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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is PGDM from KIAMS approved by AICTE?
    • Yes, both the Harihar & Pune Campus are approved by All India Council for Technical Education

  2. May I know about KIAMS Ranking & Awards ?
    • KIAMS has been ranked No.4 in India, just behind the IIMs, in the NHRDN-People Matters B-School Ranking 2016 for Leadership & Governance., KIAMS was also highly rated on many other aspects, including:
      • 16th in Corporate Connectedness
      • 21st in Accreditation & Linkages
      • 26th in Faculty Profile
      • 28th in Infrastructure
    • AICTE-CII has been conducted “AICTE-CII Survey of Industry-Linked Technical Institutes”. KIAMS is rated “PLATINUM” with following highlights of the survey Results.
      • The institute stood among the top 6 under “Placement Category” as assessment parameter and had the 3rd Highest Score.
      • The Institute ranked among the top 20% under “CURRICULUM” as an assessment parameter and had the 10th highest score.
    • Ranked A++ consistently by Business India
    • Listed in the category of Outstanding B-Schools of Excellence in India and also Ranked 9th Among Best Private B-Schools in Karnataka by GHRDC
    • Ranked 32nd Among Best Private Schools in India by Careers360
    • AAA+ Among Best Private B-Schools in South India by Careers360
    • Ranked 43rd among Top Private B-Schools in India by Business Word
    • Ranked 25th in what if not IIMs B-School Survey 2016 by Silicon India
    • Received National Education Award of “B-School with Industry Related Curriculum in Marketing” by ABP News
    • Received Knowledge Management Leadership Award at Taj Dubai Asia Education Award 2015
    • Received Knowledge Management Leadership Award 2016 at Malaysia by Golden Globe Tigers Leadership Award
    • CSR Top Institutes of India Award for the year 2016 by Competitive Success Review
    • Outstanding Education Institute Overall by ABP News
    • Received Educational Excellence Award by Indo American Education Summit 2016

  3. Eligibility requirements to get into KIAMS?
    • Academic Background:
      60% across 10th, 12th and Graduation. 55% in graduation will be accepted only for students from West Bengal and Rajasthan State.
    • Entrance Examination Score:
      Minimum acceptable score of 50 percentile in one of the below tests
      • CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, State Level Entrance Examination
    • The selection of the candidate will be based on:
      • Academic Performance
      • Score in entrance examination
      • Analytical Skill Test
      • Personal Interview
      • Work Experience/ Sports/ Extra-Curricular activities/ Notable Achievements

  4. Admission Process to get into KIAMS?
    • The candidates meeting the eligibility criteria will be called for the PI-ST (Personal Interview & Skill Test) process at one of the centers. Selected students will be intimated by email/phone/mobile.
    • Admission Interview Process consist of following parameters
      • Written Skill Test
      • Personal Interview
    • The candidate shall be shortlisted on the basis of the overall rank computed taking into account of the following components and their weights:
      • Score in common entrance tests (CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, State Level Entrance Examination): 35%
      • Academic Performance: 15%
      • Analytical Skills: 5%
      • Personal Interview: 45%
      • Work Experience/ Sports/ Extra-Curricular activities/ Notable Achievements: 5%

  5. How to apply?
    • Visit and click the link provided on the home page ( Application fees of Rs.750/-can also be paid online.
    • Application can also be downloaded from our website. Send the filled-in application along with a demand draft for Rs.750/- drawn in favor of Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies payable at Harihar (Karnataka).

  6. No. of Seats?
    • 180 (Harihar – 120, Pune-60)

  7. Elective/Specialization at KIAMS?
    • KIAMS offers Specializations such as Business Analytics, Marketing, Finance, HR & Operations

  8. Current batch placement statistics?
    • Highest Sal : 12 Lakhs
    • Average Sal : 6.2 Lakhs

  9. Fee Structure?

    1st Year

    2nd Year

    Tuition Fees

    Rs. 3,25,000

    Rs. 3,25,000

    Others (Includes Administrative activities, Infrastructure maintenance and other student support activities)

    Rs. 50,000

    Rs. 50,000

    KIAMS PGDM Programme is fully residential. Hostel and Mess charges are

    Rs. 1,50,000

    Rs. 1,43,000

    Alumni Fund

    Rs. 5000


    Rs. 5,30,000

    Rs. 5,18,000

    Additionally, a caution deposit of Rs. 10,000 will have to be paid with first term fees which will be refunded, after adjustments for dues, when the student leaves the course.

  10. Scholarship to Meritorious Students
    • Scholarship is awarded to meritorious students as follows:
      1. Students from CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ MAT entrance exams having 95 percentile and above are eligible for a concession of Rs. 1,00,000/- in the total course fee
      2. Students from CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ MAT entrance exams having from 90 up to less than 95 percentile are eligible for a concession of Rs. 60,000/- in the total course fee
    • The concession will be applied for the sixth installment of the fees, and will be linked to academic and behavioral performance during the PGDM course. It will be disbursed as follows
      1. Those eligible for ? 1,00,000/- concession will receive a rebate in sixth Installment provided the previous 3 semester’s GPA/ CGPA is 3.50 or more, and there are no disciplinary issues till the installment date
      2. Those eligible for ? 60,000/- concession will receive a rebate in sixth installment provided the previous 3 semester’s GPA/ CGPA is 3.20 or more, and there are no disciplinary issues till the installment date

  11. USP’s
    • Promoted by “The KIRLOSKAR” Group, India’s Leading Business Conglomerate
    • 25 Years in Management Thought Leadership
    • Trained 10000 Senior Corporate Executives through Management Development Programs
    • 18 Batch's of Successfully Placed Managers
    • Ranked as a Top Business School in India by reputed agencies including Business India, Outlook, Careers 360, Career Connect, GHRDC etc.,
    • Highly Qualified and Experienced Faculty
    • Two State of the Art Campuses - Harihar & Pune
    • Students admitted from 22 states.
    • KIAMS listed under 120 premium Institutions in India. Our students are eligible for scholar loan scheme up to 20 Lacs without tangible collateral security. Once students gets offer from KIAMS to join the course, they can approach any State Bank of India branch across India to avail this facility.
    • Scholarship to meritorious students
    • Student assistantship to meritorious students
    • The Institute also offers fellowship to bright and needy students. These have been instituted by the Kirloskar Foundation.
    • StEP or Student Enhancement Plan is a unique practice at the Institute designed to strengthen the fundamentals needed of a manager to flourish in the corporate work place. This is executed through the Mentor-Protégé groups formed. The professors (mentors) handhold students (protégé) in improving the latter’s soft skills as well as technical cum managerial skills. Because of the Student Enhancement Plan, at the end of the two-year PGDM program several skill sets of a student are considerably enhanced. These include communication skills, attitude development as well as critical analysis ability, current affairs knowledge, quantitative & qualitative aptitude and domain knowledge. A ‘Communication and Awareness Forum’ exists which supports students to become aware of developments happening in the environment.
    • KIAMS has a strong bond with its alumni who are employed in several blue chip companies. These executives are frequently invited to campus to deliver talks on contemporary business issues. They also conduct mock group discussions and personal interviews besides providing other inputs to make students industry ready. Besides alumni, senior managers are invited to interact with students and deliver talks on themes of national and international significance.
    • KIAMS provides employment opportunities to needy and meritorious students under the student assistantship program. A sum of Rs.6000 pm is offered to six deserving students as student assistantship to assist faculty in teaching, library, media support, campus support and case study development.

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  13. Any Queries
As per the directives of AICTE, we have schedule online test and please ensure all B19 & B20 students to appear for two - Aptitude and Communication tests of the online Skill tests - Click here