Important Elements to Consider for PGDM Admission in Bangalore

Important points to note for PGDM admission

PGDM Admissions in ISBR

It’s aperception in our nation that MBA is a much better course than PGDM, just because PGDM is a diploma course and MBA is a degree. MBA program is a University-based degree program accepted by the UGC and is a traditional course with relatively low flexibility. However, PGDM program is a diploma course which is offered by the best PGDM Colleges in Bangalore.

ISBR Business School is one such acclaimed B-School offering premium PGDM courses that are accepted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). These amazing programs have excellent flexibility and thus are more versatile with high positioning possibilities. The PGDM programs at ISBR are industry-centric and we’re well aware of the needs of the industry. We continually change our curriculum to deal with the expectations of the Corporates and integrate new developments in the self-discipline. Furthermore, we offer excellent value to enhance the employability of the learners and take measures to brush up your competencies.

PGDM Courses at ISBR at a glance.

The PGDM programs at ISBR are designed to develop exceptional leaders, valuable team members, and highly effective managers.

2 Year Full-Time PGDM

This course is AICTE-approved 2-year full-time program comprising of 4 semesters. In this course, dual specializations are presented. Below are the specializations offered :

  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • International Business (IB)
  • Tourism & Travel
  • Health Care
  • Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Retailing & Supply Chain Management
  • Banking & Insurance

Eligibility: provide

  • Any Graduate with a Minimum of 50% in the Qualifying Examination
  • Fresher’s / UG / Working Professionals
  • Entrance Test for MAT / CAT / XAT / PGCET / ATMA / ISBR CAT & any Other State Entrance Test

2 Year Full-Time PGDM with One-Semester Abroad

Recognizing the need for advanced global competency and to make international study affordable, ISBR offers its flagship program “PGDM with one semester abroad”. This program aims at cross cultural exposure and a global perspective to the students. Under this program, students have an option of undergoing one semester in the partner foreign University under the students exchange arrangement. This is an AICTE-approved 2 years full-time course consisting of four challenging semesters.


  • Any graduate with a minimum of 50% in the qualifying examination
  • Entrance test for qualification ISBR CAT/MAT/CAT/XAT/PGCET/ATMA/CMAT & any other state entrance test

2 Year Full-Time Global PGDM – 3 Country Exposure Program

Global PGDM – 3 Country Model is an exclusive program to gain a real global exposure. In the 2 Year, AICTE approved PGDM program students’ get an opportunity to gain valuable exposure, experience, and practical knowledge by travelling, studying and experiencing 3 countries, Dubai / France / Germany / Australia including India.


  • Any graduate with a minimum of 50% in the qualifying examination are encouraged to apply
  • Entrance test for qualification ISBR CAT/MAT/CAT/XAT/PGCET/ATMA/CMAT & any other state entrance test

One Year PGDM

This is a fast track course and a flagship program of Bangalore University. ISBR’s one-year PGDM program offers multiple learning opportunities with specializations in Marketing, Human Resource, and Business Administration. The course provides holistic experience to student’s that goes beyond academics to benefit the student personally and professionally.


  • Any graduate with a minimum of 40% in the qualifying examination are encouraged to apply
  • Entrance test for qualification ISBR CAT/ MAT/CAT/XAT/PGCET/ATMA/CMAT & any other state entrance test

Pre-requisites for PGDM admission process

  • Students seeking admission to one of the above programs should have passed Bachelor/ Master degree Examination of any recognized education body in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks and above.
  • For 1-year PGDM, candidates with 40% marks in passed Bachelor / Master Degree Examination of any recognized education body in any discipline are welcome to apply.
  • Admission at ISBR Business School is a three – stage process which is followed by-
  1. Entrance Test
  2. Group Discussion
  3. Personal Interview

1. Entrance Test:

As per the recent AICTE Guidelines, Candidates need to clear the following  entrance tests to apply to recognized colleges like ISBR:

  • ISBR CAT– ISBR CAT is an exclusive online entrance test for aspiring management students to apply for various management programs. To register, CLICK HERE, and pay fee of Rs. 1200/- online towards the examination charges. Make sure to appear for ISBR- CAT as per schedule.

Also read: How to Gear Up For ISBR CAT Exam?


Take ISBR CAT/ MAT / CAT / ATMA / GMAT/  XAT/ CMAT/ Any other state           entrance tests like ICET, PGCET, KMAT, TANCET etc

2.Group Discussion

  1. Personal Interview: You will be called for an interview with a panel of experts if we feel that you have a strong potential to be a successful candidate. (Learn the presentation topics of 2018)

To Apply

Click Online Application Form  to apply and pay Rs. 1000/- towards the application form fee either online (through debit card/ credit card/ net banking) or through demand draft of Rs 1000/- made in favor of ‘ISBR’ payable at Bangalore.

The admissions to the programs are highly competitive and the admission office reviews applications on an individual basis looking at both quantitative and qualitative aspects of an applicant’s professional and academic background. The admissions committee will vigilantly consider each completed application, with particular attention to the academic performance in school and graduation, test scores, work history, extracurricular and community activities and honours and achievements and personal essay.

For 27 years, ISBR has been imparting vital skills, contemporary knowledge and real-world experiences on the business leaders of tomorrow. Renowned for its flexibility and connection to the business, ISBR’s PGDM programs in Bangalore are designed for busy professionals who want to develop their careers while working and balancing family and lifestyle commitments. Through our expert teaching staff, innovative learning experiences and internationally recognized accreditations, you’ll transform your career and differentiate yourself by learning how to understand the marketplace, lead with confidence and make successful business decisions. Achieve a world-renowned business qualification that will be your passport into the upper echelons of any organization.

Reaching the top levels of global business today demands excellence, critical thinking, outstanding knowledge, communication skills and cultural awareness. All of which the ISBR’s PGDM programs are designed to nurture. Take charge and choose ISBR. Call us today at 9444334755/ 9845100510 to explore your options.





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