IFIM College offers world-class education by nurturing human values, ethics and by imparting knowledge, which emphasizes on life skills. The college nurtures and supports a unique system of education, structured on Bangalore University syllabi, combining the tenets of academic excellence and corporate professionalism.
With the assistance and encouragement of Centre for Developmental Education (CDE), IFIM College has succeeded in enabling students to become business-ready corporate professionals (The CDE is a non-profit society, founded by the DSIJ group - the publishers of the popular Dalal Street Investment Journal). IFIM Business School, the oldest school of CDE, has been ranked amongst the top Business Schools in the country by many distinguished and renowned business magazines and journals. With a campus strategically placed in Electronics City, Bangalore, one of India’s largest Electronic industrial parks, IFIM College provides holistic education. Along with its unique academic delivery model, IFIM College focuses on employability skills of the students.
The BBA programme at IFIM College provides a strong foundation in core business disciplines, helping participants acquire the key competencies needed by all business management students at an under-graduate level in diverse fields.
This undergraduate programme is designed to build competencies for corporate employment or higher studies. Emphasis is on developing leadership qualities, team management, communication skills, stress management, time and crisis management, etc. to help students deal with the exacting requirements of management executives. This programme requires the whole-hearted involvement of the students to meet the challenges of academic schedules and assignments. The uniqueness of the BBA programme is in the content, scope of syllabi, teaching methodology and evaluation. The pedagogy adopts various techniques such as group discussions, brainstorming sessions, management games, transaction analysis and tackling conflicting situations. Teaching methodologies include classroom lectures, industrial visits, case studies, corporate orientation and assignments.
IFIM College in general and BBA department recognizes the need to encourage individual initiatives for all round multifaceted development and in this process it provides students with keen business insights and rigorous training through the following methods
Case Based Learning
The case based learning is integrated as a dominant tool in the education methodology which reinforces their understanding of the concepts and enhances their ability to apply in real situations. To be an effective professional, the student has to think and acts like one.
Teaching through live performance in order to learn the basics of the subject by role play in the class room is an advance methodology. This develops the feeling of belongingness to the organization, the team spirit and ultimately enabling students to emerge as natural team leader.
Presentations (Training for Soft Skills)
The institute provides training for soft skill along with the academic curriculum. It provides strong practical orientations to the students helping them in building and improving their skills such as communication, presentations, group discussions, interview and interpersonal skills, team building and business correspondence.
Summer Internship Program (SIP)
Apart from other tools of learning, one way of learning business is by action and participation in research. Each student is required to undergo six to eight weeks summer internship at leading corporations by undertaking a project of direct relevance to the concerned organization. Subsequently, a presentation on the project and a viva-voce before the faculty is made.
Management Research Projects
Students are required to work on comprehensive research projects under the guidance of faculty involving application of concepts, tools and techniques to the real-world problems or research on the latest developments in the chosen fields of management. This provides a unique opportunity for refining skills to work in a diverse group.
Keeping in mind the requirements of the industry and the business organization, the teaching methodology and pedagogy which we have designed will definitely helps the BBA students to prepared to crack all sort of test and interview.
The B. Com. programme is a three-year paraprofessional undergraduate degree programme of Bangalore University and is widely accepted by the industry, government and private sectors. The curriculum is designed to provide students the best of opportunities and a launching pad for careers as well as for higher studies in the areas of Commerce and Trade. The College nurtures holistic development of the students, to enable them to grow into all-round winners. The excellent academic environment with a judicious mixture of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities empowers the students of B. Com. to thrive in a fast-paced and exciting learning environment. Classroom lectures, projects and case studies form the components of teaching methodology.
In IFIM, the student's business education begins in first year and continues for the full three years. In the third year, students will have the opportunity to choose elective business courses of their specific areas of interest.
Apart from Bangalore University curriculum, students will have the opportunity to take additional certification courses from Accounting Group, Finance Group, Marketing Group, Human Recourse Group, Insurance Group, Taxation Group and Information system and Management Group that matches their personal areas of interest and strength.
At IFIM, we use a flexible blend of teaching styles. We know that different people learn in different ways, and that not everything can be taught by a single method.
The faculty is always ready to help and address any questions or doubts of the students.
Academic Counselors are available to discuss degree requirements, course selections, university services or other academic matters.
The Library Facilitates: 63 national and international Journals, 12000 Books, 3600 E-Books, 8400 E-Journals, 4800 E-Articles etc.
The Net impact Centre provides free technical and multi-media resources for Commerce students. The Centre is open 6 days a week during the academic year.
The Students at IFIM College are privy to a unique Wi-Fi campus. The Wi-Fi campus enables the students to get on-line anywhere on campus without the hassle of wires and plug-ins.
Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) is a three-year full-time undergraduate programme offered by the Bangalore University. Students who are keen to join IT and financial services industry can opt for the course. This degree assists students to acquire sound knowledge in computer applications with the help of which they can have a perfect launch pad for challenging careers in the field of Information Technology.
Other than Bangalore University syllabus we offer some additional certification courses in Basic IT skills, Introduction to Computers, C and C++, Advanced C, Advanced C++, Java and Net beans, PHP and MySQL, Linux and Ubuntu, M.SExcel, Selenium etc under the IIT Spoken Tutorial Projects (as listed on IIT Bombay’s IIT Spoken Tutorial Project website) and as in-house certificate courses.
The Bachelor of Arts (Journalism, Psychology, Optional English) course is unique in many ways, the three domains offered are equal in weightage and a golden opportunity for undergraduate students to study all three majors.
The triple major aims to make the students ready for a good career growth covering a broad spectrum of areas in each of the domain equipping them for the job. The three-pronged strategy focuses on moulding career of every student befitting their capabilities and show their potential to the fullest. The course offers a structured pathway to help students achieve and foster to develop excellent skills and be confident to try in a wide range of employment areas and in-depth knowledge of the three subjects.
This is a prestigious offering/program of the IFIM group-a five year integrated course leading to the award of BBA-LLB of Karnataka State Law University (KSLU). Recruiters tend to prefer an integrated five year program; experts in academia too believe that such a course will produce professionals who will be industry-ready to take up various challenges in an ever-evolving job market. The course has been devised and structured by KSLU.
(i) Applicants should have passed XII standard/PUC or equivalent thereto as prescribed by Bangalore University with a minimum of 60% throughout.
(ii) Those who are appearing for the final examinations of XII or PUC can also apply.
(iii) All admissions have to be approved by Bangalore University.
Dr. Anupama Natarajan
Principal - IFIM College Professor of Marketing and Strategic Management
Ms. Swarnika Dixit
Assistant Professor & Program Head - BBA, Department of Management
Assistant Professor & Program Head - B. Com Department of Commerce
Mr. Bhavesh Kumar
Assistant Professor & Program Head - BCA Department of Computer Applications
Dr. Jaya N. Patil
Associate Professor & Program Head-BA(JPE) Department of Journalism
AURA - THE ANNUAL FEST
AURA is the annual Management and Cultural Fest of IFIM College. A much-awaited event for both out students and the students of various reputed colleges across India, AURA is a two-day artistic, creative and intellectual extravaganza of sheer talent on display. AURA provides a testing platform for the participants to unearth and exhibit their intellectual and hidden competencies. AURA, being a student's driven programme, gives students ample scope to learn management functions first hand. AURA attracts students from more than 40 colleges with more than 400 participants every year. The various events conducted include Battle of Bands, Group Dance, Singing, Beat Boxing and a glamorous Fashion Show along with interesting contests like Cook without Fire, Mad Ads, Treasure Hunt, Karaoke, Business Quiz etc.
It is the student conference organized annually by IFIM College. The conference is conducted to help prepare students to engage in academic research and to enhance student's ability to understand research compiled by others. Students are guided by the faculty members throughout the research process. Students from various colleges and disciplines present research papers on the theme and sub-themes of the conference. The best papers are awarded with cash prizes.
The International Conference ''Fusion'' organized by IFIM College annually aims to bring together academicians, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their views through research articles on the theme and sub-themes of the conference. High quality research contributions which are empirical conceptual and experimental are invited for presentation at the conference. Best papers are published in ROOTS (International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researches)
INTERNATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Essay Contest is organized annually to provide students with the opportunity to express their ideas through writing. To teach a student how to research a topic and organize their thoughts into an introduction, body and conclusion. This essay contest attracts students from across the globe the theme being a contemporary global issue.
IFIM FILM FESTIVAL -
Ignite is a two-day film festival conducted by the students of IFIM College Bangalore on the 19th and 20th of January 2019. The film festival, Ignite, is a collaborative effort of some of the most diverse minds, who are constituted by some of the most unique ideas. Perhaps, ideas that we believe would resonate with the youngsters studying in various institutions and colleges across the nation. Our primary agenda is to provide a platform that serves as an impetus to young minds to unleash their inherent creativity. This event comprises of various activities such as- Short Film Making contest, Story Writing contest, Graphic Poster Designing contest, Photo Stories contest and Photography Workshop.
IFIM is considered to be one of the best institute for hiring the fresh graduates for various industrial roles at numerous institutions including MNCs.
It holds a consistent placement record of having more than 70 recruiting partners.
The Personality Enhancement Program (PEP) is designed to guide students to become effective communicators, develop winning personalities and eventually become dynamic leaders.
Mentoring is a symbiotic and synergetic relationship with mutual benefits.The essence of mentoring is a sustained human relationship that helps young professionals at IFIM College gain from diversified experiences, wisdom and knowledge provided by industry leaders.
The Centre for Continuous Employability assists students with career counselling, mentoring, placements and internships, in addition to managing alumni, corporate relations and innovations in Executive Education.
IFIM's unique Industry Internship Program, (IIP) has been very well-received by recruiters across industries for its unmatched exposure and valuable on-the-job learning. Students over the years have benefited from the internship for its practical edge and industry experience.
Social Immersion Project (SIP) sensitizes students to the needs of the community and enables them to identify their social problems through research.
The IFIM Institutions Campus is spread over 2 acres of land and the infrastructure consists of a computer lab, an integrated Wi-Fi enabled campus, student activity areas such as a lounge and snack bar, 24 classrooms of varying seating capacities and many more facilities for students.