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5As a BBA graduate, Megha Dey could have opted for an MBA to further her career prospects. But she chose to do her PGDM because she believed that the curriculum would make her industry ready. After spending two years at KIAMS, an institute she had heard a lot about, she agrees that she made the best decision. She has now been placed in a facility management role with Quess Corp Avon, which is a subsidy of the global giant IKEA. Here she shares the journey of her transformation from a hopeful student to a confident management professional.

When asked to put her journey with KIAMS in words, Megha counts many positives. According to her things that seemed difficult and intense when doing them were also a huge learning experience in hindsight. “The rigorous presentations were definitely tough but they were totally worth it at the end of the day. I have learned so much about team effort besides gaining theoretical and practical knowledge. While the job I have bagged is the perfect entry in the corporate world for me, the knowledge I have gained during my time here will last me a lifetime,” she says.

In her new role as a professional with the company Megha will be responsible for meeting clients and discussing various facilities offered. She will also have to strive to boost the sales of the company. She is keen to prove her mettle by delivering on these tasks, just like she managed to impress during the placement interview. On what went right in the interview, she says “I had gathered fair bit of knowledge about the company, which is why I could talk about different scenarios and offer them the best solutions. I also relied on my SIP experience with Bank of Baroda (Kolkata) to come up with relevant answers during the interview.”

Megha mentions the IRP sessions at KIAMS as the main preparation for placement because not only did they improve her communication skills but they also helped her answer situational questions, which were the crux of her interview. Above all her confidence gained during the PGDM years showed clearly. That’s her advice to her juniors at the institute as well. “Be confident and everything will fall into place. Pay attention to classroom learning and projects because that will prepare you well. But also make the most of your time on the campus and with friends because it won’t come back,” she ends on an emotional note.

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4Abhijit Das, student of PGDM Batch 17 at KIAMS believes that his placement as a Management Trainee with Pathfinder Publishing Pvt. Ltd (the company that runs careers360.com) is a big deal not only because of the reputation of the company but the fact that it is the perfect culmination of his academic tenure. The going has been tough for him as he lost his father during the first year of PGDM. But that only pushed him to excel in his studies and focus on the placement process. He admits that with the help of his faculty team and friends at the institute he has managed to get the final outcome he was hoping for.

Reflecting on his two years at KIAMS, he says “The placement with such a prestigious firm was the icing on the cake. My mother, who is a housewife, was extremely supportive during these two years. The placement has made our dream come true. But at the same time I feel the knowledge and confidence I have gained at the institute will help me in the long run. It certainly helped me crack the all important placement interview.” He goes on to add that all the assignments and activities he was a part of during his program helped him learn in the best possible way. That coupled with the confidence he had gained enabled him to impress his recruiters.

After completing his graduation in engineering, Abhijit was working in the construction field but soon enough realized that he needed to boost his competencies to build his career prospects. That’s why he chose to do his PGDM from KIAMS and believes that it’s a decision that has held him in good stead. “I would like to specifically mention the contribution of our faculty members in molding us as future professionals. They were always available to clear our doubts, point out mistakes and help us rectify them in a constructive manner. I believe this relationship goes beyond placements and will be with me for the rest of my life,” he states.

According to Abhijit, every day spent at the institute was a stepping stone towards his future career. The Summer Internship he did at Tata Steel helped him put the concepts he had learned into context and that’s how he made his mark during the placement interview. He is now at the cusp of an exciting journey ahead. “KIAMS has been a new life experience for me and it has prepared me for challenges in my career. Managing product life cycle, Project development and management, Planning, Scheduling, Co-ordination with different teams, Product testing, Market Research and analysis will be some of my job responsibilities and I feel up to the task,” he adds confidently.

Ask him about the aspects of his life at the institute that he is going to miss and Abhijit mentions different celebrations, the time spent with his friends and the campus itself. He holds those memories close to his heart and is going to cherish them for a long time to come. He also has valuable advice for his juniors at the institute. “You should follow your dreams and identify your area of interest. Whatever domain you choose; be it Product Management or Operations, you will find a lot of scope in it if you have in-depth knowledge of the subject. Try to build on your learning and the sky is the limit,” he says all ready to spread his own wings.

Avisek Sarkar believes in following his instincts and mak3ing smart decisions at the right time. That’s why the engineering graduate who was interested in technology decided to switch to management. He says that he wanted to give his career the best platform, which is why he opted for the PGDM with KIAMS. He now stresses that he has managed to combine his technical abilities from engineering studies with analytical, logical thinking from his management program. Perhaps that is what impressed his new employer; Oracle Financial Services Software.

The excitement of being placed with a global powerhouse like Oracle is written large over Avisek’s face. He also realizes that his corporate journey has only begun and he will have to prove his mettle. “The role I have been offered is in financial analytical application development. As a member of the software engineering division, I will have to do detailed design based on high level design specifications. I will also have to assist in system planning, scheduling and implementation, testing bugs, building enhancements etc. I feel prepared for these challenges thanks to my learning at KIAMS,” he says.

Bagging campus placement with a corporate biggie like Oracle is no mean feat. There is a great deal of preparation that goes into making one’s mark in the interview. Avisek sheds light on the process as he says, “One thing that went in my favour was the fact that I had domain knowledge. I also believe you need to be calm and composed during the interview to be able to make the best impression.KIAMS not only helped me build a solid foundation of knowledge but through different initiatives like IRP sessions ensured that I had overcome my fear of public speaking. It reflected in the interview and helped me a lot.”

Avisek also asserts that his learning at the B School was intense with long hours on a daily basis. But his faculty members made things easier by keeping things relatable. His SIP with Novotel Kolkata also enabled him to get valuable practical exposure that he counts on as he prepares for his corporate sojourn. “My time with KIAMS has been a memorable journey altogether. Even the tight class schedules, late night group studies, presentations were fun and lively for me. I am going to miss the hostel life, time spent on the campus and just hanging out with my friends whenever I want,” he says emotionally.

His advice for juniors who might be interested in a job profile like his – “It’s a Financial Analyst profile and if that’s something you are interested in as well then you need to have a strong base in finance and economics. Practical exposure besides academics is also important. But above all be confident and stay true to yourself. You will achieve your goals if you believe in yourself and put in the efforts.” That’s something he himself has done, and is now reaping the benefits for it.

After karen-saldanha-250-225x300completing her graduation in Oman, where her parents both work as corporate professionals, Karen Saldanha decided to come to India to pursue higher education. She was keen to pursue a career in management and believes that KIAMS has helped her in a big way, borne out by her placement with HDFC Bank.

Karen admits that it took her a while to get over the initial shock of being chosen as a Relationship Manager by HDFC Bank because there were several other right candidates for the job. She also thought her interview wasn’t going too well but managed to turn things around for herself. “Initially it was going all wrong and I think I gave some wrong answers. At one point they even gave me a chance to learn the correct answer for one of the questions. I came back having prepared for more than that, which might have impressed them,” she says with a smile.

She also talks about the efforts taken by her institute to prepare her for the placement process. According to Karen the courses in GD, interviews and business communications groomed students and instilled confidence in them. “Besides that the modules where we were taught what the industry expects of us were very helpful. They had included courses on Customer Insight, Digital Marketing, Strategic Management, International Business, Brand Management, Consumer Behaviour etc and they helped us tremendously,” she adds.

Karen also points out that though she had got placed in her very first attempt she chose to not accept the offer as she wanted to make a bright start to her corporate career. She expects it to happen with a big name like HDFC where her job responsibilities will include, “Meeting clients and addressing their problems, ensuring cross selling of banking products and overall maintaining good relationships with them. I did my internship with Reliance Retail, Chennai and believe that experience will come handy in my job,” she asserts.

While Karen is on cloud nine at the moment, she also feels a hint of sadness knowing that she won’t be spending time on campus with friends. She states that one major advantage of a residential PGDM program is that you make friends for life. Ask her if she has any advice for juniors and she says, “Take efforts to match industry’s needs of skills and knowledge, pay attention to classes and do your assignments diligently. The secret to my good grades is 100% attendance. You might also want to create a LinkedIn profile because networking is the key.” Speaking like a true professional, she already is.

15 December 2015, Harihar. Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, widely known as KIAMS, has achieved 43rd position out of 4200 + business schools in India the prestigious Business World rankings. The survey carried out by C fore in association with Business World listed IIMA, IIMB, IIMC and IIML as the Top 4 B-schools of the country. The survey was released on the 14th of December 2015 in the BW ‘B-School Education Special’. Bearing the title “The future of education and its leading tycoons”, the survey marked the return of many well-established B-schools back amongst the ‘A listers’.

Dr. C.N.Narayana, Director, KIAMS, sees recent market correction as a major reason for a much more efficient survey ranking, cutting through the “noise” that had crept in over the last few years in B-school surveys. According to him,supply outweighs demand of business education and this slowdown was only a matter of time.

“Many B Schools faced a shortfall on the admissions front this year. Institutes that relied heavily on marketing and were unable to catch up on innovation had to move out of the fray. On the flip side, B-schools with strong industry credentials, like KIAMS, which have continuously delivered quality, continue doing well even in seemingly adverse times.”

The BW annual B-school survey sets pretty high standards for its rankings. It assesses B-schools on an exhaustive set of parameters – 12 in all – that cover every possible aspect of business education. These parameters are Leadership/ Governance Quality, Faculty Welfare Development, Competence of Faculty, Student Intake/ Selection Process, Curriculum & Pedagogy, Industry Interface, Research, Infrastructure and Facilities, Placements, Internationalism, Life skills/ Soft Skills, and Value For Money. Of the total score of 3400, maximum weightage is accorded to Placements (500), followed by Industry Interface, Research, and Infrastructure and Facilities (400 each).

 “KIAMS has spearheaded numerous industry-oriented innovations in full-time PGDM education,” said Dr. C.N. Narayana, Director, KIAMS. “We introduced the Balanced Growth Card – a holistic evaluation of the student that focuses not only on performance outcomes but also on demonstrated effort and underlying competencies. We were the first to Introduce seminar credits. This brought to the student the latest industrial practices in management, delivered by industry practitioners.”

Raised in 1991, KIAMS is celebrating its silver jubilee year. Originally designed for the purpose of being a captive management centre-of-excellence for the managers of Kirloskar Group, KIAMS became a regular B-school in 1995 with a strong industry-based curriculum. This move was deeply motivated by the larger benefit to the nation. By the late nineties, the Indian economy had opened up considerably, and industry-relevant managers were the prime need of growth and nation building. KIAMS adopted “Education through Values” as its credo… its ruling paradigm, in line with the Kirloskar philosophy and outlook. Today, KIAMS graduates all over the world are recognized for their industry-immersed knowledge.

Jagan JamesKirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies’ alumnus Mr. Jagan James is a third generation entrepreneur, but that’s not how he started his working life. He spent several years in organisations like MICO BOSCH, SKF India Ltd. and Bajaj Auto Ltd., where he believes he picked up some essential skills that helped him begin his own journey. But even more than that, he believes that business was in his blood, “I feel it was always in my blood to go at it alone. From a very young age, I had a passion towards business and dreamt of building a professional, socially relevant and ethical business organisation.” He has done that today. However, he believes that it was the academics at Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) that equipped him with the skills he needed to be an entrepreneur. As he puts it, “I can never forget the lectures on Business Strategy by Dr. V.S.Pai. The theories learnt during the course are very important as they help you structure your thoughts and thereby facilitate better entrepreneurship. They are definitely crucial because theories are refined out of practical experience and scientific research, and awareness of the same avoids the need to reinvent the wheel every time.”

James believes that everyone has an entrepreneurial streak in them and more professionals are looking at the possibility positively. “The corporate world itself is training professionals to be independent”, he says, “and employers are encouraging their employees to be entrepreneurs in their own capacity and to be responsible for their revenue and profit targets. This, I feel, will give more professionals a feel of the entrepreneurial kick without actually having to start something on their own”. However, he accepts that it is challenging to have one’s own business. The biggest challenge, he says, “was mobilising adequate funds, shortage of which means crippling limitations in acquiring a land bank, hiring and retaining skilled people, limitations in marketing and advertisement spends, and so on.” An entrepreneur, therefore, plays multiple roles until the business acquires the critical mass, explains James.

JVN Properties was James’ maiden venture, which carried the USP of offering affordable and reliable housing. To date,the company has completed three small-scale residential projects and a few contracting assignments and is in the planning stages of a fourth project. During these projects, James sensed a growing scarcity of skilled manpower and raw materials, and decided to start looking into alternative building technologies. “Fabtech Ventures was established in the year 2012 with the objective of providing an array of construction related technologies for captive use as well as external supply.” Today, both the organisations are finding their footing and place in the market, and for James it is really important that they justify their purpose. “I want them to be special and deliver customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, social responsibility and investor satisfaction.”

James is passionate about his work and explains the industry further as he says, “Real estate development as a business, especially in the small and medium scale, is a very competitive field. The major reasons for this are a very low entry barrier and lack of regulatory frameworks.” According to him, one needs domain knowledge, financial acumen, people management skills and technological advantages in operations and marketing (social media and so on) to hold one in good stead in this business.

His advice to the young aspiring entrepreneurs is that conviction matters more than age and that they would be better off starting early if they are convinced and have clarity about their plans. He says, “Businesses across industries will experience seasonal ups and downs along with unexpected turbulence, but an entrepreneurs’ conviction should be strong enough to take him through the troughs.”

IVEY Publishing Canada is a reputed name in academic publication that many in the field of management aspire to get their papers published in. Therefore, it’s no mean feat that two students from Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS), Devanshu Bajaj and Ravi Santosh, have managed to make their dream come true with a case study they worked on with Dr. V. S. Pai. The case study, built around Kanthappa Agencies, has been accepted via the ISB-Ivey co-branding route, making the students and their institute immensely proud.

Getting published in an international journal was an aspiration for both Devanshu and Ravi, who were also motivated to give back to the student community and their institute. After all, KIAMS has a long history of promoting a research culture amongst students and encouraging them in that direction. “We also thought this case would put concepts taught in our institute into practice, besides giving us insights into the minds of budding entrepreneurs. Through this effort we also wanted to show how entrepreneurship is flourishing in a small hamlet like Harihar,” says Ravi, as he talks about the idea behind their chosen case study.

Kanthappa Agencies are a family run business inherited by brothers Nataraja and Dinesh Shetty. They converted their business into a partnership firm in the late ‘80s and the case examined the reasons for its high level of debtors and stocks. It also analysed the possibilities of venturing into adjacent geographies and new distributorships. Assessing the potential to diversify into other businesses to increase profits and reduce business risks was another aspect that the case looked into.

The relevance of a case like this in the current market cannot be overemphasized, but it also brought its challenges along the way. Hence, the duo remains grateful for the guidance of Dr. Pai, who is an expert when it comes to international publications and journals. Talking about his experience working with the renowned academician, Ravi says, “It was a blessing working with Dr. Pai because his experience is immense and it helped us to a great extent. At the same time, he is a person who always expects the best from us, so we couldn’t be complacent and had to put in extra effort.”

Both Ravi and Devanshu concur that the case wouldn’t have reached its destination without the contribution of the entrepreneurs featured in their study. They wished that students could learn something from their business and hence were totally committed to the case study. From keeping their appointments with the researchers to answering their queries, the Shetty brothers were co-operation personified. And that made a world of difference to the study, according to Ravi.

Through their case, the students got to learn more about sustainability and its huge significance. A new breed of entrepreneurs, like the Shettys, is already following the concepts of sustainability in business. But it’s something every business should try to achieve –  a big and important lesson the students have learned after their study.

Their research experience has definitely given Ravi and Devanshu a better understanding of the concepts they had learned at the institute. And that’s why they believe the effort and time spent on the study was well worth it. “We learned how concepts are implemented in the real world, which is a huge bonus. Balancing college life with research was quite demanding and keeping to strict timings was tough, but we pulled it off in the end. And it’s worth it all,” says Devanshu, beaming with confidence.

Encouraged by their success with the case study, Ravi and Devanshu hope to collaborate with Dr. Pai on research in the future. But for now, they can bask in their success and focus on placements, in order to get more industry exposure.

The much talked-about annual management inter collegiate event- Operacy of Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) is back in its 2013 avatar. Spread over 3 days (19-21 October), it spans both locations of KIAMS – Harihar and Pune. The kal, aaj, kal mix will see executives (with 3 years experience max), current Management Students and prospective students all will mingle in a kind of melting pot from which will emerge the best as winners! Over the years, Operacy has become known as an extravaganza for students of management and the bar is expected to be raised higher this year.

This Annual Inter Collegiate Management event has a rich history of over a decade and it has transformed from a paper writing competition to a class act. Completely student driven, it is a national business festival in many ways and a marquee event in the calendar year for management students all over the country. Little wonder then that it has generated curiosity far and wide, which has only motivated the members of teams organising the event this year to put on a show to remember.

Prachi Aggarwal, an Operacy team, “Operacy simply means making things happen. And that’s what we aim to do with the organisation as well. We are giving it everything we’ve got because there’s a precedent for this event and we have to live up to the expectations.”

Students of the institute are charged up for the upcoming event because it offers them a platform to showcase their talents. At the same time, they are excited about the opportunity to interact with industry experts, who are going to make their presence felt at the event. In fact, giving students first-hand experience of the real corporate life is one of the objectives of Operacy.

Nikhita Gupta, another team member for the event, says, “This event is meant to enable you to discover yourself. It’s also an opportunity to learn from the experts in the business. And you will have a lot to look forward to on that count this year.”

There are several exciting events that have been lined up for Operacy 2013 and they are bound to hit the right note with the audience. For example, Catastrophe is a Finance competition that will test analytical abilities of participants. Inquisitor, on the other hand, is a Marketing challenge that will test the skills of participants to the limit.

Of course, the traditional Paper Writing competition, which the event started out as, has generated keen interest amongst students too. Held under the aegis of students’ managerial skills this competition has the students’ take on specific assignments on behalf of industry. They are offered much needed support by the faculty and it thus serves as a dynamic platform for students to learn and grow.

The Illuminati (Human Resource) and Vicissitude (Operations) other events that are being looked forward to. The stunning and sprawling canvas will also hold Ankuran, the inter-B-plan competition, that will offer an opportunity to budding entrepreneurs from different colleges to put forward their ideas and business plans. This competition, held by the E-Cell of KIAMS within the Operacy aegis, encourages students to dream big and become successful entrepreneurs. A unique aspect Ankuran is the introduction of the Jugaad Innovation concept.

Gayathri Suresh, another team member of the Operacy organizing committee, says, “Come, rejoice and rejuvenate’ is the mantra for our event. We want everyone to have fun, learn and feel refreshed at the end of it.” That’s what some of the corporate honchos are bound to feel as they relive their college moments during Déjà Vu,. Athelin is another competition that will be held on the campus, with the objective of helping students find out whether they are industry-ready.

All the events are distributed across both locations – Harihar and Pune – in an integrated and holistic design. With these challenging competitions, strong corporate presence, enthusiastic student organisers and prizes to be won, Operacy 2013 promises to be an event that will be remembered for a long time to come.

SunainaThe most remarkable thing about Prof. Sunaina Kuknor is that her journey as a teacher has been of barely three-and-half years, but in this short duration she has taught almost the entire spectrum of Management. From General Management subjects like, Organisational Behaviour, Business Communication, Business Ethics, Company Law, Personality Development; to Human Resource specialisation papers like Career Planning, HRM, Performance Appraisal, Group Dynamics, Industrial Relations, Leadership styles- Prof. Kuknor has seen it all. The latest addition to the faculty strength of KIAMS – she joined in May 2013 – Prof. Kuknor says that joining KIAMS was pretty much case of first impressions being the best impressions.

“I recall my very first visit to the KIAMS campus in September 2012. The quality education imparted, the ambience, the well structured work allotment and autonomy given to the employees with utmost belief in their abilities… all these aspects make KIAMS a very desirable destination for any teacher of business and management. So when I decided to switch over, I could think of nothing but KIAMS.”

Prof. Sunaina owes her grasp on almost the entire expanse of management mainly to the three years of quality job experience she accumulated prior to becoming an academic. Not only has she been a Recruitment Administrator in Accenture, she has also executed the role of Senior Market Analyst. A Trainer for PG-CET/ MAT in Analytical and Logical reasoning, Prof. Kuknor got her UGC NET/ JRF qualification in June 2011. She is currently teaching OB & HR in KIAMS.

“HR today has moved way beyond the basics of mere hiring and, therefore, application of Information Technology in HR functions and practices is fast growing. E-HRM is concerned with supporting business processes by means of training, recruitment and performance management. Emergence of new concepts like Six Sigma, TQM in HR, and HR and Kaizen have led to improvement in  the quality of work and the employees. Competency Mapping has gained a lot of popularity in recent times. Aligning competencies and strategies, recruitment of employees on the basis of job and culture fit, planning for career and succession, and aligning the personal goals of employees to organisational goals have all gained importance. The list of expectations of the HR department is never-ending these days. It is for such a dynamic and evolving profession that I prepare my students.”

 Prof. Kuknor believes that companies today, more than ever before, need to develop a strong corporate philosophy and live by it.

“The focus has to be on active, intentional and ongoing engagement, with diversity in people, curriculum, co-curriculum and in communities – with which individuals might connect – at the centre of the HR philosophy. This will lead to greater awareness, content knowledge, cognitive sophistication and an empathetic understanding of the complex ways individuals interact within systems and institutions. When you choose a career in HR, always make sure you are well acquainted with the basic HR functions. You can always start as a specialist in any one function and then move on to becoming an HR generalist. As an HR professional, understanding organisational behaviour and dynamics is a must.”

Considering that HR today is unanimously looked upon as a strategic partner across industries, Prof. Kuknor’s vision and philosophy of HR will certainly hold KIAMS students in good stead when they step out into the corporate world.

Existing records tumble as on-campus recruitment for Batch 14 of KIAMS reaches midway 

With B-schools across the country anticipating a sluggish, below-par placement in 2012-13, Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS), has yet again bucked the trend. Midway into the placement season, 58 students of the Batch 14 of KIAMS have already been placed. Despite predictions of economic uncertainties looming large, the highest pay package offered has gone up by a whopping 25%. While last year, the maximum package offered was 8.47 Lakhs; this time around 2 students of KIAMS have already been offered packages of 11.70 Lakhs. Both these placements are in Dubai, with Delta Commercial Broker LLC (Citi Bank).

Interestingly, the Banking and Finance Sector has emerged as the clear leader in terms of recruiting from KIAMS, already surpassing last year’s figures. It may be recalled that in 2011-12, a total of 24 students from KIAMS were placed in the B&F Sector, while mid-way this season, 25 students have already been recruited by this sector almost entirely in November and December.

“It has been quite a revelation,” remarked Ms. Shruti Das, Officer of the Placement committee at KIAMS. “Far from any signs of sluggishness, the industry has shown an unusual vibrancy in recruitment, as far as KIAMS is concerned. Infact, the first on-campus recruitment happened as early as August 2012. It is a record of sorts. By year-on-year comparison, we are way ahead of the placement schedule. ”

The companies that have recruited from KIAMS so far have been a fair mix of global corporate giants, and exciting new enterprises working on cutting edge technologies. Some of the prominent ones are Odessa Technologies, HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd., SmartCube, ICICI Securities Ltd., Idea Cellular Ltd., SBI Life Insurance Ltd., HCL Infosystems Ltd., L&T Infotech Ltd., Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd., 99 Acres, Drshti Strategic Research Services Pvt Ltd., XL Dynamics, BNY Mellon International Operations (India) Private Limited, Ladderup Wealth Management Private Limited, CRISIL Ltd., MarketsandMarkets, Earth Infrastructure Ltd, Coffee Day Beverages, Anurash Insurance Services, Talent Corner HR Services Pvt Ltd., and Decathlon.

“In KIAMS, the assignments that are given to us are not just theoretical in nature, but involve the application of these concepts in a practical environment,” points out Sakshi Vatsa, the first amongst the students of Batch 14 of KIAMS, to be placed. “This helped me in a big way during my interviews for Odessa Technologies. Most of the questions in my interview were conceptual, concerning little things that could easily have been forgotten or ignored had we not learnt their practical application.”

A steady flow of representatives from numerous corporate houses were either visiting, or were in the process of visiting KIAMS for recruitment.

“When I look back, I can spot the difference between what I was and what I am today,” says Laxmi Gupta, who has been placed with SmartCube. “Every single individual in KIAMS has taught me and helped me refine my personality. I learned how to balance my personal and professional life, thanks to the hectic and rigorous schedule of KIAMS. We received excellent pedagogy by some of the world-class educators like Professor Gopal Iyenger, Professor T. Vishwanathan, and Professor V. S. Pai. They helped us develop an eye for detail. In short, KIAMS helps you develop a strong business acumen.”

Given the fact that traditionally at KIAMS, the IT & ITes sector recruits at par with the Banking & Finance sector, the Placement Cell is gearing up for the long list of IT companies that are shortly slated to visit for recruitment.