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May 20: Exam time table scheduled to begin from June 16 has been scrapped by DHE.

Institute of Management Studies, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (IMS DAVV) is a premier institute of Business Management under the aegis of the University of Indore as the Management education wing of the university. IMS DAVV offers a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) to students with 6 specializations.

IMS DAVV Highlights

Here are some small details about IMS DAVV:

Official website
Full form Institute of Management Studies Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya 
Program MBA
Specializations Finance, Disaster management, HR, Hospital Administration, Marketing, E-Commerce
Degree Postgraduate
Selection criteria Entrance based
Contact 0731 247 8800

IMS DAVV Courses & Fees

Institute of Management Studies Devi Ahilya Vishwavidylaya (IMS DAVV) offers Postgraduate and Doctoral programs to students. A brief about all programs is given below:

Course  Eligibility Admissions process Seats Fee
MBA (Full Time) Graduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates) On the basis of merits in the entrance test conducted by the CMAT- A.I.C.T.E, NEW DELHI, and D.T.E, BHOPAL, M.P. 120 Boys: 33,411 Girls: 30,111
MBA (Financial Administration) University entrance test 120 Boys: 31,800 Girls: 31,611
MBA (Disaster Management) 60
MBA (Human Resource) 120
MBA (Marketing Management)
MBA (Hospital Administration) 50% in Graduation with MBBS, BDS, BSc.(Nursing)(45% for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates) , B.Pharm BBA(HA) + one-year internship  60
MBA (Hospital Administration) (5 years) 50% marks in 12th standard with Biology as a compulsory subject A relaxation of 5% in the eligibility criteria shall be admissible to the bonafide SC/ST applicants of Madhya Pradesh only 60 Odd Semester: Boys- 29,800 Girls- 29,611 Even Semester: Boys- 29,411 Girls- 29,222
MBA (E-Commerce) Graduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates) 60 Boys: 31,800 Girls: 31,611
MBA (E-Commerce) 5 years 60 Odd Semester: Boys- 29,800 Girls- 29,611 Even Semester: Boys- 29,411 Girls- 29,222
MBA (Executive) 45% aggregate marks in Graduation + 2 years Executive/Managerial experience Admissions are on a first-come, first-serve basis but if no. of applications are more than 120, the university will conduct an admission test for selection of students  120 30,000 for both boys and girls

All the specializations of MBA are of 2 years except (Hospital Administration) and MBA (E-Commerce) which is of 5 years as well as 2 years.

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IMS DAVV Admissions

Admission to MBA is given through MPMJET (Madhya Pradesh Management Joint Entrance Test)/ ATMA/CET. For MBA Executive, admission is done on the basis of advertisement given by DAVV.

MPMJET is conducted by Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board, Bhopal (VYAPAM) in the month of January.
-​It is a state-level entrance test conducted in pen-paper mode.
-CET is held separately for all 4 groups. MBA (HA) program comes under Group-C, while all other specializations fall under the Group-A category.
-For MBA (HA) course, applicants have to submit the Internship certificate.
​-15% of seats in the program are reserved for Foreign/ POI candidates.
-One seat in each program is reserved for the domicile of Jammu and Kashmir.

Applicants shall apply for the Common Entrance Test conducted by DAVV online. Steps involved in the process are:

  • Visit the official website of DAVV to fill the application form.

  • Select the group according to your eligibility.
  • Fill in the details correctly.
  • Upload your photograph and signature.
  • Pay the application fee INR 1500 + INR 50 (online transaction charge) through MP Online authorized by KIOSK in MP or Credit/ Debit/ Net Banking.
  • Submit the application form on or before the stipulated date.

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IMS DAVV Faculty

The core faculty members of Institue of Management Studies Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya are:

  • Dr.(Mrs) Sangeeta Jain
    • Qualification: Ph.D.(Management), M.A.(Psychology), M.B.A.
    • Designation: Director & professor
  • Dr. P.N Mishra
    • Qualification: D.Phil., LL.B. (Hons.), M.B.A.(Human Relation), M.B.A.(Marketing Research), M.Sc.(Mathematics)
    • Designation: Professor & Head of School of Economics 
  • Dr. Rajiv Gupta
    • Qualification: Ph.D.(Management), F.D.P.(IIM-A), M.B.A.
    • Designation: Professor, Director, Directorate of Distance Education
  • Dr. J. Sonwalkar
    • Qualification: Ph.D.(Management), M.B.A., M.A.( Social Work), MA (History)
    • Designation: Professor, On Deputation Vice-Chancellor, M.P. Bhoj University, Bhopal
  • Dr. Rajnish Jain
    • Qualification: Ph.D.(Management) , M.B.A
    • Designation: Professor, On Deputation Secretary U.G.C., New Delhi
  • Dr. Deepak Shrivastava
    • Qualification: Ph.D.(Management), M.Tech, M.B.A, M.Sc.(Physics)
    • Designation: Professor & Nodal Officer, Model Career Centre, DAVV
  • Dr. Rajendra Singh
    • Qualification: Ph.D.(Management), M.B.A., M.E.
    • Designation: Professor & Incharge Valuation Centre, DAVV
  • Dr. Kapil Sharma
    • Qualification: P.hD.(Management), MMS(5 Years), LLB
    • Designation: Reader
  • Dr. Ajai Kumar Jain
    • Qualification: Ph.D.(Management), M.B.A.(HA), M.B.B.S.
    • Designation: Sr. Lecturer

IMS DAVV Placements

A placement committee handles IMS DAVV's placement cell which is made up of students selected after rigorous eligibility tests like Academic Performance, Group Discussions, and Personal Interview. The committee assists students in providing a platform to interact with the industry and help them in shaping their destiny.

Highlights of IMS DAVV Placements cell activities:

  • Constant touch with the corporate job market.

  • Publication of regular placement bulletins
  • Summer Placement and Training on a regular basis
  • On the job training for full-time students
  • Regular visits of noted industrialists and businessmen for interaction with students.

Top recuiters: Nestle, Aditya Birla Group, Deloitte, Dainik Bhaskar, ACC, Mahindra, Reliance Mobile, ICICI, ITC, etc.


Ques. How is IMS DAVV?

Ans. The Institute of Management Studies, Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya is a well-known Business school in Central India. It is an autonomous body and teaching department of DAVV.

The institute is good in terms of placements and academics with lesser and affordable fees amount. It falls under the Tier III B-School categories in some companies like ICICI and Falls as Tier II category B-School in some companies like Bajaj Finserv.

IMS DAVV is one of the best MBA Institutes in Madhya Pradesh as it provides MBA in various streams like Finance Administration, Marketing Management, Human Resource, e-commerce, Hospital Administration and Disaster Management.

Ques. Which course gives the best placement?

Ans. At IMS DAVV, 75% of students each year get placed through the closed campus recruitment process in IMS. Students complete their studies within the 1.20 LPA range and get placements in the range of 4–4.5 LPA (average). This makes the institute best in terms of Return on Investment (ROI).

Till date, the highest package offered to an IMS studnets is 7.3 LPA in Finance and Marketing. The second best course for placements is HR. Students are offered 5.76 LPA in this field.

Ques. What is the entrance test that University conducts for admission?

Ans. The university offers several UG and PG courses for which admission is done on the basis of Computer Based Test (CBT) known as DAVV CET. For admission to UG courses, a candidate must pass in 10+2 examination in relevant stream and subject from recognized board. Minimum eligibility for PG courses is the candidate must pass in relevant Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.