College: Indian Institute of Management
Year Established: 1981
Summary: The Indian Institute of Management Ranchi abbreviated IIM Ranchi or IIM-R, is a public business school located in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. It is the ninth Indian Institute of Management to be established after IIM Ahemadabad, IIM Banglore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Indore, IIM Shillong and IIM Rohtak . It was inaugurated on 6 July 2010.
Courses at IIM-R
The programmes offered are post graduate programmes at a level equivalent to MBA and PhD and include a standard post graduate diploma in management (PGDM), human resource management (PGDHRM), a full-time doctoral programme (FPM) and a part-time executive program (PGEXP). The two-year Post-graduate Diploma in Management, equivalent to an MBA, is the flagship education program which aims to prepare young graduates for senior-level positions in industry. Its Fellow Programme in Management is a four-year fully residential doctoral-level programme in which students are trained to join academia, corporate consulting or management research on graduation. The institute’s Executive Management Education Programmes and shorter programmes like Management Development are meant for enhancing the management potential of working professionals. IIM Ranchi became the first and only IIM in the country to offer PGDM-HR.
Admission to IIM-R
Admission to courses at IIM Ranchi is done based upon merit in Common Admission Test, conducted by the IIMs. Based on CAT’s results, candidates are shortlisted and called for an in-person evaluation which includes a Group Discussion and a Personal Interview.