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Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) is an initiative by the Government of India and the industry and works as an autonomous institution.

The PGDM programme is aimed at developing tomorrow's leaders in the industry. The two-year diploma programme which is equivalent to a Master's degree in Management (as approved by AICTE) has been designed to meet the industry's expectations from budding managers of the next generation. Many new areas are covered in the programme including Analytics, Big Data and Innovation Management. The programme will also allow students to take up dual specialization. ASCI has earned over the years a great deal of goodwill and networks in the industry and this programme will benefit from this.

Apart from traditional specializations in Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Finance Management and Operations Management, the programme will provide an opportunity to students to take up new areas of specializations in Innovation Management.

Delivered by a highly experienced faculty, this program also allows the students to acquire specialization in functional areas of management as well as in sectoral areas of Energy Management, Urban Infrastructure Management, Health Systems Management and Environment Management.

AICTE Approved - Full Time Course

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management program offered by ASCI is approved by AICTE for the academic session 2019-20. This is a two-year full time management program.

100% Placement Support

The Programme has a dedicated Placement Cell with qualified and experienced professionals who will provide extensive placement support to students.

The long-standing reputation of ASCI and excellent corporate relation with a wide range of organisations ensure our students get the best of career opportunities to explore.

The PGDHM program offered by ASCI has a 100% placement record over the last 6 years.

Eligibility Criteria

1. Graduates in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

2. A valid score from any of the management entrance exams approved by AICTE, viz, MAT, CMAT, CAT, GMAT, XAT, ATMA

3. Selection shall be based on a combination of factors including academic credentials, scores in the qualifying examination. Personal Interview and a demonstrated interest in management field.

ASCI Alumni Network

We have an alumni of more than 100,000 serving in various sectors and industry, many of whom are now CEOs and CMDs in large industry/ corporate bodies.

Some of our world class faculty

Dr.Nirmalya Bagchi

Dean of Research and Management Studies, Professor and Area Chairperson of Technology Policy, Management and Innovation Area. Ph.D, MBA

Prof. Nirmala Apsingikar

Director-General (in-Charge)
She graduated with Honours in Physics from IIT-Kharagpur and completed her PGDM from IIM Bangalore.

Dr.Valli Manickam

M.Sc., M.Phil., M.C.A., Ph.D.
She has a Ph.D in Environment and Masters in both Computer Applications and Sciences

Prof. Srinivas Chary V

B.E, M.Tech, P.G. Dip. in Urban Environmental Planning (U.Penn, USA), USAID Fellow, Chevening Fellow, Ashoka Fellow

Dr.Lakshmi B

M.Phil & Ph.D (Public Administration) Madras University. Post Doc (MHA) UNSW, Australia. Graduate Diploma in Education (UNE) Armidale, Australia. Fellow Australian Institute of Management (FAIM)

Dr.Harsh Sharma

Advanced Professional Training, German Development Institute Bonn, Germany, Ph.D in Human Resource Management, Indraprastha University, Delhi MBA (HRM)

Well planned curriculum with industry immersion

The curriculum consists of compulsory courses as well as electives. In each semester, the student will have to take 7 courses i.e 28 courses in the entire 2 year programme. Of these, 20 courses are compulsory and 8 are electives.

Dual Specialization: Each student can choose dual specialization by selecting 4 elective courses in each specialization subject. The specialization subjects may be from functional areas of management or in sectoral areas.

The following specializations are being offered

Functional Areas
  1. Human Resource Management
  2. Marketing Management
  3. Financial Management
  4. Operations Management
  5. Innovation Management
Sectoral Areas
  1. Energy Management
  2. Health Systems Management
  3. Urban Infrastructure Management
  4. Environment Management

Internship and Dissertation: Each student will have to undergo an internship with an organization at the end of the 2nd semester for a period of 2 months. In addition, they will also have to conduct a dissertation at the end of the 4th semester.

The Legacy of ASCI

ASCI was the first management institute in India and the third one in entire Asia, set up by Govt. of India in close collaboration with the industry. Today, ASCI conducts more than 200 Management Development Programs and has an extensive alumni network of highly successful professionals. The PGDHM program started by ASCI in 2006, has consistently seen a 100% placement record year on year across highly reputed organisations. The PGDM program has been designed to provide candidates with highly relevant knowledge and suitable exposure to groom them into management professionals of tomorrow.

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Career After PGDM


ASCI has a long-standing reputation and deep corporate relations with various reputed organisations. As our students complete the PGDM course, our dedicated placement cell will provide extensive support in helping them explore various career opportunity and secure suitable jobs.