Master of Business Administration

2 Years – 4 Semesters – Full Time

Grooming the Leaders of Tomorrow


The MBA programme is designed to provide a holistic view of business along with essential knowledge in its functional areas. The focus is on developing the necessary analytical skills, interpersonal skills along with data management and diagnostic problem-solving skills, essential for managerial and business decision-making.

MBA programme at VU builds a holistic perspective through a dynamic learning model and through practical experience. It aims at enhancing student’s ability to integrate conceptual business knowledge and management techniques and apply it to the real-world business situations. The programme ensures theoretical and practical learning in a true multi-disciplinary environment that deepens connections between domains and promote overall learning.

The structure of the MBA course structure is designed to give students the best corporate exposure. The programme acquaints students to global aspects of business and also sensitizes them to social issues. The classroom teaching helps them to become the leaders of tomorrow, in the specialization of their choice.

Outcome On successful completion of the MBA program at VU (C&M) the student will be able to :
1 Professionally demonstrate understanding of business environment and application of multifunctional domain knowledge with available resources.
2 Compute numbers, ratios, indicators, and infer upon data, statements, reports, trends, and patterns leading to business intelligence.
3 Scientifically analyze and reflect upon diverse business problems contributing to innovative solutions and gainful outcomes.
4 Take up self-directed foundational, exploratory, domain-specific research effort attributing decision making.
5 Critically design systems, processes and formulate plans, budgets to implement business strategies across domains.
6 Function efficiently and communicate skillfully as an individual, team member, or leader in multidisciplinary, global settings.
7 Develop responsiveness towards contextual environmental, ethical, legal issues, and social commitments.
8 Perform intelligently and effectively in the dynamic, multicultural, socio-economic business ecosystem and enhance his / her career.


Semester - I

Course Type Course Name Credits
GC Business Quantitative 3
GC Computer Applications for Business 3
GC Financial Reporting, Statements & Analysis 3
GC Managerial Economics for Business Decisions 3
GC Marketing Management 3
GC OB & Human Resource Management 3
GE Generic Elective - I 2
GE Generic Elective - II 2
GE Generic Elective - III 2
GE Generic Elective - IV 2
Audit Cyber Security & Laws 1
Audit Human Rights 1
Foundation Advance Excel - I 1
Foundation Happiness & Positivity 1
Generic Elective (GE) - Choose any 4 courses from 6 options.
GE Business Systems and Procedures
GE Indian Economy & Corporate Environment
GE Indian Models in Entrepreneurship
GE Management of Small Business Organizations
GE Managerial Skills for Effectiveness
GE Services Management

Semester - II

Course Type Course Name Credits
GC Business Communication 3
GC Business Research Methods 3
GC Digital Business Management 3
GC Legal aspects of Business 3
GC Operations & Supply Chain Management 3
GC Entrepreneurship Development 3
GE Generic Elective - V 2
GE Generic Elective - VI 2
GE Generic Elective - VII 2
GE Generic Elective - VIII 2
Audit Public Policy & Administration 1
Audit MOOC 1
Foundation Advance Excel - II 1
Foundation Critical Thinking 1
Generic Elective (GE) - Choose any 4 courses from 6 options.
GE Change Management
GE CSR & Business Sustainability
GE Design Thinking and Business Innovation
GE Enterprise Performance Management
GE Frameworks and Models in Management
GE Social Immersion Project

Semester - III

Course Type Course Name Credits
GC Project Management 3
GC Data Science and Analytics 3
GC Summer Internship (Project) 6
SC Subject Core Course - I 3
SC Subject Core Course - II 3
SC Subject Core Course - III 3
SE Subject Elective Course - I 2
SE Subject Elective Course - II 2
SE Subject Elective Course - III 2
SE Subject Elective Course - IV 2
Audit Leadership Psychology 1
Audit Domain Interviews 1
Foundation Analysis Tool Pack - I 1
Foundation Selling & Negotiation 1

3 Core & 4 Elective Courses are to be selected from chosen Specialization Basket. Refer Specialization Course Baskets

Semester - IV

Course Type Course Name Credits
GC Corporate Strategy 3
GC Indian Ethos & Business Ethics 3
SC Subject Core Course - IV 3
SC Subject Core Course - V 3
SC Subject Core Course - VI 3
SE Subject Elective Course - V 2
SE Subject Elective Course - VI 2
SE Subject Elective Course - VII 2
SE Subject Elective Course - VIII 2
Audit Disaster Management & Contingency Planning 1
Audit Research Publication 1
Foundation Analysis Tool Pack - II 1
Foundation Corporate Governance 1

3 Core & 4 Elective Courses are to be selected from chosen Specialization Basket. Refer Specialization Course Baskets

Specialization Course Baskets

Specialization Basket – Marketing Management
B2B Marketing
Consumer Behaviour
Customer Relationship Management
Digital and Social Media Marketing
Integrated Marketing Communication
International Marketing
Marketing Analytics
Marketing of Financial Services
Marketing Research
Marketing Strategy
Product & Brand Management
Retail Management
Rural & Agriculture Marketing
Sales and Channel Management
Services Marketing
Tourism and Hospitality Marketing
Specialization Basket – Financial Management
Banking Operations
Behavioral Finance
Corporate Finance
Direct Tax & Compliances
Equity Research, Financial Instruments & Derivatives
Financial Econometrics
Financial Markets & Services
Financial Modelling
Financial Risk Management
Indirect Tax & Compliances
Insurance Business Management
International Finance
Introduction to Forensic Accounting
Investment Banking
Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring
Portfolio Management
Strategic Financial Management
Treasury Management
Specialization Basket – HR Management
Compensation & Benefits Management
Employee Productivity Management
 Employee Relations & Labour Legislation
 HR Analytics
 HR Operations
 HRD Instruments
 Industrial Relations
 International HRM
 Knowledge Management
 Labour Laws & Welfare
 Managing Human Capital in Projects
 Mentoring & Coaching
 Organizational Design & Development
 Performance Management Systems
 Public Relations & Corporate Communications
 Strategic HRM
 Talent Management & Succession Planning
 Training & Development
Specialization Basket – International Business
Customs & Excise Management
Foreign Exchange Management
Fundamentals of International Management
Global Environment & Competitiveness
International Business Economics
International Business Operations
International Business Strategy
International Consulting
International Diversity Management
International Financial Management
International HRM
International Laws
International Logistics & Supply chains
International Marketing Management
International Relationship Management
Managing Global Compliance
Specialization Basket –Operations & Logistics
Business Process Reengineering
Essentials of Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Financial Perspectives in Operations & Logistics
Lean Manufacturing
Modeling Techniques in Logistics and Operations
Operations & Supply Chain Planning & Control
Operations & Supply Chain Strategy
Performance Improvement Tools (Six Sigma & ToC)
Quality Management Standards
Services Operations Management
Supply Chain Analytics
Sustainable Manufacturing, Operations and Supply Chains
Technology & Innovations in Operations Management
Total Quality Management
Vendor & Supplier Relationship Management
Specialization Basket – Sports Management
Contemporary Issues in Sports
Essentials of Sports Management
Fitness & Wellness Management
Managing Sports Organization
Media Management in Sports
Spectator Management
Sports Coaching
Sports Economics
Sports Equipment and Infrastructure Management
Sports Event Management
Sports Law
Sports Marketing
Sports Psychology
Sports Strategy & Governance
Technology in Sports
Specialization Basket – Business Analytics
Advanced Statistical Methods using R
Applied Business Analytics
Business Analytics using R
Essentials of Business Analytics
Financial Analytics (BFSI)
HR Analytics
Machine Learning & Cognitive Intelligence
Marketing and Retail Analytics
Operations and Supply Chain Analytics
Predictive analytics and Modelling
Social Media, Web & Text Analytics
Unstructured Data Analytics and Business forecasting


Note: To offer/avail of any course, a Minimum of 10% of students of the batch size (admitted students) must opt for the said course.

Academic structure supporting capability building and skill enhancement.

Exposure to contemporary management practices through a blend of foundation, core & elective courses.

Learning through diverse pedagogical approaches with application orientation.

120 Credits (Lectures: Tutorials: Practice / Projects).

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Outcome-Based Education (OBE)

Pool of experienced faculty (inhouse, visiting, adjunct) focused to provide maximum experiential and blended learning.

Several industries connect initiatives. Integrated approach for employability enhancement.

Extensive use of Statistical Packages & Technology Tools.

HBS Online Courses (with additional fees).

Option to choose university level and department level minor elective and open electives.

Option of pursuing Major (Concentration) + Minor Specialization.

Possible Specializations on offer (Minimum count - 10% of admitted students)

  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • International Business
  • Business Analytics
  • Sports Management

Possible Departmental Minor Specializations on offer (Minimum count - 10% of admitted students)

  • Agri-Business Management
  • Banking and Insurance
  • Business Strategy
  • Event Management
  • Executive Leadership
  • Family Business Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • FinTech
  • Healthcare Management
  • Public Policy and Governance

Dr. Jayashree Vispute
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Jayashree Vispute
Associate Professor & Dean
Prof.(Dr.) Yuvraj Lahoti
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Prof.(Dr.) Yuvraj Lahoti
Professor & Controller of Examinations
Prof.(Dr.) Umesh Patwardhan
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Prof.(Dr.) Umesh Patwardhan
Professor & Director - Counselling and Admissions Office
Dr. Archana Singh
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Archana Singh
Associate Professor & HoD
Prof.(Dr.) Sunil Doke
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Prof.(Dr.) Sunil Doke
Assistant Professor
Dr. Radhakrishna Batule
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Radhakrishna Batule
Assistant Professor
Dr Omvir Gautam
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr Omvir Gautam
Assistant Professor & HoD
Dr. Pooja Agrawal
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Pooja Agrawal
Assistant Professor
Dr. Rahul Waghmare
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Rahul Waghmare
Assistant Professor
Dr. Amruta Jawajala
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Amruta Jawajala
Assistant Professor
Dr. Supriya Lakhangaonkar
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Supriya Lakhangaonkar
Assistant Professor
Dr. Pashmina Doshi
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Pashmina Doshi
Assistant Professor & HoD
Mrs. Vijaya Hake
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mrs. Vijaya Hake
Assistant Professor
Mr. Kailas Bhosale
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Kailas Bhosale
Assistant Professor
Mr. Amol Randive
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Amol Randive
Assistant Professor
Mr. Yogesh Desale
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Yogesh Desale
Assistant Professor
Mrs. Ashwini Sonawane
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mrs. Ashwini Sonawane
Mr. Niranjan Kulkarni
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Niranjan Kulkarni
Assistant Professor
Mrs. Shweta Kishore
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mrs. Shweta Kishore
Assistant Professor
CMA Mrudula Risbud
Faculty of Commerce & Management

CMA Mrudula Risbud
Assistant Professor
Mr. Dhritiman Chanda
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Dhritiman Chanda
Assistant Professor

Managerial Roles such as -

  • Assistant
  • Executive
  • Associate
  • Researcher
  • Analyst
  • Advisor
  • Consultant
  • Strategist etc.

In various management domains such as -

  • Research
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Banking and Insurance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • International Business
  • Data / Business Analytics
  • Event Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Agri-Business
  • Healthcare
  • Governance etc.

At Domestic, National, and International Markets.

Like every one of my age, I was really confused as to which College I should choose because I was looking for holistic learning, good exposure to the external world, and at the same a good involvement in extracurricular activities. I can proudly say that I made the right choice by choosing Vishwakarma University as a bridge to my career. One of the unique prospects that differentiate this University from any other is that there is a feeling of inclusiveness and a family-like bond all around. The ethics and cultures imparted by Vishwakarma University are really important in day to activities of my life. Various types of Intercollege competitions, Annual functions especially the simulation programmes conducted by the Professors of Hof University of Germany are just awesome. I can proudly say that I am a part of Vishwakarma University.

Rhea Vibhute, MBA (2018 – 2020)


I feel pride in saying that I hail from Vishwakarma University where the air filled up with motivation and enthusiasm. The infrastructure of the University is praiseworthy. I had the opportunity to study one of my semesters at the universities of Germany through the students exchange program and goes without saying that the experience changed my life in terms of professional growth. The University always made sure that they extended support to me and to my classmates in terms of curricular and extracurricular activities. I am glad and proud to say that I am a part of Vishwakarma University.

Jaideep Nadkarni, MBA (2018 – 2020)


I have completed my MBA in Marketing, and proudly say that I have been selected by Cybage Software as a Digital Marketer. The main strength of Vishwakarma University is its highly trained and exceptionally well-qualified faculty members who always help students in converting theoretical knowledge into practical experiences through various activities that ultimately make the learning process more interesting. We also got the opportunity to experience the classes from various qualified and highly experienced guest speakers who helped us in understanding the corporate world. The feather in the cap was added by the Employability Enhancement Programme that assures that the students are turned into top notch professionals, this programme made acquiring Internship like a cakewalk whose experience ultimately helped me to get my job. One thing I can say for sure that the Vishwakarma University is a place that successfully enhances a student’s talents and skills and converts them into seasoned professionals”.

Snehal Patil, MBA (2018 – 2020)


VU gave me an opportunity to develop my skills in a professional way by providing good infrastructure and productive campus life. We were exposed to various live projects, campus to corporate lectures, industry orientation, and leadership connect programme which helped us to develop our industrial knowledge and skills in the various subjects. VU has given me exposure to a variety of subjects, gave a lot of new experiences and also made me more confident about the corporate world. We also were a part of Industry 4.0 initiative, which was about digitalization, automation and artificial intelligence. It was a wonderful experience at VU.

Neetu Kale, MBA (2017 – 2019)


Vishwakarma University is an ideal place for students who want to pursue excellence in their desired stream. Flexible schedules and choice-based education suit learners’ needs and encourages them to think out of the box. To add a feather to the cap, it focuses on rigorous training to develop the employability of every student and also offers excellent employment opportunities."

Paras Shah, MBA (2017 – 2019)

  • As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions. These rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Vishwakarma University is conferred with the Emerging University of the Year award in Western India by ASSOCHAM in its 13th Higher Education Conclave 2020.
  • Faculty of Commerce and Management (C&M) with its MBA, BBA, and BBA-IB programmes is recognized by U-Multirank World Rankings of Universities for 2019-2020. 
  • The Department of Management is conferred with AICTE – CII Platinum Award. Got a “Special Mention” at the AICTE-CII Survey Award Ceremony 2020 for Industry Linkages.
  • Times BBA Education Rankings Survey 2019 ranked Vishwakarma University, Pune among top 50 Business Schools in India, 6th Best in Maharashtra for BBA Education based on Desk Research, factual survey and perceptual rating survey.


Co-creating human, intellectual and socio-economic capital par excellence for the nation and the globe has been the objective of Vishwakarma University (VU) since its inception. Through its vision, initiatives, actions, and performance, VU has always aimed to add value to its Stakeholders.

VU is committed to practically implement its Vision, Mission and Values through excellence. The overall value addition and performance of the students, increasing number and quality of admissions per year, various fruitful associations and collaborations, achievements and certifications at the national and international level remain to be a few parameters that portray the VU’s rigor and aspirations.

It is with pride and pleasure, VU would like to announce its recently achieved success in one of the international rankings published by U Multirank. U-Multirank announced the results of its annual cycle of ‘World Rankings of Universities’ for 2019-20 on 09th June 2020 in which VU has made a positive impact.

Amongst total 1759 participants (Universities & Higher Educational Institutions) from 92 Countries with 15 participants from India, VU has achieved this remarkable success. Participants from India were Universities and Higher Educational Institutions including IITs (Mumbai, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee), the University of Delhi and Banaras Hindu University, AIIMS- Delhi, Anna University and others. Amongst the total participants, VU remained to be the youngest one.

Along with the other Programmes, the Faculty of Commerce and Management (C&M) with its MBA, BBA and BBA-IB programmes represented VU and participated for the first time in such kind of internationally acclaimed survey. With the extensive assessment by the U-Multirank research team, several iteration processes in the submission of inputs by VU and review by U-Multirank, authorities benchmarked VU on parameters namely Teaching & Learning, Research, International Orientation, Regional Engagement and Knowledge Transfer.

VU was adjudged ‘Very Good’ in 2 out of the 5 identified parameters. VU scored high on indicators such as graduating on time, student internships in the region, student to faculty ratio, student engagement, teaching-learning and contact with the work environment.

The results bear testimony to the proven track record and the coordinated teamwork by VU. In the coming years, VU aims to participate in many such national and international assessments / certifications / surveys wherein the academic and non-academic performances of VU will be judged and recognized.

VU looks forward to exploring additional such opportunities to assess its own performance, as a way of benchmarking and will strive to attain newer heights in future. VU is committed to creating value for its students and all stakeholders for the greater good of society.

Option 1- In Person 

Option 2 – Online 

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges application form fee.

  • Basic Qualification Required: Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks from any recognized University or equivalent.
  • Minimum % of marks at Qualifying Exam for Open Category: 50%.
  • Minimum marks at Qualifying Exam for Reserve Category: 40%.

Entrance Examination : VUNET

  • Saturday, 27th March 2021
  • Saturday, 29th May, 2021
  • Saturday, 26th June, 2021
  • Saturday, 24th July, 2021
  • Saturday, 25th September, 2021


Intake: 60.

Programme Commencement Date: 1st September 2021.

As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2021.

  • Rs. 2,50,000/- Per academic year (annual fees). The fees will remain the same for the 2nd year.
  • Hostel fees (if applicable) and Examination Form Fee will be charged separately.

Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in instalments.

Note: Postdated cheques (PDCs) are to be submitted for Installment II and III at the time of provisional admission along with payment of Installment I.


Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email ( or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.

Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.

Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

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