Great Lakes Institute Of Management


Great Lakes Institute of Management started in 2004 by J L Kellogg Distinguished professor of Accounting, Padmashri Dr. Bala V Balachandran in the southern metropolis of Chennai, India.
Great Lakes Institute of Management offers full time and executive post graduate programmes in management. It was accredited by AMBA one of the three main global accreditation bodies, in 2014. The school has alliances with Yale, IIT Chicago and Nanyang Technological University. With unique features like a compulsory Mandarin course, Karma Yoga Project and Empirical study, all within a time-frame of one year, Great Lakes is truly the place to be.
Great Lakes is among the first B-Schools in India to offer a one year full time management programme. Its 1year Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) became the first one year full time management programme to be accredited by India’s higher technical education regulator AICTE in 2010.
Great Lakes has two campuses, one on the outskirts of Chennai and other in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR.

Programmes offered:

PGPM – Post Graduate Program in Management
PGDM – Post Graduate Diploma in Management
PGXPM – Post Graduate eXecutive Program in Management


All applicants are required to appear for GMAT/CAT/XAT +/CMAT before applying to Great Lakes Institute of Management.

For PGPM 2015, Great Lakes Institute of Management will accept CAT scores of the year 2013 and 2014, XAT scores of the year 2014 and 2015 or GMAT scores taken after Jan 1, 2012 or CMAT scores of the year 2014.
All applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
A minimum work experience of two years by March 31, 2015 is mandatory and candidates found not fulfilling this criteria will not be admitted. Candidates with less than 24 months of work experience by March 31, 2015 can apply to the Great Lakes PGDM Program.

Companies for Placements:

Accenture, Apollo Hospitals, Axis Bank, 247 Innovation Labs, Beacon Higher Education Services P.Ltd,Blue Lotus, Cognizant Business Consulting, Cognizant Research Consulting,Daimler, Dunia Finance, Educomp, Eicher Motors, Euromonitor International, Fractal Analytics, G4S India, Galaxy Surfactants, Gameshastra, Deloitte Consulting, HeyMath!, HIRCO, HSBC Technologies Ltd., IBM, iNautix Technologies (BNY Mellon Company), Infosys, Kotak Mahindra Bank, KPIT Cummins, KPMG,L & T Infotech Ltd., Larsen & Toubro Ltd. – E & C Division,and many more.

Great Lakes Institute of Management
Dr. Bala V. Balachandar Campus
East Coast Road, Manamai Village ThirukazhukundramTaluk
Kancheepuram District
Tamil Nadu – 603102


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