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Sri Balaji University, Pune

Sri Balaji University, Pune, is an institution of excellence in Pune. The university is running under the able guidance and leadership of its founding father and Chancellor, Professor Dr. (Col) A. Balasubramanian. The university at present has four management institutions: Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM), Balaji Institute of Telecom Management (BITM), Balaji Institute of International Business (BIIB), and Balaji Institute of Management and Human Resources Development (BIMHRD). Apart from these four institutions it also has a law college – Balaji Law College (BLC) and an Undergraduate and Graduate level college namely – Balaji College of Arts Commerce and Science (BCACS) and Balaji Junior College of Arts Commerce and Science (BCACS). BLC and BCACS are affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Professor Dr. (Col) A. Balasubramanian is a powerhouse of energy and knowledge. From a young age, Professor Dr. (Col) A. Balasubramanian understood the importance of education and was motivated to scale the mountains of knowledge. He joined the Indian Army as a Jawan and retired as a Subedar after an eventful 29 years of service which saw him engaged in the famous 1965 and 1971 wars against Pakistan and the IPKF operations in Sri Lanka in 1991. During his time in the uniform, he acquired three post-graduate degrees with full honors and was later conferred with the honorary rank of ‘Colonel’ by the President of India after retiring from the Army.

He started the Sri Balaji Society (now Sri Balaji University) in the year 1999 drawing from his experiences gained by him after establishing and running the ‘Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) a management institution, currently a part of the prestigious Symbiosis University in Pune.

The four institutes of Sri Balaji University shifted to its present location in Tathwade, Pune in the year 2006 from three different locations in Pune after securing approval from AICTE for the management courses offered by its four institutions. The sprawling campus includes a large size hostel building with comfortable residential facilities for more than 600 students. Apart from tennis, badminton and basketball court the hostel building also houses a fully equipped gym and a swimming pool. A laundromat is present on the hostel premises and a doctor is present too for providing basic first aid and for treating minor and miscellaneous ailments. The university has two auditoriums with 1000 plus capacity along with its spacious and IT-enabled classrooms, computer labs, reading rooms, conference rooms, and library facilities. Three messes are located on the campus along with a convenience store and a light refreshment and juice shop for catering to the food, stationery, and other necessary goods and product requirements of the students.

BIMM

The first institution in the Sri Balaji University: IIMM (Indian Institute of Modern Management) was started in the year 1999, within the campus premises of the Agrasen Maharaj High School located in Yerwada, Pune.

IIMM was offering PGDM certificates in Management education with optional specialization PGDM certificates in PGDM in Personnel Management and PM&HRM (Personnel Management and Human Resource Management) and PGDM in Information Technology and Marketing (IT & Marketing).

The institute enjoys a stellar reputation in the corporate world through the quality and excellence displayed by its students and alumni in the industry. The name ‘IIMM’ was later changed into BIMM (Balaji Institute of Modern Management) when the institute secured AICTE’s approval in the year 2005. The institute offers two year full-time MBA Programs and also MBA for experienced professional called MBA-Executive. The specializations offered are: Sales and Marketing (including Retail and Insurance), Finance and Financial Services, Systems, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics, PM&HRM (Personnel Management and Human Resource Management).

BITM

The second institution in the Sri Balaji University: ICTM (Indian Centre for Telecom Management) was started in the year 2002 in a building located behind the Pune railway station.

This institution offers unique telecom and telecommunication courses related to the IT and technical infrastructure and systems related to management so that its students can be transformed into professionals ready to manage the technical side of the business.

The institute was established keeping in mind the tremendous growth potential of the IT, ITES and other service industry in India. IITM was rechristened into BITM (Balaji Institute of Telecom & Management) when the institute secured AICTE’s approval in the year 2005. The institute offers two year full-time MBA Programs with specializations in Telecom Management, Sales and Marketing (including Retail and Insurance), Finance and Financial Services, Systems, Operations & Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics.

BIIB

The third institution in the society: ICIB (Indian Centre for International Business) was started in the year 2003 within the Agrasen Maharaj Campus.

The institute offers programs catering towards the development of its students into future-ready international level individuals. With courses catering towards the marketing, financial and international aspects of management the institute transforms its students into professionals, trained to control, manage and excel in companies working on the international level.

IIIB was rechristened into (Balaji Institute of International Business) when the institute secured AICTE’s approval in the year 2005. The institute offers two year full-time MBA Programs with specializations in International Business, Sales and Marketing (including Retail and Insurance), Financial Management and Business Analytics.

BIMHRD

The fourth institution in the society: ICMHRD (Indian Centre for Management and Human Resources Development) was established in the year 2004 in the Brahma Estate building in Kondwa Kund in Pune.

The institute’s primary objective and mandate are to transform its students into industry-ready corporate citizens, leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs. The institute offers courses related to general management, marketing and finance, and PM&HRD. The institute enjoys a good name in the corporate world thanks to the efforts of its students into excelling in their respective fields in the industry.

The name IIMHRD was later changed into BIMHRD (Balaji Institute of Management & Human Resource Development) when the institute secured AICTE’s approval in the year 2005. The institute offers two year full-time MBA Programs with specializations in Sales and Marketing (including Retail and Insurance), Finance and Financial Services, Systems, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics, PM&HRM (Personnel Management and Human Resource Management).

The University also includes three other institutions of excellence affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University. These institutions have the mandate of transforming and developing their students, enabling them to excel in their chosen fields of work in the years ahead. These three institutions were running in the Brahma estate building alongside IIMHRD until the year 2006 when they shifted location within the Tathwade campus. These three institutes shifted from the Tathwade campus to its new location located next to the Aundh Ravet BRTS road, late at the end of the year 2012.

BLC & BCACS

Balaji Law College (BLC) was started in the year 2003. Balaji Law College stands firm with the four management institutes of Sri Balaji University, poised to hone its students so that they wear not only the black gown of law but also the grey corporate suit of business, giving them an edge over their competition in the legal sector. Within a few years of its inception, Balaji Law College has successfully formed a place for itself in the legal education sector and has stood the test of time in creating a new breed of responsible, knowledgeable and well equipped law graduates willing to contribute to the legal fraternity, deliver and assist in the delivery of justice and be an asset not only to their company but also to the country.

Balaji College of Arts, Commerce and Science (BCACS) was started in the year 2003. BCACS’s mandate is to enable quality and excellence in the pedagogy and impartation of information and knowledge in the field of arts, commerce, and science. The institution produces graduates who are trained to excel in their chosen field whether in the field of higher education or within their workplaces so that they raise the flag of quality and excellence by means of their work increasing the goodwill and the image of their institution. BCACS offer B.Com. and B.B.A. degrees.

Balaji Junior College of Arts, Commerce and Science (BCACS) : Functioning with the BCACS, The BJCACS has been established with an intent of helping its students into developing their fundamentals and honing their existing edge of information and knowledge so that they cross the border into university education from school level education by developing quality and excellence in their studies and work. Also started in the year 2003, the institute prepares its students to deliver their best in their chosen field of study so that they are able to develop excellence in their chosen field as they take the first step into the terrain of university-level learning and education, improving their image and the image of their institution by means of the output displayed by them in their studies, play and work.

Ranking

The four management institutes of Sri Balaji University, Pune – BIMM, BITM, BIIB and BIMHRD have undergone iterative improvements over the years. As a result, they have emerged as one of the best B-Schools not only in Pune but also in India. Offering AICTE approved MBA courses, these institutes have made a name for themselves both, in terms of quality of education and placements of graduating students. The quality of education and placements has been reflected in their rankings not once but year after year.

Here is a glimpse of its rankings

“Times of India” B-School Survey (2019) has Ranked Sri Balaji Society (BIMM, BITM, BIIB, BIMHRD), Pune as :

  • Top 11 B – Schools in India
  • Top 6 Private B-Schools in India
  • Top 4 B-Schools in Maharashtra
  • Top 3 B-Schools in Pune

visit www.timesbschoolsurvey.org to view the same.

Sri Balaji Society was ranked 1st in Pune on ROI by OutLook 2018 Survey.

BIMM RANKING (2018-2019)

  • Ranked one of the top 11 B-Schools in India by TOI B-School Survey, 2019
  • Ranked one of the Top 6 Private B-Schools in India by TOI B-School Survey, 2019
  • Ranked one of the Top 3 B-Schools in Pune by TOI B-School Survey, 2019
  • Ranked one of the Top 4 B-Schools in Maharashtra by TOI B-School Survey, 2019
  • Ranked 1st amongst Top Private B-Schools in Maharashtra for ROI (Return on Investment) by Outlook, Oct. 2018
  • Ranked 2nd amongst Top Private B-Schools in India for ROI (Return on Investment) by Outlook, Oct. 2018
  • Ranked 3rd Top B-Schools in Pune by Times of India B-School Survey, Feb. 2018

BITM Ranking (2018-19)

  • Ranked Amongst Top 3 Telecom Management Institutes in India by Outlook B-School Survey, 2019
  • One of the top 11 B-Schools in India (Times of India B-School Survey, 2019)
  • One of the top 6 Private B-Schools in India (Times of India B-School Survey, 2019)
  • Ranked amongst the Top 10 B-School in Pune by Business Today, 2018
  • Ranked 8th amongst Top Private B-Schools in India by Times of India B-School Survey, Feb. 2018
  • Ranked 8th B-School in Pune for Placements by Outlook, Oct. 2018

BIIB Ranking (2017-18)

  • Ranked 65th in Top 100: Selection Process, Governance & Establishment in India’s Best B-Schools Survey (Source: Business Today December 2, 2018)
  • Ranked 69th in Top Private B-Schools All India (Source – THE WEEK, November 4, 2018)
  • Ranked 10th in Pune in India’s Private Best B-Schools Survey (Source- Career360 November 2018)
  • Ranked 19th of Top B-School in Eminence in B-School Survey (Source- Competition Success Review B school survey 2018)
  • Ranked in Top 100 Private B-Schools in India (Education World May 2018 Survey)
  • Other credentials of BIIB: According to ‘Business India’ ranking for best Visiting faculties, Sri Balaji University is ranked as one amongst Top-3 B- Schools in India. According to ‘Mint’ – an economic daily from the Hindustan Times group, Sri Balaji University is ranked as one amongst Top-5 for the Best Infrastructure.
  • Ranked A++ B-School in Business India Magazine (Source: Business India. The Magazine of corporate world (December 18-31, 2017).
  • Ranked as A category in All India B-School Survey 2017 & received Certificate of Excellence (Source: Chronicle B School Survey February, 2017).
  • BIMHRD Ranking (2017-18)

    • One of the top 12 B-Schools in India by TOI B-School Survey, 2018
    • One of the top 7 Private B-Schools in India by TOI B-School Survey, 2018
    • One of the top 3 B-Schools in Pune by TOI B-School Survey, 2018
    • Amongst top 4 B-Schools in Maharashtra by TOI B-School Survey, 2018
    • st B-School in Pune for Living Experience by Business Today, Oct, 2017
    • 2nd B-School of Eminence in Pune by CSR, Nov. 2017
    • 2nd B-School in Pune for Selection Process by Business Today, Oct, 2017
    • 3rd B-School in Pune by Business Today, Oct, 2017
    • 3rd Ranked Top B-Schools in Pune (Times of India B-School Survey, February 2017)
    • 3rd B-School in Pune for Placement Performance by Business Today, Oct, 2017
    • 4th B-School in Pune for Placements by Outlook, Oct. 2017
    • 7th Private B-School for Living Experience by Business Today, Oct, 2017
    • 12th Private B-School in India for Placements by Outlook, Oct. 2017
    • 13th Private B-School for Selection Process by Business Today, Oct, 2017
    • 18th Ranked amongst Top Private B-Schools in India (Times of India B-School Survey, February 2017)
    • 21st Private B-School in India by Outlook, Oct. 2017
    • 22nd Top Private B-School for Placement Performance by Business Today, Oct, 2017