(14th Batch – WMP: 2018-2020, commencing April/May 2018)

The PGPM for Working Executives is a 2 year programme for executives and professionals uniquely designed to harness the advantages of learning while working full time. Also called the Working Managers Programme (WMP), it now has a revamped title, structure and focus in line with global executive MBA programmes. This programme allows you to build on your skills and career prospects through the following salient features:

  • Experience the rigour of  a full management program with on-campus stay:
    • Stay at the Executive Centre, IIM Lucknow Campus at Noida for class/study.
    • Intensive 840 hour coursework with the IIM Lucknow rigour.
    • Mandatory International Module – likely at a top B-School in Europe
    • Student advisory services, events for student-corporate interface
    • Networking with business leaders, peers and alumni
  • Low disruption in job responsibilities: classes – two weekends a month; 2 year programme

Successful completion of the programme leads to the award of “Post-Graduate Diploma in Management for Working Executives”.

DURATION AND STRUCTURE: 7 terms over 2 years, 28 course credits, classes on alternate weekends (Friday afternoon/evening to Sunday), 21 to 22 visits per year, one visit at Lucknow Campus.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or an equivalent academic pursuit (i.e., 10+2+3) in any discipline recognized by: a) the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), b) UGC, or c) Ministry of Human resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

A minimum of 50% aggregate marks or, a CGPA of 5.50 on a 10-point scale (45% aggregate marks or, a CGPA of 5.00 on a 10-point scale for SC/ST/PWD categories) is required

  •  Scores for any of the following tests taken (Any ONE):
  • GMAT score for the test taken between April 1, 2013 and January 31, 2018
  • CAT / XAT / GATE score for the test taken in year 2016 onward
  • WMP Entrance Exam scheduled on Sunday, March 11, 2018 (at IIML Noida Campus)
  • A minimum of 3 years of full-time post-qualification (i.e. after graduation) professional work experience as on February 28, 2018



Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview.

Note: You may submit the fully filled Application Form online or a hard copy of the Application Form may be submitted to the address given below.

Reservation: As per Govt. of India rules.

Online: The application form may be accessed online at:

Offline: The application form may be downloaded from:; or may be obtained from the Admissions Office at IIM Lucknow Noida Campus.

Last date for receiving applications: Completed application forms (online/offline) should reach the Admissions Office by 5:30pm, Friday, March 09, 2018.

Mailing Address:

Admissions Office


Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

B-1 Institutional Area, Sector 62, Noida – 201307 (UP)

Phone: 0120 – 6678481, 6678402. E-mail:

IIM Lucknow website: