Prof. Pawan Kumar Singh

Director, Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli

Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli (IIMT) is the 11th IIM established by the Government of India in 2011 and has completed the 10-year milestone. Tiruchirappalli is a vibrant city widely known for its art and culture that dates back to thousands of years. Now the city is the hub of educational institutions, scholastic centers, and modern industries. Our Institute is transcending to new heights and stands true to its motto: ‘Gyaanam Anantam’ that means ‘Knowledge is Infinite’. Continuous learning is the foundation for better value creation and IIMT aspires to instill in its students an unceasing desire to learn. The institute proudly takes on the responsibility of shaping the students into leaders of tomorrow who would be the catalysts of change for the betterment of society. IIMT is functioning from its sprawling state-of-the-art campus spread over 175 acres of land, situated about 11 km from Tiruchirappalli International Airport.

Our mission is to nurture a learning environment that assimilates, disseminates, and creates knowledge of global standards adding value to the society and nation.  Starting journey with an intake of 84 students, today we host over 500 students and offer diverse Programmes such as: Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM); Post Graduate Programme in Management – Human Resources (PGPM - HRM), Doctoral Programme in Management (DPM), Executive Doctoral Programme in Management (EDPM) and Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (PGPBM) for the working executives. The Executive Education & Consulting under IIM Trichy offers both short duration and long duration programmes, Faculty Development Programmes, and e-Learning Programmes especially designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of the corporate managers. Through a carefully designed curriculum, we shape our students as future leaders with deeper understanding. We also strive to create dynamic and innovative entrepreneurs who could bring positive changes in the Society.

Our strength comes from our faculty members and dedicated staff. Our faculty possess the highest level of innovative and interactive skills.  They not only impart knowledge but also instill the core values and ethos of invincible Indian culture. We develop a spirit of enquiry into the minds of our students and for fruitful purposes invite them to challenge the existing paradigms. High quality research is always an integral part of IIMT culture. Our thoughtfully created Learning Resource Centre helps the faculty and research scholars to ponder over their ideas in an exquisite academic ambience and produce world class research output. IIM Tiruchirappalli has expanded its horizons by entering into various collaborations with academia and industry. We have signed agreements of academic cooperation with reputed institutions across the world.  Through projects like ‘Make a Difference’, we imbibe social and national commitments in our students.

We take pride in who we are.  We do not fixate on past accomplishments and constantly look for innovative ways to establish our vision to be a leading management institution with significant impact on business and society.  We believe that the Institute has the potential to be transformed into one of the best world-class management schools in India.  We invite every stakeholder of the society to join us in this journey of spreading value-based management education.

Prof. Pawan Kumar Singh
The Director
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli