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College Description

Management Development Institute (MDI) was set up as an autonomous body in 1973 in collaboration with KFW, West Germany, and with the active support of the Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI).

One of the top Business Schools of India, MDI’s Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) has been awarded A grade by the National Board of Accreditation of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It is the first B-School with global accreditation (AMBA), UK. Currently, MDI offers a 2 year Post Graduation in Management (PGPM), Human Resources (PGPHR), and International Management (PGPIM). MDI also offers a 3 year Executive Post Graduate Program in Management,  Fellow Program in Management (FPM), Executive Fellow Program in Management (EFPM) and Post Graduate Programme in Energy Management.

MDI conducts nearly 200 weeks of intensive short-term training programs each year. These programs are offered in the form of open as well as in-house activities. Many of the in-house activities deal with organization-specific training modules. Further MDI is also involved in providing a range of consultancy services in various functional areas of Management.

With an intention to impart management education, nurture local talent, and groom them to become global leaders, Management Development Institute (MDI), launched its Murshidabad campus in 2014, these were an initiative of MDI. The foundation stone was laid on the 31st of October, 2010 at Jangipur, Murshidabad, West Bengal by the then Honorable Union Minister of Finance, Govt. of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee.

In 2014, MDI Murshidabad (MDI M) launched its Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM). It was commemorated in the presence of the Honorable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee, by an inspiring address by him to our first batch of PGPM students on the 24th of August, 2014. The was followed by a deliberation made by Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Defence & Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India. PGPM offered by MDIM is recognized and accredited by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

MDI renews its commitment towards imparting quality management education. The Murshidabad campus is a part of MDI’s vision to nurture and promote local talent and enterprise. MDI Murshidabad would seek to align local aspirations with available state-of-the-art facilities.

The campus of MDI Murshidabad is located in the northern part of the State of West Bengal, India. MDIM prides itself on not only providing Management Education but also developing ethical corporate citizens for tomorrow’s India.

The MDIM Advantage

Academic Clubs– An amalgamation of theory and practice, the perfect blend of rigour and recreation, the Marketing Club at MDI-M stands for all this and more. It is a student-run organization. A club created with the purpose of grooming marketing talent within the campus and providing a platform to the marketing enthusiasts to showcase their skills.

The club inculcates the art and skill of marketing in the students through regular simulations, quizzes and articles. It aims to update the knowledge of students through interaction with other B-school students as well as industry stalwarts in the field of Marketing.

Library / Computer Center– Library for storage of approx 30,000 books. The library would have reference section/ books section / journals section/Online Library section with 30 terminals/ A/V rooms/CCTV cameras/photocopy /printing/documentation facilities.


We expect candidates to have 50% throughout their academic career. The candidate must have minimum 3 year’s Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from any University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. Candidates appearing for the final examination for the Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent examination) and completing all requirements for obtaining the Bachelor’s degree by 30th June 2017 can also apply, subject to furnishing evidence to that effect latest by 1st October 2017; otherwise, they may be asked to withdraw from the programme.

Candidates who are able to furnish valid score of CAT would be shortlisted on the basis of the details in the application form and the CAT scores. Only the shortlisted candidates will then be called for Group Discussion followed by Personal Interviews by 1st week of April 2017 at one of the centres, viz. Kolkata, Gurgaon and Bangalore/Nagpur/Chennai (centres other than Kolkata and Gurgaon are tentative).

The admission is based on the following parameters:

Previous Academic Performance – Candidates’ academic performance at the undergraduate level, 12th and 10th levels will be reckoned for consideration for admission.

Written Test – Candidates will be given a situation to assess and give their response. Time allowed for the test will be for a maximum of 15 minutes.

Group Discussion – The group discussion is generally held for about 25 minutes in which a maximum of 10 candidates participate in each group and interact with each other on a given topic. The candidates are evaluated by a panel on their initiative, logical content, group behaviour, communication etc.

Personal Interview – It is a one to one interview between the candidate and a panel for about 10-15 minutes in which a candidate is evaluated on his personality, communication ability, functional knowledge, general awareness, orientation for management course etc.

During personal interview candidate may be asked about his/her background, strengths and weaknesses, career objectives, reasons for joining PGDM (equivalent to MBA) course, subjects studied at undergraduate.

Following documents are required to be submitted along with application form:

1. Mark List of Class X
2. Mark List of Class XII
3. Mark List of Graduation (all years/ semesters).

Scorecard of CAT/GMAT/XAT/CMAT /MAT whichever applicable
Work Experience certificate (if applicable)
Two passport sized colour photographs
Graduate Degree equivalence from AIU for NRI Students
Note: All rules regarding selection are common to the PGDM+MBA Programmers. Please feel free to call the admission help desk for any queries at the following numbers:

Mobile : +91 9339344436
You can also email us at [email protected] or visit the website

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Campus and Faculty:

MDI Murshidabad will establish itself as a flourishing centre of excellence in management education, high-quality research, executive development, and value added consultancy. In keeping with the tradition already in evidence at the MDI Gurgaon, best faculty from India and overseas will deliver curriculum suited to local needs and national aspirations.

A Camp Office ( area 2854 Sq Ft.) has been set up w.e.f. April 2011 at DB-3, Sector -1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata with 02 academic and 07 non-academic members for conducting Management Development Programmes i.e. Advanced Management Programmes, Senior Management Programmes and Open programmes. During last one year, MDI Murshidabad has successfully conducted a series of Executive Development Programmes in Kolkata, Guwahati and Lucknow and would be expanding its activities to other parts of Eastern India.

MDI Murshidabad has a guest house (area 2644 Sq Ft) near Camp Office at DB-61, Sector -1, Salt Lake City. Group Discussion / Personal Interviews have been conducted at this venue for MDI Gurgaon admissions this year, for the shortlisted candidates from the eastern region.

MDI has one of the largest communities of full-time faculty that bring the right amalgamation of research and industry experience to education and consultancy provided by the Institute, is an unequivocal asset of MDI. Various industry leaders and practitioners who participate in various roles and capacities further enrich the offerings at MDI.

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50 % in academic & 60 %ile in CAT

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Fooding and Lodging Charges:

The Boarding and Lodging charges at MDI Murshidabad are Rs. 98,000.00/- per annum and are to be paid additionally.

The institute provides hostel facilities for students with basic amenities including swimming pool, Dining area and common room.The institute provides hostel facilities for students with basic amenities including swimming pool, Dining area and common room.


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