Admissions Open for 2017

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THE POST GRADUATE PROGRAM IN DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP HAS BEEN DESIGNED FOR YOUNG GRADUATES AND WORKING PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT WORKING IN THE SOCIAL SECTOR AND WOULD LIKE TO BUILD CAREERS IN DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT

Program Highlights

UNIQUE AND EXCITING PROGRAMME

  • Fast paced and intense programme structure designed in consultation with potential employers
  • Diverse curriculum; Engaging pedagogy; Novel assessment processes

PRACTITIONERS AS FACULTY

  • Practitioners from diverse sub sectors help develop a cross-sectoral understanding
  • Courses being developed grounds-up capturing experiences, challenges successes and failures

FIELD CONNECT AND PARTNERSHIPS

  • Involved internships and placement opportunities with leading organizations
  • Enriching travel experience: “Realizing India”

UPTO 100% SCHOLARSHIPS

  • No student will be turned down due to financial constraints
  • Financial assistance for boarding and lodging too

Our Internships and Placements Partners

Application Process

Online Application Process

  • Click the 'Apply Now' button in the blue bar at the top of our website. This will open the Registration Form.
  • Fill all fields of the form and click the ‘Register’ button
  • You will receive an activation link in an email sent to the same one entered in the registration form.
  • Click this link to activate your account

Step 1: Apply online

  • PGP Admissions Application form to be filled and submitted online.
  • This form includes a 500 word Statement of Purpose which should reflect your interest in the development sector and why you should be considered for this programme

Step 2: Telephone Interview

After we receive your completed Online Application, we will connect with shortlisted applicants on the telephone at a mutually convenient time. If selected, you will be called for a personal interview and written test.

Step 3: Interview & Written Test

  • The purpose of the interview and written test is to understand your analytical ability as well as your ability to synthesise, gauge empathy, and to understand your motivations.
  • This form includes a 500 word Statement of Purpose which should reflect your interest in the development sector and why you should be considered for this programme

ISDM Team


Ashish Dhawan
Founder and Chairman - Central Square Foundation
Harvard University(MBA), Yale University (BA/BS)

Gaurav Shah
IIM Calcutta (MBA)
BITS Pilani (B.E., MSc.)

Pramath Raj Sinha
Founder and Managing Director - 9.9 Media
University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering)

Ravi Shreedharan
IIT-BHU (Mechanical)
IIM Ahmedabad (PGDM)

Sharad Agarwal
IITK (Electrical)
IIM Ahmedabad (PGDM)

Suparna Diwakar
Gokhale Institute Pune (Economics)
Symbiosis Institute (PGDHRM)

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