Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Genesis of Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management & Research?  

The foundation of GHS- IMR was laid by J.K.Organization in 1995. The Institute provides ‘The Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Management (PGDM), AICTE approved, 2 year fulltime programme. GHS-IMR completely focus on all the amenities like that of Seminar and Conference halls, Auditorium, modern technique equipped Classrooms, fully Wi-Fi campus, well outfitted Computer Lab, Hostels , Sport Complex with Gym and world class Library with LIBSYS (version 7) and OPAC software, which enables the library users access to all information at one click. The institute has software like; prowess, Capital line/Financial Software that enables future managers to work on live data, which will help them in decisions making capabilities. 

Where is the Institute located?  

Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management and Research is located in the heart of the city. The sprawling campus covers 25 acres of area in Kamla Nagar premises. Address: Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management and Research, Kamla Nagar, Kanpur – 208005. Landmark: Near JK Temple.

What are the accreditations and approval of the institute?  

GHS-IMR is an autonomous institution approved by A.I.C.T.E., Ministry of HRD Government of India & NAAC "B+" Accredited. GHS-IMR has been Ranked 3rd Best B-School in UP & 14th Best B-School in North India by Silicon India 

What is the eligibility criterion and procedure for taking admission in GHS-IMR? 

Graduates with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from a University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities / AICTE. If you are appearing final year of graduation in 2021, you are also eligible to apply, provided you complete all formalities of the examinations before September 2021.  Also, the candidates must have taken either one of the management entrance exams such as CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA .

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What are the specializations which the Institute offers? Does it offer dual specialization? 

GHS-IMR gives a choice between electives of Marketing, Finance, Information Technology, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, International Business, and Entrepreneurship & Family Managed Business. 

What is the placement record of previous years? Tell us the name of a few companies which participated? 

It is evident that, in management school campuses, placements happen to be really a deciding factor. GHS-IMR has been offering 100% placement support since its inception. The highest and average salary packages have been INR 5.5 & 4 Lacs per annum respectively. Name of few companies that visited GHS-IMR are Redquanta, Berger Paints, Writer Corporation, HDFC Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Future Group, JK White Cement, Axis Bank, Super House Ltd., ITC Ltd. Parth Infrastructure Ltd., RSPL, RED FM, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, TCIL, and many more.

Tell us about the Institute’s Faculty resources?  

GHS-IMR takes pride in it's distinguished and highly experienced faculty as they constitute the backbone of our Institutes. Our Faculty, popularly known as ‘mentors’ will enthuse, challenge and provoke you to think out of the box in order to develop in you the art of critical thinking and holistic decision making. Over the last 21 years, GHS-IMR has created an intellectual community of full-time faculty members strained from industry and academia, renowned for their excellent teaching skills and contribution to management education through the creation of new knowledge. They not only have a rich count of published papers and books to their credit, but many among them are also much sought after for conducting MDP’s and offering research support and consultancy by leading organizations in India.

Does GHS-IMR have any International affiliation or exchange programme?  

Yes. GHS-IMR has international collaborations with the following universities

  • SYNERGY University, Moscow, Russia
  • Westford Education Group, UAE
  • Novel Academy, Pokhara Nepal
  • University of Science & Technology China (USTC) Hefei, China
  • College of Business Administration, University of Nebraska, Omaha

GHS-IMR students will have the opportunity to get international exposure while being in the programme and thus would be at par with any top-level institute in the country. 

Is it a residential course? Is the hostel facility available?

Yes. A well-furnished and aesthetically designed hostel with separate wings for boys and girls has been constructed with a view to provide the best possible facilities to the students.

GHS-IMR boasts of a lush green campus located in the very heart of Kanpur city. The campus is under the surveillance of CCTV cameras and provides a safe environment, especially for girl candidates.

What is the number of seats for admissions 2021 for your flagship PGDM programme?  

GHS-IMR has 120 seats in the flagship PGDM Programme and as an eligibility criterion, we accept CAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA scores.

What is the Fee Structure?  

Course Fee: Rs. 4.90* Lacs for Two Years that the student needs to pay in six installments (trimester wise). Fee includes Free International Study Tour and Corporate Suit. Summer School in Moscow. Russia & Laptop (Optional)

Do you help in getting education loans?  

We provide assistance to our students in obtaining education loans from various other Banks.


Does GHS-IMR have any Alumni network?

Yes. GHS-IMR has its National alumni body by the name of GALAXY. Since its inception in September 1995, more than 1900 students of 24 batches have passed out (including 24 full-time and 10 part-time batches). Galaxy – The alumni association of GHS-IMR is now a registered body under the society registration act and has its own executive council to run the day-to-day affair of the association.

I am interested in a Campus tour. How and when can I visit the campus?

You can visit the campus any working day between Morning 10 AM to Evening 05:00 PM during the admission period. To register, please mail us at 

After completion of the program, will the student be eligible for Ph. D. program?

Ans.: Yes, students are eligible for Ph. D. Programme from recognized Universities.

How to Contact the Institute?  

You can contact the Institute by calling on 0512-2222000, or +91-9076610400. Also, you can write us on: