Institute for Financial Management & Research, the name itself speaks that the institute’s strong focus is on Finance sector. While looking for good, probably the best business schools in India, Recognition may be the first aspect that you would look for. Obviously, it’s the recognition that speaks about a institute‘s reputation and credibility in the business market. More the recognitions, better is the image of institution. Same goes for IFMR. The institute started its journey in the year 1970.
Since then, the college has achieved plenty of recognitions, majorly for its pedagogy. ‘An Institute of National Importance’ is the Status that keeps the institute as one of the most preferred and reputed business schools in Chennai.
Another striking feature about the institute; it was set up by leading corporate giants, ICICI being the major producer.
NIRF Ranking 2017 -
Management - 38
Though IFMR doesn’t have that big campus, but the facilities available here are just excellent. There are spacious classrooms with latest teaching aid. Classrooms here are generally termed as Study Halls. Each study hall has a capacity of 80 to 120 footfalls at a time. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled. For accommodating students, there is a three storey apartment i.e. hostel. The hostel’s rooms are connected with air conditioners and TVs. Canteen specializes in all kind of Indian cuisines. Apart from Indian food, you can also get into the flavor of China.
Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) Admissions
IFMR offers two years full time programme of Post Graduate Diploma in Management with specialization in Business Management, Financial Engineering, Development & Sustainable Finance and General Management.
Interested candidate has to be a graduate from any recognized board with not less than 50% marks in any one of CAT 2012 /CMAT Sept. 2012 / XAT 2013 scores.
Candidates, who are interested in getting forms through online mode, can fill the form and submit it by visiting the official website. Payment of form is Rs. 1200, which can be paid through debit cards or create cards.
Application forms can also obtained from IMFR by paying a demand draft of Rs. 1200 in the favor of Institute for Financial Management and Research” payable at Chennai. After this, candidate should complete the form through online by using 6 digit registrations in the scratch card.
Next, shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview, which will be held in different centers on specified dates.
Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) Faculty
Dr. Jijo Lukose P.J.is the Director to regular PGDM course in IFMR. He is also a professor Centre for Advanced Financial Studies.
Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) Placements
The Placement Process at Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) aims to match the requirements of the Corporate World with the aspirations of the students thereby facilitating the achievement of synergy between the two.
Summer Internship is one of an important and integral part of the Post-Graduate Programme, where students intern with their chosen organization for 8-9 weeks after their first year. The internship programme helps students gain first-hand experience in a particular industry and provides them with ample opportunities to innovate, and challenge ideas and techniques imbibed in the first year. The companies participating were Infosys, Wipro, Accenture, IBM, HP, SAP, CISCO, Oracle, ABB, 3M, Citibank, J P Morgan, Northern Trust, HSBC, ANZ, E&Y, Standard Chartered , Deutsche Bank, Siemens, Sony, Lenovo, Motorola, Coco-Cola, Toyota, Honda, BMW, Arvid Mills, Bridgestone, Asian Paints, Godrej
A total of 109 offers were made from 30 recruiting companies. Students have picked up the profiles of their choice from across a variety of domains including Finance, Operations, Marketing, Consulting and Systems. The companies participating were Infosys, Wipro, Accenture, IBM, HP, SAP, CISCO, Oracle, ABB, 3M, Citibank, J P Morgan, Northern Trust, HSBC, ANZ, E&Y, Standard Chartered , Deutsche Bank, Siemens, Sony, Lenovo, Motorola, Coco-Cola, Toyota, Honda, BMW, Arvid Mills, Bridgestone, Asian Paints, Godrej, Bajaj Group, Biocon, Pfizer, British Biologicals, Novartis, Johnson and Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, Procter & Gamble, Micro-Labs, Suzulon, KPMG, MeritTrac Services, Hewitt Associates, Deloitte Touche, Canon India, Xerox, Lifestyle, Shoppers Stop, Staples, Taj Group of Hotels, PVR Cinemas, Manthri Constructions and Big Bazaar
Highest Package - 10.65 lakh p.a.
Average Package - 7.34 lakh p.a.
Lowest Package - 5.60 lakh p.a.
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