Management Development Institute, Gurugram (MDI, Gurgaon)

Management Development Institute, Gurugram (MDI, Gurgaon)

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Last updated on August 13th, 2018 at 07:59 am


Management Development Institution, commonly called MDI, is a private B-School situated in Gurgaon offering various post-graduate and doctoral courses in management. MDI Gurgaon was established in 1973 by Industrial Finance Corporation of India. The institute is regarded as one of the finest private management schools in India. It is also the first B-school in India to be accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBA), London and has collaborated with various global academies such as World Bank, ILO and UNDP among othe₹ The institute recently opened a sister campus at Murshidabad, West Bengal in 2015.

List of Contents

  1. Location.
  2. Ranking.
  3. Courses Offered.
  4. Admission Procedure.
  5. Fee Structure.
  6. Campus.
  7. Placement Statistics.
  8. Useful Links.

MDI Gurgaon Location

MDI is situated in Gurugram, a blooming commercial hub of India. This facilitates various opportunities and added advantages compared to other B-Schools.

MDI Gurgaon is well connected via buses with the rest of the city. The city of Gurugram also has a well-connected metro railway service.

The Gurugram railway station is 7 km from MDI Gurgaon campus.

The nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi which is approximately 12 kms away.

MDI Gurgaon Rankings

MDI Gurgaon has been ranked among the Top 10 B-schools of India every year by almost every publication.

Ranking Authority
NIRF 2018 (Prepared by MHRD)12
Business Today6
Outlook India (Best Private Management Institutes 2016)5
NIRF 2017 Management Rankings (Prepared in association with HRD Ministry)16
CSR-GHRDC 2017 (Best Private Management Institutes in India)02
India Today05

MDI Gurgaon Courses Offered

MDI Gurgaon offers only Postgraduate programs in management studies.

There are 7 PG courses offered by MDI Gurgaon and two doctoral programmes:

Post Graduate Programmes (PGP)

  1. Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM).
  2. Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources (PGP-HR).
  3. Post Graduate Programme in International Management (PGP-IM).

Executive Post Graduate Programme

  1. National Management Programme (NMP)
  2. Post Graduate Programme in Energy Management (PGP-EM)
  3. Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGP-PPM)
  4. Post Graduate Programme in Management Part-Time (PGPM-PT)

Doctoral Programmes

  1. Fellow Programme in Management (FPM).
  2. Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM).

MDI Gurgaon Admissions 2018


Following steps will result in admission at MDI for these programs:

  1. Registering for MDI through its official website.
  2. Taking CAT.
  3. Appearing for Group Discussion (if shortlisted).
  4. Appearing for Personal Interview (if shortlisted).

For admission to these programs, students have to register separately before the CAT 2018 exam day.

Candidates will be selected for further rounds based on their past academic performance and CAT 2018 scores.

Shortlisted candidates have to appear for Group Discussions & Personal Interview at designated cente₹

Final selection will be made based on candidate’s past academic record, CAT 2018 scores, Interview & GD.

Aspirants of MDI Gurgaon must apply separately for the institution. 

National Management Program (NMP)/PGP-EM

Admission to NMP/PGP-EM (Energy Management) programs at MDI involves following steps:

  1. Registering for the Program through official website.
  2. Appearing for CAT/MDI Test/GMAT (FN/NRI/PO).
  3. Shortlisting of candidates based on Past Academic record and CAT/MDI Test/GMAT scores.
  4. Personal Interview (if shortlisted).

Final selections will be made based on cumulative performance of the candidate at all levels.

PGP – PPM (Public Policy Management)

PGP – PPM admits 2 types of candidates:

  1. Govt. Officials recommended by DoPT (Department of Personnel & Training).
  2. Self – Sponsored Candidates.

Candidates falling under the 1st category of applicants are selected based on recommendations by Govt. of India and a Personal Interview.

Candidates falling in the category of Self-sponsored applicants have to follow the similar procedure as NMP/PGP-EM Program.

PGPM-PT (Part-Time)

Selections to PGPM-PT program involves following steps:

  1. Written Test conducted by MDI Gurgaon.
  2. Interview.

Only Executives/Managers of Public/Private organisations and Entrepreneurs (Family Business) are eligible for this program.

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

Selection is based on following factors:

  1. Scores in either of GRE/GMAT/CAT/UGC-JRF are required.
  2. Personal Interview (if shortlisted).

MDI Gurgaon Fees


ParticularsFirst YearSecond Year
Tuition Fees7,50,7507,50,750
Reading Material Fee36,96036,960
Welfare Activities20,79020,790
Library Fees28,87528,875
Grand Total of 2 years16,74,750

One Time Charges

  • Security Charges: ₹ 23,100
  • Alumni Fee: ₹ 12,600.

Hostel Charges

  • Lodging Charges: ₹ 71,610
  • Boarding Charges: ₹ 63,525.


ParticularsFirst + Second year
Tuition Fees21,38,760
Reading Material Fee43,680
Welfare Activities20,150
Library Fees28,100


One Time Charges

  • Security Charges: ₹ 22,500
  • Alumni Fee: ₹ 12,500

For NRI/Foreign Students

  • PGPM/PGP-HRM: US$35,832 X 2 = $ 71,663.
  • PGP-IM: US$96,408

Hostel Charges

  • Lodging Charges: ₹ 71,610
  • Boarding Charges: ₹ 63,525


ParticularsFirst year
Tuition Fees10,26,300
Reading Material Fee46,200
Welfare Activities21,450
Library Fees29,700

One Time Charges

  • Security Charges: ₹ 23,750
  • Alumni Fee: ₹ 13,200.

For NRI/Foreign Students

PGP-EM/NMP: US$52,085

Hostel Charges

  • Lodging Charges: ₹ 2,67,300
  • Boarding Charges: ₹ 89,100. 


ParticularsFirst year
Tuition Fees4,84,000
NGO Attachment49,910
Reading Material Fee46,200
Welfare Activities21,450
Library Fees29,700

One Time Charges

  • Security Charges: ₹ 23,760
  • Alumni Fee: ₹ 13,200.

Hostel Charges

  • Lodging Charges: ₹ 1,20,000
  • Boarding Charges: ₹ 81,000.


ParticularsFirst yearSecond YearThird Year
Tuition Fees2,20,0002,50,0002,80,000
Reading Material Fee21,50021,50021,500
Welfare Activities8,0008,0008,000
Library Fees21,50021,50021,500
Grand Total (3 years)


One Time Charges

  • Security Charges: ₹ 20,000
  • Alumni Fee: ₹ 8,000.

For NRI/Foreign Students

PGPM-PT: US$14,500 + US$14,500 + US$16,500 = US$45,500


ParticularsAnnual Expenditure
Tuition Fees1,26,500
Reading Material Fee19,800
Welfare Activities18,700
Library Fees25,800


One Time Charges

  • Security Charges: ₹ 22,000
  • Alumni Fee: ₹ 8,800.

Hostel Charges

  • Single Occupancy: ₹ 84,000/Year
  • Double Occupancy: ₹ 66,000/year

MDI Gurgaon Campus

MDI Gurgaon is housed inside 37-acres of fully-residential campus at Gurugram. Situated in a lush-green, serene environment, MDI Gurgaon features state-of-the-art facilities that enrich the student’s learning experience. Library in MDI is the mdi gurgaonbest one could expect with around 50.000 books and electronic sources. The lecture halls are air-conditioned and there are numerous conference halls and administrative blocks. The computer centre is well-furnished with latest technologies.

The hostels are rich in features and there are 3 hostels for men, 2 for women and 2 for faculty. There are also facilities to play golf, tennis, badminton and table tennis apart from the gymnasium and recreation room. There are multiple canteens available through-out the campus. 

MDI Gurgaon Placements

MDI Gurgaon prides itself in offering 100% placement and most students are usually placed in revered MNC’s. The majority students are placed in Sales and Marketing sector while Finance, IT and General Management jobs are also prominent.

Placement in 2017PGPMPGP-HRMPGP-IM
Students placed2383732
Average of offers (in LPA)19.2518.3017.94
Highest offer (in LPA)28.7428.5024.57


Also, there is a summer placement which is for internships and usually average around 1.5 LPA.

Above data has been collected from MDI Gurgaon’s Official website for 2015-2017 batch.

Read more about MDI Gurgaon Placements at the official placement portal.

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