The Institute of Management Development and Research, Pune 411 004 was established as a constituent unit of the Deccan Education Society in May, 1974. The Government of Maharashtra by its letter No. RCI/1286/5793/7-A dated 3rd March 1987 granted recognition to the Institute as a research institution on no grant basis.
The University of Poona by its letter dated May 31, 1974 granted affiliation to the IMDR for conducting (1) Master of Business Administration, (2) Diploma in Business Management leading to Master of Management Studies and (3) Post-Graduate Research in Management under the standard terms and conditions of affiliation. Accordingly the Institute conducted the above-mentioned courses till June 1977.
Thereafter the Institute voluntarily delinked itself from the University of Poona and started conducting its own full-time and part-time courses in management. The Government of Maharashtra by its letter No. RCI/1286/5793/7-A dated 3rd March 1987 granted recognition to the Institute as a research institution on no grant basis.
The two-year full-time PGDM programme is considered equivalent to the full-time MBA programme conducted by Universities, by the industry for the purpose of recruitment.
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Directorate of Technical Education(DTE) has approved IMDR’s PGDM programme with an intake of 120 students.
AICTE Approval Letter 2011-12
EOA Report 2012-13
EOA Report 2015-16
EOA Report 2016-17
The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia, (AMDISA).
Confederation of Indian Industry International Chamber of Commerce, India (CII)
Indo-German Chamber of Commerce Indo-French Chamber of Commerce.
Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture, (MCCIA).