Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon is one of the best private colleges for business management courses in India. MDI has been ranked 10 in its category by NIRF 2020. MDI is India’s first B-School that has been accredited by AMBA London.

Looking at the previous years, cut-offs may go from 93 percentile to 95 percentile in CAT 2020 for MBA admissions. The college takes up students based on percentile and performance in CAT and not based on reservations as the college does not come under the direct jurisdiction of the government.

MDI Gurgaon offers various executive and PG Diploma courses in the field of Management. The average placement package offered to students from MDI Gurgaon ranges from INR 6 LPA to INE 15 LPA. Some of the top recruiters over the past years have been Amazon, Airtel, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, BCCL Boston Scientific, Bridgestone, CocaCola, etc.

MDI Gurgaon Highlights

Established 1973
Institute Type Private
Approved By AICTE, UGC, and NBA
Set By Government
Entrance Exam CAT, GMAT, and MDI own entrance test
Courses Offered PGDM, PGP, FMP
Popular Courses PGDM
Application Mode Online
Top Recruiters BMW, Airbnb, Johnson, and Johnson
Campus Area 37 acres
Facilities Available Sports arena, superior hostel facilities
Official Website

MDI Gurgaon Rankings and Achievements

NIRF Management 2020 10
The Week (Private MBA) 2020 3
Business Standard B-school special 2020 7
Business World India’s Best B-schools 2020 5
Business Today India’s Best B-schools 2020 7

MDI Gurgaon Courses

PGPM (Post Graduate in Management) Human Resource Management, Public Policy Management
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Eligibility: Graduation with at least 50% marks in any stream.
  • Admission Criteria: Valid score in CAT
NMP/PGP (National Management Program) General
  • Duration: 1 year (full time) and 2 years (full time)
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in any stream
  • Admission Criteria: Entrance Exam followed by an interview by MDI
FMP (Fellowship Programs) General
  • Duration: 1 year( full time) and 2 year(part-time)
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 60% marks in a stream
  • Admission Criteria: The candidate should have a score at CAT/GMAT/UGC-JRF
PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) General
  • Duration: 2 year(full time)
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in any stream
  • Admission Criteria: Valid score at CAT
PGDM(National Management Policy) General
  • Duration: 2 year(full time)
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in any stream
  • Admission Criteria: Entrance Exam by MDI
PGDM(Executive Management Program) General
  • Duration: 2 year(full time)
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in any stream
  • Admission Criteria: Entrance Exam by MDI

MDI Gurgaon Admissions

Students who want to take admission in any of the above courses need to apply for the same online through the official website. Link for applying for admission:

Students can choose what they wish for and fill the form accordingly. A sum of INR 3000 is to be deposited by the students during the process. Candidates need to fill the form following the instructions given on the website. A single form is required to be filled for all three courses (PGDM/ PGDM-HRM/ PGDM-IB)

How to apply?

  • Candidates are required to fill the admission form online.
  • Dates regarding admission registration and other important notices are released on the official website.
  • Candidates are required to do the online payment for registration.
  • The cut-off percentile ranges between 93 to 95 percentile.
  • The college also prioritizes CAT and GMAT scores.
  • The short-listed candidates are asked to attend the GD and PI.

MDI Gurgaon Selection Process:

Candidates who have appeared for CAT(2020) will be shortlisted based on details filled up in the form and the CAT Scores. Candidates who are shortlisted, are called for GD and PI.

MDI Gurgaon Placements

MDI Placements has undergone renovations and now the placement drive includes more than 150 companies. Technology, Telecommunication and Media and FMCD/FMCG sectors saw the highest percentage of recruitment in the past year.

  • The Management School has emerged to be among the best private management institutes with a record of 100% placements.
  • Top recruiters including Amazon, Johnson, and Johnson, Deloitte, etc visit the institution for placement drive.
  • There is an increase in the number of recruiters in the past two years.
  • The highest package was INR 44 LPA witnessed an 8.6% increase.
Top Recruiters 85
New Recruiters 27
Average Stipend INR 2.5 LPA
Median Stipend INR 2.4 LPA

MDI Placement Report

No. of Students 359 480
No of Recruiters 127 128
No. of New Recruiters 45 60+
Highest CTC INR 44 LPA INR 44.15 LPA
Average CTC INR 23 LPA INR 23.15 LPA
Median CTC INR 20 LPA INR 23 LPA

MDI Gurgaon Scholarships

MDI provides various types of scholarships. The OP Jindal Scholarship and two other kinds.

OP Jindal Scholarship: First and Second Year Students are eligible for the scholarship. The amount of scholarship is INR 1,20,000

  • At the end of the second year, MDI awards 5 merit scholarships of INR 10,000 each for the top 5 students
  • Several International Scholarships are available for students who want to for foreign exchange programs. Students get scholarships while applying to partner schools.

MDI Gurgaon Facilities

  • Sports Facilities: MDI has the best sports facilities among the business schools in India. Sports facilities in the college include a gymnasium, a golf course, grounds for cricket, hockey, and football. MDI has 2 badminton courts and 1 court each for volleyball, tennis, and basketball.
  • Hostel Facilities: Students having enrolled themselves in PGPM, PGP-HR, PGP-IM stay on campus and are provided rooms with beds, a study table, chair, and all other necessities. Hostel rooms are well equipped and have all that was needed.
  • Sanskriti is the cultural club of the college. Impulse is the business club of MDI which forms an integral part of academics. Opsession is the Operation Management club of MDI.
  • Library: The College has a very luscious and vividly developed library. It has a huge collection of books(hardcover and e-books). The library is a developing one with state-of-arts technological applications.
  • Computer Centre: All the key infrastructures are powered through a centralized UPS. MDI has high speed and uninterrupted internet connectivity across the campus through 1gbps. The college has 3 computer labs with 130 computers.

MDI Gurgaon FAQs

Ques. What are the various two-year full-time PGDM Courses offered at MDI Gurgaon?

Ans. Two-year full-time PGDM Courses offered at MDI Gurgaon are

  1. PGPM(Post-graduate Program in Management)
  2. PGP-HRM(Post-graduate Program in Human Resource and Management)
  3. PGP-IB(Post-graduate Program in International Business)

Ques. Are there any institutional quotas in MDI Gurgaon?

Ans. No, there is no institutional quota in MDI Gurgaon. Admissions are purely done based on merit and scores at CAT and GMAT exams.

Ques. Is there any facility for students taking loans for their studies in MDI Gurgaon?

Ans. MDI has tie-ups with several banks. However, students need to visit these branches with their admission letters to apply for loans.

Ques. Does MDI provide an executive program?

Ans. Yes MDI provides several executive programs. Some of the top courses offered by MDI Gurgaon are PGPM, PGDM, Executive MBA, etc.

Ques. Is there any other method of admission other than the selection process?

Ans. No, admissions into MDI Gurgaon are based on merit, scores, and the results of GD and PI. Hence any other method of admission is not possible.