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MBA/PGDM(2 courses)
9 L - 11.2 L
Graduation : 60 %
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Graduation : 50 %
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Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for MBA at Great Lakes Institute of Management?

A: 

Below is the eligibility criteria for MBA at Great Lakes Institute of Management: 

  • Test Scores: Applicants must have completed the GMATx, CAT, or XAT examinations. GMAT scores obtained after January 1, 2021, CAT scores obtained in 2022/2023, XAT scores obtained in 2023/2024.
  • Educational Qualification: A Bachelor's degree in any area from a recognised university is required.
  • Academic Performance: Candidates must have a minimum of 60% in their 10th, 12th, and Undergraduate classes. College/University rank holders are given special consideration in the selection procedure. The petitioner has the burden of evidence for rank.
  • Work Experience: As of June 30, 2024, freshmen and applicants with fewer than 36 months of work experience are eligible. Candidates with 2-3 years of work experience can apply for both the One Year Flagship PGPM and the Two Year PGDM by April 30, 2024.
  • Management Quota: Great Lakes Institute of Management does not accept students on the basis of the Management Quota or any other type of reservation. 
 

Q:   How much percentile is required for Great Lakes Chennai?

A: 

If you're seeking a top-notch MBA programme, Great Lakes Chennai should be on your list. This esteemed institution has a stringent admission process that is entirely entrance-based. To secure a seat in their MBA programme, applicants must have scored at least 90+ percentile in XAT/CAT, 600+ in GMAT, and 95+ percentile in CMAT. You can find the exact required scores for each entrance exam in the table below. If you meet the standard, you're definitely on the right track to be a part of the esteemed community at Great Lakes Chennai and pursue your MBA.

Entrance Exam Scores Required
XAT/CAT90+ percentile
GMAT600+ score
CMAT95+ percentile
 

Q:   Can I get Executive MBA at Great Lakes Institute of Management with 75 percentile in CAT?

A: 

While Great Lakes Institute of Management does not have fixed cutoffs, a 75 percentile in CAT may be below the indicative score range. Generally, a competitive applicant should aim for an 85+ percentile in CAT, among other criteria. However, Great Lakes emphasizes a holistic approach to admissions, considering candidates with strong overall profiles, including academic and professional achievements. If you possess exceptional qualities or accomplishments, there is a possibility of consideration despite a slightly lower test score. It's crucial to highlight your well-rounded strengths in the application to enhance your chances. Ultimately, admissions decisions are based on a comprehensive evaluation of each candidate's overall merit.

 

Q:   Can I get admission in Great Lakes Institute of Management for Executive MBA with 60% in Class 12th?

A: 

To be eligible for admission to Great Lakes Institute of Management for the PGDM 2024 Intake, candidates must have appeared for GMAT taken after 1st January 2021, CAT taken in 2022/2023, XAT taken in 2023/2024, or CMAT taken in 2023/2024.

  • Additionally, applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% across in 10th/12th/Undergraduation.
  • Only freshers or those with less than 36 months of work experience as of 30th June 2024 are eligible.
  • Candidates with 2-3 years of work experience by 30th April 2024 are encouraged to apply for the One Year Flagship PGPM or the Two Year PGDM.
  • College/University rank holders receive special preference, and proof of rank is required. Eligible candidates can apply for both programs, and admission decisions are based on program-specific criteria and fit.
 

Q:   What are the minimum marks required for MBA at Great Lakes Institute of Management 2023?

A: 

To be eligible for admission to the Great Lakes Institute of Management, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% across 10th, 12th, and Undergraduation. This academic requirement serves as a baseline for evaluating applicants and ensures a competitive academic background. 
The other criterias include:

  • the candidate must have appeared for GMAT taken after 1st January 2021, CAT taken in 2022/2023, XAT taken in 2023/2024, or CMAT taken in 2023/2024.
  • Only freshers or those with less than 36 months of work experience as of 30th June 2024 are eligible.
  • Candidates with 2-3 years of work experience by 30th April 2024 are encouraged to apply for the One Year Flagship PGPM or the Two Year PGDM.
  • College/University rank holders receive special preference, and proof of rank is required. Eligible candidates can apply for both programs, and admission decisions are based on program-specific criteria and fit.
 

Great Lakes Chennai Fee Structure

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Q:   What is the total fee for MBA programme in Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai?

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Total fee for MBA programme in Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 

Is 9Lac - 11.2Lac

Life at Great Lakes is awesome. Great Lakes is situated 40 km away from Chennai city. The event is conducted throughout the year by various clubs in the college. Library cards are provided to us through which we can access all the books in the library. They do have sports events in our college, like cricket tournaments, volleyball etc. Students get a four-sharing room with an attached bathroom and food facilities included, with fees 6500 per head. Wi-Fi facility is provided. A gym, indoor games, table tennis.

 

 

Q:   What are the fees structures for MBA programmes at Great Lakes Institute of Management?

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The fee structure for MBA programs at Great Lakes Institute of Management might vary based on the specific programme track, campus (Chennai or Gurgaon), and other factors. 

 

For the flagship one-year full-time Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) at Great Lakes:

 

1. The total fees for the one-year PGPM programme might be approximately in the range of ?16 Lacs to ?18 lakhs.

 

2. For other specialised MBA programs or executive courses, the fees might vary, and it's advisable to directly check their official website or contact their admissions office for precise and updated information regarding the fee structure for the MBA programs offered by Great Lakes Institute of Management.

 

Please note that fee structures can change, and it's crucial to verify the current fees and any additional costs or charges directly from the institute's official sources for accurate and updated information.

 

Q:   What is the fees of Great Lakes Chennai courses?

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Given below are the total tuition fees for the programmes offered at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai:

Course

Total Tuition Fee

PGPM

INR 9 Lacs – INR 11.2 lakh

PGDM

INR 9 Lacs – INR 11.2 lakh

PGXPM

INR 12.4 lakh

PGPM Flex

INR 12.4 lakh

Note: The total tuition fee is collated from various unofficial sources on the internet. Hence, it is indicative. Candidates seeking more precise tuition fee details can refer to the institute’s official website for more details on the same.

 

Q:   What is the fee for various courses offered by Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai?

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The mode of Great Lakes Institute of Management course admissions is online. Admission to various courses is based on merit and entrance exam scores. The accepted entrance exams are CAT,  CAT and others. The fee for CAT, and Executive PGDM courses is INR 9 Lacs - INR 11.2 Lacs and INR 12.4 lakh, respectively.

 

Q:   What is the fee for UG courses at UEI Global Faridabad?

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The course fee structure at UEI Global, Faridabad is not publicly available. The range of the tuition fee is INR 25 K to INR 50 K. The one-year Certificate course, the four-six-month Certificate course, the three-year Degree, the four-year Degree, the five-year Degree Integrated, the three-year BBA (ACE, Plus, and International), the five-year BBA+MBA Integrated, and the two-year MBA (General-ACE and International and Tourism and Hotel Management) are just a few of the courses that are offered by UEI Global, located in Faridabad. The information below pertains to the tuition fees for a select few courses.

Four-six-month certificate: INR 25 K

BBA: INR 41 K

 

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The season saw participation from major recruiters like Accenture, ADP, Brain, Bristlecone, Deloitte, Cognizant, E&Y GDS, FedEx, HCL, Infosys, Incedo, Optum, Tiger Analytics, Zoom, and ZS Associates.
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Best institute for the placements.
Placements: Our college is one of the best colleges for placements in PGDM. Almost 80% of students get placements at our college. The highest package offered for our course was 29 LPA, and the lowest package offered was 5 LPA. The average package offered at our college was 9 lpa. The top recruiters were EY, Amazon, Microsoft, eBay, Intel, etc.
Infrastructure: At our college, students were given all types of facilities, and the quality of all the facilities provided was amazing. The college labs and classrooms were supplied with all the equipment. There is Wi-Fi connectivity in both the hostel and the college. Various sports facilities were offered at our college. The hostel facilities were also of good quality.
Faculty: Yes, all the teachers and faculty members of our college were really helpful and highly qualified in their respective subjects. The quality of teaching offered by these teachers was amazing. The college provides the best faculty to the students. The course curriculum is absolutely relevant. The exam pattern was difficult.
Other: One of the best college. Various activities organized in our college.
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Placements: Our college provides good placements. Many top companies visit our college to recruit students. They provide summer internship opportunities. The average salary package offered is 1.4 LPA. Top recruiting companies are KPMG, Deloitte, etc.
Infrastructure: The hostel facilities are good.
Faculty: Our teachers are good. They are Ph.D. holders. They are well-qualified. They have been educated at prestigious colleges and universities. They conduct mid-term and final exams. Our course is well structured. It provides practical knowledge rather than theoretical knowledge.
Other: I would recommend joining this college. Our college provides good placements.
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Placements: Every year, our institute provides a substantial number of placement opportunities for our students, with approximately 70-80% of them securing campus placements. The salary packages offered range from a highest of 23 LPA to a lowest of 4 LPA, with an average package of 8 LPA. Renowned companies such as HCL, Deloitte, Levis, RBS, and EY are among the top recruiters, and the college guarantees 100% internships for its students.
Infrastructure: The college boasts excellent infrastructure and well-maintained buildings spread across a vast area. The spacious, air-conditioned classrooms are equipped with functional projectors. Our college has been awarded an A platinum LEED rating. Additionally, the campus offers high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity. The hostel facilities provide good-quality amenities, including a variety of both north and south Indian food options in the mess.
Faculty: The college has a combination of permanent and guest faculty. Every semester, faculty members from the top college teach us. Both the guest faculty and the faculty of the college are highly knowledgeable. Teachers work on the development of management, communication, and executive skills. College semester exams are difficult.
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Placements: Our batch witnessed an excellent season of placements this year. Business and Strategy Consulting came up with the most job offering industry, followed by Technology Consulting. The highest domestic package offered was 33.26 Lacs per annum. The season saw participation from major recruiters like Accenture, ADP, Brain, Bristlecone, Deloitte, Cognizant, E&Y GDS, FedEx, HCL, Infosys, Incedo, Optum, Tiger Analytics, Zoom, and ZS Associates.
Infrastructure: Life at Great Lakes is awesome. Great Lakes is situated 40 km away from Chennai city. The event is conducted throughout the year by various clubs in the college. Library cards are provided to us through which we can access all the books in the library. We do have sports events in our college, like cricket tournament, volleyball etc. I got a four-sharing room with attached bathroom and food facilities included, with fees 6500 per head. Wi-Fi facility is provided. A gym, indoor games, table tennis, carrom, etc., are available. Daily maintenance of rooms is arranged.
Faculty: The course structure of 1 year (6 terms) is carefully crafted to develop business competencies, effective teamwork and leadership skills. Since I had prior work experience, that helped me a lot in implementing all the management concepts practically. Class size was kept normal to ensure sufficient attention to each student of the class. All the professors had completed their PhDs, and some of them were even writing research papers till now.
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Placements: The institute helps us to get exposed to an appropriate mix of knowledge and experience of the real-world. During our placement term, the institute observed an excellent placement record of over 97% with the highest salary pacakhge of 13 LPA being offered. Maximum offers are made by TCS, Deloitte US & India, Accenture, HCL, Aditya Birla Capital, ADP, Amazon, Barclays, Cognizant, Capgemini, etc.
Infrastructure: Classrooms are technology embedded and Wi-Fi enabled. There are many recreational facilities along with health care facilities for students' access. The library consists of recourses for all domains. Students also have access to live databases, journals, and case studies from Harvard University. With fully-airconditioned hostel rooms, the hostels were well furnished and we were given a cupboard, bed, a table and chair. The hostels are well maintained and the food is well-prepared.
Faculty: The faculty pool includes national, international faculty and faculty with corporate experience of more than 10 years. The overall score is just not based on exams but also projects, presentations, and assignments. The programs helped me develop business competencies, effective teamwork and leadership skills to set us up for accelerated career growth. In a fast-changing business world where billion-dollar companies are created in a few years, the PGPM allowed us to maximize learning and start creating value by the end of 1 year.
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Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai Courses & Fees 2024 FAQs

Q:   How to apply for PGDM in Great Lakes Chennai?

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Candidates seeking admission at Great Lakes Institute of Technology, Chennai must meet the eligibility criteria constituted by the institution. Those who fulfil the specified eligibility criteria can apply through the Great Lakes, Chennai official website by paying the required application fee. Given below is the step-by-step procedure for completing the application process:

  1. Visit the Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai official website.
  2. Click on the “Apply now” button and fill out the mandatory fields.
  3. Complete the online application form by adding all the details as asked in the form.
  4. Complete the registration by paying the application fee.
  5. Submit the application form and take out the print of the acknowledgement slip for future reference.
 

Q:   Can I join Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai without entrance exam?

A: 

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai is a prestigious business school that offers a variety of programs, including PGDM and PGPM.

All applicants are required to appear for CAT*/XAT before applying to the Great Lakes Institute of Management.

Therefore, entrance exams are mandatory for admission to the Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai.

 

Q:   Is PGDM available in Great Lakes Chennai?

A: 

Yes, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai offers a two-year full-time PGDM programme. Candidates seeking admission to the PGDM programme at Great Lakes, Chennai must possess a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate across class 10/ class 12/ under graduation. Also, candidates should have valid CAT/ GMAT/ XAT based on which they will be shortlisted for the Personal Interview (PI) round.

 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for MBA at Great Lakes Institute of Management?

A: 

Below is the eligibility criteria for MBA at Great Lakes Institute of Management: 

  • Test Scores: Applicants must have completed the GMATx, CAT, or XAT examinations. GMAT scores obtained after January 1, 2021, CAT scores obtained in 2022/2023, XAT scores obtained in 2023/2024.
  • Educational Qualification: A Bachelor's degree in any area from a recognised university is required.
  • Academic Performance: Candidates must have a minimum of 60% in their 10th, 12th, and Undergraduate classes. College/University rank holders are given special consideration in the selection procedure. The petitioner has the burden of evidence for rank.
  • Work Experience: As of June 30, 2024, freshmen and applicants with fewer than 36 months of work experience are eligible. Candidates with 2-3 years of work experience can apply for both the One Year Flagship PGPM and the Two Year PGDM by April 30, 2024.
  • Management Quota: Great Lakes Institute of Management does not accept students on the basis of the Management Quota or any other type of reservation. 
 

Q:   Can I get Executive MBA at Great Lakes Institute of Management with 75 percentile in CAT?

A: 

While Great Lakes Institute of Management does not have fixed cutoffs, a 75 percentile in CAT may be below the indicative score range. Generally, a competitive applicant should aim for an 85+ percentile in CAT, among other criteria. However, Great Lakes emphasizes a holistic approach to admissions, considering candidates with strong overall profiles, including academic and professional achievements. If you possess exceptional qualities or accomplishments, there is a possibility of consideration despite a slightly lower test score. It's crucial to highlight your well-rounded strengths in the application to enhance your chances. Ultimately, admissions decisions are based on a comprehensive evaluation of each candidate's overall merit.

 

Q:   Can I get admission in Great Lakes Institute of Management for Executive MBA with 60% in Class 12th?

A: 

To be eligible for admission to Great Lakes Institute of Management for the PGDM 2024 Intake, candidates must have appeared for GMAT taken after 1st January 2021, CAT taken in 2022/2023, XAT taken in 2023/2024, or CMAT taken in 2023/2024.

  • Additionally, applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% across in 10th/12th/Undergraduation.
  • Only freshers or those with less than 36 months of work experience as of 30th June 2024 are eligible.
  • Candidates with 2-3 years of work experience by 30th April 2024 are encouraged to apply for the One Year Flagship PGPM or the Two Year PGDM.
  • College/University rank holders receive special preference, and proof of rank is required. Eligible candidates can apply for both programs, and admission decisions are based on program-specific criteria and fit.
 

Q:   What are the minimum marks required for MBA at Great Lakes Institute of Management 2023?

A: 

To be eligible for admission to the Great Lakes Institute of Management, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% across 10th, 12th, and Undergraduation. This academic requirement serves as a baseline for evaluating applicants and ensures a competitive academic background. 
The other criterias include:

  • the candidate must have appeared for GMAT taken after 1st January 2021, CAT taken in 2022/2023, XAT taken in 2023/2024, or CMAT taken in 2023/2024.
  • Only freshers or those with less than 36 months of work experience as of 30th June 2024 are eligible.
  • Candidates with 2-3 years of work experience by 30th April 2024 are encouraged to apply for the One Year Flagship PGPM or the Two Year PGDM.
  • College/University rank holders receive special preference, and proof of rank is required. Eligible candidates can apply for both programs, and admission decisions are based on program-specific criteria and fit.
 
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