Life at VJIM, Hyderabad

VIGNANA JYOTHI INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT

(The Most Sought-After Business School)

I congratulate the Board, the Director and the Faculty for providing Hyderabad and our country with a high quality educational institution.

Padma Vibhsuhan Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia,
Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission,
Government of India,
(In his Speech at the XVII Convocation of VJIM)

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM) was established in 1993 in Hyderabad as a not-for profit educational society and was registered under the Societies Act. VJIM is one of the six educational institutions sponsored and run by Vignana Jyothi educational society. The society takes the pride of having eminent personalities like Academicians, Businessmen, NRIs and Professionals reputed for achieving commendable results in their respective fields as its founding and governing members.

VJIM is an autonomous institute approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Government of India for awarding a two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), PGDM (Marketing), PGDM (General Management) and PGDM (Business Economics) as full time programmes with the total intake of 300 students in a year.

Owing to its standards in terms of infrastructure, technology support, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities, innovative teaching methods in the class room, VJIM is rated as one of the best governed B-Schools, at par with IIMs and XLRI. In 2011, VJIM was ranked in the A2 category, i.e., within first 38 B-Schools (Indian Management, May 2011). It is ranked 20th in infrastructure (physical and academic) by CSR-GHRDC B-School survey. It has a fully air-conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 450, seminar halls, conference rooms and a library with more than 30,000 books, more than 150 online and offline journals,and databases like CMIE. Various co-curricular events and extra-curricular events organized by the institute include C. K. Prahalad Memorial All India Quiz Competition and Peter F Drucker All India Debate Competition in which thousands of students from various B-Schools across the country participate every year. Students of VJIM take active participation in the various events organized by different B-Schools across the country and win prizes regularly.

VJIM organizes national/international conference every year and CEOs of top companies are the speakers of the conference. In addition to this, a series of seminars are held regularly on various functional areas of management aiming at providing the students with a platform to interact with the representatives of the industry.

VJIM aims at creating all-inclusive managers, by equipping its students with a sound knowledge of all core business skills and by preparing them to play a constructive role under any business situations. The course structure at VJIM is constantly updated at par with the changing demands of globalized markets. Industry interactions via conferences, seminars, and management development programmes, are regular features of life at VJIM.

Dr. Ch. S. Durga Prasad, Dean, VJIM says Senior, research-oriented, caring and highly experienced faculty members with the right blend of academic and industry experience work in the institute. Faculty members from reputed foreign universities like Eastern Michigan University, University of Ottawa, St. Thomas University, Minneapolis, San Francisco State University, teach full-time courses, thereby giving international flavor to the curriculum.

The faculty of VJIM publish research papers and case studies in reputed national and international journals, conduct Management Development Programs and Faculty Development Programs regularly.

The institute has the reputation of 100% placement record with a respected average compensation package being offered by esteemed recruiters. VJIM students are placed in corporations such as Deloitte, Mahindra Satyam, Google, SBH, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, Kotak Bank, ICICI Bank, ICICI Securities, Havells, Coromandel, Cognizant, Capital IQ, Franklin Templeton Investments, Reliance Digital, The Times of Inida, Bajaj Finserve, Granules India, to mention a few. The Alumni of VJIM are holding responsible positions in leading corporates across different business sectors. Recruiters feedback on the standards and quality of students is the best reward for the untiring efforts in the pursuit of excellence.

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