Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad – or, as it is better known, IIM-A, has been at the top of B-school rankings in India for several decades. Being one of the oldest Business Schools in India, IIM-A’s reputation lives up to its expectations. Here are a few reasons that go beyond just reputation for why you should consider joining IIM-A.
- Stellar faculty and alumni– If you get your MBA degree from IIM-A, you can rest assured that your education is in good hands. It boasts of faculty with decades of industry experience in private, government, and non-profit jobs, the faculty is renowned for their practices. It has prominent alumni like Raghuram Rajan, Sanjeev Bhikchandani, Harsha Bhogle, and many more. You will have the opportunity to connect with people in a variety of jobs and fields. With such eminent personalities for faculty and alumni members, you are sure to gain valuable contacts for your professional network.
- Job prospects: The placements at IIM-A are significantly better than most B-schools in India. Companies like McKinsey, Wipro, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan and Stanley are well known to hire graduates of IIM-A. Placements at IIM-A are extraordinary, with many people obtaining jobs that would only be a dream to most. You can rest assured that you will land a great job once you complete your MBA degree and that your career graph will be as expected.
- Compensation: IIM-A also has one of the highest-paid alumni, with freshers earning an approximate salary of 20 lakhs after graduation. The highest salaries at IIM-A can often go up to 70 lakh to 1 crore per year. All the graduates from IIM-A belonging to different specializations are certain to receive higher salaries than their counterparts from other universities.
- Networking: At IIM-A, you will meet, and network with people who will greatly benefit your future career. You’ll be exposed to bright students with fresh, new ideas for the future, which might even inspire you! As already mentioned earlier you will also have the opportunity to interact with the alumni and distinguished professors of IIM-A to help widen your network even further.
- Campus events: IIM-A is not only popular for its stellar placements, exclusivity, and faculty, but also for the wide range of campus events it hosts. IIM-A fests are popular throughout India, including ITC Interrobang, GSK Strategy, HUL Lime, and more. So, if you choose to go to IIM-A, you can rest assured your life will be far from boring.
Of course, choosing IIM-A won’t guarantee you a life free of struggle, but you can be sure that it will grant you the tools you require to be successful and it will help you to carve a path for yourself.