IIM Rohtak: A Top-Notch Management Institute that Molds Students into Global Corporate Leaders

The institute aims to develop corporate and non-corporate leader managers with a sense of excellence, strong social commitment and a passion for a value system

Management studies are the most popular choices among the students and are often considered as a golden ticket to the world of professional success in India. Post-Graduation from a prestigious business school such as Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Rohtak ensures a desirable job which offers excellent career enhancement opportunities. Founded in 2009, this institute is the 8th IIM of India and the only IIM in the National Capital Region. The institute carries modern, career-focused and international perspective to management education.

The institute offers a perfect learning atmosphere that challenges students and enables them to achieve their academic goals. It provides a dynamic environment for high-quality research and value-based education in all functional areas of management that give students an edge of having a pragmatic approach in understanding the strategic, economic and operating significances of the global scenario

Lush Green Campus with Modern Facilities    

IIM Rohtak is situated at the well-connected Delhi- Hisar National Highway. It has a beautiful campus spread across the area of 200 acres. The institute has state-of-the-art infrastructure with world-class facilities of classrooms, seminar hall, open auditorium, student activity center, etc., to facilitate and nurture an environment for the best student learning outcome. Apart from this, the residential area has all the amenities like mess, halls of residence, advanced laundry services, broad parking area, and shopping complex.

The ultra-modern campus is Wi-Fi enabled with 24 hours internet access and provides healthcare facility, transport facility, convenience store, etc. to the students, the faculty, and the staff. The campus is harmonized with master-planned architecture, landscape and ecological sculpture for unparalleled access to success.

Specialized Courses that Make Students Industry Ready

IIM Rohtak offers several academic programs which are designed with an innovative syllabus to provide its students with industry-led learning. It gives two fulltime programs, namely the Post Graduate Program, and the Fellow Program in Management. The institute also offers a wide range of blended learning programs such as the Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management, the Executive Fellow Program in Management, and the Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management. Moreover, various short duration and certificate programs in Sales Management, Strategic Management, Project Management, Data Analytics, and Human Resource Analytics are offered by the institute that helps students to pursue a right career.

A Fervent Spearhead

Prof. Dheeraj Sharma is Director at Indian Institute of Management-Rohtak. He has a doctoral degree with a major in marketing and a double minor in psychology and quantitative analysis from Louisiana Tech University. Prof. Sharma has over 100 articles published in reputable journals and conference proceedings and has authored eight management books. He has taught at several reputed educational institutions in North America, Europe  and Asia.

Prof. Sharma is a dynamic leader and seasoned academician. Under his strong and capable leadership, the institute has undergone several transformational activities. First, institute achieved 100% placement with enhanced salary packages. Second, institute moved into its state of art modern campus. Third, institute moved into top five in research amongst all IIMs in the country.  Moreover, he has made continuous efforts to boost the number of girl students and diversified background student’s enrolment. The institute achieved a benchmark with 450% rise in the name of female students as compared to the previous years which marks the maximum number of girls in a particular batch in the history of IIM Rohtak.

Effective Pedagogy and Holistic Student Development

Finance courses offered at IIM Rohtak are aligned with CFA Institute. It provides an environment conducive for finance enthusiast students to test their mettle in various competitions like CFA Research Challenge, Motilal Oswal Think Equity Think QGLP, IVP Fin Valley, AIWMI Credit Research Challenge, ICICI Direct Stockmind and many more. IIM Rohtak has clubs like the Finance and Investment Club (FI) where students can explore themselves. The club provides several opportunities for students to improve their knowledge in finance domain through industry and alumni connect and through events such as Case Study and Stock Trading competitions, Budget Talks, Simulation games, News hour, Knowledge Sessions, etc. The institute also publishes ‘Arbitrage’ magazine which provides an opportunity for students to bring out their ideas and thoughts to the readers. This magazine also gives a bird’s eye view of the latest events in the world of finance.

Scholarship and Financial Aid

For rewarding and encouraging the meritorious scholars, the institute felicitates them with the scholarships and recognition. The institute provides scholarships to students that are offered by the Government of India and scholarships on Merit cum Mean (MCM) basis. Many of its students have secured a scholarship from the prestigious CFA Institute to pursue their interest in Finance.

Career Opportunities and Exposures

The institute provides ample opportunities for the professional development of the students such as Management Summits, Guest Lectures, Live Projects, Industrial visits, and workshops. These career development programs are conducted every week to hone their skills and prepare for the corporate world. Moreover, it also organizes several vocational planning activities and professional training that provides immense exposures to students.

Every year, IIM Rohtak provides excellent placements to the students in the top-notch companies. The institute has observed a continuous rise in the average salaries offered to the students. The salary offered to the students of the institute lies in the range of INR 30 LPA to INR 11.7 LPA. Several reputed regular recruiters use to come for hiring the students of this institute who testify the talent and the quality of students. Several notable recruiters have bestowed faith in the students of IIM Rohtak.

The alumni of IIM Rohtak are associated with the best brands in the Financial, Consulting, Information Technology and other prominent sectors like Arcesium, Indus Valley Partners, Yes Bank, Motilal Oswal, KPMG, HSBC, ICICI Bank, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, IDFC Bank, and Standard Chartered.

A glimpse of Major Awards and Achievements 

IIM Rohtak is ranked in the top five in research and professional practices among all IIM’s as per NIRF ranking 2018. Apart from this, students of IIM Rohtak have extensively participated in various B-School and other national level competitions. Student teams from IIM Rohtak have been winners in Motilal Oswal’s Equity challenge, CFA Challenge, Asia top 5 for the Consumer Business challenge by Amazon Ace, L&T Out-think, Tata Steel Steelathon, TATA Motors Mind Rover and Yes Bank Transformation Series to name a few.

Exhilarating Management and Cultural Fest at Campus

The institute celebrates several exciting events not just for fun, but such events give exposure to the real world work experience. It has been extensively involved in organizing various cultural, management and sports events like Mini Marathon, Infusion, TEDx Talk, Aluminate, etc. round the year. Both the industry experts and academics conduct management summits, live projects, industrial visits and leadership lecture series for intensive mentoring of the students. This reflects the progressive approach taken by the institute in giving its students a sense of excellence, strong social commitment and a passion for a value system.

Apart from this, several events are conducted year-by-year to help students and prepare them for successful careers in investment banking, risk management, private equity, treasury, insurance, micro-finance and other domains of finance. The institute hosts various leaders across the industry to bridge the industry-academia gap from organizations like RBI, ICRA, ICICI, and PNB to name a few.

Words of trust

“IIM Rohtak was a truly formative experience. As a finance major, you can learn about the financial industry from a wide range of courses; whether it is Corporate Finance, Business Valuation or Investment Strategies. Moreover, the faculty has the experience and knowledge necessary to integrate financial theory with real-world application seamlessly. It has provided me with not only an advanced technical skill set but also with the core values required to pursue a career in the financial services sector.”

–     Stuti Kohli (PGP Batch 2013-15), Assistant Manager, Spice Jet

“The financial skills which I obtained from IIM Rohtak helped me in entering the buy-side role. Deeper insights into Finance via exhaustive curriculum of Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Portfolio Management, Valuations equipped me to not only enter the profession but also to excel at all stages. Targeted courses on options strategies, economics and valuations added to our scope of knowledge. Regular seminars and courses by industry experts helped in catching up with the current pace of the financial market.”

–    Sanjali Jain (PGP Batch 2014-16), ICICI Bank CFA level 3 candidate

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