DMS, IIT Delhi Ranks 6th In India Rankings 2017 By MHRD

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The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar unveiled the ranking of higher educational institutes today on April 3, 2017 through a press conference. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD and launched by Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development on 29th September 2015. This framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The methodology draws from the overall recommendations broad understanding arrived at by a Core Committee set up by MHRD, to identify the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) presented overall and category wise ranking across engineering, management etc. The NIRF was given the responsibility for collecting and collating ranks for various universities and institutions across the country under Ministry of Human Resources and Development for the year.  The ranking had specific weightages for teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes of the institutes, outreach, inclusivity and perception of the educational institutes.

Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi has secured 6th position in India Rankings 2017 by NIRF (Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India).  DMS also secured 1st position in Research and Professional Practice category. The Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, with an extensive vision of imparting comprehensive knowledge and producing socially obliged educated leaders of tomorrow, is a preeminent centre of education. Since its inception, DMS has been expanding consistently and growing continuously in terms of people, the learning pedagogies and its outreach with industry. The growing reputation of the department has enabled it to grab top rankings amongst various renowned media houses.

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The Department of Management Studies is a result of the evolutionary process of growth of an idea floated in 1963. What was then a seed, gradually came to life and in 1974, IIT Delhi set up an internal committee to scrutinize the functioning of the management area in the institute. In 1975, an expert committee was setup to formally examine the possibility of launching this area in a more sustained fashion. The result was an M.Tech programme in "Management Systems" in the School for System Studies, (subsequently renamed School for Systems and Management Studies). The year 1978 saw the setting up of the Management Core Group and the core inputs to a full time Management Education at IIT(D) were reconfirmed by an Advisory Committee constituted by the representatives of the Academia and the industry. Since then, there has been no looking back. The School for Systems and Management Studies became the Centre for Systems and Management Studies. This was subsequently renamed as the Centre for Management Studies. In 1993 the Department was brought into existence by amendment to IIT (D) statutes. Clearly, the Department responds to a felt need of the Indian Industry and derives satisfaction from its heavy field orientation in all its curriculum activity. In response to the feedback from the students, alumni and industry, the Department of Management Studies launched MBA programmes in 1997. The department currently runs a two year full time MBA programme (General and with focus on Telecommunication Systems Management) and a three year part time MBA programme (with focus on Technology Management). MBA program in IIT Delhi is designed keeping in mind the changes in business environment and the need of the industry. Our academic program is comparable to the best that are available in the world class business schools for creating managers to face the new challenges of the ever changing market environment. The entire course aims at creating holistic managers trained by a very eminent faculty, which is also supported by the experienced professionals as external faculty from India and abroad. The students are admitted through a rigorous screening process that includes CAT score, group discussion and interview. IITD MBAs are known to do well.

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