(A Grant-in-aid Institution under Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India)
Ganeshkhind Road, Near Pune University, Pune - 411007, Maharashtra, India

About DCBM

Online application form for admission to 55th Batch PGDCBM 2021-22 Batch has started . Last date for receipt of nomination at VAMNICOM is 26th July, 2021

Brochure and Curriculum

The Post Graduate Diploma in Cooperative Business Management (PGDM) is a core Programme of VAMNICOM that enables participants from the Co-operative and allied areas to equip with the appropriate managerial know-how to meet the emerging challenges of today’s business environment.

Objectives of the Programme

1) To impart the latest management concepts, techniques and practices of co-operative management to the participants.

2) To infuse and inculcate professional skills and attitude in participants to manage cooperatives effectively.

3) To expose the participants to the actual functioning of co-operatives through field visits to various cooperative institutions.

Target Group:

The course is open to young-in-service or prospective co-operative business executive, State departmental officers, administrators, and trainers working in cooperative training institutions, Cooperative Banks, Cooperative Unions, Dairy Co-operatives, Sugar Cooperatives, Handloom & Handicrafts Co-operatives, Consumer Cooperative, Agricultural Marketing Federations, Housing Cooperatives, and all allied Cooperatives organizations, any employees working as Managers/Executives /Board Directors in Cooperative Institutions, etc., within in India, from SAARC countries and other Asian and African nations.


The participants for the program should have at least a bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years experience in a managerial capacity in cooperative organizations/Government Departments/Cooperative Banks. Participants should be, preferably, below 50 years of age (relaxable up to 5 years in deserving cases for ladies and for SC/ST/OBC persons as per Government rules) and should have knowledge of spoken and written English.


Nominations may be sent in the prescribed proforma (available at www.vamnicom.gov.in) to the Director, VAMNICOM, Pune 411 007, Maharashtra. Foreign participants shall send the nominations through their respective Governments to VAMNICOM directly and also to the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India Embassy/High Commission located in their respective countries.

Last date for receipt of nomination at VAMNICOM is 26th July, 2021

Sanctioned Intake : Total Seats – 30