Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management

(Specializations in Finance, Marketing, HR and Operations, and IT)

(Two-Year Full-Time)

The Institute for Financial Management & Research, Chennai, conducts this three-year part-time course as part of its training objective. As of May 2005, 21 batches of students have completed the program.

The program is recognized by the Government of Tamilnadu, which has directed the Chief Executive Officers of the State Public Sector undertakings/Boards to consider prescribing the Diploma as an additional or alternative qualification for recruitment or promotion to suitable posts in their finance departments. The Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry has also recommended that its members recognize the Diploma.

The Programme:

This comprehensive program will introduce participants to different disciplines of management and to both fundamental and advanced techniques of Financial and Marketing Management. The course is designed to enlarge the perspective of the Finance and Marketing Functions and make the manager a more effective member of the top management team. To sharpen the process of managerial decision-making, a variety of inputs would be given.


Graduates with a good academic record in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration, Mathematics, Engineering and allied subjects. College teachers and others associated with Management Training activities. The age of candidates should not normally exceed 40 years at the time of admission.

How to Apply:

Application kit will be available on payment of Rs. 600/- by cash or DD drawn in favor of “Institute for Financial Management and Research”, payable at Chennai. The application form (PDF) can be downloaded from the website:


Important Dates:

Last Date to Apply:
February 20, 2006

GD/PI Dates:
February 27 & 28, 2006 at IFMR Campus, Chennai

Contact Details:

The Registrar

Institute for Financial Management and Research,

24, Kothari Road, Nungambakkam,

Chennai – 600 034

Telephone: 044 – 2827 3801

Fax: 044 – 2827 9208


Note: IFMR uses CAT to shortlist for its two-year program. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the program.

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