RIIM Pune Admission Process 2021

RIIM Pune Admission Process
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Ramachandran International Management Institute, Pune offers the students PGDM and MBA classes. Using XLRI Admissions Test / CMAT / MAT / MHCET / ATMA & AMMI entrance exam, Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI) admission to these courses is offered. Candidates who qualify for the GD and PI will be shortlisted and proceed to the final stage of the RIIM Pune admission process which includes verification of the institute level document and fee payment and admission will only be confirmed once the fee has been paid and documents have been checked.

Admission will be via the entrance test of the Institute level management-RIIM -Arihant Group of Institutes Entrance Test followed by GD and PI.

Candidates who have appeared for entrance exams at the State / National levels such as CAT / CMAT / XAT or ATMA / MH-CET (MBA) are also qualified to apply. The final selection is based on the criteria of:

  • Past Academic Record
  • Work Experience
  • Scores in Management Test
  • Performance in Admission Procedure
  • Candidates selected for GD and PI will receive a notification via SMS, email, courier, or speed post.
  • The institute follows both Online & Offline application procedures to offer admission in MBA and PGDM courses. The application fee is INR. 1000/- for both the courses.
  • Applicants holding a Bachelor’s degree with marks of at least 50 % (45 % for SC / ST) in the aggregate are eligible for MBA and PGDM.

RIIM Pune Admission Process Highlights


Name of the Institute
Ramachandran International Institute Of Management (RIIM) Pune
Type of Institute              Private
Affiliation           Savitribai Phule Pune University
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance-based
Name of Entrance ExamCAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA/XAT or MH-CET (MBA)
Mode of Application      Online
Application FeeINR 1000/-
Placements       Yes
Scholarships      Yes
Hostel AccommodationYes

MBA/PGDM Admissions 2021

RIIM offers a full-time two-year MBA/PGDM program in various disciplines such as:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • HR

The Institute also provides additional specializations in Advanced Employability & Leadership Development and Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) in addition to the one-month residential program in London and Dubai (whatever the case may be).

Duration2 Years
TypeFull-time
Basic Eligibility CriteriaBachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks
Basic Admission CriteriaCAT/XAT/CMAT/ATMA/MAT/MH-CET

MBA/PGDM Selection Criteria

Admission to the program is provided using the following entry tests:

  • Common Admission Test
  • XLRI Admissions Test
  • CMAT/MAT/MHCET/ATMA & AMMI Test

Candidates for the GD and PI will be shortlisted based on their results in the above exams.

The following criteria will be taken into account for final selection:

  • Applicant’s Academic Record
  • Work Experience
  • Scores in Management Test
  • Performance in Admission Procedure

RIIM, Pune Fees & Eligibility

MBA₹5 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT
PGDM₹4.5 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT
PG Diploma₹3.25 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT

RIIM Pune Scholarship Schemes

  • 100% relaxation in tuition fee for top rank holders of State or National Board
  • 100% tuition fee waiver for those who have scored 75% or more at the Graduate and 10th & 12th level including Fine Arts, Performing Arts, and Physical Education.
  • Girl candidates can avail up to 50% relaxation in the tuition fee through RIIM -Arihant Group of Institutes Scholarship Test.
  • 10% relaxation in the tuition fee for those who have performed well in Sports at the International/ National or State Level.
  • 10% relaxation in the tuition fee for those who have performed well in any field other than Sports or Academics at International/ National or State Level