One of India's Top MBA Institutes offers PGDM (MBA) Courses in various fields including Finance, Marketing, HRD, Telecom among others in Pune, India..
Sri Balaji Society, Pune
B School in India.


Instructions common for BIMM, BIIB, BITM, BIMHRD

Welcome to 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. The founder of Sri Balaji Society, Pune is paying equal attention to each of the Management Institutes and ensures that the leaders in the society as well as in the institutes work together to deliver the results. All the Directors both from the Society as well as from the Institute are integral part of each Institute, work like a family and are interdependent as we ensure common customs, traditions, standards and examinations. These collective efforts and the concept of unity in diversity is ensuring that common culture, common rules, common procedures, common grooming up process and common examinations produce good results although every Institute is fully equipped to innovate and produce good results. Therefore, taking admission to any of the Institutes imply that you have taken the right decision towards achieving the goal of corporate careers. If you have gone through the Handbook you should have gained adequate update about everything including the current placement scenario in our campus.

Common Prospectus and Application Form

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Since Sri Balaji Society, Pune is one family, we have decided that we shall go for one prospectus(Handbook) and one application form where, all the courses of all the Institutes of Sri Balaji Society, Pune are listed so that each student can apply to any one or all the courses of any one institute or all the courses of all the four Institutes of Sri Balaji Society, Pune according to his/her order of preference of the course(s). The application form has appropriate columns and the students should carefully fill up the same, so that, a student can get maximum opportunity to get admitted to any of the courses of Sri Balaji Society, Pune. Please note that, all the courses of Sri Balaji Society, Pune are approved by AICTE and all the vacancies put together in all the four management institutes we have 1020 vacancies. In case the candidate is not opted for an institute / course he/she will not be considered for the same while preparing the Merit List. However students without five years of work experience cannot apply for the Executive PGDM course. Available intake in BIMM are: PGDM-120, PGDM (IT & Marketing)-120, PGDM (PM & HRD) - 60 and PGDM (Executive) - 60. Available intake in BITM are: PGDM (Telecom)-120, PGDM (Telecom & Marketing)- 60, PGDM (Marketing & Finance) - 60. Available intake in BIIB are: PGDM (International Business) - 60, PGDM (Marketing) - 60 and PGDM (Finance) - 60. Available intake in BIMHRD are : PGDM - 120, PGDM (Marketing & Finance) - 60 and PGDM (PM and HRD) - 60.

Status of Each B School of Sri Balaji Society, Pune: BIMM, BITM, BIIB and BIMHRD
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. The Directors of the Society are devoted to and are integral part of all the Management Institutes of Sri Balaji Society, Pune. Besides this, each Institute is having full compliment of Director, Full Time and Visiting Faculties, Infrastructure, Library and everything required for a growth oriented B-School as per AICTE norms. All the Institutes are located in one beautiful campus. The hostel is also common to all. The courses offered by each of these institutes are listed in this Handbook. Thus each institution is important and enjoys equal status and attention from the Top Management.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates should have a minimum of 50% marks in graduation from any statutory University (45% for reserved category).
  2. In case of PGDM (Executive Batch), 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.
  3. Relevant work experience means full time employment in any company and not in the family business. It also means working on full-time basis on the specialization 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 award of marks.
  4. Candidates appearing for any final year Degree examination up to June 2015 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 2014-15. The mark sheets should be submitted to the Institute latest by 01 September 2015.
  5. Medical Fitness should be as explained in this Handbook.
  6. Should be willing to comply with the Rules and Regulations of the Sri Balaji Society, Pune as explained in this Handbook.

Selection Procedure

Written Examination
We accept CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT scores. However, as CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT scores are issued to the students, any student who has appeared for the CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT examinations can apply for our courses with the CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT scores. Thus, all the four Management institutes will accept CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT scores. However, the XAT, MAT and CMAT scores will be equalized and validated to the CAT score value and that will only be counted for the purpose of merit list. Anyone having any objection to the same, need not to apply. We do not believe in any cut-off points as we give only 30% of the weightage for the entrance examination, while making the merit list.

Group Discussions
Candidates who fulfill 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 weightage 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.

Essay Writing as Integral part of Interview Process. Written Communication Skill is very important for any one to succeed in the industry. Therefore, the applicants will be required to appear for an essay writing exercise on a subject, which will be given on the spot in the selection centres. This will be for 30 marks and fifty percent of the marks will be counted . This essay writing will be for half an hour. The topics will be general in nature and any one who follows the National Newspapers can easily appear for the same and score good marks.

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

Selection Centres
While we are keen to have the admission process in all the centres mentioned below and have been having many of the centres for many years in the past, we reserve the right to cancel any of the centres depending upon the contingencies. However, it may be noted that, the hall ticket issued by us to any centre is valid to all the centres and the students who may need a change of centre due to any reason can automatically go to any other centre by just informing us through an e-mail/fax and without expecting any response to the same. Changes in dates, if any, for the Group Discussion, Essay writing and Interviews will be available on our website on as required basis. Students are therefore advised to see the website regularly.


01 Ahmedabad February 11, 2015
02 Amritsar March 8, 2015
03 Bangalore March 7, 2015
04 Bhopal February 10, 2015
05 Bhubaneshwar February 27, 2015
06 Chandigarh February 14, 2015
07 Chennai February 25, 2015
08 Dehradun February 25, 2015
09 Delhi February 28, 2015
10 Goa February 21, 2015
11 Guwahati February 23, 2015
12 Hyderabad February 15, 2015
13 Indore March 3, 2015
14 Jaipur February 12, 2015
15 Jammu February 13, 2015
16 Kochi March 1, 2015
17 Kolkata February 21, 2015
18 Kota February 23, 2015
19 Lucknow February 17, 2015
20 Mumbai March 1, 2015
21 Nagpur February 8, 2015
22 Patna February 19, 2015
23 Pune (Round 1) February 14, 2015
24 Raipur February 23, 2015
25 Ranchi March 9, 2015
26 Varanasi March 3, 2015
27 Belgaum February 25, 2015
28 Coimbatore  February 17, 2015
29 Gangtok February 26, 2015
30 Gwalior  March 11, 2015
31 Pune (Round 2) March 14 & 15, 2015
32 Trivandrum  February 19, 2015
33 Vijayawada  March 4, 2015

Hall Ticket Issued for any Centre will be Valid for All the Centres
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 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.

Selection Centres
For details Contact Admission Cell
Tel.: +91 (020) 66741235/ 36, 3063 1235/36 , 9673338787

Documents To be submitted during the Interview

The following documents are required to be submitted at the time of interview:

  1. Attested true copies of all Mark-Sheets and Certificates of 10th std., 12th Std., and Graduation.Incase of those who are still in final year of the degree course they should submit mark sheet of the previous years.
  2. Work-Experience Certificate. (If applicable).
  3. Certificates related to Extra-Curricular Activities (If applicable).
  4. Copy of Caste Certificate incase of SC/ST candidates.

Submission of CAT/ MAT /XAT /C-MAT  Result/ Score
Candidates should submit the application form with the photostat copy of CAT/MAT/XAT/C-MAT 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 score alone, although weightage is allotted for the same.

Merit List
On completion of interviews, we compare the performance of all candidates appearing for the interview and generate a final merit list based on their overall performance. The candidate is considered for the course which he has preferred according to the priority mentioned by him / her in the application form. Incase, he / she is not selected to the course applied by him / her, then he / she will be considered for other courses and selected on merit. It may be noted that, all the Management courses are of the same status and the inputs are also similar according to specilisation. As we have already mentioned the placement opportunities for all the courses are very good as has been proved by the track record of Sri Balaji Society.

It means that each institution is important and enjoys equal status and attention from the top management. We select the best possible candidates for all the Institutes from amongst the common pool of all the candidates applied for admission to any or all the institutes of Sri Balaji Society, Pune; although such a consideration arises only when a candidate is not selected for admission to the particular institute to which he or she may have applied originally. By doing so, we are in no way taking away any opportunity from anyone but are providing an additional opportunity to get selected in any of the prestigious institutes of Sri Balaji Society, Pune.

This is done subject to the following conditions: -

  1. That they are eligible for the same. To become eligible, they should have opted for the institute(s)/ course(s) (one can opt for either one institute/ course(s) or for all the institutes/ all the courses as per his/ her order of preference as marked in the application form) for us to consider them.
  2. That vacancy exists in those Institute(s) for such a consideration.
  3. That they come up in the merit of scope of those institutes / courses.
  4. Changes in Government policies where applicable

Women Empowerment
As a socially conscious trust we believe in the upliftment of women. Hence we ensure 50% of the intake of the students go to female candidates and remaining 50% goes to male candidates. In order to cater for the same, merit will be drawn separately for female & male candidates.

Declaration of Result and Confirmation of admission
The admission list will be declared in the web site and also communicated through E Mail. Selected students will be required to remit the first installment 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 in the waiting list.

Important Dates

Application form will be available from 18th September, 2014
Last date to submit filled Application form 8th February, 2015
GD & PI Centers Date February & March 2015
Course Commencement 08th June, 2015

Note: Dates mentioned above are tentative.

Education Loan
BIMM, BITM, BIIB & BIMHRD have been specially approved for educational loan schemes for the students who gets admission to any of these institutions from CREDILA (An HDFC Ltd. Co.), Central Bank of India & Andhra 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 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.

  1. Apply Online: Click Here to Apply Online
  2. Downloadable: Click Here to download the 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.
  3. Application Forms can be obtained (from 18th November 2014) from our office for Rs.1000/- by hand.
  4. Students can also obtain the Application Form (from 18th November 2014) 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:-

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

Application - How to fill the courses
All the courses offered by all the institutes are listed in the application form. A student can opt either for one course of any institute or more courses or all the courses listed in the application form. Please note that all the courses are of equal status and of two-year duration. At the end of the admission process, a merit list will be drawn for each course separately and those who stand at the top ranks, for each course will be allotted the courses according to prescribed vacancies for each course.

The probability of a candidate being selected for a particular course will be communicated to the concerned applicant. The applicant will be asked to give his/her consent or otherwise. The applicant will be expected to respond within a week. On receipt of the information from the applicant as to whether the applicant is accepting the course suggested/proposed to him or otherwise, a final merit list will be drawn and the admission letter will be issued. While suggesting/allotting a course, the preferences given by the applicants will be taken into consideration. However, if the expert panels consider them fit for any other course or if the applicant doesn't come within the Merit-List/ vacancies for the course preferred he/she may be considered to other courses preferred by the applicant.

The option of the students is therefore very critical for them to be considered for alternate courses. Therefore students are advised that they should opt for maximum or all the courses so that they have better chances of getting selected to any one of the courses offered by Sri Balaji Society.

The entire admission process will be handled by the students. In fact, an Admission Cell comprising of students has been formed and it is they who will be handling the entire admissions from start to end. They will be more than keen to respond to all your queries not only on phone but also at the selection centres. You can address your mail to: All the requests for prospectus and all the enquiries related to admission should be directed to the address mentioned above.

In case of any queries related to admission, your communication channels are as under :-
Telephone : 020-6674 1235/36, 3063 1235/36; Fax : 020-6674 1234, 3063 1234
Email :

Note: Any dispute will be settled by arbitration, subject to the jurisdiction of Pune.