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Inspiring Change: A Conversation with Dr Bhupender Kumar Som, Director, GIMS

Inspiring Change: A Conversation with Dr Bhupender Kumar Som, Director, GIMS

Edited By Sukriti Sahoo | Updated on Jan 04, 2024 03:32 PM IST | #GIMS Greater Noida

In this interview, Dr Bhupender Kumar Som (Director) talks about the GIMS admission process, vision and mission, courses offered, facilities, latest placement statistics and more. Check the interview here.

About: GNIOT Institute of Management Studies (GIMS), Greater Noida was established in 2020. GIMS Greater Noida offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) with dual specialisations in the areas of Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations & Supply Chain Management, IB and Business Analytics. Candidates are shortlisted for admission to GIMS Greater Noida PGDM course based on GIMS Aptitude Test (GAT)/ CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ NMAT followed by group discussion and personal interview.

Inspiring Change: A Conversation with Dr Bhupender Kumar Som, Director, GIMS
Inspiring Change: A Conversation with Dr Bhupender Kumar Som, Director, GIMS

Q. Tell us something about the institute; when it was set up, vision and mission.

A: GNIOT Institute of Management Studies (GIMS) is founded under the aegis of more than two decades old GNIOT Group of institutions. The two-fold vision of the institute is to develop business leaders who have social concerns and create centers of excellence in all domains of management so that our students have cutting-edge knowledge for fostering the business growth of organisations they join. GIMS Greater Noida aims to achieve these vision statements by developing and practicing a highly dynamic outcome-based teaching learning process and by developing an ecosystem for fostering research.

Q. Tell us something about the admission process.

A: The admission process at GIMS follows a robust mechanism. For GIMS admission, the student first has to pass the eligibility barrier as per AICTE norms. Once the student is eligible for admission in the PGDM course, the student has to appear in the GIMS Aptitude Test (GAT), GD and PI. There is a composite score table developed based on academic scores, competitive exam scores, GD and PI. The students are offered GIMS Greater Noida admission as per merit of the composite score table.

Q. What kind of infrastructure can students expect at the institute? Please elaborate.

A: The learning ecosystem of GIMS is supported by modern day infrastructure facilities. Smart classrooms, with digital infrastructure in place, provide a wonderful teaching learning experience. GIMS facilities include a library equipped with e-learning resources along with EBSCO and DELNET accessibility. These e-learning resources help the students in developing research acumen as needed by the industry. The entire campus is equipped with wi-fi facility. Playgrounds, in-campus hostel, recreation facilities, mess & canteen facilities add to the overall campus experience of the student.

Q. There is a lot of stress that is being made with regard to interaction with the industry as well as companies that recruit. What are the steps being taken by the institute in this direction?

A: GIMS provides a minimum of 30 hours of training to each student for honing the communication skills, soft skills and aptitude skills in each term. At the end of the course, a student receives 200 + hours of training for overall development apart from academics. GIMS students are also provided with 5 professional certificates in association with Grant Thornton on the contemporary industry needs under the Skill Augmentation Certification programme. The talk series at GIMS titled as Chanakya talk series and Prabodhan talk series, ensure that the students interact with corporate leaders and managers. The students also receive inputs in the form of various club activities throughout the course in the form of Employability Skill Augmentation Programmes. These activities are aimed to bridge the gap between academia and corporate. The students are also provided with the opportunity to learn with international academic partners during the International Immersion Programme. This year GIMS students have taken 20 hours certification in Global Trade from De-Monforte University Dubai. The students are also allowed to earn six credits via self-directed learning. In this, the student can choose any two of the given components e.g., research paper writing, competition participation and earn six credits.

Q. Internships are now mandatory as per AICTE guidelines. Does the institute help students with this? If yes, how?

A: The internship at GIMS is offered to students in two formats. Through live projects and Summer Internship Programme. The Summer Internship Programme (SIP) is an essential paid/unpaid 8-10 weeks of corporate engagement for each student. The SIP opportunities are provided to each student by the institute itself. Likewise, the live project opportunities of 7-15 days are also provided to the students by the Corporate Resource Center (CRC) itself. We are also determined to incorporate winter internships in our curriculum. These internship programmes provide a student blend of experiential and theoretical learning.

Q. Can you please share details if there is any collaboration with universities abroad?

A: GIMS has collaboration with De-Monforte University Dubai, University of Dubai, Asian Institute of Management and Technology Thailand, Tribhuvan University Nepal and Uniglobe Group of Institutions Kathmandu as on date. We are in talks with multiple foreign universities for academic partnership.

Q. Please share placement statistics with information on the average package, highest and lowest package, number of students placed and details of companies that have recruited.

A: GNIOT Institute of Management Studies (GIMS) offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) with dual specialisations in the areas of Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations & Supply Chain Management, IB and Business Analytics.

Since its inception in 2020, GIMS has been establishing high standards for academics, research, and placements. Our unwavering dedication to bridging the knowledge gap between the business world and classroom learning, along with effective delivery, has produced excellent outcomes. As a result, GIMS students are putting their skills to the test by working with some of the greatest corporate houses in a variety of industries, both domestically and abroad.

We are able to place our students in some of the greatest firms to work for because of our unrivalled network of recruiters. Our success is attested to by our past placement results, which are only expected to get better with time.

The final placement season spans from October to April for the recruitment of our PGDM students. GIMS Greater Noida maintained the streak of 100% placements for all the passed out batches. Last year more than 200 recruiters participated in the GIMS placement process and made more than 214 offers. Key recruiters of GNIOT Institute of Management Studies were from Consulting, BFSI, FMCG, Paint, Manufacturing, Consumer Durables and Retail domains among others.

GNIOT Institute of Management Studies Placement Statistics: Key Highlights



GIMS Greater Noida Average Package

Rs. 7.02 LPA

GIMS Greater Noida Highest Domestic Package Offered

Rs. 12.50 LPA

GIMS Greater Noida Highest International Package

Rs. 23.31 LPA

GIMS Greater Noida Lowest Package

Rs. 4.2 LPA

A few prominent names where GIMS students are placed include the names of industry giants like TATA Croma, Berger Paints, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ANZ, CNH Industrial, DS Group, Adani Cement and many others.

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Dear leaner,

Bba is the one of the outmost course, wherever you take it it's amazing it is one of the  demanding course all over

Gn institute is best as the college is approved by AICTE ,pci,bci and have 19 degree available

Placement offered is nearly 85% the college provide intership drive every year ,so provides many opportunities for students.

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