PGEMP intakes five batches every year and has rolling admissions throughout the year. For details about the 2024-25 intake, see the PGEMP Batch Calendar 2024-25.

The PGEMP selection process prioritises candidates’ ability to devote time and effort to this programme, as well as their managerial aptitude and maturity, ethics and values. In a participant profile, the following criteria are preferred requirements.

Academic profile:

Past academic performances and the intellectual curiosity demonstrated are important therefore, all the relevant academic records are considered to get a whole picture of the aspirants’ ability to succeed at PGEMP.

Professional development and goals:

Significant attention is given to the length of time spent in a management role, progression in job responsibilities, and total work experience to understand how the candidate has distinguished himself professionally. SPJIMR considers the experiences gained by the participants and their contributions more than the type of industry or the work done.

Personal qualities:

SPJIMR looks for personal leadership qualities, such as ethics, integrity, self-motivation, empathy, communication skills, and personal style, with special emphasis on how the participants have challenged themselves; reached beyond their comfort zone; affected a change in their organization or led a team through a process and learned from successes and failures. SPJIMR believes that accomplishments in extracurricular activities make an individual well-rounded, engaged, and motivated to make a difference.


Educational Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline.

* Diploma holders with ten years of experience may also apply

Work Experience: Minimum work experience of five years after graduation.

Academic Record: A good consistent academic record with a minimum of 50% marks at graduation.


Important Timelines

PGEMP intakes five batches every year and has rolling admissions throughout the year. For details about this year’s intake, please see the Batch Calendar 2024-25.

Application Process

Application forms are available online on the admissions portal and must be filled in by every applicant. The application fee is Rs. 1200, which is non-refundable if the applicant decides not to pursue the programme or does not clear the selection process. Along with the application form, to apply, participants need to submit the following:

1. Sponsorship letter and a NOC from the present employers in the prescribed format given on the last page of the application form. This letter is mandatory even if the applicant is self-funded.

2. Complete employment proof – self-attested copies (Relieving letters from previous employers and offer/promotion letter from present employer)

3. Complete educational proof – self-attested copies (Marksheets and passing certificates of X, XII, Graduation, Post Graduation, etc.)

4. Post the application submission date, the applicant will be informed through email about the date of the selection process by the PGEMP office.

Selection Process

Our selection process lays considerable emphasis on the ability of the candidate to put in time and effort for this programme, his/her managerial aptitude as well as maturity, ethics and values.

The selection process takes around half a day and it comprises of:

  • Test of Reasoning
  • Group discussion
  • Personal Interview

We also accept test scores of Executive Assessment (EA), administered by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), creators of the GMAT® exam.

If you have a valid EA score, you can skip the test of reasoning mentioned in the above process. Please submit your score to the admissions team at the time of application. Learn more about the Executive Assessment by visiting

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