Best PGDM Colleges in Mumbai

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Mumbai has the honour of being home to some of the top business schools in India. It blends well with Mumbai also being home to many of the most well-known companies. It hence makes it the perfect place to secure internships and jobs in the most established institutions after completing one’s management programmes. So if you’re looking for a PGDM and have decided to complete it from one of the MBA colleges in Mumbai, that’s definitely the right choice. Here’s a guide that will help you make a decision when looking for PGDM Colleges in Mumbai! These are some of the best colleges in Mumbai that offer the PGDM programmes.

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research
The SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai is one of the older and better known business schools of management in Mumbai which was set up in 1981. Several of its programmes have the approval of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The institute is autonomous and is a part of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. It is known for its faculty members. The core faculty members have an average experience of over 18 years.

SPJIMR’s courses include the PGDM or the Post-Graduate Diploma in Management, the PGPM or the Post-Graduate Programme in Management, the PGMPW or the Post-Graduate Management Programme for Women, the FPM or the Fellow Programme in Management, the PGFMB or the Post-Graduate Family Managed Business, PGEMP or the Post-Graduate Executive Management Programme, and the PGP-DM or the Post Graduate Programme in Development Management.

Welingkar Mumbai
The L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research was set up in 1977 with the aid of the S.P. Mandali Trust. It is also known by various nicknames WeSchool Mumbai, Welingkar Mumbai and Welingkar Institute of Management. It has a campus in addition to Mumbai, in Bengaluru. Welingkar Mumbai is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. Some programmes of The Welingkar Institute of Management are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education.

Besides the regular management programmes, Welingkar also offers programmes in Business Design, E biz, Research and Business Analytics, Rural, Retail, Healthcare, and Media and Entertainment.

After building a good reputation in Mumbai, it has established well in Bengaluru and is growing.

NMIMS Mumbai
The now globally-reputed management school in India, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) is a deemed-to-be University that was founded in 1981. Better known by its moniker SVKM’s NMIMS or NMIMS University, the main campus is in Vile Parle, West Mumbai. Best known for its MBA/PGDM programme, it has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, Ministry of HRD, GOI. The institute was ranked 39 under the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2020. The student to trainer ratio of NMIMS Mumbai is 15:1. NMIMS Mumbai offers 17 undergraduate, 26 masters and doctoral programmes.

VBS Business School
The Vivekanand Business School is a self-financed institution set up and run by the Vivekanand Education Society (VES) in Mumbai. The B-school’s campus in Mumbai is spread over nine acres. It offers the Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), a programme approved by the All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and also accredited by the National Body of Accreditation (NBA). The PGDM has also been accorded equivalence with the MBA degree of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The B-school is part of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business or AACSB International. VBS seeks to empower its students for tomorrow’s world of business.
The PGDM course is offered in seven specializations -- Business Analytics, Banking & Finance, Marketing, Operations, Human Resource Management, International Business and Entrepreneurship Management. The minimum eligibility criteria for admission is to have an undergraduate degree with at least 50% marks. For admission, the candidates need to appear for entrance examinations like CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAH MBA CET and ATMA. There is also an interview round conducted by the institute as part of the selection process. Apart from classroom teaching, VBS also provides practical experience to its students. The B-school has tie-ups with numerous national and international institutes. VBS has a placement team. It also offers scholarships to its students.

Vivekanand Business School or VBS has modern facilities. The Business school has hostels, library, auditorium, seminar hall, analytics lab, canteen etc. VBS also has a student cell which conducts numerous extracurricular activities in the campus.
The city that never sleeps, thus has several well-reputed management schools. Students from across the country aspire to study in these institutions.

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