Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad – An Overview

Becoming a Management student is a dream for all graduates. However, many students prefer to join Top Management colleges in India such as Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. The institute was established on December 16, 1961 and was the second Indian Institute of Management (IIM) to be established, after IIM Calcutta. As present, IIMA has been ranked as one of the best business schools in India and in the Asia-Pacific region.

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad has a total strength capacity of 800 full time students and 1500 executives enrolled in courses every year. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad consists of over 84 eminent faculties and students will get a platform to interact with each one of them.

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

While Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad offers Masters course in business administration, there are several BBA colleges in India which offer Bachelors course in Management.

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad has received accreditation from European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and hence the courses are on the par with other global business schools. The institute also provides Student Exchange Programme with over 45 institutions in 26 countries including USA, France, UK, China and Sweden.

Those who graduated from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad are placed in higher management positions such as KV Kamath, Deep Kalra and Pradeep Chintagunta who is currently a professor with Stanford University, USA.

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad has following research centres-

  • Centre for e-Governance (CEG)
  • Centre for Gender Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity (GEDI)
  • Centre for Infrastructure Policy and Regulation (CIPR)
  • Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE)
  • Centre for Management in Agriculture (CMA)
  • Centre for Management Health Services (CMHS)
  • Centre for Retailing (CFR)
  • IIMA- Idea Telecom Centre of Excellence (IITCE)
  • Ravi J. Matthai Centre for Educational Innovation (RJMCEI)

The institute has six amphitheatre classrooms, five seminar rooms in addition to conference room. It also has sixty-five revolving seats with each seat carrying the student’s name tag and network connectivity to facilitate presentations.

As of the time of this writing, there are 25 student dormitories with capacity to hold 740 occupants in addition to separate housing facility for married students.

The Vikram Sarabhai Library located in Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad consists of 20,120 sqft and is an invaluable source of knowledge supplementing researches and projects. The library has an exhaustive collection of over 180500 books, 42004 bound volumes, 226 print and 945 online journals. The library also has around 2203 CDs and 132 videos, which will be highly useful for those students who would like to learn more about concepts.

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad has a state of art computer network with over 2000 computer nodes. It has a fitness center spread over an area of 1740 sqft with modern fitness and body building equipment’s. provides a comprehnsive coverage of all colleges in India.

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