PML SD Business School grants admission to its Two-Year Full Time PGDM programme through a selection process comprising scores from national management aptitude tests like CAT/CMAT/GMAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA, followed by GD/PI.


The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA of any of the universities incorporated by an Act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The bachelor degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary, schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor degree/equivalent qualification examination can also apply. Such candidates must produce a certificate from the Principal/Head of Department/Registrar/Director of the University/Institution certifying that the candidate has obtained 50% marks or equivalent based on latest available grades/marks.  The deadline for submitting the mark sheet and the certificate is December 31,2020. Non-fulfillment of this condition will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.

Steps for Admission at a Glance

Step1 Admission Test All candidates seeking admission to PML SD BS will be required to appear in the CAT/CMAT/GMAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA
Step2 Registration at PML SDBS Besides CAT/CMAT/GMAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA Score, candidates are required to register at PML SDBS, Chandigarh through a separate Application Form which is available online at along with Admission Brochure
Step3 Group Discussion (GD) and Interview Candidates short-listed on the basis of CAT/CMAT/GMAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA score will be called for Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI) online for final selection.

Final Selection

PML SD Business School follows the AICTE guidelines to evaluate applicants as per criteria given below:

Evaluation Criteria Weightage (%)
Evaluation Criteria Weightage (%)
Aptitude Test 35
GD + PI 45
Past Academic Performance 20

Result of the selected candidates will be communicated to them individually through email.