Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management Pune announces PGDM-ABM Admission 2024-26, Apply now


VAMNICOM Pune PGDM-ABM Admission 2024 – Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management (VAMNICOM), Pune invites applications for admission in to two year full time residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Agri-Business Management (PGDM-ABM) Program for the academic year 2024-26 Batch. The VAMNICOM, Pune is a National level apex Cooperative ManagementInstitute under Ministry of Cooperation, Government of India. TheInstitute is adjudged as one of the top sectoral B-Schools within the first five in India by various B-Schools Surveys. Check out the more details on VAMNICOM Pune PGDM-ABM Admission 2024 from the post given below. 


Important Dates

  • Starting Date of submitting application form: 11th January 2024
  • Last Date of submitting application form: 31st March 2024
  • Date of Group Discussion and Personal Interviews: April 2024


Eligibility Criteria

  • Any Graduate from a recognized University, with minimum education of 15 years full time education (10+2+3) with at least 50% marks for General/OBC candidates and 45% for SC/ST candidates in graduation and having valid test scores of one of the National Level Common Entrance Tests- CAT / XAT / CMAT (NTA)/(GMAT/GRE –OCI/foreign candidates).These guidelines may get modified / subject to be modified depending upon AICTE or Government guidelines from time to time. Candidates appearing in forthcoming degree examinations can also apply subject to fulfilment of conditions by 14.08.2024.
  • 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.


Application Process

  • Eligible Candidates can apply online through the VAMNICOM website and pay applicable fees online.
  • The prescribed application form may be downloaded from the VAMNICOM website and apply with a valid score of CAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA / GMAT/ CMAT of AICTE. 
  • 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 2024 to 31st March 2024
  • The submission of fill-in application form both online and post along with the DD of Rs. 500/- (in favour of “The Director, VAMNICOM, Pune”)


Application Fee

  • Application Fee – Rs. 500/-
  • Mode of Payment – Through Online or Offline mode


Selection Process

  • The selection to PGDM-ABM programme is based on Entrance Examination which is comprising of Latest valid test score of CAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA/GMAT/CMAT of AICTE at the time of application (GMAT / GRE for foreign national candidates), Group Discussion & Personal Interview.
  • Securing minimum prescribed marks in Group Discussion and Personal Interview are compulsory to become eligible for taking admission.


GD & PI Center

  • 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 2024


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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