IFMR Graduate School of Business inaugurates MBA batch of 2019-21 with 40% women students

IFMR Graduate School of Business inaugurates MBA batch of 2019-21 with 40% women students

Updated as on June 24, 2019 12:55 PM: The inauguration programme for the MBA batch 2019-21 and PhD 2019 was held on  June 17, 2019,  at IFMR GSB Sri City campus.  The MBA batch consists of about 175 students having diversified backgrounds in terms of demographics such as education, work experience, region, academics and gender. The gender ratio stands at 40% being female students and 60% male students. The PhD batch 2019 consists of 7 scholars having different academic backgrounds in Economics, Finance and Management. 

The inaugural event was graced by Shri T Kannan, Chairman, Thiagarajar Group of Companies.  The Dean of IFMR GSB, Dr. V Anantha Nageswaran, delivered the welcome address and Prof. M. Nagarani, Chairperson of MBA Programme, delivered the vote of thanks.      

Welcoming the new batch of IFMR GSB, Dr. V Anantha Nageswaran spoke about how management education is important in today’s economic and business environment and how IFMR GSB well-crafted and revitalized MBA and PhD programme is going to benefit the students.

Shri T Kannan in his talk, stressed upon “having ordinary qualities in extraordinary measures”. The emphasis was on to become a life-long learner to look beyond symptoms of success, to develop new ideas, as great ideas can bring transformation in our society.

Also read: Dr. Anantha Nageswaran, joins IFMR GSB as Dean

IFMR GSB currently offers full-time MBA program in Finance, Marketing, IT & Operations, HR, and Quantitative Finance, with additional specializations in Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) & Data Sciences (Business Analytics), PhD programme and open and customized management development programmes (MDPs). The pedagogy offers a mix of classroom and industry exposure.  Highest annual remuneration offered is INR 18.8 Lac per annum while average pay package is INR 8.67 Lac per annum for the batch 2017-19. Profile offers by the recruiters are Quantitative finance, Research Analyst, Financial Modeling, relationship Management, Wealth manager,  Risk financial Modeling & research and many others.  Top Recruiters are REC, CRISIL, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, KPMG, J P Morgan Chase and Co, HSBC, HDFC Bank, Standard Charted, CITI Bank, and Many others.


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