IIT Schools of Management

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The IIT Schools of Management (IIT SoMs) are the management schools/departments of the Indian Institutes of Technology, located in the cities of Kharagpur, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kanpur and Roorkee. They award post-graduate degrees in Management. Until 2011 admission was based on the Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET) conducted by the IITs and Indian Institute of Science in rotation. Each institute then conducts group discussions and personal interviews to evaluate the students shortlisted after the test. Since 2011 JMET was replaced with Common Admission Test (CAT).[1]

DoMS, IIT Madras[edit]

The Department of Management Studies (DoMS) at IIT Madras formally came into existence in April 2004, through a full-fledged two-year MBA programme. The program was being offered since 2001 under the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). However, management education in the form of M. Tech. in Industrial Management was being offered for nearly four decades prior the beginning of the MBA program in IIT Madras.

Currently, the Department of Management Studies offers MBA, MS (by research), MS (by entrepreneurship)[2] and Ph.D. degrees in various functional areas and specialized domains of the industry. It also offers a yearlong Post Graduate Programme for Executives For Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM) in collaboration with IIT Kanpur & IIM Calcutta.

It is one of the management department in India which gives high importance to research. In research it is ranked as top public B-school in India.[3] Research at DoMS IIT Madras has won several international awards.[4]

HSS, IIT Kharagpur[edit]

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) started with the very inception of IIT Kharagpur in 1951. Its objective was to provide value-based liberal education to budding scientists and engineers so that they can become professionals with a difference to understand the social realities. The department has been offering an M.Tech course in Human Resource Management since 1982. With the objective to meet the demands of contemporary business, it restructured the course and has been offering it as Master of Human Resource Management(MHRM) since July 2010.The objective of this course is to provide training in human resources development and management.

  1. to meet the demands of the industry,
  2. make HR professionals understand business dynamics,
  3. to prepare HR professionals to take up strategic roles, and
  4. inculcate business ethics in HR professionals.

VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur[edit]

The Vinod Gupta School of Management at IIT Kharagpur was established in 1993, and was the first management school to be set up within the IIT system. It was initiated by a distinguished alumnus and a Life Time Fellow of the Institute, Mr. Vinod Gupta. The foundation stone of the School was laid by the then President of India, late Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma in July 1994, and the School moved to its new building in December 1996. The school's mission is to be a centre of excellence in management education and research catering to the needs of organizations in different sectors of the economy with special emphasis on technology driven and knowledge based industries that are characterized by high degrees of globalization, dynamism, complexity and innovativeness.

SJMSoM, IIT Bombay[edit]

The Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management (SJMSoM) is a management school in IIT Bombay established in 1995. It was established to promote interdisciplinary learning and to keep up with the changing environment; and with the objective of transforming professionals with technological background to "Renaissance Leaders" of tomorrow. In the year 2000, the school was renamed as Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, in honor of Dr. Shailesh J. Mehta, a distinguished alumnus of IIT Bombay and a generous contributor to the school. SJMSoM already leads the way in preparing its graduates to respond to the new challenges by drawing on the varied intellectual resources of IIT Bombay and providing an outstanding and innovative program in management education.

The School enjoys the generous support of a number of leading industries and organizations including Ministry of Human Resource and Development (Government of India), ICICI, Hindustan Lever Ltd, Hindi Vidya Bhavan and Larsen & Toubro Ltd. Hindustan Lever Limited, Hindi Vidya Bhavan and ICICI also provide a number of scholarships to students for excellence in academics every year. Apart from this there are a few merit-based scholarships from the Shailesh J Mehta Endowment Fund.

DMS, IIT Delhi[edit]

The Department of Management Studies in IIT Delhi is a management school located in the institute's premises.

In 1993 the Department was brought into existence by amendment to IIT Delhi statutes. The Department responded to the need of the Indian Industry and derived satisfaction from its heavy field orientation in all its curriculum activity. In response to the feedback from the students, alumni and industry, the Department of Management Studies launched MBA programmes in 1997.

The department currently runs a two year full-time MBA programme with focus on Management Systems, a two year full-time MBA with focus on Telecommunication Systems Management under the aegis of Bharti School of Telecom Technology and Management and a three year part-time MBA programme with focus on Technology Management.

DIME, IIT Kanpur[edit]

Set up in 1974, the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME) at IIT Kanpur was one of the first in the country to recognize the strength of combining the training of engineers with management. Today this Department is engaged in a diverse set of activities including teaching, industry consultancy, management development programs, academic research and public sector projects. The department currently offers MBA degree encompassing different specialisations like Finance, Marketing, Operations, IT & Systems. The vision of the program is "To transform today's professionals in technology into tomorrow's world class leaders". The emphasis of MBA at IIT Kanpur is to nurture leaders who dare to unlearn and relearn in the dynamic world of business. IIT Kanpur IME department boasts of its high-profile faculty, all doctorates from IIMs and IITs. DIME, IIT Kanpur also partners with IIT Madras and IIM Calcutta in the Post Graduate Program For Executives For Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM), a program designed for promising engineers drawn from the manufacturing sector.

DoMS, IIT Roorkee[edit]

The MBA programme was launched by the Institute to reflect the needs of present-day dynamic business and economic scenario and to enable its students to face the challenges of corporate world. The purpose behind this is to give the student a sustainable competitive advantage. It takes the onus to prepare a breed of managers who have the courage, skills and resilience to excel in the corporate world.

The MBA programme at Department of Management Studies aims at disseminating quality education in Management and thereby producing a pedigree of efficient corporate executives.

The MBA programme lays emphasis on the all round development of students through a comprehensive propagation of management theory and practices augmented with exposure to industry.

At present the Department offers Dual specialization in five areas namely:- Marketing, Finance, Operations, Human Resources and Information Technology.

The MBA programme is spread over four semesters spanning two academic years. The first year, consisting of 20 compulsory courses, creates an orientation of the academic facet of management sciences and aims at establishing a strong conceptual foundation. It also introduces the contemporary techniques that form the toolbox in the study of management. The second year provides a comprehensive exposure to various functional areas of management in line with the overall career strategies of the students.

DoMS, IISc Bangalore[edit]

The Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, established in 1948, is one of the oldest management schools in the country. The Department offers an M.Mgt programme exclusively for engineering graduates. It has a very strong research programme leading to M.Sc.(Engg.) and Ph.D. degrees in management for full-time students, to teachers from engineering colleges under Quality Improvement Programme (QIP), and to practicing professionals from industry on part-time basis through External Registration Programme (ERP).

It is no longer offering MBA programmes

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