IIPM - Indian Institute of Planning & Management Kolkata, India
1973 was the year when the first residential full-time post graduate diploma program of IIPM was flagged off in New Delhi. The selection tests were conducted, at that time were, in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore. IIPM’s executive education programs include non-credit courses and visits at foreign business schools. As on date IIPM has 18 branches across India, including in Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, Noida, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Indore, Bhubaneshwar, Dehradun, Cochin, Bhopal and Jaipur. IIPM offers Doctoral, Postgraduate and Undergraduate programs in National Economic Planning and Entrepreneurship, in addition to international and fellowship programs.
Contact Details of IIPM - Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Contact No.: 9910993490
Faculty: - Other than alumni of IIPM, the regular faculty of the institute comprises of renowned international visiting professors. The notable point is almost 20% of its faculties have a doctoral degree. The Financial Times reported that IIPM has been regularly arranging many top international professors as its faculties.
Affiliation:-The institute is not directly affiliated to any UGC programs. The institute awards certificates to its students, thereafter the students can optionally apply for degrees from allied institutions. IIPM has the "on-site academic partnership with the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University and this UGC Recognized University grants degrees to IIPM students. The arrangement is since 2010, due to which IIPM full time regular in campus students optionally get MBA/BBA degrees from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, while its other institute in the name of Indian School of Business and Economics (ISBE), runs a distance-learning degree program under the same Manonmaniam Sundaranar University.
Accreditation:- This institute’s certifications are not accredited by AICTE. IIPM declares that its courses do not come under the AICTE, UGC, AIU or any other government-established regulatory bodies.
Academic programs: - The institute offers its programs under two streams:
1) International programs
2) Programs under the School of Business and Economy
The following are the courses:-
Postgraduate Program in Planning and entrepreneurship (2-year full-time)
Undergraduate Program in Planning and entrepreneurship (A 3-year full-time program)
Postgraduate Program in Planning and entrepreneurship (for working executives with at least two years of past work experience) (1-year full-time program)
Fellowship and PhD program open for post-graduates.
The institute runs Certification programs under the first three streams as above.
1) Global Outreach Program:- Under this program, IIPM invites foreign faculty members from different business schools across the world.
2) GOTA program: - Under this program, all IIPM students are sent on a 21-day compulsory trip to European countries’ study program (GOTA, Global Opportunities and Threat Analysis). Students get the chance to visit multinational firms and political organizations during this program. Students have also started going to the African and Australian continents under the GOTA program, since 2008.
3) i) Relationships with other overseas educational institutions In 2008, National University of Singapore conducted a seven week course at IIPM on investment Banking for the top ranking students of IIPM and issued a joint certification in investment banking. IIPM has also the arrangement of the management program with the Chicago GSB and The Haas School of Business. The institute has formal partnership with The Mercator School of Management, Duisburg-Essen University for conducting joint research, exchanging students and faculty. IIPM collaborated with Stanford University's Centre for Professional Development in the year 2006 and organized a strategy workshop in New Delhi.
ii) After the success in India in 2008, NUS (Singapore) had conducted a Global Success Management Workshops for IIPM students in Singapore in the year 2009. In the same year 2009 ad onwards 2010, 2011 and 2012, Nanyang Technological University had been sending students to the institute for a four week program for studying the Indian culture and economy. IIPM is listed by The Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur as their partner institution, enabling the students to study at IIPM.
iii) IIPM has the following global partnership programs in 2012 with NYU Stern (for International Residency), Haas School of Business (Strategic Marketing Program), Imperial College (participating B-school), McCombs School of Business (Affiliate B-school), National University of Singapore (Wealth management program), Cornell University ILR School (Participating school for GOTA) and Nanyang Technological University. Among the IIPM’s past partner institutions are Darden School of Business (University of Virginia), Judge School of Business (Cambridge University) and SDA Bocconi School of Management.
Placement program: - IIPM claims a 100% placement record since 2006.
In 2007,all the successful students got fabulous offers from top notch firms, when over 200 companies, who are listed under Fortune 500 companies and multi-national corporations recruited IIPM students. In the following year, in 2008, IIPM placed 2,670 students through its campus placements that included 165 international placements.
The institute has seven international placement offices across the world
According to the institute’s placement record, 10,000 of the institute’s students were placed during 2005 to 2010 in more than 1,500 companies; among which more than 250 students were placed in international organizations.