Indian Institute of Management Raipur: Complete Details
The Indian Institute of Management Raipur (IIM Raipur, IIM-RR) is a business school set up in 2010 by the Government of India at Raipur in the state of Chhattisgarh in India. It is the tenth Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in the country. It was inaugurated by Raman Singh, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh on 11 October 2010.
Key Description of Indian Institute of Management Raipur
Type: Public business school
Chairperson: Shyamala Gopinath (2016–present)
Director: Bharat Bhasker
Postgraduates: PGP: 210 (2016-18)
Location: Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
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Location of IIM Raipur
Raipur is the capital of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The classes of IIM Raipur is now commencing through its new campus at Naya Raipur. The foundation stone for the new campus was laid on 5 May 2013 by the Union Minister of HRD MR. Pallam Raju. The new campus at Naya Raipur, the new capital city of the state is made on a budget of around 600 crores.
Academics of Indian Institute of Management Raipur
Similar to the other IIMs, IIM Raipur currently offers the MBA degree. It offers the following full-time and part-time academic programmes.
Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP)
The Post-Graduate Programme in Management extends over a period of two years, involving six trimesters with a summer internship at an organization. The first year is dedicated to the foundations for the functional areas of management, such as Marketing, Finance, Operations, Human Resource etc. In the second year the student choose a major and a minor specialization for elective courses.
Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
IIM Raipur has started the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) from academic year 2012-13. FPM is a full-time doctoral programme that offers research scholars opportunities for advanced studies and research in different area of 'management'.
Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Executive (PGPMWE)
The Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Executive (PGPMWE) is an intensive one and a half-year post graduate program in management, especially designed for mid/senior level professionals. The classes are held on weekends only with the duration of 12 hours a week.
Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)
Executive Fellow Program in Management (EFPM) is a doctoral programme in management specifically designed for working professionals with more than 10 years of work experience in industry.
Executive Education Program (EEP)
The Executive Education Programmes of IIM, Raipur consist of:
Advanced Management Programmes
Management Development Programs
Management Development Programs (Open Programmes) are tied on faculty research, expertise knowledge diagonally to various disciplines of management and draw partakers from different organizations. These Programs are offered for Senior and Middle Level Managers of different Functional and interdisciplinary areas.
Customized (In-Company) Programmes
Customized (In-Company) Programmes are offered by the Institute and are designed, customized to meet the specific, precise needs of organizations.
The teaching at IIM Raipur presents a mix of lectures, case studies, business games, simulation exercises, role plays, group discussions, field visits, and industry based projects. The students receive guest lectures from personalities of the corporate world, e.g. Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Duvvuri Subbarao and Chairman & Managing Director of the Union Bank of India, Mavila Vishwanathan Nair.
Admission to the postgraduate course of IIM Raipur is through the Common Admission Test conducted in November each year. In an effort to diversify the gender of students, a bonus 30 marks to the overall score are granted to each female candidate who is not an engineer.
Ranking of IIM Raipur in 2020
IIM Raipur was ranked 19 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) management ranking in 2019. It was ranked 9th in India by Outlook Magazine in 2020.
Infrastructure of Indian Institute of Management Raipur
The institute is now shifted to its newly built campus at Naya Raipur. The library at IIM Raipur subscribes to periodicals, news papers and journals like Harvard Business Review in particular. IIM Raipur subscribes to online resources such as ABI/ Inform Complete, Capitaline, EBSCO Business Source Complete, Prowess, Sciencedirect, Indiastat etc. The institute is a member of the Developing Library Network (DELNET) and the Indian National Digital Library in Engineering Sciences & Technology (INDEST).
The campus also has a world class sports complex with swimming pool, squash court, GYM, shuttle badminton court, table tennis rooms and more sports facilities. The institute also has outdoor sports facilities like Lawn tennis court, basket ball court and a volleyball court just outside the sports complex.
The hostel in the campus are single occupancies with attached bathroom with high end amenities. Also the maintenance of each individual hostel rooms have been outsourced to a contractor whose employees are available in the campus till 4PM along with carpenters and plumbers, scheduled doctor visits.
Equinox is the Annual National Level Business and Cultural Fest of IIM Raipur. The inaugural edition of Equinox was held on 12 March 2011. The 3rd Edition of EQUINOX was held from 17–19 February 2013 and in 2019 it was renamed to KARMAANTA which means Business in Sanskrit.
IIM Raipur concluded with its sixth installment of Equinox (Equinox 6.0) on 2 February 2016 amid growing fanfare. The flagship events of Equinox 6.0 like X-Quiz_IT, Udyam, Mudit Vriddhi, Socialis Procurator saw increased participation from B-School campuses across India.
A research subject IIM Raipur plans to focus on is Chhattisgarh’s natural resources and energy management. To this end the institute plans to hire a dozen or so researchers.