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  • Locations: Mysore, India
  • Program Time Abroad: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer 1
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: TAMU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 1 2021 02/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2021-2022 03/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 03/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Academic College: Mays Business School
Click here for a definition of this term Academic Area: Business Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Course Term: Fall, Spring, Summer 10-week Click here for a definition of this term Language of instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Primary Contact: Natsuki Hara ( Classification: Graduate Student
Academic Department: Accounting, Agribusiness, Business Administration, Business Honors, Finance, Information & Operations Management, Land Economics & Real Estate, Management, Management Informations Systems, Marketing, Masters of Business Administration, Supply Chain Management Click here for a definition of this term Secondary Contact: Trisha Winkle (
Program Description:

India Graduate Business (SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore)

Program Coordinator

Natsuki Hara

Study Abroad Advisor

Trisha Winkle


India Graduate Business (SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore)
Fall, Spring, Summer, or Academic Year
Mysore, Karnataka, India

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) was established in 1993
SDMIMD has been regarded as one of the premier business schools in India, and is dedicated to management education and creating inspirational business leaders and entrepreneurs who will be successful in a changing, contemporary market. The institute has earned several A++ rankings from Crisil and Business India. 

The SDM Institute for Management Development campus is located at the foot of Chamundi hills in MysoreSDMIMD won the ARCHIDESIGN Award for the Best Institutional/Corporate Building Design in 2007 for its intricate and extensive campus architecture.

Mysore is named the “Palace City” for its famous landmark, Mysore Palace. The palace was once the home of Wodeyar Maharajas, and has intricate stained glass, a plethora of mirrors, and gaudy colors. On weekends, national holidays, and through the Dasara celebrations, the palace is illuminated by thousands of light bulbs. The city is also known for its beautiful temples, zoos, lively bazaars, and charming architecture.

  • Limited to students in the Mays Business School
  • Have a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Must attend TAMU for at least one full semester after exchange
  • Upper level classification
  • Other program specific requirements (inquire with Program Coordinator)

The exchange student program offers a variety of different courses and tracks. SDMIMD is an advanced business school and this program is open only to graduate students from Mays Business School. While studying at SDMIMD, the Post-Graduate Diploma Program (PGDM) is compiled from current industry practices, probing business case studies and designed to enable students to adapt to the challenges of the global business environment. SDMIMD offers a wide range of courses for students to choose from all taught in English.

SDMIMD offers a dorm-like “hostel” to their students in which each student has a private, fully-furnished room, a community lounge/study area, recreational facilities, and a common dining area, known as the SDMIMD “Mess.” The students decide weekly on the menu for the Mess, which caters to around 300 people and mixes a variety of North and South Indian vegetarian cuisine.

Estimated Fees Paid to Texas A&M
  • A&M Tuition and Fees*
  • $500 Education Abroad Fee

*Tuition & Fee rates vary depending on course load and residency status.
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For Estimated Fees Paid to Host University & Additional Expenses, please visit:  
Mays Business School Center for International Business Studies website.

The Scholarships and Financial Aid Office offers scholarship programs. These scholarships are based on merit and/or financial need. For more information and to access the application, please visit the University Scholarship Application Portal. The Center for International Business Studies also offers semester exchange scholarships to Mays Business School students. Visit the Center for International Business Studies website for more information or to apply.


Financial Aid
Federal and state financial aid and certain scholarships may often be used toward the cost of TAMU study abroad programs. Students can contact the Program Coordinator (listed above) to obtain a copy of the program-specific Financial Aid Request Form. Students should schedule a meeting with a financial aid advisor to discuss their award package and disbursement of financial aid as it relates to the courses and the program fee due dates. Here is the link to the Financial Aid Office.