Free Post Graduate Diploma in Garment Business

By Your Query Staff

Published on February 22, 2022
Updated on October 15, 2022


Institute of Business Administration University of Dhaka and Skills for Employment Investment Program are jointly offering the following Program:

Program Title: Free Post Graduate Diploma in Garment Business (PGD-GB)



Bangladesh has achieved notable success in many socio-economic areas and is moving towards a higher growth trajectory. The ready-made garment (RMG) industry is one of the largest contributors in that run. Despite being the largest exporter and one of the largest employers of the country, this sector is struggling to achieve its full potential due to an acute skill shortage in mid to top-level managers. To achieve the target of RMG exports, the Government has taken initiatives to produce a pool of skilled managers. To make this initiative successful, the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka with support from the Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh, is offering a Post Graduate Diploma in Garment Business (PGD-GB).


To produce world-class managers for Garment Industry who will be able to incorporate industry best practices and be a change agent.


There will be three modules in the program. Each module will be three (3) months long. The first module will give the knowledge of basic management subjects focusing on the functional areas of business. The second module will be industry attachment. In the third module, industry, and trade-related subjects will be taught by industry experts. Classes will take place on weekends and/or in the evening of the weekdays for part-time (executive) participants. Classes for full-time (fresh graduates) will take place in the afternoon/evening of the weekdays and/or in the weekends. During the ongoing pandemic period, classes will be held through an online platform. However, if and when the situation permits, classes will be held at the IBA premises.


 The resource persons for the program comprise faculty members from IBA, University of Dhaka and other reputed universities. Leading and renowned practitioners from the industry will also conduct sessions on business and industry-related subjects.


·       A bachelor's degree or its equivalent in any field of education with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.0 or its equivalent for class/ division system; Minimum GPA of 3.00 out of 5.00 in both SSC and HSC examination or equivalent for class/ division system;

·       Candidates having diploma in lieu of HSC need to contact IBA for equivalence;

·       For all foreign degrees, equivalence will be determined by the IBA Equivalence Committee (Without such equivalence, applicants are not eligible to sit for the admission test);

·       For executives, minimum 3 (three) years of work experience in the RMG sector is required;

·       For fresh graduates, no experience in the RMG sector is required;

·       Candidate's age shall not exceed 50 years as on December 31, 2023.

·       Those who were enrolled in any PGD program under SEIP before are not eligible to apply to this program.


Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria should apply online using the prescribed application form by Tuesday, October 18, 2022.

Application Link:  Click Here


 The test consists of two components: Written Test and Interview. The applicant must obtain a minimum qualifying score to pass the written test to appear before the interview board. The female selection will be based on their performance in all the components.

Tuition fees will be fully waived and financial allowances will be provided to the successful candidates.

CONTACT DETAILS: For application and other information please contact:

Address: PGD-GB Program Office (Institute of Business Administration University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000)

Tel.: +88-0244610506

Cell: +88-01726417629


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For further clarification you may visit Official Website or see the published circular:

Free Post Graduate Diploma in Garment Business

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