GLIM Chennai

    GLIM Chennai

    Great Lakes Chennai has frequently been listed among the top 10 business schools in India, making it one of the youngest top-ranked institutions. Additionally, the institute was ranked 31st by the NIRF 2023 Management Ranking. More than 9000 successful Great Lakes alumni from the college are dispersed throughout more than 30 nations. The one-year PGPM and the two-year PGDM Corporate Program are the most well-liked Great Lakes Chennai flagship programs. The corporate program consists of an MBA in Business Analytics, PGXPM for mid- and senior-level professionals, and PGPM FLEX, a weekend management program for working people. The Great Lakes Chennai PGPM/PGDM Admission for 2023 has started, and the application deadline is April 20, 2023.

    Valid CAT/XAT exam results are accepted by Great Lakes Chennai for admission to its prestigious programs. The Great Lakes Aptitude Test (GLAT) must be taken by applicants who lack test scores. Additionally, the institute offers admissions based on the results of the prerequisite academic exams. The B school places more emphasis on developing young people with natural management aptitude on its campus, and as of right now, only applicants with less than two years of work experience will be taken into consideration for its PGDM program.

    To help students gain crucial business insights from a global perspective, Great Lakes Chennai has partnered with top worldwide management institutions. University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC), HKUST Business School, Université de Bordeaux, BAUER College of Business, University of Houston, BABSON, and IIT Stuart School of Business are among the institutions with whom the institute collaborates on a global scale.

    Great Lakes Chennai Courses:

    Course Program



    Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution.
    Minimum Exp. : 0-2 years
    Duration: 2 Years
    Admission Criteria: CAT/XAT/CMAT scores
    Intake: 180

    Great Lakes Chennai Fees:




    INR 23.52 Lakhs

    MBA in Business Analytics 

    INR 21.5 Lakhs

    Great Lakes Chennai Admission:

    Admissions to Great Lakes Chennai are still open. The Great Lakes Admission for 2023 for the PGPM & PGDM program has also begun, and the deadline to apply is April 20, 2023. The PGXPM, PGPM FLEX, MBA in Business Analytics, and Global PGP for Family Enterprises Management are among the additional 4 Executive programs that Great Lakes offers. For these programs, two or more years of work experience are a minimum requirement. Selection to the PGXPM and PGPM Flex programs is based on scores from the CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, and Great Lakes Aptitude Test (GREAT), as well as job history and PI. While screening of applications and interviews are the basis for admission to the MBA in Business Analytics and the Global PGP for Family Enterprises Management. Read about the courses and costs at Great Lakes Chennai.

    Great Lakes Chennai PGDM Admission:

    The PGDM program at Great Lakes Chennai lasts for two years. Young leaders with less than two years of work experience are the target audience for the program. In the PGDM program, the following specializations are available:





    AI, Machine Learning, and Analytics 


    Great Lakes Chennai PGDM Eligibility:
    • Candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in any discipline.
    • Candidates must have fewer than two years of job experience as of June 30 of the admissions year.
    • Additionally, they must have a valid CAT, XAT, or CMAT score.
    Great Lakes Chennai PGDM Selection Criteria
    • Candidates are chosen for admission to the PGDM program based on their performance in the AWT and online interview, essays, work experience, and CAT/XAT/CMAT scores.
    • In addition to the aforementioned criteria, the institute emphasizes rank holders, integrity and ethical values, and background diversity while making hiring decisions.
    Key Points:

    The following criteria will be used to evaluate applicants for profile-based early interviews:

    1. Academics
    2. Extracurricular Activities 
    3. Awards & Achievement

    The final offer also considers interview evaluation, diversity, and merit among individuals who have been interviewed.

    How to Apply for Great Lakes Chennai?

    Students can fill out the application form online and submit it to Great Lakes Chennai. On the official website, the form is accessible. Online net banking should be used to pay the application cost.

    Follow the instructions below to fill up the application at Great Lakes Chennai:

    1. Visit the Great Lakes Chennai official website.
    2. Using your email address and phone number, register as a new user.
    3. Pay the application fee using debit, credit, or net banking.
    4. Fill out the application with the proper information (personal, academic, and professional history).
    5. Include a scanned copy of your passport-size photo.
    6. Upload your self-attested documents and scanned signature.
    7. Before submitting, double-check all of the information.
    8. Send the form and save a copy for your records.

    NOTE: The application form is also available for purchase on campus. However, Great Lakes Chennai is only taking online applications as a result of COVID-19.

    Documents Required

    The following documents must be submitted by the applicants at the time of admission.

      1. Class 10 and 12 Marksheets
      2. Graduation Marksheet and Certificate
      3. Work Experience Certificate. 
      4. Entrance Exam Scorecard (CAT/XAT/CMAT).
      5. 2 Passport size Photographs
      6. Sponsorship Letter from Family Business Head (Global PGP for Famil enterprises Management)
      7. Two Referee Reports (MBA in BA)
      8. Deatiled Resume (MBA in BA)
    Application Fees:


    Application Fee


    INR 2000/-

    Corporate Programmes

    INR 1500/-

    Great Lakes Chennai Ranking:

    The rankings attained by Great Lakes Chennai are shown in the following table:

    Ranking Body 


    NIRF 2023


    IIRF 2023


    Outlook 2021 ( Private MBA )


    Analytics India 2021


    Global Accreditations


    Great Lakes Chennai Placements:

    The report on PGPM placements at Great Lakes Chennai for 2023 has been published. The average pay for PGPM students was 18.10 LPA, and for PGDM students it was 14.5 LPA, per the report. Reputable recruiters came to the school, including those from Accenture, EY, Deloitte, HCL, Infosys, ZS Associates, and Optum. The following are the campaign's high points:


    PGPM (2023)

    PGDM (2023)

    Highest CTC

    INR 34 LPA

    INR 46 LPA

    Average CTC

    INR 18.10 LPA

    INR 14.5 LPA

    Major Sectors

    Business & Strategy Consulting, Technology, FinTech & BFSI etc

    BFSI, Consulting, Technology, Automotive, FMCG & Retail etc

    Top Recruiters

    Accenture, Deloitte, Cognizant, HCL, ZS Associates etc

    JP Morgan Chase, Société Générale, EY, HSBC etc

    Great Lakes Chennai Admission Dates:


    Last Date to Apply for PGDM/ PGPM

    June 04, 2023

    Last Date to Apply for PGPM Flex

    June 15, 2023

    Last Date to Apply for PGXPM

    June 30, 2023


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