Sri Balaji Society, Pune PGDM Admissions 2017

Updated on Wed, 07 September 2016 at 19:48 IST

Sri Balaji Society, Pune PGDM Admissions 2017

Sri Balaji Society, Pune PGDM Admissions 2017

Sri Balaji Society, Pune invites applications for admissions to Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for the academic year 2016- 17.

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is conducted by Sri Balaji Society, Pune

The selection process for admission to the following management institutes of Sri Balaji Society, Pune which offer Two Year Full-Time Post Graduate Diploma in Management will be conducted centrally, in various centres. These Management Institutes are as under :-

(a) Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM)

(b) Balaji Institute of Telecom & Management (BITM)

(c) Balaji Institute of International Business (BIIB)

(d) Balaji Institute of Management & HRD (BIMHRD)

All the four Management Institutes of Sri Balaji Society, Pune are well known in the country for the excellent grooming up processes and Campus Placements.

Important Dates

PGDM Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

PGDM Exam Dates / Exam Schedule
Events Dates
Application form will be available from 18th September, 2016
GD & PI Centers Date February / March, 2017
Course Commencement 08th June, 2017

Courses & Intake

However students without five years of work experience cannot apply for the Executive PGDM course.
Available intake in BIMM
PGDM (IT & Marketing)-120,
PGDM (PM & HRD) - 60 and
PGDM (Executive) - 60.

Available intake in BITM
PGDM (Telecom)-120,
PGDM (Telecom & Marketing)- 60,
PGDM (Marketing & Finance) - 60.

Available intake in BIIB
PGDM (International Business) - 60,
PGDM (Marketing) - 60
PGDM (Finance) - 60.

Available intake in BIMHRD
PGDM - 120,
PGDM (Marketing & Finance) - 60
PGDM (PM and HRD) - 60

As mentioned above, all the courses offered by all the B-Schools of Sri Balaji Society, Pune are approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. Most of the companies visiting us for Campus Placements are seeing all the qualified students of all the four Management Institutes during Common Campus Placements. While the President, Sri Balaji Society, Pune is the Executive Director of BIMM, the first B-School of Sri Balaji Society, Pune he is the Dean of all the remaining three B-Schools.

Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates should fulfil following eligibility criteria:
- Candidates should have a minimum of 50% marks in graduation from any statutory University (45% for reserved category).

- In the case of PGDM (Executive Batch), the candidate should have 2-3 years of industrial work experience as a full-time employee in the field of Sales, Marketing, Human Resource, Finance, Operations, Systems and related areas of management in the industry is eligible. These applicants should submit the industry experience certificate signed by the Director(HR) or any other authorised signatory of the Company / Companies and copies of their Appointment Letters along with the application form. There will be no difference in the course curriculum for this batch and they will receive the same inputs as applicable to the PGDM Programs except for the fact that they can expect lateral placements with higher compensation packages. Those having lesser number of industrial experiences also get different and upgraded placements depending upon their corporate experience though they may not be admitted to the Executive Batch, but to the other courses.

- Relevant work experience means full-time employment in any company and not in the family business. It also means working on a full-time basis on the specialisation departments in the company such as Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, IT, Operations and so on. Only such candidates can expect differential compensations based on work experience. However, the selection committee can look into all the other type of work experiences and consider the award of marks.

- Candidates appearing for any final year Degree examination up to June 2017 can also apply. However, if they fail to match the above qualitative requirement when the result is declared for the graduation examination, they will be relieved from the course compulsorily. Same will be the case with respect to those who fail in their degree examination, which means a candidate should qualify his/her graduation examination with a minimum of 50% marks latest by the academic year 2016-17. The mark sheets should be submitted to the Institute latest by 01 September 2017.

- Medical Fitness should be as explained in this Prospectus/Offer Letter.

- Should be willing to comply with the Rules and Regulations of the Sri Balaji Society, Pune as explained on the website.

Selection Procedure

Written Examination

Sri Balaji Society, Pune accept CAT / MAT / XAT / CMAT / MAH-CET scores. However, as CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/MAH-CET scores are issued to the students, any student who has appeared for the CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/MAH-CET examinations can apply for our courses with the CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/MAH-CET scores.

- Thus, all the four Management institutes will accept CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/MAH-CET scores. However, the XAT, MAT, CMAT, MAH-CET and scores will be equalised and validated to the CAT score value and that will only be counted for the purpose of merit list.

- It is not necessary that these scores should be attached to the Application form at this stage.

- These scores sheets can be dispatched so as to reach our latest by 28th May 2017.

- Anyone having any objection to the same, need not apply.

- We do not believe in any cut-off points as we give only 30% of the weight for the entrance examination while making the merit list.

Group Discussions

Candidates who fulfil the qualitative requirements will be called for the Group Discussions by experts . This will be for a duration of 30-45 minutes per group. This may include role play, case studies and extempore speech and GD. 40% of the weight in the merit list will be given to the GD process. Therefore the GD process may extend to the second day although all efforts will be made to complete the process in one day. This is an elimination round.

Personal Interviews

This expert panel interview and the essay marks will carry 30% of the weight . This panel will assess the candidates on various parameters including the suitability of the candidate for a particular specialisation. The panel will also give the opportunity to the applicants to add or delete course options.

Selection Centres

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Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Admit Card issued to any centre is valid for all the centres and candidates can appear before the selection committee in any centre provided they have informed about their intention to appear before a selection centre other than the one mentioned in the admit card well in advance. No separate communication for a change of centre will be communicated by us. The candidates are required to come with all their original and certified copies of degrees and mark sheets when they come for the selection process.

Documents To be submitted during the Interview
The following documents are required to be submitted at the time of interview:
- Attested true copies of all Mark-Sheets and Certificates of 10th std., 12th Std., and Graduation.In case of those who are still in the final year of the degree course they should submit mark sheet of the previous years.

- Work-Experience Certificate. (If applicable).

- Certificates related to Extra-Curricular Activities (If applicable).

- A copy of Caste Certificate incases of SC/ST candidates.

Submission of Result/ Score

Candidates should submit the application form with the photostat copy of CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ C-MAT/ MAH-CET scores which will be verified during Personal Interview. The latest MAT score which is available with the candidates can be submitted. It may be noted that we are not going to do our short listing based on the CAT/ MAT /XAT /C-MAT / MAH-CET score alone, although weight is allotted for the same.


Declaration of Result and Confirmation of admission

The admission list will be declared on the website and also communicated through E-Mail. Selected students will be required to remit the first instalment of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees Fifty Thousand only) within 10 days from the date of declaration of the admission list as above to confirm their admission. In case the selected candidate fail to remit the fee in time it will be assumed that the candidate is not interested in the admission and the vacancy will be released to the candidate on the waiting list.

Education Loan

Sri Balaji Society’s BIMM, BITM, BIIB & BIMHRD have been specially approved for educational loan schemes for the students who gets admission to any of these institutions from AVANCE, CREDILA (An HDFC Ltd. Co.) & Punjab National Bank as Sri Balaji Society, Pune has signed MOUs with these banks. All those students who get admitted in any of these institutes can approach these banks for an availing educational loan. However, students have the liberty to approach any other bank as per their convenience.

How to Apply

Application form for the program(s) of choice can be obtained in the below-mentioned ways.

  • Apply Online: Visit us in September 2016.
  • Downloadable: Visit us in September 2016 for Application Form and submit the same with a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) in favour of 'President, Sri Balaji Society, Pune' payable at Pune. Write the name & address of the applicant on the reverse side of Demand Draft.
  • Application Forms can be obtained (from 18th November 2016) from our office for Rs.1000/- by hand.
  • Students can also obtain the Application Form (from 18th November 2016) from our office by sending a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- payable at Pune in favour of 'President, Sri Balaji Society, Pune' with full name & postal address on the reverse side of the DD.

All the requests for Application Form and all the inquiries related to admission should be directed to the under mentioned address:-

Contact Details

Prof. Biju G. Pillai
Director-IT & Professor In-Charge Admissions
Sri Balaji Society, Pune
Tathawade, Pune 411033
Tel.: +91 20 6674 1222, 3063 1222

Balaji Institute of Modern Management BIMM, Pune
Situated on the edge of the heavily travelled Katraj-Dehu road By-Pass stands an institution of excellence in the field of management education, the Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM). A prestigious school of management education in Pune, it has made a name for itself not only in the city but also in the country by providing quality management education and enabling its students to make a name for themselves as entrepreneurs, managers, and leaders in the corporate world.

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