Established in 2011, IIM Kashipur has one of the toughest course structure for its PGP program among all management Schools in India. Within a short span of seven years, IIM Kashipur has proved itself as a leading business school.
Following reasons led me to choose IIM Kashipur over others B-schools.
IIM Kashipur achieved the 12th rank in TLR (Teachers, Learning, and Resources) category and overall the 20th rank among all leading management schools under the National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 by Ministry of HRD. It was also named in top 20 entrepreneurial Business School by Entrepreneur India.
The World Bank funds for the set of elective courses. World Bank often visits IIM Kashipur and updates its program to keep the courses relevant and useful.
IIM Kashipur has 33 full-time faculties. This is probably the highest number amongst all new IIMs.
Prof. Vaibhav Bhamoriya, who is the pillar of Economics section of IIM Kashipur, consulted with the ‘World Bank’. ‘IRFT’, ‘UNDP’, Government of India and ‘Godrej Agro vet’, ‘FCI’ and ‘NABARD’ among other organizations.
Prof. Atulan Guha had been a consultant to the ‘Kerala State Planning Board
IIM Kashipur is one of the few new IIMs who has been running its operation from its own campus.
It has new campus over the 200 acres of area. It is arguably the largest IIM among all.
The new campus is built with modern technology infrastructure like radiant cooling which not only saves electricity but helps to protect the environment
IIM Kashipur has provided the hostel with single occupancy rooms, Wi-Fi connection with all other amenities.
The singular room gives privacy in the hectic B-School life and space to introspection.
IIM Kashipur has 13 Bloomberg terminals, probably one of the highest number of such terminals in any other management schools in India
It has an amazing library filled with more than 5000 books a B-School student requires. It also runs e-Library which provides access of various e-magazine to students.
IIM Kashipur has the natural benefit of being located in the central hub of 180+ industries, from Tata Motors, Bajaj, and Ashok Leyland to Nestle, Perfetti and Videocon, and much more in between. It does not only helps in placements but it provides a number of guest lectures and live projects.
The two-year full-time Post-Graduate Program has all the features of a world-class management education which has led to the great placements of IIM Kashipur since its foundation. For the program 2016-18, more than 70 organization have offered around 164 roles across various domains. BFSI, Consulting, Strategy, Sales, and Marketing are the most preferred domains by students and organizations in IIM Kashipur.
Some of the prominent recruiters are –
Deloitte, Infosys, Tolaram Group, ICICI Bank, L&T, Wipro and Yes Bank.
For the batch of 2016-2018 Final placements -
Highest Domestic CTC - ₹ 20,84,000
Average CTC - ₹ 12,19,041
For the batch of 2017-2019 summer placements -
Highest Domestic Stipend - ₹ 2,90,000
Average stipend - ₹ 64,757
Co-Curricular activities -
IIM Kashipur also focuses on co-curricular activities through different clubs and committees such as -
1. Corporate Relations Cell
2. International Relations Committee
3. Consilium (Consulting & Strategy Club)
4. Finance Club
5. TITAN (IT & Analytics Club)
6. OnYourMark (Marketing Club)
7. OSM (Operations Club)
Extra-Curricular activities -
IIM Kashipur does not only focuses on academics but it also works responsibly in the field of sports, culture and social causes.
Different clubs and festivals organized by IIM Kashipur are as follows -
1. TEDxIIMKashipur - IIM Kashipur is one of the few IIMs to organize its own TEDx event.
2. Parivartan – It is the Social responsibility club of IIM Kashipur. Parivartan aims to contribute to the society in a meaningful manner by utilizing our managerial expertise and skills. It conducts events such as Blood Donation Camp, Swachh Bharat Rallies, Clothes Donation Drives, Teaching School Kids, Digital Education, Nukkad Natak and much more.
3. Agnitraya – Agnitraya is the sports, cultural and management festival of IIM Kashipur.
The cultural events consist of Group Dance, Solo Dance, Solo Singing, Nukkad and Fashion Show.
The sports competitions include teams from various reputed institutes such as FMS, IIM Rohtak, IIT Delhi DMS, IIT Roorkee DOMS and IIM Amritsar.
Which ABG company would one want to work for and why?
I would like to work for Aditya Birla Capital Limited (ABCL). It is one of the largest financial services in India. ABCL is the holding company of all the financial services businesses of the Aditya Birla Group.
Aditya Birla Capital is committed to helping people protect what they value, invest their hard earned money and finance their dreams and aspirations
At Aditya Birla Capital, they create and support opportunities for continuous learning, helping people grow both professionally and personally.
Aditya Birla Capital’s mission and vision matches with my career objective. Hence working with Aditya Birla Capital will be mutually beneficial.
- Pravin Bibve