As a graduate, the transition to the corporate world is a pivotal moment in your life. In today's competitive job market, a strong management program is your key to success. Our PGPBA program equips you with essential skills, making you an attractive candidate for employers seeking leadership potential and analytical rigor. Explore our refined and efficient route to your career goals.

Experience the IGTC PGPBA Advantage - Your Dedication, Our Excellence

IGTC's groundbreaking Post Graduate Programme in Business Administration is crafted in alignment with the esteemed and renowned "German Dual Education System." This distinctive approach seamlessly integrates theoretical learning with hands-on training, creating a comprehensive educational experience. The program not only imparts a strong understanding of core business principles but also fosters a leadership-focused mindset. Participants benefit from valuable and mandatory practical training experience, ensuring exposure to real-world scenarios and enhancing career prospects.

As an IGTC student, you'll immerse yourself in world-class experiential management training with leading Indo-German corporations. Over the past three decades, IGTC has launched over 3,000 graduates who have achieved rapid career progression on a global scale, ultimately securing fulfilling management roles.

Programme Features

Attend classes during the 18-months, full-time business administration programme merging German precision and excellence with Indian innovation and agility.

Apply the German Dual System to connect strong academic theories in the classroom to real-world examples and problems.

Learn from India's top B-School faculty who are thought leaders from the world of management education with rich corporate exposure.

Engage with leading Indo-German organisations, provide practical training opportunities with exposure to German processes, best practices & work culture.

Implement live projects at the assigned company under guidance of your mentors and grow from invaluable, expert feedback.

Graduate with a PGPBA certificate jointly awarded by the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK), Berlin and the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC).

Earn internship/practical training and placement support

Enhance intercultural understanding with 'Business Environment Germany', an intensive study trip to DHBW Karlsruhe, Germany (optional).

Transfer credits to attain a Master in Business Management degree from the DHBW Heilbronn, Germany (in discussion, expected implementation from 2025).

The German Dual Education System: A Pillar of Excellence

The German Dual Education System stands as a cornerstone of the renowned 'Made in Germany' brand, setting a gold standard embraced by numerous European and Asian economies for its commitment to quality and excellence. At its core, the Dual System embodies the concept of 'Learning by Doing,' seamlessly integrating theory with hands-on experience within the organizational context.

At IGTC, we uphold this ethos and foster a shared commitment to education in partnership with leading companies. This collaboration creates a distinct synergy, bridging the gap between learning and practical application. This unique approach not only imparts essential business principles but also nurtures the confidence to innovate and execute effectively.

For more than three decades, IGTC has held the distinction of being the sole organization in India dedicated to immersing both post-graduate students and seasoned executives in this purpose-driven learning and skilling program, shaping the next generation of Indian managers and leaders.


IGTC PGPBA is anchored in an industry-driven general management curriculum delivered by India's Top B-School faculty, industry experts, and thought-leaders. With the fundamentals mastered, you develop strong critical analysis and problem-solving skills boosted by strategic thinking and a global vision to support your career growth.

Corporate Projects

The Value of Apprenticeship- The Cornerstone of IGTC's Dual Education System

The #1 purpose for your time at IGTC is to broaden and deepen your intellectual ability and prepare you for career success. Your goal is to learn, and the time-honoured way to learn a skill or trade is apprenticeship. If you want to be a glass-blower, you would go and study with a master glass-blower. You would follow his movements and try to absorb his knowledge.

At IGTC you benefit from many individuals - the faculty, corporate mentors, and successful alumni who have varied expertise in their fields. You have the chance to apprentice yourselves under those who have done it before you. You can sample a range of intellectual and corporate pursuits to discover who you are what you are best at, before you innovate and drive business with unique new ideas and methods.

Purposeful Learning With Live Corporate Projects

Operations Value Chain: Inventory Management at Baerlocher Additives

Fresh with ideas and modern inventory management tools at IGTC, I applied the Statistical (QR model) and Estimation Method to scientifically redefine and calculate minimum inventory and re-order level. These recommendations were successfully implemented by Baerlocher and it helped to reduce inventory by 7 percent and realised a cost savings of approximately 22 percent

Chitrang Narkar,
PGPBA Class of 2021
Money Matters: Key Operating Processes at DBOI Global Services

At DBOI, I was tasked to review Key Operating Processes (KOP) of the Liquidity Data Management team. By shadowing the seasoned analysts, I gained a profound understanding of the innovative technical tools that make liquidity reporting more precise and reliable. I initiated a tracking mechanism making this regulatory task more efficient. This project won approval from the management and the audit authorities.

Deeotima Hazra,
PGPBA Class of 2020
Customer-Focused Selling: Identifying Market Potential at Kärcher

Great products or services come from listening to the needs and interests of our customers. As an intern, I was tasked to conduct research, identify market value, and provide scope of improvement for Kärcher products. Implementing the application of marketing tools like Need-Gap Analysis, Focus Area, and Value-added offering, enhanced the market potential of our cleaning industry products.

Nitish Kadam,
PGPBA Class of 2021

Benefits of the Programme

Maximize Your Potential: Benefits of Our Management Program

  • Develop a holistic perspective to enhance your business acumen, confidence, and management skills.
  • Explore practical learning opportunities offered by partner training organizations associated with Indo-German Chamber of Commerce’s.
  • Learn Management principles: Planning, Process and Precision.
  • Build a professional network with the assistance of our alumni employed by leading Indo-German companies.
  • Gain recognition with the German industry in India.

Your Way Forward

  • Graduates in any field
    (B.E./B.Tech./B.Com./B.M.S/B.M.M./B.SC/B.A.) with 0-5 years of work experience and over 50% aggregate marks are eligible to apply.
  • Application forms to be filled online here with an application fee of Rs. 3000 + 9% CGST + 9% SGST payable online.
  • Programme Fees are Rs. 4,00,000 + 9% CGST + 9% SGST payable online (in installments)

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*Disclaimer: The PGPBA program is currently not accredited by the All-India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

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Confidence, Vision and Excellence for Achievers

Frequently Asked Questions?

IGTC PGPBA Programme is very similar to a 2 year MBA degree in terms of design, experience of faculty and delivery. Some comparative advantages are:
  • Our distinctive feature is the compulsory practical training/internship with leading Indo-German partner organizations. This engagement involves hands-on industry applications through on-the-job training, mentorship, and live projects.
  • The program seamlessly integrates the strengths of theoretical and practical approaches, drawing inspiration from the German Dual System. Take advantage of top-notch management training through hands-on experience as Management Trainee-Interns at India's premier German corporations.
  • As a non-profit management training arm of the Indo German Chamber of Commerce, IGTC is able to extend deep value for its programmes. The PGPBA cost is kept at INR 4,00,000 plus tax compared to expensive MBA degree
IGTC offers an optional 10-day study trip to Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) which hosts IGTC students and participating managers at their Karlsruhe campus, Germany. This exchange is a highlight of our PGPBA Programmes as it not only promotes an understanding of Germany’s business culture and its people, but is packed with a good balance of business and social lessons from an intercultural perspective.
Application forms to be filled out online supported by required documents and an application fee of Rs.3000/- + 9% CGST + 9% SGST. Please contact IGTC via +91 7045360206 or email us at igtcprograms@indo-german.com for more details.
Graduates in any field
(B.E./B.Tech./B.Com./B.M.S/B.M.M./B.SC/B.A.) with 0-5 years of work experience and over 50% aggregate marks are eligible to apply.
A placement opportunity with the training company is not a guarantee; but the internship could convert to a pre-placement offer subject to individual training performance and a job opening in the company.
The German Dual System in its purest form, the Dual System simply means ‘Learning by Doing’, it is widely practiced in Germany and several European countries. In IGTC this discipline fosters joint educational responsibility with the collaborating companies. Together, it creates a unique synergy between learning and working that instills the knowledge of business principles and the confidence to innovate and execute.
The total fee to the programme is Rs. 4,00,000 plus tax is payable in three installments as follows:
  • First installment: INR 50,000 + taxes (upon admission within 2 weeks)
  • Second installment: INR 1,75,000 + taxes (in June)
  • Third installment: INR 1,75,000 + taxes (in April)
  • Withdrawal of candidature before the month of June: The Candidates, who have accepted the Offer of Admission, paid the first installment, and later withdrew the admission from the offered Programme (before month of June). Such candidates will be refunded the entire amount paid by them after deducting INR 5,000/- as a processing fee.
  • Withdrawal of candidature before the commencement of Programme (i.e. between the period June to August month): If a candidate withdraws their candidacy before the program begins (i.e., between June and August), having previously accepted the Offer of Admission and paid the installments, a refund will be issued. The refunded amount will be the total paid by the candidate, minus a processing fee of INR 30,000.
  • No refund will be made post the commencement of the programme.

IGTC is currently holding discussions with Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW), Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), Heilbronn to accept PGPBA students from IGTC into their Master’s in Business Management programme. It is intended for those IGTC students who additionally aspire to gain an international experience, a higher education in business and a master’s degree at a renowned German institution. DHBW is one of the largest higher education institutions in the German Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg with 9 DHBW locations & 3 DHBW campuses, catering to approximately 34,000 students and over 9,000 corporate partners across all their Bachelors and master’s programmes.