Karunya School of Management (KSM) came into existence in the year 1994 and situated in Coimbatore. KSM falls under the aegis of Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences. The institute offers a wide range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs which mainly focuses on regular Industry interaction &mentoring programs resulting in good placement opportunities. KSM admissions are either Merit-based or Entrance Test based.

KSM Highlights

Established year



Coimbatore, Karnataka

Affiliated to

Karunya University, Coimbatore

Approved by

All India Technical Education (AICTE)

KSM Courses Offered

KSM Courses

Undergraduate Programs

KSM offers only two undergraduate courses i.e. BBA and B.Com in Professional Accounting.

Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 in any stream with Mathematics & English as compulsory subjects.

Postgraduate Programs

MBA is present in KSM in 7 specializations which are Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Marketing, Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics and Entrepreneurship


  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or equivalent with minimum of 50% marks in any discipline from any recognized university.
  • Moreover, preference is given to students who have work experience and have scored 60% in the qualifying exam.
  • Entrance Exam or Qualifying exam includes CAT/MAT/XAT or university entrance test called KMAT (Karunya Management Aptitude Test)

Minimum CAT/XAT score: 50 percentile OR

Minimum MAT score: 400

Research Programs

KSM offers research programs such as Ph.D. and M.Phil in full-time and part-time mode.


  • For Ph.D., the candidate must have completed their Masters with a minimum of 55% marks in any discipline. 5% relaxation is given to SC/ST category.
  • For M.Phil, minimum eligibility for a candidate is to have a Master Degree in Arts, Science, Computer Application and Management of any recognized university or institution.
  • Candidate for admission in research program have to go through university Entrance Test following by rounds of interview and then final students will be selected for admission.

Read more: Karunya School of Management Fee structure

KSM Placements

KSM believes in delivering business excellence and fostering social values. ‘Placement Cell’ in KSM enables its students to learn different skills that are essential to passing the placement process. Students are taught to excel in knowledge, skills, and attitude that are necessary in order to arise and shine in the corporate world.

Placement Highlights:

Offers Made

Campus- 19 Companies -77 Offers

Off-campus- 28 Companies -29 Offers

Highest CTC

12 LPA

Average CTC

4.8 LPA

Placement Record


Total no. of Offers


Recruiting Companies

Grant Thorton, Amazon, Coke, Naukri, HDFC Securities, UAE Exchange, Jaro Education, Nestle, Cocubes, IIFL, Wildcraft, TATA AIG, Decathlon

Karunya School of Management placements

KSM Rankings

  • KSM was ranked among the Top 100 B-Schools by Dalal Street and received the AAA rating by Careers 360 magazine.
  • KSM was the recipient of ‘India’s No.1 Brand Awards 2017’ which was granted for being ‘The Most Trusted Education Brand’ in India (in Business School category 2017-18).

KSM Scholarships

The scholarship is given in the MBA program to students who have scored exceptionally well in their academics. Read more to know KSM Scholarships