Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune was established in 1964 as Central Institute of Management for Consumer's Business (CIMCOB). CIMCOB was merged with the National Cooperative College and Research Institute to form the present National Institute. It offers various diploma and postgraduate diploma courses.

VAMNICOM Admission 2021: The registration deadline for VAMNICOM UG/PG Admission 2021 has been extended till April 15, 2021. Visit the official website to apply.

VAMNICOM Pune Facts & Figures




Pune, Maharashtra

Type of Institution

Central Government Aided

International Collaboration

International Co-operative Alliance (ICA)

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO)

NICD Srilanka

Cooperative College of Malaysia

How to Reach

7 kms away from Pune Railway Station

15 Kms from the Pune Airport

Courses Offered




VAMNICOM Pune Courses

Diploma in Management of Computer Operations is a 3 months program in which 2 months training is provided by VAMNICOM and one-month training at sponsoring organization. The intake capacity of the program is 20 and any graduate can join the program. 

Post-Graduate Diploma in Cooperative Business Management is a core program designed for officers of co-operatives and allied sectors. It is a 36 weeks residential program. The students sponsored must have a bachelors degree with minimum 3-year experience in managerial capacity in cooperative organizations/ Government Departments. Check VAMNICOM Admission

Post Graduate Diploma in Agri-Business & Management is a 2-year degree program since1993. The main aim is to mould young students who come from different academic backgrounds and with diverse skills into competent professionals of tomorrow. The program includes two segments namely classroom and summer internship.




Retail & FMCG Club

Retail Club is designed for students who are interested in retail industry based career.

Food & Agriculture Resource Management Club

Club serves to advance the career and educational interests of the students in topics related to food and agriculture.

Banking & Finance Club

Club focus on topics namely Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Non-banking Corporate Finance, Agri Finance etc

Marketing Research Club

Club serves to improve the career and educational interests of students by relating to market needs.

Marketing & Sales Club

Academic concepts are discussed and practically applied to provide students with thorough understanding of marketing fundamentals

Supply Chain Management

Club overlooks to explore new frameworks, models and trends in the modern approach of SCM in Agri business scenario.

Communication & General Awareness

Daily updates of recent changes and personality development is the core goal of this club.

Commodity and Trading Club

Students interested in pursuing career in Commodity & trading industry must join this club.

Economics Club

The club encourages the exchange of ideas on economics, business and government policies.

Entrepreneur Club

The Club attempts to develop the entrepreneur’s skill application incorporate environment to achieve the goals. 

Business Quiz club (Bizdom)

Target the students who have interest and want to acquire knowledge regarding business, brands and their history.


Ques: Where is VAMNICOM situated?

Ans: Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Co-Operative Management is located in Savitribai Phule Pune University Road, near Chaturshringi Temple in Ganeshkhind, Pune, Maharashtra.

Ques: Is VAMNICOM a private institute or government aided?

Ans: VAMNICOM is a central Government Aided institute offering various diploma and postgraduate diploma courses to its students.

Ques:Does VAMNICOM accept national level exam scores for its admission process?

Ans: VAMNICOM accepts XAT/ GMAT / CAT / MAT / CMAT / ATMA for admission process in the management programs offered by the institute.

Ques: How can I apply in VAMNICOM?

Ans: Candidates can visit the official website of VAMNICOM and submit their application forms with required documents. The online application fee for any program is INR 500 which is to be paid at the time of submitting the application form.

Ques: What is the minimum eligibility for applying into VAMNICOM?

Ans: The minimum eligibility to apply into VAMNICOM is having Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years of experience in a managerial capacity. Also candidates need to have a valid score from any of the above mentioned national level entrance exams.

Ques: What is the fee for the PG Diploma program in VAMNICOM?

Ans: VAMNICOM charges INR 3.16 Lakhs for the first year of PG Diploma program offered in the institute.

Ques:What is the selection process followed in VAMNICOM?

Ans: VAMNICOM concludes the final selection in each program on the basis of scores in the entrance, group discussion as well as personal interview.

Ques: Where does VAMNICOM conduct its selection process?

Ans: VAMNICOM conducts selection rounds in various cities like Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Dehradun, Gandhinagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur (Rajasthan), Kalyani(West Bengal), Nagpur, New Delhi/Gurgaon, Patna, Pantnagar and Pune.

Ques: Does VAMNICOM have any reservation policy for quota students?

Ans:Yes, VAMNICOM reserves seats for SC/ST/OBC-NC (Non-Creamy) and PwD candidates according to the rules of Govt of India.

Ques:When does the application process start in VAMNICOM?

Ans: VAMNICOM starts the application process separately for different programs. For PGDCMB and Executive PGDM programs the application ends in the month of August, while for the PGDM ABM program application ends in the month of March every year.