SDM Institute for Management Development (SDM-IMD), Mysore has carved a niche as the pioneer of management teaching practices. SDM-IMD possess more than a decade of experience in setting the standards of management education.With an ever-growing repertoire of campus placements, SDM-IMD is considered as an institution that nurtures practical managers for improving effectiveness and adding value to organisations in India and abroad.With stringent admission processes, SDM-IMD chooses only those best suited as its student managers. The process for the flagship PGDM programme is through the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the IIMs followed by a Managerial Aptitude Screen (MAS). The previous academic record and work experience of the candidates also plays a role in the screening process.A part of the Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational Trust, Ujire, (SDMET), SDM-IMD has a philosophy forged by decades of experience. SDMET runs over 40 premium educational institutions including higher education centers in medical, engineering, dental and management sciences. The trust is also involved in charity and social upliftment.