Birla Institute of Management Technology

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Birla Institute of Management
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Motto Competing for the Future
Established 1988
Type Private business school
Endowment INR 400 million
President B. K. Birla
Dean Shriprakash
Director Harivansh Chaturvedi
Academic staff
89 resident, 200 visiting
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 0
Postgraduates ~650
Location Greater Noida, NCR (National Capital), India
Campus Greater Noida, Bhubaneswar
Nickname Bimtechian
Affiliations AICTE, Govt. Of India

Birla Institute of (Hindi: बिरला प्रबंधन एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, ग्रेटर नोएडा ; BIMTECH) is a graduate business school located in Greater Noida, an education hub in the National Capital Region of India. It was established in the year 1988.

The Institute was established under the aegis of the Birla Academy of Art and Culture. BIMTECH's new Bhubaneswar business school offers full-time PGDM program, Business Management, International Business, Insurance and Risk Management, Retailing and Merchandising Management and Entrepreneurship and Family Business, as well as a number of executive education programs. Harivansh Chaturvedi is the current Director of the institute.

Programs Offered[edit]

  • PhD
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (International Business) (PGDM-IB)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Retail) (PGDM-RM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Insurance Business Management) (PGDM-IBM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Sustainable Development Practices) (PGDM -SDP)

PhD/Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)[edit]

Centre for Research Studies conducts doctoral and post-doctoral programmes. PHD programme is offered in collaboration with University of Mysore, Mysore (Karnataka); Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Rajasthan and University of Assam, Silchar. FPM is a popular autonomous doctoral programme approved by AICTE.

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)[edit]

During the six trimesters, besides three core courses, students are required to submit winter dissertation under the supervision of a mentor. During the two-year programme, 1250 hours of class room teaching is provided along with extra and co-curriculum activities that are parts of the programme.

The students enrolled in the programme are part of the student bodies drawn from all other programmes of the institute. The student conduit has members from seven committees i.e. Discipline Committee, Mess Committee, Newsletter Committee, Media Committee, Cultural Committee and Sports Committee and Alumni Association. These conduits not only apprise students of latest developments in their respective fields but also engage them in organizing various activities.

Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (PGDM-IB)[edit]

The PGDM-IB is a two-year, AICTE-approved, full-time program focused on international and global business relationships as well as the import/export business. The number of applicants admitted to this program is limited to 60 currently.

PGDM-IBM (Insurance Business Management)[edit]

This course was launched in 2000 by the Centre for Insurance and Risk Management (CIRM). With dual specialization in Life and Non-life insurance. The first of its kind in the country to offer full-time education in Insurance and Risk Management, the centre offers masters programme to prepare young professionals for the industry. This two-year, Full-time, programme has been approved by AICTE, MHRD, Government of India. To develop competence in management of risk through fundamentals of Insurance with specialization in management of insurance company, underwriting & risk management. The aim of the Centre for Risk Management and Insurance (CIRM) of BIMTECH is to turn out management executives who can, so to say, hit the track running. Two-year, Full-time, (Approved by AICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India) Accredited by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA), Govt. of India, the course has an intake of 60 students. Life Office Management Association (LOMA),USA is BIMTECH's educational partner and BIMTECH is an approved centre for LOMA examination. Quite a few of the life insurance subjects taught are based on the LOMA curriculum. The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), UK has accorded recognition (by way of credits) to the PGDM-IBM(Insurance Business management) course. This two-year PGDM (Insurance Business) has been recognized as equivalent to the Associate level of the Insurance Institute of India,Mumbai.


The Retail Management Programme Is an AICTE-approved two-year full-time education focused on retailing and merchandising management. The PGDM (RM) program is the pioneer two-year full-time program in Retail Management approved by AICTE.

PGDM (SDP)[edit]

The PGDM (SDP) is developed to offer in the academic and experiential learning mode. Programme will be offered under the semester system with two terms of field training. The programme on Sustainable Development Practices is in response to paradigm shift in social changes, national and international policies on development goals and livelihood, dynamics of national and international priorities and responsible business and its operations which necessitate new capabilities and tools for administrators and managers. Classroom learning, practice seminars and field training are given high weight age in this programme. The agencies /organizations working in the areas below have been identified in order to give students the required exposure and confidence.

  • Financial inclusion
  • Sanitation and water
  • Health care, nutrition
  • Rural infrastructure
  • Social protection / equity
  • Women empowerment
  • Energy conservation
  • Renewable energy

Faculty and location[edit]

BIMTECH's campus

BIMTECH has over 89 full-time faculty, and on a daily and yearly basis, about 15 and 250 respectively visiting faculty. BIMTECH is located in Greater Noida in the nation's capital region.


Most of the Institutes research work is published in the form of study reports, journals, research papers, interviews and newsletters. The institute publishes three bi-annual journals and a bi-monthly newsletter. The journals of the Institute cover topics like management, insurance and risk management. BIMTECH also claims to have started the first national report on insurance industry known as "India Insurance Report".

The following are the Journals and National reports published by the institute.

  • Business Perspectives
  • Journal of Insurance & Risk Management
  • Indian Retail Review
  • India Insurance Report
  • Retailia[1]


Institute Rankings
Business – India
Business Today[2] 16
CNBC-TV18[3] 17

BIMTECH is consistently ranked as one of the top B-Schools in India.It was ranked No. 16 by the Business Today 50 best business schools of 2011[2] and No. 17 by the 2012 edition of CNBC-TV18's Top B-Schools in India.[3]


  1. ^ "BBimtech Retail". Bimtech Retail. 
  2. ^ a b "The 50 best business schools". Business Today. 28 October 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Top B-Schools in India". CNBC-TV18. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°27′30″N 77°29′40″E / 28.45843°N 77.49443°E / 28.45843; 77.49443