Management Development Institute

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Management Development Institute Gurgaon
Management Development Institute logo.png
Motto Yogāh Kārmāsu Kaushālām
Motto in English
Perfection in action is Yoga
Type Private business School
Established 1973 (1973)
Director Himadri Das[1]
Location Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Campus Urban

Management Development Institute (MDI) is a business school in India. It was established in 1973 by Industrial Finance Corporation of India and is located in Gurgaon, a commercial hub near the Indian capital of New Delhi. Its second campus has come up near Murshidabad, West Bengal.[2] The Murshidabad campus was inaugurated by Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on 24 August 2014.


Management Development Institute was registered at New Delhi as a society under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 in 1973, primarily to setup an institute for training, consulting & research activities. Dr. Nitish K Sengupta, IAS was the last Executive Chairman serving during 1982-84. Dr. T. N. Kapoor was appointed the first Executive Director of the institute in 1984. The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) was started in 1994.


MDI is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), London, reaccredited in 2011. MDI first got the AMBA accredition in 2005 and became the first business school in India to get an international accredition.[citation needed] It also holds a South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS) accreditation, awarded in 2005 by the Association’s International Accreditation Advisory Board.[citation needed]


Institute rankings
Business/Management – India
NIRF (2018)[3] 12
Business Today (2016)[4] 6
Outlook India (2016)[5] 9

MDI was ranked 12 among management schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018,[3] sixth by Business Today's "India's best B-schools 2016"[4] and ninth in India by Outlook India's "Top 100 Management Schools" of 2016.[5]


Scholars Building – MDI Gurgaon

MDI has its own campus spread over 37 acres (150,000 m2) in Gurgaon. The campus is about 12 km. from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. MDI has a pretty campus teeming with red brick buildings and dotted with trees. The buildings have been given such names as Gurukul, Lakshaya, Scholars, Renaissance, Parthenon etc. Moreover, MDI boasts of air-conditioned class rooms, library and computer centre, fully furnished residences for participants, executive suites, facilities and recreation areas like golf course and floodlit badminton, tennis and basketball courts.[6]


The MDI library has a collection of over 60,000 books, in addition to electronic resources which include e-books, journals, databases, audio-visual materials, CDs/DVDs, e-journals, reports, case studies, conference proceedings, training manuals etc.[7]


The institute offers various post graduate diploma programmes. These include full-time and part-time programmes. It also offers fellowship research programmes.[8]

Continuing Education[edit]

MDI offers various specialised programmes for practising managers and management faculty. These include short duration residential Management Development Programmes (MDP), In-Company Sponsored Programmes, Advanced Management Programmes (AMP), Quality Improvement Programmes (QIP), which is designed to fill knowledge and skill gaps in different functional areas. Experience required to enroll for PGDM in the Energy Management is a minimum of 5 years.


  1. ^ "MDI Gurgaon-Director's Message". Retrieved 10 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "MDI Murshidabad". 
  3. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Management)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "India's best B-schools 2016: Full List". Business Today. 4 December 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "Fits And Start-Ups: The A+ Schools". Outlook India. 3 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Behl, Vinod (25 June 2003). "Serious business". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  7. ^ "The Telegraph: MDI, Gurgaon". The Telegraph. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  8. ^ "Post Graduate Programmes". Retrieved 15 March 2018.  Click on "Programmes".

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