Admissions PGP (2019-20)

Frequently Asked Questions

1. AICTE Accreditation?

  • Both Harihar & Pune Campus are approved by All India Council for Technical Education.

  • The PGP BA & DS Course is of 11 months and hence not accredited by AICTE

2. 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 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?

  • Candidates with BE / BTech / BCA / BPharm / BSc and/or ME / MTech / MCA / MPharm / MSc in CSE / ECE / Electrical / Mechanical / Civil / Mathematics / Statistics / Operations Research / Physics / Economics / Computer Science / Information Technology.

  • Candidates with 2-4 years of experiences are preferred.

4. Admission Process?

  • The short-listed candidates will be called for an Online Aptitude Test, an Online Technical Test and an Interview process at one of the centers. Selected students will be intimated by email/phone/mobile.

5. How to apply?

6. No. of Seats?

  • 50 (Harihar – 30, Pune – 20)

7. Elective/Specialization?

  • There are no electives / specialization in the PGP.

8. Placement?


KIAMS is well connected with the MNCs and startups, with strong ties in the corporate industry, which helps us to leverage the power of our deep rooted network and to help our students get the right opportunities for their career.

KIAMS has regular campus visits by HR Heads and hiring managers of MNCs and corporates.


Our Placement Cell provides constant career assistance for building resumes & preparation for interviews. We focus on providing placement opportunities to our participants based on their skills and aspirations.



The duty of the Placement Cell is to assist each participant in their career transition into a data science career. We provide services and resources to help participants in the program to access career opportunities within the established corporates as well as emerging startups.

9. Fees Structure?




Tuition Fees



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



Fully residential KIAMS PGDM Programme (Hostel and mess charges)






 10. Scholarship to Meritorious Students

PGP is a full fee program. There are no scholarships currently.

11. USP’s

  • Promoted by “The KIRLOSKAR” Group, India’s Leading Conglomerate

  • 26 Years in Management Thought Leadership

  • Trained 10000 Senior Corporate Executives through Management Development Programs

  • 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

  • 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.

  • PGP is the only hybrid (online and offline) 11 Month Program on Analytics in India.

  • 900+ hours of In-contact Sessions, 1200 hours of Practical Training and a total of 2700+ hours of Student Engagement

12. Any queries