Asia Pacific institute of Management, New Delhi based premium Management School's process of admission in Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for the upcoming 17th batch, 2013-15 session is underway. The courses on offer are Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - General & Marketing; PGDM (IB) - International Business & Strategy; PGDM (BFS) - Banking & Financial Services. The Flagship two year full time PGDM programme, is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and is accepted by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as equivalent to MBA degree.
The admissions are done on the basis of ranks in ATMA/CAT/MAT/XAT/ICET/GMAT/CMAT, followed by Group Discussions and Personal Interview. Selection process is based on inclusive evaluation system giving weightages to: Past Academic Record (SSC; Inter; Graduation); Test Score; Soft Skills, Panel Interview. Work experience, if any, is also given weightage. Weightage is given to other skill-sets like analytical reasoning, decision making skills, problem-solving attitude, creativity and communications skill of the student.
"Our objective is to assist our students in searching and developing a true professional in them, who could fit into the versatilities of the markets. Thus, teaching methodology is adopted in a way which helps students understand the concepts, not only in theory but also in practice. This orientation is provided to the students, right from our induction programme, known as Initiation," informed Dr. D.K. Batra, Director of the institute.
The institute also boasts of a great intellectual capital of faculty consisting of dedicated thought leaders equipped with rich industry experience. "Presently, 32 faculties are doctorates while 13 faculties are pursuing their Ph.Ds. In the present batch, 35% of the students are females, which can be considered to be high, comparing the gender ratio of some of the top B-Schools of the nation. The admission policy is framed to encourage diversity in terms of gender, culture, academic background and work-experience," mentioned, Mr. A. K. Shrivastava, Chairman, Asia Pacific Institute of Management.
The courses are conducted as per the guidelines of All India Council or Technical Education (AICTE). A student needs to have a recognized Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Candidates in the final year of graduation may also apply subject to furnishing proof of graduation with minimum 50% marks. Prospectus can be downloaded online. Application forms are available with listed Indian Bank or Axis Banks branches situated at various locations across the country. One may also apply online. An amount of INR 1250.00 to be paid by Demand Draft/Net Banking/Credit Card or Cash (INR 1200.00) at the admission office. Details are available in the website along with the GD & PI schedule.
Conveniently located in South Delhi with fast access from rest of Delhi & NCR through roads as well as Metro, Asia Pacific Institute of Management has successfully created a niche in the management education and is consistently ranked among the top most B-Schools of the nation for the past decade and a half. The centrally air-conditioned campus with acoustically designed lecture theaters with public address systems facilitates course delivery through use of audio-visual inputs.
Known for its exceptional governance, committed to value based management education the institute has maintained a 100% placement record ever since its inception in 1996. Top-end brands like - Axis Bank, Dun & Bradstreet, Bharti-Walmart, HCL Infosystems, Honda Seil, Copal Partner, Japan Airlines, Kotak Mahindra Group, Matrix Cellular, Nestle, Oriflame, Perot Systems, State Bank of India, UB Group, Vijaya Bank and Virgin Mobile has been visiting the campus on a regular basis. Last year highest CTC offered was INR 30 Lac while the average was INR 4.5 Lac.
The e-Library provides the students to access vast collection of online international journals & knowledge bases, used worldwide by scholars & researchers of top global universities & B-Schools. Loan facilities for students are also made easy through strategic tie-ups with several banks.