The Post-graduate Programme in Management is a flagship educational programme preparing the young graduates for senior level positions in industry and other sections. The programme is of two years duration. In the first year, the students undergo 58 credit foundation courses in various functional areas, followed by 8-10 weeks of summer training in business and industrial organisations.
The second year comprises two foundation courses of 3 minimum of 45 credit elective courses. Some of courses are of 2 credits (20 class contact hours) and others of 3 credit (30 class contact hours). The students are encouraged to have 2 areas of specialisations. For specialisation a student has to take a credits each and a minimum of 5 electives (amounting to 15 credits) in the area concerned. Some students spend one term to take courses in a partner foreign institution.
The programme lays great emphasis on knowledge assimilation than only imparting it. Towards this it uses a wide variety of pedagogies: lectures, case studies, exercises, role-plays, simulation, video shows etc. The evaluation system is rigorous one comprising quizzes, assignments, mid-term and term end examinations. The programme also lays emphasis on learning to learn through requirements of library-based self-study, group work, open-ended discussions and real life projects. The students inculcate the spirit of 'dream-innovate-achieve' and imbibe social concern as an integral part of learning process during the programme.
Consistent with the institute's goal of creating business leaders who are socially and environmentally responsible, each student is required to provide active planning and execution help to non profit organizations. The students also under go compulsory courses on business ethics and environment management in the first year.