Karunya School Of Management, Karunya University [KSM], Coimbatore Admission Process

  Coimbatore   AICTE   ESTD 1994
  Coimbatore   AICTE   ESTD 1994


KSM Coimbatore Admissions 2024

Established in 1994, Karunya School of Management popularly known as KSM Coimbatore is the aegis of Karunya Institute of Technology and Science. The school offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes along with some certification courses to the students. The undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by the school are in full-time mode whereas the research programmes offered are in both full-time and part-time modes. Karunya School of Management Coimbatore is recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

KSM has signed MOUs with some autonomous bodies such as National Stock Exchange (NSE) ICAI, Project Management Institute, ACCA, CII, Siema for conducting FDPs, MDPs, EDPs, internships, corporate mentoring, placements, and industrial visits.

KSM Coimbatore Admissions Process 2024: Fast Facts

Karunya School of Management offers B.Com Professional Accounting and BBA programmes at undergraduate, MBA at postgraduate and PhD and MPhil programmes at research level. It also offers an integrated BBA and MBA programme which is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The selection criteria for all the programmes vary. Some quick facts related to KSM Coimbatore admissions are mentioned below:
UG courses

  • The selection of the candidates in B.Com Professional Accounting and BBA programmes is merit-based

PG courses

  • Candidate applying to KSM MBA programme are selected based on their score in CAT/ MAT/ XAT or Karunya Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) exam
  • Candidates must score a minimum of 400 scores in their MAT exam or 50 percentile in CAT/ XAT exam
  • The aspirants who have not appeared in the above-mentioned exams or the score are less than the required cut-off, then they have to appear for Karunya Management Aptitude Test (KMAT)

Research courses

  • KSM offers MPhil and PhD programmes in both full-time and part-time modes
  • KSM Coimbatore Admissions to PhD and MPhil programmes begin in March/ April and September / October every year
  • Candidates applying to research programmes offered by Karunya School of Management have to go through the written test conducted by the school followed by an interview

Integrated courses

  • The school offers an integrated BCom+ACCA and MBA+ACCA programmes accredited by ACCA (UK)
  • The classes for both the programmes are conducted in Karunya campus
  • Candidates pursuing an integrated BCom and MBA programmes will get six and seven ACCA paper exemption, respectively

KSM Coimbatore Admissions for UG

The school offers two undergraduate programmes for a duration of three years. Both the programmes offered are in full-time mode. Candidates applying to the KSM undergraduate programmes are selected on merit basis. The eligibility criteria of KSM UG courses are mentioned below:


Eligibility Criteria

BCom Professional Accounting

Candidates must have passed Class 12 in any stream with a minimum of 50% aggregate


KSM Coimbatore Admissions for MBA

KSM offers MBA programme for a two-year duration in full-time mode. KSM MBA programme is offered under eight specialisations. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in any stream with a minimum of 50% aggregate is eligible to apply for the MBA programme. Candidates with work experience and scored more than 60% in their qualifying exam will be given more preference. The selection of the candidates in the MBA programme is based on CAT/ MAT/ XAT or KMAT exam.

All the MBA specialisations are mentioned in the below table:

MBA Specialisations





International Business

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Business Analytics




KSM Coimbatore Admissions 2024: MPhil, PhD

At the research level, the school offers MPhil and PhD programmes in both full-time and part-time modes. Candidates willing to pursue the research programmes will need to undergo a written test conducted by the Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, followed by Personal Interview (PI) for the final selection.

The eligibility criteria of both the research programmes offered by KSM are mentioned below:


Eligibility Criteria

MPhil (Management)

Candidate must hold a master’s degree in Arts, Science, Computer Application and Management


Candidate must hold a master’s degree in Arts, Science, Computer Application and Management with a minimum of 55% aggregate

KSM Coimbatore Admissions 2024: Integrated, Certificate, Short-term, Add on courses

Along with the undergraduate, postgraduate, research and an integrated programmes, KSM also offers short-term programmes. Candidates need to get in touch with the school for the detailed information of integrated certificate and short-term programmes. The courses are mentioned below:

  • Integrated BCom+ACCA
  • Integrated MBA+ACCA
  • Certificate in Digital Marketing
  • ACCA (UK), students of finance will get paper exemptions in ACCA exams
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training (Certificate from MSME)
  • Advanced MS-Excel (Microsoft)
  • Recruitment Analyst
  • Payroll and Legal Compliance

KSM Coimbatore Application Process 2024

The KSM application process is conducted online. Candidates willing to apply can fill the application form and submit the same on the official website of the school. The detailed KSM application process is mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the official website.

Step 2: Click on the “Apply Online” tab.

Step 3: Submit the Expression of Interest online (EOI).

Step 4: Fill the online application form with the application number and passcode received after submitting EOI.

Step 5: Pay the application fee online.

Step 6: Download the payment receipt and provisional admission order from the official website for further reference.