As an Institute, IMT Ghaziabad considers three pillars which form the foundation of grooming leadership – Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility. Established in 1980, this autonomous, not-for-profit institute has made a niche for itself by offering highly sought after postgraduate programmes in a world- class environment.
IMT has consistently been ranked among the top management institutes of the country. IMT started its legacy from Ghaziabad in the Delhi NCR region and IMT Ghaziabad is now ranked among the top 10 business schools in leading ranking agencies of India.
IMT Ghaziabad accreditations testify the high level of Quality, Infrastructure, Academic Excellence and persistent performance that it has maintained over years. IMT, Ghaziabad is accredited to AACSB- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which is synonymous with the highest standards of excellence and provides quality assurance to over 800 business schools worldwide.
IMT, Ghaziabad is also a part of the Association of Indian Universities, AIU, which is a common platform for all the universities of India and acts as a liaison between the universities and the Government. The institute is also accredited to the prestigious National Board of Accreditation, NBA, which was established by All India Council of Technical Education in 1994. In its present form, NBA aims to provide assurance of quality and relevance of education in professional and technical disciplines.
IMT, Ghaziabad is proud to be associated with these prestigious accredited bodies, which underline the strength and core values of the institute.
Students expect their institute to have the best State- of- art infrastructure, which takes care of all their needs. Infrastructure refers to all the facilities that an institute offers to its students. The primary requirements from the students’ point of view are enough well-ventilated classrooms, well- stocked library, proper IT facilities, decent accommodation and mess, to name a few. IMT, Ghaziabad takes care of all this and more with its State- of- art infrastructure, so that students don’t face any hurdle during the duration of their stay in the campus.
Spread across 14 acre, the fully residential campus of IMT, Ghaziabad has been developed after much thought and planning. The academic building is in itself a work of art, with a design that creates swirls, that whirls and channelizes positive energy, underlining the significance of ‘open space’ at the institute. Each facet of the institute has been developed keeping in mind the needs of the students and to promote a thriving campus culture.
The institute places emphasis on the need for a stimulating academic block as it is a central part of a student’s life. The academic blocks have centralised air-conditioned classrooms, equipped with projector and screen facilities. The two-floor library is equipped with an extensive collection of books on every subject and regularly updates itself with the most recent publications of magazines and journals of international repute. The library is a welcoming space for students and provides the right environment for students to undertake the rigours of academic pursuits.
The institute houses a state-of-the-art auditorium with a capacity of 700 students. The auditorium and amphitheatre provide a platform to students to highlight their talents through the cultural events organised throughout the year. They also become spaces for exchange of ideas and professional discussions, as multiple seminars and workshops are organised throughout the year.
The institute recognises the role technology in a student’s life in modern day and age. It has made a conscious effort to put in place systems that look after the students’ technological needs and promote seamless connectivity. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled. The intranet available on campus uses advanced fibre optic cables to offer connectivity of 100 Mbps across the campus. Students have access to internet throughout the campus. The computer lab, too, remains open all days of the week.
The institute is a fully residential complex and students stay here for the length of their programme. The accommodation is designed, keeping in mind the comfort of students. Ten student- housing blocks, with facilities for wi-fi access, laundry and cleaning, fulfil the requirement of the students on campus. The students have a choice to opt for single or double occupancy rooms. The mess, offers nutritious food four times a day and remains open every day of the week. In addition to the mess, there is a canteen which takes care of the untimely hunger pangs of the students, open all seven days.
A student needs time off from academics to rejuvenate and come back strongly. IMT offers a variety of recreational activities for students to use and recharge themselves. The institute provides dedicates space for games such as, Cricket, Badminton, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Table Tennis, Carom and Chess. The campus also has a well-equipped gymnasium. All these facilities for students, help them unwind and bond with other students in the campus.
With all these activities, the IMT campus is a city within a city. It puts the interest of students at the forefront and provides a safe and positive environment to make students comfortable.
In this highly competitive industry, the quality of faculty defines the quality of the institute. It is here that IMT has carved a niche for itself. It attracts the best faculty in the respective fields, who pursue the cause of education with a relentless commitment and dedication.
Leading the way is Prof. Asish K Bhattacharyya, the Director of IMT, Ghaziabad with an experience of more than two decades in the industry and academia, Prof. Bhattacharyya has vast experience as an academic, as well as, an administrator. All departments such as, Marketing Management, Finance, General Management, Economic Environment and Policy, Human Resource Management and others are adequately staffed with highly qualified faculty members.
They ensure that the curriculum followed at IMT remains cutting-edge and industry relevant.
Realising that that ‘Placements’ are an important concern for students while choosing an institute to study, IMT has put together the best systems in place and gradually carved out a place for itself, which attracts the best names in the industry for recruitment. The superior level of curriculum, faculty and facilities ensure that a student passing out from IMT, Ghaziabad ticks all the boxes that the industry expects from a business executive. The placement record of the institute every year is a stamp of approval for the values and belief systems followed at IMT.
Companies such as Accenture, Citi Bank, Cisco, Deloitte Consulting, Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs, Google, Hewlett Packard, Infosys, KPMG, HSBC, HCL Technologies Ltd, Price water house coopers, Royal Bank of Scotland, to name a few, have reposed their faith in IMT graduates year after year. IMT graduates are offered attracting remuneration packages in fields like Analytics, IT & Telecom, Consulting, Automobile and others.
At IMT, the idea is to inculcate leadership qualities in the students and expose them to different challenges that are an integral part of any initiative. Students at IMT are encouraged to assume leadership roles through as many as thirty five committees. Each committee discharges different responsibilities and undertake different initiatives. For instance,
The Student Affairs and Welfare Council (SAWC)- It works to make the life of students better and conducts a host of activities to enrich both the professional and social lives of the students on campus. It represents the students of IMT. Students who become a part of the council pick up organisational skills and learn how to take charge and get things done, while also enhancing their soft skills and confidence.
Cultural Committee- It aims to celebrate the cultural diversity on the campus by organising various cultural events and performances. Through its initiatives, it ensures that the students are integrated into the campus life and get enough exposure to cultural activities.
Placement Committee- It acts as a link between the corporate world and the students. Students in this committee facilitate the summer programmes and final placement process at the institute.
Similarly, there are more than 30 such student committees, each handling an important aspect related to students’ life. The students have ample opportunity to learn and enhance their personality by working in these committees. These committees together give the campus a distinctive, thriving environment and make IMT a place buzzing with innovation and the spirit of entrepreneurship.