IIM- Tiruchirapalli Campus in Chennai

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IIM Tiruchirapalli (IIM-T) would soon open its new campus at Chennai. It has already acquired a 13000 sq ft building for it. According to Prafulla Agnihotri, IIM-T Director, the building has been acquired at Guindy, visualizing the commencement of executive education i.e. Management Development Programme (MDP) and PG Diploma in Business Management for the benefit of working executives. It’s a three-year PG/PGDBM programme and the classes would be held in the evenings and on weekends. Admission process would commence very soon for the Chennai campus whose intake would be a minimum of 40 and maximum of 60 students. The eligibility of candidates would be three years of work experience in management cadre after graduation along with good academic background.

The programme will be priced at Rs 9 lakh payable in six installments including text books and course materials. The new course is likely to start in the second week of August 2012, he added. Also, IIM-T was the first in the country to offer FPM programme (Fellowship Post Graduate Management) which was equivalent to PhD Degree. Further, Agnihotri remarked that they have already appointed 17 top ranking faculty members followed by a renovated library at campus for which over Rs 1crore has been invested for purchase of books and journals.