VJIM: A b-school much ahead

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM) was set up by the “Vignana Jyothi” educational society in 1992. Vignana Jyothi is registered as a non-profit educational society under the Societies Act. Vignana Jyothi manages five educational institutions including VJIM. The society has eminent personalities like Padmasree Dr. Karkarla Subba Rao, Dr. Rama Naidu, film producer, Dr. D. N. Rao, promoter of X_Design Ventures, Sri. Narne Prabhakar, Sri K. Harish Chandra Prasad, who were former presidents of FAPCCI, Sr. D. Ashok, Chairman, Navbharat Ventures, Sri. Raja Rama Mohana Rao, Chairman, SEW Constructions and many other successful industrialists and philanthropists as members. The institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

VJIM provides learning opportunities for the making of all-round managers with strong moorings in Indian management ethos. It 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). The institute is reputed for its rigorous academic standards and quality of interactive methods of education, structured in world-class patterns. The approved intake is 300 students for full-time programmes per year.

VJIM is rated as one of the best governed B-Schools, at par with IIMs and XLRI. In 2011, VJIM was ranked in the A1 category- AIMA Business Standard and again no:1- B-School in AP and 19th Best B-School in the country (AIMA-Business Standard , Indian Management, May, 2012). In terms of infrastructure, campus and technology support, VJIM is rated amongst the top institutes in the country. It is ranked 20th in infrastructure (physical and academic) by CSR-GHRDC B-School survey. VJIM campus has created standards in infrastructure, co-curricular, and extra-curricular support. It has classroom teaching infrastructure comparable to most advanced B-Schools. It has a fully air-conditioned state-of-art auditorium with a seating capacity of 450, seminar halls and conference rooms.

The B-School is situated in the serene environment in the outskirts of Hyderabad, a fast growing Indian metropolis surrounded by commercial and industrial hubs which provides a great learning potential. The institute boasts of a pan-India student base.

The PGDM programmes at VJIM aim to create holistic managers, synthesizing conventional and modern management thinking with a global outlook. VJIM equips students with a sound knowledge of all core business skills with the ability to manage creatively, adhering to ethical standards. Appreciating the pace and direction of changes in international management education, the course structure at VJIM is constantly updated in line with the changing needs of the business world. Students at VJIM are provided with opportunities to evaluate business problems and policy issues, thus preparing them to play a positive role in any business situation that calls for high-calibre management skills. Industry interactions via conferences, seminars, and management development programmes, are a regular feature.

A respected average compensation package is offered by reputed recruiters, in addition to 100% placement. VJIM students are placed in corporations such as Mahindra, Google, SBH, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, Kotak Bank, ICICI Bank, ICICI Securities, Havells, Coromandel, to mention a few. 70 companies visited the campus for placements in 2011-2012 and has taken the institute’s placement records to a great level with the highest salary offer of Rs. 8.5 lakhs and the average salary of Rs. 4.6 lakhs. The Alumni of VJIM are working across various corporate companies, spread in different business sectors holding responsible positions. Recruiters’ feedback on the standards and quality of students is the best certificate for the untiring efforts in the pursuit of excellence.

Students of VJIM also participate in the various events that are organized by different B-Schools across the country and win prizes regularly.

All these achievements of VJIM has made VJIM one of the most sought after B-Schools in Hyderabad.

Note: This is a sponsored article and has NOT been written by the PaGaLGuY Editorial Team. It is intended from an informational perspective only and it is upto the readers to research and verify the claims and judgements in the article before reaching a conclusion.

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