VAMNICOM Pune PGDM ABM Agri Business Management Admissions 2019

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VAMNICOM Pune Admission Notice for PGDM-ABM for the Session 2019-21: Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management (VAMNICOM), Pune, invites applications for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) (Agri Business Management) Program for the year 2019-21 (27th Batch) 


  • The VAMNICOM, Pune is a National level apex Co-operative Management Institute under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India., ranked one among the top 5 national level institutes in Agriculture & Business Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Agri. Business & Management PGDM-ABM (2019-21) - 27th Batch (Approved by All India Council of Technical Education and Recognized as equivalent to MBA degree by Association of Indian Universities)

Important Dates for VAMNICOM Pune Admissions

  • Applying candidates can apply online from 11th January 2019
  • Last date for applying 31st March 2019
  • Date of GD / PI will be held on April & May 2019


Duration of Course: 2 Years

VAMNICOM Eligibility Criteria (Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management)

  • Any graduate from a recognized University, with minimum education of 15 years (10+2+3) full time with at least 50% marks for the General / OBC (non creamy) candidates and 45% marks for SC / ST candidates in Graduation.
  • Latest Valid Test scores of any one of the National level Tests - CAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA /CMAT (GMAT/GRE for foreign nationals) at the time of application. These guidelines may get modified / subject to be modified depending upon AICTE guidelines from time to time.
  • 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.
  • Applicants who have appeared for bachelor's degree examination and awaiting results may also apply subject to fulfillment of conditions by 11th January 2019

VAMNICOM Reservation for Admissions 2019

  • Reservation of seats for OBC (Non Creamy) SC / ST / Physically Disability persons 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 (9 seats are available for foreign students).


Selection Procedure for VAMNICOM

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

(a) Latest valid test score of CAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA/CMAT of AICTE 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 2019 to 31st March 2019

The schedule of GD/PI will be announced on the Institute's website


VAMNICOM Application Form (Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management)

  • Applying candidates can apply online as well as through Mobile App in VAMNICOM website ( and pay applicable fees online. The prescribed application form may be downloaded from the VAMNICOM website and apply with valid score of CAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA / CMAT of AICTE
  • The submission of fill-in application forms both online and post alongwith the DD of Rs.500/- (in favour of "The Director, VAMNICOM, Pune”) is from 11th January to 31st March 2019
  • 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 & May 2019, subject to sufficient number of students opting for it

For more information visit the institute website:

Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management

(A Grant-in-aid Institution under Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India), Chatursingi, Savitribai Phule Pune University Road, Pune-411007, Maharshtra, Tel. No.: 020-66221400/506/507/511, Email:, Website


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