Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies, Visakhapatnam

Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies, Visakhapatnam features amongst the top 100 business schools of India and was ranked 10th in a survey that was conducted by the Indian Express in the year 2010. The PGPBM course is of two years duration and has the approval of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Since the time of inception, this institute has been able to meet the educational requirements of the students belonging to the states of Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar.

Name of the Institution Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies
Type of Institution Management
Location Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Ownership Private
Accreditation/ Affiliation The institute is accredited by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education).
Courses Offered PGPBM (Post Graduate Program in Business Management)
Departments/ Branches
  • Human Resource Management
  • Retail Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Foreign Trade
  • Insurance
  • Systems Management
Admission Procedure The admission to the Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies is based on the applicants’ scores in the ATMA/MAT/ICET examinations. These are all-India entrance examinations. The application form can be downloaded from the official website of the institute. The students who are selected will have to appear for a Group Discussion and Viva round. 30% of the marks will be taken from the applicants’ total score in the qualifying examination, 30% from the admission test and 40% from the Group Discussion and Viva.
Campus Placements The institute has an active placement cell. The following companies have recruited students belonging to the AIMS:

  • Dell
  • A.P Paper Mills Ltd
  • ICICI Bank
  • Fortis Securities
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.
  • KOTAK Mahindra Securities Ltd.
  • Bajaj Allianz
  • UTI Bank?
  • YES Bank
  • Reliance Communication Ltd.
  • Indusind Bank
  • Genpact
  • HDFC Bank
  • HCL
  • The Indian Express
  • SBI Mutual Fund
  • State Bank of Hyderabad
  • Exide Batteries
  • Ford India
  • Dena Bank
  • Cipla Pharma
  • Dulux Paints

To enable the students to get placed in good companies, the institute holds mock interview sessions and invites the alumni to interact about their experiences with the current students.

Scholarships and Awards
  • Ambedkar People’s Educational Trust Prize
  • K. S. Dutt Memorial Gold Medal
  • Ambedkar Peoples Educational Trust Prize
  • East India Petroleum Ltd. Award – I & II
  • Ms. V. Neelima Memorial Prize
  • Vedurumudi Venkata Rao Memorial Prize
  • Velala Harihara Rao Prize
Fee Structure Registration Fees: INR 20,000 (one time)First Year Term One: INR 40,000

First Year Term Two: INR 40,000

Second Year First Term: INR 20,000

Second Year Second Term: INR 20,000

Total: INR 1,40,000

The students who have been granted admission have to pay the fees immediately.

Examinations & Results The examinations are based on the semester system. The evaluation of the students are on the basis of their performance in class, examinations, field study presentations and project reports.
Eligibility Criteria The applicants can be graduates in any field from a recognized university with at least 50% marks.
Established in the Year The institute was established in the year 1995 and is funded by Dr.Ambedkar People’s Educational Trust?.
Facts & Figures
  • Received the National Gold Star Institutional Award
  • Received the National Udyog Excellence Institutional Award
Events Conferences, seminars, workshops, Convocation, collaborative activities