Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

Great Lakes Institute of Management is located at Chennai. The 27 Acre Green Campus, situated at Manamai near shore temple of Mamallapuram, 50 km from the city of Chennai. It is situated on the 9 Km after Mahabalipuram, in Manamai village and the campus is on the right hand side of the road. The central railway station is 65 km from the campus.The institute was founded in 2004 by US-based management guru Dr Bala V. Balachandran.


Campus Facilities


The major facilities are:


  • WiFi enabled campus
  • Cafeteria
  • Air-conditioned Hostel facilities for both girls and boys
  • Amphitheatre styled air-conditioned classrooms
  • Resource centre
  • State-of-the art library
  • Gym and sports facilities
  • Medical facilities

Research Publication:

Great Lakes publish its magazine Great Lakes Herald, a half yearly management journal which publishes articles which rely on research evidence. It also publishes Gravity, bi- annual magazine which portrays culture of learning and innovation.


Placement Information


The major recruiters at Great Lakes Institute of Management are:



Mahindra Satyam

ADP India

L & T Infotech





Axis Bank


Bank of America

ITC Infotech

HCL Technologies


Bharati Airtel Limited

Wipro Ltd


Wipro Ltd

TVS Motors



ZS Associates


Student Activities


The students of the institute undertake various social and cultural activities. The various committees and clubs of Great Lakes Institute of Management are:

  • Admissions Committee - ADCOM
  • Alumni Committee - ALCOM & GLAA
  • Branding & Public Relations Committee - BPR
  • Web Committee
  • CiECom
  • Consult-Com
  • International Relationships
  • Green Committee
  • FinCom: Finance Committe
  • Events Committee
  • Yale-Great Lakes Committee
  • Placement Committee
  • Social Service Committee
  • Student Council
  • Marketing Club
  • Editorial Team: Gravity
  • Film Appreciation Club
  • Operations and decision science club
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