Latest Update: KSRM is accepting application forms through KIITEE Management/CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT for 2021. The last date to submit the filled form is January 10, 2021. The application fee is INR 1,250 for an MBA in Rural Management or MBA in AgriBusiness Management or both to be paid through Online Mode in favor of “KIIT School of Rural Management” payable at Bhubaneswar.

Important Dates

Particulars Dates
Last Date of Receiving Completed Forms January 10, 2021
Entrance Exam January 16, 2021 - January 18, 2021
Publication of Result January 23, 2021

KIIT School Of Rural Management (KSRM), KIIT Deemed to be University has got the status as the only ‘Institution of Eminence’ in Odisha by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India and ranked 24th among Indian Universities by NIRF 2020. It dedicatedly offers quality education in MBA in two different streams:

  1. MBA (Rural Management) 
  2. MBA (Agribusiness Management) 

KIIT School of Rural Management Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2006 | Private
Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC)
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Entrance Exam

National: CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT

University: KIITEE Management

Popular Courses MBA (Rural Management) & MBA (Agribusiness Management)
Courses Offered Two courses across 2 streams
Application Mode | Fees Online & Offline | INR 1,250
Top Recruiters Adani Wilmar Ltd, Agriwatch, e-Kutir, GCMMF (Amul), ITC Ltd
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports
Official Website https://ksrm.ac.in/

Quick Facts
- Ranked 1st among the Private Higher Education Indian Universities by ARIA.
- Ranked 8th among Private Universities in India by QS World Ranking University.
- Ranked 301+ by The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019.
- Only 10 private Higher Educational Institutions in India have got ‘Institution of Eminence’ status.
- More than 350 Partner Organizations Providing Internship & Final Placement.
- Global Campus with Students from more than 10 Countries.
- Round the Year Industry Engagement Activities (Conclaves, Guest Lectures, Seminars, Industrial Visits, etc.) and Career Planning Guidance by Industry Leaders.
- 3 Unique Internships/ Experiential Learning Field Segments for about 6 months.
- Highly Experienced Faculty from IIMs/IITs/IRMA with Corporate Experience.

KIIT School of Rural Management Courses

KSRM offers PG courses in the two streams. A brief about the same is mentioned below:

Course 1: MBA (Rural Management)

  • Eligibility:
    • Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (or equivalent CGPA).
    • Obtained a valid score in CAT/ GMAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CET/ CMAT/ KIITEE Management.
  • Duration: 2 years

Course 2: MBA (Agribusiness Management)

  • Eligibility:
    • Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (or equivalent CGPA). Candidates with Agriculture and Allied background will get preference.
    • Obtained a valid score in CAT/ GMAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CET/ CMAT/ KIITEE Management.
  • Duration: 2 years

Check: KSRM Bhubaneswar Courses and Fees

KIIT School of Rural Management Admission

KSRM Admissions are done on the basis of merit and entrance test. Candidates can apply via online or offline mode. Stepwise brief of the same is mentioned below:

Online Mode

Step 1: Visit the official website of the institute (www.ksrm.ac.in/admission/) and click on the ‘Admission’ tab.

Step 2: Choose the program of your choice and click on ‘Apply Online’.

Step 3: Register using a valid mobile number and fill up all the required details.

Step 4: Pay an application fee of INR 1,250 through Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Transfer.

Offline Mode

Step 1: Visit the official website of the institute (www.ksrm.ac.in/admission/) and click on the ‘Admission’ tab.

Step 2: Choose the program of your choice and click on ‘Apply Offline’.

Step 3: Register using a valid mobile number and fill up all the required details.

Step 4: Pay the application fee of INR 1,250 through DD drawn in favor of ‘KIIT School of Rural Management’, payable at Bhubaneswar.

Step 5: Mention your name and address on the reverse side of the Demand Draft and retain photocopies of the DD and the application form submitted for future reference.

Step 6: Send the duly filled application form along with DD to the address given below:

Coordinator, Admissions,
KIIT School of Rural Management,
Campus – 17,
KIIT, Bhubaneswar 751024

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be selected on the basis of the following exams:

  • Common Admission Test (CAT) - Read more
  • Management Aptitude Test (MAT) - Read more
  • Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) - Read more
  • Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) - Read more
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) - Read more
  • Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Exam (KIITEE Management) - Read more

Check: KSRM Bhubaneswar Admission

KIIT School of Rural Management Placement

KSRM Bhubaneswar organizes on-campus placement for students. The institute invites various recruiters for placement. The cell of the institute organizes various training programs for students such as pre-placement talks, group discussions, mock interview sessions, group discussions, etc. KSRM has partnered with more than 350 organizations for internships and campus placement across corporate, public sector, national and international organizations.

Top recruiters of KSRM Bhubaneswar: Adani Wilmar Ltd, Agriwatch, e-Kutir, GCMMF (Amul), ITC Ltd (Agri Business Division), NAFED, National Collateral Management Services Ltd (NCML), RBL FinServe Ltd, Bandhan Bank, Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd, Annapurna Micro Finance Pvt. Ltd, Aarohan Financial Services Ltd, DCB Bank, ESAF Small, Finance Bank, Access Development Services Pvt. Ltd, Access Livelihoods Consulting India Ltd, Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), BAIF Development Research Foundation, Reliance Retail Ltd, etc.

KIIT School of Rural Management Facilities

KSRM Bhubaneswar provides state of the art facilities to its students. Listed below are the details for the same:

  • Libraries in each Campus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym and Fitness Centres
  • Food Courts
  • BCCI accredited Cricket Stadium
  • FIH standard Hockey turf
  • International Convention Centres
  • Auditorium
  • Medical Facilities

KIIT School of Rural Management Faculty

KSRM Faculties are well qualified and highly educated. Given below are the details of the same:

Prof. Nishith Parida

  • Designation: Director
  • Work Experience: 22 Years+

Prof. Srilata Patnaik

  • Designation: Faculty Member
  • Work Experience: 12 Years+

Prof. V Venkatakrishnan

  • Designation: Faculty Member
  • Work Experience: 30 Years+

Prof. Damodar Jena

  • Designation: Faculty Member
  • Work Experience: 24 Years+

Prof. Ganesha H S

  • Designation: Faculty Member
  • Work Experience: 25 Years+

Prof. Jyotiranjan Gochhayat

  • Designation: Faculty Member
  • Work Experience: 3 Years+

Prof. Nirmal K Mandal

  • Designation: Faculty Member
  • Work Experience: 25 Years+

Check: KSRM Bhubaneswar Faculty

KIIT School of Rural Management FAQs

Ques. Does KSRM provide accommodation facility?

Ans. Yes, KSRM provides an accommodation facility. There are separate hostels for boys and girls, with all modern facilities are provided to the students. The hostel provides internet connectivity besides many other amenities like a dining hall, recreation room, gymnasium and facilities for indoor games. For more information, click here

Ques. What are the contact details of KSRM Bhubaneswar?

Ans. The contact details of KSRM Bhubaneswar are as follows:

KSRM, Campus 7,
Bhubaneswar 751024,
Odisha, India
Contact No. 9438304388

Ques. What is the KIITEE Management exam?

Ans. KIITEE Management exam is a computer-based online entrance test that gets conducted in more than 15 centers across India. The entrance test will be of 150 minutes duration consisting of objective type questions. There will be 150 MCQs from subjects like Quantitative Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning, English, General Knowledge and Issue of Social Concern.