Pune, Maharashtra

PUMBA: Department of Management Sciences

by REEYA SINGH 37 April 11, 2024

Established in 1971, Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA) stands as one of the pioneering management institutes in India, constantly evolving to maintain its position at the forefront of academia and industry interface. It ranks 3rd best Government college in West India and 12th by NIRF in management education.

As a trailblazer in the field of management education for over five decades it's diverse batch of 191 students brings together individuals from various backgrounds, enriching the learning experience and promoting cross-cultural exchange.

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PUMBA Batch Profile

PUMBA's vibrant batch comprises of 191 students coming together to form a dynamic community of future leaders. With a gender ratio of 4:1, the cohort embodies diversity and inclusivity. Among them, 58% specialize in Finance, indicating a strong interest in managing finances and investments. Additionally, 26% focus on Marketing, showcasing their passion for branding and market analysis. Operations is the choice for 12% of our students, highlighting their dedication to streamlining processes and enhancing efficiency. Finally, 4% concentrate on Human Resources, demonstrating their commitment to talent management and organizational development. Together the batch represent a mosaic of skills, interests, and aspirations, poised to make a significant impact in the world of business and beyond.

Educational Background of PUMBA Batch 2024

The educational background of PUMBA Batch 2024 reflects a diverse mix of disciplines. With 57% from Engineering, 18% from Commerce, 12% from Science, 11% from Management, and 2% from Arts, the cohort brings a rich blend of technical, business, scientific, managerial, and creative skills to the table. This varied background promises a dynamic learning environment and prepares us for success in the multifaceted world of management.

Professional Background of PUMBA Batch 2024:

The PUMBA Batch of 2024 presents a balanced mix of fresh talent and experienced professionals. Among the cohort, 124 students are Freshers entering the field of management bringing enthusiasm and new perspectives to the table. Complementing them are 67 experienced candidates, each with an average work experience of 21 months, offering valuable insights and practical knowledge gained from their time in the workforce. This combination of fresh ideas and seasoned expertise promises to enrich the learning experience and prepare the batch for the diverse challenges of the business world ahead.

MonthsBatch 2024 Work Experience
6 to 12 months44%
13 to 24 months26%
25 to 36 months12%
36 to 48 months11%
>48 months7%

For more details, students can refer to PUMBA 2024 Batch profile here.

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PUMBA Placement Report 2023

PUMBA foster a holistic approach to education inspired by great leaders. The institute attracts diverse talent from engineering, commerce, arts, and pharmacy backgrounds, ensuring a rich blend of skills and expertise. With a curriculum that combines foundational knowledge with sector-specific specialization, the graduates are prepared to excel in various industries. Since 1971, PUMBA has been producing top-tier professionals who hold key positions in leading organizations, driving success and growth.

With a commitment to excellence and a dedication to nurturing talent, PUMBA has consistently achieved outstanding placement outcomes year after year. The following placement data serve as a testament to the quality of education and the caliber of students at PUMBA

  • Total number of Companies participated in the placement drive is 104
  • Total number students who opted placements amounts to 173
  • Total number of Offers made by the participating companies are 167
  • Total number of Students placed are 161
  • Highest CTC Offered: 18.97 LPA
  • Average CTC of Total: 8.85 LPA
  • Average of Top 10%: 12.48 LPA
  • Average of Top 50%: 10.17 LPA

Recruiters at PUMBA

The prominent recruiters represent a diverse range of esteemed organizations that have actively participated in the placement drives at PUMBA. These recruiters include Acuiti Labs, Acuity Knowledge Partners, Bajaj Finserv, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Bristlecone, CRISIL, DÖHLER, Eaton, Engineers India Ltd, Euromonitor International, Ezest, Federal Bank, GEP, Grasim, HDFC Bank, HDFC Ltd, Hindustan Pencils, Howden, ICICI Bank, INDEGENE, Infosys, Paperboat, Persistent Systems, Poonawalla Fincorp, RBL Bank, Reliance Retail, Schlumberger, Schneider Electric, Skoda AutoVolkswagen India, TATA Autocomp, Tata Play, Tata Steel downstream products limited, TCS, THYSSENKRUPP, TresVista, Ujjivan Bank, Wipro, and Zensar. These renowned organizations have provided the students with exceptional career opportunities, reflecting the trust they place in the institution and the quality of education it provide.

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  • What is the ranking of PUMBA for MBA?
    Pumba ranks 12th on NIRF list in 2022 and 4th in top 20 MHCET colleges.
  • What is the average CTC of PUMBA?
    The average CTC of PUMBA is 8.85 LPA
  • Which scores are accepted by PUMBA?
  • Does PUMBA accepts Freshers?
    Yes, as the 2022-2024 batch of PUMBA has 124 students as freshers.

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