AACSB Accreditation for IMT Ghaziabad


AACSB Accreditation for IMT Ghaziabad


IMT Ghaziabad proudly announces its accreditation by the most prominent business school


quality certification body of the world; the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of


Business (AACSB). With this accreditation, IMT Ghaziabad has joined the elite group of


global business schools having AACSB Accreditation earned by less than 5% of world’s


business programs. IMT Ghaziabad has now become a part of an elite group of 755 business


schools in 51 countries to receive this internationally recognised accreditation.


Established in 1916 in the US, AACSB is the longest serving global association advancing


management education worldwide. AACSB has granted accreditation to all the business


programs offered by IMT Ghaziabad which include two-year PGDM (Full-time), two-year


PGDM (Dual Country Program), 15 month full-time PGDM (Executive) and three-year


PGDM (Part-time). This makes IMT Ghaziabad the third institution in India to gain AACSB


accreditation for the two-year full-time PGDM program.  IMT Ghaziabad is now the only B-


school in India accredited by AACSB and reputed Indian accrediting agencies and having an


This accreditation will benefits the students of IMT Ghaziabad by providing them the


flexibility by way of transfer of credits for studying in institutes of global repute. It will also


give them the opportunity to seek careers in international corporations.


The accreditation will prepare the base for IMT faculty to take their intellectual contribution


to the global audience in a more meaningful manner.  It will sharpen the focus on relevance


and impact of practice oriented research at IMT Ghaziabad. It will also help IMT Ghaziabad


to attract international faculty of repute to its fold.


The accreditation will facilitate IMT Ghaziabad to partner with international top rated


institutes particularly in the area of executive education to bring in global best practices into


Quotation by Dr Atish Chattopadhyay, Director IMT Ghaziabad


“AACSB Accreditation will help IMT in expanding its global footprints by connecting IMT


with the global markets for admissions, placements, faculty recruitment and partnerships. It


will also open new vistas for faculty and students of IMT to demonstrate their relevance and


impact on business and society in the global context.”


Quotation by Surinder Batra, Dean Academics IMT Ghaziabad


“IMT Ghaziabad has always stood for the values of diversity, creativity, collaboration and


excellence. These values coupled with collegiality have driven IMT Ghaziabad to achieve this


coveted accreditation from AACSB. This will provide opportunities for collaborations at a


larger scale to bring in innovations with a focus on execution.”


Quotation by Prof. Rashmi Aggarwal, Program Chairperson-PGDM, IMT Ghaziabad


“This important accreditation mirrors the achievements of IMT Ghaziabad in attracting


world class faculty to the school. IMT Ghaziabad is synonymous with highest quality faculty,


relevant curriculum and career opportunities. The AACSB accreditation shows that IMT’s


strategic development is sustainable and appropriately resourced. IMT now stands in line


with some of the world’s most renowned business schools including Harvard Business


School, INSEAD France and London Business School.”



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