IIHMR University, Jaipur Invites Applications for MBA Rural Management

Anjani Chaand updated on : 05 Feb 2016
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IIHMR University accepts CAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ XAT/ National level management aptitude scores for MBA Rural Management programme.

One of the globally recognized and leading healthcare research organizations’ of the country, IIHMR Universitys’ School of Rural Management is inviting applications for a two year full time course- MBA Rural Management . The course has a total in take of 30 students. The course is designed to prepare professionals managers with requisite skills for managing rural development organizations, both in the public and the private sectors, and to meet the rising demand for quality of rural and development sectors.

MBA Hospital and Health Management is a flagship course of IIHMR University. This program program aims at preparing professionals for a challenging career in rural management for public and private sectors, Corporate Social Responsibility segment, NGOs, National and International Organizations.
 
The objective of the program is to understand the concepts and techniques of modern management and their application in rural management, develop skills in diagnosing and solving management problems in rural area, develop skills in planning, building and managing organizations in rural, areas, develop consultancy skills in rural management and enlarge the outlook and vision of participants about the larger background and context of rural management in their practical process. Companies visiting the campus for the last 4 years are  Gujarat State Watershed Management Association (GSWMA), Rajasthan Rural Livelihood Mission, Rajeev Gandhi Foundation, Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), Reliance Foundation etc.. Students completing the program are initially offered a pay package of Rs. 4 p.a to Rs. 6 p.a.

Students with a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years duration and 50% aggregate marks from a recognized university, valid CAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA/XAT scores or any other national level management aptitude tests, students awaiting final year results / candidates appearing final year examination of Bachelor’s degree can apply for this programme. Candidates with relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply. The candidates willing to apply can download the form from www.iihmr.edu.in or can also apply online. The completed form needs to be sent to the University’s address by latest 30 June, 2016.

Selection will be made strictly on merit which will be prepared on the basis of the percentage in graduation, score in the mentioned management aptitude tests/ experience, performance in group discussion and Personal Interview.

IIHMR University boasts of an unmatched list of faculty members that train students to become expert professionals in Rural Management. Spread across 14 acres with the best infrastructure facilities, the IIHMR University also offers hostel facility within the campus with sports and recreation facilities for its students.

About IIHMR University:

Established in 1984 in Jaipur, IIHMR is the first of its kind in India, with attention solely focused on health systems management. Recognized by Department of Science & Technology , Ministry of Finance and Government of India as a Research Institution. Accredited to International Hospital Federation & Association of University Programmes in Health Administration. IIHMR Jaipur has now become the IIHMR University.

The IIHMR University is a specialized Research University in management research, postgraduate education and training exclusively in the health sector. The University aims to generate new knowledge and technologies to provide evidence and inputs for developing effective policies and health interventions and strategies. The origin of the IIHMR University has its roots in pioneering and significant contribution of Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur in the last three decades to policy and program management research, and capacity development in health and hospital management in India and South-East Asia, which has enabled it to attain the status of a university.

The IIHMR University has a mission to improve the standards of health through better management of health care and related programs through management research, education, training and institutional networking in a national and global perspective in the health sector. Over the last 30 years, IIHMR, working as a WHO Collaborating Centre for District Health Systems and designated as an Institute of Excellence by the Ministry of Health and FamilyWelfare, has played a major role in promoting and conducting health policy and program management research.

The Institute has been instrumental in a paradigm shift in the management of health care and hospitals in India. A critical mass of professionally trained health and hospital managers has been produced by IIHMR. For its contribution to management education, it has gained several Leadership Awards. In addition, IIHMR has become a major destination for training and capacity development in leadership and strategic management, hospital management, disaster management, quality management, project management, health management information systems, and health economics and finance.

Collaborating Institutions and Universities

World Health Organization; SEAPHEIN; Johns Hopkins University, USA; Chester University, UK; Mahidol University, Thailand; SAARCTBInstitute; The UNION; Afghan Public Health Institute,Kabul; BPKoirala Institute of Public Health, Nepal.

The Institute undertakes training, research and consultancy in health management in close collaboration with international organizations such as UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, ODA, DANIDA, KFW & GTZ, NORAD, CARE and USAID. Working for Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (GOI), Planning Commission, Indian Council of Medical Research, state governments and others. International Linkages collaborated with University of North Carolina, USA to offer masters programme to candidates from South-Asia.

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