Pune: Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED) of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed University) has completed 40 years and has been ranked among the top 50 Indian business schools in India by National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF).
Late Dr Patangraoji Kadam was the Founder and Chancellor of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed University).
Sachin Vernekar is the Director of IMED while Pro-Chancellor is Shivajiraoji Kadam and Vice Chancellor is Manikrao Salunkhe and Secretary is Vishwajeet Kadam.
IMED focuses on the nutritional environment for teaching-learning, latest teaching pedagogies, the highly educated faculty and the student-centric education. As a result of this, more than 150 companies participate in the placement process every year. Google, Amazon, Reliance Industries, ICT, Aditya Birla, ICICI Prudential, ICICI Securities, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Bajaj Alliance, Motilal Oswal, Veritas Sungaurd, IMRB, Canonical, Data Science Research etc, are some of them.
In the academic year 2017-18, more than 160 students of IMED have been recruited in blue chip companies through the corporate resource cell. The students of IMED have received the highest international package of Rs 54 lakh and a domestic package of Rs 12.10 lakh and an average package of Rs 6.5 lakh.
IMED has been organising industry institute partnership summits (IIPS) every year to bridge the gap between academia and industry. Through the IIPS programme, students get an opportunity to interact with experienced people, who are working in different sectors. This year, about 75 top executives of various companies and 500 students participated in the event.