The Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli (also known as IIM T or IIM Trichy) is a public graduate business school located on Tiruchirappalli-Pudukkottai National Highway 336, Tamil Nadu, India. Founded in 2011, it is one of the seven Indian Institutes of Management the Indian government had set up during the Eleventh Five-Year Plan and was mentored by IIM Bangalore. It was the 11th IIM to be set up in India. Classes for the first batch began on 15 June 2011.
Key Description of IIM Tiruchirappalli
Motto in English: Knowledge is Endless
Type: Public business school
Chairman: Jalaj Dani
Director: Bhimaraya Metri
Location: Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Campus of Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli
The institute temporarily operated from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli campus and the permanent campus was inaugurated on 3 April 2017 by Honourable Minister of Human Resources Development, Shri.Prakash Javadekar.
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli's permanent campus is located on a 172.27 acres (69.72 ha) land. The ₹584 crore (US$82 million) state-of-the-art campus consists of student hostels, faculty residences, a library, recreational facilities and a Management Development Centre.
The Indian Institute of Management Trichy has set up a satellite campus at Chennai. It offers a two-year postgraduate programme for working professionals from this campus.
Academic programs of Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli
IIM Trichy offers a two-year full-time residential Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP), a two-year Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (PGPBM) for working executives at Chennai campus, and a Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) for doctoral candidates.
Rankings of IIM Trichy
IIM Tiruchirappalli was ranked 15 in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) management school ranking of 2018.
IIMT hosts several yearly events. Dhruva is a cultural and management fest held in the second half of the month of October. E-Summit is an entrepreneurial summit held in the month of November. HR Conclave is an industry-academia interaction event focused on Human Resources. Other events include Sanskriti - an annual war of sections, Sangram - an inter-IIM sports meet, and Kurukshetra - an inter-section sports tournament.
The admission for the two-year full-time residential Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) is through the Common Admission Test (CAT) scores followed by the Common Admission Process (CAP), where the 10 new and baby IIMs take part. The CAP consists of a written-ability test (WAT) followed by an interview. Based on the past academic performances, work experience, CAT scores and CAP scores, students are offered admission into this program. The total intake for the following batch 2020-22 will be 230 students approximately.