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About the Programme

All India Management Association’s PGCM- Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM) is a one year, credit based programme approved by AICTE, Ministry of Education. It is a direct specialization programme offered in both traditional and new age specializations namely Digital Marketing & Strategy, Business Analytics (Marketing/HR/Fraud Analytics as electives), Entrepreneurship & Family Business, Marketing, International Business, Human Resource Development, Finance, Operations System & Retail Management. The learners can select the specializations as per the areas of interest and the professional requirements.

The programme is divided into two semesters, in which the student gets the opportunity to gain industry relevant, in-depth knowledge through the PGCM specialization they opt for.

The PGCM aims to upskill the working professionals and fresh graduates with the contemporary skills and prepares them for more challenging and advanced career opportunities.

The online interactive classes are held at the weekends and are also backed with online study resources and lectures provided through student learning management system. Being a weekend programme, it allows students to upskill themselves as well as maintain good work-life balance.

Approval of the Programme

The PGCM programme is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Education, Government of India.

Programme Objective

  • Upgradation of knowledge, skills and educational qualification through this AICTE, Ministry of HRD approved Post graduation programme.
  • Providing opportunity to do direct post-graduation specialization in a specific function or a domain and help them get better job opportunities in the corporate world.
  • Training students through various strategic and innovative approaches to help them take smart business decisions in the challenging business environment.
  • Providing knowledge and skills to students on traditional as well as modern methods to be applied at workplace to achieve better efficiency and results.
  • Equipping students with latest skills and knowledge through case study based learning.
  • Helping students to stay connected with the industry and to learn about various industrial developments through webinars and workshops organized by AIMA.
  • To provide working professionals, a dual opportunity of enhancing their managerial skills through learn while you earn concept.


  • Bachelors degree in any discipline from a recognised university or 3 years’ diploma after 10+2 (equivalent to graduation in any discipline) from an institution, recognised by AICTE.
  • Graduate students pursuing other professional courses like MBA, MFS,CA, CS, ICWA etc. can pursue the PGCM programme concurrently and seek lateral entry.

Programme Duration

The duration of the programme is 1 year with two semesters. Maximum duration to complete the programme is 3 years.

Selection Process

Eligible aspirants can directly take admission by filling in the Admission Form (Admission Form Link) and submitting the scanned copy of their graduation marksheet and a passport size photograph. The students may directly upload these documents while filling in the Admission Form.

For lateral entry, exemptions will be given for upto maximum 2 subjects, if the curriculum of their earlier done subject/paper is equivalent to the PGCM Curriculum. Candidates may contact the PGCM programme manager at +91 9250127573 or to know more about the same.

Specializations offered under PGCM

Programme Code

Specializations offered

Fee in INR

P21 PGCM- Digital Marketing & Strategy First Installment: Rs 32,000
Second Installment: Rs 31,000
Total Payable: Rs 63,000 (all Inclusive)
P38 & P39 PGCM - Business Analytics P39 - Lumpsum payment option:
Onetime fee payment of
Rs 76,000 (Total Payable) 
P38- Installment Payment Option:
First Installment: Rs 40,500
Second Installment: Rs 39,500
Total Payable: Rs 80,000
P50, P51 PGCM- Entrepreneurship & Family Business P50 - Lumpsum payment option:
Onetime fee payment of
Rs 56,750 (Total Payable) 
P51- Installment Payment Option:
First Installment: Rs 32,000
Second Installment: Rs 30,000
Total Payable: Rs 62000
P29 PGCM- International Business Rs 26, 000
P35 PGCM- Finance Rs 35, 000
P31 PGCM - Human Resource Development Rs 26, 000
P33 PGCM- Marketing Rs 26, 000
P27 PGCM- Operations System Rs 26, 000
P23 PGCM - Retail Management Rs 26, 000
*The fee above is inclusive of all academic charges, study material, online course content, digital library, amongst other facilities provided by the institute. Examination fee will be separate and will be charged on actuals. All fees paid are non-refundable.

Session Commences

January and July each year

Exam Schedule:

Exams are held in June and December each year. Exam schedule is updated on AIMA website and Student Portal both.

Lateral Entry Provision

  • Post graduate students undergoing courses like M.Com, MA can opt for lateral entry with exemption of maximum 2 subjects and concurrently continue both the courses.
  • The objective behind this initiative is to encourage more candidates to take up professional, Post- graduation programme like PGCM. Any student in the Final year/3rd Semester of M.Com /MA can undergo this programme concurrently.
  • The student also has an opportunity to seek credit transfer of maximum two papers, which he/she has passed in the first year or 1&2 semester of M.Com/MA.
  • AIMA has developed a detailed system for curriculum matching and harmonisation of grades and degrees.
  • Those 2 papers which match with any one stream of PGCM are exempted for the student and they can seek credit transfer for the same; rest of the papers need to be studied and successfully cleared.
  • Students seeking lateral entry are also given a fee exception for two subjects/papers.

Contact us

Ekta Nayyar
Assistant Director- Center for Management Education
All India Management Association (AIMA)

15 Link Road, Lajpat Nagar – Part III,
Near Lajpat Nagar Metro Station, New Delhi – 110024

Mobile : +91 9250127573

Ph: +91 011-47673000/49868399 Extn:- 732

Email :;

Website :


Admission Process


Kindly keep the following ready before filling in the Online registration form:

  1. Self- attested Graduation Degree/Mark sheet. You may also provide consolidated marksheet of all the semesters
  2. Passport size photo
  3. Credit or Debit card to pay the programme fee payment

The programme fee can be paid online via Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card
Please contact PGCM Programme Manager at Mobile: +91 9250127573 or for any queries.

Registration Steps

Step 1: Open the Admission Form through the link:

Step 2:  Fill in the form with the details asked for.

Points to be taken care of while filling in the Form:

- Session to be selected as
Please note that the admissions for PGCM open twice a year i.e. for January batch and July batch. Students are advised to select the session they wish to opt for.

- Programme Name :

Select the appropriate PGCM programme specialization and code. Refer table below for assistance:

Programme Code

PGCM Specializations offered

P21 PGCM- Digital Marketing & Strategy
P38 & P39 PGCM - Business Analytics
P50, P51 PGCM- Entrepreneurship & Family Business
P29 PGCM- International Business
P35 PGCM- Finance
P31 PGCM - Human Resource Development
P33 PGCM- Marketing
P27 PGCM- Operations System
P23 PGCM - Retail Management

Prospectus Purchased: Select No as Option
Region: North
City: New Delhi
Nodal Centre Preference :

  • Students opting for the Class room mode need to select Nodal Centre Preference 1 as: 100- AIMA CME Coordination Centre in the Admission form.
  • Students opting for the online classroom mode need to select Nodal Centre Preference 1 as 0- All India Management Association in the Admission form.

Upload Documents : Attach your Graduation Mark sheet and Passport Size Photograph. Keep all the documents ready in your laptop/system before opening the Admission Form Link.

Step 3: Select the Payment Option as Credit/Debit Card and make the fee payment.

Step 4: Upon successfully submitting the form and making the payment, the candidate will get an acknowledgement from AIMA. Kindly email the same to the programme manager at to complete the registration process.

Specializations Offered


P21 - PGCM Digital Marketing & Strategy


P38 & P39 - PGCM Business Analytics


P50 & 51 - PGCM Entrepreneurship and Family Business


P29 - PGCM International Business


P35 - PGCM Finance


P31 - PGCM Human Resource Development


P33 - PGCM Marketing


P27 - PGCM Operations System


P23 - PGCM Retail Management


PF5 - PGCM in Financial Modeling & Alternative Investments

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