Located in the city of Patna, the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Bihar, Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna, or CIMP, is a post-collegiate institution that offers the 2-year, full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). CIMP is famous in India for its excellent reputation for providing companies with clever, dedicated, driven, and well-educated junior managers who will become the leaders of tomorrow.
Though only established in 2001, Students want to come to the Chandragupt Institute, for one, incredible reason: a record of 100% placement in both their summer internship program, and after-graduation job placement. That’s right: every single student who makes it through the program receives a job offer. And while many local companies line up to hire CIMP graduates, international companies come calling as well, including the likes of Coca-Cola, Colgate Palmolive, Deutsche Bank, Nestle, Vodafone, and the Tatas.
India has been a hotbed of global business development for decades, and Patna is perhaps the ideal place for a business school in India, as the city was ranked as the second best place to start a business in the country by the World Bank. The PGDM program offered by the institute is accredited by AICTE, the All India Council for Technical Education, and focuses on the successful instruction of management and business, including in the areas Finance, Marketing, HR, Systems, Operations, Economics, Organizational Behaviour, and Strategy.
The beating heart of CIMP’s program is, of course, its excellent faculty. The institute utilizes a core group of highly qualified and experienced full-time instructors that have roots in beth academia and industry. But the program draws prestigious minds from all over the world as visiting lecturers as well, and students at CIMP receive the best instruction possible.
As a well rounded institution dedicated to the economic development of the country, CIMP believes that contributing research to the world’s knowledge of management is an essential part of its mission. The institute operates 5 separate research centers in total, but CIMP is an undisputed leader in the field of microfinance research in India. The institute’s microfinance research center is sponsored by the Bankers Institute of Rural Development (BIRD Lucknow) and promoted by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). It has conducted extensive study on how microfinance institutions can continue to grow, flourish, and contribute to the economic vitality in the state of Bihar.
CIMP is a point of pride in India, and an essential part of the country’s future. Leadership is one of the most important factors in a nation’s development, and the quality education that the future business vice-presidents, CEO’s and CFO’s, moguls, and investors that graduate from CIMP will be a revolutionary force in India’s future. For Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna’s contributions to the leadership situation in India, it was honored with the International Star for Leadership in Quality by BID Group One at the 2015 ISLQ Convention in Paris, France. The institute was represented by Professor Dr. Anuj Sharma, who was presented the award by Jose E. Prieto, President of BID Group One.