Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Ghaziabad

G.T. Road, Lal Quan, Ghaziabad, U.P, India - 201009


IMS Ghaziabad, the educational hub for management students, was established in 1990 and is enjoying its 32 years of academic legacy.  The institute was founded by forward thinkers, talented minds, and intellectuals, whose motive is to offer quality education and empower students, and help in building assets for the nation. The institute offers the PGDM Programme to management aspirants and helps them to build their careers in big brands. It is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and approved by AICTE and the PGDM program is equivalent to an MBA degree approved by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The institute is proud to be a member of the renowned AACSB Business Education Alliance, USA, and accredited globally by ASIC, U.K. 


With its excellent teaching pedagogy and highly-qualified faculty, the institute is having a competitive edge over other institutes. The pervasive focus of the internationally acclaimed faculty is on teaching, training, research, and crafting business leaders for the business world. The three-pronged strategy of the institute: Academic Excellence, Corporate Readiness, and Global Interface, is what makes the IMS Ghaziabad PGDM program innovative from others. A Plethora of innovative and novel initiatives is being taken by the institute, like Added Certification Programmes (VA-CPs), Global Academic Collaborations: Distinctive Talk Series: Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE), Placement Readiness Enhancement Program (PREP), and more. The institute curriculum is a blend of pragmatism and strategic thinking, which is prepared to accomplish the dynamic needs of Academia and Industry. IMS Ghaziabad has achieved the title of being a unique and elite place of professional education in India.


Courses Offered and Eligibility

Course - PGDMEligibility

PGDM Specializations

  • Finance & Banking Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Data Analytics
  • International Business ( IB)

The candidate must have a BBA degree or Bachelor’s degree in an equivalent course. The Graduation degree must be from a renowned institute. 



Program Structure of PGDM at IMS Ghaziabad

The PGDM course of IMS Ghaziabad follows a well-designed course structure. There are six terms, each has 11-12 weeks. During the first three terms (First Year), the students need to take the foundation courses, the core area of management, that helps them to know the basic concept of Management and skills across all key areas. The students are required to undergo a mandatory  Summer Internship for 6-8 weeks in Industry, based on their skills and area of interest. In the Last three terms (final year), the student is permitted to have dual specialization. 


Scholarship Policy Offered by IMS Ghaziabad :

Scholarship on the basis of qualifying exams ( CAT/CMAT/MAT merit score)

Scholarship on the basis of academic background

Special Scholarship on the basis of sister group institutions

Special Scholarship for the students  of the following universities :

Delhi University

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Jamia Millia Islamia

Defense personnel dependents scholarship

Scholarship on the basis of Merit

Sibling Scholarship

Other Categories

For more details about the Scholarship, visit IMS official website.

Value Added- Short Term Training Programs ( VA-STTP)

IMS, Ghaziabad has offered VA-STTP (Value Added- Short Term Training Programs) to students for their self-belief, skills enhancement, personality development, and motivation. The programs are :

Placement Readiness Enhancement Programme ( PREP)

Student Development Programme by GHRDC

Training Programme on Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE)’s Prowess

SPSS Training

PRISM ( Placement Readiness for Iconic Success through Mentorship)

SPARC ( Special Programme for Augmentation & Rejuvenation of Competencies)

Tally Training

Aptitude Training

English Training Programme

Entrepreneurial Culture

Master Class Certification Courses ( MCCC)

Pre-Placement Preparedness Committee (PPP-C)


The IMS Ghaziabad is proud to have more than 6000 Alumni that are working in big brands. The Alumni are serving the brands with their innovative thinking and creative approach. The IMS Ghaziabad is creating assets for the global market and calls them Alumni. With the best management knowledge and competencies, IMS Alumni are dedicatedly working hard, are leading with the top positions in brands, and are the inspiration for other IMS students.



The IMS Ghaziabad is a proud home to a group of scholars and practitioners. The experts combine the academic knowledge of management issues with the real business world and create theoretical input for the PGDM students. The Faculty selects the most appropriate method and teaching styles. IMS invites industry experts as a guest faculty to give more relevant and contemporary business education to the students. The faculty provides education in the form of Live Projects, Case Studies, Simulations, Group Discussions, Individual Projects, Seminars, Role Plays, and Team Presentations that give students proper subject knowledge. The Faculty follows Bloom’s Taxonomy to access innovative learning on various subjects. The Faculty follows three levels of learning - Analyze, Cognitive learning, and Rote learning rather than traditional teaching methods. 


Placement of IMS Ghaziabad 

Since its inception, IMS Ghaziabad is proud to have a strong association with the well-known and reputed galaxy of recruiters. With a 100% placement record, IMS is considered a leading Management Institute in India. The IMS future managers will serve in brands like Deloitte Consulting India, ITC Ltd, Dabur, DTDC Square Yards, Aditya Birla Group, Wipro, Reliance Jio, Bisleri, Flipkart, Nauri.com, and many more. Apart from that, IMS consistently offers 100% Summer Internship Projects (SIPS) to students in top brands like Tata AIG, WhiteHat Jr, Sharekhan, 10times, FinSkool, Jaquar, Pathkind Labs, and more. IMS Ghaziabad is honored to place their talented minds at top brands, where students will get polished with new skills and will boost their careers.


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