Founded in 2003, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Loni (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maharashtra. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 13 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Indian higher education organization a very selective institution. PIMS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.