Top Private MBA Colleges in Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

Also Known as: SIBM

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune is a premier B-School of India recognized for its excellence in academics, high quality management programme and its valuable contributions to industry, society and students. SIBM Pune was established in 1978. SIBM Pune currently offers the following programs:

  • A two years full time MBA programme giving the options to specialize in Marketing, Finance, Operations and Human Resources (Admission through SNAP)
  • A two year full time MBA programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. (Admission through SNAP)
  • Executive MBA programme and One year Post Graduate Diploma Programmes for the working professional offered during the weekends
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma programmes for corporates, as per the requirements of the corporate houses.

The two-year full-time residential MBA is SIBM Pune’s flagship programme, spread across four semesters and offering specialisations in Marketing, Human Resource Management, Finance and Operations Management. The structure of the programme is designed to give students the best in industry exposure and a nurturing classroom environment, to help them become the leaders of tomorrow, in the specialisation of their choice.


A focused course structure equips those interested in this field with the skill set needed to understand, interpret and apply marketing concepts in live corporate scenarios. The students learn the practical applications of marketing principles through case studies, seminars, workshops, guest lectures and research projects.

Human Resources
This course provides students with the skills required for successful human capital management. It familiarises them with current corporate practices in the line. The course focuses on interpersonal and people management skills, to enable students to transcend the scope of Human Resource Management and become Strategic Business Partners.

This specialization is designed to provide students with a strong base in applied financial management. It helps them in sound financial decision-making, providing a deep understanding of the financial aspects of the economy and the corporate world. The quantitative and analytic skills of the students are enhanced in the process.

Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Distribution networks have become huge differentiating factors for an organisation as it competes in the market. The course structure at SIBM Pune ensures that technological knowhow in these lines is integrated with current industrial practices to equip students to deliver beyond standard service levels for the businesses to grow further.


  • Participation of 70 renowned companies offering an average package of 15.02 LPA in 2017

  • Collaboration with foreign universities like Arizona State University, Nanyang Technological University and others for joint research, students/faculty exchange and summer programs


Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) was established in 1992 as an autonomous Institute. Today, SIIB is a constituent of Symbiosis International University (SIU) and is one of the highly acclaimed business schools in the country. It has been recognized as a B- School that combines an excellent academic foundation with a strong leadership perspective.

The Symbiosis Society is the visionary creation of Padmashree Dr. S. B. Mujumdar, whose dream to live the philosophy – Vasudev Kutumbakam – ‘The World is a Family’ has created an environment where students have come to breach the boundaries of culture, religion, and nationality.

In an increasingly globalized world, SIIB is ahead of the curve. The pioneering work in commencing focused MBA Program. This foresight has proved very valuable for organizations that seek global managers in diverse functional areas. SIIB has a strong track record of excellent placements.

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) offers an elective system wherein a student can opt for Major courses in any one functional area of specialization (Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain Management and Human Resource).

Courses Offered:

MBA in International Business

PG Degree | Full Time | Duration – 2 years

Program offers specializations in Marketing, Finance, Supply chain and Human Resource

MBA in Agri Business

PG Degree | Full Time | Duration – 2 years

MBA in Energy and Environment

PG Degree | Full Time | Duration – 2 years


Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune

Also Known As: SCHMRD 

It is a premier institute honing world class leaders and entrepreneurs. Established in 1993, SCMHRD’s MBA program is one of the most prestigious programs in India. SCMHRD specializes in producing quality talent in the fields of HR, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Infrastructure Management and Business Analytics. Apart from academic excellence, the institute also focuses on equipping the students with the latest technical competencies used in the corporate world. It also provides opportunities to develop their leadership and entrepreneurship skills through various student activities and institute initiatives. Association with National Entrepreneurship Network is one such initiative to breed young entrepreneurs. The Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development was ranked 22 by Business Today‘s “India’s best B-schools 2016” and 12 in India by Outlook India‘s “Top 100 Management Schools” of 2016. Institute offered MBA (MBA, MBA-IM, MBA-BA), MBA EXECUTIVE and PG DIPLOMA. Selection Criteria is based on SNAP exam which is conducted by the Symbiosis university.


Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik

Also Known As: SIOM

SIOM is India’s only Institute dedicated to Operations Management, constituted with a vision of Empowering and Leading Operations Excellence. Symbiosis was founded in 1971 with the sole mission “Welfare of Foreign students” by Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, then a professor at the famous Fergusson College (Pune). SIOM is affiliated to Symbiosis International University, Pune. SIOM offers PG courses in Operation Management. Selection Criteria is based on SNAP exam which is conducted by the Symbiosis International University.


Indira Institute of Management, Pune or Indira School of Business Studies Pune University

Indira Institute Of Management, Pune was established in 1994 under Shree Chanakya Education Society. The vision of the college is to create a center of academic excellence in the field of Management and IT education with the purpose of fulfilling the industry requirements through the holistic development of the future performers, who are also good human beings, and possess the right knowledge, skill sets and attitude towards their work and life. The mission of the college is to promote a learning environment that welcomes and honours men and women from diverse cultures for involving themselves in intellectual inquisitiveness, explore knowledge dimensions for future application in industry, business and life. The institute is affiliated to the University of Pune and accredited by AICTE, New Delhi. It offers various postgraduate courses and offers full-time PGDM course with a total intake of 180. The institute also runs regular MBA program approved by the University of Pune.

Address: Shree Chanakya Education Society’s, Indira School of Business Studies, ‘Abhinav’, S. no. 89/2A, New                             Pune-Mumbai Highway, Tathwade, Pune 411033, India.


  • Won Best Educational Institute of India Award, 2017 at the 6th edition of World Education Congress

  • Ranked 36th all India by Business India Best B-school Survey 2015

Courses Offered:

1. Master of Business Administration

PG Degree | Full Time | Duration – 2 years

Specializations offered are:
Marketing, Financial, Computer, Production and Materials Management, HR Management and Supply Chain Management.

2. Post Graduate Diploma in Management

PG Diploma | Full Time | Duration – 2 years

Specialization offers in Marketing, Finance and HR and is offered in the second shift.

Indira Institute of Management Pune Admission 2017

IIMP offers full-time PGDM course with a total intake of 180. The institute also runs regular MBA program approved by the University of Pune. Indira Institute of Management Pune was established in 2008. The institute is affiliated to the University of Pune and accredited by AICTE, New Delhi.

  • Candidates have to apply separately for PGDM and MBA course. Mode of application is online for both courses.
  • To apply for PGDM course candidates have to register online for ICAP (Indira Common Admission Process).
  • For MBA course candidates have to apply online for Common Admission Process (CAP) conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Mumbai.
  • Candidates who have passed Graduation degree course with minimum 50% marks (45% for BC and PH candidates of Maharashtra State) are eligible to apply for MBA and PGDM courses.
  • Selection of the candidates for PGDM course is done through ICAP based on test score, work experience, GD, and PI.
  • Admission into MBA program is given as per the direction of DTE, Mumbai through CAP.

Indira Institute of Management MBA Admission 2017

Applicants who are seeking admission to MBA program in Indira Institute of Management must fulfil the eligibility of passing Graduation Degree from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks (45% for Backward Category and Physically Disabled candidates of Maharashtra State only).

As per the rules of DTE, candidates are called for counselling session as per their score obtained in any of these Common Entrance Tests: CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ ATMA. Merit list will be drawn after considering candidates’ performance in group discussion, personal interview, test score, academia.

Course Name Minimum Eligibility Selection Criteria
MBA 50% marks in Graduation Degree in any discipline CAP conducted by DTE, Maharashtra

Indira Institute of Management PGDM Admission 2017

PGDM course is offered in three specializations by Indira Institute of Management. The Institute consider only those candidates for admission who have passed Degree examination in any discipline with minimum 50% marks (45% for Backward Category from any state).

Applicants are given admission through Indira Common Admission Process (ICAP) on the basis of their merit in any of these tests: CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ ATMA including their performance in Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) conducted by the Institute.

Course Name Specializations Minimum Eligibility Selection Criteria
PGDM Marketing Graduation with minimum 50% ICAP
Human Resource

Key Points for PGDM Admission:

  • Candidates have to apply for ICAP to participate in GD, PI, and Counselling process.
  • ICAP is held at seven locations across the country in the month of March every year.
  • As per ICAP: 50% weight is given to Common Entrance Test score, 30% to GD score, 20% to PI score, 5% to work experience (if any), 20% to X and XII academic score.

Total Fee: 1,80,000 per year


D Y Patil College, Pune

The Academy Established By Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil in 1991 with aim of providing education in all Fields thus, spreading education to deserving students and thereby helping them to realize their dreams of the career in professional courses. It runs several courses in Navi Mumbai and Pune there are a number of courses including Engineering Management, Pharmacy etc.there are total 7 institutes in ambi campus. The Academy is located on about 44 acres of land, adjoining the town of Talegaon Dabhade, in Pune District in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Inspired by the philanthropic urge and motivate by social concern Dr.D.Y.Patil Educational Academy is Established by Dr.D.Y.Patil. The Trustees are financially strong entrepreneurs, educationalist, and philanthropist committed to establish and develop the institute into a world-class education centre Dr.D.Y.Patil Educational Academy is situated in Talegaon Dabhade off the Mumbai-Pune Highway NH-4.The location of the college will provide the students with an easy access to the industries, business houses and multinational companies in Pune, Talegaon Dabhade.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) -Institute Code MB 6172, Two Year full-time program for general Management with a Specialization in the second year.

Our MBA program is affiliated to the University of Pune, Approved by AICTE New Delhi, Approved by DTE Mumbai.

Admission Procedure

There are 2 types of tests being conducted for admission to MBA program in Maharashtra state:

    1. MAH-MBA-CET-2016
    2. AMMI-MBA-CET-2016

Number of seats allotted to different Test Qualified candidates separately [CET (State conducted test / University test / Association conducted test)]

Eligibility Criteria & Weightages for Admission

Eligibility for Admission Students possessing the following qualifications are eligible for admission to MBA course. A Bachelor Degree in any faculty of any statutory University with 50% or more marks (45% or more marks for students belonging to SC, ST/DT, NT, OBC, SBC for Maharashtra State Only),
A Masters Degree in any faculty of any statutory University with 50% or more marks (45% or more marks for students belonging to SC, ST/DT, NT, OBC, SBC for Maharashtra State Only), Must have completed selection procedure as prescribed by the competent authority from time to time.


Ramachandran International Institute of Management (RIIM), Arihant group of institutions Pune

Ramachandran International Institute of Management (RIIM Pune) is a private institute which is located in Pune, Maharashtra. The institute provides many programs in Management streams, such as MBA, MBA+ AE & LDP + PGP+ DM, PGDM + one-month residential program in London, and MBA+ AE&LDP.

Address: Behind Crystal Honda Showroom, Bavdhan (Bk, Uttam Nagar, Bhunde                     Vasti, Bavdhan, Pune, Maharashtra 411021

Ramachandran International Institute of Management built an 82% campus placement record in the last five years. The placement cell has collaborated with multiple established organizations to ensure that students are given ample opportunities to showcase their talent.


Institute ensure that only IIT/ IIM/ XLRI level faculty /Senior Government/ Armed Forces officers are employed to impart academic education to students.

Offers various technological courses & capsules – Six Sigma, SAP & Digital Marketing.

Conducts about 75 to 100 guest talks, 15-20 industrial visits and personality development and general awareness sessions for about 400 hours in two years.


MBA + Advanced Employability and Leadership Development Program

PG Degree | Full Time | Duration – 2 years

  • Offered through education partner Arihant Institute of Business Management
  • Offers specializations in Marketing, Finance, HR, IT and Operations
  • 70% of the workshops/ training programs will be delivered by academicians from IIMs/ IITs/ XLRI/ Ex-Defense Officers or experts
  • Industry exposure/ visits and industrial internship for 2 months
  • Offers additional courses and workshops – SCM workshop, foreign language, Entrepreneurial workshop, NSE program, outbound tour.

Master of Business Administration

PG Degree | Full Time | Duration – 2 years

  • Offered through education partner Arihant Institute of Business Management
  • Compulsory 8 week summer internship with leading Indian or multinational organizations
  • Offers specializations in Marketing, Finance, HR, IT and Operations

MBA + Advanced Employability and Leadership Development Program + Management Development Program + Digital Marketing 

PG Degree | Full Time | Duration – 2 years

  • Offered through education partner Arihant Institute of Business Management
  • Compulsory 8-week summer internship with leading Indian or multinational organizations
  • Offers specializations in Marketing, Finance, HR, IT and Operations
  • Activities conducted in addition to AE&LDP are National level professional tour (7 days), International professional tour (up to 7 days), foreign language and practical corporate exposure of 30 days
  • In addition to the main specialization chosen by the students, they would be offered 3 subjects of additional specialization for the value addition and better employability
  • Modules covered under digital marketing are SEO, SMO, e-commerce, social networking, Google Adwords, Analytic, PPC and mobile marketing, etc.
  • Offers other value added programs/ certifications such as NSE program, SAP (Basic training), Six Sigma, Foreign language, Advance Excel training, IIM-Calcutta Carpe diem event – 3 days workshop

Post Graduate Diploma in Management

PG Diploma | Full Time | Duration – 25 months

  • After the completion of course, Certificate of Completion will be awarded by London College of Entrepreneurship
  • Course also includes 1-month residential program in London
  • Digital marketing includes SEO, SMO, e-commerce, social networking, Google Adwords, Analytic, PPC and mobile marketing, etc.
  • Offers other training and certifications such as Six Sigma, SAP, SCM workshop, foreign language, entrepreneurial ship workshop, NSE program, etc.
  • 70% of the workshops/ training programs will be delivered by academicians from IIMs/ IITs/ XLRI/ Ex-Defense Officers or experts
  • Industry exposure/ visits and industrial internship for 2 months.

Fee Structure: 1,99,000 per year


Pune Institute of Business Management Pirangut (PIBM), Pune University

Pune Institute of Business Management (PIBM) is an AICTE approved & Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, one of the top Management Institutes in India. Featured by Times B-School survey & Forbes as one of the top 10 emerging B-Schools in India, Their aim to provide high value business management education to produce educated and skilled Management Graduates. 

Pune Institute of Business Management, abbreviated as PIBM Pune, is a Management Institute approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Government of India and affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University, located in the city of Pune (Oxford of the East), Maharashtra, India.

Pune Institute of Business Management offer training for various industry profiles from Finance, Marketing and Human Resource specializations. Following are some of the profiles where PIBM Pune is training students:

FINANCE PROFILES                                                             

  • Investment Banking
  • Equity Research
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Treasury Management
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Quality Management in Finance
  • Business Analysis in Banking & Insurance


  • Channel Management
  • Retail Management
  • Market Research
  • Digital Marketing
  • E-Commerce
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Media Sales
  • Pre Sales
  • Business Analysis in Sales & Distribution


  • General HR Management
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Workforce Management
  • Performance & Talent Management

PIBM is currently offering the below mentioned full-time management courses.

  • PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management)

PGDM is a two-year AICTE approved full-time residential course. The mode of entry is through Common Admission Test (CAT), MAT, XAT, CMAT, PMAT (test) followed by the Group Discussion, Case Study& Personal Interview.

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)


Sinhgad Institute of Management (Vadgaon), Pune University

Sinhgad Institute Of Management, also referred as SIOM is a management institute operating in Vadgaon(Bk), Pune. It provides the education over management and computer application courses. Sinhgad Institute Of Management was founded by Professor M.N.Navale in 1994 in response to the increasing education criteria in rapidly growing industry. The institute is affiliated with the University of Pune and managed by the Sinhgad Technical Education Society (STES). It has been Approved by AICTE, recognized by Government Of Maharashtra and accredited by National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. Sinhgad Institute of Management is associated with the Harvard Business School. Students follow the experiential case study methodology as the standard pedagogy. The focu on research is exemplified by the SIOM Knowledge Center which has been dedicated to research and management studies.

Address: S. No. 44/1,Off. Sinhgad Rd, Vadgaon Budruk, Pune, Maharashtra 411041

The campus is large in area and has as many as 50 colleges in it. The classrooms are clean and airy, library wing is air-conditioned and labs are well-equipped. They have Wi-Fi Internet connection throughout the campus. The campus includes a sports center, net-cafe, auditoriums, seminar halls, and open air theater.

Common facilities include hostel and mess (for boys and girls), security (24 hours), accessibility and transport (Municipal Transportation Buses to important points in Pune), campus clinic, shops for basic needs, stationary, bus and train bookings, etc.), banking and ATM, recreational facilities (sports, cultural, etc.).

Courses Offered:

  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Rural and Agriculture Business Management
  • Family Business Management
  • Technology Management

Master of Business Administration

(PG Degree | Full Time | Duration – 2 years)


  • Course offers specialization in Marketing Management, Financial Management, Information Technology Management, Operations Management, Human Resource Management and International Business Management
  • Other specializations include Supply Chain Management, Rural and Agribusiness Management, Family Business Management, Technology Management
  • Collaboration with Harvard Business School Publishing for cases, role-plays, articles, online simulations, webinars, innovative online courses and has syllabus mapping through customized score pack
  • It provides summer internship with leading blue chip companies
  • It conducts interactive guest sessions by industry professionals, workshops, seminars, group discussions, mock interviews, etc.


MBA: The candidate should have passed any bachelor’s degree(Graduation) with minimum 50% marks (45% for reserved category student of Maharashtra state only) and must have valid scores of MBA MH-CET conducted by Government of Maharashtra / CMAT / CAT / XAT / GMAT / MAT.

Admission Parameters

  • Through Centralized Admission Procedure (CAP) Central Admissions
  • Institutional Admissions: Institutional Level admissions are carried as per DTE guidelines and based on Merit Score in CMAT or Other Common Entrance Exam
  • Scores of the following exams are considered for admission CMAT/CAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA/JMET or AMMI-CET.


International School of Business and Media (ISB&M)

The ISB&M group established its first college at Viman Nagar, Pune in 2000, followed by Kolkata in 2004, Bangalore in 2005 and Nande, Pune in 2009. Both the Pune and Bangalore campuses are fully residential, with the Kolkata college to open a residential campus in 2017.

ISB&M’s programs are AICTE approved and directed towards employment & career, which is not only an educational degree. All the placement activities of the students are done through ISB&M Placement Cell. ISB&M’s Placement Cell makes every possible effort to ensure that all students pass out with good job offer. ISB&M’s training courses are highly accepted and acknowledged by industry for Management/executive level employment.

PUNE NANDE CAMPUS Address: S. No. 44/1, 44 1/ 2, Nande Village, Pashan Sus Road, Pune 412 115

PUNE MULSHI CAMPUS Address: Mulshi Group of Institute, Gat No. 237-243, Near Malhar Machi Resort
Sambhave Tal Mulshi, Pune 412108

ISB&M Program is a blend of courses and workshops which helps the students to maintain and build their business capabilities and competencies as a self-driven and competitive talent. ISB&M offers PGDM program which are approved by AICTE.


International School of Business & Media (ISB&M), Pune is amongst top 2% B-schools in India in terms of Education and career building and is Pune’s 2ndpreferred B-school. ISB&M grooms its students in a manner that the students grow in their career. Highlights of the institute are:

  • Alumni are highly placed across the Globe
  • B-school has highly accomplished Faculty
  • ISB&M has moderate fee structure. Fee for the programme is Rs.8.9 lakhs
  • High placements with average salary in Placement 2017 at Rs. 7.6 lakhs and highest salar
    y at Rs. 16 lakhs
  • Top recruiters include  Bajaj Finserv, Bausch & Lomb, Blue Star, Credit Suisse, Dun & Bradstreet, Entercoms, Gionee, Harman International, Honeywell, ITC Infotech, Kohler, LG, Mullen Lowe Lintas, Nuance Communication, Raymond, TCS, Whirlpool, Wipro

The program is designed to maximize a students learning by dividing the course into two categories:

  • Core Courses
  • Elective Courses

Post Graduate Programme 

This is AICTE approved two-year full-time Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGDM). It offers the following specializations and a five-month internship:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • Supply Chain & Operations Management
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Media & Communication (Advertising, Corporate Communication & PR, Broadcast & Journalism, Media Production)

An inter-campus exchange programme is also available to combine different programmes of specialization by spending one trimester at another campus.

Undergraduate Programmes 

The Undergraduate Programme is a three-year full-time programme offered in both Management and Media streams. Both courses provide internships for students. The management programme also offers a certificate programme in Management.

  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship
  • Certificate in Financial Services Management
  • Certificate in Sales and Marketing
  • Certificate in Retail Management

The media course offers a niche media and communication programme with a management orientation, which prepares students for careers and further studies in:

  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Public Relation
  • Event Management
  • Audio Visual Production
  • Corporate Communication
  • Still and Video Camera Handling
  • Video Editing and Final Cut Pro
  • Graphics and Designing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Film and Documentary Making
  • Short Film and Ad Film Making


The Student Council organizes several events, giving them experience in planning, budgeting and managing events. Events are an integral part of a student’s life not only for enjoyment but also to help develop their managerial skills.

Orientation Programme for Freshers: A week-long programme for incoming students culminating in an outbound programme on the last day.

HR Share: An annual two-day HR conference where industry leaders are invited to discuss emerging trends in Human Resource.

Chain Act: A supply chain conference hosted by ISB&M where speakers from industry share their experiences on contemporary issues in Supply Chain Management.

Media Pulse: An annual media seminar organized in various cities of India by ISB&M students, permitting inreaction with people in the media industry.

Annual Convocation: A solemn ceremony held on each campus where students are awarded certificates on the successful completion of their programmes, medals are awarded to outstanding performers in each programme, and a convocation speech and keynote address are delivered by high-profile dignitaries.

FORZA: ISB&M celebrates its foundation day with Force, Zest and Attitude on 23–24 July. The event is held at the Nande Campus but attendance is mandatory for all students in the ISB&M group.

Crescendo: An annual three-day cultural programme organized by the students of the Pune-Nande campus, including quizzes, dance, music, painting, innovative games and a fashion show. On the last day, a prominent artist performs live