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SDM Institute for Management Development

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Established : 1993 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE | Affiliated : University of Mysore

SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore was established by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational Trust in 1993. It is a much-admired non-profit educational trust that administrates over 40 well-established educational institutions in Karnataka State. SDMIMD has been affiliated with the University of Mysore. SDMIMD supports, nurtures, and inspires its students to realise their full potential and show their creativity and innovation as successful leaders in the industry. SDMIMD Mysore has emerged as one of the premier B schools in India. SDMIMD Mysore Ranking is 34 among the Top MBA Colleges in India according to the India Today Survey.

SDM Mysore offers AICTE-approved and NBA Accredited PGDM Degree. It also has an MBA Equivalence Status by the Association of Indian Universities. In addition, the SDMIMD Mysore MBA equivalent PGDM degree has been recognized at the International level by ACBSP-USA and EFMD-EPAS. SDM Institute Mysore is the first management institute in India to get dual accreditation. In the Indian wing of the world-renowned QS ranking, SDMIMD, Mysore has been rated in the top-most diamond category by I- gauge. These notable accreditations have propelled SDM College to be among Top Global Business Schools.

Apart from PGDM, the college offers 1 year Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM), which is AICTE approved. It also offers a doctoral program Ph.D. in management stream under SDMIMD Research Unit. For admission to the SDMIMD Flagship course, PGDM will be based on CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ ATMA scores. SDMIMD, Mysore application form will be available online on the official website.

SDMIMD has been tied up with nearly 20 foreign universities for student exchange programs to strengthen PGDM and offer students international exposure. Some of them are Heilbronn University, Germany, EAE Business School, Spain, Shanghai University, China, and many others. Meritorious students as well faculties visit these international universities during exchange programs.

SDMIMD, Mysore Highlights

Institute Name

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development

Abbreviated as

SDMIMD, Mysore


Mysore, Karnataka

Established in


Admission through

Entrance exam

Entrance exam accepted


Application form


Application fee

  • 1250 INR (PGDM)
  • 500 INR (PGCM)

Courses offered

  • PGDM
  • PGCM
  • Doctoral Program


SDM Institute for Management Development Rankings

SDMIMD Mysore has been ranked among the Top 50 Business Schools in India by various surveys.

  • By Chronicle, SDMIMD, Mysore has been ranked at the 28th position all over India in the top B- school category and 9th among the Top B- schools in the South zone.
  • SDM Institute has been ranked 10th among the Top (Private) Leading B- schools of Super Excellence by Competition Success Review.
  •  MBA Universe has ranked the institute 35th among the top B- schools.
  • By Outlook- ICARE India, SDMIMD Mysore was ranked 11th among the top 50 Private Standalone Institutions and ranked 29th in the top private B- schools.
  • According to the WEEK Survey, SDMIMD Ranking in India is 50th among Top MBA Colleges.

SDM Institute for Management Development Fees structure


Fees Structure

Selection Criteria


INR 11 Lakhs (Total Fees)



INR 5.9 Lakhs (Total Fees)

SDMIMD Entrance Test or any other national level exam scores

Doctoral program

INR 2.86 Lakhs (1st year)

Ph.D. admission test conducted by Mysore University

SDM Institute for Management Development Admission

Students who have completed their graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks can apply for PGDM or PGCM. SDMIMD Mysore Admission Process comprises four stages, Applicants Shortlisting, Applicant Interview, Offer Letter, and Confirmation. SDMIMD Mysore application form will be available online on the official website.

  • Applicants Shortlisting: At first, applicants will be shortlisted based on their consistent academic performance, entrance test score, extracurricular activities that include sports, theatre, fine arts, sports, and work experience.
  • Applicant Interview: Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend a personal interview. It will be held at several centers across India; the same will be mentioned in the application form.
  • Offer Letter: Students will be selected based on the overall selection parameters. In contrast, the selected students will be intimated by Phone/Email/Mobile. And their admission seat will be blocked. Such students have to visit the SDMIMD Mysore campus and pay the tuition fees for 1st year to confirm their seats.

SDM Institute for Management Development Cut off

Check out the SDMIMD Mysore Cut off scores for different exams.

Entrance exam

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SDM Institute for Management Development Placement

SDMIMD Mysore placements 2019-21 batch recorded a 100% placement. Some of the highlights are given below-

  • SDMIMD average package offered was 7.7 LPA.
  • It has witnessed the highest package offered was 10 LPA.
  • A total of 48 recruiters took part in the placement drive.
  • A total of 23 new recruiters joined the final placement drive this year.
  • 12 Pre-placement offers (PPO) were offered, out of which 2 were accepted.
  • The top recruiters who came to the campus were Delloite, Infosys, E&Y GDS, Morgan Stanley, HDFC, Prestige, etc.
  • Top placements were from the IT sector, consultancy, banking, and financial services.

SDM Institute for Management Development Scholarships

SDMIMD Mysore scholarships are awarded to meritorious students. Various scholarships and their eligibility and amount are mentioned in the table below.




Entry Merit Scholarship (EMS)

Minimum 70% in 10th, 12th and Graduation

75000 INR

Empowering Women (EW)

Minimum 60% in 10th, 12th and graduation

50,000 INR

Student exchange subsidy (SES)

Meritorious students who secure good rank in terms of the PGDM program

40,000- 1,25,000 INR

Student merit scholarship (SMS)

Outstanding academic performance in the PGDM program


The scholarship will also be awarded to students who secure 1, 2 and 3rd rank.


Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Rank 1

10,000 INR

20,000 INR

25000 INR

30000 INR

40,000 INR

50,000 INR

SDM Institute for Management Development Course fee structure

PGDM - Marketing Management 1140000 2 years
PGDM - Finance 1140000 2 years
PGDM - Human Resource Management 1140000 2 years
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SDM Institute for Management Development Entrance exams required for Admission 2024

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SDM Institute for Management Development Placements and Companies visited

Infosys Technologies


Asked question

Is there an online MBA program offered at SDM Institute of Management Development?
Asked by Guest
replied on 16-Sep-2023 04:25:51

SDM Institute of Management offers no online MBA program. Instead, they offer a regular full-time MBA program on campus.

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

91-821-2429161 /0821 242 9722

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Site No. 1, Chamundi Hill Road, Siddharth Nagar, JC Nagar, Mysore, Karnataka, India

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