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About the Healthcare Management Program

  • PGDM (Healthcare Management) was launched in 2013.
  • Amongst top 10 MBA programs in Healthcare in Asia.
  • Ideal for aspirants interested in making a career in healthcare management and related organizations.
  • The course is AICTE approved and NBA accredited.
  • The degree is an MBA equivalent by AIU.

Batch Profile of PGDM (HCM)

  • PGDM (HCM) welcomes students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
  • The batches are a mix of graduates from engineering, medical, pharmacy, biotech, commerce, and arts backgrounds. Here is a breakup:
  • GIM Batches
  • Around one-third of students are freshers, one-fifth come with up to two years of experience, and others with 2+ work experience.
  • GIM is one of the few management schools where the gender ratio is close to 50:50.

Career opportunities with HCM

  • GIM’s PGDM (HCM) has had a 100% placement rate since inception.
  • The highest package during 2019 placements was 25 LPA, an 8.7% rise from the previous year.
  • The average package saw a 6.3% rise and was 10.1 LPA in 2019.
  • PGDM (HCM) graduates are offered profiles like –
    • Consultant and Analyst – Healthcare Domain
    • Marketing and Sales Executives
    • Manager / Assistant Manager
    • Hospital Operations Executive
    • Healthcare HR, Finance, and Insurance Executives
    • Business Lead and Project manager/coordinator
  • Top recruiters visiting the campus are Johnson & Johnson, Abbot, Cipla, Infosys, Medtronics, Styker, Columbia Asia, Roche Pharmaceuticals, etc.

Distinguished Faculty

  • Faculty with PhDs from IITs, IIMs, IIHMR and worthy industry experience.
  • Distinguished professors and Executives-in-residence attached with the program.
  • Consulting for WHO, NHA, top industries.
  • The area of expertise of faculty are in healthcare marketing, product development, healthcare analytics, machine learning, health policy, hospital planning, public health, public service innovations, healthcare quality and accreditation, health systems, health and human rights, finance, health economics and applied economics.
  • Regularly publish in top international journals and leading newspapers.

Extra Edge with PGDM (HCM)

  • Holistic 360-degree experiential learning about healthcare sector.
  • PGDM (HCM) participants develop cultural and social sensitivity while dealing with different healthcare circumstances in the real world.
  • Frequent interaction with industry leaders via guest lectures and live projects.
  • Personality development by participating in a host of extra-curricular activities like film and book reviews, panel discussions and talk series with industry experts, quizzes, debates and extempore.

Facts and Figures of PGDM (HCM)

  • The 2019-21 batch had 61% female students.
  • The highest stipend for 2019-20 summer internships was a whopping INR 1.6 Lakhs.
  • The batch strength for PGDM (HCM) is 60; thus, the competition is intense.
  • Profile-based shortlisting instead of cut-off in CAT, XAT, etc.
  • Special scholarships are offered to MBBS students.

Give Goa Health

  • The Give Goa project is done by students with an NGO based in Goa.
  • It is a field-based course and students are attached to specific NGOs that work in the healthcare field.
  • The activity is conducted every Thursday, where students get to work for social causes related to healthcare.
  • It runs for whole of second year and helps instils social sensitivity in the PGDM (HCM) students while applying managerial knowledge to solve real world problems.

Healthcare Domain Courses

  • PGDM (HCM) students are taught all courses keeping the healthcare aspect in mind. There are core management courses like financial, HRM, strategic management in healthcare, legal environment for HC industry, research methods in healthcare, biostatistics and operations research.
  • Along with the above, the specific healthcare domain core courses are:
    • Healthcare Systems and Structures
    • Managed Care
    • Healthcare Analytics
    • Managing Hospital Services
    • Healthcare Information Systems Management of Research in Healthcare
    • Healthcare Services Delivery & Distribution
    • Principles of Epidemiology
    • Quality Management in Healthcare
    • Hospital Planning and Design
    • Medical Technology
    • Healthcare Services Marketing
  • The elective courses are domain and industry specific, aiming to give a more in-depth understanding.

Industry Connect

  • GIM has a strong industry connection within the healthcare sector.
  • The courses and electives offered are designed by top leaders and experienced faculty members who have detailed knowledge about the healthcare domain.
  • Students undergo an extensive 8-10-weeks of summer internship with top healthcare organizations in the country. The comprehensive industry network opens many doors of opportunities for the students.
  • Annual Healthcare Conference is a confluence of policy-makers, industry stalwarts and practitioners. It serves as a great learning and networking opportunity for the HCM students.

Journey So Far

  • PGDM (HCM) is in its eighth year.
  • Each batch has had 100% final placements since its launch.
  • Over 300 influential alumni from the program.
  • The electives offered during the second year evolve based on current demand and student choices.
  • GIM also offers international exposure to its students (in a limited capacity on merit basis to one of six partner European business schools for one term).


  • Know Your Healthcare Providers (KHYP) is a practical field-based course.
  • It is conducted on every Thursday during the first year of study.
  • Students get first-hand experience of how the healthcare industry functions.
  • They work with hospitals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, public health organizations, and other healthcare institutions.
  • Last Date to apply is 12th Jan 2021. Click here to apply now.

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