The new Programme is a 15 months full-time residential programme leading to Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural), PGDMX(R). This programme is recognized as equivalent to Executive MBA programme and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural) (the programme) will be essentially for those aspirants in supervisory/managerial category who have a good amount of practical work experience. The professionals can have continuing education in rural management. They would need working skills in most of the functional areas e.g. finance, accounting, marketing, human resource management, operations, projects and the contextual understanding of rural in performing their jobs. Therefore, the major focus of this programme is to match both conceptual issues with real-life organisational problems and the focus in the programme is more on simulating the actual work life.