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Established : 2005 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE | Affiliated : Savitribai Phule Pune University

About international institute of management studies

International Institute of Management Studies is a premier business school in Pune and part of the educational organization "Sai Balaji Education Society (SBES)" founded by dynamic leader Prof. Manish R. Mundada in 2005. Today, fast-growing industry sectors require more operational-level managers in entry-level roles to handle the complex internal and external business conditions. Thus, keeping in mind the current industry scenario, the instruction and training offered at IIMS Pune prepare students to handle operational-level challenges in various management disciplines, such as human resources, finance, marketing, sales, supply chain management, and international business, business law.

According to the Times of India 2022 Survey, IIMS Pune Ranking in India is 14 among Top Management Colleges. It has been steadily ranked among the Top 25 Business Schools in various surveys. Besides, it won numerous awards for academic excellence over the years. In terms of Placement, it received an award in 2022 and was recognized as the "Best B School for Placement" in Western Region. In the 2022 IIMS Pune Placement drive, Highest Package stood at 26 LPA. While the IIMS Pune MBA Average package offered was INR 5 LPA.

Two full-time courses are PGDM and PGDM (Retail & E-Com) programs offered at IIMS. IIMS Pune PGDM programs are AICTE-approved and provide a wide choice of specializations. In addition, NAAC accredited PGDM and holds MBA equivalent status.

IIMS Pune Highlights



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Application Mode and Fees

Online & Offline

INR 1,400

Intake Capacity


Highest Package


Average Package


Top Recruiters

South Indian Bank, Deloitte, Haldiram, Berger Paints, Britannia, Zomato, 99acres.com 

IIMS Pune Contact Number

020 – 66547500

Why Join IIMS Pune?

  • A 90-day summer internship and a 45-day winter internship.
  • In addition to the full-time academic courses, IIMS Pune offers certifications in SAP, Business Analytics, Foreign Language, Finishing School, Digital Marketing, and Six Sigma.
  • Live projects last 200+ hours
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • A campus that is socially accessible.
  • Campus in a green area, away from the city.
  • Global Conclaves and Seminars.
  • Highly dedicated faculties with international exposure
  • Academic Tie-ups with prestigious international universities like Babson University in the US and numerous more.
  • A global study tour to the United States, Europe, and Dubai

International Institute of management studies Rankings

  • IIMS Pune Ranking is 14th in India among the Private B Schools by the Times of India in 2022
  • IIMS ranked 5th in India – Business Barons – (Highest Potential & Emerging Management B School)
  • IIMS Pune ranked 24th in India (B School Placement Survey) by the Go-Getter Magazine Survey in 2016
  • The Institute received an overall rank of 25th in India by Times B School Ranking 2022
  • The Institute was ranked 61st in India by MBA Universe in the Hindu Business Line B School Survey 2019


  • IIMS Pune bagged the award for being"Best Business School in Placements in 2022 by Trade & Media, and My Brand Better
  • In 2021, IIMS won an award from Navabharat Group for being a Top B School in terms of placement assistance.
  • IIMS was Conferred as one of the "Top 10 Most Prominent Institutes in Maharashtra" by Knowledge Review.
  • The Economic Times awarded IIMS Pune "Best Education Brands" in 2019.
  • IIMS Pune won the award for being "Great Indian Institute 2018" by Forbes India Marquee,
  • ABP News in 2018 conferred IIMS Pune as Best Academic-Industry Interface
  • GIC awarded IIMS for "Best Industry-Academia Interface" in 2016–17. (Global IT Commune).
  • "Top Private Management Institute, Western India" awarded by Jagranjosh.com, Dainik Jagran Group 2017. In addition, it also won the award for "Best B School in Placements- 2017;"
  • At the 2017 World HRD Congress, BBC Knowledge gave IIMS "Education Leadership Award."
  • IIMS Pune Leading Private Business School in Maharashtra for Placements, which was designated in National Education Excellence Award 2016 (Brands Academy) 

International Institute of management studies Courses

The PGDM programs offered at IIMS Pune are equivalent to an MBA degree. IIMS Pune MBA course prepares students for productive careers by taking a long-term perspective on business education. The multidisciplinary, application-based curriculum at IIMS Pune offers real-world knowledge and life skills that enable the Institute to produce entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, and innovators who can reimagine how a business will be done in the future. Through these programs, the college gives its students the tools they need to enter the workforce prepared for business and ready to lead.

PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management)

AICTE and the Indian government have approved the two-year, full-time PGDM at IIMS Pune. The IIMS Pune PGDM combines modern academic and practical ideas to prepare students to make decisions, anticipate the future, and take on greater corporate responsibilities. The curriculum includes project work, case studies, in-depth management internships, and classroom instruction. The annual intake for PGDM is 180 seats. IIMS Pune fees for PGDM are INR 3.9 Lakhs for each academic year.

The curriculum offers IB, or international business, as a super specialty. The PGDM Program at IIMS includes 200 hours of live projects in addition to 45 days of winter internship and 90 days of a summer internship. It helps the candidates to get hands-on experience. They will be trained under specialized industry experts in real-time projects.

Moreover, IIMS Pune certification courses are available in   SAP R3, digital marketing, six sigma, foreign languages, and business analytics.

1. Major Specializations Offered in PGDM

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics

2. Minor Specializations Offered in PGDM

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Agri-Business Management

3. Super Specializations Offered in PGDM

International Business

PGDM- Retail & E-commerce

Retail e-commerce is expanding rapidly on a global scale. The IIMS Pune PGDM in Retail & E-Commerce program is dedicated to serving the thriving and developing retail sector. At IIMS Pune, PGDM Retail students can work on live internship projects with renowned companies. The course places equal emphasis on domestic and international brands. The course also emphasizes the function of e-commerce in the retail industry.

Why PGDM Retail & E-Commerce in IIMS Pune?

  • A two-year (full-time), AICTE-approved program.
  • International Study Tour under the International Immersion Program.
  • A five-month compulsory internship with a renowned retail brand, such as Future Group, Aditya Birla, Reliance Retail, Pantaloons, or Shoppers Stop, allowing for on-the-job training and practical experience.
  • It offers dual specialization to the students with the super specialization in Retail Management.
  • This combination ensures the student acquires the skills needed to succeed in this expanding and changing field.
  •  Students obtain the knowledge to carve out a niche for themselves through workshops, certifications, live projects, internships, and industry interaction.

International Institute of management studies Admission

Students aspiring to pursue a PGDM degree in IIMS Pune might be interested in the admission procedure to reserve a seat for themselves. Here is the detailed information about the IIMS Pune MBA admission process.

IIMS Pune MBA eligibility (PGDM)

To be eligible for Admission to IIMS, you must get at least 50% aggregate in your graduation examination.

  • Under AICTE requirements, you should have passed at least one of the entrance exams accepted by the Institute.
  • IIMS Pune accepts the valid score of CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, GMAT, or state-level entrance test score MAH CET.
  • In addition, students must satisfy the IIMS Pune Cut off. To be noted, the cutoff will vary for each different exam.

IIMS Pune Selection Criteria

Applicants are qualified based on their concert in either state or national exams. Later, shortlisted ones will be invited to attend Group discussions and Personal Interviews. The final selection of the students for IIMS Pune College depends on Entrance tests, GD/PI Performance, Past academic records, and extracurricular activities. Each selection parameter holds a different weightage.

Selection Parameters


Entrance Test ( CAT / MAT / CMAT / GMAT / CET / XAT / ATMA ) Score


GD/PI Score


Past Academic Record (10th & 12th level & Graduation)


Sports / Cultural / NCC / NSS Merit


IIMS Pune Cut off

The shortlisting cutoffs for IIMS Pune are quite moderate. The IIMS Pune MBA cutoff/PGDM for several tests is anticipated.

  • IIMS Pune CAT cutoff: 65-70
  • IIMS Pune XAT Cut off: 65-70
  • IIMS Pune CMAT Cut-off/MAT/ATMA
  • IIMS Pune CET Cut off 75-80 (MAH MBA CET)

How to apply for IIMS?

  • Step 1: Candidates must apply online by logging into the IIMS Pune Official website. Register Online, fill in the application form, Make the payment and upload the documents.
  • Step 2: Later, the admission authority will Verify the documents as well application screening process will take place.
  • Step 3 - You will receive an email for PI if your application is complete and meets the qualifying requirements.
  • Step 4: Two interviews with admissions panel members will be held.
  • Step 5: You will receive a selection letter if you are chosen.
  • Step 6: You can use any digital method to deposit the Admission Confirmation Amount into the Institute's account. The Institute also provides an online payment option on the official website where students can use their credit/debit cards to pay their tuition.
  • Step 7: Following seat confirmation, candidates will get an email with their admissions letter, loan letter, and fees receipt.

International Institute of management studies Fees

The  IIMS Pune MBA fee/PGDM fee is approx. INR 3.96 Lakhs per annum. Candidates must pay the fees of INR 1 Lakh during admission time to confirm a seat. Later, they can make the payment through the three installment process.


IIMS Pune Fees Structure

At the Time of Admission

Rs. 1,00,000

First Installment

Rs. 2,30,000

Second Installment

Rs. 2,30,000

Third Installment

Rs. 2,32,000

International Institute of management studies Placement

Usually, the IIMS Pune placement campaign begins in August and is planned to run throughout the academic year and at mutually convenient times with recruiters. In terms of Placement, IIMS Pune is the Best B School. For the same, IIMS Pune has won several prestigious awards on different platforms. In the 2022 Times B School Survey, IIMS was awarded Best Management College for Placement. In 2021 IIMS Pune MBA Placement Drive (PGDM), IIMS Pune Average package offered INR 5 LPA. In contrast, IIMS Pune Highest Package stood at INR 25 LPA.

Pre-Placement Sessions

The Placement Team at IIMS College works to give the students the best opportunity for mutually advantageous selection, understanding the importance of applying the correct aptitude and knowledge skill-sets for the suitable task.

The pre-placement sessions at IIMS Pune include:

  • Sessions for interview preparation include simulated interviews, group discussions, and aptitude tests.
  • Creating strong resumes.
  • Alumni mentoring programs.

Planning various events, including conferences, workshops, guest speaker panels, and academic fairs.

Final Placement

With the help of their intrinsic abilities and newly gained knowledge, final placement candidates are industry-ready and capable of delivering excellent performance, which is the goal of the process.

IIMS Pune placements highlights:


2021 Statistics

No. of students placed


IIMS Pune Placement Packages

INR 25 lakh per annum -Highest

INR 5 lakh per annum-Average

Top specialization


Top Recruiters

Deloitte, South Indian Bank, Berger Paints, Asian Paints, etc

International Institute of management studies Hostel

Since the residential IIMS Pune campus, students can access contemporary residential facilities. There are 4 distinct, fully furnished, and well-designed IIMS Pune hostels for boys and girls with the best amenities for the students. As a requirement, boys and girls must reside in the Hostel for the first year. Local students or students who want to live with local guardians must obtain the required NOC from the Director-IIMS. There are options for twin and triple-sharing dorm rooms. The male students' accommodation is distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hostel Facilities

  • There is a backup supply of electricity.
  • Each room offers WiFi and hot water.
  • Each student has access to a desk, chair, and storage space.
  • The Hostel's common area also has a microwave, washing machine, and television.
  • There is also a housekeeping service provided.

IIMS Pune Hostel Fees


Hostel fees in IIMS Pune

Hostel Charges ( Yearly )

Rs. 55,000

Mess Charges ( Optional )

Rs. 40,500

international institute of management studies Course fee structure

PGDM - Finance 666000 2 years
PGDM - Marketing Management 666000 2 years
PGDM - Human Resource Management 666000 2 years
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Asked question

what is the total fee structure and hostel and mess charges for MBA
Asked by kanishka soni
replied on 08-Feb-2021 17:12:14
  • IIMS Pune offers full-time PGDM course which is similar to the MBA Program, the fees structure for PGDM course cost approximately INR 7.2 Lakhs for course completion
  • Hostel fees at IIMS Pune cost nearly 49k-50k per year, including mess expenses.
Provide me MBA fee details
Asked by Jayesh
replied on 20-Mar-2018 10:04:01

Hi Jayesh,

International Institute of Management Studies Pune fee structure for MBA/PGDM is approximately INR 699000/- for complete 2 years course. 

International Institute of Management Studies Pune eligibility criteria for MBA/PGDM:

  • Candidate should have a Graduation with minimum 50% aggregate from a recognized university. 
  • Candidate should have a valid score in CAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA entrance examination for IIMS Pune admission.  
  • Candidates once shortlisted will be called for the personal interview based on marks obtained in graduation and entrance exam for IIMS Pune admissions. 
Provide me MBA fee structure
Asked by Aaryan
replied on 20-Mar-2018 10:00:56

Hi Aaryan,

International Institute of Management Studies Pune fee structure for MBA/PGDM is approximately INR 699000/- for complete 2 years course. 

International Institute of Management Studies Pune Selection Process:

  • Candidate should attain minimum 50% in graduation and a valid score in entrance examination to get IIMS Pune admission.
  • Shortlisted candidates for IIMS Pune admission will be called by the institute for personal interview based on marks obtained in graduation and entrance exam.
  • IIMS Pune admission will be done on the basis of academic credentials, entrance exam and also performance in personal interview.
Query regarding MBA
Asked by Sudeep
replied on 20-Mar-2018 09:59:25

Hi Sudeep,

International Institute of Management Studies Pune Fee details for PGDM:

  • IIMS Pune fees for PGDM for 2 years costs INR 699000/-
  • IIMS Pune fees structure per year costs approximately INR 349500/-
  • IIMS Pune is the top management institute which offers Post-graduation program i.e. MBA/PGDM program in the city of Pune.
  • The institute has a good placement record and they provide the best placement training for the students.

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International Institute of Management Studies, Sr.No. 54(1+2/1)Nere Dattawadi, Near Hinjewadi IT Park, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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