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MDI Gurgaon: Admission 2023, Fees, Cutoff, Placements, Rankings

One of India’s top universities, MDI Gurgaon is placed #2 in the Outlook Private Business School rankings. For three years in a row, MDI Gurgaon’s NIRF rankings have fallen; it was ranked 10 in 2020, 11 in 2021, and 13 this year. The MBA-equivalent PGDM programme at MDI Gurgaon is well-known.

 Saurav Anand 03/11/2022
MDI Gurgaon
One of India's top universities, MDI Gurgaon is placed #2 in the Outlook Private Business School rankings. For three years in a row, MDI Gurgaon's NIRF rankings have fallen; it was ranked 10 in 2020, 11 in 2021, and 13 this year. The MBA-equivalent PGDM programme at MDI Gurgaon is well-known. It is available in three specialisations: general, human resources, and international business. The intake period for the PGDM Programs at MDI Gurgaon has ended for 2022. The registration period will begin in September 2023 and end in November 2023 for the subsequent batch, which will be held in May 2023. A total of 87 recruiters engaged in the most recent 2022 placement season to employ from the 391-student batch. The highest compensation of INR 1.14 CPA was offered in the IT & Operations department at MDI Gurgaon, where the average income increased by 15% to INR 26.65 LPA from…

One of India's top universities, MDI Gurgaon is placed #2 in the Outlook Private Business School rankings. For three years in a row, MDI Gurgaon's NIRF rankings have fallen; it was ranked 10 in 2020, 11 in 2021, and 13 this year. The MBA-equivalent PGDM programme at MDI Gurgaon is well-known. It is available in three specialisations: general, human resources, and international business. The intake period for the PGDM Programs at MDI Gurgaon has ended for 2022. The registration period will begin in September 2023 and end in November 2023 for the subsequent batch, which will be held in May 2023. A total of 87 recruiters engaged in the most recent 2022 placement season to employ from the 391-student batch. The highest compensation of INR 1.14 CPA was offered in the IT & Operations department at MDI Gurgaon, where the average income increased by 15% to INR 26.65 LPA from INR 23.15 in 2021.

The cost of the PGDM MBA at MDI Gurgaon is INR 23.47 Lakhs. The CAT/GMAT exam scores are used as the basis for MDI Gurgaon MBA selection criteria. For the final selection, MDI Gurgaon also conducts personal interviews and rounds of group discussions. The 93-95 percentile CAT cut-off is what MDI Gurgaon anticipates. The predicted cut-off for the GMAT at MDI Gurgaon is 680. The programmes' application fee is INR 3,000. The application for MDI Gurgaon is anticipated to be released in September 2022 and to close in November.

The PGDM programme at MDI Gurgaon also offers student exchange programmes. Business schools in the USA and Europe are affiliated with MDI. Some schools include Kenan-Flagler Business School in the United States, EDHEC France, and ESCP Europe. In Murshidabad, MDI Gurgaon has also built a secondary campus, although the admissions and hiring procedures are still distinct. The popularity and reputation of the former MDI Gurgaon have not yet been surpassed by the new institute.

MDI Gurgaon High Points:

Establishment1973, 40-acre campus in Gurgaon (12km away from International Airport at Delhi)
Programs OfferedPost Graduate Programs: PGDM , PGDM HRM, PGDM IBExecutive Programs: PGDM BA, PGDM BM, PGDM PPMFellowship Program: FPM 
Ranking#13 in NIRF Management 2022 
Fees Fees: INR 23.47 Lakhs | Application Fee: INR 3,000 
PlacementsAverage CTC INR 26.65 LPA and Highest CTC INR 1.14CPA  
Admission ProcessCAT/GMAT Score, followed by Personal Interview and Group Discussion rounds.
AccreditationsAMBA, AACSB, NBA and SAQS
Faculty and Alumni9000+ Alumni members trained by 70+ faculty member. 
MDI Student lifePGDM is a residential program. MDI Offers 4 hostels.  Take a look at vibrant MDI Gurgaon life

 MDI Gurgaon Admissions

EventsDates
CAT 2022November 27, 2022
CAT 2022 result dateSecond week of January 2022
MDI Gurgaon selection roundMarch 2023

MDI Gurgaon Course & Fees:

CoursesDetailsFees and Important Dates
Post Graduate Programs 
PGDM 

Batch size: 240
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks, Must have 50% in Class 10 & 12
Selection: CAT Score followed by GD and PI
Fees and Important Dates
Post Graduate Programs PGDM-HRM (Human Resource Management)
Batch Size: 60
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks, Must have 50% in Class 10 & 12
Selection: CAT Score followed by GD and PI
INR 23.47 Lakhs
Registration (2023): Starts September 2022
Post Graduate Programs PGDM-IB (International Business)Batch Size: 120
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks, Must have 50% in Class 10 & 12
Selection: CAT Score followed by GD and PI
INR 27.50 Lakhs
Registration (2023): Starts September 2022 
Executive Post-Graduation ProgramsPGDM BM (Business Management)Duration: 18 Months (Full Time Residential Program)
Eligibility: 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in both classes X and XII + Mandatory 5 year Executive Work Experience
Selection Criteria: CAT or XAT Score + Personal Interview
INR 15.35 Lakhs
Registration Opens: November 2022

MDI Gurgaon CAT Cut-off 2023 (Expected)

ComponentCutoff Percentile
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension85
Quantitative Aptitude75
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning79
Overall94.93

For all of its programmes, MDI Gurgaon accepts the GMAT as part of the application. There is no set GMAT cut-off because MDI examines profiles holistically, considering past academic performance as well as the calibre of job experience. However, a score of 680 or above adds value to your total profile and improves your chances of being shortlisted, according to a number of data sources.

Academic and gender diversity in a diverse batch of students A balanced and diverse batch has been maintained by MDI Gurgaon to keep up with current industry trends. Due to its distinctive student population, which demonstrates diversity in terms of education, prior work experience, and gender, MDI attracts business interest.

  • Gender Diversity: This year the batch saw a similar trend with 34% women enrolling in the PGDM, PGDM-HRM and PGDM-IB programs.
  • Academic Diversity: 30% batch is from non-Engineering background
  • Average Work Experience: 21 Months
  • Students with Work Experience: 71% students are with work experience in the range of 1 to 36+ Months while 24% students are freshers
  • Average Age of the batch is 26 Years
  • Average CAT Percentile of the batch is 97.86.

MDI Gurgaon Final Selection Process

SectionWeightage
CAT Exam60%
Group Discussion (GD)- Eliminated

Personal Interview (PI)

Written Analysis Test (WAT)- Eliminated
20%
Application Score(X, XII, Work Experience, Academic Diversity and Gender Diversity)20%
Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT)Applicable for only NRI candidates

MDI Gurgaon Average Salary

  • In 2022, MDI Students received 131 pre-placement offers. 
  • Average Salary for PGDM & PGDM IB is Up by 15% at Rs.26.65 LPA from Rs.23.15 LPA last year
  • Average Salary for PGDM-HRM is up at Rs.23.80 LPA in 2022
  • Average salary increased by 13.30% as compared to last year to INR 24 LPA.
  • Median Salary up at Rs. 23.50 LPA in 2022 from Rs.23 LPA last year
  • IT & Operations domain offered highest salary of Rs.1.14 Cr
  • Consulting & General Management domain rolled out maximum number of 171 offers

MDI Gurgaon Placement 2022:

DomainNumber of OffersHighest Package (in INR LPA)Companies
Sales and marketing3135.57Asian Paints, Godrej, ITC Limited, Johnson & Johnson, L'Oréal, Marico, Microsoft, Pidilite Industries, Reckitt, Udaan, United Breweries Group
IT and operations66114Amazon, Flipkart, Atlassian, Media.net, Microsoft, Sprinklr
Finance4532Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Nomura, American Express, Axis Bank, Barclays, Citibank, D. E. Shaw and ICICI Bank
Human Resource5835.57Aditya Birla Group, Google, JSW Group, Accenture Strategy, AON Consulting, Deloitte USI, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Flipkart, Mahindra & Mahindra, PhonePe & PwC US Advisory
Consulting and General management17138.3Accenture Strategy, Aditya Birla Group. Boston Consulting Group,Deloitte India, Deloitte USI, McKinsey & Company, PwC US Advisory, Hinduja Group and RelianceIndustries Limited

Summer Internship Programmes

PGDM and PGDM-HR students are required as a part of their programme to complete a 6 to 8-week summer internship with an organisation. After the first term for first-year students, the selection procedure for summer placements begins. Summer internships typically last from the first of April to the middle of June.

Companies may extend pre-placement offers to students if they determine that their performance is in par with expectations. 131 students received pre-placement offers from MDI in 2022.

85 recruiters came to the campus for MDI Gurgaon Summer Internship Placements 2023. 22 of them were brand-new recruiters. A few of the top employers were Accenture, Cisco, BYJU's, Adani, EY, Flipkart, and Google.

358 students in all took part in the placement drive. The average monthly stipend for students was INR 2.32 Lakhs. The highest monthly stipend was INR 4 lakhs. The average monthly stipend was INR 2.30 lakhs.

MDI Gurgaon FAQs:

Q. What is the ratio of students participating in the International Exchange Program at MDI Gurgaon?

Ans. MDI has entered into partnerships with several leading universities and institutions to provide its students with global exposure and cultural enrichment. Counted as one of the largest exchange programs, MDI Gurgaon ensures that one out of every four students enrolled for PGDM and PGDM-HRM gets an opportunity to study abroad.

Q. How is the alumni network at MDI Gurgaon?

Ans. The MDI Gurgaon alumni network envisages members from almost all the postgraduate programs of the school. With more than 700 members joining the MDI alumni portal every year, the alumni network with around 4,300 members is growing stronger year on year as of now.

Q. Can I appear in GMAT for being eligible to get into MDI PGDM Program being an Indian national?

Ans. As per the shortlisting process of MDI Gurgaon, GMAT score is applicable only for foreign nationals, NRIs, and PIOs. Being an Indian national, you are required to register online and appear for the CAT entrance to get into MDI PGDM Program

Q. Does MDI Gurgaon accept the XAT entrance exam score for admission? 

Ans. No, MDI Gurugram only accepts CAT score for admission. In the case of NRI students, MDI accepts GMAT score for admission to management courses.  

Q. Can I apply commonly for PGDM / PGDM-HRM / PGDM-IB in MDI Gurgaon?

Ans. Yes, there is a common application form for the three procedures mentioned above. On the online application form, you need to list your preferred procedures in order. When making an offer to register, you will be informed that your program has been selected.   

Q. Which B-School is better, MDI Gurgaon, IIMK or IIFT Delhi?

Ans. If placement is the criteria, MDI every time. The lowest summer internship of MDI’s HR batch is higher than the average of IIMK’s summer internship. During the fest in IIM Kashipur this year, IIM Kozhikode students reported how around 50–70 students have been forcefully signed out to inflate their summer placements. MDI is far better, and it reflects in B-school competitions.  

Q. Is GMAT score compulsory for MDI Gurgaon PGDM Executive (3 Years)?

Ans. No, MDI conducts MDI Test for candidates without CAT or GMAT score. It is compulsory for the candidates to have a valid CAT/GMAT score. Otherwise, such candidates will have to appear in the MDI written test to be eligible for the program. 

Q. What is MDI Gurgaon CAT cut-off?

Ans. The CAT 2022 cut-off for MDI PGDM program was 94 percentiles. In 2023, the expected cut off for PGPM, PGP-HRM and PGP-IB programs is in between 93-95 percentile.  

Q. Is MDI Gurgaon connected with banks for study loans?

Ans. Yes. Information about banks and study loans is available on the official website of MDI Gurgaon. Applicants need to visit the branches of these banks directly with admissions offer letters to avail the loans. For instance, Bank of Maharashtra Education Loan Scheme, Union Bank Education Loan Scheme, PNB Education Loan Scheme, Credila HDFC Education Loan, Bank of Baroda Education Loan Scheme, ICICI Bank Education Loan, United Bank Education Loan , you can

Q. Do I have to pay separate fees during the MDI Gurgaon Global Exchange Program?

Ans. No, as per the terms of the condition prescribed by MDI Gurgaon, students are exempted from paying the tuition fees. However, the boarding and food charges may be applicable under the global exchange programme.

Q. What is the seat allocation at MDI Gurgaon?

Ans. For its Batches 2022, MDI has an approved intake of 360 students. The MDI Gurgaon intake capacity includes PGPM as 240, PGP-HR as 60 and PGP-IB as 120. 

Q. Is there any language requirement to attend the MDI Global Exchange Programme?

Ans. The only thing you are required regarding the MDI Global Exchange Programme is to have a good command of English. Apart from this, there is no other mandatory language requirement for teaching communication. 

Q. Do I have to pay tuition fees during Exchange program at the host institution/University?

Ans. No, as per the norms of the international exchange students are exempted from paying the tuition fees. However, the accommodation charges have to be borne by the participant himself at the host country.

Q. Is MDI Gurgaon a private or government college?

Ans. MDI is a private business School in India which was established in 1973 by Industrial Finance Corporation of India. MDI is located in Gurgaon which is a commercial hub near the Indian capital of New Delhi.

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