Gurugram, Haryana

MDI Gurgaon

by Girish Sharma 55 May 22, 2024

MDI Gurgaon Admission

MDI Gurgaon follows a comprehensive and fair selection process. The admission process has multiple steps. Candidates have to apply for MDI separately. We will share the complete eligibility criteria and admission process further.

Management Development Institute, Gurgaon offers many postgraduate programmes including PGDM, PGDM (HR), PGDM (IB), executive programmes and fellowship programmes. Admission to PGDM will be done based on CAT score and performance in GD/PI. The application for MDI PGDM programmes usually opens in November/December, however, candidates with work experience can apply for PGDM (Executive) programmes for which the application portal is open much later.

MDI Gurgaon Eligibility Criteria

MDI Gurgaon always encourages good academic records. Here are the key eligibility criteria:

- Candidates must have at least 50% marks scored or equivalent % in Class X and XII.

- A minimum of a three-year Bachelor's Degree for PGDM, PGDM-HRM, and PGDM-Business Analytics programs with a minimum of 50% marks or an equivalent CGPA in any field from a University recognized by the AICTE/AIU/ Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

- A minimum of four years of graduation is compulsory for PGDM-IB.

- This implies that if a student doesn't have a four-year degree, they aren’t eligible for the PGDM-IB programme.

- Candidates in their final year are also eligible confirming that they will graduate before they join the college.
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MDI Gurgaon Admission Process

MDI Gurgaon has an extensive admission process. Candidates who want to be admitted need to meet the eligibility criteria and be selected based on the selection process. For the candidate's reference, the MDI Gurgaon admission process is explained below:

Step 1: MDI Gurgaon Online Application

All the candidates who are willing to apply for MDI have to fill out a separate application form through its online portal. Here are the key details of the application process:

- The process of online application form for programmes (PGDM/PGDM-BA/PGDM-HRM/PGDM-IB) is usually available in September and lasts till November.

- The application fee for the MDI application form is Rs. 3,000 (inclusive of 18% GST), irrespective of the number of programs you apply for.

- NRI Candidates for MDI Gurgaon will have to make an online payment of Rs. 8,496 (inclusive of 18% GST).

You need to select the programme you wish to apply to in the application form.

Step 2: Shortlisting for GD and PI

MDI Gurgaon shortlists based on their CAT scores and the information provided in their application forms for the next process round, i.e., GD & PI. Shortlisted candidates are called for Group Discussions and Personal Interviews between February and April. The centre can be one of the following cities: Bangalore, Gurugram, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai and Mumbai.

Step 3: Final Selection

The final shortlist of candidates is prepared based on the score in CAT scores, performance in GD & PI, academic merit, academic diversity, work experience, and social diversity.

MDI specifies its weights to different scores before releasing shortlists. Component-wise weightage for the selection process is as below:

ComponentAssigned Weightages 2024-26
CAT score35%
Group Discussion (GD)10%
Personal Interview (PI)20%
Class -10th5%
Class -12th5%
Academic Diversity5% (Engineers Vs Non-Engineers)
Gender Diversity5%
Work Experience10%
Regional Diversity2% (Candidates from North-East & Jammu & Kashmir)
Sports AND /OR Person With
3% (Only for State, National and International level
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MDI Gurgaon Admission FAQs

What is the admission process for MDI Gurgaon?

You have to appear for CAT and apply for MDI Gurgaon separately. Post this, once you get a shortlist, you need to appear for PI and GD.

 What is the last date to apply for MDI Gurgaon 2024?

The last day to apply for MDI Gurgaon is 24 November 2024.

What is the criteria for MDI Gurgaon?

 MDI Gurgaon has GD & PI after the shortlist and the final composite score has different weights for 10th, 12th, CAT score, GD & PI performance.

Is MDI Gurgaon better than IIM?

MDI is not doubt an old and prestigious college with having strong alumni network. It is better than some of the new IIMs.

How can I get a seat in MDI Gurgaon?

You need to appear for CAT and also apply for MDI Gurgaon separately in order to get into the admission process of MDI Gurgaon.


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