Department of Management Sciences, also known as Pune University MBA (PUMBA) is accredited with ‘A’ grade with 5 stars by NAAC. It offers BBA and MBA programs, having a total intake capacity of 360 students. Admissions are based on National and State level exams - MHCET, CAT, MAT, XAT, and ATMA.

PUMBA Highlights

Establishment Year 1971
Official Website
Programs type UG and PG
Affiliated to University of Pune
Campus Area 414 acres

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PUMBA Ranking

Mentioned below are some of the achievements of the Department:

  • Ranked 43th in Management category colleges in India by Recruitment Inboxx in 2019
  • Ranked 19th best B-School in the west by Times of India i3 Research Consultancy Survey in 2016
  • Ranked 4th best B-School in Pune by The Week Magazine Survey in 2015
  • Ranked India’s 41st Best B-School The Week Magazine Survey in 2015

PUMBA Pune Courses

Following are the courses offered by the Department of Management Studies:

Course Name Eligibility Accepted Exam
MBA Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) MH CET – For Maharashtra candidates
CMAT/CAT/MH CET – For Outside Maharashtra candidates
MBA Pharma-Biotech Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Sciences with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) ATMA
Executive MBA Graduate in any discipline from UGC/AICTE/AIU recognized University/Institution with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) AND minimum 3 years of experience at managerial / Executive level  University’s Entrance test
BBA Intermediate Graduate in any stream with 45% marks (40% for reserved category)

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PUMBA Placements

The placement cell of the department is known for its stellar placement record. This year, the department witnessed one of the best record in the last 10 years since its inception. For this session, a total of 144 students got placed in reputed companies which comprises of 96.25% of the students. The following table briefs about the statistics of the placement drive – 

Number of Companies Participated 100+
Number of students registered 160
Total no. of offers made 154
Average CTC INR 6.43 LPA
Highest CTC INR 16.5 LPA
Average CTC of top 50% INR 7.6 LPA

The major recruiters of PUMBA include Aspect Ratio, Bridgestone, EuroMonitor, ICICI Bank, Purnartha, HDFC Bank, TATA AIG, MRF, Vodafone, Ventus, Bajaj Allianz, Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance, etc. 

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About PUMBA Pune

Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA) was established in 1971 in Pune. Being the official department for the MBA course at Pune University, it has been an image booster for PUMBA. The department has been providing the country with a steady stream of young and competent individuals. Situated in the midst of 414 acres of lush green surroundings of the Pune University, PUMBA provides the right atmosphere to develop a perfect manager out of an individual.

PUMBA Faculty

Listed below are the details of the faculty members at the Department:

Dr. Surabhi Jain

  • Qualifications: B.A., MBA, and Ph.D.
  • Contributions: Published 15 research papers at international and 10 research papers at national level

Dr. Balkrishan V. Sangvikar

  • Qualifications: MBA and Ph.D.
  • Contributions: Published 24 research papers in refereed journals, authored 5 books and participated in various international conferences.

Dr. Dattatry Ramchandra Mane

  • Qualifications: B.E., MBA, and Ph.D.
  • Contributions: Published 15 research papers at international and 10 research papers at national level

Dr. Supriya Patil

  • Qualifications: B.Sc, M.Sc, PGDBM, MBS and Ph.D.
  • Contributions: Published 8 research papers and has authored 1 book

Dr. Rajesh N. Pahurkar

  • Qualifications: B.E., ACEB, MBA, Ph.D.
  • Contributions: Published 3 research papers in national and 15 in international journals

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Ques. Are hostels available for PUMBA students?

Ans. The department does not have a separate hostel facility for the students. However, Pune University hostels have few seats reserved for PUMBA students. It is available to 20 male and 20 female students of PUMBA every year. 

Ques. What is the fee structure for the MBA program at PUMBA?

Ans. For the General Category, the fee is INR 65,000 per year for an MBA. For a whole year, the program costs down to INR 1,30,000. 

Ques. Why do I pursue MBA from PUMBA? What makes it different from others?

Ans. PUMBA follows a trimester pattern for MBA which consists of 6 trimesters over a span of 2 years. It is a unique course because of the autonomous status of the University Department. The course has been designed by experiential professionals keeping in mind the needs of the industry. Students joining the course at PUMBA will help them to change the industry dynamics. Additionally, the department offers an MBA in 4 specializations i.e. Marketing, Finance, Systems, Operations, and Human Resources. 

Ques. What are the cut-offs for the program for the last few years?

Ans. The cut off for the General category is typically around 97% in the entrance exam. For previous years' cut-offs, you can visit the DTE website for the last couple of years. 

Ques. Is MAT score accepted for admission in MBA?

Ans. As per the guidelines laid by the Maharashtra government, the score of MAH CET or CAT or CMAT will only be considered. Students who have appeared in one of these exams can take admission in the MBA program. 

Ques. Where can we contact for queries regarding admissions?

Ans. PUMBA has an official discussion group for MBA admissions on Facebook as well as Pagalguy. Students can clear their doubts regarding the process of admission, fee structure or specializations offered on the group.