One Year MBA Institutes in India- Programme, Fees, Placements, Eligibility and Selection Criteria
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One Year MBA Institutes in India- Programme, Fees, Placements, Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Management Education is having great demand in India and in the abroad too. Slowly but surely, One Year MBA programs are gaining popularity in India. The 1-year MBA is an advanced program for students who desire a greater understanding of business management. The One Year MBA Institutes cater to candidates who are quite different compared to the fresh-faced crowd that makes up the CAT pool.

In the Management Education, one encouraging point worth penning in is the continued buoyancy of the MBA employment market. An MBA program is an internationally accepted postgraduate level degree in management field. If you complete MBA course from top business schools then you will be having the chance to get better opportunities in the top companies with huge packages.

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If you want to climb the corporate ladder with a good managerial position, then 1-Year MBA is for you. There are many One Year MBA Institutes which imparts high ranked one Year MBA programs. This program gives you the knowledge and skills to gain versatility and the ability to use tools and analysis, to contribute to strategic planning, and decision-making in corporate life.

We’ve compiled a list of the top One Year MBA Institutes in India. This is not an academic ranking so being first or last on the list means nothing.

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The trends in the education sector have changed tremendously in the past few years & the one year MBA has gradually taken the priority place amongst the individuals.

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Eligibility Criteria and the Selection Criteria

The Eligibility criteria and the selection criteria are almost similar in all prominent business school like IIMs with some minor specific requirements. Candidate needs to be an Executive with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline, must have more at least 2 years of post qualification managerial/professional experience (unless stated otherwise), and a valid GMAT score (taken within the specified limit as declared by the respective college) to be accepted.

Selection of a candidate is based on his/her Professional Experience, Academic record, GMAT score, Personal interviews, Relevance and pertinence of the candidate’s Statement of Purpose and the quality of professional recommendations submitted by the candidate.

We have listed down some of the top grade One Year MBA Institutes of India offering One Year Executive MBA with their fees and placement and salary details. This is not according to any academic ranking so being first or last on the list means nothing.

1 IIM Ahmedabad PGPX

Fees: The Programme Fee for PGPX 2016-17 is INR Twenty Seven Lakhs (INR 27,00,000). The PGPX fee is usually a packaged/bundled fee which includes, for every student, tuition, course materials and books, computing and network charges, library, placement, alumni, international immersion, and boarding and lodging charges for the period of stay on the campus.

Placements and Salaries: There are more than 100 national and multinational companies recruiting in IIMA PGPX program.

  • Highest International Salary offered to a student was Rs. 1.38 crore.
  • Highest domestic Salary was Rs 54.55 Lakh, and
  • Average Domestic Salary of a student is Rs 28.76 lakh.

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2. IIM Calcutta PGPEX

Fees: Fees for the IIMC PGPEX programme is INR 22,00,000/- (non-refundable) or equivalent US$ for one year, payable in four instalments. The programme fee includes tuition fees, accommodation, cost of study material and study tours organised by IIMC.

Placements and Salaries: 54 national and multinational companies came and offered recruitments to students, in which 44 out of 50 students were placed, 3 of them joined previous companies, 1 student opted out of placement and remaining 2 were looking for more opportunities.

  • Highest Salary offered to a student was Rs. 33.70 lakhs, and
  • Average Salary of a student is Rs 22.69 lakhs.

3. IIM Bangalore EPGP

Fees: The total Fees for the IIMB EPGP programme is INR 22,77,000/- which includes a mandatory international immersion fee of approximately INR 2,50,000 and refundable caution deposit of INR 20,000.

Placements and Salaries: In a batch of 56 students opting for placements in 28 Multinational companies offering campus placements.

  • The median salary is 21.19 lakhs,
  • The average salary at 22.15 lakhs.
  • Highest Salary offered to a student was Rs. 37.89 lakhs

4. IIM Indore EPGP

Fees: Programme fee of Rs. 18,00,000 may be paid in three instalments with an irrevocable bank guarantee. The fee includes tuition, course material, access to library facilities, network/computer charges, lodging and boarding. Expenses towards academic input (international) are included in the fee.

Placements and Salaries: Almost 40 prominent recruitment companies like J.P.Morgan, Microsoft, Reckitt Benckiser, Bank of America – Merrill Lynch etc came on campus.

  • Average old salary was 9.17 LPA whereas average new salary was 18.64 LPA with a staggering median percentage increase of 79.54% in the salary of all the placed participants.

5.  Indian School of Business (ISB) PGPM

The Indian School of Business was the first in the country to introduce the concept of Executive MBA. In 2015, the Financial Times Global MBA Ranked gave the Indian School of Business 33rd place in the world.

Fees: The total fee for an EMBA in ISB is INR 3370800

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Other than these, there are many more one year executive MBA courses offered by various prominent One Year MBA Institutes of India like IIMC PGPEX-VLM which is a unique program conducted jointly by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras, IIMS PGPEX which is a rigorous program by IIM Shillong in partnership with Ocean University China, IIML IPMX by IIM Lucknow, SPJIMR PGPM by S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, IIMU PGPX which is a unique dual degree program that is in partnership between IIMU and Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, U.S.A., XLRI PGDM(GM) by Xavier School of Management etc. Given below is a list of prominent One Year programs along with their fee details.

Institute Programme Fees (Approx.)
Indian School of Business Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) Rs 33 Lakhs
XLRI PGDM (General Management) Rs 16 Lakhs
IIM Lucknow International Programme in Management for Executives (IPMX) Rs 19.11 Lakhs
SP Jain Institute of Management Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) Rs 13.5 Lakhs
Great Lakes Institute – Chennai Post Graduate Program in


Rs 19 Lakhs
MDI Gurgaon National Management Programme Rs 11.9 Lakhs
IMT Ghaziabad Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive) Rs 9 Lakhs
International Management Institute (IMI), Delhi Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management Rs 13.7 Lakhs
IIM Shillong Post Graduate Program for Executives Rs 12 Lakhs
XIMB MBA Executive Rs 13.7 Lakhs
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive) Rs 7 Lakhs
IIM Udaipur Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) Rs 6.5 Lakhs
IIM Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Executive (PGPWE) Rs 6.43 Lakhs
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi PGDM Executive Rs 4.6 Lakhs
School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL) Business Leadership Program (BLP);

Human Resource Leadership Program

Rs 12.8 Lakhs;

Rs 10.9 Lakhs

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune Post Graduate Diploma in IT Business Management  Rs 6 Lakhs

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