PG Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM) is a 1-year career-oriented postgraduate course. The eligibility for the course is bachelors in HR or any related field of study with minimum aggregate marks as required by the institute.
Top Institutes offering this course are:
- Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur
- International Management Institute, New Delhi
- Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangalore
- Madras Christian College, Chennai
- Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi
The average fee charged by the institutes ranges from INR 10k to 25 Lacs
Human Resource Management (HRM) is the strategic approach to the management of an organization’s most valued assets, namely the people working there, who individually and collectively contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the business. Admission to the program is based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant aptitude test and rounds of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
The average monthly salary offered to successful postgraduates of PGDHRM course in India ranges between INR 25,000 and 80,000.
PGDHRM: Course Highlights
Given here are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Name of the course||Post Graduation Diploma in Human Resource Management|
|Course Level||Post Graduate|
|Duration||1 year, full-time|
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||Graduation (in any stream)|
|Admission Process||Meri-based. Entrance exam in some cases|
|Average Course Fee||INR 10K to 25 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 1 to 15 Lacs|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Microsoft, SAS, SBI, Deloitte, TCS, IBM, Flipkart, Reliance, American Express, BPCL, Latent View, Goldman Sachs, Citibank, Accenture, A.T., Kearney, Bain & Co., BCG, McKinsey & Co., HCL, Snapdeal, Uber, Infosys, etc.|
PGDHRM: What is it About?
PGDHRM is for aspirants who wish to attain an advanced level of knowledge in human resource management, human resource development, organizational behavior, strategic management, and alike. The course aims to build decision-making skills, in students, needed to balance the strengths and weaknesses of different options and decide the best course of action.
The course also enables students to have strong interpersonal skills needed in regular interaction with people, competent administrative skills, and aptitude for all practical territories of administration. PGDHRM course also enables students to gain:
- ethical and moral values and positive attitude for societal well-being.
- soft skills in HR and personnel management.
- problem -solving and analytical skills
- managerial skills to be able to direct the staff and oversee the operations of each department.
The 1-year course is covered over 2 semesters, with 10 Core subjects and 1 project in the second semester.In the first semester, students are taught advanced concepts of all the key areas of management, while the second semester focuses on project dissertation requiring the application of all the concepts learnt.
PGDHRM: Top Institutes
The average tuition fee charged in India for the course ranges around INR 25 lacs for private institutes.
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer PGDHRM.
|COLLEGE/INSTITUTE||STATE||TUITION FEES (PER YEAR) IN INR|
|INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT||AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT||11,30,000|
|XAVIER LABOUR RELATIONS INSTITUTE||JAMSHEDPUR, JHARKHAND||14,00,000|
|NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING||MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA||3,81,000|
|AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM COIMBATORE CAMPUS||COIMBATORE, TAMIL NADU||4,11,000|
|INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY||GHAZIABAD, UTTAR PRADESH||7,50,000|
|NARSEE MONJEE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES||MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA||6,58,000|
|INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE||NEW DELHI, DELHI NCR||7,71,000|
|SYDENHAM INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, RESEARCH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION||MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA||67,000|
|SYMBIOSIS INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT||PUNE, MAHARASHTRA||4,68,000|
|MICA - THE SCHOOL OF IDEAS||AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT||725,000|
|SYMBIOSIS INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES||PUNE, MAHARASHTRA||5,08,000|
|MADRAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE||CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU||14,000|
|PRIN. L. N. WELINGKAR INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT & RESEARCH||MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA||4,32,000|
|INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT||RANCHI, JHARKHAND||6,25,000|
|IFIM BUSINESS SCHOOL||BANGALORE, KARNATAKA||4,75,000|
|INSTITUTE FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH||CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU||6,00,000|
|LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT||NEW DELHI, DELHI NCR||5,09,000|
|INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND RESEARCH||BANGALORE, KARNATAKA||3,50,000|
|AMITY BUSINESS SCHOOL||NOIDA, UTTAR PRADESH||5,69,000|
|NEW DELHI INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT||NEW DELHI, DELHI NCR||3,88,000|
PGDHRM: Admission Process
Candidates wishing to apply for the course need to have completed graduation in any stream from a recognized institute/university.
Admission to the course is done in 2 stages:
- Institutional Test.
- Personal Interview- involving assessment of fitness, work experience, publications and Statement of Purpose.
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on their performance in a relevant entrance test. Some of institutes conduct their own entrance tests for offering admission. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s score at the level of graduation.
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PGDHRM: Syllabus and Course Structure
A semester- wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is given here.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Management Concepts & Organizational Behavior||Human Resources Management|
|Managerial Economics||Human Resource Development|
|Business Environment and Law||Performance Management|
|Operations Research and Management||Employee Legislation|
|Strategic Management||Organizational Development and Change.|
PGDHRM: Academic Options
Successful graduates of the course interested in pursuing further studies in the discipline may go for Ph.D. or M.Phil. in the discipline, the successful completion of which makes one eligible for the post of Lecturer in universities/colleges.
PGDHRM: Career Prospects
Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as HR Executive, HR Manager, Senior Manager, General Manager, HR Department Head, Vice President- HR, etc., depending on the candidate’s qualifications, work experience, and skill sets.
Leading recruiting organizations or such postgraduates include banks, insurance companies, hospitals, universities, corporate houses, manufacturing companies, and such. Such graduates grow from Generalist HR roles into specialist areas such as industrial relations, organizational development, employment law, or training and development.
The main task of HR Managers is the efficient use and development of available skills and talent of the employees within the organization. Thus, they are highly in demand in both public and private sector organizations.
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful postgraduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Title||Job Description||Average Annual Salary in INR|
|HR Managers||They serve as intermediaries between HR Managers and representatives, ensuring smooth correspondence and co-ordination. They determine promotions in career, organize interviews, and manage personnel issues.||2,40,000 to 7,80,000|
|Human Resource Executive||Human Resource Executives are in charge of selecting, screening, meeting, and setting specialists. They may likewise deal with worker relations, finance, etc. HR Administrators arrange and facilitate the regulatory elements of an association.||2,50,000 to 8,50,000|
|Assistant Administrative Officer||Administrative Assistants, also called Office Assistants, Secretaries, and such, perform routine administrative and authoritative undertakings. They sort out records, draft messages, plan arrangements, and bolster other staff.|| 3,20,000 to 1,080,000|