National Institute of Industrial Engineering
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|National Institute of Industrial Engineering|
|Type||Public business school|
|Director||Prof Ms Karuna Jain|
|Location||Mumbai, Maharastra, India
|Campus||Urban, 67 acres (0.27 km2)|
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) is one of the top business schools in India, located in Powai near Vihar Lake in Mumbai, India. The institute, which started off as an Industrial Engineering institute, now offers full-time Post Graduate programs in both Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management. It has been recognized as one of the 15 Centres of Excellence along with the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), six Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. It is renowned as one of the top 5 Indian schools for supply chain and IT management.
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) was established by the Government of India in 1963 with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the International Labour Organization (ILO) to create skilled professionals. It was funded by the Government of India and registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. NITIE, an autonomous body, is governed by a Board of Governors comprising eminent personalities from the government, industry and academia.
The institute was formerly known as the 'National Institute of Training in Industrial Engineering'. Later, the word 'Training' was removed and was rechristened 'National Institute of Industrial Engineering'. The institute, in its initial days, was spread across the country with knowledge centres situated in Hyderabad, Chennai and Delhi. Gradually, during the late 1980s, all of these nodal centres were shut down and a single centre was formed, which is currently located at Mumbai. The institute is also engaged in applied research and offers professional consultancy services in various facets of management.
The Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering (PGDIE) is a two-year full-time course started in 1971. The course allows students to select from functional areas like Marketing, SCM, Operations, Finance, Systems or Human Resources. This course admits students through the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology(IITs) and IISc, Bangalore.
The Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management (PGDIM) has been modeled along the lines of the General Management Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management. This course admits students through the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management. The course allows students to select from functional areas like Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, IT or Human Resources. The Course is accredited as MBA equivalent by UGC (University Grants Commission)
The Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management (PGDISEM) teaches students the practices of Environment,Safety & Sustainability management along with core concepts of Operation management.This program equips first class engineers with the much needed techno-managerial skills for managing a just business in today's world. The admission for this course too is through the CAT.
The Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management (PGDITM) is a niche course equivalent to Management in IT and has admit through CAT. It aims to develop knowledgeable and skilled IT professionals who can formulate IT strategies and design, develop and implement IT for global enterprises in various sectors.
The Fellow Programme (equivalent to Ph.D.) in the area of Industrial Engineering and Management aims at developing scholars who explore the inexact science of management with a beyond the obvious perspective. The Management Development Programme assists some of the best practising managers
All the above courses are approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).
NITIE Mumbai Rankings
NITIE Mumbai has constantly featured among the top B-Schools of the country and following ranks are a testimony to it being among the leading B-Schools.
- Ranked #5 by Business World B-School Rankings, 2013
- NITIE Mumbai was ranked #7 by 2012 edition of CNBC-TV18 B-School Rankings
- Ranked #8 by the Outlook Magazine among top 10 Government B-Schools for 2012
- Ranked in Super League 1st List of B-Schools by Business Standard B-School Rankings 2012
- Ranked #5 in the limited participation CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey, 2011
- #7 in Mint Cool Avenues B-School Placement Survey 2011
Admission Procedure of NITIE Mumbai
One needs to be a first class engineer (as per his/her university rules) or should have scored at least 60% in engineering (if university has no criteria to offer division) to be eligible to apply for NITIE. 5% relaxation in engineering marks for eligibility is provided to SC and ST Category students. NITIE accepts CAT Score for shortlisting candidates for phase two of admission process. There is a sectional cutoff and the overall cutoff of CAT Score and it varies with the course to which the candidate has applied. Depending solely on CAT Score, students are shortlisted for next phase where they need to undergo Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Depending on the performance in Group Discussion and Personal Interview, list of finally selected students is announced. Candidates are allowed to apply for more than one programmes offered by the institute. There are 274 seats in the flagship management course PGDIM. NITIE on the other hand accepts GATE score for its flagship course i.e PGDIE.
AVARTAN: NITIE's annual festival celebrating the harmony between business, culture, and sport.
Established in 2013 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of NITIE the festival finds its structure from the coming together of 'Prerana' and 'Lakshya' in the year 2012 under the able guidance on NITIE's Dean of Student Affairs and Placements. Since 1995, Prerana has been the flagship management conclave at NITIE comprising over 20 prestigious events that see tremendous participation from the best business schools of the country and some of the top industry leaders. Lakshya has been the corporate event of NITIE engaging the executive in a series of contests. The event is unique as it not only sees student but also corporate participation. 2013 saw the team unveil the name, 'Avartan' which will become the umbrella event for not only Prerana and Lakshya, but also Josh (our sports event) and Denovo (NITIE's cultural night)
Research & Consultancy
Besides training, NITIE conducts applied research and it undertakes various public and private sectors' special projects as sponsored research. Aided by the Government of India, NITIE has established a Centre of Excellence in Ergonomics and Human Factor Engineering (CEEHFE) as a part of Government of India's Technology Mission-2020 through TIFAC (Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council) - mission REACH (Relevance and Excellence in Achieving New Heights) in educational system. NITIE has also established an Advanced Centre of Excellence in Operations and Manufacturing Management that is equipped with ERP/MRP-II, CAD/CAM, Pro-engineer, EDM and QUEST software.
Each quarter, NITIE publishes a professional journal-UDYOG PRAGATI. This publication elucidates new developments in industrial engineering and allied fields.
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