Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) is ranked No.4 in India, just behind the IIMs, in the NHRDN-People Matters B-School ranking for leadership & Governance and ranked A++ consistently by Business India. KIAMS Pune offers postgraduate diploma in the discipline of Management.

The management institute has two campuses namely- KIAMS Harihar and KIAMS Pune. The institute has the following advantages:
- 26 years in management knowledge creation and sharing
- 9522 executives trained in 472 MDPs
- 20 batches of successfully placed managers
- 2 state-of-the-art campuses in Harihar and Pune

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KIAMS Pune Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1991 | Private
Approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Entrance Exam



Courses Offered PGDM
Application Mode | Fees Online | INR 850
Top Recruiters Deloitte, Accenture, Amazon, Kantar, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Aptech, KPMG, Unicharm, Capital First
Campus Area 6.3 acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports
Official Website
Admission Helpdesk +91 86696 70519, 86696 70520
Location Near Tata Foundry, Village Dhamane, Taluka Maval Pune, Maharashtra

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Words of KIAMS Pune Students

KIAMS Student Testimonials“KIAMS was a great experience in terms of learning and shaping my behavior, the credit should go to the residential campus, you learn a lot from your batch mates a lot of things for life. Major lessons that shaped me as a person were from KIAMS. Currently, working as Process Lead in AXA Insurance.”

- Madhu Bala

KIAMS Student Testimonials“I am glad that I decided to join this institution which literally built me up from scratch. The pedagogy of the institute and the campus atmosphere helps to grow in 360 degree, which ultimately helps you in the real market scenario. Currently, working as a Manager - Trade Marketing & Visual Merchandising (India Business).”

- Akshay Amber

KIAMS Student Testimonials“Studying at KIAMS was one of the most prized experiences of my life and would remain so in the years to come. KIAMS has made me competent enough to deliver in the professional world with a focus on ameliorating the society we live in through balanced and result-oriented strategies. Currently, working as a Marketing Manager in Flipkart.”

Shreya Shubham

KIAMS Pune Rankings

Overall, KIAMS has been ranked among Top 50 in the country, in a comprehensive ranking which includes management programs of the IIMs and IITs. Apart from its top-notch ranking in Leadership & Governance, KIAMS was also highly rated on many other aspects, including:

  • 16th incorporate connectedness
  • 21st in Accreditation & Linkages
  • 26th in faculty Profile
  • 28th in Infrastructure

AICTE-CII conducted a survey of industry-Linked Technical institutes’. In which KIAMS is rated “Platinum” with following highlights of survey results

  • The institute stood among the top 6 under “Placement category”
  • The institute ranked among the top 20 under “Curriculum”

Other recent ranking and awards are:

  • KIAMS Harihar is placed 15th in the B-Schools of eminence at National Level and KIAMS
  • MS Pune is placed at the top as the promising Business school category by GHRDC
  • Ranked 43rd among Top Private B-Schools in India by Business World
  • Ranked 32nd Among Best Private B-Schools in India by Careers 360
  • AAA+ among Best Private B-Schools in Southern India by Career 360
  • Ranked 48th Among Top B-schools in India by Outlook
  • Ranked 25th in what if not IIM’s B-school Survey 2016 by Silicon India
  • “National Education Award” of “B-School with industry-related Curriculum in Marketing” by ABP News
  • “CSR - Top Institute of India Award” by Competition Success Review

KIAMS Pune Courses

Course: Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

KIAMS offers a two-year fully residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management Program to train and develop managers for the next millennium. It provides a state-of-the-art learning environment with top-of-the-line facilities.

Eligibility Entrance Exam
Graduate or appearing for the final year with an aggregate of minimum 50% (without round off). CAT, XAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT, ATMA, State Entrance Score for Maharashtra (MH-CET) and KCET

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KIAMS Pune Admissions

Candidates seeking admission to the PGDM program offered by KIAMS can apply through online or offline mode. For offline mode of application, the complete application form along with a DD of the prescribed application fee must be sent to reach the institute’s office.

Evaluation criteria for admission at KIAMS

Past Academic Performance (10th, 12th, Grad) 30%
Entrance exam (CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, MH-CET, KMAT) 25%
Written Skill Test (WST)/Extempore (ET) + Personal Interview (PI) 45%
Work experience 06 months minimum 5% in addition
*Admission would be offered if the cumulative score is 70% and above

KIAMS Pune Application Process

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies accepts applications from eligible candidates for admission to the PGDM program.

For Online Application:

Step 1: Candidates should log on to the institute website and fill the online application form.

Step 2: Once done, the applicant will be redirected to the fee payment page for online payment of the prescribed application fee.

Step 3: The application fee of INR 850 can be paid via online payment modes such as credit/debit card/ net banking/ online fund transfer etc.

Step 4: A registration ID is generated after a successful fee payment which is to be retained until the admission process is complete.

For Offline Application:

Step 1: Candidates can download a copy of the application form from the institute website.

Step 2: After filling the application form, the candidate must obtain a demand draft for the prescribed application fee drawn in favor of “Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies” payable at Harihar (Karnataka).

Step 3: The complete application form along with the demand draft must be sent to the institute’s admission office within the stipulated time.

KIAMS Pune Placements

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Pune offers placement in various sectors namely, marketing, finance, human resource, operations, etc. The highest number of candidates placed in the marketing sector. The below graph represents sector-wise placement.

KIAMS Placements

Highest CTC INR 15,64,000
Average CTC INR 5,95,000
Median CTC INR 5,20,000
Companies Participated 100
New Recruiters 20
Percentage Placed 96%

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KIAMS Pune Facilities


  • Institute has more than 10000 volumes in the library.
  • The library has 141 journals, 250 CDs and 860 case study.


  • Institute has a boys hostel and girls hostel separately.
  • Boy’s hostel has 87 rooms and the girl’s hostel has 32 rooms.
  • All rooms are twin basis.

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  • All indoor and outdoor games facility is provided.
  • Institute has an ASHWAMEDHA a sports committee conduct the various sports.

Computer Lab

  • Institute has a computer lab with 120 computers with the latest technology.
  • It has 130 management videos

Loans/ Scholarship Provisions

  • Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies is listed amongst the top 108 premier Schools on SBI portal and offers a scholar loan up to INR 20,00,000 without any collateral security and mortgage.
  • Scholarship is awarded to meritorious candidates with over 90 percentiles and above in exams like CAT, XAT, MAT. There are other criteria applicable to deserve scholarship.

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KIAMS Pune Faculty

The faculty in the college is highly qualified, knowledgeable and comes with tremendous industry experience, which becomes an advantage for a student considering his/her learning and development of management. The Student Enhancement Program gives an opportunity for every student to build a strong connection with the faculty; where faculty is a mentor for a limited set of students and can mold every student differently. The learning paradigm creates an opportunity for us to learn through 40 percent theory and 60 percent through its applicability to the job.


KIAMS has more than 4,000 alumni. The alumni of the institute are very interactive and on a frequent basis, they come and visit the college campus and provide guidance, motivation and they contribute to providing internships and placements to the students.

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