Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance) | Batch of 2017
Rishav Sen's Review on Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Ahmedabad
Overall Rating :
10 / 10
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2011
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
Most of the acads rigor is only in the first year where there are so many courses and pop-quizzes. But overall, the curriculum is quite manageable, in fact it gives ample time to pursue your interests. No lectures post 1 PM during your first year means that you have the remaining part of the day for assignments, group activities and preparing for the next day.
Second year is a little more relaxed (if you want it to be). Assignments are more fun assuming that you choose courses that you are interested in. Faculty seems a bit more relaxed (some were deemed very strict during our first year, but I personally have never faced any issue)
Faculty members are excellent and very understanding.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
There was ample opportunity for International Exposure (more than 120 students go on exchange from PGDM). But i did not avail of this programme.
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP:
Have not availed any Scholarship or Financing.
Loans were available to all students like in any B-School campus.
Scholarships are li...
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2011
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
IIMA is known for its rigorous and wide ranging curriculum and academic schedule. Classes are held mostly between 9AM to 5PM but because it is a residential course, classes can also continue up till 2 AM (especially during second year). Like most other B-schools, curriculum for first year is the same for all students and the magnitude of rigor during the second year is selected by students.
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK:
IIMA is ranked as the best B-school in India and has the record of best placements. IIMA has the reputation of offerings placements to its students -within India and overseas. IIMA is the first choice for all top tier consulting firms (McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Booz (now Srtategy&) and investment banking firms (Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan). IIMA is also known for best marketing job offers. The leading FMCG firms (HUL, P&G, Nestle) come to IIMA for recruiting for branding and marketing roles. Students at IIMA more often than not convert their internships into pre-placement job offers. the aver...