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Graduate Diploma In Materials Management (GDMM)
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The Graduate Diploma in Materials Management is recognized by the Central Government (Department of Education), Ministry of HRD, for the purpose of recruitment to superior posts and services under the Central Government. This is also accredited by the International Federation of Purchasing and supply Management (IFPSM), Atlanta, USA. IIMM is the first Institute in the Asia Pacific Region to be certified by IFPSM.

A Board of Studies consisting of leading personalities from academic and professional field controls the courses at the national level. The faculty is drawn from experts in the industry, educational and professional institutions in the country.

Twice, Jan/July, every year through admission test and viva voce.

Prospectus: - Prospectus can be obtained from 46 branches & Headquarter by payment of Rs 500/- in cash or by sending Bank Pay orders / DD of Rs 600/- drawn in favor of ‘IIMM NHQ Collection a/c’ payable at Mumbai to NHQ address.

Classes start in Jan & July.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent with two years experience OR
  • A Diploma in engineering /Technology / Management approved by AICTE with two years experience.


  • 2 years by Correspondence mode (distance education) - 4 semesters x 6 months each
  • 2 years by Contact mode (oral instructions) classes commencing first week of January &
    July - 4 semesters x 6 months each

(Each Semester is of six months duration)

Distance & Contact
1 1 a) Management Principles
b) Human Resource Practice
6 months
2 Quantitative Methods
3 a) Business Economics
b) Accounting and Finance
4 a) Information Technology
b) E-Commerce
2 5 Purchasing Management 6 months
6 Business Law
7 International Trade
8 Operations Management
3 9 Strategic Management 6 months
10 Inventory Management
11 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
12 a) Packaging
b) Distribution Management
4 13 Research Methodology 6 months
14 Project Work
15 Viva Voce

Conducted twice a year Starting from every second Monday of June & December through network of 39 branches /Exam centers.

Two years regular courses in 17 branches
Aurangabad, Bangalore, Baroda, Calcutta, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, New Delhi, Pune and Vishakhapatnam.

Recognized by UGC- DEB.

Recognised by Distance Education Council.
Accredited by the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM)

Continuous Education
Graduate students passing GDMM with a minimum of 55% marks are eligible for enrolling to the PGDMM (entry into 3rd year) Course by Correspondence of two Semesters.
Graduate Student Passing GDMM can opt. for entry into 2 rd Year of MBA (Materials Management) Course of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) & MBA (Supply Chain Management) course of Punjab Technical Univeristy(PTU)

Course Fees (Correspondence)

Registration : Rs 750/- ( to be paid at the time of admission)
Examination : Rs 800/- each for modules 1,2,3
Tuition fee : Rs 8000/- each for modules 1,2,3
  : Rs 3800/- for 4th module.
Total : Rs 30950/- Excluding cost of Prospectus, Aptitude Test & Membership.

& Certification/Convocation: Rs. 1000/-( to be submitted to IIMM- NHQ alongwith the application form available on www.iimm.org--->Education--->Students zone

Contact Mode :

Registration : Rs 750/- ( to be paid at the time of admission)
Examination : Rs 800/- per semester
Tuition fee + Library fee :  

Details to be obtained from the respective branches.