PGDM Admission

About PGDM Program

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is a program which is approved by AICTE New Delhi, the government of India, imparted by KIAMS in a two-year full-time residential mode. The campuses at Harihar and Pune are located in the lap of nature with picturesque environment highly conducive for learning.

KIAMS has experience spreading over more than problem-solving training bright young minds in various facets of business management education embedded with various managerial skills required today to face challenges of the global corporate houses.

Overview

The admission process in the Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) is centralized. The KIAMS has two campuses at Harihar and Pune. The details as under for admission in either of the two campuses:

Teaching and Learning process

  • Lectures and tutorials
  • Cases
  • Industry interactions
  • Live Projects
  • Guest Lectures and workshops
  • Role Plays and simulations
  • Seminars and Events
  • Capstone projects and Industry visits

Admission Process

The admission process in the Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) is centralized. The KIAMS has two campuses at Harihar and Pune. The details as under for admission in either of the two campuses:


Eligibility
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • The candidate must have minimum 3 year’s Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from any University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. Candidates appearing for the final examination for the Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent examination) and completing all requirements for obtaining the Bachelor’s degree by 30th June, 2021 can also apply, subject to furnishing evidence to that effect latest by 1st October, 2021; otherwise they may be asked to withdraw from the programme.

  • Valid CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT Score
  • Proficiency in English

How To Apply


HOW TO APPLY
  • Activate your profile
  • Go to online application – Apply now

    Enter your personal details

  • Payment of application fee
  • Pay Rs. 1,000/- as application fee online using credit / debit card or net banking etc. On successful payment you will be redirected to submit all relevant credentials required to complete your application.

  • Complete Your Application
  • Enter your academic details, extra curricular credentials and work experience (if any)

    Aptitude Test Scores (CAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA)

    Address for correspondence

  • Group Discussion and Personal Assessment Interview
  • The representatives from the Admission Committee will assess your profile and suitability for the program through case based group discussion and personal interview.

    Through GD and PI your overall knowledge and interpersonal skills will be tested. Due weightage will be given to your past academic achievements and work experience.

  • Selection And Admission Waitage
  • Score in CAT / MAT / XAT /ATMA / GMAT / CMAT 45%
    Case Based Group Discussion 15%
    Personal Interview 15%
    Academic Performance in Xth Std., XIIth Std., Degree / Post Graduate Degree 15%
    Work Experience, Sports & Extra Curricular Activities 05%
  • Submit Outstanding Documents and Fees
  • The candidate will receive an admission decision / offer letter within one week

    The selected candidate has to submit required documents along with the first – trimester fee to confirm the admission.


Performance Evaluation Criteria

A candidate is shortlisted based on the overall rank computed taking into account the following components and their weights as defined by AICTE

  • Score in common entrance tests (CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, Karnataka CET): 25%
  • Academic Performance: 30%
  • Group Discussion / Extempore / Written Skill Test and Personal Interview: 45%
  • Work Experience/ Sports/ Extra-Curricular activities/ Notable Achievements: Additional 5%


Guidelines for Group Discussion / Extempore / Personal Interview -

  • Group Discussion / Extempore will be evaluated based on Initiative, Communication Skills, Content, and Behaviour.
  • Personal Interview will be assessed based on General Awareness, Subject Awareness, Personality and Critical Thinking

Fee Structure

The kind of academic depth offered by the KIAMS the fee charged by the college is very moderate. The kind of placements offered by the industry to our students they are getting back their tuition fee back in the first year of employment.

The program fee includes tuition fee, lodging and boarding charges etc. The fee is payable in 6 installments ‘across the period of the course.

Total Fees: Rs. 10,85,000/- *

Installment Break-up Details

1 st Trimester 2 st Trimester 3 st Trimester 4 st Trimester 5 st Trimester 6 st Trimester
Rs. 1,75,000 Rs. 1,90,000 Rs. 1,90,000 Rs. 1,90,000 Rs. 1,90,000 Rs. 1,50,000

* The total fee includes Security amount (Rs. 10,000/-) which is refundable

Note: The balance total fee (Rs 10,75,000/-) includes Tuition fee, Boarding and Lodging fee and other administrative fee

Total Fees: Rs. 12,60,000/- *

Installment Break-up Details

1 st Trimester 2 st Trimester 3 st Trimester 4 st Trimester 5 st Trimester 6 st Trimester
Rs. 1,80,000 Rs. 2,20,000 Rs. 2,20,000 Rs. 2,20,000 Rs. 2,20,000 Rs. 2,00,000

* The total fee includes Security amount (Rs. 10,000/-) which is refundable

Note: The balance total fee (Rs 12,50,000/-) includes Tuition fee, Boarding and Lodging fee and other administrative fee

Refund Policy

The refund policy of the Institute in case of withdrawal / cancellation of admission is as per the rules of AICTE vide its Public Notice Advt. No. AICTE/Legal/04(01)/2007.

Education Loan

Special arrangements are made with selected nationalized and private banks for the disbursement of educational loan to deserving candidates at a lowest possible interest rate.

SBI Scholar Loan scheme

Bank of Baroda Loan scheme

ICICI Bank Loan scheme

HDFC Credila

Courses Offered *Subject to revision

First Year

Code Course Title Credits
1GC01 Managerial Economics 3
1GC02 Marketing Management – 1 3
1GC03 Organizational Behaviour 3
1GC04 Excel and SPSS 2
1GC05 Quantitative Techniques - 1 3
1GC06 Operations Management -1 3
1GC07 Data Analysis - 1 3
1GC08 Business Communication 2
1GC09 Financial Analysis and Reporting 3
Total 25
Code Course Title Credits
Year 1 Trimester 2  
Code Course Title Credits
2GC10 Macro Economics and Business Environment 3
2GC11 Data Analysis - 2 3
2GC12 Corporate Finance 3
2GC13 Marketing Management - 2 3
2GC14 Legal Aspects of Business 3
2GC15 Human Resource Management 3
2GC16 Quantitative Techniques - 2 3
2GC17 Personality Development Program - 1 2
2GC18 Operation Management - 2 2
Total 25
Code Course Title Credits
Year 1 Trimester 3  
Code Course Title Credits
3GC19 Cost and Management Accounting 2
3GC20 Advanced Excel and SPSS 2
3GC21 Business Research Methods 3
3GC22 Information System Management 2
3GC23 Strategic Management - 1 3
  Sub Total 12
  Electives (for each specialization) 6
Total 18
List of Electives
List of Electives - Finance
Code Course Title Credits
3FMC01 Investment Analysis and Performance Management 3
3FME02 Applied Financial Analysis 3
List of Electives - Human Resources
Code Course Title Credits
3HRC01 Strategic Staffing & Talent Acquisition 3
3HRE02 Compensation Management 3
List of Electives - Marketing
Code Course Title Credits
3MMC01 Marketing Research 3
3MMC02 Consumer Behaviour 3
List of Electives - Operations
Code Course Title Credits
3OMC01 Operations Research 2
3OME02 Project Management 2
3OME03 Service Operations Management 2
List of Electives - Business Analytics
Code Course Title Credits
3BAC01 (D) Data warehousing, Data mining and Business Intelligence 3
3BAC02 (D) Descriptive Analytics and Data Visualization (using Tableau) 3
Business Immersion
6 Credits

Second Year

Code Course Title Credits
4GC24 Strategic Management - 2 3
4GC25 Personality Development Program - 2 2
  Sub Total 5
  Electives (for each specialization) 15
Total 20
List of Electives
List of Electives - Finance
Code Course Title Credits
4FMC03 Financial Derivatives
4FMC04 Corporate Valuation
4FME05 Indirect Taxation
4FME06 Equity Research
4FME07 Banking and Financial Services
List of Electives - Human Resources
Code Course Title Credits
4HRC03 Compensation & Reward Management
4HRC04 Performance Management & Appraisal
4HRE05 Strategic Human Resource Management
4HRE06 Organizational Change & Development
4HRE07 Employee Relations & Labour Laws
List of Electives - Marketing
Code Course Title Credits
4MMC03 Sales Management
4MME04 Digital Marketing
4MME05 B2B Marketing
4MME06 Integrated Marketing Communications
4MME07 Brand Management
List of Electives - Operations
Code Course Title Credits
4OMC04 Supply Chain Management         
4OMC05 Operations Strategy
4OME06 Logistics and Warehouse Management       
4OME07 Lean Management and Theory of Constraints
4OME08 Operations Analytics
List of Electives - Business Analytics
Code Course Title Credits
4BAC01 (D) Design Thinking & Data-driven Storytelling
4BAC02 Data Science Applications in Business
4BAC03 (D) Python for Analytics
4BAC04 (D) Big Data Analytics in Business
Code Course Title Credits
5GC26 Structured Industry Analysis 3
Electives (for each specialization) 15
Total 18
List of Electives
List of Electives - Finance
Code Course Title Credits
5FMC08 International Finance 3
5FME09 Financial Modeling 3
5FME10 Money and Bond Market 3
5FME11 Direct Taxation 3
5FME12 Behavioural Finance and Financial Planning 3
List of Electives - Human Resources
Code Course Title Credits
5HRC08 Human Resource Analytics 3
5HRE09 International Human Resource & Cross Cultural Management 3
5HRE10 Effective Talent Management & Competency Mapping 3
5HRE11 Human Resource Development 3
5HRE12 Negotiation & Conflict Management 3
List of Electives - Marketing
Code Course Title Credits
5MMC08 Services Marketing 3
5MME09 Strategic Marketing Management 3
5MME10 Retail Management & E-Commerce 3
5MME11 Strategic Product Management 3
5MME12 Marketing Channel Management 3

List of Electives - Operations

Code Course Title Credits
5OMC09 ERP for Operations 3
5OME10 Six Sigma for Managers 3
5OME11 Purchasing and Outsourcing Management 3
5OME12 Inventory Management and Distribution Planning 3
5OME13 Strategic Quality Management 3

List of Electives - Business Analytics

Code Course Title Credits
5BAE01 (D) HR Analytics 2
5BAE02 (D) Operations Analytics 2
5BAE03 (D) Financial Analytics 2
5BAE04 (D) Marketing and Sales Analytics 2
Any 2 for core and 1 for dual from the above courses
5BAC01 Data Security and Data Privacy Laws 2
5BAC02 Machine Learning and Cognitive Intelligence
(using Python)
3
5BAC03 Predictive & Prescriptive Analytics 3
5BAC04 Artificial Intelligence in Business Applications 3
5BAC05 Business Analytics Capstone Project 3
5BAC05(D) Business Analytics Project Management 2
Any 1 for core and dual from the below courses
5BAE05 (D) IoT Analytics 2
5BAE06 (D) LSCM Analytics 2
Code Course Title Credits
Electives (for each specialization) 6
Total 6
List of Electives
List of Electives - Finance
Code Course Title Credits
6FME13 Insurance and Risk Management 3
6FME14 Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructuring 3
List of Electives - Human Resources
Code Course Title Credits
6HRE13 Employee Couselling, Coaching & Mentoring 3
6HRE14 Leadership & Team Building 3
List of Electives - Marketing
Code Course Title Credits
6MMC13 Marketing Capstone 3
6MME14 International Marketing 3
List of Electives - Operations
Code Course Title Credits
6OMC14 Pricing and Revenue Management 2
6OMC15 Capstone Project 4
List of Electives - Business Analytics

Any 2 for core and 1 for dual from the below courses

Code Course Title Credits
6BAE01 (D) E-Tailing Analytics 2
6BAE02 (D) Security & Risk Analytics 2
6BAE03 (D) Social Media Analytics 2
6BAE04 (D) Banking Analytics 2