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Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

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If you are caught up in your career & not in a position to take a break for upgrading your skills, this programme from IIMK is a God sent gift for you! Thank you Hughes Education!

IIMA’s e-Mode PGP (ePGP 2018-20)


ePost Graduate Programme (ePGP*) in Management is a two year post-graduate diploma programme (with added flexibility of completion in 3 years) offered on Interactive Onsite Learning (IOL) platform. The objective of the programme is to impart management education to junior, middle, and senior level working professionals and entrepreneurs seeking skills and strategies to take their organizations to the next level.

The course which is imparted over more than 600 classroom sessions, provides the students with leadership skills for the knowledge economy, through an innovative curriculum. 

During the first year, the programme curriculum focuses on equipping the students with

  • Managerial decision making abilities.
  • Leadership capabilities.
  • Understanding of the functional areas of management.
  • Understanding of the economic and regulatory trends.
  • Varied analytical tools and techniques.
  • General management orientation.

*‘e’ stands for Electronic mode (Interactive Onsite Learning).


Programme Benefits

  • A rigorous blended learning programme in management offered by the top Indian B-School.
  • Award of Post Graduate Diploma by IIM Ahmedabad.
  • IIMA is responsible for the academic policies, course design, delivery, admissions and student evaluation of ePGP. Hughes Global Education India Ltd. is responsible for the technology platform, infrastructure and programme management support.
  • Programme specifically designed for junior, mid, and senior level working professionals and entrepreneurs with all the benefits of Interactive Onsite and interactive distance Learning.
  • Students selected through a rigorous process that includes written test and interview.
  • Learning through interactions with experienced professionals who are part of peer group.
  • Classroom modules conducted in the IIMA campus at different time-slots.
  • Membership of IIMA Alumni association upon completion of the programme.
  • Duration: 2 years (with added flexibility of completion in 3 years)



  • Working Professionals and entrepreneurs with a minimum of 3 years full time work experience (after completion of graduation) as on December 31, 2017.
  • Age 24 years and above (born on or before December 31, 1993).
  • Admission process will be conducted by IIM Ahmedabad.
  • Holding at least a Bachelor's Degree/CA/ICWA, with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA, awarded by any of the recognized Universities.


Admission Criteria

  • Valid CAT score (a valid CAT score of test taken within the last 3 years i.e. 2015, 2016, and 2017) or GMAT score (a valid GMAT score taken within the last 5 years i.e. from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2017) will be considered for shortlisting.
  • Alternatively, applicants will have to take IIMA Admission Test (IAT).
  • Shortlisted candidates (on the basis of score obtained in CAT/GMAT/IAT) will be invited for personal interview at the IIMA campus or in other cities as decided by the Institute.


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Class Schedule

Thursday: 06.45 pm – 09.55 pm
Friday: 06.45 pm – 09.55 pm
Saturday: 06.45 pm – 09.55 pm
Sunday: 12.10 pm – 03.20 pm

*Class schedule mentioned is subject to change



The teaching approach is highly interactive, using the technological capabilities of the channel. The pedagogy is a blend of lectures, case studies, online lectures, projects, peer-to-peer learning, self-learning and simulations. Mentoring by faculty and remote access to learning resources of IIMA will also be made available. HGEIL will ensure uninterrupted technical support in conducting online classes, attendance, quizzes and the like.

Programme Fees:

Application FeeINR 2,000/- + GST
Programme FeeINR 17,00,000/- + GST
Registration FeeINR 42,500/- + GST
Total Fee (Excluding Application Fee)INR 17,42,500/- + GST


  • The student fee includes all the course material which is books, simulations, case studies, and certification.
  • Fee once paid is neither refundable nor transferable towards any other student/program/batch.
  • GST will be charged at prevailing rates (currently @18%).
  • Any extra payment due to any change in any of the applicable taxes during the tenure of the program will have to be borne by the student.


Important Dates for Wave 2

Application Closure Date: July 29, 2018 (3:00 PM)

IIMA Admission Test: August 5, 2018

Personal Interview: August 2018

Last Date of 1st Installment: August 30, 2018

Technical Orientation by HGEIL: TBA

Campus Module Start at IIMA: September 24, 2018

Studio Module Starts on: October 4, 2018


Installment Schedule for Wave 2

Ist Installment
30-Aug- 2018
INR 3,00,000/-  + GST
2nd Installment
INR 3,00,000/-  + GST
3rd Installment
INR 3,00,000/-  + GST
4th Installment
INR 3,00,000/-  + GST
5th Installment
INR 3,00,000/-  + GST
6th Installment
INR 2,42,500/-  + GST


 Note: Instalment amount is exclusive of GST which will be payable on actuals.


Tentative First Year Course List – 2018-19

  • Introduction to Case Method
  • Understanding of Behaviour - I
  • Organizational Behaviour - II
  • Managerial Computing
  • Information Management in Organizations
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Financial Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Costing & Control Systems
  • Probability and Statistics - I
  • Probability and Statistics - II
  • Quantitative Techniques (Decision Making)
  • Operations Management - I
  • Operations Management - II
  • Marketing Management - I
  • Marketing Management - II
  • Human Resources Management - I
  • Human Resources Management - II
  • Managerial Communication - I
  • Managerial Communication - II
  • Economics (Micro)
  • Economics (Macro)
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Review Session/Leadership Talk
  • Project Work


Note: The second year of the programme will be based on electives and project work

Message From The Chairperson


The ePGP marks IIMA’s foray into a long-term online education leading to awarding a PG Diploma. ePGP is a hybrid programme, with online lessons attended through study centers, classroom teaching at IIMA campus and project work. The two years IIMA’s ePGP is comprehensive module exclusively designed for the executives in the different professional hierarchy. The program hones their skills, enhances strategic thinking and furnish students with entrepreneurial as well leadership expertise required for taking the organizations to the next level advancing their career aspirations.  The innovative curriculum is designed and conferred by the globally acclaimed faculty members, with an array of professional experience in research and teaching. The IIMA’s ePGP pedagogy is benchmarked with global standards in management education thus providing participants with expertise that are vital in today’s knowledge economy.


The first batch of ePGP has come from across the nation, representing a balanced mix of age, gender and work experience. The flexibility of the postgraduate diploma program attracts talented professionals from all over the country with a broad spectrum of career backgrounds in industries that includes Health & Pharmaceuticals, Finance, Real State, Government, Banking, IT and E-commerce. These brilliant business people have an average of 10 years’ experience, aiming to study in a unique and collaborative learning environment while holding down a demanding role. Our inclusive approach to admissions enables us to attract an incredibly well experienced group of participants to IIMA ePGP. The quality of the applicant pool has increased this year, and the quality of our accepted students is commensurate accordingly.


Professor Biju Varkkey (Chairperson, ePGP)

Prof. Biju


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