About Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad)


Established in 1961, IIM Ahmedabad was the outcome of an innovative initiative to build an independent and flourishing nation. The idea was led by space scientist Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and the distinguished industrialist and philanthropist Shri Kasturbhai Lalbhai. The then Chief Minister of Gujarat, Dr. Jivraj Mehta proactively supported the cause which today has unfolded into a legacy for building world class management career.

IIMA aims to continue to be recognised as a premier global management school operating at the frontiers of management education and practice while creating a progressive and sustainable impact on society. IIMA programmes are also ranked highly in several international rankings making it a legacy in the Indian education system and worldwide.

VISION


IIMA aims to continue to be recognized as a premier global management school operating at the frontiers of management education and practice while creating a progressive and sustainable impact on society. The Institute delivers on this vision through its focus on the following aspects:

Promoting excellence in scholarship by encouraging high-quality research, distinctive and impactful teaching, and meaningful contribution to knowledge-creation in a variety of disciplines.

Educating and nurturing leaders of institutions and entrepreneurial organizations and supporting them in their efforts to create high-quality talent and value.

Impacting the world of policy and practice through continuous engagement with alumni and prominent stakeholders, decision makers and leaders across the spectrum, including government, businesses and non-governmental enterprises.

IIMA supports its vision by placing emphasis on a high-performance work environment, supported by a culture of autonomy, creativity and collaboration amongst its faculty members, staff and students. As the Institute engages in its objectives, it will ensure that its research and teaching activities continue to address diverse areas which are of concern to varied sections of society.

MISSION


“The primary mission of IIM Rohtak is to develop (corporate and non-corporate) leader managers with a sense of excellence, strong social commitment and a passion for value system. Yet, the broader institutional mission of IIM Rohtak is to create knowledge through research and to disseminate knowledge through quality publications, management education involving classroom delivery and through problem-solving support to industry.”

RANKING AND OUTREACH


The Kollengode V. Srinivas Award

Instituted by the parents of the late Kollengode V. Srinivas to recognise the all-round performance of an outstanding student and honour the memory of Srinivas's association with the Institute.

The Academic Merit Award

Presented by The Institute and Nestle India Ltd. It carries a certificate of merit and a cash award.

Long Service Award

Presented to retiring employees with a record of long service in the Institute.

The S. K. Seth Memorial Award

Instituted by Mrs Shanti Seth in memory of her husband, the late Sri S. K. Seth, the first librarian of the Institute.

Outstanding Sportsperson Award

This award recognizes excellence in sports.

The S. Umapathy Prize

Instituted by the brother of the late S. Umapathy to recognise the academic excellence of a student and honour the memory of Umapathy's association with the Institute.

IFCI and Chaudhary-Padmanabhan-Pant Award

Presented for the best Thesis Proposal.

The IIMA Alumni VVEF Outstanding Researcher Award

Instituted by the Vidya Vardhini Education Foundation, a Section 25 Company run by IIMA alumni. Every year, the Award goes to one faculty member who has contributed significantly to research.

The Marti Mannariah Gurunath Outstanding Teacher Award

Instituted by Prof Marti Subrahmanyam (1967-69), Professor at Stern School of Business, in memory of his father Mr Mannariah Gurunath. Every year, the Award goes to one faculty member who has taught the batches graduating in that convocation.

The Sajeev Sirpal Academic and Creativity Excellence Award

Instituted in memory of  Shri Sajeev Sirpal (PGP 1984) by  Kanaka Sirpal (PGP 1984) and friends to recognize excellence in academics and creativity among participants of the PGP.

The "Late Shri B. V. Doshi Memorial Entrepreneurship Assistance"

Instituted in the memory of Shri B.V. Doshi by his grandson Mr. Sahil Doshi, Ivory Rose, to recognize graduating students from the PGP or PGP-FABM batches exhibiting entrepreneurial spirit.

Travel Awards

Presented for participation in international conferences.

The Smt. J Nagamma Memorial Award

Instituted in memory of Smt. J Nagamma by her son Mr. Pramod Kunju (PGP 1999). This award is meant to recognize excellence in academics of a PGP student who has obtained highest CGPA at the end of the first year.