Admission 2023 for PGDM, BBA (H), and B. Sc. (H) Computer Science is open

Since 2009, ODM BUSINESS SCHOOL (formerly known as Astral Institute of Management Studies), under the banner of ODM Educational Group, has been one of the top business management schools in Odisha. The institute has been consistent in its endeavour to provide quality-oriented, value-based education to the students aspiring for management as a career. The institute is dedicated to teaching, training and grooming students that meet the highest standards of excellence. It is committed to developing competent and trained leaders through a rigorous and highly effective approach to the learning process, along with offering an enriching array of opportunities. The professional approach, practical orientation and pragmatic thinking corroborated with a culture of compassion and care form the genesis of our success.

Odisha’s Top B-School for MBA/PGDM & Professional Certification Courses

Smart Investment (Value for Money)

  • 4.21 Lacs Course Fee (PGDM + upGrad Campus Program)
  • 10.34 LPA Highest Package
  • 5.28 LPA Average Package




  • Industry Oriented Curriculum

    We are delivering industry-oriented education to make students a perfect industry-fit by the time they complete their journey at OBS.

  • Learning Beyond Classroom

    The learning ‘Beyond Classroom’ at OBS comprises an extensive range of co-curricular activities and encourages the students to develop critical thinking, problem-solving skills, organizing skills and decision-making skills. It helps students to increase their confidence and self-esteem while encouraging them to explore and nurture their interests, creative talents and managerial instincts.

  • Value Added Courses

    We have academic collaborations with upGrad Campus and other renowned platforms to offer value-added professional certificate courses to our students in various emerging areas, viz. Digital Marketing, E-Commerce, Business Analytics, Start-Ups & New Venture Management, Business Skills, Retail Management, etc.

  • Placement Enhancement Initiatives

    We have an exclusive provision for grooming and preparing students for placement through the Centre for Student Development (CSD), which plays the role of a finishing school. The centre facilitates the students' soft skills development and prepares them for the industry using a structured approach covering a series of events, activities, preparatory sessions, and mentoring.

  • Distinctive Learning Pedagogy

    OBS, being an autonomous institute, has the privilege of following a flexible but stringent approach to the learning process to ensure quality education. Our proven learning pedagogy includes practice-based learning, case study approach, business simulations, field projects, presentations, corporate talks, panel discussions, domain-specific capsule programs, outbound activities, and continuous evaluation.

  • Strong Alumni Network

    As accomplished and experienced professionals, the alumni of OBS are the source of constant inspiration for the continuing students. They drive the students to excellence and motivate them to dream of an exciting future. OBS is truly proud of its alumni because of their illustrious achievements and exemplary leadership in the field of business management.

Post Graduate Program in Management (Dual Specialization)

Considered as one of the best business management colleges for PGDM in Bhubaneswar, ODM Business School offers a two-year full-time business management degree program which is duly approved by AICTE (Ministry of Education, Govt. of India). Rated as the best PGDM program in Odisha, students at OBS will have the opportunity to choose dual specializations in the stream of their choice.

Student Experience

Biswajit Samal (Batch 20-22)

“ODM Business School is a wonderful platform for exploring one’s quest for knowledge and development of business skills.”

Sudeshna Samal (Batch 20-22)

“Taking admission to ODM Business School was the best decision of my life. The academic rigour and discipline here could help me achieve my career goal.”

Pratyush Mishra (Batch 21-23)

“The faculty members are very good and supportive. I like the practical orientation in teaching methodology. In addition, we also get exposure about the industry from the Alumni and Corporate Talks.”

Muskan Tulsiyan (Batch 21-23)

“I like the Club activities and events organized on a regular basis. Of course, we get the opportunity to unleash our creative instincts and the management skills.”

Our Recruiters


Campus Placement

RAHUL DEV SHAW (Batch 21-23)

Internship: ITC

Placement: Bandhan Bank

“Banking sector was the most preferred sector for me. I have received training in various financial services at OBS, and I am looking forward to a successful career in banking.”

PRIYANKA SAHU (Batch 21-23)

Internship: Reliance Consumers Products

Placement: Vodafone Idea, Bandhan Bank

“My journey at OBS has been the most memorable period in my life. I have already got two placement offers in the campus drive. Thank you OBS for everything.”


Internship: ITC

Placement: ITC (Pre-Placement Offer)

“I got final placement in my dream FMCG company, in which I was given opportunity to work as a Summer Intern. This pre-placement offer has reinforced my self-confidence.”

TRUPTIMAYEE (Batch 21-23)

Internship: Max Lifestyle

Placement: Gati KWE

“My dream was to work in the logistics sector, which is glowing like a supernova, with big international players set to invest huge amounts. The logistics specialization at OBS has helped me get through a top logistics company.”

DEEPA YADAV (Batch 21-23)

Internship: Max Lifestyle

Placement: Vodafone Idea, Bandhan Bank

“I got offers from Bandhan Bank and Vodafone Idea. I am extremely happy and extend my gratitude to my teachers at OBS and the Placement Cell for helping me in fulfillment of my dream. OBS is the BEST.”

ALBI ACHARYA (Batch 21-23)

Internship: Decathlon

Placement: Vodafone Idea, Bandhan Bank, & Decathlon

“I got selected in three companies. Finally I decided to join Decathlon. OBS had given the scope to work there as a paid intern during Internship. The knowledge and experience gained at that time has helped me to crack the interviews.”


Internship: Max Lifestyle

Placement: Gati KWE

“I am more confident now. I have improved my communication skills; I have actively participated in various events; I shall be joining a reputed company in the logistics sector.”

ABHISHEK JENA (Batch 21-23)

Internship: ITC

Placement: NoBroker

“I have gained knowledge in different domains of management. I wish to build my career in sales. Exposure during my internship has added to my self assurance.”


Internship: Talent Corner

Placement: TEK Inspirations LLC, Annapurna Finance

“Human resource management has always interested me. At OBS, I could hone my knowledge and skills. I am glad to be working as a management trainee.”

HASMITA CHAWDA (Batch 21-23)

Internship: Decathlon

Placement: Gati KWE

“I can mark a visible change in myself from what I was two years back. I worked in the retail sector during my SIP; I can handle any kind of customer complaints and resolve issues. I am looking forward to working at Gati KWE.”

SUNIL MUDULI (Batch 21-23)

Internship: Insplore Consultants

Placement: Bandhan Bank

“I am extremely happy and proud that I have been placed in a growing modern bank, which has more than 6000 branches, with 92 percent of the total transactions happening digitally. ODM B-School has made this success possible.”


Internship: Max Lifestyle

Placement: JustDial

“I wanted to build my career in the sales line as it offers the maximum scope for growth. I have been placed in B2B sales. The in-depth studies and practical exposure at OBS have really helped me.”

Campus Life

Alumni Corner

Jyotirmay Halder (Batch 2009-11)

Regional Manager, Reliance Retail

“I feel proud that I was a student of ODM Business School. The institute made me gain knowledge and solid experience in business, ethics, personality and professionalism. The faculty members always welcomed my doubts and always led them to healthy discussions, which motivated me to develop curiosity and in-depth thinking. The institute has the best faculties and always provides 360-degree support to every student, thus justifying the name as one of the Best B-Schools in Bhubaneswar. I am always proud to say that I am an alumnus of ODM Business School.”

Arijit Banerjee (Batch 2011-13)

Sr. HR Manager, Capgemini

“ODM Business School has the most innovative methodology for building the career of its students. From the time of its inception, the team has a clear mindset to give industries market-ready candidates while crafting and delivering a 21st century-ready connected education platform to all its students as one of the top B-schools for PGDM courses in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. My journey of 2 years (2011-2013) has built up the confidence to explore the competitive market with paradigm. I wish all my good wishes to the upcoming batches to focus on their aspirations aligning with the institution's vision.”

Soumya Ranjan Rai (Batch 2017-19)

Personal Shopper, Shoppers Stop

“As one of the top B-schools in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, ODM Business School has shaped me from day one to face the corporate world. The environment in the placement cell has taught me to be innovative and meticulous with my approach to any strategic goals set for a professional journey. Whether the work scope is within the domain of expertise or not, a proper approach can solve all issues at hand. It’s all because of the knowledge I gained at OBS. The support of my teachers/ mentors motivated me to THINK BIG & GET BIG. Thank You, ODM Business School, for bringing a positive attitude to face challenges.”
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