About SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon was founded in the year 2019. It is a private institute approved by All India Council of Technical Education [AICTE]. It is a co-ed school and offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]. The school has a faculty of 6 with years of experience in their fields of teaching. The faculty to student ratio is about 1:20.

The school was established when forces from 30 companies, their customers, and students came together to built a one of a kind venture of education in business for the first time in the country. The school also has visiting faculties from various sectors of industries.

Built under the legacy of the School of Inspired Leadership [SOIL], the school is thriving in the area of academics and proper training for all the students. The students are groomed to become world-class leaders who would understand the true needs of the stakeholders, solve complex problems and many more. The school provides information about the latest happenings through facebook, twitter and youtube.

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Quick Links:

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1 Highlights
2 Campus Facilities
3 Programme
4 Centre of Excellence
5 Experiential Immersions
6 Scholarships
7 Eligibility Criteria
8 Admissions
9 Hostel Details

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Highlights:

Established in



Plot No.23, Sector-2 Phase 1, IMT, Manesar

Type of Institution



All India Council of Technical Education [AICTE]


Spacious Classrooms, Hostels, Cafeteria, Library, Multipurpose Halls



Faculty to Student Ratio




Courses Offered

Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Campus Facilities:

  • Infrastructure: The Infrastructure of the school is a classic example of state of the art infrastructure and exquisite environment. The campus is built around a sublime greenery. It offers the best place for the students to study and grow. The IT infrastructure of the school is as per the norms of AICTE. The infrastructure is built to GRIHA rating of 5 out of 5. The college also has a multipurpose hall and a cafeteria.

  • Library: A library is a place where all the knowledge of the world is concentrated and found in one place. The library of the school has over 5000 books offering knowledge related to management and business.

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Programme:

  • SOBD Gurgaon offers a 2-year programme of Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]. The programme follows a trimester model with each term lasting for 10 weeks. It is taught in the span of 20 classes which goes on 1.5 hours. The programme also includes a summer internship consisting of 3 credits. The students have to perform a compulsory Social Innovation Project in the second semester. 

Curriculum of the Programme

First Year - Core Management Courses

  • Foundations of Marketing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Micro Economics
  • Probability and Statics
  • Basics of HRM
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Advance Marketing and Management
  • Corporate Accounting for Managers
  • Principles of Macro Economics
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Data Visualization
  • Business and Market Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Strategy of Managers
  • Web Socialization

 First Year - Design, Liberal Arts and Leadership Courses

  • Essence of Space, Form and Structure
  • Fundamentals of Design Drawing
  • Sociology of Communities
  • Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • Basics of Business Communication
  • Self Leadership
  • Psychology of Empathy
  • Ethnography inspired  by Social Anthropology
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Communication skills of impact
  • Indian Literature
  • Tools of Design Thinking
  • Indian Ethos
  • Consolations of Philosophy
  • Entrepreneurship and Opportunity
  • Business Plan [Optional]

Second Year -  Core Management Courses

  • Business Law
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Whole systems thinking
  • Business Models
  • 13 Elective Subjects 

Second Year - Design, Liberal Arts and Leadership Courses

  • Interaction Design
  • Advance Design Thinking
  • Appreciation of  Arts
  • Marketing of Entrepreneurs
  • Government, Public Policy and Politics
  • New Media Design
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Insights for Exceptional Leaders
  • Ventrue Growth
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Art of Story Telling
  • Typography
  • Dialogue across Differences
  • High Performing Teams

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Centre of Excellence:

  • Centre for Design Thinking: This is the centre of innovation and creativity. The students collaborate and work to understand the consumer needs, user behaviour, and many more. They also get the real-time feedback from users. In this centre, boot camps will be conducted with the help of industry experts. Theory session, practice sessions, and various lectures will be conducted for the students.
  • Centre for Human Values: The centre focuses on the study of human values, morals, and the legal and political rights which humans follow. The centre follows the traditional concerns of both Indian and Western cultures. It holds numerous workshops, lectures, discussions on perspectives and traditional problems supplemented in liberal arts research.
  • Centre for Stories: This centre focuses on the art of breaking down a story into its goal, tone, form and audience. The students are taught to communicate through stories. It also conducts literary workshops.
  • Centre for Entrepreneurship: The centre helps and motivates the students in a variety of areas like launching a startup, corporate innovation, joining a venture and many more. The mission of the centre is to encourage entrepreneurship among students and to help them create new ways of competitive advantage.

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Experiential Immersions:

  • Global Immersion
  • Rural Immersion
  • Himalayan Outreach
  • Social Innovation

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Scholarships:

  • Scholarships of 25% to 100% of the tuition fee are offered based on the need-based fee waiver
  • A full waiver of hostel fee is offered for the exceptional students

Contact Details and Location

Address : Plot No. 23, Sector-2 Phase 1, IMT, Manesar, Gurgaon, Haryana - 122003
Website : www.soilindia.net

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is accredited by AICTE.

Entrance Exams for Admission

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SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Eligibility Criteria:


Eligibility Criteria


  • The candidates should have passed Bachelors Degree in Arts/ Commerce/ Science/ Engineering with a minimum aggregate of 50% from a recognised institution
  • The candidate should be a fresher or should have a work experience of fewer than 24 months
  • The candidates should have a valid score card of XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ NMAT
  • The candidates can submit multiple exam scores SOBD will consider the one with the best score

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Admissions:

  • The application forms are available online 
  • An online payment of INR 2000 has to be done to complete the registration process
  • After the payment, the candidate will receive a notification regarding the success of payment
  • After this, the candidates have to select the date for SOIL Talent Appreciation Test [STAT]  which is a combination of Psychometric, Logical Reasoning, Aptitude and Verbal Reasoning
  • The candidates also have to select the dates of Written Aptitude Test [WAT] which is a combination of group discussion and personal interview

Application Dates:

  • The Course Application Start Date is 15th August, 2018
  • The Course Application End Date is 9th March, 2019

Courses and Fees Structure of SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon

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SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27 Lakh

Hostel Details

SOIL School of Business Design, [SOBD] Gurgaon Hostel Details:

  • Hostels are located outside the SOBD campus
  • Shuttle services are provided by the school for the daily commute of the students

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