Sri Balaji University (SBU)

Pune, Maharashtra
College Type
Private University
Co-Ed Status
Minority Status
Non Minority
Courses offered
2 Years
2 Years
3 Years
About Sri Balaji University (SBU):

Sri Balaji University, Pune, is an institution of excellence in Pune. The university is running under the able guidance and leadership of its founding father and Chancellor, Professor Dr. (Col) A. Balasubramanian. The university at present has four management institutions: Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM), Balaji Institute of Telecom Management (BITM), Balaji Institute of International Business (BIIB), and Balaji Institute of Management and Human Resources Development (BIMHRD). Apart from these four institutions it also has a law college – Balaji Law College (BLC) and an Undergraduate and Graduate level college namely – Balaji College of Arts Commerce and Science (BCACS) and Balaji Junior College of Arts Commerce and Science (BCACS). BLC and BCACS are affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Professor Dr. (Col) A. Balasubramanian is a powerhouse of energy and knowledge. From a young age, Professor Dr. (Col) A. Balasubramanian understood the importance of education and was motivated to scale the mountains of knowledge. He joined the Indian Army as a Jawan and retired as a Subedar after an eventful 29 years of service which saw him engaged in the famous 1965 and 1971 wars against Pakistan and the IPKF operations in Sri Lanka in 1991. During his time in the uniform, he acquired three post-graduate degrees with full honors and was later conferred with the honorary rank of ‘Colonel’ by the President of India after retiring from the Army.

He started the Sri Balaji Society (now Sri Balaji University) in the year 1999 drawing from his experiences gained by him after establishing and running the ‘Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) a management institution, currently a part of the prestigious Symbiosis University in Pune.

The four institutes of Sri Balaji University shifted to its present location in Tathwade, Pune in the year 2006 from three different locations in Pune after securing approval from AICTE for the management courses offered by its four institutions. The sprawling campus includes a large size hostel building with comfortable residential facilities for more than 600 students. Apart from tennis, badminton and basketball court the hostel building also houses a fully equipped gym and a swimming pool. A laundromat is present on the hostel premises and a doctor is present too for providing basic first aid and for treating minor and miscellaneous ailments. The university has two auditoriums with 1000 plus capacity along with its spacious and IT-enabled classrooms, computer labs, reading rooms, conference rooms, and library facilities. Three messes are located on the campus along with a convenience store and a light refreshment and juice shop for catering to the food, stationery, and other necessary goods and product requirements of the students.

The first institution in the Sri Balaji University: IIMM (Indian Institute of Modern Management) was started in the year 1999, within the campus premises of the Agrasen Maharaj High School located in Yerwada, Pune.

IIMM was offering PGDM certificates in Management education with optional specialization PGDM certificates in PGDM in Personnel Management and PM&HRM (Personnel Management and Human Resource Management) and PGDM in Information Technology and Marketing (IT & Marketing).

The institute enjoys a stellar reputation in the corporate world through the quality and excellence displayed by its students and alumni in the industry. The name ‘IIMM’ was later changed into BIMM (Balaji Institute of Modern Management) when the institute secured AICTE’s approval in the year 2005. The institute offers two year full-time MBA Programs and also MBA for experienced professional called MBA-Executive. The specializations offered are: Sales and Marketing (including Retail and Insurance), Finance and Financial Services, Systems, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics, PM&HRM (Personnel Management and Human Resource Management).

The second institution in the Sri Balaji University: ICTM (Indian Centre for Telecom Management) was started in the year 2002 in a building located behind the Pune railway station.

This institution offers unique telecom and telecommunication courses related to the IT and technical infrastructure and systems related to management so that its students can be transformed into professionals ready to manage the technical side of the business.

The institute was established keeping in mind the tremendous growth potential of the IT, ITES and other service industry in India. IITM was rechristened into BITM (Balaji Institute of Telecom & Management) when the institute secured AICTE’s approval in the year 2005. The institute offers two year full-time MBA Programs with specializations in Telecom Management, Sales and Marketing (including Retail and Insurance), Finance and Financial Services, Systems, Operations & Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics.


Winston Churchill, once said, “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us”. At Sri Balaji University, we firmly believe that the Campus infrastructure which is one of the most important inputs for the budding managers. The Campus facilities are the enablers in achieving the larger objective of giving a comfortable stay and a positive learning environment to student managers. The overall objective of creating great professionals cannot be achieved unless the University is well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and the latest technology. It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that Sri Balaji University Campus is one of the best B-school campuses in Pune.

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Contact Us
Sri Balaji University (SBU)

S.No.55/2-7, Tathawade, Off Mumbai-Bangalore, bypass, Pune, Maharashtra 411033


PHONE - +91 (020) 6674 1282/83, +91 (020) 6674 1235/36