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KIAMS opens admissions for PGDM ‘15, set to nurture Future Managers

Posted on: January 6, 2015

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Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS), Harihar and Pune has opened the admissions for its reputed PGDM program. Application forms for admissions to PGDM ‘15 are available online and the last date for submission of applications is 30th March, 2015. The selection process involving interview and group work will commence between March and April, 2015.

The PGDM is a two year fully residential program held on Harihar and Pune campuses of the institute that create state of the art learning environment for the students. The program offers students an understanding of managerial skills and operations techniques while keeping them abreast with the latest trends in the industry.

Industry Interface sessions are also a hallmark of the learning experience at the institute as students get to learn from the best in the business. Recently, the institute had Mr. PS Krishna Prasad, Head, Luminance Knowledge Center talk to the students about Hedge funds while Mr. ShreekanthRamaswamy, Business Head, Kirloskar brothers (Thailand) Ltd shared insights into the corporate culture. KIAMS also had Mr. PrashantUpadhyaya, Asst Vice President, JM Financial Services Pvt Limited critically analyze the SIP projects of students.

The institute has always believed in transparency when it comes to placement results, which is why it became one of the founding members of the IPRS process. The Indian Placement Reporting Standards (IPRS) process is aimed at bringing about transparency, uniformity and comparability to campus recruitments.

Consistency is something KIAMS has maintained right from the first batch, which produced PriyadarshiMatruprasad, General Manager, Appolo Group of Hospitals, the institute has had a prolific track record. According to alum Mr. GauravSetia, Assistant Vice President and Team Leader at ICICI, “Students from the institute have an upper hand in the industry because they are put through several presentations and tasks that not only improve their problem solving skills but boost their confidence as well.”

This year, too, while graduating its 15th batch, the institute had a stellar showing during the placement season, which was revealed through plain and transparent statistics by KIAMS. Last year the institute attracted 109 companies and overall around 90% of students got placed in different industry sectors. Four students managed to bag salaries of over Rs. 6 lakhs.

TitirGhosh, was one of them as she got placed with SBI Life Insurance Ltd. She vouches rigorous and transparent placement process as she says, “I came here because the institute gave me a true picture of the placement scenario rather than a blanket 100%. And I am absolutely thrilled about the way things have worked out for me.”

KIAMS was founded by Kirloskars, a leading industrial house in the country, and it aims to nurture Future Managers while focussing on values and business ethics. According to Dr. GopalIyengar, Director, KIAMS, “Our processes aim beyond delivering good education, and students are encouraged to explore the sense of responsibility to find the potential that can be converted into professional excellence. Our association with Kirloskars, facilitates an easy two-way osmosis between concept and application.”

To be eligible, an applicant has to have a Bachelors degree or equivalent (10+2+3) from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Students in the final year of graduation can also apply. Applicants will be shortlisted based on their CAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT and GMAT scores.

To access the application form for admissions 2015, you may visit: http://www.kiams.ac.in/prompt.php

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