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Great Lakes Institute of Management, [GLIM] Chennai

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About Great Lakes Institute of Management, [GLIM] Chennai


Great Lakes Institute of Management, [GLIM] Chennai was established in the year 2004 by Dr. Bala V. Balachandran. The college is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]. It is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation [NBA], South Asian Quality Assurance System [SAQS] and Association of MBAs [AMBA] London, UK.

Great Lakes Institute of Management admission can be done online on the official website of the university. The institute offers a full-time Postgraduate Program in Management [PGPM] and Postgraduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]. The college also provides corporate courses like Postgraduate Executive Program in Management and Postgraduate Program in Management.

Great Lakes Chennai provides good infrastructure facilities like sports equipment, playgrounds, library and gym facilities to the students. The resource center of the college also has all types of academic and general books, periodicals and journals. The college has e-books facilities on the campus. It organizes various annual events and industrial visits for the recreation activities of the students.

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Great Lakes Institute of Management Highlights: 

The college has a good academic record and offers postgraduate courses primarily in the field of management. The table below gives other highlights of the college:

Year of Establishment

2004

Accreditations

NBA, SAQS, AMBA

Approval

All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]

 Address

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Dr. Bala V. Balachandar Campus, East Coast Road, Manamai Village, Thirukazhukundram Taluk, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu - 603102

How to Reach

30 km from Chengalpattu railway station, 75 km from Chennai airport, 9 km from Mahabalipuram

Programs Offered

 Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Program, Postgraduate Executive Program

GLIM Chennai Fees

Great Lakes Institute of Management Courses:

Full-Time Courses:

  • Postgraduate Program in Management [PGPM]
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]

Corporates:

  • Post Graduate Executive Program in Management
  • Post Graduate Program in Management - Flex

Great Lakes Institute of Management Fees:

  • The course fee for PGDM is INR 5,57,000 per year
  • The fee for the PGPM program is INR 15,58,000 per year and Executive PGPM is 8,50,000 per year.

 Great Lakes Institute of Management Rankings:

  • The college was ranked 3rd by Outlook in one-year programs 2018
  • The institute was ranked 4th in private B-School 2017 by Career 360
  • GLIM, Chennai was ranked 4th in one-year programs 2017 by the Business World
  • Business India was ranked 9th place in Top India B-school rankings
  • NIRF ranked the college at the 16th place among the B-schools in India

 Great Lakes Institute of Management Infrastructure Facilities:

Great Lakes Institute has 27 acres campus which is given the LEED platinum rating. Other facilities offered by the Great Lakes Institute of Management are mentioned below:

  • The college offers classrooms with LED projectors
  • It has a library which caters to the needs of every reader
  • It has a football field and a basketball field
  • The college has a state of the art gym facility
  • It has an auditorium that hosts all occasions and performances.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Centers of Excellence:

  • Kotler - Srinivasan Centre for Research in Marketing
  • Centre for Excellence in Technopreneurship [CET]
  • Union Bank Centre for Banking Excellence
  • Great Lakes Centre for Management Research
  • Centre for Excellence in Retail Management
  • Centre for Excellence in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence

Great Lakes Institute of Management Conferences:

  • Indian Subcontinent Region Decision Sciences Institute [ISDSI]
  • Financial Conference
  • Great Lakes Center for Management Research
  • Business Analytics
  • North American Society for Marketing Education in India

Great Lakes Institute of Management Associations:

  • Stuart School of Business, Chicago
  • Leipzig Graduate School of Management
  • Bauer College of business, USA
  • CUOA, Italy
  • Bordeaux University, France
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Georgia State University, Georgia
  • Hkust Business School
  • University of Luxembourg
  • Fudan University

Great Lakes Institute of Management Placements:

  • Great Lakes Institute of Management Placement Cell provides placements to Management students.
  • The placement cell organizes various seminars, lectures, mock aptitude tests and mock group discussion rounds for the students
  • Many top companies and corporate houses visit campus and offer placements and internships to students

Top Recruiters for Internships:

Muthoot Fincorp

TCS

Dell

Samunnati

Vokse Digital

Bosch

HDFC

Dvita Solutions

Ford

JP Morgan

CIAR Software Solution

Isuzu Motors

Optacredit

Aldrich Tech
Ashok Leyland Consulting GEP

Reliance Capital

Episource Entertainment

PKC

Metis Family office services Pvt. Ltd

Exeter Premedia

Matrimony

Sutherland Wells Fargo

Kauvery Hospitals

Shopclues

CAMS

Nestle

Aahaa Stores

Colliers

Gen Mills

BigBasket

AWE Funds

ITC

Lynk Logistics

Medlife

Lotte India

Shell

GSK

Ninjacart

RuTAG

Areas of Recruitment:

  • E-commerce
  • Pharma and Healthcare
  • IT/ ITES
  • Manufacturing
  • FMCG
  • Oil & Gas

Placements Highlights for the Year 2017 - 2018:

Highest Salary INR 26.38 LPA
Average Salary INR 12.17 LPA

Top Recruiters:

PGPM:

Aditya Birla Financial Service

Kaar Technologies

EID Parry

Accenture

KEF

Episource

Alliance Global

KPIT Technologies

Expanion.com

Amazon

L & T Infotech

FSS

Caratlane

Lava International

Galaxy Surfactants

Cartesian Consulting

Levers for change

Genpact

Cognizant Business Consulting

Mafoi Strategy

Hansacequity

Cognizant Technology

Manipal Education & Medical Group

Happiest Minds

Crayon Data

Maveric Systems

HCL Technologies

DCM Shriram

Nesh Technologies

HSBC Technologies

Dell

Payoda Technologies

IFMR Capital

Deloitte

Photon Infotech

iNautix

Dunia Finance

ITC Infotech

Infosys

E & Y

Janalakshmi Financial Services

Infotrellis


PGDM:

ACT

HSBC Technologies

Nesh Technologies
Arcesium [Deshaw]

ICRA

NIIT Technologies

Astra Zeneca

IDBI

Olam

Axis

Infosys

Photon Infotech

Bajaj Finserv

Infosys BPO

Scope International

Capital First

Janalakshmi Financial Services

ZS Associates 

Cognizant

JP Morgan

Emerio Corp

Crayon data

Lava International

Ford

DCB Bank

Matrimony.com

HCL Technologies

Dell

Michelin

HDFC Bank

Deloitte

Mindtree

HDFC Standard Life

GLIM FAQs:

  1. What is PGPM?
    - PGPM refers to the Great Lakes full-time one-year fast-track residential Post-Graduate Program in Management for candidates with at least 24 months of work experience.

  2. Are student loan facilities available?
    - Yes, students can avail loans from leading Education loan providers such as Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, HDFC.

  3. What are the specializations being offered in the 1 Year PGPM at Great Lakes?
    - The specializations offered are finance, marketing, operations and IT, analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

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Great Lakes Institute of Management, [GLIM] Chennai Ranking


MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Business Today 15
NIRF 18

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 83 Student's Reviews 8.2/10  
Overall Rating
Academics
Fees
Placements
Infrastructure
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Great
69
Average
14
Needs Improvement
1
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 81/83 students

Student Reviews


Contact Details and Location


Address : Great Lakes Institute of Management, Dr. Bala V. Balachandar Campus, East Coast Road, Manamai Village, Thirukazhukundram Taluk, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu - 603102
Website : http://www.greatlakes.edu.in

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is accredited by AICTE NBA.

Facilities


Gym
Auditorium
Library
Hostel
Computer labs
Laboratory
Medical
Cafeteria

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Great Lakes Institute of Management Eligibility Criteria:

The program requires candidates to have a minimum of two years of job experience. Other eligibility criteria are mentioned in the table below: 

Course

Eligibility

PGDM

  • Students must have completed a Bachelor's Degree 
  • The students must have written CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT
  • Freshers and candidates with less than 2 years of experience can apply for the PGDM course

PGPM

  • Students with 2 years experience are eligible for this program
  • They must have undertaken CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT

Great Lakes Institute of Management Admissions:

Candidates can apply online on the official website of the college or can collect the application form from the Great Lakes office in Chennai. INR 2,000/- needs to be paid for the application form. GLIM Cut Off is used for admissions in the programs of the institute.


Cutoffs


Great Lakes Institute of Management Cutoffs:

The college considers the scores of CAT, XAT, and GMAT. Cutoffs of those exams are given below:

Year

CAT Percentile

XAT Percentile

GMAT Score

2017-2018

88

88

590

2016-2017

90

90

590

2016-2015

88

88

580

2017-2019

85

85

560

2016-2018

85

85

560

2015-2017

85

85

560

Courses and Fees Structure of Great Lakes Institute of Management, [GLIM] Chennai

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Great Lakes Institute of Management, [GLIM] Chennai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Executive Programme  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8.50 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Programme  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.02 Lakh
Post Graduate Programme  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15.58 Lakh

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Hostel Details


Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai Hostel Details:

The college offers a vibrant hostel facility to both boys and girls that provide single and double sharing rooms with all the facilities. Below mentioned are the other features of the hostel:

  • Great Lakes Institute of Management Facilities include separate hostel facilities for boys and girls
  • The boys' hostel has 210 single rooms and 162 double rooms
  • The girls' hostel has 83 single rooms and 61 double rooms
  • Doctor's room and a utility store is available on the premises
  •  24/7 hot water is available in the hostel

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