The National Institute of Industrial Engineering, popularly known as NITIE, is a management institute located in Vihar Lake, Mumbai, India. It is one of the premier B-Schools in the country and has been recognized as one of the 15 Centres of Excellence along with the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), six Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
NITIE enjoys a location advantage of being in the heart of Mumbai, the commercial capital of India.
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) was established by the Government of India in the year 1963 with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the International Labour Organization (ILO) to create skilled professionals to improve industrial efficiency, productivity and management of resources. Steve Dembicki, who was a Chief advisor at ILO, and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai were instrumental in founding the institute. Its first on-site Director was Vinayak S. Vernekar who had previously worked at TISCO in Jamshedpur. Fully funded by the Government of India and registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. NITIE, an autonomous body, is governed by a Board of Governors comprising eminent personalities from the government, industry and academia. Since its inception, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) has been providing solutions to the complex problems of industry and business.
The institute was formerly known as the \’National Institute of Training in Industrial Engineering\’. Later, it was rechristened \’National Institute of Industrial Engineering\’. The institute, in its initial days, was spread across the country with knowledge centres situated in Hyderabad, Chennai and Delhi. Gradually, during the late 80\’s, all of these nodal centres were shut down and a single centre was formed, which is currently located at Mumbai. The institute has served industry for four decades now and the institute shares a good relationship with the industry. The institute is also engaged in applied research and offers professional consultancy services in various facets of management.
Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management(PGDIM):
The course has been modeled along the lines of the General Management Program at MIT Sloan School of Management. The present curriculum has undergone continuous fine-tuning in line with the requirements of the dynamic business environment. The course incorporates a wide range of electives providing the students an opportunity to pursue their functional areas of interest be it Marketing,Finance,Operations,Systems or Human Resources. This course admits students through the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the IIMs.
Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering(PGDIE):
PGDIE, the flagship course of NITIE, is a two year full time course, has continuously evolved since 1971, and is designed to transform engineers to management professionals capable of steering organizations along the growth path. Diversity of backgrounds of its students, inclusiveness of the program, intensive industry interaction and contemporary methods of teaching make the course a true grindstone for learning. This course admits students through the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology(IITs) and IISc, Bangalore.
Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management(PGDISEM):
The course addresses a crucial contemporary requirement – the design, development, management and maintenance of safe and environmentally sound industrial systems and work places. The students are taught the sustainable practices of businesses from the points of view of operations management and process technologies, finance, economics and human resource management.Its the first of its kind course in the country.
Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management(PGDITM):
The PGDITM course aims to develop knowledgeable and skilled IT professionals who can formulate IT strategies and design, develop and implement IT based total business solutions for global enterprises in various sectors. The programme is designed to develop skilled IT and telecom business managers who can use and manage the enterprise network services to revitalize business processes, conduct electronic commerce, improve business decision making and gain competitive advantage.Admissions are through CAT.
The Fellow Programme aims at developing outstanding scholars who explore the inexact science of management with a beyond the obvious perspective.
Management Development Programme(MDP):
The Management Development Programme assists some of the best practising managers in radically changing their perspective about business.It is one of the several ways through which the industry benefits from faculty\’s rich experience.
Unit Based Programmes(UBP)
Unit Based Programmes are based on the philosophy that every business is unique with its specific needs and requirements. UBPs are customised learning experiences for satisfying these special needs.
All the above courses are approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).
The institute only admits engineering graduates with a first-class in their graduation.
NITIE in Rankings:
1.Ranked 5th in Outlook B-School rankings 2008.
2.Ranked 6th in Competition Success Review-GHRDC B-School Rankings 2008.
3.Ranked in the Super League (Top 10) in AIMA 2008 B-School survey conducted in association with Business Standard.
4.Ranked 9th in \’Top Government B-Schools in India\’ survey 2008 conducted by HT-Mint and CFore.
5.Ranked 7th in Business World B-School Rankings 2007.
6.Awarded the \’Best B-School\’ award by the Bombay Management Association (BMA).