In the year 1993, aiming at the contribution for nation's economic growth and prosperity through high quality business education, research and training that are relevant and useful to industry and economy, government and other institutions and to promote entrepreneurship Alagappa Institute of Management (AIM) was established.
AIM has received approval from University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, and Tamil Nadu Government for its MBA programme. Besides MBA programme it also offers MPhil and Ph.D degree in Management. The institute has been ranked and acclaimed as one among the top 100 business schools in India through various surveys conducted by agencies and magazines, from time to time.
AIM with fervour encourages its students to build up a great sense of solidarity tangled with vital skills and talents through the curriculum and innovative pedagogy. The students undergo through a two year full time course work embraced with rigorous live projects, student-led events, quizzes and challenging assignments to sustain in any vibrant and dynamic environments.
The pedagogy in AIM is highly interactive, inimitable and is commended by industrialists and academicians. Its uniqueness rests with the methods of urging the students to apt entrepreneurship as their way of life. It envisages substantial participation and applied learning process. Teaching method includes lectures, mentoring, cases, seminars, group discussions, business games and exercises, structures and unstructured group works, field visits, individual and group projects and Comprehensive Viva (CV).
Achieving excellence in all Spheres of Management education with particular emphasis on PEARL - Pedagogy, Extension, Administration, Research and Learning.
Affording a high quality management education to the future managers to transform them into intellectually competent human resources who will uplift the nation towards economic, social, technological, educational and environmental, magnificence.
|1||Dr. S .Kaliyamoorthy||Senior Professor & Director|
|2||Dr. S. Rajamohan||Professor|
|3||Dr. S. Chandramohan||Professor|
|4||Dr. C. K. Muthukumaran||Associate Professor|
|5||Dr. G. Ilankumaran||Associate Professor|
|6||Dr. M. AyishaMillath||Assistant Professor|
|7||Dr. P. S. Nagarajan||Assistant Professor|
|8||Dr. K. Chandrasekar||Assistant Professor cum Placement Officer|
|10||Mr. S. Sathish||System Programmer|
|Computer Lab Fee||2000|
|Special Lecture and Industrial visit||3000|
|First Year Total Fee||20000|
|Second Year Total Fee||19000|
The Institute is provided with a library common to the School of Management, it has a good collection of books and journals in management. More than 10,000 Books and volumes in different areas of management are available. It also subscribes to 40 Journals and Magazines of national & international importance.
The students of AIM also have access to the central library of the University, which has an extensive and excellent collection of books and journals in management and allied fields.
Separate reading room is provided for the students. The reading room consists of good number of business magazines and newspapers.
AIM is housed in one of the spacious buildings in the campus. The classrooms are well equipped with all the facilities such as LCD Projector, Over Head Projectors, Audio – Video Equipments, TV, VCR and Public Address Systems.
Our students are also provided with Smart class room equipped with Interactive boards and Visualiser.
A modernized computer centre that houses 120 computers, with latest configuration to cater the needs of the students common for the School of Management. The computers are provided with the latest software and operating systems. There are 6 Laser and Inkjet printers and a scanner.
High speed Broad Band Internet connectivity is provided in the Centre with Wi-Fi connection. The entire campus of School of Management is enabled with high speed Wi-FI connection.
The computer centre remains flexible to the needs of the students and is kept active through UPS and Generator.
The Institute has a good ventilated and illuminated Conference Hall with a capacity of 200 seats, fitted with full fledged public address system & LCD Projector for organizing guest lectures & meetings, seminars and conferences.
Aimers actively participate in different Sports and events competitions held in the University and in other places. They play in all the games like cricket, hockey, football, table tennis, volley ball, basket ball, ball badminton and all kinds of athlete events. Our students are proud to hold both men & women “Championship” titles in the inter-departmental sports continuously.
To groom themselves as a suitable managers, Aimers, not only organise activities, they also take part in various Management Meets, Seminars, Conference & other events held in other B-Schools of the country. Prizes & medals were won by our students in various Management Meets held at different B-Schools.
The Institute provides opportunities to visit various industries and organizations in the State and neighbouring States. The students are also taken for a National level Industrial-cum-Educational tour for a period of 15-20 days. Few of the industries visited by the students are:
|PARTICULARS||2006 - 2011||2011 - 2017|
|Outlay of Projects Completed – 08 Nos.||Rs. 21 lakhs||Rs. 52 lakhs|
|Outlay of Projects Ongoing – 05 Nos.||--||Rs. 61 lakhs + 2 faculty positions|
|Ph.D. in Progress||--||115|
|S. No.||Principal Investigator||Project Title||Period From||Period To||Funding Agency||Amount
|1.||Dr.S. Kaliyamoorthy||Entrepreneurship Management Development Cell||2003||2006||A.I.C.T.E.||6|
|2||Dr.S. Kaliyamoorthy||E-Commerce Lab Establishment||2001||2004||A.I.C.T.E.||4.5|
|3||Dr.S. Kaliyamoorthy||Impact of Farm Mechanization on Agricultural Production in Sivaganga and Ramnad District||2014||2016||AURF (Alagappa University Research Fund)||0.6|
Dr. P.S. Nagarajan
|A study on the Aftermath of Liberalisation in the Rural villages of Tamilnadu State||2014||2016||ICSSR||6.5|
|5||Dr. S. Rajamohan||An Appraisal of Consumers Protection Measures in Viruthunagar District||1999||2001||UGC||0.26|
|6||Dr. S. Rajamohan||A Study on working of Uzhavar Santhai in Madurai District||2001||2003||UGC||0.28|
|7||Dr. S. Rajamohan||A study on Women’s Self Help Group in Virudhunagar District||2003||2005||ICSSR||0.78|
|8||Dr. S. Rajamohan||Analysis of Non-Performing Assets of Commercial Banks: A Strategic Management Perspective||2011||2012||ALURF||0.2|
|9||Dr. S. Rajamohan||An Analysis of Priority Sector Advances by Commercial Bank in Sivagangai District||2011||2013||UGC||5.37|
|10||Dr. S. Rajamohan||Managerial Effectiveness of District Rural Development Agency and its Various Schemes in Tamil Nadu||2013||2015||ISSSR||3|
|11||Dr. S. Chandramohan||Marketing Problem and Prospectus of Health
Insurance Policies in Sivagangai District
|12||Dr. G. Ilankumaran||Green marketing efforts and Consumers Response in Sivaganda District||2013||2014||AURF||0.2|
|13||Dr. Ayisha Millath||A Study On Job Burnout Of Hospital Employees In Madurai City||2010||2011||AURF||0.2|
|14||Dr. P.S. Nagarajan||A Study on Enhancing the Marketing of Self Help Group Products in Select Districts of Tamilnadu||2012||2014||UGC||4.88|
|15||Dr. P.S. Nagarajan||A Study on Public Service Advertising on Health Awareness Among the Youth in Tamilnadu||2013||2015||ICSSR||2.0|
|16||Dr. P.S. Nagarajan||Minor Research on the Marketing Promotions of Self Help Group Products in Kanyakumari District||2009||2010||Alagappa University||0.2|
|17||Dr. K.Chandrasekar||A Study on the Effectiveness of Soft Skills Training||2010||2011||Alagappa University Research Fund||0.20|
|18||Dr. K.Chandrasekar||Market Prospects of Food Processing Industries in Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram Districts of Tamilnadu||2013||2015||University Grants Commission (UGC)||6.09|
|19||Dr. K.Chandrasekar||Human Resource Management in Small & Medium Scale Enterprises in Tamilnadu – an Evaluative study||2013||2015||Indian Council for Social Science Research||4.00|
|20||Dr. K.Chandrasekar||A Study on the Technopreneurial Culture among the Engineering Students of Tamilnadu||2014||2016||University Grants Commission (UGC)||2.00
Two Years Salary
|Principal Investigator||Project Title||Period||Funding Agency||Amount (in Rs.)|
|Dr. S. Kaliyamoorthy & Dr. K. Chandrasekar||Innovative Programme -MBA – (Logistics Management)||2013- 2018||UGC||Rs.50 Lakhs + 2 Faculty|
|Dr. G. Ilankumaran & Dr. M. AyishaMillath||Benchmarking of Customer Service for Logistics Businesses in Tamilnadu||2016-2018||Alagappa University Research Fund (AURF)||3.00 Lakhs|
|Dr. CK. Muthukumaran||Preference of Consumers towards Organic Food in Sivaganga Dist.||
AURF- Startup Grant
|Dr. M. AyishaMillath||Retrospective effect of Moonlighting in SMEs Employees in Karaikudi||
AURF- Startup Grant
|Dr. S. Rajamohan||Climate change and its Vulnerabilities on the well-being of the Farmers in Tamil Nadu||
|S. No.||Name||Reg. No.||Fellowship|
|1||J. Ashok Kumar||2089 / 2011-12||UGC-JRF|
|2||N. Manikandan||504 / 2012-13||UGC|
|3||T. Dhanabalan||406 / 2010-11||UGC-RGNF|
|4||D. Durai Raj||410 / 2010-11||ICSSR|
|5||K. Suresh||389 / 2012-15||ICSSR|
|6||S. Shyam Sundar||736 / 2013-14||ICSSR|
|7||M. Bala Murugan||0719 / 2012-13||UGC|
|8||S.Saravanan||532 / 2012-15||UGC-JRF|
|9||K. Balanagarajan||452 / 2011-14||UGC|
|10||G. Hudson Arul Vedamanickam||786 / 2013-14||UGC-MANF|
|11||K. Sethupathy||897 / 2013-14||ICSSR|
|12||D. Joel Jebadurai||866 / 2014-15||ICSSR|
|13||Chandra Sekar||772/ 2013-14||RGNF-OBC|
|14||A.Saravanan||0947 / 2013-14||UGC-JRF|
|15||S. Felin Bimba||1052 / 2014-15||ICSSR|
|16||S. Shobana||1189/ 2015-16||AURF|
|17||Indhu Dung Dung||1331 / 2015-16||UGC-MANF|
AIM's well placed alumni has formed an association which meets regularly, and contributes to their alma mater by way of guest lectures, guidance programmes, and most important by sharing experiences and providing opportunities for students to take on project work.
They are also actively involved in providing placement opportunities, in addition to providing valuable inputs to the Placement Cell.
The Aimers always reverberate their days at the Institute with pride and extend all their possible support to the Institute towards its development and growth.
"Aimers Conclave" - Alumni day is celebrated every year. Alumni from various parts of the world, get together to rejoice their institutional days, with their families and friends.
Peter Cyril Jones,
Project Manager - Office of School Support Services,
Michigan Department of Education,
Hannah Building, 608 West Allegan Street,
Lansing, MI 48917, USA.
“As an alumnus of AIM, Alagappa University, we had great visions not only for our individual future and careers but also for the Institution. It gives me great satisfaction on having recently seen the growth of this esteemed institution from the infrastructural aspect, the passion of the committed faculty, the engagement of the alumni and the opportunity for young men and women from the vicinity to grow into world-class managers.
When you stride the corridors of the corporate, no one associates the name of the institution you got your education from. But then, only you know where you were moulded to get that bounce in your stride. I am personally proud of my alma mater.
Peter Sahaya Raj,
Director – Jayam Academy,
Co Founder & Director, Schoolexpertz.com,
“Alagappa University shaped my life, career and future. It was the answer to all my hopes in life. It gave thrust to my life and career. It was the most important turning point of my life. I owe everything in my life to AIM, Alagappa University. God bless AIM, its faculty and students. I am proud to be an AIMER.”
R K Ramachandran,
Senior Manager – HR,
Cognizant Technology Solutions P Ltd.,
My business school, Alagappa Institute of Management paved way not just to develop my management skills but also taken extra mile to see the world outside through various effective schemas of programs. The institute brought value additions in terms by bringing relevant system of education like experts and industry leaders’ discussions to align ourselves to the industry requirement which helped in the appropriate placements.
I take this is a great privilege to be associated with this family and suggest our students friends that to make use of the infrastructure and go extra mile to explore the upcoming trend in their industry of choice and scale up well before they leap with better employability.”
V S Sashikumar,
Praanha Marcomm Solutions,
Chennai - 600040.
"AIM, Alagappa University taught me many things in my life apart from Management. I could say I was sculpted in AIM. Twenty years down the line, when I look back it seems I owe a lot to my Institute, my faculty and my friends who have helped me reach the place where I am today. Thank you so much AIM"
The Institute is offering training and consultancy to the following organizations
The Institute has established collaboration with the following Institutions, particularly for the development of entrepreneurial culture and spirit
Various Cells and Clubs have been formed and function actively in the Institute, to upkeep the students' forum and intellectual participation in different extra-curricular aspects, to protect and develop their self interest and well being in the Campus. Some of the Cells and Clubs formed are,
AIM has a dedicated Placement-cum-Training Cell, headed by a Placement Officer. The Placement Cell guides the students through their career by providing adequate training and assistance in gaining employment with the right corporates.
We are very glad to proclaim that in every academic year, on an average 96% of our students are placed on-campus or off-campus with reputed Corporate houses. The average CTC received by our students for the year 2010-2011 was Rs. 2.20 lakhs per annum and the highest offered package was the CTC of Rs. 4.80 lakhs per annum.
The Placement Cell monitors the employment opportunities and arranges campus interviews for the final year students.
Our Campus recruitment program starts in the Pre-Final semester. The On Campus recruitment program keeps continuing till the end of their final semester, and then we help our students by arranging Off-Campus Interview too.
As a result, students of AIM have benefited every year with progressively remunerative and rewarding placements in reputed organizations.
The Placement Cell also offers assistance to the students by arranging for their Summer Placement programme, at the end of their Second Semester.
The students undertake Training-cum-Project assignment with different Corporates, as a requirement of their curriculum, for a period of two months.
The Placement Cell organizes various activities and training programs in association with reputed training institutions like Mafoi Ranstad Academy Ltd., HDL Solutions, Action DnA, etc., to prepare the students for their corporate careers. The programs organized are