PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) is a full time program of two years duration. It is the full time residential program run at the campus by IIM Sambalpur.
On what basis is the diploma conferred?
The academic performance of a student is assessed in terms of his/her grades in different courses as well as the CGPA (Cumulative grade Point Average) which is a simple average of these grades computed to the second place of decimal. All students who obtain a CGPA of 5.00 or more at the end of the sixth term are awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Management.
What is the average batch strength?
Currently the strength of the batch 60. Present first year batch is about 45. In the second year there are 45 students as well.
I want to major in two different functional areas, Is it possible?
The major depends on the number of courses chosen by you of a particular stream. So you can major in two functional areas by the careful selection of optional courses.
Is it possible that one doesn’t major in any area but do something like major in general management?
Doing major in a particular functional area depends on the minimum number of courses you have done in that area. So it is also possible not to do major in any particular functional area.
Is there any scholarship given to students at IIM Sambalpur?
No. Currently there is no such scheme offered by IIM Sambalpur. However there is Need Based Financial Assistance (NBFA) Scheme which is aimed at providing the concession in tuition fee for students belonging to economically backward class. The Family Income NBFA Amount slabs are as follows.
Slab-1 Family Income up to Rs.1.50 Lakh- 100% of tuition fee
Slab-2 Family Income between 1.50 Lakh to 3.00 Lakh- 75% of tuition fee
Slab-3 Family Income between 3.00 Lakh to 4.5 Lakh- 50% of tuition fee