Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon is one of the top B-schools in India offering masters in business administration course and was established in 1973. MDI has collaborations with various global institutions such as UNDP, ILO, UNIDO and World Bank. MDI is a globally recognised B-School and is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). MDI is also the first Business school in India to be associated to AMBA. MDI Murshidabad is another campus of MDI in West Bengal that was established on 24 August, 2014.
MDI is considered one of the top management institutes in India for its rigorous course curriculum, excellent industry connect and the experienced faculty. If you do get selected to join MDI you can opt for scholarships basis your CAT score. And in order to get a good CAT score, you must ensure that you devote dedicated preparation time for the Common Admission Test (CAT) exam.
MDI offers business management programmes at various levels. Its courses are divided into three categories – PGP, EPGP and Doctoral Programmes.
MBA Courses in MDI:
|Type of Course||Name of Programme|
|Post Graduate Programmes (PGP)||
|Executive Post Graduate Programmes (EPGP)||
MDI Gurgaon has different selection procedures for all three type of programmes that it offers. Mostly the selection procedure depends management entrance exam scores. MDI Gurgaon takes Indian students on the basis of Common Admission Test CAT scores and foreign students on the basis of GMAT score. A candidate’s overall academic performance is evaluated during the selection process. Shortlisting is done in two phases.
Selection Criteria at MDI, Gurgaon:
|Programme||Phase 1||Phase 2|
|PGPM / PGP-IM / PGP-HRM||Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their application form, academic background and CAT scores.||All shortlisted will be called for the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.|
|NMP / PGP-EM||Selection of candidates is done on the basis of either CAT scores or MDI entrance exam scores.||Candidates who are shortlisted in Phase 1 are then called in for the Personal Interview Round.|
|PT - PGPM||Candidates have to clear the BAT entrance test in order to clear the first phase of selection. The application of candidates will also be analysed in this phase.||Shortlisted candidates will be called for Personal Interview round.|
MDI sets sectional cutoff for admission into the programmes it offers. The candidates have to clear each sectional cutoff in addition to the overall cutoff for admission in MDI Gurgaon.
CAT Sectional Cut-off for MDI Gurgaon:
|Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning||85|
|Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation||75|
|Overall CAT Percentile||94.93|
The above cutoff is for General category students. The cutoff for reserved candidates varies depending upon the number of students who have applied and other factors.
Final Selection Process at MDI:
MDI evaluates the performance of every candidate based on several components. Each of these components holds a certain weightage basis which the composite score is calculated. The final composite score is considered to prepare the list of students who are selected for MDI Gurgaon.
Components and Weightage for Admission in MDI:
|Application of student (10th, 12th, Academic Diversity and Work Experience)||20%|
|Group Discussion and Personal Interview||20%|
MDI Gurgaon values academic diversity on its campus and takes students from various fields including Arts, Commerce, Engineering, Medical, Fashion Designing, etc. to provide the students with diverse exposure and quality education.