IMNU Ahmedabad opens MBA Admission: “MBA Programme offers value for money” - Dr M. Mallikarjun, Director

Wednesday, December 06 2017, 08:18 AM
Sharing his message with MBA aspirants, Dr. M. Mallikarjun, Director Institute of Management, Nirma University (IMNU) highlights the high career prospects for MBA graduates and shares the key USPs of IMNU Ahmedabad MBA programme in present business scenario.
“We offer value for money MBA program and have a very strong full time faculty base with majority of them having PhD degree” Dr M. Mallikarjun, Director IMNU Ahmedabad

IMNU,  the Institute of Management Nirma University, Ahmedabad has opened the admission for MBA 2018-20 and proposes to close the online application process on January 9, 2018.

IMNU will accept CAT 2017 exam scores and will award 10% weightage each to Academic performance and Theme Development and Presentation in the final selection round for the MBA 2018-20 batch.

Nirma University is one of the leading universities and is consistently ranked among top 10 private universities in India. The University was ranked as 5th best among private universities established after 2000 in the areas of placement, international relations, industry interface, intellectual capital and infrastructure in a survey conducted by the Financial Express in 2009.

Nirma University is ranked among top 75 universities in India in NIRF Ranking 2017. It is ranked 16th among the top 20 universities in India by Ipsos, the World's third ranked Research Agency, commissioned by Zee News and DNA in 2010 and is ranked 3rd among the top private universities by The Week, Issue June 2014. It is recognized as among the leading Universities in the Country by India Today, Issue June 2015.

The University is duly accredited with Grade ‘A’ by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).  

Sharing his message with MBA aspirants, Dr. M. Mallikarjun, Director Institute of Management, Nirma University (IMNU) highlights the high career prospects for MBA graduates and shares the key USPs of IMNU Ahmedabad MBA programme in present business scenario.

The message from Dr Mallikarjun contains key guidance points for the prospective MBA aspirants and the reasons why to choose the IMNU as their MBA destination to help them arrive at the right decision.  

IMNU to meet increasing demand for quality MBAs
The business environment has become very complex and volatile due to rapid changes in economic, political, technological, competitive, regulatory and cultural factors which has led to a huge demand for managers with requisite knowledge and skills to handle and steer the organizations through turbulent situations.

MBA at IMNU to groom you with the skills of successful manager
To be a successful manager, one has to be equipped with comprehensive knowledge of different facets of business and range of managerial skills which only well managed management programmes such as the Master of Business Management (Full-Time) offered by Institute of Management, Nirma University can provide.

The Master of Business Management (Full-Time) is the flagship programme of the Institute. This is highly rigorous, comprehensive and practice-oriented by design. In addition, the programme is also designed to develop students as socially responsible citizens through participation in not only curricular but also in co-curricular activities that are socially oriented.

MBA at IMNU offers Value for money
The MBA progamme at IMNU has several unique features such as field courses on Managing Social Projects, close relationship with the corporate world in the delivery of the programme, emphasis on development of soft skills, outcome based education and so on. According to Dr Mallikarjun “We offer value for money MBA program and have a very strong full time faculty base with majority of them having PhD degree.”

Key USPs of MBA at IMNU Ahmedabad
The core strengths of the institute are:

  • MBA Degree Recognized by UGC
  • Recognized by Association of Indian Universities and Association of Common Wealth Universities
  • NAAC Accredited “A” Grade University
  • 100% Campus Placement since inception -1996
  • Residential Programme with on campus Hostel Accommodation
  • Lush Green 110 Acre Campus with world class infrastructure
  • Emphasis on holistic development to prepare socially responsible individuals.

IMNU offers Outcome based Education (OBE)
To remain in the top league of B-Schools, the Institute has introduced Outcome Based Education (OBE) by developing and nurturing a culture of excellence in teaching, training and research. OBE which is practised by the leading B-schools is student / learner centric as compared to the traditional form of education which has always been teacher-centric.

Thus, the focus is to have a clear picture of what the students should be able to do at the end of their learning experience and thereby modifying the curriculum, instructions and assessment accordingly to ensure that the learning really takes place. According to the feedback received from the corporate, our students are grounded and highly disciplined.

Vibrant Campus Life
Life on the IMNU Ahmedabad campus is quite vibrant and vivacious. There are a large number of clubs and events to meet your individual needs. The world class cricket ground is the favourite of all. Lawn tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton courts; and the gymnasium are mostly jam packed with students who unwind themselves and socialize. The rich ambience and sylvan setting of the campus is always rejuvenating.

Dr Mallikarjun shares further, “I am confident that you will enjoy the vibrant student life during the two years on the campus which boasts of world class sports facilities and a serene environment which is highly conducive for learning. I wish you all the best for the journey you are embarking on and all your future endeavours as well.”

Nurturing the future leaders: Prime purpose of IMNU MBA
Emphasizing how different is MBA at IMNU is, Dr Mallikarjun says, “We recognize that challenge of nurturing future leaders as the prime purpose of our programme. To achieve this objective, we make untiring efforts to nurture the students who are empowered with knowledge and skills capable of contributing significantly to their organizations; engaged and committed to their tasks and roles; entrepreneurial and willing to constantly seek new opportunities and try out new ideas and finally exhibit highest standards of ethical behaviour in both their professional and personal lives.”

Nirma University is one of India’s leading universities based in Ahmedabad (Gujarat). The University was established in the year 2003 as a Statutory University under a special act passed by the Gujarat State Legislative Assembly. It is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2 (f) of the UGC Act.

The Institute of Management, Nirma University embodies the principles of entrepreneurship, excellence and professionalism. World class education at the institute has produced new generation leaders and managers over the years.

Institute of Management-Nirma University Ahmedabad is a preferred MBA destination for CAT 2017 aspirants. The unique assessment criteria during the admission process add to the key strengths of the coveted B-school.

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XLRI – XAT 2018
Application to XAT is open till November 30 without late fee and till December 15 with late fee
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BIM Tiruchirappalli
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IMI New Delhi
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XIM Bhubaneshwar
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SCMHRD, Pune – SNAP 2017
SNAP 2017 registration is open till November 24, 2017
Great Lakes Chennai and Gurgaon
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LIBA Chennai
Online Application for PGDM 2018-20 at LIBA is open till January 31, 2018 at a cost of Rs.1500/-
IBSAT 2017
Application to IBSAT 2017 is open till December 12, 2017
CIMP Patna
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at CIMP is open till March 2nd week, 2018
SIBM Hyderabad – SNAP 2017
To apply to SIBM Hyderabad, apply to SNAP 2017 on Dec 17 and also apply to SIBM-H in the SNAP Form
SIBM Bengaluru
To apply to SIBM Bengaluru, apply to SNAP 2017 on Dec 17 and also apply to SIBM-B in the SNAP Form