Admission Process- Academic Year 2019-21 


The MBA (Pharma-Biotechnology) program conducted by the Department of Management Sciences Savitribai Phule Pune University is a two year full time program with an intake of 60 students. All rules for admission of the reserved category candidates as directed by the Government of Maharashtra are applicable. The admissions for the program are governed by Ordinance 181** of Savitribai Phule Pune University.

The admission process consists of 3 stages

Stage 1: Entrance test-- ATMA Test conducted by AIMS on December 23, 2018, February 17, 2019, or May 26, 2019 .

Stage 2: Submission of Application form and fees at PUMBA

Stage 3: Admission confirmation

Important: A candidate will not be considered for merit list preparation, if he or she does not have a valid ATMA test score from any one of the above mentioned dates or if he or she does not submit the application form and fees at PUMBA.
**For more details about Ordinance 181, visit Click Here


STAGE-1: Entrance test ATMA.

The Association of Indian Management School (AIMS) conducts a common written test for admission to various management courses at different management schools in India which is known as AIMS Test for Management Admission (ATMA).
For details please For details please visit their website, http://www.atmaaims.com/
The scores accepted for admissions in the year 2019-21 should be the result of ATMA tests conducted on
1. December 23, 2018 .
2. February 17, 2019.
3. May 26, 2019.


Candidates should appear for at least one of the ATMA tests held on the above dates.

STAGE-2: Submission of Application form and fees at PUMBA .

Candidates should complete the online application form and pay the application fees online.

The link for application forms will be available on PUMBA website (i.e.www.pumba.in) after April 1, 2019.

  1. Register for admissions using the link given on the website.

  2. Complete the application form for MBA (PBT) admission online. (The online forms will be available from April 1, 2019 to June 15, 2019)

  3. Select the method of payment of the application fees. Application fee is Rs. 900/- (for general category candidates) and Rs. 700/- (for reserved category in the state of Maharashtra).

  4. Print the challan and pay the fees before the due date (due date is printed on the fees challan).

  5. Print the completed application form.

  6. Submit the application form along with all the requisite documents and application fees paid receipt to the Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA) office. The forms will be accepted on all working days between 11.00 am to 5.00 pm on or before June 22, 2019.

  7. Reserved Category Candidates from the State of Maharashtra (as per Maharashtra State Government rules) are required to submit a self-attested Xerox copy of ‘Caste Certificate, Non-Creamy layer certificate and Caste Validity Certificate, as the case may be, along with their application form.

* The merit lists will be prepared strictly on the basis of ATMA merit score strictly on the basis of ATMA merit score.

* Seat Allotment will be done as per ordinance 181 of Savitribai Phule Pune University.

* The provisional merit list will be displayed on the PUMBA website on June 29, 2019 .

* Applications regarding grievances / objections regarding merit list will be accepted in the department till 2 pm on July 2, 2019.

* Final Merit / Allotment list for admissions will be displayed on the PUMBA website on July 3, 2019 at 5 pm.