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IIM Rohtak Announces Launch of Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (ePGDM) with Hughes Global Education India


Comprehensive Training over Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning Platform

New Delhi, India, 16 April 2015—Hughes Global Education India Limited (HGEIL) today announced the launch of ‘Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management’ (ePGDM) by Indian Institute of Management Rohtak (IIM-Rohtak) for working executives. Delivered over the Hughes Onsite Learning Platform, this programme is designed for experienced executives, entrepreneurs and professionals, who desire to enhance their managerial knowledge and skills through formal management education. The Programme is uniquely structured to provide high quality management education to executives with minimal disruption at their work place, as well as to ensure the high standards and rigour expected from the brand IIM for its Post Graduate Programmes.

The executive Post Graduate Programme from IIM Rohtak will provide executives an opportunity to receive formal management qualification of a premier Indian brand with state-of-the-art knowledge acquisition—either a two-year Post Graduate Diploma or a one-year Post Graduate Certificate, per their preference or specialisation in specific subject areas.

The unique Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning Platform, offered by HGEIL, provides a live, interactive capability where participants in any part of the country can listen and discuss questions directly with IIM Rohtak faculty members, cutting across geographical constraints.

Speaking of the launch, Prof. P Rameshan, Director, IIM Rohtak said, “With the launch of our first Interactive Distance Learning Programme, the ePGDM, we have taken another significant step towards our goal of being a global learning centre. The Hughes interactive onsite platform gives us the technological support to reach students at far-off locations enabling them to benefit from the academic prowess of IIM Rohtak.”

Mr. Partho Banerjee, President and Managing Director of Hughes Communications India Ltd (HCIL), parent company of HGEIL, said, “We are confident that our platform will support IIM Rohtak in its vision to reach out to students across different geographies and establish itself as a global leader.”

To date, more than 25,000 students have used the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning platform in 100 classrooms in 50 cities spread across the country and participated in courses by leading academic partner institutes to improve their skills and move up the career ladder within their organizations. For more information, please visit


  • Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed 
  • Graduates (10+2+3) / Post Graduates in any discipline with min. 50% marks [aggregate - considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognized by UGC/AICTE. 
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience (full-time paid employment) post completion of graduation as on Application Closure Date.

About IIM Rohtak

IIM Rohtak is the 8th IIM set up by Ministry of HRD, Government of India. Currently, it is the only IIM in the National Capital Region of India. The Vision of IIM Rohtak is to be a global leader in the creation and dissemination of management knowledge and a global learning centre. In a short span of time, the Institute has already become a major management learning centre in India. It has an excellent corporate relations programme and has taken strong initiatives to support the cause of women. The Institute has been recognised by the Industry for its efforts as evidenced by its successful Summer and Final placements since its inception.

About Hughes Global Education India

Hughes Global Education India Ltd (HGEIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications India Ltd (HCIL) which is India’s leading provider of broadband networks and a majority owned subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes). HGEIL provides the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning platform, for satellite-based education and training for working professionals/students. Delivered over a live, interactive, real-time, two-way video, voice and data platform, it is available today in 155 classrooms in 75 cities. HGEIL has redefined the next generation of education, i.e. the real-time Interactive Onsite Learning platform. Started in 2001and the first of its kind in India, this platform seamlessly integrates the strengths of traditional methods of education—classroom teaching—with the latest in technology.

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