Q1) Is PGDM equivalent to MBA?
A) Yes, it is. The University system in India offers the MBA degree and all other Autonomous Institutions including IIMs recognized by Govt. of India, offer PGDM. The course content and academic regimen of PGDM is on Par with MBA, degree. DHRUVA is R&D affiliate of JNTU-Hyderabad, researchers can register for PhD.
Q2) How are the placements with Dhruva?
A) Placement Cell is dedicated to advising students on career options and providing the latest information on summer training opportunities and employment vacancies. Being an integral part of the 'company services', the placement cell in addition to individual counselling, will run seminars and group sessions covering career choice, interview skills, group discussion skills, preparing resumes and drafting job applications. Dhruva has an enviable track record of 100% placement. Dhruva average annual pay Rs 3,50,000 and highest pay Rs 8,50,000.
In addition to providing up-to-date career information, employment trends, salary statistics, developing job search techniques, coordinating on campus recruitment, the placement services will also maintain listing of part-time jobs and summer/ vacation employment opportunities.
Q3) How is the dual elective programme helpful?
A) Dual elective helps the graduates horizontal mobility in career opportunities .
Q4) I am an outstation student . Does the college provide Hostel facilities?
A) The college has its own hostel in its salubrious state-of-the-art Campus.
Q5) Is there separate hostel for Boys and Girls?
Q6) Will the college help me in finding the Industry internship / project?
A) Yes, the college placement cell, assists students in finding organisations for their project work.
Q7) I come from a Science background. Do I have to satisfy other prerequisites for the programme ?
A) None . As long as you demonstrate requisite aptitude in the selection process, the college will be pleased to admit you into the course and also offer you necessary orientation.
Q8) How are students assessed?
A) Students are assessed continuously -internally as well as externally.
Q9) Is there an age limit for entry into the programme?
- Internal assessments include midterm, test, quizzes, Case discussions, Assignments, Presentations, Personality Development programmes.
- External assessment is conducted at end of term examinations, Industry internship, Project evaluation, Comprehensive viva voice.
Q10) Do I need to stay in Hyderabad to complete the programme?
A) Yes, it is a full time regular residential programme. You have to stay on the campus.
Q11) What is the schedule of PGDM 2012 - 14?
A) Please refer to Program Cycles on Home Page.
Q12) What are the deadlines for application?
A) PGDM 2013 - 15 seats are available.
Q13) Is work experience a prerequisite for enrolling into PGDM programme?
A) No, however weightage will be given to work experience and other qualifications.
Q14) What is the medium of instruction?
Q15) What does your Curriculum consist of?
A) Please refer Instructional Methodology and Curriculum .
Q16) Who awards the PGDM degree?
A) Approved as an Autonomous college by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Minister of HRD, Govt of India, Dhruva awards the degree.
Q17) What memberships are the graduates encouraged to take?
A) HMA, NHRD Rotaract Club, British Council, Economic Times Club, Society for Accident Free Environment (SAFE), Dhruva Alumni Association.
Q18) Is it possible to take time out or defer the course if necessary?
A) Yes of course, provided the course is completed within a total span of 4 years.
Q19) What computer hardware do I need?
A) Computer peripherals and hardware everything is provided. Wi-Fi internet is also available with in campus.
Q20) Does Dhruva have an Alumni association?
A) Yes , It has. For more details, contact the Alumni Coordinator at Dhruva , Hyderabad by E-mail, Phone or Post.
Q21) How can the students' academic credentials be verified?
A)In order to verify authenticity of course completed from Dhruva College of Management, several agencies from abroad and India are requesting verification from Dhruva College of Management.
Agencies from abroad and India are advised to submit a written letter enclosing students' certificates and a Demand Draft for Rs. 1000/- ( Rupees One thousand only) drawn in favour of “Dhruva College of Management “ in Indian Rupees payable at Hyderabad, India.
Alternatively, agencies from abroad and India can also request for verification of authenticity of course completion through e-mail to
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) attaching soft copy of students’ certificates and payment of Rs. 1000/- ( Rupees One thousand only) in Indian Rupees by direct credit into Bank account of “ Dhruva college of Management, HDFC BANK A/C : 16401450000016, Branch: Medchal, Hyderabad , IFSC Code : HDFC0000060 “
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