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Admissions open 2020
Applications are invited for the 29th batch of Post Graduate Diploma in Management:

In addition to work experience based scholarships, SCMS is happy to announce 20 Merit Scholarships offered on the basis of Entrance Test Scores and Graduation Scores. Apply early to avail scholarships awarded on a first come first served basis.

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SCMS Cochin School of Business offers AICTE-approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) that has been designed keeping students’ requirements and goals in mind. The program is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), India and ACBSP, USA.

The program caters to students who aspire to ascend in the world of business and industry and have the ability to change and adapt to its dynamic requirements.B-School students are expected to demonstrate academic excellence, have business and entrepreneurial acumen, and decision-making and leadership qualities in order to pursue a rewarding career in management.

PGDM - GENERAL MANAGEMENT : 180 Seats(Twoyears, full time)
  • Candidate should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised University with a minimum aggregate of 50 % marks. Candidates appearing for final year degree examination can apply if they expect to score the requisite marks.
  • Candidate should have any one of the following scores:50 % or morein CMAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA OR 100 marks or more in CMAT OR 108 marksor more in KMAT (KERALA )
  • Age - Minimum 20 years, maximum 50 years.
Fee Structure

The Tuition Fee for full-time PGDM programme is Rs 1,25,000/- per trimester. This is to be remitted by the students at the beginning of each trimester or when notified. All categories of fees are to be paid at the beginning of every trimester, irrespective of the time spent away from the campus on project or other assignments. Refer to the page on Rules and Regulations in the prospectus for other categories of fees.


Candidates applying for the PGDM full-time programmewith more than two years’ of work experience in reputed companies are eligible to apply for merit scholarship of upto a maximum of 40% of tuition fees.

  • Students who enrolled for the PGDM programme in the previous year and discontinued the course and subsequently intend to rejoin should apply afresh and make the payment for Registration and Application fees.
  • The student must write the Admission Test afresh and apply with those scores
Candidates from SAARC Countries?
  • Admission test is not mandatory.
  • The fees for the two year programmeis US$17000, payable in six equivalent instalments before the commencement of each trimester.The fee is inclusive of boarding and lodging charges.

Note: SCMS COCHIN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS management does not collect any amount in any form from the students, in addition to what is stated in this admission bulletin, without notifying the parents.

PGDM - GENERAL MANAGEMENT (Part-time): 30 Seats (Threeyears, part time)
  • Eligibility: Candidate should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised University with a minimum aggregate of 50 % marks.Candidate should possess a minimum of two years’ work experience.
  • Classes for this programme are held only on Sundays and holidays.
  • Fee Structure: Tuition Fee for the part-time PGDM programme is Rs.90,000/- per semester. This does not include end term examination fee.
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If you would like to visit the campus or if you have any queries about the programmes, admissions or eligibility requirements, feel free to contact our Admissions Co-ordinator.
Tel: +91 484 2623803
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How to Apply

All prospective candidates are required to submit the filled up application forms online from the link given below. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The following are essential to make the online application complete:
  • Fill all columns, including academic scores/marks available till date
  • Upload photograph
  • Make online payment ofRs 950/- towards Registration Fee and Application Fee.
The following documents haveto be submitted before Group Discussion:
  • Attested copy of the School Leaving Certificate or any other equivalent document to prove age and date of birth.
  • Attested copies of the mark lists of 10th, +2,Degree and Masters (if applicable) examinations.
  • Attested copy of the qualifying Degree Certificate.
  • 2 recent passportsize photographs.
  • Score Card of Admission Test

All original documents have to be submitted during enrolment.

Final year degree students please note:
  • In case any one of the above documents are not readily available, state reasons and indicate approximate date by which you can submit the same.

Applicants who would like to come to the campus and apply are requested to bring all the relevant documents and come to admissions office at
Prathap Nagar, Muttom, Aluva,
Cochin - 683 106, Kerala, India.

Admission Procedure

Admission Criteria
Merit is the only Criterion for getting admission to the PGDM programme.

The following weightage is given during final selection of candidates:

  • Past Academic Record/Graduation - 25%
  • Admission Test - 25%
  • Group Discussion -20%
  • Personal Interview-30%
Group Discussion & Personal Interview
  • All qualified students will be called for group discussion and personal interview.

Important Information

Identity Card

All registered students are eligible for identity cards and it is issued on payment of Rs. 500/- in the first instance. A fee of Rs. 1500/- will be charged for reissue of an identity card. An amount of Rs.1500/- will be deducted from the caution deposit if the card is not surrendered at the end of the course.

Payment of Fee

Fees have to be paid on the dates indicated in the Academic Calendar (refer Manual of Policies), failing which a fine of Rs 500 and re-admission fee of Rs 1000 would be levied. Students who fail to pay the fee with the fine and re-admission fee on or before the re-admission date will not be permitted to attend classes from the following day, till the dues are cleared, for which period they will suffer loss of attendance.

Hostel and Mess Fee
  • The first year fee towards hostel is payable at the time of admission and the Second year fee is payable along with the fees of fourth trimester.
  • Mess fees is to be paid every month in advance
Medical Insurance

All students are required to pay Rs. 250/- at the time of admission towards medical insurance during the currency of the programme.

Personality Development and Facilities Access Fee

A sum of Rs.15000/- per trimester is to be paid along with regular tuition fee to cover part of the expenses.

Placement Brochure

All students are required to pay Rs 10,000/- each to cover the cost of brochure and other expenses for placements. This is a one-time fee payable along with fourth trimester tuition fee.

Examination Fee

Examination fee of Rs500/- per papershould be remitted along with the examination application of each trimester/semester.

Alumni Fee & Diploma Fee

Alumni Fee of Rs1500 and Diploma Fee ofRs500 is to be paid along with trimester VI examination fee.

Outbound Training

An amount of Rs 7500/- is payable towards the Outbound training programme.

Caution Deposit

All students are required to deposit Rs 10,000 towards general caution deposit and Rs 10,000 towards hostel caution deposit, at the time of admission. These amounts will be refunded on completion of the course after deducting dues to the institution and damages, if any.

Refund of Fee

Being a non-funded self-financing institution we strictly follow the AICTE directive in this matter.

Part System

Students are permitted to avail of part system to complete the examination. In addition to the first chance, they will be given only two consecutive chances to clear all the papers of a trimester. Thereafter, their names will be removed from the rolls of the School irrespective of their performance in other trimester examinations. Part appearance is not permitted in the first chance of any trimester examination.

Removal from Rolls

Any student can face removal from the rolls if he or she is found violating regulations in spite of warning. Major misconduct can result in summary removal.


Ragging is strictly prohibited. Ragging in any form is a serious crime under the Indian Laws. Any case of ragging or other related offence will be reported to the police for taking appropriate action. The erring student will also be summarily dismissed from the College.

Legal Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction for legal disputes on any matter detailed in this prospectus or related to studies at the institution will be limited to courts in Ernakulam, where the institution is established and the cause of action took place.