Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management (PGDMM)

This prestigious professional course aims at preparing students for the senior level management position. The syllabus has been structured at par with IFPSM standards giving due consideration to the Indian economic environment.

A Board of Studies consisting of leading personalities from academic and professional field controls the courses at the national level. The faculty is drawn from experts in industry, educational and professional institutions in the country.

Twice during Jan/July every year through entrance test and viva-voice

Prospectus Prospectus can be obtained from 51 branches & Headquarter by payment of Rs 600/- in cash or by sending Bank Pay orders / DD of Rs 700/- payable to NHQ / branch nearest to you.

Admission start in Jan & July every year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any Bachelor’s Degree from any Recognized University. (Minimum 50% marks) with 2 years’ work experience in a supervisory / managerial position in the field of Materials Management or related areas.

Mode of Education

  • Distance Education

Course Duration The course is divided into 6 modules spread over 3 years.

GDMM qualified students with 55% marks of IIMM need to complete the last 2 semesters only (known as PGDMM – Lateral Entry)


ModulePaper No.Paper NamePGDMM
101a) Management Principles
b) Human Resource Practices.
6 months
02Quantitative Techniques & Operation Research
03a) Business Economics & Business Accounting.
04a) Information Technology
b) E-Commerce
205Purchasing Management.6 months
06Business Law.
07International Trade.
08Operations Management
09Strategic Management
310Inventory Management6 months
11Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
12a) Packaging
b) Distribution Management
13Research Mathodology
414Project Work6 months
14.1Viva Voce
515Strategic cost & Financial Management6 months
16Business Strategies and World Class practices
17Advanced Supply Management
18Elective (any one)
a) Project Management
b) Retail Supply Chain Management
c) Operation Strategy
d) Marketing Management
e) Total Quality Management
619Dissertation Work6 months
19.1Viva Voce

Conducted twice a year, commences during June & December. Exams will be conducted through its network of 48 branches and 19 Chapters/Exam Centers.


  • Recognized by UGC – DEB

Correspondence Mode:

Course Fee

Semester 1        : Rs. 10,600/-

Semester 2        : Rs. 10,000/-

Semester 3        : Rs. 9,600/-

Semester 4        : Rs. 3,800/-

Semester 5        : Rs. 9,600/-

Semester 6        : Rs. 3,800/-

Re-exam fee: Rs 400/- per paper.

Certification: Rs. 1000/- (to be submitted to IIMM- NHQ along with the application form available on—>Education—>Students zone

PGDMM Program for graduates holding GDMM (Lateral Entry)

Course will have 12 months’ duration (2 Semesters – 6 months each)