What is the difference between MBA and PGDM?

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    shaban | Guide-Level 11

    8 years ago
    Hi,Please note that MBA is a post graduate degree and is offered by universities, whereas PGDM is post graduate diploma and is offered by AICTE approved autonomous institutes.Both these course have almost the same course curriculum and are equally accepted by corporates for job so you may pursue any of these course.However if you wish to pursue Phd in future in that case you may consider pursuing MBA only.While taking admission your emphasis should be more on taking admission in good university or institute.You may consider some of the below mentioned points while selecting a institute or university to pursue MBA or PGDM program:- Accreditati... view more
  • Hi shweta,Your decision is good.MBA/PGDM has good scope.But remember MBA(or PGDM) has value only if you do it in good institutes.Admission in all reputed institutes are almost finished.So take wise decision.Next,MBA and PGDM are almost same.Little differences are1.MBA is a degree and PGDM is a PG diploma.Both are same and PGDM is bit valuable than MBA for Industries/Corporate people.Because PGDM curiculum is constantly revised according to Contemporary Industrial needs.2.MBA degree can only be given by UGC approved Government/Deemed universities like IIts,Anna u/niversity,Amrita,etc.,But PGDM can be given by any institute.So Institute reputat... view more
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    Raj Chawla https://itsmyurls.com/IamChawla | Contributor-Level 10

    8 years ago
    Hi,MBA and PGDM are both management courses yet the only difference is the approach to its curriculum. MBA give more focus to the syllabus framed by the university and no change is bought in for years.As for PGDM the focus is more on the current industrial demands and requirements. The curriculum of PGDM gets slightly changed every year. The flexibility provided by PGDM is the key success factor of the course. MBA only provides degree to institutes associated to a university, while PGDM is not affiliated to any university and has its own syllabus.MBA is offered by universities and colleges affiliated to universities whereas an independent ins... view more
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    amanpreet singh | Contributor-Level 9

    8 years ago
    U can go for mba is reputed degree compare to pgdm is diploma type but mba is degree affilated to reputed university like fms delhi university,ggsipu,ignou, etc

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