The Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune, one of the first Management Institutes in India, is a pioneer by itself in the field of Management Studies. Founded in the year 1971, PUMBA has since then come a long way. Being the official department for the MBA course in the University of Pune has been an image booster for PUMBA. It has also helped add tremendously to PUMBA's contribution in the field of management. Situated in the midst of 414 acres of lush green surroundings of the Pune University, PUMBA provides just the right atmosphere to develop a perfect manager out of an individual.