Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna (CIMP) was established as an autonomous institution with active support from the Government of Bihar in the year 2008. The institute offers an AICTE approved two year full time fully residential post graduate diploma in management accredited by NBA. The institute was laid down the objective of contributing substantially to the academic and development credentials of Bihar, while fulfilling the primary role of training students to become professional managers. Within a short span of 8 years since inception, CIMP has achieved great milestones. This is made possible by its outstanding faculty, industry-oriented curriculum, state-of-the-art 10 acre campus in the heart of the city, world class library and vibrant campus life where students organize various events and participate in group based activities to enhance learning.
The Institute is focused on management research, training and consulting activities. CIMP has ranked among the top 20 institutes in India in terms of research in Economics and Finance according to a survey by University of Connecticut in 2010. CIMP has collaborated with Lancashire Business School in the UK for research on Corporate Social Responsibility.
CIMP’s faculty members are engaged in cutting-edge research in the field of management and public policy. CIMP is playing a leading role in contributing to the all round development of the nation and the state. The institute provides research support to the state government in various public policy related issues. The institute has initiated Nine Centres of Research focusing on topics of contemporary relevance like, Centre for Public Policy, Centre for Innovation Management, Centre for Business Sustainability, Centre for Micro-Enterprises Management and Capacity Building, Centre for Agri-Business Management, Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Centre for Appropriate Technology Management, Centre for Foreign Languages, and Centre for Quality Education.
The institute is actively engaged in sponsored research and consultancy assignments from Central Government, State Government and multinational development agencies like World Bank, DFID.
The Institute holds seminar and workshop on contemporary research issues like, sustainable agriculture, using of open data etc.
CIMP’s uniqueness lies in its commitment towards social responsibility. Awards bestowed on the institute from various quarters are a testimony to the ecosystem of excellence.