IMT Ghaziabad Commences Classes for Diverse 2021-23 Batch of 600 Students in Virtual Mode; Takes New Initiatives to Enhance Experiential Learning


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August 10, 2021
IMT Ghaziabad celebrated commencement day for the diverse PGDM 2021-23 and FPM 2021 batch and has commenced classes on August 3 in online mode with 600 students. Many new initiatives are taken for the academic session 2021-22 to enhance experiential learning. The students were welcomed by Dr Subhajit Bhattacharyya- Director IMT Ghaziabad; Dr Rakesh Gupta -Program Chairperson; Dr Amit Sareen –Dean Academics & Dr P K Biswas –Dean Research
IMT Ghaziabad Commences Diverse 2021-23 Batch

IMT Ghaziabad has commenced its new academic session for batch 2021 -23 for its flagship programs. The new 2 year PGDM batch of 2021-23 and the FPM batch of 2021 with 600 students commenced on August 3, 2021 virtually.

The foundation and orientation programme for the new batch was done online on August 2 2021. The incoming students have already undergone a four-week preparatory module where they were introduced to various quantitative and behavioural concepts and pedagogical tools that will prepare them to deal with the rigours of the upcoming program. Due to COVID -19 pandemic the institute conducted classes online last year and continues to conduct it for this year too for the academic session 2021-22. As soon as Govt. mandate allows, IMT will switch to classroom model of teaching to revive the face-to face interactions on campus.

The diverse batch of students was welcomed virtually by Dr Subhajit Bhattacharyya- Director IMT Ghaziabad; Dr Rakesh Gupta -Program Chairperson; Dr Amit Sareen –Dean Academics & Dr P K Biswas –Dean Research.

IMT Ghaziabad 2021-23 Batch Profile: Key Highlights
480 students have taken admission in IMT Ghaziabad PGDM 2021-23 programmes and 120 students in DCP programme. Key highlights of IMT Ghaziabad batch profile are:

Academic Diversity
There are 40.5% students from Non-Engineering back ground in the incoming 2021 batch while 59.5%  students are from Non-Engineering back ground

Academic Diversity

Higher Ratio of Students with Work Experience
The new 2021 batch comprises 58.8% students with work experience while only 41.2% students are freshers.

Gender Diversity
There are 15.7% female students and 84.3% male students in IMT Ghaziabad incoming 2021 batch

Cultural Diversity:
Students from the various states having an eclectic background and impressive profiles have joined IMT Ghaziabad

Average CAT, XAT Scores
IMT Ghaziabad accepts CAT, XAT and GMAT exam scores for admission. Average percentile score of the batch for different exams is as under 

MBA Entrance Exam
Average Percentile
CAT 2020
94.85 %
XAT 2021

Welcoming the incoming batch of 2 year PGDM 2021-23, Director IMT G Dr Subhajit Bhattacharyya said that the students should keep their mind open for exploring opportunities even in challenging circumstances. He mentioned that challenges and obstacles were eventualities in real life, but overcoming them and being innovative enough to create opportunities for growth even in most challenging circumstances was the human nature. While talking to students about fulfilling their career objectives, Dr. Bhattacharyya advised them that they should keep three most important qualities embedded in all the decisions they would take - Ethics, Empathy and care for Mother Earth.

IMT Ghaziabad takes New Initiative for Academic Year 2021-22
Dr Rakesh Gupta, Program Chairperson PGDM, IMT Ghaziabad shared about the new initiatives taken for academic session 2021-22 and said, “This year keeping in mind the current situation due to pandemic and class-room delivery through online mode, we have taken few initiatives to deliver various experiential learning workshops like Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship & New Venture in such a way that the flavour as well as the objectives of these workshops are met. Further from this year, we have planned to have a mandatory one-week immersion program for each student of the incoming batch, where the students will go to partner institutions and spend at-least a week to develop international exposure”

Addressing the new batch of PGDM program, Dr Amit Sareen – Dean (Academics) of IMT Ghaziabad said “IMT Ghaziabad is a truly global institute with AACSB accreditation which is a symbol of the highest quality of management education across the globe. The teaching and learning at IMT involves lectures, cases, internships, assignments and projects and extensive industry interaction. IMT has a rich alumni network across the globe working in top most organizations and our alumni regularly participate in institutional and academic activities and this provides a very unique strength to IMT. In addition to knowledge imparted by top class faculty members who bring a good blend of industry and academics, the institute also provides extensive e-learning resources to the students which include e-books, e-journals, world class cases from Harvard and other top B-Schools, more than 55 online databases and access to Bloomberg terminals.”

IMT Ghaziabad PGDM BFS program
PGDM (BFS) programme of IMTG provides students with contemporary skills and knowledge that are relevant for managing core operations of firms operating in the banking and financial services sector. Elaborating on this transformation of BFS program, Prof Ritesh Pandey -Program Co-chairperson (BFS) said “Even in the pandemic situation, the first two batches of the PGDM (BFS) program have performed successfully. Students of the first batch have joined the world-class organizations in management positions after finishing their courses and their immediate juniors have started the second year of their studies coming back from a rich summer internship experience in similar set-ups.”

IMT Ghaziabad Dual Country Program
The program chairperson Prof Shawn Mathew explains the PGDM – Dual Country Program “As a unique course offered by IMT Ghaziabad where students spend a year each at IMT Ghaziabad and IMT Dubai. The program is designed to offer the students the best of both worlds wherein the students get trained in the foundational courses at IMT Ghaziabad and move on to IMT Dubai to undertake the specialized courses in domains of their choice. The multi-country, multi-cultural exposure prepares the students towards an international career, equipping the students with the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to excel in a global setting. The program currently offers three super specialization tracks which the students can opt from, Advanced Quantitative Finance, International Trade and Logistics, and International Business and Marketing. The students of the super specialization tracks will be exposed to courses in International Business and Law in addition to the core subjects and electives in their respective domains.”

Established in 1980, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad IMTG)  is India's premier AACSB accredited management school with a distinct focus on grooming Leadership through Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility. The PGDM bouquet of programmes at IMT Ghaziabad comprises of PGDM Full Time, PGDM Marketing,  PGDM Finance, PGDM Banking and Financial Services (PGDM-BFS), and PGDM DCP.

IMT Ghaziabad has been consistently ranked among the top management institutes of the country for its Leadership, Faculty, Research, Student Selection Process, Curriculum, Pedagogy, Industry Interface, Internationalism, Placements, and Infrastructure. IMTG is the proud alma mater of more than 300 C-suite executives and thousands of professionals serving in leadership positions in the best-known organisations in India and the world, in key business functions of Sales, Operations, Human Resources, Consulting, Information Technology, Marketing, and Finance among others.

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