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    PG Diploma in Hospital Management

    About PG Diploma in Hospital Management

    PG Diploma in Hospital Management is a two-year master level program available for the students who are looking to master their skills in hospital education. Postgraduate Diploma Course in Health Management will build the practical leadership and management skills required to tackle the challenges of these changing health environments and to maintain partnerships with other care providers, customers and policymakers. It will update the candidates who are interested in hospital management with necessary and required skills for managerial profiles and planning positions in health industries as well as hospitals. 

    Candidates who have completed their bachelor education or any other relavant education in hospital management may opt for this program. The PGD in the Hospital and Health Management program incorporates the study of management methods in the field of healthcare or hospital administration. This focuses on providing students with the information and skills needed by health care management professionals. The program consists of four semesters where the syllabus for first two semesters will be the same for all the students while the last two will cover topics related to Health care services depending on the specialisations. Besides this, it will cover including theoretical sessions and laboratory visits.  

    Full Name

    Post Graduation Diploma in Hospital and Health Management

    Degree Level

    Post Graduate Diploma

    Exam Type


    Average Salary

    INR 1 to 12 Lacs

    PG Diploma in Hospital Management Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria for PG diploma in Hospital Management depends on the college the candidate is going for admission. Candidates who have cleared BDS/ BAMS/ MBBS or any equivalent degree recognised by MCI/ AICTE/ UGC are eligible to apply for PG Diploma in Hospital Management. Candidates who have cleared any other degree while having biotechnology as the main subject are also eligible for admission. It must be noted that the applying candidate must have scored 50% marks at both post-graduation and graduation level. Besides this, no candidate will be allowed for admission if he or she has not satisfied any of the criteria.

    PG Diploma in Hospital Management Selection Process

    The selection process for the postgraduate program will be decided by the college. Admission to the course is based on the student's educational credentials and allied experience, as well as success in the qualifying entrance examination and a personal interview round. Applicants also need to complete a compulsory1-year rotating internship at the end of the MBBS before applying. Besides this, there are some additional requirements that will be decided by the selection committee. Candidates may check the instructions available on the official website of the college to know the detailed selection and admission process. 

    PG Diploma in Hospital Management Syllabus

    Some of the important topics for PG diploma in Hospital Management are provided below. Candidates may have a look at these topics.

    Semester 1

    Hospital Planning

    Management Functions And Behaviour

    Hospital Organization

    Hospital Administration 

    Managerial Accounting & Financial Management 

    Hospital Functions And Services

    Semester 2

    Material Management & Inventory Control

    Legal And Ethical Aspects Of Healthcare

    Project Report & Viva Voce based on Project Report

    Laws Related To Hospital Medical


    Computer Fundamentals & Software Related To Hospitals

    Human Resource Management

    PG Diploma in Hospital Management Career Options and Job Prospects

    There are several opportunities available after completing the PG diploma in Hospital Management. Students can either opt for a doctoral program or a short term Diploma / Certificate Program. In addition to this, candidates who are willing to work can find a suitable profile to start their career. Some of the areas of employment available after PG Diploma in Hospital Management are listed below.

    • Mental Health Organizations
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Public Health Departments
    • Laboratories and Clinics
    • Hospital Consulting Firms
    • Hospitals
    • Academic Institutions
    • Health Insurance Companies
    • Health Agencies
    • Nursing Homes

    Besides this, students may opt for profiles listed below

    • Nursing Directors
    • Heads of Departments
    • Administrators
    • Healthcare Finance Managers
    • Deputy Superintendents
    • Medical Directors
    • Deans & Directors of Medical Colleges
    • Hospital Superintendents

    FAQs about PGD Hospital

    What are the top colleges offering PG Diploma in Hospital Management courses ?

    Following are some of the top colleges offering Management courses : Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore) , K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (Mumbai) , Institute of Management-Christ University (Bangalore) , Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (New Delhi) , Department of Management Studies - IITR (Roorkee). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer PG Diploma in Hospital Management or not.

    I want admission in PG Diploma in Hospital Management. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

    IRMA Social Awareness Test , Management Aptitude Test , AIMS Test for Management Admissions , Karnataka Management Aptitude Test , MICA Admission Test are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in PG Diploma in Hospital Management courses.

    What is the average fee for the course PG Diploma in Hospital Management ?

    The average fee for PG Diploma in Hospital Management is INR 1,00,000 per year.

    What are the popular specializations related to PG Diploma in Hospital Management ?

    Some of the popular specializations for P.G.D.M. (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) are : Communication for Development , Construction Management , Animation 2D/3D , Sustainable Management , Consumer Laws.

    What is the duration of the course PG Diploma in Hospital Management ?

    PG Diploma in Hospital Management is a 1 year course.
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    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student

    St. Francis Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai offers MMS and PGDM at the postgraduate level. Eligibility criteria for both the programs is clearing a bachelor's degree with at least 50% marks in case of general candidate and 45% marks in case of reserved category. Besides this, you must have appeared for either MH-CETATMA/ GMAT/ CMAT/ CAT/ XAT or MAT entrance exam. You can fill the Common Admission Form to apply for admission or you can also visit the official website of the college. Selection for both the programs will be done on the basis of performance in the counselling round. The college will release a merit list of selected candidates on its official website. Selected candidates may proceed to college to confirm their admission. The annual fee of the MMS program is INR 2,27,840 while the annual fee of the PGDM program is 2,86,000. If you have further queries you can call on our toll-free number 18005729877. 

    You can also consider some of the other popular PGDM colleges below

    AAM- The Pragmatic B School, Chennai

    International Institute of Business Studies, Bangalore

    International School of Business and Media, Pune

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    Arshiya, Student / Alumni

    LPU is known for its MBA. LPU provides quality education, with great scholarship programs plus holistic learning opportunities. Mittal School of Business is among the first 10 institutions in India to get ACBSP (USA) accreditation, Mittal school of Business ranked among the top 40 Management institution in India, as per NIRF ranking 2021. The curriculum is made keeping in mind the current market trends. The placements are 100%, and students have special placement-oriented classes that serve as a booster for students to clear the exam and interview. Companies like Hyatt, Ritz Carlton, Adani Wilmar, Altruist, Al-Rakha, Dharam Consultancy selected LPU students for International locations. The highest package availed is 21 LPA. More than 650 companies visit LPU every year for recruitment with an average of 5-12 LPA packages and the highest package was 21LPA. Every year visiting companies escalate in number and till date University has recorded the highest placements in North India. The students can join an internship by sitting in the placement drive organized by LPU or they can organize at their own end. The students can work in banks (Private or Public), the Pvt sector or Public Ltd. companies, etc. The students have done an internship in Companies like IDBI, FUTURE GENERAL INSURANCE Company, COHO, Times of India, Hindustan Times, Karvy stockbroking, Decathlon Sports Ltd; etc. The best thing about LPU about placement is that they provide placement classes to all the students from the first year who opt for the placement. With the help of this, they can prepare themselves for placements till the pre-final year because the companies will start visit for the recruitment of students since a pre-final year. Some of the students go for internships also in their final year.
    Does IIKM Business School, Kolkata offer PGDM?
    -Rifa -Updated on Jul-27-20201 Answers

    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student

    No, IIKM Business School, Calicut does not offer PGDM courses. However, the college offers an MBA program in many branches such as Marketing ManagementFinance Management,  Human Resource ManagementInformation Technology, Healthcare Management and Production Management. If you are interested in any admission in MBA program then you can visit the official website of the college to complete the registration form. However, if you are looking for PGDM colleges then you can check other colleges provided below.

    Versatile Business School, Chennai

    Greater Noida Institute of Technology, Greater Noida

    John's Business School, Hyderabad

    ICBM-SBE, Hyderabad

    AAM, Chennai

    IILM Academy of Higher Learning, Jaipur

    If you want to apply to any of these colleges then you can fill out Common Application Form or you can also call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877. Besides this, if you have any other admission queries then you can ask questions at Collegedekho QnA zone. Some articles provided below will also help you to know about PGDM admission of some other colleges.

    IMT Ghaziabad PGDM/MBA Admissions 2020

    Delhi School of Business PGDM Admissions: Eligibility, Selection Process, Course Fee

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