Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara
Institute For Management Development

SDMIMD ,first Indian premier B-School to
get the dual accreditation of ACBSP and

25 Years of Honoring a

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), a premier B-School located in Mysuru, was established in 1993 to provide quality management education based on a firm foundation of Indian values and ethics. SDMIMD's core offering is the two years residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). This 2-year Residential PGDM Program has the 'Equivalence to MBA' by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) under the University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India.  Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA, and the European Federation for Management Development (EFMD), European Union have awarded International Accreditation for this Program. SDMIMD PGDM is awarded a BSIS certificate by EFMD and received QS-I-Gauge 'Diamond' rating.

SDMIMD Highlights

Program Overview

SDMIMD's flagship offering is a two year, full time, residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program which is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The program has MBA Equivalence by Association of Indian Universities. The PGDM Program is accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), USA. and by EFMD, thus becoming the first institute in India to get the dual accreditation of ACBSP and EFMD.

Eligibility & Selection Process

  • Graduates/Final Year Graduation students appearing for CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/ATMA/MAT or who already have valid CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/ATMA/MAT scores.
  • Full-time graduation courses in any discipline recognized by the UGC/AIU.
  • Consistent academic record of not less than 50% aggregate in 10th Std, 12th Std. and Degree. Students in final year of Degree to consider their percentage up to the Second Year/Last completed semester.


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Ranked 29th among top Private B-Schools in India
Ranked 6th among top B-Schools in South India
Ranked 20th among Top 50 B-Schools (Overall Ranking)
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Ranked 29th among top B-Schools in India
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Ranked 34th among top 100 B Schools in India in Future Orientation
MBA Universe
Ranked 35th among top 100 B Schools in India

Meet Our Faculty


The placement process for the PGDM 2020- 22 batch has been completed with all the eligible students having been placed. The average pay that students have obtained is 8.9 lakhs and highest being 13 lakhs. The entire process this year has been conducted virtually and nineteen companies have participated in the placement season. Big brands like Unilever, Capgemini, L&T Infotech and Tech Mahindra have been added this year. The students have been placed in varied roles such as Management Trainee, Consultant, Business Analyst, Credit Analyst, Regional Area Sales Manager etc. It has been a stupendous performance thus far by our students, wherein the Institute has seen marquee companies visiting the campus and vying for our talents.

Highest Salary – 13 lakhs
Average Salary – 8.9 lakhs
Total Recruiters – 19
New Recruiters - 5