Great Lakes Gurgaon
    Great Lakes Gurgaon

    Great Lakes Gurgaon

    In the Management Category, Great Lakes Gurgaon is ranked 52nd in NIRF 2022. One of India's newest business schools, Great Lakes Gurgaon has a cutting-edge curriculum that is ready for industry 4.0 and a faculty that is well-known worldwide. The institute is one of NHRDN's top 5 emerging B-Schools in India. As its well-known full-time AICTE approved flagship programmes, Great Lakes Gurgaon offers the 2 year MBA (PGDM) for professionals with 0–2 years of work experience and the 1 year MBA (PGPM) for professionals with work experience.

    Only online applications are accepted for admission to the Great Lakes Institute of Management. Both PGPM and PGDM applicants must have valid GPA and CAT, XAT, or CMAT scores in order to be admitted. Candidates who have been shortlisted are then contacted for the WAT and personal interview rounds (Analytical Writing Test). The final decisions are based on the merit performance of the applicants, their performance on the qualifying exam, their performance in the personal interview, and any work experience they may have had.

    Great Lakes Gurgaon Courses:


    Course Eligibility

    Course Fees( in INR)


    Eligibility: Graduation in any stream with minimum 50% marks in aggregate /Full-time MBA program suitable for candidates with 2+ years of experience.
    Duration: 1 year
    Selection Criteria: CAT /XAT / CMAT+ PI
    Intake: 420

    19.25 Lakhs


    Eligibility: Minimum Graduate from any recognized University/ Institute with at least 50% aggregate marks/ only freshers and candidates with less than 24 months of work experience are eligible to apply.
    Duration: 2 Years
    Selection Criteria: CAT /XAT /CMAT+ PI
    Intake: 180

    17.25 Lakhs

    Great Lakes Gurgaon Admissions:

    Admissions for the PGPM and PGDM programmes at Great Lakes Gurgaon are still being accepted, and the application deadline is February 10, 2022. A registration fee of INR 2000 is required to apply online for candidates. The course requires a bachelor's degree to enrol. Additionally, candidates are judged on their performance in the personal interview, essays, work experience, and GMAT, CAT, XAT, and CMAT scores.

    A PGPM course is also offered by the Great Lakes Institute of Management in Gurgaon. Currently, admissions to these programmes are open. Additionally, there is a 2000 INR application fee for the PGPM programmes at GLIM Gurgaon. The course requires a bachelor's degree and at least two years of professional experience before enrollment.

    Great Lakes Gurgaon PGDM Admission:

    Finance, marketing, operations, analytics, and general management are the five specialisation areas covered by the two-year PGDM programme offered by GLIM Gurgaon. and establish itself as the first business school in India to offer an analytics specialisation for full-time MBA programmes. The course requires a bachelor's degree to enrol. Additionally, candidates are judged on their performance in the personal interview, essays, work experience, and GMAT, CAT, XAT, and CMAT scores.

    Great Lakes Gurgaon PGDM Eligibility:

    • Candidates with a minimum of 50% in their Bachelor's degree in any specialisation are eligible for admission to the PGDM programme.
    • All applicants must take the GMAT, CAT*, XAT +, and CMAT entrance exams.
    • Candidates with less than 24 months of work experience or recent graduates are eligible for admission.

    Great Lakes Gurgaon PGDM Selection Process:

    GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT scores, past academic success, essays, work experience, and performance in the personal interview are all taken into consideration when evaluating applicants.

    The selection procedure incorporates a criterion that makes it easier to assess each applicant on:

    • Academic Capabilities: The Great Lakes programme is extremely demanding and intense; shortlisted candidates have a consistent academic background and the capacity to handle pressure.
    • Standardized Test Scores: Great Lakes incorporates GMAT, CAT, XAT, or CMAT scores into the overall evaluation to remove discrepancies between colleges and universities at the undergraduate level.
    • Rank Holders: The programme clearly favours or awards college and university rank holders with extra points.
    •  Originality and Integrity: Great Lakes places a strong emphasis on originality and integrity. The process will look closely for plagiarism.
    • Background diversity: At Great Lakes, background diversity encourages peer learning, which turns "uncut stones" into "diamonds." We'll work hard to increase academic diversity in the PGDM.

    How to Apply for Great Lakes Gurgaon?

    Candidates who meet the requirements can fill out the application online by going to To successfully complete the application form, heed the instructions provided.

    Offline Payment

    At IMS centres, pay INR 2000 to receive a coded number key for application. The remaining steps of the application are completed online.

    Online Payment 

    • Visit to apply online.
    • Click on Apply Now after choosing your course (PGDM or PGPM).
    • Choose the campus "Gurgaon" as your top choice.
    • Upload the scanned versions of the signature and photo after entering all the necessary information.
    • Give the recommender's email address.
    • Apply online and pay INR 2000 using a credit or debit card.

    Candidates must provide the recommender's official email address. The finalised selected students' recommenders will provide a letter of recommendation, which must be submitted online.

    Documents Required at the time of Admission

    • academic certificates, including grade reports for classes 10, 12, and 10+2+3.
    • Recommendation letter.
    • Valid entrance exam scorecard (CAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT).
    • 2 photos the size of a passport.

    Great Lakes Gurgaon CutOff:

    The Great Lakes Cut off will be based on the overall percentile score, but applicants should also have performed well on all of the entrance exam sections. The cutoffs may still be as follows:

    Entrance Exam

    PGPM Expected cut off

    Years PGDM Expected Cut off

    CAT 2022



    XAT 2023



    GMAT(Taken after Jan 1, 2019 for PGPM and after Jan1, 2020 for PGDM)



    Great Lakes Gurgaon Placements:

    The campus placement process for the PGDM Class of 2022, witnessed 100% placements and participation from prominent recruiters from diverse sectors. The placement information for Great Lakes Gurgaon is listed below.


    Placement Statistics (2021-22)

    Highest CTC

    INR 19.3 LPA

    Average CTC

    INR 15.6 LPA

    Increase in Average CTC


    Major Sectors

    Consulting and IT / ITES

    Top Recruiters

    Accenture, Cognizant, Deloitte

    Average CTC(Top 10%)

    INR 19.3 LPA

    Average CTC (Top 25%)

    INR 19.16 LPA

    Average CTC (Top 50%)

    INR 18.01 LPA


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