Advertising in GQ India Magazine

Advertising in GQ India Magazine
Popular Options
GQ India Magazine-Full Page Advertising

Full Page

Per Insert

Card Rate

₹ 2,50,000

Offer Rate

₹ 2,10,000
Premium Options
GQ India Magazine-Double Spread Advertising

Double Spread

Per Insert

Card Rate

₹ 11,40,000

Offer Rate

₹ 4,50,000

Gate Fold

Per Insert

Card Rate

₹ 28,00,000

Offer Rate

₹ 11,00,000
**5% GST is applicable on the above rates
Artwork Submission : 1 Week Prior To The Publication Date
Booking Deadline : 2 Weeks Prior To The Publication Date
On Shelf Date : 5th of every month





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About GQ India Magazine Advertising

Why advertise in GQ India Magazine?

GQ India tells you what a man's got to do: from style, gadgets and sports to fitness, cars and women. Gold-standard editorial content unfurled in real-time, all in GQ’s quirky and irreverent tone.

Facts and Figures of GQ India Magazine

Readership Profile

60% of the GQ readers are between 25 - 45 years of age

75% of the GQ readers own 2 or more cars

55% of the GQ readers travel abroad 2 or more times for work and holiday

90% of the GQ readers are affluent and own high-end gadgets

30% of the GQ readers own luxury watches

55% of the GQ readers love to shop luxury clothing and accessories in India

Editorial Calendar 2021

Click here to View/Download Editorial Calendar for 2021

Who should Advertise ?

GQ India Magazine has carried advertisement of various brands covering multiple categories. Some of the brands who have advertised earlier are shown below:

Past Advertisers
Client NameCategory
RolexLuxury Watches
CartierLuxury Goods
ChivasScotch Whiskey

Execution Process

Steps in Execution

Step 1: Select Variables: Media Option, Ad Position, Number of Insertions and Magazine Issue Dates. 

In case you need any help with planning, please write to help@TheMediaAnt.com

VariablesSample Variable Selections
Media OptionFull Page/ Back Cover/ Gatefold
Ad PositionRegular/ Premium/ Innovative
Number of Insertions1/ 3 / 7
Magazine Issue DatesJanuary/ February/ May

Step 2: Email the filled table to help@TheMediaAnt.com or Create Package online at The Media Ant.

Step 3: We will check the ad space availability and prevailing discount at the time of booking.

Step 4: Upon confirmation of availability from our end, you need to submit the artwork and make the payment.

Proof of Execution

Post release of your ad in GQ India Magazine, TheMediaAnt would deliver a hard copy of the magazine to the address shared during booking. In addition, a picture of the ad in GQ India magazine's respective edition to be shared via email.

Similar Media

Other options in Fashion and Lifestyle Category

In addition to GQ India magazine advertising, one can explore more similar options and they are provided below.​

1. Similar Magazines in Fashion and Lifestyle Category2. Click here to view other magazines in the Fashion and Lifestyle Category. ​


How do I know my ad has been placed?

Once the advertisement is printed in GQ India Magazine, copies of GQ India Magazine are sent to the client within one working week.

When do I get the Hard copy of GQ India Magazine?

With in 10-12 days of publishing GQ India Magazine you will likely to get the Hard Copy on request.

Media Kit

Why Advertise In GQ India Magazine?

GQ India Magazine advertising provides a unique opportunity for brand owners. The Magazine itself is produced by quality publisher and is utilized by many prestigious, high-end brands to support their advertising campaigns. GQ India Magazine advertising is a proven method to target decision-makers and opinion leaders with a high-income. GQ India advertising offers multiple opportunities to target a captive audience in an uncluttered environment with inspiring advice, insights and host of fascinating features. Reach out to the decision makers and professionals across India by placing ads.

Effectiveness Of GQ India Magazine Advertising

Message Impact

Full-page GQ India Print Magazine ads rich with color and visual imagery can attract attention and enhance the visual presentation of your products. Magazines commonly use glossy finish and allow for full-color spreads. You can use bleed images or color backgrounds -- meaning have them extend all the way to the page edges, without a border -- to present a product image that really stands out.

Audience Interest

A major factor of GQ India Magazine advertising effectiveness relative to many other media is the interest of the audience. Readers typically have strong interest in the theme or topic of GQ India Magazine. Finding this close link between readers and your brand is critical to effectiveness.

Repeated Exposure

Also contributing to the effectiveness of GQ India Magazine ads is the potential for ongoing, repeated exposure. Homeowners and businesses commonly have Magazine racks or other spaces where they keep GQ India for other readers or repeat use. This gives you the potential to reach a large number of people with one copy and the same reader multiple times. Plus, since GQ India Magazine are a static medium, readers can analyze or look at your message indefinitely.

Ways In Which GQ India Magazine Deliver Engagement

  • The strong positive brand values of the GQ India Magazine can transfer onto the advertisements.
  • Because advertisements are relevant and valued, ad clutter is not a problem in GQ India Magazine.
  • Readers take action as a result of seeing advertising in GQ India Magazine.
  • Targeting with precision and without wastage is a key strength of GQ India Magazine.
  • Creative formats such as gatefolds, textures, special papers, samples, sponsorship, advertisement features (‘advertorials’), and so on can create additional impact and interaction.
  • Advertising in GQ India Magazine is a great, cost-effective way to reach an exclusive group of affluent and highly educated managers, owners, professionals and executives.
  • Tips For GQ India Magazine Branding

    • Booking the ad space earlier helps with an optimum placement.
    • GQ India Magazine is a product catalog and maintains a premium image. They have the right to reject creatives that don't abide by their aesthetic guidelines.

    How The Media Ant Can Help You

    The Media Ant is uniquely positioned to help you grow your business with highly effective, targeted print media buying. We as an advertising agency provide advertisers with the opportunity to target key professionals. Magazine advertising can be an expensive business, and that's why we take time to study you and your market to ensure that your budget is well spent. We guarantee you the best rates for Magazine advertising.


What is the difference between Bleed and Non Bleed ad?


Bleed is an ad type where content is beyond the area which will get trimmed while binding the magazine.  Non Bleed ad is one where all content is within the safe area. 


I have just placed my first ad in a magazine. Anything that I should be aware of?

  1. There is  a delay of upto 7 days in printing of the ad and magazines hitting the shelf
  2. You will receive hard copy of the magazine with ad within 15 days of the publication. Magazine come to us first and then we courier it to you.