Among the prestigious educational institutes of India that have captured the imagination of students and scholars alike, Indian Institutes of Management or IIMs, as they are known, are prominent. With its practical approach, modern facilities and well-qualified experienced faculties, an IIM can provide quality management education in India that can be compared with the best business schools of the world.
Establishment of IIMs in India:
* In1961, IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) was started as an autonomous institute in collaboration with the State and central government.
* IIM Bangalore was started in 1973 to cater to the rising demand for managing the technical uprising in the country.
* In November 1961, in association with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Ford Institute and the government of West Bengal; IIM Calcutta (IIMC) was set up.
* Indian institute of Management, Indore (IIMI) was established a decade ago.
* The fifth Indian Institute of Management was established in Kozhikode (IIMK) under the guidance laid down by the government of India and the state government of Kerela.
* IIM, Lucknow (IIML) was started on a modest footing back in 1981.
However, getting into an IIM is not easy as Common Admission Test or CAT, through which admission to IIIMs is primarily done, is not an easy nut to crack. Moreover, scoring high in the CAT is also not enough to get a seat in an IIM; one also needs to perform well in the group discussions and personal interview.
IIMs in India
* IIM Ahmedabad
* IIM Bangalore
* IIM Calcutta
* IIM Indore
* IIM Kozhikode
* IIM Lucknow
Plans for seven new campuses of IIM are being drawn up. The locations for the new campuses are :
5. Jammu and Kashmir
6. Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong
7. Tamil Nadu
Studying at one of the IIMs in India is a dream that can come true through hard work and effort. Financial assistance is provided in most of the institutes. The placement and packages offered are generally regarded best among the business schools of the country.
Find below the Links for other IIM institutes in India:
* IIM Average Salary
* Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong