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Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM)
[ 11 Months Regular or Virtual Week-End Post Graduate Program for Working Executives]

with Certifications in 13 Diciplines
PGPM (Accounting) ; PGPM (Economics) ; PGPM (Finance) ; PGPM (Entreprenuership);PGPM (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance - BFSI) ; PGPM (Family Business) ;PGPM (Business Analytics) ; PGPM (Marketing) ; PGPM (Human Resource) ;PGPM (Journalism) ; PGPM (Capital Markets); PGPM (International Business) ;PGPM (Corporate Social Responsibilty)

PGPM is a specialised program in Management. Program is designed with curricula at par with MBA of international standard, based on international experiences & needs of Indian industry. PGPM is a 40 credit course

To develop competent and effective professional managers, to foster intellectual excellence and to teach the latest techniques of finance by fostering independent and creative thinking

Graduation in any discipline from Indian or Foreign recognized university with minimum of 50% marks [45% marks for SC/ST/OBC/Work Experience of 5 years].

Candidates appearing in the final year Bachelor's examination are eligible to apply. Such Candidates, if selected ,will be given provisional admission subject to their clearing graduation. The certification of the same has to be submitted before 1st Semester exams.

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Selection Criteria
Admission to IIF programs is very rigorous and are strictly based on Merit.

Institute takes into consideration a candidate’s total background calibrating Grade Point Score (GPS).The Grades are given on the basis of candidates past academic records, other achievements, workexperience, professional growth positioning and personal interview.

For General Seats : The Written Test with more than 70% [CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/ C-MAT/GMAT/GRE/UGC Net] and Interview.For Direct Admission and Foreign Category Seats only Interview is conducted.

The following applicants are granted Written Test Exemption :
(a) Candidate securing graduation / post graduation aggregate marks > 75% (Engg./ Technical/ Science streams) and > 65% (for Commerce / Arts streams) ;
(b) Candidates with 5 Years Experience ;
(c) Direct Admission Seats Applicants
(d) Sponsored Category Candidates (NRI/Foreign/Corporate/Self-Paid);
(e) Distance Learning Program Candidates

Admission is strictly on merit. Convessing in any form would disqualify a candidate for admission.

Program Fees (Rs.)
I General Category Seats 95,000
II Direct Admission / Sponsored Seats / NRI (Incl. SAARC Countries) 1,20,000
III Foreigners Seats (Except SAARC countries) 2,50,000

Semester Schedule
Semester I
Semester II
Training/ Job
: 7th January-30th May
: 7th July-30th November
: 1-30th June
7th July-30th November
7th Janaury-30th May
1-30th December
7th January /
7th July

Program Module
The first semesters is designed to provide the base foundation of the business functionalong with the other functional areas of management. Highly advanced inputs of management are provided in Semester II, specializing the future manager in different fields.

At the end of both semester all students undergo Experiential Corporate Exposure training in industrial, business organizations and international agencies. The objective is basically to provide the students with real life exposure which they cannot gain from simple classroom study. They get opportunity to learn beyond the class room by solving business problems and decision making during the training period.

In the Semester II the students get an opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge in solving the real world problems faced by the industry. A student is expected to be associated with a corporate house to conduct the study for the PGPM Thesis and Mid-Semester Thesis. A student has to pass the program within three years from the date of enrollment.

Course Structure
Semester I : Foundation
101 Accounting & Cost Control
102 Managerial Economics
103 Quatitative Techniques : Statistics, Operations Research and Data Analytics
104 Business Communication & Computers
105 Regulatory Framework of Business
106 Organisational Behaviour
Audit : Art of Living : Yoga and Meditation
Practical Exposure
Industrial Training and Summer Internship
(Summer Project Thesis)
Semester II : Core Specialization
201 Human Resource Management
202 Marketing Management
203 Elective Paper 1
204 Elective Paper 2
700 PGPM Thesis Live Project (equivalent to two courses)
Corporate Attachment & Industrial Exposure
Audit : Grooming Business Leaders :
Enterpreneurs / Start-Ups, MSMEs & Family Business
All Graduates to participate
(a) IIF Webinars and Workshops cum FDPs
(b) One Week at IIF Campus for Interaction in Person with IIF Professors and for PGPM Thesis Live Project Viva-Voce at the end of the Program
Core Specialization Areas
Accounting / Economics / Finance / Entrepreneurship / BFSI / Family Business / Business Analytics / Marketing / Human Resource / Journalism / Capital Markets / International Business / Corporate Social Responsibility

Examination Scheme
The examinations are conducted at the end of each semester. Each paper is of 100 marks. Each question paper is divided into five sections. All the sections are required to be attempted by the candidate. Section I is of 15 marks and contains concept test with 15 true/false questions. Section II is of 20 marks and has 10 multiple choice questions. Section III is of 20 marks and has four short answer questions. Section IV is of 20 marks and contains two long answer questions. Section V is of 25 marks & includes a detailed case study.

Interactive Pedagogy
The treatment of the fundamentals and theory is provided systematically by the faculty through lectures, panel discusions, group exercises, practical problems solving sessions, case studies, role plays and syndicate sessions, brain storming sessions, financial review, seminars and use of audio visual aids. Ample opportunity is provided to the students to raise specific issues and sharing of their experiences.

IIF has developed an inventory of over 500 case studies. Students are exposed to a large number of industry & real life cases.

Evaluation System
The evaluation system in the Institute is continuous and rigorous. The system is expected to motivate the students towards excellence through continuously monitoring their performance and providing them timely feedback. A student is evaluated on the basis of class participation, quizzes, corporate interaction, home/class assignments, presentation, managerial experience (inhouse training), industrial trainings, mid-term and final examinations.

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