KLS Institute of Management Education & Research, Belgaum

S. No. 77, Adarsh nagar, Hindwadi, Belagavi, Karnataka, India - 590011


Managed by the Karnataka law society, the Institute of management, education, and research is among the leading pioneers of Karnataka.  It is recognized as a research center and has been consistently rated as one of the top schools in this part. 

This management institute has also been accredited by NAAC as category “A”. Over several years it has been promoted by great visionaries and has a team of highly qualified faculty led by dynamic directors along with a beautiful campus with art infrastructure. 

The perks of following practical research-oriented teaching and learning processes have been great placements and also has been attracting diverse students with multilingual backgrounds from across India.

The vision of this B-School is to provide professional excellence by creating an inclusive ecosystem for the shareholders to get engaged with businesses and society. The core values are integrity, commitment, and passion towards their profession and choice of stream. IMER has been granted autonomous status under RCU by UGC along with recognition of UGC.

As per careers 360, India’s best B-schools 2020 India’s best B-School south Zone Karnataka Belgaum rating 2021-AA.  As per week Hansa Research Survey 2020, Ranked Best B-school 157th , all India private rank 137, south zone rank 52nds and south zone private rank 48. Many other ranks have also been awarded to this institute. Go for the IIRF latest 2024 Ranking of Top MBA Colleges in India.

Courses Offered

Master of Business AdministrationGraduation in any discipline along with scores of CAT/MAT/XAT/KMAT2 years full-time on-campus education in Finance, Human resource management, and marketing streams.

Course Highlights

● Skill development series shall be conducted over a period of 4 semesters

1st semester- Soft Skill

2nd semester-Technology Skill

3rd semester -Employability skill

4TH semester- studies in Indian Values and management.

● Each course has two components being internal assessment marks and the second, being the semester-end exams.

● The internal evaluation method is developed to evaluate the student’s performance undergoing an internship project. 

● The MBA students have to undertake one implant training with a business or service organization after 2nd semester. The said training shall be of 60 days in any manufacturing industry, service industry, NGO, social projects

Admission Process

All the interested applicants need to submit an IMER application form with the testimonials of the attested certificate, mark sheets, scorecards, etc. All candidates must also meet the minimum cut-off and admission criteria

For the government quota, the candidate must have completed graduation from a recognized university with 50% marks and SC/ST has this cutoff as 45%. The candidates must have appeared for the Postgraduate common entrance test which is conducted by Govt of Karnataka.

Students appearing through the management quota shall also have to fulfill 50% marks in graduation from a recognized university. They also need to appear for PGCET conducted by Karnataka Government or CMAT/MAT/CAT/XAT/KMAT or any other entrance test recognized by AICTE New Delhi.

In both cases, if the applicant has completed graduation from other than Rani Ch Annamma University, they must produce an eligibility certificate from Rani Chennamma university as well as migration from the same.

With a wide number of scholarships like Rs 15,000 to first 1o students securing 80 and above percentage at degree exams.  Scholarships are provided by the state government for the minority sections. KLS IMER merit scholarship for top 5 rank holders in PGCET and K-MAT.

Results and Cut-off

The results and cut-offs are purely based on merit.  The Karnataka PGCET results in 2021 went up to 25172 in 2AG in MBA Courses. 13922 in 2BG, 16411 in 3AG, 15373 in 3BG. 

The admission here is on merit and the score of CAT/ PGCET/ CMAT/ MAT/ CAT/ XAT are also considered. After successful selection and reporting letter, the interview is taken at college by the admission committee and after successful clearance of interview, the candidate is admitted.


The college offers quite good college placements. The package offers range from 2.5 lakh to 8 lakh per annum. Many leading recruiters and good companies and top MNCs visit the campus every year for placements which provide innumerable opportunities for getting placed at the campus for an amazing future.

Professionals from various sectors visit the institute and interact with students providing them knowledge and guiding them for industrial norms and standards. 

The institute has tie-ups with many professional development and training centers which carry out pre-placement activities in result-oriented methods. IMER boasts an excellent track record of placements and the students graduating from this professionally driven institute are serving with great companies at high managerial positions.

Key recruiters include Airtel, HDFC bank, Dart, Career net, Swingy, amazon, Axis bank, ICICI bank, Kent RO, Shoppers stop, HDFC mutual fund, and many other renowned players in this market.

Campus Facilities

The institute offers a great campus along with research centers, a library, information technology centers, a center for entrepreneurship development, a center for ethics and school responsibility, a center for marketing and research, a center for peace, and CSR advisory cell.

Along with several centers, the institute offers various clubs like HR club, Reading club, finance club, yoga club, toastmasters club, marketing club.

The institute also has well-equipped ventilated classrooms, a library full of great writers, a hostel, and a cafeteria offering amazing food and indoor-outdoor activities for the recreation of the students.

The institute offers amazing faculty with great experiences of over 20 years. With great experience and learning this institute is making remarkable advances every year.


The alumni network is the pillar of this institute. The alumni network is one of the biggest strengths which helps in getting placements for these students. Companies are extremely happy and satisfied visiting this institute by picking fresh management brains for a highly competitive environment through the talent of human resource requirements. 

The placement cell of the institute is set up to help candidates get not only the right job but also guide each student to get their perfect career. This institute believes in personal attention and hand holding which results in students achieving great heights and laurels in their chosen profession. 

You can as well connect with KLS IMER pals and get knowledge about their current activities along with cherishing and sharing memories, ideas, experiences, and expertise with everyone.


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