Pune, Maharashtra

PUMBA: Department of Management Sciences

by REEYA SINGH 56 April 11, 2024

The admissions process at PUMBA ensures fairness and transparency, welcoming candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences as it offers a diverse range of programs, including the flagship MBA, specialized MBA-Biotech, and Executive MBA for admissions for management education to aspirants every year. These programs are designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and network necessary to excel in their careers.

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PUMBA MBA Admissions 2024

The Department of Management Science at PUMBA, Pune University offers a dynamic full-time 2-year MBA program. With an intake of 180 students, this flagship program provides students with the opportunity to specialize in areas such as Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, etc. Open to graduates from all backgrounds, the admission criteria include CMAT, CAT, and MAH-CET scores. Whether you're from Maharashtra or beyond, PUMBA's MBA program invites aspiring candidates to take admission in their flagship management course.

PUMBA Eligibility Criteria

At PUMBA, eligibility criteria for admission to MBA program IS as follows:

  • A minimum score of 50 percent marks or equivalent CGPA in any bachelor's degree awarded by recognized University.
  • For candidates belonging to reserved category and persons with disabilities, a minimum of 45 percent marks is required.
  • Candidates in their final year of the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply, given that they submit the required documents by the specified deadline.
  • Test scores from examinations like CAT, CMAT, and MAH-CET are accepted for admission consideration.

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PUMBA Selection Process 2024

The admission process for admission into MBA program at PUMBA closely aligns with the MAH CET MBA registration process. The MAH CET MBA examination is expected to take place on March 2024. Candidates must note that PUMBA strictly follows the DTE rules for its admission process of MBA program.

  • For Maharashtra candidates, admission to PUMBA MBA programs requires a valid MAH CET exam score. However, candidates from outside Maharashtra with valid scores in CMAT/CAT/MAH CET are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants' selection for PUMBA MBA rounds will depend on their performance in CMAT/CAT/MAH CET MBA exams. The MAH CET MBA 2024 results will be published online by the authorities.
  • Candidates must achieve the minimum cutoff scores set up by the institution for various qualifying examinations to advance to the selection process. Typically, for the General category, the cutoff scores hover around 97% in the entrance exam.
  • Candidates who pass the MH-CET will need to participate in the CAP process. Those from states other than Maharashtra must apply for CAP through the DTE website. CAP consists of four rounds: the first three are based on Centralized Allotment, while the fourth is exclusively for eligible candidates from Maharashtra.
  • Candidates who meet the qualifying criteria will be selected and invited to participate in the counseling session.

Documents Required at the Time of Admission

Following is the list of documents published by the institute that are required during time of the admission process at PUMBA:

CET Score CardMAT / ATMA / CATSSC Marks sheet
SSC Passing CertificateHSC Mark sheetHSC Passing Certificate
Graduation Mark sheetGraduation Passing / Degree CertificatePost Graduation Mark sheet
Post Graduation Degree CertificateGap CertificateTransfer Certificate
Migration Certificate ( If Applicable)Nationality CertificateDomicile Certificate
School leavingBirth CertificateAdhar Card Xerox
Income certificate (If Applicable)Caste CertificateNon - Creamy Layer for the year 2019-20 24 Caste validity
Proforma ( A, B, C,D,E,F,G )Original Undertaking (Proforma I)-

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PUMBA Scholarships 2024

At PUMBA, scholarships play a significant role in ensuring accessibility and affordability for students from diverse backgrounds. 

With a tuition fee of Rs. 1,40,000, the college boasts an impressive return on investment, making it an attractive choice for students. Scholarships are awarded in accordance with UGC norms, catering to various categories such as EBC, EWS, and Caste Scholarships, as well as accommodations. 

Eligible students receive fee concessions based on their chosen scholarship. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) extends scholarships to students across different categories, including the EBC scholarship for open students and those based on domicile. 

Furthermore, the institution facilitates loan facilities for deserving candidates. Adhering to national standards, scholarships are disbursed as per UGC guidelines, ensuring fairness and transparency. Students applying for government scholarships are guided through the application process according to government schedules and instructions. Through these scholarship opportunities, PUMBA strives to make quality education accessible to all deserving students, fostering inclusivity and diversity within its student body.


What is the criteria for PUMBA admission?

A candidate need to have a minimum score of 50% in their undergrad degree followed by taking entrance exam like MAH CET/CAT/CMAT and counselling.

Which exam is accepted by PUMBA?
PUMBA accepts scores from entrance exams like MAH CET, CAT and CMAT for their MBA program.

Can I get admission in PUMBA through CAT?
Yes a candidate can submit their scores for admission into PUMBA's management program.

Who is eligible for PUMBA MBA?
Applicants need to have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, achieving a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for reserved category and disabled candidates) overall.


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