Indira School of Business Studies (PGDM)

  • Pune
  • Approved by : AICTE


“Indira School of Business Studies PGDM (ISBS PGDM), Pune, was established under the aegis of Shree Chanakya Education Society (SCES). Shree Chanakya Education Society began as a trust in 1994, under the visionary leadership of Dr. Tarita Shankar, with an explicit vision to provide sustainable impetus to the corporate and entrepreneurial abilities in the youth. Unrelenting initiatives by the management team at Indira led to the creation of multi disciplines such as Management, Information Technology, Pharmacy, Commerce, Science and Engineering. All this growth is enabled and sustained by the expertise and exertions of Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Group Director, Indira Group of Institutes, whose commitment and concern for students’ development stands unmatched. SCES has grown steadily and today boasts of several Institutes, having more than 12,000 students, from all over India pursuing multi-disciplinary graduate and post-graduate programs. The Institutes managed by SCES have maintained high academic standards and have successfully provided trained manpower to the diverse industry sectors of the country.

ISBS PGDM believes that the emerging global environment requires professional graduates to be equipped with sufficient knowledge and confidence to face tough and competitive scenarios. The current global economy has created an environment where managers have to face greater situational challenges;predict and handle the impulses of the market and provide better quality products and services.”



2017, 2018 & 2019


Best Institute Overall – 2019


Best Institute Overall – 2019


“Businesses are evolving and so are the problems associated with it. Management of two P’s – Master of Business Administration (MBA) is important because every successful organization should manage both the product and the people in an efficient manner. Students who wish to join global corporations and manage a large set of teams should take up the MBA course to improve upon their managerial skills. At ISBS our MBA program is NBA accredited, affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and AICTE approved. The industry-academia interaction at ISBS brings forth managers of business corporations to extend the knowledge of their challenges, with the future leaders of business. All such efforts are aimed to have an impact commensurate with every student’s ambition. The curriculum is ever evolving and has a progressive outlook with an intellectual rigor, where a sound foundation of critical thinking and articulating is laid.

During your two year MBA program at ISBS, you will be having immense opportunities to learn from business leaders and thought leaders across domain. The industry visits covered as part of experiential learning will further aid in the learning process and provide a first-hand information of the corporate culture. With a good mix of theoretical learning and industry exposure, our curriculum is designed through Outcome Based Education (OBE) guidelines laid down by SPPU. The assessment is based on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)”

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Academic Fee

8.20 Lakh



Hostel Fee

1 Lakh

% of students placed


Highest package

14 Lakh

Average package

6 Lakh

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Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidate should be a graduate / post graduate in any discipline from Universities and Institutions recognized by AICTE / UGC / AIU with minimum 50% aggregate.
  • Candidate are required to have appeared in any of the following competitive exams, namely CAT / MAT / CMAT / XAT / ATMA / GMAT or any competitive exam / test acceptable as per AICTE guidelines.
Top reasons to join Indira School of Business Studies (MBA)
  • Two and a Half Decade-Plus Legacy
  • Global Learning Platform
  • National Awards for Excellence in Education – Top Private B-School (Western Region) – 2020
  • Fully Equipped World Class Campus
  • More than 12,000 students at Indira Group of Institutes annually
  • Dewang Mehta B-School Excellence Awards – 2017, 2018 & 2019



Certifications and USP

  • Advance Excel
  • Digital marketing
  • 7 days International trip to Dubai or Singapore

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, it is definitely a good college for marketing PGDM. Students also get internship opportunities, and good pre placement offers. Overall the highest placement is around 14.60 lacs and average is 7.6lacs. Marketing placements are actually good with around 9.6lpa.

PGDM is the best program in Indira and regarding campus ISBS is the good one to pursue PGDM from .It Ranked 28th among the Best B Schools in India by Business India Magazine 2019.Ranked 30th amongst top Private B Schools by TOI Ranking Survey – 2020.

ISBS PGDM was established as a professional school to meet the growing needs of the business sector with an idea to bridge the gap between the ‘Campus and Corporates’. In a short span of time, the programs of the Institute were approved by AICTE and ISBS PGDM established its presence in Pune as a premier b-school.