2015
Schedule of Classes: Weekend sessions between 09.00 hrs to 20.00 hrs IST
January Session For Indian Residents Europe & USA ME & SEA Last Date of Payment
Installment 1 Rs.22,500+Rs.550 USD 1000 USD 800 31 January
Installment 2 Rs.35,000 USD 1000 USD 800 31 May
Installment 3 Rs.35,500 USD 1000 USD 800 30 November
Installment 4 Rs.22,000 USD 1000 USD 800 31 May
Total Fees Rs.1,15,500+Rs.550 USD 4000 USD 3200 .

The additional amount Rs.550/- is payable towards Application Form fee


July Session For Indian Residents Europe & USA ME & SEA Last Date of Payment
Installment 1 Rs.29,500+Rs.550 USD 1000 USD 800 30 July
Installment 2 Rs.29,000 USD 1000 USD 800 30 November
Installment 3 Rs.29,500 USD 1000 USD 800 31 May
Installment 4 Rs.29,000 USD 1000 USD 800 30 November
Total Fees Rs.1,16,500+Rs.550 USD 4000 USD 3200 .

The additional amount Rs.550/- is payable towards Application Form fee



Sample Certificate

PG Diploma in Management from AIMA SampleCertificate