vaikundbhai Mehta

    About the Institute

    The VAMNICOM, Pune is a National level apex Co-operative Management Institute under Ministry of Cooperation, Government of India. The Institute is adjudged as one of the top sectoral B-Schools within first five in India by various B-Schools Surveys. VAMNICOM has international Memorandum of Understanding with counterpart academic organisations of countries of Malayasia, Thailand, Srilanka, Nepal, Bangladesh for field study exchange programme for students.

    Programme Highlights
    • Full-time residential programme
    • Full-time residential programme
    • Ranked one among the top 5 national level institutes in Agriculture & Business Management
    • Continuous up gradation of curriculum to match industry expectations
    • Case method pedagogy
    • Separate hostels within extensive campus for male and female with round the clock wi-fi internet facility
    • Washing machines in hostels and best standard mess
    • Sufficient indoor & outdoor sporting facilities including Gymnasium are available for students.
    Eligibility for Admission

    i) Any graduate from a recognized University, with minimum education of 15 years (10+2+3) full time with atleast 50% marks for the General / OBC (non creamy) / EWS candidates and 45% marks for SC / ST candidates in Graduation. ii) Latest Valid Test scores of any one of the National level Tests - CAT / XAT / CMAT (NTA)/(GMAT/GRE –OCI/foreign candidates) at the time of application. These guidelines may get modified / subject to be modified depending upon AICTE guidelines from time to time. iii) The percentage obtained by the candidate in the Bachelor's Degree would be based on the practice followed by the University / institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. iv) Applicants who have appeared for bachelor's degree examination and waiting results may also apply subject to fulfilment of conditions by 14/08/2023. v)  Reservation of seats for OBC (Non Creamy)/SC/ST/Differently Abled persons and wards of Kashmiri Migrants and Kashmiri Pandit/Kashmiri Hindu families (non-migrants) living in Kashmir Valley  as per Govt. of India rules. Few seats are available for wards of NCCT / NCUI /VAMNICOM employees, co-operative sponsored candidates and Foreign nationals at VAMNICOM. Foreign National students / officials working in cooperative or Rural Financing   Institutions in SAARC countries and Afro-Asian countries are required to apply with GMAT / GRE scores.

    Admission Procedure

    The selection to PGDM-ABM programme is based on Entrance Examination which is comprising of

    (a) Latest valid test score of CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT (NTA) at the time of application (GMAT / GRE for foreign national candidates) (b) Group Discussion & (c) Personal Interview.

    Securing minimum prescribed marks in Group Discussion and Personal Interview are compulsory to become eligible for taking admission.

    Note: Candidates interested in pursuing PGDM – ABM at VAMNICOM, Pune are advised to apply and appear the referred national level test directly and apply to VAMNICOM in the prescribed application form with valid score during 11th January 2023 to 31st March 2023.

    How to Apply

    Candidates can apply online in VAMNICOM website (www.vamnicom.gov.in) and pay applicable ees online. The prescribed application form may be downloaded from the VAMNICOM website and apply with valid score of CAT / XAT / GMAT/ CMAT (NTA) of AICTE. The submission of fill-in Director, VAMNICOM, Pune” is from 11th January to 31st March 2023.

    The Group Discussion and Personal Interviews will be conducted at Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Dehradun, Gandhinagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur (Rajasthan), Kalyani (West Bengal), Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) and Pune during April 2023, subject to sufficient number of students opting for it.


    NCUI Scholarship of Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum is given to ten students as per the norms of National Cooperative Union of India. IFFCO Scholarship of Rs. 15,000/- per annum is given to Two SC and One ST students on merit basis.

    CICTAB Meritorious Awardfor two students of India & two Foreign Nationals.

    Govt. of India, Ministry of Social Welfare/ Tibal Affairs,Post Matric Scholarships for SC/ST students.