Reviews on Infra/Hostels of Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Ranchi
Master of Business Administration [MBA] Reviews
Sidharth Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
The rooms are very good. We get single rooms, which is a big big advantage.
The food has been a issue but a new contractor had come up just before we were finishing our graduation. The change was a huge improvement. You are transported between the college and the hostels via buses which are very well managed by the Student Facilities Committee.
The classes are equipped with all the latest technologies and are very comfortable. There is a Bloomberg terminal in the college. There are many online resources which become essential for projects and research.
Harshal Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
I believe hostel facilities are one area which differentiates IIM Ranchi from other new IIMs. We have single room accommodation with attached bathroom facilities. Also Wi-Fi is present in all blocks of campus with 24 hours internet connectivity. Hostel campus has canteen facilities for stationary and other eatables which is open till late night. Also, all the rooms have generator backup so there is no power interruption. Also there are other facilities like a ground for playing cricket and football, a badminton court, a TT room, Gym, a music room ,ATM and other facilities.
Nidhi Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
The housing facility at IIM Ranchi is at par with the best in the world. It consists of separate blocks for girls and boys. IIM Ranchi is one of the few institutes with fully Wi-Fi enabled campus. The housing facility consists of a mix of three bedroom and four bedroom shared flats that are fully furnished, serviced and are installed with five star facilities. It is mandatory for students to avail the hostel facility.
There is a common area on the first floor (the area where we eat/discuss/gather for informal events/hold group meetings), there is a TV in each block (invariably playing sports/songs), a TT room, a room with a carom-board/chess too, a music room, a gym with all basic equipment.
Internet through Wi-Fi is also available in college. IIM Ranchi has become part of the National Knowledge Network (NKN) – a state-of-the-art pan-India network implemented by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The NKN provides 1 Gbps connectivity out of which 100 Mbps is allocated for Internet bandwidth and the rest for Intranet bandwidth to provide interuniversity and NKN pool connectivity.
Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Ranchi Infrastructure Details
The Student Block of IIM Ranchi has recently shifted to the residential block of the sports village a.k.a. Khelgaon which is located in the outskirt of Ranchi.
The cool, calm and pleasant weather, lots of greenery and being away from the turmoil of the city provides a colourful and vibrant ambiance, making it ideal for student life.
The housing facility at IIM Ranchi is at par with the best in the world.
It consists of separate blocks for girls and boys. IIM Ranchi is one of the few institutes which have fully Wi-Fi enabled campus.
The housing facility consists of a mix of three bedroom and four bedroom shared flats that are fully furnished, serviced and are installed with five star facilities. Each block consists of a mess and a canteen which remain open for nearly 20 hours a day on an average and a dispensary for medical concerns.
Each floor of the block is installed with common announcement system.
Each flat consists of three or four bedrooms, a common room and a kitchenette. All the rooms in the flats have single occupancy and are installed with intercom and voice and data ports for telephone, campus LAN and the Internet. Housekeeping services are also provided.
The common room is a hub for students to conduct informal meetings and to socialize and relax. More often than not, this is the place where one can chance upon hidden talents of the students. It consists of two indoor game rooms, a fully equipped music room, a fitness centre and a conference room for informal meetings.
The safety of its students is definitely one of the top most priorities of IIM Ranchi. So, with tremendous support from the Government of Jharkhand, the institute has installed VIP security system for the students.
There is a common entrance to the Student Block which has four armed guards looking over and nobody is allowed to enter without proper credentials. Apart from this each block has two guards looking over 24*7 and nobody other than students, faculty and other employees of the institute are allowed to enter.
The IIM Ranchi library is known as “Athenaeum – The Learning Resource Center”. It is a state of the art library with a mixed collection of both print and electronic format, which include books, journals, databases, CDs/DVDs, e-journals, reports, etc. The learning resource center plays a very important role in providing information services for the academic community in their intellectual pursuits.
The library provides a wide variety of services to the users both in-house and network based services. The electronic resources subscribed by the library are accessible to the users through Institute’s network. The library’s functions and services are fully automated.
The users can access the online library catalogue and find out the availability of library materials from their own computer terminals.
State-of-the-art Information Technology tools take care of the computing and communication needs of IIM Ranchi. 5 Rack Mounting servers with necessary accessories host a variety of servers including IIM Ranchi’s website. Check Point Firewall handles Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Content and Application Filtering, besides managing Antivirus, Antispyware, and Gateway Anti-spam etc.
All servers have Microsoft Windows Server license and Red Hat Linux enterprise license. Every computer in the computer lab has Windows 7 and is equipped with antivirus as well as laser printer and scanner.
The network backbone is designed with Single Mode Fibre Optics cable and the internal network is equipped with Cisco 3750 Core Switch and Cisco 2960 Access Switches. The academic block is internally connected through Wi-Fi as well as wired LAN (10 Mbps 1:1 internet bandwidth provided by RailTel) to support round the clock access to the resources on the network.
The remotely located hostel is connected to the academic block through a Virtual Private Network (VPN). The hostel area also has 24×7 network access through Wi-Fi as well as wired LAN (20 Mbps 1:1 internet bandwidth provided by RailTel) and is equipped with a network printer. Both the academic block and the hostel area use Cisco Aironet 1242 series and Dlink DWL – 3200 secured Wi-Fi connectivity.
Recently, IIM Ranchi has become part of the National Knowledge Network (NKN) – a state-of-the-art pan-India network implemented by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The NKN provides 1 Gbps connectivity out of which 100 Mbps is allocated for Internet bandwidth and the rest for Intranet bandwidth to provide interuniversity and NKN pool connectivity.