INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT VISAKHAPATNAM
About IIM Visakhapatnam
Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam (IIMV) belongs to the prestigious IIM family of business schools. It is a new generation IIM, set up by the Government of India in September 2015. It is located in its temporary, but state-of-the-art facility in the salubrious Andhra University campus in the ‘City of Destiny’, Visakhapatnam. The Institute has begun the process for building a permanent, full-fledged, word-class campus on approx. 240 acres of land in the (relative) vicinity of the upcoming green-field international airport, about 25 kilometres from the present (temporary/transit) campus. The first phase of the new facility is expected to be functional in about three years.
Visakhapatnam is a picturesque port city on the east coast of India. It is easily accessible by air, sea, rail and road connections. It is ranked this year as the 3rd cleanest city in India, by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. It is a cosmopolitan city and a popular tourist destination with a beautiful beach on one side and majestic mountains on the other. It’s a vibrant city well known for its warmth and hospitality; tradition and talent; trade and technology; intellect, innovation, entrepreneurship and industry. Visakhapatnam is base to several large, medium and small enterprises (public and private) in the core sector, energy, financial services, infrastructure, IT, pharma etc. The Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy is headquartered at Visakhapatnam. In short, Visakhapatnam is one of the most preferred destinations in India to live, learn, yearn and earn.
About the Mentor Institution
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, the acknowledged leader in management education, is the mentor for IIM Visakhapatnam. As on date, the faculty complement for IIM Visakhapatnam is substantially drawn from IIM Bangalore. The instructional (admission, academic, evaluation etc.) and institutional processes of IIM Visakhapatnam are therefore aligned with those of IIM Bangalore, ensuring high standards, ab initio.
Strengths of IIM Visakhapatnam
The campus of the Institute is well-equipped with knowledge resources, teaching-learning aids, facilities and amenities. As on date, students representing as many as 19 states and union territories of India chose IIM Visakhapatnam for their management education pursuit, lending the Institute a truly national character.
Program on Offer
The Institute is currently offering a two-year residential Post Graduate Programme (PGP) with a planned intake of 60. There were 48 students in the 1st batch (2015-17) and 49 in the second (2016-18). All students of PGP 2015-17 were provided a week-long international exposure in China / Japan in their second year. The Institute has already emerged as a popular source in the country for good talent. Admissions for the 2017-19 batch are in progress.
IIM Visakhapatnam – Plans Ahead
The Institute is aiming at expanding its activity profile in scale and scope. It has ambitious plans to offer distinctive academic and research programs to meet the current and emerging opportunities in the industry and the government.
While continuing to be a sought-after destination by the student and faculty community, the Institute would like to evolve as a reliable and trust-worthy source for policy advocacy, research support, strategic advice, technical assistance and capacity-building for the industry and the government.
The Institute looks forward to achieving in a short time, tangible outcomes in terms of higher recognition, accreditation and ranks at national [NIRF (MHRD, Govt. of India)] and international levels.