Instructions common for BIMM, BIIB, BITM, BIMHRD
Welcome to Sri Balaji Society
The selection process for admission to the following management institutes of Sri Balaji Society, 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 are well known in the country for the excellent grooming up processes and Campus Placements. The founder of Sri Balaji Society 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. This 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 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 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 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. Please note that, all the courses of Sri Balaji Society 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: BIMM, BITM, BIIB and BIMHRD
As mentioned above, all the courses offered by all the B-Schools of Sri Balaji Society 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 is the Executive Director of BIMM, the first B-School of Sri Balaji Society, 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. 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.
We accept CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/M-CET scores. However, as CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/M-CET scores are issued to the students, any student who has appeared for the CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/M-CET examinations can apply for our courses with the CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/M-CET scores. Thus, all the four Management institutes will accept CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/M-CET scores. However, the XAT, MAT, CMAT and M-CET 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|GD & PI Centres|
Documents To be submitted during the Interview
The following documents are required to be submitted at the time of interview:
Submission of CAT/ MAT /XAT /C-MAT/ M-CET Result/ Score
Candidates should submit the application form with the photostat copy of CAT/MAT/XAT/C-MAT/M-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/M-CET score alone, although weightage is allotted for the same.
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; 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.
This is done subject to the following conditions: -
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.
|Application form will be available from||First week of November 2014|
|Last date to submit filled Application form||28th January 2015|
|GD & PI Centers Date||February& March 2015|
|Course Commencement||08th June, 2015|
Note: Dates mentioned above are tentative.
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 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.
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
Tathawade, Pune 411033
Tel.: +91 20 6674 1222, 3063 1222
www.bimmpune.com , www.bitmpune.com
www.biibpune.com , www.bimhrdpune.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 : email@example.com
Note: Any dispute will be settled by arbitration, subject to the jurisdiction of Pune.