Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Public Policy and Management (PGDM-PPM)

Admission process for DOPT sponsored applicants for the 2023-25 Batch

Important Dates For:

Self Sponsored Candidates:

Date of opening of application form: 18th May 2023   
Last date for accepting the admission application: 31st July 2023   
Personal Interview: 6-7th August, 2023   
Result Notification and Admission Offer: 10th August 2023   
Commencement of Classes : 15th September 2023   

DoPT Sponsored Candidates:

Date of opening of application form: 4th May 2023
Last date for accepting the admission application: 31st July 2023
Personal Interview: 6-7th August, 2023   
Result Notification and Admission Offer: 10th August 2023   
Commencement of Classes: 15th September 2023   

* Subject to AICTE extension of approval.




The programme is open to officers of All India Services, Central Services (organized & nonorganized, technical & non-technical), faculty members of State Administrative Training Institutes and also officers of the State Civil Services (SCS)/Non-5tate Civil Services (Non-SCS) subject to the following eligibility conditions:

Length of service: Officers should have completed 5 years of Group 'A' service as on commencement of the programme.

Age: The officers should have at least three years remaining service after completion of the programme.

Earlier Training: The officers should not have undergone a training Programme of 12 weeks or more duration in India during a period of 5 years preceding the commencement date of this Programme. Further, the officer should not have undergone a Programme of training abroad of more than 2-weeks in the preceding 2-years, more than one month in the preceding 3-years or more than six months in the preceding 5-years

How to Apply:

After the announcement of PGDM-PPM by DoPT the application forms can be downloaded from MDI Gurgaon website, or the DoPT website (, and completed applications must be sent to (on or before 30th June 2023) :

Shri Manoj Kataria,
Section Officer (LTbP), Room No. 403, Block-4,
Old JNU Campus, New Delhi-110067
E-mail: [email protected]

with a copy to:

Public Policy Management Office
Management Development Institute
Mehrauli Road, Sukhrali
Gurugram 122007, INDIA
E-mail Id: [email protected]
Phone : 0124-4560553/4560000

Wherever MoUs are signed between MDI Gurgaon & sponsoring organizations, MoU fees shall be applicable.



• The applicants must have 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in both class X and XII
• The applicants must have minimum 3-year Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any
  discipline from any University recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
• A minimum of 3-year of post-qualification executive work experience as on 31st March 2023.

Self-Sponsored Applicants through Valid CAT /GMAT / XAT / ATMA / MAT/ CMAT scores

The Applicants must have any one of the six All India Tests i.e Valid GMAT/CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT scores, valid upto June 30, 2023 to be eligible for the admission to PGDM-PPM 2023.

Application/ Selection Process

  • The online application form for PGDM-PPM Programme of MDI Gurgaon shall be available on the MDI website with necessary instructions.
  • Online registration will be open till July 31, 2023, 5:00 PM.
  • Applicants have to make an online payment of Rs.3000 (Rupees three thousand only) inclusive of 18% GST.


Shortlisting of Applicants for the Personal Interview will be done on the basis of the details provided in the application form and their valid GMAT/CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT Scores. Shortlisted Applicants will be called for the Personal Interview in July 2023 at MDI Gurgaon. The selection process may also be conducted online through zoom for which the intimation will be given to the short-listed applicants in advance.

Admission Offer

Successful Applicants will be made a provisional admission offer in July 2023. The selected Applicants will have to pay the first instalment of fee by the given deadline, failing which their offer of admission would be withdrawn, without any further intimation.

FEE Structure & Payment Schedule

Fee and Other Expenses for PGDM-PPM 2022- 2024 Participants (Subject to revision)
Nomenclature of Fees Amount (in INR)
Tuition Fee 4,83,880
Boarding Fee 1,00,000
Lodging Fee 1,65,000*
Learning Material Fee 70,000
Students Welfare Activities 30,000
Library Fee 40,000
Alumni Fee 14,300
NGO Visit 30,000
Security Deposit (Refundable) 27,500
Total Fee 9,60,680

* Rs. 2,99,600 – In case of single occupancy

Schedule of payment for PGDM-PPM- 2023 (Subject to revision)
Installment month General Participants (Amount in INR)
At the time of admissions (July/August-2023) 4,00,000
September-2023 3,30,000
January 2024 2,30,680
Total INR 9,60,680

Note: MDI reserves the right to enhance fees and other charges at any point of time during the Academic Year. Due notice would be given while making such changes.

You may contact PPM Office at [email protected] or call 0124-4560380 / 4560553 or Prof. Avanish Kumar at [email protected] for details.