International Program in Sports Management

About Pillai

Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai Group of Institutions
Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai Group of Institutions was established in 1970 with the aim of bringing about social and economic change through the proactive personal development of every student that came into its fold. Under the helm of Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai and Dr. Daphne Pillai the trust has grown from a single school into a multi-institution, multi-location group delivering quality education from kindergarten to post-graduate levels. Today Mahatma Education Society (MES) educates more than 35,000 students in its 48 institutions known as the Pillai Group of Institutions in 6 different campuses spread across the state of Maharashtra, India. All these institutions are affiliated and accredited with premier authorities in the field of education such as the University of Mumbai, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Assessment International Examinations, etc.

Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research (PIMSR)
Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research, established in 1998, is one of the Pillai Group’s most respected institutions. It conducts the Master of Management Studies (MBA equivalent) course at the Dr. K M Vasudevan Pillai Campus located in Navi Mumbai, India. The Master of Management Studies (MMS) course is affiliated to the prestigious University of Mumbai and recognized by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The Institute has excellent faculty proficient in all aspects of management teaching. The teaching methodology focuses on the practical aspects of business and inculcates the entrepreneurial spirit among the students. The institute regularly conducts national and international conferences and facilitates interaction with the best minds of the corporate world. Today the Institute has a base of over 400 students pursuing the MMS (MBA) and Executive MBA courses. The students of PIMSR conduct one of the premier college festivals of India, Alegria – The Festival of Joy during the first week of February every year.
Linkages with Sport
The Pillai Group has always been highly committed to develop a strong sporting culture among its students and institutions. It has developed excellent sporting facilities in its different campuses which include astro-turf football fields, a synthetic multi-purpose handball and basketball court, state-of-the-art gymnasiums and a shooting range among others. The government of India has recognised our commitment to sports and has entrusted us with running a Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre at one of our campuses. The centre currently provides high level training to 22 athletes from all over India. It is a matter of great pride that we have produced many international and national level athletes who have participated at global events such as the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Indian Premier League (IPL) and Indian Super League (ISL).
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