NIA is unique institute for Management Education with focus on Insurance. NIA Pune was established in 1980 jointly by the Ministry of Finance Government of India, Life Insurance Corporation of India, General Insurance Corporation of India, The New India Assurance Company, National Insurance Company, United India Insurance Company and The Oriental Insurance Company on 16th December, 1980 in Mumbai to be the institute of excellence in learning and research in Insurance, Pension and allied areas. The Academy was shifted to Pune on 4th June 1990 with the state-of-the-art facilities for learning and research.
- Excellent track record of placement. There are a few students who are also selected by Afro Asian Regions.
- The PGDM Programme has been approved by AICTE.
- The faculty comprises of academicians and practitioners who are on NIA campus on a full-time basis, in addition to regular visiting faculty.
- A good number of students concurrently pursue Insurance courses through CII-UK, CPCU-USA and Actuarial exams of Institute of Actuaries, India giving them a distinctive advantage in placements.