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Great Lakes – GLIM

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai was established in the year 2004 that provides 2 courses – PGDM and PGPM. It has campuses in Chennai and Gurgaon(established in 2010).

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Great Lakes Admission Timeline

Event Dates
Applications open by 22nd Aug 2020
Last date to apply – Cycle 1 22nd Nov 2020
Last date to apply – Cycle 2 10th March 2021

 

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Great Lakes courses offered

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Management(PGDM) – 2-year program
  2. Post Graduate Program in Management(PGPM) – 1 year program

 

PGPM course for working professionals having work experience of 2 years and above

PGDM course for freshers and working professionals having work experience of less than 2 years


Great Lakes Specializations in MBA

  1. Finance
  2. Marketing
  3. Human Resources
  4. Operations
  5. IT & Economics
  6. OB & Strategies
  7. Business Analytics

 Great Lakes Admission Process

  • Online Application Form Fees Rs. 2000/­-
  • Apply through – CAT, GMAT, XAT, CMAT
  • Short-listing based on the score
  • Personal Interview (PI)
  • Final Merit List
  • Online Seat Allotment

 

*2 years work experience is required for PGPM course

*The application fees is Rs. 2000

 

The final merit of the candidate is calculated on the following components:

  1. Test score (best score in CAT/GMAT/XAT/CMAT)
  2. Personal Interview (PI)
  3. Past Academic score
  4. Work experience
  5. Extra-Curricular

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GLIM Cut-Off

The healthy reference cut-off %ile is given below. However, a student with less %ile can also be shortlisted based on his profile. There is no standard cut-off mentioned by the institute.

Exam Accepted PGDM cut-off PGPM cut-off
CAT 80%ile+ 80%ile+
XAT 80%ile+ 80%ile+
CMAT 90%ile 90%ile

 


Great Lakes MBA Fees and Intake

Course Course Fees
PGPM Chennai Rs. 19,25,000+
PGDM Chennai Rs. 17,15,000
PGPM Gurgaon Rs. 16,65,000
PGDM Gurgaon Rs. 15,40,000

*The fees given includes accommodation and food charges

No information available about the number of seats


Great Lakes Placements

 

Great Lakes Chennai PGDM placements

2017-2019 2018-2020
Average Package Rs. 10 LPA Rs. 10.4 LPA
Median Package Rs. 10.25 LPA Not given

 

Great Lakes Chennai PGPM placements

2017-2019 2018-2020
Highest Package Rs. 29 LPA Rs. 28.6 LPA
Average Package Rs. 13.1 LPA Rs. 13.6 LPA

 

 

Great Lakes Gurgaon PGDM placements

2017-2019 2018-2020
Highest Package Rs. 14 LPA Rs. 13.6 LPA
Average Package Rs. 9.1 LPA Rs. 9.15 LPA

Great Lakes Gurgaon PGPM placements

2017-2019 2018-2020
Highest Package Rs. 17 LPA Rs. 18.8 LPA
Average Package Rs. 11.21 LPA Rs. 12.8 LPA

Verdict – Great Lakes Review

The investment for PGPM is definitely on the higher side, the median salary is also missing. Therefore, it becomes difficult to track the effectiveness of the PGPM program. The PGDM program can be considered as a backup option and the following institutes should also be checked in comparison – IMI Delhi, TAPMI Manipal, KJ Somaiya, GIM Goa, XUB, Baby and New IIMs, etc.


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