The Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR) is a leading business school with the objective of moulding ambitious young men and women into competent and socially responsible organisational leaders in a global setting. IFMR’s curriculum offers a mix of theory with simulated real life exposure and endeavours to shape global business practices through inventive, sharp thinking and cutting-edge research. IFMR currently offers full-time and part-time PGDM programmes, a Ph.D programme as well as both open and customised management development programmes.
Established in 1970 as a not-for-profit society, IFMR was sponsored by ICICI, the House of Kotharis and other major industrial groups. The current Board of Governors, headed by Mr N. Vaghul, Ex. Chairman, ICICI Bank, consists of leaders of major corporations in India as well as respected academicians.
IFMR is fortunate to have pre-eminent faculty members, most of whom have Ph.Ds from well known institutions in India and the United States. They have worked and consulted with both national and international organisations. Students are involved in these projects as well, ensuring continuous interaction with industry during their study years.
IFMR has recently inaugurated a sprawling 40 acre campus in Sri City near Chennai. Located in a manufacturing hub comprising some of the world’s leading companies, the campus provides students and faculty with world class infrastructure and outstanding opportunities for collaboration with industry.
- IFMR started off as a corporate training institution and ventured into the field of management education in 2000 launching its first PGDM program. Since then, it has been producing world-class managers ready to excel in the corporate world. The 2 year full-time PGDM course consists of 6 trimesters and an intensive summer internship (for 2 months) in industry between the 3rd and 4th trimesters. Specializations include Finance, Financial Engineering, IT & Operations, Marketing and Human Resources.
- IFMR holds a track record of 100% placement over the past years with students being placed in a number of industries ranging across IT, Banking, Financial Services, Consulting and Manufacturing, Service sector etc. in highly regarded profiles and lucrative compensations. With a learning environment that features a trading floor, a wellequipped library, interactive sessions, real-life case studies, mentoring by faculty, opportunities to learn and earn from live projects, IFMR provides a conducive learning environment that is key to creating a complete business graduate.IFMR also has research collaborations with MIT and Harvard Universites, with students getting access to world class case studies and business challenges from them.
- IFMR has a balanced mix of students with industry experience as well as freshers. We also have a vibrant and culturally diverse student community with students from all over India and varying backgrounds as Arts, Commerce, Science and Engineering.
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IFMR, Chittoor Vision and Mission
VISION OF IFMR To be an institution of greater learning, advancing theory and practice in Finance and Management, to prepare young minds and experienced managers to become competent and socially responsible leaders of corporations and other institutions. Conduct leading research in Finance, Management, applied Economics and related areas to enhance knowledge and address key development ...
Awards & Rankings
Ranking, Awards & Honours All India Rank 22 by The Hindu Business line- MBAUniverse B-School ranking 2016-17 IFMR has topped in India and is globally ranked 201 in the 2016 UI GreenMetric World University Ranking that measures campus sustainability efforts All India rank 15 among Top Private Business Schools in India (Businessworld – 14 November 2016) Overall rank of 29 ...