India’s FLAME University partners with Wellesley College USA to strengthen academic activities

FLAME University, Pune announced collaboration with Wellesley College, Massachusetts, United States on Wednesday, April 19 aiming to enhance academic excellence between both institutions. The partnership will facilitate international academic exchange, develop academic and scientific relationships and support collaborative research activities.


The association commenced with a pilot study abroad programme wherein three students from FLAME University were invited to attend the Spring 2017 semester at Wellesley. The collaboration will facilitate international academic exchange and support collaborative research activities. Under the agreement, international collaborative activities between the two institutions shall include but will not be limited to: curriculum development, research collaborations, faculty exchanges, student exchanges, and conduction of experiential learning programs, like FLAME’s flagship Discover India Program, among other academic areas.


Celebrating the association, Vallabh Bhanshali, Governing Body Member of FLAME University, commented, “We are honored and privileged to deepen our association with Wellesley College, USA. The academic collaboration between FLAME and Wellesley has multiple objectives, but will primarily focus on enhancing the liberal education ethos of both the institutions. This collaboration with Wellesley reinforces our commitment to liberal education and to enhance the academic experience of students and faculty of both institutions. FLAME University has existing agreements with the most reputed institutions worldwide including Nuffield College – University of Oxford in the United Kingdom; Babson College and Yale University in the United States; and York University in Canada. The academic collaboration with Wellesley is amongst the deepest relationship that FLAME has and we hope to continue to build our relationship in the times to come.”


Discussions of a potential association had begun in early 2016 when Members of the Board of FLAME University had met with the senior leadership team of Wellesley College consisting of the Provost, academic department heads, centre heads and the head of the office of international study at their campus in Massachusetts during Spring 2016.


On behalf of Wellesley College, Jennifer Thomas-Starck, Director of International Study at the institute expressed, “During our visit to FLAME University and the meetings held with their leadership team, it became evident that Wellesley College and FLAME University shared multiple commonalities. FLAME University’s focus on providing quality liberal arts education is in line with Wellesley College's desire in increasing educational and cultural programming relating to India.”

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About Flame University Pune Want to know PG/MBA courses from this University and quality of education there

Nilutpol Student Expert 21st Aug, 2019
There are two MBA courses in Flame University, pUne.
  • Master of Business Administration
  • MBA in Communications Management

Both courses are having a duration of two years. The total fees for MBA is 12.60 lakhs. And the total fees for MBA in Communication Management is 11.60 lakhs.
The faculty of the college is brilliant. Theyre extremely supportive and encourage the students at all times. Very cooperative and easy to approach them when having doubts. The faculty has immense expertise in their subject. They throw challenges in their assignments and exams, that enables the students to have a widespread knowledge regarding all subjects.

1st year- general MBA. Being a liberal education college it provides students with the sports facility, also courses like musical theatre and dance are offered. 2nd year- the option for major and minor is provided. Majors include finance, marketing, and HR. Minors can be kept open or choose from a variety of courses offered.
Yes it does provide. The overall experience is good. Stipend- 5000 to 7000 Companies like HDFC, RBI, Syntel and many more have come to our campus. Every year we expect better and improved internships at the university.
For more details about the MBA courses in this college, please visit this link
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How is FLAME UNIVERSITY PUNE for MBA? How is it in terms of placements? Please give me details if you are one of its students.

Kavya Reddy 23rd Jun, 2019

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 I am here to help you with your query.

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How is FLAME UNIVERSITY PUNE for MBA? How is it in terms of placements? Please give me details if you are one of its students.

Amita Marotkar 23rd Jun, 2019


FLAME University, Pune has a  faculty of highly qualified and rich in experience, most of them are from IIMs and other top institutes of the country, also many faculty are international faculty, the faculty are more than willing to interact with the students,, also there are long hours of projects and assignments which will help you get in touch with them at any point in time.


2017- HDFC, Syntel, axis capital, capital first, money plant consultancy, Amazon, Vedanta, and many more such companies visited for placements. The highest package was 13 Lacs and the average package was 8 lacs.

2016-From a batch of 50 MBA students, 35-40 opted for placements and almost 30-35 got placed. Placements ranged from a package of 4 lakhs - 25 lakhs INR. Companies like Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, TCS, Deloitte, Duniya finance, Enam securities, Syntel were the companies.

2018- 94% of MBA graduating class of 2018 has been placed across companies, sectors, and industries, much before program completion.Average (In INR Rs.) - 6, 64,000, companies were  Zee Entertainment, Deloitte Consulting, Blue Dart Express, CRISIL, Accenture.

College has a placement cell which helps student to get the job  for MBA students. Placements are really good. On average, the package offered is 5 lakh. For Marketing, the placements are extremely good but for other specialization getting good placement opportunity is a  little bit tough. 

All the best!


What is the last date to apply for mba program

Ayush Raj 25th May, 2019

Hi there!!!!!

The last date of applying for the MBA Programme in FLAME University, Pune is 4th June 2019.

The admission process will be done from 8 June to 9th June, for MBA.

For more detailed information regarding admission, click on the following link-

Best of luck!!!!


How is flame business school for mba?

AMIT DAS 10th Mar, 2019

Hello Avishek,

              Thanks for writing to us. We will be pleased to answer your queries. Seems that you are MBA Aspirant. You showed your interest in doing an MBA from FLAME BUSINESS schOOL, PUNE.

Let's have some discussions on this topic.


        Flame School of Business was founded in 2014 in Pune, Maharashtra. It is one of the premier schools of FLAME University. It offers BBA, MBA in Communications Management and General MBA.


Students have to apply ONLINE

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with more than 50% marks and appearing for anyone of CAT, MAt, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, MAH-CET MBA are minimum requirements for MBA admission.

Admission is based on entrance test followed by group discussion and personal interview.


Visit the official website and register there.

Fill up the necessary details.

Payment of Application Fee of 1500 INR.

10th, 12th standard mark sheets along with SAT score.

Other certificates and testimonials need to be submitted.

Graduation level mark sheet.

National level entrance test scorecard.


  Candidates performing well in the admission process can get merit-based scholarship where they will be getting partial to a full tuition fee waiver.


Almost 755 students get placement on average every year. they are hired for around 5-6 LPA. many companies such as TCS, Mag=hindra Group, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank visit to recruit.

The faculty is amazing. In an MBA program, it's up to the student to read outside of the classroom and the faculty will encourage you to do the same. The case method of teaching helps the students tremendously. It will clear your concepts at the end of the day. Since it is a liberal education, you will have subjects such as sociology and psychology too in the curriculum which is quite useful as it is taught from the perspective of the business world. No other college would be offering this for sure in an MBA program. 

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