Two Year Fully Residential Post Graduate Diploma In Management

At XIME, as a leading Management School, we focus on honing the managerial skills of our students and transforming them into industry ready professionals. With our rigorous curriculum, the students develop a deep knowledge base in all the areas of management theories and practices. Our association with the Startup Eco-system and other expert interactions help the students to acquire first-hand industrial experience and exposure. In addition to moulding them as mindful and value driven citizens, we strive to make our students future ready and to equip them with the right growth mindset for the corporate world. With the two years of learning with us, we transform them into globally oriented managers with practical knowledge and strategic management skills.

PGDM Advantage

  • A syllabus that is continuously updated to reflect the latest market trends which ensures that our graduates are industry ready.
  • Meticulously planned curriculum that provides the students an immersive learner centric experience in a fully residential campus.
  • Pedagogy that includes a mix of lectures, case studies, simulations, group discussions, project work, internships etc, that provide students an excellent and stimulating learning atmosphere over the 2 years of their study.
  • Unique courses like “Leadership in Action”, “Contemporary Business Environment”, “Learning Circle” and “Managerial Effectiveness”, helps in developing a whole new perspective for students, shaping them as future leaders..
  • Opportunities for students to continuous collaboration with industry to offer practical insights, preparing them for real-world challenges.
  • Delivered by senior faculty with a mix of academic and industry experience

Campus Advantage

  • Situated in the heart of Hi-Tech Park in Kalamassery, XIME Kochi campus is one of the best choices for the two year PGDM Programme, with regular industry interactions.
  • Our association with the Kerala Startup Mission through IEDC (Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Cell) provides our students the opportunity to effectively shape their entrepreneurial skills.
  • Ranked as the topmost emerging future megacity in India, Kochi is the economic hub of opportunities and professional associations.
  • With students from over 22 states, we offer an unmatched experience of cultural diversity, which nurtures human centric development approaches and collaborations.
  • The green topography of Kerala along with the clean air in Kochi foster the physical and mental wellbeing of the individual, contributing to their learning experience.
  • State of the art infrastructure such as smart classrooms, Wi-Fi facility, gym, computer labs and conference halls make the overall experience at the college outstanding.
  • Holistic knowledge is imparted to the students on diversified areas by eminent faculty from academia and visiting faculty from the industry.
  • Work ethics and discipline are fostered here, by embracing a code of conduct that inculcates values and moral commitment.

Curriculum Advantage

  • The First Year of the course covers the foundational subjects which impart to the students a sound knowledge of the essential functional areas of business and management.
  • Special attention is given to incorporate add-on courses on Python, R, SQL, Tableau, PowerBI, SixSigma and Fintech.
  • The Summer Internship Programme(SIP) and Socially Useful and Productive Activity(SUPA) provides the students direct interaction with corporates and an exposure to management issues.
  • In the second year, the emphasis shifts to elective courses, giving the students a choice to specialize in areas of their interest and acquire advanced knowledge and skills.
  • We adopt contemporary curriculum which is reviewed and updated every year in consultation with Industry leaders, alumni, students and faculty.
  • The autonomous stature of the college brings flexibility in the curriculum to incorporate industry innovations such as live projects, mentoring and industry research, which provide the students global exposure.
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Comprehensive Evaluation System

Performance in each course is evaluated separately. It is based on a continuous and multifaceted system of periodic quizzes, class tests, midterm exams, assignments, class participation, end-term examination and attendance.  

The grading system is as follows:

Grade A+ A B+ B C+ C D+ D F
Equivalent 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0

Qualifying Requirement

A minimum standard of academic performance is required on the part of the student, to qualify for the award of the diploma. A minimum CGPA of 4.5 is required for the promotion from the first year to the second year and a CGPA of 5 (average of B grade) is required at the end of the second year to be awarded the PGDM.


Students are required to be on time for classes and regular in their attendance. 100 percent attendance in each course is expected of every student. Absence is permitted for reasons such as sickness, accidents, bereavements or officially assigned work. However, such absence should not exceed 10 percent in a course.