Post graduate programs are highly regarded as prestigious in the firm. These colleges are limited in number and have stringent criteria. Some colleges however would accept just anyone in their program provided the students are ready and willing to pay the fee. But do you want to get into such a college? Most students would not prefer such a college.
The college you would want to get in would be hard to get admission in as the PGDM criteria is set high for the best colleges. The eligibility for PG diploma may require you to attain high score in CAT/GMAT/GRE or other recognized exam extended by the college. Why do the best colleges have such high expectation for PGDM admission? There are several reasons like colleges want to be rank higher and gain recognition for their education, which can be achieved through the placement results of the students.
Top institutes around the world prefer to enrol only candidates with high scores in their graduation as well as in standardized tests. Some admission committees hold group discussion rounds as well as personal interview rounds so that students who are extremely innovative and quick may get in their college. Your choice of college can help you forever because you would be able to get recruited through the campus based on the name of the college or its rank.
Renowned companies visit ideal colleges to recruit the brightest students in their firms. Therein lies your opportunity which surely you would not want to miss at any cost.
There aren’t many students who would have secured good marks all through their life or would have secured extremely high grades in the standardized tests. How can such students gain better opportunities? Should they keep on trying till the achieve the score which makes them eligible to get in the best colleges or should they compromise and get entry into a second best colleges?
The above questions are relevant to developing your strategy in selecting the college. I would suggest that you list out your own eligibilities according to the colleges and match whether the college is able to extend similar opportunities as that of a premier institute. You need to develop your skills, get facilities and gain training according to the corporate world. You may get all of this in a college that does not have high eligibility criteria. Just remember that the college should be able to help you develop your skills and give you opportunity to get placed with renowned firms.