Executive MBA 2024 Batch – Coming Soon


The contemporarily designed E-MBA at SoM PDEU offers significant advantages to executive learners, highlights of which are as follows:

Blended Mode Delivery of courses through blended learning comprising of on-campus in the physical class modules and online modules.

Early Exit Options On successful completion of first six months or first year, participants may exit the programme and claim Certificate in Management and Post Graduate Certificate in Management respectively.

Applied Project The Applied Project aims at helping the participants to apply the conceptual framework in practical organisational context. Collaborative mentoring support by an internal faculty and industry mentor shall be extended to enhance the learning.

Research Project The Research project aims at enhancing the business decision making skills of the executives by exposing them to real life decisional dilemma through scientific research process.

Continuous Evaluation Evaluation of a participant on the basis of quizzes, assignments, projects and examinations.

Campus Visits To enhance the learning experiences 7 days of on campus visits in each of the four semesters.

Expert Faculty Panel Sharpen your managerial skills under the able mentorship of faculty with vast industry and academic experiences.

Alumni Status On the successful completion, the participant will be a proud member of SoM PDEU Alumni community.


A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) or equivalent CGPA, of any University incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956.

The Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained bachelor's degree.

In case a candidate establishes that the university/ institution from which he/she graduated, does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by the SoM by dividing earned CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the quotient with 100.


Experience Criteria (as on 30th June 2023) for Executive MBA Candidates:

Candidates with minimum 3 years of relevant work-experience after acquiring the bachelors’ degree are eligible to apply.

Executive MBA Course Structure (Academic Year 2023 - 2025)

Year- I
Semester 1
Managing people and Organisation
Quantitative Techniques
Management Accounting
Economics for Managers
Legal Aspects of Business
Managerial Communication
Semester 2
Marketing Management
Operations Management
Talent Management and Development
Strategic Management
Project Management
Financial Management
Year- II
Semester 3

Specialisation group electives:

General Management (Marketing/Finance/Operations/Human Resources)
Energy Sector Management
Business Analytics
Course of Independent Study (CIS) related to the preferred specialisation group

*Including Petroleum Sector/Renewables Sector/ Power Sector Management
Semester 4

Specialisation group electives:

Energy & Infrastructure*
Business Analytics
General Management (Marketing/Finance/Operations/Human Resources)
Course of Independent Study (CIS) related to the preferred specialisation group
Dissertation related to the preferred specialisation group

**Including Petroleum Sector/Renewables Sector/ Power Sector Management
Note: Course contents are subject to minor changes wherever applicable.

E-MBA Admission Form 2022 shall be available soon.


Frequently Asked Questions

Both Programmes are of 2 year duration, with 8 campus contact weeks (one week in each quarter) spread over two years. Candidates have to attend sessions organized during these campus contact weeks. A total of 4 courses (of eight, 75 minutes’ sessions each; total 32 sessions per week)per campus contact week are offered and the participants have to attend all of them.

Each session typically starts in July every year. Thereafter campus contact modules ,at an average gap of 3 months, are scheduled. Generally the entire year’s modules are announced in advance so that candidates can plan their leaves accordingly. At times special requests, if any are considered for rescheduling. However majority of the batch has to agree for that. Previous module’s exams are conducted in the subsequent module. Last module’s exams are conducted in the last module itself and for that purpose, last module is extended by two days so that the exams are conducted and candidates do not have to visit campus only for examination.

Depending upon the extent of absence, the course instructors shall decide whether the candidate can be given special assignments to make-up for the missed module/classes or the repetition of the entire module with subsequent batch.

SoM is constituent School of Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU), Gandhinagar. PDEU has been established by the Gujarat State Legislature Act and is approved by Universities Grand Commission (UGC), Ministry of HRD, Government of India (For details please visit this link: www.pdpu.ac.in). By the virtue of its UGC approval, PDEU is authorized to offer its academic programmes under its constituent schools/departments. PGDPMX/ PGDGMX are such authorized academic programmes. Moreover we also strongly believe in the industry’s acceptance of these programmes and the fact that many participants spread across many companies in and out of India across 12 batches have earned their qualifications is a testimony towards this.

Step 1: Download Application for available on this link: PGDM-X Admission Form 2019
Step 2: Completing and submission with requisite application fee as per instructions on the form.
Step 3: After Application Rating and confirming the eligibility criterion, admission interview shall be organized. Candidates shall have to appear in person of admission interviews at SoM-PDEU campus. However in some cases where the candidates may be out of India or heavily constrained to appear in person, Video Conferencing/Telephonic Conference interviews are also organized.
Step 4: Upon the successful completion of process, candidate is offered provisional admission subject to verification of credential documents. The candidate has to pay requisite initial admission fees.

Yes. SoM-PDEU has residential hostels on the campus, separately for males and females. While in some cases local candidates may choose not to stay in hostel, it is advisable to be on the campus all throughout the week of desirable group dynamics.

Please find these details in the relevant section of the Admission Policy document available on link: PGDM-X Admission Policy 2019-21 Batch

Different course instructors have different ways of keeping in touch with candidates, while they are off campus. The most common way is has been is to give assignments to the participants and ensure their timely submission. In addition to that participants from time to time are furnished with relevant study materials, documents etc. Moreover the participants while on campus are supplied with books/study material to carry back to their workplace/homes.

It has always been a practice to provide an opportunity to programme participants to receive their PG Diploma awards whenever PDEU Convocation ceremonies are organized. Those participants who are not able to attend the convocation ceremony have the choice of receiving the Diploma/Official Grade Sheet by Post/Courier as per PDEU norms.

Yes, we always encourage participants to make it convenient to join any academic event such as Expert/Distinguish Lectures, Student Festivals, use SoM-PDEU Library facilities etc. even when their campus contact modules may not be underway. Of course they must watch out for all such announcements on www.spm.pdpu.ac.in and social media platforms. The event organizers also make their best attempt to send e-mailers to participants.

You may try finding these details in the relevant section of the Admission Policy document available on link: PGDM-X Admission Policy 2019-21 Batch


You may also write to us at exeadmissions@pdpu.ac.in.
Further you may reach out to the concerned in the PGDPMX/PGDGMX Admissions Office phone numbers: 079-2327 5109/ 5103.
If you may have a detailed query where some academic inputs are required, please drop an e-mail on the aforementioned e-mail ids.

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