Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM) was setup by an educational society (Trust), called “Vignana Jyothi”in the year 1992. The Society (Trust) is a registered non-profit educational society formed under an Act of the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. The society manages 5 educational institutions and VJIM is one among them. The Society has stalwarts like Padmasri Dr. Kakarla Subba Rao, Dr. D.Rama Naidu, film producer, Dr.D.N.Rao, promoter of X Design Ventures, Sri. Narne Prabhakar, Sri. K. Harish Chandra Prasad who were ex-presidents of FAPCI, Sri. D. Ashok, Chairman, Navabharat , Sri. Raja Rama Mohana Rao, Chairman, SEW Constructions and many other successful industrialists and philanthropists as members.
VJIM provides learning opportunities for the making of all-round managers with strong moorings in Indian Management ethos. It is an autonomous institute approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Government of India for the award of 2-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), PGDM (Business Economics), PGDM (General Management) and PGDM (Marketing). The institute is reputed for its rigorous academic standards and quality of interactive methods of education, structured on world class patterns.
VJIM functions like best governed organizations in the country. It is rated as one of the best governed B-Schools at par with IIMs and XLRI. In 2011, VJIM has been ranked as A2 category, i.e. within first 38 Business Schools (Indian Management, May 2011). In terms of infrastructure, campus and technology support, VJIM is rated amongst the top institutes of the Country. It is ranked 20th in Infrastructure (Physical & Academic) by CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 2009. VJIM campus has created standards in infrastructure, co-curricular, and extracurricular support. It has classroom teaching infrastructure comparable to the most advanced B-Schools in the world. It has a fully air-conditioned building with well-equipped auditorium, classrooms, seminar halls and conference rooms.
VJIM is equipped with a state-of-the –art campus with high class residential facilities, strong learning resources and high speed Wi-Fi facility. “Very senior, research-oriented, caring and highly experienced faculty members with right blend of academic and industry experience work in the institute. Faculty members from reputed foreign universities like Eastern Michigan University, University of Ottawa, St.Thomas University, Minneapolis, University of California, teach full courses, thereby giving an international flavor to the curriculum”, Dean, Dr.D.Ch.Durga Prasad, said. A respectable average compensation package is offered by reputed recruiters, in addition to 100% placement. VJIM students are placed in corporates like Mahindra, Google, SBH, Axis Bank, HDFC, Kotak, ICICI Bank, Havells, Coromandel, to mention a few.
It was a moment of pride for Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management when Padma Vibhushan Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Govt. of India was the Chief Guest at the XVII Convocation on 18th October 2011. “ Despite the current turbulence in the global economy, India should be able to achieve around 8% growth rate this financial year. The Indian economy might clock a 9% growth rate for the 12th five year plan starting next year” Mr. Ahluwalia said in his Convocation Address. He congratulated the Board, the Director and the faculty for providing Hyderabad and our country with a high quality educational institution.
The National Conference on Manufacturing industry conducted in December 2011 saw CEOs of the top manufacturing industries speakers. The Annual C.K.Prahalad Memorial Quiz saw tremendous response , attended by more than 1000 students from across India. PadmaVibhushan Dr.Y.V.Reddy, former governor of Reserve Bank of India has delivered a lecture on “The Future of India” as part of Father Papaiah Memorial Endowment lecture series.