Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM) is a private business school in Pune, established in 1999. Previously known as Indian Institute of Modern Management (IIMM), BIMM is approved by the AICTE, the Ministry of HRD, and the AIU. It is considered the ‘crown jewel’ of Sri Balaji Society (SBS).
The Institute offers AICTE approved two year full-time PGDM programs, such as a PGDM in General Management, IT & Marketing, PM & HRD, and a PGDM-Executive for experienced professionals. All the courses are granted the status of “Equivalent to MBA” by the AIU.
The state-of-the-art campus is spread across 16.5 acres of land in Pune, and offers facilities such as hostels for men and women, health amenities, several computer labs, complete Wi-Fi coverage, canteens, and sports facilities including gym and swimming pool.
Admission to the various programs is on the basis of the applicant’s Bachelor’s degree, as well as on CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT or MH-CET entrance exams, followed by a Group Discussion/Personal Interview and an English Written Test (essay writing).
Application and Admission Procedure
Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM) is situated on the Katraj-Dehu road By-Pass, Pune. BIMM works under the guidance of Sri Balaji Society, Pune and has been imparting management education since 1999. All courses offered in the institute are AICTE approved and has been granted the status of ‘Equivalent to MBA’ by Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Courses offered in the institute are-
Sales and Marketing (including Retail and Insurance), Finance and Financial Services, Systems & Supply Chain Management| Total Intake: 120.
- PGDM – IT & Marketing
Sales & Marketing Management (including Retail and Insurance), Systems, Business Analytics, Operations & Supply Chain Management| Total Intake: 120.
- PGDM – PM & HRD
- PM & HRD
Any student who has appeared for the CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/MAH-CET entrance examinations can apply for the management courses. The scores obtained by the candidate in XAT, MAT, CMAT, MAH-CET will be normalised and validated with respect to CAT score and further the merit list will be formed accordingly.
While forming merit 35% of the weightage is given to the entrance examination scores, 40% of the weightage is given to the marks in GD process and rest 25% weightage is allotted to marks in expert panel interview and the essay writing round.
Hostel and Facilities
Balaji Institute of Modern Management BIMM Pune
The hostel of BIMM Pune is a place to relax for the students. There is an ample of accommodation and recreational facilities, the hostel building is the place where all the student managers and councils relax, study and interact with each other.
The accommodations are arranged in the form of clusters with the residential spaces for 12 student managers in a cluster. Each floor consists of 8 clusters with the facilities like drinking water coolers, lockable steel almirah and in-room furniture within the hostel premises.
A swimming pool, a gymnasium and self-laundry services are provided in the hostel premises. A doctor is also available for providing the basic medical amenities for the students. There is also a provision of an ambulance in the premises. Hostel facility is available for both boys and girls.
The infrastructure of the college is well equipped with research labs, classrooms with projectors, well-furnished seminar halls, transport facilities for the day scholars and the hostlers, cafeteria, placement cells and so on.
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To pursue MBA at BIMM students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.
The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.
Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.
Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.
Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.
The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:
- Past academic performance
- Quality & content of the answers in the application form
- Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
- Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
- Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
- Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)
A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.
A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.