Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM)

Course offered : PGDM, PGDM-Operations & PGDM Systems

BIMM – Creating History

“So many of our dreams seem impossible at first then they seem improbable and then when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.”


Balaji Institute of Modern Management is a B-School with a difference – a B-School with courses approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, that works 24 x 7 x 365 to procreate dynamic student managers who can easily adopt to the challenging Industrial environment. BIMM has produced highly successful managers who are managing critical and important positions globally in important and prestigious companies. This, we ensure, not only through a comprehensive course curriculum taught by eminent faculties but also through practical exposure to the industry.

The campus spread over 16.5 acres is located in the proximity of Industrial belt and provides a conducive atmosphere for learning. The institute has an in-campus hostel with a capacity to accommodate 700 students. The fully Wi-Fi enabled campus has abundant full-time / visiting faculties, well-stocked libraries, a temple, a gymnasium, a cafeteria, messes, a grooming centre for both men and women and a swimming pool thereby providing a stimulating and enabling environment.

Nevertheless, it should be noted that each individual is a different and unique entity with his/her own strengths and weaknesses which will determine their performance/ placements.

Yes, we have the best brains from all over India specializing in different streams of management and we are determined to do everything possible for your Success.


BIMM – Creating

“So many of our dreams seem impossible at first then they seem improbable and then when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.”

BIMM- Where we Stand? 

  • BIMM ranked 2nd in Pune by Best B Schools Outlook-MDRA Survey 2012 (Outlook October 2012)
  • BIMM ranked 28th amongst Top 75 management schools in India by Best B Schools Outlook-MDRA Survey 2012 (Outlook October 2012)
  • BIMM ranked 21st in ranking of top B-Schools of Excellence by CSR –GHRDC B school Survey 2012 (Competition Success Review, November 2012)
  • BIMM ranked 5th for ‘Marketing Management’ in India. (Source: Business India, Oct 17, 2010)
  • Ranked one amongst top 10 Private B-School in India. (Source: Wall Street Journal (USA) – Oct, 2009)
  • Ranked one amongst top 10 Private B-School in the country. (Source: Open – C – Fore B-School Survey – Sept, 2009)
  • J. J. Irani Award for Best B-School 2009
  • The ‘Best B-School Award in Marketing‘ in Westerm Region from DNA, Impact – 2009
  • Ranked 13th (Source: Business Barons Magazine B-School Survey – Oct, 2009)

BIMM is ranked as one amongst the top 13 private B-Schools in India (‘Outlook’ 17, September, 2007). BIMM is ranked as the A++ Grade B-School in India (‘Business India’ – October 22, 2006). As per ‘Business World ‘BIMM is one amongst the Top 10 New B-Schools in India. It has also bagged the best B-School award by ‘Deccan Herald’, for the year 2005. The ‘World HRD Congress’ declared BIMM as the best B-School in India in 2003.
BIMM: One amongst the fastest growing B-Schools

  • IIMM (Now Re-Christened as BIMM) is now among Top 11 B-Schools in India. Source: ‘Mint’ – Exclusive partner The Wall Street Journal, Sep, 2008.
  • IIMM (Now Re-Christened as BIMM) is now NUMBER ONE (1) B-School in Pune. Source: The Telegraph, 24th Aug, 2008. BIMM is ranked as one amongst the top 13 private B-Schools in India (‘Outlook’ 17, September, 2007)
  • BIMM is ranked as the A++ Grade B-School in India (‘Business India’ – October 22, 2006).
  • BIMM is ranked as one amongst the top 15 private B-Schools in India (‘Outlook’ 18, September, 2006)
  • BIMM is ranked amongst the top 10 new B-Schools in India (‘Business World’, September 2003)
  • Best B-School Award by ‘Deccan Herald’ – 2005
  • Best B-School Award in ‘World HRD Congress’ (30th January 2003) 

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 3-5 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 2013 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 2012-13.  The mark sheets should be submitted to the Institute latest by 01 November 2013.
  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 as explained in this Handbook.
  1. 7.   Selection Procedure

Written Examination

We accept CAT/MAT/CMAT scores. However, as CAT /MAT/CMAT scores are issued to the students, any student who has appeared for the CAT/MAT/CMAT examinations can apply for our courses with the CAT/MAT/CMAT scores. Thus, all the four Management institutes will accept CAT/MAT/CMAT  scores. However, the 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.  

Course Fee – Rs 3,10,000 per annum


The Corporate Relations Team-2012/13

…. Team Spirit in Action

They too joined us to do a management course and to earn a successful and fastrack corporate careers; but they were a different lot of students with fire in their bellies and sought greater challenges and opportunities to utilise every minute of their presence in the campus . They had the indomitable spirit and dexterity to perform dual roles that of good students as well as leaders working for the cause of their fellow students. They undoubtedly are the ‘go-getters’ of SBS as proved during the massive campus placement exercise undertaken by them. They are thus the proven lot of best students known for not only their discipline, dedication and determination but also for their professional competency. These well-groomed young leaders will definitely prove an asset to any organization where they may pursue their careers because they had worked day and night exercising their mind and investing their time to draw strategies for marketing the institutes, the students and ensuring successful campus placements despite the slow-down in the placement market globally. Because of their indefatigable efforts, SBS has witnessed the best Campus Placements.

We, the top management of Sri Balaji Society congratulate these Go-Getters and wish them very successful corporate careers.

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