IFMR Chennai, Institute for Financial Management and Research, Chennai


The Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai was established in the year 1970 and is considered to be one of the most prestigious and eminent management institutes of the country. The institute has the proud recognition of being an Institution of National Importance by the Ministry of Finance. The institute is in academic terms with various educational institutes and since its beginning aims at providing the best education for proper development of the students as well as the nation.


The infrastructure of the college is highly modernized. The campus of the institute is spread in an area of 1.5 acres of land with various facilities which include well stocked and maintained library with CDs, magazines, journals; advanced air conditioned classrooms with audio visual aid; conference room; separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls; study hall; canteen and recreational hall.

Academic Programs

The institute offers three different types of course in its curriculum as of now which are

Full-time (two years) and part-time (three years) Post Graduate Diploma in Management courses which are approved by AICTE:

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Post Graduate Diploma in Management –Development and Sustainable Finance (PGDM-D& SF)

Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Financial Engineering (PGDM–FE)

PhD program (University of Madras)

Executive Training programs.

PGDM Part Time

The curriculm of the college is always updated as per the present context.


The placement record of the institute has been exceptional throughout. The recruiters from the college are topmost companies who provide great remunerations too. The idea of how good the campussing scenario of the college is can be determined from the fact that it had 100% even in recession hit last year. The companies which come for campus interviews are Amara Raja Batteries, Citigroup, Dalmia Cements, Darashaw, FL Smidth, ICICI Bank, IDBI Bank, IFMR Trust, Irevna, ITCOT, JWT, Religare Infotech, SBI, Siva Ventures, Spandana, TCS, TVS Electronics, UBS and Ucal Fuel Systems.

Contact Details

Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR)

24, Kothari Road,


Chennai - 600 034,


Phone: +91 44 28303400

Fax: +91 44 28279208



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