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Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad

About Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad

IMS Ghaziabad was established in the year 1990 as a private management school and currently, it is one of the trusted business schools in India with 31 years of academic legacy offers a PGDM programme which is approved by AICTE, accredited by the National Board of Accreditation and equivalent to an MBA by the Association of Indian Universities.

IMS Ghaziabad was established to create and nurture future business leaders who are capable of adapting to change and stay agile. IMS Ghaziabad has attained a unique distinction & a reputed place amongst the best professional educational institutions in India. The Institute is one of the Best B schools in India accredited globally by ASIC, U.K, and is a proud member of AACSB Business Education Alliance, USA. Apart from this, IMS Ghaziabad offers an executive Ph.D. programme in management, in collaboration with Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi. The campus of IMS Ghaziabad is located on GT road in the National Capital Region in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh and has an area of 2.5 acres.

IMS Ghaziabad has been consistently reinventing management education by continuously engaging in innovating curricula with the objective of creating global leaders who can navigate the ever-changing business landscape. To boost research & quality in the system of education, the institute has signed MoU with MCX, BRICS CCI School of Analysis, CSC Academy, IBM, Northern Illinois University, Fort Hays State University, University of Fredericton, Canada and Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi.

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IMS Ghaziabad Highlights

Some of the key highlights of IMS Ghaziabad are given below, including the courses and their programme levels offered, accreditations, recognitions, infrastructure etc.

Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad Highlights
Year of Establishment
Type of institute
Courses Offered
Infrastructure Facilities
Classrooms, Auditorium, Laboratories, Gym, Library, Transport facilities, Medical center, Cafeteria, Sports facilities, Hostel
Campus Area
2.5 acres
Program levels Offered
Postgraduate Diploma

Why Choose IMS Ghaziabad?

One may pick IMS Ghaziabad for pursuing their management courses due to the following reasons.

  • IMS has 31 years of glorious legacy.
  • The college has had a consistent record of excellent PGDM placements since its inception. Also, top global corporations recruit from IMS Ghaziabad.
  • The institute offers a remarkable industry interface.
  • IMS has a 360° holistic development approach for teaching its students.
  • Students of the institute get a highly equipped digital library.
  • The college has a strong alumni base.
  • The college has global academic alliances.
  • IMS Ghaziabad has secured notable ranks from reputed ranking agencies like The Week and Times - which is a testimony of overall quality on offer.
  • IMS has internationally acclaimed faculty and teaching pedagogy and follows a tripartite philosophy comprising academic excellence, global collaborations and corporate readiness & employability skills.
  • The curriculum is constantly updated at IMS to meet the dynamic needs of industry and academia with a strong focus on outcome-oriented teaching pedagogy based on the top ladders of bloom’s taxonomy which provides an opportunity to continuously engage in innovating curricula by envisaging current and emerging challenges and opportunities in the business environment.
  • The IMS curriculum is also a unique blend of strategic thinking and pragmatism with a three-dimensional focus that is not only to achieve the highest standards of academic excellence but also to achieve a highly effective corporate interface backed with multi-dimensional development opportunities.
  • Personal & Professional Skill Programme (PPSP Module) is an integral part of holistic development at IMS that focuses on students' personality aspects and helps to build them as capable corporate citizens.
  • IMS students are nurtured to be emotionally intelligent through inculcating human values and professional ethics so that they surpass the competition and excel better than the best.
  • The institute offers corporate-oriented value-added certification programmes such as MS-Office by Microsoft Academy, digital & social media marketing, yellow belt six sigma, financial markets & google analytics by MSME, PREP, CMIE Prowess, SPSS, GHRDC etc.
  • To aid students in achieving education and career goals, the Institute provides meritorious scholarships in various categories amounting to 2.70 Crores so as to remove financial barriers and fuel intellectual capital.

IMS Ghaziabad Ranking

IMS Ghaziabad has been recognized as one of the top private management schools in India by the ranking agencies as well as the industries. This is partly due to the focus shown by IMS Ghaziabad on providing quality education and building over it through international collaborations, top-quality infrastructure and faculties, and also due to their continuous support towards deserving students who are financially weak. Over the years, IMS Ghaziabad has scored the following notable ranks in the books of famous ranking agencies in India.

  • Under the visionary leadership of Sh. Nitin Agarwal, Managing Trustee & Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director, IMS Ghaziabad was conferred with the ‘Contribution to Innovation in Management Education’ award during CIFA by Commonwealth Thought Leaders in association with Global Thought Leaders & AASGON, June 2021 
  • IMS won the "Most Trusted Management Institute of the Year’ by Top Gallant Media, March 2021 
  • IMS Ghaziabad is amongst the top 10 best B-Schools in North India as per the latest MBA and B-School Rankings
  • IMS Ghaziabad is conferred with the ‘Best Management Institute with Innovative Curriculum’ award during the 3rd Industry-Academia Integration Conclave 2021 organized by Federation For World Academics, March 2021
  • IMS won the "Excellence in Industry-Academia Interface" award during the 9th Annual Higher Education Summit 2021 organized by Indian Education Network, February 2021.
  • It has been ranked as 14th Top BSchool in All India, 6th Top Private Institutes in All India and 6th in North India by Times B-School Survey 2020 published in The Times of India, February 2020
  • "A2" by Business Standard B-School Survey December 2019
  • 10th Top B–School of Super Excellence in All India
  • 2nd Top Private B-School in Uttar Pradesh by Competition Success Review (CSR) GHRDC B-School Survey, November 2019
  • 12th Top B-School in North Zone, 8th Top B-School in Delhi NCR by The WEEK HANSA Research Survey, November 2019.

IMS Ghaziabad Courses

IMS Ghaziabad offers postgraduate and doctorate-level courses in the field of management. Below given are the courses on offer at IMS Ghaziabad and their specializations.

IMS Ghaziabad Management Courses

Finance & Banking, Marketing, Human Resource, Operations & Supply Chain, Information Technology, International Business
Executive Ph.D

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IMS Ghaziabad Eligibility Criteria

Students seeking admission into courses offered by IMS Ghaziabad must satisfy the below-mentioned eligibility criteria before applying for admission.

IMS Ghaziabad PGDM Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 50% marks in bachelor’s degree.
  • Candidates must have a valid CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ XAT/ ATMA score.

IMS Ghaziabad Executive Ph.D. Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 55% marks in master’s degree.
  • Candidates must have 5 years' experience.

IMS Ghaziabad Admission

For admission into PGDM, an online admission application can be filled and submitted along with the admission fees and supporting documents like certificates and mark sheets on the official admission website of IMS Ghaziabad by the students. Thereafter, the shortlisted students will be invited for group discussion, personal interview and written ability test. The final list of admitted candidates will be declared based on the composite score of all the stages of the admission process. For admission into the doctoral programme at IMS Ghaziabad, students need to fill the form on the official admission website of Jamia Hamdard University, after registering themselves as research scholars at IMS Ghaziabad. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview, after which the final list of admitted students will be released.

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IMS Ghaziabad Cut Off

IMS Ghaziabad offers different courses that have varying cut offs. The cut offs of programmes at IMS Ghaziabad generally depend upon the difficulty of the entrance exams, number of candidates appearing for the entrance exams, cut offs of previous years, number of vacant seats for the programme, past academic record of the students, category of the students etc. Performance of students in further stages of the admission process, like written ability test, group discussion and personal interview also alter the cut off.

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IMS Ghaziabad Campus

The campus of IMS Ghaziabad is located on GT road in the National Capital Region in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The campus of IMS Ghaziabad has an area of 2.5 acres with all the infrastructure facilities necessary for providing good quality management education and lets its students and staff connect to the internet via wi-fi. Apart from this, various extracurricular activities like annual fests, quiz competitions, workshops, guest lectures, games etc. are hosted at the campus of IMS Ghaziabad.

IMS Ghaziabad Hostel Details

IMS Ghaziabad offers separate hostel buildings for boys and girls. The hostel is located at Adhyatmik Nagar in Ghaziabad. There are plenty of recreational facilities like indoor games like billiards, table tennis etc, outdoor games, playground, open-air theatre etc. The entire hostel lets its students connect to the internet via wi-fi. Basic amenities like hygienic meals, laundry and ironing facilities, transportation to academic campus, ATM, Gym, cafeteria etc. are all available at the IMS Ghaziabad hostels.

IMS Ghaziabad Infrastructure

IMS Ghaziabad is known for offering a good amount of infrastructure facilities to create industry-ready professionals. The library of IMS Ghaziabad holds cases and other study materials from Harvard Business Publishing & ET Prime, and the students of IMS Ghaziabad have all-day access to online databases Business Source Complete (EBSCO Publishing), Thomson Reuters (EIKON), CRISIL, J-GATE, CMIE Prowess, EMERALD, etc. The sports facilities at IMS Ghaziabad include badminton, cricket, football, table tennis, volleyball etc. Other facilities at IMS Ghaziabad are given below.

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Gym
  • Transport facilities
  • Medical center
  • Cafeteria

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IMS Ghaziabad Placements

The Corporate Resource Center (CRC) or the Placement Cell of IMS Ghaziabad provides career counselling, organizes campus placement activities, training programmes, guest lectures etc. for increasing the industry interaction of the institute. The cell also invites national and international organizations for the on-campus recruitment. The placement activities organized are for the final recruitments as well as for living project works, summer internship recruitments.

IMS also cherishes the strong associations with our renowned galaxy of recruiters and is proudly accomplishing a continuous record of 100% Placements since its inception.IMS Ghaziabad is associated with a 6000+ Alumni base who are well established at the reputed positions in Industry. The Institute has been able to place our future managers in elite organizations.IMS has also consistently offered 100% Summer Internship Projects (SIPs) with stipends in top organizations.

Some of the top recruiters are given below.

  • Deloitte Consulting India
  • Berger Paints
  • ITC Ltd
  • Dabur
  • EY
  • S&P Global
  • DTDC
  • Square Yards
  • Prism Johnson Ltd.
  • Uniqlo India
  • Reliance Digital
  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Wipro
  • Mahindra Logistics
  • Godrej and Boyce
  • XL Dynamics
  • WNS
  • Zomato
  • Reliance Jio
  • Uflex Ltd
  • DHL Supply Chain India Pvt Ltd
  • Bisleri
  • Flipkart

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IMS Ghaziabad Scholarships

Scholarships are available for the deserving students of PGDM Course at IMS Ghaziabad. Most of these scholarships are targeted at benefitting the meritorious students at IMS Ghaziabad, hence promoting and encouraging them for their efforts. For the first year of PGDM, students can receive a scholarship of up to 20% of the tuition fee of the first year, based on their scores on the entrance exam and also based on their academic background. However, if a candidate is eligible for multiple scholarships, the maximum scholarship provided is 30% of the tuition fee of the first year. Other scholarships available at IMS Ghaziabad are given below.

  • Special Scholarship for the students of sister group institutions
  • Special Scholarship for the students of following Universities
    • Delhi University
    • JawaharLal Nehru University
    • JamiaMilliaIslamia
  • Defence Personnel dependent Scholarship
  • Scholarship on the basis of Merit
  • Siblings Scholarship

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IMS Ghaziabad Collaborations

IMS Ghaziabad has collaborated with Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi for bettering on the research, and to jointly provide the doctoral programme, Executive Ph.D. Apart from this, IMS Ghaziabad has joined hands through MoUs with multiple international universities, business schools and corporations for joint research programmes, training, faculty and student exchange programmes, academic events, professional certifications and other activities. Names of some of the bodies that have collaborated with IMS Ghaziabad are given below.

Northern Illinois University
CSC Academy
BRICS CCI School of Analysis
University of Fredericton, Canada
University of City Island, Cyprus
Fort Hays State University

IMS Ghaziabad Alumni

The alumni of IMS Ghaziabad can get themselves registered on the official alumni login portal of IMS Ghaziabad to be a part of the alumni network, which consists of more than 12,000 professionals working in organizations around the globe. IMS Ghaziabad encourages their alumni to stay in touch with their alma mater, and also works closely with the alumni and conducts various activities for improving on the academic excellence at IMS Ghaziabad. Alumni talk series are also a part of these activities.

Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad Entrance Exams Details 2021

Courses and Fees Structure of Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad

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Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.95 Lakh

Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad FAQs

How is IMS Ghaziabad for an MBA in terms of placements and ROI?

IMS Ghaziabad announces the successful completion of the Placement process for MCA 2017-20 & LE 2018-20 batch. IMS Ghaziabad fortified its position among the regular recruiters who yet again exhibited immense faith in the pedagogy, faculty, alumni, and students for building future leaders. It has received 125+ Job Offers from 45+ Companies which offered a diverse set of portfolios across multiple domains to the students. Apart from the regular recruiters, who have reposed their faith, year on year at IMS, the campus also witnessed First-time recruiters like Capgemini, Amazon, HCL, Tech Mahindra, MiniOrange, CIPL to name a few. The highest domestic CTC was INR 6 LPA with 20+ students receiving double offers.


Does the Institute have an Alumni Network?

IMS Ghaziabad is proud to present her alumni to the corporate world. The Alumni is placed in one of the best organizations in the Country and Abroad. The professional success of the Alumni provides an impetus and a strong motivation to excel. A formal Alumni Meet is organized annually. It serves, as a platform to share their experiences with the students, which helps in the latter's professional development. Alumni is the backbone of the Institute, IMS alumni are at respectable positions in the industry in India and Abroad.

How is IMS Ghaziabad for PGDM?

The PGDM program is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and equivalent to an MBA by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) is a flagship program of the Institute, which is highly rigorous, comprehensive, and practice-oriented by design. IMS has a curriculum that is constantly updated to meet the dynamic needs of industry and academia. The institute has a unique teaching technique that helps the students both academically and professionally.

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 28 Student's Reviews 8.5/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 22/28 students

Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad Ranking

MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Outlook 53
The Week 41
BBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Times B 9

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by AICTE; affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University - [APJAKTU], Lucknow; accredited by NAAC-A, AIU, NBA.


Computer labs

Contact Details and Location

Address : G.T. Road, Lal Quan, Ghaziabad, National Capital Region, Uttar Pradesh, India - 201 009
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Student Reviews

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management [PGDBM], batch of 1998

They teach us theory and practical both with the help of PPT presentations. Experience professor and teaching staff.


Manangement Institute visits and company placement department was good but not for our batch. College life was not co-educational.

Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2019

Class timing is from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Daily projects are assigned. Method of teaching is through ppts and the quality is very good. It is a mixed experience.


Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2014


Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017
IMS Ghaziabad was established in 1990 by some creative thinkers and cerebrals to impart value-based education in a thought-provoking and novel milieu, favourable for the overall development of its students. Ever since its commencement the group has promoted entrepreneurship, new ideas and technological innovations among its students to make them the future leaders of the professional world. What started as a nascent dream in the year 1990 became a distinct reality within two decades of its foundation, equipped with state of the art infrastructure and modern technology. Imparting education in the areas of Management Sciences, Tourism, Information Technology and Bio-Sciences; IMS Ghaziabad has attained a matchless and a decidedly reputable place amongst the best professional education institutions in India over the past 24 years. Located strategically in the NCR in the heart of an active corporate community, IMS Ghaziabad delivers the real-world experience one needs to succeed in today's competitive global marketplace. Our motto is 'Value addition in professional education'. Enlightening young minds towards a 'Journey of Excellence' is a part of our DNA at IMS Ghaziabad. The real learning occurs outside the four walls of the class room. By confining to text books a student may acquire knowledge but not skills. And this is what we have adopted as the guiding philosophy of the higher, professional education at IMS Ghaziabad. We have inducted well-heeled corporate czars as well as alumni along with distinguished academicians in our academic advisory council to suggest changes in the education system. Be it infrastructure, learning resources or pedagogy IMS Ghaziabad has always been at the forefront in change. The faculty interaction with the corporate world in the form of Research and Consultancy, Management Development Programmes and Conferences has become an important enabler for designing and imparting learner-centric value- based education. IMS Ghaziabad has consistently updated the basket of specializations being offered to keep in synchronization with the changing business needs. The core values of the IMS Group include the belief in the individual as the primary vehicle for initiative. The IMS Group aims at attracting diversity and providing it with an environment where it can flourish. The group promotes a culture of openness and change, where merit is the only criteria coexisting with teamwork.

To be premier institute and a leader in developing and offering quality programs to equip students with necessary skills to face the global market place. The Vision & zeal to Inculcate World Class - Education To develop the institution into a world class center for Management, Information Technology, Tourism, International Business, Bioscience, Engg. and other emerging related areas. To contribute in the dissemination of academic and applied knowledge. To inculcate in the students an academic environment, which will inspire them to realize their full potential and contribute to the development of the society. Top create an understanding and regard amongst our students for human values, pride in their heritage and culture besides a keen sense of right and wrong. To impart intense professionalism in thought and practice.

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017
MOTTO OF OUR INSTITUE IS ' VALUE ADDITION IN PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION'. to enlighten young minds towards jouney of Excellence And they are achieving it from the contribution given by such a great faculty and our director mam. Faculty is very helpful . complete tranformation of ones character positvely. ACADEMICS: not only provide knowledge through books theorytically but also practically.  FACULTY IS AVAILABLE 24*7 FOR ALL STUDENTS. no partial behaviour.

GREAT INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE not only to students with higher grades but its COMPULSORY FOR ALL. as compared to other institues for pgdm/mba. cost incurred for international exposure already gets included in fees.

we get involved in variety of activities ad clubs which are quite active nd students are able to come out with their capabilities. finance club it marketing club hr club ayaam operations club..and many other

Discussion Forum



  • There are 4 clubs at Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad which are the:
  • Finance Club
  • Marketing Club
  • Saksham: The HR Club Evidence of excellence
  • Ayam Operation Club 

Answer By: Getmyuni

17 Apr 2017



  • The Melange is dedicated to the Silver Jubilee celebrations of IMS Ghaziabad.
  • This annual festival has been providing an opportunity to the students from all over the country to explore and display their creativity, talent, and enthusiasm, from more than 25 years.
  • This year, the annual festival includes various activities and events in the categories of Music, Dance, photography, collage making and many others. The combination of different games in this unique event will be fun-filled and rejuvenate for all the participants.

Answer By: Getmyuni

17 Apr 2017



The Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad's faculty has a healthy blend of academicians, policy makers, administrators, and managers. As a consequence, our students are able to get a rich mix of state-of-the-art academic research as well as best practices from industry.

Answer By: Getmyuni

17 Apr 2017



As a Management Student at Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Ghaziabad, the students will have to follow a formal dress code at all times, including functions and events.

Answer By: Getmyuni

17 Apr 2017

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