Indian Institute Of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A)

IIM-A (i.e. Indian Institute Of Management, Ahmedabad) is amongst most prominent international Business and management schools. IIM-A set up in 1961 and today it is business school of International repute. IIM-A is committed not only to provide quality management education to its students but also on producing quality research papers for the further development of the field of management. It has earmarked the decade of 2000 as a decade of Internationalization. In this decade IIM Ahmedabad is focusing on exchange of faculty with International Business schools, admitting full time International schools, expansion of the campus to accommodate the Institutes's International Executive development programs.

IIM-A Objectives:

  • To nurture the ambitions of talented individuals through conceptual based education.
  • Develop the decision-making skills to handle all kind of managerial and administrative challenges.
  • Assist the growing industry by providing better managers.

IIM-A Mission: 
To provide managers for private and public sectors. Managers, who are equipped to handle any kind of global managerial demands across any sector. 

IIM Ahmedabad Courses:

MBA Courses at IIMA : 
(1) Post Graduate Program in Agri-Business Management (PGP-ABM)
(2) Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP)
(3) One-Year Post Graduate Program in Public Management and Policy (PGP-PMP) 
(4) One Year Post Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX) 

Fellow Program in Management (FPM):
This is a doctorate program that offers specialization in ten different areas. The specializations offered are: 
1. Marketing
2. Business Policy
3. Public System
4. Finance and Accounting
5. Personnel and Industrial Relations
6. Production and Quantitative Methods
7. Organizational Behaviour
8. Information Systems
9. Agriculture
10. Economics 

Faculty Development Program (FDP):
This course at IIM Ahmedabad has been designed for researchers, teachers and industrial organizations. 

Management Development Programme (MDP) :
The flagship venture was a three tier program (3-TP). Later the institute came up with a list of general management programs (GMPs) and small and medium enterprise programs (SMEP).

IIM Ahmedabad MBA Admissions:
Admission to the much sought post graduate program in the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad hinges on the score of the Common Admission Test (CAT), past academic performance and performance in the interviews and group discussions.

The annual expenses excluding the personal expenditures (travel, clothing and laundry) are about 2,00,000 for Indian students. Every year it admits around 250 students to its MBA programme out of some 100000 applicants. The competition for a seat at IIM A well reflects its importance and popularity. 

IIMA Doctoral Programme Admissions
Students from a variety of disciplines come to pursue their research at IIMA. Candidates are selected to the fellow Programme in management (FPM) on the basis of past academic achievements,

motivation and preparation for the programme, letters of recommendation, scores on standard test and personal interview with the faculty. 

IIM Ahmedabad Scholarship: 
There is a scholarship scheme for those coming from financially underprivileged background. This financial aid is granted to students of PGP/PGP-ABM course. The amount of aid is decided by the following factors:
>> Ownership of parental assets
>> Gross annual income of family
>> Number of dependents
>> 25% students are eligible to get a "merit-cum-means" scholarship, granted by the Government of India. The scholarship amount is Rs 2200 per year. Apart from these several industry sponsored scholarships are also available for the needy students. 

IIM-A Future Plans:
IIM Ahmedabad intends to broaden its faculty strength by introducing faculty exchange programs.
The total number of seats will be increased by 33%.
It plans to launch many new MDP programs.
The fellowship program will be made available to those coming from less developed nations.
Introduce international participation for various programs.
The institute intends to collaborate with foreign universities to enhance its research program.

IIM-A Placements: 
Students are recruited by international and national organizations. The corporate interactions during the Placement Week, every year are organized. The top national and international recruiters include,
Deutsche Bank
Lehman Brothers
Merrill Lynch

IIM Ahmedabad is ranked among the top business institutes in India and also in the continent. 

IIM Ahmedabad Contact Address: 

Indian Institute of Management
Ahmedabad 380 015


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Phone: 91 79 2630 8357 
Fax: 91 79 2630 689 

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