International School of Management Excellence (ISME)(PGDM)

  • Banglore
  • Approved by : AICTE


ISME was founded in 2006 by alumni from CMU, Purdue and Wharton, USA. ISME’s parent organization, NVT Quality Certification an ISO accreditation body that has certified companies for over 25 years across 36 countries. ISME founders are also the founders of National Public School (NPS), Whitefield, one of the best schools in Bangalore.

ISME has been ranked as one of the top B-Schools in India with all faculty having global & corporate exposure. Over 1600 ISME alumni are working in multinationals across the world.

We invite you to Explore, Experience and Excel at ISME.



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SME’s “Post Graduate Diploma in Management” (PGDM) – is an AICTE approved and NBA Accredited two-year full time program.

The PGDM is the flagship program at ISME, preparing young aspiring professionals for the rigors of the corporate world. With a combination of industry-focused curricula, world class infrastructure, best of career opportunities and well qualified faculty, graduates of the PGDM program find themselves on a fast track to success, working with global companies in various roles and verticals.

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Academic Fee

9.5 Lakh

Hostel Fee

1.33 LAKH

% of students placed


Highest package

12 Lakh

Average package

6 Lakh

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Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidate should be a graduate / post graduate in any discipline from Universities and Institutions recognized by AICTE / UGC / AIU with minimum 50% aggregate.
  • Candidate are required to have appeared in any of the following competitive exams, namely CAT / MAT / CMAT / XAT / ATMA / GMAT or any competitive exam / test acceptable as per AICTE guidelines
Top reasons to join International School of Management Excellence (ISME)(PGDM)
  • A state of the art modern Wi-Fi enabled on-campus residence for boys & girls
  • 2-week summer program at Carleton University, Canada
  • Experiential learning trip to Singapore
  • Ranked 27th Best B-Schools in India by Business India, 2020.



Certifications and USP

  • Certificates, SAP, Six Sigma
  • Digital Marketing, SEO, Advanced Excel

Frequently Asked Questions

Admission in PGDM at ISME Bangalore will take place on the basis of CAT, XAT, MAT, SNAP and GMAT score followed by group discussion and personal interview.

ISME Bangalore is approved by the National Board of Accreditation, the All India Council for Technical Education, the Association of Indian Universities, the Bangalore University and the University Of Mysore.

ISME Bangalore offers BBA, BCom+ACCA, PGDM, PGDM e-Business and PhD courses covering various specializations.

Yes, ISME Bangalore offers placements. For students of the 2022 batch, the salary ranged between INR 7 LPA to INR 14 LPA. The top recruiters of ISME Bangalore include Cognizant, Ernst & Young, Capgemini, etc.

Tesco, VIP, Bata, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, KPMG, OYO and Ninjacart Bank are some of the companies that participated in the placement drive of ISME Bangalore.

ISME Bangalore provides a list of scholarships to BBA, BCom, and PGDM students based on their marks in Class 10 and 12. Scholarships are also offered to students belonging to economically backward classes and defense background.

ISME Bangalore has collaborations with foreign universities, including London School of Economics, Singapore Institute of Management, Management Development Institute of Singapore, Carleton University, Canada, Daffodil International University, Bangladesh and West Cliff University, USA among others.

ISME Bangalore provides the best infrastructure and facilities like hostel, sports complex, library, cafeteria and many more.

ISME Bangalore has been ranked 34 by India Today 2021 and 27 among the top B-Schools in India by Business India Ranking 2020.