Full Time PGDM-IB

The two-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management in International Business - is an AICTE approved programme running successfully for the past 11 years. It aims at preparing students to take up careers in corporate houses and family businesses engaged in International Business operations.


The programme specializes in International Business and helps students imbibe a professional approach and sensitivity to international business environment. The course attempts to develop a cadre of business executives to meet the growing requirements in the field of international business management. The programme aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important areas and disciplines relevant to international business activities. The total number of approved seats available for this Programme is 120.

Programme Objectives:

Some objectives of the programme include-

  • To develop and train participants for assuming positions of responsibility in corporate houses and family businesses.
  • To provide a thorough grounding to the participants in the conceptual framework of management theory, in the skills appropriate to managerial practice, as well as in the essential issues in international business operations.
  • To equip the participants for working in a competitive global environment them to face confidently the pressures and challenges of the new millennium.
  • Evolve with the dynamic and complex emerging Global environment.


The candidates fulfilling the following criteria are eligible for the programme-

  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all the subjects studied at any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of 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 or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail or minimum of 3 years of education after completing Higher Secondary Schooling (10+2) equivalent.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year degree examination in the year 2018 can also apply subject to furnishing the proof of having passed graduation by Monday, October 1, 2018 and obtaining minimum 50% marks in aggregate total of all the subjects studied failing which the provisional admission will be cancelled and no fee will be refunded in lieu thereof.
  • A candidate must appear in CAT-2017, XAT-2018 or should have a valid GMAT score in a test taken between 1st January 2016 and 10th January 2018.

Selection Procedure:

The Institute has a robust selection procedure for admission to the programme and it includes-

  • Short-listing on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT Score.
  • Written Ability Test (WAT), General Awareness Quiz (GA-Q) and Personal Interview (PI).
  • Final selection on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT score, performance in the WAT/GA-Q/PI, academic performance and work experience.
Some selection criteria may be added/removed as considered appropriate by the Institute. The final criteria for selection shall be informed to the candidates before the selection process.

How to Apply:

Candidates interested in applying are requested to note the following-

  • Candidates can apply online http://admissions.fsm.ac.in/. For online application submission candidates need to pay Rs.1947 per programme (Inclusive of 18% GST) either through net banking or credit/debit card. On successful payment, a system generated e-mail will be sent to the registered e-mail id of the candidate. This completes the application process for the candidate.
  • Candidates can apply either in Self Sponsored Category or Company Sponsored Category. Change in category is not allowed.
  • Candidates applying under Company Sponsored Category need to download the format from the website and submit the Company Sponsored Certificate in the given format within the stipulated timeframe.
  • Candidates shortlisted for the “Selection Process” must review their Application Form compulsorily before appearing for the selection process.

Programme Fees:

The programme fee is detailed below-

Category Fees Installments
Self Sponsored Category Rs.14,90,000 (Rupees FOURTEEN Lakh NINETY Thousand only) 4 equal installments of Rs. 3,72,500 each
Company Sponsored Category Rs. 22,35,000 (Rupees TWENTY-TWO Lakh THIRTY-FIVE Thousand only) 4 equal installments of Rs. 5,58,750 each
  • The fee includes compulsorily attending an International Immersion Programme, tuition fee, examination fee, extra and co-curricular activities, library, books and reading material, IT Services etc.
  • The 1st installment needs to be paid by the last date mentioned in the Offer Letter and subsequent installments (2nd to 4th) as per instructions given by the PGP Office.
  • A one-time Registration Fee of Rs. 22,000 (Rupees TWENTY-TWO Thousand only) including a) Rs. 5,000 towards Security Deposit (refundable), b) Rs. 3,000 towards Library Security (refundable), c) Rs. 4,000 towards FORE Alumni charges, d) Rs. 5,000 towards Medical Insurance with Personal Accident Policy for 2 years, e) Rs. 2,000 towards Journal subscription for 2 years, and f) Rs. 3,000 towards Student Activities charges.
  • Scholarships are offered to needy students with excellent academic performance. For more details please follow the link
  • The students are provided with ample opportunities to engage in a variety of co-curricular activities for their holistic development.
  • The Institute’s placement activities and compensation offered to the students matches the best that the industry offers.
  • The candidates must note that in case of withdrawal from the programme, the refund will be made as per AICTE Guidelines.

Class Timings:

Class Timings: During the FIRST Year, the classes are usually held from 08:00 Hours to 15:10 Hours on Mondays to Fridays. However, during the SECOND Year, in addition to the normal class routine, sometimes till 20:40 Hours as various specialization courses in all major areas of management.

General Instructions:

  • The admission is subject to verification of the original documents and approval of the graduation degree by UGC/AICTE/AIU.
  • The Institute reserves the right to change any information mentioned above.

Note: In case of a dispute, the jurisdiction would be Delhi only.