Applications invited for the position of Chancellor
IFMR is a not for profit society, and has a track record of 45 years in Research and Education. It is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization by the Government of India (Ministry of Science and Technology). It is governed by a completely independent and professional board comprising of eminent persons from Industry and Academia. The IFMR board is headed by Mr. R Seshasayee, Chairman- IndusInd Bank Limited and includes eminent industrialists and academics
In the field of education, IFMR has been awarded State Private University status by Government of Andhra Pradesh (vide GO.23, dated May23, 2017). A large world class campus for Education and Research has been established in Sri City in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh.
IFMR offers a Post Graduate Program in Management, Ph.D. program in Finance, Economics and Management. It has conducted executive development programs for corporate, banking, government and social sectors for over 45 years.
IFMR has highly qualified faculty with Ph.D. from the best known Universities in US and India. Their record of high quality academic publications in global peer-reviewed journals is very high. It has a strong contingent of nearly 200 researchers in IFMR in its three centers of excellence, viz. IFMR LEAD (Leveraging Evidence for Access and Development), J-PAL South Asia and Centre for Digital Financial Inclusion (CDFI). They are ably guided by some of the most reputed researchers in Development in the world (from MIT, Harvard etc.) with whom IFMR has strong affiliation for over a decade. IFMR has MOUs with IIT Madras, ISI, Kolkata, Deakin University Australia, and Government of Meghalaya for collaboration in research.
Given the huge challenges the country faces when it comes to socioeconomic development, the need for high quality research and education in Management is immense and immediate. IFMR, with its impeccable track record in Management research and education, plans to fill this gap and meet the need for high quality research and education in management that is relevant to industry and society.
We invite you to join us in this exciting journey to build a world class institution in India.