Great Lakes Institute of Management, - Chennai
Established in 2004 by Padmashree awardee, Dr. Bala V Balachandran, Professor Emeritus at Kellogg School of Management, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai is now among India’s leading Business Schools. Led by an exceptional faculty, steered by an outstanding advisory council and buoyed by international collaborations, Great Lakes, has emerged as a top ranked Business School within a short span of time.
Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized institute
Candidates must have a work experience of less than 2 years as of June 30 of the admission year
Also, they must have a valid score of CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT
Great Lakes Chennai PGDM Selection Criteria
Candidates are selected for admission to the PGDM program based on CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT score, past academic record, essays, work experience, and performance in AWT & online Interview.
Apart from the above factors, the institute also focuses on Rank Holders, Integrity & Ethical Values, and Background Diversity for selection.
Candidates will be evaluated for Profile-Based Early interview on the basis of the following factors:
Awards & Achievement
The final offer also takes into account Interview evaluation, Diversity and merit within Interviewed candidates
How to Apply for Great Lakes Chennai?
The students applying for an application to Great Lakes Chennai can submit the application form online. The form is available on the official website. The application fee should be paid online through net banking.
To fill the application form at Great Lakes Chennai, follow the given steps:
Visit the official website of Great Lakes Chennai.
Register yourself as a new user through email id and contact number.
Pay the application fee through Net Banking/Debit/Credit Card.
Fill in the application form with correct details (personal, academic, work experience).
Upload a scanned Passport-size Photograph.
Upload scanned signature and self-attested documents.
Make sure to recheck all details before submitting.
Submit the form and keep a copy for future use.
NOTE: Applicants can also purchase the application form from the campus. However due to COVID-19, Great Lakes Chennai is accepting only online applications.
Candidates also have to submit 2 essays as a part of the application process. The essay topics include:
What are your personal qualities which you think make you suitable to be a part of decired course? (Compulsory)
Is there anything else about you that is not covered in the application that you would like to share with us? (Optional)
The candidates are required to submit the following documents at the time of admission.
Class 10 and 12 Marksheets
Graduation Marksheet and Certificate
Work Experience Certificate.
Entrance Exam Scorecard (CAT/XAT/CMAT/ GMAT).
2 Passport size Photographs
Sponsorship Letter from Family Business Head (Global PGP for Famil enterprises Management)
Two Referee Reports (MBA in BA)
Deatiled Resume (MBA in BA)
Great Lakes, Chennai or shortly known as GLIM Chennai has repeatedly experienced successful placement drives over the years. The institute has witnessed successful completion of placements for the PGDM batch of 2022. The Average CTC increased by 31% from INR 13.6 LPA to INR 17.86 LPA and the Highest CTC stood at INR 33.26 LPA.