The Indian Institute of Management Amritsar (IIM Amritsar) is a Public Business School and one of the prestigious Institutes of National Importance located in Amritsar, Punjab, India established by Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2015. It is one of the young members of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) Umbrella established in 2015. It was inaugurated by Surjit Singh Rakhra, Minister of Higher Education and Languages, Punjab on 6 August 2015.
Indian Institute of Management Amritsar is temporarily located within the campus of Government Polytechnic College, Amritsar till it moves to its own campus of approximately 60 acres, which is under construction at Manawala on Amritsar-Jalandhar GT Road, in about 3 years time. Indian Institute of Management Amritsar is currently headed by Prof. Nagarajan Ramamoorthy, an MBA alumnus of prestigious XLRI - Xavier School of Management and PhD Scholar in Business & Management from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, United States.
Key Description of IIM Amritsar
Type: Public Business School
Chairman: Sanjay Gupta
Director: Nagarajan Ramamoorthy
Location: Amritsar, Punjab, India
Campus: Urban, 60 acres (0.24 km2)
History of Indian Institute of Management Amritsar
Journey till now
In its very first year, students of IIM Amritsar organized their maiden Management Conclave "A Square" in the month of January 2016 by inviting prominent speakers from the industry. In the second year, students organized their maiden HR conclave "Yukti" by inviting experts from all over the industry. Indian Institute of Management Amritsar has seven academic interest groups named as Analytics and Business Club, Finance and Economics Club, Markophilic- Marketing Club, Operazeal- Operations Club, Stratagem- Strategy and Consulting Club, Hrithvi- HR Club and COE(Centre of Entrepreneurship). IIM Amritsar also have three non-academic interest groups(IGs) named as 50mm-Photographic IG, CSR IG-Sankalp, and Public Speaking-Vaani.
IIM Amritsar has its own legacy of Annual Fest known as "Aarunya". Institute celebrated 4th edition of Aarunya on 8 and 9 February 2020.
Institute has done fairly well in Placements since its inception. It has 248 Students in total for its Full-time MBA Program in 2019-20 session.