KIAMS - Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ravika Gaja Ravika Gaja | Aug 29, 2022
Ravika Gaja
Ravika Gaja

Updated on - Aug 29, 2022

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, popularly known as KIAMS is one of the most prestigious institutions in India. The college was set up in 1991 by the Kirloskar Group in Harihar, Karnataka. 

Mr. Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar founded the college to make it one of the best management institutes in India. 

Highlights of Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Studies, [KIAMS] Harihar
 Establishment in 1991
Type of Institute Private
Accredited AICTE
KIAMS Fees Details KIAMS Fees
Campus Size 21 Acres
Facilities Library, Classrooms, Hostels, Computer Labs, vehicle parking area, dining halls, discussion rooms
Programs Offered  PGDM, PGP
KIAMS Admission Details KIAMS PGP Admission
KIAMS Address Kirloskar Institute Of Advanced Management Studies, Yantrapur, Davanagere, Harihar, Karnataka, India- 577601
KIAMS Website
Email [email protected]
Contact Details +91-(8192) 241269/241483/241486

The major courses offered by this college are PGDM and PGP. The college is approved by AICTE and it will be soon completing 30 years of management knowledge creation and sharing. KIAMS Admissions for Post-Graduate Diploma in Management, a two-year full-time program is done based on the entrance examination conducted by the college every year. The motto of the college is to provide the society with a centre of learning that excels in management education and professional development. 

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KIAMS Courses:

KIAMS aims to enhance the quality of graduates with the help of managerial skills that aid them in embracing the role of ‘Business Leaders’ in various fields during their careers. The courses offered by the institute are mentioned below.

Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Operations, Business Analytics  
Business Analytics & Decision Science


PGDM is a two-year programme which is equivalent to the MBA programme. A bachelor's equivalent degree is mandatory in order to apply for the course. KIAMS is one of the most prestigious colleges which is known for this course.


KIAMS Facilities:

With a capacity to accommodate 240 students, this centre for education has played a vital role in transforming many bright energetic youngsters into well-rounded professionals to serve the needs of various industries. KIAMS facilities are listed below.

  • Library
  • Lecture Halls
  • Syndicate rooms
  • Board rooms
  • Gymnasium
  • Computer Labs
  • Canteen
  • Guest dining halls
  • Hostels
  • Internet facilities

KIAMS Placements:

The Institute has its own placement cell which ensures that students are well ready not only to join the corporate world but also to turn into excellent business leaders. KIAMS Placement Cell mitigates the gap between the students and the organization. It makes sure that the students are well prepared to enter corporate life.

 Top Recruiters:




ICICI Life Insurance


ITC Limited


TATA Consultancy Service 





KIAMS Scholarships:

Since the time the college was founded, it has always provided scholarships to the deserving candidates. It also provides educational loans for the students by SBI Bank (up to INR. 20 lakhs) and HDFC Credila branch (with or without any tangible collateral security). KIAMS Scholarships are offered to meritorious students keeping the following eligibility criteria in mind: 

Concession Amount
Students with 95 and above percentile in CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ XAT examinations are eligible for this scholarship
INR. 1,00,000
Students with 90 to 95 percentile in CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT examinations are eligible for this scholarship
INR. 60,000

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KIAMS Eligibility Criteria:

Here is a list of criteria that the students need to qualify in order to get admission in the following courses:

  • Candidate must have passed a bachelor's degree (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) in any discipline from a recognized university, with a minimum 50% overall aggregate marks.
  • Candidate should have appeared for any of these examinations: CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, Maharashtra CET, Karnataka CET, Other State Level Entrance Examinations.
  • Candidates must have completed their graduation from BE/BTech/ME/MTech (OR) MBA/ PGDM (OR) BA/MA – With Economics, Econometrics, Statistics & Mathematics (OR) BSc/MSc – With Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects (OR) any other graduate degree with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects.

KIAMS Admissions: 

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies application form is available on the official website so that candidates can easily apply online. The admission is based on the candidate's performance in the entrance examination. Here are the details:

  • Admissions are based on the past academic performance of the candidate and the qualifying exam.
  • Analytical Skill Test of the applicant is conducted.
  • Personal Interview with the candidate is the screening step.
  • Candidate must have Work Experience/ Sports/ Extra-Curricular activities/ Notable Achievements.

KIAMS Hostel Details:

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies hostel can accommodate 240 students. Here are a few hostel details:

  • KIAMS campus has a separate hostel block for housing MDP delegates.
  • Executive style separate hostels for males and females.
  • Hostels have WiFi facilities for all the students and it is available 24x7.
  • Students can visit the gym regularly in order to stay fit.
  • There is a separate dining area inside the hostel building for students.
  • Three meals are provided by the mess.
  • Rooms have adequate space and are properly maintained by the management.
  • It has an open ground adjoining to the hostel which has volleyball, cricket and basketball court.

KIAMS - Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar Highlights

Institution Type Private
Faculty Student Ratio 16
Total Faculty 15

KIAMS - Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
65 MBA
80 MBA
138 MBA

KIAMS - Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
BMS ₹10,75,000 2 Years

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KIAMS - Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar Reviews

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B2020Prakhar Singh | , batch of 2022

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

  • 4.5
  • Infrastructure 4.5
  • Placements 4.5
  • Academics 4.5
  • Campus 4.5
  • Fees 4.5

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : We have three hostel blocks, 1 for girls and 2 for boys.  

Ruchi Thakur | , batch of 2018

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2018

  • 4.2
  • Placements 3.5
  • Fees 3
  • Academics 5
  • Infrastructure 4.5
  • Campus 5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Throughout 55% cut off in 10th, 12th, Graduation and admission procedure includes GD, Personal Interview. CMAT is the entrance examination. 

Shikha Sharma | , batch of 2017

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2017

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria for Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies is Graduation in any stream final students may also apply. Eligibility was 75% in cmat in the entrance exam. 75% in cmat is the cutoff.

Aarya Singh | , batch of 2017

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2015

  • 4.5
  • Academics 4.5

Academics & Faculty : All faculties are good, experienced and skillfull at KIAMS. Their approach is practical. They are helpful and teach you how to survive in this world.

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