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Duration of Program

2 Years Full Time

Important Dates

Last Date: 31st May 2022

pgdm in agriculture business management

ISMR is one of the best MBA & PGDM college in Pune, Affiliated with Savitribai Phule University. ISMR provides PGDM in PGDM in Agriculture Business. Agriculture Business Management course is a specialised two-year PGDM programme which focuses on business aspect of agriculture production and its international trade. The postgraduate course aims to craft professional business leaders and entrepreneurs in food, agriculture and allied sectors.

The Agri-Business Management program focuses on system-wide business and managerial functions performed by organizations throughout the agri-business sector.

This course is about transformation; it not only imparts knowledge, but reinforces the spirit of creative action in students. The curriculum of PGDM – ABM program is most challenging and exciting sectors to be in, either as a professional or as an entrepreneur. Faculties incorporate new teaching methodologies with their rich academic and professional experience; this makes learning and an inspiring development for being placed in the agribusiness sector. The course curriculum is designed to build and enhance a global perspective among students.

Different activities and events are organized by ISMR B- School which are appreciated by the students and Agriculture community.

Why PGDM in Agri–Business Management

  • ISMR B-School has uniquely designed programme which shape professional to work in food and agri business sector or as agripreneurs in the evolving market
  • The curriculum focuses on food and agricultural market and is designed to build , train and enhance the managerial capability for increased effectiveness
  • The syllabus comprises of three components : Core Management program, agriculture –related inputs and elective specializations
  • Advantage of ISMR B-School’s industry consultancy of more than three decades

Agri-Business in india provides an evergreen and ever –increasing expanse of opportunities

  • Agriculture today accounts for 18% of India GDP and for more than 65% of jobs
  • India’s total annual expenditure on food and beverage is estimated to be USD 150 billion
  • Opportunities in agro based industries use modern technology in areas such as packing , raw material ,processed foods ,exports and allied field
  • Progressive growth of Indian economy is augmented by the Agri –business sector

Top Careers in Agri-Business

Seeds / Fertilizer /Pesticides Industry

Milk and Milk Products


Fisheries/Edible Oil Industry

Agro Finance Companies And Bank

Agro Co –operative

Agro Equipment Manufacture

Supply chain management


Semester I

Sr. No.Subject Name
1Accounting for Business Decisions
2Organizational Behavior
3Economic Analysis for Business Decision
4Business Statistics
5Basics of Marketing
7Principles of Management
8Indian Economy
9Enterprise Analysis
10Procurement Management
11Entrepreneurship Development
12Business Systems & Procedures
13Business Communication
14Personality Lab
15Current Event Cases
16Aptitude & Reasoning
17MS Office & Excel
18Leadership Lab
19Organizational Study

Semester II

Sr. No.Common Subject
1Marketing Management
2Financial Management
3Human Resource Management
4Operations & Supply Chain Management
5Contemporary Frameworks in Management
6Geopolitics & World Economic Systems
7Start-up & New Venture Management
9Business Government & Society
10Qualitative Research Methods

Semester III

Sr. No.Common Subject
1Strategic Management
2Decision Science
3Summer Internship Project (SIP)
4International Business Economics
5Project Management
6Management Of Non-Profit Organizations
7Corporate Governance
8Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability
Sr. No.Rural And Agri Business Management Specialisation
1Agriculture and Indian Economy
2Rural Credit and Finance
3Rural Marketing – I

Semester IV

Sr. No.Common Subject
1Enterprise Performance Management
2Indian Ethos & Business Ethics
3Technology Competition and Strategy
4Global Strategic Management
5Knowledge Management
6Entrepreneurship Lab
Sr. No.Rural And Agri Business Management Specialisation
1ICT for Agriculture Management
2Agri – Entrepreneurship
3Rural Marketing II

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ISMR B-School’s placement team is well-connected with regional and national employers and each year places candidates in varied roles and levels. We offer 100% placement assistance to amplify your career.






Our PGDM in Agriculture Business programs come with well-developed project management and global business management skills, which are highly sought after by employers in both the private and public sectors. Our eminent recruiters are some of the blue-chip companies to reckon with.


  • This is Mahesh Pisal pursuing MBA (2019-21) from ISMR B-School, Pune. I got placed in one of the best financial serives brand- Paytm, Pune as a Key Accounts Manager. I would like to thanks members of placement cell and ISMR team for their great mentoring and support. I wish bright career ahead to all future ISMRians.
    Mahesh Pisal
  • I Bharat Rotangan pursuing MBA (2019-21) at ISMR B-School, Pune . I was lucky enough to get a placement with XL Dynamics company with a good annual package. International School of Management and Research has helped me to realize my potential and work on my skills which I realized after joining ISMR B- School. I would like to thank my Placement Team, Management, Professors and Non- Teaching staff for helping me out in every situation.
    Bharat Rotangan
  • I Aniket Sharma a student of PGDM (2019-21) batch from ISMR B-School, Pune. Currently I am working in BYJU'S as a BDA. For this I would like to thank our Placement Cell for providing the best opportunity. Our placement cell has always ensured to provide good opportunities for us. I’m Proud to be an ISMRian.
    Aniket Sharma
  • I Samagya Sharma pursuing MBA (2020-22) at ISMR B-School, Pune. I am delighted to share that in 1st semester itself I got placed in Ambitious Polytech, Pune as "Business Development Intern". During my internship I got exposure to learn many areas of business development functions and I got the opportunity to apply my creativity, ideas and skills. I am thankful to Ambitious Polytech team for their valuable guidance and support during my internship and to ISMR Placement Cell for their guidance and providing me this opportunity
    Samagya Sharma
  • This is Shruti Sinha pursuing MBA (2020-22) from ISMR B-School, Pune. I was provided with a wonderful opportunity to work for Blitzjobs, Pune by ISMR Placement Cell. My experience during tenure with Blitzjob was wonderful. I learned new things and enhanced my knowledge and skills. During the internship I got opportunity to understand the role of HR and exposure to Talent Aquisition concept. It is great being an intern for Blitzjobs and thankful to ISMR Placement Cell for guidance and Blitzjobs for such amazing experience.
    Shruti Sinha
  • I Krishna Mishra pursuing MBA (2020-22) from ISMR B-School, Pune. I got an opportunity to carry out my internship at UAS International, Delhi in sales and marketing. It was a great experience for me and understood functions of sales and marketing. I would like to thank to faculties and Placement Cell for providing me professional opportunity during 1st semester itself. It is my pleasure to be a part of ISMR family.
    Krishna Mishra
  • I Nupur Priyadarshani, PGDM student of (2020-22) at ISMR B-School, Pune have been assigned for Internship Program at TRUMPF India Private Limited (Pune). I have acquired experience in Marketing vertical which is truly invaluable. Working in an environment which is analytical, creative and being provided an opportunity to learn new horizontals and verticals almost everyday has truly broadened my perception. The journey has been absolutely amazing so far and for providing me such a platform, I am really thankful towards the placement cell of my college.
    Nupur Priyadarshani
  • I Vijay Bukan pursuing MBA (2020-22) at ISMR B-School, Pune. I got selected in Biorx Ventures (Pune) company for Internship as a "Finance Intern" and I got to learn a lot about Financial statements and work ethics. I got the opportunity to enhance my Knowledge and skills during this internship. I’m glad for being a part of Biorx Company as well as ISMR B-School. I would like to thank the Placement Cell and Management for providing me this amazing opportunity.
    Vijay Bukan

How to Apply

  • Valid score of CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ MH-CET and other equivalent examinations
  • Topics will be given to candidates in advance for Presentation Skill Assessment (PSA)
  • Candidates who qualify based on the above criteria will be shortlisted for the Personal Interview
  • After a satisfactory performance in assessment, candidates will be confirmed; subject to payment of admission fees
  • Candidate should be a graduate from any recognized university/ institution of national importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade at graduation level.
  • Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination.
  • If a student admitted to the institute is found to have given any false information or suppressed any material information, his/her admission will be cancelled, and fees will not be refunded.
  • Cost of application fee once paid is non-refundable.
  • The total tuition fee for any programme should be paid in 3 instalments (as per the schedule mentioned in Fee Structure).
  • The institute does not take responsibility for the delay in transit involved in receipt and delivery of any communication between the institute and the applicant.
  • All disputes are subject to the legal jurisdiction of District Pune, Maharashtra, (India).
  • Those who are given provisional admission due to non-declaration of their graduation result are required to submit the marks sheet up to 31st August 2021.
  • Students must follow all the rules and regulations, framed from time to time by the institute. Breach of any of these may render him/her liable for penalty under the rules and/or expulsion from the institute
  • All programmes offered by ISMR B-School is compulsorily residential. Staying in the institute’s hostel for 1st year is mandatory and will not be changed under any circumstances.

The institute reserves the right to alter the course content of the programmes, rules and regulations, teaching schedule, tuition fee payable, boarding and lodging fees and/or any other matter pertaining to its working. The Management’s decision will be deemed as final in all such matters.


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