In this article we bring to you IMT Ghaziabad vs IMI Delhi. Let us dive deep into the facts, acts, harsh realities and much more to know which is better IMT Ghaziabad vs IMI Delhi. 

imt ghaziabad vs imi delhi

IMT Ghaziabad vs IMI Delhi

There is no significant difference here as Ghaziabad is hardly few kilometer away from the national capital, where IMI is located. So, IMT is able to leverage a similar industry exposure which IMI is able to. So, when it comes to location, we put both the institutes at par with each other.

Batch Strength

With IMI Delhi increasing its intake to 360 from upcoming batch, it has lost any advantage it had over IMT Ghaziabad. With below average placement scenario at the institute, increase in batch size will further hurt IMI Delhi and the students joining it. 

None of the institutes has advantage over the other when it comes to the Batch Strength. 

Faculty Strength
Both the institutes have almost similar faculty strength, while the majority specializes in Finance, IT and HR at IMI New Delhi out of approximately 67 full time faculties; majority specializes in Marketing out of the 66 full time faculties at IMT Ghaziabad.

Both the institutes have a relatively lesser number of faculty for Strategy and General Management.

Course Fee
IMI Delhi has been continuously losing the advantage over IMT Ghaziabad and it has lost this year when it comes to the Course Fee as well. With the increase in Fee at IMI Delhi for the upcoming batch, there is no advantage for it – hardly a lakh difference when it comes to the expenses you will bear.

Brand Equity

IMT Ghaziabad enjoys even today a far better Brand Equity among the corporates and MBA Alumni arena. So, IMI Delhi loses to IMT Ghaziabad when it comes to the Brand value and perception.

Learning Experience

Far better at IMT Ghaziabad – Most of the IMT Ghaziabad students satisfied with the learning experience at the institute as compared to IMI Delhi. 

Campus Life

You miss it out at IMI Delhi – IMT Ghaziabad is a better place to experience campus life.

Placement Scenario

IMI Delhi has introduced a stringent policy where: 

– You cannot reject the offer made to you

– If you reject more than n number of offers (n is less than 4), you will be disqualified from college placements and made to sign out. So, if you do not like the profile still institutes forces you to join it.

Certainly, IMT Ghaziabad has a better placement scenario where a student can atleast decide the profile of choice and opt to join or not. 

Detailed Placement Comparison : IMT Ghaziabad vs IMI Delhi 

  IMT Ghaziabad IMI Delhi
Highest Domestic CTC 25 lac pa  15.6 lac pa (PGDM)
Average Domestic CTC 11.2 lac pa  10.8 lac pa (PGDM)
Median Domestic CTC Approx 12.5 lac pa Approx 11 lac pa (PGDM)
Major Finance Recruiters Axis Bank, Crisil, Goldman Sachs, HDFC Life , HSBC, J P Morgan, Royal Bank of Scotland, State Bank of India,   Axis
Bank, Barclays, HDFC Life, HSBC, HSBC GSS, ICICI Bank, J P
Morgan, L&T Finance, Royal Bank of Scotland,Tata Capital
Marketing Recruiters Adidas, Airtel, British Telecom, CCD, Coca Cola, Idea, L’Oreal, Marico, Pepsico, Perfetti Van Melle, Tupperware, VIP, Volvo, Whirlpool Asian Paints, Bata India, Britannia, Emami, Jubilant FoodsWorks, Perfetti Van Melle
IT and Consulting Recruiters Abbott, Accenture, D E Shaw India Software, Deloitte, Ernst and Young, Evalueserve, Google India, HCL, Infosys, KPMG, Microsoft, PWC, TCS, Wipro Accenture, A C Nielson, Black Rock, Ernst and Young, Genpact, HCL, Infosys, KPMG, Wipro 

Career Anna Recommendations : IMT Ghaziabad vs IMI Delhi

  • Interested in Finance – Join IMI Delhi, relatively better for finance
  • Interested in Marketing – Join IMT Ghaziabad
  • Interested in Consulting – IMT Ghaziabad is better
  • Interested in Information Technology – Join IMI Delhi
  • Interested in Supply Chain or HR- Join None 

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