What Makes IIM Trichy Special – Rohit Thorat

From being an eleventh IIM to be instituted towards being ranked fifteenth best B-school in India as per National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), 2018; IIM Trichy(IIM-T) has come a long way. Located in the permanent state of the art campus spread over 175 acres and is envisioned to be one of the most modern campus ever built. It will also be the first among all the IIMs to have a 2 MW solar power plant to manage its energy requirements.

Also, the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) is the first IIM programme to be accepted into the CFA University Recognition Program. With a rich and varied strength of 37 permanent faculties for a total of 360 students, A Finance Lab, a Behavioural Lab and a Center for Management Science and Analytics (CMSA) the IIM-T motto of ‘Knowledge is limitless’ is truly imbibed.

Many of us need someone to lean on or listen at various points in time. With a rigour of doing an MBA and that to at an IIM can be quite stressful at sometimes. It is important we reach out for help when it is available. IIM-T is always there to help during those times of need. The provision of a support system in the form of face to face counselling is made, for which the institute has signed up with ‘YourDost’, a certified counsellor for all the students.

Ralph Waldo Emerson had rightly said ‘The purpose of life is not just to be happy, but to be useful, honourable, compassionate and to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well’. In the current age where everyone is so engaged is pursuing their ambitions, ‘Make a Difference (MAD)’ is an initiative at IIM-T to remind B-school students about their responsibility towards society. Through this initiative students are encouraged to visit the nearby localities, understand the social problems and contribute towards a change which they feel can be done. Also, various series of talks from the distinguished persons in the field of social responsibility are held to make students aware of the diverse problems that restrain our development, and how we as students can contribute towards it.

Last year IIM Trichy hosted its first ever International week in December where globally reputed faculties and industrial stalwarts from US, Europe, Singapore came down to IIM-T to teach students and share their experiences. All of these features have made IIM-T really unique and is further poised to achieve even greater success!

Which ABG company would you want to work for and why?

I would like to work for UltraTech Cements Limited as a part of ABG. UltraTech Cement Limited is the largest cement company in India and among the leading producers of cement globally.

At UltraTech I would like to work as a Front-line sales manager working towards organizing & allocating sales efforts across market opportunities and deciding on which sales strategy should be pursued. I believe the opportunities that I will get working across the domain and learning & development facility at ‘Gyanodaya’ would help in enriching my knowledge and would be building block towards my career.

– This article is written by Rohit Thorat – Class of 2019

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