The student council is a pro-active student body representing the overall student fraternity acting as a link between the management and students. In addition, the student council monitors and assists in the functioning of various committees and clubs and also facilitates effective coordination amongst them.
The Finance Club:
The Finance Club aims to cultivate a keen interest for finance and trading among the students. We bring together the entire gambit of finance & economics related issues such as equity research, corporate finance and economic policies. Also, the club bridges the gap between classroom teaching and the outside world. The club plans to launch its newsletter and establish its own investment fund.
The Marketing club of IFMR aims at creating a grass root level interest among the students and teasing their appetite for marketing through its three unique events IdEA Burst, Surviral and Rocket Singh. It also looks to provide an all-round experience for the students by floating live project opportunities in marketing, organizing talks, panel discussions, workshops, case competitions and marketing events.
The Consulting Club:
The Edge has been operational inside the college since 10 years and has been conducting interactive sessions with the consulting companies and consultants alike. It also gives heads up to the student community about the latest developments and engages the community by throwing in interesting problems and scenarios.
The Entrepreneurship Club:
The Entrepreneurship Club of IFMR aims at nurturing the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst students by providing a platform for challenging minds to think differently and experience entrepreneurship through hands on learning. It serves as a medium to assess opportunities for ideas and as a mentoring platform for budding entrepreneurs. This is achieved through both inter and intra college activities including business plan competitions, guest lectures by entrepreneurs and workshops.
The Social Service Club of IFMR, founded in 2005, has been trying to make a difference in the lives of the under-privileged in our society. Through Samarthan, students have shown that their role extends beyond just textbooks and the corporate world. Samarthan has been striving to provide an interface between the students, voluntary organizations and professionals, ultimately to help build a sustainable and healthy society.
The Speakers Club is a student self-help forum which was started with the aim of helping the students to nurture and sharpen their communication and leadership skills. The club provides a platform for the students to practice their public speaking skills and also offers various other opportunities for them to develop their overall personality and help them in the business environment.
Abhyudaya Organizing cell:
The flagship event of IFMR, Abhyudaya 2015, had participation from around 22 Business Schools including IIM I, IIM Trichy, FMS, NMIMS, KJSom, Wellingkar, XIME, LIBA, GLIM Gurgaon etc. 8 undergrad colleges including SRM, Christ University, Loyola, New College etc. This recent edition of Abhyudaya also witnessed participation from various organizations like KPMG, HCL, Zoho Corp etc. IFMR campus played host to around 1000 plus people from various parts of the country on these 3 days of extravaganza. The events of this Magnum Opus included Stock Pitching, Holistic Marketing, Auctions, Roleplaying, Negotiations, Business plans and many more. Abhyudaya was also filled with colourful cultural nights which included Rock Band shows, mesmerizing dance performances, fashion shows and DJ gigs.
B-Sportive (Sports Club):
The Sports Committee of IFMR takes care of not just the sporting needs but also emphasizes on health and team building through fitness and adventure activities. There are 2 sporting events organized every semester and to ensure full participation, the games are tweaked in innovative ways such as the Gully Cricket, Futsal Football, Mixed Table Tennis, Inter section Games, Online gaming, trekking, jogging and lots more. Further the Sricity campus is equipped infrastructure for all the major sports like Cricket, Football, Basketball, Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess and Carrom which can be played with common sports equipment. These Sporting events are good way to relieve stress from the day to day studies and give the extra energy for the students.
Laasya, the music and art club of IFMR was inaugurated in 2009 to keep the artist alive in us. At Laasya we welcome every form of art. The critically important role of the arts in the academy, as in life, is to enable us to see the world and the human condition differently, and in seeing the world through a particular work of art, to see a truth we might not have understood before. Imagination and a sense of discovery are often as important as knowledge. In the past 1 year, Laasya conducted Online Quiz, Dandiya night and Antakshari. DJ nights have enabled students to enjoy their life fully.
External Relations Committee:
The External Relations Team was formed to manage IFMR’s communication with external stakeholders namely prospective applicants, media, CAT/XAT coaching institutes and peer institutions with the sole aim of increasing IFMR’s visibility among MBA aspirants and thereby creating a strong brand value for IFMR. The ultimate aim is to bring better quality students to IFMR. The following are the activities in which this team is involved in:
- Manage/assist in the admission process
- Promote/Report events and happenings at IFMR
- Manage relationships with MBA portals and coaching institutes
- Manage IFMR’s touchpoints with external stakeholders
Sanchalan Committee :
It is a student-run professional committee, which is focused towards the activities related to the fields of Operations and IT in the institute. The committee was formed in 2017 to promote knowledge sharing and to explore the strategic presence of IFMR from Operations point of view. Activities conducted by the committee include Least Count, Resource Allocation, Task Allocation, Pan-India Quizzes and Case-Based Competitions, all of which involve tactical applications of Operation & IT. Furthermore, to bridge the gap between corporate and students, the committee often organizes events like Panel Discussions, Corporate Presentations and Guest Lectures for the students. To add value to the understanding of students towards Operations & IT, a monthly digest and an e-magazine comprising of present and future IT-Operations trends, articles from industry experts, faculty & students, interviews with eminent trade personalities etc., are going to be published in the near future.
GENESIS – THE ADMISSION COMMITTEE :
IFMR alumni and students have a high stake in the brand IFMR, and are keen to ensure that high quality applicants succeed them. The Admissions Committee (Ad-Com) at IFMR, ‘Genesis’, is a student team which works with the college to ensure smooth admission / on-boarding process. We, at Genesis, firmly believe that good beginnings lead to good outcomes. By providing peer guidance to aspirants, we help them get to know what IFMR has to offer. We also handle applicant queries on social media platforms like PagalGuy, Facebook, Career360, Quora, InsideIIM and Shiksha.com.
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