Located at the tri-junction of industry, agriculture and ecology, IIM-Kashipur is known for churning out socially sensitive industry professionals. Having one of the highest faculty strength among the new IIMs, creativity and innovation is the name of the game here. The leadership provided by Dr Gautam Sinha, a veteran of the corporate and academic worlds, has been a major plus. Even the inherent handicap of a remote location has not hampered its firm determination to succeed. Regular industry and academia interactions, including roping in foreign experts, are helping the institute to create VUCA-ready professionals.
NMIMS Bangalore, located in the bustling Koramangala area, is flanked by Flipkart corporate offices and a few other biggies like Wipro and Verisign. IT hubs such as Sarjapur, Electronic City and Whitefield aren’t too far either to facilitate healthy industry interaction for the students. This is one of the key reasons why NMIMS Bangalore has a remarkably large number of guest lecturers visiting the campus. While the school ensures quality intake through a rigorous selection process, it also focuses on quality training through its wide range of specializations. To keep up with the times, the institute will offer Business Analytics and Infrastructure Management courses to students. Realizing the need to upgrade its facilities, the state-of-the-art campus coming up on Bannerghatta Road next year will further enhance the learning experience of the students.
IIM Ranchi holds the distinction of becoming the first IIM of starting a specific HR program (PGPHRM) in close association with the National HRD Network, which helped the program get instant credence in the academic and industry circles. With focus on analytics, IIM-Ranchi is a great beneficiary of direct connectivity with all major metros of the country and has a great corporate connect. Situated in the mineral rich Eastern state of Jharkhand, the institute has immense potential to emerge as a leading learning hub in East India.
Known for its academic capital, IMI Bhubaneswar ensures a unique blend of academic rigour and corporate readiness for its students through continuous exposure to leading industry patrons. Their focus on multiple live projects and internships by students in line with their core competencies enhances their industry-readiness thereby offering the industry a pool of hireable efficient talent with quick learning curves. Not only this, IMI Bhubaneswar also stands out as one of the rare B-Schools, which in such a short time, has developed quite a robust Management Development Program (MDP) cell and has served leading companies like NTPC, OHPC, PGCIL etc.
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur
Armed with the legacy of Jaipuria Group of institutions, the institute has a vibrant student life, and churns out all-round managers. What sets this institution apart from the rest is its vibrancy. Inheriting the corporate connectedness of Jaipuria group, the institute also is beneficiary of unique “UNCAMPUS” approach. Though a late entrant to the Jaipuria Group of Institutions, it certainly holds the potential to emerge as a regional force to reckon with in coming times.