Established: 1980, Top-scoring parameters: Leadership & Governance, Accreditation & Linkgaes, Student Profile
Differentiator: Global experts to teach students and train faculty
IMT Ghaziabad is a very popular and one of the most preferred business management institutions in the country. Students with a minimum of 90 per cent score in CAT, GMAT or XAT can apply for admissions. In addition to the regular PGDM programmes, the institute offers specialized collaborative programmes including a unique dual-country PGDM programmes, providing their students an exposure to campuses in India (Ghaziabad) and in Dubai. IMT Ghaziabad has recently launched a collaborative arrangement with Arizona State University’s Carey School of Business, under which their students get direct entry into some of the world’s most specialized Masters Programmes such as the ones in Business and Big Data Analytics. Dynamism is the driving force for the institute and the institute keeps its research and teaching agenda focused on their mission to transform intellectual talent into practical and economic powerhouses.
Dr. Bibek Banerjee, the Director of IMT Ghaziabad and Academic Mentor of Group-IMT, says, “The institute focuses on symbiotic industry collaborations and works with some cutting-edge companies to incorporate contemporary modules in its learning delivery models. This not only helps keeping their faculty competency current, but also enables the students’ learning agenda focussed on relevant and practical issues. At IMT, business education does not stay confined to classrooms, but also straddles the portals of practice through real-time projects and other immersive engagements.” Students are not only taught with traditional case-study methods, but also real-time data from its industry partners to help them get hands-on experience in business analytics, supply chain optimization, HR analytics and so on. It is one of the very few institutes that widely utilize functional, marketing and other business strategy simulations to reinforce integrative cross-functional learning.
IMT gets well known international experts to spend four to eight weeks in the institute, not just teaching various courses to students, but also training and developing the resident faculty. It undertakes very effective initiatives, when it comes to student mobility programs wherein they visit some best international universities around the globe and spend at least a semester there. More than 50 per cent of IMT Ghaziabad students graduate each year with authentic international immersion experience. They are chosen on the basis of their academic performance and their chosen career track. Instilling a global perspective and adding to their expertise, over 20 per cent of the IMT Ghaziabad faculty members go abroad to partner universities to teach various courses.
In its vision to stay dynamic, outward looking and futuristic, the institute is a pioneer in providing customized industry based programs to multinationals and working executives. It also provides interesting executive education programs, making optimum use of web/satellite based technological modes for learning.
IMT Ghaziabad is a powerful brand in the business education domain and is now in the advanced stages to get the AACSB accreditation as well, which is a world-class benchmark in education. It firmly believes in teamwork and understands the importance of staying interconnected, which shows in its simultaneous collaborations amongst faculties, students and industry. It’s strict ‘honour code’ spells strong ethical standards and strict measures against any kind of academic dishonesty, making it one of the most respected institutes in the nation today.