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An interaction with Ayendri Chandra (Student) from IMT Ghaziabad

An interaction with Ayendri Chandra (Student) from IMT Ghaziabad

Edited By Piyush Chaudhary | Updated on Jan 25, 2023 10:58 AM IST | #IMT Ghaziabad

Established in the year 1980, Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad is a private B-School. It is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). According to the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022 ranking, IMT Ghaziabad was ranked 44th in the management category. Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad offers PG and doctoral level courses like PGDM and FPM. Based on the eligibility of the candidates admission is offered to those who meet the programme eligibility criteria and appear for the IMT common admission process.

An interaction with Ayendri Chandra (Student) from IMT Ghaziabad
An interaction with Ayendri Chandra (Student) from IMT Ghaziabad

Careers360 brings you an interview with Ayendri Chandra, Student at Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad. She is doing her Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM-Marketing) from IMT Ghaziabad. In this interview, Ayendri shares her experience of the college. What is life like at the Institute of Management Technology? How did she choose the IMT Ghaziabad PGDM-Marketing programme? And other things about the IMT Ghaziabad like the SIP, placements, campus life and more. To know more about Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad from a student's perspective go through the complete interview of Ayendri Chandra.

Careers360. Tell us something about yourself.

Ayendri Chandra. I am Ayendri Chandra and I come from Kolkata. I was brought up in a place called Durgapur and finished my schooling from Carmel Convent High School, following which I pursued my graduation in ECE from Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata. After graduation, I have worked in TCS as a System Engineer for 4 years. I have a passion towards cooking and baking. Currently I am pursuing Marketing at IMT Ghaziabad and a Junior member of RACE.

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Careers360. How did you come to choose IMT and what factors were instrumental in your choice?

Ayendri Chandra. I wanted to pursue Marketing and based on my qualified B-School options, IMT Ghaziabad was the most suitable choice, owing to its legacy of 40+ years as a Premium B-School, with a huge alumni base and IMT always stood out for me because of its flagship specialization in Marketing. Word of mouth from Alums and how IMT helped in their career to reach an impactful position in the industry motivated me towards the college.

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Careers360. What were the salient features of your admission process at IMT that struck you as unique?

Ayendri Chandra. IMT had a well designed admission process. It was systematic through an ERP portal and all the processes were handled efficiently from Backend, with least to no delay in between different stages of the process. The queries were resolved quickly with a proactive Support team to help navigate the process from selection to payment of fees to admission.

Careers360. How did you narrow down your choice of specialization considering that IMT offers many? What were the key factors that helped?

Ayendri Chandra. My choice of interest has always been marketing and IMT's flagship specialization has been marketing as well. Also recommendations from different alums and super seniors aligning my interest, helped me take a decisive stand on pursuing Marketing as a specialization.

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Careers360. What is your take on the initial days at the IMT campus considering that it is the time to build contacts, understand the processes? Could you give details on the support given by the institute?

Ayendri Chandra. The Campus always felt like a home to me. Right from the initial days, the warmth of the entire staff, support from seniors and faculty were extremely welcoming. There was huge support provided to the students for all the needs, right from accommodation to academic needs. With stalls set up for student needs, everything was well organized.

Careers360. Now that you are a part of the IMT campus, what in your opinion are stand apart features of the institute that you think are really assets to building a student’s career and future?

Ayendri Chandra. The first and foremost would be the entire administration department to handle and cater to the needs of the students as it is an entirely residential campus. The second highlight is the faculty and the academics team to craft the different courses for a holistic learning process for the students.

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Careers360. Could you give details on the industry connection that is inbuilt with the course at IMT and its advantages?

Ayendri Chandra. In addition to the carefully crafted course structure, students are also exposed to Industry experts, who visit campus in frequent intervals to share their experience and knowledge giving us a realistic view of the industry standards and trends and educating us on different corporate perspectives, which is as important for a fresher as with a student with work experience. The opportunity to connect with industry leaders gives a great advantage to increase our network.

Careers360. The IMT family is huge considering the alumni network and the current students. How advantageous in your opinion is this connection and in which ways?

Ayendri Chandra. For any institution, the alumni network is a huge part of its strength, and with a legacy of 40+ years, IMT has a spectacular Alumni base. Alums are the face and reputation of the college. And maintaining an alumni connection with the aspirants acts as a huge motivation for the students. Not only from a learning perspective, but it is also helpful from an industry exposure perspective.

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Careers360. Internships are an integral part of any MBA student’s life. Please talk about the internship process at IMT and how they lead to students being placement ready.

Ayendri Chandra. Internship preparation processes are pretty rigorous in college. With a diverse batch of freshers and students with work experience, irrespective, are given equal attention to and trained to adhere to corporate decorum. There are training sessions by seniors in assistance with the faculty to prepare for different processes, be it GD, GE, Interview or presentations. Students are guided every step of the way and a well curated process is followed by the Placement Team to help the students.

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Careers360. Placements have always been good at IMT but they all come with tireless work done by students and the institute. Could you give details on the support and the preparation towards this?

Ayendri Chandra. The Placement preparation process is also quite rigorous. It starts with the intervention of faculties to help students with the required knowledge. The institute also supports by hiring external training school experts to guide the aspirants on different interview processes and train them. Numerous evaluations before the finals, for eg: Mock PI,GD, GE rounds, make the students prepare holistically for the processes.

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According to last year  CAT score No, as last year cutoff was 90 percentile and you have scored 79.80 percentile which is way more less than the required for the IMT College, but you can definitely aim for different colleges with HR Management or give other entrance exams like XAT, Snap for different Management colleges.

IMT Ghaziabad, CAT Cutoff 2023

The overall cutoff for CAT is 90 percentile.

Hope this helps you,

Thank you

Hi Aryan,

Hope You are doing well !

To answer your query, GIM PGDM would be the best option, though all the institutes are really good, but GIM has better exposure and better placements in comparison to IMT and FORE.

Below is the placement statistics given for your reference.


Statistics (2021)

Statistics (2022)

Highest package

INR 25.60 LPA

INR 27.83 LPA

Average package

INR 10.71 LPA

INR 12.14 LPA

Top 20 average package

INR 16.65 LPA

INR 19.19 LPA

Top 50 average package

INR 14.43 LPA

INR 16.79 LPA

Top 100 average package

INR 12.67 LPA

INR 14.52 LPA

Top 200 average package


INR 12.65 LPA

Hope my answer was helpful.

Thank You.

Hello Shreya,

ITM buisness school, Navi Mumbai was established in the year 1991. ITM buisness school Navi Mumbai was founded in academic collaboration with southern New Hampshire University , USA. The institute is accredited by the national board of accreditation (NBA) and also approved by the aicte.

The campus size is around 3 acres. ITM Mumbai is a member of association of Indian universities.

Regarding your percentile let me tell you that it's a bit low to take admission in IMT Navi Mumbai. You need to score atleast 70+ to be on a safer side.

To get complete information you can check out the link given below-


The average salary of this course in India is between INR 5-20 LPA . PGDM jobs are available in leading sectors such as Finance, Sales, Marketing, HR, and more.

The skills that you will learn from this program are - Marketing Strategies, Teamwork, Business Growth Strategies, Structured Thinking and Problem solving, Strategic thinking and Planning abilities, adaptability to change, Interpersonal and communication skills, and time management and project management skills.

The minimum eligibility to enroll for this program is a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks. This program is a good connect if you are from the following roles - Managers and Entrepreneurs looking for an in-depth understanding of leadership and management, IT Professionals looking to switch industry and Sales and Marketing Executives.

Career Assistance - A career coach will be there to guide you in the career phase of your learning journey. You will get personalized career support from industry express to help you find the best opportunities. It will provide learners with 1-1 mock interviews conducted by mentors from the industry, you will also get detailed feedback. There will be guidance on resume building with the right set of inputs.

Job Opportunities - On successful completion of the program those job opportunities that will be available to you are in Marketing, Management Consulting, Leadership Roles in Business Development and Sales, Strategy, and Growth.

Top-class faculty - This engaging and rigorous program curriculum will be taught by some of the top professionals in the industry. They will guide you at every step of the program to help you develop into extremely industry relevant individuals.

Interaction with peers - You have to interactive and exciting Base Camps along with live sessions and career-building workshops which will be held by professionals from the industry. There will also be group activities for you to build your network and interact with your peers.

Hope this helps.

Good luck.

Hello sarojini,

The institute of management technology ghaziabad was established in the year 1980 under the aegis of lajpat rai educational society, a society duly registered under societies act 1860, Government of India . The institute also known as IMT Ghaziabad .

IMT Ghaziabad is approved by all india council for technical education and accredited by the national board of accreditation. The campus is spread over a large area of 12-14 acres.

The college has secured 38th rank in management category. It is focused on grooming leadership through innovation and execution.

Now coming to your question, online degree is not that value as it is of offline degree. Online degree is beneficial for working officials generally.

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