Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED) Pune established by Bharati Vidyapeeth in 1978, is a well known Business School in Western part of India. It is one of the 29 constituent units of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University). IMED Pune is accredited with ‘A+’ Grade by NAAC and awarded ‘Category – I’ University status by UGC. IMED Pune offers BBA, BCA, and MBA programs on the basis of BUMAT, BCAT, and BMAT scores followed by GD and PI.

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IMED Quick Update

June 5: IMED Admission 2021: Registration Deadline for BU-MAT (BBA/ BCA) is June 13. Apply Now 

June 5: IMED Admission 2021: Registration Deadline for B-MAT (MBA/ MCA) is June 7. Apply Now 

The Entrepreneurship Development Cell of IMED conducts various activities and skill development programs that provide a platform for Entrepreneurship learning that helps students in preparing business plans and shaping new business ideas. The institute has forged collaborations with Universities and Institutions for leveraging on competencies. IMED has tied up with MCCIA for joint workshops, conferences and skill-building initiatives; with Linnaeus University, Sweden for joint projects and faculty exchange; Curtin University – for international conferences, IUBAT, Bangladesh, for research and projects, for student internships and joint projects with many business companies.

In 2020, 150+ companies participated in the IMED Pune placement drive and 239 students got placed through the campus placement process at IMED Pune.Leading recruiters visiting the campus include ICICIBank, TCE, Kanbay, Kirloskar Group, Galaxy Project, Amazon, ITC, Reliance Industries Ltd etc.

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IMED Pune Quick Facts

  • Ranked among top ten B –Schools in western India by Business and Management Chronicle.
  • More than 50 national & international tie-ups with universities such as MCCIA, Linnaeus University, Curtin University etc.
  • During Placement 2020,the highest international package went INR. 54.08 LPAwhereas the highest domestic package received was of INR 18.1 LPA
  • Recipient of Best Institute Award by ASSOCHAM promoting leadership and Industry Institute Partnership.
  • Rated A+++ category by Maharashtra Govt.

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IMED Pune Ranking 

Ranking Body Ranking Parameters Ranking
IIRF 2020 Top 100 Indian B-School 19
Outlook I-Care INdia 2020 Top 50 Institute (West Zone) 13
Outlook I-Care INdia 2020 Top 150 Private MBA Institutes 37
NIRF 2020 Private MBA 63
Accreditation  NAAC  A+
Accreditation UGC CAT-I
Accreditation Maharashtra Govt. A+++

IMED Pune Course & Fees Structure

Course Name Eligibility Course Fee (in INR)
BBA Minimum HSC or 10+2 examination from any recognised board. Candidates who are appearing for their final exams can apply as well.
Duration : 3 years
Admission Criteria : Valid score in B-UMAT test
Intake : 180
3 Lacs
BCA  must have cleared HSC or 10+2 examination from any recognised board. Candidates who are appearing for their final exams are eligible to apply
Duration: 3 years
Admission Criteria: Valid score in B-UMAT test
Intake : 120
2.25 Lacs
MBA  Graduates from any recognised institution/university in any field with a minimum 50% aggregate (45% for ST/SC candidates).
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: Valid score in B-MAT
Intake : 180
4.5 Lacs
MBA (HR) Minimum Graduate from any recognised institute/university in any field with a minimum 50% aggregate (45% for ST/SC candidates).
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: Valid score in B-MAT+GD+PI
Intake : 60
4.5 Lacs 
MBA (Information Technology) Graduates from any recognised institute/university in any field with a minimum 50% aggregate (45% for ST/SC candidates).
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: Valid score in B-MAT+GD+PI
Intake : 60
4.5 Lacs 
MCA A graduate with a BCA degree or any bachelor’s in computer science/engineering or allied subjects /any bachelor’s degree with maths in 10+2 or equivalent examination.
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: Valid score in B-MAT+GD+PI
Intake : 60
3.14 Lacs 
PhD A master’s degree in any discipline or M.Phil. with 55% or more or an equivalent grade. 5% or equivalent grade relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/reserved categories.
Duration: Min. 3 years
Admission Criteria: University-based All India Entrance Test + PI

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Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED) Pune gives admission to students on the basis of merits obtained in qualifying exams. The college has set certain criteria for admitting students:

  • The applicants shall be offered admission on the basis of his/her merit in the Combined BBA / BCA / MBA / MCA merit list and availability of the seats for the program at a particular institute of the candidates' choice. The candidate has to mention the choice of the institute in the application form.
  • In the case, the applicants securing equal number of marks in the Entrance Test, applicants will be ranked according to their percentage of marks scored at SSC or its equivalent examination.
  •  When the marks scored in the entrance test, percentage of marks at SSC are the same, the candidate will be ranked on the basis of computerized random numbering.
  • Shortlisted candidates in the MBA merit list will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
  • IMED also has provisions to allow admission to applicants directly in the second year of the MCA program. To be eligible to apply for a lateral entry admission candidates must have either BCA or BSc degree with at least 50% aggregate.

How to apply?

  • For Online application process

Step 1: Visit the official website of IMED Pune. Click on “How to Apply” and register yourself.

Step 2: Log in with the username and password received in the email and pay application fees. Application fees can be paid through credit card/ debit card / net banking.

Step 3: Upload the necessary documents.

  • For Offline application process

Step 1: Applicants must visit the Administration office and purchase the application form and prospectus.

Step 2: Attach all the necessary documents. Submit it to the office.

IMED Pune Placements 

  • For its MBA Batch 2020,206 opted for the placements and 206 students were placed.
  • 152 companies participated in the placement drive.Amazon,Godrej,ITC,BHEL,Nestle,Airtel,Dell,IGATE,HIL etc were the leading recruiters.
  • The highest domestic Salary during Placement received was of INR 18.1 LPA whereas the highest international package went INR. 54.08 LPA 
  • Average Placement Package offered to the students was 7.5 LPA
  • MCA at IMED Pune had the highest placement percentage of 100%

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IMED, Pune Scholarship

Central SC/ST Scholarships : The scholarship is for SC/ST students by GoI.Eligible students get 100% waiver of the programme fee, excluding the refundable component of the fee

North Eastern Council (NEC) Scholarship: Financial aid for students of the North-Eastern Region for Higher Education.

National Talent Search Scholarship: Scholarship For UG and PG students in which Scholarship of Rs.2000 per month for undergraduate and postgraduate candidates

SC/ST Scholarships: For SC or ST candidates based on annual family income by State Governments

Merit-cum-Means Scholarships: For needy, meritorious students in which Rs. 2,200 per annum for needy, meritorious students. 

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Notable Alumni

Alumni Name Present Occupation
Sunil Duggal Director at Gurgaon UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Ahmed Zackaria Zonal Head and Executive Vice President – IndusInd Bank, Branch Banking
Siddharth Sapolia Storyteller and Business Executive, IBM
Joydeep Sen Choudhari Senior Vice President, R Systems, Singapore
Saurabh Singh HCL Technologies, Johannesburg
Dr Naila Aaiyaz Professor- Business & International Business, Career Advisor and Curriculum Specialist, Centennial College, Canada


Ques. How is IMED Pune?

Ans. Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development, Pune has some unique features which are as follows:

  • IMED Pune has Corporate Resource Center (CRC): linkages with 300+ corporates through IIPS. 
  • The placement rate is excellent.
  • 7 Tier Counseling System
  • 5 Tier Feedback System
  • Excellent Infrastructural and Instructional Facilities: Well Equipped Computer Labs, Seminar Hall, Conference Halls, Smart Classrooms, Auditorium, Play Ground, Corporate Resource, and Entrepreneurship Development Center
  • 40+ annual events are organized every year for the holistic development of students
  • Best Practices: Industry Institute Partnership Summit (IIPS), Sectoral Studies International Student Cell, Online Quiz, Professional Counselor, Personality Development Tips, Tea with the director.

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Ques. Does IMED Pune provide hostel accommodation?

Ans. Yes, Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development, Bharati Vidyapeeth provides hostel accommodation students. There are separate buildings for girls and boys within the campus premises. The hostel has a 24/7 security and mess facility. All the amenities available at IMED Pune hostel creates a conducive environment for learning.

Ques. What documents are required by International applicants for IMED Pune admission?

Ans Personal Documents :

  • A copy of the student’s passport 
  • NRI students who have NRI/ PIO/ OCI card must submit a copy of the same.
  • Two passport-size photographs of the student.
  • Nepali students must bring NOC from the Government to apply out of Nepal.

Academic Documents :

  • Attested copies of all the relevant educational transcripts equivalent to levels 10th, 12th, Bachelors, and Masters (as per the course requirements) and degree certificate (i.e. Student must provide the official details about the subjects he/she has completed, course structure, syllabus and a copy of his/her mark sheets), passing certificates, diploma etc.
  • For all other countries kindly get in touch with the International Student’s Office to get the required information.

Medical Documents :

  • Medical fitness certificate. Arrangement for medical tests is made in the hospitals of Bharati Vidyapeeth University. As per government rules, all international students entering India on student visas have to be tested for HIV and will not be given admission if found to be positive.
  • An International Student must submit a report of the test to the University and College.

Additional documents needed for the student seeking admission in Medical or Dental Degree programs:

Those who are taking admission to Post-Graduate Programmes in Medicine (MD/MS) or Dental Postgraduate Courses (MDS) must submit temporary registration of Medical Council of India (MCI) and Dental Council of India (DCH) and NEET examination score respectively.

Ques. How is IMED Pune for BCA?

Ans. The Bachelor of Computer Application at IMED Pune is a good course to pursue. The total fee for the BCA (general) program is INR 2.5 LPA with the average fee for each year being INR 75,000 whereas the IMED Pune BCA management category program costs INR 3 Lacs for the whole program. The admission process for the program will end on 31st July 2020. Students looking for admission to the program need to appear in BUMAT and score a good mark in it.

Ques. Can NRI students apply for the BCA program at IMED Pune? 

Ans. Yes, the college also invites foreign applications for the BCA program. The cost of the whole program for NRI students amounts to INR 7.04 Lacs. 

Ques. How are the IMED Pune placements?

Ans. The placements of IMED Pune are good. Given below is the placement trend of the college:

Particulars 2019-2020 2018-2019 2016-2017 2016-2015
Students placed 239 100% 171 152
Highest package (International) INR 54.08 LPA INR 54.08 LPA INR 56.08 LPA INR 36.72 LPA
Highest package (Domestic) INR 18.10 LPA INR 16.10 LPA INR 12 LPA INR 11 LPA
Average package INR 7.5 LPA INR 7 LPA - -