Great Lakes Institute of Management,  Chennai


Established in :2004  

Affiliations:Accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), UK and SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System)
AICTE approved

Profile : Private Business School  

Institute Head :Balav.Balachandran (Founder and Dean)
Mohan Lakhamraju (Vice-Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management)

Great Lakes Institute of Management is a top ranking private business school with a vision to provide the corporate world with Business ready leaders in Chennai, India. It was founded in 2004 by Bala V. Balachandran, a professor at Kellogg School of Management with its first campus in Chennai. Great Lakesí second campus started functioning in Delhi NCR from 2011. Great Lakes offer full time and executive post graduate programmes in management. Great Lakes were accredited by AMBA, one of the three main global accreditation bodies, in 2014. Great Lakes is amongthe first business schools in India to offer a one year full time management programme. Itís one year Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) became the first one year full time management programme to be accredited by Indiaís higher technical education regulator AICTE in 2010.


College Highlights

  • Two Campuses- Chennai and Gurgaon
  • Great Lakes has received the prestigious AMBA (Association of MBAs)
  • Consistently ranked amongst in Top 15 B-schools by Various Business magazines & portals.
  • 10+ International Business School associations.
  • Excellent Alumni Network & placement.
  • Internationally renowned faculty from universities such as Kellogg, Stanford, Yale, etc. and award winning infrastructure.
  • Students placed in prominent organizations.
  • AMBA accreditation for PGXPM and PGPM
  • Visits by eminent personalities
  • Promotes entrepreneurship and research among students
  • Conducts industrial visits, conclaves, sessions etc.

Program Details

Duration  :  1 years

Eligibility  :  Candidate must possess bachelorís degree in any discipline from a recognized university
Must have a valid score in GMAT/CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT
Candidate with less than 24 months experience can also apply

Total Fees :
  PGPM Program
14.65 lacs
Accommodation and Food charges:
2.85 lacs
Other Charges: .20 lacs

How to apply   :  Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria are evaluated on the basis of score GMAT/ CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT scores, past academic performance, work experience, essays and performance in the interview and group discussions
Preference will be given to the College / University rank holders

Duration :  2 years

Eligibility :  Special preference for College / University rank holders in terms of an extra weightage gained as part of the selection process. The onus of proof of rank is vested in the applicant.

Total Fees :  
PGDM Program
10.15 lacs
Accommodation and Food Charges:
4.45 lacs
Other charges: 2 lacs

How to apply   :  Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria are evaluated on the basis of score GMAT/ CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT scores, past academic performance, work experience, essays and performance in the interview and group discussions
Preference will be given to the College / University rank holders


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College Contacts

Great Lakes Institute of Management Dr. Bala V. Balachandar Campus East Coast Road, Manamai Village ThirukazhukundramTaluk Kancheepuram District Tamil Nadu - 603102   Tel: 91-44-30809000 /044-30809017   Email: admissions@greatlakes.edu.in 
Web site:  :www.greatlakes.edu.in