SPJIMR’s Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is a two-year, full-time residential programme equivalent to an MBA. PGDM is approved by AICTE, accredited by NBA and AMBA, UK and consistently rates among India’s top 10 management programmes. Financial Times Masters in Management (FT MiM) ranks SPJIMR #1 in India and #40 globally for Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), and its careers service is ranked amongst the top two in India and eighth globally. The programme offers a holistic approach to leadership development with its innovative blend of classroom learning and thoughtfully curated immersive experiences. SPJIMR’s distinguished faculty of accomplished academicians and practitioners constantly incorporate practice-focus contemporary innovation in the programme design to accelerate the participant’s leadership development.


Competency Goals

PGDM aims to develop socially sensitive leaders with a global mindset to help achieve SPJIMR’s mission to influence managerial practice and promote value-based growth by advancing wise innovation with a specific focus on the following competencies:

Students will be:

  • Responsible and socially sensitive leaders
  • Capable of managing in a global environment
  • Proficient in functional and cross-functional business areas
  • Able to make reasoned decisions
  • Innovative leaders

Key highlights


SPJIMR is recognised by Financial Times Masters in Management (FT MiM) Rankings 2023 as the top B-school in India. FT MiM ranks SPJIMR’s PGDM amongst top two management programmes in India for its Careers service (ranked 8th globally). PGDM consistently ranks amongst the top 10 management programmes in the country.

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SPJIMR is located in the heart of Mumbai, the financial and cultural hub of India. This enables a high-quality industry integration and offers an immersive learning experience with maximum exposure to the city’s dynamic commercial and economic activity.

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PGDM has a consistent record of placing 100% of its batch for over two decades. The final placement this year marked a return to an offline placement process. The entire placement exercise was conducted in a hybrid mode, with most recruiters visiting the campus in person. The average annual salary (cost-to-company) this year stands at INR 33.02 lakhs per annum. The median salary came in at INR 32.89 lakhs per annum, marking a jump of around 9% over the reported number last year, with over 70% of the batch securing offers above INR 30 lakhs per annum and over 92% in excess of INR 25 lakhs per annum.

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Innovative Pedagogy

PGDM offers an innovative blend of classroom learnings, thoughtfully curated immersive experiences, live projects, industry  engagements and simulations, amongst other things to develop a wisdom mindset of intellectual humility, reflection, contextualisation, compassion, and responsible action in its participants and accelerate their leadership development.

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Work Experience


Geographical Diversity

Industry connect

PGDM offers unique opportunities to prepare participants for industry engagement. Forums like SPJIMR Business Academia Conclave (SBAC) connect corporates, academia and students with global thought leaders to discuss evolving industry practices and innovations.

The Career Services cell and specialisation clubs help participants develop professional capabilities, define their identities and present themselves to the industry. International Immersions facilitate experiential learning at leading global B-schools and corporates.

Student experiences

Located in Mumbai, the country’s commercial and cultural hub, SPJIMR provides an immersive and dynamic learning experience. The campus with its vibrant community from diverse backgrounds helps the participants to belong easily and forge strong lifelong connections. A variety of opportunities like yoga, adventure amidst nature, sports, and cultural activities help the holistic development of the participants. These videos present interesting perspectives of PGDM participants’ SPJIMR experience.

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