whY iim Amritsar
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar is the 15th IIM set up by the Ministry of Education with support of the Government of Punjab. After the registration of IIM Amritsar Society on July 27, 2015, the first batch for the class of 2015-17 was enrolled in August 2015. Later, on October 14, 2015, the IIM Amritsar Board of Governance & Society was constituted. In June 2016, the finance minister Shri Arun Jaitley laid down the foundation stone for IIM Amritsar Campus. Currently, IIM Amritsar is the 15th oldest IIM and one of the premier management institutes in the country.
Located in Amritsar, the land of the Golden Temple and Wagah Border, the institute benefits from the enriching experience offered by this holy city. The Institute currently runs in the Punjab Institute of Technology Building, 5 km away from the railway station and 10 km from the airport. It’s permanent campus is being constructed about 7 km from ISBT and 8.5 km from the railway station, making it easily accessible. The Institute follows the same pedagogy as practiced by the other members of the prestigious IIM fraternity. It offers various facilities like state-of-the-art IT-enabled classrooms, a digital library giving access to the most relevant national and international business and management journals, an auditorium, a student activity room, indoor & outdoor sports facilities, a gymnasium, spacious hostel rooms, etc.
IIM Amritsar, at present, offers a Master’s Program in Management, MBA in Human Resources, MBA in Business Analytics and E-MBA. Since 2020, the institute has also initiated the Doctoral program. The MBA program has been designed to provide world-class management education so as to meet the requirements of enterprises across sectors by producing highly insightful management professionals.