IMT Nagpur shows promise of quickly growing into an institute to reckon with. Being among the top ten B-Schools is indeed an achievement. The Business Standard Rankings place IMT Nagpur at among the top 20 within just five years of its existence. This is an excellent achievement, considering India has over 1,500 management institutes across the country.
According to the Competition Success Review – Global Human Resources Development Centre’s overall ranking of the top B-Schools in India in the areas of Excellence, IMT Nagpur is at No. 7. The ranking was arrived at after the institute was judged on the following criteria:
- Infrastructure (Physical and Academic)
- Faculty, Publication, Research, Consultancy, MDP and other Programmes
- Placement (National and International, USP, Social Responsibility, Networking and Industry Interface
The ranking indicates that Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur has gained the reputation of a quality business education provider. Today’s world demands an appropriate professional education as the first step into a career. With this demand in focus, IMT Nagpur devised a contemporary curriculum that is delivered by a dedicated faculty. The institute has provided its students with a launch pad that will withstand the challenges of change and time. “At IMT Nagpur, we believe in equipping the students to meet the challenges that organizations have today. Our faculty and curriculum are geared to guide them in the constantly changing, dynamic and technologically advanced business environment of not only today’s world but of a world that is always evolving, fast forwarding into the future,” says Dr. Rajendra Nargundkar, Director, IMT Nagpur.
On the Infrastructure front, IMT Nagpur’s rankings scored 114.21 out of 160 points. This means the institute pays a lot of attention to providing its students with what they need in terms of physical and academic infrastructure.
A score of 219.11 in the Faculty, Publication, Research, Consultancy, MDP and other Programmes section of the survey makes sure IMTNagpur focuses on strengthening itself in these areas. Every faculty member is chosen with a great amount of care. While they are leaders in their industries and have several achievements to their credit, IMT Nagpur faculty possess the ability to translate their knowledge into learnings for their students. Besides being leaders and teachers, the faculty are published in leading industry journals, and are researchers who work as consultants in the industry. They regularly conduct seminars and workshops in their subjects, often travelling across the globe in attempts to upgrade their knowledge.
Placements play a crucial role in the way a B-School is perceived. In 2011, IMT Nagpur is a hub of placement activity. Some of the better companies from across industries come here to employ new managers. Of the 2009-11 batch, 77% of IMT Nagpur graduates have been absorbed into leading companies. This is despite the global meltdown and recession. Salaries drawn by the PDGM students ranged between Rs. 9.6 lakhs to Rs.3.2 lakhs, averaging out at Rs. 5.5 lakhs.
IMT Nagpur hopes to continue keeping pace with the requirements of the industry for the benefit of its students and is happy to be among the top ten institutes in India. This IMT Nagpur ranking motivates the institute to constantly stay vigilant and in tune with global changes and changes within the country so that it will be a sought after B-School both by students and by the industry.
The Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad ranks among the top 10 business schools in India. It is a centre of excellence in management education. What should be of immense interest to students, and recruiters alike is that IMT is being increasingly recognized by recruiters as one of the top 10 B-schools in India (see latest rankings by Economic Times for IMT Ghaziabad).
A recent survey of recruiters by Economic Times places IMT Ghaziabad at number 7. The institute has been awarded this rank after a survey whose respondents were 500 of India’s largest companies. Businesses were selected based on their turnover, and the areas covered were Marketing, IT, HR, Finance and Production. The ranking system was quite accurate with deep thought going into the several factors accounted for.
A key factor for this ranking is that IMT’s placement process aims to match the requirement of recruiters and aspirations of the students. The campus recruitment tries to meet the increasing demands of the business houses. Moreover, IMT Ghaziabad truly believes that students must follow their passion instead of picking courses that would fetch them higher pay checks. It is then that their work excels, speaks for itself because every nuance of work becomes a creative piece of perfection, irrespective of the field. It is this passion that IMT Ghaziabad awakens, bringing out the best in each student.
This is what Bibek Banerjee, Director and Academic Mentor, IMT, had to say about the teaching pedagogy at IMT, Ghaziabad, “My vision for IMT is to continually reinvent education to stay relevant to stakeholders through innovations in experiential learning, co-create a strong culture of research with bright young minds from around the world. We will do whatever it takes to create sensitive, intelligent and ethical leaders.”
The placement story for 2010 reinforces these facts. Almost 300 students have been placed successfully. The companies that hired the savvy students of IMT Ghaziabad include Goldman Sachs, Procter & Gamble, JP Morgan, Deloitte, Reckitt Benckiser, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Citigroup, Airtel, Vodafone, GE, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Reserve Bank of India, Bacardi, Tata Consultancy Services, Panasonic, Whirlpool, Accenture, Wrigleys, CRISIL, Amrop, Ernst & Young and many more.
The key highlights of the placement for the PGDM Batch of 2009-11 are:
- The highest International CTC offered has been Rs. 26 lakh per annum.
- The highest Domestic CTC offered has been Rs. 15 lakh per annum.
- The average CTC for the FT Batch is Rs. 8.63 lakh per annum.
- The average CTC of the top 55 percentile IMT graduates is Rs. 9.50 lakh per annum.
Successful selections and job offers for this batch of students came in from varied sectors, and the students were offered excellent profiles. Some of these sectors include FMCGs, Consultancies, BFSI, Market Research, Manufacturing, Consumer Durables, Consulting, Pharmaceutical, IT & ITES, Oil & Gas, Services, Telecom, among others.
IMT students have been recruited for niche profiles such as Brand Managers,Software Delivery Managers, Analysts, Credit and Equity Analysts, Research Associates. Other successful appointments include Relationship Managers, Business Managers, Key Account Managers, along with rewarding positions in Consulting,Investment Banking and Advisory services, to name a few.
On the ranking, Dr Bibek Banerjee, IMT, had this to say, “Today we are number 7, and that is a huge achievement. With every achievement comes growth. IMT Ghaziabad is all about introspection, improvement and innovation that leads to greater heights.” He further says, “At IMT Ghaziabad, “We do” and the ET ranking stands testimony to the team effort of all the faculty, officers and staff.”
Students also have a story to tell. Nimesh Gupta, a student of IMT Ghaziabad says,“IMT-Ghaziabad is one of the best institutions in the country. The opportunities available here are enormous. It has one of the best exchange programs.” He further says, “The brand value that IMT holds is very strong. Even after having many converts like IMI, XIMB and IIT-M, IMT was an obvious choice. The faculty is among the most renowned and the alumni base is huge.”
He got a summer internship at Absolute Data-Research and Analytics. It is one of the leading firms in Market Research and Analytics. He will be working in The Client Groups team, which works on solving the business problems for clients and giving them richer insights to make better decisions.
Rakesh says, “I chose IMT-Ghaziabad due to its locational advantage, practical teaching methodology, one of the best placement records and a great faculty.”
He is doing his internship at BECTOCHEM Consultants and Engineers Pvt. Ltd. He will be preparing a customer satisfaction index for the company which would henceforth be used as a benchmark for all customer interactions.
Every academic year not just traditional recruiters but new companies also head for the campus, and are impressed with the talent that IMT Ghaziabad repeatedly produces. As an institute, IMT Ghaziabad has also been perceptive to the changing times and has always explored fresh avenues and invited innovative companies as well, thereby offering its students a diverse number of rewarding opportunities.
You can find more information about IMT Ghaziabad and its placements at: http://www.imt.edu.