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Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies - [KIAMS], Harihar

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies - [KIAMS], Harihar

Harihar, Karnataka AICTE Estd 1991 Private

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Updated On - December 13th 2018 by ANAMIKA MAHAJAN

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) being regarded as a training institute and knowledge hub. In 1995, the training institute has managed to grow as one of the top B-Schools in the country imparting quality education in professional studies. It provides 2- years full-time PGDM Program (Post Graduate Diploma in Management).

The institute is located in lush green surroundings amidst hills and equipped with all other modern facilities facilitating the learning process, viz. well aired and comfortable classrooms, a Wi-Fi enabled campus, the library which stocks required core texts, reference books, periodicals, newspapers and  the state-of-the-art computer center with internet facility, multimedia projection system. Moreover, KIAMS has:

  • 26 years in management knowledge creation and sharing
  • 9522 executives trained in 472 MDPs
  • 18 batches of successfully placed managers
  • 2 state-of-the-art campuses in Harihar and Pune

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KIAMS Highlights




Harihar, Karnataka

Established in



All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies PGDM Eligibility

The institute offers a two-year full-time PGDM program (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) in five specializations.


The Candidates should have a bachelor's degree (10+2+3 OR 10+2+4) in any discipline from a recognized university, with not less than 50% overall aggregate marks. Students appearing for the final year examination may also apply.

The selection is done on the basis of any of the entrance score CAT, MH-CET, Karnatak-CET, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, and MAT. Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their marks will be called for the personal interview round. Qualified candidates in the PI round will be considered for admission.

Evaluation criteria for admission at KIAMS:

  • Past Academic Performance (10th, 12th, Grad) = 30%
  • Entrance exam (CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, MH-CET, KMAT) = 25%
  • Written Skill Test (WST)/Extempore (ET) + Personal interview (PI) = 45%
  • Work experience 06 months minimum = 5% in addition

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Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies Placements

Placement team is responsible for the recruitment process in KIAMS campus. Activities like pre-placement talk, resume-writing, interview, communication skills are taught to the students to increase the no. of job offers.

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Rs.13.8 lpa

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KIAMS Ranking

  1. KIAMS has been ranked No.4 in India, just behind the IIMs, in the NHRDN-People Matters B-School ranking 2016 for leadership & Governance.
  1. Overall, KIAMS has been ranked among Top 50 in the country, in a comprehensive ranking which includes management programs of the IIMs and IITs. Apart from its top-notch ranking in Leadership & Governance, KIAMS was also highly rated on many other aspects, including:                       
  • 16th in corporate connectedness
  • 21st in Accreditation & Linkages
  • 26th in faculty Profile
  • 28th in Infrastructure
  1. AICTE-CII conducted a survey of industry-Linked Technical institutes’. In which KIAMS is rated “Platinum” with following highlights of survey results
  • The institute stood among the top 6 under “Placement category”
  • The institute ranked among the top 20 under “Curriculum”

    D.  Other recent ranking and awards are:

  • Ranked A++ consistently by Business India
  • KIAMS Harihar is placed 15th in the B-Schools of eminence at National Level and KAIMS Pune is placed at the top as the promising Business school category by GHRDC
  • Ranked 43rd among Top Private B-Schools in India by Business World
  • Ranked 32nd Among Best Private B-Schools in India by Careers 360
  • AAA+ among Best Private B-Schools in Southern India by Career 360
  • Ranked 48th Among Top B-schools in India by Outlook
  • Ranked 25th in what if not IIM’s B-school Survey 2016 by Silicon India
  • “National Education Award” of “B-School with industry related Curriculum in Marketing” by ABP News
  • “CSR - Top Institute of India Award” by Competition Success Review

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to meritorious students under the following conditions:

  • Candidate with a CAT/ XAT/CMAT/GMAT/MAT score which is 95 percentiles and above – Fee concession of INR 100,000.
  • Candidate with a CAT/ XAT/CMAT/GMAT/MAT score between 90 to 95 percentiles – Fee concession of INR 60,000.

The concession will be applied from the sixth installment of the fees and will be linked to academic and behavioral performance during the PGDM course. It will be disbursed as follows:

  • Applicants eligible for INR 1,00,000 concession will receive a rebate in the sixth Installment provided the previous 3 semester’s GPA/ CGPA is 3.50 or more, and there are no disciplinary issues till the installment date.
  • Candidate eligible for INR 60,000 concession will receive a rebate in the sixth Installment provided the previous 3 semester’s GPA/ CGPA is 3.20 or more. 

Also, check Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies Scholarship Details 

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies Facilities


  • The Institute has two hostels. The boy’s hostel is having 87 rooms and the girl’s hostel is having 32 rooms.
  • The rooms are doubly seated except for some large triple seated rooms.
  • The institute has a mess facility at the hostels with modern kitchen and dining hall.


Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies- KIAMS has a well-stocked library with the contemporary collection of over 9200 books, 141 periodicals and newspapers, 30 company annual reports, collection of 860 Case studies from Harvard and other reputed sources, 250 management CDs.

Sports Infrastructure

  • The institute has a Swimming Pool, an Open Air Badminton, access to an open ground for Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Throw-Ball.
  • In addition to these, the institute provides infrastructure for indoor games like Table Tennis, Gymnasium, Carrom, Chess etc

Computer Lab

The institute computer lab with 120 networked computers and internet facility, a collection of over 130 management videos, the multimedia projection system which alternates between video and computer inputs at the flick of a button, and much more.

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies Festival

Convergence (In-House Management Activity)

  • Organized by the Management Forum, it is spread out over the year to give scope to talent to unfurl itself. It is like the sports and cultural activities, which are also conducted over the year.

Operacy (All India paper writing competition)

  • Operacy is the annual All India Paper Writing competition that involves the Brain (paper writing competition) and the Brawn (outdoor competition).
  • This is open to students of other B-Schools as well as young managers (not more than 3 years’ experience) from industry
  • Last year the competition saw an overwhelming response from 150 B-schools and from 30 corporates

Pragati (Rural Marketing Fair)

  • PRAGATI, the annual marketing fair organized entirely by the students of KIAMS, provides a unique opportunity for the corporate houses to introduce, promote and sell their products, brands and services. It is the only mega rural commercial event of its kind held in this part of Karnataka.
  • Through Pragati students hone their Event Management Skills create a Rural Database which provides companies with information regarding levels of consumer awareness and the trends in rural Karnataka Learn people management skills, financing the event through sponsorship and even crisis management.

College rating

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RohithPost Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]Pursued 1st year 2018 - 2019

Good college with pleasent atmosphere

Remarks -

Management is too good.we have excellent placement record in marketing and finance.and we had average placements in operations and human resource management.and this year another specialisation business analytics was introduced.

8/10food & accom
9/10social life
Yogesh SutharPGDMBatch : 2015
Remarks -

60%boys and 40% girls festivals parties like navratri Freshers party intolerance is not acceptable only disciplined students are allowed in college ragging is prohibited and any case of any type of undiscipline occurs the strict actions are taken against them students are not allowed to leave the campus after 10 at night.

7/10food & accom
7/10social life
PromitaPGDMBatch : 2013
Remarks -

the college has taken a very good initiative of an anti ragging policy.kiams has zero Tolerance Policy for Ragging. The Institute views ragging, banned by Supreme Court of India, as an uncivilized, and inhuman practice. We do not subscribe to the view that one could wait till something happens in order to initiate punitive measures

7/10food & accom
9/10social life
Saket Nemat PGDMBatch : 2014
Remarks -

A relatively young college focused well on the Alumni network, which generated various opportunities for projects and placement. The alumni network of KIAMS,Harhar also provided the students to get grants for exchange programs

6/10food & accom
6/10social life
Rohan ThappaPGDMBatch : 2015
Remarks -

Yes we do have an active alumni network and we do many meetups in various places throughout the year Its always pleasure to know the current status of the college and remembering our college days.

8/10food & accom
7/10social life


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Harihar - 577601
Karnataka , India

3.50KmHarihar Bus Stand
3.82KmHarihar railway station

08192-241269 , 241483 , 241486

8669670519 , 8669670520



1 Comment
Sagar LV

Does girls have security in college campus?

06 Jun, 2018 15:26
Akansha Expert

Hi Sagar, This College have Good Security for girls in the campus, and you may please check the college reviews about college Hostel Facility.

06 Jun, 2018 16:52

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