| 17 Feb 2017 0710 ISTKSOM has a long history of academic excellence, providing industry-focused management education. More than 30% of KSOM faculty are from IIMs and more than 50% are from IITs and other premier Technology and B-schools. Average placement over the last coupl
KIIT School of Management (KSOM) has a long history of academic excellence, providing industry-focused management education. Today, as part of the prestigious KIIT University, KSOM has delivered on that vision. It has extended its area of influence from Eastern India to the whole country and already has many impressive achievements to its credit. NAAC has rated KSOM in A grade. This is an institution that believes in making business education highly relevant through constant course updates, regular industries interaction, hands-on exposure, faculty with right mix of industry and academic experience and more importantly a deep sense of responsibility to the society at large.
B School with IIM Faculty
More than 30% of KSOM faculty are from IIMs and more than 50% are from, IITs and other premier Technology and B-schools. KSOM has several full time faculty members who have studied flagship PGDM courses in IIM Ahmadabad, IIM Lucknow and IIM Kozhikode. Visiting Faculty too forms an important aspect of our delivery and many such members are Industry Seniors, Entrepreneurs, Motivational Speakers and Young Achievers. 90% faculty are with industry experience and an impressive >50% being Ph.D. holders, a figure unmatched across most B-schools of today. More details are on this link.
Unique Initiatives at KSOM
There are many unique initiatives undertaken at KSOM to enhance the skills of its students.
Konclaves - KSOM organizes three national level conclaves (HR, Marketing and Finance) and a management convention annually. These serve as great platform for knowledge sharing and showcase co- creation between academia and industry. Some of the top industry and academic minds come together in these conclaves. The objective of such events is to leverage on knowledge of speakers to appraise students of the current trends, challenges and strategies in the corporate world. It also helps in networking and building an on-going relationship with corporate guests thereby maintaining a close association with industry and academia.
Ko-Educate - KIIT School of Management continuously strives towards bridging the gap between academia and industry and making students more corporate ready. In its endeavor to do so, it has created many platforms like corporate seminar lectures, conclaves and student corporate mentorship, to ensure continuous interaction amongst faculties, students and industry stalwarts. To add on to the repertoire of initiatives that have already been taken in this direction, in 2016, KSOM has introduced its unique initiative called "KOEDUCATE" where-in elective sessions across all specializations will be co-facilitated by internal faculties and corporate experts from the industry. This special initiative will enrich course content and delivery by cashing-in on the knowledge of both the faculty and corporate expert and will enhance focus on the practical application of concepts studied in the courses.
Konfidant-This is another unique initiative by KSOM where every KSOM student is attached to a corporate mentor. The objective is to provide KSOM students with life skills, help them achieve professional & personal goals,make them industry-ready and support them to realize their full potential.
Right B-school for Placement in India
Placements - KSOM has an impeccable record of achieving good placements every year. All eligible students with acceptable CGPA secure a placement. Average placement over the last couple of years has been 100%. Some students have opted out of placement to pursue their own venture or join the family business, while a few others secure out-of-campus placement.
Internships - Students at the school take up two-month Summer Internship Program (SIP) after their second semester. The internship comprises 8 credits, forming a significant part of students' overall academic credits.
The students work on projects that help them familiarize with the corporate culture and the demands of today's business.
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