Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Choosing IIMs For MBA

IIM is the most desired college for MBA aspirants in today’s date. It happens to be one of the top most B school in India, and not only in India but also at global level IIM is highly reputed. It is the best A grade college in India for those who wish to pursue management courses. Even in the current situation when recession has hit hard and there is economic crises IIM is successfully giving its students placements in worlds finest MNCs and PSUs.
Ask any MBA aspirant what’s his aim or Dream College for his PGDM/MBA and the immediate reply will be – IIM India. In today’s date it has a total of 7 branches all over India the first being IIM Ahmadabad (IIM-A) which is the most highly reputed one and was established in the year 1962 by Dr. vikram sarabhai and few of the best industrialists of that period. The reason for the establishment of IIM-A was the study of the prominent factors that affected India and its people like – health, economy, agriculture, population, education, transportation etc. hence there were total of 7 IIM in India till date which are as follow -
IIM Ahmadabad (Gujarat) IIM Lukcnow (Uttar Pradesh IIM Kolkata (west Bengal) IIM shillong (Meghalaya) IIM Bangalore (Karnataka) IIM Kozhikode (Kerala) IIM Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
Though the point to be noticed here is that getting admission into IIM is not at all an easy job, there are various levels of tests, interviews and requirements which one needs to pass before securing a seat into any one of the following IIMs. The basic requirement is to be a minimum of three year graduate with 50% marks through out and 45% for SC/ST. after which one needs to score a good percentile in their CAT score to be eligible to be called for interview in IIM, once this is done the candidate is thoroughly examined and tested by the staff and administration i.e. the interview panel against various benchmarks where the candidate needs to go through different rounds of tests and interviews. Once this is cleared and a candidate passes them all the candidate is selected as a student in IIM.
It sure isn’t a easy process but if one has the determination and effort that it takes to get into IIM then one can surely grab a seat in it. In fact there is a large amount of information on IIM on online forums, education sites, magazines etc incase one needs further information on this subject.



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