Ramachandran International Institute of Management (RIIM) provides program in Management streams, such as MBA in various specializations. Admission to the courses is done on the basis of score obtained in national level competitive exams – CAT, CMAT, XAT, MAT, etc. RIIM-Arihant Group of Institutes is a private institute which is located in Pune, Maharashtra. Arihant Education Foundation Pune & institute’s education partner is a public charitable trust, founded in the year 2005. RIIM Pune is the product of the need and the desire to fill this Industry-Academia gap. 

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RIIM Pune Highlights

Official Website https://www.riimpune.com/
Affiliated University Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
Approval All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Program type Postgraduate
Admission Criteria Entrance Exam

RIIM Pune Courses

The institute offers MBA which is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. Tabulated below are the details for the same: 

Course Name Specializations Eligibility
MBA Finance, Human Resource, Marketing 50% in bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university (45% for SC/ST candidates). Candidates appearing for final year bachelor degree examinations can also apply.
Employability + MDP

Note: Apart from the above-mentioned courses, Ramachandran Institute of Management also offers 1 month International Business Exposure Program to students. 

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RIIM Pune Admission

Eligible candidates seeking admission in the institute can fill the online application form available on the official website of the institute. Fill in all the requisite information and upload the necessary documents required in the form. The candidates can also obtain the application form by courier/speed post by sending a Demand Draft of INR 1,000 in favour of “Ramachandran International Institute of Management” or “Arihant Institute of Business Management” payable at Pune. Before applying, they must have appeared in one of the exams mentioned below:

Exam Name Read more
Common Admission Test (CAT 2020) Click here
XLRI Admission Test (XAT 2020) Click here
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Click here
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) Click here
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAHCET) Click here
AIMS Test for Management School (ATMA) Click here
AMMI Test -

The Institute will shortlist the candidates for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The students will be intimated by SMS, e-mail, courier. 

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RIIM Pune Scholarship

At RIIM, merit scholarships, entrance exam scholarship and special scholarship is offered to the outstanding students and deserving students. The institute keep reviewing the same from time to time as per situation & experience. Mentioned below are the details for the same:

Merit Scholarship Entrance Exam Scholarship Scholarship Amount (INR)
Above 90% aggregate marks in 10th, 12th, & Graduation Scores above 90%ile in CAT/XAT 1,00,000
Above 80% aggregate marks in 10th, 12th, & Graduation Scores above 80%ile in CAT/XAT 50,000
Above 70% aggregate marks in 10th, 12th, & Graduation Scores above 90%ile in MAT/CMAT/CET 20,000

Special Scholarship

Scholarship Scholarship Amount (INR)
Children of Armed Forces Applicants 25,000
Students with Domicile in North East, Kerala and Jammu & Kashmir 25,000
Graduates from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) 25,000
Siblings Scholarships 50,000
For the Girl Candidates award scholarship in tuition fee through RIIM Scholarship Test 50,000
For representation at the state/national/international level sports (exemption in tuition fee) 10,000


  • Only one Special Scholarship is applicable per student. Merit Scholarship cannot be clubbed with a special scholarship.
  • All Scholarships are at the sole discretion of RIIM.

RIIM Pune Placements

RIIM Pune built an 82% campus placement record in the last five years. The placement cell has collaborated with multiple established organizations to ensure that students are given ample opportunities to showcase their talent.

Placement Record 80%
Highest Package (Domestic) 9.8 LPA
Average Package 5.2 LPA
Highest Package (International) 14 LPA (2014-15)

The list of recruiters includes names like Cafe Coffee Day, Capgemini, HDFC Bank, BYJU’s, Oppo, Paytm, JustDial, ITC, Khadim’s, JK Tyre, Tech Mahindra, Future Group, IndusInd Bank, Johnsons & Johnsons, iFast, Atos, etc.

Placement Highlights 2018-20

Name of the Company Number of Students Selected
BNY Mellon 1
ZS Associates 2
JK Tyre 1
InBody 2
Harman 1
Jockey 2
Magic Bricks 1
HDFC Bank 1
Pantaloons 1
Wipro 1
S&P Global 1
Internship Projects
Samsung 4
Sony 3
HomeTown 3
Big Bazaar 4
Glenmark 4

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RIIM Pune Facilities

Mentioned below are some of the facilities offered by Ramachandran International Institute of Management to cater to the needs of the students:

  • Library: It is well-stocked with all kinds of books and has subscribed to more than 30 magazines and 8 newspapers. It also has a number of computers with access to the internet and Wi-Fi.
  • Computer Center: It is very well-equipped with modern technological software as well as hardware with Wi-Fi-enabled computers. Computer labs are provided with UPS Power Backup, Linux Mail Server firewall protection.
  • Classrooms: The lecture halls are equipped with remote-controlled LCD multimedia projectors, computers, internet, and public address systems. 
  • Cafeteria: A lot of variety of food options are available for the students on the campus.


Ques. What is the course fee of the IBEP 1 month residential program?

Ans. The total fee for IBEP 1 month residential program is INR 3.5 LPA.

Ques. How is the faculty at RIIM Pune?

Ans. RIIM Pune has a large and diverse faculty of highly qualified and accomplished individuals. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields. The entire faculty is extremely experienced and well versed in their subject matters. The institute has a total of 15 core faculty members and 28 visiting faculty members.

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Ques. Does RIIM Pune provide summer internships?

Ans. The Training & Placement Team of RIIM rigorously works on providing meaningful internships to the students which are not only relevant to the course, but also providing a learning experience with a futuristic approach. Companies like BYJU’s, ITC, Capgemini, Swiggy, Harman –Samsung, HDFC Bank, Tata Technologies, Pantaloons, Homesfy, Business Standard, Coca-cola, Patanjali, Kotak Bank, Flavino, Market Data Forecast, Exide Industries, Ultratech Cement, Mudra Finance, Bisleri, Coolberg, Future Generali, Hidesign, NoBroker, Remax, and many more recruit the students for summer internships in Marketing Management, HR Management & Financial Management domains.